The Weekly Wrap: Blumhouse To Remake Black Christmas

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Classic 70s, slasher flick, Black Christmas is headed for a remake at Blumhouse. The new take will reportedly be directed by Sophia Takal (Into The Dark). The original horror film was set during the year-end holiday season and revolved around a group of sorority sisters who are stalked and murdered during a storm. Imogen Poots is set to headline this Blumhouse production of Black Christmas, which will begin filming later this year. The film is set for a December 2020 release.

Lobo Series Set For Syfy
It looks like we’ll see another DC comic book character headline his own series. Lobo, the intergalactic bounty hunter, who features in season 2 of Krypton may well get his own series on Syfy. The character is currently played by Emmett J. Scanlan on the Superman prequel series. The character has developed a cult following due to hi violent comic book adventures. A Czarnian bounty hunter, Lobo will reportedly clash with Superman’s grandfather in Krypton season 2.

Love, Death and Robots Renewed For Season 2
Netflix has given the greenlight for another season of Love, Death and Robots. The animated anthology series created by Joshua Donen, David Fincher, Jennifer Miller, and Tim Miller struck a chord with many fans for its unique take on the animated genre. The second season will see director Jennifer Yuh Nelson (Kung Fu Panda 2, The Darkest Minds) oversee the production of season 2 of the series.

Dune TV Series Set For WarnerMedia
A big screen reboot of Dune is one the cards withDenis Villeneuve helming the production. But it seems that WarnerMedia wants to double down on the sci-fi franchise with a TV series for its new streaming service. Dune: The Sisterhood will see Villeneuve helm the pilot episode, which will be set within the intergalactic empire of Dune. The Sisterhood will follow an order of women known as the Bene Gesserit. The big screen adaptation is set to arrive in November 2020 and will star Timothee Chalamet,  Oscar Isaac and Rebecca Ferguson.

The Division Lands At Netflix
The live-action adaptation of the popular Ubisoft video game, The Division will head to Netflix. Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica Chastain will likely headline the film with David Leith possibly helming the project. Based on the video game, The Division is set in the future where a pandemic virus spreads across the world rendering it into chaos. A group of individuals trained to operate in such conditions are then activated to help stop the pandemic.

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