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Sizzling Samachar: Giancarlo Esposito to unleash intrigue in AMC's ‘Parish’; Gareth Edwards set to helm new 'Jurassic World' feature

Sizzling Samachar of the Day - 21st February 2024

Sizzling Samachar: Giancarlo Esposito to unleash intrigue in AMC's ‘Parish’; Gareth Edwards set to helm new 'Jurassic World' feature

Sizzling Samachar of the Day 

Last Updated: 05.24 PM, Feb 21, 2024


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

Giancarlo Esposito to unleash intrigue in AMC's ‘Parish’

Giancarlo Esposito is poised to mesmerise audiences in AMC's upcoming crime drama, Parish, portraying the enigmatic Gracian “Gray" Parish. With its scheduled premiere on March 31, the series intricately weaves family tragedy into the magnetic pull of the criminal underworld. Gray Parish, a family man and luxury car business owner in New Orleans, grapples with the challenge of leading a lawful life until a personal crisis compels him back into the role of a wheelman. The newly-released sneak peek tantalisingly introduces tension as Gray encounters crime lords portrayed by Zachary Momoh, Bonnie Mbuli, and Ivan Mbakop while delivering a cryptic package. Parish is anchored by a stellar cast, including Paula Malcomson and Skeet Ulrich. It promises a riveting exploration of morality, redemption, and the intricate interplay between crime and familial bonds across its six-episode narrative.

‘The Boys’ gears up for more Superhero Satire: Season 5 production window revealed

Fans anticipating the fourth season of The Boys may have an additional reason to celebrate, as recent reports hint at the series already eyeing a fifth instalment. The production tracking website Production List reveals a potential production window for Season 5, scheduled to commence filming in early April — mere months after the anticipated Season 4. While Season 4 details remain undisclosed, the early buzz around a potential Season 5 underscores Prime Video's confidence in the show's enduring popularity. The superhero satire, known for its unpredictability and audacious storytelling, has consistently garnered acclaim.

Gareth Edwards set to helm new 'Jurassic World' feature

In a significant development for the Jurassic World franchise, Gareth Edwards is in advanced discussions to direct the upcoming film, set to breathe new life into the dinosaur-themed series. Known for his work on The Creator and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Edwards replaces David Leitch, who parted ways over creative differences. The production aims to start filming in June, eyeing a July 2025 release. This next chapter, distancing itself from the previous trilogy, promises fresh faces and narratives while maintaining the awe-inspiring dinosaur encounters the series is celebrated for. Adding to the excitement, David Koepp, instrumental in scripting the original Jurassic Park and its sequel, returns to pen this much-anticipated instalment. With Edwards' adeptness at navigating epic landscapes and Koepp's storytelling prowess, the new Jurassic World movie is poised to offer a thrilling addition to the storied franchise.

Emma Stone and Yorgos Lanthimos reunite for ‘Save the Green Planet’ remake

In an exciting new project, Emma Stone is set to collaborate once again with acclaimed director Yorgos Lanthimos on the remake of the South Korean sci-fi comedy, Save the Green Planet.

The original film, directed by Joon-hwan Jang, blends elements of science fiction, comedy, and thriller, telling the story of a man convinced that aliens are about to invade Earth and taking drastic measures to stop them. The remake, penned by Will Tracy and produced by a team including Element Pictures and CJ ENM, is anticipated to captivate audiences with Stone likely taking on a supporting role. This project marks another collaboration between Stone and Lanthimos, following their critically acclaimed works such as The Favourite and Poor Things, for which Stone has garnered a BAFTA recently and is also nominated for Best Actress at the Academy Awards.

Lindsay Lohan charms in Netflix's ‘Irish Wish’ premiering March 2024

Netflix is set to enchant audiences with Lindsay Lohan's latest romantic comedy, Irish Wish, premiering on March 15, 2024. This film, marking Lohan's continued resurgence in Hollywood, follows her character, Maddie, through a whimsical journey in Ireland, where fate intervenes in her love life. As Maddie attends her best friend's wedding, a magical twist sees her swapping places with the bride-to-be, leading her to reevaluate her desires and the true meaning of love. The movie, directed by Janeen Damian and co-starring Elizabeth Tan, Alexander Vlahos, and Ed Speleers, promises a mix of enchanting landscapes, heartfelt discoveries, and the comedic charm Lohan is beloved for. Irish Wish represents the second collaboration between Lohan and Netflix, solidifying her place in the romantic comedy genre and offering viewers a captivating tale of love's unpredictable nature.

Prithviraj Sukumaran's The Goat Life preponed for a sooner release

In an exciting update for movie enthusiasts, The Goat Life, featuring the acclaimed Prithviraj Sukumaran is now set to grace the theatres on March 28, 2024, ahead of its initial April 10 release. This decision comes after a lengthy ten-year production journey, signalling the filmmakers' eagerness to unveil this survival adventure epic to the audience. The film, inspired by the best-selling Malayalam novel Aadujeevitham by Benyamin, delves into the harrowing tale of Najeeb's survival, a young man from Kerala who seeks fortune abroad only to face unforeseen hardships. Under the direction of Blessy, a National Award Winner, and featuring a cast that includes Hollywood's Jimmy Jean-Louis, Amala Paul, and notable actors from the Indian and Arab film industries, the movie promises a cinematic masterpiece. With music by A.R. Rahman and sound design by Resul Pookutty, both Academy Award winners, and captured through the lens of cinematographer Sunil KS, The Goat Life is poised to be a landmark in the Malayalam film industry.

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

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