Jordan Peele is hard at work on another horror film and may have a classic Walking Dead actor along for the ride. Looney Tunes are having some fun with us hyping the new Space Jam trailer. Plus updates from Warner Bros’ Supergirl film, Powerpuff Girls, and Chucky. Spoilers helping you into the weekend right this way…
Untitled Jordan Peele Horror Movie
You can immediately feel the work that went into making Amazon’s new animated Invincible series feel like a tonally-accurate adaptation of the source material that highlights the show’s stellar cast. But the show arrives at a time when stories like the original comic and other narratives it drew inspiration from have...Read more
Deadline also reports Stephen Graham and Andrea Riseborough have been cast as Mr. and Mrs. Wormwood in the upcoming musical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Matilda. Sindhu Vee has additionally been cast in a currently undisclosed role.
Space Jam: A New Legacy
According to the Road Runner, the film’s first trailer arrives this Saturday.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
As part of an April Fool’s joke, Bruce Campbell once again teased his involvement in the upcoming Doctor Strange sequel.
Oops. This slipped. pic.twitter.com/VUG8i5eB8Y
— Bruce Campbell (@GroovyBruce) April 1, 2021
Fan site Redanian Intelligence noticed Henry Cavill’s hair designer posted that production on season two of the Netflix adaptation is officially a wrap. Netflix confirmed it this morning.
That's a wrap on Season 2! The White Wolf awaits you back on The Continent. pic.twitter.com/SqrAbeelob
— The Witcher (@witchernetflix) April 2, 2021
It takes work to toss a coin to a Witcher! Netflix has debuted a trailer for its new behind-the-scenes documentary special for season one of The Witcher. It will show fans how the cast and crew created the looks, fights, and CGI for Geralt of Rivia’s world.Read more
In the Earth
Ben Wheatley’s In the Earth will now reach theatres a week early on April 16.
An organ dealer navigates the post-apocalypse in the trailer for Scavenger, a Mad Max-inspired action film from Argentina.
The Powerpuff Girls
TV Line reports Nicholas Podany (Hart of Dixie) has joined the cast of Diablo Cody’s Powerpuff Girls as Mojo Jojo’s son, Joseph “Jojo” Mondel, Jr. Described as a “nerdy, power-hungry” and “insecure kid” Jojo, Jr. is “obsessed with Townsville’s pint-sized superheroes, despite his father being their sworn enemy.” However, now that he’s older, Jr. “finds his sweetness and rage in constant battle” — whatever that means.
A teaser from Don Mancini confirms the premiere episode of Syfy’s Child’s Play television series — titled “Death By Misadventure” — is now filming.
This is no April Fools’ joke. #CHUCKY the series is officially in production and coming to @USA_Network and @SYFY this fall. If you can’t wait that long…catch the Chucky movie marathon airing ALL DAY today on SYFY! pic.twitter.com/GXhBN4TPvH
— Don Mancini (@RealDonMancini) April 1, 2021
Legends of Tomorrow
Additionally, a new Morgan Faust-penned episode of Legends of Tomorrow has entered production titled “Silence of the Sonograms.”
— LoT Writers Room (@LoTWritersRoom) April 1, 2021
Finally, “the team investigate a group of teenagers using alien Debris to kill the elderly” in the trailer for “Supernova” — next week’s episode.
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