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JAN
26
3 HRS

'Star Wars' Stand-alone Movie Hiring Oscar-Nominated Writer (Exclusive)

'Star Wars' Stand-alone Movie Hiring Oscar-Nominated Writer (Exclusive)

The Star Wars stand-alone movie that Gareth Edwards will direct has found a new writer.

Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that the latest scribe headed to a galaxy far, far away is Chris Weitz, whose credits include the 2002 film About A Boy and Disney's upcoming Cinderella

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JAN
26
7 HRS

Ryan Reynolds on Fox's 'Deadpool': "It's Happening The Right Way, And That's All That Matters"

Ryan Reynolds on Fox's 'Deadpool': "It's Happening The Right Way, And That's All That Matters"

To hear Ryan Reynolds tell it, Fox’s Deadpool movie 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.

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JAN
26
8 HRS

How Sophie Turner Found Out She Was Cast as 'X-Men's' Next Jean Grey

How Sophie Turner Found Out She Was Cast as  'X-Men's' Next Jean Grey

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.

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JAN
26
9 HRS

David Tennant to Play Villain in Marvel's 'Jessica Jones' for Netflix

David Tennant to Play Villain in Marvel's 'Jessica Jones' for Netflix

David Tennant is heading to the Marvel Universe.

The former Doctor Who has been tapped to co-star in Marvel's Netflix drama series Jessica Jones, Marvel.com announced Monday.

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JAN
26
11 HRS

'Gotham's' Cory Michael Smith Unlocks the Mystery of the Riddler

'Gotham's' Cory Michael Smith Unlocks the Mystery of the Riddler

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 the Gotham City villain the Riddler.

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JAN
25
1 day

Revisiting George Lucas' Forgotten Epic 'Willow'

Revisiting George Lucas' Forgotten Epic 'Willow'

Strange Magic, the animated movie released in theaters this weekend, is actually the second attempt by Star Wars creator 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?

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JAN
24
2 DAYS

Sundance: Eli Roth Unveils 'Knock Knock' Thriller

Sundance: Eli Roth Unveils 'Knock Knock' Thriller

Eli Roth made his first ever Sundance Film Festival appearance, kicking off the festival's midnight sidebar with the premiere of Knock Knock.

With the stars of the movie in attendance, including Keanu Reeves, Roth unveiled to buyers and movie watchers a film that he said "marks a turning point in my life."

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JAN
24
2 DAYS

Five Things Fans Can Expect From Marvel's New Comic Book Universe

Five Things Fans Can Expect From Marvel's New Comic Book Universe

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:

More Diversity

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JAN
23
3 DAYS

Sundance: 'The Witch' Director Makes Studio 8 Deal With Medieval Fantasy

Sundance: 'The Witch' Director Makes Studio 8 Deal With Medieval Fantasy

Robert Eggers is moving from the indie scene to the studio world pretty quickly.

Eggers is the director of The Witch, a period horror movie that has generated buzz at Sundance in advance of its premiere Tuesday.

But late Friday, the director closed a deal with Jeff Robinov’s fledgling outfit Studio 8 to write and direct an untitled medieval fantasy, THR has confirmed.

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JAN
23
3 DAYS

Sony Animation Production President to Step Down (Exclusive)

Sony Animation Production President to Step Down (Exclusive)

DreamWorks Animation isn’t the only animation house that is going through changes.

Michelle Raimo Kouyate, the production president of Sony Pictures Animation, is stepping down from her position and transitioning to a first-look producing deal with the studio.

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JAN
23
3 DAYS

'Walking Dead' Star to Headline Horror Film 'The Boy' (Exclusive)

'Walking Dead' Star to Headline Horror Film 'The Boy' (Exclusive)

Lauren Cohan, one of the key actors in The Walking Dead, is making the jump to features, signing on to star in The Boy, a horror thriller from Lakeshore Entertainment and Vertigo Entertainment.

William Brent Bell (The Devil Inside) is directing the project, which is eyeing a March start in British Columbia.

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JAN
23
3 DAYS

'Avengers: Age of Ultron's' Vision Finally Revealed Via Funko Toyline

'Avengers: Age of Ultron's' Vision Finally Revealed Via Funko Toyline

Ladies and gentlemen, meet the Vision.

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JAN
23
3 DAYS

Lego Announces New Scooby-Doo Toy Line, Animated Special

Lego Announces New Scooby-Doo Toy Line, Animated Special

Jinkies! After releasing sets based on Star Wars, Marvel and DC's superheroes and Ghostbusters (among many others), Lego has revealed its latest license acquisition, and it's one that will make the day of many who grew up watching Saturday morning cartoons: Lego Scooby-Doo.

Five sets featuring the Warner Bros. characters will be released this August, including Mummy Museum Mystery, The Haunted Lighthouse and The Mystery Mansion, with not only Scooby, Shaggy and the gang, but also monsters from the 50+ year history of the animated franchise.

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JAN
23
3 DAYS

Marvel Announces 'All-New, All-Different Avengers' for May

Marvel Announces 'All-New, All-Different Avengers' for May

Following the news that three of Marvel Entertainment's Avengers comic book series will be coming to an end in April — Avengers, New Avengers and Secret Avengers — the company has teased a new beginning for its biggest franchise with the announcement of All-New, All-Different Avengers as one of its two Free Comic Book Day offerings for the year.

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