06012022-LSTL-01.qxd 1/5/2022 11:40 PM Page 1 c m y b TRIBUNE Ok with noise Life Sharing her experience of motherhood on The Kapil Sharma Show, Sunny Leone said, “It is never quiet. There is a lot of noise in the house but it’s nice.” —IANS LUDHIANA | THURSDAY | 6 JANUARY 2022 Yeh dil maange way more! Peaky Blinders Freedom of choice! Enola Holmes Bhumi Pednekar has shown that she can pull off any role with élan. The actress has now revealed that she would want to play a freedom fighter on the big screen. Bhumi Pednekar says playing a freedom fighter would be her dream role “Playing a freedom fighter on screen would be my dream role! I’m fascinated by such remarkable personalities and it would be an honour for me to play someone like that on screen. I actually want to do that and I hope that the universe is listening to this. I would like to be a part of a fantasy project.—TMS Death on the Nile Bridgerton 2 As we fell hook, line and sinker for shows like Squid Game and Money Heist, here’s a list of unmissable international titles to be released on OTT and in theatres to keep our interest alive... The seasonal dance Sheetal A FTER Spider-Man: No Way Home brought the audience back to theatres in 2021, Squid Game became the most popular foreign show of the 2021 on OTT and Money Heist bid adieu to their fans from across the globe, one cannot overlook international titles and what they bring to the table. The uncertainty about bigscreen outings may force us to say, ‘New Year, new variant and nothing changed.’ But all is not wrong in the world as long as filmmakers are shipping their films and series through OTT platforms to keep us entertained. We bring you the list of hard-to-miss international series and films of 2022. And if Covid’s latest variants allow, some theatre outings are in store as well. LOOKRD A FORW 022 2 Hotel Transylvania: Transformania The makers of Peaky Blinders released the trailer of their muchawaited sixth and final season on January 1, which brings us to the conclusion that this Cillian Murphy-starrer period drama is all set to woo the audience once more. One last time, the audience will get to see Helen McCrory (Aunt Polly), whom we lost last year to breast cancer. Bridgerton impressed the viewers with its maiden series, and the trailer of Season 2 came out on Christmas 2021. The series will release on March 25. Much like Money Heist, the makers of Ozark will release its fourth season in two parts, the first one will be out on January 21 globally. The 2020 Netflix original film, Enola Holmes, which had earlier plans to be released in theatres, was one of the films that saw biggest first day opening on Netflix in 2020. Its sequel, Enola Holmes 2, is at the production stage and is expected to drop this year. The audience also has high hopes from the Amazon Ozark Original series, As We See It. Also, Extrapolations, an Apple TV+ anthology drama series will release this year. Based on the effects of climate change, it has an exclusive cast from Kit Harrington to Meryl Streep to David Schwimmer to Tobey Maguire to our very own Adarsh Gourav of The White Tiger fame. On October 5, 2021, HBO Max dropped the teaser of fictional epic drama, Game of Thrones’ prequel, House of the Dragon. While its release date has not been decided yet, it is expected to come out this year itself. Theatre traffic Marvel, after giving the blockbuster film Spider-Man: No Way Home, is set for another film, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse - Part One (2022). Apart from this, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, are also set for theatrical release and so will DC universe’s much-awaited superhero flick, The Batman (2022). Other superhero flicks to hit the theatres, Thor: Love and Thunder, The Flash, Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom Among action movies, the top names are Mission: Impossible 7, Bullet Train and Top Gun: Maverick. Another big ensemble film, Death on the Nile, is set to hit the theatres on February 11 which also stars Ali Fazal. The actor took to Instagram on Tuesday to share the news, “Death on the Nile, in theatre soon. Humbled to have had the chance to be immortalised into one of Agatha Christie’s characters . Thank you Ken . . And to the wonderful cast for being such a sporty and a fun bunch to share notes and screen with…” Acclaimed director Robert Eggers’ The Northman, an epic revenge thriller which explores the period of the Vikings will also be an interesting catch on 70mm screen. Among the sequels, we have Jurassic World: Dominion and Avatar 2, the former is complete and the latter is at the post-production stage. FILE PHOTO ‘My hunger is insatiable’ Ranveer Singh credits his directors for shaping him as he completes 10 years in the industry. Ranveer says, “I am really just in the process of exploring myself as a person. It’s been an amazing 10 years. I have worked with the finest filmmakers who have shaped me. I have to learn more. I feel the hunger. My hunger is insatiable. I want to do more films like 83.”—TMS The reunion If Friends: The Reunion was one nostalgic special show of 2021, then the makers of Harry Potter made this New Year special with Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts for the franchise fans. The special show is available in India for Amazon Prime Video subscribers. And the animation trends This year will see a long list of animated movies. Turning Red and Lightyear are two animated films which have announced their release dates, March 7 and June 17. Disney+Hotstar has dropped the trailer of The Ice Age Adventures of Buck Wild, which made Ice Age fans much happy for Buck Wild’s character. SpiderMan: Across the Spider-Verse Part One is also an animated film. Some other noticeable titles are: The Bad Guys, Everything Everywhere All at Once, Pinocchio (II) and The Ice Age Adventures of Buck Wild. Gehraiyaan takes OTT route HFPA fails to secure celebrities to announce this year’s winners on January 9 award function Dealing with problems No celeb presenters for Golden Globes Amitabh Bachchan took to his blog on Tuesday and wrote that he is ‘dealing with some home Covid difficulties’ in the wake of increased numbers of the Omicron form, particularly in Mumbai and New Delhi. “We’ll connect later,” he vowed. Later on Wednesday, BMC official said that a staff member at one of Bachchan’s bungalow tested positive for Covid-19. Meanwhile, Salman Khan, who is all set to resume shoot for Tiger 3, is making sure that strict norms are followed on the sets. A source from the production team says, “No one wants to take a risk. Salman Khan is set to shoot some extensive fight sequences with Emraan Hashmi, who will be joining him soon.”—TMS The Golden Globes 2022 will have no celebrity presenters when the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) announces this year’s winners on January 9. Variety.com has obtained a copy of an email from the Globes talent booker that was sent to several publicity agencies inquiring about their clients participating in the show. However, sources say, no celebrities have agreed to take part. “The Golden Globes will move forward with a small event on January 9 that will not only award the best performances in television and film for 2021, but also on recognising the importance of supporting diverse creatives across the industry,” the letter said. “The event this year will celebrate and honour a variety of diverse, community-based programs that empower inclusive filmmakers and journalists to pursue their storytelling passions.” The HFPA has c m y b financially supported important underserved organisations for decades and will continue to invest in the future leaders of our industry.” No details were provided about how the winners will be revealed or where the Globes will take place. “The event will have limited guests and with strict Covid-19 protocols that include not only proof of full vaccination, but also a booster shot and a negative RTPCR test,” the email said. —IANS Amazon Prime Video on Wednesday unveiled new posters of the upcoming movie, Gehraiyaan and announced film’s release date as February 11. Directed by Shakun Batra, the muchawaited movie looks beneath the surface of complex modern relationships. Presented on the special occasion of the lead actor Deepika Padukone’s birthday, the newly released posters include captivating individual character posters for the lead cast. There is also a heart-warming poster featuring Deepika and Siddhant and an ensemble poster with the leads. The posters were first shared by Deepika.” Poster shared by Deepika Padukone Prabhas & Pooja - starrer Radhe Shyam postponed One more film joins the list... After Jersey, RRR and Prithviraj, now the makers of Prabhas and Pooja Hegde-starrer Radhe Shyam have postponed the release of their muchawaited project. Initially, the film was scheduled to release on January 14, on Sankranthi, but due to the ongoing Covid situation, the team has decided to postpone it. On Wednesday, UV Creations released a statement that read, “We have been trying our best for the past few days but considering the growing cases of Omicron variant it looks like we will have to wait for our labour of love to get to the big screens. Radhe Shyam is a story about love vs destiny.”
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