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Kevin Spacey cast in first film since sexual assault allegations

Kevin Spacey has been cast in his first film role since sexual misconduct allegations against him emerged in late 2017.  Spacey is set to star opposite Vanessa Redgrave in “L’uomo Che Disegno Dio” (translated to “The Man Who Drew God” in English), directed by her husband Franco Nero.  Nero is best known as an actor in films like “Django Unchained,” “Die Hard 2,” and “John Wick: Chapter 2.”  The film is reportedly about a blind artist who acquires a godlike ability to draw portraits of people based on only hearing their voices, skyrocketing him to fame. Spacey will appear in a small role in the movie as a police detective, while Redgrave will be making a cameo as a piano teacher.

Marvel drops the first trailer for upcoming film “Eternals” starring Angelina Jolie and Salma Hayek

Marvel debuted the teaser trailer for the upcoming film, “The Eternals.” The movie marks the latest installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and the first movie in the franchise since “Spider-Man: Far From Home” dropped in 2019. “Eternals” is the first major Hollywood film from Academy Award-winner Chloé Zhao, whose film “Nomadland” won both best picture and best director at the 2021 Oscars.

Timothee Chalamet to portray young Willy Wonka in prequel film ‘Wonka’

Timothee Chalamet has been tapped to portray a young Willy Wonka in an upcoming prequel film from Warner Bros. titled Wonka. The musical will explore the fictional candy maker from Roald Dahl’s book before he opens up his signature chocolate factory. Gene Wilder portrayed Willy Wonka in 1971’s Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, and then Johnny Depp then portrayed the character in director Tim Burton’s 2005 version, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.