While "Fast and Furious 10" is still five years away, Vin Diesel already has his mind set on what he wants to happen for the final "Fast and Furious" story, at least, on who he wants to helm it.
According to a report of Coming Soon, Diesel is bent on bringing back director Justin Lin to direct the closing story of the franchise, reasoning that it has always been him and the director who do the brainstorming about the planned movie whenever they have time. As for the part of the director, he claimed that the actor has been very persuasive in talking him into to take on the directorial job, even telling him to finish what he has started.
As of this writing, "Fast and Furious 8" is under development under the directorial skills of Gary Gray. The movie is slated for an April 14, 2017 and will open a new trilogy that will be tackled until it concludes via "Fast and Furious 10." more >>
Following the announcement of Daniel Craig that he is done playing James Bond, the search is officially on for the actor who will fill in the shoes that Craig has left.
With the help of Visbrain, a Twitter analytics tool used by those in the field of public relations and marketing fields, Tom Hiddleston, who is most remembered for his Loki role in Marvel's "Thor" and "Avenger" movies, is the runaway winner in terms of number of agreement from social media users who used the hashtags "nextbond" and "nextjamesbonds," as per Huffington Post.
Apart from Hiddleston, the names of Idris Elba (1,167), Tom Hardy (449), Henry Cavill (324), and Michael Fassbender (231) also emerged as a possible choice for the role while getting notably lower numbers of agreement from Twitter users who used the said hashtags. more >>
Although she previously announced that her stint as Mystique in the current international blockbuster "X-Men: Apocalypse" would be her last, Jennifer Lawrence is singing a different tune these days as she says that she is willing to reprise the role on one condition: all her other co-stars in the cast will also return.
In an article published on Entertainment Weekly, Lawrence said that she and her fellow "X-Men" cast Michael Fassbender and James McAvoy had a talk about their plans should they be offered to reprise their current "X-Men" characters. According to the actress, Fox should be on pins and needles as they had agreed that they would only come back to the movie if all of them will be asked to do so.
It is interesting to note that Lawrence's contract with Fox for three "X-Men" movie already expired, with "X-Men: Apocalypse" being the last movie stipulated in the contract. Coming Soon reports that based on the trend of "X-Men" movies, the era that will be featured in the next "X-Men" will be the '90s. However, as of this writing, it still remains uncertain whether the planned movie will still utilize its current cast. more >>
After previously passing out on the deal, Michael Keaton now back in negotiations to appear in MCU and Sony's upcoming superhero big screen offering, "Spider-Man: Homecoming."
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the multi-awarded actor and Marvel Studios are once again in the table to discuss the former's possible villain role in the reboot film of the Friendly Neighborhood.
If this pushed through, he will be joining the cast that includes Robert Downey Jr., who will be reprising his popular role as Tony Stark/Iron Man and Marisa Tomei as Peter Parker's (Tom Holland) Aunt May. Earlier reports said that Keaton's involvement in the project was thwarted when RDJ's name was added to the list. An earlier report from Variety pointed out that the studio couldn't afford for both of the A-List names to appear in one movie. Now that Downey in the fold, Sony is now looking to fetch the "Birdman" star. more >>
Daniel Craig is apparently done playing role of the world's most popular spy – James Bond. Although the film franchise reportedly offered the English actor $99 million to reprise his role in a couple of movies, he turned it down; even if he earned millions for the four films he starred.
According to the Daily Mail, MGM wanted him to stay, owing to the fact that with him as 007, the franchise somewhat enjoyed success. The report also said that the film studio even pitched to him the inclusion of endorsements, co-producer credits, and even profit shares. Well, those are more than enough for other actors to immediately sign and embrace.
Craig may actually have turned his back from the most successful spy film franchise in history in as early as last year when he said in one of his interviews that he would rather slash his wrists instead of playing the character for another time after Spectre. more >>
Another installment of the movie adaptation "Sherlock Holmes" is expected to begin soon.
It has been years since the release of "Sherlock Holmes 2," which featured Robert Downey Jr. as the iconic detective. According to Den Of Geek, The delay for the new installment was due to Downey Jr.'s busy schedule as he was under the Marvel contract to portray the role of superhero Iron Man.
However, Collider reported that the production of "Sherlock Holmes 3" will start later this year. Joel Silver spoke to the news source recently, giving some details about the upcoming film. He stated that they are looking to start this fall in order to fit the filming into Downey Jr.'s schedule. more >>