Batman Sidekick Nightwing Getting a Solo Film, 'Lego Batman Movie' Director in Talks
Warner Bros. is developing more projects than it can handle, it seems at times. Now, the latest one will reportedly center on Nightwing, the former Robin and Gotham City superhero known by day as Dick Grayson. The Lego Batman Movie director Chris McKay is in talks to direct.
USA Network Eyeing a Spinoff for 'Suits'
USA Network is looking at ways to spin a new series out from Suits, with a new series following fan-favourite Jessica Pearson (Gina Torres). TV Line reports.
Two new posters for Scarlett Johansson's 'Ghost in the Shell
'Metal Gear Solid' Director on the Curse of Video Game Movies
Jordan Vogt-Roberts (Kong: Skull Island) gave us an update on his long-gestating Metal Gear Solid video game adaptation, confirming that there's plenty of love and attention attempting to ensure the film reaches the big screen. Now, speaking with Slash Film, the director has gone into detail on why it seems video games just don't make good films.
'American Gods' Premiering on Starz this April
American Gods has been in development for some time, and now Neil Gaiman's seminal fantasy epic is headed to the small screen. We finally have a premiere date for the Starz series, shepherded by Hannibal's Bryan Fuller. It will air Sunday, April 30 2017.
CW Seed Animated Series 'Vixen' Headed to Blu-Ray as 'Vixen: The Movie'
CW's streaming service, CW Seed, has been hosting the DC animated series Vixen for two seasons, and both are now coming together on Blu-ray and DVD as one large story. It will come with a slew of bonus content, and will also include two Vixen-focused episodes of Justice League Unlimited.
Matt Reeves is, this time, Officially Directing 'The Batman'
So after all that, Matt Reeves is in fact directing the Ben Affleck-starring The Batman. This thing is turning into a bloated soap opera. — Reeves will direct and produce the film. “We are thrilled to have Matt Reeves taking the helm of Batman, the crown jewel of our DC slate,” said Toby Emmerich, President and Chief Content Officer, Warner Bros. Pictures Group. “Matt’s deep roots in genre films and his evolution into an emotional world-building director make him the perfect filmmaker to guide the Dark Knight through this next journey.”
Martin Scorsese Adamant that Film is Best Experienced Outside of Home
Martin Scorsese's reunion with Robert De Niro The Irishman has been picked up by Netflix with a $100 million budget on the contract, after Paramount passed on the project. With Al Pacino also attached, as well as reportedly Joe Pesci, Bobby Cannavale, and Harvey Keitel, it's a history-making deal that speaks to the priorities of the Hollywood studios and the ability now afforded to streamers.
Joe Carnahan Talks Action Sequences and R-Rating for his 'Uncharted' Script
It looks like the Uncharted movie is finally moving toward production, after years of developmental turmoil. Joe Carnahan finished the screenplay last month, and he's recently spoken in an interview about what he's turned in.
'Katrina: American Crime Story' Adds Matthew Broderick
Tony Award-winning stage actor Matthew Broderick has joined Katrina: American Crime Story, which acts as the sequel to last year's critically acclaimed The People v O.J. Simpson. The series hails from Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson, and Brad Simpson.
Original 'Ghost in the Shell' Anime Movie Getting Blu-Ray Steelbook Release
Ahead of Scarlett Johansson's upcoming live-action rendition of the classic manga Ghost in the Shell by Masamune Shirow, Lionsgate will be releasing a steelbook Blu-ray edition of the original anime film on March 14.
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Drew Goddard Working on 'Deadpool 2' Screenplay
There's no release date for Deadpool 2, and only the director David Leitch has been confirmed so far. Filming is intended to begin this year, though Fox has smartly opted against adding the film to their slate in order to let the film come together in its own time, hopefully naturally. While Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick have come back from their work on the first to pen the second, it looks like another writer has come onboard and taken the reins.
Joe Carnahan Reportedly Working on a Script for 'X-Force' X-Men Spinoff
Joe Carnahan is insanely busy right now. He's working on Bad Boys 3 for directing duties, and has confirmed work on The Raid remake. Not only that, but he's also writing the script for Shawn Levy's Uncharted video game adaptation. So why not add one more? Collider reports that he's now penning the screenplay for 20th Century Fox's X-Force film.