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The Real Reason Ray Liotta Joined The Cast Of Hanna Season 3

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Ray Liotta is a welcome addition to any cast, so his appearance in “Hanna” feels like a consummate win as the show enters its final season. Speaking to Looper, Liotta reveals, “I had never seen the show and so before I read the script, I wanted to get a sense of what it was, and I really liked the acting and the style in which they did it. I read the part and I really liked it.”

Discussing his experience on set, Liotta says, “I was kind of like the outsider but everybody was just so nice that they made it fun. But also too, I was playing a character that doesn’t really connect with any of those people. So you sometimes want to step back or keep an arm’s distance just to continue the character that way a little off camera.”

When it comes to his co-stars, Esmé Creed-Miles (Hanna) and Mireille Enos (Marissa), Liotta only has good things to say. “They’re really, really good actors and [when you’re on set with them], you’re comfortable, they draw you in when you’re doing it,” he tells Looper. “But they were both great. If there was something in this script that they weren’t sure about or they felt like they said already, they had no problem coming out and saying this, which just shows that they cared about what was going on.”

“Hanna” Season 3 is now available globally on Prime Video.

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Trial starts in alleged Fremont murder-for-hire plot with $800,000 motive

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OAKLAND — Three years after they were arrested and charged with carrying out a murder plot motivated by $800,000 worth of insurance policies, a Bay Area man and woman are in front of an Alameda County jury.

Maria Moore, 53, and Marvel Salvant, 49, are on trial facing charges that they murdered Dominic Sarkar, 56, a Fremont man and executive chef who was listed as Moore’s domestic partner, despite her allegedly telling police she and him had an “occasional” relationship. Prosecutors claim Moore hired Salvant as a hitman and wired him $500 after the October 2018 homicide.

During opening statements on Monday, the defense attacked the Fremont police investigation and predicted that the prosecution’s case would unravel during the trial, which is expected to span several weeks.

Deputy district attorney Alex Hernandez went through the evidence he expects will prove both defendants’ roles in the crime. He said in the two years leading up to Sarkar’s killing, Moore purchased two life insurance policies for $500,000 and $300,000. He also said surveillance footage of the area shows a car similar to Salvant’s circling and parking near the crime scene, and added that the two were observed meeting after the time of the homicide.

Authorities also wiretapped Salvant’s phone, conducted extensive surveillance on him, and said that Salvant confessed in a conversation recorded by authorities.

“I’m an evil person … I committed a cardinal sin … I already did it. So, ain’t no turning back from here,” Salvant allegedly told one person.

Deputy public defender Christina Moore, who represents Salvant, said authorities had a much better suspect whom they completely ignored. He matched a description provided by an eyewitness and was found with gunshot residue, yet investigators never honed in on him the way they did with her client, Moore said.

“With everything I just told you you may be wondering how Marvel Savant even became a suspect,” Moore said. With regards to the alleged confession, Moore said prosecutors simply “cherry picked” pieces from an extensive wiretap to make her client look as guilty as possible.

During his brief opening statement, Moore’s attorney, Darryl Stallworth, simply encouraged jurors to keep an open mind and consider all the evidence.

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Disney+ Superhero Series Extraordinary Reveals New Cast Members

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Disney+ has announced the primary cast for their upcoming non-Marvel superhero show Extraordinary, which centers on a young woman who is the only person on Earth with no superpowers. The cast will be headed up by Máiréad Tyers, who is set to star in Thor director Kenneth Branagh’s upcoming film Belfast. She will star in the eight-part series alongside Poldark’s Sofia Oxenham and Derry Girls’ Siobhán McSweeney. Per the official synopsis, Tyers stars as Jen, “a young, painfully self-aware woman who lives in a world where everyone has a superpower except her.”

Per Deadline, who first reported the casting, Extraordinary is one of the first UK originals for Disney+, announced along with The Ballad of Renegade Nell and Wedding Season

Siobhán McSweeney, who plays Sister Michael on Channel 4’s Derry Girls, is Jen’s mother, and Oxenham will play Jen’s best friend. Other stars already cast for the project include Bilal Hasna, Luke Rollason, Safia Oakley-Green, and Robbie Gee. The series is written by debut writer Emma Moran and is currently in production, filming around London.

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The Sandman release date confirmed for 2022

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Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman is a beloved modern classic. The comic book series–centered on Morpheus, the Dream King, and his quest to reclaim his power after being imprisoned–is getting its own Netflix adaptation.

The streamer has been the home of more than one high profile fantasy over the last few years. In 2019, The Witcher snagged mainstream pop culture’s attention and is set to do so again with its second season on Dec. 17. Earlier this year, Shadow and Bone took the top fantasy spot on Netflix, and it looks like The Sandman will do the same in 2022.

On Tuesday, Nov. 30, Netflix Geeked announced more than a handful of upcoming titles for subscribers to expect next year.

Sandwiched in-between Resident Evil and Stranger Things season 4 was The Sandman. So, it won’t be too much longer before fans can binge watch the 11 episode season which will cover storylines from the first two volumes of the comic book series, Preludes and Nocturnes and The Doll’s House, according to Rotten Tomatoes.

Here’s when the series could land on Netflix.

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What’s on Netflix reports that filming wrapped on The Sandman in July. As such we’re likely see the series launch its freshman run in either the spring or early summer 2022. We’ll keep you posted on more release date news as it comes in.

For information on The Sandman cast, including their character descriptions, click through to the next page for a rundown of who will make an appearance in season one.

Wondering if a new season of your favorite genre series is coming to Netflix in 2022? Check out the full list of announced Netflix originals hitting the platform next year including Mike Flanagan’s upcoming series, The Midnight Club, and the third season of Umbrella Academy!

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