Kung Fu Panda 3 has been coming together slowly and steadily for the past few years, but now DreamWorks Animation and director Jennifer Yuh are bringing on some help to pick up the pace. Alessandro Carloni, who worked on both previous Kung Fu Panda movies, will join Yuh as co-director of the upcoming sequel. More on the new Kung Fu Panda 3 director after the jump. Read More »
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Bryan Singer is building out his cast for X-Men: Apocalypse, and he’s just pulled an Eastender into the fold. Ben Hardy, known for a role on the long-running BBC show Eastenders, for which he has done nearly 200 episodes, has just landed in the cast. At this point, his role is a mystery. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 by Russ Fischer
We’re going to see that Neill Blomkamp Alien movie after all.
Details are scarce but Wednesday afternoon, the District 9 and Chappie director tweeted that his radical reimagining of the Alien universe – which was first revealed via concept art – will “officially” be his next film. Variety then confirmed the fact with 20th Century Fox and found out Ridley Scott is producing. Read more below. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 by Angie Han
Morena Baccarin is jumping from one comic book universe to another. The Gotham recurring actress has clinched the female lead in Deadpool, Fox’s new film built around the Marvel character of the same name. She joins Ryan Reynolds, T.J. Miller, and Gina Carano in the film.
More on the Deadpool Morena Baccarin casting after the jump. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 by Germain Lussier
Nightcrawler is joining X-Men: Apocalypse and this time, he’s a bit younger. Director Bryan Singer announced Tuesday that Kodi Smit-McPhee (The Road, Let Me In) has been cast in the film as the agile mutant. He was previously seen in X2: X-Men United as played by Alan Cumming. Read more about Nightcrawler being in X-Men Apocalypse below. Read More »
Last week when we heard Colossus would show up in Deadpool (not exactly a surprise, as he’s in the script that the screenwriters encouraged people to read months ago) we wondered if Daniel Cudmore would return for the role. He’s played the character a few times already, in films like X-Men 2, X-Men: The Last Stand, and X-Men: Days of Future Past. But now Cudmore himself says he’s not doing the gig.
Which leads us to wonder: with Colossus recast, does this mean we’ll see the character in new or different form in X-Men: Apocalypse? Read More »
Posted on Friday, February 13th, 2015 by Russ Fischer
The Deadpool movie will basically ignore the existence of the first solo Wolverine movie, but the new film won’t forget the character’s roots in Marvel Comics stories featuring mutant characters. Ryan Reynolds is again playing Deadpool, and now he’ll be joined by Gina Carano, who’ll turn up in the film as Angel Dust, a mutant character who has been part of the Morlocks in Marvel Comics stories. In addition, a major X-Men supporting character will have a part in the story as well. Read More »
Posted on Friday, February 13th, 2015 by Germain Lussier
Casting Michael Fassbender as the lead in Assassin’s Creed was already a pretty big statement of the film’s size and scope. Now, it just got an additional dose of Oscar-winning credibility. Marion Cotillard will join the Justin Kurzel-directed film, scheduled for release December 21, 2016. Read more about Marion Cotillard joining the Assassin’s Creed cast below. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, February 12th, 2015 by Germain Lussier
This Valentine’s Day weekend, you can choose between BDSM and spies. Next year, it’s a wisecracking superhero in a skin tight costume. Deadpool, directed by Tim Miller and based on the ultra popular mutant Marvel character, hits theaters one year from Thursday, February 12, 2016. Ryan Reynolds will play the character, a deadly assassin with superhuman healing abilities and a penchant for breaking the fourth wall. To tease fans on this milestone, Reynolds put up a photo from pre-production on the film and the charcter’s creator, Rob Liefeld, offered up a few teases too. Check out the Ryan Reynolds Deadpool tweet and more below. Read More »