Welcome to the 2022 Christmas CoveredWeekly special, the weekly series where we list all the best news and reports that pop culture had to offer from the last seven days.
Sunday, December 18th, 2022
- First look at Ncuti Gatwa and Millie Gibson as The Doctor and Ruby Sunday in ‘Doctor Who’ was dropped, see the two images here.
- ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ was confirmed to be released on Paramount+ on December 22nd.
- The fourth season of ‘The Umbrella Academy’ was confirmed to only be six episodes long, making it shorter than the previous three seasons.
- Matthew Lillard will be playing the main villain William Afton in the live-action ‘Five Nights At Freddy’s’ movie.
- Josh Hutcherson will be playing the security guard Mike Schmidt in the live-action ‘Five Nights At Freddy’s’ movie.
- Cecily Strong is leaving ‘SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE’ after 10 years since she originally joined the show.
- Christian Bale has confirmed that he will be up for playing another character in the MCU.
- Concept art from ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ revealed that Galactus was originally meant to appear, see all the stills here.
- ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ surpassed $435 million at the global box office in its opening weekend.
Monday, December 19th, 2022
- The first trailer for Christopher Nolan’s ‘OPPENHEIMER’ dropped online, watch it here.
- The official synopsis for ‘The Marvels’ was revealed, see here for the full description.
- Disney released the first official look for ‘Loki Season 2‘, ‘Secret Invasion‘, ‘Ahsoka‘… see here.
- A new look for the fifth Indiana Jones movie was released, see it here.
- A new look at Jesse Plemons and Elizabeth Olsen in the 2023 series ‘LOVE & DEATH‘.
- Tom Cruise shared some behind-the-scenes work for ‘Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning – Part 1‘.
- New Look At Miles Morales and The Spot in ‘Across The Spider-Verse‘.
- Another new look for ‘Evil Dead Rise‘ was released.
- A new still from ‘The Last Of Us‘ was released, see it here.
- The first look for the ‘GREASE‘ prequel, ‘GREASE: RISE OF THE PINK LADIES‘, has been released.
Tuesday, December 20th, 2022
- Hugh Jackman confirmed time travel will be used in the ‘Deadpool 3‘ plot, read here.
- New “Diver Mask” concept art from ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever‘ was released, see here.
- The first poster for ‘Across The Spider-Verse‘ dropped online, full breakdown inside.
- First look at Chris Hemsworth in ‘EXTRACTION 2‘, currently set for a 2023 release.
- Spectacular Spider-Man has been confirmed to appear in ‘ACROSS THE SPIDER-VERSE‘! (DETAILS)
- A new still from ‘SHADOW AND BONE‘ Season 2 has been released.
- Harrison Ford spoke up about his upcoming MCU roles, see the full details inside.
- The first posters for ‘MAGIC MIKE’S LAST DANCE‘ have officially been released.
- Dwayne Johnson has issued an official statement on his departure from the “next chapter” of the DC universe, read the full details inside.
Wednesday, December 21st, 2022
- Zachary Levi Debunks Shazam Exit From DC Rumours
- Elon Musk teased that he may step down as CEO of Twitter if he can find somebody “foolish enough” to take it.
- A new look at ‘Luther’ was released, see the image here.
- Insomniac Spider-Man Spotted In ‘Across The Spider-Verse’ Poster
- A new look at Zack Snyder’s ‘REBEL MOON‘.
Thursday, December 22nd, 2022
- Charlie Cox confirmed that he may consider leaving ‘Daredevil‘ if the new show doesn’t “hit the spot”.
- The first look at the ‘BREAKING BAD‘ Super Bowl LVII PopCorners commercial was released.
- A new still from ‘ELEMENTAL’ has been released.
Friday, December 23rd, 2022
- Krysten Ritter may have teased Jessica Jones’ return, see the details here.
- The trailer for ‘THE FLASH‘ will be dropped during the Super Bowl next February.
- Announced: Netflix is putting a stop to password sharing in early 2023 which will reportedly affect around 100 million users who currently use a shared account to stream their favourites.
- ‘Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery‘ released on Netflix.
- ‘Strange World‘ was released on Disney Plus.
- The ‘Flash‘ trailer release date was confirmed to be the super bowl, see here.
Saturday, December 24th, 2022
- Tobey Maguire Talks Bully Maguire, ‘Babylon’, Film, and More
- The first look at the ‘DOCTOR WHO‘ special was confirmed for the 25th of December.
- REPORT: A new sneak peek at ‘ANT-MAN AND THE WASP: QUANTUMANIA‘ will be released alongside Disney Parks’ Magical Christmas Day Parade.
There you have it, all the major news and announcements from the best corners of pop culture, covered in yet another issue of CoveredWeekly; see you next week!