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Grendel Series Adaptation

According to Deadline, Netflix is set to create a series adaptation of Matt Wagner’s Dark Horse comic book series, Grendel. The series will follow Hunter Rose, “a gifted fencer, writer and assassin who, in seeking to avenge the death of a lost love, goes to war with New York’s criminal underworld.” Except then he realizes, “Why beat them, when you can join them?” Abubakr Ali will play the titular role and Andrew Dabb, known for his work on Supernatural, will be the showrunner.

Hawkeye Composer Confirmed


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Composer Christophe Beck, known for scoring WandaVision, is returning to the MCU. He confirmed with an Instagram post that he is returning for Marvel’s Hawkeye. Hawkeye premieres on Disney+ on November 24.

Muppets Haunted Mansion Casting


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Disney has announced more of the cast of Muppets Haunted Mansion. Yvette Nicole Brown, John Stamos, and Kim Irvine will cameo alongside Darren Criss, the late Ed Asner, Jeannie Mai, Danny Trejo, Chrissy Metz, Sasheer Zamata, Alfonso Ribeiro, Pat Sajak, Skai Jackson, Geoff Keighley, Justina Machado, and Craig Robinson are all playing roles. Muppets Haunted Mansion premieres on Disney+ on October 8.

Guillermo del Toro’s Nightmare Alley Trailer

Searchlight Pictures has released an official teaser trailer for Guillermo del Toro’s Nightmare Alley. The trailer shows Stanton Carlisle, a “mind reading” con artist who dives into a world of danger. The film stars  Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett, Toni Collette, Willem Dafoe, Richard Jenkins, Rooney Mara, Ron Perlman, David Strathairn, and others. Nightmare Alley premieres in theaters on December 17.

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