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The Download: Ice Bucket Challenge, Weaver Passed on 'The ExpandaBelles,' and Yates Directing 'Fantastic Beasts'

8:19 PM 8/24/2014 by Binh Ngo
Sin City
The Ice Bucket Challenge comes to The Download! Sadly, none of us took the challenge. We talk about that and more on this week's edition.

What's Popping: 'Fantastic Beasts,' 'ExpendaBelles,' 'Black Panther,' 'Ant-Man,' 'Yoga Hosers'

11:55 AM 8/23/2014 by Binh Ngo
Tusk
Having directed the final four Harry Potter movies, David Yates is heading back to that world and will direct the first installment of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

Sigourney Weaver Won't Be in 'The Expendabelles'

6:39 PM 8/20/2014 by Binh Ngo
Sigourney Weaver
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.

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Posted August 20th, 2014 by Binh Ngo

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Sigourney Weaver Passes On The Female Expendables Spin-Off

cinemablend.com – We've been hearing rumors of an all-female version of The Expendables - nicknamed The Expendabelles - going back to 2012, and while names like Linda Hamilton, Milla Jovovich, and more have come up in wishlists and conversations, there is one actress in particular whom many would call the queen of female action stars. 5 years 47 weeks ago via brucelee

What's Popping: 'Ghostbusters' Reboot, 'Batman v Superman,' 'Legend of Conan,' 'Venom,' and 'The ExpendaBelles'

11:08 AM 8/9/2014 by Binh Ngo
Black Cat
Dan Aykroyd continues to hold out hope for Ghostbusters 3, but there's word now that Sony may have given up on the movie and will instead go with a reboot. The studio is reportedly courting Paul Feig to direct and produce this redo.

Sigourney Weaver to Lead Stallone's 'ExpendaBelles'?

4:07 AM 8/5/2014 by Jeff Giles
Aliens
With Expendables 3 right around the corner, and reportedly bringing Sylvester Stallone's all-star middle-aged action franchise to an end (none too soon, according to critics), thoughts are turning to Stallone's plans for a female-led spinoff, the somewhat insultingly titled ExpendaBelles. According to producer Avi Lerner, it'll happen sooner than later.
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Producer Avi Lerner Provides Update on Female EXPENDABLES Movie, THE EXPENDABELLES; Plan to Begin Filming Early Next Year

collider.com – I want a good female Expendables movie. If The Expendables movies are built on nothing but fan-casting (and let's be honest: they are), then there's no reason it can't be done with the many women who have excelled in action films. However, context is incredibly important, and the plot for Robert Luketic's planned "The Expendabelles", might be disturbingly insulting. 5 years 49 weeks ago via donnieyen

Robert Luketic Directing 'The ExpendaBelles'

8:52 PM 2/6/2014 by Binh Ngo
Robert Luketic
The ExpendaBelles, the female-themed Expendables spinoff, will be directed by Legally Blonde's Robert Luketic, according to Deadline. Milla Jovovich, Cameron Diaz, and Meryl Streep are rumored to headline the movie.
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Female Expendables Plot Revealed

ign.com – The female take on The Expendables -- called The ExpendaBelles, of course -- now has a director: Robert Luketic. Luketic’s most recent credit is Paranoia, which starred Liam Hemsworth, Gary Oldman, and Harrison Ford. He’s also made films like Legally Blonde and Monster-in-Law, and in fact Deadline reports that the ExpendaBelles script is from Legally Blonde writers Kirsten Smith and Karen McCullah. 6 years 22 weeks ago via brucelee
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