Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Star Wars

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‘Star Wars’: Boba Fett movie in the works with ‘Logan’ director James Mangold

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 […]

Marvel

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Stan Lee files $1 billion lawsuit against POW! Entertainment for “stealing” his name and likeness

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 […]

Avengers Culture

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Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Rampage’ release date moved after ‘Avengers’ shift

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, […]

Culture

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‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ movie sets 2019 release date

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.

Spider-Man

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‘Captain Marvel,’ ‘Chaos Walking’ writers tackling Silver Sable/Black Cat movie for Sony

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 […]

Cowboy Ninja Viking

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Chris Pratt’s ‘Cowboy Ninja Viking’ finds its director in Michelle MacLaren

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 […]

Gambit

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‘X-Men’ spinoff ‘Gambit’ loses director Gore Verbinski

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.