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Detective Pikachu Lands The Get Down Star Justice Smith

Detective Pikachu Lands The Get Down Star Justice Smith

The Get Down star Justice Smith has signed on as the lead character in Legendary's highly-anticipated Detective Pikachu.

Brian Gallagher

Taraji P. Henson Is Remaking Mel Gibson's What Women Want

Taraji P. Henson Is Remaking Mel Gibson's What Women Want

Taraji P. Henson has been tapped to star in What Men Want for Paramount Players, a gender-swapped remake of What Women Want starring Mel Gibson.

Brian Gallagher

Narnia: The Silver Chair Wants Stranger Things Star as The Lead

Narnia: The Silver Chair Wants Stranger Things Star as The Lead

Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown has been offered the lead role of Jill Pole in Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair.

Brian Gallagher

Shazam Gets Andi Mack Star Asher Angel as Billy Batson

Shazam Gets Andi Mack Star Asher Angel as Billy Batson

Andi Mack has been cast in the role of young Billy Batson in DC's Shazam movie.

Ryan Scott

Paramount and Hasbro Sign New 5-Year Movie Deal

Paramount and Hasbro Sign New 5-Year Movie Deal

Paramount and Hasbro have come to terms on an exclusive 5-year movie deal that includes both live-action and animated films.

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Beyonce Confirmed for Disney's Lion King, Full Cast Announced

Beyonce Confirmed for Disney's Lion King, Full Cast Announced

Disney has announced the full cast of Jon Favreau's The Lion King remake, including Beyonce, Keegan Michael Key, Florence Kasumba and more.

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Pet Sematary Remake Digs Up Starry Eyes Directors

Pet Sematary Remake Digs Up Starry Eyes Directors

Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer are teaming up to direct the next big screen reboot of a Stephen king classic.

Kevin Burwick

Blade Runner 2049 Bombs in China Too

Blade Runner 2049 Bombs in China Too

A new report estimate the box office totals from China for Blade Runner 2049 which reveals it will likely bomb in that country too.

Brian Gallagher

Zachary Levi Is DC's Shazam!

Zachary Levi Is DC's Shazam!

Zachary Levi takes the lead role in DC's upcoming Shazam! movie for Warner Bros.

Ryan Scott

Infinity War Gets Planet of the Apes Star as Teenage Groot

Infinity War Gets Planet of the Apes Star as Teenage Groot

War For the Planet of the Apes motion capture specialist Terry Notary confirms he's playing Teenage Groot in Avengers: Infinity War.

Brian Gallagher

Tom Hanks Will Build a Robot for His Dog in Sci-Fi Thriller Bios

Tom Hanks Will Build a Robot for His Dog in Sci-Fi Thriller Bios

Tom Hanks has signed on to star in the post-apocalyptic sci-fi thriller Bios, which is being shopped around to several studios.

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Fast and Furious 9 Brings Back Jordana Brewster & Director Justin Lin

Fast and Furious 9 Brings Back Jordana Brewster & Director Justin Lin

Vin Diesel announced on Facebook that franchise veteran Justin Lin will return to direct Fast and Furious 9 and Fast and Furious 10.

Ryan Scott

Adam Driver Joins Spike Lee's Black Klansman

Adam Driver Joins Spike Lee's Black Klansman

Adam Driver has become the latest cast member to board director Spike Lee's Black Klansman, alongside John David Washington and Laura Harrier.

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Captain Marvel Wants Rogue One Star as the Main Villain

Captain Marvel Wants Rogue One Star as the Main Villain

Ben Mendelsohn is in talks to play the unnamed primary villain in Marvel Studios' highly-anticipated Captain Marvel, alongside Brie Larson.

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Nevermoor Movie Gets Daredevil Producer Drew Goddard

Nevermoor Movie Gets Daredevil Producer Drew Goddard

Drew Goddard has come aboard to write and produce an adaptation of Jessica Townsend's upcoming fantasy novel Nevermoor for 20th Century Fox.

Brian Gallagher

Renee Zellweger Is Judy Garland in Post-Wizard of Oz Biopic

Renee Zellweger Is Judy Garland in Post-Wizard of Oz Biopic

Renee Zellweger has signed on to play stage and screen icon Judy Garland for director Rupert Goold in new biopic Judy.

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Avengers 4 Brings Back Surprise Iron Man 3 Character?

Avengers 4 Brings Back Surprise Iron Man 3 Character?

A recently added actor may hint at tony Stark's ultimate fate as Iron Man in Avengers 4.

Kevin Burwick

Hellboy Rounds Out Its Cast with Three More Actors

Hellboy Rounds Out Its Cast with Three More Actors

Sophie Okonedo, Brian Gleeson and Alistair Petrie have all come aboard Lionsgate's highly-anticipated Hellboy reboot.

Brian Gallagher

Morgan Freeman Is Colin Powell in Bush Era Biopic

Morgan Freeman Is Colin Powell in Bush Era Biopic

Morgan Freeman has signed on to play Secretary of State Colin Powell in the Hyde Park Entertainment biopic Powell, set during the Bush Adminstration.

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Croods 2 Finds Its Director, Brings in Leslie Mann

Croods 2 Finds Its Director, Brings in Leslie Mann

Leslie Mann has joined the cast for DreamWorks Animation's The Croods 2, with Joel Crawford making his directorial debut with the animated sequel.

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Cher Joins Mamma Mia 2

Cher Joins Mamma Mia 2

Music icon Cher is taking on her first major motion picture role in seven years, boarding the Universal sequel Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again.

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Angelina Jolie Is Stella the Elephant in Disney's One and Only Ivan

Angelina Jolie Is Stella the Elephant in Disney's One and Only Ivan

Angelina Jolie is set to produce and lend her voice to Stella the elephant in an adaptation of The One and Only Ivan.

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Venom Targets Veep Star Reid Scott in Mystery Role

Venom Targets Veep Star Reid Scott in Mystery Role

Veep star Reid Scott is in talks for an unknown mystery role in Sony's highly-anticipated Spider-Man spin-off Venom.

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Ben Affleck & Matt Damon Team for Movie on America's First Detectives

Ben Affleck & Matt Damon Team for Movie on America's First Detectives

Paramount is teaming with Ben Affleck and Matt Damon's Pearl Street Films to produce The Shadows, about the first ever American police detectives.

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Addams Family Animated Movie Gets Sausage Party Director

Addams Family Animated Movie Gets Sausage Party Director

Sausage Party director Conrad Vernon has come aboard to direct MGM's long-gestating animated adaptation of The Addams Family.

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Stephen King's Talisman Movie Gets New Mutants Director

Stephen King's Talisman Movie Gets New Mutants Director

Josh Boone has been hired to write and possibly direct an adaptation of Stephen King's The Talisman for Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment.

Ryan Scott

Hugh Hefner Biopic Wants Margot Robbie

Hugh Hefner Biopic Wants Margot Robbie

Margot Robbie may play one of Hugh Hefner's three wives in a currently untitled biopic on the Playboy founder.

Brian Gallagher

James Wan's The Children Brings in Bloodline Star Linda Cardellini

James Wan's The Children Brings in Bloodline Star Linda Cardellini

Daddy's Home star Linda Cardellini will lead new horror thriller The Children for producer James Wan.

Ryan Scott

Venom Eyes Jenny Slate for Spider-Man Spin-Off

Venom Eyes Jenny Slate for Spider-Man Spin-Off

Jenny Slate is in negotiations to play a scientist in Sony Pictures' Spider-Man spin-off Venom.

Brian Gallagher

Kate Winslet Joins Avatar Sequels, Reuniting with James Cameron

Kate Winslet Joins Avatar Sequels, Reuniting with James Cameron

It's been two decades since Kate Winslet and James Cameron last worked together on Titanic, but they're both finally reuniting on Avatar 2.

Kevin Burwick

The Irishman Gets Anna Paquin as Robert De Niro's Daughter

The Irishman Gets Anna Paquin as Robert De Niro's Daughter

Oscar winning actress Anna Paquin has been set to play Peggy, the daughter of Robert De Niro's Frank Sheeran in Netflix's The Irishman.

Brian Gallagher

Gambit Movie: Is Daniel Craig Mr. Sinister?

Gambit Movie: Is Daniel Craig Mr. Sinister?

A new rumor suggests that Fox is looking at James Bond star Daniel Craig to play fan-favorite villain Mr. Sinister in the Gambit movie and possible other X-Men movies.

Ryan Scott

Jared Leto Is Hugh Hefner in New Biopic

Jared Leto Is Hugh Hefner in New Biopic

Hugh Hefner passed away at the age of 91 late last month, but the story of his life will still be told on the big screen.

Kevin Burwick

Halloween Sequel Wants Judy Greer as Laurie Strode's Daughter

Halloween Sequel Wants Judy Greer as Laurie Strode's Daughter

Ant-Man and the Wasp star Judy Greer is in talks to play Karen Strode, the daughter of Jamie Lee Curtis' Laurie Strode in the Halloween sequel.

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Bradley Cooper Eyed for WWE Founder Vince McMahon Biopic Pandemonium

Bradley Cooper Eyed for WWE Founder Vince McMahon Biopic Pandemonium

A new report claims that an offer has been issued to Bradley Cooper to play WWE founder Vince McMahon in the upcoming biopic Pandemonium.

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Wrinkle in Time Gets Game of Thrones Composer

Wrinkle in Time Gets Game of Thrones Composer

Director Ava DuVernay revealed in a new photo that Game of Thrones composer Ramin Djawadi will compose the score for A Wrinkle in Time.

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Venom Gets Michelle Williams, Is She Bride of Venom?

Venom Gets Michelle Williams, Is She Bride of Venom?

Sony's upcoming Spider-Man spin-off Venom brings in Academy Award-nominee Michelle Williams to star opposite Tom Hardy.

Ryan Scott

Uncharted Movie Wants Bryan Cranston

Uncharted Movie Wants Bryan Cranston

Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston is reportedly up for a major role in Sony's long-gestating Uncharted prequel.

Ryan Scott

Fantastic Beasts 2 Gets David Sakurai as Magical Villain

Fantastic Beasts 2 Gets David Sakurai as Magical Villain

David Sakurai has signed on to play the villainous Krall, a henchman of the dark wizard Grindelwald in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2.

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Queen Movie Casts Shameless Star as Freddie Mercury's Boyfriend

Queen Movie Casts Shameless Star as Freddie Mercury's Boyfriend

Bryan Singer's Bohemian Rhapsody is currently in production in England, adding an important missing piece for Freddie Mercury story.

Kevin Burwick