Fall is officially on, and the showbiz news keeps coming. Time for a round-up!
Netflix announced news on two The Witcher
series at its Tudum fan event. Season 3 of The Witcher
(see "’The Witcher’ S2 Trailers
") will be released in Summer 2023, while The Witcher: Blood Origin,
the miniseries starring Michelle Yeoh (see "Michelle Yeoh in ‘Witcher’ Prequel
"), will drop December 25. Minnie Driver has joined Yeoh, Sophia Brown, and Laurence O’Fuarain in the cast.
Disney added a pair of writers to their Fantastic Four
movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter
. Jeff Kaplan and Ian Springer, two writers known for the spec script Disaster Wedding
and Rebel Wilson's K-Pop: Lost in America
, have signed on to pen this project. Disney had also recently added Wandavision
's Matt Shakman to direct this feature (see "'WandaVision' Director to 'Fantastic Four'
"), which will hit theaters on November 8, 2024.
Tim Burton's Addams Family
spinoff series Wednesday
will start streaming on Netflix on November 23, 2022, the streamer announced. This series stars Catherine Zeta-Jones as Morticia, Luis Guzman as Gomez, and Jenna Ortega in the lead role as well as Christina Ricci in a surprise role (see "Ricci in 'Wednesday'
"). Netflix showed a teaser clip at their Tudum online event on September 24, 2022 (see teaser and previously released trailer below).
Crunchyroll announced the English voice cast of the Chainsaw Man
anime, which will hit streaming on October 11, 2022 (see "’Chainsaw Man’ Trailer, Date
"). The cast includes Ryan Colt Levy (My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission
) as Denji, Suzie Yeung (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
) as Makima, Reagan Murdock (Dragon Ball Super
) as Aki, and Sarah Wiedenheft (Dragon Ball Super
) as Power. This series is based on the Harvey Award-nominated manga by Tatsuki Fujimot (see "2022 Harvey Award Nominations
Netflix released a trailer (below) for Enola Holmes 2
, the second Legendary feature film centered on Sherlock Holmes’ little sister, which will drop on November 4. The film series, starring Millie Bobby Brown, Henry Cavill, and Helena Bonham Carter, is tied to novels and graphic novels written by Nancy Springer (see "New ‘Enola Holmes’ Graphic Novel
"). Gale Force Nine has the license for boardgames (see "’Enola Holmes’ Boardgame
New Line Cinema put out the new "Darkness" trailer for Black Adam
(see below). Black Adam
stars Dwayne Johnson and is directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, who also work with Johnson on Jungle Cruise
(see "Best in Shows--2021
"). This movie will be in theaters on October 21, 2022 (see "2022 'Best in Shows'
20th Century Studios released an official Hellraiser trailer (see below). This reboot, co-produced by creator Clive Barker, is about a young woman who comes into possession of a puzzle box while she is struggling with addiction. The movie features a gender-swapped pinhead (see "'Hellraiser' Gender-Swaps
"), played by Jaime Clayton, and will stream on Hulu on October 7, 2022.