Bryan Singer's upcoming movie"X-Men: Apocalypse" is slated to feature a whole new younger cast for Scott Summers/Cyclops, Jean Grey and Ororo Monroe/Storm -- actors Tye Sheridan, Sophie Turner, and Alex Shipp, respectively.
In addition to this, recent casting reports indicated that Kodi Smit-McPhee will also be joining the superhero cast family as Kurt Wagner a.k.a. Nightcrawler, who was previously played by Alan Cumming in "X-Men United."
The 18-year-old actor teased that his character will be more faithful to the comic books. more >>
Previous reports indicated that "Transformers" franchise director Michael Bay is confirmed to return as producer for the sequel of 2014 3D science fiction action-comedy film "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles."
It was also stated that actress Megan Fox, who plays April O'Neil, will reprise her role as the fearless reporter in "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2." Moreover, recent plot news pointed out that TMNT comic book characters Bebop and Rocksteady will be brought to the big screen.
To further amp up the excitement, Bay took to his social media to share a series of photos of vehicles which are expected to appear in the upcoming title. more >>
Sad news for fans of the "World of Warcraft" – the movie adaptation of the popular fantasy game series called "Warcraft" will not be coming out until June 2016. Universal Studios recently announced that the movie will be delayed by three months. It was originally scheduled for release in December 2015 and moved to March 2016.
Described by IGN as a "3D epic adventure of world-colliding conflict," the movie is being directed by Duncan Jones, who also directed "Moon." Jones, according to a report in PC Gamer, was said to have received the news well. He tweeted his excitement that the movie will get a slot in the "summer blockbuster window."
Jones wrote the script with Charles Leavitt. The movie will star Ben Foster of "Lone Survivor," Dominic Cooper of "Need for Speed," Travis Fimmel of "Vikings" and Toby Kebbell of "RocknRolla." more >>
Sony Pictures has announced that thye are enlarging the Spiderman universe with an animated movie that's planned for release in 2018. Executive Tim Rothman revealed the information at the 2015 CinemaCon last week.
The Sony Pictures head also disclosed news that "21 Jump Street" and "The Lego Movie" creators, Phil Lord and Chris Miller, will be writing and producing the latest Spiderman project.
The new animated production will be billed as an independent movie which won't be included in Marvel's Cinematic Universe, nor will it be a cross-over film related to the Spiderman remake that's due out in theaters in 2017. However, it is intended to co-exist in the same Spidey universe with the live action reboot. more >>
Development of the next sequel of the "Fast and Furious" film franchise is gearing up fast. In the recent CinemaCon 2015, it was announced that the eight "Fast and Furious" movie will come to theaters on April 14, 2017, almost two years after the recent "Furious 7."
During the Universal Pictures panel, Vin Diesel was aonhand when the announcement was made. The project is yet untitled, but a report in Screen Rant says that it may not just be called "Fast & Furious 8." As it is, the movie is poised against one other movie, "Ghost in the Shell" live-action adaptation of an anime series during the same weekend. Originally, "Pacific Rim 2" was scheduled for release on the same weekend, but it was recently moved to August 4, 2017.
With regards to the film's development, recent reports also indicate that Universal wants a previous "Fast & Furious" director Justin Lin to come back and helm the eighth movie. The report also talks about the possibility that Lin may also direct a ninth film, which is said to be last of the franchise. Lin has previously directed four "Fast & Furious" movies. more >>
The Rev. Franklin Graham has said that the offended Muslim students from the University of Maryland who last week forced the school to cancel a screening of the film "American Sniper" can "leave America and go to a Muslim country."
"Can you believe that the University of Maryland canceled a screening of the movie American Sniper after Muslim students complained? This afternoon, I'm going to meet with wounded military veterans and their spouses who served this nation with honor — fighting to preserve our freedoms and many times shedding their own blood," Graham wrote on Facebook Friday.
"Shame on the University of Maryland for listening to these voices! If these Muslim students can't support the military members who do their job to protect us, let them leave America and go to a Muslim country." more >>