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Sam Mendes Set to Direct WWI Epic 1917, Steven Spielberg Producing

Sam Mendes Set to Direct WWI Epic 1917, Steven Spielberg Producing

Sam Mendes has teamed up with Steven Spielberg and his Amblin Entertainment company once again for the new WWI epic 1917.

Brian Gallagher

Disney Prepared to Offer Cash to Fox to Counter Comcast Bid

Disney Prepared to Offer Cash to Fox to Counter Comcast Bid

Comcast has offered more money for Fox's assets, but a bidding war with Disney is likely on the horizon.

Ryan Scott

Spamalot Movie Eyes Benedict Cumberbatch and Peter Dinklage

Spamalot Movie Eyes Benedict Cumberbatch and Peter Dinklage

Fox has their eyes on several big names for their upcoming Spamalot movie adaptation.

Ryan Scott

Wesley Snipes, Mike Epps, Craig Robinson Join Dolemite Is My Name Biopic

Wesley Snipes, Mike Epps, Craig Robinson Join Dolemite Is My Name Biopic

Wesley Snipes joins biopic Dolemite Is My Name with Mike Epps, Craig Robinson, Tituss Burgess and Da'Vine Joy Randolph.

Brian Gallagher

MoviePass Hits 3 Million Subscribers, But Will It Last?

MoviePass Hits 3 Million Subscribers, But Will It Last?

With MoviePass projected to hit 5 million subscribers by the end of the year they're confident the service won't disappear.

Ryan Scott

Ewan McGregor Is Danny Torrance in The Shining 2

Ewan McGregor Is Danny Torrance in The Shining 2

Director Mike Flanagan has cast Ewan McGregor as Danny Torrance with Stephen King's blessing.

Ryan Scott

AT&T, Time Warner Merger Approved by Judge

AT&T, Time Warner Merger Approved by Judge

A decision has finally been made in the AT&T and Time Warner merger, signaling big things ahead in the media landscape.

Ryan Scott

IT 2 Casts Isaiah Mustafa as the Adult Mike Hanlon, The Losers Club Is Complete

IT 2 Casts Isaiah Mustafa as the Adult Mike Hanlon, The Losers Club Is Complete

The adult version of The Loser's Club is now complete, with Isaiah Mustafa coming aboard to play Mike Hanlon in New Line's horror sequel IT: Chapter Two.

Brian Gallagher

Simon Pegg Will Direct His First Movie in 2018

Simon Pegg Will Direct His First Movie in 2018

Star Trek and Hot Fuzz star Simon Pegg is set to direct his first movie ever later this year.

Ryan Scott

Al Pacino Joins Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Al Pacino Joins Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Hollywood legend Al Pacino has come aboard to play a fictional talent agent in Quentin Tarantino's highly-anticipated Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

Brian Gallagher

Zachary Quinto, J.J. Abrams Team for Anthony Perkins, Tab Hunter Biopic

Zachary Quinto, J.J. Abrams Team for Anthony Perkins, Tab Hunter Biopic

J.J. Abrams and Zachary Quinto are teaming up with Paramont to develop a biopic about the secret love affair between actors Tab Hunter and Anthony Perkins.

Brian Gallagher

Eddie Murphy Is Dolemite Star Rudy Ray Moore in Upcoming Biopic

Eddie Murphy Is Dolemite Star Rudy Ray Moore in Upcoming Biopic

Netflix is making a biopic on Dolemite star Rudy Ray Moore and Eddie Murphy will star as the comedian.

Kevin Burwick

Hailee Steinfeld Is Spider-Gwen in Into the Spider-Verse

Hailee Steinfeld Is Spider-Gwen in Into the Spider-Verse

Actress Hailee Steinfeld is voicing the popular Marvel Comics character, Spider-Gwen, for the upcoming animated film, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

Trevor Norkey

Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Adds Damian Lewis, Dakota Fanning & More

Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Adds Damian Lewis, Dakota Fanning & More

Quentin Tarantino is rounding out its cast for Once Upon a Time In Hollywood, with Damian Lewis, Dakota Fanning, Luke Perry, Emile Hirsch, Clifton Collins Jr. and more signing on.

Brian Gallagher

Val Kilmer Is Back as Iceman in Top Gun 2

Val Kilmer Is Back as Iceman in Top Gun 2

Tom Cruise will reunite with Val Kilmer in Top Gun 2, which is currently filming in San Diego, California.

Ryan Scott

James Bond 25 Wants Helena Bonham Carter as the Main Villain

James Bond 25 Wants Helena Bonham Carter as the Main Villain

Helena Bonham Carter is rumored to be the top choice for the main villain in Bond 25, while some think Angelina Jolie is the top choice for the villain.

Brian Gallagher

Cannonball Run Remake Gets Edge of Tomorrow Director Doug Liman

Cannonball Run Remake Gets Edge of Tomorrow Director Doug Liman

Director Doug Liman is in talks to take the helm on Warner Bros.' languishing remake of Cannonball Run, as the studio seeks a new writer.

Brian Gallagher

Reese Witherspoon in Talks for Legally Blonde 3

Reese Witherspoon in Talks for Legally Blonde 3

MGM is in talks with Reese Witherspoon to reprise her role as Elle Woods and also produce Legally Blonde 3, with writers Karen McCullah and Kirsten 'Kiwi' Smith.

Brian Gallagher

Solo: A Star Wars Story Drops Big But Still Wins the Weekend with $29.2M

Solo: A Star Wars Story Drops Big But Still Wins the Weekend with $29.2M

Disney and LucasFilm's Solo: A Star Wars Story drops a massive 65.3% in its second weekend but still manages to beat Adrift, Upgrade and Action Point with $29.2 million.

Brian Gallagher

Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Locks in Westworld Star James Marsden

Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Locks in Westworld Star James Marsden

The Sonic the Hedgehog movie has tapped James Marsden to star in the big screen adaptation of the video game classic.

Kevin Burwick

Jamie Foxx Is Spawn in McFarlane's Blumhouse Reboot

Jamie Foxx Is Spawn in McFarlane's Blumhouse Reboot

Oscar-winner Jamie Foxx has been cast as Spawn in the upcoming movie from Blumhouse and Todd McFarlane.

Ryan Scott

Disney's Kim Possible Movie Gets Buffy Star Alyson Hannigan

Disney's Kim Possible Movie Gets Buffy Star Alyson Hannigan

Disney's Live-Action adaptation of Kim Possible has added Alyson Hannigan, Connie Ray, Todd Stashwick, and more to the cast.

Kevin Burwick

Daniel Craig Is Officially Back for Bond 25, Danny Boyle Is Directing

Daniel Craig Is Officially Back for Bond 25, Danny Boyle Is Directing

Daniel Craig will star in Bond 25, while Danny Boyle directs from a script by John Hodge.

Kevin Burwick

Liam Neeson in Talks for Men in Black Spin-Off

Liam Neeson in Talks for Men in Black Spin-Off

Liam Neeson is in talks to join Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson in Sony Pictures' upcoming Men in Black spin-off in a brand new role.

Brian Gallagher

IT 2 Gets Jay Ryan as Adult Ben Hanscom in the Loser's Club

IT 2 Gets Jay Ryan as Adult Ben Hanscom in the Loser's Club

Jay Ryan has been tapped to play the adult version of Ben Hanscom in Andres Muschietti's IT 2.

Kevin Burwick

Disney / Fox Deal May Be Dead as Comcast Offers More Money in All Cash Deal

Disney / Fox Deal May Be Dead as Comcast Offers More Money in All Cash Deal

The potential deal between Disney and Fox could potentially be over since Comcast has confirmed a higher bid.

Kevin Burwick

John Wick Chapter 3 Gets Halle Berry in Mystery Non-Villain Role

John Wick Chapter 3 Gets Halle Berry in Mystery Non-Villain Role

Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry has signed on to star alongside Keanu Reeves in John Wick 3, playing a character who will not be a new villain.

Brian Gallagher

Jake Gyllenhaal Is Mysterio in Spider-Man: Homecoming 2

Jake Gyllenhaal Is Mysterio in Spider-Man: Homecoming 2

Sony and Marvel Studios are trying to lock down Jake Gyllenhaal as the fan-favorite Marvel Comics villain.

Ryan Scott

Spielberg and DiCaprio May Reunite for Ulysses S. Grant Biopic

Spielberg and DiCaprio May Reunite for Ulysses S. Grant Biopic

Lionsgate looks to bring the novel Grant to the big screen with Spielberg possibly directing DiCaprio in the lead role.

Ryan Scott

IT 2 Gets Allegiant Star Andy Bean as Adult Stanley

IT 2 Gets Allegiant Star Andy Bean as Adult Stanley

Here and Now and Allegiant star Andy Bean will play the adult version of Stanely Uris, played by Wyatt Oleff in IT.

Brian Gallagher

Vin Diesel Takes on Action Comedy Franchise Muscle

Vin Diesel Takes on Action Comedy Franchise Muscle

Fast and Furious star Vin Diesel will star in and produce the action comedy Muscle for STX.

Ryan Scott

IT 2 Gets Sinister Star James Ransone as Adult Eddie

IT 2 Gets Sinister Star James Ransone as Adult Eddie

Former The Wire star James Ransone has been cast as the adult Eddie in IT 2.

Ryan Scott

Marvel's The Eternals Movie Gets Black List Writers

Marvel's The Eternals Movie Gets Black List Writers

Matthew and Ryan Firpo, who made the 2017 Black List for their script Ruin, have been tapped by Marvel Studios to write the script for The Eternals movie.

Brian Gallagher

Chris Evans to Star in Neill Blomkamp's Disaster Movie Greenland

Chris Evans to Star in Neill Blomkamp's Disaster Movie Greenland

Neill Blomkamp is making a return to features with the natural disaster thriller Greenland starring Chris Evans.

Ryan Scott

Timothy Olyphant Eyes Lead Role in Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Timothy Olyphant Eyes Lead Role in Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Timothy Olyphant is in talks for an unspecified lead role in Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

Brian Gallagher

Friday Night Lights Reboot Gets Halloween Director David Gordon Green

Friday Night Lights Reboot Gets Halloween Director David Gordon Green

David Gordon Green has been tapped by Universal to helm a new Friday Night Lights movie.

Ryan Scott

Captain Marvel Lands Annette Bening as Carol Danvers' Mom

Captain Marvel Lands Annette Bening as Carol Danvers' Mom

Marvel continues to add new cast members to Captain Marvel as shooting continues in Los Angeles.

Brian Gallagher

Wonder Woman 2 Director Scores Record-Setting Raise

Wonder Woman 2 Director Scores Record-Setting Raise

Wonder Woman 2 director Patty Jenkins is getting nine times the salary she earned for the original DC adventure.

Ryan Scott

Stephen King & Joe Hill's In the Tall Grass Heads to Netflix

Stephen King & Joe Hill's In the Tall Grass Heads to Netflix

Netflix has picked up a package for a feature adaptation of Stephen King and Joe Hill's novella In the Tall Grass, with James Marsden set to star.

Brian Gallagher

Burt Reynolds & Kurt Russell Join Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Burt Reynolds & Kurt Russell Join Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Quentin Tarantino is beefing up his cast for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood with Tim Roth and Michael Madsen in smaller roles.

Brian Gallagher