What's Popping News

Weekly recaps of the top movie scoops of the week.

What's Popping: 'Doctor Strange,' Amazing Spider-Man 3,' 'Ant-Man,' 'Shazam,' and 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

9:13 PM 7/25/2014 by Binh Ngo
Fifty Shades of Grey
Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Hardy were once rumored to be in the running to play the lead role in Marvel's Doctor Strange, but now, all signs seem to be pointing at Joaquin Phoenix.

What's Popping: Universal's Monster Cinematic Universe, 'Star Wars,' 'Fantastic Four,' 'Lethal Weapon' Reboot, 'Power Rangers'

8:20 PM 7/18/2014 by Binh Ngo
Universal
Alex Kurtzman and Chris Morgan are leading the charge to revive Universal's classic movie monsters. Instead of stand-alones, these movies will have interconnecting narratives ala Marvel's superhero movies.

The Download: 'Episode VII' to Take a Two-Week Break, Live-Action 'Dumbo,' and 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' Trailer

10:28 AM 7/13/2014 by Binh Ngo
Exodus: Gods and Kings
In this edition of The Download, we talk about Star Wars: Episode VII taking a two-week break, Disney's live-action take on Dumbo, and the new released trailer for Ridley Scott's Exodus: Gods and Kings.

What's Popping: 'Dumbo,' Star Trek 3,' 'David,' 'Episode VII,' 'Tusk' Spinoff

12:13 PM 7/12/2014 by Binh Ngo
Dumbo
Dumbo is the latest Disney animated classic to get the live-action treatment, and writing the script will be Transfromers writer Ehren Kruger.

What's Popping: 'G.I. Joe 3,' 'Chucky 7,' 'The Expendables 4,' 'Nerveracker,' and 'Trollhunter'

6:32 PM 7/6/2014 by Binh Ngo
G.I. Joe
While G.I. Joe 3 is sorting out who will direct the movie, Lethal Weapon 4's Jonathan Lemkin has been hired to take a look at the script. Production is planned for early 2015.

What's Popping: 'Star Wars: Episode VII,' 'Pirates 5,' 'Pacific Rim 2,' 'SWATH 2,' 'Predator'

5:00 PM 6/27/2014 by Binh Ngo
Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford's leg injury on the set of Star Wars: Episode VII may potentially delay the film's release, but Disney is keeping the date no matter what. If Ford dies, he dies.

What's Popping: Star Wars, Hulk, Harrison Ford, 'Paddington'

7:15 PM 6/20/2014 by Binh Ngo
Star Wars
According to reports, Rian Johnson has been tapped to write and direct Star Wars: Episode VIII and possibly Episode IX as well. Talk about a career boost!

What's Popping: WB's DC Plans, Harrison Ford Injured, Sigourney Weaver Avatar Details, Jason Momoa is Aquaman?

11:05 AM 6/14/2014 by Binh Ngo
Justice League
According to a revitalized Nikki Finke, Warner Bros. is going to announce their DC plans at this year's Comic-Con. Describing that plan as ambitious would be an understatement. If true, that is.

What's Popping: Star Wars, 'Dr. Strange,' 'Jupiter Ascending,' 'Ghostbusters,' 'Alien 5'

7:14 PM 6/6/2014 by Binh Ngo
Alien
Lupita Nyong'o and Gwendoline Christie are heading to a galaxy far, far away as the newest members of the Star Wars: Episode VII cast. Also, Josh Trank has been tapped to direct one of the Star Wars spin-offs.

What's Popping: 'X-Men: Apocalypse,' 'Independence Day 2,' 'Stargate,' 'Cliffhanger,' Thanos

10:40 AM 6/1/2014 by Binh Ngo
X-Men: Days of Future Past
Simon Kinberg has confirmed that X-Men: Apocalypse, which will be in theaters on May 27, 2016, will focus primarily on the First Class cast, but some of the original cast will be involved too.
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