Quick News: Russell, Peacemaker, Pony, Pretty
Next David O. Russell Project
Christian Bale, Margot Robbie, and John David Washington have been photographed in period costume shooting director David O Russell’s new mystery feature at California.
The story details an unlikely partnership between a doctor and a lawyer, but specifics are under wraps. Robert De Niro, Mike Myers, Timothy Olyphant, Michael Shannon, Chris Rock, Anya Taylor-Joy, Andrea Riseborough, Matthias Schoenaerts, and Alessandro Nivola co-star. [Source: Twitter]
HBO Max has set a January 2022 air date for “Peacemaker,” James Gunn’s upcoming spin-off series of his “The Suicide Squad” film due out later this year. John Cena stars as the titular character in a project that HBO Max chief Casey Bloys says is being produced “at a level we haven’t seen DC content on TV do thus far.” [Source: Collider]
My Little Pony
The animated movie “My Little Pony” is ditching a planned theatrical run and will go straight to Netflix worldwide (bar China) later this year. Hasbro’s eOne produced the movie Paramount Pictures was originally set to distribute in cinemas on September 24th this year. Now, eOne has sold it to Netflix. [Source: Variety]
The Summer I Turned Pretty
Amazon Studios has ordered an eight-episode TV series adaptation of Jenny Han’s young adult novel “The Summer I Turned Pretty.” Han wrote the pilot for the series and will also serve as executive producer and co-showrunner with Gabrielle Stanton.
The multigenerational drama hinges on a love triangle between one girl and two brothers, the ever-evolving relationship between mothers and their children, and the enduring power of strong female friendship. [Source: Variety]