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Film Adaptation of Broadway Hit ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ in the Works at Universal

Dear Evan Hansen is getting the movie treatment! The Tony-winning musical, that took Broadway by storm last season, is on its way to the big screen as Universal has acquired the film rights to the musical. Stephen Chbosky, the director behind family film Wonder, is in early negotiations to direct. Steven Levenson is penning the script, having already ...

Hugo Weaving Was Asked To Return As Red Skull in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War was full of major surprises for fans of the entire 10-year run of the Marvel Cinematic Universe thus far. Perhaps one of the most exciting moments involves a surprise appearance from Red Skull after his mysterious disappearance in Captain America: The First Avenger. Ross Marquand of The Walking Dead fame fulfilled the role as Red Skull but ...

It Looks like Sylvester Stallone Is Done Playing Rocky Balboa (For Now)

It looks like Sylvester Stallone may be retiring one of his most famous characters... for good this time. In a video the star posted to his Instagram Wednesday morning, which he said was filmed on his last day of Creed II's principal photography, he addressed some of the cast and crew of that film, saying how much ...

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Has Screened: Here are the First Reactions

While the film world has experienced the life and times and Peter Parker's Spider-Man, December will see the feature film debut of the Miles Morales incarnation of Spider-Man. The film follows Miles as he juggles his high school life with his status as a superhero. But now, he must also deal with the newfound knowledge of the ...

Rita Moreno Joins Steven Spielberg’s ‘West Side Story’ Remake

Rita Moreno, who won an Oscar for her performance in 1961’s West Side Story, is putting on her dancing shoes once again as she has signed on to return to the streets of New York. The actress has joined the cast of Steven Spielberg’s remake of West Side Story, and will also be an executive producer on ...

Nia DaCosta Tapped to Direct Jordan Peele-Produced ‘Candyman’ Reboot

Director and writer Nia DaCosta has been chosen to lead Candyman, a new remake of the classic horror film with Jordan Peele, Win Rosenfeld, and MGM producing. The film is said to be serving as a “spiritual sequel” to the original and will return to the same section of Chicago where the Cabrini-Green housing projects once stood. ...

Ava DuVernay Signs $100 Million Multi-Year Deal with Warner Bros.

Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated director Ava DuVernay has signed a multi-year and multi-genre deal with Warner Brothers studios, the first studio pact of the director's career. The deal is set to begin in January and covers a broad range of genres from drama and comedy series, documentaries, digital content, projects for broadcast and cable, streaming services, ...

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Sequel & All-Female Spinoff in the Works From Sony

With just weeks to go before Sony unveils the highly anticipated animated movie, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Sony Pictures Animation is already in the process of putting the pieces together for not just a sequel but a spinoff as well. The report comes from THR, who say that Joaquim Dos Santos, known for his work on ...

‘Aquaman’ Has Screened: Here are the First Reactions

Over a year after Jason Momoa made his true debut as DC's resident aquatic hero, next month see's the solo film debut of Aquaman, the sixth entry into the Worlds of DC (formerly titled the DC Extended Universe). The film will follow Mera and Arthur Curry (Jason Momoa) on an adventure that spans the seven seas, ...

Rey’s Force Vision in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Almost Had a Different Actor Playing Young Luke Skywalker

As many Star Wars fans recall, JJ Abrams' The Force Awakens featured our young new Jedi, Rey, experience a vision from the force. This vision included bringing Rey to several spots in the Star Wars universe, such as a future duel with Kylo Ren, the destruction of Luke Skywalker's new Jedi temple, but also to the scene where Darth Vader and ...

Box Office Report: ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Tops Thanksgiving Box Office with $84.5M

American Thanksgiving has arrived and the holiday box office is in full swing as Ralph Breaks the Internet topped the Wednesday-Sunday chart with a sizeable $84.5 million from 4,017 theaters, the second-best showing of all time for the five-day corridor behind fellow Disney Animation Studios' blockbuster Frozen ($93.6 million), not adjusted for inflation. Creed II (review out soon) secured a ...

Hugh Jackman On Bryan Singer Banning Comic Books on ‘X-Men’ Film Set

From the title alone, you can probably guess that you're in for a weird story. Director Bryan Singer didn’t allow comic books to be brought onto the set of the 2000 X-Men film according to Wolverine himself, Hugh Jackman. Speaking with MTV News to promote his new film The Front Runner, Hugh Jackman discussed auditioning for the role ...

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