Cast Added, Science Fiction
11:37 AM 9/16/2014 by Jeff Giles
No one was quite sure what to think when Legendary announced it was working on a King Kong origin picture before it had much of anyone attached to actually make the movie happen, but Skull Island seems to be coming together quickly: the studio has lined up a director (Jordan Vogt-Roberts, The Kings of Summer), a screenwriter (Godzilla vet Max Borenstein), and now a star for its cast.
3:54 PM 7/17/2014 by Jeff Giles
For a film that initially looked to be something of a sausage fest, Star Wars: Episode VII is shaping up to be a rather distaff-friendly slice of sci-fi. In the latest of several recent casting announcements, British actress Christina Chong has been added to the mix. Chong joins a growing list of new faces in the upcoming sequel, including Daisy Ridley, Lupita Nyong'o, Gwendoline Christie, and Crystal Clarke; her recent credits include an appearance in the Fox miniseries 24:
1:22 PM 5/30/2014 by Jeff Giles
Marvel chief Kevin Feige hinted last month that the studio had already picked an actor to play intergalactic bad guy Thanos, but said they weren't ready to make an announcement just yet. Well, ready or not, here comes Latino Review with the scoop: If the site's sources are on the money, Josh Brolin is Marvel's man.
10:26 AM 4/29/2014 by Jeff Giles
Who needs to wait for May the 4th when you can just go ahead and surprise everybody with an announcement on April 29? Following months of rumors and ever-more-deafening buzz, Disney has revealed the main cast for Star Wars: Episode VII -- and just like studio chief Bob Iger promised, it does indeed include a mix of new and familiar faces.
1:11 PM 4/7/2014 by Jeff Giles
Chewbacca's back! Confirming one of the most widely reported rumors surrounding the upcoming Star Wars sequel, the Hollywood Reporter's sources say that Peter Mayhew will return to reprise his role as everyone's favorite Wookiee for one more trip to long, long ago in a galaxy far, far away.
11:25 AM 4/1/2014 by Binh Ngo
South Korean actor Byung-hun Lee, and Mad Men's Michael Gladis and Sandrine Holt are the latest to board Terminator: Genesis. The movie is shooting this month in New Orleans. Lee is best known in the States as Storm Shadow in the G.I. Joe movies, and his role in Genesis is under wraps, but people are already speculating that he may play the Terminator sent out by Skynet to stop our heroes.
8:50 PM 3/28/2014 by Binh Ngo
The Hunger Games' Dayo Okeniyi has landed the final major role in Terminator: Genesis, Deadline has learned. He beats out John Boyega and will play Miles Dyson's son, Danny. Okeniyi will join a cast that includes Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emilia Clarke, Jason Clarke, and Jai Courtney.
variety.com – “Evil Dead” star Lou Taylor Pucci and Nadia Hilker will star in sci-fi horror film “Spring,” with shooting starting later this month in Italy. XYZ Films has picked up all worldwide sales rights and will sell “Spring” at the American Film Market. Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead, creators of “Resolution,” are directing from Benson’s script.... 2 years 34 weeks ago via donnieyen