Category: Movie News

Disney to Release Pro-Shot Version of ‘Hamilton: The Musical’

A few years ago, Lin-Manuel Miranda revealed that his critically acclaimed broadway musical Hamilton would not only be getting a film version, but that a professionally shot version of the musical was also in the works and would be released at some point. Today, it was revealed that the pro-shot version of the musical was ...

Adam Sandler & Netflix Extend Partnership, Four More Films in the Works

Adam Sandler’s lucrative partnership with Netflix will continue, as the streamer announced that it has officially extended the agreement to include four more films. The announcement only revealed one new film as part of the extended partnership: an animated feature which the Sandman will write, produce, and star in. No further details were revealed at ...

‘Birds of Prey’ Has Screened: Here are the First Reactions

Next month, Harley Quinn makes her triumphant (and insane) return to the big screen with Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn). The eighth film in the DC Extended Universe, and a spin-off of the 2016 film Suicide Squad, the film marks the cinematic debut for several prominent DC Comics characters, ...

Jason Statham to Team with Kevin Hart for Comedy Film ‘The Man From Toronto’

Jason Statham and Kevin Hart are currently in talks to star in the upcoming Sony Pictures action-comedy The Man From Toronto. Patrick Hughes, the director of The Hitman’s Bodyguard and The Expendables 3 will direct the film.  Robbie Fox and Jason Blumenthal will be penning the script. Todd Black, Blumenthal, and Steve Tisch will be producing with ...

Priyanka Chopra in Talks to Star in ‘Matrix 4’

The highly anticipated fourth Matrix film is adding another huge name to its ensemble cast. Priyanka Chopra is in final neogtiations to star in WB’s Matrix 4. She will join returning cast members Keanu Reeves, who plays Neo, Carrie-Anne Moss, who plays Trinity, and Jada Pinkett Smith, who plays Niobe. Newcomers to the franchise include ...

Filming Begins on Matt Reeves’ ‘The Batman,’ Full Cast & Crew Unveiled

Filming has officially kicked off on Warner Bros’ highly anticipated superhero film, The Batman. Directed by Matt Reeves, the film will star Robert Pattinson (The Lighthouse, Tenet) as the caped crusader. In addition to Pattinson, the film boasts an ensemble cast c-starring as some of Batman’s most famous supporting characters, and infamous villains. These include ...

Disney Developing Live-Action ‘Bambi’ Remake with ‘Captain Marvel’, ‘Chaos Walking’ Writers

For their next attempt at transforming animated classics into live-action films, Disney will be setting its sights on Bambi. The studio has hired Geneva Robertson-Dworet (Captain Marvel, Tomb Raider) and Lindsey Beer (Sierra Burgess Is a Loser, Chaos Walking) to write the screenplay for the film. Depth of Field, the production banner behind the popular indie ...

Robert Zemeckis Boards Disney’s Live-Action ‘Pinocchio’ as Director, Co-Writer

Disney is full steam ahead with live action remakes of their animated classics, and another major director has boarded one of the many projects in development. Deadline is reporting that Robert Zemeckis, director of Back to the Future and Forrest Gump, has signed on to direct and co-write Disney’s Pinocchio. Zemeckis will partner with Chris ...

Denis Villeneuve Would Return to the ‘Blade Runner’ Franchise for an Original Story

In 2017, Warner Bros. and Sony unveiled a sequel to Ridley Scott’s 1982 classic, Blade Runner. While many fans were mixed on if a sequel could match the greatness of the original, director Denis Villeneuve managed to not only meet expectations, he exceeded them by a mile. What Villeneuve did on Blade Runner 2049 was ...

‘Captain Marvel 2’ In Development With ‘WandaVision’ Writer Megan McDonnell

Marvel Studios has been mostly quiet about the future of Captain Marvel in the MCU, but that has changed tonight. Captain Marvel 2 is officially in development, with WandaVision writer Megan McDonnell in final negotiations to write the script. A search is underway for a female director to helm the sequel. The new story will ...

James Mangold Re-Teams with Matt Damon to Adapt Don Winslow Novel ‘The Force’

Hot off four Oscar nominations for Ford v Ferrari, director James Mangold has lined up yet another new project. Mangold is teaming with Matt Damon once again for an adaptation of Don Winslow’s acclaimed novel The Force. Mangold has been developing the project with the intent to direct for 20th Century Studios. The original report, ...

Disney Officially Drops “Fox” Name, Rebrands 20th Century Studios, Searchlight Pictures

In an unsurprising move, Disney has officially wiped itself clean of the “Fox” name, rebranding the studios it purchased in its monumental acquisition of 21st Century’s Fox’s Film and TV assets. Variety is reporting that the house of mouse has changed 20th Century Fox film studio to 20th Century Studios, while Fox Searchlight Pictures will become ...