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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.
Yvonne Strahovski Joins 'The Predator'
Shane Black's The Predator has added its second female actress in the form of Yvonne Strahovski, who will play the mother of Jacob Tremblay's character. The boy is described as troubled, "who is accidentally drawn into the conflict with the fierce alien creatures by [strahovski's] ex-husband." That ex-husband is Boyd Holbrook, of Logan and Narcos fame, who stars.
Netflix Acquires Martin Scorsese's 'The Irishman'
Martin Scorsese's The Irishman, which will see the iconic director team again with Robert De Niro, will go straight to Netflix. That sentence would be strange if we weren't living in 2017, where Netflix can throw millions of dollars into an original film project like this, even one from Martin Scorsese.
Key Scenes in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Have Been Shot in IMAX
A steady stream of what might for some be inconsequential news on Star Wars: The Last Jedi has been coming in over the last few weeks. The latest is one that's becoming common play in blockbuster films. Disney and IMAX have teamed for some key sequences in the eighth Star Wars picture, so that said scenes will hit screens in the famous high-resolution cameras of IMAX.
Starz's 'Black Sails' Cruises into Hulu's Library
Streamer Hulu has acquired starz's hit pirate drama series Black Sails, as part of a deal with Lionsgate which sees seasons 1-3 of the show cross into its library. The fourth and final season will be available following the show's conclusion.
Jamie Jung Cast in Bryan Singer's 'X-Men' Fox TV Pilot
Jamie Chung has jumped ship. Having played Valerie Vale on Fox's Gotham series, Chung will now play the teleporting mutant Blink in Bryan Singer's upcoming X-Men TV pilot project. Blink recently appeared in X-Men: Days of Future Past, and has had a history in the comics and on the 90s animated series.
'Wrath of the Titans' Writer Hired for Script Duties on 'Van Helsing' Reboot
Universal's upcoming monsters franchise is sure to spark plenty of interest, and maybe some hesitance from fans of the classics, and now the latest piece of news slots a writer in for the Van Helsing film.
'Lethal Weapon' Gets Renewed for Season 2 at Fox
Fox's adaptation of the big-screen Lethal Weapon franchise is getting a second season, the network has announced. Starring Damon Wayans and Clayne Crawford, it follows a mismatched partnership between officers Murtaugh and Riggs, and has become one of the five highest-rated new shows of the fall season.
'Fargo' Season 3 Gets April Premiere Date on FX
Noah Hawley has been hard at work on X-Men series Legion, but Fargo is one property that's not far away from returning to screens from the acclaimed creator. An all new "true crime" story will begin on FX on Wednesday, April 19 at 10PM ET/PT. Production is currently underway in Calgary.
Charlize Theron's 'The Coldest City' Gets a New Title, Debuting at SXSW
The upcoming MI6 thriller from Deadpool 2 helmer David Leitch originally titled The Coldest City is set to debut at SXSW on Sunday, March 12. The graphic novel adaptation about Her Majesty's most lethal assassin is now titled Atomic Blonde.
Black Narcissus (1947) - A Retrospective Review
"The superior of all is the servant of all." — Many of today's younger generation of movie fans and cinephiles may be only vaguely aware of the late, great filmmaking duo of Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger, but in their heyday they were two of the most acclaimed and influential names in film. Movies like The Red Shoes and The Life And Death of Colonel Blimp have been both championed and heralded as classics by the likes of Martin Scorsese who has made no secret of his deep admiration for their films. He has been a strong supporter in the efforts in recent years to preserve these films through painstaking restoration processes so they may endure for many years to come.