Things are looking good for a second season of Willow over at Disney. A new Powerpuff Girls is truly on the way. Plus, Batman heads back to Gotham’s roaring ‘20s in a new animated movie. All this and Star Trek Picard, Clone High, and more. Spoilers, hope you survive the experience!
Cult of Dracula
Bloody-Disgusting reports a film adaptation of Cult of Dracula, the 2021 comic book by Rich Davis is now in production at BR Films. The story is said to follow “a hippie cult dedicated to an ancient blood goddess” named Countess Dracula.
Run Rabbit Run
Deadline also reports Netflix has acquired the streaming rights to Run Rabbit Run, an Australian horror film from director Daina Reid. Based on a screenplay by Hannah Kent, the story “follows fertility doctor Sarah (Sarah Snook)“ as she begins to notice the increasingly “strange behaviour of her young daughter.” Lily LaTorre, Damon Herriman and Greta Scacchi co-star.
The cast assembles on a new poster for Scream VI.
— Scream (@ScreamMovies) January 19, 2023
Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham
Batman takes on a doomsday cult in the 1920s in the trailer for the aptly titled Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham.
According to TV Line, Outlander’s eighth season will be its last.
Outlander: Blood of My Blood
However, Starz has ordered a prequel series titled Outlander: Blood of My Blood “centered on the love story of Jamie Fraser’s parents, Ellen MacKenzie and Brian Fraser.” Matthew B. Roberts will serve as showrunner and executive producer on the spinoff, alongside co-executive producers Maril Davis, Ronald D. Moore, and author Diana Gabaldon.
The Powerpuff Girls/Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends
According to creator Craig McCkraken on Twitter, new reboots of The Powerpuff Girls and Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends are now in development at Cartoon Network.
— Craig McCracken (@CrackMcCraigen) January 18, 2023
Biker Mice From Mars
Meanwhile, ComicBook has word a second Biker Mice From Mars revival is now in development at the Nacelle Company (The Toys That Made Us, The Movies That Made Us).
Art Director Tara Billinger additionally revealed the upcoming Clone High reboot is now in post-production on Twitter.
In the depths of post production & combing through these finishing touches is getting me hyped. Everything is coming together, everyone is working so hard & doing incredible work. I’m so proud of my crew. Be prepared for me to not shut up when this finally drops soon.🧬#CloneHigh pic.twitter.com/R2bTtsqLtC
— Tara Billinger (@TaraBillinger) January 18, 2023
According to Jonathan Kasdan in a recent interview with The Radio Times, conversations with Lucasfilm and Disney Plus concerning a second season of Willow are “going good,” and that they seem “eager to do it”.
Star Trek: Picard
In a conversation with Deadline, Patrick Stewart stated “there is still enormous potential” for the cast of Picard following its third and final season.
There is still enormous potential for matters in what we can do and there are doors left open and we didn’t close all of them.
The Owl House
Finally, Disney has released two new clips from “For the Future,” this Saturday’s penultimate episode of The Owl House.
A clip for ‘THE OWL HOUSE: For the Future’, the penultimate episode of the series.
The special premieres this Saturday at 8pm on Disney Channel, 10pm (PT) on YouTube. pic.twitter.com/51RAJfXTQL
— Disney Animation Promos (@DisneyAPromos) January 18, 2023
While you’re here, why not check out Gizmodo Australia’s guide to what’s streaming this month on Netflix, Prime Video, Disney+, Stan, Binge and more. We’ve also got one for all the good movies coming out in 2023 if that’s more your thing.
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