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Sizzling Samachar: Seth MacFarlane confirms ‘Family Guy’ movie: What we know so far; Amitabh Bachchan de-aged in new teaser for 'Kalki 2898 AD'

Sizzling Samachar of the Day - 22nd April 2024

Sizzling Samachar: Seth MacFarlane confirms ‘Family Guy’ movie: What we know so far; Amitabh Bachchan de-aged in new teaser for 'Kalki 2898 AD'

Sizzling Samachar of the Day 

Last Updated: 10.37 PM, Apr 22, 2024


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

Seth MacFarlane confirms ‘Family Guy’ movie: What we know so far

After 25 years of entertaining audiences on television, the Griffin family is gearing up for their big-screen debut. Seth MacFarlane, the creator of Family Guy, recently announced at PaleyFest that a movie based on the beloved animated series is in the works. MacFarlane revealed that he's had the concept for the Family Guy movie in mind for the past 15 years, although he hasn't had the opportunity to fully explore it until now. Additionally, fans can look forward to two original episodes of Family Guy coming to Hulu and Disney+ Hotstar, centred around Halloween and Christmas themes. With the series continuing to delight viewers with its irreverent humour and memorable characters for 22 seasons, anticipation is high for the upcoming movie, which could potentially serve as a grand finale for the long-running show.

Amitabh Bachchan de-aged in new teaser for 'Kalki 2898 AD'

A new teaser for the highly anticipated Indian film Kalki 2898 AD has been released, introducing the character of Ashwatthama portrayed by none other than Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan. The teaser for Kalki 2898 AD introduces Ashwatthama, played by Amitabh Bachchan, engaging with a young boy named Raia and features a quick glimpse of a digitally de-aged Bachchan, hinting at the most expensive Indian film ever made. Inspired by Indian mythology, the film promises a unique blend of science fiction and Eastern lore, with Prabhas starring as an avatar of the Hindu god Vishnu. With its intriguing premise and stellar cast including Kamal Haasan, Deepika Padukone and Disha Patani, Kalki 2898 AD is poised to make waves in Indian cinema.

Director Sandeep Reddy Vanga announces commencement of ‘Animal Park’ shoot in 2026

Renowned filmmaker Sandeep Reddy Vanga has disclosed that the filming for the much-awaited sequel, Animal Park, featuring Ranbir Kapoor, will kick off in 2026. Vanga expressed his anticipation for the project, promising that it would surpass its predecessor, Animal, in scale and excitement. Animal, released in December 2023, garnered massive commercial success, raking in over Rs. 900 crores worldwide. However, it was embroiled in controversy due to its portrayal of women. Ranbir Kapoor delivered a compelling performance in Animal, playing a character entangled in a complex father-son relationship. The sequel, Animal Park, is set to delve deeper into thrilling narratives, captivating audiences with its wild and exhilarating storyline.

Jr. NTR's ‘Devara: Part 1’ Hindi rights fetch over Rs. 60 crores

Excitement surrounds the theatrical release of Jr. NTR's upcoming film, Devara: Part 1, directed by Koratala Siva and featuring Janhvi Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan. Recent reports reveal that the Hindi rights for the film were sold for an impressive sum of over Rs. 60 crores, marking one of the highest rates for a Telugu actor. This substantial price hike is attributed to Jr. NTR's rising national popularity, especially with his anticipated Bollywood debut in War 2. The strategic move into Hindi cinema is praised by industry insiders, considering Jr. NTR's established fan base through his dubbed Telugu films in Hindi. Scheduled for release on October 10, 2024, Devara: Part 1 promises high-octane action and a stellar soundtrack, making it a highly anticipated cinematic event.

Shobana and Mohanlal set to reunite after 20 years in ‘L 360’

Excitement fills the air in Malayalam cinema as iconic actors Shobana and Mohanlal gear up to share the screen once again in the upcoming film L 360. This collaboration marks their 56th film together and their first in two decades. Shobana announced the news, expressing her joy in returning to Malayalam cinema after several years. Directed by Tharun Moorthy and produced by Rajaputra Ranjith, the film promises to be a significant milestone, especially considering it is Mohanlal's 360th film. While details about the plot remain under wraps, the combination of Tharun Moorthy's direction and the esteemed production team raises expectations sky-high.

Prithviraj Sukumaran's ‘Aadujeevitham - The Goat Life’ crosses 150 crore mark at box office

Blessy's survival thriller Aadujeevitham - The Goat Life, starring Prithviraj Sukumaran, has achieved a significant milestone within just 25 days of release. The film has crossed the Rs. 150 crore mark in worldwide box office collections, making it a historic success in Malayalam cinema. Prithviraj Sukumaran confirmed the news on social media, expressing gratitude for the overwhelming support. Remarkably, the film has surpassed the lifetime collections of blockbusters such as Baahubali 2 in Kerala and now holds the title of the third highest-grossing film in the state's history. Aadujeevitham made a stunning opening with Rs. 16.7 crore globally on its first day, despite the absence of fan shows. Notably, it grossed over Rs. 5 crores in Kerala alone, setting records for the highest opening day collection and becoming Prithviraj's highest-grossing film to date.

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

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  • Written by Apurva Dutta

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