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Sizzling Samachar: Prabhas leads Sci-Fi epic 'Kalki 2898 AD' in new sneak peek; Ayo Edebiri stars in Luca Guadagnino's 'After the Hunt' alongside Andrew Garfield and Julia Roberts

Sizzling Samachar of the Day - 23rd May 2024

Sizzling Samachar: Prabhas leads Sci-Fi epic 'Kalki 2898 AD' in new sneak peek; Ayo Edebiri stars in Luca Guadagnino's 'After the Hunt' alongside Andrew Garfield and Julia Roberts

Sizzling Samachar of the Day 

Last Updated: 12.03 AM, May 24, 2024


Welcome to another episode of your daily entertainment news, I'm your host Nikhil. News from Hollywood up next.

Rupert Friend and Scarlett Johansson to Star in 'Jurassic World 4' Directed by Gareth Edwards

Rupert Friend is set to star alongside Scarlett Johansson and Jonathan Bailey in the upcoming Jurassic World film, directed by Gareth Edwards, known for the critically acclaimed Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The original Jurassic Park screenwriter David Koepp pens the film's script. Also featuring Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, this instalment promises a new narrative in the franchise. Production begins mid-June in London, aiming for a July 2, 2025 release. The film continues the legacy of the Jurassic Park franchise, which has grossed over $6 billion since its inception in 1993. Notably, previous stars Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt, Jeff Goldblum, Laura Dern, and Sam Neill are not expected to return. Frank Marshall and Patrick Crowley will produce through Kennedy-Marshall, with Steven Spielberg serving as executive producer.

Prabhas leads Sci-Fi epic 'Kalki 2898 AD' in new sneak peek

Prabhas stars in the highly anticipated sci-fi epic Kalki 2898 AD, directed by Nag Ashwin, set for a June release. The film's new sneak peek features Prabhas as Bhairava, teaming up with Bujji, a witty, futuristic car. Their dynamic resembles the banter between Marvel's Tony Stark and Jarvis. Inspired by Hindu mythology, the story is set in a dystopian world where Bhairava, seen as the prophesied saviour, battles corrupt establishments. The film promises humour, action, and a fresh take on the legend of Kalki, the final incarnation of Lord Vishnu, destined to save mankind.

Ayo Edebiri stars in Luca Guadagnino's 'After the Hunt' alongside Andrew Garfield and Julia Roberts

Ayo Edebiri will star in Luca Guadagnino's new film After the Hunt, alongside Andrew Garfield and Julia Roberts. The movie, written by Nora Garrett, follows a college professor whose life is upended when a favourite student accuses a colleague of misconduct, potentially exposing her secrets during the investigation. Edebiri, known for her role in The Bear and various voice roles, joins a distinguished cast. Guadagnino, acclaimed for Call Me By Your Name, continues to captivate audiences with compelling narratives. After the Hunt is eagerly anticipated, although its release date remains undisclosed.

Liam Neeson to lead in Mark Vanselow's directorial debut, ‘Mongoose’

Liam Neeson is set to star in the upcoming car chase thriller Mongoose, directed by Mark Vanselow. Neeson will portray Ryan ‘Fang’ Flanagan, a war hero who finds himself in a high-stakes cross-country pursuit after being falsely accused of a crime. As members of his former Special Forces Battalion join the chase, public sentiment shifts in Flanagan's favour. Production for the film is scheduled to commence in January 2025. Vanselow, known for his extensive work as a stunt coordinator, will make his directorial debut with this project. Mongoose promises to deliver adrenaline-pumping action and suspense, adding another impressive role to Neeson's prolific career.

Edie Falco returns as Jackie Peyton in Prime Video's 'Nurse Jackie' sequel series

Edie Falco is set to reprise her Emmy-winning role as Jackie Peyton in the sequel series to Showtime's hit medical drama Nurse Jackie, which has found a new home on Prime Video. The series, which will pick up ten years after the original series finale, follows Jackie as she faces new challenges after losing her nursing license. While Falco is confirmed to return, the rest of the cast is yet to be announced. The show is in early development, with Liz Flahive and Abe Sylvia on board as writers and executive producers.

Marvel announces new vision series with Paul Bettany returning

Marvel Studios has announced a new series centred around the character Vision, with Paul Bettany reprising his role. The series will be helmed by Terry Matalas, known for his work on Star Trek: Picard. Matalas' success with Star Trek: Picard caught Marvel's attention, leading to his appointment as showrunner for this new series. Details about the plot are still under wraps, but the series is expected to delve into Vision's character and explore his story further. Fans can anticipate a deep dive into Vision's experiences and relationships, particularly his romantic connection with Wanda Maximoff, played by Elizabeth Olsen. The Vision series is scheduled for release on Disney+ in 2026.

Bhool Bhulaiyaa 3 confirmed for Diwali release despite rumours; team races against time

The highly anticipated horror-comedy Bhool Bhulaiyaa 3 starring Kartik Aaryan is confirmed for a Diwali release. Recent speculations about a potential delay have been quashed, with the production team steadfast in their commitment to meet the scheduled release date. Currently shooting the climax, director Anees Bazmee, despite facing physical challenges, displays an unwavering determination to complete the project within the next 7 to 10 days. Kartik Aaryan, balancing promotional duties for another project, is equally dedicated to wrapping up filming. With expectations soaring following the success of its predecessor, fans eagerly await this joyous Diwali treat.

Huma Qureshi confirmed for Yash Starrer ‘Toxic’ amidst speculations

Amidst swirling rumours, Huma Qureshi is set to join the cast of the highly anticipated Yash film, Toxic. Directed by Geetu Mohandas, the film is a Malayalam-Hindi-Kannada tri-lingual venture. Putting an end to speculations, it's clarified that Qureshi's role is independent of Kareena Kapoor Khan's, who was initially considered for a part in the film. Qureshi's character is distinct, neither playing Yash's sister nor his love interest, portrayed by Kiara Advani. Instead, she embarks on a separate track with Yash, promising a blend of action and intrigue.

Well that's all we got for this episode, until the next time it's your host Nikhil signing out.

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  • Written by Apurva Dutta

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