An upcoming musical Netflix present is a bit more Ghostbusters than Josie and the Pussycats, — and now, audiences can get a primary take a look at the forged of the paranormal-themed sequence Julie and the Phantoms.
In response to a launch, the present — a couple of woman (Madison Reyes) whose mother not too long ago died and whose new bandmates (Charlie Gillespie, Jeremy Shada, and Owen Patrick Joyner) are ghosts from 1995 — is one based mostly totally on friendship and music as the highschool group rocks out. Fittingly, it’s from government producer Kenny Ortega (Excessive Faculty Musical).
Showrun by Dan Cross and Dave Hoge, the sequence launched a casting video immediately together with a couple of early pictures from the ghostly Excessive Ghoul Musical.
Have a look:
And a primary look:
Yep, undoubtedly ghosts.
Julie and the Phantoms — which additionally stars Booboo Stewart, Cheyenne Jackson, Carlos Ponce, Sonny Bustamante, Jadah Marie, Sacha Carlson, and Savannah Lee Could — appears to be like to vary some (after)lives when it premieres on Sept. 10.
Subsequent, there’s a brand new animated movie within the works from the director behind 2005’s fairy-tale-warping Hoodwinked!.
In response to Deadline, Cory Edwards has been employed as author/director on Vanguard Animation’s upcoming sci-fi/comedy Doomstar: Janitorial. Principally, it follows the same protagonist as Star Trek: Decrease Decks: A spaceship’s janitor turns into crucial on one specific journey, when his house planet is focused and he’s bought to save lots of the day from robots and aliens.
With a reported price range of $20-25 million, Doomstar will even have the power of Who Framed Roger Rabbit author Peter Seaman behind it as an government producer and story marketing consultant. Despicable Me’s Carter Goodrich is designing the characters for this space-set romp.
“It’s actually my love letter to ’80s sci-fi, and pulling from touchstone comedies like Ghostbusters and Galaxy Quest,” Edwards stated, per Deadline. “There shall be lazy robots, there shall be alien karaoke, there be janitors cleansing up acid blood.”
No timeline has but been set for Doomstar: Janitorial.
Lastly, a Russian dystopian sci-fi story is headed stateside. Coma, a movie from director Nikita Argunov (who co-wrote with Aleksei Grawitski and Timofei Dekin), is about an Inception-like world the place actuality is constructed from comatose individuals’s reminiscences. It appears to be like like online game islands of actuality floating in house, which is a first-rate locale for genre-filled goodness within the movie’s first trailer.
Getting by this world — which the protagonist falls into after an accident that sends him, naturally, right into a coma — and again to actuality will take a staff of like-minded rebels to fight the topsy-turvy visuals and the lurking menace of scary, hazy “reapers” haunting the land.
Test it out:
Starring Irina Starshenbaum, Rinal Mukhametov, Anton Pampushnyy, Lyubov Aksyonova, Milos Bikovic, and Konstantin Lavronenko, Coma comes with a dubbed English monitor and the unique Russian model (with English subtitles) so followers can expertise the movie’s dreamy strangeness nevertheless they so select.
Coma hits Blu-ray and DVD on Aug. 4.