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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

Michelle Rodriguez Secretly Joined Alita: Battle Angel

Michelle Rodriguez Secretly Joined Alita: Battle Angel

With production now wrapping on Alita: Battle Angel, it has been revealed that Michelle Rodriguez is playing the cyborg Gelda.

Brian Gallagher

Godzilla 2 Gets Kyle Chandler as Millie Bobby Brown's Dad

Godzilla 2 Gets Kyle Chandler as Millie Bobby Brown's Dad

Kyle Chandler has signed on to play the father of Millie Bobby Brown's character in the action sequel Godzilla: King of the Monsters.

Brian Gallagher

Jeepers Creepers 3 Finds Its Creeper Hunter

Jeepers Creepers 3 Finds Its Creeper Hunter

Big Short and Terminator: Genisys star Brandon Stacy has been added to the cast of Jeepers Creepers 3 as a man who hunts the Creeper.

Ryan Scott

Lion King Gets Donald Glover as Simba, James Earl Jones as Mufasa

Lion King Gets Donald Glover as Simba, James Earl Jones as Mufasa

Director Jon Favreau announced that Donald Glover and James Earl Jones will play Simba and Mufasa in Disney's live-action version of The Lion King.

Brian Gallagher

Shazam Targets Lights Out Director

Shazam Targets Lights Out Director

Lights Out director David F. Sandberg is reportedly in talks to direct The Rock in Shazam.

Ryan Scott

Jurassic World 2 Brings in James Cromwell

Jurassic World 2 Brings in James Cromwell

Oscar-nominated actor James Cromwell has joined the ensemble cast of Universal's Jurassic World 2, as production gets under way.

Brian Gallagher

The Raid Remake Gets Bad Boys 3 Director Joe Carnahan

The Raid Remake Gets Bad Boys 3 Director Joe Carnahan

Captain America: Civil War star Frank Grillo will headline The Raid remake with Joe Carnahan at the helm.

Ryan Scott

Disney's Mulan Live-Action Remake Gets Whale Rider Director

Disney's Mulan Live-Action Remake Gets Whale Rider Director

Disney has brought on director Niki Caro to take the helm of their highly-anticipated live-action Mulan, with William Kong set to produce.

Brian Gallagher

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Finds Its New R2-D2 Actor

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Finds Its New R2-D2 Actor

Doctor Who and Harry Potter actor Jimmy Vee has replaced the late Kenny Baker as R2-D2 in Star Wars 8.

Ryan Scott

Will Smith Says No to Disney's Dumbo?

Will Smith Says No to Disney's Dumbo?

Will Smith has reportedly dropped out of the running for Disney's live-action take on the animated classic Dumbo.

B. Alan Orange

The Batman Gets Planet of the Apes Director Matt Reeves

The Batman Gets Planet of the Apes Director Matt Reeves

War for the Planet of the Apes director Matt Reeves has officially committed to helm The Batman for Warner Bros. after Ben Affleck decided to step down.

Ryan Scott

Han Solo Targets Westworld Star Thandie Newton

Han Solo Targets Westworld Star Thandie Newton

Westworld star Thandie Newton is in talks to join the growing cast of LucasFilm's Han Solo: A Star Wars Story.

Brian Gallagher

Michael Douglas Will Return as Hank Pym in Ant-Man 2

Michael Douglas Will Return as Hank Pym in Ant-Man 2

Ant-Man and the Wasp will shoot his summer, with Michael Douglas confirmed to return as Hank Pym.

Ryan Scott

Jurassic World 2 Gets Iconic Silence of the Lambs Star

Jurassic World 2 Gets Iconic Silence of the Lambs Star

Ted Levine has signed on for a mysterious role in Universal Pictures' highly-anticipated sequel Jurassic World 2, which starts shooting soon.

Brian Gallagher

New Halloween Movie Gets Eastbound & Down Team to Write and Direct

New Halloween Movie Gets Eastbound & Down Team to Write and Direct

David Gordon Green will direct the new Halloween movie from a script he is co-writing with Danny McBride.

B. Alan Orange

Han Solo Gets Fleabag Star as a Key CG Character

Han Solo Gets Fleabag Star as a Key CG Character

Fleabag star Phoebe Waller-Bridge has signed on to play a CGI-driven character in the highly-anticipated Han Solo: A Star Wars Story.

Brian Gallagher

Jack Nicholson and Kristen Wiig Team for Toni Erdmann Remake

Jack Nicholson and Kristen Wiig Team for Toni Erdmann Remake

Jack Nicolson has signed on to star opposite Kristen Wiig in Paramount's Toni Erdmann remake, his first movie role in over six years.

Brian Gallagher

Kristin Scott Thomas to Make Directorial Debut with Sea Change

Kristin Scott Thomas to Make Directorial Debut with Sea Change

Kristin Scott Thomas and Mark Strong will start in The Sea Change about a group of people who re-evaluate loss, love, and human connection.

B. Alan Orange

Is Pierce Brosnan Really Playing Cable in Deadpool 2?

Is Pierce Brosnan Really Playing Cable in Deadpool 2?

A new report seemingly confirms that Peirce Brosnan is the number one choice to play time traveling mutant Cable in Deadpool 2.

B. Alan Orange

Aquaman Wants Star Wars Actor as Arthur Curry's Dad

Aquaman Wants Star Wars Actor as Arthur Curry's Dad

Temuera Morrison is in talks to play the human father of Jason Momoa's Arthur Curry in Warner Bros.' Aquaman.

Brian Gallagher

Lego Movie 2 Gets Trolls Director Mike Mitchell

Lego Movie 2 Gets Trolls Director Mike Mitchell

Director Rob Schrab exits The Lego Movie Sequel over creative differences and is quickly replaced by Mike Mitchell.

Ryan Scott

Will The Last Knight Be Michael Bay's Final Transformers Movie?

Will The Last Knight Be Michael Bay's Final Transformers Movie?

Transformers: The Last Knight director Michael Bay is ready to blow out the franchise as he considers exiting the series for good.

Ryan Scott

Katee Sackhoff Returns to Space in Sci-Fi Thriller Origin Unknown

Katee Sackhoff Returns to Space in Sci-Fi Thriller Origin Unknown

Battlestar Galactica star Katee Sackhoff has signed on for the lead role in Content Media's sci-fi thriller Origin Unknown.

Brian Gallagher

Conjuring 2 Spin-off The Nun Gets Director Corin Hardy

Conjuring 2 Spin-off The Nun Gets Director Corin Hardy

The Crow remake director Corin Hardy has signed on to direct The Nun, a spinoff featuring the creepy nun character from The Conjuring 2.

Brian Gallagher

Peter Jackson's Mortal Engines Gets Robbie Sheehan as the Lead

Peter Jackson's Mortal Engines Gets Robbie Sheehan as the Lead

Robbie Sheehan and Ronan Raftery are the first two actors cast in Mortal Engines, which will be written and produced by Peter Jackson.

Brian Gallagher

Ian Ziering and Tara Reid Will Return in Sharknado 5

Ian Ziering and Tara Reid Will Return in Sharknado 5

Production has gotten under way on Sharknado 5 with Ian Ziering and Tara Reid, which will shoot in five countries including U.K. and Australia.

Brian Gallagher