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FILM FOCUS NEWSROOM: WEEK 45

Voice of Batman Kevin Conroy passes at aged 66; Avatar 2 sequel runtime confirmed; Westworld cancelled after 4 seasons...and plenty more!

- Kevin Conroy who voiced Batman for many years has passed aged 66. He voiced the role in Batman: The Animated Series and also provided the voice for 15 films and over 400 episodes of TV.


- James Gunn and Peter Safran have met their Warner Bros. Discovery colleagues and laid out their 8 to 10 year plan for the DC universe. Which will focus on telling "one great overarching story" across film, television, gaming, live-action, and animation.


- Chris Rock will be involved in Netflix' first attempt in streaming live programming. It will be a comedy special that'll happen early 2023.


- Showrunners have been hired for the It spinoff that'll be named Welcome to Derry, moving it one step closer to actually happening.


- It has been confirmed that Avatar: The Way of Water will have a runtime of over 3 hours. But James Cameron has said that the runtime does serve a purpose.


- Rumours that there could be an Indiana Jones spinoff series in the works at Disney. Harrison Ford set to reprise his role for the last time in the upcoming Indiana Jones 5, so it is unlikely he will be involved.


- Keanu Reeves and Ian Mcshane will reprise their rolls in the John Wick spinoff Ballerina. With Ana de Armas also set to star.


-Shawn Levy, director of The Adam Project is in talks to direct his own Star Wars movie.


- A Gears of War movie and animated series are both heading to Netflix, with Dave Bautista seemingly set to star if his socials are anything to go by.


- Daniel Kaluuya has joined the cast of Spider-man: Across the Spider-verse and will voice Spider-punk in the upcoming sequel.


- HBO has cancelled Westworld after 4 seasons, with the 5th season set to start filming soon. Not all bad news though as the cast will still get paid for the 5th season even though it isn't happening.


- Jimmy Kimmel set to host the 95th Oscar ceremony. It marks the third time the chat show host has taken on the role.


Trailer Releases

John Wick 4

Pinocchio

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery


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