Category: Movie News

Bob Iger Names Bob Chapek as Next CEO of The Walt Disney Company

The Iger era of Disney is officially winding down. Today, Disney’s Board of Directors announced that Bob Chapek will be the next Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company, effective immediately. Mr. Chapek most recently served as Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. Iger, who has led Disney since 2005, will remain at ...

Jury Convicts Human Filth Harvey Weinstein of Rape, Criminal Sexual Act

A New York County jury has found former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein guilty on two of the five potential criminal charges he faced in his New York County trial. The verdict was announced on Monday after the jury spent five days deliberating on the decision. Weinstein has been convicted of criminal sexual assault in the first ...

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ Remake Adds Chris Evans as Dentist Orin Scrivello

Chris Evans is currently in negotiations to play a key character in Little Shop of Horrors, the film remake of the cult movie-turned-Broadway musical that’s being directed by Greg Berlanti. Warner Bros. is behind the project and has been courting actors since the early fall. Little Shop of Horrors follows Seymour, a resigned florist who works ...

2020 Canadian Screen Awards: The Complete List of Nominees

The nominees are in. Today, the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television announced its list of nominations for 141 different film, television and digital content categories. 2020 saw hit comedy TV series Schitt’s Creek leads the nominees with 26 nods overall, as it gears up for its series finale later this year. CBC’s Anne with an E takes ...

Disney Reportedly Working on Live-Action ‘Rapunzel’ Movie

According to The DisInsider, Disney is expected to focus its next live-action reimagining on a live-action Rapunzel movie. There’s no word yet on the project’s plot or casting, but Disney has plenty of other entries into the Tangled franchise: there’s the 2010 film Tangled, the Tangled Ever After short, the Disney Channel original Tangled Before ...

‘Aladdin’ Sequel in Development at Disney

After six months of discussions, Disney has finally decided to move forward with a sequel to the massive 2019 summer hit, Aladdin. Variety is reporting that the mouse house has tapped Power Rangers scribe John Gatins and Straight Outta Compton co-writer Andrea Berloff to pen the script. Insiders say that Disney was impressed by their ...

Rick Moranis Will Return for Disney Plus’ ‘Honey, I Shrunk the Kids’ Reboot

“Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in!” Your eyes do not deceive you, Rick Moranis is officially returning to the world of acting for Disney Plus’ Honey, I Shrunk the Kids reboot. The film, titled Shrunk, will star Josh Gad, and will be a new take on the classic story. ...

‘Loki’ Showrunner Michael Waldron to Rewrite ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’

Not far gone from the news that Sam Raimi would be taking over directing duties for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, a new writer has been announced for the film as well. THR is reporting that Michael Waldron, showrunner for the upcoming Disney+ series Loki, has been tapped to rewrite the screenplay for ...

‘Rogue One’ Director Gareth Edwards to Helm Sci-Fi Film at New Regency

Gareth Edwards is finally making his return to the big screen, as the Rogue One director has found his next project. According to Variety, New Regency is set to bankroll and produce a new untitled sci-fi film written and directed by Edwards. Kiri Hart, who also produced Rogue One: A Star Wars Story with Edwards, ...

‘Knives Out’ Sequel Officially in Development at Lionsgate

Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer announced on Thursday that a sequel to the critically acclaimed Knives Out is officially a go. The news comes as the film is currently nearing the $300 million mark at the worldwide box office. The film has also earned Rian Johnson an Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay. Johnson has been ...

Diego Luna No Longer Attached to ‘Scarface’ Remake

After two years of silence,  Diego Luna, the supposed star of Universal’s remake of Scarface, has confirmed that he’s no longer attached to star in the project. According to Collider, the actor took the opportunity to clear up any confusion while appearing at Sundance. It was here that Luna confirmed that he would not be ...

Sam Raimi in Talks to Direct ‘Doctor Strange: In the Multiverse of Madness’

THE PRODIGAL SON HAS RETURNED. It’s been over ten years since Sam Raimi has directed a Marvel movie. After helming two of the greatest superhero films of all time, Spider-Man and Spider-Man 2, his final entry in the trilogy, Spider-Man 3 was, as he called it, an unpleasant experience. Now, Raimi may make his anticipated ...