Not long after the latest "Fast and Furious" sequel, "Furious 7" was released in cinemas and garnered record-breaking success, executive producer and one of the film's protagonists Vin Diesel announced that the next installment for the film franchise is already underway. The sequel is scheduled to have its world premiere on April 17, 2017.
The stage has also already been prepared for the next installment in the "Furious" series. Minor modifications to the original endings have been made including Kurt Russell's character "Mr. Nobody," which will play a vital role in the next installment, according to News Everyday.
Recent updates have also been made from producer Neal Moritz, revealing more information about the forthcoming movie. Moritz stated in an interview that the "Furious 8" team is presently focusing on putting forward the right screenplay. The movie is also going to have a new director with reports saying that the sequel is going to be directed by Justin Lin, who headed the last several films in the "Fast and Furious" series. more >>
The last film of the "Hunger Games" franchise, "Mockingjay Part 2," is coming this Nov. 19 and 20, first to Australia and then the U.S. The film is based on the last book of the novel series written by American author Suzanne Collins of the same title. The novel series, which is targeted for the young adult audience, follows the adventures of two lead characters Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark in the Hunger Games universe.
The film adaptation of the last novel "Mockingjay" had to be broken into two parts, with Part 1 released in 2014 and Part 2 in late 2015. With the end of the film franchise drawing near, fans began to speculate if there will be something more coming after "Mockingjay Part 2."
And these speculations were fuelled by recent pronouncements from the film's director and one of its lead stars. more >>
UFC Champ Ronda Rousey will soon be featured in a movie based on her own autobiography, "My Fight/Your Fight," starring as herself.
Paramount Pictures has just acquired the film rights to MMA fighter Ronda Rousey's autobiography, "My Fight/Your Fight," and will recreate the story of her life on the big screen with Rousey in the lead role.
The undefeated UFC Bantamweight fighter recently cleaned the Octagon floor with her latest knocked out opponent, Bethe Correia after a 34-second fight in Brazil Saturday, and the upcoming movie project is set to bring her closer to home. more >>
"Mission: Impossible 5 - Rogue Nation" is doing well so far in the box office – grossing more than $120 million in its opening alone. The U.S. opening accounted for almost half of that at $56 million, while the rest of the world brought in $65 million during the movie's opening, according to reports.
It is because of this box office performance that the movie's star Tom Cruise recently made an announcement that another sequel is in the works – a "Mission: Impossible 6," if you will. This announcement was accompanied by a surprising pronouncement from Paramount Pictures Vice Chairman Rob Moore that the studio is backing the star on this all the way.
"We're very happy to be developing this movie with Tom. There's no question that Ethan Hunt deserves another film." Moore said. "The international brand is as strong as ever." more >>
New casting update for the next installment of Universal, Blumhouse, and Platinum Dunes' action horror film franchise series, "The Purge," indicates the return of Frank Grillo as Leo Barnes.
The "Captain America: Winter Soldier" actor is in "final negotiations" for his reprisal in "Purge 3," according to Variety.
Franchise creator and director James DeMonaco is meanwhile confirmed to write and helm the latest sequel. Blumhouse boss Jason Blum is also producing the movie along with Michael Bay and Sebastien Lemercier, through their Platinum Dunes banner. more >>
Director Bryan Singer has released another teaser image from the set of "X-Men: Apocalypse" showing Storm in Egypt.
Alexandra Shipp, who plays Storm in the ninth installment of the "X-Men" film series, has just been featured in one of Director Bryan Singer's latest Instagram set photos as a teaser for the upcoming "X-Men: Apocalypse."
The photo shows Shipp on the camera monitor as she surveys storm clouds gathering over the pyramids at Cairo, Egypt. more >>