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Assassin’s Creed Mirage
Ubisoft has officially confirmed “Assassin’s Creed Mirage,” showing off the first concept art for the Middle East-set title and confirming more details will come during its Ubisoft Forward event on September 10th. [Source: Twitter]

Dune: The Sisterhood
HBO Max’s “Dune: The Sisterhood” series will reportedly film in Ireland and Budapest and is said to be set around the Butlerian Movement, eighty-three years after all thinking machines were destroyed. [Source: Production Weekly]

The Girls on the Bus
Carla Gugino is the latest to join “The Girls on the Bus” series at HBO Max. Melissa Benoist plays Sadie McCarthy, a journalist who scraps her whole life for her own shot at covering a presidential campaign for the paper of record.

She bonds with three female competitors (Gugino, Natasha Behnam, Christina Elmore). Tala Ashe, Griffin Dunne, Scott Foley and Brandon Scott co-star while Amy Chozick and Julie Plec are executive producers/writers. [Source: TV Line]

The next major Nintendo Direct is reportedly being planned for September, seven months after the last one back in February this year. Jeff Grubb’s Game Mess podcast broke the news, indicating it will be a Legend of Zelda-heavy Direct with the focus on Switch ports of both “Wind Waker” and “Twilight Princess”. [Source: VGC]

Monsters of Metal
Jason Howden (“Guns Akimbo”) will co-write and direct a film adaptation of his R-rated mockumentary comic series “Monsters of Metal”. The comic sees a group of beloved horror icons (Frankenstein’s Monster, Medusa, Jack O’Lantern, Werewolf and the Bride) team up to form a heavy metal band. [Source: Deadline]

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