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Edgar Wright’s LAST NIGHT IN SOHO Set for a September 2020 Release

Deadline:

Edgar Wright’s next movie, the psychological thriller Last Night in Soho, will go on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020 via Focus Features stateside.

Universal Pictures International has the pic overseas.

The London-set pic stars Anya Taylor-Joy, Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie, Matt Smith, Michael Ajao, Synnøve Karlsen, Diana Rigg, Terence Stamp, and Rita Tushingham. Wright and Penny Dreadful scribe Krysty Wilson-Cairns co-wrote the screenplay, and Nira Park, Working Title’s Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner, and Wright are producing.

If it’s Edgar Wright, I’ll See It!™

Taika Waititi to Write/Direct Mystery Movie Prior to THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER

Variety:

Before Taika Waititi heads back to the Marvel universe, he’ll take on a mysterious new project.

Sources tell Variety that Waititi is attached to write and direct an untitled project as his next film with Fox Searchlight landing rights to distribute. Plot details are currently unknown.

Well, after the run of movies he’s had, Waititi has found himself in a list of directors where I can say this…

If it’s Taika Waititi, I’ll See It!™

Disney Announces Reboots for a Number of Fox Family Franchises to Come to Disney+

Deadline:

Disney’s Bob Iger said during the company’s call Tuesday to discuss its third-quarter earnings that its Disney+ streaming service will eventually include reboots of four franchises from its newly acquired Fox movie library. He called out Home Alone, Night At the Museum, Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Cheaper By the Dozen.

None of these are what I’d call “premium” franchises (yes, I know we all love Home Alone, but did you know that three crappy sequels exist beyond the original Culkin duo?), so I don’t see how this could be any worse than these franchises already are.