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Kreese to be a permanent fixture on Cobra Kai Season 2

Martin Kove reprises his legendary role for YouTube Red series

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Martin Kove, the legendary “Karate Kid” villain whose character John Kreese popped up at the tail end of YouTube Red’s “Cobra Kai”, will be a series regular on the online sequel’s second season.

In the last episode of “Cobra Kai”‘s first season, Kove’s Kreese – who most thought dead – turned up at the dojo, much to the surprise of former student Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka).

Kreese will make his presence felt even more in the next season of the successful series, no doubt ruffling both Lawrence and Daniel LaRusso’s (Ralph Macchio) feathers.

Speaking to Forbes, Kove said the plan is for Kreese to be a large part of both season two and three.

“Well, Ralph Macchio, Billy Zabka and I have now been friends for 30 years. They came to me last September, we had dinner at Dan Tana’s in Los Angeles, they told me that they wanted me to come in on the 10th episode of the series, that I would be a surprise and that I’d become a regular in seasons two and three. When Kreese turns up, the audience has no idea what he’s been up to. They basically think he’s dead. I’d been sworn to secrecy about this whole show. These writers on Cobra Kai are intelligent. These three men know more about our characters than we ever did and they convinced me to it. As much as I did not want to just drop in on episode 10, they made it make sense to me. It’s such a great show and I would be amazed if we don’t get picked up for a third season.”

Season 2 of “Cobra Kai” is due to hit in 2019.

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Meet the cast of The Craft remake!

The lead coven has been cast!

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The leads have been cast in the remake for “The Craft”, with Gideon Adlon, Lovie Simone and Zoey Luna joining previously announced Cailee Spaeny. Zoe Lister-Jones is directing the film for Blumhouse and Columbia Pictures.

The movie is a remake of the 1996 cult classic, which starred Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell, Christine Taylor, and Rachel True. The story followed a newcomer at a Catholic prep high school who falls in with a trio of outcast teenage girls who practice witchcraft, and wage curses against those who tick them off.

Adlon currently stars in Netflix’s teen drama series “The Society”, and recently starred in “Blockers” alongside Leslie Mann, John Cena and Ike Barinholtz. Simone is one of the stars of drama series “Greenleaf”. Luna, a transgender actress and activist, made a name for herself by starring in “15 A Quinceanera Story: Zoey” that aired on HBO. She also starred in a short film, “Boundless”.

Thanks to Deadline for the news!

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Remake alert : Princess Bride, House Party

Two of your childhood faves are making a return to the big screen..

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An rumor concerning an inconceivable remake of 1987 classic “The Princess Bride” has sent fans into a dizzy.

Hidden in a Variety profile of the film’s producer Norman Lear, word that Lear has received numerous offers from some “very big names” wanting to “redo” “The Princess Bride” .

Cary Elwes, who starred in the original film alongside Robin Wright and Mandy Patinkin, was quick to pan the idea of a remake.

Meanwhile, New Line has commissioned a reboot of another classic — ‘90s hip hop comedy “House Party”.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Calmatic, the director behind the music video for “Old Town Road (Remix) has been hired to direct, with LeBron James – currently producing a sequel to “Space Jam” – producing.

Stephen Glover and Jamal Olori from FX’s “Atlanta” wrote the new script, one which hopefully features designated roles for Kid n’ Play.

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New Posters : Joker and Birds of Prey

New art has hit the web for the upcoming DC releases

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New posters for the upcoming DC films “Joker” and “Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of one Harley Quinn”) have hit the web, and both look jaw-droppingly fantastic!

Both films are highly anticipated releases in the next couple of months, with “Joker” hitting the screen first on October 4, and “Birds of Prey” early in 2020 on February 7.

The “Joker” poster is to promote the film’s IMAX release, which will appear in the theatres for one week. Joaquin Phoenix stars as the Joker (Arthur Fleck), alongside Robert De Niro, and is directed, produced and co-written by Todd Phillips. The flick also stars Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy, Marc Maron, Bill Camp, Glenn Fleshler, Shea Whigham, Brett Cullen, Douglas Hodge and Josh Pais.

“Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of one Harley Quinn”) has Margot Robbie in the role of Harley Quinn (whom she played in “The Suicide Squad”), and also stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Huntress, Jurnee Smollett-Bell as Black Canary, Ella Jay Basco as Cassandra Cain, Ewan McGregor as the villain Black Mask, Chris Messina as Victor Zsasz and Rosie Perez as Renee Montoya. Cathy Yan directs from a script by Christina Hodson.

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