Quick News: Monday, Les, Spider, Screw, Kingdom

Quick News Monday Norton Spider Screw Kingdom

The first photo is out of Sebastian Stan (“Captain America: Civil War”) and Denise Gough (“Colette”) in Argyris Papadimitropoulos’ romance drama “Monday”. Filming recently wrapped on the film co-written by Papadimitropoulos and Rob Hayes.

The pair play two Americans in their mid-thirties living in Athens who meet in the heat of summer one whirlwind weekend. When Chloe’s time in Greece is drawing to a close, she decides to give up her high-flying job back home and explore whether one weekend’s passion can stand the reality of the inevitable Monday. [Source: Deadline]

Les Norton
Rebel Wilson and David Wenham will star in the ABC and Screen Australia drama series “Les Norton” based on the novels by Robert G. Barrett. Jocelyn Moorhouse helms the project.

Set in 1985, the series will follow the exploits of a country boy (Alexander Bertrand) from outback Queensland who hits Sydney where he lands a job as a bouncer at an illegal casino. Desperate to get home, he soon finds himself seduced by the city’s illicit charms and dragged into a web of underground criminality. [Source: Variety]

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
The Utah Film Critics Association has named “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” the best film of 2018 with “Roma” serving as the runner-up.’Spider-Verse’ also took best-animated feature and adapted screenplay. The awards follow on from the film scoring not just rave critical reviews but an A+ CinemaScore from audiences. [Source: Collider]

Turn of the Screw
Freeform has begun development of a new Gothic soap series reimagining of Henry James’ supernatural thriller novel classic “The Turn of the Screw”. Alexandra McNalley and Josh Berman will executive produce.

The series will follow Elena, a Mexican-American nanny who is hired to care for the two children of a widowed-father at their summer home on idyllic Bainbridge Island.Things take a sinister turn when Elena begins seeing ghosts and her grip on what is real and what is not blurs. [Source: Bloody Disgusting]

Netflix has premiered the official trailer for their six-episode South Korean horror series “Kingdom” which centers around the rise of zombies in Korea’s medieval Joseon period.

The crown prince sets out on a journey to learn what happened to his father, the King, as he unravels the new danger that threatens his entire people. The full season begins on the streamer on January 25th.