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Sizzling Samachar of the day - 17th August 2022

From Nick Nolte to Robert De Niro, from Janhvi Kapoor to Swara Bhaskar and more stories

Sizzling Samachar of the day 

  • Nikhil Kumar

Last Updated: 12.49 PM, Aug 17, 2022


This is Sizzling Samachar on OTTplay, I'm your host Nikhil. News from Hollywood first.

Nick Nolte to play the lead in new psychological thriller

Veteran actor Nick Nolte will essay the role of the lead character in the upcoming psychological film Eugene the Marine. Nolte will play the role of a former marine named Gene, a recent widower who struggles to maintain peace in his life as a result of his strained relationship with his son. But when a mysterious woman appears from nowhere and creates chaos, his issues are compounded as he struggles to maintain his grips with reality.

Robert De Niro to star in new gangster film

The new Warner Bros Discovery era has its first major film in the works. Veteran Hollywood star Robert De Niro has been cast in the period gangster film, Wise Guys. The film will be helmed by Barry Levinson and it will be written by Nicholas Pileggi, author of Wiseguy, the book that inspired the iconic Martin Scorsese film Goodfellas, starring De Niro.

Hawkeye directors Bert & Bertie to helm Big Thunder Mountain

A new feature film inspired by the Disney theme park attraction Big Thunder Mountain is in the works. Bert & Bertie, the directors of the Disney/Marvel series Hawkeye, will helm the project. The film will be produced by Ridley Scott’s Scott Free and Margot Robbie’s LuckyChap Entertainment. The film will likely be set in the 1800s.

Puri Jagannadh nearly cast Janhvi Kapoor in Liger

Liger director Puri Jagannadh recently claimed that he wanted to cast Janhvi Kapoor in the upcoming film opposite Vijay Deverakonda. The role in the Karan Johar production has since been passed on to Ananya Panday, and the action drama film is set to release on August 25.

It was also recently revealed that Deverakonda, the Arjun Reddy star, had previously rejected the opportunity to star in another Johar film. Deverakonda explained that he felt that he wasn’t ready for his Bollywood debut at the time.

Swara Bhasker to play nine characters in her next film

Bollywood actress Swara Bhasker is set to star in the upcoming film Mrs Falani. The outspoken actress will play nine different roles in the film which will be a collection of short stories. Manish Kishore and Madhukar Verma will helm the project.

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power release schedule revealed

Amazon Prime Video has announced the release schedule of its highly anticipated TV series, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. The series will premiere on Thursday, September 1st at 9 pm Eastern time which is 6:30 am Friday, September 2nd Indian Standard Time. The streaming giant has also revealed that the series premiere will feature the first two episodes.

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

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  • Written by Ryan Gomez