The Weekly Wrap: Ghostbusters Sequel In The Works

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It looks like there’s a sequel to the original Ghostbusters film in the works at Sony, this time with Jason Reitman directing the new film. The project will be a direct sequel to Ghostbusters II and will have no linkage to the failed all-female reboot directed by Paul Feig from 2016. Ivan Reitman helmed the hit Ghostbusters films in the 80s, so it’s rather fitting to see his son takeover the reigns of this film, if it does happen. Check out the first teaser here.

Star Trek Discovery Gets A Spinoff Series
star_trek_discovery_trailerStar Trek 4 maybe be permanently docked in space but the franchise’s small screen properties seem to be moving full speed ahead. According to the Hollywood Reporter, CBS All Access has confirmed a spinoff series for Star Trek: Discovery, which will be headlined by Michelle Yeoh. The series will focus on the Captain Philippa Georgiou character. The series will reportedly follow Starfleet’s Section 31 division, which is a shadow organisation set within the Federation. Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 premieres on 17 January.

Jon Bernthal Joins Sopranos Prequel
joe_bernthalThe Sopranos prequel film, The Many Saints of Newark, has added Jon Bernthal and Vera Farmiga in unspecified roles. The series will focus on the character of Richard “Dickey” Moltisanti, who was the mentor to Tony Soprano and father to Christopher Moltisanti. Now he’ll get a chance to steal the spotlight in his own story. The Many Saints of Newark is being directed by David Chase and will be led by actor Alessandro Nivola.

Christopher McQuarrie Signs On For More Mission: Impossible
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It looks like Paramount is bringing the band back together for its Mission: Impossible franchise. Director Christopher McQuarrie is returning to the director’s chair for two more films for the franchise, which will reportedly be filmed back-to-back. Tom Cruise will return as super-agent Ethan Hunt in both films, which are targeted for release in 2021 and 2022 respectively.Mission: Impossible- Fallout, which was also directed by McQuarrie grossed nearly USD800 million in 2018.

Steve Carrell Teams Up With Netflix For Space Force

The duo that brought you the U.S version of The Office will be reuniting for a new show called Space Force, which will be produced by Netflix. Greg Daniels and Steve Carrell will develop the comedy series, which will see the comedian in the lead role. The show is based on the U.S Government’s announcement to create a 6th division of the United States Armed Forces, which will primarily be tasked to “to defend satellites from attack” and “perform other space-related tasks…or something.”

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