Back in September of last year, we reported that Andres Muschietti, who directed the low-budget horror hit MAMA for Universal Pictures had signed on to direct their upcoming reboot of the MUMMY, taking over for Len Wiseman (UNDERWORLD, TOTAL RECALL) who had to exit the project due to scheduling conflicts. However, back in May Muschietti himself decided not to direct the feature due to creative differences. Jon Spaihts (PROMETHEUS) penned the script for the film with Sean Daniels, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci producing and now its looks like Kurtzman will handle directing duties as well.
Jaime Foxx Set For Mike Tyson Biopic
Jamie Foxx is set to star in the untitled Mike Tyson biopic where he will portray one of the most recognizable boxers and sports figures of all time. Terence Winter (THE WOLF OF WALL STREET) will provide the screenplay with Foxx’s manager Rick Yorn producing. HBO tackled the story before with the 1995 pic TYSON [...]
The CW’s ARROW Season 3 Casts J.R. Ramirez Cast as Wildcat
J.R. Ramirez (“HOUSE OF PAYNE” ” POWER”) has joined the season three cast of The CW’s hit superhero-drama ARROW where he will play DC hero Ted Grant, AKA Wildcat. A man with a mysterious past, he will play a pivotal role in Laurel Lance’s arc this season. Created by Bill Finger and Irwin Hasen, Wildcat first [...]
Weekend Box Office Report: July 25-27
It was brains vs. brawn at the domestic box office this weekend as the sci-fi action flick LUCY (starring Scarlett Johansson) took down Brett Ratner’s HERCULES (starring Dwayne Johnson) to claim the top spot. The film brought in an estimated $44M from 3,173 theaters making back its reported $40M budget already.
Chris Terrio To Pen JUSTICE LEAGUE
Back in April, we reported that Warner Bros. Pictures had tapped MAN OF STEEL and BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE helmer Zack Synder to direct their forthcoming JUSTICE LEAGUE film and now they’ve set DAWN OF JUSTICE co-scribe Chris Terrio (ARGO) to pen the script for the film.
Marvel’s DOCTOR STRANGE Eyes Joaquin Phoenix
Back in February, we reported that several director’s were eyeing Marvel’s upcoming superhero flick DOCTOR STRANGE with the studio officially greenlighting the project back in January of 2013. Scott Derrickson (SINISTER, THE EXORCISM OF EMILY ROSE) eventually landed the highly coveted directing gig where he will be working from a script by Thomas
Walt Disney Pictures has released several new stills from its upcoming musical INTO THE WOODS. Directed by Rob Marshall who worked from a script by James Lapine, the film stars Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, Johnny Depp, Lilla Crawford, Daniel Huttlestone, Tracey Ullman, Christine Baranski, MacKenzie Mauzy
Jamie Foxx is set to star in the untitled Mike Tyson biopic where he will portray one of the most recognizable boxers and sports figures of all time. Terence Winter (THE WOLF OF WALL STREET) will provide the screenplay with Foxx’s manager Rick Yorn producing. HBO tackled the story before with the 1995 pic TYSON starring Michael Jai White, but no one has tried to adapt his story as a feature film.
Paramount, Legendary and Warner Bros. Pictures have released a new trailer for their upcoming sci-fi epic INTERSTELLAR. Co-written (alongside Jonathan Nolan) and directed by Christopher Nolan, the film also stars Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Bill Irwin, John Lithgow, Casey Affleck, David Gyasi, Wes Bentley, Mackenzie Foy, Timothée Chalamet, David Oyelowo, Ellen Burstyn, Michael Caine and Matt Damon.
Carlson Young (“PRETTY LITTLE LIARS” “TRUE BLOOD”), John Karna (PREMATURE) and model Amadeus Sarafini are all circling roles in MTV’s upcoming SCREAM series, based on the four-film horror franchise from director Wes Craven and scribe Kevin Williamson. Jill Blotevogel (“RAVENSWOOD”) penned the script for the series, with the pilot set to be directed by Craven himself. The “rules” of slasher movies is at the center of this new series, same as it has been for the franchise.
The first poster for Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming action-western THE HATEFUL EIGHT has made its way online and you can check it out in full below. Written and directed by Tarantino, the film is set to star Bruce Dern, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Madsen, Kurt Russell, James Remar, Amber Tamblyn, Walton Goggins and Zoe Bell. THE HATEFUL EIGHT, which will hit theaters sometime next year follows a group of passengers on a stagecoach that get caught and trapped in a blizzard, where they’re forced to confront the ratcheting tension that develops.
20th Century Fox has released the first poster and trailer for NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: SECRET OF THE TOMB, the third entry in their action-adventure franchise. Directed by Shawn Levy (REAL STEEL) who’s working from a script by Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon, the film stars Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Ricky Gervais, Owen Wilson, Dan Stevens, Rebel Wilson, Ben Kingsley, Rami Malek and Rachael Harris. No plot details have been revealed for part 3, but the film will hit theaters on December 19.