From Lenny Kravitz to Emilia Clarke, Madhavan to Kamal Hassan and more stories
Last Updated: 11.25 AM, May 05, 2022
Sizzling Samachar of the day
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Paramount+ to launch in India in 2023
Paramount+ will enter India’s fledgling OTT industry next year in partnership with Viacom18. The streaming service will also be launched in South Korea, Italy, Germany, France, Switzerland, and Austria in the coming months. With the launch, viewers can access Paramount+’s extensive catalogue of original shows and popular films across all genres.
Lenny Kravitz joins Vito Schnabel’s The Trainer
Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Lenny Kravitz, Gavin Rossdale, Gus Van Sant, Colleen Camp, and Beverly D’Angelo have joined the cast of The Trainer, starring Vito Schnabel. Tony Kaye, who is best known for directing American History X, will helm the project. The black comedy is centered on Schnabel’s character, Jack, a fitness expert living with his mother in Los Angeles. Schnabel, Kaye, and Jeremy Steckler are producing the film.
Felicity Jones and Jonathan Bailey to star in Maria
The Theory of Everything actress Felicity Jones and Bridgerton star Jonathan Bailey will star in a romantic comedy titled, Maria. Jones will play Maria, while Bailey will essay the role of her boyfriend. The film also stars Jason Isaacs. Simon Amstell, whose previous works include Carnage and Benjamin, is directing the movie.
Rosalie Craig and Vinette Robinson join The Pod Generation
Rosalie Craig and Vinette Robinson have signed to star alongside Emilia Clarke and Chiwetel Ejiofor in the upcoming movie The Pod Generation. In the film, Clarke and Ejiofor play a couple who plan to have a baby. Clark will also serve as an executive producer for the film directed by Sophie Barthes.
R Madhavan’s Rocketry The Nambi Effect to premiere at Cannes
R Madhavan's directorial debut, Rocketry The Nambi Effect, will have its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on May 19. The film, which is based on the life of former ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan, will be released in theatres on July 1. Madhavan plays Narayanan in the film.
Neil Patrick Harris’ Uncoupled to release on July 29
How I Met Your Mother actor Neil Patrick Harris’ comedy series Uncoupled will release on Netflix on July 29. Created by Darren Star and Jeffrey Richman, the eight-part series revolves around Patrick’s character Michael, who thinks his life is perfect until his husband leaves him.
Disney+ Hotstar bags OTT rights of Vikram
Disney+ Hostar has bagged the OTT rights of the highly-anticipated Tamil movie Vikram starring Kamal Haasan, Vijay Sethupathi, and Fahadh Faasil. The film is set to hit the big screens on June 3. Directed by Lokesh Kanakaraj, the action thriller also features Antony Varghese, Naren, Arjun Das, Chemban Vinod Jose, Kalidas Jayaram, and Gayathrie Shankar, Shivani Narayanan, and Anish Padmanabhan.
Well, that's the Samachar for today from the world of movies and entertainment, until the next episode it's your host Nikhil signing out.
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Written By Arya Harikumar