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Javier Bardem’s Enthusiastic Response to Joining ‘Dune’

There is not a day that goes by where we don’t think about the upcoming film adaptation of Frank Herbert‘s seminal science fiction work Dune over at Legendary Pictures from visionary director Denis Villeneuve. With perhaps one of the most interesting assembled casts this side of Rian Johnson‘s Knives Out, each week brings a new face to […]

SHAI HULUD: Javier Bardem Joins ‘Dune’ as Fremen Leader Stilgar

It’s been an exciting week for casting news for Denis Villeneuve‘s upcoming Dune adaptation at Legendary Pictures, with Harkonnen, Atreides, and Fremen being named. Today, it’s news that Javier Bardem will be playing Fremen leader Stligar, who becomes one of the most trusted Arrakis persons in Paul Atreides/Muad Dib (Timothee Chalamet) Fedaykin circle. So far, Villeneuve’s Dune has a pretty impressive […]

Steven Spielberg, Javier Bardem Bring ‘Cortes’ to Life as Amazon Limited Series

The epic saga of legendary conqueror Hernan Cortes has found a home at Amazon Studios, with Oscar winner Javier Bardem (No Country for Old Men) set to lead the four-hour miniseries Cortes. Developed by three-time Oscar winner Steven Spielberg (Ready Player One) through Amblin Television, the project is created for series television by Oscar-winning Schindler’s List writer Steven […]

Bride of Frankenstein

Universal Delays Production Of The Bride Of Frankenstein

Universal Pictures’s Bride of Frankenstein reboot has been moved back into pre-production. Word is that director Bill Condon is continuing to work on the script and the studio has undated the film, which has been scheduled for February 14th, 2019. Production would’ve started in February 2018, but they want to hold off until they are happy […]



Jack Sparrow Is Finally A Funko Pop (Also SPOILERS, I think)

Hitting stores as we speak, Pirates of the Carribean 5: Dead Men Tell No Tales (hey I got that right without having to look it up!) has gotten the Funko treatment, and that includes everyone’s favorite Pirate Jack Sparrow, played by Johnny Depp. I honestly can’t believe that there is another one of these films coming, […]

This Day in Pop Culture History

On This Day In Pop Culture For March 1

Welcome to This Day in Pop Culture History, a daily look at important events, birthdays, and other oddities in pop culture! History is important, and we aim to educate here at Bleeding Cool, so without further ado, here are some things that have happened on March 1: 1872- Yellowstone Park is made the first National Park. […]


Javier Bardem Reportedly In Line To Play Frankenstein

The Universal Monster Cinematic Universe may get another well-known face for one of its well-known names. Variety reports Javier Bardem is being eyed to play (presumably) Frankenstein’s Monster in the Universal movie series. It is unclear if he will debut before the currently-in-development Bride of Frankenstein remake, but anything is possible as the studio creates […]

Russell Crowe In Talks To Become Jekyll And Hyde

While Russell Crowe once was known for a hair-trigger temper, he has mellowed somewhat over the years. But Universal may call some of his old anger into service as word comes that the studio is in early negotiations with the actor to join the Universal Monster universe as Jekyll and Hyde. According to The Hollywood […]

Sean Penn And Javier Bardem Face Off In The Gunman

Open Road Films has released the first trailer for The Gunman. The film adapts the Jean-Patrick Manchette novel The Prone Gunman and stars Sean Penn, Javier Bardem, Idris Elba, Ray Winstone and Jasmine Trinca. Penn plays Jim Terrier, a former international operative that is betrayed by his agency and must expose them before they take […]

Javier Bardem In Talks For Pirates Of The Caribean Villain

Javier Bardem is in early talks to play the villain in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. There was rumors that Christoph Waltz was going to play the villain, but now Bardem has the offer to play Captain Brand, a ghost seeking revenge against Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) for murdering his […]