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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.

Taika Waititi to Write and Direct ‘Thor 4’

After a two year break from the franchise, Taika Waititi is returning to write and direct another entry into the Thor franchise. Chris Hemsworth is presumed to be reprising his role as the Asgardian god of thunder. His last entry into the franchise, 2017's Thor: Ragnarok, was a hit and brought much-needed energy into the MCU. While ...

Greta Gerwig, Noah Baumbach Co-Writing Margot Robbie’s ‘Barbie’ Movie

Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach have both signed on to be co-writers for Warner Bros.’ upcoming Barbie movie, which has Margot Robbie set to star as the classic children's doll. There are also rumors that Gerwig is a potential candidate for the film's role as director, though no deal has been confirmed. Both Gerwig and Baumbach have been busy ...

Warner Bros. Animation and Elizabeth Banks are Developing New ‘Flinstones’ Series

Warner Bros. Animation and Elizabeth Banks’ production company Brownstone Productions are joining together for a new Flintstones series, according to Variety. The project is only in its early development but is described as an animated adult comedy series based on an original idea that features characters from The Flintstones. The series will be produced by Warner Bros. ...

Lebron James’ ‘Space Jam 2’ Adds Don Cheadle to the Cast

Coming off of the end of his nine-year reign as War Machine for Marvel, Don Cheadle is joining LeBron James in Warner Bros.’ sequel to Space Jam,  Space Jam 2. Terence Nance is directing the follow-up to the 1996 original film which earned over $230M at the global box office. The film is expected to be rebooting Warner ...

‘Rocketman’ Director Dexter Fletcher to Helm ‘Sherlock Holmes 3’

Dexter Fletcher, director of Rocketman and the replacement director for Bohemian Rhapsody, has joined on to direct the latest Sherlock Holmes film, which will have Robert Downey Jr. returning to star. Jude Law is also expected to return as Professor Watson. Chris Brancato is writing the script, while Susan Downey, Joel Silver, Dan Lin, and Lionel ...

Samuel L. Jackson Joins Chris Rock’s ‘Saw’ Reboot

Samuel L. Jackson will be joining Chris Rock in Lionsgate’s upcoming reboot of Saw. In the reboot, Rock will be playing a police detective who's in charge of investigating a series of gruesome crimes. Jackson will portray Rock’s father. Max Minghella, who plays Nick in Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale and who recently directed the film Teen Spirit, also joins the ...

Disney’s Live-Action ‘Little Mermaid’ Adds Jacob Tremblay, Awkwafina

Jacob Tremblay and Awkwafina are in talks to star in Disney’s live-action remake of the studio's 1989 animated classic The Little Mermaid. The project already has Rob Marshall serving as director and has plenty of casting rumors including Melissa McCarthy already being in talks to play Ursula, the villain. Marc Platt will be producing. alongside Rob Marshall, John DeLuca, and Lin-Manuel ...

BBC America’s Ann Sarnoff Named New CEO Of Warner Bros.

Ann Sarnoff, the current president of BBC Studios Americas, has been named the new chair and CEO of Warner Bros. and will be officially joining the company later this summer. She will be the first female CEO in Warner Bros. history. The recent news comes towards the end of a three-month search for someone to replace ...

‘Barry’ Star Anthony Carrigan Cast in ‘Bill & Ted Face the Music’ As Main Villain

The third Bill & Ted film, Bill & Ted Face the Music, is slowly becoming a reality. Both Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter are involved, and now the project has finally found its antagonist in Barry's Anthony Carrigan. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Anthony Carrigan, who plays fan-favorite Noho Hank in HBO’s Barry, has joined Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter ...

Lionsgate is Developing a ‘Hunger Games’ Prequel Movie

Lionsgate has begun working on a Hunger Games prequel movie which will be based on an upcoming novel from author Suzanne Collins. The novel, which has no title as of yet, will be released by Scholastic and set 64 years before the start of the original Hunger Games novels and films. No further details regarding the plot were given ...

‘Coco’ Co-Writer Matthew Aldrich to Oversee Netflix’s ‘Chronicles of Narnia’ Projects

Matthew Aldrich, co-writer of the Oscar-winning film, Coco, has been confirmed to be an overseer for Netflix’s adaptation of The Chronicles of Narnia. The company is planning on adapting CS. Lewis' fantasy books as both series and movies with Aldrich serving as the creative architect on all of them. The Chronicles of Narnia consists of seven books, all ...

Sony Confirms Reboot of ‘The Boondocks’ With Creator Aaron McGruder Returning

After years of rumors and theories, it's been confirmed that there's going to be a reboot of the popular cartoon series The Boondocks and creator Aaron McGruder is expected to be a part of it. The Boondocks debuted on Adult Swim in 2005 and ran for four seasons. It's most recent season, season four, was heavily criticized due ...

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