Moon Knight, one of the many new Marvel shows headed to Disney+, has found its directors: Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead. Benson and Moorhead are behind great indie genre pics like Resolution, Spring, The Endless, and the recent Synchronic, making Moon Knight the biggest project they’ve been involved with yet. Oscar Isaac is set to star in Moon Knight, which follows “an ex-Marine turned mercenary whose multiple alter egos allow him to better fight crime.”
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Back in 2019, Oscar Isaac declared that he would be happy to play Solid Snake in the Metal Gear Solid movie coming from Kong: Skull Island director Jordan Vogt-Roberts. And now it looks like that’s exactly what’s happening. Isaac is now attached to star in the video game adaptation as the character, a former Green Beret and highly skilled special operations soldier engaged in solo stealth and espionage missions in a deeply unusual science fiction world.
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Oscar Isaac, one of the very best actors of his generation, is about to step into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
He’s currently in talks to star in Moon Knight, a forthcoming Disney+ series about a psychologically unstable mercenary who may or may not communicate with a lunar god who bestows the powers of super strength. This sounds like one of the darkest MCU characters yet – and weirdly, it will be the second Egyptian-themed Marvel character that Isaac will play if the deal goes through.
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The animated adaptation of The Addams Family just arrived in theaters last year, but with a box office haul over $203 million on a budget of just $23 million, MGM has wasted no time in getting a sequel off the ground. The Addams Family 2 has been officially announced to arrive just in time for Halloween in 2021. However, one member of the original voice cast won’t be returning, and a new cast member with an impressive array of voices has come on board. Read More »
Barry Levinson is making a movie about the making of The Godfather, and it’s already shaping up to have quite a cast. Oscar Isaac is set to play Godfather director Francis Ford Coppola, while Jake Gyllenhaal will play legendary producer Rober Evans. While The Godfather is considered today to be one of the greatest movies of all time, the making of the film was not without roadblocks. There was significant push-back against Coppola directing the film, as there was against several of Coppola’s casting choices. But of course, as we know now, it all worked out in the end.
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Posted on Wednesday, September 9th, 2020 by Ben Pearson
Denis Villeneuve is one of the most exciting filmmakers working today, and it looks like his hot streak is going to continue with his next big movie.
As of a few weeks ago, the filmmaker behind Arrival, Sicario, and Blade Runner 2049 was still hard at work on Dune, the first part of a planned two-movie adaptation of Frank Herbert’s massively influential 1960s sci-fi novel. But even though he’s in a self-described “sprint to finish the movie” before its December release date due to complications from the COVID-19 pandemic, Villeneuve and several members of the cast participated in a press conference last month, where they unveiled an early look at the trailer and explained what we can expect from this long-awaited big-screen adventure. Here’s what we learned from the event. Read More »
Those lucky enough to see Tenet in theaters have been treated to the first footage from Denis Villeneuve‘s upcoming adaptation of Frank Herbert’s classic sci-fi novel Dune. Weirdly enough, it’s actually a theatrical teaser that announces the impending arrival of the full trailer, which will show up online tomorrow, September 9. But since not a lot of people are going to the movies right now, Warner Bros. has provided a different sneak peek at the movie with a Dune teaser that has a snippet of footage and a certain piece of dialogue that fans will be very excited to hear. Read More »
There’s a lot going on in director Denis Villeneuve‘s Dune. Based on the epic sci-fi novel from Frank Herbert, the story is not exactly what you’d call “simple,” which is why it’s not been the easiest material to bring to the screen. But in case you think this is just going to be a piece of big mindless blockbuster spectacle, the folks involved with the film want you to know that Dune has a lot on its mind. In a new interview, both Villeneuve and star Oscar Isaac talk about the themes that audiences can expect to run rampant through the flick.
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