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.
Jeff Goldblum is returning to the land of dinosaurs. The actor, who co-starred in 1993’s Jurassic Park and 1997’s The Lost World: Jurassic Park, will appear in Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment’s next Jurassic World film. J. A. Bayona (A Monster Calls) is directing the next installment in the studio’s hit franchise. Jurassic World earned […]
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 […]