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 […]
Gambit always was known for being a romantic, so it’s only appropriate that his movie is opening on Valentine’s Day. 20th Century Fox has set a Feb. 14, 2019 release date for Gambit, the X-Men spinoff starring Channing Tatum. Fox’s Deadpool opened to big numbers over Valentine’s Day weekend in 2016.
Mark Ruffalo on Tuesday night accidently streamed (audio only) a portion of Thor: Ragnarok from the Los Angeles world premiere when he forgot to turn off his Instagram live. To introduce the screening, the Bruce Banner/Hulk actor, who stars in the new film, hit the stage to huge applause at the El Capitan Theatre when […]
Gambit is closing in on a new captain. Gore Verbinski, the director behind the first three Pirates of the Caribbean films, is in talks to direct Gambit.
“It will have the entire output of the studio, animation, live action at Disney, including Pixar, Star Wars and all the Marvel films,” Iger said. The Disney-branded app will also include around four to five original TV series, and the studio will produce three to four TV movies for the direct-to-consumer offering.
The James Bond sweepstakes has taken an unexpected turn. While Warner Bros. remains in the lead to land film distribution rights to the megafranchise — whose deal with Sony expired after 2015’s Spectre — a couple of unlikely suitors have emerged that also are in hot pursuit: Apple and Amazon. The tech giants are willing […]
Ed Skrein is leaving the Hellboy reboot after an outcry over his casting. Skrein, who is known for playing the villain in last year’s Deadpool, joined the cast of the Hellboy reboot last week, and he was to play rugged military member Major Ben Daimio, who in the comic books is Asian. Some on social […]
“Comedy is something we really want to go into,” Zreik said, highlighting the success of Guardians of the Galaxy for Marvel on the big screen. “It took us time to dip our foot in the comedy pool.” However, Zreik joked that Marvel would “never do an office comedy.”
Ed Skrein, who played the villain in Deadpool, has joined the cast of Lionsgate and Millennium’s Hellboy reboot. Skrein will play Major Ben Daimio, a rugged military member of the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense who, due to a supernatural encounter, can turn into a jaguar when angered or in pain.
Stephen Daldry is Star Wars’ new hope. The Oscar-nominated director behind Billy Elliot and The Hours is in early talks to direct a Star Wars standalone movie centering on Obi-Wan Kenobi, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Sources say talks are at the earliest of stages and that the project has no script. If a deal […]
Star Wars: Episode IX is getting a rewrite. Jack Thorne, the British scribe who wrote the upcoming Julia Roberts-Jacob Tremblay movie Wonder, has been tapped to work on the Star Wars installment that is to be directed by Colin Trevorrow. Trevorrow and his writing partner Derek Connolly wrote the most recent draft of the script […]
John Cena has nabbed a lead role in the Transformers spinoff Bumblebee. Hailee Steinfeld is leading the cast of Paramount’s new film, which will center on the yellow and black bot Bumblebee. The film will feature a young cast including Jorge Lendeborg, Jason Drucker, Abby Quinn, Rachel Crow, Ricardo Hoyos and Gracie Dzienny.
Backstage at Comic-Con, THR captured Cate Blanchett, Michael B. Jordan, Mark Ruffalo and more in the first-ever star-studded portrait of the next phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe About 30 minutes before the stars of Disney’s and Marvel’s Black Panther and Thor: Ragnarok took to the Hall H stage at Comic-Con on Saturday, the worlds of Asgard and Wakanda […]
007 is back for 2019. The next installment in the James Bond franchise has set a release date of Nov. 8, 2019. This will be the 25th installment in the long-running franchise.
Pfeiffer will play original Wasp Janet Van Dyne, while Fishburne is portraying Bill Foster, the comic book hero Giant Man.