Netflix News: Drew Barrymore & Timothy Olyphant star in comedy series ‘Santa Clarita Diet’ on February 3rd

In Santa Clarita Diet, Joel (Timothy Olyphant, Justified) and Sheila (Drew Barrymore, Blended) are husband and wife realtors leading vaguely discontented lives in the L.A. suburb of Santa Clarita with their teenaged daughter Abby (Liv Hewson), until Sheila goes through a dramatic change sending their lives down a road of death and destruction…but in a good way.

Santa Clarita Diet stars Drew Barrymore as Sheila Hammond, Timothy Olyphant as Joel Hammond, Liv Hewson as Abby Hammond and Skylar Gisondo as Eric Bemis.

Showrunner Victor Fresco, Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant, Aaron Kaplan, Tracy Katsky, Chris Miller and Ember Truesdell are executive producers on the series. Nancy Juvonen is a producer. Santa Clarita Diet is a Netflix production and is available globally only on Netflix on February 3, 2017.

New Details on the Star Wars Anthology Han Solo Film!

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Last month, Lucasfilms announced that The Lego Movie directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller would be directing the upcoming Star Wars Anthology film that would center around Han Solo and today we have more information on the film. EW interviewed Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy and this is what she had to say:

“We don’t want to spend time going back and answering a lot of questions that, quite frankly, I don’t think people want answered,” says Kennedy. “…I think the key here is that we are identifying an event or events in Han Solo’s life that gives you some idea of who he is and why he is the character we have all known to love…You can imagine, given who we’ve chosen to come in and direct, it should be very entertaining and funny. Han Solo is the character inside Star Wars that everybody knows has a wit and sense of humor. So that’s what this should be.”

The screenplay for the Han Solo movie is written by Lawrence Kasdan and Jon Kasdan and is said to  focus a young Han Solo and how he became the smuggler, thief, and scoundrel we came to know and love. But just how young will he be? Well, according to Kennedy, he will be younger, but not that much younger:

“He’ll definitely be probably in the high teens, low 20s,” she says. “We’re not introducing you to a 10-year-old Han Solo.” 

The film is slated for a May 25, 2018 release

Sony Announces Animated Spider-Man Movie from Phil Lord and Chris Miller!


Sony Pictures has announced that a new animated Spider-Man movie is in the works and they have signed Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (The LEGO Movie) to direct. The announcement was made by Tom Rothman, chairman of the Sony Pictures Entertainment Motion Picture Group, at CinemaCon, where he commented that Lord and Miller, who will also be writing the treatment and producing the filmwould be “taking Spider-Man back to his graphic roots with the first-of-its-kind animated Spider-Man feature.”

Rothman also stated that the animated film will exist independently of the projects in the live-action Spider-Man universe, all of which are continuing.

The animated film from Lord & Miller, will be released on July 20, 2018 with  Avi Arad, Matt Tolmach, and Amy Pascal all serving as producers.

The LEGO Movie Directors Writing ‘The Flash’ Movie for Warner Bros.

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Although you can watch The Flash every Tuesday night on the CW as the current season is in full swing, Warner Bros. has been in development of a feature film for the Scarlet Speedster as part of it’s DC Cinematic Universe for quite some time. Word came months ago that the film would not feature fan favorite Grant Gustin reprising his role from the television series, but rather Ezra Miller (The Perks of Being a Wallflower) would take over for the film version. All has been quiet regarding the film until today when Deadline reported that writer/directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller (The LEGO Movie) are in the process of writing a treatment for the big screen adaptation!

No word yet as to which Flash we will see on the big screen, but we may find out as early as next years Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice as the character has been rumored to make an appearance. Before the solo film, Flash will appear in the upcoming Justice League Part One which hits theaters November 10, 2017.

The Flash is currently set for release March 23, 2018.