Merge 104.8 | 09 March 2023
Hugh Jackman has been showing off the meals he’s eating to bulk up for Deadpool 3. He is returning to play Wolverine in the film, which is set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. According to his social media post, he needs to stick to a high protein diet and is eating over 8,000 calories a day for the role. He is currently in the middle of his six-month-long preparation to build muscle.
Movie director James Gunn has denied a rumour that Henry Cavill is returning to the new DC Universe playing a non-Superman role. He has made it clear that Cavill’s time as Superman is over since the new Superman movie will focus on a younger Clark Kent and there are currently no plans for him to return as another character.
Sony Music Entertainment are developing a new animated series on Lionel Messi after he won the World Cup in Qatar. The series is aimed at younger audiences, and will depict the footballer as a child negotiating his way past various obstacles while travelling through a video game and will be available in English, Spanish and several other languages.