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Briefs : Madame Web, Constantine, Clifford 2, Mario, New Gigs for Ricci, Ulrich, Affleck & more..

A round-up of who’s doing what with whom

“Yellowjackets” star Christina Ricci will play a supporting role in writer-director Michael Ryan’s “The Dresden Sun”. The cyberpunk indie “observes as a heist goes south when a brilliant, principled mercenary with a traumatic past works with an insider to steal a valued asset from Peredor Corporation called “the sphere.”” [More…]

 

Keanu Reeves is interested in reprising John Constantine for the DCEU.

 

Sandra Bullock has shut down a rumour that she’s playing Madame Web in the next “Spider-Man” in an upcoming movie.[More…]

 

Casey Affleck,Laurence Fishburne and Emily Beecham have joined the cast of Mikael Håfström sci-fi thriller “Slingshot”, “about an astronaut struggling to maintain his grip on reality aboard a possibly fatally compromised mission to Saturn’s moon, Titan.” [More….]

 

A new banner for Disney+’s “The Book of Boba Fett” has been released.

 

Skeet Ulrich will star in Mackenzie Munro’s “Salvation”; dramatic thriller tells of “a troubled foster child is given a final chance to make good when she is sent to live with a kind couple in rural Tennessee. She soon learns however that her foster family is not quite what they seem as she is drawn into their world of snake-handling worship where even holy people can do evil things.” Claire Forlani and Thomas Jane are amongst the supporting cast. [More…]

 

J. Michael Straczynski (“Babylon 5”) is attached to write the pilot for a new series based on William Forstchen’s bestselling John Matherson Trilogy, consisting of the books One Second After, One Year After and The Final Day. [More…]

 

A sequel to the surprise hit “Clifford the Big Red Dog” is in the works with the majority of the creative team expected to return. [More…]

 

Is Amazon developing a “Mass Effect” TV series? [More…]

 

Chris Pratt isn’t doing an Italian accent in the upcoming “Super Mario Bros”, Chris Meledandri, CEO of Illumination Entertainment and a producer, tells Too Fab. “All I can tell you is the voice that he’s doing for us, and Mario, is phenomenal. Yeah, I can’t wait for people to hear it.” Meanwhile, Scare reports that the film has simply been titled “Mario”.

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