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Sizzling Samachar: Wes Anderson’s Netflix Anthology to premiere on March 15; Grey’s Anatomy refuses to conclude even after strongly running for 20 seasons; remarks new showrunner

Sizzling Samachar of the Day - 12th March 2024

Sizzling Samachar: Wes Anderson’s Netflix Anthology to premiere on March 15; Grey’s Anatomy refuses to conclude even after strongly running for 20 seasons; remarks new showrunner

Sizzling Samachar of the Day 

Last Updated: 10.13 PM, Mar 12, 2024


Welcome to your daily dose of entertainment news, I'm your host Nikhil. News first from Hollywood

Wes Anderson’s Netflix Anthology to premiere on March 15

In an exciting revelation, Netflix announces the amalgamation of Academy Award-winning writer-director Wes Anderson's celebrated short films into a compelling anthology. The much-acclaimed, The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar, featuring Benedict Cumberbatch, is set to unite with Anderson's other notable releases, namely Poison, The Swan, and The Rat Catcher, which were sequentially launched. This captivating anthology, titled The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Three More, is scheduled to make its premiere on March 15. Renowned for collaborating with a diverse array of exceptional actors, Cumberbatch will be joined by Ralph Fiennes, Dev Patel, and Ben Kingsley in this anthology. Drawing inspiration from the literary works of the famed writer Roald Dahl, the anthology promises to showcase Anderson's distinctive style, enriched by a stellar cast.

Grey’s Anatomy refuses to conclude even after strongly running for 20 seasons; remarks new showrunner

In a recent interview with Deadline, Meg Marinis, the showrunner for Grey's Anatomy, expressed enthusiasm about the show's future, dispelling any talks of its conclusion as it embarks on its 20th season. Marinis, who has been with the series for 18 years, highlighted the ongoing strength of the show both in ratings and creatively. She emphasised her commitment to continue telling stories as long as the studio, network, and Shondaland support the show. With Grey's Anatomy maintaining a strong viewership and the flexibility to introduce new characters, Marinis, along with President of Disney Television Group Craig Erwich's recent positive comments, hints at a promising and enduring future for the beloved medical drama. Former cast members may also make returns, adding to the anticipation surrounding the Season 20 premiere.

Kirby Howell-Baptiste teases death’s role and intricacies of family dynamics in ‘The Sandman’ season 2

Kirby Howell-Baptiste, star of The Sandman, hinted at a significant role for Death in the upcoming episodes, dispelling details about the new season during promotion for her movie We Strangers at SXSW. While filming for the episodes is ongoing, there's uncertainty about its completion due to production challenges. Howell-Baptiste confirmed her increased presence in Season 2, expressing excitement about the intricate family dynamics and compelling stories involving Death. Despite uncertainties about the wrap-up date for filming, the actor conveyed enthusiasm for fans to witness the expanded narratives, showcasing Neil Gaiman's responsiveness to fan feedback. The ongoing evolution of The Sandman promises a two-way street collaboration between creators and fans, ensuring an engaging continuation of the series.

Hritish Roshan approaches a unique filming technique for ‘War 2’ by committing 60 days for filming

Bollywood superstar Hrithik Roshan is set to showcase his action prowess in the highly-anticipated War 2, committing a compact 60 days for the film. Yash Raj Films (YRF) is pioneering an innovative filming approach, leveraging advanced technology to shoot action sequences without the lead actors present on set. A source reveals that the modern technique involves using body doubles for outdoor action scenes, seamlessly integrating the actors' faces through VFX. Roshan commenced shooting in Mumbai on March 7, with the majority of the film set to be shot at studios in the city. The filming technique aims for efficiency, with Roshan expected to wrap up his part by June 2024, followed by Jr. NTR's contribution will conclude by the end of July.

Sunny Hinduja takes up the challenging role of an exorcist in his highly anticipated Malayalam debut

Renowned for his remarkable performances in The Railway Men and Aspirants, Sunny Hinduja is set to captivate audiences in his highly-anticipated Malayalam debut. Currently shooting in Kerala for the film Hello Mummy, Hinduja takes on the intriguing role of an exorcist. The newly released images provide a glimpse into Hinduja's thrilling character, showcasing rings and tattoos on his fingers, hinting at the mysterious nature of his role in the fantasy drama. Sunny, known for his versatility, expressed excitement about his journey into Malayalam cinema, conveying gratitude for the warm reception from the audience.

Release date postponed for Vidya Balan, Pratik Gandhi, Ileana D'Cruz, and Sendhil Ramamurthy starrer ‘Do Aur Do Pyaar’

The eagerly awaited film Do Aur Do Pyaar, starring Vidya Balan, Pratik Gandhi, Ileana D'Cruz, and Sendhil Ramamurthy, has undergone a shift in its release date. Initially scheduled for March 29, 2024, the film is now set to hit the theatres on April 19, 2024. The filmmakers, who had previously unveiled the first-look poster in January 2024, recently released a new poster to announce the updated release date, sparking excitement among the audience. Directed by Shirsha Guha Thakurta, the film revolved around contemporary romance filled with love, laughter, and modern relationships.

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

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