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Briefs : Ortega for Marvel, Mission moves, Spider-Man reunion, McDermott joins F.B.I & more!

A round-up of what’s happening in entertainment

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Paramount Pictures have pushed the release dates of the next two “Mission : Impossible” films – again. “After thoughtful consideration, Paramount Pictures and Skydance have decided to postpone the release dates for Mission: Impossible 7 & 8 in response to delays due to the ongoing pandemic,” the companies said. “The new release dates will be July 14, 2023, and June 28, 2024, respectively. We look forward to providing moviegoers with an unparalleled theatrical experience.” “M:I 7” was originally due out September 30. [More…]

 

Following the success of “Spider-Man : No Way Home”, Sony are reportedly trying to unite Tom Holland, Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield for another Spidey team-up movie.

 

 

Dylan McDermott (“The Practice”, “American Horror Story”) is the new lead of CBS’ “FBI : Most Wanted” following Julian McMahon’s departure from the Dick Wolf drama. Aussie McMahon departed his post after three seasons. [More…]

 

SyFy has ordered Dean Devlin’s “The Ark” series. The network has commissioned twelve episodes of the series, which begins production in March in Serbia. [More…]

 

Foo Fighters horror movie “Studio 666”, featuring Dave Grohl, Nate Mendel, Pat Smear, Taylor Hawkins, Chris Shiflett, Rami Jaffee, Whitney Cummings, Leslie Grossman, Will Forte, Jenna Ortega and Jeff Garlin, will be released in Australian Cinemas Feb 24.

 

“Scream” scene-stealer Jenna Ortega might be in line for a Marvel superhero role, says SCARE mag’s Twitter.

 

Netflix has acquired Lee Daniel’s new exorcism movie. Andra Day, Octavia Spencer, Glenn Close, Rob Morgan, Caleb McLaughlin and Aunjanue Ellis star in the film. “Day will play the mother of an Indiana family whose children purportedly became demonically possessed in a thriller inspired by an actual case.” [More…]

 

MCU alum Chris Evans has joined Dwayne Johnson in Christmas film “Red One” over at Amazon Studios. Jake Kasdan directs the pic, which will shoot later this year. [More…]

 

A teaser trailer for Guillermo Del Toro’s stop motion “Pinocchio” movie at Netflix has been released.

 

“Gemini Man” actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead has joined the cast of live-action “Star Wars” series “Ahsoka” at Lucasfilm and Disney+. [More…]

 

A new scene from Warner’s “The Batman” has been released, showing what happens with an iconic Bat-villain drops by your funeral.

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