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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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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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Ron Howard Discusses Phil Lord & Chris Miller’s Exit From ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

After months of reports and speculation, director Ron Howard has finally offered some insight into Phil Lord and Christopher Miller’s exit from Solo: A Star Wars Story as directors. Last June, it was revealed that Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy had made the decision to part ways the duo off of the Star Wars spin-off due to creative differences shortly before the production reached the end

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Cathy Yen Signs on to Direct Untitled ‘Harley Quinn’ Film for DC and Warner Bros.

Warner Bros and DC Entertainment have chosen Cathy Yan to be the director of an untitled girl gang movie, likely the next superhero film to be graced by Suicide Squad scene-stealer Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie). A deal has to be completed, but it is expected that Yan will become the second female filmmaker to join the DCEU after Wonder Woman‘s Patty Jenkins, and the first female

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