Movie News: Lupita Nyong'o to Star in Zombie Comedy 'Little Monsters'; Blake Lively's 'Rhythm Section' Gets Dated

Movie News: Lupita Nyong'o to Star in Zombie Comedy 'Little Monsters'; Blake Lively's 'Rhythm Section' Gets Dated

Oct 31, 2017

Lupita Nyong'o

Little Monsters: Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong'o (above) and Josh Gad (Murder on the Orient Express) will star in Little Monsters. It's described as a zombie comedy from Australian writer-director Abe Forsythe, who made the terrific black comedy Down Under last year. Alexander England, who appeared in that film's ensemble, will star in Little Monsters as a washed-up musician (England) who teams up with a teacher (Nyong'o) and a kids show personality (Gad) to protect young children from a sudden outbreak of zombies. [Deadline]

 

The Shallows

Rhythm Section: This past July, we heard that Blake Lively, who scored a big hit with shark thriller The Shallows (above), would star in Rhythm Section as a woman who becomes an assassin to track down the people responsible for the death of her family. Now the spy thriller has been set for release on February 22, 2019. Reed Morano (The Handmaid's Tale) is directing. [The Wrap]

 

Deadpool

John DeLorean: Morena Baccarin, who starred opposite Ryan Reynolds in Deadpool (above), will portray Christina Ferrare, the wife of John DeLorean (Alec Baldwin), in the scripted portions of a documentary about the famed automaker. The movie, which is not yet titled, will follow DeLorean's rise and fall, mixing interviews with narrative scenes. Don Argott and Sheena M. Joyce will direct. [Deadline]

 

Thor: Ragnarok

Thor: Ragnarok Video: A new video shares behind the scenes footage from Thor: Ragnarok as well as select highlights from the superhero adventure. Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo and director Taika Waititi are featured; the movie opens in theaters everywhere on Friday. [Movieclips]

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