Zendaya dances around those big Spider-Man 3 casting rumors. Michael B. Jordan discusses his openness to return for the Black Panther in some capacity. The Never’s found a replacement for Joss Whedon. Also, Mad Mikkelsen still has hope for Hannibal, and what’s to come on the Valentines version of Into the Dark. Spoilers, go!
Elsewhere, Michael B. Jordan revealed to the public to reopen his role as Eric Kilmonger in Black Panther 2.
This is something that is very close and dear to my heart for very obvious reasons. [I] had a really difficult year that loses someone close to me. And what that means for that franchise was disastrous. But being in that world in a character that I loved playing, and working with [writer / director Ryan Kugler] and all that good stuff, his family. We raised a family there. So being able to be in that world again is something that, I think, will always be on the table in some capacity.
Deadline reports Jared Leto will re-team with director Darren Aronofsky for an adaptation of Cozy Suzuki’s short story, Adrift. Set “in the dead calm of the open sea”, the story concerns a fishing boat calling an abandoned yacht “a strange distress call”. Soon, “a deckhand agrees to take control of the ship” as “it is brought into port,” only to find out “why the rest of its more experienced crew members call it ‘Ghost Ship’ ‘ They say.”
Meanwhile, Ethan Hawke plans to re-team with director Scott Derrickson in connection with a haunted telephone set up in the kidnapper’s basement on an adaptation of the 2004 Joe Hill story, The Black Phone.
Have fun all day! Deadline also reveals that Tilda Swinton will re-team with souvenir director Joanna Hogg on The Unknown Daughter, a ghostly tale that relates to “a middle-aged daughter and her elderly mother, who lives in her former family On returning home one must face the long-buried mystery, ”a once grand fiefdom that has become an almost empty hotel full of mystery. ”
Finally, Timothy Chalamet is also re-teaming with director Luca Guadagnino on Bones and All, a project described only as a “horror love-story”. According to Deadline, Taylor Russell (Escape Room) is currently playing a leading role.
During a recent interview with The Daily Beast, John Carpenter revealed that he is “working on a few things”, but he is in no hurry amid the Kovid-19 concerns.
I am working on a few things. But I have not been doing anything for some time, until the world returns and has authority in itself. This is crazy now this is crazy! I’m not going to go there and be sick
Tim Robbins will replace Ramon Wilson in Amazon’s new series, accepting Naomi Alderman’s sci-fi thriller, The Power, in which every teenage girl on the planet gains the ability to choose people at will. Robbins Daniel Dundon, “will play the role of self-righteous and self-important Republican governor of Washington State and consistently forks Margate’s Democratic Mayor Margot Clear-Lopez (Leslie Mann).”
Deadline also reveals that Sonya Balamores (Marvel’s Inhumans) has joined the cast of Amazon’s I Know What You Did Last Summer series which is currently in an unknown role.
HBO has hired Philip Goslett (How to Talk to Girls at Parties) to replace Joss Whedon as executive producer and executive producer of The Jowers.
Appearing as a guest on the Happy Sad Confused podcast, Mads Mikkelsen said Hannibal’s new popularity on Netflix has led to a “revived” discussion about a possible fourth season.
Found a new home on Netflix, talks have been resumed … I don’t think you’ll find a member of the cast who is still alive who will say, no, thanks. ‘
Finally, a man slowly discovers that he is dating this year’s octopus woman in the trailer for “Tentacle’s”, The Dark in this year’s Valentine’s Day episode.