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Sizzling Samachar: Josh Brolin to make feature directorial debut following success on 'Outer Range'; Amazon cancels 'Silk: Spider Society' after five years of development

Sizzling Samachar of the Day - 17th May 2024

Sizzling Samachar: Josh Brolin to make feature directorial debut following success on 'Outer Range'; Amazon cancels 'Silk: Spider Society' after five years of development

Sizzling Samachar of the Day 

Last Updated: 11.20 PM, May 17, 2024


nting. Now, Brolin is developing his feature-length directorial debut, along with other creative projects.

Will Smith and Martin Lawrence return in action-packed 'Bad Boys: Ride or Die'

Get ready for more thrills and emotions as Will Smith and Martin Lawrence return for Bad Boys: Ride or Die, hitting theatres on July 7. The fourth instalment in the beloved franchise dives deeper into the characters of Mike Lowery and Marcus Burnett, with Lawrence's Marcus receiving significant development. The latest trailer showcases a mix of explosive action and emotional depth, highlighting the duo's dynamic as they navigate Miami's streets. Despite no official word on future sequels, the franchise's continued success suggests more to come. Tickets are now on sale for this highly anticipated release.

Amazon cancels 'Silk: Spider Society' after five years of development

Amazon has cancelled Silk: Spider Society, a Marvel television series that had been in development for five years. The decision follows Amazon's recent presentation to advertisers, where they announced a new Marvel series, Noir, starring Nicolas Cage. Silk: Spider Society, developed by former The Walking Dead showrunner Angela Kang, was set to feature Cindy Moon, a Korean-American superhero gaining powers from the same spider that bit Peter Parker. Despite high expectations and the potential for groundbreaking representation, the project faced delays, including those from the Writers Guild of America strike.

FX's hit series 'Shōgun' renewed for two more seasons exploring 1600s Japan

FX, Hulu, and the Estate of James Clavell have renewed the critically acclaimed series Shōgun for two more seasons, set in 1600s Japan. This adaptation of Clavell’s novel stars Hiroyuki Sanada as Lord Yoshii Toranaga, navigating political turmoil with the arrival of English pilot John Blackthorne, played by Cosmo Jarvis. The series features a distinguished Japanese cast, including Anna Sawai and Tadanobu Asano. Despite no finalized production schedule, the writers' room will start this summer. Shōgun has become FX's most-watched show, with all season one episodes available on Hulu and Disney+ globally.

Kartik Aaryan and Triptii Dimri team up for Anurag Basu’s new romantic film

Kartik Aaryan and Triptii Dimri will star in Anurag Basu's upcoming romantic film, not Aashiqui 3, as confirmed by producer Bhushan Kumar. This follows their work together in the anticipated Bhool Bhulaiyaa 3. Bhushan Kumar clarified that while there were speculations about Aashiqui 3, the new project is entirely separate. Kartik is also awaiting the release of Chandu Champion on June 14, while Triptii stars in Bad Newz, releasing on July 19. Additionally, Kartik will reprise his role in Bhool Bhulaiyaa 3 alongside Vidya Balan.

‘S Durga’ director Sanal Sasidharan quits filmmaking, accuses Malayalam industry of money laundering and sex racket, emigrates to US

Renowned Malayalam filmmaker Sanal Sasidharan, known for the controversial film S Durga, has announced his departure from filmmaking, citing threats and harassment. Sasidharan, who recently resided in the US, alleges the Malayalam film industry's involvement in money laundering and a sex racket. His last film, Vazhakku, faces obstruction, with actor Tovino Thomas reportedly impeding its release. Sasidharan claims threats prompted his exit, revealing a disturbing picture of the industry's underbelly.

Kangana Ranaut postpones release of 'Emergency' film amidst election campaign

Bollywood star-turned-politician Kangana Ranaut, currently contesting from Mandi constituency in Himachal Pradesh, has announced the delay of her highly anticipated movie Emergency due to her ongoing political commitments. Initially slated for a June 14 release, the film sees Ranaut portraying the role of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Taking to Instagram, Ranaut expressed her gratitude to supporters while underscoring her dedication to national service. Emergency is touted as a biographical political drama that is penned, directed, and produced by Ranaut. It  boasts a stellar cast including Anupam Kher and Shreyas Talpade, aiming to shed light on a pivotal chapter in Indian political history.

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

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