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‘Sherlock Holmes 3’ is moving forward with ‘Rocketman’ director Dexter Fletcher taking over for Guy Ritchie who directed the first two installments that started with 2009. ‘Sherlock Holmes 3’ was originally set to hit theatres in December 2020, but the sequel will instead come out in December 2021. Robert Downey Jr. is returning to star after spending the last decade in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Iron Man.
David Fincher, Gary Oldman Team for Netflix Biopic on ‘Citizen Kane’ Screenwriter: David Fincher will direct his first feature film since 2014, a biopic about ‘Citizen Kane’ screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz. Gary Oldman will play the titular role. The story, titled ‘Mank’, will follow Mankiewicz’s tumultuous development of the script for ‘Citizen Kane’ which is considered one of the best films of all time, alongside director Orson Welles. This film will also be shot in black and white, with production scheduled to begin in November.
Netflix has announced that three-time Oscar nominee Woody Harrelson has joined Mary Elizabeth Winstead for the forthcoming assassin thriller ‘Kate’.