Space Jam 2 provides Sonequa Martin-Green; Game of Thrones units finale documentary; extra


The long-rumored Space Jam sequel is properly on its method to lastly arriving in theaters, and now one other star has joined the forged. Variety reviews that Sonequa Martin-Green, finest identified for her roles on The Walking Dead and Star Trek: Discovery, is “in negotiation” to hitch the movie, which is able to star LeBron James as a basketball celebrity who groups up with the Looney Tunes characters. 

Martin-Green is predicted to play James’ spouse within the movie, which can be produced by Black Panther‘s Ryan Coogler and directed by Terence Nance (Random Acts of Flyness). James can be a producer on the movie by means of his firm, SpringHill Entertainment. 

Space Jam 2 is predicted to kick off manufacturing this summer season after James’ present NBA season with the Los Angeles Lakers wraps up, and is ready for a July 16, 2021, launch date. 


 

The Game of Thrones sequence finale is already anticipated to be an enormous, near-movie-length TV occasion, however apparently we’ll wish to stick round for at the very least another week after the present’s credit roll for the final time. HBO introduced Wednesday that it’s going to air Game of Thrones: The Last Watch, a brand new feature-length documentary chronicling the manufacturing of the present’s closing season, one week after the sequence finale.

Filmmaker Jeanie Finlay (Seahorse) was granted “unprecedented access” to make the documentary, following the famously secretive manufacturing for a whole yr to create a portrait of the making of the eighth and concluding season of the epic fantasy megahit. 

“Much more than a ‘making of’ documentary, this is a funny, heartbreaking story, told with wit and intimacy, about the bittersweet pleasures of what it means to create a world  —  and then have to say goodbye to it,” HBO introduced in a press launch. 

Game of Thrones: The Last Watch will air May 26 at 9 p.m. EST on HBO.


 

If you’ve got already seen Jordan Peele’s Us and also you’re wanting ahead to much more intriguing horror movies so as to add to your 2019 calendar, we have now excellent news. Samuel Goldwyn Films introduced Wednesday that it has acquired the North American rights to Head Count, a horror movie from director Elle Callahan and author Michael Nader that is already generated main buzz on the competition circuit. 

Head Count follows a bunch of pals on trip within the Joshua Tree desert, the place they meet a younger man named Evan (Isaac Jay) and invite him to tag together with them. While all of them inform scary tales one evening, Evan reads a wierd incantation from a web site he discovered, and that act seems to summon one thing. From that time ahead, a wierd, shapeshifting presence appears to be searching the group, and Evan realizes he is trapped all of them within the midst of some sort of ritual. 

The movie premiered final fall on the L.A. Film Festival, the place it gained the Nightfall Special Jury Prize for Lead Actor for Ashleigh Morgan. You can try the creepy trailer beneath. 

Head Count can be launched in North America in theaters and on digital platforms June 14.  

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