From Olivia Coleman to Trevor, Vikram to Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 and more stories
Last Updated: 11.22 AM, May 16, 2022
Sizzling Samachar of the day
Welcome to Sizzling Samachar of the day on OTTplay , im your host Nikhil
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Olivia Colman and Jessie Buckley to reunite for new film
Multiple award-winning veteran British actress Olivia Coleman will reunite with Jessie Buckley in the upcoming comedy film, Wicked Little Letters. Both actresses recently appeared in the critically acclaimed Maggie Gyllenhaal directorial debut, The Lost Daughter. Directed by Thea Sharrock, Wicked Little Letters is a retelling of a true story about the lives of two neighbours who must join forces to solve a mystery.
Trevor: The Musical set for Disney+ release
An off-broadway production titled, Trevor: The Musical, focuses on 13-year old Trevor as he embarks on a journey of self-discovery. The musical is based on the Academy-Award-winning film, Trevor, which inspired The Trevor Project the world's largest suicide prevention and mental health organization for LGBTQ youth. The series is expected to premiere on Disney+ Hotstar on June 24.
Mohanlal and Shaji Kailas to team up for new film
Malayalam film star Mohanlal is set to reunite with director Shaji Kailas for a new film titled Alone. The pair will reunite after 13 years with production already underway based on a script by Rajesh Jayaraman. Mohanlal is also set to release his highly anticipated directorial debut in Barroz: The Guardian of D’Gama’s Treasure, in which he also plays the lead.
Disney announces She-Hulk release date
The upcoming Disney+ original Marvel series, She-Hulk, is set for an August release this year. The series follows the story of Jennifer Walters, Bruce Banner/The Hulk’s cousin, who receives the Hulk’s powers. The series also stars Mark Ruffalo and Tim Roth, reprising their roles as the Hulk and Abomination respectively.
Vikram’s trailer out
With only a few weeks left for the release of the highly anticipated Tamil movie, Vikram, the film's new trailer has fuelled the excitement among fans. Touted to be a high-octane action-thriller, the movie features Kamal Haasan, Vijay Sethupathi, and Fahadh Faasil in pivotal roles. Actor Suriya will be seen in a cameo appearance in the film helmed by Lokesh Kanagaraj. Meanwhile, the movie has landed in controversy for the lyrics of the song Pathala Pathala. As per a complaint, some of the lines from the song, penned and sung by Haasan, allegedly mock the central government. The film is set to hit the big screens on June 3.
New releases of the week
After its blockbuster theatrical run, SS Rajamouli’s RRR is set to release on OTT. The film starring Ram Charan, Jr NTR, and Alia Bhatt, will be available for streaming on Netflix and Zee5 from May 20.
Acharya, the first on-screen collaboration of the father-son duo Chiranjeevi and Ram Charan, will premiere on Amazon Prime Video on the same day. Directed by Koratala Siva, the Telugu film also features Pooja Hegde.
This Friday will also witness the clash of two Hindi films in theatres —Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, the standalone sequel to the superhit 2007 film Bhool Bhulaiyaa, and Kangana Ranaut’s Dhaakad. Kartik Aaryan, Tabu, and Kiara Advani essay the lead roles in Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, which is directed by Anees Bazmee. Dhaakad is helmed by Razneesh Ghai, and will see Ranaut playing a spy agent.
Season 2 of the hit Hindi web series Panchayat, will be available to stream on Amazon Prime Video from May 20. The series created by The Viral Fever features Jitendra Kumar essaying the role of a panchayat secretary in a village called Phulera.
Emmy Award-winning animated anthology series Love, Death + Robots is returning for Volume 3 on Netflix this Friday. Acclaimed filmmaker David Fincher will be teaming up with Se7en screenwriter Andrew Kevin Walker to direct an episode of the series.
Well thats the OTTplay Sizzling Samachar for the day, until the next episode its your host Nikhil signing out.
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