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Dune Remake Gets Forrest Gump Writer Eric Roth

Dune Remake Gets Forrest Gump Writer Eric Roth

Legendary Pictures has settled on writer Eric Roth to pen the screenplay for their Dune reboot.

Ryan Scott

The Rock's Rampage Gets Walking Dead Star Jeffrey Dean Morgan

The Rock's Rampage Gets Walking Dead Star Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Jeffrey Dean Morgan joins the growing cast of New Line's Rampage, alongside Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris and Malin Akerman.

Brian Gallagher

Disney's Dumbo Targets Michael Keaton as the Villain

Disney's Dumbo Targets Michael Keaton as the Villain

Michael Keaton is in negotiations to play the primary villain in Disney's Dumbo, alongside Colin Farrell, Eva Green and Danny DeVito.

Brian Gallagher

Preacher Duo Take on Walking Dead Creator's Invincible Movie

Preacher Duo Take on Walking Dead Creator's Invincible Movie

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg will direct the Invincible movie based on Robert Kirkman's long-running comic book series.

Ryan Scott

Daniel Craig Wants to Do One Last James Bond Movie?

Daniel Craig Wants to Do One Last James Bond Movie?

A new rumor suggests that James Bond producers have finally convinced Daniel Craig to reprise his 007 role for one final movie.

Ryan Scott

Creature from the Black Lagoon Remake Gets Aquaman Writer

Creature from the Black Lagoon Remake Gets Aquaman Writer

Writer Will Beall has been hired to pen the script for the upcoming Creature From the Black Lagoon remake, which will be part of their new shared monster movie universe.

Ryan Scott

Beyonce Wanted as Nala in Disney's The Lion King

Beyonce Wanted as Nala in Disney's The Lion King

Grammy-award winning singer and actress Beyonce is the frontrunner for Nala in Jon Favreau's Lion King live-action movie.

Ryan Scott

Joss Whedon Will Direct DC's Batgirl Movie

Joss Whedon Will Direct DC's Batgirl Movie

Filmmaker Joss Whedon is finalizing a deal to write, direct and produce a Batgirl movie as part of Warner Bros.' DC Extended Universe.

Brian Gallagher

Jeremy Renner Is Not Returning in Mission: Impossible 6

Jeremy Renner Is Not Returning in Mission: Impossible 6

Scheduling complications with Avengers: Infinity War and Ant-Man 2 have forced Jeremy Renner to back out of Mission: Impossible 6.

Brian Gallagher

Star Wars 8 Gets Justin Theroux in a Small But Pivotal Role

Star Wars 8 Gets Justin Theroux in a Small But Pivotal Role

The Leftovers star Justin Threoux has a small but very important role in the highly-anticipated Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

Brian Gallagher

Godzilla 2 Wants Straight Outta Compton Star O'Shea Jackson Jr.

Godzilla 2 Wants Straight Outta Compton Star O'Shea Jackson Jr.

Straight Outta Compton star O'Shea Jackson Jr. is in talks to join the growing cast of Warner Bros.' Godzilla: King of Monsters.

Brian Gallagher

Han Solo Movie Gets Sing Street Star Ian Kenny

Han Solo Movie Gets Sing Street Star Ian Kenny

Directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller have added Ian Kenny to the Han Solo ensemble as shooting continues on the next Star Wars Story,

Ryan Scott

The Predator Recruits Edward James Olmos

The Predator Recruits Edward James Olmos

Edwards James Olmos will play a character associated with the military in Shane Black's The Predator.

Ryan Scott

Escape from New York Remake Gets Director Robert Rodriguez

Escape from New York Remake Gets Director Robert Rodriguez

Robert Rodriguez has signed on to direct the long-delayed remake of Escape From New York, which is moving forward at 20th Century Fox.

Brian Gallagher

Disney's Dumbo Wants Colin Farrell to Replace Will Smith

Disney's Dumbo Wants Colin Farrell to Replace Will Smith

Colin Farrell is in talks to play a widowed father of two, alongside Eva Green and Danny DeVito in Disney's Dumbo remake.

Brian Gallagher

Will Chris Evans Return in Captain America 4?

Will Chris Evans Return in Captain America 4?

Chris Evans' Marvel contract may be up soon, but he's not entirely ready to let go of the Captain America legacy.

Ryan Scott

Deadpool 2 Now Eyeing Michael Shannon and Brad Pitt as Cable

Deadpool 2 Now Eyeing Michael Shannon and Brad Pitt as Cable

Michael Shannon is the new front runner to play Cable in Deadpool 2, with Brad Pitt also being considered.

Ryan Scott

Robert Downey Jr. Takes on The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle

Robert Downey Jr. Takes on The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle

Robert Downey Jr. has boarded yet another potential franchise, signing on as the title character in The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle.

Brian Gallagher

Superman Actor Henry Cavill Joins Mission: Impossible 6

Superman Actor Henry Cavill Joins Mission: Impossible 6

Henry Cavill has come aboard to play a character linked to the head of Ethan Hunt's IMF unit in the highly-anticipated Mission: Impossible 6.

Brian Gallagher

The Rock's Rampage Gets Malin Akerman as the Villain

The Rock's Rampage Gets Malin Akerman as the Villain

Malin Akerman has signed on to play the primary villain alongside Dwayne Johnson and Naomie Harris in New Line's Rampage.

Brian Gallagher

Ridley Scott Will Direct Getty Kidnapping Drama Next

Ridley Scott Will Direct Getty Kidnapping Drama Next

Ridley Scott has signed on to direct All the Money In the World, based on the true story of the Getty kidnapping, with Natalie Portman eyed to star.

Brian Gallagher

Common Takes on L.A.-Based Thriller Quick Draw

Common Takes on L.A.-Based Thriller Quick Draw

Quick Draw will feature intense shoot-outs, car chases, and fast hand-to-hand combat in the mean streets of Los Angeles.

B. Alan Orange

Escape Plan 2 Recruits Dave Bautista, 50 Cent and Jaime King

Escape Plan 2 Recruits Dave Bautista, 50 Cent and Jaime King

Sylvester Stallone finds a few new recruits for his action-packed sequel Escape Plan 2, which will be a U.S. and China co-production.

Brian Gallagher

Avengers: Infinity War Finds Thanos a Sidekick

Avengers: Infinity War Finds Thanos a Sidekick

Kong: Skull Island motion capture actor Terry Notary reveals he's playing Thanos' right hand man in Avengers: Infinity War.

Brian Gallagher

Zazie Beetz Is Domino in Deadpool 2

Zazie Beetz Is Domino in Deadpool 2

Ryan Reynolds announces Zazie Beetz is Domino in Deadpool 2, using real dominos to spell out the casting.

Brian Gallagher

Deadpool 2 Targets Janelle Monae as Domino

Deadpool 2 Targets Janelle Monae as Domino

Moonlight and Hidden Figures star Janelle Monae is the rumored frontrunner for Domino in Deadpool 2.

Ryan Scott

Jason Momoa Joins Just Cause Video Game Adaptation

Jason Momoa Joins Just Cause Video Game Adaptation

Jason Momoa has signed on to play covert operative Rico Rodriguez in the long-awaited video game adaptation Just Cause for director Brad Peyton.

Brian Gallagher

Overboard Remake Happening with Anna Faris and Eugenio Derbez

Overboard Remake Happening with Anna Faris and Eugenio Derbez

Anna Faris and Eugeno Derbez have boarded a new remake of the Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn classic Overboard, although the story has a new twist.

Brian Gallagher

Margot Robbie to Headline Robin Hood Spin-Off Marian

Margot Robbie to Headline Robin Hood Spin-Off Marian

Margot Robbie will star as Maid Marian in a new post-Robin Hood movie set up at Sony Pictures.

Brian Gallagher

Jeepers Creepers 3 Loses Horror Icon Adrienne Barbeau

Jeepers Creepers 3 Loses Horror Icon Adrienne Barbeau

Adrienne Barbeau confirms she has not been cast in Jeepers Creepers 3, with some speculating she walked for unknown reasons.

B. Alan Orange

Is Michael K. Williams the Villain in Han Solo?

Is Michael K. Williams the Villain in Han Solo?

Michael K. Williams is in final talks for a role in the Star Wars: Han Solo movie, and is rumored to be playing the main villain.

B. Alan Orange

Spider-Man Animated Movie Wants Ice Cube as Miles Morales' Dad?

Spider-Man Animated Movie Wants Ice Cube as Miles Morales' Dad?

A new rumor claims rapper turned actor Ice Cube is being eyed for a voice role in Sony's animated Spider-Man movie.

Ryan Scott

Tron Reboot Is Happening, Jared Leto in Talks to Star

Tron Reboot Is Happening, Jared Leto in Talks to Star

Disney scraps Tron 3 in favor of a completely new take on the franchise, with Jared Leto wanted for the lead role.

Ryan Scott

Han Solo Wants Wire Star Michael K. Williams in Key Role

Han Solo Wants Wire Star Michael K. Williams in Key Role

Michael K. Williams is in final talks for Han Solo: A Star Wars Story, which is currently in production.

Brian Gallagher

Transformers Spin-Off Bumblebee Gets Kubo and the Two Strings Director

Transformers Spin-Off Bumblebee Gets Kubo and the Two Strings Director

Travis Knight will direct the first-ever Transformers spin-off Bumblebee, which will give the popular Autobot an origin story.

Ryan Scott

Godzilla 2 Gets Vera Farmiga as Millie Bobby Brown's Mom

Godzilla 2 Gets Vera Farmiga as Millie Bobby Brown's Mom

Bates Motel star Vera Farmiga has joined the cast of Godzilla 2 alongside Millie Bobby Brown and Kyle Chandler.

Ryan Scott

Mel Gibson Directing Suicide Squad 2 Is Not a Done Deal

Mel Gibson Directing Suicide Squad 2 Is Not a Done Deal

Before the Academy Awards ceremony Mel Gibson responded to the rumors surrounding him possibly directing Suicide Squad 2.

Ryan Scott

Jeepers Creepers 3 Brings in 80s Scream Queen Adrienne Barbeau

Jeepers Creepers 3 Brings in 80s Scream Queen Adrienne Barbeau

Adrienne Barbeau is one of numerous additions to Jeepers Creepers 3 as the full cast list has surfaced while production continues.

Brian Gallagher

Nightwing Movie Is Coming from Lego Batman Director

Nightwing Movie Is Coming from Lego Batman Director

Director Chris McKay is ready to tell Dick Grayson's story on the big screen in Nightwing

B. Alan Orange

The Batman Confirms Cloverfield Director Matt Reeves

The Batman Confirms Cloverfield Director Matt Reeves

Warner Bros. and DC confirm that Cloverfield Director Matt Reeves is replacing Ben Affleck on The Batman.

B. Alan Orange