Wonder Woman is just a few weeks away from the start of production, and there still isn’t a whole lot we know about it. It’s confirmed that Gal Gadot and Chris Pine will star for director Patty Jenkins, and that it’s opening on June 23, 2017. Warner Bros. has not said a peep about when it will take place, or what it will be about, or how it’ll fit in with the rest of the DCEU.

So until they do, the rumor mill churns on. Today’s big, juicy, take-it-with-a-fistful-of-salt report purports to answer all of those questions, plus questions you might not even have gotten to yet, like “Will the invisible jet make an appearance?” and “Which other big DC character is making a cameo?”  Read More »


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gambit directors

We don’t want to run around yelling things like “There’s something wrong with Channing Tatum‘s Gambit movie!” because we don’t have a mutant power that lets us see behind the scenes of major film productions. However, based purely on everything that has been going on with this movie in public, it certainly seem like there’s something wrong with Channing Tatum’s Gambit movie. After all, it took months of searching (and a whole bunch of refusals) to land director Rupert Wyatt, who promptly dropped out of the project a few weeks ago.

Now, production on the X-Men spin-off has supposedly been delayed as the hunt for a director continues. Now, three new filmmakers are supposedly r in contention for the job. Like so many of the others who have passed on the film, they are one varied bunch: Doug Liman, Shane Black, and Joe Cornish.

Let’s dive into the potential Gambit directors after the jump.

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rogue one screenplay

Every major Hollywood production is a merry-go-round of screenwriters coming and going, fixing and polishing. It’s never surprising and often never commented upon when a new writer is brought onto a new project to replace another. But since Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has the words star and wars in the title, the internet has been keeping a careful watch on this project. Fans of this series have always been an obsessive bunch and this mysterious film, the first in a whole series of spin-off movies, grants them something brand new and totally unique to get obsessed with.

Anyway, here’s the latest report for you to over-analyze: a new rumor claims that screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie did some work on the Rogue One screenplay. Hit the jump for more details on the Rogue One screenplay rumor.

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Doug Liman directing Jumper

Having lost Rupert Wyatt to creative differences and/or scheduling conflicts last month, 20th Century Fox’s X-Men spinoff Gambit has been on the hunt for a new director. And now, thankfully, it seems to be zeroing in on a good one.

Rumor has it Edge of Tomorrow and The Bourne Identity helmer Doug Liman is wanted for Gambit, which will star Channing Tatum as the eponymous superhero. More on the Gambit Doug Liman rumor after the jump.

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Rachel McAdams in True Detective

As Marvel’s Doctor Strange gears up for a fall shoot with Benedict CumberbatchTilda SwintonChiwetel Ejiofor, and director Scott Derrickson, some big questions remain. Such as: Who is female lead Rachel McAdams playing in the movie? Early speculation was that she had taken the role of Clea, a love interest of Strange’s in the comics, but now a new rumor claims she’s playing Night Nurse instead. Read about the Rachel McAdams Night Nurse rumor after the jump.  Read More »

Moon Knight TV Series

The Marvel rumor mill never stops churning. Two new reports purport to shed some light on the studio’s future plans. One claims the studio is zeroing in on Creed/Fruitvale Station filmmaker Ryan Coogler for the Black Panther directing gig, while the other says a Moon Knight TV series is in the works from Marvel and Netflix. Keep that salt shaker handy, because you’re going to need it.

Read the Black Panther director and Moon Knight TV series rumors after the jump.  Read More »

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Thor The Dark World

The rumors surrounding Thor: Ragnarok are starting to pick up, and the latest is that it could introduce a pretty significant new superhero to the Marvel Cinematic Universe — and a female one at that. Word is Valkyrie could make her way across the rainbow bridge. Which, in turn, may mean that Enchantress is coming too.

Read all about the Thor Ragnarok Valkyrie rumor after the jump.  Read More »


It is obvious that this contest cannot be decided by our knowledge of the Force but by our skills with Star Wars Bits. Here’s what we have in this edition of updates from a galaxy far, far away:

  • Del Rey announces two new Star Wars books coming in 2016
  • The Force Awakens figures revealed for Disney Infinity 3.0
  • New Star Wars comic following prequel-era Anaking and Obi-Wan reealed
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens running time revealed?
  • More Journey to the Force Awakens books revealed with new alien characters
  • Find Chewbacca in a Where’s Waldo-style Star Wars book

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Dino-Riders Movie Being Developed By Mattel?

Dino-Riders Movie

Is Mattel developing a big-screen adaptation of the popular Tyco toy line Dino-Riders, which launched in the late 1980’s?

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