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'Doctor Strange' Sequel Is Happening, Director Confirmed!

A sequel to the 2016 movie Doctor Strange is in the works and the film’s director Scott Derrickson has signed on to direct the next installment!

Disney and Marvel have not yet officially confirmed the project, but THR reports that a release date of May 2021 is being eyed.

The studio is currently searching for someone to write the script and production will likely begin in spring 2020 if the proposed timeline holds.

Benedict Cumberbatch, Benedict Wong, and Rachel McAdams are expected to return for the sequel. We can’t wait!

Benedict Cumberbatch & Jessica Chastain Auditioned for True Blood's Bill & Sookie

Alan Ball, the creator of HBO’s hit show True Blood, made the big reveal that both Benedict Cumberbatch and Jessica Chastain both auditioned for lead roles in the program!

Benedict auditioned for the role of Bill Compton, while Jessica auditioned for the role of Sookie. The roles ended up going to Stephen Moyer and Anna Paquin.

The reveal was made during Vulture‘s annual festival

Other fun facts revealed during Alan‘s talk were that Jennifer Lawrence auditioned to play a “were-panther girl” and that HBO wasn’t sure they should even pick up the show for season 1!

True Blood ran from 2008 to 2014.

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'The Grinch' Dominates in Opening Weekend at Box Office

The Grinch has dominated at its opening weekend at the box office, bringing in $66 million.

Benedict Cumberbatch voices the title character in the movie and it’s getting some really fun reviews.

Claire Foy‘s The Girl in the Spider’s Web also opened this weekend to a disappointing $8 million, landing in fifth place this weekend.

Meanwhile, Rami Malek‘s Bohemian Rhapsody came in second place at the box office, earning $30.8 million.

Wyatt Russell‘s Overlord came in third place at the box office, grossing $10.1 million this weekend, with The Nutcracker and the Four Realms coming in fourth place with $9.5 million.

WHAT DID YOU SEE at the movies this weekend?

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Idris Elba Hosts The Parrot Grand Opening With Matthew McConaughey & Benedict Cumberbatch

Idris Elba helped celebrate the grand opening of his new bar!

The 46-year-old actor, who was just named Sexiest Man Alive, hosted the event on Thursday night (November 9) at The Parrot at The Waldorf Hilton in London, England.

Idris was joined by his fiancée Sabrina Dhowre as well as pals Benedict Cumberbatch, Matthew McConaughey and his wife Camila Alves.

Other attendees included Woody Harrelson and Liam Payne.

The Parrot is a creative collaboration between the hotel and Idris as well as Lee and Nicky Caulfield. The group was inspired by the history of the building and the exoticism of its historic Palm Court.

During the event, guests enjoyed a selection of The Parrot’s signature premium tropical cocktails and ate vibrant canapes, served on repurposed seashells.

FYI: Matthew is wearing Wrangler jeans.

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Netflix Debuts 'Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle' Trailer - Watch Now!

The trailer for Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle is here!

The upcoming Netflix film will be released in an exclusive limited theatrical engagement beginning on November 29, and launching globally on the streaming service on December 7.

In the movie, Mowgli (Rohan Chand) has never truly belonged in either the wilds of the jungle or the civilized world of man. Now he must navigate the inherent dangers of each on a journey to discover where he truly belongs.

Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch, Andy Serkis, Freida Pinto, Matthew Rhys and Naomie Harris star in the movie.

Watch the trailer below!

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