Hope you had a happy 4th! Time for more movie news!
IN THIS WEEK’S “The Great Return!” story, Oscar-winning actress Sophia Loren is back in front of the camera for her first feature film in a decade, directed by her son Edoardo Ponti in a movie in which she plays Madame Rosa, a Holocaust survivor who forges a bond with a 12-year-old Senegalese immigrant boy named Momo.
The film, titled La vita davanti a sé (The Life Ahead), is an adaptation of Romain Gary’s novel La vie devant soi, which was previously adapted for the big screen by Israeli filmmaker Moshe Mizrahi as Madame Rosa, starring Simone Signoret. That film won the 1978 foreign-language Oscar.
Loren, 84, plays the same role as Signoret, though Ponti said the two adaptations are very different. The film has begun shooting in Italy. Loren, who is working 10-hour days, said she is allowing herself to “express things on screen in a way that I think audiences will find very surprising.”
She added that her son wouldn’t settle for anything but her best. “He knows me so well. He knows every inch of my face, my heart, my soul. He will only move on to the next shot when I hit my deepest truth,” she said.
Ponti, who is directing his illustrious mother for the third time, declared her to be in great form.
“At 84 she wants to put it all on the line to make a movie that is so deep, so challenging, both emotionally and physically,” he said. “The energy and passion with which she approaches every scene is a marvel to watch.”
The rest of the cast comprises transgender Spanish actress Abril Zamora (“Locked Up”), Italy’s Renato Carpentieri (Tenderness) Iran’s Babak Karimi (The Salesman) and non-professional child actor Ibrahima Guys, who plays Momo.
The amazing Sophia Loren is back!
IN THIS WEEK’S “Fast Charlize and Furious Helen” story, Vin Diesel announced on Instagram that Charlize Theron and Helen Mirren are returning for Universal’s Fast & Furious 9.
Both actresses’ characters were introduced in 2017’s Fate of the Furious. Theron played cyberterrorist Cipher who forced Diesel’s Dom to turn coats on his street family and operate for her. Mirren played Magdalene Shaw,
the mother of Deckard (Jason Statham) and Owen (Luke Evans). Mirren will be seen again as Magdalene in the Fast & Furious spinoff Hobbs & Shaw on August 2.
They join new castmember to the franchise, John Cena, whose role is under wraps
Justin Lin (Fast & Furious 6) returns to direct part 9 which is currently shooting in London. Dan Casey wrote the screenplay from a story by Lin and Alfredo Botello. Fast & Furious 9 opens on May 22 release.
More car-driving madness! Yay!
IN THIS WEEK’S “Say ‘Saw’ one more time, mother-f–ker!” story, Samuel L. Jackson has joined Chris Rock in Lionsgate’s upcoming Saw reboot.
Production has officially begun on the film, in which Rock will play a police detective investigating a series of grizzly crimes. Jackson will portray Rock’s father. Max Minghella, who stars in Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale and recently directed Teen Spirit, also joins the cast as the partner of Rock’s character. Riverdale actress Marisol Nichols will play a police captain.
Lionsgate is keeping details of the plot under wraps other than saying it will offer deviously treacherous traps, clever clues and the edge-of-the-seat suspense that fans expect.
“We think Samuel L. Jackson and Chris Rock along with Max Minghella and Marisol Nichols make this film completely special in the ‘Saw’ canon and we can’t wait to unleash this unexpected and sinister new story on fans of this franchise. This is next level of ‘Saw’ on full tilt,” said Joe Drake, chairman of the Lionsgate Motion Picture Group.
Longtime “Saw” filmmakers Mark Burg and Oren Koules returned to produce Saw. Darren Lynn Bousman, who helmed the second, third and fourth Saw movies, is directing the new movie. The decision to revisit the series was inspired by Rock’s love of the franchise.
The franchise revolves around the fictional character John Kramer, also called the Jigsaw Killer, who traps victims in situations that test their will to live.
The upcoming “Saw” will be released on Oct. 23, 2020.
IN THIS WEEK’S “The Joker, but, you know, not.” story, the next big comic book movie, is, Joker.
The Warner Bros. fall tentpole from The Hangover director Todd Phillips stars Joaquin Phoenix as the infamous Batman villain. The movie might use the Joker character and the setting of Gotham City from the comic books, but it’s hardly an adaptation, During a recent chat with Empire magazine, Phillips says he’s fully preparing for comic book fans to be angry over just how unfaithful Joker is to the comics.
“We didn’t follow anything from the comic-books, which people are gonna be mad about,” Phillips said. “We just wrote our own version of where a guy like Joker might come from. That’s what was interesting to me. We’re not even doing Joker, but the story of becoming Joker. It’s about this man.”
Phoenix was the actor Phillips envisioned for the character from the very beginning. “I think he’s the greatest actor,” the director said. “We had a photo of him above our computer while we were writing. We constantly thought, ‘God, imagine if Joaquin actually does this.’”
In Phillips’ Joker, the iconic comic book villain is an aspiring stand-up comedian named Arthur Fleck. The specifics of the movie’s plot have remained a secret, although the film’s official trailer teased that Arthur’s transformation into the Joker is tied to his caring for his elderly mother (Frances Conroy), his visit to Arkham Asylum for unknown purposes, and his run-in with a popular late night television host (Robert De Niro). The cast also includes Atlanta breakouts Brian Tyree Henry and Zazie Beetz.
Warner Bros. is releasing Joker at the start of October, a time often reserved for the studio’s big fall awards title (see “A Star Is Born” last year and “Gravity” in 2013). Deadline reported last month the studio was eyeing a world premiere for Joker at the Venice Film Festival.
Joker opens in theaters nationwide October 4.
I’m very curious to see this film. But it IS interesting that it won’t follow any pre-existing comic book storyline. We’ll just have to decide if we like it on its’ own, unique merits. And that might be ok. The fanboys, however, will likely lose their shit.
IN THIS WEEK’S “It’s worse than I thought” story, One of the biggest box office bombs of the summer, or probably the entire year, is Fox’s Dark Phoenix. The ‘X-Men’ franchise swansong debuted in June to the worst opening in franchise history and since then has plummeted off the face of the Earth. In fact, in its fifth weekend (that just ended yesterday), “Dark Phoenix” earned a paltry $439,000. But as we come to the end of the run for the film, it’s starting to look like “Dark Phoenix” is an even bigger bomb than previously thought.
You see, after this weekend, Dark Phoenix has earned a total domestic cume of only $64.6 million. The global gross is equally as troubling with only a $249 million total. While it’s likely that the film will earn more than $250 million when it’s all said and done, the Fox film won’t do much more than that. And barring some sort of miracle, that will make Dark Phoenix an even bigger bomb than the current low bar set by Fox’s Fantastic Four reboot in 2015.
The math works out this way (via Forbes): with a $250 million total, Dark Phoenix will have only grossed 1.25x its budget (a reported $200 million). On the other hand, Fantastic Four earned 1.39x its budget of $120 million with a box office gross of only $167 million. So you see, apples to apples, director Simon Kinberg’s film is actually even more embarrassing than Josh Trank’s debacle.
As for where the last Fox ‘X-Men’ film will likely end up on the list for biggest superhero film domestic grosses, the film currently stands at #84, just above Chronicle and Sky High. Seemingly out of its reach are Hellboy II: The Golden Army and 1998’s Blade. That’s just abysmal.
Of course, the ‘X-Men’ franchise is now under the control of Marvel Studios and Disney, so it’s likely that we’ll get a fresh reboot sometime in the future.
OUCH. I don’t know why it did so bad. It’s actually not that bad a film. It’s certainly better than that X-men: Apocalypse.
IN THIS WEEK’S “Akira…continued…” story, Fans of Katsuhiro Otomo‘s 1988 anime classic are about to get inundated with Akira. On top of the embattled live-action feature film that has finally kicked into gear with Taika Waititi helming, Otomo has confirmed that he will be directing a new Akira anime sequel series, right as the original 1988 film is set to receive a 4K remaster.
Just in time for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics (which play a major part in the original film), Akira creator and director Katsuhiro Otomo has confirmed that he will be helming a new anime series continuing the story of the groundbreaking cyberpunk classic, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Otomo revealed the Akira sequel series news at a panel at the Anime Expo in Los Angeles, where he unveiled that the series will be produced by Bandai Namco’s Sunrise.
While THR could not confirm whether Otomo would be creating a new story for this sequel series or adapting the manga, Anime News Network confirmed that the Akira sequel series will “incorporate the entirety of the manga’s story.”
Otomo’s original science-fiction manga ran from 1982 to 1990 and told the story of a postapocalyptic Neo-Tokyo that had been destroyed and rebuilt after a mysterious explosion. Otomo would later adapt the first part of the series into an animated film, Akira, in 1988, which went on to become one of the most acclaimed and influential anime films of all time. The film was released on July 16, 1988 — the same day of the fictional Tokyo’s destruction in Akira.
The film follows a group of teen bikers who get caught up in a potentially city-destroying government conspiracy when an accident causes one of them to acquire incredible telekinetic abilities. The leader of the group rushes to stabilize their friend and prevent him from causing another apocalyptic explosion as a group of insurgents attempt to take down the military-controlled government. It was one of the most expensive anime produced at the time (costing around $9 million), but when released, it more than made back its money and was widely hailed as an instant classic and helping to spread the popularity of anime worldwide. More than 30 years later, the seminal feature film will be given a 4K remaster, to be released in Japan in April 2020.
This is all wonderful news!
IN THIS WEEK’S “Wow, that’s a Hell of a switch” story, Netflix has taken over Dwayne Johnson’s action movie Red Notice from Universal Pictures and added Ryan Reynolds to the cast.
Red Notice had been in the works at Universal, but the studio announced Monday that it’s vacating the previously announced Nov. 13, 2020, release date in favor of an untitled event film.
Johnson reteams with his Skyscraper and Central Intelligence writer/director Rawson Marshall Thurber for Red Notice and plays an Interpol agent tasked with capturing the most-wanted art thief in the world.
The film will be produced by the returning “Skyscraper” team, including Beau Flynn for his Flynn Picture Co.; Johnson, Dany Garcia and Hiram Garcia for their Seven Bucks Productions; and Thurber for his Bad Version, Inc. Wendy Jacobson executive produces.
Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot came on board in April. Johnson is expected to get his first $20 million paycheck for the gig. Universal won a bidding war for the project last year in the wake of the surprise success of Sony’s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, which starred Johnson with Kevin Hart.
Red Notice is set to begin principal photography in various locations in 2020. Netflix is also currently in development on John Henry and the Statesmen with Johnson attached to star and FPC and Seven Bucks Productions producing.
Jumanji took in $962 million worldwide, but Johnson’s last two titles have been less robust. Rampage, released by Warner Bros. in April, grossed $426 million worldwide, and Skyscraper took in $304 million after its opening in July. The Netflix news was first reported by Deadline.
Hmmm…could it be that Universal saw the Skyscraper team involved and also saw those lower profit numbers and said to themselves, “Hey why don’t we sell this to Netflix, just in case?”
IN THIS WEEK’S “Another inexplicable remake” story, Hollywood already has its sights set on another talking toddler film, a remake of Look Who’s Talking written and directed by Jeremy Garelick (The Wedding Ringer).
Deadline reports that Sony Pictures’ Screen Gems will re-team with the filmmaker to produce the film, with Adam Fields (Bad Santa 2) also onboard as producer.
The original 1989 film written and directed by Amy Heckerling starred Kirstie Alley as a single mother navigating a topsy-turvy romance with cab driver James (John Travolta) and a baby who narrates her life with the inner voice of Bruce Willis. Garelick discussed the challenges of juggling his personal relationship to the material with the enduring quality of the original film, a hit that spawned two sequels and a TV series.
“What excited me about doing is, I have four kids, including twins, and this is something they can watch, and share some of the experience I had with my wife…Like, figuring out how to raise these kids, with all the mistakes that happen. Add in the voices that are keyed to facial expressions, it just really seems like a fun idea. Everyone can relate to babies. The challenge is, that was a really good movie, Travolta and Kirstie Alley had great chemistry and Amy Heckerling wrote a great script. We’re in the early stages of figuring out what the story is for the modern version of the movie.”
Lies. All lies. Terrible idea.
IN THIS WEEK’S “How dare you” story, Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston have pulled a fast one on Breaking Bad fans. The Emmy-winning co-stars of AMC’s acclaimed drama series have been teasing a reunion over the last several weeks, but that reunion is not the “Breaking Bad” sequel movie as many fans were hoping would be the case. The reunion doesn’t even have anything to do with Breaking Bad and instead is the launch of their new artisanal mezcal brand Dos Hombres. The co-stars shares the news in a social media post.
Really? You made booze? Great. I get the marketing angle here, but seems like a harsh way to promote it. If they think people will go out in droves to get this mezcal, fine, but I won’t be one of them.
IN THIS WEEK’S “Waner goes streaming” story, We’ve known that WarnerMedia has had its own streaming service brewing for a while now, and today they’ve announced that the service will be dubbed “HBO Max”. Warner has already had success with the HBO brand and spinning it out into streaming services HBO Go and HBO Now, so calling the new service “HBO Max” makes sense since it will include HBO as well as “Programming from Warner Bros., New Line, DC Entertainment, CNN, TNT, TBS, truTV, The CW, Turner Classic Movies, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Crunchyroll, Rooster Teeth, Looney Tunes and More,” plus original movies and series. The streaming service is set to launch in spring 2020.
WarnerMedia knows they have some serious content in their back pocket including all 236 episodes of Friends (that’s right—if you want to stream Friends and The Office in the future, you’ll need to subscribe to two different streaming services), upcoming series like Lovecraft Country and Batwoman, originals such as Station Eleven, an animated Gremlins series, Tokyo Vice, Dune: The Sisterhood, and much more.
Get ready for dozens of streaming services that will each have a monthly price tag. You want to see stuff you love? It’s gonna get expensive.
IN THIS WEEK’S “Dumbing it down” story, When production began in New York last August, The Woman in the Window seemed like that rarest of Hollywood properties — a grown-up’s movie with both box office potential and an awards pedigree.
Based on a best-selling 2018 novel by A.J. Finn and starring six-time Oscar nominee Amy Adams as an agoraphobic child psychologist who witnesses a crime, the Fox 2000 thriller had been set to open on Oct. 4, a prime date for awards movies and commercial adult fare such as Gone Girl.
Now Disney — which acquired the Fox film empire in March — will move Woman in the Window out of 2019 and retool the pic, including reshoots, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The looming date change comes as the Burbank studio is digesting Fox’s slate, troubleshooting on the films it inherited and setting a fall awards strategy.
A twisty mystery with a third-act reveal and large chunks set inside the mind of Adams’ depressed character, Woman in the Window has proven a challenging adaptation for director Joe Wright and producer Scott Rudin. Multiple sources tell THR the thriller, which also stars Gary Oldman and Julianne Moore and which Tracy Letts adapted for the screen, confused early test audiences.
Wright plans to shoot five days of pickup shots next month, after Adams finishes making Hillbilly Elegy, a Ron Howard movie for Netflix.
“We’re dealing with a complex novel,” says Fox 2000 president Elizabeth Gabler, who is departing the studio imminently but will remain as a consultant on the film for Disney until Woman in the Window’s release. “We tested the movie really early for that very reason. We wanted to make it better, and we’ve had Disney’s full support in doing that.”
At Fox 2000, The Woman in the Window had a home with a history of making character-driven literary adaptations that yield major box office results, a la Hidden Figures, Life of Pi and The Devil Wears Prada. As the division’s last film before Disney shutters it, the movie is now something of an orphan. (Disney will release Fox 2000’s penultimate film, The Art of Racing in the Rain, on Aug. 9.)
Maybe just make a Dumb Person Cut of the film for lazier audiences?
IN THIS WEEK’S “In Memorium” story, Rip Torn – whose seven-decade acting career spanned stage, film, TV and voice roles – has died, a rep for the actor confirmed in a statement to Rolling Stone. Torn died at his home in Lakeville, Connecticut on Tuesday afternoon. He was 88.
Born Elmore Rual Torn Jr. in Temple, Texas on February 6th, 1931, he graduated from University of Texas, where he studied acting before serving in the United States Army.
Torn moved to Hollywood, California, where he scored his first major acting role in 1956 film, Baby Doll. He later moved to New York and attended the famed Actors Studio, which led to a number of stage roles.
Torn starred in a number of films, including 1965’s The Cincinnati Kid, 1973’s Payday, 1976’s David Bowie-starring sci-fi film The Man Who Fell to Earth and 1983’s Cross Creek, for which he garnered an Oscar nomination.
His breakout comedic role came by way of portraying defense attorney Bob Diamond in Albert Brooks’ 1991 film, Defending Your Life.
In the Nineties, Torn took on his most enduring role as talk show producer Artie on The Larry Sanders Show, providing whip-smart wit as a foil to Garry Shandling’s titular late-night host. Torn was nominated for six consecutive Emmys for his role, winning for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series in 1996.
The high profile portrayal led to several late-career roles, including appearances on TV shows 30 Rock (as Alec Baldwin’s CEO boss) and Will & Grace along with film spots in Men in Black, Wonder Boys and cult comedies like DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story and Freddy Got Fingered. He starred in close to 200 on-screen roles over the course of his career. Torn also directed 1988’s The Telephone, starring Whoopi Goldberg and penned by singer Harry Nilsson and Torn’s longtime friend Terry Southern.
One Hell of a career. RIP, Rip.
IN THIS WEEK’S “New Squad additions” story, Storm Reid, who starred in A Wrinkle in Time, is being eyed for the cast of Warner Bros.’ The Suicide Squad as the daughter of Idris Elba’s character.
Warner Bros. had no comment. James Gunn is directing the sequel to Suicide Squad, the 2016 feature based on the DC Comics anti-heroes. Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Jai Courtney and Viola Davis are reprising their roles.
The film will hit theaters on Aug. 6, 2021. Peter Safran and Charles Roven are producing.
Guardians of the Galaxy director Gunn also wrote the script to the project, in which supervillains are recruited by the government to carry out secret missions.
Newcomer Daniela Melchior joins new members John Cena and Elba, with Robbie reprising her role as Harley Quinn as well as Courtney as Captain Boomerang. While it was previously reported that Elba would be taking over for Will Smith in playing Deadshot in the new movie, Variety learned in April that Elba will be playing a new character in the film.
IN THIS WEEK’S “the Citizen Knae of screenwriters” story, David Fincher has signed on to direct his first feature film since 2014, a biopic revolving around Citizen Kane screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz, with Gary Oldman tapped to play the titular role.
The film, titled Mank, is based on a script by Fincher’s late father, Jack, who had penned the script prior to his death in 2003.
Specific plot details are vague, but sources say the story will follow Mankiewicz’s tumultuous development of the script for Citizen Kane — which would go on to be considered one of the best films of all time — alongside director Orson Welles. Despite the film’s critical success, the script was the only part of the film to win an Oscar.
The film will also be shot in black and white, with production scheduled to begin in November.
IN THIS WEEK’S “Sherlock Downey, Jr.” story, Sherlock Holmes 3 is moving forward with Dexter Fletcher signing on to direct. The Rocketman director is taking over for Guy Ritchie, and fans should be pretty happy to know there is finally some forward movement with the long awaited sequel.
Guy Ritchie directed the first two installments, starting with 2009’s Sherlock Holmes and then 2011’s Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. Sherlock Holmes 3 was originally set to hit theaters in December 2020, but it was revealed earlier this year that the sequel will instead come out in December 2021.
Robert Downey Jr. is returning to star in Sherlock Holmes 3 after spending the last decade in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Iron Man. Jude Law is expected to return as Watson, but that has yet to be officially confirmed. It would be hard to see the sequel moving forward without Law, especially since he was talking about his excitement for the reunion last summer.
Chris Brancato is writing the Sherlock Holmes 3 script, which is based on the iconic characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Fans have been waiting nearly ten years for the third installment and it seems like December 21st, 2021 will be their Christmas gift after waiting so long. Variety was the first to report about Dexter Fletcher coming on to direct Sherlock Holmes 3.
IN THIS WEEK’S “Bringing back the Stone Age” story, Warner Bros. Animation and Elizabeth Banks’ Brownstone Productions are teaming up for a new Flintstones series, Variety has learned exclusively.
The project, which is in early development, is described as a primetime animated adult comedy series based on an original idea featuring characters from The Flintstones. The series will be produced by Warner Bros. Animation. No network is currently attached.
The Flintstones originally ran for six seasons and over 150 episodes on ABC between 1960 and 1966. The series followed the misadventures of the titular modern Stone Age family, comprised of Fred, Wilma, Pebbles, and family pet Dino. The show also heavily featured the Flintstones’ neighbors, the Rubbles — Fred’s best friend Barney, Wilma’s best friend Betty, and their son, Bamm-Bamm.
~ I love how people think they need to explain the show’s premise. Have we reached a place where people are not familiar with The Flintstones? I feel like we aren’t quite there yet.
There have been multiple attempts at new versions of the show over the years, including short-lived series like “The New Fred and Barney Show” and “The Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm Show.” There have also been several Flintstones TV specials as well as two live-action films. Seth MacFarlane also developed a reboot of the series for Fox back in 2011, but that project ultimately did not go forward.
Banks and Brownstone recently re-signed their overall deal with Warner Bros. Television. Banks has been increasingly active as a producer in recent years, setting up multiple projects and pilots across all of the broadcast networks as well as cable channels and streaming platforms.
IN THIS WEEK’S “Found: Invisble Man” story, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, the star of The Haunting of Hill House, is attached for the lead role in The Invisible Man monster movie set up at Universal and Blumhouse, an individual with knowledge of the project tells TheWrap.
Jackson-Cohen will star alongside the previously announced Elisabeth Moss, Aldis Hodge, Harriet Dyer and Storm Reid in the horror reboot that is set to kick off production this month in Sydney, Australia.
Johnny Depp was previously attached to star as the lead in what was once meant to be Universal’s Dark Universe of films, a shared universe of movies that incorporated new takes on Old Hollywood monster characters, with movies announced based on both The Wolf Man and Bride of Frankenstein. That franchise kicked off with the Tom Cruise vehicle The Mummy that also starred Russell Crowe as Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
That failed in a colossal way.
Leigh Whannell (Upgrade, The Last Key) is directing, writing and executive producing the film, and The Invisible Man hits theaters on March 13, 2020.
Jason Blum is producing “The Invisible Man” for his Blumhouse Productions along with Kylie du Fresne for Goalpost Pictures.
Jackson-Cohen, an English actor from London, starred as Luke Crain in Netflix’s horror and mystery series The Haunting of Hill House. Prior to that, he played a lead role in the BBC drama Man in an Orange Shirt and has also appeared in NBC’s Emerald City and the Australian mini-series The Secret River.
IN THIS WEEK’S “Back-up plan” story, With the raft of departures over the last few years on The Walking Dead, there’s hope for one fan-favorite.
Lauren Cohan, who bowed out of The Walking Dead early into its ninth season, could be staging a comeback.
“I’m not sure if I can say much about it right now, actually,” showrunner Angela Kang told Entertainment Weekly, adding:
“I’ll just say that we’re working on it.”
If you watch The Walking Dead online, you know that Maggie’s storyline came to a close when she exited off-screen by going away with Georgie to help other emerging communities.
Cohan left the series to join the cast of ABC’s Whiskey Cavalier, but the series failed to pull in a sizeable audience for the network, and it was canceled at the close of its first season.
That’s the polite way of saying the show tanked. So, it’s nice to have a back-up job to come back to.
Aaand, IN THIS WEEK’S “Blofeld returns!” story, Another familiar face is returning to the James Bond franchise, as sources confirmed to Variety that Christoph Waltz will reprise his role of the super-villain Blofeld in Bond 25.
Waltz first appeared in the most recent Bond pic, Spectre, as the iconic villain who had previously played by Donald Pleasance, Max von Sydow and Telly Savalas in previous installments of the franchise.
The film is currently shooting in London and Waltz is among a number of actors returning to reprise their roles, including star Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Lea Seydoux and Naomie Harris.
Bond 25 is directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga and co-stars Oscar-winner Rami Malek, Ana De Armas, Lashana Lynch, David Dencik, Billy Magnussen, Dali Benssalah, Jeffrey Wright, Ben Whishaw and Rory Kinnear. When the film was shooting in Jamaica, Craig injured his ankle and had to take a two-week break from filming. It’s also set to travel to Italy and Norway.
The production had another brief setback when an explosion at a Pinewood Studios soundstage in June injured a crew member.
The film is scheduled for release in the U.K. through Universal on April 3, 2020, and in the U.S. through United Artists Releasing on April 8, 2020.
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