Jonathan Majors Lands Lead in Revenge Thriller From Sound of Freedom Producer & Dune Directors Brother
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by Jonathan Fuge
1d ago
Former Marvel actor and Creed 3 star Jonathan Majors has landed his first lead role following the fallout from his recent legal issues, which saw him found guilty of two misdemeanor counts of assault and harassment. Now, Deadline is reporting that Majors will lead the revenge thriller, Merciless, from director Martin Villeneuve, the younger brother of Dune and Dune 2 filmmaker Denis Villeneuve. While the title of the project will no doubt have many questioning Majors PR strategy, Merciless sounds like it will appeal to both horror and thriller fans, with the movie combining possession and veng ..read more
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Netflix Terminator Anime Series Casts Justified Star as the Cyborg Assassin
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by Jonathan Fuge
2w ago
Netflixs Terminator anime series, Terminator Zero, has found it titular robot assassin, with Justified star Timothy Olyphant now all set to voice the iconic character. Netflix made the announcement at the Netflix: Animation event in L.A., taking to social media to share some images from the series alongside the news that Olyphant will not feel pity, or remorse, or fear as he joins the Terminator franchise ..read more
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The Morning Show Season 4 Adds Oscar-Winner to the Apple TV+ Series
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by Jonathan Fuge
2w ago
Apples award-winning, global hit series The Morning Show will expand its star-studded cast with Academy Award-winner Marion Cotillard for season 4. Apple TV+ has now revealed that Academy, BAFTA and Csar Award-winner Marion Cotillard is set to join the highly anticipated fourth season of The Morning Show, hailing from the studio Media Res and starring and executive produced by Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston ..read more
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Johnny Depp to Play Satan Opposite Jeff Bridges as God in Terry Gilliam's The Carnival at the End of Days
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by Jonathan Fuge
2w ago
Pirates of the Caribbean star Johnny Depp will star as Satan alongside Academy Award winner Jeff Bridges as God in The Carnival at the End of Days, director Terry Gilliam has confirmed. Speaking recently with Premiere magazine, Gilliam confirmed the casting of God and Satan in the movie, as well as revealing that Aquaman and Dune star Jason Momoa and Star Wars and The Man Who Killed Don Quixote actor Adam Driver have also joined the project ..read more
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Predator Sequel, Badlands, Finds Its Female Lead in The Great Star
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by Jonathan Fuge
2w ago
The next installment in the Predator franchise, Badlands, has reportedly found its lead, with The Great star Elle Fanning now in talks to star. As per a report by Deadline, Fanning is now in negotiations to star in the film, with Prey director Dan Trachtenberg set to return to the helm alongside writer Patrick Aison. Plot details for Badlands remain largely under wraps at this time, but it has been revealed that it will be set in the future and, much like 2022s critically acclaimed Prey it will be another standalone outing in the Predator series ..read more
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Chris Hemsworth in Talks to Lead Transformers & G.I. Joe Crossover Movie
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by Jonathan Fuge
3w ago
Marvel actor Chris Hemsworth is now in talks to lead the upcoming (and long-awaited) Transformers and G.I. Joe crossover movie, it has been revealed. According to a report by Deadline, Hemsworth is being tapped to star in the project for Paramount Pictures, with the Transformers-meets-G.I. Joe movie set to be based on the respective Hasbro toy lines ..read more
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Knives Out 3 Cast Adds Glenn Close, Andrew Scott, Kerry Washington & More
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by Jonathan Fuge
3w ago
The third Knives Out mystery continues to round out its cast, as Hollywood icon and Academy Award nominee Glenn Close joins Daniel Craig in the latest whodunnit from Netflix and director Rian Johnson. According to THR, the actress has now officially joined the all-star ensemble cast of Wake Up Dead Man: A Knives Out Mystery, joining Challengers star Josh OConnor, Civil Wars Cailee Spaeny, and Ripley actor Andrew Scott ..read more
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Knives Out 3 Looking to Add Several Major Names to Ensemble Cast
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by Jonathan Fuge
3w ago
Coming quickly following the revelation of the title for the next Knives Out mystery, Wake Up Dead Man, it has now been revealed that Civil War star Cailee Spaeny and Challengers actor Josh OConnor are in talks to join whats sure to be another ensemble of accused A-listers. The news comes courtesy of Whats on Netflix, with the report also claiming that Mad Max: Fury Road star and Academy Award nominee Tom Hardy and Mean Girls Lindsay Lohan are also rumored to be in talks for Knives Out 3 ..read more
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Dexter Prequel Series Find Its Leads, Including Christian Slater
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by James Melzer
1M ago
The long-awaited prequel to the hit TV show Dexter has found its three leads in Patrick Gibson (Shadow and Bone, The OA), Christian Slater (Heathers, Interview with the Vampire), and Molly Brown (Billions, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel). Titled Dexter: Original Sin, the prequel will take place in 1991, 15 years prior to the events in the critically acclaimed Showtime series. Dexter ran from 2006 to 2013, with a 10-episode limited sequel series titled Dexter: New Blood airing in 2021 ..read more
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Hugh Jackman to Star as Robin Hood in Dark Reimagining of the Classic Tale
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by Jonathan Fuge
1M ago
X-Men and The Greatest Showman star Hugh Jackman will star as Robin Hood in The Death of Robin Hood, a dark reimagining of the classic folklore tale. According to Deadline, Jackman will lead the project alongside The Bikeriders and Emmy Award winner Jodie Comer, with the project all set to be helmed by Pig and A Quiet Place: Day One director Michael Sarnoski ..read more
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