Scott Cawthon has high hopes for the film adaptation of Five Nights at Freddy’s. Margot Robbie confirms her Tank Girl movie is on hold. Thor: Love and Thunder could feel like the next Avengers movie thanks to its cast. China-Anne McClain discusses the end of Black Lightning. Plus, what’s to come on the Walking Dead spinoffs. To me, my Spoilers!
One Night in Compton
Though details on the plot are not available, THR reports Rohan Blair-Mangat (Quibi’s Centrepiece With Maurice Harris) is attached to direct One Night in Compton, a “sci-fi action” movie for Paramount Players. Kenya Barris (Black-ish) is said to be producing the project, based on a script by Stanley Kalu.
Five Nights at Freddy’s
In an informative new Reddit post, Five Nights at Freddy’s creator Scott Cawthon revealed Blumhouse’s long-awaited film adaptation shoots this spring, noting the final script will utilise “the best pieces from all the previous screenplays.” At the link, Cawthon details each of the ten previous script drafts, critiquing the “problems” of each — including one described as “too much” of an “after-school adventure” and another derided as “plushies take Manhattan.” Click through to have a look.
Thor: Love and Thunder
According to an anonymous “insider” who spoke with THR, Thor: Love and Thunder will have “an Avengers 5 feel,” due to its expansive cast.
Michael Giacchino confirmed he will indeed return to score Spider-Man 3, with a celebratory picture of Tom Holland (or a stunt actor in Holland’s Spider-Suit) doubly-masked up on set.
Happy to be heading home again!
— Michael Giacchino (@m_giacchino) November 21, 2020
Set photos from the Resident Evil reboot include a S.T.A.R.S. helicopter and an exterior of Spencer Mansion still under construction.
Our First Look at what appears to be the Spencer Mansion + NEW photos of S.T.A.R.S. helicopter from the upcoming #ResidentEvil Movie Reboot! ????????????♂️#ResidentEvilMovie #ResidentEvilReboot pic.twitter.com/ULNsAbk1fQ
— RESIDENCE of EVIL (@ROEnetwork) November 19, 2020
In the trailer for Slate, a stand-in on a Kung Fu movie enters a parallel world where she becomes the project’s heroine in real life.
In a recent Instagram video, a visibly upset China-Anne McClain reveals she had already planned to leave Black Lightning in season four “for reasons” she “doesn’t want to get into.” In light of the series’ recently announced cancelation, McClain will only appear “in a certain number of episodes” as she focuses on “doing God’s work now.”
Imogen Waterhouse directs “She Is Not a God,” the December 6 episode of The Outpost.
Tobin’s (Aaron Fontaine) secret is revealed to Gwynn (Imogen Waterhouse). Talon (Jessica Green) learns of a long-lost deadly power. Meanwhile, two groups hunt for Yavalla (Jaye Griffiths) – one group in hopes to find a cure and the other trying to kill. Jake Stormoen, Reece Ritchie, Anand Desai-Barochia, Izuka Hoyle, Adam Johnson and Georgia May Foote also star. The episode was written by Jason Faller & Kynan Griffin and directed by Imogen Waterhouse (#3A09).
A freak accident prompts Ben and Gina to investigate the server’s latest victims in the synopsis for the seventh episode of neXt.
LeBlanc and Shea discover Ted’s plan for the NEXT server and race to intervene before it is too late. Meanwhile, Ben and Gina investigate NEXT’s latest victims, Congresswoman Elenor Beatty (guest star Karin Anglin) and reporter Harrison Cole (guest star Carl Clemons-Hopkins), after a freak accident occurs, and Shea reaches her breaking point.
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