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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.

Matt Smith to Join Jared Leto in Marvel Spinoff ‘Morbius’

Variety has reported that Matt Smith is in final talks to join Jared Leto in the upcoming Marvel film Morbius, based on the Spider-Man villain of the same name. Daniel Espinosa, director of the sci-fi thriller Life, is set to direct the movie, with Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless, the team behind Netflix’s Lost in Space remake, penning the script. Avi Arad, ...

Channing Tatum Reportedly Wants to Direct ‘Gambit’

In an article that Deadline released earlier today about Channing Tatum parting ways with his longtime reps at UTA and Management 360, it was revealed that Tatum is still making some attempts to try and get his solo Gambit film going. Tatum has been slated to play the lead role since the early stages of the film's journey but ...

Danny Devito to Join ‘Jumanji’ Sequel

After earlier news was released about Awkwafina joining the film, Sony Pictures has now tapped Danny DeVito to join the cast of the upcoming Jumanji sequel. DeVito will be joining returning cast members Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, and Karen Gillan. Jake Kasdan is set to come back as director and return to write the script along with Scott ...

Vanessa Hudgens, Alexander Ludwig, and Charles Melton Cast in ‘Bad Boys’ Sequel

According to Variety, Alexander Ludwig, Vanessa Hudgens, and Charles Melton are all set to join Will Smith and Martin Lawrence in Sony’s Bad Boys 4 Life. Hudgens, Ludwig, and Melton will each be playing parts of a highly specialized police unit that will be attempting to work with the old school Bad Boys (Smith and Lawrence) when a ...

Chris Messina Cast in DC’s ‘Birds of Prey’ Film as Victor Zsasz

Chris Messina has officially joined DC’s upcoming Birds of Prey film in the role of Victor Zsasz, the notoriously twisted serial killer who's known for slitting his victims’ throats and leaving them in lifelike poses while adding a tally mark to himself after each kill. Zsasz will be joining Black Mask, who's being played by Ewan McGregor. The character ...

Léa Seydoux, Ralph Fiennes & More Confirmed to Return for ‘Bond 25’

Some recent confirmations have been made regarding the cast for Cary Fukunaga's upcoming Bond 25. One of the cast members that's been confirmed to return is Léa Seydoux, who will be reprising her Spectre role as psychologist Madeleine Swann. "Lea will be returning," Fukunaga told the Daily Mail. "You have some of the best actors in the world ...

Guillermo Del Toro to Co-Program Mexican Film Retrospective for Toronto Film Festival

Guillermo del Toro, Oscar-winning director of The Shape of Water, is set to co-program a Mexican film retrospective for the Toronto Film Festival. Del Toro and co-curator Diana Sanchez will select 25 films that span six decades to screen at TIFF. Del Toro believes that the program, Sui generis: An Alternative History of Mexican Cinema, will ...

‘I, Tonya’ Director Craig Gillespie in Talks to Direct Disney’s Cruella De Vil Origin Movie

Craig Gillespie, the director of I, Tonya, is in talks to lead the live-action Cruella. Alex Timbers was originally on board to direct the project but ran into scheduling issues. Andrew Gunn is producing Cruella, along with Marc Platt and Kristin Burr. Emma Stone is set to star in the film, playing the infamous villain Cruella De Vil. The film is ...

Tom Hanks Reportedly in Talks to Star as Geppetto in Disney’s Live-Action ‘Pinocchio’

Although it's still in its early stages, Tom Hanks is already in talks to play Geppetto in Disney's live-action adaptation of Pinocchio. Paul King, the director of the Paddington movies, is attached to direct. Chris Weitz and his partner Andrew Miano are set to produce and Jack Thorne, the writer behind Wonder, is set to write the script. While ...

Latino Superhero Movie ‘Blue Beetle’ in Development at DC

DC and Warner Bros. are in the process of developing their first Latino superhero film about Jaime Reyes, known as the Blue Beetle, according to a report by TheWrap. Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer, a Mexican-born writer who wrote the Scarface remake as well as the upcoming Miss Bala remake, has been tapped to write the script. After Dan Garret ...

Nia DaCosta Tapped to Direct Jordan Peele-Produced ‘Candyman’ Reboot

Director and writer Nia DaCosta has been chosen to lead Candyman, a new remake of the classic horror film with Jordan Peele, Win Rosenfeld, and MGM producing. The film is said to be serving as a “spiritual sequel” to the original and will return to the same section of Chicago where the Cabrini-Green housing projects once stood. ...

Ava DuVernay Signs $100 Million Multi-Year Deal with Warner Bros.

Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated director Ava DuVernay has signed a multi-year and multi-genre deal with Warner Brothers studios, the first studio pact of the director's career. The deal is set to begin in January and covers a broad range of genres from drama and comedy series, documentaries, digital content, projects for broadcast and cable, streaming services, ...

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