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Sizzling Samachar of the day - 28th April 2022

From Avatar 2 to George Clooney, Julia Roberts to Billy Eichner and more stories

  • Nikhil Kumar

Last Updated: 11.06 AM, Apr 28, 2022

Sizzling Samachar of the day - 28th April 2022

Sizzling Samachar of the day 

Welcome to Sizzling Samachar of the day on OTTplay, i'm your host Nikhil.

Avatar 2 titled Avatar: The Way of Water

The highly anticipated sequel to James Cameron's 2009 blockbuster, Avatar, has been titled Avatar: The Way of Water. The film is set to hit the big screens on December 16 and will see the return of Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana as Jake and Neytiri. Joel David Moore, Stephen Lang, Dileep Rao, Giovanni Ribisi, CCH Pounder, and Matt Gerald will also reprise their roles in the sequel. Kate Winslet, Edie Falco, Brendan Cowell, and Michelle Yeoh are the new additions to the cast.

George Clooney and Julia Roberts pair up for Ticket to Paradise

Top Hollywood stars George Clooney and Julia Roberts are teaming up once again for Universal Pictures’ romantic comedy Ticket to Paradise. The film is set to release on October 21 this year. The project is helmed by Ol Parker, who has written and directed the 2018 Meryl Streep film, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. In Ticket to Paradise, Clooney and Roberts play a divorced couple who try to stop their daughter from marrying a person she just met. The actors have earlier collaborated for Ocean's Eleven, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, Ocean's Twelve and Money Monster.

Camila Mendes to star in Música

Camila Mendes, best known for her role as Veronica Lodge in the television series Riverdale, will star alongside Rudy Mancuso in the rom-com Música. She will also serve as the executive producer in the film which is co-written and directed by Mancuso. The movie is backed by Amazon Studios and Wonderland Sound and Vision.

Billy Eichner’s Bros to have an openly LGBTQ+ cast

Bros, starring Billy Eichner, is set to be the first gay romantic comedy to be backed by a major Hollywood studio. The movie produced by Universal Pictures will feature openly LGBTQ+ actors. Eichner has written the screenplay for the film along with Nicholas Stoller, who also serves as the director. The film is expected to be released on September 30 this year.

Melissa McBride exits Walking Dead exits spinoff series

Walking Dead star Melissa McBride, who essayed the role of Carol since the very first season of the iconic series, has exited the new spin-off series set for 2023. She was expected to star alongside Norman Reedus. It is unclear if the role will be recast or if another character will be added as the main character alongside Reedus’ Daryl.

Film on Harvey Weinstein announced by Universal

A new film focusing on the sexual misconduct claims against Harvey Weinstein has been announced by Universal Studios. Titled, She Said, the film is based on the story of the investigation that resulted in the Pulitzer Prize-winning book, She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement, by the New York Times journalists Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey. Carey Mulligan will essay the role of Twohey while Zoe Kazan will play Kantor. The film is set to be released on November 18 this year.

Aamir Khan hints at his next project

Bollywood star Aamir Khan has hinted that he could be set to announce his next Bollywood project. According to ETimes, Khan could be set to collaborate with RS Prasanna for a sports film. It is believed that the film could be a remake of the Spanish film Campeones. The Spanish film tells the real-life tale of a basketball team of mentally disabled individuals who won an incredible 12 Spanish championships.

Well that's the Sizzling news from the world of movies and entertainment for you today, until the next episode it's your host Nikhil signing out.

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