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5 Different Studios Are Fighting for James Bond Movie Rights

5 Different Studios Are Fighting for James Bond Movie Rights

With Sony's franchise rights to the James Bond franchise expired, the studio is fending off four more suitors in an intense bidding war.

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Disney's Aladdin Remake Wants Will Smith as the Genie

Disney's Aladdin Remake Wants Will Smith as the Genie

Disney wants Will Smith to play the role of the smooth talking Genie in their upcoming live-action take on

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Blind Al Will Return in Deadpool 2

Blind Al Will Return in Deadpool 2

Leslie Uggams confirms her return as Wade Wilson's roommate Blind Al in Deadpool 2.

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Captain Marvel Gets Mississippi Grind Directors

Captain Marvel Gets Mississippi Grind Directors

Mississippi Grind directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck will take the helm of Captain Marvel starring Brie Larson.

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James Gunn Will Write and Direct Guardians of the Galaxy 3

James Gunn Will Write and Direct Guardians of the Galaxy 3

Director James Gunn announced that he will return for the Marvel Phase 4 adventure Guaridans of the Galaxy 3.

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Labyrinth 2 Gets Don't Breathe Director Fede Alvarez

Labyrinth 2 Gets Don't Breathe Director Fede Alvarez

Don't Breathe director Fede Alvarez has signed on to direct TriStar's highly-anticipated Labyrinth project, with Jay Basu writing.

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Spider-Man Animated Movie Has Found Its Miles Morales

Spider-Man Animated Movie Has Found Its Miles Morales

The Get Down star Shameik Moore will voice the iconic Miles Morales in their animated Spider-Man movie, with Liev Schreiber voicing the villain.

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Aquaman Lands Dolph Lundgren as King Nereus

Aquaman Lands Dolph Lundgren as King Nereus

Dolph Lundgren has signed on tho play King Nereus, leader of the underwater kingdom Xebel who wants Arthur Curry dead in Aquaman.

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Benedict Cumberbatch Targets Man in The Rockefeller Suit

Benedict Cumberbatch Targets Man in The Rockefeller Suit

Benedict Cumberbatch is in early talks to portray con man Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter in Fox Searchlight's The Man in the Rockefeller Suit.

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Mortal Engines Reunites Hugo Weaving with Peter Jackson

Mortal Engines Reunites Hugo Weaving with Peter Jackson

Lord of the Rings star Hugo Weaving has joined Peter Jackson's adaptation of Mortal Engines.

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Escape Plan 3 Already Planned, Stallone Will Return

Escape Plan 3 Already Planned, Stallone Will Return

Sylvester Stallone will reunite with director Steven C. Miller for Escape Plan 3, which has been greenlit just as Escape Plan 2 wraps production.

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Deadpool 2 Gets Josh Brolin as Cable

Deadpool 2 Gets Josh Brolin as Cable

After months of waiting, it has finally been announced that Josh Brolin will play the iconic mutant Cable in Deadpool 2.

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Jude Law Is Dumbledore in Fantastic Beasts 2

Jude Law Is Dumbledore in Fantastic Beasts 2

Two-time Academy Award nominee Jude Law has been set to star as Albus Dumbledore in the Fantastic Beasts sequel.

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Conjuring Spin-Off The Nun Brings in Demian Bichir

Conjuring Spin-Off The Nun Brings in Demian Bichir

Oscar-nominated actor Demian Bichir will play a priest sent to Rome to investigate a mysterious death in The Nun.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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,

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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