Quick News: Spider-Man, Squad, Riverdale, Varda

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Spider-Man: Far From Home
Sony will rerelease “Spider-Man: Far From Home” with four minutes of new footage over Labor Day weekend following the film reaching $1.109 billion at the box-office, becoming Sony’s biggest hit to date.

Sony didn’t specify what the new footage will entail beyond being a new action sequence, and it’s speculated to be the one from the trailer involving more of Peter in New York City before he goes to Europe. Said re-release kicks off Thursday, August 29th. [Source: Heat Vision]

The Suicide Squad
German actor, DJ and comedian Flula Borg (“Pitch Perfect 2,” “Ferdinand”) is joining James Gunn’s “The Suicide Squad” film, though his role is unknown at this time beyond it being a love interest to one of the main characters. org joins returning castmembers Margot Robbie, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney, Joel Kinnaman and newcomers to the series Idris Elba, David Dastmalchian and Daniela Melchior (Ratcatcher). Filming kicks off soon and”The Suicide Squad” opens August 6th 2021. [Source: Deadline]

Canadian actor Juan Riedinger (“Claws,” “Narcos,” “Good Behavior”) has scored the recurring role of Dodger, Archie’s nemesis, in the fourth season of The CW’s “Riverdale”. The third season finale centered on the climatic reveal of this season’s mystery antagonist the Gargoyle King. The fourth season premiere on October 9th will serve as a tribute to the late Luke Perry and his character Fred Andrews, Archie’s father.[Source: Deadline]

Varda by Agnes
Janus Films has set a release date of November 22nd for “Varda by Agnes,” the final film by the celebrated filmmaker. The feature will open first in select cinemas in New York City ahead of a nationwide rollout. To coincide with the release, Janus will also mount a touring retrospective of Varda’s work featuring more than thirty movies from the filmmaker’s six-decade career.

“Varda by Agnes” had its world premiere in February at the Berlin International Film Festival just weeks before the celebrated godmother of French New Wave cinema died at 90 at her home in Paris. In the film, Varda turned the lens on herself and her artistic journey as a filmmaker and photographer. [Source: THR]