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All posts by Matthew Ellmore

Film & Television Reporter and Contributing Writer for Talkies Network. I'm currently studying English at Florida International University. I do a killer Bane impression and I might be in love with Tom Hardy.

Ben Affleck to Direct and Star in World War II Caper ‘Ghost Army’

Ben Affleck is set to star in and direct a new World War II film from Universal Pictures titled Ghost Army, based on the book The Ghost Army of World War II, written by Rick Beyer and Elizabeth Sayles. The film tells the true story of a group of recruits from creative businesses like art schools ...

‘Bumblebee’ Director Travis Knight to Helm Mark Wahlberg’s ‘Six Billion Dollar Man’ Film

Travis Knight is set to join Warner Bros.' film adaptation of the classic TV show Six Billion Dollar Man as director. The film has Mark Wahlberg attached to star, Sue Kroll, Bill Gerber and Steve Levinson set to produce, and Bill DuBuque writing the script. Knight just recently released the Transformers spinoff Bumblebee, which ended up grossing over ...

Netflix Casts John Cho, Mustafa Shakir, & More for Live-Action ‘Cowboy Bebop’ Series

The live-action Cowboy Bebop series at Netflix seems to have found the majority of its main cast. John Cho, Daniella Pineda, Alex Hassell, and Mustafa Shakir are all said to have been cast in lead roles in the series. Cho will be playing Spike Spiegel, who has been described by Netflix as "an impossibly cool ...

Zoe Lister-Jones to Write and Direct Blumhouse’s ‘The Craft’ Project

Actress and filmmaker Zoe Lister-Jones is said to have been tapped to write and direct a contemporary take on The Craft. Columbia Pictures and Blumhouse will be financing the movie and Jason Blum will be producing with Douglas Wick and Red Wagon Entertainment, the production company behind the 1996 original film. Lucas Wiesendanger will serve as executive producer along ...

Netflix to Develop Modern ‘Three Musketeers’ Movie With Writer Harrison Query

Alexandre Dumas‘ classic adventure tale, The Three Musketeers, has been retold time after time. Now, Netflix has stepped up to the plate and plans to take the popular story.  According to a report from The Hollywood Reporter, the streaming service has picked up Harrison Query's pitch for a modern take on the Dumas classic. The ...

Noah Centineo to Play He-Man in ‘Masters of the Universe’ Reboot

Noah Centineo is in talks to play He-Man, the lead role in Sony Pictures and Mattel Films reboot of Masters of the Universe. Aaron and Adam Nee are set to direct the film, with Iron Man screenwriters Matt Holloway and Art Marcum penning the script. Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, and Steve Tisch, and DeVon Franklin ...

Elizabeth Debicki Joins Upcoming Christopher Nolan Film

Elizabeth Debicki has been confirmed to be co-starring with John David Washington in Christopher Nolan's next project. Robert Pattinson will also be joining the two. Little is known about the film except that Christopher Nolan and Emma Thomas will be producing the film with production expected to begin later this year, and the script has ...

Netflix Cancels ‘One Day at a Time’

Netflix has opted to not pick up its family comedy, One Day at a Time, despite the show receiving critical praise during it's past three seasons. The third season recently debuted on Feb. 8 and the series has a 98 percent rating among critics and 91 percent audience score on RottenTomatoes.com. Based on the 1975 ...

Bryan Singer Reportedly No Longer Directing ‘Red Sonja’ Reboot

Millennium Films has apparently reached their breaking point, reportedly dropping director Bryan Singer from the upcoming Red Sonja reboot, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The Hollywood Reporter also reported that Millennium's CEO and founder Avi Lerner released Singer from the film due to an inability to "secure a domestic distributor." In the last year, Bryan ...

Live-Action ‘Sesame Street’ Movie Set for January 2021

Warner Bros. and MGM's live-action Sesame Street movie will be released on Jan. 15, 2021. The studio also announced Tuesday that it will open its live-action animation hybrid Tom and Jerry on April 16, 2021. Sesame Street is expected to begin shooting in June. Director and co-creator of Portlandia, Jonathan Krisel, will direct the musical with Shawn Levy ...

Idris Elba in Talks to Replace Will Smith as Deadshot in ‘Suicide Squad’ Sequel

Idris Elba is in talks to replace Will Smith in the upcoming Suicide Squad sequel. The project is being helmed by Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 & 2 director James Gunn and Warner Bros. The move follows Will Smith's exit from the film last week. Smith, along with Margot Robbie, was one of the leads in ...

Tyrese Gibson In Talks to Join Jared Leto in Marvel Spinoff ‘Morbius’

According to Variety, Fast and Furious star Tyrese Gibson is in talks to join Jared Leto in Morbius, the upcoming Marvel film based on the Spider-Man villain. Exact details of who Gibson would play are currently unknown but he'll be starring alongside Leto as Morbius and Matt Smith, whose role has yet to be announced. Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless, ...

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