Brady’s Big Game Moves to the Big Screen in 80 For Brady and More Movie News

This week’s Ketchup brings you more headlines from the world of film development news, covering new titles such as Beyblade, Kraven the Hunter, and new roles for Tom Brady, Robert Downey Jr., and Bill Murray.


This WEEK’S TOP STORY

TOM BRADY FLYES TO THE BIGGAME AND THE BIGSCREEN INS 80 FOR BRADY

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Perhaps more than any other professional sport. There is a long historyMany professional football players have made it to television and film stars. Jim Brown (The Dirty Dozen), Terry Crews (TV’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine), Alex Karras (Blazing Saddles), Bubba Smith (Police Academy), Carl Weathers (Rocky), and most notoriously, O.J. Simpson (The Naked Gun). It took only a few days. Officially retiring from the NFLTom Brady, the ex-quarterback of the New England Patriots (and Tampa Bay Buccanneers), is the latest football superstar to make the leap. Brady is producing and will star as BradyParamount Pictures’ road trip comedy called 80 for Brady. Inspirational stories 80 for BradyThe story will follow four older actresses, who are best friends. They take a roadtrip to Houston in 2017 to see Tom Brady. Burt Reynolds, Burt Reynolds and Sally Field all made an appearance in the film. Smokey and the Bandit), Rita Moreno, Jane Fonda, and Lily Tomlin (the latter two of whom are also the stars of both 9 to 5, and Netflix’s Grace and Frankie).


Other top headlines

1. CHRISTOPHER NOLAN’S OPPENHEIMERENSEMBLE ADDS TROIS

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Director Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer(7/21/2023), His debut film for Universal Pictures. Moving awayHis long tenure at Warner Bros. was always billed as an ensemble and a biopic about J. Robert Oppenheimer’s life. Before this week’s cast was OppenheimerCillian Murphy was the title character, Emily Blunt her wife, Matt Damon and Robert Downey Jr. Ramimalek Florence Pug Dane DeHaan Josh Hartnett Matthew Modine Jack Quaid were all included. Now we can. Three more, starting with Alden Ehrenreich (Solo: A Star Wars Story) and David Krumholtz (Private Ryan Savings), followed a few hours later by Death on the NileKenneth Branagh is an actor and director. Kenneth Branagh news was also included. The first official imageCillian Murphy portrays J. Robert Oppenheimer in a black & white still that appears to be a direct homage on the book’s cover American Prometheus – The Triumph and Tragedy Of J. Robert OppenheimerKai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin. Filming of OppenheimerThis month begins in New Mexico where the first nuke-bomb was tested. The Manhattan Project.


2. CLASSIC SPIDER-MAN VILLAIN JOINS KRAVEN THUNDER

The Chameleon on the cover of Amazing Spider-Man

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As of Spider-Man, There’s No Way Home(Certified Fresh at 93%), There were eight live actions Spider-Man solo films, featuring a rogue’s gallery of over a dozen of Spider-Man’s classic comic book villains. Despite How many of them are there? have been on screen to date, something that has long been curious is that Spider-Man’s very first super villain, the Chameleon (first appearance: The Amazing Spider-Man#1 in 1963) never saw the big screen. That’s finally about to change, but it’s not actually going to happen in a Spider-Man movie, as Fred Hechinger (The White Lotus) has been cast as the Chameleon in Sony’s Kraven the HunterAaron Taylor Johnson plays the title role in. Russell Crowe was recently cast. The announcement was made that the cast of characters would include members of Kraven’s family, and Kraven the Hunter and the Chameleon are half-brothers in the comics, so the inclusion makes sense. J.C. Chandor (Triple Frontier) is directing Kraven the HunterSony has already made plans for the movie’s release on January 13, 2023.


3. JAMES MANGOLD WILL CONDUCT A BUSTER KEATON BIOPIC

Buster Keaton in Go West

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An early high point of Robert Downey Jr.’s acting career was the 1993 biopic Chaplin([email protected] 60%), which received three Academy Award nominees including Best Actor, Downey. There have been many biopics about movie star bios. The silent eraThis market is still underexplored as many films about silent movie stars have been fictionalized. So far, Chaplin is the only Hollywood biopic feature filmmaker to have received one. Chaplin, the director, may soon make this an important change. James Mangold (Logan, Ford v Ferrari) Is currently developingBiopics are about me as both a producer, and as a director. Buster Keaton (Steamboat Bill Jr, The General). The biopic, produced and directed by 20th Century Studios, is a reinterpretation of the book. Buster Keaton – Get to the ChaseMarion Meade is the author. According to reports, adaptations were a top priority at the studio prior to Mangold’s signing on. Buster Keaton is an actor known for his daring stunt work. It is unknown who could play the role. Additionally, Ford v Ferrari, James Mangold’s most notable prior biopic was the Academy Award winning Johnny Cash project Follow the Line(Certified Fresh at 82%) This news comes as Mangold’s next film, Indiana Jones 5It enters the long, post-production phase one years before it is released next summer on June 30, 2023.


4. ROBERT DOWNEY JR. CHARACTER CLASSIC THIEF PARKER

Robert Downey Jr.

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Some weeks, one star will be everywhere in the news cycle, and this week, that star was Robert Downey Jr. We’ve already discussed his presence in Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer, and James Mangold’s Buster Keaton biopic called to mind Downey’s role in Chaplin. But it’s this third story that is actually specifically All about him. Robert Downey Jr. is reuniting his Kiss Kiss Bang Bang(Certified Fresh at 86%) screenwriter and director Shane BlackAmazon Studios is currently in the process of a new project. The title of the movie isn’t yet known, but it’s believed to be an adaptation of One of the 24 novelsDonald E. Westlake’s film, in which Parker, his popular thief, was featured. Parker (no initials) has appeared in many films including Point Blank(Fresh at 92%). The Outfit (under a different character name), Mel Gibson’s Payback(Rotten at 55% and the film by Jason Statham 2013 simply called Parker (Rotten at 40%). Parker will likely be played in the movie adaptation of the book by Downey.


5. CHANNING TATU TO STARIN GERMAN DRAMA SYSTEM CREASER

Channing Tatum

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Channing Tatum’s latest film, Dog(Certified fresh as 76%) was released to theaters last week. His name was again mentioned in the news this week. Tatum is Attached to star in MGM’s English-language remake of the 2019 German drama System Crasher(Fresh at 95%). The original film was about a nine-year-old girl who was struggling. It was called a “Fresh at 95%).” “fresh at 95%).” “system crasher”Social workers were concerned about Tatum’s inability stay peacefully in foster homes. That role in the remake doesn’t appear to be cast yet, but Tatum is likely to be playing an anger management coach who helps her.


6. AZIZ ANSARI ENLISTS MURRAY DIRECTORIAL DUBT

Bill Murray in The Darjeeling Limited

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Aziz Ansari’s Netflix comedy series Master of NoneThe third season was over in 2021. We now know what he will do next. Ansari Will make his feature film director’s debutWith an untitled “dramedy”Searchlight Pictures, where he will star alongside Bill Murray. Ansari also adapts screenplays from the nonfiction book. The End of Being Mortal: Medicine & the End of LifeAtul Gawande is a surgeon. This #1 New York Times Bestseller examines the challenges physicians face in improving the quality of life. “the process of its ending.” The characters to be played by Ansari and Murray aren’t confirmed, but this writer’s guess is that perhaps the former is a stand-in for Dr. Gawande and the latter might be playing one of his patients, though the dynamic could just as plausibly be the opposite. Searchlight Pictures plans on releasing the film in 2023.


7. PRODUCER JERRY BRUCKHEIMER BACKING & MANGA MOVIE BEYBLADE

Image from Beyblade: The Movie- Fierce Battle

(Photo by Buena Vista Pictures. Courtesy Everett collection.

In recent years, it has become a common assertion that “Marvel movies”They are a powerful force and a major influence in pop culture. There are, however, signs of what might be coming in the future, especially if you’ve been paying attention to actual Comic book sales in the USA lately. Simply put, Japanese manga has become very popular in the USA. It was responsible for 76% of the country’s 2021 manga sales. Assuming that today’s children will grow up to want to see their favorite manga characters in movies, it makes sense for a smart producer to grab the rights to some of the most beloved franchises. Jerry Bruckheimer has the long list of hits. Beverly Hills Cop, Top Gun, Bad Boys, Armageddon, Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. Bruckheimer joins manga (and related-toys) bandwagon With Beyblade. Initialy, the company was a Japanese-based manufacturer of “spinning toys,” BeybladeMany manga series were inspired by the manga series. Paramount was pleased to sign Bruckheimer’s deal. BeybladeMultifilm franchises seem to have high ambitions. While the article is primarily about the original toys, it is possible to adapt some of the existing narrative material.


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