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Tommy Wirkola Steps Down from Directing Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters 2

comingsoon.net – Earlier this month, Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters writer/director Tommy Wirkola offered an update on the status of the planned sequel, reporting that he had completed work on the screenplay and that the biggest hurdle would be finding time in star Jeremy Renner's busy schedule. Now, however, it seems that plans have changed and that Wirkola will be stepping down as helmer 2 days 11 hours ago via donnieyen
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Report: SoftBank May Not Buy DreamWorks Animation After All

variety.com – SoftBank may be slowly walking away from a potential deal to buy DreamWorks Animation. The Japanese telecommunications and investment conglom is said to be reconsidering an outright purchase of Jeffrey Katzenberg’s toon studio and may now be more interested in brokering a content partnership instead, according to a report first published by the Wall Street... 2 days 11 hours ago via jackiechan
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Jesse Metcalfe, More Set For Zombie Vidgame Flick ‘Dead Rising’

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Legendary Entertainment and Sony-owned Crackle have set Jesse Metcalfe (Desperate Housewives, Dallas), Meghan Ory (Once Upon a Time), Virginia Madsen (Sideways), and Dennis Haysbert (Men, Women & Children) to star in zombie chopper Dead Rising: Watchtower, the first project out of Legendary's Digital Media division. Leprechaun: Origins helmer and VFX veteran Zach Lipovsky is directing Dead Rising from a script by Tim Carter, based on the bestselling Capcom… 2 days 11 hours ago via jackiechan
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Danny Glover, Maya Rudolph To Star in Diego Luna’s ‘Mr Pig’ (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Actor-director-producer Danny Glover (“Lethal Weapon,” “The Color Purple,” “Blindness,” “2012”) and Maya Rudolph (“Bridesmaids”) will star in Diego Luna’s English-language “Mr. Pig,” a road movie set in Mexico, which has just gone into production. Written by Luna and Augusto Mendoza, his co-scribe on fiction debut “Abel,” “Mr. Pig” is set up at Canana, the Mexico... 2 days 11 hours ago via theothersenhman
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Keegan-Michael Key and Regina Hall Join New Line’s ‘Vacation’ (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – “Key and Peele’s” Keegan-Michael Key and Regina Hall are set to join the cast of New Line’s “Vacation” reboot. Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Chris Hemsworth and Leslie Mann are also on board. “Horrible Bosses” scribes John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein are set to make their feature directorial debut from a script they penned. 2 days 12 hours ago via theothersenhman
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This Probably Is How The Fantastic Four Will Get Their Powers In The Reboot

cinemablend.com – Josh Trank's upcoming Fantastic Four reboot continues to be a complete mystery. While big comic book movie productions like The Avengers: Age of Ultron and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice have to deal with all kids of paparazzi spy photos from the set, the 20th Century Fox film managed to slip in and out of production without drawing too much attention, and we have yet to actually hear any details regarding the film's plot. 2 days 13 hours ago via jetli
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MAGIC MIKE XXL Adds Elizabeth Banks, Donald Glover, Amber Heard, and More to Cast; Gets a Synopsis

collider.com – I'm getting excited for Magic Mike XXL (despite the fact that Matthew McConaughey won't be returning). And I'm excited even though original director Steven Soderbergh (who was able to guide his first film from a $7 million budget to a $167 million worldwide gross), won't be back either (actually he will, since he's shooting it under his alias Peter Andrews, which effectively provides new director Gregory Jacobs with the best sounding board ever). 2 days 13 hours ago via theothersenhman
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Box Office: Will David Fincher's 'Gone Girl' Be Upstaged By a Demonic Doll?

feedproxy.google.com – Fincher's latest outing, based on Gillian Flynn's wildly popular novel, stars Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike. 2 days 14 hours ago via jetli
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Matt Bomer Joins Ryan Gosling, Russell Crowe In ‘Nice Guys’

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Matt Bomer has been set to star opposite Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe in Nice Guys, the action drama that Iron Man 3's Shane Black wrote and is directing with Joel Silver producing at Warner Bros. I would say that Bomer plays the heavy, but he'll be carrying little if any body fat as he comes right from Savannah after he wraps the Steven Soderbergh-directed sequel Magic Mike XXL. 2 days 14 hours ago via jetli
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Michael Strahan to star in Magic Mike XXL

rss.feedsportal.com – He confirms on Good Morning America that he will appear in next year's sequel. 2 days 15 hours ago via brucelee
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William Shatner Says He's Been Contacted By J.J. Abrams For Appearance In 'Star Trek 3'

fb.indiewire.com – The rebooted "Star Trek" franchise has been an interesting one. Having to navigate the occasionally opposing purposes of creating something fresh for a contemporary audience while pleasing the diehard 'Trek' fanbase has been tricky. 2009's "Star Trek" seemed to get the balance right, even if cramming Leonard Nimoy in the story was an unnecessary bit of fan service. 2 days 15 hours ago via donnieyen
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Robert Downey Jr. talks hard-hitting court drama The Judge

feedproxy.google.com – In issue 225 of Total Film magazine, Robert Downey Jr. tells us about swapping his Iron Man suit for a tailored two-piece in prestige drama The Judge. Inside the issue - which is available for just £1.99 on your iPad - Downey Jr. reveals that the hard-hitting film is a dream project for him. 2 days 15 hours ago via jackiechan
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Walmart Faults Tracy Morgan for Not Wearing Seatbelt During Car Accident (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – After being blamed for a fatigued driver on the road, Walmart also tells a judge that it won't "admit or deny" allegations without confidentiality 2 days 15 hours ago via brucelee
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New BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DOJ Set Pics Seem To Confirm Anti-Superman Movement

comicbookmovie.com – "Super Death"? Swastikas? Protests in Metropolis (#Detroit) against Superman! #BatmanvSuperman @D3T0N8R Let's go see! pic.twitter.com/eTcv2M54Ja — Tim Reinman (@treinman) September 29, 2014 Twitter user Tim Reinman has managed to snap the above pics from the Detroit set of Zack Snyder's Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice. As you can see, we have a bunch of protesters carrying the likes of swastikas, signs saying "Super-Death", and alien masks on sticks. 2 days 16 hours ago via donnieyen
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Kevin Smith Secures ‘Clerks III’ Financing Thanks to ‘Tusk’

thewrap.com – Kevin Smith has been talking about making “Clerks III” for years, but it sounds like his script may finally become a sequel, thanks to the box office bomb “Tusk.” “‘Tusk’ was the absolute bridge to ‘Clerks III,'” Smith said during Friday's “Hollywood Babble-On,” his weekly live podcast. “Because of ‘Tusk’ I got my financing for ‘Clerks III.'” 2 days 16 hours ago via theothersenhman
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