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From Dulquer Salmaan to Anna Nicole Smith , Rooney Mara to Wes Anderson and more - Sizzling Samachar of the day - 7th Jan 2022
Nikhil Kumar
Jan 07, 2022
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This is Sizzling Samachar of the day on OTTplay I'm your host Nikhil

Sizzling first up,

Dulquer Salmaan’s Salute selected at International Film Festival of Rotterdam

Dulquer Salmaan’s film Salute has been selected for the 51st edition of the International Film Festival Rotterdam, which will take place in the Netherlands from January 26 to February 6. Directed by Rosshan Andrrews’ from a script by screenwriter duo Bobby-Sanjay, Salute sees Salmaan in the role of a police officer. The film also stars Diana Penty, Manoj K Jayan, Alancier Lopez, Lakshmi Gopalaswami and Saniya Iyappan among others.

Anna Nicole Smith’s life to be subject of Netflix documentary

The life of Playboy model and reality TV star Anna Nicole Smith, whose sudden death in 2007 at the age of 39 sent shockwaves around the globe, is the subject for an upcoming documentary on Netflix. The untitled docu will feature rare clips featuring Smith straddling motherhood and newfound success and stardom. Ursula Macfarlane, who earlier helmed the Harvey Weinstein docu Untouchable, is directing this project as well. 

Michael Imperioli joins the cast of The White Lotus

The HBO original series The White Lotus has added Michael Imperioli to its cast for season two. Imperioli, popular for portraying Christopher Moltisanti in the iconic HBO crime-drama The Sopranos. He will play the role of Dominic Di Grasso, new guest at the hotel where the series is set in.

Rooney Mara cast as Audrey Hepburn in upcoming Apple biopic

Apple are producing an Audrey Hepburn biopic, with The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo star Rooney Mara set to play the legendary Hollywood actress. The film will be directed by Luca Guadagnino, who has helmed acclaimed films such as Call Me By Your Name, and the script for the biopic is written by Michael Mitnick.

Wes Anderson to helm Roald Dahl's The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar

Wes Anderson will direct Roald Dahl’s The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar. The Netflix film is set to feature Benedict Cumberbatch in the lead. Anderson’s previous film based on Dahl’s works was 2009’s The Fantastic Mr. Fox, featuring George Clooney, Willem Dafoe, Jason Schwartzman. 

Battlestar Galactica Movie will exist in a shared universe

Battlestar Galactica film is continuing to be developed and the team has recently finished writing the second draft, Simon Kinberg confirmed. The makers are presently in search of an apt director for the project. Kinberg also confirmed that the film will not be a unidimensional continuation or a remake of Ron Moore's masterpiece. 

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

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