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Stellan Skarsgard to Play Villain Baron Harkonnen in ‘Dune’ Movie Reboot

The Dune Cast

According to THR, Stellan Skarsgard has been cast as villainous Baron Harkonnen in Denis Villeneuve‘s highly anticipated Dune adaptation.

Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson and Dave Bautista are already on board for the Legendary’s big-budget sci-fier, based on the Frank Herbert novel.

Kathleen Kennedy: The ‘Boba Fett’ Solo Film is Canceled

Sirius XM Journalist Erick Weber

It appears that Disney/Lucasfilm is no longer moving forward with the long-in-development Boba Fett movie.

Lucasfilm boss Kathleen Kennedy has reportedly confirmed that yet another solo anthology film was dead, and that the priority is the series.

Cary Fukunaga Replaces Danny Boyle on ‘Bond 25’

Director Fukunaga

Eon Productions and MGM have brought on Cary Joji Fukunaga to direct the next James Bond movie. The Emmy-winning director was announced Thursday as the new replacement for Danny Boyle to helm Daniel Craig‘s swan song in the role of 007.

Danny Boyle Exits ‘Bond 25’

The Latest In The 007 Franchise

James Bond producers along with star Daniel Craig made the announcement Tuesday that Danny Boyle is no longer directing Bond 25.

“Michael G. Wilson, Barbara Broccoli and Daniel Craig today announced that due to creative differences Danny Boyle has decided to no longer direct Bond 25,” the official 007 Twitter account tweeted.

David Leitch in Talks to Remake Bruce Lee’s ‘Enter the Dragon’

Bruce Lee's Martial Arts Classic

According to a report from Deadline, David Leitch, director of Deadpool 2, is in early talks to direct a remake of Bruce Lee’s martial arts classic Enter the Dragon at Warner Bros as his follow-up to the upcoming Fast and Furious spin-off.

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.