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Sizzling Samachar: X-Files creator Chris Carter excitedly approves of Ryan Coogler's reboot; Eugene Levy joins 'Only Murders in the Building' season 4 cast, elevating star-studded lineup

Sizzling Samachar of the Day - 28th February 2024

Sizzling Samachar: X-Files creator Chris Carter excitedly approves of Ryan Coogler's reboot; Eugene Levy joins 'Only Murders in the Building' season 4 cast, elevating star-studded lineup

Sizzling Samachar of the Day 

Last Updated: 10.27 PM, Feb 28, 2024


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

X-Files creator Chris Carter excitedly approves of Ryan Coogler's reboot

Chris Carter, the creative force behind the acclaimed series The X-Files, has expressed his excitement and approval for the upcoming reboot by director Ryan Coogler. Originally debuting in 1993, The X-Files gained immense popularity for its gripping narrative centred around FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, played by David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, respectively. The series, known for its unique blend of paranormal investigations and intricate alien conspiracies, became a cultural phenomenon. Despite not being directly involved in Coogler's project, Carter welcomes the fresh perspective and diversity promised by the reboot. Coogler's take on the iconic series, now owned by Disney post the acquisition of 20th Century Fox, is highly anticipated by fans eagerly awaiting the revival of this beloved classic.

Eugene Levy joins 'Only Murders in the Building' season 4 cast, elevating star-studded lineup

As Only Murders in the Building gears up for its fourth season, Eugene Levy, renowned for his role in Schitt's Creek, joins the cast in a recurring role. The murder mystery series, already known for its A-list ensemble, welcomes Levy alongside Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Selena Gomez. The upcoming season promises a change of scenery as the trio investigates a new mystery in Los Angeles after the shocking events of Season 3. Although Levy won't be a stranger to Martin and Short, having worked with them previously, his role in the new mystery remains undisclosed. As Only Murders in the Building consistently ranks as Hulu's most-watched original comedy series, fans eagerly await the release of Season 4, with its premiere date yet to be announced. Only Murders in the Building is available to stream on Disney+ Hotstar in India.

Will Smith and Martin Lawrence return in 'Bad Boys 4' premiering June 7, 2024

Sony's highly anticipated Bad Boys 4, starring the dynamic duo of Will Smith and Martin Lawrence, is set to hit theatres earlier than expected, premiering on June 7, 2024. The film, a sequel to the successful action-comedy franchise, comes after the blockbuster success of Bad Boys For Life in 2020, grossing $426 million worldwide. The decision to move up the release date places Bad Boys 4 in direct competition with other premieres on the same day. Directors Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, returning from their work on the previous instalment, promise a 'funky' feel for the film, focusing on character moments and pushing boundaries in terms of camera movements.

Trailer release alert: Excel Entertainment and Kunal Kemmu's 'Madgaon Express' promises a rollercoaster ride

Get ready for a dose of madness as Excel Entertainment and Kunal Kemmu gear up for the trailer release of Madgaon Express on March 5, 2024. The film, directed by Kunal Kemmu himself, offers a sneak peek into its fun and quirky world through the recently unveiled first-look poster. The trailer release comes amidst growing anticipation, following the success of the poster that hinted at the film's humorous and eccentric narrative. Madgaon Express boasts a talented ensemble with Divyenndu, Pratik Gandhi, and Avinash Tiwary leading the cast, complemented by Nora Fatehi, Upendra Limaye, and Chhaya Kadam. Backed by Excel Entertainment, the film is set to hit theatres on March 22, 2024.

‘Crew’ makers set to soar: Exclusive airline collaboration for Mid-Air surprise launch

The creators of the upcoming family entertainer, ‘Crew’, featuring Kareena Kapoor Khan, Tabu, and Kriti Sanon, have orchestrated a unique surprise. In an unprecedented move, the makers have joined forces with an airline for a mid-air launch of a key asset from the film. Ektaa R Kapoor and Rhea Kapoor, along with the cast, plan to unveil this exclusive content inside a flight, elevating the entertainment and anticipation surrounding the film. The collaboration promises to immerse the audience in the real fervour of "Crew." The film, directed by Rajesh Krishnan, brings together the trio of Kareena Kapoor Khan, Tabu, and Kriti Sanon, along with Diljit Dosanjh and Kapil Sharma in a pivotal role. Crew is scheduled for release on March 29, 2024.

Michael Jackson biopic ‘Michael’ announces Jackson 5 cast for epic journey

The highly anticipated Michael Jackson biopic, Michael, directed by Antoine Fuqua and produced by Graham King, has unveiled its Jackson 5 ensemble. Jaafar Jackson, Michael Jackson's real nephew, takes on the titular role, while 9-year-old Juliano Krue Valdi portrays the younger Michael, depicting his early life and ascent to global stardom. Colman Domingo embodies family patriarch Joe Jackson, and Nia Long plays mother Katherine Jackson. Miles Teller stars as lawyer John Branca. Completing the cast are actors portraying the Jackson brothers – Jamal R. Henderson as Jermaine, Jayden Harville as young Jermaine, Tre Horton and Jaylen Lyndon Hunter as Marlon, Rhyan Hill and Judah Edwards as Tito, and Joseph David-Jones and Nathaniel Logan McIntyre as elder and younger versions of Jackie Jackson. The biopic, scripted by Oscar nominee John Logan, is set to hit theatres on April 18, 2025.

SS Rajamouli's son, SS Karthikeya, takes charge of Telugu release for Blockbuster Malayalam Film ‘Premalu’

SS Karthikeya, son of renowned director SS Rajamouli, is spearheading the Telugu release of the Malayalam blockbuster Premalu. Currently overseeing the Telugu dubbing process, Karthikeya ensures the dialogues retain their native essence with subtle adjustments. Portions of the film have already been successfully dubbed, and the Telugu version is scheduled for release in Telugu states on March 8th, capitalizing on the Shivaratri weekend. Premalu, which has gained attention in Hyderabad, delves into the lives of Sachin and Reenu, exploring their journey from Kerala to Hyderabad. Starring Naslen and Mamitha Baiju, the film has garnered blockbuster success in Kerala since its February 9 release.

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

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  • Written by Apurva Dutta

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