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From Charlie Brooker to Chris Noth , Anushka Sharma to Adrian Martinez and more - Sizzling Samachar of the day - 6th Jan 2022
Nikhil Kumar
Jan 14, 2022
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Welcome to Sizzling Samachar of the day on OTTplay , I'm your host Nikhil

Sizzling news first up,

Charlie Brooker, Diane Morgan reunite for new mockumentary Cunk on Earth

Black Mirror creator Charlie Brooker, is joining hands with streaming giant Netflix and BBC to helm a mockumentary on the history of human civilization. Titled Cunk on Earth, the show has roped in Brooker’s long-time collaborator, Diane Morgan to lead the series. Morgan will reprise her role as the dimwitted TV host Philomena Cunk from many of her earlier collaborations with Brooker. As per the official logline, “Cunk will comically tell the story of our greatest inventions such as the wheel, the Mona Lisa, and nuclear power.”

The CW network reportedly up for sale

The CW network, best known for its shows such as Supernatural, Gossip Girl and Smallville, is being considered for sale by its corporate owners, ViacomCBS and WarnerMedia, several industry sources have confirmed to news websites. Among the popular shows that CW Network with Warner Bros have made together include DC Comics' Arrow and its spinoff The Flash. Riverdale is also among the highest grossing series of the network.

Chris Noth removed from finale of And Just Like That

A sequence featuring Chris Noth has been removed from the finale episode of HBO Max’s Sex and the City sequel, And Just Like That. The series is scheduled to drop its final episode on February 3. The actor, whose Mr Big character had been killed off at the beginning of the spin-off, was supposed to return for a dream sequence. But makers have now confirmed that he will not return. 

Apple greenlights limited series on John Wilkes Booth

Apple has ordered a limited series titled Manhunt, which charts the story of the quest for former US President Abraham Lincoln’s assassin, John Wilkes Booth.

Based on the book Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer by James Swanson, the series will feature The Crown actor Tobias Menzies as Edwin Stanton, Lincoln’s War Secretary and trusted friend, who became obsessed with finding Lincoln’s murderer. 

Anushka Sharma to play Indian cricket legend Jhulan Goswami

Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma is set to return to the industry after her maternity break in an upcoming biopic. She will portray Jhulan Goswami and the film will be directed by Paatal Lok director Prosit Roy. Goswami, a former Indian women’s national team captain and pace bowler, holds the world record for most wickets in international women’s cricket. 

Adrian Martinez joins Chris McKay’s upcoming comedy, Renfield

Chris McKay, Lego Batman Movie and Tomorrow War director, has added Adrian Martinez to his upcoming horror-comedy film Renfield. Martinez joins a star-studded ensemble of Nicholas Hoult, Nicholas Cage, Awkwafina, and Ben Schwartz. Hoult plays the lead as the titular character, a former sidekick to Cage’s Dracula. 

Well that's the OTTplay Sizzling Samachar for today , I shall be back again with news from the world of movies and entertainment until then it's your host Nikhil out of here. 

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