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The Download: Indiana Jones, Chris Evans' Career Change, and 'TMNT'

5:44 PM 3/29/2014 by Binh Ngo
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Harrison Ford's window as the whip-cracking, fedora-wearing adventurer and archaeologist Indiana Jones may be closing, and the rumor is that Lucasfilm may be ready to recast the character with a younger actor. We talk about that and more on this week's Download.

What's Popping: 'Prometheus 2,' 'Indiana Jones,' 'Terminator,' 'Lobo,' 'Magic Mike 2'

12:23 PM 3/29/2014 by Binh Ngo
Indiana Jones
Ridley Scott is currently finishing up his biblical tale Exodus: Gods and Kings, but we know which movie he's going to direct next. No, it's not the Blade Runner movie, but Prometheus 2, which is scheduled for theaters on March 4, 2016. Michael Green has been hired to touch up the script.

Dayo Okeniyi Joins 'Terminator: Genesis'; 2nd & 3rd Movie Filming Back-to-Back

8:50 PM 3/28/2014 by Binh Ngo
The Hunger Games' Dayo Okeniyi has landed the final major role in Terminator: Genesis, Deadline has learned. He beats out John Boyega and will play Miles Dyson's son, Danny. Okeniyi will join a cast that includes Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emilia Clarke, Jason Clarke, and Jai Courtney.

Greg Jacobs Reportedly Directing 'Magic Mike 2'

6:40 PM 3/28/2014 by Binh Ngo
Magic Mike
While doing the press round for the Arnold Schwarzenegger actioner Sabotage, Joe Manganiello revealed that the Magic Mike sequel will likely shoot this fall. "Yeah, it's gonna happen this fall. I think they're going to announce it soon," Manganiello told Collider.

New 'Jupiter Ascending' Trailer: It's Dark Out There in Space

7:19 PM 3/26/2014 by Binh Ngo
Jupiter Ascending
The second trailer for the Wachowskis' sci-fi action-adventure movie, Jupiter Ascending, is here. Check it out below. The movie stars Mila Kunis as Jupiter Jones, a house cleaner who suddenly finds herself the target of assassination because of her genes. She learns of her destiny when she encounters a bounty hunter named Caine (Channing Tatum).

Disney Reportedly Ready and Willing to Reboot Indiana Jones With New Actor

1:06 PM 3/26/2014 by Binh Ngo
Indiana Jones
As we all know, Harrison Ford is no spring chicken, so there's only a limited number of years left until he can no longer do physically demanding roles. At 71, he may be well past that point already. This is important because he's the anchor of the Indiana Jones franchise. Without him, the studio will have to hit the reset button.

Dwayne Johnson Teases Mystery Superhero Movie

11:52 AM 3/26/2014 by Binh Ngo
With Dwayne Johnson's imposing presence and physique, one wonders why he isn't playing a superhero character yet. Turns out there's one in the works. Dwayne Johnson was once attached to play the intergalactic bounty hunter Lobo for Warner Bros., but, according to him, the project fell apart as quickly as it had come together.

Full Trailer for Tom Cruise's 'Edge of Tomorrow' Debuts

7:39 PM 3/25/2014 by Binh Ngo
Edge of Tomorrow
The full trailer for Tom Cruise's Groundhog Day-esque sci-fi actioner Edge of Tomorrow is here. Check it out below.

'Prometheus 2' Set For March 2016

7:31 PM 3/24/2014 by Binh Ngo
That untitled Ridley Scott movie scheduled for March 2016 is actually the sequel to Prometheus, TheWrap has learned. Michael Green has been hired by Fox to rewrite Jack Paglen's script.

'Scarface' Remake to Be Directed by Pablo Larrain

1:15 PM 3/24/2014 by Binh Ngo
Pablo Larrain
Universal's Scarface remake will be directed by Chilean director Pablo Larraín, who will make his Hollywood debut with this movie, TheWrap has learned. The update is set in modern day Los Angeles and will follow the outline of the previous movies about an immigrant who rises to power in the criminal underworld and his inevitable fall.
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