Phil Lord and Christopher Miller have left in their roles as co-directors of the untitled Han Solo stand-alone prequel due to creative differences. The duo were named as co-directors back in the summer of 2015. Lawrence and Jon Kasdan wrote the screenplay. The following statement was posted on the Star Wars website yesterday: The untitled Han Solo film will move forward with a directorial change. “Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are talented filmmakers who have assembled an…"Han Solo: Phil Lord and Christopher Miller leave Star Wars film"
Star Wars fans are probably sitting on edge following The Book of Henry, a film directed by Star Wars 9 director Colin Trevorrow, opened up to negative reviews. While it is an independent film, the film was shot after Jurassic World–which is the film that earned Trevorrow the directing gig for the third film in the newest Star Wars trilogy. I haven’t had the opportunity to screen The Book of Henry. I had plans to…"Star Wars 9: Does The Book of Henry have Star Wars fans on edge?"
Mark Wahlberg has made it public that he is quitting the Transformers franchise following the release of Transformers: The Last Knight. Wahlberg made his decision public while chatting with Graham Norton during a recent appearance on The Graham Norton Show: “It’s the last one so I get my life back!” (via Digital Spy). Wahlberg’s decision follows that of director Michael Bay, who previously announced that this would be his outing in the director’s chair. Bay…"Mark Wahlberg is quitting the Transformers franchise"
With Star Wars: The Last Jedi looming at the end of the year, there’s a lot of predictions to be made that can go either right or wrong. One of the much-discussed predictions is that Daisy Ridley’s Rey is either Luke Skywalker’s daughter or Obi-Wan Kenobi’s grand-daughter. There’s no proof one way or the other to know for sure. Hamill didn’t do the discussion any favors during the Star Wars: The Last Jedi panel held…"Star Wars: The Last Jedi: Is Rey the daughter of Luke Skywalker?"
A rumor circulating the internet this weekend says that the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) could be introducing Supergirl in their untitled Superman sequel which currently does not have a release date. The rumor was first posted anonymously on 4chan.org this past Monday. Whether there is any truth or not remains to be determined. It’s likely all speculation but with the success of Wonder Woman, DC is probably looking at all of their books to get…"Could DC Extended Universe be introducing Supergirl?"
Anything will make its debut on Saturday during the LA Film Festival this and many of us in the trans community are not pleased about the casting of a cis actor in a transgender role. Written and directed by Timothy McNeil, the film stars John Carroll Lynch, Matt Bomer, Maura Tierney, Margot Bingham, and Micah Hauptman. Here’s where there is a major problem: cisgender actor Matt Bomer is playing a transgender woman post-transition. There are…"Anything, starring cis male as trans woman, to debut at LA Film Festival"
Actor Tom Cruise has a lot of soul searching to do when it comes to finding his next project. The actor needs a hit. Cruise doesn’t have the drawing power that he used to have in order to successfully open a non-franchise film at the box office, let alone open a movie. Following The Mummy, Cruise will star in American Made, a true story about a drug smuggler, directed by Doug Liman and also being…"What does Tom Cruise do after The Mummy tanked?"
Universal Pictures was hoping a reboot of The Mummy starring Tom Cruise would launch their Dark Universe franchise. Unfortunately for the studio, critics and audiences alike panned the film. Starring Tom Cruise, the Alex Kurtzman-directed film finished this weekend in second place with an estimated $32.2 million at the box office. In addition to Cruise, the film stars Annabelle Wallis, Sofia Boutella, Jake Johnson, Courtney B. Vance and Russell Crowe. Taking into account the four…"Box Office: The Mummy tanks for Universal"
Marvel Studios released the teaser trailer for 2018’s Black Panther during Game 4 of the 2017 NBA Finals. A new synopsis for the Marvel film was also released: Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” follows T’Challa who, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king. But when a powerful old enemy reappears, T’Challa’s mettle…"Black Panther: Marvel releases Teaser Trailer during NBA Finals"
It was reported today that Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins has not yet signed on for the film’s sequel. I would expect that this will change soon and also come with a hefty pay raise following the film’s opening weekend. Wonder Woman is expected to smash Tom Cruise’s The Mummy at the box office this weekend. With actress Gal Gadot playing one of the DC trinity, she has options in her contract for appearing in…"Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins not signed for sequel"