Quick News: Pancreas, Liar, Toff, Territory, Glass

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I Want To Eat Your Pancreas
Fathom Events have announced that an English dub of the hit anime coming-of-age tale “I Want to Eat Your Pancreas” will open on more than 400 U.S. cinemas on Thursday, February 7th. Based on the bestselling, award-winning novel by Yoru Sumino, the story explores the relationship between the terminally ill Sakura and the unnamed protagonist, “Me,” as they embark on an emotional journey during an unforgettable spring. [Source: Fathom Events]

The Good Liar
Warner Bros. Pictures has set a November 15th 2019 release date for Bill Condon’s “The Good Liar” starring Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen. Jeffrey Hatcher penned the script based on the novel by Nicholas Searle. Russell Tovey, Jim Carter, Mark Lewis Jones and Laurie Davidson co-star.

McKellen plays a veteran conman and born liar who meets wealthy widow Betty (Mirren) online and believes she’s an easy mark. Roy is sure he can pull off the final coup of his career, but as the narrative entwines their futures, it also delves deeply into their pasts, revealing nearly a century of secrets. [Source: Box-Office Mojo]

Toff Guys
Jason Wong (“Solo: A Star Wars Story,” “Missing”) has joined the cast of Guy Ritchie’s “Toff Guys” at Miramax, joining a cast that includes Matthew McConaughey, Kate Beckinsale, Hugh Grant, Henry Golding, and Jeremy Strong.

Wong will play Phuc, a dangerous and conniving Chinese gangster and a member of Golding’s charter’s illicit crime outfit. The story deals with the collision between old-money European wealth and the modern marijuana industrial complex with new gang entrants swarming. [Source: Deadline]

The Territory
New Pictures has optioned the screen rights to the female-fronted dystopian young adult novel “The Territory” by Sarah Govett. The story is set in 2059 and follows Noa Blake, a member of ‘The Territory’, a safe haven in the midst of the disease-ridden ‘Wetlands’. Each year thousands of children are shipped off to near-certain death following population purges. [Source: Deadline]

Glass
Some new photos have been released from M. Night Shyamalan’s upcoming “Split” and “Unbreakable” sequel “Glass” which brings together David Dunn (Bruce Willis), Elijah ‘Mr. Glass’ Price (Samuel L. Jackson), and the many personalities of Kevin Wendell Crumb (James McAvoy).

The film sees Mr. Glass attempt to pit Dunn against Crumb in a bid to finally make the world realise that superheroes are real, along with escaping the mental institution he’s been stuck in for years.