The Weekly Wrap: Paddington 3 Is Going To Happen

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Good news for fans of Paddington bear because a third live-action film is in the works. StudioCanal will produce a third film in the series, following 2017’s Paddington 2. Ben Wishaw is expected to voice the iconic bear once again. Bar any changes to the human cast, Hugh Bonneville Sally Hawkins and Julie Walters should also make their returns. Paul King, who directed the previous two Paddington films, will likely not return as he is attached to direct the new Willy Wonka film.

Captain Marvel 2 Casts Its Villain

Actress Zawe Ashton has landed the role of a villain in Captain Marvel 2. Ashton, who was previously seen in Velvet Buzzsaw, could be playing the role of the lead antagonist or at least one of the baddies in the superhero sequel. Not much has been revealed about Captain Marvel 2 at this point. However, it has been confirmed that Brie Larson will return to portray the character and she will be joined by Teyonah Parris who will reprise her role as Monica Rambeau from WandaVision. The character of Kamala Khan a.k.a. Ms. Marvel played by Iman Vellani will also reportedly appear in the film. Captain Marvel 2 is scheduled for a November 2022 release.

Amazon To Reboot Mr. and Mrs. Smith

The 2005 hit action film, Mr. and Mrs. Smith will be rebooted as a series at Amazon. The action-comedy starring Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, revolved around a married couple who discover they are both spies for opposing government agencies. The new take will see Donald Glover and Phoebe Waller-Bridge star as the lead characters. The rebooted Amazon series will arrive sometime in 2022. Both Glover and Waller-Bridge previously co-starred in Solo: A Star Wars Story, playing Lando Calrissian and droid L3-37, respectively.

Jamie Chung Joins Dexter Revival Series

The Dexter revival series is fast moving ahead with more names added to the cast. Joining Michael C. Hall, who will return as the serial killer is Jamie Chung. The actress, who previously co-starred in HBO’s Lovecraft Country, will portray a true crime podcaster in the series. Also joining the cast is Oscar Wahlberg, the brother of Mark Wahlberg. The new Dexter series reveals that Dexter Morgan is alive and well after faking his death. Taking place ten years after the original series, the killer now sets his sights on a new target played by Clancy Brown.

HBO Max To Reboot Constantine Series

Following a live-action film starring Keanu Reeves and a TV series with Matt Ryan, Constantine is set to be rebooted once more. This time, HBO Max is putting the series together with the help of J.J. Abrams. The new series is apparently targeting a non-white actor for the lead. The plan is also to utilise the character and series as part of a crossover project with the Justice League Dark series. HBO Max is currently building a DC Universe of its own with these new projects along with TV shows like Peacemaker and a Gotham PD series.

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