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Daniel H. Wilson has an update on Steven Spielberg's Robopocalypse Steven Spielberg is well-known for taking a lot of time with many of his projects and ROBOPOCALYPSE is clearly no exception. We have been hearing about the movie, anxiously waiting for it to come to fruition for years. The adaptation of the Daniel H. Wilson sci-fi novel at one point had Chris Hemsworth set to star with Anne Hathaway and Ben Whishaw. Drew Goddard was even writing the screenplay until spring of 2013 when... Read More...

Meet The Man Who'll Play Marvel's BLACK PANTHER, Chadwick Boseman Marvel's surprise announcement that Chadwick Boseman would be playing T'Challa on the big screen seemed to come out of nowhere, but for those that keep up to date with the CBM rumor mill, it won't have been the first time they heard his name mentioned in connection with the role. Credit where it's due, Latino Review were the first to report on Marvel's interest in casting Boseman as Black Panther all the way back in May of last year when they claimed the actor was at the top of a "very short" shortlist.

Why The World Needs ‘Captain Marvel’ Right Now Marvel Smack in the middle of yesterday’s massive Marvel announcement — so many movies! like, more movies than we expected to be getting! — came the news that the comic book behemoth is finally bringing one of their beloved superheroines to the big screen in her very own movie. Both Marvel and DC have long been the subject of speculation and derision over their lack of diversity in their features, and that seems to be changing in a big way.

Phil Lord & Chris Miller at Least Return to Script 'The LEGO Movie 2' Though directing duo Phil Lord & Chris Miller won't be returning to direct The LEGO Movie 2, they were previously confirmed to produce the film that will be helmed by the first film's behind the scenes co-director Chris McKay. Now Deadline has word that Lord & Miller will be a little more involved with the sequel because Warner Bros. has also signed them on to write the film. That's the best way to ensure the brilliant creativity and originality that made the first film so great is still around in the sequel.

Which Female Filmmaker Should Direct ‘Wonder Woman'? (Poll) Multiple reports surfaced Friday that Warner Bros. was angling for a female filmmaker to direct Gal Gadot in “Wonder Woman,” which is slated for 2017. The obvious choice might be Kathryn Bigelow (“Zero Dark Thirty”), as she's the only woman to ever win a directing Oscar, but she's far from the only qualified candidate. See photos: 19 Best and Worst Superheroes to Hit TV: What's Flown?

Which Female Filmmaker Should Direct ‘Wonder Woman'? (Poll) Multiple reports surfaced Friday that Warner Bros. was angling for a female filmmaker to direct Gal Gadot in “Wonder Woman,” which is slated for 2017. The obvious choice might be Kathryn Bigelow (“Zero Dark Thirty”), as she's the only woman to ever win a directing Oscar, but she's far from the only qualified candidate. See photos: 19 Best and Worst Superheroes to Hit TV: What's Flown?

‘The Mummy’ Reboot Plot Details Revealed? Seeing as shared universes are all the rage these days, Universal is preparing one of their own starring the studio’s classic movie monsters – Dracula, Frankenstein, The Mummy, The Invisible Man, and so on.

Warner Bros. Wants Female Director for 'Wonder Woman,' But Who? In a report looking at the upcoming onslaught of superhero movies arriving from now through the year 2020, THR noted that Warner Bros. Pictures and DC Entertainment are keen to get a female director behind the camera for their big screen take on Wonder Woman. The studio already has Gal Gadot in the lead role, and with the film set for release June 23, 2017, they're on the hunt for a filmmaker to bring the heroine to life. Well, Forbes seems to have a line on the shortlist the studio is looking at, though they caution that other names could easily be in the running.

Quicksilver Rumoured For X-Men: Apocalypse He should be dashing back on our screensAs production creeps closer, more and more is being confirmed about the next X-Men instalment, Apocalypse. Bryan Singer, working again alongside Simon Kinberg, is finessing the script ready for an early 2015 shoot.

Billy Bob Thornton Says 'Bad Santa 2' Won't Be as Good as the First We've been hearing about Bad Santa 2 intermittently from Billy Bob Thornton over the past couples years. The original film is now 11 years old, which means more time has passed than the time it took for Adam McKay and Will Ferrell to get Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues off the ground. Many fans have probably just assumed the project is dead and would never become a reality, but it sounds like the film is just stuck in the Hollywood development machine.

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