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Sizzling Samachar: Andy Serkis confirms 'The Batman Part 2' filming to start early 2023; James Marsden joins Vince Vaughn in new comedy 'Mike & Nick & Nick & Alice'

Sizzling Samachar of the Day - 25th June 2024

Sizzling Samachar:  Andy Serkis confirms 'The Batman Part 2' filming to start early 2023; James Marsden joins Vince Vaughn in new comedy 'Mike & Nick & Nick & Alice'

Sizzling Samachar of the Day 

Last Updated: 11.05 PM, Jun 25, 2024


Welcome to another episode of your daily entertainment news, I'm your host Nikhil. News first from Hollywood.

Andy Serkis confirms 'The Batman Part 2' filming to start early 2023

Andy Serkis, reprising his role as Alfred in The Batman Part 2, has confirmed that filming for the highly-anticipated sequel is scheduled to commence early next year. Directed by Matt Reeves, known for his dark and gritty vision of Gotham City, the film is slated for release on October 2, 2026. Serkis praised Reeves' script writing prowess and expressed enthusiasm about returning to the role alongside Robert Pattinson's Batman. Amidst his busy schedule, which includes directing and starring in The Lord of the Rings: The Hunt for Gollum, Serkis continues to be a key figure in blockbuster franchises.

James Marsden joins Vince Vaughn in new comedy 'Mike & Nick & Nick & Alice'

James Marsden has signed on to star alongside Vince Vaughn in the upcoming buddy action comedy film, Mike & Nick & Nick & Alice. Directed by BenDavid Grabinski, known for his work on Scott Pilgrim Takes Off, the movie is set in a secretive criminal underworld, with plot details tightly under wraps. Marsden, renowned for roles in X-Men and The Notebook, joins Vaughn in what promises to be a hilarious and unexpected adventure. Vaughn, fresh from his role in North Hollywood, brings his comedic prowess to this intriguing collaboration.

Dwayne Johnson teases festive action-comedy 'Red One' on Twitter

Dwayne Johnson has sparked anticipation for his upcoming film Red One, a festive comedy-action flick where he plays Callum Drift, a special forces operative tasked with finding Santa Claus. Directed by Jake Kasdan, known for the Jumanji series, the film blends action, humour, and holiday cheer. Johnson's teaser on Twitter, featuring a missing Santa Claus poster starring J.K. Simmons, hints at a whimsical adventure. Red One, backed by Amazon Studios, is set to release on November 15.

Pom Klementieff in talks for role in James Gunn's DC Universe

Pom Klementieff, known for her role as Mantis in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, is discussing a potential role in James Gunn's DC Universe. During a recent event, Klementieff hinted at ongoing talks with Gunn about a specific character, although details remain confidential. This move marks another Marvel star potentially crossing over to DC, joining others like Sean Gunn and David Harbour in upcoming projects. Gunn and Klementieff's collaboration began with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and her interest in continuing to work with him suggests exciting prospects for DC fans.

New 'Pirates of the Caribbean' movies update from Jerry Bruckheimer

Jerry Bruckheimer, the producer behind the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, has confirmed that two potential scripts are currently in development. In an interview, Bruckheimer has expressed optimism about Disney's commitment to the series, indicating progress towards rebooting and expanding the beloved saga. While details remain under wraps, the franchise might explore new narratives without Johnny Depp's Captain Jack Sparrow, signaling a fresh direction for future installments. Additionally, a female-led spin-off starring Margot Robbie remains in consideration, suggesting exciting possibilities for the franchise's future.

Eddie Murphy reveals exciting updates on 'Shrek 5' and ‘Donkey’ spin-off

Eddie Murphy recently shared thrilling news about the future of the Shrek franchise in an exclusive interview. Confirming his return as Donkey, Murphy revealed that production for Shrek 5 has commenced, with his recording already underway for the anticipated 2025 release. Additionally, Murphy announced plans for a standalone Donkey movie, promising to delve deeper into the character's comedic charm and infectious energy. With the franchise nearing its 25th anniversary, fans can look forward to more laughter and heartwarming adventures from their favourite animated duo.

Scarlett Johansson shares exciting details about 'Jurassic World 4'

Scarlett Johansson, a self-proclaimed Jurassic Park fanatic, is gearing up for her role in the upcoming Jurassic World movie with enthusiasm. In an interview, Johansson expressed her immense excitement for the project, highlighting her long-standing admiration for the franchise. She praised the script penned by David Koepp, returning after a 30-year hiatus, as "incredible" and filled with passion. Johansson's involvement marks a significant moment for her, as she eagerly anticipates contributing to the iconic series that has captivated audiences for decades. Directed by Gareth Edwards, the film is set to release on July 2, 2025, promising a fresh chapter in the Jurassic World saga.

Ben Mendelsohn confirmed for 'Andor' season 2

Fans of Star Wars and Rogue One will be thrilled to hear that Ben Mendelsohn is set to reprise his role as Orson Krennic in the upcoming second season of Andor. Despite previous denials, Mendelsohn's return adds excitement to the Disney+ series, which is expected to debut in early 2025. Director Alonso Ruizpalacios confirmed Mendelsohn's involvement, highlighting the actor's significant presence in the Star Wars universe. Mendelsohn, known for his acclaimed roles beyond Rogue One, including Marvel's Talos and Netflix's The King, brings a wealth of talent to the anticipated season. Catch the first season streaming exclusively on Disney+Hotstar.

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

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- Written by Apurva Dutta

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