Hello and welcome to today's sizzling samachar, all the news that you need to know from the world of movies and entertainment. I am your host Nikhil with you on this daily podcast.
Sizzling first up,
Rashmika Mandanna in Pushpa: The Rise
Allu Arjun’s upcoming Telugu movie Pushpa: The Rise will see Rashmika Mandanna play the role of Srivalli. Her first look from the movie, directed by Sukumar, was unveiled today. The film, based on sandalwood smuggling, also features Malayalam superstar Fahadh Faasil as the antagonist. It’s going to be released in two parts, out of which the first is slated for a Christmas 2021 release, clashing at the box office with Ranveer Singh’s cricket drama ‘83
James Bond premiere
Daniel Craig’s final outing as the MI6 agent James Bond in No Time To Die premiered in London last night. Early reviews and reactions seem to suggest that it is fitting farewell for Daniel Craig, The Guardian gave it a 5 stars, calling it “a weird and self-aware epic with audacious surprises up its sleeve”, The Times claimed that ‘it is magnificent’, and the BBC also gave it a 5-star rating.
Tamil star Vijay Sethupathi’s next film has cast its female lead. Model/actor Anukreethy Vas will feature in Sethupathi’s 46th film with Sun Pictures producing the movie and director Ponram helming the project.
Mysterious Benedict Society renewal
Disney+ Hotstar has renewed The Mysterious Benedict Society for a sophomore season, which is scheduled to begin production early next year. The series, based on Trenton Lee Stewart’s novel of the same name, follows a group of orphans tasked to save the world from a global threat known as The Emergency by a man named Mr Benedict.
Netflix acquires Night School Studio
Netflix has announced that it has acquired video game developer Night School Studio in its first game-related acquisition. Night School Studio is behind the mystery adventure game Oxenfree.
The news comes after Netflix revealed its plans of exploring the video game market in July this year. According to the company, the games available on Netflix won’t require a separate subscription for viewers.
Archer season 13 gets greenlit at Hulu and FX
Archer, the adult animated comedy has been renewed for its thirteenth season even while its twelfth is presently airing. The current season is ending on October 6. Season 13 is slated to premiere sometime in 2022 and will consist of eight episodes, which premiere on FXX and will be available for streaming the next day on Hulu and FX.
Alicia Silverstone, Michael Pitt, Ato Essandoh board Benicio Del Toro’s thriller Reptile
Justin Timberlake and Benicio Del Toro are now joined by Alicia Silverstone, Michael Pitt, and Ato Essandoh for Reptile. The Grant Singer directorial, set to premiere on Netflix, charts the detective’s (Del Toro) journey as he tries to investigate the murder of a young real estate agent. As the intriguing case begins to unravel, he begins getting reality checks on his own life.
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