The Week in Movie News: ‘Dune’ Casts Oscar Nominee Timothée Chalamet, the Scoop on ‘Aquaman’ and More

The Week in Movie News: 'Dune' Casts Oscar Nominee Timothée Chalamet, the Scoop on 'Aquaman' and More

Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:

 

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DC's standalone Joker movie sets 2019 release: After officially greenlighting the movie last week, Warner Bros. set an October 2019 release date for their Joker origin movie, which will be simply titled Joker. Also this week, they cast Deadpool 2's Zazie Beetz in a major role opposite Joaquin Phoenix's "clown prince of crime." Read more here and…

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Musical ‘Cats’ to Star Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Swift and Ian McKellen; Here’s Everything We Know

Musical 'Cats' to Star Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Swift and Ian McKellen; Here's Everything We Know

Broadway fans who also love movies are having a great week. Not only has Lin-Manuel Miranda set his directorial debut with an adaptation of Jonathan Larson's autobiographical show Tick, Tick…Boom!, but now comes word of a Cats movie. Andrew Lloyd Webber's long-running musical was announced for the big screen back in 2016, but now is gearing up with a cast list.

According to The Daily Mail, the movie version of the show will star Oscar nominees Jennifer Hudson and Ian McKellen plus…

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Comic-Con 2018 News: ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ is Returning, ‘Annabelle 3’ Announced

Comic-Con 2018 News: 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' is Returning, 'Annabelle 3' Announced

Every year, Comic-Con is a source for lots of movie news. Studios announce the latest superheroes heading to the big screen. Productions announce the casting of previously announced comic book adaptations. Sometimes we get more information on a highly anticipated release.

This week, from Wednesday's preview night through Sunday's panels, we'll be updating this post with the biggest and best revelations out of the convention. 

 

Return of The Clone Wars…

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‘Overlord’ Trailer Teases a World War II Zombie Movie; Here’s Everything We Know So Far

'Overlord' Trailer Teases a World War II Zombie Movie; Here's Everything We Know So Far

 

Ahead of Comic-Con, where we expected it to drop, Paramount has unveiled the first trailer for the Bad Robot production Overlord. It's the first R-rated release from J.J. Abrams' company, best known lately for surprise deliveries of Cloverfield movies, and we can easily see why that is. Already, we're getting clear glimpses of gory Nazi zombies here. 

 

The trailer starts off like it's a normal World War II drama, albeit the kind with lots of action…

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2018 San Diego Comic-Con Preview – What to Look Forward to From the Movie Presentations

2018 San Diego Comic-Con Preview - What to Look Forward to From the Movie Presentations

The 2018 San Diego Comic-Con International — or just Comic-Con, since it’s the king of comic and fan conventions — is this week, and we’ll be there to cover all the big movie presentations. Ahead of time, though, we’ve put together a guide for when each showcase is happening. Whether you’re joining us and the rest of the masses at the San Diego Convention Center or will be following along at home, here is our preview of what we know and what we’re expecting….

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New ‘Robin Hood’ Trailer Introduces a Thief in Training; Here’s Everything We Know

New 'Robin Hood' Trailer Introduces a Thief in Training; Here's Everything We Know

Taron Egerton at arrivals for SING Premiere, L.A. Live, Los Angeles, CA December 3, 2016. Photo By: Dee Cercone/Everett Collection

Update: The first trailer for Robin Hood presented a fresh new vision of the venerable character, played this time by Taron Egerton (above). A new trailer introduces him as a thief in training.

Apparently, he has been recruited to steal from the rich and give to the poor, but first he needs to develop the skills needed, which Little John (Jamie Foxx) gladly…

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Timothée Chalamet to Star in ‘Dune’; Here’s Everything We Know

Timothée Chalamet to Star in 'Dune'; Here's Everything We Know

Long in development, a new big-screen version of Frank Herbert's Dune is moving forward and may have found its star. Read onward to learn everything we know.

What's the latest news?

Academy Award nominee Timothée Chalamet (Call Me By Your Name, top) is "in final talks" to star in Dune, according to Deadline. The actor can next be seen in the drama Beautiful Boy, due for release on October 12.

Who is directing?

Denis Villeneuve (Sicario, Arrival, Blade…

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‘Aquaman’ Debuts First Poster; Here’s Everything We Know

'Aquaman' Debuts First Poster; Here's Everything We Know

With Comic-Con coming up this weekend, we should be hearing and seeing a lot of Aquaman. The upcoming DC superhero movie will feature Jason Momoa reprising his role as the title character, last seen in Justice League.

And while there hasn't yet been a trailer promoting the December release, we have seen some exciting images of the movie and director James Wan has just shared another via Twitter. Presumably a shot from the trailer, the pic showcases whom many presume to be Ocean Master…

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DC’s Joker Origin Movie Moves Forward With Joaquin Phoenix; Here’s Everything We Know

DC's Joker Origin Movie Moves Forward With Joaquin Phoenix; Here's Everything We Know

Update: Warner Bros. has officially greenlit its standalone Joker movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Joaquin Phoenix has also been locked in for the role of the iconic DC Comics character. Filming will begin in September with a budget of only $ 55 million, which is pretty low for a comic book movie these days. 

(Read our previous report on the casting and then check out everything we know about the movie so far below.) 

 

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Cate Shortland to Direct Marvel’s ‘Black Widow’; Here’s Everything We Know

Cate Shortland to Direct Marvel's 'Black Widow'; Here's Everything We Know

After Marvel Studios reportedly vetted more than 70 women filmmakers for the job, then the selection was down to three shortlisted favorites, Cate Shortland has been hired to direct the solo Black Widow movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter. 

Shortland is a relatively unknown filmmaker who hails from Australia. But she's been a big deal on the festival circuit with award-winning shorts and features, the latter including the 2012 Nazi drama Lore and last year's Sundance…

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Danai Gurira Touted for ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’: Here’s What We Know So Far

Danai Gurira Touted for 'Godzilla vs. Kong': Here's What We Know So Far

Set for theatrical release on May 31, 2019, the first official images from Godzilla: King of the Monsters have been revealed. But what about the monstrous confrontation that will be featured in 2020's Godzilla vs. Kong? "It’s not like we’re bending over backwards to introduce Kong, but there’s definitely some bread crumbs,” director Michael Dougherty told EW.

More bread crumbs are already accumulating. Let's round up what we know about Godzilla vs. Kong…

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New ‘Unfriended: Dark Web’ Trailer Makes the Terror Personal; Here’s Everything We Know

New 'Unfriended: Dark Web' Trailer Makes the Terror Personal; Here's Everything We Know

Update: The first trailer for Unfriended: Dark Web explained the concept of "the dark web," a secret part of the Internet where bad people can do terrible things. Now a new trailer makes the terror more personal.

Watch the new trailer and then catch up on everything we know below, including the new poster. The film will open in theaters on July 20.

(Read our previously-published post below.)

 

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The Week in Movie News: Billy Dee Williams, ‘RoboCop Returns’ and More

The Week in Movie News: Billy Dee Williams, 'RoboCop Returns' and More

Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:

 

BIG NEWS

Billy Dee Williams is returning as Lando Calrissian: Following the fans' embrace of Donald Glover as young Lando Calrissian in Solo: A Star Wars Story, the original Lando, Billy Dee Williams, is set to reprise his role for Star Wars: Episode IX. Read more here.

 

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Jeremy Renner joins Spawn: While Jamie Foxx is set to play the title…

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Watch First ‘Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween’ Trailer; Here’s Everything We Know

Watch First 'Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween' Trailer; Here's Everything We Know

Back in 2015, Goosebumps brought R.L. Stine's popular young-adult horror series to life with a very entertaining tale that married monsters, mayhem and the macabre. The big-screen adventure danced lightly around the potentially disturbing horror elements to keep the emphasis on family fun, which made the movie unexpectedly entertaining and appealing to adults as well as children. The young lead characters also drew in a young-adult audience.

Now the first trailer for the sequel,…

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Keri Russell to Star in Supernatural ‘Antlers’; Here’s Everything We Know

Keri Russell to Star in Supernatural 'Antlers'; Here's Everything We Know

Last December, we heard that Guillermo del Toro would be producing Antlers, a film of the supernatural. Now comes word via THR that Keri Russell (TV's The Americans, above) is in negotiations to star. What do we know about this project?

What's the story?

Written by Henry Chaisson and Nick Antosca, it's based on Antosca's short story "The Quiet Boy." The film will follow a teacher who tries to protect one of her students after learning a disturbing secret about…

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New ‘RoboCop’ Sequel Coming From ‘District 9’ Director; Here’s Everything We Know

New 'RoboCop' Sequel Coming From 'District 9' Director; Here's Everything We Know

Four years ago, MGM attempted to reboot the RoboCop franchise with a remake starring Joel Kinnaman. That wasn't too big a hit, at least not domestically, so now instead of continuing from that movie, the studio is going back to the beginning. According to Deadline, Neill Blomkamp (District 9) will helm a direct sequel to the 1987 original. 

There was rumor earlier this year of a possible RoboCop that would continue from the very first movie, and now this is confirmation. Titled…

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Billy Dee Williams to Reprise Lando Role for ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’; Here’s What We Know So Far

Billy Dee Williams to Reprise Lando Role for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'; Here's What We Know So Far

Update: We've been wondering if Lando Calrissian would show up in the current Star Wars trilogy. The popular scoundrel from the original trilogy was a big part of The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, and his absence from The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi has left fans wondering what became of the traitor turned hero of the rebel fleet.

Lando was given a minor update in the recent official-canon book Bloodline and is a big part of another new book called Last…

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Jeremy Renner Joins the ‘Spawn’ Reboot; Here’s Everything We Know

Jeremy Renner Joins the 'Spawn' Reboot; Here's Everything We Know

Update: While Jamie Foxx has been confirmed for the title role in Todd McFarlane's Spawn reboot, the Hell-spawned superhero is not actually the main character of his own movie. Instead, the protagonist of Spawn is Detective Maximilian Steven Percival "Twitch" Williams III, a cop described by McFarlane as being like Sheriff Brody in Jaws. Spawn is, therefore, the movie's shark. 

For the part of Twitch, McFarlane has cast Jeremy Renner, according to Deadline….

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Margot Robbie Talks ‘Birds of Prey’; Here’s Everything We Know

Margot Robbie Talks 'Birds of Prey'; Here's Everything We Know

Update: While busy promoting her new film Terminal, which opened in U.K. theaters last week, Margot Robbie (above) answered questions about her upcoming role as Harley Quinn in Birds of Prey.

The title, by the way, is not yet confirmed, but Robbie told Flickering Myth that production will begin in January 2019. In addition to starring, Robbie is also serving as a producer on the project, which she said is aiming for an R-rating and will be made with a "much smaller budget."…

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Watch Thrilling New ‘Skyscraper’ Trailer; Here’s Everything We Know

Watch Thrilling New 'Skyscraper' Trailer; Here's Everything We Know

Update: The third trailer for Skyscraper has just dropped, and it looks spectacular, thrilling, and very, very dangerous. If it reminds you of past movies that starred Bruce Willis and Paul Newman, Dwayne Johnson acknowledges that Die Hard and The Towering Inferno "are two classic movies that inspired me and generations, and became the inspiration" for the new film.

We can definitely see that in the new trailer. Watch it below, then scroll down to read our previous post on all we…

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Keri Russell Is Joining ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’; Here’s What We Know So Far

Keri Russell Is Joining 'Star Wars: Episode IX'; Here's What We Know So Far

Fans can look forward to many familiar faces returning for Star Wars: Episode IX next year, including Daisy Ridley and John Boyega, but now we know of at least one new addition. Variety has revealed that actress Keri Russell is in talks to join the cast of the sequel, which follows last year's Star Wars: The Last Jedi to conclude the "Skywalker Saga."

Russell is no stranger to anyone familiar with the career of director J.J. Abrams. She starred in his TV series Felicity, which…

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‘Child’s Play’ Reboot on Its Way

'Child's Play' Reboot on Its Way

A few months back, we heard that Child's Play creator Don Mancini was working on a television series based on the 1980s horror favorite (above). Now comes news that MGM is looking to reboot the entire Child's Play franchise, per THR. The plan is to begin shooting in September.

Mancini's TV series (which is considered canon to the original films) is still in the works as a separate project. The new film will feature a "technologically advanced" killer doll, according to…

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Idris Elba to Turn Villainous in ‘Fast and Furious’ Spin-off; Here’s Everything We Know

Idris Elba to Turn Villainous in 'Fast and Furious' Spin-off; Here's Everything We Know

Update: In recent years, we've become accustomed to seeing Idris Elba in heroic roles, as in Thor: Ragnarok (above). So it's somewhat surprising to hear that he will portray a villain in the first spin-off from the Fast and Furious series, per Variety.

Elba came to attention as an elegant drug kingpin on HBO's The Wire and since then has impressed in a wide variety of roles. He played a villainous role in Star Trek: Beyond not too long ago, which actually seemed atypical at this…

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Watch ‘Ant-Man and The Wasp’ Featurette

Watch 'Ant-Man and The Wasp' Featurette

In the specially-sized new adventure Ant-Man and The Wasp, Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) must balance his life as both a superhero and a father, which becomes exponentially more risky when Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly) and Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) make him aware of an urgent new mission – one that will find Scott and Hope fighting together, as Ant-Man and The Wasp uncover secrets from their past.

Rudd and Lilly talk about the new choices that their characters face in this new video….

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Watch Dwayne Johnson in Exclusive ‘Skyscraper’ Video With Director Commentary

Watch Dwayne Johnson in Exclusive 'Skyscraper' Video With Director Commentary

A military veteran and former FBI agent, Will Sawyer (Dwayne Johnson) thought he had seen it all. Now a private security consultant, he is brought to China to assess a new skyscraper, the tallest in the world. When a fire breaks out, he is framed for the crime, but is nonetheless determined to save his family, trapped in the building above the fire line.

In our exclusive video from Skyscraper, director Rawson Marshall Thurber breaks down one of the film's most memorable moments, which…

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Vanessa Kirby Joins ‘Fast and Furious’ Spin-off ‘Hobbs and Shaw’; Here’s Everything We Know

Vanessa Kirby Joins 'Fast and Furious' Spin-off 'Hobbs and Shaw'; Here's Everything We Know

If you loved the antagonistic chemistry between Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham in The Fate of the Furious, you're in luck, because there's a spin-off in the works focused on their rivalry. And if you loved Vanessa Kirby as Princess Margaret on the Netflix series The Crown (above), you're also in luck, because she's just joined the cast of the spin-off.  

Yeah, the Fast and Furious movies and The Crown are very different kinds of entertainment, but there's…

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Jim Carrey Tapped As Villain in ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’; Here’s Everything We Know

Jim Carrey Tapped As Villain in 'Sonic the Hedgehog'; Here's Everything We Know

Update: Jim Carrey established himself as a unique and wacky comic presence in movies like Ace Ventura: Pet Detective and Dumb and Dumber. Yet he also tackled roles that turned toward the dark side, as in Batman Forever and The Cable Guy. Since then, he's continued to play both heroes and villains.

Now Carrey is ready to play the primary villain in Sonic the Hedgehog. He is in negotiations to star as Robotnik, aka Doctor Eggman, in the big-screen adaptation of the popular video game,…

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Watch Exclusive ‘Mamma Mia!: Here We Go Again’ Video: Becoming Donna

Watch Exclusive 'Mamma Mia!: Here We Go Again' Video: Becoming Donna

Coming off supporting roles in the historical drama Darkest Hours and the action comedy Baby Driver, who would expect Lily James to burst into song in her next feature?

Yet that is exactly what James does in the opening moments of our exclusive video from Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again!. Her voice sounds exquisite and is praised by none other than accomplished singer and actress Meryl Streep, who created the character, Donna, in Mamma Mia!. James captures a younger version of Donna in the new…

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Rebecca Ferguson Joins ‘Shining’ Sequel ‘Doctor Sleep’; Here’s Everything We Know

Rebecca Ferguson Joins 'Shining' Sequel 'Doctor Sleep'; Here's Everything We Know

Update: Rebecca Ferguson, who burst into prominence thanks to her dynamic performance in Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (above), is in negotiations to costar in Doctor Sleep, according to Variety.

Based on Stephen King's novel, a sequel to The Shining, the story follows Danny Torrance (Ewan McGregor), a youngster in the original film, who is now an adult dealing with his own problems, psychic and otherwise, as he endeavors to help dying patients at a hospice. The role that Ferguson…

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Fatih Akin to Direct New ‘Firestarter’; Here’s Everything We Know

Fatih Akin to Direct New 'Firestarter'; Here's Everything We Know

Amidst the current Stephen King explosion, Blumhouse Productions is moving forward on their adaptation of Firestarter. King's 1980 novel, about a young girl with pyrokinetic powers. It was previously turned into a 1984 movie starring Drew Barrymore. The story has also influenced numerous films and TV series, including Stranger Things.

Now, according to Variety, the remake has found a director. German filmmaker Fatih Akin (Head-On, In the Fade) will helm the movie, working…

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The Week in Movie News: Jared Leto Is Marvel’s Morbius, First Look at ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ and More

The Week in Movie News: Jared Leto Is Marvel's Morbius, First Look at 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' and More

Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:

 

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Jared Leto takes on another comic book villain: Oscar-winning actor Jared Leto will be reprising his role as DC villain The Joker in an upcoming movie, but he's also going to play Marvel villain Morbius, the Living Vampire, in an upcoming Spider-Man spinoff for Sony. Read more here and find out the latest on the next true Spider-Man movie…

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Watch Exclusive ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ Video: New Mission

Watch Exclusive 'Mission: Impossible - Fallout' Video: New Mission

In Mission: Impossible – Fallout, Ethan Hunt (played by Tom Cruise) and his IMF team, along with some familiar allies, must race against time after a mission goes wrong. What makes it different from past missions? "It's a big, emotional, entertaining story," Cruise says in our exclusive video.

Filmmaker Christopher McQuarrie promises that it's a much more personal journey: "It's to take you places you've never been. It's to show you things that you've…

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‘Solo’ Writer Jonathan Kasdan Working on ‘Indiana Jones 5’ Script; Here’s Everything We Know

'Solo' Writer Jonathan Kasdan Working on 'Indiana Jones 5' Script; Here's Everything We Know

Jonathan Kasdan is making his way around Lucasfilm properties. The screenwriter collaborated with his father, Lawrence Kasdan, on this year's Solo: A Star Wars Story, and now he's reportedly working on the script for Indiana Jones 5. According to Collider, the younger Kasdan has replaced David Koepp (Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull) for the next sequel in the series.

Kasdan's father was one of George Lucas's co-writers on the first Indy movie, Raiders of…

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Jared Leto to Star in ‘Spider-Man’ Spin-off ‘Morbius’; Here’s Everything We Know

Jared Leto to Star in 'Spider-Man' Spin-off 'Morbius'; Here's Everything We Know

We've been hearing a lot about Jared Leto and his various continuing exploits as The Joker (above in Suicide Squad). But it turns out that Leto will be starring as another comic-book character, Morbius, in another cinematic universe. Read onward for all we know.

Who is Morbius?

A spin-off in the new, steadily expanding Spider-Man cinematic universe, Morbius (the film) will revolve around the Marvel comic book character Morbius, the Living Vampire. First appearing as an antagonist in…

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‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Stomps to Top of Box Office Charts

'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' Stomps to Top of Box Office Charts

After enjoying considerable success overseas, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom stomped into theaters in the U.S. and earned an estimated $ 150 million over the weekend, according to Box Office Mojo. Combined with overseas earnings, the film has made more than $ 711 million worldwide, which means it's the third largest release worldwide this year, trailing only Avengers: Infinity War and Black Panther.

While no other films opened widely in theaters, Incredibles 2 gave the film…

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Chris Pratt’s Next 3 Movies: ‘The Lego Movie 2,’ ‘Cowboy Ninja Viking,’ ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’

Chris Pratt's Next 3 Movies: 'The Lego Movie 2,' 'Cowboy Ninja Viking,' 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3'

In Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (above), Chris Pratt is a reluctant hero, pressed into service to track down the grown-up Velociraptor named Blue when a volcano erupts at the ruined theme park formerly known as Jurassic World. The film unleashes a flurry of dark delights, which we won't spoil here, but we can definitely recommend seeing it in a theater.

While we'd love to see Pratt reprise his role as Owen Grady in another installment in the Jurassic series, here is what's…

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‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Sequel Now Has a Title; Here’s Everything We Know

'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Sequel Now Has a Title; Here's Everything We Know

Update: Tom Holland went and nonchalantly (accidentally?) revealed the title for the sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming over the weekend: Spider-Man: Far From Home.

The name showed up on an electronic copy of the script the actor waved about in a new Instagram video, where he also admits to being confused about there being a sequel, due to a spoilery element of Avengers: Infinity War. Watch below. 

 

Sorry for no announcements, but I love you…

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‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’: A Character Guide

'Ant-Man and the Wasp': A Character Guide

Set several years after Ant-Man (but before Avengers: Infinity War), the new Marvel movie reunites audiences with Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) and Hope Van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly), as well as Hope’s father Hank Pym (Michael Douglas). While Scott is trying to stay trouble-free after getting into a heap of it over his participation in the events of Captain America: Civil War, he has to don the Ant-Man suit again as Hope and Hank attempt to locate Janet Van Dyne (Michelle Pfeiffer) in the Quantum…

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Watch Exclusive ‘The Spy Who Dumped Me’ Video: Dynamic Duo

Watch Exclusive 'The Spy Who Dumped Me' Video: Dynamic Duo

Best friends Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon have a tried-and-true bond that has survived everything else in their lives. Their friendship is put to the test, however, when one of them learns that her ex-boyfriend was actually a spy, entangling them in an international conspiracy that quickly spirals out of control.

In our exclusive video from the upcoming The Spy Who Dumped Me, Kunis and McKinnon take us behind the scenes as they talk about the espionage adventure."My character is not an…

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The Week in Movie News: ‘The Witches’ Remake On the Way, First ‘Creed II’ Trailer Arrives and More

The Week in Movie News: 'The Witches' Remake On the Way, First 'Creed II' Trailer Arrives and More

Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:

 

BIG NEWS

The Witches remake on the way: Robert Zemeckis, who hasn't made a family film in a while, is heading back to kid-friendly territory with a new adaptation of Roald Dahl's The Witches. Read more here and check out a trailer for Zemeckis' next movie down below. 

 

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Marvel narrowed down choice for Black Widow director:…

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Xavier Dolan and Will Beinbrink Join ‘It: Chapter Two’; Here’s Everything We Know

Xavier Dolan and Will Beinbrink Join 'It: Chapter Two'; Here's Everything We Know

Update 4: Two important supporting characters have been cast in It: Chapter Two. According to Deadline, filmmaker Xavier Dolan (pictured above in I Killed My Mother), who also often acts in his own movies, will play gay Derry resident Adrian Mellon, who becomes the victim of a hate crime. Joining him is Will Beinbrink (Free State of Jones) as Beverly's abusive husband Tom.

(Catch up on everything we know below.)

 

Update 3: Isaiah Mustafa (above in Madea's…

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Search for a ‘Black Widow’ Director Narrows to Three; Here’s Everything We Know

Search for a 'Black Widow' Director Narrows to Three; Here's Everything We Know

Fans have been begging Marvel for a Black Widow movie for almost a decade and now the dream is finally coming alive. The presumably titled Black Widow will likely feature Scarlett Johansson in the title role, which she's portrayed already in six installments of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including this year's Avengers: Infinity War. 

The latest status update on the project is that Marvel is still trying to decide on a director best suited for the spin-off. The…

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New ‘The Witches’ on Its Way From Robert Zemeckis; Here’s What We Know So Far

New 'The Witches' on Its Way From Robert Zemeckis; Here's What We Know So Far

A new, big-screen version of Roald Dahl's The Witches is on its way from Warner Bros. and filmmaker Robert Zemeckis (The Walk, above), according to Variety. Here's what we know so far.

What's the source material?

Published in 1983, the children's book by Roald Dahl follows an 8-year-old British boy who goes to Norway to live with his grandmother after his parents are killed. His grandmother tells him stories about witches, describing them as horrifying creatures who only…

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Watch the First Trailer for Robert Zemeckis’ ‘Welcome to Marwen’; Here’s Everything We Know

Watch the First Trailer for Robert Zemeckis' 'Welcome to Marwen'; Here's Everything We Know

Jeff Malmberg's Marwencol is one of the most beloved documentaries of all time. The 2010 feature may not have received an Oscar nomination or a perfect score on Rotten Tomatoes or a significant box office gross, but the nonfiction film community went crazy for it, and pretty much anyone else who saw the doc since has been amazed by its unique human interest story. 

Now Marwencol has been remade as a dramatic narrative picture by Robert Zemeckis, and it looks to…

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Pixar’s Next 3 Movies: ‘Toy Story 4,’ Then Original Animated Adventures

Pixar's Next 3 Movies: 'Toy Story 4,' Then Original Animated Adventures

Pixar continues to enjoy great success at the box office, as evidenced by the record-breaking weekend for Incredibles 2. The sequel built on the themes first explored in the original film in 2004, while deepening the family relationship and featuring a baby with a range of newly-deployed superpowers. Of course, the animated adventure was also a lot of fun and included truly mind-boggling action sequences.

What will Pixar do next? In addition to one sequel, several original projects are…

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‘Incredibles 2’ Smashes Box Office Records

'Incredibles 2' Smashes Box Office Records

Brad Bird's new animated adventure soared on the big screen. Over the weekend, Incredibles 2 earned an estimated $ 180 million at the box office, per CNN Money, absolutely smashing the record for animated titles previously held by Finding Dory, which made $ 135 million during its opening frame in 2016.

Taking into account international openings as well as its domestic earnings, the film has grossed some $ 231.5 million worldwide so far. It's the third biggest opening of the year, behind…

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Where to Find Pixar’s Trademark Easter Eggs in ‘Incredibles 2’

Where to Find Pixar's Trademark Easter Eggs in 'Incredibles 2'

Now that you've seen Incredibles 2 (and of course you have, it made all the money over the weekend), you'll be wanting to find out what you missed. Pixar movies tend to be filled with Easter eggs, including hidden character cameos and classic film references and callbacks. Pixar also has a handful of standard Easter eggs that appear in almost every one of their releases.

Did you spot the Pizza Planet delivery truck, the Luxo ball, and the others? If not, here's a guide…

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Ewan McGregor to Star in ‘Doctor Sleep’; Here’s Everything We Know

Ewan McGregor to Star in 'Doctor Sleep'; Here's Everything We Know

Update: Ewan McGregor (above in TV's Fargo) will star in Doctor Sleep, according to Variety. Based on Stephen King's novel, the sequel to The Shining will be directed by Mike Flanagan (Gerald's Game).

McGregor will play Dan Torrance, the little boy known as Danny in the original film. Now he's an adult; he's still dealing with troubling ghosts from his past, but his psychic abilities help him to comfort dying patients at the hospice where he works.

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New Grouchy, Grumpy ‘The Grinch’ Trailer; Here’s Everything We Know

New Grouchy, Grumpy 'The Grinch' Trailer; Here's Everything We Know

Many people have fond memories of hearing Boris Karloff voice Dr. Seuss' classic character The Grinch in the animated television show How the Grinch Stole Christmas, directed by Chuck Jones. More recently, Jim Carrey memorably embodied the grouchy character in Ron Howard's same-titled live-action version in 2000, which won a lot of new Grinch fans.

Now a new animated feature version is heading to theaters. We were teased with a TV spot earlier this year during the Olympics and then…

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‘Captain Marvel’ Nabs Female Composer; Here’s Everything We Know

'Captain Marvel' Nabs Female Composer; Here's Everything We Know

Update: Pinar Toprak has announced that she will be composing the musical score for Captain Marvel, starring Brie Larson (above) as the titular character. Toprak thus becomes the first woman to score a major superhero movie. Her recent credits include TV's Krypton and the extremely popular video game Fortnite. See her announcement below.

 

 

I’m so thrilled to finally announce that I will be scoring the upcoming CAPTAIN MARVEL! It’s…

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The Week in Movie News: ‘Wonder Woman’ Sequel Teased a Mystery, ‘Dumbo’ and ‘The Nun’ Trailers and More

The Week in Movie News: 'Wonder Woman' Sequel Teased a Mystery, 'Dumbo' and 'The Nun' Trailers and More

Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:

 

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Wonder Woman sequel teases a surprising co-star: We learned Wonder Woman 2 is titled Wonder Woman 1984 and saw some new images from the '80s-set superhero movie, including one mysteriously featuring Chris Pine as the previously killed-off Steve Trevor. Read more here and check out more Gal Gadot news here.

 

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Ewan McGregor…

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First ‘Unfriended: Dark Web’ Trailer May Scare You Off the Internet; Here’s Everything We Know

First 'Unfriended: Dark Web' Trailer May Scare You Off the Internet; Here's Everything We Know

We've always suspected that our computers are out to get us! Well, not really, but we're certainly aware of various real-life dangers that can be more easily facilitated by our personal computers and the global reach of the internet.

Those fears were explored in Unfriended, a chilling suspense story about a group of teenage friends who are haunted by a fellow student who was bullied into committing suicide. Reportedly budgeted at $ 1 million, the film earned more than $ 64 million at…

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What to Expect From the Future of DC Comic Book Movies

What to Expect From the Future of DC Comic Book Movies

While some film franchises like to set up release dates far in advance, DC Entertainment is no longer on that path. Walter Hamada, the relatively new head of DC's movie production, is against that and other recent Hollywood trends, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The "DC Extended Universe" no longer seems intent on aping Marvel's design, if it's even really a crossover mega-franchise anymore. Hamada has no interest in a writers' room, either. He appears to be into…

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