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Sizzling Samachar: Hannah Waddingham reveals exciting details on 'Mission: Impossible 8'; Jerry Bruckheimer confirms Margot Robbie's 'Pirates of the Caribbean' film is back on course

Sizzling Samachar of the Day - 21st May 2024

Sizzling Samachar: Hannah Waddingham reveals exciting details on 'Mission: Impossible 8'; Jerry Bruckheimer confirms Margot Robbie's 'Pirates of the Caribbean' film is back on course

Sizzling Samachar of the Day 

Last Updated: 11.21 PM, May 21, 2024


Welcome to another episode of Sizzling Samachar. I'm your host Nikhil. News from Hollywood up next.

Hannah Waddingham reveals exciting details on 'Mission: Impossible 8'

Ted Lasso star Hannah Waddingham has provided a significant update on the highly anticipated Mission: Impossible 8. Speaking at the world premiere of The Garfield Movie, Waddingham confirmed that the team is set to resume filming, which had been delayed due to the 2023 SAG and WGA strikes. Initially scheduled for a June 28, 2024 release, the film is now expected to hit theatres on May 23, 2025. Waddingham, who plays a "powerful" and "functional" character, shared her excitement about working alongside Tom Cruise, describing him as "gorgeous and inspirational." Her role includes thrilling scenes filmed aboard the USS George H.W. Bush aircraft carrier, highlighting the film's commitment to delivering high-octane action. While specific plot details remain secretive, the film is expected to continue Ethan Hunt's battle against global conspiracies, featuring a mix of returning characters and new faces.

Jerry Bruckheimer confirms Margot Robbie's 'Pirates of the Caribbean' film is back on course

Jerry Bruckheimer revealed that Disney is committed to Margot Robbie's Pirates of the Caribbean film, alongside a franchise reboot. Initially uncertain due to Johnny Depp's legal issues and creative shifts post-2017's Dead Men Tell No Tales, Robbie's project, written by Christina Hodson, was feared stalled. However, Bruckheimer's update renews hope, emphasising Disney's dual approach with Robbie's fresh take and Jeff Nathanson's reboot script. Robbie's involvement promises to redefine the pirate genre, infusing the series with her star power and dynamic leadership, setting sail towards an exciting new era for the beloved franchise.

Steve Carell to star in new HBO campus comedy

Steve Carell is set to star in a new HBO comedy series produced by Bill Lawrence and Matt Tarses. Carell, also an executive producer, will portray an author with a complicated relationship with his daughter on a college campus. Known for his iconic role as Michael Scott in The Office, Carell has diversified his career with roles in Despicable Me and dramatic films like Beautiful Boy and Vice. Lawrence, acclaimed for Ted Lasso, and Tarses, known for Scrubs, bring their expertise to this project, promising another successful comedy venture for Carell.

Vince Vaughn takes on Florida crime in 'Bad Monkey' premiering August 2024

Apple TV+ has unveiled the first images and the premiere date for Bad Monkey, a comedic murder mystery series starring Vince Vaughn. Set to debut on August 14, 2024, the series follows Vaughn as Andrew Yancy, a demoted Miami cop turned health inspector investigates a murder in the Florida Keys after a human arm is found. Created by Bill Lawrence, the show boasts a stellar cast including Michelle Monaghan and Rob Delaney, with guest stars like Zach Braff. The series, adapted from Carl Hiassen’s novel, promises humour amidst its crime-solving adventures.

Epic Box Office Showdown: Kamal Haasan, Akshay Kumar, John Abraham, and Scarlett Johansson set for July 12 clash

On July 12, 2024, moviegoers will witness a thrilling box office battle with four major films debuting simultaneously. Kamal Haasan's Indian 2, the sequel to his 1996 vigilante hit, will face off against Akshay Kumar's Sarfira, a Hindi remake of the inspirational Soorarai Pottru. John Abraham's stylish action-thriller Vedaa and the Hollywood space drama Fly Me to the Moon, starring Scarlett Johansson and Channing Tatum, add to the excitement. Each film, with its unique appeal, promises a diverse and captivating cinematic experience.

TVF's ‘Gullak’ season 4: More heartwarming tales from the Mishra Family

TVF, The Viral Fever has announced the eagerly awaited fourth season of their hit web series Gullak, making it the first Indian web series to reach this milestone. Known for its relatable and engaging storytelling, Gullak follows the charmingly ordinary Mishra family, featuring Jameel Khan, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Vaibhav Raj Gupta, and Harsh Mayar. The new season promises to bring fresh anecdotes from their lives, continuing the warmth and humour that fans love. Premiering on Sony LIV, this season’s announcement has already created a buzz among its loyal audience.

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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