The Weekly Wrap: Patrick Stewart Returns To Star Trek

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It looks like we haven’t seen the last of Captain Jean-Luc Picard as CBS All Access announced a new Star Trek series centred around the iconic captain. Patrick Stewart will return to play the character, which will reportedly be a new chapter in the life of the Starfleet captain. Stewart played Picard for seven years on The Next Generation, as well as four movies. He last portrayed the character of Picard in 2002’s Star Trek: Nemesis. CBS however did not reveal when the new series will be made or released on the streaming service.

First Look: Stan & Ollie
stan_ollieSteve Coogan and John C. Reilly are portraying legendary comedy duo, Laurel and Hardy in a new big screen film. Stan & Ollie is the true story of Hollywood’s greatest comedy double act and will centre on the comedians journey around Great Britain, which ultimately served as their farewell tour. The film will chronicle their hectic tour and the support their wives gave them along with the love and respect Laurel and Hardy had for each other as they prepared to leave the bright lights for the last time.

Robert Redford Retires From Acting
robert_redfordVeteran actor and director, Robert Redford has announced that he is retiring from acting. The actor who is now 81-years-old will call it quits following his last film, The Old Man & the Gun, which will hit cinemas later this year. The actor boasts an incredible 60 year career, which has garnered him an Academy Award plus several Golden Globe wins. The actor is known for his versatile range, starring in wide variety of films ranging from The Sting to Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid to Captain America: The Winter Soldier and All is Lost.

Margot Robbie As Sharon Tate
margot_tateA photo release from Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood has revealed Margot Robbie as Sharon Tate. The film, which is set in late 60s Hollywood revolves around the real-life Manson Murders. Tarantino has assembled an impressive cast of players for the project including lead actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt as well as a supporting cast made up off Timothy Olyphant, Burt Reynolds, Damian Lewis, Luke Perry, Dakota Fanning, Emile Hirsch, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Scoot McNairy and Al Pacino.

Ruby Rose Is Batwoman
ruby_roseThe CW has found its Batwoman and its none other than Ruby Rose. The actress will don the cape and cowl portraying Kate Kane in an upcoming episode of Arrow. Armed with a passion for social justice and a flair for speaking her mind, Kate Kane soars onto the streets of Gotham as Batwoman, a highly trained street fighter primed to snuff out the failing city’s criminal resurgence. Rose is no stranger to physical roles having portrayed strong characters in films such as xXx: Return of Xander Cage, John Wick 2 and The Meg.

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