James Mangold is writing and will direct a Star Wars standalone movie centered on Boba Fett, the feared bounty hunter and fan favorite character, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned. The reveal comes as Disney and Disney-owned Lucasfilm prepare the release of the latest Star Wars standalone movie, Solo: A Star Wars Story. Solo, which opens Friday, is the second movie […]
Ryan Reynolds and Michael Bay are heading to Netflix. Ryan Reynolds will star in Six Underground, a Michael Bay action movie that is seeing Skydance Media partner with Netflix.
The epic battles in Stan Lee’s comics may be nothing compared to the array of legal fights he’s waging — which now includes a billion-dollar lawsuit against the company he co-founded. Lee is suing POW! Entertainment for fraud and conversion, claiming the company and two of its officers conspired to steal his identity, name and […]
Deadpool and Hugh Jackman were in the same room, featured in a short Friday video of the Wolverine actor trying to send a birthday message to someone, but being thrown off his game by a singing Merc with a Mouth in the background, just chilling on a bed. When you’re trying to record a heartfelt […]
FX is exiting Marvel’s planned Deadpool animated TV series. The cable network, as well as Donald Glover and Stephen Glover, will no longer be involved in the series. The Atlanta star and his brother were set to write, executive produce and serve as showrunners on what was described as an animated adult action-comedy series originally […]
Warner Bros. is moving up Johnson’s video game adaptation Rampage from April 20 to April 13, the studio announced Monday. Sources say the move is a response to Disney moving its mega Marvel movie, Avengers: Infinity War, from May 4 to April 27, which would have given Warners’ movie, made by sister arm New Line, […]
Sonic the Hedgehog will be racing into theaters next year. The Paramount film, based on the popular SEGA videogame character, will open Nov. 15, 2019.
Lindsey Beer and Geneva Robertson-Dworet, two of the biggest names in geek screenwriting, are penning the script for Silver & Black, Sony’s movie project that centers on the Marvel Comics characters Silver Sable and the Black Cat. Gina Prince-Bythewood, who wrote and directed The Secret Life of Bees, is helming the project which has Matt […]
Deadpool director Tim Miller and Brian Michael Bendis, one of the biggest authors in the comic book world, are teaming for an X-Men spinoff. The duo are developing a project called 143, which will be set in the X-Men universe, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Bendis, who wrote various X-Men comics during his almost 20 […]
Michelle MacLaren, who is best known for her award-winning work on acclaimed television shows Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones, has nabbed the gig to direct Chris Pratt in Universal’s Cowboy Ninja Viking. Universal prioritized the project, which has been in development since 2014, in the summer when it dated the action movie for a […]
John Cena is getting ready to shoot up some aliens. The wrestler-turned-actor is negotiations to star in Duke Nukem, a big-screen adaptation of the popular video game franchise featuring the politically incorrect action hero that is set up at Paramount.
Filmmaker Gore Verbinski has exited the Channing Tatum X-Men spinoff, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Verbinski is just one of a number of directors who have been attached (and then left) the project. Verbinski joined the movie in October following departures of Rupert Wyatt in October 2015 and Doug Liman in August 2016.
Ryan Reynolds is going to catch them all. The Deadpool star has signed on to star in Legendary’s live-action movie adaptation of Pokemon, THR has learned.
Chinese actress Liu Yifei, also known as Crystal Liu, is set to play the lead in the live-action adaptation directed by Niki Caro. After a yearlong worldwide search, Mulan has been found. Chinese actress Liu Yifei, also known as Crystal Liu, is set to star as the title woman warrior in Disney’s live-action adaptation of […]
James Franco may be the next star to join Fox’s X-Men universe. The multi-hyphenate is negotiations to play Multiple Man in a stand-alone being developed by X-Men producer Simon Kinberg, godfather of Fox’s universe based on the Marvel mutants.
The film is continuing to defy expectations. While Logan is the rare superhero project that doesn’t exist to help set up a shared universe or sequels, a spinoff is brewing (“We’re just working on a script,” Mangold says of a film that would center on Dafne Keen’s Laura). And it has emerged as a possible […]