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6:39 PM 8/20/2014 by Binh Ngo
Whatever designs producer Avi Lerner and Sylvester Stallone have for Sigourney Weaver in The ExpendaBelles, the female-led Expendables spinoff, she won't be having any of it. According to THR, the actress has passed on the project and will instead play a boy's grandmother in Juan Antonio Bayona's adaptation of the children's fantasy novel A Monster Calls.
11:44 AM 8/20/2014 by Binh Ngo
Mark Wahlberg is in talks to board J.C. Chandor's diaster pic Deepwater Horizon, according to Deadline. He would play one the No. 2 manager on the oil drilling platform that blew up on April 20, 2010, killing killed 11 crewmen and injuring 17 others.
12:37 PM 8/19/2014 by Binh Ngo
Fredrik Bond, the Charlie Countryman helmer, has been tapped to direct London Has Fallen, the sequel to 2013's action-thriller Olympus Has Fallen, THR has learned. The first movie took place at the White House, but as the title suggests, the action will now shift over to London, where the President of the United States is attending the funeral of a British prime minister who has died under mysterious circumstances.
4:08 PM 8/18/2014 by Binh Ngo
Ant-Man has begun filming in San Francisco, Marvel announces in a press release on Monday. The movie will also film in Atlanta, Georgia, which will serve as the base for the movie's production. The movie stars Paul Rudd as Scott Lang, who will transform into the title character, Michael Douglas as Dr.
1:06 PM 8/17/2014 by Binh Ngo
We talk Robin Williams, Aquaman, and TMNT on this week's Download. Come and join in on the discussion. Binh: Robin Williams left us on Monday. I'm sure you're as shocked as anyone when you heard the news of his suicide. It has revealed that he's in the early stages of Parkinson's Disease and has been battling depression for a long while.
1:24 PM 8/16/2014 by Binh Ngo
There will indeed be an Aquaman movie, and Warner Bros. has set Will Beall and Kurt Johnstad to work on competing scripts. Bad Boys 3 is about to get real, according to Martin Lawrence. He said the script is "getting close, and it all looks good."
11:45 AM 8/16/2014 by Binh Ngo
New Line is developing not one but two Journey sequels and they may be shooting back-to-back, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Dwayne Johnson and Josh Hutcherson are both expected to return. No word on what the new adventures will entail, but they should be in line with the previous two movies where our protagonists find themselves in exotic locales filled with outlandish creatures.
7:11 PM 8/13/2014 by Binh Ngo
Millennium Films is working on the prequel to 1974's The Texas Chainsaw Massacre titled Leatherface, and the studio has set Seth M. Sherwood on the script, TheWrap has learned. Plot details were not revealed, but the movie will tell the story of Leatherface's early years. One this is certain, however, there will be lots gore and dismemberment.
3:56 PM 8/12/2014 by Binh Ngo
Guardians of the Galaxy has proven to Marvel that a movie about with less well-known characters could work, so the studio is moving forward with the big screen adaptation of The Inhumans, according to Collider. The Inhumans are the offshoots of humans who have been genetically manipulated by the Kree millions of years ago.
6:15 PM 8/11/2014 by Binh Ngo
Despite having really poor reviews, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles manages to gross more than $65 million over the weekend, prompting Paramount to move forward with the sequel. The studio has given Josh Appelbaum and Andre Nemec, the duo who wrote the first movie, the greenlight to officially start working on the script for the second one.