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From Sofia Carson to Ponniyin Selvan, from Last of Us to Ryan Reynolds and more

Sizzling Samachar of the day - 27th September 2022

From Sofia Carson to Ponniyin Selvan, from Last of Us to Ryan Reynolds and more

Sizzling Samachar of the day

  • Nikhil Kumar

Last Updated: 12.54 PM, Sep 27, 2022

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Welcome to Sizzling Samachar your daily dose of entertainment news from around the world. I'm your host Nikhil

Sofia Carson and Taron Egerton to star in upcoming thriller Carry On

Netflix has added Purple Hearts star Sofia Carson for its upcoming thriller Carry On. British actor Taron Egerton, popular for playing the lead roles in the Kingsman franchise and Rocketman has also been cast in Carry On. The pair will be joined by Danielle Deadwyler and Jason Bateman with Spanish-American film director Jaume Collet-Serra to direct. The plot revolves around Ethan Kopek, a young TSA agent, who is blackmailed by a mysterious passenger to smuggle a dangerous package on a Christmas Day flight.

Marvel’s Kevin Feige Talks Not Recasting T’Challa for ‘Black Panther 2

Kevin Feige, president of Marvel Studios, recently explained in an interview with Empire the reason why the late Chadwick Boseman was not recast as the titular hero for the Black Panther sequel, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. He revealed that it was important to honour Boseman, and it was decided that they would come up with a fresh take for Ryan Coogler’s sequel. Details regarding the plot are kept under wraps and there is no word from Marvel as to how they will address the actor’s death in the film. However, it has been revealed that Namor the ruler of Atlantis in the Marvel universe will make his debut in the film. Mexican actor Tenoch Huerta will essay the role of the Atlantean King.

HBO’s ‘Last of Us’ Series Releases Bleak First Teaser

HBO has finally revealed the first teaser of the highly anticipated 2023 series, The Last of Us. The series is an adaptation of the video-game franchise of the same name which holds the record for most Game of the Year award wins in history. Developed by Naughty Dog, the creator of the Uncharted franchise, the game was praised for its compelling story and game design. The new HBO series hopes to replicate the success with Chornobyl showrunner Craig Mazin to helm the project alongside Neil Druckmann, the President and creative director of the video games.

The trailer showcases the post-apocalyptic zombie-infested world where human civilization has split into several factions. The plot follows Joel Miller, a smuggler who is entrusted with the safe passage of a 14-year-old girl named Ellie across the country through dangerous lands, rife with the undead and hostile factions. Game of Thrones stars Pedro Pascal and Belle Ramsey will essay the roles of Joel and Ellie, taking over the reins from voice-acting legends Troy Baker and Ashley Johnsson.

Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell to star in the Apple TV+holiday musical comedy Spirited

Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell are set to star in the highly anticipated holiday musical comedy, Spirited, It will be released theatrically in the US on November 11 and will be released globally on Apple TV+ on November 18. It has been reported that Reynolds will essay the role of a character identical to Ebeneezer Scrooge from Charles Dickens’ iconic novel A Christmas Carol, whereas Ferrell will play the role of ‘the Ghost of Christmas Present’.

A fan from Sri Lanks sends a request to the makers of ‘Ponniyin Selvan over a factual error

A Sri Lankan fan of Mani Ratnam’s upcoming film Ponniyin Selvan has reached out to the filmmakers regarding a factual error that he spotted in the trailer. At about 1 minute 50 seconds into the trailer Srilankans are referred to as Sinhala. The fan believes this is not inclusive of the Tamil-speaking people living in Srilanka and has therefore written to the filmmakers requesting them to make the correction.

Maari Selvaraj direct Kalaiarasan for a digital series

Filmmaker Mari Selvaraj, who recently wrapped up production for Maamannan, is already working on a new project. Maamannan stars Udhayanidhi Stalin, Fahadh Faasil, Keerthy Suresh, and Va divelu in lead roles, and is expected to be a political thriller with music by AR Rahman. For his new project, Selvaraj will collaborate with actor Kalaiarasan for a web series, with reports emerging that pre-production has already commenced for the same.

Well that's the sizzling news for today on OTTplay , until the next time its your host Nikhil signing out.

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