News briefs : Powerpuff Girls series, Hemsworth in Mad Max, Cobra Kai tease & more…

Arrowverse chief Greg Berlanti is looking at doing a live-action series based on “The Powerpuff Girls”. The CW has put into development a series based on the Cartoon Network favourite, which hails from Diablo Cody, Heather Regnier, Warner Bros TV and Berlanti Productions. Cody and Regnier are writing the script. [More…]

Barry Keoghan (“Dunkirk”) is playing Stanley Merkel, Jim Gordon’s original partner in the Gotham P.D, in “The Batman”.  [More…]

Keira Knightley will star in and executive produce the new Apple series “The Essex Serpent”, based on the book of the same name. Series fixes on Cora (Knightley). Having being released from an abusive marriage, she relocates from Victorian London to the small village of Aldwinter in Essex, intrigued by a local superstition that a mythical creature known as the Essex Serpent has returned to the area. [More…]

“Avengers” and “Thor” star Chris Hemsworth is in the frontrunner to star as the male lead in the new “Mad Max” film. Mad Max himself won’t appear in the film, which would see Hemsworth play a shady type named Dementus. Thrust of the film will fix on Furiosa, the character played by Charlize Theron in “Mad Max Fury Road”. [More…]

Footage from the next season of Netflix’s “Cobra Kai” has been revealed via the streamer’s new ‘Legacy continues’ promo.

John Carpenter rebooting The Thing

Trailer : Enola Holmes