Fans of the Kingsman franchise are in for a bit of a disappointment as Disney has decided to postpone The King’s Man to 2021. The film was originally supposed to open in September 2020 but will now open in cinemas in February 2021 instead. Directed by Matthew Vaughn, The King’s Man takes place decades before the first two films with the formation of the secret service prior to the events of World War 1. The film features Ralph Fiennes in the starring role with Gemma Arterton, Rhys Ifans, Matthew Goode, Tom Hollander, Harris Dickinson, Daniel Brühl, Djimon Hounsou and Charles Dance.
The Long Halloween Set For Animated Adaptation
One of the most beloved Batman tales ever told will be adapted by Warner Bros. Animation. Batman: The Long Halloween is set to become a two-part DC Animated movie in 2021. According to details revealed at DC FanDome, the animated film will be released in summer and fall next year. The Long Halloween is one of the most iconic tales centred on the Dark Knight. The story set during Batman’s early crime fighting days, sees the caped crusader on the hunt for a mysterious serial killer, dubbed the holiday killer.
Nutty Professor Reboot In The Works
James Vanderbilt is currently working on a reboot for The Nutty Professor. The smash hit comedy franchise was originally made famous by Jerry Lewis in the 60s before Eddie Murphy updated it with his own vision of the story in the 90. Now, Scream 5 writer, Vanderbilt is aiming to tell a new story for a modern audience. The Nutty Professor was loosely based on Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, revolving around a college professor who develops a potion that transforms him into a handsome yet obnoxious character named Buddy Love.
Reynolds Gets Another Netflix Project
After starring in 6 Underground and also inking a deal to co-star in the thriller Red Notice with Dwayne Johnson, which is currently in production, Ryan Reynolds now has another Netflix project in the pipeline. The actor will star in a new original comedy titled, Upstate, which will see him reunite with writer, John August. The duo previously collaborated on the 2007 film, The Nines. No details regarding the new production have been revealed except that both Reynolds and August will also serve as co-producers of the flick.
Carbon Gets Canned
After two seasons, Netflix has decided to cancel its science fiction series, Altered Carbon after two seasons. The series based on the 2002 novel was set in the distant future and revolved around characters who could ‘re-sleeve’ their bodies. The cyberpunk series made its debut in 2018, and featured Joel Kinnaman portraying warrior Takeshi Kovacs, who is resurrected to investigate a murder. In season two, the series sees Anthony Mackie taking on the role of Kovacs, this time focusing on his quest to find his long-lost love, Quellcrist Falconer.Netflix also produced an Altered Carbon anime movie, which premiered in March.