Quick News: Shotgun, Olga, Jones, Verity, Halo

Shotgun Wedding
The first photos have been released from the Jennifer Lopez and Josh Duhamel-led Lionsgate action rom-com “Shotgun Wedding” which opens in cinemas June 29th 2022. Production on the feature wrapped just a week ago.

The story follows a couple trying to get through a destination wedding when everyone’s lives are in danger as the entire party is taken hostage. Lenny Kravitz, Jennifer Coolidge, Sonia Braga, and Cheech Marin co-star. [Source: Twitter]

Cleopatra Jones
Ihuoma Ofordire (“Lovecraft Country,” “Snowfall”) is penning the script for a contemporary re-imaging of the 1973 action feature “Cleopatra Jones” at Warner Bros. Pictures and Marco.

Tamara Dobson starred in the original as an undercover government agent who uses her day job of supermodel to go undercover and prove herself invaluable to the local cops in the war on drugs. [Source: Deadline]

Olga Dies Dreaming
Hulu has given a pilot order to a series adaptation of Xochitl Gonzalez’s novel “Olga Dies Dreaming” with filmmaker Alfonso Gomez-Rejon to direct executive produce for 20th Television.

The story follows a Nuyorican brother and sister from a gentrifying Sunset Park, Brooklyn, reckoning with the absent, politically radical mother and their glittering careers among New York City’s elite in the wake of Hurricane Maria. [Source: Deadline]

The Last Adventures of Constance Verity
Legendary has set Atsuko Hirayanag to direct a John Raffo-scripted adaptation of A. Lee Martinez’s fantasy novel “The Last Adventures of Constance Verity” starring Awkwafina.

Constance’s biggest dream is to live a simple life – settle down with a boyfriend, hold a boring desk job, find some friends. Unfortunately, it’s not so easy to walk away from having to save the world from the supernatural since she was born. [Source: Deadline]

Halo Infinite
Microsoft has confirmed that this year’s biggest Xbox original title, “Halo Infinite,” will feature crossplay across PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series S/X. This allows players will be able to play together no matter what hardware they’re using for the first time in series history. [Source: Twitter]

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