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From Red Notice to National Treasure, Joey King to Rupert Friend and more - Sizzling Samachar of the day - 13th Jan 2022
Nikhil Kumar
Jan 13, 2022
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This is OTTplay Sizzling Samachar of the day, I'm your host Nikhil.

Sizzling news first up,

Two Red Notice sequels greenlit at Netflix

Red Notice, the 2021 Netflix heist film starring Ryan Reynolds, Dwayne Johnson, and Gal Gadot will return for two spin-offs, the streaming platform confirmed. Director and co-writer Rawson Marshall Thurber is set to return as producer and has reportedly begun working on the script for the two films, which will be filmed one after the other. The first sequel is scheduled to premiere sometime next year. 

National Treasure series adds cast members

Disney+ recently announced a spate of new cast members set to join its series on the reboot of the National Treasure franchise. Lyndon Smith, Zuri Reed, Jake Austin Walker, Antonio Cipriano, and Jordan Rodrigues will come on board as members. The series will revolve around Jess, a young dreamer who has a penchant for adventures and puzzles. She begins a quest to uncover answers about her family and save a lost Pan-American treasure. 

Joey King’s The In-Between to release on Netflix

Joey King is all set to feature in a supernatural romance drama titled The In-Between, where she’ll play a teenage girl who thinks she can communicate with her deceased boyfriend. The film will debut on Paramount Plus on 11 February in the US, and will be available globally on Netflix.

Andrew Burnap joins Rachel Zegler and Gal Gadot in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Tony Award-winning actor Andrew Burnap has joined Rachel Zegler and Gal Gadot in Disney’s upcoming live-action version of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The film, directed by Marc Webb, will see the actor play the male lead in a role that has been specifically created for the movie. Zeger has been cast as Snow White while Gadot will take on the role of Evil Queen. 

Rupert Friend joins Wes Anderson’s upcoming Roald Dahl adaptation

Homeland star Rupert Friend has been cast in the upcoming Netflix adaptation of Roald Dahl’s short stories titled The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More. Directed by Wes Anderson, Friend joins a star-studded ensemble of Benedict Cumberbatch, Dev Patel, Ralph Fiennes and Ben Kingsley. 

Paramount obtains rights to make 'Children of Blood And Bone' adaptation

Paramount has come out on top after stiff competition with Universal, Netflix and Amazon to make a film adaptation of Tomi Adeyemi’s young-adult novel Children of Blood and Bone. Adeyemi will serve as executive producer, while Wyck Godfrey, Marty Bowen, and Karen Rosenfelt will produce the film. 

Well, that's the OTTplay Sizzling Samachar of the day, I shall be back again with more news from the world of entertainment and movies. I'm your host Nikhil, signing off for now.

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