Sizzling Samachar of the day - 30th June 2023
Sizzling samachar of the day
Welcome to your daily dose of entertainment news, I'm your host Nikhil. News from Kollywood first.
Chandramukhi 2 starring Kangana Ranaut announces release date
The highly anticipated sequel to Chandramukhi has released its first teaser poster. Titled Chandramukhi 2, the Tamil film stars Raghava Lawrence and Bollywood star Kangana Ranaut
in lead roles and is directed by P. Vasu. The original film is a remake of the acclaimed Malayalam Manichitrathazhu, and stars Rajinikanth and Jyothika among others. The upcoming sequel is set to be released on September 19 this year, on Ganesh Chaturthi.
First African Netflix animated series sets release date
Netflix has announced the release date for its first African animated series Supa Team 4. Set in Zambia, the plot revolves around four girls teaming up as superheroes in the city of Lusaka. With their grandmother aiding them in their missions as a mentor and their trusty high-tech gadgets, they battle dangerous villains across the city. The series is set to release on July 20th and is among several shows premiering in July celebrating African culture.
'Good Burger 2' announces sequel
The cult classic comedy film Good Burger is getting a sequel, nearly 26 years after its release. Keenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell will reprise their roles as the lead stars, with Josh Server, Lori Beth Denberg, and Carmen Electra also returning for the sequel. The plot will follow Dexter Reed and Ed as they attempt to keep their fast-food business afloat in the modern socio-economic climate. The film is expected to release on streaming platforms this year.
'Gattaca' reboot scrapped by Showtime
American cable network Showtime announced in March that the studio is rebooting the acclaimed sci-fi film Gattaca. The original film stars Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman in lead roles, and the new reboot series roped in Emmy Award-winners Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa to helm the project. However, Showtime has announced that they will not be moving ahead with the project. The series is among the several shows being cancelled as the new leadership at the studio is reviewing all of their existing programs. The creators of the Gattaca reboot are currently looking for new partners to release the sci-fi series.
'Reservation Dogs' to end with the third season
The critically-acclaimed FX original TV show Reservation Dogs has announced its third season will be the final season of the series. Created by Sterlin Harjo and Taika Waititi, the series first premiered in 2021 and revolves around the lives of a group of indigenous teenagers from a reservation in eastern Oklahoma. The third season will premiere on August 2nd and the series finale will be released on 27th September. The series is available to stream on Disney+ Hotstar in India.
Pixar re-release classic titles in theatres for Disney 100
Animation Studio Pixar has announced that three of its classic films are set to return to the big screens as part of the Disney 100 celebrations. Pixar’s parent company Disney is celebrating its centennial anniversary this year and it is officially called Disney 100. Toy Story, The Incredibles, and Coco are the three iconic films that will be released in theatres between July and September. Disney also announced earlier this year that Toy Story 5 is in development.
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