You might not have heard of The Lake, but this Thai creature feature will have life-size practical monsters courtesy of the legendary Jordu Schell, who has worked on movies like Blade, Planet of the Apes, Dawn of the Dead, Hellboy, Avatar, and Alien vs. Predator. Reginald the Vampire, which stars Spider-Man’s Jacob Batalon, gets some teaser pics. Plus take a peek at Pierce Brosnan’s character, Dr. Fate, in the new Black Adam film! We’re off to hunt some spoilers!
THR reports Danny Huston has joined the cast of The Crow reboot (currently filming in the Czech Republic) in an undisclosed role.
Deadline also has word a film adaptation of Jonathan “Swifty” Lang’s comic book, Plunder, is now in development at Koulest Productions. The story focuses on “a gang of Somali pirates after they face off with an illegal Chinese vessel. They then try to board what they think is a research ship, only to find themselves in the midst of a massacre, with their worst nightmares becoming reality around them. The 14-year-old boy who went from translator to reluctant pirate becomes their key to survival, but he must decide how far he’s willing to go in the name of self-preservation.” Ethan Teller (Jar of Fools) has been hired to write the script, while two-time Academy Award-nominated SFX Artist Alec Gillis (Prey) will provide the creature effects.
Pierce Brosnan’s Dr. Fate strikes a pose on a new character poster courtesy of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.
According to Bloody-Disgusting, Rob Zombie’s The Munsters will be simultaneously available on Netflix, VOD, and DVD this September 27.
Coming Soon also has word the final live-action Fullmetal Alchemist movie premieres September 24 on Netflix.
Bloody-Disgusting additionally has photos of Thomas Jane, Malin Ackerman, Abigail Breslin, and Kara Hayward in the upcoming vampire action-comedy Slayers. More at the link.
A giant, aquatic reptile wreaks havoc in Thailand in the trailer for The Lake, a new creature feature boasting life-size, practical monster effects designed by Jordu Schell.
Ryan Kwanten, Dolph Lundgren, Dermot Mulroney, Scott Adkins, and Mickey Rourke comprise their own non-superpowered Suicide Squad in the trailer for Section 8, coming to AMC+ this September 23.
TV Line reports Rose Abdoo (Gilmore Girls) will guest-star in an upcoming episode of Ghosts as Paula, “a no-nonsense veteran TV producer of a show called Dumb Deaths, which comes to use Woodstone Mansion as a shooting location.”
In a recent interview with THR, Jack Quaid confirmed he and Lower Decks co-star Tawny Newsome will appear in full costume as Ensigns Brad Boimler and Beckett Mariner in an upcoming episode of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. However, the crossover will include additional “animated elements.”
Yeah, I feel like I should specify the exact way that it’s going to be because I’ve been looking and seeing a lot of different takes on it. So we already shot it, and it’s Tawny Newsome and I as the live-action versions of our animated characters. I don’t know if I can get into plot details or anything, but yes, I’m going to have purple hair, we had uniforms made. We got to step on board the Enterprise, which was really interesting, and got to interact with that amazing cast and that amazing crew. And it was such an interesting challenge to be a live-action version of an animated character. What do you do? What’s too much? What’s too little? How do you stay in the voice? How do you bring some physicality to it? How does the character move on the animated show, and how can you make that work in live action?
But everyone was so welcoming. I feel like [Strange New Worlds star] Ethan Peck and I have a firm bromance now. He’s amazing. We just had a blast. Tawny never thought that she would be on a physical Starfleet ship, so she was touching a lot of buttons and dials and knobs, and breaking things. Just to see that through her eyes and see her light up — that was so cool. We’re really good friends in real life, so to be able to do that together was such a dream. And there are going to be animated elements to it, but not like a Roger Rabbit with cartoons and real people mixed together. You’ll see how it all works out. It’s pretty cool.
Filming has officially wrapped on the first season of the Twisted Metal TV series.
Elsewhere, She-Hulk makes the cover of the fictitious Superior Law magazine.
Baba Voss faces “devastating loss” in the synopsis for “Watch Out for Wolves,” the second episode of See’s third season.
After a devastating loss, Baba heads to Pennsa to warn his family. Maghra debates the Witchfinders’ fate. Wren stages a daring escape.
Spoiler TV has photos from “The Next Day,” the season two premiere of La Brea. Click through to see the rest.
Spoiler TV also has images from “Dead Weight,” the premiere episode of Reginald the Vampire. More at the link.
Reginald Andres lives a life of dreams deferred until he’s turned into a vampire and begins an undead life he never dreamed of.
Raymond Lee leaps into the body of an ‘80s hair metal rocker in a short teaser for the Quantum Leap reboot at NBC.
The CW has also released a brief teaser for the third season of Kung Fu.
The Crabfeeder scuttles closer to shore in the trailer for next week’s episode of House of the Dragon.
A new featurette discusses what’s in store for Mike, Jakeem, and Thunder in Stargirl’s third season.
Finally, the Chieftain is reborn as a fire elemental in a clip from next week’s episode of Primal.
[Correction: The previous version of this article stated the Star Trek: Lower Decks crossover was with Discovery, when in fact it should be Strange New Worlds. io9 regrets the error.]
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