Despite not making a huge killing at the box-office, Warner Bros. is still willing to pull the trigger on a Tomb Raider sequel. Alicia Vikander is set to return as Lady Croft with director Ben Wheatley set to helm the film. The 2018 film grossed just USD58.3 million in the U.S. but managed to rake in over USD216 million globally against a budget of USD100 million. That was probably enough for Warner Bros. to green light the sequel, which is due to be released in March 2021.
Dave Bautista Enters Gears Of War 5
Former WWE superstar and action star, Dave Bautista has joined Gears of War 5 as a playable character. Fans of the game and the actor will get to play the character on the new game that was released earlier this week on Xbox One and PC. “It’s about damn time. Play as me in #Gears5 starting Sept 15 after WWE Clash of Champions”, Tweeted the Guardians of the Galaxy and Stuber star with a short video of him dressed in Marcus Fenix armour.
Christoph Waltz &
Liam Hemsworth To Star In Quibi Series
Quibi, which essentially focuses on bite-sized content is developing a new action-thriller series starring Christoph Waltz and Liam Hemsworth. In the series, desperate to take care of his pregnant wife before a terminal illness can take his life, Dodge Maynard (Hemsworth) accepts an offer to participate in a deadly game where he soon discovers that he’s not the hunter… but the prey. The series is slated to debut on Quibi in April next year.
John Wick Digital Mini-Series
Lionsgate is expanding the universe of John Wick with a new four-episode series titled Truth Serum. The series stars Eddie Jemison as a paranoid talk-show host who is investigating the incidents that have occurred throughout the John Wick trilogy. His investigation may lead him to expose the criminal organisation known as the High Table as well as the Continental. The new series, which ties in to the Digital release of John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, can be streamed via the Lionsgate website.
Jack Ryan Season 2
Stand for Something. Stop at Nothing. John Krasinski returns as the unstoppable hero in Season 2 of Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan. The new season of the Amazon Prime series shifts to Venezuela with our hero uncovering a plot that may involve nuclear armaments. The new season will also star Wendell Pierce, James Greer, Michael Kelly and Noomi Rapace. Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan is co-produced by Amazon Studios, Paramount Television and Skydance Television and will premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video on 1st November.