Category Archives: Movie News

Neill Blomkamp to Direct New ‘RoboCop’

New RoboCop Installment

Neill Blomkamp, director of sci-fi hits District 9, Elysium and Chappie, is set to direct a new RoboCop installment for MGM titled RoboCop Returns, which will reportedly follow the Paul Verhoeven’s original 1987 film and ignore the José Padilha’s 2014 reboot.

‘Joker’ Movie with Joaquin Phoenix Gets Greenlit

The Joker Origin Movie

Warner Bros. announced Tuesday that Todd Phillips’ standalone movie based around the Joker is heading into production this fall with Joaquin Phoenix closing his deal to star as the iconic Batman arch nemesis.

Jamie Foxx Confirmed to Play Lethal Superhero in ‘Spawn’ Reboot

Todd McFarlane's Directorial Debut

According to Deadline, Oscar winner Jamie Foxx will take on the title role in writer and director Todd McFarlane’s big screen reboot of Spawn. McFarlane will also produce with Jason Blum.

Foxx will play lead character Al Simmons (in the film, he’s Al Newman), a former member of the CIA black ops who gets betrayed, killed, sent to Hell, and resurrected as a human-turned-Hellspawn.

Danny Boyle is Officially Directing ‘Bond 25’ with Daniel Craig

Danny Boyle Directing 'Bond 25'

British filmmaker Danny Boyle has been officially confirmed as the director of the next Daniel Craig-starring 007 installment. Craig will return as a British secret agent for a fifth time.

I really hope this ends up good. You can check out the press release below.

A Boba Fett Movie Reportedly in the Works with James Mangold

Standalone Anthology Film

According to THR, James Mangold will write and direct a standalone Boba Fett movie, folks. Simon Kinberg will collaborate with Mangold on the spinoff film as a co-writer and producer.

One of the franchise’s most popular villains had surprisingly little screen time in the original trilogy, despite being a beloved character among Star Wars fans.

Ghost Rider Actor Gabriel Luna is the New ‘Terminator’

Gabriel Luna Is The New Terminator

“Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” star Gabriel Luna, who played Ghost Rider in the ABC Marvel series will play the new Terminator in the upcoming Tim Miller-directed film, with James Cameron and David Ellison producing. Interesting casting choice.

Joss Whedon Exits WB’s ‘Batgirl’ Movie

Director Exits Batgirl Movie

An exclusive from THR reports that Avengers and Firefly director Joss Whedon has decided to exit the DC stand-alone movie based on the superheroine.

Here’s what Whedon had to say: