• Dwayne Johnson Won't Be in DC's 'Shazam!' Movie
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    Marcus Errico

    Dwayne Johnson Won't Be in DC's 'Shazam!' Movie

    'We haven't announced any casting yet,' Johns says. 'But Dwayne isn't going to be in this movie. He's still doing Black Adam, but he won't be in Shazam!'

  • Tom Holland Talks 'Uncharted,' Suggests Jake Gyllenhaal or Chris Pratt for Co-Star Role of Sully
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    Kevin Polowy

    Tom Holland Talks 'Uncharted,' Suggests Jake Gyllenhaal or Chris Pratt for Co-Star Role of Sully

    Tom Holland is in full Peter Parker mode, with his first Marvel Cinematic Universe standalone entry, Spider-Man: Homecoming, five weeks out and back-to-back Avengers films currently in production in Atlanta. “I didn’t know much about it… It [came from] a conversation I had with [Sony CEO] Tom Rothman about the potential of different movies that I’d like to work [on] with Sony. With Holland taking up the mantle as Nathan Drake, it stands to reason that the next character the studio will need to cast is Drake’s faithful ally/mentor, Sully.

  • John Hurt Will Not Actually Appear in 'Darkest Hour,' Gary Oldman Reveals
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    Kevin Polowy

    John Hurt Will Not Actually Appear in 'Darkest Hour,' Gary Oldman Reveals

    Gary Oldman said the late, great screen actor was just too ill

  • 'Get Out' Star Daniel Kaluuya Responds to Samuel L. Jackson Comments: 'I Resent That I Have to Prove I'm Black'
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    'Get Out' Star Daniel Kaluuya Responds to Samuel L. Jackson Comments: 'I Resent That I Have to Prove I'm Black'

    Daniel Kaluuya, the British actor and star of Jordan Peele‘s hit horror movie Get Out, defended his casting in the film that explores racial issues in the U.S. While Jackson defended his remarks as not a criticism of black British actors but just a question about Hollywood, Kaluuya, who rose to fame in the U.K. on TV shows such as Skins and Babylon and will soon appear in Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther and was recently cast as the lead in Steve McQueen‘s Widows, addressed the complaint. “Big up Samuel L. Jackson, because here’s a guy who has broken down doors.

  • 'Deadpool 2' Recruits Another Mutant: 'Atlanta' Star Zazie Beetz as Domino
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    'Deadpool 2' Recruits Another Mutant: 'Atlanta' Star Zazie Beetz as Domino

    The Merc with a Mouth will have plenty of crime-fighting company in Deadpool 2. Star Ryan Reynolds took to Twitter today to announce that Zazie Beetz, who plays Donald Glover’s ex-girlfriend/baby-mama on the hit FX comedy Atlanta, has joined the cast as fellow mutant mercenary Domino. Domino first popped up in Marvel comic books in the early 1990s.

  • James Corden Joins Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett in 'Ocean's Eight'
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    James Corden Joins Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett in 'Ocean's Eight'

    'Late Late Show' host to play an insurance investigator in the crime-caper spinoff to be directed by Gary Ross

  • Anna Kendrick Eyeing Female Santa Claus Tale for Disney
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    Anna Kendrick Eyeing Female Santa Claus Tale for Disney

    Anna Kendrick is in talks to star in the untitled Disney Santa Claus film from Miss Congeniality scribe Marc Lawrence.

  • Disney Plans Musical 'Oliver Twist' With Ice Cube, 'Hamilton' Director
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    Disney Plans Musical 'Oliver Twist' With Ice Cube, 'Hamilton' Director

    Disney Studios is teaming with Ice Cube and Thomas Kail, the Tony-winning director of Hamilton, for a modern and musical take on Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist. Marc Platt, the veteran movie producer who also was behind Broadway’s hit musical Wicked, and Jeff Kwatinetz of The Firm are producing.

  • Rebecca Hall Discusses Her 'Iron Man 3' Role Reduction
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    Nick Schager

    Rebecca Hall Discusses Her 'Iron Man 3' Role Reduction

    Actress told The Toronto Sun that the part she originally signed on for was much bigger than what ended up on screen, echoing remarks made by director Shane Black over the summer

  • And It's Official: Brie Larson Is Captain Marvel
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    Marcus Errico

    And It's Official: Brie Larson Is Captain Marvel

    To cap an epic panel that included casts, sizzle reels, trailers, and concept art for a range of films — Black Panther, Thor: Ragnarok, Doctor Strange, and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 — Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige called all the stars from the films together for an epic superhero selfie (similar to what Fox did last year with its version of the Marvel universe). But after the various ensembles assembled, he had one more person to trot out: Brie Larson, your new Captain Marvel.

  • 'Hunger Games' Actress to Star in Black Lives Matter YA Novel Adaptation (Exclusive)
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    'Hunger Games' Actress to Star in Black Lives Matter YA Novel Adaptation (Exclusive)

    Film rights for The Hate U Give, a YA novel inspired by Black Lives Matter, have sold to Fox 2000,Temple Hill and State Street in a competitive situation. Hunger Games actress Amandla Stenberg will star and George Tillman Jr. will direct the film adaptation from a script by Audrey Wells. There was interest from multiple studios and producers in the timely upcoming book, which is the debut novel from Angela Thomas.

  • Casting Rumors: Matt Damon to Play Aquaman — and More
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    Kevin Polowy

    Casting Rumors: Matt Damon to Play Aquaman — and More

    Hollywood rumor mills are belching smoke this week, with unconfirmed reports linking big-name actors with several high-profile roles.