The Last of Us Series, Taika Waititi’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and more!

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The Last of Us Series

According to the Hollywood Reporter, The Last of Us video game is getting a series adaptation on HBO. The video game’s creator Neil Druckmann will write and produce, and Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin will also be involved with the project. There is no further news about The Last of Us HBO series at this time.


Taika Waititi’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Taika Waititi is attached to write, direct, and produce two original animated series based on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The first series will be based on the book’s characters, and the second series will be an original idea focused around the Oompa-Loompas. There is no further news about Netflix’s upcoming Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.


Drax and Mantis Spinoff Film?

In an interview with Collider, Dave Bautista revealed that James Gunn had an idea for a Drax and Mantis spinoff film. After the interview was released, Gunn responded saying, this idea was “never ruled out.” While nothing has been officially announced, James Gunn thinks things that it could still be amazing.


Bloodshot Origins Vignette

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Sony released a Comic Book Origins Vignette for their upcoming film Bloodshoot. Co-creators Bob Layton and Kevin Vanhook talked about the creation of the comic, saying that Bloodshot is like Frankenstein meets James Bond. Bloodshot will shoot into theaters on March 11th.


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