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Sizzling Samachar: Tom Cruise partners with Director Alejandro G. Iñárritu for new film, breaking away from Franchise Norms; Netflix's 'The Gentlemen' Spin-Off Series: Cast, Plot, Release Date, and More Unveiled

Sizzling Samachar of the Day - 23rd February 2024

Sizzling Samachar: Tom Cruise partners with Director Alejandro G. Iñárritu for new film, breaking away from Franchise Norms; Netflix's 'The Gentlemen' Spin-Off Series: Cast, Plot, Release Date, and More Unveiled

Sizzling Samachar of the Day 

Last Updated: 01.01 AM, Feb 24, 2024


Welcome to another episode of Sizzling Samachar, I'm your host Nikhil. News first from Hollywood

Oscar-Winner Troy Kotsur joins Apple TV+'s 'Foundation' for Season 3, bringing deaf representation and stellar talent to the Sci-Fi epic

Troy Kotsur, the trailblazing Oscar-winning actor known for his role in CODA, is set to join the cast of Apple TV+'s ambitious sci-fi series Foundation for its third season. Kotsur, who made history as the first deaf man to win an acting Oscar, will portray Preem Palver, a leader on a psychic-inhabited planet. The critically acclaimed series, based on Isaac Asimov's novels, revolves around humanity facing existential threats in the outer reaches of the galaxy thousands of years into the future. Show creator David S. Goyer leads the ensemble cast, which includes stars like Lee Pace and Jared Harris. Foundation has been renewed for a third season after the success of its second, offering a vast narrative that spans time and space, exploring intricate relationships, betrayals, and the overarching theme of humanity's destiny.

Tom Cruise partners with Director Alejandro G. Iñárritu for new film, breaking away from Franchise Norms

Tom Cruise is set to star in a new film by renowned director Alejandro G. Iñárritu, marking Cruise's first venture outside of franchise films since 2017. The collaboration is part of Cruise's recent deal with Warner Bros., emphasising his commitment to diverse cinematic projects. While details about the film remain under wraps, Iñárritu, known for his auteur style, has crafted the script alongside Sabina Berman, Alexander Dinelaris, and Nicolas Giacobone. Cruise's move towards artistic projects aligns with his versatile career, spanning action-packed blockbusters such as Mission: Impossible and Top Gun to critically acclaimed works such as Rain Man and Jerry Maguire. As Cruise embarks on this new cinematic journey, the pairing with Iñárritu hints at a departure from the actor's signature high-octane roles, promising an intriguing collaboration that transcends genre boundaries.

Netflix's 'The Gentlemen' Spin-Off Series: Cast, Plot, Release Date, and More Unveiled

Guy Ritchie's 2020 crime-comedy film, The Gentlemen, is set to make a comeback as a Netflix series. Scheduled to premiere on March 8, 2024, the spin-off stars Theo James as Eddie Halstead, leading an ensemble cast including Kaya Scodelario, Joely Richardson, Vinnie Jones, and Giancarlo Esposito. Ritchie, the creator of the original film, serves as an executive producer and writer, directing the first two episodes. The series centres on Eddie inheriting a cannabis empire, entangling him in a web of crime and wealth. Netflix dropped a teaser in January, featuring Ritchie's signature style of crime and dark humour.

‘True Detective’ season 5 confirmed: Issa López returns for another gripping case

HBO has greenlit the highly anticipated fifth season of True Detective, bringing back showrunner Issa López, who led the critically acclaimed fourth installment titled Night Country. The decision comes in the wake of Night Country's stellar success, achieving record-breaking ratings and a 92% "Fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes. López, expressing excitement about the collaboration with HBO, emphasised the network's unwavering support. The swift renewal hints at a shorter wait for fans, signalling a new era for the series. While specifics about Season 5's plot and cast remain under wraps, López's multiyear overall deal with HBO promises new exclusive programming for both HBO and Max. True Detective enthusiasts can revisit the first four seasons on JioCinema. Anticipation is building for another enthralling chapter in this acclaimed crime anthology.

‘The Boys’ Season 4 confirmed: Prime Video sets explosive summer debut

Prime Video has officially announced the release date for Season 4 of The Boys, setting the stage for an explosive summer debut on June 13, 2024. Following the success of the recent spin-off, Gen V, the superhero series continues to captivate audiences while satirising the superhero genre. Season 4 promises more of the trademark unhinged heroes, coupled with the series' signature blend of cynicism, blood, guts, sex, drugs, and rock 'n roll. The Seven, left in disarray at the end of Season 3, adds an element of anticipation as fans await revelations about its new narrative.

Bill Skarsgård's 'The Crow' remake targets summer release date: A dark reimagining of a cult classic

Lionsgate's upcoming reboot of The Crow, starring Bill Skarsgård and FKA Twigs, is set to hit theatres on June 7, 2024. The film, taking the slot originally reserved for the John Wick spin-off Ballerina, tells a tale of revenge and love based on the graphic novel by James O'Barr. The film is directed by Rupert Sanders, known for his work on Snow White and the Huntsman and Ghost in the Shell. The movie explores the journey of soulmates Eric Draven played by Skarsgård and Shelly Webster played by FKA Twigs, who are brutally murdered, with Eric resurrected with supernatural abilities to avenge their deaths. The original 1994 film which garnered critical acclaim, was marred by the on-set accidental death of lead star Brandon Lee, the son of screen legend Bruce Lee.

Alia Bhatt completes 'Jigra' shoot, shares heartfelt moments with co-star Vedang Raina

In a celebration of cinematic achievement, Alia Bhatt joyfully announced the wrap of filming for her eagerly awaited movie, Jigra, directed by Vasan Bala. Taking to Instagram, the actress shared a series of charming photos alongside co-star Vedang Raina, capturing the essence of their journey. The images exude pure camaraderie and infectious energy, hinting at the promise of an engaging cinematic experience. This marks Alia's second venture under her production banner, Eternal Sunshine Productions, and the film's theatrical release on September 27, 2024, is eagerly anticipated, marking a significant milestone in her illustrious career.

Ali Fazal joins stellar cast of 'Lahore 1947,' starring Sunny Deol and Preity Zinta

Adding another layer of intrigue to the much-anticipated historical drama Lahore 1947, Ali Fazal has officially joined the impressive ensemble cast, which already features Sunny Deol, Preity Zinta, and Abhimanyu Singh. The film, directed by Rajkumar Santoshi and produced by Aamir Khan, has garnered significant attention as it marks the first collaboration between Aamir Khan, Sunny Deol, and Rajkumar Santoshi. While details about Ali Fazal's role remain undisclosed, the actor's inclusion has heightened excitement among fans. Known for his versatile performances in Bollywood and Hollywood, Ali Fazal's involvement adds an extra layer of anticipation to the historical drama.

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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