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Anya Chalotra’s Transformation in The Witcher & Wikia

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Anya Chalotra (born 28 July 1995) is an English actress known for her work in Wanderlust, and now for her role as Yennefer in the Netflix original series “The Witcher.”

Anya was born in a British-Indian family. She grew up in Lower Penn in South Staffordshire, UK. 

Chalotra has starred in several theater productions including The Village and Much Ado About Nothing. She also starred in Wanderlust for 5 episodes as Jennifer Ashman, Lily Marbury in The ABC Murders for 3 episodes and Robin Loxley (voice) in Sherwood for 10 episodes.

She’s in a lead role in the Netflix series “The Witcher” as Yennefer of Vengerberg.

Yennefer is shown as an abused character who has been disowned by her family for her appearance and a twisted spine which leaves her with a hunchback. 

In an interview with Metro, she said: ‘I had a trapped nerve in my back that I had to get massaged out after playing her for so long! It was very uncomfortable.’

‘But also only ever aided my performance, as much as it was uncomfortable, we tried to make it as comfortable as possible,’ she added. ‘But because we’d chosen that way immediately because we had to make decisions quite fast, we weren’t able to change the way we’re doing things. ‘I was happy in the choices that we were making.’

‘The one that the body double wore was heavy because it was a whole back piece,’ she added. ‘The ones that were under my outfits weren’t. They were very sweaty though!’

Anya’s performance in the webs series is divided into two parts, first when she plays a hunchback girl in the initial episodes. And second, when she transforms herself into a beautiful mage. 

She’s done unprecedently well in both the roles. Considering the time she must have devoted to the hunched back character is commendable. 

When it comes to her second part as a beautiful mage, she steals the show by her powerful performances. Every time she’s on the screen, you simply fall in love with her. 

It won’t be right to talk in more detail about her role for now because it will be full of spoilers. Go ahead and watch the show. 

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Disney’s Biggest Movies Like Star Wars to Be Adapted as Immersive Experiences by Secret Cinema

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Disney’s Biggest Movies Like Star Wars to Be Adapted as Immersive Experiences by Secret Cinema

Disney and London based Secret-Cinema are working to create a unique movie based experience from some of Disney’s biggest franchises. 

According to The Hollywood Reporter, UK-based Secret Cinema and Disney have signed a deal that results in transforming many Disney titles by combing the film with elements like art, live music, dance, and theater. 

Secret Cinema has already done these experiences for Strangers Things, Shawshank Redemption, Blade Runner, Moulin Rouge!, and Alien. Star was too done by them under a previous deal. 

The titles are yet to be announced, but one can assume movies like Star Wars, Walt Disney Animation Studios movies, and some from the Marvel Cinematic Universe will make it to the list. 

The company converts huge spaces into movie worlds where actors play out storylines and hero moments each night of the production.

Audiences participate by becoming part of the show and story, from the moment they buy a ticket to when they are assigned a character and are transported into the preshow narrative.

Filmgoers step into the world of the movie, becoming their character, and uncover secret storylines and participate as if they were inside the film itself.

Secret Cinema is a London based studio and it plans to begin work in New York and Los Angeles soon. 

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Film Releases On Hold Citing The Growing Threat Of Coronavirus In China

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Film Releases On Hold Citing The Growing Threat Of Coronavirus In China

Due to the growing coronavirus outbreak, China’s major movie studios are forced to shelve the North American release plans for their big Lunar New Year blockbusters. 

All the major studios in Beijing announced on Thursday afternoon that all the seven major films which were supposed to release on Saturday, are now put on hold.  

It was estimated that this year Chinese New Year would have made as much as $1 billion in ticket sales revenue making it the world’s biggest box office sales so far. 

However, with the confirmed cases of the coronavirus in two cities of China and the number of growing cases has put the movie releases on hold. 

As of now, there have been nearly 600 confirmed cases and the medical authorities in China have warned the citizens from congregating in crowded places. 

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Beginning February Netflix Will Add 21 Animated Films From Japan’s Legendary Studio Ghibli

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Beginning February Netflix Will Add 21 Animated Films From Japan’s Legendary Studio Ghibli

Beginning February 1, Netflix will be adding 21 new feature films from the renowned Japanese art house Studio Ghibli. These animated films will be dubbed in up to 20 languages and subtitled in 28 languages. 

In an effort to grow to Netflix’s animated library they’re adding Princess Mononoke, My Neighbour Totoro, Howl’s Moving Castle, Arrietty, Ponyo On The Cliff By The Sea and When Marnie Was There. 

Producer Toshio Suzuki at Studio Ghibli said, “In this day and age, there are various great ways a film can reach audiences. We’ve listened to our fans and have made the definitive decision to stream our film catalogue. We hope people around the world will discover the world of Studio Ghibli through this experience.”

Vincent Maraval, CEO of Wild Bunch International, added, “In finding the best digital partner for Studio Ghibli, our most valuable and faithful collaborators for 20 years, the Netflix team convinced us with their consistent love and energy for finding the best ways to promote the incredible and unique catalogue worldwide with respect to the Studio Ghibli philosophy.”

Here’s the scheduled plan for the Studio Ghibli titles that will hit the web streaming platform:

February 1:
Castle in the Sky (1986)
My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989)
Only Yesterday (1991)
Porco Rosso (1992)
Ocean Waves (1993)
Tales From Earthsea (2006)

March 1:
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
Princess Mononoke (1997)
My Neighbors the Yamadas (1999)
Spirited Away (2001)
The Cat Returns (2002)
Arrietty (2010)
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (2013)

April 1:
Pom Poko (1994)
Whisper of the Heart (1995)
Howl’s Moving Castle (2004)
Ponyo on the Cliff By The Sea (2008)
From Up on Poppy Hill (2011)
The Wind Rises (2013)
When Marnie Was There (2014)

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