BREAKING FILM NEWS

Sunday, February 23, 2020

"Doctor Who: Ascension of the Cybermen" and "The Timeless Children"



Take a look at more new footage from the "Doctor Who" season finale 2-part episode "Ascension of the Cybermen" and "The Timeless Children", starring Jodie Whittaker as the alien, time-traveling '13th Doctor',  airing February 23, 2020 on BBC America:

Marvel Studios' "Blade"



Actor Mahershala Ali will play superhero 'Eric Brooks', aka "Blade" the vampire slayer, in a part previously played by Wesley Snipes in 2 "Blade" features and Sticky Fingaz in the "Blade" TV series:

"I, Claudius"



Development continues on producer Scott Rudin's feature adaptation of author Robert Graves historical novel "I, Claudius", scripted by Oscar-winning writer William Monahan ("The Departed"):

"Better Call Saul" Season Premiere



Season 5 of the "Breaking Bad" prequel, "Better Call Saul" premieres February 23, 2020 on AMC, starring Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks, Rhea Seehorn, Patrick Fabian, Michael Mando, Giancarlo Esposito and Tony Dalton:

Margot Robbie In "Vogue"



"Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey" star Margot Robbie poses for "Vogue" (Australia) magazine, photographed by Lachlan Bailey, wearing Chanel, Calvin Klein and a whole lot more:

"DMZ: Demilitarized Zone" on HBO Max



Producers Andre Jacquemetton ("Mad Men") and David Heyman ("Gravity") continue adapting DC Comics' futuristic, 72-issue Vertigo title "DMZ" (2005) as a live-action TV series for HBO Max with Ava DuVernay directing the pilot:

"Batwoman: Drink Me"



The "Batwoman" episode "Drink Me", directed by Dermott Downs, airs February 23, 2020 on The CW:

"Astro City" TV Series



Kurt Busiek's Vertigo superhero comic book series "Astro City" (1995) will be developed as a TV series, adapted by Busiek for Freemantle Media and producer Gregory Noveck ("Batman: Under the Red Hood"):

Rose Byrne: "Evening Standard"



Actress Rose Byrne ("Bridesmaids"), posing for London's "Evening Standard", continues producing new film projects with "The Dollhouse", a collective of fellow Australians, including writers Gracie Otto, Krew Boylan and director Shannon Murphy:

Sony's "Sinister Six"



Sony's Amy Pascal confirms Marvel Comics' costumed super-powered villains the 'Sinister Six', could be part of the next "Spider-Man" movie, co-produced with Marvel Studios:

Kristen Bell: "Women's Health"



"Veronica Mars" actress Kristen Bell covers "Women's Health" magazine, wearing Haight and Koral, photographed by Dennis Leupold:

"The French Revolution" On Netflix



Netflix continues developing a France co-produced 8-episode 18th Century mystery thriller series, created by AurĂ©lien Molas ("Red Creek") "...that gives a new spin on the start of the 'French Revolution'..." by introducing French surgeon Dr. Joseph-Ignace Guillotin', the inventor of the 'Guillotine', the pre-eminent symbol during the peoples' 'Reign of Terror':

"SuperClean" On The CW



The CW continues developing the new 'dramedy' series "SuperClean", executive produced by Sascha Rothchild ("The Carrie Diaries") based on the superhero graphic novel by Heath Amodio and Cullen Bunn:

Margot Robbie: "Tank Girl"



Actress Margot Robbie's LuckyChap Entertainment continues to develop the futuristic live-action feature "Tank Girl", for director Miles Joris-Peyrafitte ("As You Are"), based on the Dark Horse 1988 Brit comic book series, created by Alan Martin and Jamie Hewlett:

Marvel's "Jean Grey and Emma Frost"



Marvel Comics' "Giant Size X-Men: Jean Grey and Emma Frost" #1, available February 26, 2020, is written by Jonathan Hickman and illustrated by Russell Dauterman, with covers by Dauterman and Iban Coello: