Pfeiffer will play original Wasp Janet Van Dyne, while Fishburne is portraying Bill Foster, the comic book hero Giant Man.
Three months after being picked up straight to series by Freeform, Marvel’s New Warriors has found its cast. Milana Vayntrub (This Is Us) has landed the breakout role of Squirrel Girl, while Baby Daddy grad Derek Theler will stay in business with Freeform after landing the role of Mister Immortal in Marvel’s first live-action scripted […]
Joan Lee, the wife of Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee, died Thursday in Los Angeles. She was 93. “I can confirm the sad news that Joan Lee passed away this morning quietly and surrounded by her family,” a spokesperson for Stan Lee and his family said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter. “The family […]
Alice Braga has joined the cast of Josh Boone’s X-Men spinoff, New Mutants. Braga, who stars in USA’s Queen of the South, is stepping into the role initially inhabited by Rosario Dawson, who has exited the project. The reason for the departure is unclear.
The Millennium Falcon has a new pilot. Ron Howard has been named as the new director of Lucasfilm and Disney’s untitled Han Solo movie, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter exclusively. The official announcement is expected Thursday morning.
After an international search, the final New Mutant has been found. Blu Hunt, a relative newcomer who appeared in a handful of episodes of The Originals, has nabbed the lead role of Danielle Moonstar, the Native American telepath, in Josh Boone’s X-Men spinoff, New Mutants.
From Tudors to Penny Dreadful, you’ve directed a lot of television that has aired stateside, but was this your first time crossing the pond, as it were, to direct episodic TV? One other time that hasn’t been aired yet, which was an episode for the new Marvel series The Punisher, which I did just before […]
Stranger Things star Charlie Heaton is joining the X-Men family. The actor, who plays brooding outsider Jonathan Bryers on the Netflix phenomenon, is in negotiations to join the cast of Fox’s New Mutants. The Witch and Split star Anya Taylor-Joy and Game of Thrones’ Maisie Williams are already signed up for the ensemble young adult […]
For Logan, a moment director James Mangold decided to cut proved to be crucial to the film’s whole tone. On the Logan Blu-ray, due out Tuesday, there are a number of deleted scenes, all of which have commentary by director James Mangold. They are all excellent — and for the most part were cut for […]
Fox’s long-awaited X-Men spinoff New Mutants is finally casting up. Anya Taylor-Joy, the star of The Witch and Split, and Game of Thrones’ Maisie Williams have signed on to star in the ensemble young adult superhero movie being directed by Josh Boone.
The NBCUniversal-owned cable network has handed out series orders to Superman prequel Krypton as well as its adaptation of Grant Morrison graphic novel Happy. From David S. Goyer (Man of Steel, The Dark Knight), Krypton is set two generations before the destruction of the legendary Man of Steel’s home planet. It follows Superman’s grandfather (Cameron […]
Hellboy, the demonic comic book hero turned Guillermo del Toro film franchise, is poised to return to the big screen, this time without the filmmaker at the helm.
For the fifth year in a row, a superhero entry from Marvel and Disney has kicked off the summer box office in high style. This time, the spoils belong to James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, which debuted to $145 million from 4,347 theaters over the weekend — more than 54 percent ahead […]
Here’s something to sink your claws into. When Logan comes home for its Blu-ray release, those who buy a limited-edition Walmart version will get a nine-poster set commemorating Hugh Jackman’s 17 years playing Wolverine. That ought to help those mourning his retirement from the role.
Universal and director F. Gary Gray’s The Fate of the Furious has crossed the $1 billion mark at the global box office in yet another victory for the enduring series.
Logan will be seen in a new light next month. Director James Mangold has revealed a black and white version of the film will be hitting theaters May 16.