David Harbour to Join Black Widow Film, Waititi’s Akira Gets Production Update, and More!

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David Harbour to Join Black Widow Standalone Film

According to the Hollywood Reporter, actor David Harbour is set to join the cast of the upcoming Black Widow standalone film from Marvel. Character information for who Harbour might be playing has not been revealed, but he joins Scarlett Johansson in the project. Black Widow does not yet have a release date from Marvel.

Warner Bros. Akira Adaptation Gets California Tax Credit

The California Film Commission has announced that the upcoming Akira film from Warner Bros. will shoot in California with an $18.5 million tax credit. Based on the popular post-apocalyptic manga series, the film will be produced by Leonardo DiCaprio and directed by Taika Waititi. There is no release date set for Akira just yet.

Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa Signs 5-Year Deal with Warner Bros. TV

According to Deadline, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, the Chief Creative Officer of Archie Comics, has just signed a five-year deal with Warner Bros. Television. Under the agreement, Aguirre-Sacasa will develop, write, and produce new series under his company Muckle Man Productions. He will continue to serve as executive producer on the CW series Riverdale, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, and Katy Keene.

Samson Kayo Joins Mouse Guard Cast

Actor Samson Kayo is set to join the cast of Fox’s motion-capture adaptation of Mouse Guard. Kayo will play a member of the guard named Saxson, who is a fiery scalawag with a penchant for melodrama. Based on the graphic novel series, Mouse Guard is set in a medieval world where a secret order of mice are sworn to protect the realm.

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