Posted on Sunday, February 28th, 2016 by Ethan Anderton
The Top 20 Stories of the Week are the stories we think you should check out on /Film from the previous week.
This week brought some big comic book movie updates including an R-rated cut of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, as well as confirmation of Wolverine 3 going for an R-rating as well. Plus some new images from Captain America: Civil War have surfaced, as well as a Justice League set photo chock full of little things to see from the DC Comics cinematic universe. Netflix has also cast the titular role in their Iron Fist series.
Get all that and the rest of the Top 20 Stories of the Week after the jump.
20. Hamilton Star Lin-Manuel Miranda Joins Mary Poppins Sequel
After landing Emily Blunt for the Mary Poppins sequel, Disney has set the hot musical star Lin-Manuel Miranda, fresh off his success in Hamilton, for a role in the film. Get all the details right here.
19. The Mist Gets a TV Series Pilot Order at Spike
After developing for awhile, Spike has given The Mist a pilot order, bringing the Stephen King story to television as the cable network’s first scripted pilot. Find out more right here.
18. Thomas Crown Affair Getting a Remake Starring Michael B. Jordan
Michael B. Jordan is taking on the lead role in a remake of The Thomas Crown Affair, however it sounds like the project is early in development for now, so we may not see it anytime soon. Find out what we know so far right here.
17. The Departed Has a TV Series Adaptation in Development
Producer Roy Lee has confirmed development of a TV series adaptation of The Departed that will take cues from Fargo in how it adapts the big screen story for the small screen. Learn more in our full story right here.
16. The 12th Season of Bones Will Be the Show’s Final Season
Fox has confirmed that the 12th season of Bones will be the last for the show. Find out what the cast and executive producers had to say about the forthcoming end of the series in our full story.
15. Zombieland 2 Is Still in the Works, But There’s No Solid Plans Yet
Nearly seven years after the first film hit theaters, Zombieland 2 is still in development. Find out the status of the horror comedy sequel right here.
14. Michael K. Williams Confirms Return of a Certain Ghostbusters Character
A certain Ghostbusters character will be popping up in Paul Feig’s reboot, as revealed by supporting actor Michael K. Williams. Find out which character he shares a scene with in our full story right here.