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What's Popping: 'Pirates 5,' 'Mrs. Doubtfire 2,' 'Robopocalypse,' 'Jobs,' 'Die Hard 6'

6:51 PM 4/18/2014 by Binh Ngo
Die Hard
Perhaps seeing opportunity in the dearth of cross-dressing comedies in today's cinemas, Fox 2000 has set Elf's David Berenbaum to write the script for Mrs. Doubtfire 2. Robin Williams and director Chris Columbus are on board for the sequel, but Mara Wilson has expressed her strong disinterest.

Steven Spielberg Likely to Direct 'Robopocalypse' Next, Adds 'Edgardo Mortara' to List

7:19 PM 4/17/2014 by Binh Ngo
Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg has added The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara to the list of potential movies he could direct, but Robopocalypse is likely his next even though he has not officially commit to it yet. Robopocalypse is the farthest along of Spielberg's projects and the budget is close to being finalized, according to Variety. If Spielberg does indeed choose Robopocalypse, what does this mean for Indiana Jones 5?

'Mrs. Doubtfire' Sequel Starts Up Again

7:04 PM 4/16/2014 by Binh Ngo
Mrs. Doubtfire
Is there a sequel in Mrs. Doubtfire, the 1993 comedy hit starring Robin Williams as a cross-dressing nanny? Fox 2000 is trying to find out by setting Elf's screenwriter David Berenbaum on the script, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The sequel is developed with the intention of reuniting Robin Williams and director Chris Columbus.

'The Green Inferno' Teaser: 'Hostel' in Peru

4:02 PM 4/16/2014 by Binh Ngo
The Green Inferno
Because you want to see Hostel in Peru, Eli Roth is happy to oblige. Check out the trailer for The Green Inferno below. The movie tells the story of a group of activist students who travel from New York to the Amazon to protest the environmental destruction going on there, but their plane crashes into the Peruvian jungles en route.

Leonardo DiCaprio Teams Up With Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu for 'The Revenant'

12:52 PM 4/16/2014 by Binh Ngo
Leonardo DiCaprio
After experiencing the excesses of Wall Street, Leonardo DiCaprio is heading to the mountains in Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's new thriller The Revenant, which is sort of a remake of 1971's Man in the Wilderness.

'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Trailer: Everyone Gets Punched in the Face

10:13 AM 4/16/2014 by Binh Ngo
X-Men: Days of Future Past
The third X-Men: Days of Future Past trailer is here. Check it out below. In the movie, X-Men from the past and the future must team up with their sworn enemies in both times to battle a bigger threat and to prevent a future in which mutants are hunted to near extinction.

Channing Tatum Confirms Gambit Talks at the MTV Movie Awards

6:43 PM 4/15/2014 by Binh Ngo
Channing Tatum
Producer Lauren Shuler Donner has said eariler this year that she wants Channing Tatum to play the mutant Gambit in his own solo movie. Tatum has confirmed that they've met about it at the MTV Movie Awards. "I met with Lauren Schuler Donner," Tatum said. "Gambit's my really only X-Men that I've ever loved ...

David Fincher Out of Sony's Steve Jobs Biopic

7:07 PM 4/14/2014 by Binh Ngo
David Fincher
Apparently, David Fincher's asking price is too high for Sony, so the studio is looking for another director to take over their Steve Jobs biopic. Fincher wants $10 million upfront and control over marketing, according to The Hollywood Reporter. It's conceivable the two parties could re-enter talks, but unless Fincher is willing to come down on his upfront fees, it's probably a non-starter.

James Cameron Talks 'Avatar' Sequels, 'Alien 5,' 'True Lies 2,' and More in Reddit AMA

3:17 PM 4/14/2014 by Binh Ngo
James Cameron
James Cameron was on Reddit over the weekend answering questions that touched upon some of his past and future movies. Below are some of the highlights. Of course, everyone wanted to know about the three Avatar sequels. Cameron said the scripts for all three will be completed within the next six months, but preproduction is going right now.

The Download: Marvel/WB Brinksmanship, Ultimate Warrior & Mickey Rooney, and Stephen Colbert Succeeding David Letterman

3:33 PM 4/13/2014 by Binh Ngo
Captain America and Superman
What reason does Marvel have in scheduling Captain America 3 to open on the same day as Warner Bros.' Man of Steel sequel? Do they know something we don't? We talk about that and more in this week's Download.
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