J.J. Abrams Officially Signs On To Direct STAR WARS: EPISODE IX

The departure of director Colin Trevorrow (The Book of Henry, Jurassic World) from Star Wars: Episode IX last week came as an abrupt shock to a lot of fans. Others weren't surprised, after the recent firing of Phil Lord and Christopher Miller from the Han Solo spin-off film (they've since been replaced by Ron Howard) [...]

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Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne Head To Amazon’s CARNIVAL ROW

Amazon Studios' Carnival Row has cast Orlando Bloom (Pirates of the Caribbean, The Lord of the Rings) and Cara Delevigne (Valerian, Suicide Squad) as its two leads. The series is set in a neo-Victorian city where mythical creatures fleeing their war-torn homeland have gathered, putting them at odds with the human citizens. Bloom will portray [...]

Matt Reeves Addresses More Rumors About Affleck’s Future And THE BATMAN’s Connection To The DCEU

Ben Affleck's tenure as Batman in the DCEU has been in constant back and forth all year, despite the extremely positive reception he received in Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. Originally slated to star in, produce, write and direct the solo Batman film, he ended up stepping down as director back in January and brought [...]

Anna Diop Cast As Starfire In Warner Bros’ TITANS

Anna Diop (24: Legacy, The Messengers) has joined the cast of Titans, a live-action series based on DC Comics' Teen Titans being developed by Warner Bros. TV for their new DC-branded direct-to-consumer digital service. She will be portraying Starfire, “an alien princess from a warrior planet who seeks asylum on Earth. A no-nonsense, take-no-prisoners stranger on [...]

Katee Sackhoff Joins THE FLASH Season 4 As Villain

Season 4 of The CW's The Flash has cast Battlestar Galactica alum Katee Sackhoff as Amunet Black, aka Blacksmith in the fifth episode titled "Girls Night Out," described as a mini-crossover with Arrow featuring the character Felicity Smoak (Emily Bett Rickards). Executive producer Todd Helbing briefly revealed some info on the episode, stating: It’s really [...]

Common To Headline BLACK SAMURAI Reboot Series For Starz

Starz is looking to add to their double-punch of riveting Black TV series (Power and Survivor's Remorse) with the recently announced Black Samurai, based on the series of eight novels written by Marc Olden and published between 1974 and 1975. They centered on African American soldier Robert Sand on leave in Tokyo, who trains under martial [...]

Ed Skrein Drops Out Of HELLBOY Reboot; Sasha Lane Joins Cast

The Hellboy reboot has experienced a few shake ups lately on its fast track to principal production. Now being called simply Hellboy (formerly Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen), the film added Ed Skrein (Deadpool, Transporter Refueled) and Sasha Lane to its cast last week joining David Harbour (Stranger Things, The Equalizer) as Hellboy, Ian McShane (American Gods, Deadwood) as Prof. Trevor Broom [...]

Warner Bros. Developing Joker Origins Movie, Jared Leto Not Involved

Deadline is reporting that Warner Bros. is developing a Joker origin film to be produced by Martin Scorsese and helmed by screenwriter Scott Silver (The Fighter, 8 Mile) from a script he is reportedly cowriting with Todd Phillips (War Dogs, The Hangover Part III). The film is being touted as “a gritty and grounded hard-boiled crime film” [...]

Michael Sheen And David Tennant Cast In GOOD OMENS Series!

The television adaptation of Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman's 1990 novel Good Omens is finally moving forward over at Amazon and the BBC (with Gaiman acting as showrunner), and they have already cast the leads in the six-part limited miniseries. David Tennant (Jessica Jones, Doctor Who) and Michael Sheen (Passengers, Masters of Sex) will portray lead characters Crowley and Aziraphale, a demon and angel [...]

DEADPOOL Director Tim Miller Signs On To Helm NEUROMANCER

Fans were disappointed when Deadpool director Tim Miller dropped out of development on the sequel due to creative differences (he has since been replaced by John Wick helmer David Leitch). Not long after, Miller was revealed to be developing a new Terminator film with James Cameron, but it seems he'll first lend his hand to [...]