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Film & TV News: FLASHPOINT, THE DARK TOWER, David F. Sandberg Calls SHAZAM! “Lighthearted”

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Flashpoint, The Dark Tower, Shazam!, And Other Film And TV News

Flashpoint, The Dark Tower, Shazam!, and other films and TV shows have made recent production news.

These productions come from studios based primarily in the United States. The production information within is subject to change.

Shazam!

Shazam! director David F. Sandberg says that the planned film will be more “lighthearted” than previous DC Comics adaptations. Describing the movie as a “departure” from the darker tone of the franchise’s earlier, Zack Snyder-helmed projects, Sandburg explains that he hopes to tap into the connection between Billy Batson’s wish to become a superhero and viewers’ childhood dreams of the same.

Flashpoint

Kiersey Clemons talks about her involvement in Flashpoint. Clemons is set to portray Iris West in the upcoming Flash solo film, a role that she will also appear in for this year’s Justice League. Although she said that production is still a bit of a ways off, the actress is very much excited about working on the movie.

The Dark Tower

Glen Mazzara will serve as a show runner on a proposed Dark Tower TV series. Mazzara is known for his work executive producing The Walking Dead and The Shield.

Will & Grace

NBC has decided to go ahead and renew its revival of Will & Grace for an additional second season.

Johnny English 3

Working Title reveals that it has officially begun production on its action comedy sequel Johnny English 3.

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Reggie Peralta

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