Briefs : Jar Jar returns, Snake Eyes, Venus & Serena cast, Beta Ray Bill rumors

New claims suggest controversial prequels fixture Jar Jar Binks will appear alongside Ewan McGregor in the upcoming “Kenobi” series for Disney+. The grizzled jedi reportedly “crosses paths” with his old Gungan friend, now donning a beard (!). [More…]

Saniyya Sidney and Demi Singleton have been cast as young Venus and Serena Williams, respectively, in the Will Smith starring “King Richard”. Aunjanue Ellis has also been enlisted, she’s playing Brandi Williams. [More…]

“Back to the Future” helmer Robert Zemeckis is in talks to helm Warner Bros’ “Ares”. The pic follows an astronaut who survives his space capsule’s crash landing in an African desert but begins to suspect his mission was in service of a conspiracy that hides a a secret with world-changing ramifications. [More…]

Production is underway on “Snake Eyes”, the “G.I Joe” prequel that introduces audiences to the fan-favourite character from the toy line, as played by Henry Golding. [More…]

Two more original “Saved by the Bell” players are expected to reprise their roles for the Peacock revival. [More…]

Fan-fave Beta Ray Bill is reportedly making his bigscreen debut in “Thor : Love and Thunder”. Is this the role Christian Bale has signed to play? [More…]

New TV series based on the films “Parasite”, “Last of the Mohicans” and “Night School” are in the works. [More…]

“Saturday Night Live” writers Mikey Day and Streeter Seidell are penning a remake of ’80s sci-fi adventure film “Space Camp”. John Rickard is producing. [More…]

”Ex Machina”, the sci-fi comic book written by Brian K. Vaughan, is heading to the big screen. “Seberg” writers Anna Waterhouse and Joe Shrapnel have been tapped to write the film. [More…]

One of the original “Grey’s Anatomy” players has decided to pack his bags. Surprisingly, his last episode has already aired. [More…]

The trailer for Sony’s “Morbius” movie will apparently arrive on the morning of January 13. [More…]

A new TV series based on YA series “Willa of the Wood” is in the works with Amy Adams producing. [More…]

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