Chris Pine is about to go franchise-hopping as the latest casting report for "Wonder Woman" indicates that the actor has already closed the deal with the studio to play as the "dude-in-distress" Steve Trevor.
The 34-year-old "This Means War" actor will play the role of Steve opposite Gal Gadot's titular superheroine. He has also joined the DC cinematic universe in a multi-picture deal that will include several sequels.
Neither representatives from Warner Bros. nor Pines have released an official statement yet. more >>
Another original Barden Bellas member is coming back for the third time. New casting report indicates that actress Brittany Snow will be reprising her role as Chloe in the upcoming third installment of the hit a capella movie series franchise, "Pitch Perfect."
The reports from various popular media outlets including Variety, Entertainment Weekly, and E! Online, just to name a few, cited the 29-year-old actress' Twitter post which further confirms the closing of the deal with Universal Pictures.
"My hair was never gunna stay blonde anyway. More songs with our mouths," Snow said. more >>
Reports have emerged that Channing Tatum is ready to exit the "Gambit" production and letting go of the lead role in the film. Despite campaigning for a titular role for some time, the actor is reportedly abandoning the project for undisclosed reasons.
20th Century Fox has been inching towards pre-production of their announced "X-Men" franchise expansion movie, and speculation has arisen that the deal between Fox and the actor may have fallen apart.
Tatum's campaign for the part of the fictional superhero was one of the factors to have fast-tracked the solo movie's development, and despite rumors of his walking away from the project, Fox hasn't confirmed that they are slowing down production, so producers Simon Kinberg and Lauren Shuler Donner may find themselves hunting for a leading man. more >>
Rachel McAdams, who is currently involved in Season 2 of "True Detective," is said to be in early talks to join the cast of the upcoming Marvel movie "Doctor Strange." She confirmed that she has been talking to the studio apparently to take on the female lead of the project. If she does get the stint, she will be playing opposite Benedict Cumberbatch, who was named for the lead character Doctor Strange.
According to a Variety report, McAdams also said that it was still "super-early days" and that did not know where it was heading. She said, "I don't where that's gonna go, if it's gonna go anywhere at all."
It is not yet known what exactly her role will be, if indeed a role will eventually be offered to her. If she does join the cast, she will be joining other cast members who have already been confirmed to be part of the movie's cast. These include Tilda Swinton, who is reported to play the Ancient One, and Chiwetel Ejiofor, who is reported to play Baron Mordo, Doctor Strange's archenemy. more >>
With a new "Spider-Man" already signed up for the web-slinger's solo reboot movie, Marvel is baring additional details about how the film is going to shape up. No less than Marvel's Kevin Feige has been sharing interesting tidbits about how different this reboot will be.
Young actor Tom Holland has been cast to play a young Peter Parker who is high school age. Marvel has revealed early on that they will focus on the story of Peter Parker as he lives and goes through high school.
According to a report in Variety, Kevin Feige said in an interview with SlashFilm that the new Spider-Man movie will be "a 'John Hughes' movie." His reference to John Hughes has to do with Hughes' career in filmmaking which is mainly composed of flicks set in high school or comedies. These include "The Breakfast Club," "Pretty in Pink," "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," "Sixteen Candles," "National Lampoon's Vaction," "Planes, Trains and Automobiles" among others. more >>
The trailer for DC and Warner Bros. upcoming big screen offering, "Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice," is probably one of the most seen and talked-about movie teasers at the recent San Diego Comic-Con event.
Several clues as to what the movie would be like when it hits the theaters March 25, 2016, were given in the teaser. The most recently pointed out detail pertains to the character that Tao Okamoto plays.
DC Entertainment's DC All Access thoroughly dissected the Batman V Superman trailer and provided a summary of background information. more >>