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Award-Winning Creator Brian K. Vaughan Signs 3-Year Deal With Legendary Entertainment

Bestselling and award-winning comic book creator, television and film writer Brian K. Vaughan has signed a three-year overall deal with Legendary Entertainment. This is the first such deal for Vaughan and one of the first major deals Legendary has made since the reconstruction of the TV division and arrival of Nick Pepper as president. Under the deal, Legendary ...

Warner Bros. Reportedly Working on a ‘Plastic Man’ Movie

It seems as thought WB and DC are looking to get every single one of their comic characters onto the big screen as classic DC Comics hero Plastic Man is getting the movie treatment. THR is reporting that up-and-coming screenwriter Amanda Idoko has been hired to pen the script for what will be a comedic ...

Kevin Hart Steps Down as Oscars Host After Past Anti-Gay Tweets Re-surface

Kevin Hart is stepping down as Oscars host just two days after the Academy announced he would take on the high-profile job. The move came after the star faced a mounting controversy following old tweets surfaced in which Hart expressed anti-gay sentiments and used homophobic terminology and slurs. In a tweet late Thursday, Hart officially withdrew ...

Golden Globes Nominations 2019: The Complete List of Nominees

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced today its full list of nominees for the 2019 Golden Globes and as usual, there were some major surprises, major snubs, expected nominations and... well really out of the box choices. Vice leads the film nominees with six, followed by The Favourite, Green Book and A Star Is Born with five apiece. On the TV ...

Guillermo Del Toro to Co-Program Mexican Film Retrospective for Toronto Film Festival

Guillermo del Toro, Oscar-winning director of The Shape of Water, is set to co-program a Mexican film retrospective for the Toronto Film Festival. Del Toro and co-curator Diana Sanchez will select 25 films that span six decades to screen at TIFF. Del Toro believes that the program, Sui generis: An Alternative History of Mexican Cinema, will ...

The Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson ‘Men in Black’ Reboot Officially Titled ‘Men in Black International’

Until now, the Men in Black reboot has been shrouded in mystery. Fans have been itching for an ounce of info regarding the Chris Hemsworth/Tessa Thompson fronted-reboot and now, Talkies Network is able to confirm that at Brazil Comic-Con (or CCXP), the official title for the reboot is Men in Black International. The straight-forward titled-film finds a new ...

‘I, Tonya’ Director Craig Gillespie in Talks to Direct Disney’s Cruella De Vil Origin Movie

Craig Gillespie, the director of I, Tonya, is in talks to lead the live-action Cruella. Alex Timbers was originally on board to direct the project but ran into scheduling issues. Andrew Gunn is producing Cruella, along with Marc Platt and Kristin Burr. Emma Stone is set to star in the film, playing the infamous villain Cruella De Vil. The film is ...

Marvel Studios Reportedly Developing ‘Shang-Chi’ Film

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is launching its first movie centered around an Asian superhero: Shang-Chi, the Master of Kung Fu! The report comes from Deadline, who state that Shang-Chi is now being fast-tracked through development at Marvel Studios. Dave Callaham, an Asian-American screenwriter, has been tapped to handle the script; reports are that an Asian or Asian-American ...

‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Has Screened: Here are the First Reactions

54 years. That's how long it has been since the original Mary Poppins graced the silver screen. And now, five decades later, Disney has crafted a sequel to their original masterpiece, with Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda in the lead roles. The film has carried major buzz throughout its lead up to its December release date and ...

Chris Pine Has a Small but Impactful Cameo in ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is just a few short weeks away from its anticipated release, but now, a brand-new revelation about the first theatrical animated Spidey feature has just been revealed. Talkies Network is able to confirm that Wonder Woman and Star Trek actor Chris Pine has a small but impactful role in the film. A surprise that has been ...

Tom Hanks Reportedly in Talks to Star as Geppetto in Disney’s Live-Action ‘Pinocchio’

Although it's still in its early stages, Tom Hanks is already in talks to play Geppetto in Disney's live-action adaptation of Pinocchio. Paul King, the director of the Paddington movies, is attached to direct. Chris Weitz and his partner Andrew Miano are set to produce and Jack Thorne, the writer behind Wonder, is set to write the script. While ...

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 ...

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