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Benedict Cumberbatch will not be the only Benedict in the forthcoming magic-laced Marvel vehicle, Doctor Strange. Benedict Wong has officially signed on to play Wong, Dr. Strange’s right hand man and one of the most popular characters among avid readers of the comics about the Sorcerer Supreme.
Maleficent’s Sam Riley is in talks to play the villain opposite Scarlett Johansson in Ghost in the Shell, Dreamworks’ adaptation of the popular Japanese manga series.
Ghost In The Shell has added Pilou Asbaek to the cast. He will star opposite Scarlett Johansson in the pic from DreamWorks.
The studio recently closed the rights to the Japanese series, which follows Naruto Uzumaki, an adolescent ninja who dreams of one day becoming the Hokage, the village ninja who serves as protector, leader, and is considered strongest of them all.
Kept under wraps, said to be an animated take on the Marvel Comics hero.
Logline: Sony/Marvel collaboration Spider-Man reboot, set for July 28th, 2017. Story kept under wraps, but involves a teenage Peter Parker.
A round-up of the week’s TV News!
Logline: Dr. Stephen Strange, a young, arrogant surgeon with a promising career, loses his ability to operate after a terrible accident. Despondent and suicidal, Dr. Strange seeks advice from a mystical being known as the Ancient One and learns that he is the newly designated Sorcerer Supreme, responsible for protecting the planet from evil. With his girlfriend Clea and his loyal assistant Wong in tow, Strange sets out to fulfill his destiny.
Logline: Story centers on six genetically engineered teens known as the Flock, who are genetically altered to be part human and part bird, something discovered as they escape their lab prisons, and are hunted down by a pack of creatures called the Erasers that are part human and part wolf.