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Tommyknockers Movie Heads to Universal with Producer James Wan

Tommyknockers Movie Heads to Universal with Producer James Wan

Universal has won the bidding war for a big screen adaptation of Stephen King's The Tommyknockers.

Kevin Burwick

IT Star Sophia Lillis Is the New Nancy Drew

IT Star Sophia Lillis Is the New Nancy Drew

Warner Bros. has tapped IT star Sophia Lillis as the new Nancy Drew for their adaptation of The Hidden Staircase.

Ryan Scott

Angry Birds 2 Heats Up with Leslie Jones and Sterling K. Brown

Angry Birds 2 Heats Up with Leslie Jones and Sterling K. Brown

Rachel Bloom has also joined the cast of Angry Birds 2, which arrives in 2019.

Ryan Scott

Ubisoft's The Division Video Game Movie Lands Deadpool 2 Director

Ubisoft's The Division Video Game Movie Lands Deadpool 2 Director

Ubisoft's The Division video game movie adaptation has locked down Deadpool 2 director David Leitch.

Ryan Scott

Elton John Biopic Rocketman Is Officially Happening at Paramount

Elton John Biopic Rocketman Is Officially Happening at Paramount

Paramount has green-lit Rocketman, the Elton John biopic, which stars Taron Egerton.

Kevin Burwick

Disney's Jungle Cruise Will Have Edgar Ramirez Fighting The Rock

Disney's Jungle Cruise Will Have Edgar Ramirez Fighting The Rock

Edgar Ramirez has entered talks to play one of the main villains alongside Dwayne Johnson in Disney's Jungle Cruise.

Brian Gallagher

Hasbro's M.A.S.K. Movie Gets Fate of the Furious Director

Hasbro's M.A.S.K. Movie Gets Fate of the Furious Director

Paramount has made a deal with F. Gary Gray to direct a live-action movie of Hasbro's M.A.S.K. franchise.

Kevin Burwick

Star Wars 9 Gets First Black Female Director for Second Unit

Star Wars 9 Gets First Black Female Director for Second Unit

Victoria Mahoney is making Star Wars history as the first black female director hired by Lucasfilm working as J.J. Abrams second unite director.

Trevor Norkey

Avengers 4 Casts Older Cassie Lang, Hinting at The Young Avengers

Avengers 4 Casts Older Cassie Lang, Hinting at The Young Avengers

Is Marvel planning a Young Avengers movie for Phase 4, following the destruction of Infinity War?

Trevor Norkey

Maleficent 2 Gets Deadpool Star Ed Skrein as the Main Villain

Maleficent 2 Gets Deadpool Star Ed Skrein as the Main Villain

Deadpool star Ed Skrein has come aboard to portray the main villain alongside Angelina Jolie in DIsney's upcoming sequel Maleficent 2

Brian Gallagher

Steven Spielberg Takes on DC's Blackhawk Movie

Steven Spielberg Takes on DC's Blackhawk Movie

Warner Bros. has announced that Steven Spielberg and his Amblin Entertainment company will produce Blackhawk, based on the DC Comics.

Brian Gallagher

Amy Schumer to Star as Boxer Christy Martin in New Biopic

Amy Schumer to Star as Boxer Christy Martin in New Biopic

Comedian Amy Schumer takes the lead as female boxer Christy Martin in a new drama from writer-director Katherine Fugate.

Brian Gallagher

Pet Sematary Remake Goes After Terminator Star Jason Clarke

Pet Sematary Remake Goes After Terminator Star Jason Clarke

Terminator: Genisys star Jason Clarke is being eyed to topline the upcoming Pet Sematary remake.

Ryan Scott

Donnie Yen Is Commander Tung in Disney's Mulan Remake

Donnie Yen Is Commander Tung in Disney's Mulan Remake

Rogue One star Donnie Yen has come aboard to play Commander Tun, a mentor to Crystal Liu's title character in Disney's live action retelling of Mulan.

Brian Gallagher

IT 2 Targets Bill Hader and James McAvoy for Adult Losers Club

IT 2 Targets Bill Hader and James McAvoy for Adult Losers Club

Split star James McAvoy and former SNL member Bill Hader are in talks to join the cast of IT: Chapter 2.

Ryan Scott

Terminator 6 Targets Scream Queens Star Diego Boneta

Terminator 6 Targets Scream Queens Star Diego Boneta

Scream Queens star Diego Boneta is in talks to play an unspecified human character in Paramount's Terminator reboot for director Tim Miller and producer James Cameron.

Brian Gallagher

Halle Berry Takes on Jagged Edge Remake

Halle Berry Takes on Jagged Edge Remake

Oscar-winner Halle Berry will star in a remake of 80s courtroom drama Jagged Edge for Sony.

Ryan Scott

Brigitte Nielsen to Return as Drago's Wife in Creed 2?

Brigitte Nielsen to Return as Drago's Wife in Creed 2?

A new rumor claims that Sylvester Stallone's infamous ex-wife Brigette Nielsen will be back for Creed 2.

Kevin Burwick

James Bond Rights Being Used as Leverage in Possible MGM Sale

James Bond Rights Being Used as Leverage in Possible MGM Sale

MGM may be looking to sell the company to a major studio and it's using the James Bond rights as leverage.

Ryan Scott

Danny Trejo Returns as Rondo in Rob Zombie's 3 from Hell

Danny Trejo Returns as Rondo in Rob Zombie's 3 from Hell

Danny Trejo has officially been cast in Rob Zombie's 3 From Hell, the upcoming sequel to The Devil's Rejects.

Ryan Scott

Adam Sandler Joins Uncut Gems for Scorsese and the Safdie Bros.

Adam Sandler Joins Uncut Gems for Scorsese and the Safdie Bros.

Martin Scorsese will produce the Safdie Brothers Uncut Gems for A24, with Adam Sandler set to star.

Ryan Scott

Guillermo Del Toro and Fox Searchlight Team for New Horror and Sci-Fi Label

Guillermo Del Toro and Fox Searchlight Team for New Horror and Sci-Fi Label

Shape of Water director Guillermo del Toro signs overall deal with Fox Searchlight in creating a new genre division.

Brian Gallagher

Kate McKinnon and Lily James Team for New Danny Boyle Comedy

Kate McKinnon and Lily James Team for New Danny Boyle Comedy

SNL star Kate McKinnon will play a talent agent in an untitled comedy from director Danny Boyle and writer Richard Curtis.

Brian Gallagher

Stephen King's Tommyknockers Movie Gets Director James Wan

Stephen King's Tommyknockers Movie Gets Director James Wan

Director James Wan and producer Roy Lee are teaming up for a big-screen adaptation of Stephen King's 1987 novel The Tommyknockers.

Brian Gallagher

Netflix's Murder Mystery Reunites Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler

Netflix's Murder Mystery Reunites Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler

Seven years after teaming up for the comedy hit Just Go With It, Adam Sandler and Jennifer Anniston are back together again in Netflix's Murder Mystery.

Brian Gallagher

Wonder Woman 2 Casts Game of Thrones & Narcos Star in Key Role

Wonder Woman 2 Casts Game of Thrones & Narcos Star in Key Role

Pedro Pascal joins Wonder Woman 2 in a mystery role that will be revealed at a later date.

Trevor Norkey

Agent Coulson Will Return to the Big Screen in Captain Marvel

Agent Coulson Will Return to the Big Screen in Captain Marvel

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. star Clark Gregg has been confirmed as part of the Captain Marvel cast which officially began production in California this week.

Brian Gallagher

Gina Rodriguez Is Carmen Sandiego in Live-Action Netflix Movie

Gina Rodriguez Is Carmen Sandiego in Live-Action Netflix Movie

Jane the Virgin star Gina Rodriguez will play Carmen Sandiego in a new live-action movie for Netflix.

Brian Gallagher

LEGO Movie 2 Gets Tiffany Haddish as a New Lead Character

LEGO Movie 2 Gets Tiffany Haddish as a New Lead Character

Rising star Tiffany Haddish has signed on to voice a brand new lead character in Warner Bros.' highly-anticipated LEGO Movie 2.

Brian Gallagher

The Grudge Reboot Gets Insidious Icon Lin Shaye

The Grudge Reboot Gets Insidious Icon Lin Shaye

Insidious franchise star Lin Shaye has joined the cast of the upcoming Grudge reboot.

Ryan Scott

Men in Black Reboot Reunites Thor Stars Tessa Thompson & Chris Hemsworth

Men in Black Reboot Reunites Thor Stars Tessa Thompson & Chris Hemsworth

Tessa Thompson is set to reunite with her Thor: Ragnarok star Chris Hemsworth in Sony Pictures' Men in Black spin-off.

Brian Gallagher

Disney's Lady and the Tramp Remake Gets LEGO Ninjago Director

Disney's Lady and the Tramp Remake Gets LEGO Ninjago Director

LEGO Ninjago Movie director Charlie Bean will helm Disney's new live-action remake of Lady and the Tramp.

Kevin Burwick

Linda Cardellini and Matt Dillon Join Tom Hardy in Fonzo

Linda Cardellini and Matt Dillon Join Tom Hardy in Fonzo

Linda Cardellini, Matt Dillon, Kyle MacLachlan, and Kathrine Narducci have joined the cast of Fonzo.

Kevin Burwick

Rob Zombie's 3 from Hell Gets Cult Legend Austin Stoker

Rob Zombie's 3 from Hell Gets Cult Legend Austin Stoker

Assault on Precinct 13 star Austin Stoker has joined the cast of Rob Zombie's Devil's Rejects sequel 3 From Hell.

Ryan Scott

Captain Marvel Loses DeWanda Wise

Captain Marvel Loses DeWanda Wise

DeWanda Wise has been forced to back out of the highly-anticipated Captain Marvel, due to scheduling conflicts.

Brian Gallagher

DC's The New Gods Gets A Wrinkle in Time Director

DC's The New Gods Gets A Wrinkle in Time Director

Warner Bros. hires A Wrinkle in Time director Ava DuVernay for The New Gods, though it's not connected to the DCEU.

Brian Gallagher

NYPD Thriller The Force Reunites Logan Team

NYPD Thriller The Force Reunites Logan Team

Oscar-nominated writer Scott Frank will rewrite the script for director James Mangold's adaptation of the best-selling Don Winslow novel The Force.

Brian Gallagher

Grudge Reboot Gets Alien: Covenant Star Demian Bichir

Grudge Reboot Gets Alien: Covenant Star Demian Bichir

Demian Bichir and Andrea Riseborough team-up for Sony Pictures' The Grudge reboot.

Brian Gallagher

Thor 3 Director Will Play Imaginary Hitler in Nazi Satire JoJo Rabbit

Thor 3 Director Will Play Imaginary Hitler in Nazi Satire JoJo Rabbit

Director Taika Waititi will follow-up Thor: Ragnarok by directing and playing an imaginary Hitler in his new movie Jojo Rabbit.

Ryan Scott

Venom Brings in Black Panther Actress Sope Aluko

Venom Brings in Black Panther Actress Sope Aluko

Sope Aluko has joined the cast of Sony's Venom as an unknown character as production continues on the Spider-Man spin-off.

Kevin Burwick