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Disney & Fox Deal To Close At New Year

Disney is reportedly set to close the massive deal to acquire 21st Century Fox earlier than expected. It was thought that due to certain regulatory approvals, the deal wouldn't be officially done until mid-2019, but now current Fox president Peter...
Trailer Kurt Russell Is Santa In Christmas

Trailer: Kurt Russell Is Santa In “Christmas”

The trailer has been released for Netflix's unexpected take on the holiday comedy film genre - "The Christmas Chronicles". Kurt Russell stars as Santa Claus in the film which hails from producer Chris Columbus ("Home Alone," "Mrs. Doubtfire") and...
First Poster Disneys Live Action Aladdin

First Poster: Disney’s Live-Action “Aladdin”

Will Smith has shared the first poster from the Guy Ritchie-directed live-action "Aladdin" film in which he stars as the Genie. The film also stars Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Naomi Scott as Princess Jasmin, Marwan Kenzari as Jafar, Navid Negahban...
Fox Remaking Rookie Of The Year

Fox Remaking “Rookie of the Year”

20th Century Fox is in the early development of a remake of the 1993 family film "Rookie of the Year". Daniel Stern helmed the original in which an accident gives a young boy (Thomas Ian Nicholas) an incredibly powerful...
Lady Gaga Wanted For Little Mermaid

Lady Gaga Wanted For “Little Mermaid”

Lady Gaga has reportedly been approached by Disney Pictures about taking on the role of the villainess Ursula in their live-action adaptation of their 1989 animated feature "The Little Mermaid". Gaga is coming off rave reviews for her performance in...
First Trailer Pet Sematary

First Trailer: “Pet Sematary”

Paramount Pictures has released the first trailer for "Pet Sematary," the new adaptation of Stephen King's classic horror novel. The story follows Dr. Louis Creed (Jason Clarke), who, after relocating with his wife Rachel (Amy Seimetz) and their two young...

New Details About “Morbius” Filming

With "Venom" now out and conquering the box-office, Sony Pictures' attempts at their own Marvel Cinematic Universe has gained a foothold. The next salvo will be "Morbius," the film adaptation of the iconic vampire character from Marvel Comics...
Doug Liman To Recut Fair Game

Doug Liman To Recut “Fair Game”

Summit Entertainment released "Edge of Tomorrow" and "The Bourne Identity" helmer Doug Liman's "Fair Game" in cinemas in 2010 and it effectively vanished as soon as it arrived. Naomi Watts and Sean Penn led the film about the scandal when...

Goddard: No Further “X-Force” Progress

While the Disney & Fox merger hasn't yet closed, many have wondered what impact it will have on the various "X-Men" related projects that have been in development at Fox for years. One such title is "X-Force," a project that...

Jackson, Mackie, Hoult Join “Banker”

Samuel L. Jackson, Anthony Mackie, Nicholas Hoult and Nia Long are all set to star in the fact based drama "The Banker" for Romulus Entertainment. The story follows two African American entrepreneurs, Bernard Garrett (Mackie) and Joe Morris (Jackson), who...
New Elvira Film Shopped Around

New “Elvira” Film Shopped Around

Cassandra Peterson's iconic character Elvira has been the subject of two films, both of which were some time ago. Yet the former horror host with a unique look and personality remains very popular with horror fans, so much...
Gunn To Pen Maybe Direct Suicide Squad 2

Gunn To Pen, Maybe Direct “Suicide Squad 2”

"Guardians of the Galaxy" writer/director James Gunn is reportedly in talks to pen the script and potentially direct the upcoming "Suicide Squad" sequel at Warner Bros. Pictures and DC Films. Even more interesting - it will reportedly be...
Annapurna Drops The Roger Ailes Film

Annapurna Drops The Roger Ailes Film

Annapurna Pictures has lost one of its highest executives and at the same time has dropped two films from their upcoming slate. The first film is the Roger Ailes biopic "Fair and Balanced" which only yesterday cast Malcolm McDowell to...
Dwayne Johnson Is Netflixs John Henry

Dwayne Johnson Is Netflix’s “John Henry”

Dwayne Johnson is set to re-team with his "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" director Jake Kasdan on the original feature "John Henry and The Statesmen" which Netflix has secured the rights to. Tom Wheeler ("The Lego Ninjago Movie") created the...
Legendary Acquires God Country Rights

Legendary Acquires “God Country” Rights

Legendary Entertainment has acquired worldwide film rights to Donny Cates's acclaimed 2017 Image Comics graphic novel "God Country". The story follows Emmett Quinlan, an elderly widower rattled by dementia and prone to violent outbursts. When a tornado levels his home...
World War Z Sequel Sets Start Date

“World War Z” Sequel Sets Start Date?

It has been languishing in development for years, but it appears as if the sequel to 2013's global zombie action film "World War Z" is still happening. David Fincher remains attached to direct the film and re-team with his "Se7en"...
Pet Sematary Gets A Poster Trailer Tomorrow

“Pet Sematary” Gets A Poster, Trailer Tomorrow

Following the first photos last week, a first poster is out and the first trailer is arriving tomorrow for the new take on one of Stephen King’s scariest works "Pet Sematary". The story follows a doctor (Jason Clarke) who moves...
Dark Phoenix To Have A Thor Influence

“Dark Phoenix” To Have A “Thor” Influence

In the wake of the release of the first trailer for "Dark Phoenix," one complaint rang out the most on Reddit threads, discussion boards and social media - it looks like a remake of the much despised "X-Men: The...
New Spawn Will Give Kids Nightmares

New “Spawn” Will Give Kids Nightmares

"Venom" is currently at the top of the box-office, the character originally a creation for the "Spider-Man" comics by famed writer and artist Todd McFarlane. McFarlane's other most famous creation though is "Spawn," the comics property that has previously been...
Kids Want More Female Superheroes

Kids Want More Female Superheroes

Timed with the launch of the new season of "Doctor Who" this past weekend, BBC America and the Women's Media Center have jointly published a new study on the impact of representation in science fiction and superhero storytelling on...
Netflix Set For Soderberghs Panama Papers Film

Netflix Set For Soderbergh’s “Laundromat”

It was expected, and now it's official - Netflix has committed to finance and release Steven Soderbergh's Panama Papers scandal film "The Laundromat". In addition, David Schwimmer has joined the cast and Will Forte and Riley Keough are...
Quick News Kid 500 Wonderland Netflix Beasts

Quick News: Kid, 500, Wonderland, Netflix, Beasts

The Kid Who Would Be King The first photo has been released of "Mission: Impossible" scene-stealer Rebecca Ferguson in the upcoming Joe Cornish-directed "The Kid Who Would Be King". The story follows a band of young kids who embark...

Pederson, Haywood, Mason Join “Dirt Music”

Aaron Pederson ("Mystery Road"), Chris Haywood ("Muriel's Wedding"), George Mason ("Home and Away"), Dan Wyllie ("Animal Kingdom") and singer Julia Stone are set to join Kelly Macdonald ("No Country for Old Men") and Garrett Hedlund ("Mudbound") in the long-awaited...
Dakota Johnson Wanted For Call Me Sequel

Dakota Johnson Wanted For “Call Me” Sequel

Everybody has their muses and for filmmaker Luca Guadagnino it has been both Tilda Swinton and Dakota Johnson with the pair having done two films onscreen together with Luca - "A Bigger Splash" and the soon to open "Suspiria"...
Michael Shannon Gets His Knives Out

Michael Shannon Gets His “Knives Out”

Acclaimed actor Michael Shannon is in talks to join the ensemble cast of "Brick" and "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" director Rian Johnson's next feature "Knives Out" for MRC. The story is described as a modern-day murder mystery in the...
Paz Vega Joins Rambo 5 Last Blood

Paz Vega Joins “Rambo 5: Last Blood”

Paz Vega ("The OA") is set to star opposite Sylvester Stallone in "Rambo 5: Last Blood" at Millennium Films. Vega marks the first piece of casting news beyond Stallone himself in the film Sly reprises the role of...
Michael Pena To Lead Fantasy Island Film

Michael Pena To Lead “Fantasy Island” Film

Michael Pena ("Ant-Man," "Narcos") has been set to star as Mr. Roarke, the character made famous by Ricardo Montalban, in a new film adaptation of the popular ABC series "Fantasy Island" set up at Blumhouse Productions and Sony Pictures. Like...
Malcolm Mcdowell To Play Rupert Murdoch

Malcolm McDowell To Play Rupert Murdoch

Acting veteran Malcolm McDowell has been tapped to play media mogul and News Corp Chairman Rupert Murdoch in the upcoming film about disgraced former Fox News chief Roger Ailes which has been setup at Annapurna. John Lithgow plays Ailes in...
Ridley Scott Plans The Riders Wolves

Ridley Scott Plans “The Riders,” “Wolves”

It has been a busy day for Ridley Scott's Scott Free Productions with the company announcing both a new film and TV series. First up, they've set David Kajganich to pen a film adaptation of Australian author Tim Winton's Booker...
More Spider Man Joker Set Photos

More “Spider-Man,” “Joker” Set Photos

A couple more set photos from two of next year's biggest films have popped up. First, there are new shots of Tom Holland's Peter Parker and Samuel L. Jackson's Nick Fury on the set of "Spider-Man: Far From...

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