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From Avatar to Deadpool 3, from The Witcher to The Last Airbender and more

Sizzling Samachar of the day - 28th September 2022

From Avatar to Deadpool 3, from The Witcher to The Last Airbender and more

Sizzling Samachar of the day

  • Nikhil Kumar

Last Updated: 12.35 PM, Sep 28, 2022

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This is Sizzling Samachar on OTTplay , your daily dose of news from the entertainment world. I'm your host Nikhil

Matthew Broderick joins Jennifer Lawrence’s comedy No Hard Feelings

Award-winning actor Matthew Broderick has been added to the cast of Sony’s R-rated comedy, No Hard Feelings. The film also stars Academy Award-winner Jennifer Lawrence with Good Boys director Gene Stupnitsky helming the project. Broderick will play the rich husband to Laura Benanti’s character and the father to Andrew Barth Feldman’s character. The film revolves around Jennifer Lawrence's character who is employed to befriend Broderick’s son in the film. The film will hit theaters on June 16th next year.

James Sie and Amber Midthunder to star in Netflix's Avatar: The Last Airbender

We have some good news for fans of the iconic animated series, Avatar: The Last Airbender. The story of Aang and his friends who battle against Fire Lord Ozai is getting adapted into a Netflix live-action series. But the big story is that James Sie, the original voice actor of Cabbage Man, will be reprising his role in the series which also features Amber Midthunder as Princess Yue, who recently shot to fame for her starring role in the Predator sequel, Prey. Ghosts stars Utkarsh Ambudkar as King Bumi, Teen Wolf alum Arden Cho as June, and Community actor Danny Pudi as The Mechanist essay other important roles.

Hugh Jackman to return as Wolverine in Deadpool 3

After teasing a return for years, Hugh Jackman is finally reprising his role as Wolverine in Deadpool 3. Ryan Reynolds announced the actor's return through a video while also confirming that the film will release on September 6, 2024. Jackman’s last appearance as Wolverine was in the critically acclaimed 2016 film Logan, directed by James Mangold.

Minnie Driver to star in The Witcher: Blood Origin

Acclaimed actress Minnie Driver has joined the cast of Netflix’s The Witcher: Blood Origin, an upcoming prequel series to hit Netflix series The Witcher. She will serve as the show’s narrator apart from playing an important character. She will essay the role of a Seanchaí who possesses the ability to travel between time and worlds. The new series is among the several planned spin-offs of the world of the Witcher created by Andrzej Sapkowski.

Jennifer Ehle joins 1923

Jennifer Ehle, who is best known for playing Elizabeth Bennett in the 1995 miniseries Pride and Prejudice, has been added to the cast of the Yellowstone prequel series 1923. Ehle will portray the role of an Irish nun, Sister Mary O’Connor, who teaches at the School For American Indians in Montana. The series boasts an impressive ensemble which includes Harrison Ford, Helen Mirren, Darren Mann, Brandon Sklenar, James Badge Dale, Michelle Randolph, Brian Geraghty, and others.

Bassam Tariq exits Marvel Studios’ Blade

Bassam Tariq, who was attached to direct Marvel Studios’ Blade, has backed out of the project. As per reports, repeated shifts in the production schedule led to Tariq’s departure. However, he will continue to serve as the executive producer of the film. Blade stars Oscar winner Mahershala Ali, Delroy Lindo, and Aaron Pierre, and is a reboot of the Blade films starring Wesley Snipes.

Next ‘Star Trek’ Movie Officially Removed From December 2023 Calendar

Paramount studios have removed its untitled Star Trek film from its release for next year. The film was scheduled to release on December 22, 2023. The news comes a month after director Adam Shakman exited the project to direct the upcoming MCU film Fantastic Four.

Well that's the Sizzling Samachar for today on OTTplay , until the next time it's your host Nikhil signing out.

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  • Written by Arya Harikumar
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