Top 20 Stories Of The Week: Pacific Rim 2, Wolverine 3, Iron Fist, Justice League & More

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

Lin-Manuel Miranda in Hamilton

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

The Mist series

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 Knocked Out

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

The Departed TV Series

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

Bones 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

Slimer in Ghostbusters Reboot

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.

Jean-Claude Van Damme Amazon Series

13. Jean-Claude Van Damme Has an Action Comedy Series at Amazon

Jean-Clause Van Damme is getting his own action comedy series at Amazon, and it sounds amazing. Get our exclusive story on the project right here.

12. /Film Oscar Predictions: See How We Did After the Ceremony

Chris Rock hosts The Oscars

Most of the /Film crew makes their Oscar predictions for a friendly little competition. See who we chose to win and who we think should win right here.

11. Alien: Covenant Adds Billy Crudup and a Few More Cast Members

alien covenant cast

Billy Crudup has landed a role in Alien: Covenenat along with Demian Bichir, plus four more supporting cast members for the sci-fi sequel. Click the respective links for details on each casting update.

10. Pete's Dragon Teaser: There May or May Not Be a Dragon in the Woods

Disney's live-action remake arrives on August 12.

9. J.J. Abrams Hints at a Third Cloverfield Movie in the Works

10 Cloverfield Lane

A third Cloverfield movie may be in the works, adding even more connections to the original monster movie from 2008 and the forthcoming 10 Cloverfield Lane debuting in March. Plus, Abrams clarifies that the follow-up film should not exactly be considered Cloverfield 2.

8. Tye Sheridan Lands Lead Role in Ready Player One Adaptation

Ready Player One Cast

Steven Spielberg's adaptation of Ready Player One has found its young leading man with X-Men: Apocalypse star Tye Sheridan landing the role. Find out more about the project right here.

7. Daredevil Trailer: Elektra Looks to Help the Man Without Fear

Daredevil returns to Netflix on March 18.

Iron Fist Casting

6. Game of Thrones Star Finn Jones Lands Iron Fist Role at Netflix

Game of Thrones star Finn Jones will be Iron Fist in Netflix's new Marvel series, the final piece of The Defenders team who will eventually assemble on the streaming service. Find out more right here.

5. Pacific Rim 2 Gets a New Director and Guillermo del Toro Approves

Pacific Rim

Steven S. DeKnight will be stepping up to direct Pacific Rim 2 instead of Guillermo del Toro. Find out what's happening with the sci-fi sequel right here.

4. Wolverine 3 Confirmed to Shoot for R-Rating, But Not Due to Deadpool

Wolverine 3 R-Rated

Wolverine 3 will indeed be aiming to land an R-rating for Hugh Jackman's final outing as the clawed mutant, but it's not actually due to Deadpool's box office success. Find out more right here.

3. New Captain America: Civil War Images and Details Surface

civil war 3

Some new images from Captain America: Civil War have surfaced, and we have confirmation on who Martin Freeman will be playing, which may be a recurring role in the Marvel cinematic universe. Get all the details right here.

2. Batman v Superman Will Get an R-Rated Cut on Blu-Ray and DVD

Batman v Superman Trailer

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice will get an R-rated cut, but the only place to see it will be on home video. Find out more about this surprise move by Warner Bros. Pictures right here.

1. Justice League Set Photo Shows Off Plenty of Sneak Peek Goodies

justice league costumes

Get a small sneak peek at The Flash costume and a bunch more goodies in a photo that Zack Snyder posted to Twitter from the set of Justice League. See what you can find in the photo right here.

Read the previous Top 20 Stories of the Week right here.