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 […]
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.”