'Bond 25': Christoph Waltz to return as Ernst Blofeld
Potentially bad news for you Bond + Swann shippers. — As it turns out, Christoph Waltz will return as series super-villain Ernst Stavro Blofeld. This according to The Guardian, who first broke the news that the 62-year-old Oscar winner has been spotted at Pinewood Studios.
'The Haunting of Hill House' Oliver Jackson-Cohen will star in Universal and Blumhouse's 'The Invisible Man'
Since I have not read H.G. Wells source material, nor have I seen Universal’s 1933 adaptation, I am going to go with answer B, and I couldn’t be more thrilled about it!
'The Farewell' Review
If a person is diagnosed with a terminal illness, should they be told? Or, should that secret be kept so the person can enjoy their final few months without the burden of the truth? What if that person is the beloved matriarch of a proud but fractured Chinese family? That’s the foundation of “The Farewell”, a thought- provoking, based on a true story dramedy — that’s actually “based on a true lie”.
Check Out Exclusive Photos From 'IT: Chapter Two' Courtesy Entertainment Weekly
Beep beep. — Believe it or not folks, we are officially TWO months away from the release of IT Chapter Two! To help feed the habit, Entertainment Weekly has released a sneak peek inside a special collector’s edition featuring two covers - the Losers’ Club and Derry’s flesh-eating clown, Pennywise - ahead of Comic-Con 2019!
'Bohemian Rhapsody' and 'Rocketman' Director Dexter Fletcher Will Direct 'Sherlock Holmes 3'
For many years there has been speculation as to when Robert Downey Jr. would return to his Sherlock Holmes franchise. — Now it looks like we have the answer. The 2009 film and the 2011 sequel from Guy Ritchie got the franchise off to a successful start. Ritchie went on to direct other films such as The Man from UNCLE and Aladdin. The next entry is now an officially a go with a new director behind it. That director is Dexter Fletcher.
Warner Bros. Animation and Elizabeth Banks Working on Adult 'Flintstones' Reboot
Elizabeth Banks has an overall deal with Warner Bros. TV. — The Flintstones is the latest Hanna-Barbera cartoon to receive a modern update. Warner Bros. Animation along with Banks' Brownstone Productions is developing a new take on the classic animated sitcom. The project is in the early development phases. The series will be an adult animated series centered around an original idea featuring The Flintstones characters.
Report: Millie Bobby Brown in talks to join Marvel's 'The Eternals'
You may have heard the rumor by now. — Stranger Things and Godzilla: King of the Monsters superstar - Millie Bobby Brown - is the latest to join Marvel’s soon-to-be officially announced star-studded adaptation of The Eternals. This according to a snippet buried deep within a Variety news story titled: "What to Expect From Marvel’s Comic-Con Presentation — and Why It’s So Pivotal".
Starks, Direwolves, and White Walkers are confirmed for HBO's 'Game of Thrones' prequel series
Before we get too excited, HBO execs will need to give the pilot episode two thumbs up before it’s given a full season run. — With production officially underway on the set of Game of Thrones untitled prequel series, George R.R. Martin dropped "five new facts" including three new story details that are sure to whet the appetites of prequel hopefuls.
WarnerMedia's new streaming service will be called HBO Max
WarnerMedia has revealed the name for its Netflix rival. WarnerMedia's new streaming service will be called HBO Max. — HBO Max enters the streaming wars officially. It will be available in the spring of 2020. Here's what makes it different. The service is highly-anticipated, and it will be fascinating to see how WarnerMedia (similar to Disney) integrates all its franchises.
Sony rebooting 'Look Who's Talking'
Rebootitis in full effect — If there was ever a tag line representing Hollywood’s love affair of sequels, prequels, re-equels, remakes, and reboots, it very well should be “Show Me the Money”.
Charlize Theron and Helen Mirren return for 'FAST & FURIOUS 9'
Welcome back ladies. — After recent chatter of a female-led spinoff, we now have news that Dom and crew have unfinished business with the cold-blooded cyberterrorist baddie in Fast & Furious 9.
'SAW': Samuel L. Jackson set to star in Lionsgate and Twisted Pictures ninth installment
I’d say the headline speaks for itself. — [Updated on 7/8: to include character details - Rock will play a police detective investigating a series of grisly crimes. Jackson will portray Rock’s father. Max Minghella (The Handmaid’s Tale) plays Rock’s police partner and “Riverdale” actress Marisol Nichols will play a police captain - Variety]
'Spider-Man: Far from Home' Review
“Spider-Man: Far from Home” picks-up right where “Avengers: Endgame” left off. So if you still haven’t seen that yet… then honestly, why are you reading this review?
'Cobra Kai: The Karate Kid Saga Continues': New comic will retell '84's 'Karate Kid' from Johnny Lawrence's point of view
Maybe Johnny Lawrence was never really the "bad guy" after all? — Season 2 of YouTube’s original series - Cobra Kai - may be in the books but the saga continues with an exclusive comic book series centered around Reseda, California’s original bad boy, Johnny Lawrence!
Disney's live-action 'The Little Mermaid' casts Halle Bailey to play Ariel
Relax, Disney purists. Halle Berry is not playing Ariel. — Halle Bailey is about to become a household name. The R&B singer, and one half of the musical group Chloe x Halle, has been cast to play Disney’s underwater princess in Rob Marshall’s live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid.
Disney's Live Action Reimagining 'The Little Mermaid' Casts Halle Bailey as Ariel
Halle Bailey of the R&B duo Chloe x Halle will be in the starring role for Disney's latest live-action reimagining. — Bailey will play the role of Ariel, the daughter of King Triton who wants to live on the land where the people are. The decision for Halle Bailey to play the role was made today.
'IT' Director Andy Muschietti eyed to direct DC and Warner Bros. 'The Flash'
John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein are out. Andy Muschietti and Christina Hodson are in. — DC and Warner Bros. long-gestating FLASH movie has taken a surprising turn of events.
'The Witcher' First Look Photos
There’s no shortage of good looking people in Netflix’s medievalesque fantasy drama — Ok, so we knew Netflix’s fantasy series sounded good on paper. We now have proof that Andrzej Sapkowski’s best-selling fantasy book series will likely look amazing on camera.
'Bill & Ted Face the Music' Begins Production
Party on, in the Bayou! — If you’ve been following Ed Soloman’s Twitter feed, then it should come as no surprise that production is now officially underway on the set of Bill & Ted Face the Music!
Following his premature departure from “Bond 25” early last year (at this point, a wise move), director Danny Boyle quickly teamed-up with screenwriter Richard Curtis on a secret project. Universal kept the plot under wraps until the title and first trailer were released back in February.
Henry Cavill joins Millie Bobby Brown in Legendary's 'Enola Holmes'
Cavill and Brown will play the most adorable brother and sister duo - maybe ever! — Henry Cavill has signed a deal to co-star along with Millie Bobby Brown and Helena Bonham Carter in Legendary Entertainment’s film based on Nancy Springer’s Enola Holmes Mystery series.Cavill is set to play the great detective Sherlock Holmes, and more notably, the older brother to Brown’s titular character Enola Holmes.Legendary’s film will adapt source material from Springer’s six published books revolving around mysteries investigated by Enola, and will include characters established in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock canon. Fleabag’s Harry Bradbeer will direct from a script written by Jack Thorne that centers on a missing teen whose father has been murdered.In what was once thought of as an elaborate scheme to set up a grand cross-over between Enola and her handsome, older brother from a different Sherlock universe (see RDJ), it now appears our wishes have partly come true. And I can’t say Cavill’s casting disappoints.
Paul Rudd joins the cast of 'Ghostbusters'
If there's something strange in your neighborhood. Who you gonna call? — PAUL RUDD. He may not be busting ghosts (or will he?) but we can confirm the 50-year-old ageless wonder has joined the cast of Jason Reitman’s "Ghostbusters" sequel!
First footage of 'Just Mercy' previewed at CAA's Amplify Summit
The powerhouse duo, along with director Destin Daniel Cretton and Bryan Stevenson screened a first look at CAA’s annual Amplify summit — In his review of Bryan Stevenson’s 2014 Bestseller "Just Mercy," New York Times critic Ted Conover writes: “You don’t have to read too long to start cheering for this man. . . . The message of this book . . . is that evil can be overcome, a difference can be made. Just Mercy will make you upset and it will make you hopeful.”
Lakeith Stanfield and Olivia Cooke in talks to star in Disney fairy tale film
Disney+ is poised for world domination — Olivia Cooke and Lakeith Stanfield are headed over to Disney for a live-action fairy tale project written by 2014 Black List writer Cat Vasko.Deadline is reporting that Disney has picked up Vasko’s script for launch later this year on Disney’s new streaming platform. Susan Johnson (To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before) will direct with Cooke and Stanfield in talks to star.Plot details are being kept under lock and key. Vasko, a rising screenwriting star, has a few projects in the works including adapting Gin Phillips’ novel Fierce Kingdom - about a mother and son who are trapped in a zoo with a gunman on the loose - for Margot Robbie’s LuckyChap Entertainment. Vasko also wrote the script for Lillian Leitzel’s trapeze artist biopic ‘Queen of the Air’ also starring Margot Robbie, and she worked in the writers room for Warner Bros. and Legendary’s Godzilla vs. Kong.Both Olivia Cooke and Lakeith Stanfield are rising, albeit established young stars who’ve earned enough equity to warrant plenty of excitement for Disney+ new film.