Josh Gad is ruling himself out of another Disney live-action role. Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are teaming up for an animated movie about the monster hunting gig economy. The next DC animated movie sets up a stellar cast. Plus, what’s to come on Vagrant Queen and Supergirl, a glimpse of The 100‘s final opening credits, and Hush descends on Batwoman. Spoilers now!
The Aliens Are Stealing Our Weed
Variety reports Gina Rodriguez is attached to star in The Aliens Are Stealing Our Weed, an upcoming sci-fi/comedy from The Eternals screenwriter, Ryan Firpo. As the title suggests, the story concerns “two hapless pot growers” named Candice (Rodriguez) and Izzy who “uncover an alien conspiracy to steal the planet’s marijuana supply” after “their entire crop of weed inexplicably goes missing.”
Variety also has word Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg will produce an animated film based on the popular scripted podcast, Bubble, in which “a small band of monster killers struggle to make ends meet and find love in a nightmarish version of the gig economy.” Series creator Jordan Morris is attached to write the script.
Superman: Man of Tomorrow
According to Entertainment Weekly, the voice cast of DC’s latest animated film includes Darren Criss as Superman, Alexandria Daddario as Lois Lane, Zachary Quinto as Lex Luthor, Ryan Hurst as Lobo, Brett Dalton as Parasite, Ike Amadi as Martian Manhunter, Neil Flynn as Jonathan Kent, and Bellamy Young as Martha Kent.
Lionsgate has greenlit Rapture, a new film from Antebellum directors Gerard Bush and Christopher Renz in which a family “torn apart by warring beliefs must come together to unravel the mystery around the sudden vanishing of the global population — before it’s too late.” [Deadline]
The New Mutants
The latest issue of Cinefex includes several images from The New Mutants — including one of Magick fighting the Demon Bear in limbo! The below scans come courtesy of New Mutants Updates.
The Candy Witch
Ghost hunters investigate a witch who somehow murders people with cotton candy, chocolates, and lollipops in the trailer for The Candy Witch, coming to DVD and Digital June 10.
Snowpiercer, the Great Ark Train, has kept the last remnants of humanity alive for almost seven years. A rigid class system maintains order, with First Class holding power over workers, while a condemned Prison Class struggles to survive in the Tail. Now, a grisly murder is stoking class division, so Melanie Cavill (Jennifer Connelly), the powerful head of hospitality, deputises a dangerous rebel to help solve the killing — Andre Layton (Daveed Diggs), the world’s only surviving homicide detective.
Prepare to Brace
Layton (Daveed Diggs) uses his new position as train detective to investigate the murder while gathering intel for the revolution on the side. Meanwhile, Melanie (Jennifer Connelly) faces a resource crisis, with potentially drastic consequences for the entire train.
Ryn takes on Tia in “an undersea battle between mermaid tribes” in the synopsis for “The Toll of the Sea,” the third season finale of Siren.
In an effort to save Hope, Ryn and Ben confront Tia in an undersea battle between the mermaid tribes. Maddie and Robb work to find a cure for Xander, while Helen and the hybrids help restore order. Ted struggles to accept Ben’s reality.
The team becomes embroiled in a murder mystery in the synopsis for “No Clue,” the May 22 episode of Vagrant Queen.
Adrift in space, the team find themselves in the middle of a very strange murder mystery.
The CW has released the opening titles of The 100‘s final season.
Jamie rescues Claire from kidnappers in the trailer for “Never My Love,” next week’s season finale of Outlander.
Rama Khan returns in the trailer for “Missing Link,” next week’s episode of Supergirl.
Finally, Hush debuts in the trailer for next week’s episode of Batwoman, “A Secret Kept From All the Rest.”
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