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Rampage Will Be ‘Emotional & Scary'; Includes Original Game’s Monsters Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson continues to work hard and expand his portfolio to encompass all manner of movies and TV shows – having most recently added the animated Disney musical Moana to his resume.

Simon McQuoid to "get over here" and direct Mortal Kombat reboot Man, I love me some MORTAL KOMBAT. Whenever I hear that awesome theme song, I get so pumped up I could punch a baby. The games are awesome too, with memorable fighters, heavy metal album cover aesthetic, a deep - if admittedly goofy and convoluted - mythology, and of course so much gruesome blood and gore it makes even Peter Jackson blush. The first MORTAL KOMBAT movie... Read More...

Warner Bros. Picks a Director for Its 'Mortal Kombat' Reboot Odds are good that a few of you read this headline and thought, “Wait, there’s a Mortal Kombat reboot in production?” It’s true! Despite mixed success as a feature film and a web-series, Warner Bros. has decided to once again chase that sweet video game industry money with a big screen remake of the popular video game franchise.

News Briefs: 'Gears of War' Video Game Heads to Big Screen Gears of War: An adaptation of the popular Gears of War video game series is heading to the big screen. Producers Scott Stuber (Ted) and Dylan Clark (Rise of the Planet of the Apes) are developing the project; the series began following the adventures of a soldier fighting an invading force and since branched off into different stories. The latest game, Gears of War 4, will be released on October 11. [Variety]   Guardians of the Galaxy: Our first look at Guardians of the Galaxy...Read MoreRead Comments

Ed Skrein Joins James Cameron's ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL According to the Hollywood Reporter, Deadpool actor Ed Skrein has signed on to play the villain in director Robert Rodriguez' Alita: Battle Angel. Skrein joins Rosa Salazar (Insurgent), Christoph Waltz (Spectre), and Jackie Earl Haley (Preacher). Rodriguez is adapting the Japanese manga with famed director James Cameron on board as producer through his Lightstorm Entertainment, along with his producing partner John Landau.Skrein will play the villain cyborg, Zapan, who wields a powerful weapon known as the Damascus blade.

2 New Actors Sign On For Death Wish Remake The Bruce Willis lead remake of the 1974 film Death Wish has added two more actors. Vincent D’Onofrio (Marvel’s Daredevil) and Dean Norris (Breaking Bad) have signed on to the new Eli Roth adaptation of the book by Brian Garfield. The story follows a man named Paul Kersey (Willis) whose world is destroyed by a violent crime against his wife and daughter. When the criminals are not brought to justice, Kersey takes to the streets to hunt them himself. Charles Bronson played Kersey the first time and in four sequels over twenty years.

2 New Actors Sign On For Death Wish Remake The Bruce Willis lead remake of the 1974 film Death Wish has added two more actors. Vincent D’Onofrio (Marvel’s Daredevil) and Dean Norris (Breaking Bad) have signed on to the new Eli Roth adaptation of the book by Brian Garfield. The story follows a man named Paul Kersey (Willis) whose world is destroyed by a violent crime against his wife and daughter. When the criminals are not brought to justice, Kersey takes to the streets to hunt them himself. Charles Bronson played Kersey the first time and in four sequels over twenty years.

James Wan Updates The Status Of The MORTAL KOMBAT Reboot At the Summer TCA Press Tour to promote his new Magyver reboot on CBS, James Wan also touched on the Mortal Kombat reboot  in addition to dishing on his Aquaman plans.  Said Wan, "It's still cooking away. With that particular project, that's a really cool property that I loved growing up as a kid.

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