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#ICYMI: From Chandu Champion's trailer to Scarlett Johansson's statement, here's what happened this week!

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#ICYMI: From Chandu Champion's trailer to Scarlett Johansson's statement, a lot's brewing in the e-world

#ICYMI: From highly anticipated trailers to unexpected streaming successes and intriguing series adaptations, this week is buzzing with important news!

As usual, there is a lot going on in the world of movies, streaming, and all things entertainment that we cover in this week's ICYMI. Amidst Cannes 2024, various other film festivals, and movies lined up, it's easy to miss out on news. But fret not! We've got you covered. From the release of highly anticipated trailers like 'Chandu Champion' and 'Beetlejuice 2' to unexpected streaming successes such as 'Laapata Ladies,' this week was full of highlights. So, here's a quick yet informed dive into it all!

Here you go!

Trailer for Kartik Aaryan's ‘Chandu Champion’ released

Kabir Khan and Nadiadwala Grandsons released the trailer of Kartik Aaryan’s ‘Chandu Champion’ this week. In this sports biographical drama, Aaryan plays Murlikant Petkar, India's first Paralympics gold medallist. The film is scheduled to be released in theaters on June 14, 2024.

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'While We Watched' finally streams on MUBI

Vinay Shukla's 'While We Watched' aka ‘Namaste, Main Ravish Kumar’ is now available to stream on MUBI. Centering on Ravish Kumar, NDTV's ex-senior executive editor, the documentary analyses the degrading shifts within the Indian mainstream media in recent years.

'Ishq Vishk Rebound’ title track released

Following the debut of the teaser for ‘Ishq Vishk Rebound,’ the sequel to the 2003 hit ‘Ishq Vishk,’ the first song from the soundtrack has been released. The title track, ‘Ishq Vishk Pyaar Vyaar,’ is a new version of the song from the original film. The film stars young talents Rohit Saraf, Pashmina Roshan, Jibraan Khan, and Naila Grewal. It is scheduled for a theatrical release on June 21, 2024.

Laapataa Ladies surpasses Animal's viewership on Netflix

Kiran Rao's movie 'Laapataa Ladies' has unexpectedly surpassed the viewership of Sandeep Reddy Vanga's 'Animal' on Netflix. Laapata Ladies debuted on Netflix almost a month ago and has since amassed a remarkable 13.8 million views. Meanwhile, Animal had garnered 13.6 million views within its initial three weeks.

Scarlett Johansson issues statement against OpenAI

Scarlett Johansson recently criticized OpenAI for creating a voice for its ChatGPT system that she claims sounds "eerily similar" to hers. She had earlier turned down an offer from OpenAI's CEO, Sam Altman, to provide her voice for the assistant. OpenAI has now apologized and stopped using the voice, clarifying that it was not meant to mimic her and was voiced by a different actress.



'Munjya' trailer unveils a mythical tale in the Stree-Bhediya universe

The trailer for the upcoming film ‘Munjya’ has been released. Directed by Aditya Sarpotdar, the movie explores the legend of a mythical creature from Indian folklore, set in the same universe as the earlier films ‘Stree’ and ‘Bhediya’. The film is slated for release on June 15, 2024.

 

Trailer released for 'Am I Okay?' starring Dakota Johnson and Sonoya Mizuno

Max unveiled the official trailer for the latest comedy-drama 'Am I OK?' featuring Dakota Johnson and Sonoya Mizuno. The trailer shows Johnson portraying an awkward character who explores her sexuality after unsuccessful romantic experiences with men. Helping her navigate this is her best friend Mizuno. The film is set to debut on Max on June 6, 2024.

 

Warner Bros. drops trailer for ‘Beetlejuice Beetlejuice

Warner Bros. recently unveiled the trailer for the follow-up to the famous dark comedy ‘Beetlejuice’. Michael Keaton is returning as the crude monster, alongside Winona Ryder as Lydia Deetz and Catherine O’Hara as Delia Deetz as before. Additionally, Jenna Ortega of ‘Wednesday’ fame is portraying Lydia’s daughter, AstridBeetlejuice Beetlejuice will be released in theatres on September 6.

Apple TV+ releases trailer for Jake Gyllenhaal-led 'Presumed Innocent' series adaptation

Apple TV+ unveiled the trailer for 'Presumed Innocent' based on Scott Turow's acclaimed novel. Jake Gyllenhaal plays the protagonist Rusty Sabich, a prosecutor facing allegations of murdering his colleague and lover, Carolyn Polhemus. The series is set to premiere on June 12, 2024 on Apple TV+.

Disney+ Hotstar drops the trailer for the 'The Legend of Hanuman' Season 4

Created by Sharad Devarajan and featuring the voices of Sharad Kelkar and Daman Singh, the new season of ‘The Legend of Hanuman’ is returning with more epic battles. It will stream on Disney+ Hotstar from June 05, 2024, with episodes releasing weekly.

 

Release date of Amazon miniTV’s ‘Jamnapaar’ announced

Amazon miniTV’s upcoming title 'Jamnapaar' will release on May 24, 2024. Set against the backdrop of Delhi, the aspirational drama features an ensemble cast of Ritvik Sahore, Varun Badola, Raghu Ram, Srishti Ganguly Rindani, and Ankita Saigal.



'Shogun' returns for two more seasons!

The popular television show 'Shogun,' produced by Disney and FX, has been renewed for two additional seasons following its successful debut in February. Praised for its depiction of Japanese history, season one received positive reviews. Even though a release date has not been announced yet, FX and Hulu are reportedly supporting the show's expansion.

'The Sandman' Season 2 teaser unveiled

The first glimpse of 'The Sandman' Season 2 is now out, unveiled by the official X account. The teaser hints at a grand reunion of the Endless, promising an intriguing family gathering. Alongside Dream, Death, Desire, and Despair, the sequel will introduce Destiny, Delirium, and The Prodigal into the narrative.

Hope you're all caught up! See you next week!

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