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Eva Longoria developing Sci-Fi series for Disney based on Carlos Hernandez’s novel

Dolph Lundgren confirms return for Aquaman sequel

Box Office: Marvel’s ‘Shang-Chi’ Opens to $8.8 Million in Thursday Previews

Letitia Wright injured after Stunt Rig Incident On ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’

‘WandaVision’ Spinoff Starring Kathryn Hahn in the Works at Disney Plus

Charlize Theron and KiKi Layne Return for ‘The Old Guard’ Sequel

‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ Wraps Filming with a release date of May 26th 2022

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 ‘Y: The Last Man’ axed by FX

Six years after landing at FX for development, the drama based on the beloved comic series was axed before it could even finish its first season.
Full story here

The Batman Gets Two Brand New Posters Ahead Of DC FanDome

Robert Pattinson’s dark knight and Paul Dano’s take on the Riddler

‘SEE’ post-apocalyptic drama returns for new season on  Apple TV+

“See” takes place in the distant future, after a deadly virus decimated humankind. Those who survived emerged blind. Jason Momoa stars as Baba Voss — the father of twins born centuries later with the mythic ability to see — who must protect his tribe against a powerful yet desperate queen who wants the twins destroyed. 

Disney+ has unveiled plans to launch Marvel Studios’ Hawkeye series with two episodes  on November 24. 
Watch the new trailer

Spy. Sister. Assassin. Hero. Marvel’s Black Widow, now streaming on Disney+.

‘Foundation’ Renewed For Season 2 By Apple 

Just two weeks after its season 1 premiere, Apple TV+ has renewed David S. Goyer’s global hit drama series Foundation for a second season.

‘Jungle Cruise’ Sequel In The Works At Disney

If you were a fan of the first one hopefully this won’t disappoint.
Once again starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Emily Blunt. Jaume Collet-Serra is also signed on return as director, while Michael Green is back to write the script.

I don’t know much else so far but
no official mention of Jack Whitehall yet, although his tweets hint that he will return.
 Marvel and Sony Pictures released the first 3 minute trailer for the much-anticipated sequel film “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” starring Tom Holland as the famous webslinger. The trailer however was leaked a day earlier ahead of the planned reveal at Las Vegas’ CinemaCon 2021. The trailer brings back a few other characters including Doctor Strange and also Doctor Octopus who appeared alongside Toby Maguire in Spiderman 2 back in 2004.

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Netflix has released the cast  of Jupiter’s Legacy which effectively means that they will not be making a second series.

However it’s not the last we’ll hear of Millarworld. Likely development of Supercrooks being discussed. Details will follow soon. 
                

Marvel adding to its slate with Armor Wars

Following the success of WandaVision, Falcon and the Winter Soldier and Loki, Marvel is continuing to build on its upcoming development slate for limited series as sources say Yassir Lester has been brought on to pen Armor Wars starring Don Cheadle, who will reprise his role of James Rhodes aka War Machine. Plot details are vague other then the question being raised, what would happen if Tony Starks technology fell into the wrong hands?

Recipe for an adventure fantasy

Sci-fi and fantasy news: Jungle Cruise reviewTake a large mixing bowl and pour in 10 grams of Indiana Jones, add half a cup of Romancing The Stone , a tablespoon of Baron Bomburst from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, a drop of The Mummy (1999 vintage). Mix thoroughly and bake for two years.

The result is Jungle Cruise. Try a slice with a side order of popcorn and Coke. I know it’s not quite the right genre but it’s fun and it is the school hols after all.

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Amazon Studios’ big-budget The Lord of the Rings TV series is leaving the franchise’s longtime home in New Zealand and moving production to the UK starting with the upcoming second season.

Zack Snyder To Direct Sci-fi Adventure Film “Rebel Moon” For Netflix

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When a peaceful colony on the edge of the galaxy finds itself threatened by the armies of the tyrannical Regent Balisarius, they dispatch a young woman with a mysterious past to seek out warriors from neighboring planets to help them take a stand.

The Good Place star Jameela Jamil is turning evil to join Marvel's She-Hulk series on Disney+. The site has confirmed other reports that Jamil will be playing Titania, a Marvel Comics villain who can certainly match She-Hulk's power. Marvel has declined to comment.

Blast from the past

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The Quatermass Experiment
BBC 1953
An experimental spacecraft returns to earth with two of its three-man crew missing and the third transforming into an alien creature. It’s up to Professor Quatermass to save London.
Created by Nigel Kneale and directed by Rudolf Cartier.

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Temuera Morrison surprised fans of Star Wars by returning to the franchise and bringing Boba Fett back to life in the second season of The Mandalorian reports Collider Now, we’re getting our own series starring Morrison and following Fett’s adventures with The Book of Boba Fett, Morrison has revealed that his new series will flashback to the original Star Wars films.

In the world of the Highlander films, there can be only one and Henry Cavill has his eyes on the title. Sources tell Deadline that the Man of Steel star is in talks for one of the lead roles in Lionsgate’s reboot of Highlander with John Wick director Chad Stahelski helming.

Sci-fi and fantasy news: Dwayne Johnson will voice krypto

Dwayne Johnson will voice Krypto the Super-Dog in DC’s upcoming animated movie, DC League of Super-Pets, according to a report by Deadline. The report also stated that Johnson will not only be voicing the superdog, but his production company, Seven Bucks Production, is producing the movie as well.

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An NFT of the late Chadwick Boseman create for the 93rd Academy Awards by Andre Oshea is being redesigned after sparking backlash online.
“I now recognize that Chadwick’s face is a triggering reminder of his death,, rather than his life.”

Quiz Time

Just for fun, can you identify the 12 films from the posters. Hover cursor over image to pause carousel. Answers on Review page