Sizzling Samachar of the day - 1st March 2023
Sizzling Samachar of the day
Last Updated: 01.37 PM, Mar 01, 2023
Welcome to Sizzling Samachar of the day on OTTplay, i'm your host Nikhil, top stories first from Hollywood.
Upcoming thriller series White Lies adds Natalie Dormer to its cast
Game of Thrones star Natalie Dormer has been cast in a new thriller series titled White Lies. She will play the role of an investigative journalist who becomes involved in a murder mystery. The series will be set in suburban Cape Town and will explore themes of privilege, inequality, and race.
Damian Lewis to return for Billions season 7
British actor Damien Lewis will return as Bobby Axelrod in the seventh season of the Showtime original series Billions. The actor recently shared the news with host Stephen Colbert on The Late Show. Lewis was the top-billed star but departed the series after season five, following the tragic passing of his wife Helen McCrory. He will not be returning as a series regular but will appear in episodes one and six of the upcoming season.
Jamie Dornan will reprise his role in The Tourist season 2
BBC’s hit thriller TV series The Tourist is returning for a second season. Lead star Jamie Dornan will reprise his role as Elliot. The first season was set in the Australian Outback, but the new season will shift the story to Ireland. Filming for season two is set to commence in April in Dublin. Danielle Macdonald is also expected to reprise her role as Constable Helen Chambers, and the plot will revolve around Elliott and Helen travelling to Dublin as new threats emerge from Elliot’s past.
Jenna Ortega to star alongside Barry Keoghan and The Weekend in a new film
Two of Hollywood’s rising stars, Jenna Ortega and Barry Keoghan, are set to play prominent roles in Trey Edward Shults' upcoming film. They will be joined by famous musician Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye, who will be making his feature film debut. Details regarding the plot and title are kept under wraps, but Ortega and Keoghan were reportedly “blown away” by the script co-written by Shults. The director is best known for penning the films such as Waves and It Comes at Night.
Mean Girls musical adds Jenna Fischer to its cast
Jenna Fischer, star of the iconic comedy series The Office, will join the cast of the upcoming Mean Girls musical film. She will play the lead role of Mrs Heron, the mother of the lead character Cady, played by Angourie Rice. The film will be helmed by Paramount+ and will be a reboot of the cult classic 2004 coming-of-age comedy starring Lindsay Lohan.
On Swift Horses adaptation adds a star-studded ensemble
The upcoming adaptation of Shannon Pufahl’s novel On Swift Horses has announced a star-studded ensemble. Babylon star Diego Calva will join Daisy Edgar-Jones, Euphoria’s Jacob Elordi, MCU star Will Poulter, and Sasha Calle, who will essay the role of Supergirl in the 2023 DC film The Flash. Set in the 1950s, the film revolves around a dangerous love triangle. Further details regarding the film are kept under wraps, but it has been revealed that production is underway.
Thuramukham starring Nivin Pauly announces release date
The highly-anticipated Malayalam film Thuramukham, helmed by acclaimed filmmaker Rajeev Ravi is set for a March 10 2023 release. The film starring Nivin Pauly faced several delays in production due to the COVID-19 pandemic but is finally set to hit the big screen this month. The period drama is adapted from a play by KM Chidambaran set in early 20th-century Cochin. Joju George, Indrajith, Poornima Indrajith, Darshana Rajendran, and Nimisha Sajayan will essay prominent roles in the film.
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