The second part of Dune began shooting this week while confirming the new additions to the epic cast.
“With just a little more than a year to go before its theatrical release, the sequel to Denis Villeneuve‘s 2021 hit Dune has finally begun production. The movie announced the start of shooting via its official Twitter account, posting a photo of Dune: Part 2‘s clapper board along with the caption ‘We’re rolling.’”
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The Gray Man star Regé-Jean-Page is open to Netflix recasting his role in Bridgerton.
“When it was announced that actor Regé-Jean Page would not be returning to Bridgerton, it created a lot of unrest in the fandom that watched the series just to look at him. Still, in the time since, Page has not seemed to regret this choice and is even fine with the character being recast.”
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Emilia Clarke, star of the upcoming MCU series Secret Invasion, opens up on her experiences with brain aneurysms and counts herself lucky she’s even able to work.
“Forget her successful post-Game Of Thrones acting career: Emilia Clarke is just grateful to be able to use her voice after suffering two life-threatening brain aneurysms while filming the show. In an interview with BBC’s Sunday Morning, Clarke spoke candidly about her health troubles, and the difficult process of regaining her cognition with ‘quite a bit’ of her brain missing. The actor said, what with the emergency surgeries she’s undergone, it is ‘remarkable’ she still has the ability to speak.”
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Game of Thrones alum Peter Dinklage is joining another mega-franchise, this time The Hunger Games, in the upcoming prequel The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes.
“I certainly hope that Peter Dinklage enjoys a tipple or two. Otherwise, I’m not especially sure why the actor, after playing Tyrion Lannister, the fan-favorite lush of Westeros, in Game of Thrones would want to play an arguably more infamous boozehound in another major genre series.”
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LEGO unveiled another classic gaming console turning into bricks, this time; it’s the Atari.
“Today, the LEGO Group reveals the new LEGO Atari 2600 set, a nostalgic recreation of one of the most famous video game consoles of all time. The iconic Atari VCS/2600 was an instant hit when introduced in 1977 and the new LEGO set is based on the four-switch revision which debuted in 1980. The release of the new LEGO set also comes in celebration of Atari’s 50th anniversary.”
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Discover one classic song that altered the landscape of music as we know it.
“In the 1980s, the televised destruction of two walls forever changed the course of human events. One was the Berlin Wall, which came down on November 9, 1989, signaling the end of the Cold War. The other was the wall separating Aerosmith from Run-DMC in the music video for the latter’s 1986 cover of the former’s ‘Walk This Way.’“
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