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Sizzling Samachar: David Lynch announces new mystery project; 'Kalki 2898 AD' animated prelude expands epic universe

Sizzling Samachar of the Day - 28th May 2024

Sizzling Samachar: David Lynch announces new mystery project; 'Kalki 2898 AD' animated prelude expands epic universe

Sizzling Samachar of the Day

Last Updated: 11.20 PM, May 28, 2024


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

David Lynch announces new mystery project

David Lynch has teased an upcoming project set to be unveiled on June 5, sparking speculation among fans. The veteran auteur, known for his surreal and enigmatic style, released a cryptic tweet featuring a video in which he vaguely promises something new to "see and hear." This marks Lynch's first tweet in nearly 18 months. The nature of the project remains unknown, with possibilities ranging from a feature film or TV show to a short film. Lynch's last major release was the short film What Did Jack Do? in 2020. Stay tuned for updates on this intriguing development.

'Kalki 2898 AD' animated prelude expands epic universe

Prime Video has released an animated prelude, Bujji and Bhairava, to generate excitement for Nag Ashwin's upcoming sci-fi epic Kalki 2898 AD, premiering in June. The prelude introduces Bhairava, played by Prabhas, and his AI car, Bujji, voiced by Keerthy Suresh, known for its quirky and sarcastic personality. The teaser shows Bhairava working on Bujji while surrounded by curious children. This unique marketing strategy offers fans a glimpse into the dystopian world of Kalki 2898 AD, which blends Indian mythology with futuristic themes. The film's star-studded cast includes Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan, and Deepika Padukone.

Harlan Coben's 'Missing You' set for January 2025 Netflix debut

Harlan Coben's new Netflix series, Missing You, is slated to release on January 1, 2025. The series stars Richard Armitage, who has previously collaborated with Coben on three projects, and Rosalind Eleazar as Detective Kat Donovan. The plot follows Donovan discovering her missing fiancé on a dating app after a decade. The series, adapted by Victoria Asare-Archer, will have a shorter format of five episodes, focusing on a singular narrative. The cast includes Jessica Plummer, Lenny Henry, Steve Pemberton, and Paul Kaye.

'The Righteous Gemstones' begins filming season 4 after SAG strike delay

Filming for The Righteous Gemstones Season 4 has commenced, as announced by Rough House Pictures on Instagram. The series, created by Danny McBride, follows the lavish, corrupt lifestyle of the televangelist Gemstone family, led by patriarch Eli Gemstone played by John Goodman. The show, known for its humour and drama, has kept Season 4 plot details under wraps, though HBO promises more of the same thrilling content. Production had been delayed due to the SAG strike, but with filming underway, the new season is expected to premiere later this year or early next year on Max.

Saif Ali Khan and Siddharth Anand Reunite for New Project in Budapest

Filmmaker Siddharth Anand and actor Saif Ali Khan are reuniting for an upcoming project, marking their collaboration after 17 years since Ta Ra Rum Pum. Anand, who directed Khan in his debut film Salaam Namaste (2005), shared the exciting update on Instagram with pictures from the sets in Budapest. Although details remain undisclosed about whether the project is a film or series, and Anand's exact role as director or producer is unspecified, fans are eagerly anticipating the outcome. Anand recently directed Fighter, while Khan's last appearance was in Adipurush.

'FUBAR' Season 2 kicks off filming with exciting updates

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Monica Barbaro return as filming begins for FUBAR Season 2. Netflix released a video celebrating the start of production, featuring Schwarzenegger with an action figure of his character, Luke Brunner. The first season showcased the comedic and action-packed dynamics between Luke, a secret CIA operative, and his daughter Emma, who is also an agent. The new season promises to continue this thrilling narrative. Adding to the excitement, Carrie-Anne Moss, best known for her role in The Matrix, also joins the cast. Further details about the upcoming Season 2 remain under wraps, but fans can anticipate more action and humour from this popular series. The first season is available to stream on Netflix, with no confirmed release date for the new episodes yet.

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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