Meanwhile, THR reports Lee Cronin (Evil Dead Rise) is attached to direct the aquatic horror movie, Thaw, for New Line Cinema. Based on a script by Jeremy Passmore, the story is said to be set “years after the polar ice caps have melted and sea levels have risen” and focuses on “a group of survivors at sea searching for a new home. Their prayers are answered with the discovery of an inhabitable town, that is, until they encounter a new nightmare living just below the water’s surface.”


He’ll Come Knocking

According to THR, Patrick Brice (Creep) is attached to direct He’ll Come Knocking, a film adaptation of the novel by Robert McCammon for Paramount. Adapted for the screen by Jordan Goldberg and Alex Paraskevas, the story focuses on “an ex-con who gets a new job in a revitalized factory town in the hopes of turning around his family’s life, only to soon discover that their idyllic suburban dream requires a terrible sacrifice.”



Variety reports Lee Sung Jin (Tuca & Bertie, Beef) has been hired to “rewrite” Marvel’s Thunderbolts movie.


The Black Demon

Bloody-Disgusting reports Adrian Grünberg’s Megalodon movie, The Black Demon, has been rated “R” for “some grisly images.”


Beau Is Afraid

A new featurette goes behind-the-scenes of Ari Aster’s Beau Is Afraid.

Behind the Scenes of Beau Is Afraid | Exclusive First Look | A24

Jentry Chau Vs. the Underworld

Deadline reports Ali Wong, Bowen Yang, Lori Tan Chinn, Lucy Liu, Jimmy O. Yang, Sheng Wang and Woosung Kim will lend their voices to Jentry Chau Vs. tThe Underworld, a new animated series at Netflix from showrunners Echo Wu and Aron Eli Coleite. The series will follow “Jentry Chau (Wong), a Chinese-American teen living in a small Texas town, who finds out a demon king is hunting her for the supernatural powers she’s been working her whole life to repress. With the help of her weapons expert great-aunt and a millennia-old jiangshi (Chinese hopping vampire), Jentry must now fight an entire underworld’s worth of monsters while balancing the horrors of high school.”



All 30 minutes of the recent Yellowjackets Q&A held before the season two premiere at the TCL Chinese Theater in Los Angeles is now online.

Yellowjackets Season 2 Premiere: Cast Q&A | SHOWTIME

The Flash

Barry and Iris enjoy their own bottle episode in the trailer for “Partners in Time,” next week’s episode of The Flash.

The Flash 9x08 Promo “Partners in Time” (HD) Season 9 Episode 8 Promo


Finally, the Archies have a sock hop in the trailer for next week’s episode, “Skip, Hop, Thump!”

Riverdale 7x02 Promo “Skip, Hop, and Thump!” (HD) Season 7 Episode 2 Promo

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