Quick News: Strange, Tender, LA, Bloodshot

Quick News Strange Dates Tender La Bloodshot

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
Brother Voodoo will reportedly have a role to play in “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” according to a new report. Said report says the film is looking for a supporting male lead aged between 27 and 42 to play a character of Caribbean/Haitian descent. The site’s sources claim Jericho Drumm, aka Strange’s loyal ally Brother Voodoo, has been confirmed. [Source: The Illuminerdi]

Tender is the Night
British playwright and screenwriter Nina Raine has been tapped to write the limited series adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1934 novel “Tender Is The Night” for Hulu and Playground Entertainment.

The story follows promising young psychiatrist Dick Diver who meets 16-year old schizophrenic Nicole Warren. He marries her and moving to the French Riviera. Their lives soon begin to unravel in a spiral of death, adultery and alcoholism. [Source: Deadline]

LA’s Finest
Orlando Jones has scored a recurring role in the second season of the Spectrum Originals series “L.A.’s Finest”. Jones will play Marshawn Davis, a veteran of the LAPD’s Internal Affairs Division who is brought in to question Syd Burnett (Gabrielle Union) after an investigation turns deadly. [Source: TV Line]

Sony Pictures has released a motion poster for their Vin Diesel-led action thriller “Bloodshot” which opens in cinemas on March 13th. The story follows a mortally wounded soldier resurrected with cutting-edge nanotechnology and tasked with rounding up super-powered outcasts.