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Captain Marvel‘s Brie Larson to star in new CIA series

Oscar Winner to play Amaryllis Fox for Apple

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Brie Larson, seen in the title role in this week’s “Captain Marvel”, has signed to star in and produce a new untitled CIA drama fro Apple.

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The series, which has picked up the project straight to series following a multiple-outlet bidding war, is based on the real-life experiences of CIA undercover operative and her upcoming memoir ‘Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA’.

The Hollywood Reporter says the series has been described as “a provocative and contemporary look at a young woman’s journey in the CIA, told through the prism of her closest relationships.”

For Oscar winner Larson (“Room”), the Apple series marks a return to her TV roots – she previously starred on Showtime’s Diablo Cody dramedy ”United States of Tara” and the WB Network comedy ”Raising Dad”.

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A Cobra TV series could be on the way

Sylvester Stallone reveals plans to resurrect another of his iconic characters

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He won’t be in it, but Sylvester Stallone is set to relaunch one of his other famous characters from the Reagan-era.

During a Q&A with Stallone at the Cannes Film Festival this week, the star of September’s “Last Blood” revealed plans to bring ‘Cobra’ to the small screen.

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“That should have been another franchise because that character was so cool. And I blew it. My personal life got in the way. But we’re trying to bring it back as a streaming TV series. Bring out the zombie squad. I’m long gone, but the idea is really good.”

The film, released in 1986 and directed by George P.Cosmatos, told of a tough-on-crime street cop must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans.

 

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Galifianakis’s Between Two Ferns movie coming September 20

The series, originating on Funny or Die, saw the actor interview various celebs

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A film based on Zach Galifianakis’s wildly funny comedy series “Between Two Ferns” will air on Netflix on Sep 20.

Originating on Funny or Die, the short-form laffer sees over-the-top interviewer Galifianakis talk to some of the world’s biggest stars. Though it’s not known who he has in the hot seat for the long-rumoured feature, everyone from Peter Dinklage to Keanu Reeves has been previously rumored.

Here’s the plot of the film : Zach Galifianakis dreamed of becoming a star. But when Will Ferrell discovered his public access TV show Between Two Ferns and uploaded it to Funny Or Die, Zach became a viral laughing stock. Now Zach and his crew are taking a road trip to complete a series of high-profile celebrity interviews and restore his reputation.

Film is written and directed by Scott Aukerman with “Hangover” star Galifianakis.

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Ewan McGregor-starring ‘Kenobi’ series set for Disney+!?

Was originally envisioned as a feature film

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‘Come here little one, don’t be afraid..’

The oft-muttered “Obi-Wan Kenobi” project popped it’s viewfinder from the ice of Hoth again today.

Floated for a couple of years now, a new series or film franchise fixing on the lost years – that time between “Revenge of the Sith” and “A New Hope” – of fuzzy-faced Jedi, ‘Old Ben’.

We Got This Covered have an update on the project today, suggesting it’s headed – like a couple of other “Wars”-related projects – to Disney+, the streaming service that will also play host to Jon Favreau’s “Mandalorian” series.

Ewan McGregor, who portrayed Kenobi n George Lucas’s controversial “Star Wars” prequel series, will reprise the role in the Kenobi series.

Hopefully Disney or Lucasfilm, or both, will comment on the project at Comic Con in July.

 

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