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From Jason Bateman to Russell Crowe , from The Omen to Brahmastra and more

Sizzling Samachar of the day - 1st September 2022

From Jason Bateman to Russell Crowe , from The Omen to Brahmastra and more

Sizzling Samachar of the day 

  • Nikhil Kumar

Last Updated: 02.50 PM, Sep 01, 2022


Welcome to Sizzling Samachar on OTTplay, your daily dose of entertainment news. Im our host Nikhil

Jason Bateman joins Taron Egerton in thriller film Carry On

If you are a fan of Ozark star Jason Bateman, we have some good news for you. The actor has joined the cast of the upcoming thriller film Carry On. Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, who previously helmed The Shallows, the film has Bateman sharing the screen with Taron Egerton. Details about Bateman’s character are kept under wraps for now. The film is centered on Ethan Kopek, a young TSA agent, who is forced to let a passenger with a dangerous package slip through security checks at an airport during the Christmas season. Egerton plays the TSA agent in the film.

Russell Crowe to headline crime thriller Sleeping Dogs

Acclaimed actor Russell Crowe is all set to play a retired homicide detective in the upcoming crime-thriller, Sleeping Dogs. Based on E O Chirovici’s novel The Book of Mirrors, the film revolves around Roy Freeman who is forced to reinvestigate an old case while battling Alzheimer’s. The film marks the directorial debut of Adam Cooper.

'The Omen' prequel adds Nell Tiger Free in lead role

A prequel to the The Omen franchise is in the works at 20th Century Fox. Game of Thrones alum Nell Tiger Free, who essayed the role of Princess Myrcella Baratheon, has been cast in the lead role for the film titled, First Omen. This will be the young actress’s second major role in a horror product after having essayed the role of Leanne Grayson in M. Night Shyamalan’s Apple TV+ series Servant. Directed by Arkasha Stevenson, it will be the first major feature film in the Omen franchise in nearly 15 years.

Theatre owners shut down screens till release of Brahmastra as multiple films flop

After the box-office failures of Laal Singh Chaddha and Liger, major theatre owners in the country have been forced to shut down screens. The measure was taken to reduce the operational costs, but a few screens continue to be in operation as the ad revenue for the week has already been obtained. Manoj Desai, the executive director of G7 multiplex and Maratha Mandir Cinema claimed that he may be forced to keep their theatres closed until the release of Brahmāstra on September 9.

Talia Shire, Shia LaBeouf, and Jason Schwartzman join Francis Ford Coppola’s Megalopolis

Legendary filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola has added new stars to his highly anticipated film Megalopolis. Coppola’s sister Talia Shire and nephew Jason Schwartzman are among those added along with Shia LaBeouf, Grace VanderWaal, Kathryn Hunter and James Remar. This is in addition to the film’s star-studded ensemble of Adam Driver, Nathalie Emmanuel, Forest Whitaker, Laurence Fishburne, Jon Voight, and Aubrey Plaza. The plot is rumoured to be about an architect’s dream project to rebuild New York from the ground up after a disaster brought down the metropolitan. Further details regarding the film are kept closely under wraps.

Winnie The Pooh goes feral

Popular children's cartoon Winnie the Pooh is being reimagined as a dark and gory slasher story in the film adaptation. Titled Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey, the film revolves around Christopher Robi played by Nikolai Leon who had to leave his Hundred Acre Wood friends, Winnie the Pooh and Piglet, to attend college. But when he returns after a few years with his fiance, he realises to his horror that Pooh and Piglet have turned into murdering psychopaths. The latest trailer depicts the gory and bloodthirsty version of the once beloved characters.

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

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  • Written by Ryan Gomez and Arya Harikumar