Quick News: IT, Bodyguard, Fatale, Donny, Venom

Quick News It Bodyguard Fatale Donnybrook Venom

IT: Chapter Two
More photos are out of actor Bill Skarsgard in full Pennywise the Clown make-up filming scenes for “IT: Chapter Two” at New Line. Filming took place on Monday in Port Hope, Canada where Skarsgard sported his full costume as he shot scenes at a muddy swamp area. The new film opens next September. [Source: Just Jared]

Following its breakout success in the UK, the new BBC One drama “Bodyguard,” starring Richard Madden and Keeley Hawes, is headed to Netflix for all territories outside the UK and Ireland. The series will premiere in full on the streaming service on October 24th.

Madden plays a heroic but volatile war veteran who works as a Specialist Protection Officer for the police and is assigned to protect the ambitious and powerful Home Secretary (Hawed) whom he disagrees with on regular occasions. The series launched to 10.4 million consolidated viewers and a 40.9% share on BBC One – the highest launch figure for any new drama across all UK channels in a decade. [Source: Deadline]

Michael Ealy and Mike Colter will star opposite Hilary Swank in Deon Taylor’s noir thriller “Fatale”. Taylor is directing from a script by David Loughery with filming beginning Monday in Los Angeles. Ealy will portray a married man who is tricked into a murder scheme by a seductive female police detective, played by Swank. Colter plays Ealy’s best friend and business partner. Tyrin Turner co-stars. [Source: Variety]

IFC Films has acquired North American distribution rights to the drama “Donnybrook”. Jamie Bell stars as a former Marine grappling with economic hardships. He enters a bare-knuckle fighting contest where the winner walks away with $100,000. Frank Grillo, Margaret Qualley and James Badge Dale co-star in the Tim Sutton-directed film which will be released next year. [Source: Variety]

Sony Pictures has released another new poster for their upcoming Marvel film “Venom”. Based on the enigmatic anti-hero who has often been a foil for Spider-Man, Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams and Riz Ahmed co-star in the San Francisco-set story about a man who becomes exposed to an alien symbiote and bonds with it in the comics. The film opens October 5th.