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Sizzling Samachar: Kevin Costner begins work on third instalment of 'Horizon: An American Saga’; Ane Hathaway and Jake Gyllenhaal set to reunite in Netflix's 'Beef' Season 2

Sizzling Samachar of the Day - 27th February 2024

Sizzling Samachar:  Kevin Costner begins work on third instalment of 'Horizon: An American Saga’; Ane Hathaway and Jake Gyllenhaal set to reunite in Netflix's 'Beef' Season 2

Sizzling Samachar of the Day 

Last Updated: 11.09 PM, Feb 27, 2024


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

Kevin Costner begins work on third instalment of 'Horizon: An American Saga'

Hollywood icon Kevin Costner, following the release of the first trailer for his highly anticipated project, Horizon: An American Saga, has disclosed his active involvement in crafting the third part of this Western epic. Originally conceived as a two-part series set for June and August, Costner is already pushing forward with plans for a four-part saga. In a recent virtual discussion, the Oscar-winning director shared insights into the film's creation, leveraging his extensive filmmaking expertise to overcome challenges. Despite a tight 52-day shooting schedule, Costner remains steadfast in his commitment to delivering a comprehensive exploration of the American West's historical evolution.

Ane Hathaway and Jake Gyllenhaal set to reunite in Netflix's 'Beef' Season 2

In a strategic move to elevate the stakes of its successful series, Beef, Netflix is gearing up for a second season with a fresh narrative and new characters. Acclaimed actors Anne Hathaway and Jake Gyllenhaal are in talks to headline the upcoming season, marking their reunion on screen. They will reportedly star alongside Charles Melton and Cailee Spaeny. The show, initially intended as a limited series, garnered substantial acclaim, prompting the decision for a continuation. While the first season focused on a feud sparked by a road rage incident, the second instalment shifts gears, exploring conflicts between two couples. Filming is scheduled to commence later this year, maintaining anticipation for the show's return.

'Outlander' spin-off 'Blood of My Blood' expands cast with young versions of beloved characters

In a compelling move to delve into the origins of cherished Outlander characters, the spin-off series Blood of My Blood is enhancing its cast. Notable additions include Rory Alexander as a young Murtagh Fitzgibbons Fraser and Sam Retford as Dougal MacKenzie. The prequel, set to depict the early lives of the Fraser Clan, as well as the dynamics within the MacKenzie family. Showrunner Matthew B. Roberts expresses excitement about welcoming these additions, promising a captivating exploration of fan-favourite characters' youthful journeys. The series will interweave parallel love stories in distinct time periods, maintaining the essence of the original Outlander.

'Downton Abbey' season 7 hints emerge: Production report and Castle's social media spark speculation

In a surprising turn of events, there is growing speculation of a potential seventh season of Downton Abbey. While not officially confirmed, a recent listing on Production Weekly labelled 'DOWNTON ABBEY 07' has the rumour mill rolling, hinting at an upcoming instalment. Adding fuel to the speculation, Highclere Castle's social media posts have been dropping intriguing hints. The castle's cryptic reel, including the iconic character Thomas Barrow, has ignited excitement, though concrete details about casting and filming remain elusive.

Ali Fazal and Richa Chadha's production slate promises cinematic delights: From animated satire to romantic dramas

Bollywood power couple Ali Fazal and Richa Chadha unveiled an eclectic mix of projects from their production banner, Pushing Buttons Studios. Stealing the spotlight is Doggie Stylez, an adult animation film offering a tongue-in-cheek satire on modern society through the lens of dogs imitating human values. The lineup also includes Papita, delving into a paparazzi photographer's life, Pinky Promise, a contemporary Romeo and Juliet tale, and Miss Palmoliv All Night Cabaret, directed by Kamal Swaroop. Adding a personal touch, they announced RiAlity, a documentary capturing their own love story. With their debut production already making waves, the duo showcases a commitment to diverse storytelling across genres.

Sara Ali Khan and Aditya Roy Kapur conclude romantic Delhi shoot for Anurag Basu's ‘Metro In Dino’

Actors Sara Ali Khan and Aditya Roy Kapur have wrapped up their Delhi shooting schedule for Anurag Basu's Metro In Dino, a sequel to the critically acclaimed Life In A Metro. The duo filmed romantic scenes across iconic Delhi spots, including Connaught Place and Hauz Khas, underlining the film's vibrant backdrop. The concluding day featured a metro train sequence in Gurugram. With a star-studded cast, including Anupam Kher and Pankaj Tripathi, the film is set to release on September 13, 2024.

Shah Rukh Khan and Suhana Khan to unleash action extravaganza in Sujoy Ghosh's 'King,' filming commencing May 2024

Shah Rukh Khan and his daughter Suhana Khan are gearing up for a cinematic spectacle as they collaborate on Sujoy Ghosh's upcoming action-packed venture, now officially titled King. Red Chillies Entertainment is set to produce this much-anticipated film, and according to recent reports, the filming is scheduled to kick off in May 2024. The project has seen extensive discussions and planning sessions between director Sujoy Ghosh, Siddharth Anand, and the Khan duo from October 2023 to February 2024. What has also come to light is that Siddharth Anand is overseeing the action sequences and training sessions happening at Mannat.

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

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