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'Bond 24' Will Begin Production This December

1:17 PM 9/16/2014 by Binh Ngo
James Bond
According to the MI6 website, the 24th James Bond movie will begin lensing on December 6. Daniel Craig will return to play Britain's iconic spy, with Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw, and Rory Kinnear also returning to reprise their roles. Filming was supposed to begin earlier, but a rewrite of John Logan's script by Neal Purvis and Robert Wade pushed the start date back.

Leslie Mann Boards New Line's 'Vacation' Reboot

1:14 PM 9/16/2014 by Binh Ngo
Leslie Mann
Leslie Mann is joining New Line's Vacation reboot cast as Audrey Griswold, the sister of Ed Helms' Rusty Griswold, according to THR. John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein are directing from their own script, and filming is scheduled to begin this week in Atlanta.

The Download: No 'Iron Man 4,' Charlie Hunnam on His 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Exit, and Spider-Man

10:55 AM 9/14/2014 by Binh Ngo
Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr. says there's no plan for another Iron Man movie. Smokescreen or is Marvel really planning to put one if its most iconic character in the background for the time being? We discuss that and more on this week's Download. Binh: Can't believe it's been 13 years since the attacks on the World Trade Center.

What's Popping: 'Top Gun 2,' '23 Jump Street,' 'Iron Man 4,' 'Real Steel 2,' 'Ted 2'

10:20 AM 9/13/2014 by Binh Ngo
Iron Man
Top Gun 2 is back on at Paramount. The studio has hired Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li's Justin Marks to work on the script. The 22 Jump Street sequel is a go, with Rodney Rothman writing the script. No word if Phil Lord and Christopher Miller will return to direct.

Fifth Rambo Movie Reportedly Titled 'Rambo: Last Blood'

5:41 PM 9/10/2014 by Binh Ngo
Rambo
According to Comingsoon, the fifth and quite possibly final Rambo movie will be titled Rambo: Last Blood. Sylvester Stallone will return to play Vietnam vet John Rambo and will direct from a script he wrote.

'23 Jump Street' Moves Forward

9:05 PM 9/9/2014 by Binh Ngo
22 Jump Street
Rodney Rothman, one of the three credited writer for 22 Jump Street, has been hired by Sony Pictures to pen the script for third Jump Street movie, according to Deadline. Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill are both expect back to reprise their roles and are producing the movie with Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, and Neal Mortiz.

'Top Gun 2' Gets a New Writer

6:50 PM 9/8/2014 by Binh Ngo
Top Gun
Top Gun 2 is back on at Paramount. Justin Marks, the one responsible for Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li and Disney's forthcoming adaptation of The Jungle Book, is in talks to rewrite Peter Craig's script, according to THR. No director is attached, but Tom Cruise will return to play the hot shot fighter pilot Maverick.

The Download: Celebs' Leaked Photos, Crying Elephants, and Dwayne Johnson

3:39 PM 9/7/2014 by Binh Ngo
Jennifer Lawrence
Some celebrities got their phones hacked and their private photos are leaked online. We discuss that and more on this week's Download. Binh: If any of you are planning to release some nude photos of yourselves in an attempt to become some sort of instant internet celebrity, I gotta tell you, this is not the time to do it because yours will be competing with those of Jennifer Lawrence, Scarlett Johansson, and others because their phone accounts got hacked and their private pictures are out there for all to see. Jeff:

What's Popping: 'Shazam,' 'Terminator: Genisys' Sequel, 'Hateful Eight,' 'CHiPs,' Boondock Saint 3'

10:50 AM 9/6/2014 by Binh Ngo
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After teasing us with which superhero he'll play, Dwayne Johnson announces on Twitter that he'll be playing Black Adam in Warner Bros.' Shazam. Even though Terminator: Genisys will not be in theaters until July 1, 2015, Paramount has already set the two sequels for May 19, 2017 and June 29, 2018.

Paramount Wants Sean Harris to Play the Bad Guy in 'Mission: Impossible 5'

9:29 AM 9/6/2014 by Binh Ngo
Sean Harris
Mission: Impossible 5 has already begun filming, but strangely the main villain role is still vacant. That's about to change though as Paramount and Skydance Productions are in talks with British actor Sean Harris to play the part, according to Deadline. Harris, should he accept the mission, will join a cast that includes Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Alec Baldwin, and Ving Rhames.
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