New Posters from Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, Hulu to Adapt Handmaid’s Tale Sequel into Series, and more!

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New Posters from Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Disney has released a new set of posters from Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. The posters show portraits of Maleficent, Princess Aurora, Prince Phillip, Queen Ingrith, and Conall. Maleficent: Mistress of Evil will fly into theaters on October 18, 2019.

Hulu to Adapt Handmaid’s Tale Sequel into Series

According to Time, Hulu and MGM are developing the sequel to Margaret Atwood’s novel, The Handmaid’s Tale, called The Testaments, before the novel has even been released. The Testament will take place 15 years after the events of the first novel, and follow three different narrators in the dystopian Gilead. The Testament novel will come out on September 10th, but there is no further news about Hulu’s adaptation just yet.

Ben Wheatley to Direct Tomb Raider Sequel

Ben Wheatley is set to direct MGM’s Tomb Raider sequel. Alicia Vikander will reprise her role as the treasure-hunting Lara Croft. The Tomb Raider sequel will be released in theaters on March 19th, 2021.

Will Poulter Cast as Lead in Amazon’s Lord of the Rings Series

According to Variety, Amazon has cast Will Poulter as the lead role in their upcoming Lord of the Rings series. While we don’t know anything about Poulter’s character, we do know that he’ll join Markella Kavenagh, who will play a character named Tyra. There is no further news about the Lord of the Rings Amazon series at this time.

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