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Birds of Prey
Some new photos from the DC Comics adaptation “Birds of Prey” have gone online via Empire, just as the film’s star Margot Robbie has opened up to the outlet about her role as Harley Quinn and how the film’s events are instigated by her breakup with The Joker: “She’s trying to own it. That felt like a real way to deal with a break-up. It’s not clean and easy to be a strong woman. It’s so hard. She’s a bit more Courtney Love than Debbie Harry this time.” The film opens February 7th. [Source: Twitter]

The Irishman
The conversation over Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” has already moved on somewhat, but now a new video from DeepFaceLab is bringing it back into the limelight. The YouTube channel posted the video which uses free software with A.I. deep learning to de-age the characters of “The Irishman” so as to look more like the actors did when they were in their 40s and 50s like the characters they were playing. How does the free software results compare to the millions Netflix spent on the tech? See for yourself.

Sweet Girl
Marisa Tomei will join Jason Momoa in the Netflix revenge thriller “Sweet Girl” which is currently in production. Isabela Merced, Adria Arjona, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo and Justin Bartha co-star. Momoa plays a devastated husband who vows to find the people responsible for the murder of his wife while protecting what he has left, his daughter (Merced). Tomei will play a U.S. senator. [Source: Variety]

Sonic the Hedgehog
Paramount Pictures has released a special Japanese trailer for the upcoming “Sonic the Hedgehog” film which includes a look at ‘Baby Sonic’. The film itself follows Tom Wachowski (James Marsden), a cop in the rural town of Green Hills, who decides to help Sonic escape from the government looking to capture him. Paramount will open the film on February 14th.

Color Out of Space
RLJE Films has released the official poster for the Nicolas Cage-led adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft’s “Color Out of Space” which arrives in cinemas on January 24th. Richard Stanley helms the feature about a family who moves to a remote farmstead in rural New England when a meteorite crashes into their front yard – infecting both the land and the properties of space-time with a strange, otherworldly color and mutating every life form that it touches.