‘Star Trek: Prodigy’ Renewed for Season 2 on Paramount+
Season 3 of The Mandalorian from Disney+ is now filming.
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
News Snippets and Mini Reviews
Santa Inc official trailer released.
HBO Max has released the official trailer, key art and first look images from the upcoming Max Original adult stop-motion animated series SANTA INC. In this series from Seth Rogen and Sarah Silverman, intrepid elf Candy Smalls (Silverman) will do anything to be named as the first female Santa – even if she has to fight like a man to get it.
All eight episodes of the series debuts THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2.
Blade Runner TV series is in production says Ridley Scott
Ridley Scott has confirmed that he will be writing a TV series based on the Blade Runner films.
Speaking on BBC Today about upcoming projects, Scott said: “We’re already into writing the pilot for Blade Runner”. He continued, “We’re presenting Blade Runner as a TV show, which will probably be 10 hours. Alien is a similar thing. Alien is now being written for pilot, but you also have to write out the history. If it’s eight hours or 10 hours, you have to write out the bible of what happens in those 10 hours.”
The New Zealand-based visual effects studio co-founded by Sir Peter Jackson has been sold for $1.6bn (£1.2bn).
Digital, which has worked on films including Lord of the Rings and Avatar, is being bought by video games software company Unity.
Unity’s technology is behind games such as Pokémon Go and Call of Duty: Mobile.
Production on “Rogue Squadron,” the new “Star Wars” is delayed. The film was scheduled to begin production next year, but it has been delayed which will impact on the film’s targeted release date of Dec 2023.
“Rogue Squadron” is the first planned big-screen outing for Star Wars franchise since Disney and Lucasfilm wrapped up the Skywalker clan’s nine-film saga with 2019’s “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.” Since that then Lucasfilm has concentrated on developing its “Star Wars” streaming offerings with the Disney+ series “The Mandalorian” and an upcoming series that will see Ewan McGregor return in the iconic role of Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi. The streamer will debut “Book of Boba Fett” in December.
Take a look at the latest teaser for Stranger Things Season 4 has been released, it reveals that the upcoming season will be set in California.
Stranger Things Season 4 will debut in 2022
The Weeping Angels regarded by many as the most menacing of the Doctor’s enemies cause havoc in one creepy village in Doctor Who: Flux‘s fourth episode. ‘The Village of the Angels’, airing on November 21.
The official synopsis says: “Devon, November 1967. A little girl has gone missing. Professor Eustacius Jericho is conducting psychic experiments. And in the village graveyard, there is one gravestone too many. Why is Medderton known as ‘The Cursed Village’? And what do the Weeping Angels want?”
Disney’s highly anticipated Black Panther sequel, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, will be temporarily shutting down production due to the injuries that star Letitia Wright sustained earlier this year, according to The Hollywood Reporter . It was reported back in August that Wright was shooting a sequence involving a stunt rig, while on location in Boston. At the time, it was said that the injuries were minor and would not slow production down but the situation appears to have changed. Sci-fantasy wishes Letitia a speedy return to full fitness.
Chris Platt to voice Garfield in new movie
Chris Pratt is to voice the lasagne loving cat ‘Garfield’ in the new cartoon Movie. The still untitled movie will be written by David Reynolds (Finding Nemo) and directed by Mark Dindal (Emperors New Groove & Chicken Little).
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.
Sci-fi and fantasy news
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
Take 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.
Sci-fi and fantasy news:
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
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.
Blast from the past
The Quatermass Experiment
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.
Sci-fi and fantasy news:
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.
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.
Sci-fi and fantasy news:
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.”
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