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‘Banana Split’s’ Hannah Marks Set to Helm American High YA Comedy ‘The Swimsuit Issue’

Hot off their premiere of Banana Split at the LA Film Festival, Hannah Marks and American High will be teaming up again on the award-winning black list script The Swimsuit Issue. The Banana Split star, co-writer and producer will be directing the script written by Randall Green (Billions). George Heller will produce alongside Jeremy Garelick ...

DC’s Standalone ‘The Flash’ Movie Pushes Production Start Date to Late 2019

It looks like DC Comics fans might have to wait a bit longer to see Ezra Miller’s The Flash speed into theaters again. According to a new report from Variety, insiders are saying that the start of filming for the upcoming Flash solo film has been pushed back, due to more work being done on the film’s script. While ...

Ryan Coogler Signs on to Write and Direct ‘Black Panther 2’

In what should come as no should surprise to the Marvel fanbase, Black Panther‘s Ryan Coogler is officially signed to return for Black Panther 2 as both writer and director. Sources tell THR that the filmmaker behind Marvel’s landmark Black Panther has quietly closed a deal with Disney and Marvel. Black Panther, centering on T’Challa, the king of a fictional African country, was ...

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 ...

Warner Bros. Taps James Gunn to Write and Possibly Direct ‘Suicide Squad 2’

In one entertainment’s most shocking moments, James Gunn is back and in an incredibly big way. According to Deadline, Warner Bros. has tapped James Gunn to write and possibly direct Suicide Squad 2. It’s the first job he’s taken since he parted ways with Disney, who let him go from the lucrative Guardians of the Galaxy franchise in July in ...

Box Office Report: ‘Venom’ Devours $205M Globally; ‘A Star Is Born’ Shines with $50M+

Superhero, or in this case, anti-hero fatigue is a myth as Sony’s Venom just silenced its critics. The film devoured a massive $80 million from 4,250 theaters in its domestic opening, easily the best showing ever for an October title. Across the pond, Venom soared to $125.2 million from 58 markets for a global bow of $205.2 million. The ...

Marvel Studios Working on a Dark Avengers Film

According to That Hashtag Show, Marvel Studios is developing a film based on the Dark Avengers comic book series by Brian Michael Bendis and Mike Deodato Jr. This source states that a draft of the script has been finished for the studio, although there is no information regarding the writer. This is one of several films ...

Fox Showcases 15 Minutes of ‘X-Men: Dark Phoenix’ Footage at NYCC – Here’s What Happened

New York Comic Con is in full swing and lucky Marvel fans were treated to a special look at the upcoming X-Men movie, showing Jean Grey’s evil transformation in Dark Phoenix. Fans who went to 20th Century Fox’s presentation at NYCC saw first-time director Simon Kinberg take the stage with Sophie Turner and Tye Sheridan, who play Jean ...

Margot Robbie in Talks to Star in Warner Bros’. ‘Barbie’ Movie

Barbie is finding a new studio lot for her Malibu Dream Home. After being stuck in development hell for years at Sony, Mattel is partnering with Warner Bros. for a feature film based on their popular doll with Margot Robbie reportedly in talks to star as the titular character. The film was first announced in ...

Matt Reeves & Shonda Rhimes Developing Sci-Fi Universe For Netflix Based on Upcoming ‘Recursion’ Novel

Two of Hollywood’s biggest names are coming together for a new franchise based on upcoming sci-fi novel Recursion. Netflix has announced that, in addition to acquiring the film and television rights to the upcoming novel, the streaming giant has tapped Shonda Rhimes and Matt Reeves to building the franchise. Both movies and television series’ will be ...

Rosie Perez Cast as Renee Montoya in DC’s ‘Birds of Prey’

Academy Award nominee Rosie Perez has been cast in DC’s Birds of Prey as Renee Montoya, who will join Harley Quinn’s girl gang. The news comes from The Wrap who say that Montoya is a detective working for the Gotham City Police Department. Montoya is openly gay, and during DC’s New 52 comics run, she took on ...

Disney Announces ‘Lilo & Stitch’ Live-Action Remake in the Works

A live-action remake of the cult favorite animated film Lilo & Stitch is in the works at Walt Disney Pictures. Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich are already working on the project according to The Hollywood Reporter. The production will be a blend of live-action and CG similar to how Disney is approaching its live-action remake of Aladdin. The Hawaii-centric ...

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