The Fate of the Furious, directed by F. Gary Gray, raced to an estimated $532.5 million global debut over Easter weekend, including $100.2 million domestically and a $432.2 million overseas. If those estimates hold when final numbers are tallied early Monday, Furious 8 will eclipse Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($529 million) to boast the […]
Shameik Moore, one of the breakout stars of indie Dope and Netflix’s hip-hop drama The Get Down, will voice the Marvel superhero in Sony Pictures Animation’s untitled Spider-Man feature project. The project does not spotlight Peter Parker as the web-swinging wonder but Miles Morales, the popular incarnation introduced in 2011 who is half black, half […]
The trailer for Thor: Ragnarok, which was unleashed Monday by Disney, the parent company of Marvel, has garnered more than 136 million views in only 24 hours. It becomes the not only the most viewed Marvel trailer ever, but also the studio’s most viewed trailer ever across all its brands, which includes Disney’s live-action and […]
Michael Shannon has emerged as the frontrunner for the much-buzzed about Deadpool 2 role of Cable opposite Ryan Reynolds, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Sources say that Shannon isn’t the only one on the studio’s list but is the one leading the pack as the top choice at this stage. Stranger Things actor David Harbour […]
It’s still not clear what shape the project will take, but sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that Warner Bros. is in the early stages of developing a relaunch of The Matrix, the iconic 1999 sci-fi movie that is considered one of the most original films in cinematic history, with Zak Penn in talks to write […]
Director James Mangold’s Logan howled loudly at the North American box office over the weekend with $85.3 million from 4,071 theaters, the biggest opening of the year so far and one of the top showings of all time for an R-rated film or for a March release. Logan was also huge overseas, debuting to a […]
David Hayter boasts a screenwriting origin story worthy of a superhero. In the late ’90s, he was making ends meet as a struggling actor by answering phones for friend Bryan Singer, who was deep in pre-production on Fox’s X-Men movie. But Hayter was not just any other artist struggling to make it in Hollywood — […]
Teri Hatcher is returning to the DC universe. The actress, who played Lois Lane on Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman for four years, has joined Supergirl for a multi-episode arc, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Hatcher will step into a mysterious role that will become the new major villain of the season […]
Dominic West has been cast to play Lara Croft’s father in MGM and Warner Bros.’s reboot of Tomb Raider.
Fox is turning to an X-Men expert to helm its Matt Nix drama. The network has tapped Bryan Singer to helm the untitled Marvel drama, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. In addition, Singer will executive produce the potential series — which would mark the first live-action X-Men entry on broadcast.
However, the project that came about in large part because of the success of The Proposal quickly poured cold water on that. Reynolds auditioned for the title role in Green Lantern — another comic book adaptation, this time from DC Comics, Marvel’s archrival — not really expecting to be offered the part. When he was, […]
Kahl Drogo, a.k.a. Aquaman, a.k.a Jason Momoa sat down with the Hollywood Reporter for in interview to fill our geek hearts with joy on Justice League, Aquaman, and his new (unsurprisingly) bloody TV show ‘Frontier.’
James Gunn is in the midst of a trailer-filled few weeks. On Wednesday, Gunn debuted the first trailer for The Belko Experiment, a horror film he wrote and produced about a group of office employees forced into a deadly social experiment. Up next for Gunn is the first teaser trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy […]
David Leitch better get an appetite for chimichangas. Leitch, one half of the directing and stunt team behind the John Wick movies, has closed a deal to direct Fox’s Deadpool 2. The development occurs just weeks after Fox lost Tim Miller as the director to the X-Men spin-off sequel. Miller, who was an integral part […]
A reboot of the diminishing mutant movie series is in the works as Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine heads for retirement and a studio’s $4 billion franchise sits in flux.
Doctor Strange opened to a far better-than-expected $85 million from 3,882 theaters at the North American box office, adding another franchise to the expanding Marvel Studios and Disney superhero universe and putting the movie’s early global total at a magical $325.4 million.