Category Archives: Movie News

Martin Scorsese is Rumored to Produce a ‘Batman’ Spin-Off About the Joker

Batman Spin-Off Movie

It looks like DC Films and Warner Bros. are developing a Batman spin-off all about the Joker’s origin story with the one and only Martin Scorsese involved, and possibly without Jared Leto.

According to the new report, The Hangover director Todd Phillips is in talks to co-write and direct an untitled movie with Eight Mile’s Scott Silver.

Anya Taylor-Joy to Reteam with The Witch Director on ‘Nosferatu’ Remake

Anya Taylor-Joy

Variety reports that director Robert Eggers has tapped his The Witch star, Anya Taylor-Joy, to play the female lead for the remake of the silent horror classic – Nosferatu.

The F.W. Murnau’s 1922 vampire film Nosferatu, A Symphony of Horror was an unofficial adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula.

Daniel Craig Rumored to Return for ‘Bond 25’ Set for 2019 Release Date

James Bond 25 Rumor

Hot on the heels of the announcement that Eon Productions had set a November 8th 2019 release date for James Bond 25, comes an update that Daniel Craig’s return is a “done deal.”

Although not official, it feels right. Craig is an okay actor. The guy deserves to make a last one and become the third longest running Bond — Roger Moore and Sean Connery played Bond in a total of seven films (if you count Never Say Never Again for Connery).

Quentin Tarantino Plans Manson Family Feature with Brad Pitt and Jennifer Lawrence

Tarantino Plans Manson Family Feature

According to THR, Quentin Tarantino is looking into developing a film about the Manson Family and their murder of actress Sharon Tate.

The filmmaker is “putting the finishing touches on the script” and both A-listers Brad Pitt and Jennifer Lawrence have been approached.

Ron Howard to Direct Han Solo ‘Star Wars’ Spinoff

Han Solo Star Wars Spinoff

It’s official: Ron Howard has been hired to drive the Han Solo Star Wars spinoff home just two days after directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller were mercilessly fired over creative differences with Lucasfilm producers — Lord & Miller’s comic aspects were reportedly the issue.

Academy Award-winning director will officially take over directing duties for the remainder of the film’s shooting schedule — there’s nearly a month of principal photography to go in addition to five weeks of pre-scheduled reshoots.

Neill Blomkamp Reveals New Sci-Fi Short ‘Rakka’ from Oats Studios

Neill Blomkamp’s Experimental Film

Neill Blomkamp’s recently launched Oats Studio has completed and released the first short, called Rakka, and featuring Sigourney Weaver.

Blomkamp previously confirmed that Volume 1 of the series will have three experimental short films running about twenty minutes each that plays more like an extended proof-of-concept pitch reel (Rakka is included, along with Saigon being the next one).

Kinberg Directing ‘X-Men: Dark Phoenix’, Chastain for Lilandra

Simon Kinberg Directed Film

20th Century Fox has secured longtime X-Men series writer and producer Simon Kinberg to direct X-Men: Dark Phoenix, the upcoming follow-up to X-Men: Apocalypse.

Additionally, the studio has set a release date of Friday, November 2, 2018 for the tale of Jean Grey, which will bring back the cast of X-Men: Apocalypse,