Source: Variety

Star Wars

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Han Solo ‘Star Wars’ spinoff eyes Michael K. Williams in key role

“The Wire” star Michael K. Williams is in final talks to join the upcoming Han Solo spinoff starring Alden Ehrenreich, Variety has learned exclusively. Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Woody Harrelson and Emilia Clarke are already set to co-star in the Disney-Lucasfilm feature, directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller. Jon and Lawrence Kasdan […]

Inhumans

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‘Marvel’s Inhumans’ casts ‘Lost’ alum Ken Leung as Karnak

Ken Leung has been cast in ABC’s “Marvel’s Inhumans,” Variety has learned. The “Lost” alum will play Karnak, based on the character from the comics. “Marvel’s Inhumans” will explore the never-before-told epic adventure of the royal family including Black Bolt, the enigmatic, commanding king of the Inhumans, with a voice so powerful that the slightest […]

X-Men

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Jamie Chung to play Blink in Fox’s Marvel pilot from Bryan Singer

Jamie Chung will star as Blink, the popular character from the comics with the power of teleportation, Variety has learned. Chung’s character Blink — real name Clarice Fong — is described as sarcastic, lively and a bit of a tomboy. Her naturally strong exuberance has taken a hit after a sudden and traumatic upheaval of […]

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Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ to shoot huge chase scene in Korea

Marvel’s “Black Panther” will use South Korea’s port city, Busan as the backdrop for a huge chase scene. The city, known for hosting Asia’s biggest film festival, will see its landmarks including the Gwangalli beach, Gwangan Bridge, and the Jagalchi fish market near Nampodong, used in the movie. “The shoot, which will involve some 150 […]

Avengers

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‘Game of Thrones’ star Peter Dinklage eyed for a key role in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Sources tell Variety that “Game of Thrones” star Peter Dinklage is in early talks for a key role in Marvel’s “Avengers: Infinity War.”

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Hugh Jackman on ‘Deadpool’s’ Oscars odds and retiring Wolverine

For this week’s Golden Globes Variety cover story, Hugh Jackman threw his weight behind “Deadpool,” making the case for why the comic-book tentpole starring Ryan Reynolds should be a prominent awards contender (and it might be — following its Writers Guild of America nomination this week). Jackman also spoke to Variety about retiring his claws […]

Star Wars

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‘Rogue One’ scores massive $155 million debut as ‘Star Wars’ fans flock to theaters

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” sold out multiplexes around the world and brought fanboys and fangirls out in force over the weekend. The “Star Wars” prequel scored the second-largest December opening in history, the second-largest launch of the year, and one of the top debuts in history, opening to a massive $155 million in […]