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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.

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, ...

‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Renewed for Seventh Season

Fans of Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD received some good news earlier today when Channing Dungey, President of ABC Entertainment, announced that the show has been ordered for a seventh season. Although it has yet to be confirmed, the season is believed to consist of 13 episodes, much like previous seasons. This announcement comes just months ...

Pedro Pascal to Lead ‘The Mandalorian’ Series

Pedro Pascal has been selected to star in the upcoming Star Wars TV series The Mandalorian, which will premiere on the Disney streaming service, Disney+. Recently, Pascal has found success in a variety of television roles including Prince Oberyn in Game of Thrones and Javier Pena in Narcos. He's also starred in his fair share of films with ...

Ewan McGregor in Talks to Play Black Mask in Upcoming ‘Birds of Prey’

It seems that the upcoming Birds of Prey movie may have found someone to fill the role of Black Mask. According to TheWrap, Ewan McGregor is in final talks to play Gotham City mob boss and Batman antagonist Black Mask in Warner Bros' Birds of Prey.  Black Mask is described as a brutally sadistic kingpin that ...

‘Marvel Developing FALCON/WINTER SOLDIER limited series at new Disney streaming service’

It looks like Marvel heroes Falcon and Winter Soldier will be teaming up for a potential limited series for the Disney streaming service. Earlier today, Variety reported that Malcolm Spellman, previous writer and co-executive producer of the Fox series Empire, had been selected to write a series featuring the two superheroes though both Marvel and Disney declined to ...

Naomi Watts to Star in ‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel for HBO

Although many details about the project remain hidden, the prequel series for Game of Thrones has tapped two-time Oscar nominee Naomi Watts as one of its stars. Signed up to pilot in June, the series is set thousands of years before the events of the main HBO series. The story follows the world's descent from the ...

Original Teen Titans Returning for ‘Teen Titans Go! vs. Teen Titans’

After a 12 year hiatus, the original animated Teen Titans series is returning, although it won't be in the same form as the infamous Cartoon Network series that they became known for. The hype for a return has always been present but really started to escalate when a mid-credits scene for Teen Titans Go! To the Movies hinted that ...

Alexander Skarsgard in Talks to Join ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’

A source has told Variety that Alexander Skarsgard is in talks to join Godzilla vs. Kong, which also stars Brian Tyree Henry, Julian Dennison, and Millie Bobby Brown. The film is going to be directed by Adam Wingard and is the fourth movie in the Godzilla cinematic universe, the first being the 2014 version of Godzilla ...

Anthony Ramos to Star in Upcoming Lin-Manuel Miranda ‘In The Heights’ Film

Anthony Ramos, Hamilton alum and who recently appeared in A Star is Born, is already moving forward on his next project. According to Variety, sources say that Ramos is in talks to star in the film adaptation of the infamous 2005 Broadway musical In The Heights. This would mean that Ramos would be teaming with Hamilton ...

Capcom Announces Live-Action ‘Mega Man’ Film

Capcom has announced that it's planning on adapting the Mega Man property into a live-action film. So far, the project has Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman on board to write and direct the film for 20th Century Fox and has Chemin Entertainment and Masi Oka both serving as producers. There's still no information on who 20th Century Fox ...

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