What's Popping News
Weekly recaps of the top movie scoops of the week.
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
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
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.
12:13 PM 7/12/2014 by Binh Ngo
Dumbo is the latest Disney animated classic to get the live-action treatment, and writing the script will be Transfromers writer Ehren Kruger.
6:32 PM 7/6/2014 by Binh Ngo
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.
5:00 PM 6/27/2014 by Binh Ngo
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.
7:15 PM 6/20/2014 by Binh Ngo
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
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.
7:14 PM 6/6/2014 by Binh Ngo
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.
10:40 AM 6/1/2014 by Binh Ngo
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.
What's Popping: 'Star Wars' Spin-Off, 'Ant-Man,' 'Spider-Man,' 'Batman v Superman,' 'Fantastic Beasts'
7:26 PM 5/23/2014 by Binh Ngo
The plan has always been for Gareth Edwards to direct another movie after Godzilla and then come back for the sequel, but who knew that movie will be the Star Wars spin-off that will hit theaters in 2016?