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From Tulsa King to Rufus Sewell, from Vicky Kaushal to Suriya and more

Sizzling Samachar of the day - 1st December 2022

From Tulsa King to Rufus Sewell, from Vicky Kaushal to Suriya and more

Sizzling Samachar of the day

  • Nikhil Kumar

Last Updated: 12.21 PM, Dec 01, 2022

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

Paramount+ renews Tulsa King for season 2 after record-breaking views

It appears Hollywood legend Sylvester Stallone still has a lot left in the tank based on the success of his new TV series Tulsa King. With only three episodes aired, the show has caught the attention of many and has set a record-breaking number in viewership. Paramount+ has acquired the highest number of single-day sign-ups ever since the series started streaming, and the streaming service has already green-lit a second season. The crime drama series raked in almost 3.7 million viewers and became one of the highest-rated series debuts across networks.

Disney+’s The Artful Dodger will feature Thomas Brodie-Sangster and David Thewlis as the lead

In the recent Asia-Pacific showcase event in Singapore, much of the principal cast for the period drama adaptation of The Artful Dodger was unveiled. First announced back in May, Disney+ announced they have already started production and actors Thomas Brodie-Sangster and David Thewlis will be playing the lead. Thomas Brodie-Sangster will be portraying the titular role of Jack Dawkins, alias The Artful Dodger and David Thewlis will take the role of the antagonist as Fagin, a key character in Charles Dicken’s Oliver Twist. The show has an interesting shift from the original setting in 19th century London to 1850s Australia.

Rufus Sewell Joins the cast of The Uninvited

Another A-list actor has joined the cast of the comedy series The Uninvited. With names like Elizabeth Reaser, Walton Goggins, Lois Smith, and Pedro Pascal attached to the project, it’s already a star-studded affair. And now Emmy and BAFTA Award-nominated actor Rufus Sewell is set to join the cast. Joining him will be Argentine actress Eva De Dominici who has gained prominence for her roles in Hawaii Five-0 and The Cleaning Lady.

Ang Lee casts his son Mason Lee in the Bruce Lee biopic

After finding incredible successes with films such as Life of Pi and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, the Oscar-winning filmmaker Ang Lee is currently working on a biopic of acclaimed martial artist and actor Bruce Lee. And he has cast his son Mason Lee to play the Chinese-American actor who mesmerized the world with his immense talent in movies like Fists of Fury and Enter the Dragon. The upcoming biopic will be penned by Dan Futterman under Sony’s 3000 Pictures.

Disney+ announces the release date for the Japanese series Gannibal

One of the most anticipated Japanese original series Gannibal, a psycho-thriller series based on Masaaki Ninomiya’s best-selling manga, is set to be released on Disney+. The streaming giant has unveiled the first trailer of the series along with the release date of December 28. Takamasa Oe and Teruhisa Yamamoto, the Oscar-nominated artists for Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s Oscar-winning film Drive My Car are behind the project.

Vicky Kaushal’s Sam Bahadur is set to release on December 1 next year

The Meghna Gulzar directorial Sam Bahadur is set to release in cinemas on December 1 next year. Vicky Kaushal plays the lead as the former Chief of the Army Staff Sam Manekshaw, Sanya Malhotra will essay the role of Manekshaw's wife Silloo, and Fatima Sana Shaikh will play the role of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. The film has gathered a lot of hype already for the uncanny resemblance Vicky Kaushal shares with the real Sam Bahadur.

The sequel for Jai Bhim starring Suriya is announced

The courtroom drama Jai Bhim is certainly getting a sequel after the film’s universal success. The film revolves around police brutality against the Irular community with well-known actor, Suriya playing the lawyer Chandru. At the recent IFFI in Goa, Rajasekar Pandian one of the co-producers of the film confirmed the sequel and also revealed that pre-production has commenced.

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 Sneha Singh
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