Author Archives: Nick Poulimenakos

Guillermo del Toro Signs Exclusive Deal With DreamWorks Animation

In the wake of signing an exclusive deal to produce more adult-oriented films for Fox Searchlight, Guillermo del Toro has signed a multiyear exclusive deal with DreamWorks Animation to write, produce and direct animated family films for the studio. As part of the arrangement, del Toro has taken up offices at the Glendale campus. In an official statement, del Toro

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Rumor: ‘X-Men: Dark Phoenix’ to be Final Fox Marvel Movie Before Disney/Fox Merger

There’s a lot of uncertainty revolving around Fox’s X-Men movie franchise right now. Deadpool 2 looks to be widening the X-Men cinematic universe up in a big way, yet New Mutants and X-Men: Dark Phoenix have both been delayed until 2019. Meanwhile, Disney’s acquisition of 20th Century Fox continues to be fine tuned, which would shift a whole new set of X-Men and Fantastic Four characters into the Marvel Cinematic

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Lynda Carter Has Talked to Director Patty Jenkins About Appearing in ‘Wonder Woman’ Sequel

She may not have appeared in the character’s first solo outing in a film but Lynda Carter, who portrayed the iconic character of Wonder Woman in the 1970s TV series, is in talks to join the film’s sequel. During an interview Wednesday on NBC’s Today with Megyn Kelly, Carter confirmed that she has been talking to director Patty Jenkins about appearing in the “Wonder Woman”

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Netflix Releases Premiere Dates and New Assets for ‘GLOW’ S2, ‘Maniac’, ‘The Innocents’ and More

Today, Netflix released launch dates and assets for many of its new and returning series out of a multi-title slate event in Rome. GLOW – Season 2 Premiere Date Video Your favorite Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling are back in the ring Friday, June 29. Season 2 follows the women of GLOW as they become local celebrities, confronting the good, the bad, and the ugly realities of their newfound

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‘Stranger Things’ Season 3: Cary Elwes, Jake Busey Join Cast

Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos discussed the streaming giant’s upcoming international productions at the See What’s Next event in Rome this afternoon, saying “Our next Stranger Things could come from anywhere in the world.” While talking about the award winning cultural phenomenon, Sarandos announced two new faces for Season 3. Joining the cast in guest roles are Cary Elwes (The Princess Bride) as Mayor Kline and Jake Busey (The

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Ed Skrein Tapped for Villain Role in Disney’s ‘Maleficent’ Sequel

The main villain of 2016’s Deadpool looks to be continuing his evil streak as Ed Skrein is in final negotiations to join Disney’s Maleficent sequel. The exclusive report by Variety details Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning are returning to for the fantasy film, with Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales helmer Joachim Ronning to direct. Exact details behind Skrein’s villain role are currently under wraps.

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Steven Spielberg Set to Direct Film Adaptation of DC’s ‘Blackhawk’ Comic

Finally, after years of waiting, Steven Spielberg will tackle a superhero movie. The prolific director and his company Amblin Entertainment are teaming with Warner Bros. to produce Blackhawk, with the intention of Spielberg directing. Based on the classic comic-book property, the project will mark the filmmaker’s first feature centered on a superhero character. Spielberg most recently directed Ready Player One for Warner Bros., which has

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