Melissa McCarthy, who was already in talks for one of the leads, has signed on for the Paul Feig-directed reboot, and Sony is now negotiating with Kristen Wiig as well as Saturday Night Live players Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
There's something missing from the first teaser for Fox's reboot of Fantastic Four: anything that really makes it feel like a superhero movie. There are no costumes in the way we know them from Marvel Studios movies, and no tease of a climactic battle with some seemingly invincible bad guy — or, for that matter, scenes of the titular heroes in action at all.
Image Entertainment has picked up the North American rights to the horror thriller Dark Was The Night.
The film centers on an ancient evil that awakens in the trees outside a small town and sets its sights on the townspeople. Two local policemen (The Strain's Kevin Durand and Inception's Lukas Haas) are left to fend it off.
The first teaser trailer for Fox’s new Fantastic Four film has been released, giving audiences their first glimpse into Josh Trank’s reimagining of the classic Marvel Entertainment series — and for those who’ve been waiting for something that takes the sci-fi underpinnings of the comic book and pushes them to the forefront, it's a trailer worth the wait.
Two massive franchises apparently aren't enough for some actors.
Tyrese Gibson, known for roles in the Fast and Furious and Transformers films, has recently posted to Instagram a slew of images of himself dressed as Green Lantern. Gibson has posted 14 such pics, many of which are credited to artist Bosslogic.
To hear Ryan Reynolds tell it, Fox’s movie Deadpool has been a long time coming, but the wait has been worth it. “It’s been a long time, but it’s happening the right way, and that’s all that matters,” he said.
Apparently, getting a major role in one movie can ruin your chances in future auditions — or, at least, that’s the experience of Sophie Turner, who revealed that finding out she’ll play Jean Grey in X-Men: Apocalypse wrecked another role for her.
For Gotham’s Cory Michael Smith, reading a bunch of old Batman comics was “easily the smartest thing” he could have done while preparing to play the Fix show’s Edward Nigma, a character better known as Gotham City villain the Riddler.
Strange Magic, the animated movie released in theaters this weekend, is actually the second attempt by Star Wars auteur George Lucas to create his own fantasy franchise to accompany his successes in the science fiction and, thanks to Indiana Jones, pulp genres. So whatever happened to Willow?
As revealed earlier this week, Marvel Entertainment is ramping up for something big this summer. The Marvel Universe “as we know it” is to come to an end, and be replaced by … something. The patchwork “Battleworld” of the Secret Wars event will work as a stopgap, with something called “All-New Marvel” rumored to follow. But what can we expect from the next iteration of the Marvel Universe? Here are five suggestions: