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Fantastic Four's Toby Kebbell in talks for villain role in Ben-Hur remake Apparently Toby Kebbell is the go-to actor right now for villain roles. Kebbell played Koba in DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, will appear as Doctor Doom in Josh Trank's THE FANTASTIC FOUR, and now Variety is reporting the actor is in early talks to play Messala in Timur Bekmambetov's BEN-HUR remake. If Toby Kebbell does join the film, he'll star alongside Boardwalk Empire's Jack... Read More...

Star Wars Writer Gary Whitta to Pen Mark Millar Adaptation Starlight Back in December, before the first issue even hit the stands, 20th Century Fox picked up the rights to Mark Millar and Goran Parlov's Starlight. The Hollywood Reporter brings word today that writer Gary Whitta has been hired to pen the script for the big screen adaptation. Whitta previously wrote the scripts for The Book of Eli as well as Telltale Games' The Walking Dead and is currently drafting the 2016 Star Wars spin-off for director Gareth Edwards.

IGN UK Podcast #246: Destiny, Deadpool and Duckhunt! You wait for ages and three come along at once. Yes, we've waited for what seems like an eternity and now Destiny is here, Krupa, Luke and Alex all decided to play at Hunters. Duh.

Back in mid-August, writer/director Roberto Orci announced that the first draft of Star Trek 3, which he is is overseeing with writers Patrick McKay and J.D. Payne, had been completed. Now, Zachary Quinto has come forward to reveal that the sci-fi franchise sequel will begin shooting sometime in the next six months, with a likely spring start date being planned.Zachary Quinto recently appeared on NBC's Today show, where he was asked about Star Trek 3. No big revelations were revealed, but he did say this:"I think it's on the horizon.

Machinima launches Justice League: Gods & Monsters animated series Just in case you thought that JUSTICE LEAGUE wasn’t getting enough attention due to the release of BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE, have no fear, an animated series to hold you over is here! The Zack Snyder directed JUSTICE LEAGUE is set for a release after BATMAN V SUPERMAN hits in 2016, a considerable amount of time to wait some might say. So perhaps in an effort to bring attention to the brand,... Read More...

Anthony Daniels will wear a new C-3PO suit in Star Wars: Episode VII There is going to be a lot of practical effects in JJ Abrams’ STAR WARS: EPISODE VII; a return to old with set pieces, puppets, and models. Like many of you, I was also wondering how some of our favorite STAR WARS characters would be brought to life in the upcoming series. Sure there will be performance capture via Andy Serkis‘studio The Imaginarium, but are we getting more heavily animated... Read More...

Things May Be Heating Up On Doctor Strange Movie We have an interesting report from Screen Daily about a release date for and shooting time for Marvel’s upcoming film Doctor Strange. The report says that Marvel is in negotiations to film the movie at Pinewood Studios in May 2015 with a planned release date of July 8, 2016. The film has a director in Scott Derrickson and Jon Spaihts is working on the latest version of the screenplay.

Ben Affleck on Batman’s Anger Issues in BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE Most of the Avengers know how to have some fun and the Guardians of the Galaxy certainly enjoy their fair share of messing around, but Batman’s a different story.

Obi-Wan Kenobi Spin-off Possibly in the Works; New STAR WARS: EPISODE VII Rumors Revealed While our attention is mainly on Star Wars: Episode VII (as it should be), we have to keep in mind that in addition to the sequels, we’re also getting spin-offs.  Personally, I wish these spin-offs would expand the universe with new characters and new worlds, but early rumors indicate that the focus will be on established characters such as Han Solo, Boba Fett, and Yoda.  Now another spin-off rumor has surfaced, and it claims that an Obi-Wan Kenobi will have his own movie.  “For the spin-off movies they were initially going to stay away from any Jedi or Sith characters,” reports Making Star Wa

James Gunn Spills Details on a ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Deleted Scene Guardians of the Galaxy already involves more dancing to classic rock than all of the other Marvel movies combined. However, it seems there was yet another musical moment that wound up on the cutting room floor. Director James Gunn spilled the details on a Guardians of the Galaxy deleted scene showing a prison guard (played by Spencer Wilding) giving in to the awesomeness of ’70s Scottish band Pilot.

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