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All Fun And Games adds Natalia Dyer, Asa Butterfield
Stranger Things star Natalia Dyer and Sex Education star Asa Butterfield have come aboard the upcoming horror-thriller All Fun and Games, based on a story penned by JJ Braider. The film will revolve around a group of siblings who get trapped in a demonic children’s game. All Fun and Games will be co-directed by Ari Costa and Eren Celeboglu in their directorial debut.
Disney developing Real Steel series
Disney is developing a Real Steel series for its streaming platform. The studio is currently looking for a scribe to conceptualise and pen the show. The original film of the same name hit theatres a decade ago in 2011 and featured Hugh Jackman as a boxer who reconnects with his son over building a fighter robot together. Disney has not shared any other details about the new show.
Degrassi revival series coming to HBO Max
WarnerMedia Kids and Family recently announced that they have greenlit a new series for the Degrassi franchise (an award-winning one at that) which is set to premiere on HBO Max sometime in 2023. The show will be available on Cartoon Network at a later date. HBO has also bought the rights to the franchise’s longest-running version Degrassi: The Next Generation inclusive of the 14-season run.
Rebecca Front, Corey Johnson, and Ethan Kai join Batgirl
Rebecca Front, Corey Johnson, and Ethan Kai have been added to the cast of HBO Max’s Batgirl which is presently filming in Glasgow. Leslie Grace is leading the cast and plays Barbara Gordon. JK Simmons also comes in as Commissioner Gordon from Zack Snyder’s Justice League, and Michael Keaton reprises his role as Bruce Wayne/Batman. Brendan Fraser has been cast as the antagonist Firefly.
Quantum Leap to be rebooted
Hit TV series from the late 80s and early 90s Quantum Leap is to be remade by NBC. Its original stars Scott Bakula and Dean Stockwell will not reprise their roles for the reboot. The plot revolves around a scientist who gets trapped in another body after going back in time.
Shadow and Bone adds new cast members for season 2
Patrick Gibson has been cast as Nikolai Lantsov, the Prince of Ravka for the upcoming season of the Netflix TV series, Shadow and Bone. Based on novels written by Leigh Bardugo, the series has also cast Anna Leong Brophy as Tamar Kir-Bataar, and Lewis Tan will play her twin brother Tolya. The role of Wylan Hendriks will be played by Jack Wolfe
Denzel Washington and Antoine Fuqua to return for Equalizer 3
Negotiations are ongoing for director Antoine Fuqua to return for the third Equalizer film starring Denzel Washington. The story focuses on Washington who plays the role of an ex-marine who goes to war against the Russian mob.
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