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Priyanka Chopra set to soar with Marvel Falcon Anthony Mackie in new Hollywood action flick
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Priyanka Chopra set to soar with Marvel Falcon Anthony Mackie in new Hollywood action flick

Kevin Sullivan’s has roped in Priyanka Chopra and Anthony Mackie for his new film titled ‘Ending Things’ India’s own Priyanka Chopra-Jonas, now a Hollywood sensation, is flying high. And this time around, she has the Falcon for company. Priyanka has been cast opposite Anthony Mackie, best known for the Marvel role of Sam Wilson aka Falcon. The Marvel Cinematic Universe had Mackie soaring high, and with Kevin Sullivan signing him for his next outing titled Ending Things, hopes an astounding action thriller is high. Joining Mackie would be Priyanka Chopra. Priyanka, who had earlier been seen alongside Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss and Neil Patrick Harris in Lana Wachowski’s The Matrix Resurrections, will be excited big time about the new project she has been roped in for. Priyanka-Mackie film inspired by 1994 hit True Lies Said to be a film on the lines of the 1994 box office sensation True Lies, which had Arnold Schwarzenegger and…
Tom Cruise mega flicks Mission: Impossible 7 and 8, Top Gun: Maverick release dates put off
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Tom Cruise mega flicks Mission: Impossible 7 and 8, Top Gun: Maverick release dates put off

Pandemic situation forces delay in release of three Tom Cruise mega flicks The third wave of the pandemic is impacting Hollywood in a major way, with many major releases being suddenly pushed to the backburner. The coronavirus situation and the related Omicron scare have been keeping many productions on the tenterhooks. Among the mega releases that have been postponed to later dates include the much awaited Mission: Impossible franchises. Paramount Pictures and Skydance have been forced to set off the release dates of the two M:I flicks  – Mission: Impossible 7 and Mission: Impossible 8 – to later dates in 2023 and 2024, respectively. The Tom Cruise starrers have been upped anticipation in a major way among fans across the world but they are sure to be disappointed now. Fresh release dates set The delays occurring due to the pandemic have been attributed to the postponement.  Going by what we hear, the fresh release dates…
The Activist: Reality show or ‘reeling’ out activism to rake in profits?
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The Activist: Reality show or ‘reeling’ out activism to rake in profits?

The Activist teams up 6 activists with three high-profile public figures who will work together to bring meaningful change to one of three vitally important world causes – health, education, environment One thing that the Covid-19 pandemic enforced lockdown has set on an upward trend is the consumption of content on OTT platforms and shows based on the “Reality” concept. The demand has been exhilarating and the supply has been maintained equally, keeping up with the thirst of the consumers. However, the demand has been huge that everyone wants a piece of this market. This has resulted in some bizarre concepts being packaged as reality shows and aired for the world to watch. Be it showrunners putting men and women in a mansion and tasking them with not getting intimate in the “Too Hot to Handle” series or the insane number of dance shows being aired in India, things have been getting madder and more…
‘Stranger Things season 4 to premiere in 2022
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‘Stranger Things season 4 to premiere in 2022

‘Stranger Things’ is produced by Monkey Massacre Productions & 21 Laps Entertainment Netflix, on Friday, released the second teaser for the upcoming installment of the much-loved supernatural series, ‘Stranger Things’ which confirmed that Season 4 will debut in 2022, nearly two and a half years after the July 2019 release of Season 3.The new 30-second teaser features classic moments from the first three seasons of ‘Stranger Things’ mixed with quick snippets from Season 4 footage, including a glimpse of the new monster, an amusement park, and a creepy old clock. As per Deadline, the teaser also will air on Friday night during NBC’s Tokyo Olympics coverage.The first Season 4 trailer, which was released on February 14, 2020, teased fans with the return of David Harbour’s Hopper. The second trailer, released in May, hinted at the rumoured return of Dr. Martin Brenner, played by Matthew Modine.However, a month after ‘Stranger Things’ started production on season 4…
‘Hunger Games’ prequel film slated to start production in 2022
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‘Hunger Games’ prequel film slated to start production in 2022

Hunger Games’, which yielded a global box office collection of nearly USD 3 billion across four previous films The prequel film for Lionsgate’s ‘Hunger Games’, which will be based on Susan Collins’ novel ‘The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes’ is currently slated to start production in the first half of 2022.According to Deadline, this update came from Lionsgate motion picture group chairman, Joe Drake, during the company’s quarterly earnings call with Wall Street analysts. He revealed that the tentpole film is targeted for release in either late fiscal 2023 or early 2024. It’s “moving along really, really well” in pre-production, Drake said.While financial results largely met expectations, the overall scenario was not especially scintillating for the company.Drake was questioned about the landscape for theatrical film releases, a hot topic for movie executives coping with COVID-19 variants and new waves of uncertainty about distribution models.He highlighted the potency of “big brands” at the box office, which…
‘Days of Our Lives’ actor Jay Pickett dies at 60 on a movie set
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‘Days of Our Lives’ actor Jay Pickett dies at 60 on a movie set

Jay Pickett was raised in Caldwell, Idaho & He has attended Boise State University and UCLA Hollywood’s rugged star, Jay Pickett, known for his work on the daytime soap operas ‘Days of Our Lives’, ‘Port Charles’ and ‘General Hospital’, died unexpectedly on Friday at the age of 60, while filming for ‘Treasure Valley’ in his home state of Idaho.Pickett’s death was confirmed on Facebook by Jim Heffel, his co-star and fellow producer on ‘Treasure Valley’, co-produced alongside Travis Mills. In the film, the actor was portraying a cowboy in search of his long-lost daughter, which he also wrote. “Yesterday I lost a good friend and the world lost a great person. Jay Pickett decided to ride off into the Heavens. Jay died sitting on a horse ready to rope a steer in the movie Treasure Valley in Idaho. The way of a true cowboy,’ Heffel said of Pickett, in the post.Mills also shared a tribute…
‘Schitt’s Creek’ actor Annie Murphy bags role in ‘Witness Protection’
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‘Schitt’s Creek’ actor Annie Murphy bags role in ‘Witness Protection’

Annie Murphy had won Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series at the Emmys last year After tickling our funny bone with her role in popular sitcom ‘Schitt’s Creek’, actor Annie Murphy is all set to star in ‘Witness Protection’.Murphy will also executive produce the project. According to Deadline, ‘Witness Protection’ revolves around a woman who has always defined herself by her romantic relationships, but when she is forced to enter witness protection, she must try to figure out who she really is for the first time while maintaining her cover and keeping the criminals at bay.Murphy even took to her Instagram account to express her excitement on reuniting with scribes Rupinder Gill and David West Read of the Emmy-winning ‘Schitt’s Creek’, who will write and executive produce the feature. EXCLUSIVE: #SchittsCreek Emmy winning star Annie Murphy (@annefrances) is set to star and executive produce 'Witness Protection' for MRC Film’s female-driven comedy label, led by…
Season 13 trailer for ‘Doctor Who’ unveiled at a comic-con panel
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Season 13 trailer for ‘Doctor Who’ unveiled at a comic-con panel

The production for Season 13 of ‘Doctor Who’ is still ongoing, but episodes are expected to arrive this year Fans of the popular long-running sci-fi series ‘Doctor Who’ received a treat at [email protected], as a panel presentation on the show was accompanied by the release of its Season 13 trailer.According to Deadline, the panel featured Jodie Whittaker as the Doctor, Mandip Gill as Yasmin Khan, and new companion John Bishop, who was announced at the end of the holiday special. He replaced previous companions Ryan (Tosin Cole) and Graham O’Brien (Bradley Walsh). The trailer also featured the first look at guest star Jacob Anderson as Vinder. It picked up from the end of ‘Revolution of the Daleks’.The three stars joined showrunner and executive producer Chris Chibnall to preview this year’s storyline in the show, which airs on BBC America.Bishop said, “If I could tell my younger self that one day I would be asked to…
Dwayne Johnson announces shoot wrap-up for ‘Black Adam’
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Dwayne Johnson announces shoot wrap-up for ‘Black Adam’

Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia and Hiram Garcia of Seven Bucks Productions are producing the film Hollywood star Dwayne Johnson, who waited a long time to play ‘Black Adam’ on-screen, announced on Friday that the shoot for the DC film is finally over.He shared a tweet announcing the news that read, “That a wrap on BLACK ADAM Incredible journey. Hardest undertaking of my entire career physically & mentally. Worth every second. Boundless gratitude to my 1,000+ crew members, actors, and director, Jaume Collet-Serra. The hierarchy of power in DC Universe is changing.”Like most projects, production on ‘Black Adam’ was delayed due to the pandemic. According to Deadline, the story of the movie tells how thousands of years before Billy Batson became Captain Marvel, the wizard Shazam selected another person for the role. 'Black Adam' officially wraps production, per @TheRock ⚡️🎬'Hardest undertaking of my entire career physically & mentally. Worth every second' pic.twitter.com/i3RKws1hyF— Fandom (@getFANDOM) July 16,…
Google Meet group video calls are now limited to 60 minutes for free users
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Google Meet group video calls are now limited to 60 minutes for free users

Google Meet users with personal accounts have been able to take advantage of group calls on the platform without a time limit Tech giant Google has brought an end to its unlimited group video calls in Meet for free Gmail accounts. Now users with free accounts logging on to the service will have group calls capped at an hour rather than the previous 24-hour meeting duration. As per Mashable, Google Meet calls with three or more participants, any group video conference, basically, is now limited to 60 minutes for free users with personal Gmail accounts. In view of the pandemic, Google had lifted this cap back in September 2020 but has now decided to reinstate it. Over the past year, free Google Meet users with personal accounts have been able to take advantage of group calls on the platform without a time limit. Google now noted that this is no longer the case as of…
Harvey Weinstein trial can start within four months: Report
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Harvey Weinstein trial can start within four months: Report

Harvey Weinstein, who is 69 years old, faces 11 sexual assault charges in Los Angeles involving five women American film producer Harvey Weinstein, who was accused of sexual misconduct, will be brought to trial within four months by the Los Angeles Country District Office.Harvey Weinstein, who is still in prison in upstate New York, has been fighting his extradition since April. According to Variety, a judge in Buffalo, N.Y., gave approval on June 15 to move Weinstein to Los Angeles, with the transfer expected sometime in July. But, Weinstein’s lawyers have continued to pursue their objections for the same, this time in Los Angeles. The producer’s lawyers have said in a petition last month that Weinstein is suffering from a severe cataract in his right eye and an active lesion in his left eye, and that in order to avoid going blind, he needs treatment that could take six to nine months.They have also asked…
Alia Bhatt signs with WME talent agency
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Alia Bhatt signs with WME talent agency

Alia Bhatt has ‘Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani’, ‘Baiju Bawra’ and ‘Takht’ in the pipeline Seems like Bollywood actor Alia Bhatt is eyeing opportunities in the Hollywood industry. The ‘Gully Boy’ star has recently signed a contract with one of the leading international talent management agencies, William Morris Agency (WME).As per Deadline, the actor has signed with William Morris Agency in all areas as she is planning to go big by spreading her wings internationally. WME is one of the longest-running talent agencies, which manages sports, events, media and fashion. The agency had also signed actor Freida Pinto, who went on to act in ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ and ‘Immortals’.Alia Bhatt, the daughter of filmmaker-producer Mahesh Bhatt and actor Soni Razdan, has won four Filmfare Awards in a career that began as a child actor. Most recently she took her third Best Actress award for ‘Gully Boy’, which also became India’s…
Director Destin Daniel Cretton excited to bring Shang-Chi’s story to the big screen
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Director Destin Daniel Cretton excited to bring Shang-Chi’s story to the big screen

Destin Daniel Cretton said he cannot wait to unveil the whole story on the big screen After releasing the brand new trailer of Marvel’s ‘Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings’ starring Simu Liu as its first Asian superhero on Thursday, director Destin Daniel Cretton said he cannot wait to unveil the whole story on the big screen.The thrilling, brand-new trailer for Marvel Studios’ ‘Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings’, features Shang-Chi (Simu Liu), a young Super Hero whose journey of self-discovery unfolds in this never-before-seen origin story. Destin Daniel Cretton, the film’s director and one of the writers, shared that he is excited to bring Shang-Chi’s story to the big screen.“Shang-Chi’s main problem in his life is rooted in not knowing who he really is,” said Cretton.Cretton added, “He has to learn how to own every part of himself. If he doesn’t allow himself to look at all of it–the good,…
SAG Awards sets date for 2022 ceremony
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SAG Awards sets date for 2022 ceremony

Nominations for the 28th Annual SAG Awards will be announced on January 12, 2022 A year after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards to change its format to virtual with a pre-recorded hourlong special, the awards season staple honouring the best of film and TV will be returning to business as usual.The 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will take place next year on February 27, 2022, reported Variety. This was the date originally reserved for the 94th Academy Awards, but with the Oscars moving to March 27, the SAG Awards will now fill that date.The show will return to a two-hour telecast and be simulcast live on both TNT and TBS at 8 pm ET, the award ceremony’s organisers confirmed. This past year, a pre-taped, hour-long event took place on April 4 due to the health crisis. SAG Awards Sets Date for 2022 Ceremony, Which Will Return to a Live,…
Jennifer Lopez to star in Netflix’s sci-fi thriller ‘Atlas’
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Jennifer Lopez to star in Netflix’s sci-fi thriller ‘Atlas’

Jennifer Lopez will be seen next in the Universal rom-com ‘Marry Me’ opposite Owen Wilson After signing her recent first-look deal with Netflix, American singer and actor Jennifer Lopez is already busy building up that development slate as sources tell that she is set to star and produce in the Netflix sci-fi thriller ‘Atlas’ with Rampage Brad Peyton directing the movie.According to Deadline, Aron Eli Coleite is writing the most recent draft of the script based on Leo Sardarian’s original script. Joby Harold and Tory Tunnell will produce for Safehouse Pictures along with Peyton and Jeff Fierson for ASAP Entertainment as well as Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas and Benny Medina joining Jennifer Lopez to produce through Nuyorican Productions. Courtney Baxter will executively produce with Matt Schwartz co-producing. The film follows Atlas, a woman fighting for humanity in a future where an AI soldier has determined the only way for ending war is to end humanity. To outthink this…
Jessica Henwick will be seen in Netflix’s upcoming ‘Knives Out 2’
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Jessica Henwick will be seen in Netflix’s upcoming ‘Knives Out 2’

The original 'Knives Out' starred Craig, Chris Evans, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ana de Armas, Christopher Plummer, Michael Shannon, and Toni Collette, among many others.
Sheryl Underwood to host 48th annual Daytime Emmy Awards
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Sheryl Underwood to host 48th annual Daytime Emmy Awards

Sheryl Underwood will be hosting the trophy show fifth time as she will preside over the 48th annual ceremony on June 25 in Los Angeles ‘The Talk’ co-host Sheryl Underwood is all set to host the 48th annual Daytime Emmy Awards on June 25 in Los Angeles, Deadline confirmed.The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced on Tuesday, that Sheryl Underwood will be hosting the trophy show fifth time as she will preside over the 48th annual ceremony on June 25 in Los Angeles. The 57-year-old had co-hosted last year’s virtual show that aired on CBS with former ‘The Talk’ show co-host Sharon Osborne, Eve, Carrie Ann Inaba and Marie Osmond.As per reports, more than 40 categories will be given out during the broadcast and on social media after NATAs divided its annual awards for the best in television. [email protected] is your 48th annual #DaytimeEmmys host! https://t.co/U6XRY8Bqv2— Entertainment Tonight (@etnow) June 8, 2021 The…
Gabrielle Union set to star in ‘The Inspection’
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Gabrielle Union set to star in ‘The Inspection’

Gabrielle Union and Jeremy Pope will star in the A24 movie ‘The Inspection’ Gabrielle Union and Jeremy Pope will star in the A24 movie ‘The Inspection’, based on the life of filmmaker and Marine Corps veteran Elegance Bratton.As per Variety, Bratton is writing the screenplay and directing the film in his feature debut. It will begin shooting later this summer. Pope will portray a young gay man who enlists in the Marines. Union will play the mother whose approval he seeks.Bratton began making films as a US Marine after spending a decade homeless because he was kicked out of his house for being gay. He recently won an Independent Spirit Award for his documentary ‘Pier Kids’, and has previously directed the short films ‘Walk for Me’ and ‘Buck’. Jeremy Pope (@jrmypope) & Gabrielle Union (@itsgabrielleu) have been set to star in 'The Inspection', a drama that will mark the narrative feature-film debut of filmmaker &…
Glenn Close joins the cast of ‘Brothers’
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Glenn Close joins the cast of ‘Brothers’

Glenn Close is set to join actors Josh Brolin and Peter Dinklage in the upcoming film titled ‘Brothers Hollywood actor Glenn Close is set to join actors Josh Brolin and Peter Dinklage in the upcoming film titled ‘Brothers’, which will be directed by Max Barbakow.According to Deadline, with a script written by Macon Blair and Etan Cohen for ‘Brothers’, the movie will be produced by Mad Chance’s Andrew Lazar alongside Brolin and Dinklage. Close is coming off her eighth Oscar nomination, for best-supporting actress in Netflix‘s ‘Hillbilly Eligy’. She will be seen next in the Apple TV+ original film ‘Swan Song’. [email protected] has closed a deal for Glenn Close to join Josh Brolin and Peter Dinklage in the comedy film #Brothers. And we'll take the laughs thank you very much. https://t.co/Ic6ywjReCV— TheWrap (@TheWrap) June 3, 2021 Barbakow most recently directed ‘Palm Springs’ starring Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti, which broke the record for the largest…
Donnie Yen joins the cast of Lionsgate’s ‘John Wick 4’
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Donnie Yen joins the cast of Lionsgate’s ‘John Wick 4’

Donnie Yen will play an old friend of Reeves’ super-assassin John Wick, who shares his same history and many of the same enemies Lionsgate’s upcoming ‘John Wick 4’ has roped in martial arts legend, actor-producer Donnie Yen to the Keanu Reeves-starrer action film.The ‘Rogue One’ actor will play an old friend of Reeves’ super-assassin John Wick, who shares his same history and many of the same enemies, reported People Magazine. “We are very lucky to have Donnie Yen join the franchise. I am looking forward to working with him in this exciting new role,” ‘John Wick 4’ director Chad Stahelski said in a statement.The expanding ‘John Wick’ franchise also has a spin-off TV show, ‘The Continental’, and a spin-off film centred on a female assassin, ‘Ballerina’, in the works, along with an already-announced fifth installment. EXCLUSIVE: Donnie Yen (@DonnieYenCT) has been set to star with Keanu Reeves in John Wick 4 (#JohnWick) for @Lionsgate https://t.co/BJvIVPKoHs—…
It’s a wrap for Chris Hemsworth’s ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’
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It’s a wrap for Chris Hemsworth’s ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’

Thor: Love And Thunder’, which was being filmed in Australia, will release in May 2022 Hollywood star Chris Hemsworth has finished shooting for the upcoming project, titled ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’.Taking to his Instagram account, Hemsworth posted a picture with the Oscar-winning filmmaker Taika Waititi from the sets and shared his excitement about the film. “That’s a wrap on Thor Love and Thunder, it’s also national don’t flex day so I thought this super relaxed photo was appropriate. The film is gonna be bats*”t crazy off the wall funny and might also pull a heart string or two. Lots of love, lots of thunder,” he wrote.“Thank you to all the cast and crew who made this another incredible Marvel journey. Buckle in, get ready and see ya in cinemas!! @taikawaititi @marvelstudios @jasinboland,” Hemsworth wrote. Director Waititi also revealed a few details about the film on his Instagram account. Chris Hemsworth's #Thor is dressed to sweat…
Roland Emmerich’s sci-fi movie ‘Moonfall’ finally gets a release date
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Roland Emmerich’s sci-fi movie ‘Moonfall’ finally gets a release date

In ‘Moonfall’, a mysterious force knocks the moon from its orbit around Earth and sends it hurtling on a collision course with life as we know it American film production and distribution studio Lionsgate, on Wednesday announced that Roland Emmerich’s much-awaited sci-fi film ‘Moonfall’ will finally be releasing on February 4, 2022.According to Deadline, Lionsgate acquired the film’s North American rights in late 2019 after a high-profile sales launch at Cannes where Centropolis, AGC and CAA sold out on the project worldwide. Production was about to go underway in Canada when COVID-19 hit, causing months of delays. The shoot eventually began in October in Montreal.The big-canvas film, which has a reported budget of USD 140 million and is also the biggest-budget “independent” movie to be shot in years, stars Halle Berry, Patrick Wilson, John Bradley, Michael Pena, Charlie Plummer, Kelly Yu, Eme Ikwuakor, Carolina Bartczak and Donald Sutherland. ROLAND EMMERICH'S Disaster Movie MOONFALL Set for…
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