Geek showbiz news keeps rolling in, and it's time for a round-up.
The Hollywood Reporter, and that Emilia Clarke is in final negotiations to join the series as well, according to Variety. They would join Samuel L. Jackson, who is already set to reprise his role as Nick Fury in the series (see "'Secret Invasion'").
Sony Animation added three directors to the upcoming sequel to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse according to Variety: Joaquim Dos Santos (Legend of Korra, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Justice League Unlimited), Kemp Powers (who co-directed Soul and wrote One Night in Miami), and Justin K. Thompson (production designer on the first film). Netflix acquired the streaming rights for this animated feature earlier this month (see "Netflix Gets 'Spider-Man'; Trailers for 'Loki', 'Jupiter's Legacy'").
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Focus Features is shooting a new Downton Abbey movie, according to Variety. The new movie will feature the original cast; it’s scheduled to release on December 22, 2021 (see "Best in Shows – Q4 2021"). Rather Dashing Games will be releasing Downton Abbey: Captured Moments on June 16 (see "Rather Dashing Games Licenses ‘Downton Abbey’").
Warner Bros. and DC's The Flash began filming on April 19. The new logo for the movie was also revealed via Warner's Twitter account (below). Supergirl and two different versions of Batman are scheduled to make appearances in this new Flash movie (see "'Supergirl in 'Flash' Movie").