Universal Pictures seems to be persevering with its daring new tackle the studio’s secure of classic movie monsters. This time, the gang behind 21 Bounce Road is making what feels like a comedic monster-themed thriller. Per Deadline, which first broke the information, Phil Lord and Chris Miller – y’know, the Lego Film and Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse guys – are growing an as-yet untitled monster film for Common, together with Channing Tatum (Jupiter Ascending), who’s on board to star.
Though particulars concerning the story or which monster or monsters shall be featured aren’t being disclosed, Deadline is describing the venture as “a modern-day, tongue-in-cheek thriller impressed by Common’s traditional monster legacy.” Wes Tooke (Colony) is writing the script primarily based on a remedy by Reid Carolin (22 Bounce Road). Scawwy!
That is considered one of a number of initiatives being made to revive Common’s monster motion pictures. After director Leigh Whannell & Co. turned The Invisible Man into an enormous hit, the studio has gone headlong right into a creator-driven strategy over a shared continuity amongst movies. Common additionally has a Dracula film and a seemingly wildly reimagined model of Wolfman starring Ryan Gosling within the works, amongst different initiatives that really feel unlikely to result in a crossover movie (although, stranger crossovers have happened).
Subsequent, DC Comics is mirroring the conclusion of Nolan’s 2012 movie The Darkish Knight Rises and unveiling a big statue of Batman in Burbank, because of a partnership between the comics publishing big and tourism group Go to Burbank.
Primarily based on the long-lasting comedian guide hero and character design by DC’s chief artistic officer Jim Lee featured in Batman: Hush, the bronze statue commemorating the Caped Crusader was revealed Friday within the AMC Walkway in downtown Burbank. Digital sculptor Alejandro Pereira Ezcurra reimagined Lee’s design for the statue, which was crafted by the artisans at Burbank’s American Tremendous Arts Foundry and Fabrication.
Take a look at the seven-and-a-half-foot tall, 600-pound statue under:
Perhaps not the large bronze statue of Batman we deserve, however the big bronze statue we want. Oh, who’re we kidding? It is the large bronze statue of Batman we each want AND deserve!
The second season of Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist lastly has a premiere date. Followers rejoiced when NBC picked up the musical TV series for a second season in June, although we nonetheless needed to wait to seek out out when the present would grace the display as soon as once more.
That wait is now over — the present’s official Twitter handle confirmed immediately that the second collection will premiere on NBC at 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021.
The present revolves round Zoey Clarke (Jane Levy), a younger lady who, on the finish of Season 1 (spoilers!) is struggling to cope with the demise of her father whereas nonetheless listening to folks’s inside ideas expressed to her through tune. The present was a crucial success and picked up a fervent fanbase when it made its technique to digital.
Along with Levy, the forged consists of Skylar Astin, Alex Newell, John Clarence Stewart, and Mary Steenburgen. You possibly can atone for the primary season on Peacock earlier than Season 2’s premiere early subsequent 12 months.
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