The Last of Us Part II
Naughty Dog has set a February 2nd 9am US-PT release time on YouTube for “Grounded II: Making ‘The Last of Us Part II’” which takes a look at the controversial, divisive and highly acclaimed follow-up to the 2013 masterpiece.

Owners of the recent “The Last of Us Part II: Remastered” upgrade or title will get the doco as a free update. [Source: Twitter]

Levon’s Trade
Amazon MGM Studios has landed U.S. theatrical rights to David Ayer’s “Levon’s Trade” which will star Jason Statham and will start filming in London this spring.

Sylvester Stallone penned the script, based on Chuck Dixon’s first novel, Statham plays ex-black ops Levon Cade who has to put aside his new quiet life after his boss’ teenage daughter vanishes. [Source: Deadline]

Paul Mescal has confirmed to Vogue that he will play a young Shakespeare in director Chloe Zhao’s film adaptation of Maggie O’Farrell’s 2020 novel “Hamnet”.

Jessie Buckley stars as Agnes Shakespeare, the wife of the playwright, in this fictional account of their son who dies age eleven and leads the author to create “Hamlet”.

Orion and the Dark
Netflix has released the first clip from Charlie Kaufman‘s animated fantasy movie “Orion and the Dark” starring Jacob Tremblay, Paul Walter Hauser, Angela Bassett, Colin Hanks, Ike Barinholtz and Nat Faxon. The streamer launches the film this Friday.

The clip shows Orion meeting the other Night Entities who expressed their disappointment at Dark for irresponsibly bringing fearful elementary school kid Orion to their break room.

Nai Nai & Wai Po
Disney+ has shared a brand new trailer for Sean Wang’s documentary short film “Nai Nai & Wai Po” which will start streaming on February 9th.

The short sees Wang turn a camera on his Taiwanese grandmas who are inseparable best friends and roommates in their 80s and 90s. The project recently landed an Oscar nomination for Outstanding Documentary Short Film.

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