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Sizzling Samachar: Joel McHale gives exciting update on 'Community' movie; 'Kalki 2898 AD' smashes box office records, sequel announced

Sizzling Samachar of the Day - 5th July 2024

Sizzling Samachar: Joel McHale gives exciting update on 'Community' movie; 'Kalki 2898 AD' smashes box office records, sequel announced

Sizzling Samachar of the Day 

Last Updated: 11.47 PM, Jul 05, 2024

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

Joel McHale gives exciting update on 'Community' movie

Joel McHale has some great news for Community fans: the long-awaited movie is fully funded and set to film next year! In a recent interview, McHale confirmed that while the project faced delays, it wasn't due to Donald Glover’s schedule, but his own. He shared that the script, penned by series creator Dan Harmon, is complete, and Peacock is backing the film financially. Though we don’t have a release date yet, McHale reassures fans that the movie is happening. Until then, catch him in Animal Control and The Bear.

Sci-Fi Stars Sara Tomko and Terry Farrell to lead supernatural thriller 'The Glass Mind'

Sci-fi favorites Sara Tomko of Resident Alien and Terry Farrell of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine are joining forces in the upcoming supernatural thriller, The Glass Mind. Directed, written, and produced by SJ Creazzo, the film delves into demonology and psychology. It centers on a psychologist who claims to be the first Demon and offers a young mother a dangerous proposition. Filming kicks off this fall in upstate New York, with Gabrielle Kalomiris also joining the cast. With Tomko and Farrell's rich sci-fi backgrounds, this new project promises to be an exciting blend of mystery and horror.

'Kalki 2898 AD' smashes box office records, sequel announced

Nag Ashwin's sci-fi epic Kalki 2898 AD has stormed the box office, raking in $83 million globally, surpassing its record-breaking $75 million budget. Starring Prabhas, the film blends mythology with science fiction and features an ensemble cast including Deepika Padukone and Amitabh Bachchan. The story follows Bhairava, a bounty hunter, on a quest to find Kalki, the prophesized final avatar of Lord Vishnu. Ashwin has confirmed a sequel, promising even more action and an epic showdown between the film's key characters. Fans can expect all loose ends to be tied up in this highly anticipated follow-up.

Avatar 4 begins filming: Joel David Moore shares excitement for James Cameron's epic sequel

Fans of Avatar have reason to celebrate as filming for Avatar 4 kicks off in New Zealand, as confirmed by actor Joel David Moore, who plays Norm Spellman in the franchise. Moore took to social media to express his nostalgic joy at returning to Wellington, marking 17 years of involvement in this monumental project helmed by director James Cameron. With its groundbreaking technology and captivating storytelling, Avatar has become a cinematic sensation, promising more adventures with Avatar 3 slated for 2025 and subsequent sequels in 2029 and 2031. The saga continues to push boundaries, ensuring a thrilling continuation of Pandora's epic tale.

Penn Badgley and Brittany Snow hopeful for 'John Tucker Must Die 2' return

Fans eagerly await news on the sequel to John Tucker Must Die, but stars Penn Badgley and Brittany Snow are still in the dark about their involvement. During a recent podcast episode, Badgley mentioned no calls have come their way from the production team yet. Despite this, other original cast members have hinted at their return, suggesting progress behind the scenes. Known for its unique spin on romantic comedy, the original film holds a special place in fans' hearts, leaving them hopeful for what could be next in this anticipated franchise continuation.

Meghan Markle ventures into lifestyle TV with new Netflix series

Meghan Markle is making waves in the realm of lifestyle television as she wraps up filming for a new Netflix series. Following their lucrative deal in 2020, Meghan and Prince Harry have expanded beyond documentaries like Harry & Meghan, delving into the world of lifestyle and wellness with Meghan's upcoming brand, American Riviera Orchard. This latest venture promises to introduce viewers to Meghan's elegant take on California living, blending culinary delights with household essentials. With production now complete, Netflix is gearing up to release the series, marking Meghan's latest step in her post-royal career as a lifestyle guru and media influencer.

‘Chicago Fire’ stars reunite amid cast changes

Jake Lockett, known for his role as Sam Carver in Chicago Fire, recently shared a summer bonding moment with former co-star Alberto Rosende. The duo, captured in a relaxed golf outing on Lockett's Instagram story, symbolizes a nostalgic reunion amidst significant cast shake-ups within the popular procedural. With Rosende's character Blake Gallo departing and uncertainties surrounding Carver's future after Season 12, fans brace for a revamped Firehouse 51. However, the show promises fresh faces like Jocelyn Hudon's Lyla Novak stepping into pivotal roles, offering a mix of continuity and new dynamics as the series evolves.

Steven Moffat teases emotional return of ‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Special

Steven Moffat, the celebrated former showrunner of Doctor Who, is gearing up for a heartfelt return with the upcoming 2024 Christmas Special titled Joy to the World. Moffat recently hinted at what fans can expect from this eagerly anticipated episode, promising a unique and emotional journey. The special features Nicola Coughlan, fresh off her role in Bridgerton's third season, in a guest appearance that Moffat teases will be heart-wrenching. After a hiatus under Chris Chibnall's tenure, Moffat's return to the Christmas tradition is set to bring back the festive magic that fans have cherished for years, offering a compelling narrative that explores new depths of the Doctor's character.

Well that's all we got for this episode, until the next time its your host Nikhil signing out.

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