The Ghost in the Shell movie has a new composer. Could there really be a sequel to Immortals happening? Lin Manuel Miranda discusses the Rock’s big musical moment in Moana. Plus, new looks at Netflix’s Series of Unfortunate Events show and new footage from A Monster Calls and Underworld: Blood Wars. Spoilers now!
Steve Carell is in talks to star in the adaptation of the popular crafting game, just one part of the film’s planned ensemble. [Variety]
A sequel to Tarsem Singh’s 2011 mythological blockbuster is currently on Relativity Media’s upcoming release slate. [Screen Daily]
Ghost in the Shell
Clint Mansell has been tapped to provide the score for the film. [Collider]
Lin Manuel Miranda discusses the creation of the Rock’s big musical number in the film, “You’re Welcome”.
Underworld: Blood Wars
The cast and crew discuss the evolution of Selene in this brief new featurette.
A Monster Calls
Speaking of featurettes, here’s one discussing the journey of Connor in the film.
British tabloid the Mirror claims sources have told them that, due to flagging merchandise sales, season 11 — the first under new showrunner Chris Chibnall — will be a total “clean slate” with both Peter Capaldi and incoming companion Pearl Mackie departing the show at the end of 2017, to be replaced by a “younger Doctor” á la David Tennant, and a new female companion.
Brooke Shields is set to guest star as the excellently-named Dr Scarlett Lovin, “a television doctor in the vein of Dr Oz who also happens to be the idol of the Chanels”. [EW]
A Series of Unfortunate Events
Daniel Handler and Neil Patrick Harris have shared new images from the show on Twitter ahead of a new trailer on Thursday.
Here’s a new trailer, announcing a January 12 return for season two.
Additional reporting by Gordon Jackson. Banner art by Jim Cooke.