Briefs : Ricci back for Wednesday, Fast 10 addition, Dolly Parton movie & more!

A whole lot of stuff in today’s briefs!

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A sequel to “Godzilla vs. Kong” has been skedded to shoot in Queensland, Australia later this year. No further details have been announced at this time. [More…]


Meg Donnelly and Drake Rodger will play Mary Campbell and John Winchester, the younger versions of Sam and Dean’s parents, in “Supernatural” prequel “The Winchesters”. [More…]


Tony Todd, Lydia Hearst, Bai Ling, Teal Dunn, and Robert Picardo were set in Jackie Payne and Cara Brennan’s “Werewolf Game”. The script is “based on the party game of social deduction invented by Dimitry Davidoff in 1986. In the film, twelve strangers are kidnapped by a social media company and forced to play a game where they vote on who amongst them to murder.” [More…]


Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Sienna Miller are attached to star in a feature based on the Shilpi Somaya Gowda novel “Secret Daughter”, to be directed by Anthony Chen. The film, which Amazon Studios is in negotiations for, tells a global story through the eyes of two women interconnected by a child. [More…]


Christina Ricci is playing an undisclosed role in Tim Burton’s live-action “Wednesday” series, based on the “Addams Family” films.[More…]


Daniela Melchior (“The Suicide Squad”) is set for “Fast & Furious 10”. No details on Melchior’s character. The actress joins Jason Momoa who recently signed to play a villain in the film. [More…]


Shudder, AMC Network’s premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural, and Paper Street Pictures announced today the cast and director lineups for the horror-comedy SCARE PACKAGE II: RAD CHAD’S REVENGE, the anticipated sequel to the popular anthology film SCARE PACKAGE, streaming exclusively on the service later this year. Co-created by Aaron B. Koontz and Cameron Burns, the comedic sequel brings back many of the first film’s most beloved characters, including Rad Chad himself, Jeremy King, Final Girl Jessie, played by Zoe Graham, and Rad Chad’s video store foil Sam, played by comedian Byron Brown. Additional cast joining in on the madness include Rich Sommer (Mad Men, Summer of 84), Kelli Maroney (Chopping Mall, Night of the Comet), Graham Skipper (Beyond The Gates, VFW), Maria Olsen (Paranormal Activity 3, Starry Eyes), and Shakira Ja’nai Paye (Obama’s Other Daughters, the upcoming House Party reboot).


Peacock announced today that three-time Emmy Award-nominee Betty Gilpin will star in the leading role of the highly-anticipated drama series “Mrs. Davis” from Tara Hernandez and Damon Lindelof. Though plot details are being kept under wraps, Peacock can confirm that the series is an exploration of faith versus technology – an epic battle of biblical and binary proportions. Gilpin will play a nun who goes to battle against an all-powerful Artificial Intelligence.


Dolly Parton will star in and produce a feature film based on her book with James Patterson “Run, Rose, Run”. Set in Nashville, the book is about a young woman who comes to country music’s capital city to pursue her music-making dreams. The source of her heart-wrenching songs is a brutal secret she has tried desperately to hide, but the past she has fled is reaching out to control her future—and it may destroy everything she has worked for. [More…]


Yahya Abdul-Mateen II will star in Amazon Studios film “I Helped Destroy People”.  The “Aquaman” actor will play Terry Albury, the F.B.I. agent who was tasked with infiltrating Muslim communities post-9/11 as the only Black agent at his bureau. Albury grew so disillusioned by the war on terror that he publicly disclosed classified documents to blow the whistle on the operation, which ultimately landed him in prison. Abdul-Mateen II and Michael B. Jordan will produce. [More…]


“Violet”, based on the successful recent novel by SJI Holliday, will be adapted into a film by actress cum director Lena Headey. The story follows two solo female travelers who immediately hit it off and decide to team up for the next leg of their adventure. As the journey continues things start to unravel – because neither of the women is who they claim to be. [More…]


To celebrate the Blu-ray and streaming release of cult horror “Bryan Loves you”, the filmmakers are giving away one of the last legit pieces of the movie, a “Mask of the Bryans”.


Netflix has premiered the trailer for the new animated series “Tekken : Bloodline”, based on the game of the same name.


Scream 6 official release date announced!

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