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“She-Hulk”: A Strong Casting Opportunity for Marvel [OPINION]

Marvel has a chance to make a strong social statement when it comes to casting the live-action adaptation of the title character She-Hulk. They could easily CG the actor who ends up playing Jen Walters, the cousin of Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo), but they should seriously consider casting a female bodybuilder as her alter-ego. The […]

Zack Snyder is Ramping Up Casting on "Army of the Dead" for Netflix

Zack Snyder is Ramping Up Casting on “Army of the Dead” for Netflix

Zack Snyder is getting back behind the camera for his first feature film since 2017’s Justice League, and he’s looking for a few good zombies to fill out the ranks of his Army of the Dead. The movie will be shooting in Atlantic City this September, but takes place in zombie-infested Las Vegas. Army of […]

We Got One! Signourney Weaver Returns as "Ghostbusters" Dana Barrett

We Got One! Sigourney Weaver Returns as “Ghostbusters” Dana Barrett

As if we weren’t already excited for the upcoming Ghostbusters sequel from Jason Reitman, now we’re entirely on board. In a recent interview with Parade, Sigourney Weaver dropped word that she is in fact going to reprise her role from the original two films as Dana Barrett. When asked if she was looking forward to […]

"Dune" Casting, Feyd Harkonnen Spotted on IMDb, Vanishes

“Dune” Casting of Feyd Harkonnen Spotted on IMDb, then Vanishes

As the cast continues to fill out for the 2020 reboot of Frank Herbert’s Dune, one of the sharp-eyed readers of DuneFan2020 twitter account noticed that none other than Ready Player One star Tye Sherian had appeared credited to play the part of Feyd Rautha Harkonnen. Fans of the 1984 David Lynch version of the […]


Scarlett Johansson in 2018

Scarlett Johansson Leaves ‘Rub and Tug’, Offers Statement on Casting Controversy

Scarlett Johansson has reportedly left the film Rub and Tug after yet another casting controversy, this time regarding her being cast in the role of a trans man. Perhaps you’ll recall the accusations of whitewashing surrounding the actress’s casting in Ghost in the Shell (even thought the character was, you know, a robot), which were repeated but […]

Outlander: STARZ Celebrates Year Of The Dog With Photo of Rollo

Hit STARZ original series Outlander knows what their fans are waiting for during Droughtlander (one of the worst yet, btw).  Last year at the end of season 3 we left Jamie (Sam Heughan) and Claire (Caitriona Balfe) on the shores of America, after surviving a hellish storm and shipwreck. Despite a less-than-ideal season, knowing what’s (theoretically) to come […]

Matt Smith

Matt Smith Goes from Playing Prince Philip to Charles Manson

Former Doctor Who star Matt Smith, who is no stranger to playing ‘Psycho’, is stepping into the role of Charles Manson for Mary Harron‘s Charlie Says film. Charlie Says will follow three young women who, after being sentenced to death for their role in the Manson murders, were spared their punishment and instead given a life sentence. Graduate student Karlene Faith […]

Teyonah Parris

‘Survivor’s Remorse’ Star Teyonah Parris Joins CBS Drama Pilot ‘Murder’

CBS is now one step closer to solving a murder — well, more specifically, closer to solving their Murder — with Survivor’s Remorse star Teyonah Parris cast as the female lead in The Eye Network’s new drama pilot. Produced by Dan Lin (It, The LEGO Movie) and written by Lethal Weapon‘s Amanda Green, the series is […]

Too Old To Die Young: Amazon Taps Billy Baldwin For New Crime Series

Writer/director Nicolas Winding Refn (Neon Demon, Drive) took to Instagram to announce actor Billy Baldwin (Backdraft, Dirt Sexy Money) has joined the cast of the upcoming Amazon original crime drama series, Too Old to Die Young. Written by series director Refn and Ed Brubaker (Captain America: Winter Soldier, Westworld), Baldwin will star alongside Miles Teller (Whiplash, Thank […]

Pet Sematary Climbs Out Of The Grave At Paramount

Stephen King continues to have a bumper year, with no less than four films based on his stories coming out in 2017 alone. Now Variety is reporting that another property is being queued up over at Paramount to come back out of the grave for another go-around: Pet Sematary. The directing duo of Dennis Widmyer and […]

Thor

Director Taika Waititi Says ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Is His ‘Thor 1’

When Taika Waititi decided to take on the challenge of directing the third Thor movie, he knew he needed to approach it in a different way. Thus far, the two previous Thor movies haven’t been particularly great films on their own and have mostly gotten by on the charisma of their lead actors and actresses. […]

The Lion King: Alfre Woodard As Sarabi And John Kani As Rafiki

We got two pieces of casting information for the remake of The Lion King today. The Jon Favreau directed remake made it debut at D23 late last month. The footage, which was exclusive to the con, was a remake of the Circle of Life scene from the beginning of the original movie. This movie is […]

Disney’s Aladdin Remake Casts Marwan Kenzari As Jafar

Entertainment Weekly has reported that Guy Ritchie’s Aladdin remake has found their Jafar. Marwan Kenzari is confirmed to be in talks to take on the role of Jafar. Kenzari has recently been seen in Ben-Hur and The Mummy, and in the upcoming Kenneth Branagh adaptation of Murder on the Orient Express. Entertainment Weekly is also […]

An Interview With Doctor Who’s 13th Doctor, Jodie Whittaker

BBC America has thrown the Whovian fandom into a frenzy, with the casting reveal of their 13th actor to play Doctor Who’s titular role of The Doctor – Jodie Whittaker, who was most recently one of the leads in BBC’s Broadchurch. Whittaker said: I’m beyond excited to begin this epic journey – with Chris and with […]

The Bumblebee Spinoff Transformers Film Casts Lead

Everyone’s favorite yellow camaro Transformer Bumblebee is getting his own movie.  This is old news for the most part, but after the release of the 5th film in the Michael Bay Transformers franchise, the project gaining some momentum. Despite not hitting the box office numbers of the previous Transformers films, Transformers: The Last Knight did hit slightly higher […]



RUMOR: ‘X-Men: Dark Phoenix’ Adds Nuke From ‘Jessica Jones’ To Its Cast

There are rumors that X-Men: Dark Phoenix could start shooting as early as next month and there have been virtually no casting announcements. That doesn’t bode well for a movie that is due out next November and we don’t know anything about it. We can expect some confirmations in the next couple of weeks but, […]

Mickey Summer Joins The Cast Of TNT’s ‘Snowpiercer’

The Snowpiercer show at TNT got another cast member. Mickey Summer, who is probably best known for her role in Frances Ha, will be joining the production according to Deadline. She will be joining already announced cast members Jennifer Connelly and Daveed Diggs in the pilot that will be directed by Scott Derrickson. Sumner will […]