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Sizzling Samachar: Julia Garner joins the ensemble cast of the upcoming Fantastic Four film; Jennifer Garner to add a fresh perspective to the holiday season in Netflix’s ‘Mrs. Claus’

Sizzling Samachar of the Day - 4th April 2024

Sizzling Samachar: Julia Garner joins the ensemble cast of the upcoming Fantastic Four film; Jennifer Garner to add a fresh perspective to the holiday season in Netflix’s ‘Mrs. Claus’

Sizzling Samachar of ther Day 

Last Updated: 09.30 PM, Apr 04, 2024


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

Julia Garner joins the ensemble cast of the upcoming Fantastic Four film

Julia Garner has been confirmed to join the star-studded cast of Marvel's upcoming Fantastic Four film as the Silver Surfer Shalla-Bal. Set for release on July 25, 2025, the movie also stars Pedro Pascal, Vanessa Kirby, Joseph Quinn, and Ebon Moss-Bachrach as the heroic foursome. Rumours hint that the film might take place in the past, possibly in the 1960s, based on concept art. While details about the plot remain scarce, production is gearing up, with Matt Shakman directing and a screenplay by Jeff Kaplan, Ian Springer, Eric Pearson, and Josh Friedman. Garner's role in the MCU marks another milestone in her impressive career, following acclaimed performances in Ozark and Inventing Anna.

Jennifer Garner to add a fresh perspective to the holiday season in Netflix’s ‘Mrs. Claus’

Jennifer Garner is set to star in the upcoming Netflix holiday comedy Mrs. Claus, adding a fresh twist to the festive season. Produced by Reese Witherspoon, Garner can be seen playing a humorous character delivering heartwarming moments. Screenwriter Leah McKendrick is crafting the script for this anticipated project, although plot details are still under wraps. Garner already has a well-established role with Netflix given her roles in Yes Day and The Adam Project, showcasing her versatility and charm on screen. As production gears up, fans eagerly await more updates on this exciting addition to the holiday movie lineup.

Chloë Grace Moretz and Dominic Sessa come together for upcoming holiday comedy flick, Oh. What. Fun.

Chloë Grace Moretz and Dominic Sessa have joined the cast of the holiday comedy Oh. What. Fun., starring Michelle Pfeiffer. The movie is set to start filming in May, and the story follows Michelle Pfeiffer's character, Claire Clauster, as she prepares a special Christmas dinner for her family. But when her family forgets her, she disappears, leaving them clueless about her whereabouts. Directed by Michael Showalter, the movie promises to be an engaging mystery. Both Moretz and Sessa are bringing their talents to the project after starring in successful projects like Nimona and The Holdovers, respectively.

Craig Gillespie in talks to direct 'Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow' starring Milly Alcock

Craig Gillespie is in talks to direct Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow, with Milly Alcock set to star as Kara Zor-El. The movie draws inspiration from a recent comic series and aims to start filming later this year. It's not connected to previous TV versions of Supergirl. Melissa Bensoit played the character in the hit CW series Supergirl, for six seasons between 2015 and 2021, while Sasha Calle essayed the role in the 2023 film The Flash. Gillespie, known for films like I, Tonya and Cruella, brings his diverse directing experience to this project. The story follows Kara Zor-El, Superman's cousin, on an intergalactic journey with her super-dog Krypto. Produced by James Gunn and Peter Safran, and written by Ana Nogueira, Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow promises to be an exciting addition to the DC Universe.

New 'Karate Kid' film casts Aramis Knight and Wyatt Oleff in mystery roles

In Sony's upcoming Karate Kid film, Aramis Knight and Wyatt Oleff have been enlisted for undisclosed roles, joining an already star-studded cast. With Ralph Macchio and Jackie Chan reprising their iconic roles from past films, the project aims to build upon the beloved franchise. Ben Wang leads the new generation of characters, while Ming-Na Wen and Sadie Stanley also join the ensemble. The film, which remains shrouded in secrecy, marks a significant addition to the Karate Kid universe, drawing from its rich lore while introducing fresh faces. The franchise returned to prominence in recent years after the release of the universally acclaimed spin-off series Cobra Kai, which will release its sixth and final season later this year. Directed by Jonathan Entwistle and produced by Karen Rosenfelt, the screenplay of the upcoming film, penned by Rob Lieber, promises to captivate audiences with its blend of nostalgia and innovation.

New Matrix movie in works; anticipation builds for further updates

Get ready to dive back into the Matrix universe as Warner Bros. announces a new instalment in the iconic franchise. Drew Goddard is set to write and direct the upcoming movie, working alongside executive producer Lana Wachowski. While details about the plot remain under wraps, the project signals a revival of the beloved series following the release of The Matrix Resurrections. Drew Goddard, known for his work on Marvel television series and the thriller Bad Times at El Royale, is set to add fresh ideas into the Matrix universe. With anticipation building for this new chapter, fans eagerly await further updates on Matrix 5's release date.

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

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