From Emily Osment to Babil Khan, John Stamos to Click Shankar and more stories
Last Updated: 12.35 PM, May 02, 2022
Sizzling Samachar of the day
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Emily Osment now a regular cast member on Young Sheldon
Emily Osment, best known for her roles in Young & Hungry and Hannah Montana, has been added as a series regular for the sixth season of the CBS show, Young Sheldon. Osment, who appeared as a recurring character in the fifth season, will reprise her role as Mandy, Sheldon’s older brother’s girlfriend. Iain Armitage essays the role of Sheldon Cooper in this spin-off prequel to Emmy Award-winning sitcom The Big Bang Theory.
Netflix cancels Meghan's animated series
Netflix has shelved the production of Meghan Markle’s animated series, Pearl. The streaming giant has also decided to cancel two animated children’s shows Dino Daycare and Boons and Curses, as part of its strategic decision on developing animated content. Last month, Netflix revealed that it lost about 200 thousand subscribers in less than 100 days.
Babil Khan to star in Friday Night Plan
Babil Khan, son of late actor Irrfan Khan, has been cast in a web series titled Friday Night Plan. Backed by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani's Excel Entertainment, the shooting for the series has already commenced in Mumbai. Vatsal Neelakantan is helming the project. Meanwhile, Khan has also bagged roles in Qala, a Netflix film produced by Anushka Sharma, and The Railway Men, a web series by Yash Raj Films.
John Stamos joins Spidey and His Amazing Friends
John Stamos, best known for the role of Jesse Katsopolis in the hit sitcom Full House, will join the second season of Spidey and His Amazing Friends as Iron Man. The animated children’s series revolves around Spider-Man joining hands with other Marvel superheroes to fight villains.
Warner Bros. Discovery scraps Wonder Twins
Warner Bros. Discovery has scrapped DC’s Wonder Twins live-action film starring Riverdale star KJ Apa and 1883 actor Isabel May. The film was announced in February and Adam Sztykiel was supposed to helm the project. Similarly, DC has also cancelled the CW’s Batwoman after three seasons and CW’s Legends Of Tomorrow after seven seasons, a week after the Discovery/Warner Media merger.
That ‘70s Show cast to return in sequel
That ’90s Show, the upcoming sequel to the hit sitcom That ’70s Show, will see the return of the original cast members. Topher Grace, Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis, Michael Kelso, Laura Prepon, and Wilmer Valderrama will make guest appearances in the Netflix series. Kurtwood Smith and Debra Jo Rupp will reprise their roles in the sequel. The cast also includes Callie Haverda, Ashley Aufderheide, Mace Coronel, Maxwell Acee Donovan, Reyn Doi, and Sam Morelos. The new series will be set in the year 1995 and will focus on Leia Forman, the daughter of Eric and Donna, who is visiting her grandparents.
Peele’s Nope to release in July
Jordan Peele, who won plaudits and awards for directing the horror films Get Out and Us is set to release his next film titled, Nope. The film revolves around a group of ranchers who encounter a mysterious event. Nope is expected to be released on 22 July this year, and stars Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer, and Steven Yeun.
Balaji Mohan to direct Click Shankar
Maari director Balaji Mohan is set to helm a film titled Click Shankar. Backed by Junglee Pictures, the film is centred on a policeman named Shankar Rebeiro. Binky Mendez and Balaji Mohan have written the story and screenplay.
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Written By Arya Harikumar