From Cobra Kai to Quantum Leap, Will Smith to Ryan Reynolds and more stories
Last Updated: 12.56 PM, May 06, 2022
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Cobra Kai Season 5 to release in September
The fifth season of the popular martial arts series Cobra Kai will drop on Netflix on September 9. The series, created by Josh Heald, Jon Hurwitz, and Hayden Schlossberg, is a sequel to the Karate Kid films by Robert Mark Kamen. Ralph Macchio and William Zabka will reprise their roles as Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence along with Xolo Maridueña, Martin Kove, Mary Mouser, Thomas Ian Griffith, Courtney Henggeler, and Tanner Buchanan.
Quantum Leap reboot gets series order on NBC
The reboot of the classic sci-fi series, Quantum Leap, gets a series order on NBC. Mozart in the Jungle actor Raymond Lee appears as Dr Ben Seong in the upcoming series. The series also features Caitlin Bassett, Ernie Hudson, Mason Alexander Park, and Nanrisa Lee. Don Bellisario, the creator of Quantum Leap, will produce the reboot along with Deborah Pratt and Martin Gero.
Elizabeth Banks to star in A Mistake
The Hunger Games and Pitch Perfect actress Elizabeth Banks is set to star in a medical drama titled A Mistake. Banks essays the role of a surgeon in the film which is based on the novel by Carl Shuker. Christine Jeffs, who has previously directed Sunshine Cleaning and Rain, will helm the project.
Alex Pettyfer, Maria Bakalova, Tom Hopper and Frank Grillo team up for new film
Magic Mike actor Alex Pettyfer, Oscar nominee Maria Bakalova, Umbrella Academy actor Tom Hopper and Kingdom star Frank Grillo will star in a film titled Branded. Kieron Hawkes will helm the project which is based on a New Yorker article by David Grann. The film tracks the origins of crime gangs in America’s prisons.
Will Smith to appear on David Letterman’s show
Will Smith, Cardi B, Kevin Durant, Billie Eilish, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Ryan Reynolds will appear as guests in the fourth season of My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman. The new season will drop on Netflix on May 20.
Joe Cole to play Harry Palmer in The Ipcress File
Peaky Blinders alum Joe Cole will play the iconic British spy Harry Palmer in the upcoming spy series The Ipcress File. Based on the Len Deighton novel of the same name, the series also stars Lucy Boynton and Tom Hollander. Emmy winner James Watkins will helm the project.
Amazon Prime Video acquires My Fake Boyfriend and 1Up
Amazon Prime Video has acquired the films, My Fake Boyfriend and 1Up from BuzzFeed Studios and Lionsgate. My Fake Boyfriend is a romantic comedy starring Keiynan Lonsdale, Dylan Sprouse and Sarah Hyland. 1Up features Ruby Rose and Paris Berelc in lead roles. Both these films are expected to be released globally on the platform this year.
Well thats the news for today from the world of movies and entertainment, until the next episode its your host Nikhil signing out.
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Written by - Arya Harikumar