UPDATE: We have updated this post with the official synopsis from STX Entertainment.
Almost two years ago, Peter Berg signed on to direct Mark Wahlberg, MMA fighter Ronda Rousey, and Iko Uwais (The Raid) in Mile 22. Since then, Berg and Wahlberg have made two serious, and seriously overlooked, films, Deepwater Horizon and Patriots Day. They’re tackling much lighter fare the next time around with Mile 22, which they hope to make a trilogy.
Below, learn more about the movie Wahlberg wants to define his career.
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This may come as a surprise, but Comedy Central’s Drunk History officially won an Emmy last year. Unfortunately, it wasn’t the Outstanding Variety Sketch Series award the show was nominated for (a nod the series also landed this year), but instead for the wonderful historical costumes crafted by Christina Mongini. However, if the new Drunk History season 4 trailer is any indicator, then an award win for the series as a whole could still be coming down the road. Watch below! Read More »
Last August, Nintendo announced that they were exploring the possibility of turning some of their video game properties into feature films. The company was turned off of the idea of adapting their video games into movies after the disaster that was Super Mario Bros. back in 1993, but over 20 years later, Nintendo’s creative mastermind Shigeru Miyamoto said:
“As we look more broadly at what is Nintendo’s role as an entertainment company, we’re starting to think more and more about how movies can fit in with that—and we’ll potentially be looking at things like movies in the future.”
We haven’t heard of any development on specific properties heading to the big screen, but if UFC champion turned actress Ronda Rousey had the opportunity, she would love to bring bounty hunter Samus Aran to life in a Metroid movie. Read More »
If the second big screen team up of Amy Poehler and Tina Fey in Sisters wasn’t quite as good as you hoped, then maybe teaming up one-half of the comedienne duo with MMA champion turned actress Ronda Rousey will do the trick. Universal Pictures has just picked up a comedy pitch called Do Nothing Bitches that will have Fey and Rousey co-starring. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 by Jacob Hall
Ronda Rousey wants to play Captain Marvel and she’ll snap as many limbs and crush as many skulls as necessary to land the job. Until that becomes necessary, she’s taking a more civil approach and just taking every possible opportunity to talk about the part in public. Maybe Marvel Studios will consider her for the role before she has to start demolishing every human being standing in her way.
For the new Ronda Rousey Captain Marvel chatter, hit the jump.
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Does the animated Batman: Bad Blood feature look good? What does Firefly look like on the next episode of Gotham? How does Ronda Rousey hope to win the role of Captain Marvel? How did someone create a real Mjolnir that can only be lifted by one person? Get all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
Posted on Monday, October 12th, 2015 by Angie Han
MGM’s Road House remake is speeding along nicely. Last month it found itself a new Patrick Swayze in MMA fighter / Entourage star Ronda Rousey, and now it’s picked up a new director in Nick Cassavetes. Hit the jump for more on the Road House remake director. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, October 1st, 2015 by Angie Han
What prop did Ryan Reynolds steal from the Deadpool set? Whose Punisher would win in a fight, Jon Bernthal‘s or Norman Reedus‘? What does Kevin Feige think of Ronda Rousey‘s Captain Marvel campaign? What does the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. premiere say about the MCU’s future? Which key character will Bruce finally meet on the next Gotham? Read about all this and more in today’s Superhero Bits. Read More »
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The work of the late Patrick Swayze has already resulted in a couple of reboots and remakes with Red Dawn in 2012 and Point Break coming this Christmas. And now one more is on the way, but the role originated by the late actor will undergo a major change.
MGM is working on a remake of the 1980s action flick Road House, but rather than getting a young actor from today’s line-up of desired hunks, the studio has picked UFC fighter turned actress Ronda Rousey to take the lead role. Read More »
Posted on Monday, August 17th, 2015 by Angie Han
Last week, MMA fighter Ronda Rousey let slip that she wanted to play Captain Marvel* in a movie. Now she’s lobbying even harder for her dream role, using the power of fan art and social media. If nothing else, they prove she certainly looks the part. See the Ronda Rousey Captain Marvel campaign after the jump. Read More »