It’s March and Castlevania season 3 just dropped, baby! Let’s go!
The Proud Family: Prouder and Louder has confirmed the return of a slew of the entire original cast: Kyla Pratt is back as Penny Proud, along with Tommy Davidson as Oscar Proud, Paula Jai Parker as Trudy Parker Proud, Jo Marie Payton as Suga Mama, Soleil Moon Frye as Zoey, Karen Malina White as Dijonay, and Cedric the Entertainer as Uncle Bobby. Whew! [TheGrio]
Because Netflix is an infinite pile of money, they’ve hired Taika Waititi to direct two animated features based on Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. One will focus on Oompa-Loompas? [AVClub]
I can finally talk about what I’m working on next pic.twitter.com/rinsHfrzFG
— kris (@kristaferanka) March 4, 2020
Some Teen Wolf teen wolves are back in action — Max and Charlie Carver have both been cast in mystery roles in Matt Reeves’ The Batman. [AVClub]
Photos of The Batman’s Batmobile are out and it looks like…a Batmobile! [Polygon]
No Time to Die, the last Daniel Craig Bond Film, is going from an April release to November due to concerns over potential returns, causing speculation on if the rest of the industry will be as responsive to Corona virus fears. [The Atlantic]
— Monster Hunter (@Monster_Hunter) February 28, 2020
PornHub is stepping into the content creation game with its first ever non-porn release. Shakedown is a documentary from Leilah Weinraub, a conceptual artist who screened the film at both the Whitney Museum and MoMA. It focuses on the lesbian strip club scene of Los Angeles and made from almost 15 years of footage shot by Weinraub. After PornHub? Shakedown is headed to the Criterion Channel. [Variety]
— Jessica Chastain (@jes_chastain) February 29, 2020
Actor Adèle Haenel, followed by costar Noemie Merlant, director Céline Sciamma, and the rest of the crew of Portrait of a Lady on Fire walked out of the Césars Awards in protest immediately following the announcement of director Roman Polanski’s win for An Officer and a Spy. A group of Polanski protestors stood outside the ceremony. The film was nominated for 12 awards, so fuck the Cesars. [Vanity Fair]
The Last of Us is coming to HBO, adapted by Chernobyl’s Craig Mazin and The Last of Us creator and writer Neil Druckmann, and our very own Rosie Knight wrote up a fancast for [Nerdist].
America Ferrera, lead actor along with executive producer and sometimes director, is leaving Superstore after five years. (She’s also exec producer on Netflix’s new Gentefied, which I highly recommend). [THR]
— MCU Direct (@MCU_Direct) March 4, 2020
In what might be a mercy killing, The Magicians’ current season will be its last. After [season 4 spoiler] the fandom fallout might be what tanked it. Read what the writers have to say at [TVInsider].
Hillary Duff, and the multitude of millennials who watched Lizzie McGuire growing up, asks Disney to move the revival to Hulu. [Variety]
Shadow and Bone has officially wrapped production and a few friends would like to wish you a warm welcome to the Grishaverse… pic.twitter.com/RjU66NiUmj
— Shadow And Bone (@shadowandbone_) February 28, 2020
Gina Torres? Dracula? Dracula’s hot murderous wives? I’m in. [Deadline]
Look I may not be good for much but I am responsible for hiring the first blind person to ever write Daredevil so BOOYAH
(the rest of the writers room is just as amazing!) https://t.co/1dJlqoRLxX
— Alex de Campi (@alexdecampi) February 27, 2020