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The Boy 2
STXfilms has released the first photo from Brent Bell’s horror sequel “The Boy 2” starring Katie Holmes. In the film, a young family moves into Heelshire Mansion – unaware of its terrifying history. Their young son (Christopher Convery) soon makes an unsettling new friend, an eerily life-like doll he calls Brahms. Owain Yeoman and Ralph Ineson also star in this follow-up to the 2018 supernatural thriller which made $68 million worldwide, and shooting began last week in British Columbia, Canada. [Source: STX]

Knock Down the House
Netflix has scored the worldwide distribution rights to award-winning documentary “Knock Down the House” which chronicles the campaigns of four female progressive candidates against powerful incumbents in the 2018 midterm elections. One of them, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, has become something of a congressional superstar. Rachel Lears helms the film which won the audience award in the doco category along with the Festival Favorite Award announced yesterday. [Source: Netflix]

Marsal Martin
Fourteen-year-old actress Marsai Martin (“Black-ish,” “Little”) has signed a first-look film deal with Universal Pictures and her production company Genius Productions. That makes her the youngest person to sign a first-look deal with the studio, and one of the youngest to get a deal with any studio. She will be developing original scripts alongside co-founder Joshua Martin, vice president Carol Martin and creative head Prince Baggett. [Source: THR]

I’m Not Here
Gravitas Ventures has acquired worldwide rights to Michelle Schumacher’s drama “I’m Not Here” with plans for a March 8th release. J.K. Simmons, Sebastian Stan, Maika Monroe, Mandy Moore, and Max Greenfield co-star.

in the series, Simmons portrays a man haunted by his past as every object in his home, every sound he hears, reminds him of a specific event in his life as he attempts to move past the pain and forgive his trespassers, and more importantly, forgive himself. [Source: Variety]

Justice League vs. The Fatal Five
Warner Bros. Animation and DC have released the trailer for their next feature-length animated feature “Justice League vs. The Fatal Five”. The project arrives on Digital HD starting March 30th and then on disc on April 16th.

Earth’s future is hanging in the balance when the Justice League faces a powerful new threat. Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman seek answers as the time-travelling trio of Mano, Persuader and Tharok terrorize Metropolis in search of budding Green Lantern, Jessica Cruz – whom they need to free remaining Fatal Five members Emerald Empress and Validus.