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Sizzling Samachar: American Nation on edge in Alex Garland's 'Civil War'; Trailer drop: Johnny Depp takes centre stage in historical drama 'Jeanne du Barry'

Sizzling Samachar of the Day - 3rd April 2024

Sizzling Samachar: American Nation on edge in Alex Garland's 'Civil War'; Trailer drop: Johnny Depp takes centre stage in historical drama 'Jeanne du Barry'

Sizzling samachar of the Day 

Last Updated: 08.26 PM, Apr 03, 2024


Welcome to your daily dose of entertainment news, I'm your host Nikhil. Hollywood news next.

American Nation on edge in Alex Garland's 'Civil War'

In Alex Garland's upcoming sci-fi action film Civil War, set to release on April 12, the United States is depicted as torn apart by conflict, with citizens forced to choose sides amidst warring factions. The plot follows a group of journalists travelling with the military in a dystopian future in America. The country is divided into different groups, with California and Texas forming the Western Forces, while other regions like the Loyalist States and the New People’s Army emerge. The stellar cast includes Kirsten Dunst, Wagner Moura, Cailee Spaeny, Nick Offerman, Stephen McKinley, Jesse Plemons, and Sonoya Mizuno. Garland, known for his previous works like 28 Days Later, promises a gripping narrative packed with thrills and explosive sequences.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus to lead the ensemble voice cast of animated adaptation ‘Tangles’

Multiple Emmy-winning Television legend Julia Louis-Dreyfus leads an impressive ensemble in the animated feature Tangles, based on Sarah Leavitt's poignant memoir about Alzheimer's. The film, directed by Leah Nelson and produced by Point Grey Pictures, Lylas Pictures, and Giant Ant Films, promises a powerful narrative. Louis-Dreyfus is joined by Bryan Cranston, Abbi Jacobson, Seth Rogen, Wanda Sykes, and more in bringing Leavitt's heartfelt story to life. The adaptation follows Midge's journey after her Alzheimer's diagnosis at 55, offering a tragicomic portrayal of the disease's impact on her family and herself.

Trailer drop: Johnny Depp takes centre stage in historical drama 'Jeanne du Barry'

Johnny Depp takes on the role of King Louis XV in the French historical drama Jeanne du Barry, which premiered to critical acclaim at the Cannes Film Festival. The film, directed by Maïwenn, depicts the scandalous affair between Louis XV and Jeanne du Barry, set in 18th-century France. With exquisite production design and compelling performances, the trailer offers a glimpse into the forbidden love story amidst the opulent backdrop of Versailles. Depp's return to the big screen after a hiatus promises to captivate audiences in this period drama. Jeanne du Barry is set to hit theatres this May.

Grey’s Anatomy secures renewal for the 21st season

ABC's iconic medical drama Grey's Anatomy has been greenlit for its 21st season, solidifying its status as the longest-running primetime medical series in TV history. With new showrunner Meg Marinis at the helm and the continued involvement of executive producer Shonda Rhimes, fans can anticipate more drama, romance, and medical intrigue in the upcoming season. Starring Ellen Pompeo as Meredith Grey, the series follows doctors' professional and personal lives at Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital. As the show continues to evolve, it remains a staple of American television, drawing in new viewers worldwide.

Anticipation builds as ‘The Acolyte’ gains momentum; set images reveal Dafne Keen's character

Excitement builds as new images from The Acolyte shed light on Dafne Keen's character, Jecki Lon, in the upcoming Disney+ series set in the High Republic era of the Star Wars galaxy. With a focus on new characters and a stricter master-apprentice dynamic within the Jedi Order, The Acolyte promises to explore a different side of the Jedi and unravel mysteries in the galaxy far, far away. Anticipation builds for the debut of Mae played by Amandla Stenberg, a former Jedi padawan turned dangerous warrior, who will play a pivotal role in uncovering a major conspiracy. Get ready to journey into the shadows of the Star Wars universe when The Acolyte premieres on Disney+ Hotstar on June 4, 2024.

Teaser for 'Pushpa 2 – The Rule' set to drop on Allu Arjun's birthday

The teaser trailer for Pushpa 2 – The Rule is set to release on Allu Arjun's birthday, April 8, in an eagerly awaited announcement. Fans in Hyderabad and across social media platforms are buzzing with excitement, anticipating the first glimpse into the highly anticipated sequel. Alongside the teaser release, a special poster will be unveiled to mark the occasion. Following the success of the first look poster, which showcased Allu Arjun in a powerful and intense avatar against a forest backdrop, expectations are high for the teaser trailer. Anticipation builds among netizens as the official teaser prepares to drop on the 8th of April.

Varun Dhawan, Arjun Kapoor, and Diljit Dosanjh to star in 'No Entry 2' alongside 10 Actresses

Producer Boney Kapoor revealed that Varun Dhawan, Arjun Kapoor, and Diljit Dosanjh will lead the sequel to the iconic comedy movie No Entry. Additionally, Kapoor shared that these actors will be paired with not just one or two, but ten actresses in the film. Expressing excitement, Kapoor mentioned that the script for the sequel is even funnier than the original. He confirmed that the actors and the director Anees Bazmee are finalised for the project, while casting for the actresses is still ongoing. The film is expected to commence shooting by the end of the year. The original No Entry, released in 2005, was well-received for its comedy and starred Salman Khan, Anil Kapoor, and Fardeen Khan. Meanwhile, Kapoor is gearing up for the release of Maidaan, starring Ajay Devgn, based on the life of Syed Abdul Rahim, slated for Eid 2024.

Well that's all for this episode, until the next time it's your host Nikhil signing out.

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  • Written by Apurva Dutta

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