Quick News: Evil, Blues, Beth, Righteous, Alex
Evil Dead Rise
Filmmaker Lee Cronin has confirmed that shooting has wrapped on “Evil Dead Rise” in New Zealand following “eight months, one covid Lockdown, 6,500 [liters] of blood, and more memories than my brain can even process.”
Lily Sullivan, Alyssa Sutherland, Morgan Davies, Nell Fisher, Mia Challis, and Gabrielle Echol star in the film which will premiere on HBO Max sometime in 2022. [Source: Twitter]
The Blues Brothers
A docuseries about John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd’s classic SNL characters The Blues Brothers is currently in the works. Aykroyd and Belushi’s widow Judith Belushi-Pisano are collaborating on this “only authorized, optimized, socio-forensic examination of The Blues Brothers.” [Source: Collider]
Beth and Don
Julia Louis-Dreyfus and her “Enough Said” filmmaker Nicole Holofcener will reunite on the new comedy “Beth and Don” about a New York novelist whose happy marriage starts to deteriorate after she overhears her husband offering up a frank assessment of her work. Filming will begin in early spring 2022 in New York City. [Source: Variety]
The Righteous Gemstones
Filmmaker David Gordon Green has confirmed that HBO has renewed his and Danny McBride’s dark evangelism comedy “The Righteous Gemstones” for a third season – even as the second hasn’t set a release date and just wrapped production last week. [Source: Collider]
IMDb TV has premiered the official U.S. trailer for the second season of its spy series “Alex Rider” based on the young adult book series by Anthony Horowitz. The new run commences on December 3rd.
Otto Farrant returns as Alex attempting to balance life as a student with new secret missions, espionage, and with plenty of people coming after him. Toby Stephens stars as the villain this time out, the tech innovator and billionaire Damian Cray.