Daniel Bruhl Role Revealed? Is he Playing Baron Zemo in ‘Civil War’

- 01-27-15Comics, Film Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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Captain America: Civil War! Now that I have your attention, let’s talk about one of the rumors about the first film in the next phase of Marvel‘s big screen development. We know that Daniel Bruhl was cast last year in Civil War, but the role he was cast to play was not revealed. On film, Bruhl has faced off against Thor actor Chris Hemsworth in Rush and future Doctor Strange Benedict Cumberbatch in The Fifth Estate, but given that Bruhl is of German birth that seemed rather telling, but not necessarily conclusive. Now, a leak from a casting website seems to have answered the question for us, and it now appears that Bruhl will play Captain America’s second biggest adversary, Baron Zemo, in the forthcoming Civil War. (more…)

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Opening Scene Deets!

- 01-27-15Comics, Film Posted by James Iniguez

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Captain America, Thor, The Black Widow, Iron Man, The Hulk, and that guy with the arrows – together they are Earth’s Mightiest Heroes! Their combined forces have managed to keep a lid on plot details for their sophomore blockbuster attempt where they face the Ultron and the Olsen Twins (no, the other ones). However the Agents of N.E.R.D. B.A.S.T.A.R.D.S have managed to secure new details that could change everything we know about this clandestine sequel. My fellow nerds, many Bothans died for this information… (more…)

Now The Go-Bots – THE GO-BOTS – Are Getting a Movie?

- 01-27-15Cartoons, Film, TV Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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I know we say this all the time, but Hollywood’s lack of originality has seemed to have reached a new low. How, you may ask. By not just trying to get a new movie project going based on a toy, but by trying to get a new movie going based on a toy ripped off an other toy. You may remember the Go-Bots, and the epic battle between the sainted Guardians lead by the appropriately named Leader-1, and the evil Renegades whose boss, Cy-Kill was a robot that – yes – turned into a motorcycle. Then again, you may be too young to remember the 80s, the last time anyone mentioned the term “Go-Bot” without any sense of irony. But remember them or not, the Go-Bots may be soon back on the pop culture radar. (more…)

Ryan Reynolds Says ‘Deadpool’ Is Going To Be The Movie The Fans Wanted

- 01-26-15Comics, Film Posted by Derek Robertson

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Ryan Reynolds is at Sundance Film Festival bracing the cold and talking about the voices in his head, the ones coming from his pets and also how he intends to break the fourth wall all in a days work (it all sounds rather schizophrenic, but we’re referring to his new movie The Voices).

Following a couple of Box Office duds (Green Lantern, RIPD), the voices must be offering up a semblance of good advice since the next batch of films he has coming up – including the one he is at Sundance promoting Mississippi Grind – have been receiving mostly good reviews, and look set to make up for lost ground. On top of that, Reynolds starts filming the long awaited (eleven years to be precise), and very much anticipated spin-off/sequel to the dreadful Wolverine: Origins. So, hearing what Reynolds has to say regarding Deadpool‘s solo outing certainly offers up some reassurances for the fans. (more…)

Rumor Time: Who Wants A Han Solo And Boba Fett Spinoff Film?

- 01-26-15Film Posted by Aspry Jones

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Let’s say you’re a mega-studio that owns everything and run by a high-pitched, talking rodent. You just wrapped on a movie than expands the universe of an iconic trilogy, paving the way for new blood to take the reigns and star in future related films. What do you do? Do you accept the fact that your original cast is aging and it’s time for said new blood to run like wild horses? Or do you refuse to let go of the older characters and rehash them into a prequel type spinoff of the aforementioned iconic trilogy? I know what I would do, but I’m not a falsetto rat, and I barely own the clothes on my back. So let’s talk instead about what he might be doing. (more…)

Whedon? Gunn? The Russos? Come On, Who’s Directing ‘Infinity Woarrr?!”

- 01-26-15Film Posted by Aspry Jones

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Who will direct the two-part conclusion to our live-action saga starring Earth’s Mightiest Heroes? Last I heard, ‘Winter Soldier’s’ the Russo Brothers were at least helming part 1 of ‘Avengers: Infinity War.’ Suddenly, that doesn’t seem to be the case, as there are new questions about Joss Whedon returning. Questions so tough that he had to cross legs with Empire Magazine for a little chit chat about this and that, and oh yeah…dude, are you directing these movies or what? We’ll see exactly what he said after the jump, but from the cheap seats, it kinda reminds me of that time when Peter Jackson said he was tired of Middle Earth. Yeah, you see where I’m going with this. (more…)

Which Characters May Feature In Guillermo Del Toro’s ‘Justice League Dark’

- 01-26-15Comics, Film Posted by Derek Robertson

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With Warner Bros. set on quickly expanding their DC Cinematic Universe, it comes as no surprise that more news is starting to surface regarding the future of Guillermo del Toro‘s movie adaptation of Justice League Dark. Having managed to juggle his fantastically busy schedule; writing and handing in a finished screenplay to the suits at Warner just before Christmas, this is by no means a transient money-grabber for the ever-proverbial workaholic. Guillermo has been working on the project alongside the studio for many years now, and it seems that both parties want to knock things into gear–or at least kick-start the creative engine. With no solidified release date in sight yet, we have news on potential characters who could be set to feature in the dark superhero franchise. (more…)

Emma Watson Cast As Belle In Live Action ‘Beauty And The Beast’

- 01-26-15Film Posted by Mark Poynter

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While many thought Emma Watson would be Disney‘s Live Action Cinderella back in 2013, it turns out that it just wasn’t meant to be. Fans hopes of seeing Watson as a Disney Princess seemed lost, but now those hopes will pay off as Watson takes the role of another Live Action Disney Princess Belle, when production starts on the Live Action Beauty and the Beast. (more…)

Warners Plotting ‘Jetsons’ Return with Animated Movie

- 01-26-15Film, TV Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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Hollywood studios have tried twice to turn The Flintstones into live-action, big screen franchise, famously employing over 30 screenwriters to try and make 1994’s John Goodman-starring film happen to middling box office results and a terrible critical reception. But why double, or even triple down on the modern stone age family when you can adapt the post-modern space age family? As further tribute to Hollywood’s ideas deficit, The Jetsons are now set to get their big screen bow in an animated feature now in development at the studio. How serious is the proposition? The studio has a screenwriter in place although no further information is known about it right this minute. So I guess you can say it’s pretty serious. (more…)

Luke Evans Ditches ‘The Crow’ Reboot To Pursue Other Projects

- 01-26-15Comics, Film Posted by Mark Poynter

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This sort of thing happens all the time in Hollywood, people slip in and out of productions, much like the normal person changes underwear or socks, but Relativity Studios might need to seek out the services of an Exorcist, because first they lost a director (F. Javier Gutiérrez), who was later replaced by Corin Hardy. Now they’ve lost their Crow star Luke Evans. (more…)