STEVEN KNIGHT TO WRITE NEW 'STAR WARS' MOVIE AFTER DAMON LINDELOF, JUSTIN BRITT-GIBSON EXIT03/23/23 @ 12:35 pm EST
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'MY ADVENTURES WITH SUPERMAN' GETS ADULT SWIM AND MAX RELEASE DATES06/05/23 @ 9:09 pm EST
“Peaky Blinders” creator Steven Knight is set to write the screenplay for the untitled “Star Wars” movie that Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy (“Ms. Marvel”) is attached to direct, as original screenwriters Damon Lindelof and Justin Britt-Gibson have departed the project, Variety
The movie is widely expected to be among Lucasfilm’s first “Star Wars” films since 2019’s “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.” More information about the movie, including a possible title, is expected to be announced at the Star Wars Celebration in London in April.
A representative for Lucasfilm did not respond to a request for comment.
Knight is a veteran screenwriter who launched his career specializing in gritty crime dramas like 2002’s “Dirty Pretty Things” and 2007’s “Eastern Promises,” eventually branching out to lighthearted dramedies (2014’s “The Hundred-Foot Journey”), war thrillers (2016’s “Allied”), and biopics (2021’s “Spencer”). He also created and executive produced the BBC period crime drama “Peaky Blinders,” which streams on Netflix in the U.S.
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TV Line‘FEAR THE WALKING DEAD’: ISHA BLAAKER JOINS FINAL SEASON AS RECURRING06/05/23 @ 8:43 pm EST
is reporting on when exactly My Adventures With Superman
— which was ordered to series more than two years ago — will take flight.
The new animated series, in which Jack Quaid (The Boys
) voices the Man of Steel, will debut with back-to-back episodes on Thursday, July 6 at midnight ET on Adult Swim, followed by weekly releases every Thursday.
Episodes will also stream every Friday on Max, and re-air on Adult Swim Fridays at 7/6c and on Toonami Saturdays at midnight.
Watch a new trailer and check out the poster, below.My Adventures With Superman
is described as a serialized coming-of-age story that catches up with a twentysomething Clark Kent (Quaid), the bright and driven Lois Lane (Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist
‘s Alice Lee) and their best friend Jimmy Olsen (Ishmel Sahid), as they begin to discover who they are and everything they can accomplish together as an investigative reporting team at the Daily Planet
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Deadline‘COMPANION’: LUKAS GAGE, MEGAN SURI, HARVEY GUILLéN JOIN NEW LINE FILM06/05/23 @ 8:38 pm EST
reports that Isha Blaaker (Run The World, A Madea Homecoming
) has been tapped for a pivotal recurring role in the current final season of Fear The Walking Dead.
Blaaker will portray Frank. Additional details regarding his role remain under wraps.
The current season features a seven-year time jump following the conclusion of season seven, when Morgan’s (Lennie James) and Madison’s (Kim Dickens) hopes to rescue Mo from Padre did not go as planned. Now, Morgan, Madison and the others who were brought to the island must endure Padre’s cynical rule. With the characters demoralized and dejected, the task of reigniting belief in a better world rests with the person Morgan and Madison set out to rescue in the first place — Morgan’s daughter, Mo.
Colman Domingo, Danay García, Austin Amelio, Karen David, Christine Evangelista, Jenna Elfman, and Rubén Blades also star.
The first half of the final season premiered on May 14 at 9 PM ET/PT on AMC and AMC+. The second half, consisting of the final six episodes, will debut later this year.
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(L-R) Lukas Gage, Megan Suri and Harvey Guillén YOUR FIRST LOOK AT 'THE EXPANSE: DRAGON TOOTH' #306/05/23 @ 8:32 pm EST
Lukas Gage (You
), Megan Suri (It Lives Inside
) and Harvey Guillén (What We Do in the Shadows
) have closed deals to join Jack Quaid in Companion
, New Line’s sci-fi thriller from the team behind last fall’s horror smash Barbarian
, which Drew Hancock will direct from his own original script, in his feature debut.
Details as to the film’s plot are under wraps. New Line acquired Companion
in a competitive situation following the multi-studio bidding war for Barbarian
filmmaker Zach Cregger’s new horror Weapons
, which Cregger is producing alongside Vertigo’s Roy Lee and BoulderLight’s Raphael Margules & J.D. Lifshitz, as well as Miri Yoon.
Also on board to produce Companion
are BoulderLight’s Margules & Lifshitz, Vertigo’s Lee, and Cregger. BoulderLight’s Tracy Rosenblum and Vertigo’s Andrew Childs will exec produce. (via Deadline
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MICHAEL KEATON TALKS THE FUN FEELING OF MAKING 'BEETLEJUICE 2'06/05/23 @ 8:29 pm EST
BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at THE EXPANSE: DRAGON TOOTH #3, the next installment of the blockbuster 12-issue series from writer Andy Diggle (Hellblazer
), artist Rubine (Voltron: Legendary Defender
), colorist Raúl Angulo, and letterer Pat Brosseau, that broadens The Expanse
universe in ways that will change how fans view the entire series this June 2023.
Avasarala attempts to negotiate a deal with Errinwright with an offer he can’t refuse for information on Martian black budget projects that could determine the fate of Earth’s future. Meanwhile sabotage strikes the crew of the Rocinante…
THE EXPANSE: DRAGON TOOTH #3 features a standard cover by Eisner-winning artist Christian Ward (Invisible Kingdom
), and variant covers by highly acclaimed artists Junggeun Yoon (Something is Killing the Children
), and Justine Florentino (Grim
THE EXPANSE is the newest release from BOOM! Studios’ eponymous imprint, home to critically acclaimed original series, including BRZRKR
by Keanu Reeves, Matt Kindt, and Ron Garney; Something is Killing the Children
by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera; Once & Future
by Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora; Wynd
by James Tynion IV and Michael Dialynas; Grim
by Stephanie Phillips and Flaviano; Briar
by Christopher Cantwell and Germán García; Stuff of Nightmares
by R.L. Stine and A.L. Kaplan; The Approach
by Jeremy Haun, Jason A. Hurley, and Jesus Hervas; Damn Them All
by Simon Spurrier and Charlie Adlard; Behold, Behemoth
by Tate Brombal and Nick Robles; Once Upon a Time at the End of the World
by Jason Aaron, Alexandre Tefenkgi, Leila del Duca, and Nick Dragotta; Know Your Station
by Sarah Gailey and Liana Kangas; A Vicious Circle
by Mattson Tomlin and Lee Bermejo; Mosely
by Rob Guillory and Sam Lotfi; Harrower
by Justin Jordan and Brahm Revel; The Neighbors
by Jude Ellison S. Doyle and Letizia Cadonici; The Seasons Have Teeth
by Dan Watters and Sebastián Cabrol; and the upcoming Sirens of the City
by Joanne Starer and Khary Randolph. The imprint also publishes popular licensed properties, including Dune: House Harkonnen
from Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson, and Michael Shelfer; Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
from Melissa Flores and Simona Di Gianfelice; and Magic
from Jed McKay, Rich Douek, and Ig Guara.
THE EXPANSE: DRAGON TOOTH #3 will be in comic shops on June 28, 2023. It is available for pre-order at your local comic shop
or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Kindle.
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EmpireOSCAR ISAAC MAKES MARVEL HISTORY WITH NEWEST SUPERHERO ROLE06/05/23 @ 1:06 pm EST
recently hosted the one and only Michael Keaton as part of a VIP event also featuring a screening of 1989's Batman
and the upcoming The Flash
, in which he reprises his iconic superhero role for the first time in decades. But Keaton also opened up about the joy of working on another film which features a return for one of his classic characters: Beetlejuice 2
Keaton is clearly enthusiastic to be once again back with old friend, director Tim Burton, and finding more chaos for his bio-exorcist lunatic to cause.
is the most f**kin’ fun you can have working. It’s so fun, it’s so great. And you know what it is? We’re doing it exactly like we did the first movie," he says. "There’s a woman in the great waiting room for the afterlife literally with a fishing line – I want people to know this because I love it – tugging on the tail of a cat to make it move."
sequel is something that has been in development limbo for years, but Burton and Keaton are finally shooting it. And from the sounds of it, doing exactly what they want.Beetlejuice 2
will be in cinemas on September 6, 2024.
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BECKY G JOINS DC MOVIE ‘BLUE BEETLE’ IN KEY VOICE ROLE06/05/23 @ 12:50 pm EST
Oscar Isaac has made Marvel history with his voiceover role as Miguel O'Hara/Spider-Man 2099 in Sony Pictures' most recent movie, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
, which premiered in theaters on June 2.
Isaac becomes the first actor in history to play three separate Marvel characters in major roles, having previously been the headliner in 2016's X-Men: Apocalypse
and 2022's Moon Knight
. While he first played Spider-Man 2099 in 2018's Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
, he only appeared in that movie's post-credits scene. (via The Direct
He's also one of nine actors to play at least two different Marvel roles in the MCU and other franchises, the rest of which can be seen below:
Chris Evans: Human Torch & Captain America
Josh Brolin: Cable & Thanos
Michael B Jordan: Human Torch & Killmonger
Hailee Steinfeld: Gwen Stacy & Kate Bishop
Ryan Reynolds: Hannibal King & Deadpool
Gemma Chan: Minn-Erva & Sersi
Jon Favreau: Foggy Nelson & Happy Hogan
Evan Peters: Quicksilver & Ralph BohnerSpider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
is in theaters now.
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‘HOCUS POCUS 3’ IS HAPPENING AT DISNEY+ FOLLOWING SUCCESFUL SEQUEL06/05/23 @ 12:31 pm EST
Singer and actress Rebbeca Marie Gomez, also known as Becky G, has been tapped to voice a key role in Blue Beetle
, Warner Bros.’s family adventure feature based on the DC Comics character.
Directed by Ángel Manuel Soto, the movie stars Xolo Maridueña in the title role and as the character’s alter ego, Jaime Reyes, a recent college grad who, per the studio, unexpectedly finds himself in possession of an ancient relic of alien biotechnology: the Scarab. When the Scarab suddenly chooses Reyes to be its symbiotic host, he is bestowed with an incredible suit of armor capable of extraordinary and unpredictable powers, forever changing his destiny.
Gomez will voice the entity known as Khaji-Da, a being that imbues and controls the Scarab. The singer-actress made the announcement Monday on social media.
The movie is due to open domestically Aug. 18 and is a big step in the representation space, putting Latinos front and center in the comic book movie genre.
Also in the cast are Adriana Barraza, Damían Alcázar, Raoul Max Trujillo, as well as Susan Sarandon, George Lopez and Harvey Guillén, among others. (via The Hollywood Reporter
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'THE FLASH' MOVIE'S KOREAN TRAILER REVEALS ANOTHER SUPERHERO CAMEO06/05/23 @ 12:22 pm EST
The Sanderson sisters will be returning to cause more wicked chaos with Hocus Pocus 3
reports, some 30 years after the original movie was first released.
Disney+ is developing another sequel to the film starring Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy and Sarah Jessica Parker. Sean Bailey, President of Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production, confirmed the news in an interview with The New York Times.
It’s no surprise that a sequel is being developed as Hocus Pocus 2
was a hit for the streamer, setting a record with 2.7 billion minutes of viewing.Hocus Pocus
was first released in 1993 and directed by Kenny Ortega from a screenplay by Mick Garris and Neil Cuthbert and a story by David Kirschner and Garris. The film follows a trio of witches who are inadvertently resurrected by a teenage boy on Halloween night.
A sequel to the family cult film was finally greenlit and Hocus Pocus 2
was released in 2022 with the trio of stars reprising their roles as the Sanderson sisters. The follow-up film was directed by Anne Fletcher, with a screenplay by Jen D’Angelo and a story by Kirschner, Blake Harris and D’Angelo.
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HEATHER GRAHAM HORROR THRILLER ‘SUITABLE FLESH’ ACQUIRED BY RLJE FILMS & SHUDDER06/05/23 @ 12:10 pm EST
The Korean trailer for The Flash
has made its way online, and with it comes some new footage not seen in other trailers.
And, reports MovieWeb
, that includes the special appearance of a fellow member of the Justice League, though we don't exactly get a clear look at the superhero.
The moment happens very early into the trailer when Barry Allen (Ezra Miller) gets a call from Ben Affleck's Batman, setting the scene in the DCEU, aka the Snyderverse. At the same time, a television screen reveals that Superman is on the scene where a volcano has erupted in Guatemala, and a snippet of footage shows the Man of Steel using his laser vision in an effort to help.
You can watch the trailer by clicking here
will be premiering in movie theaters on June 16.
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reports that RLJE Films and Shudder have picked up worldwide rights to the erotic horror thriller Suitable Flesh
, starring Heather Graham (Boogie Nights
), ahead of the film’s world premiere at the Tribeca Festival. The film will hit theaters, VOD and digital later this year, with its streaming debut on Shudder to follow.
Based on the short story “The Thing on the Doorstep” by H.P. Lovecraft, Suitable Flesh
follows psychiatrist Elizabeth Derby (Graham), who becomes obsessed with helping a young patient suffering extreme personality disorder. But her desire to help leads her into dark occult danger as she tries to escape a horrific fate.
Adapted for the screen by Dennis Paoli (Re-Animator
) and directed by Joe Lynch (Mayhem
), the film also stars Judah Lewis (The Babysitter
), Barbara Crampton (Jakob’s Wife
), Bruce Davison (X-Men
franchise) and Johnathon Schaech (The Doom Generation
). Exec producers included Lynch, Rick Moore (From Black
), Brian Yuzna (Re-Animator
), James Norrie (Murder at Yellowstone City
), Nina Kolokouri (The Reef: Stalked
) and Rick Moore (From Black
‘s first Tribeca screening is taking place at the SVA Theatre at 10:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 11th.