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Briefs : Obi-Wan trailer + casting, The Killer, Jackass series & more!

A whole lot of briefs today!

(L-R): Owen Lars (Joel Edgerton) and Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor) in Lucasfilm's OBI-WAN KENOBI, exclusively on Disney+. © 2022 Lucasfilm Ltd. & ™. All Rights Reserved.

“Incredible Hulk” and “Transporter” director Louis Letterier is expected to take over from Justin Lin as the director of “Fast X”.

 

Meg Ryan and David Duchovny are teaming for “What Happens Later”, a romantic-comedy about a couple that reunite decades after they first split up.

 

‘Red Hot Chilli Peppers’ member and “Back to the Future Part II” actor ‘Flea’ will have a role in Disney+’s “Obi-Wan Kenobi”.Meanwhile, a new trailer for the series has been released.

Tate Taylor is scripting a television series based on the 1991 film “The Prince of Tides”.

 

Actor Jeremy Strong will star in and produce a new series about Boeing 737 Max Planes.

 

Peter Landesman (“Concussion”) will direct an adaptation of Daniel Ammann’s biography “The King of Oil”.

 

Janelle Monae (“Moonlight”) will play Jazz Age icon, civil rights activist and freedom fighter Josephine Baker in the A24 TV series “De La Resistance”.

 

Viola Davis will be back as “Suicide Squad” employer Amanda Waller in a spin-off series for HBO Max.

 

John Woo will remake his classic actioner “The Killer” for Peacock.

 

Paramount is in talks with the “Jackass” crew to do a new series for Paramount+.

 

The trailers for “Weird : The Al Yankovic” story, “Interceptor” starring Elsa Pataky, “Don’t Worry Darling” starring Florence Pugh and Harry Styles, and – get this – “Sewer Gators” have been released.

 

Lady Gaga’s ‘Hold My Hand’, the love theme from “Top Gun : Maverick”, has been released ahead of the film’s May 27 premiere. In addition, the film’s soundtrack – which includes “Top Gun” original ‘Danger Zone’ by Kenny Loggins – is now available to pre-order.

 

Trailer : DC’s League of Super-Pets– a second trailer!

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