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Sizzling Samachar: Ariana Greenblatt joins 'Now You See Me 3'; Pruitt Taylor Vince cast as Jonathan Kent in James Gunn's Superman reboot

Sizzling Samachar of the Day - 17th April 2024

Sizzling Samachar: Ariana Greenblatt joins 'Now You See Me 3'; Pruitt Taylor Vince cast as Jonathan Kent in James Gunn's Superman reboot

Sizzling samachar of the Day 

Last Updated: 10.30 PM, Apr 17, 2024


Welcome to your daily dose of entertainment news on OTTplay, I'm your host Nikhil. News up next.

Ariana Greenblatt joins 'Now You See Me 3'

Ariana Greenblatt, recognized for her roles in Barbie and the upcoming Borderlands, has signed on to star in Now You See Me 3. The film, which revolves around a group of magicians executing heists during their performances, is slated to commence filming soon. Jesse Eisenberg is set to reprise his role in the ensemble cast. Directing the sequel is Ruben Fleischer, known for his work on Venom. Greenblatt's involvement in the project further bolsters her burgeoning career, notably following her appearance in the Star Wars series Ahsoka. Fans eagerly anticipate more updates as the film progresses towards production.

Pruitt Taylor Vince cast as Jonathan Kent in James Gunn's Superman reboot

Pruitt Taylor Vince is set to portray Jonathan Kent in James Gunn's Superman reboot, a significant figure in Superman's upbringing. Known for his roles in Lady in the Lake and Stranger Things, Vince's casting adds depth to the ensemble cast. The film marks the beginning of DC Studios' new era under Gunn's direction and features a star-studded lineup, including David Corenswet as Superman. Jonathan Kent, Superman's adoptive father, plays a crucial role in shaping Superman's moral compass. Superman is scheduled to hit theatres on July 11, 2025.

Riz Ahmed joins Wes Anderson's new film shooting in Berlin

Riz Ahmed, known for his roles in Sound of Metal and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, has joined the cast of Wes Anderson's latest film currently filming in Berlin. The film, which remains untitled, stars Anderson regulars Bill Murray and Benicio del Toro, along with Michael Cera. Plot details are under wraps. Ahmed, whose career spans Emmy and Oscar nominations, will play an undisclosed role in the ensemble. The film's shooting was delayed due to Hollywood strikes but is now underway. The film's release date is yet to be announced.

Dakota Johnson and Sean Penn star in thought-provoking drama 'Daddio'

Dakota Johnson, known for her roles in Fifty Shades of Grey and Madame Web, teams up with Sean Penn in Daddio, a captivating drama set mostly in a cab ride in New York City. Directed by Christy Hall, the film focuses on deep conversations between the characters, challenging viewers to engage without distractions. With limited space and props, Johnson and Penn's performances take centre stage, drawing audiences into their dialogue about life and human connection. Hall describes the movie as a reflection on the importance of engaging with the world around us, urging viewers to pay attention and listen closely. Daddio premieres in theatres on June 28, promising a unique cinematic experience that prompts reflection on the impact of modern technology on human interaction.

Pamela Anderson joins Liam Neeson for 'Naked Gun' reboot

Pamela Anderson is set to star alongside Liam Neeson in the upcoming Naked Gun reboot, scheduled for release in July 2025. Directed by Akiva Schaffer, the modern take on the classic comedy franchise promises laughs for new audiences while keeping details about Anderson's role tightly guarded. Originating from the 1988 film The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! starring Leslie Nielsen, this reboot marks a new chapter in the franchise's legacy. With Anderson's addition to the cast, alongside Neeson, anticipation for the film's release is building among fans eager for the return of the beloved series.

Zachary Levi to Lead in rock-climbing thriller 'Free Fall' directed by Zoë Bell

Shazam star Zachary Levi is set to star in the upcoming action thriller Free Fall, directed by Zoë Bell, known for her work with Quentin Tarantino. The film follows a father, played by Levi, who attempts to reconcile with his estranged daughter during a rock-climbing trip that takes a dangerous turn, leaving them stranded. Produced by Levi, along with writers Sean Finegan and Gregg Maxwell, the movie promises intense thrills and gripping drama. Additionally, Levi has several other projects in the pipeline, including the adaptation of Harold and the Purple Crayon and the action-thriller Hotel Tehran.

Suriya unveils double role in new ‘Kanguva’ poster, confirms 2024 release

Tamil actor Suriya surprised fans by revealing a new poster for his upcoming film Kanguva, directed by Siva. The poster confirms Suriya's double role in the movie, showcasing him in two distinct avatars: one as a warrior and the other in a modern setting, suited appearance with a gun. Fans eagerly anticipate the clash between these contrasting characters. Scheduled for release in 2024, Kanguva: A Mighty Valiant Saga also features Bobby Deol and Disha Patani in significant roles. Amidst praises from fans, Suriya has lauded the film's direction and technical aspects, heightening anticipation for this intriguing tale of past and present intertwined.

Rajkummar Rao and Triptii Dimri's Vicky Vidya Ka Woh Wala Video set to release in October

Rajkummar Rao and Triptii Dimri are all set to captivate audiences with their upcoming film Vicky Vidya Ka Woh Wala Video, directed by Raaj Shandaliyaa. The movie, slated for release on October 11, promises an intense Dussehra weekend. Although the characters played by Rao and Dimri remain undisclosed, the film is expected to be a nostalgic journey to the vibrant 90s era. Positioned amidst other major releases, including Shahid Kapoor's Deva and Jr NTR's Devara Part 1, the film aims to deliver a unique blend of entertainment. Produced by a stellar lineup of industry stalwarts, including Bhushan Kumar, Ekta Kapoor, and Vipul D Shah, Vicky Vidya Ka Woh Wala Video is poised to offer a delightful family comedy experience.

Well that's all we got 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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