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Category: Movie News

Bo Burnham Will Pen New Songs for Warner Bros’ ‘Sesame Street’ Movie

Eighth Grade filmmaker and stand-up comedian Bo Burnham is writing new songs for Warner Bros. upcoming Sesame Street movie which hits theaters on Jan. 15, 2021. The film follows Big Bird and his Sesame Street friends are mysteriously expelled from their neighborhood, finding themselves in Manhattan. They team up with a plucky history show host ...

‘Fast and Furious 9’ Officially Adds John Cena to the Cast

In April of this year, Vin Diesel teased about John Cena’s casting in the ninth installment of Fast & Furious on Instagram, and Universal officially confirmed that news today. This is the first significant casting for the film which is much needed after Dwayne Johnson's confirmation that he will not be returning.  Someone that will be returning is ...

Jaume Collet-Serra in Talks to Direct Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Black Adam’

The one who was corrupted is coming. When DC announced that Shazam! was getting a solo movie, fans everywhere expected his archenemy, Black Adam, to appear in some capacity. Dwayne Johnson was then cast in the role, saying that this was a passion role for him. Along the way however, both the producers and Johnson decided that ...

Rumor: Marvel Studios Reportedly Eyeing 2022 for ‘Fantastic Four’ Reboot

Marvel's first family is finally back home with Marvel Studios, and now, we may have an idea of when they will arrive in the MCU. A new report from Geeks WorldWide claims that Marvel and Disney are currently aiming to have a new Fantastic Four movie out in 2022. The rumor, which I can also ...

Barry Jenkins to Direct Alvin Ailey Biopic for Fox Searchlight

Barry Jenkins has been confirmed to be directing the upcoming Fox Searchlight film based on the life of choreographer Alvin Ailey. Early last year, Searchlight made a deal with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the organization that controls the rights to Ailey's choreography, which lead to full cooperation as well as the rights to Jennifer Dunning’s biography Alvin Ailey: ...

Disney Announces “The Launchpad Program;” Calls for Diverse Filmmakers to Pitch Short Films for Disney+

With Disney+ set to launch in November, Disney has announced a new program for the platform that looks to spotlight diverse filmmakers and their stories. Titled "The Launchpad," the new program will select up to six filmmakers to make a short film for Disney+ over a 7-month program. Filmmakers will work closely with Disney mentors to ...

Warner Bros Officially Approves Robert Pattinson For Matt Reeves’ ‘The Batman’

The Battinson is coming. Warner Bros. has officially approved Robert Pattinson as the new Batman for Matt Reeves' upcoming solo film, The Batman. Pattinson was previously reported to be in talks for the role, but new reports came out stating that he, along with Nicholas Hoult were both being considered for the role. Following screen tests ...

Matthew Vaughn Discusses Scrapped Plans for his Rebooted ‘X-Men’ Trilogy

You know how people are all up-in-arms about the thought of Disney casting a new Wolverine? Well, a few years ago, that idea was actually floated to Fox. Following the critically abysmal X-Men: The Last Stand and the much-maligned X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Fox decided to do a soft-reboot of the mutant franchise. Tasking Matthew Vaughn, X-Men: First Class successfully ...

Marc Web in Talks to Direct Disney’s Live-Action ‘Snow White’

From webbed superheroes to seven dwarfs, Marc Webb is about to tackle one of his biggest project yet. Webb, director of (500) Days of Summer, and The Amazing Spider-Man series, is in talks to direct Disney's live-action remake of Snow White. The project was in development in 2016, when The Girl on the Train screenwriter Erin Cressida was tapped to write the ...

‘Batman’ Comic Writer Tom King Co-Writing ‘The New Gods’ Film With Director Ava DuVernay

The New Gods are coming to the DCEU and a very famous comic writer has boarded the project to co-write the screenplay. The Wrap has learned that Tom King, writer of the current Batman comic series, as well as the critically acclaimed Mister Miracle, will co-write the screenplay for The New Gods with director Ava ...

‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ Review Round-Up: Here’s What Critics Are Saying

Finally, after five long years, Legendary's incarnation of the king of the monsters has returned to the big screen. Godzilla: King of the Monsters, is the sequel to Gareth Edwards' Godzilla, and introduces audiences to new, even bigger versions of Mothra, Rodan, and King Ghidorah. The film has mountains of pressure on its shoulders, as it looks ...

Ella Purnell, Theo Rossi, & More Join Zack Snyder’s ‘Army of the Dead’

Ella Purnell (Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, Sweetbitter) has officially joined the cast of Zack Snyder’s upcoming Army of the Dead. Purnell will be playing Kate, daughter of Dave Bautista's character. Ana De La Reguera (Everything, Everything, Goliath), Huma Qureshi (Kaala, Viceroy’s House, Gangs of Wasseypur, Badlapur), and Theo Rossi (Luke Cage, Sons of ...

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