BREAKING FILM NEWS

Thursday, October 22, 2020

"La Révolution" on Netflix


The France-produced 8-episode 18th Century mystery thriller series, "La Révolution", created by Aurélien Molas ("Red Creek") introduces French surgeon 'Dr. Joseph-Ignace Guillotin', the inventor of the 'Guillotine', now streaming on Netflix:

"Captain Marvel: Marvels Snapshots"

Marvel Comics' "Captain Marvel: Marvels Snapshots" #1, available January 2021, is written by Mark Waid, Kurt Busiek and illustrated by Claire Row, with a cover by Alex Ross: 

Marvel's "Eternals" in 2021

Marvel Comics' new "Eternals" title written by Kieron Gillan and illustrated by Esad Ribic, in support of Marvel Studios' upcoming live-action "Eternals" feature, starring Angelina Jolie, will now launch January 2021: 

Marvel's 'Cindy Moon' - Smooth As "Silk"



Sony Pictures TV and producer Amy Pascal continue developing the "Spider-Man" live-action spin-off "Silk" as a streaming TV series showcase for Marvel Comics' Korean-American 'human-mutate' 'Cindy Moon', created by writer Dan Slott and illustrator Humberto Ramos:

Sony's "Black Cat" TV Series



Sony Pictures TV is shopping around their evolving 'Universe of Marvel Characters' for live-action TV streaming, including "Silk" and "Black Cat":

Warners Says "Tenet" No Home Run

John Stankey, CEO of WarnerMedia parent AT&T, stinging over plunging ratings from discredited news outlet CNN, feels more positive about the movie-making side of the company "...breathing easier about the restart of production". But because core markets like Los Angeles and New York City remain dark from 'Covid-19' lockdowns, "I can't tell you that we walked away from the 'Tenet' experience saying it was a home run..." 

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

"The Curse of Oak Island" - Nothing Will Stop Them

"The Curse of Oak Island", the multi-season reality television series chronicling the efforts of a team of treasure hunters searching for legendary treasure on the infamous 'Oak Island', on the Atlantic shore of southern Nova Scotia, Canada, returns November 10, 2020 on History:

"Moonbase 8" on Showtime

"Moonbase 8" is a new sitcom set at a 'NASA Moon Base Simulator', starring Fred Armisen, Tim Heidecker and John C. Reilly, debuting November 8, 2020 on Showtime:

"Quibi" Mobile Runs Out of Gas

"Quibi", the mobile streaming, short-form video service, launched April 6, 2020 by Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman, with $2 billion of investor cash, is officially winding down, exploring options over the next few months to sell their proprietary content or entire service to a buyer, with December 1, 2020 pegged as "the last day of service...":

"Dune" Movie Prequel

Now in it's second printing, Boom! Studios' "Dune: House Atreides", the prequel to Legendary Pictures upcoming live-action adaptation of author Frank Herbert's "Dune", is written by Brian Herbet, Kevin J. Anderson and illustrated by Dev Pramanik, with a cover by Dan Mora, available October 31, 2020:

"The Queen's Gambit" on Netflix

 
"The Queen's Gambit" is the new dramatic TV miniseries, based on the 1983 novel of the same name by Walter Tevis, starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Moses Ingram, Bill Camp, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Marielle Heller, Harry Melling and Rebecca Root, streaming October 23, 2020 on Netflix:

Jared's 'Joker' in "Justice League"

Actor Jared Leto ("Morbius"), returns as the 'Joker' from director David Ayer's "Suicide Squad", to film scenes for director Zack Snyder's "Justice League: Directors Cut", available for streaming as an exclusive multi-part event on HBO Max in 2021: 

"Mank" on Netflix

"Mank" is the new 1930's-set drama, directed by David Fincher starring actor Gary Oldman, notorious for ranting "Jews control Hollywood...", now oddly cast as Herman J. Mankiewicz, son of Jewish immigrants and screenwriter of "Citizen Kane", co-starring Amanda Seyfried, Lily Collins, Arliss Howard, Tom Pelphrey, Sam Troughton, Ferdinand Kingsley, Tuppence Middleton, Tom Burke and Charles Dance, opening in a limited theatrical release November 2020, before streaming on Netflix December 4, 2020:

"Black Narcissus" on FX

"Black Narcissus", referencing the Caron perfume 'Narcisse noir', is the new BBC drama miniseries, based on the 1939 novel of the same name by Rumer Godden, starring the late Diana Rigg as 'Mother Dorothea', Gemma Arterton as "Sister Clodagh and Alessandro Nivola as 'Mr. Dean', premiering November 23, 2020 on FX: 

"Jingle Jangle" on Netflix

The fantasy, family musical feature "Jingle Jangle", written and directed by David E. Talbert, stars Forest Whitaker, Phylicia Rashad and Keegan-Michael Key", streaming November 13, 2020 on Netflix:

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Netflix Tosses Space Drama "Away"



Netflix has canceled the episodic 'space drama' TV series, "Away",  created by Andrew Hinderaker, starring Oscar winner Hilary Swank: