'X-Men': Channing Tatum Wants To Play Gambit So Lets Make News Item Out Of...

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A few days ago we noted that various producers involved in the X-Men franchise have been wanting to expand the X-Men cinematic universe a la the Marvel Cinematic Universe by giving Jennifer Lawrence a Mystique film, as well as giving the character Gambit a film series, with rumors of Channing Tatum possibly taking on the role of the Cajun mutant and thief. ...

Paul Bettany Teases Vision Role In 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron'

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For his next Marvel film, Paul Bettany will step out from behind a mic booth and unto the big screen. The actor, who voices J.A.R.V.I.S., has confirmed that he will play the role of Vision in Avengers: Age of Ultron. On Friday night, Bettany appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and the host brought up the actor's role in the upcoming Avengers film. Bettany...

'Star Wars: Episode VII': Oh Hey, Chewbacca Will Be In It, Too

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Looks like we spoke too soon when we posted a casting news roundup earlier this morning, as new continues to break—this time, in the realm of Star Wars.  Yep, that’s right, a beloved classic character from the original Star Wars trilogy is coming back for Star Wars: Episode VII.

'Bond 24': Chiwetel Ejiofor May Be Our Next Bond Villain

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Chiwetel Ejiofor has already proven his mettle when it comes to villainy—the Academy Award nominated actor (for the recent 12 Years a Slave) was excellent as the coldly monstrous assassin in Joss Whedon’s Serenity.  And he may soon get the chance to prove himself again, as the actor is reportedly the main contender to...

'Fantastic Four' Reboot Gets Its Doctor Doom In Toby Kebbell

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After all the hubbub, the dust finally settled and Josh Trank’s Fantastic Four reboot got the cast more or less everyone expected it to—Miles Teller will be Reed Richards/ Mr. Fantastic, Kate Mara will be Sue Storm-Richards/ Invisible Woman, Michael B. Jordan will be Johnny Storm/ Human Torch, and Jamie Bell will...

'Terminator: Genesis' Adds Byung-hun Lee And More To Cast

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The casting process for Terminator: Genesis is reaching its end. With principal photography beginning in just a few weeks, the 80s reboot has added G.I. Joe's Byung-hun Lee to cast, along with Mad Men's Michael Gladis and House Of Cards' Sadrine Holt.

News Roundup: 'Need For Speed' Gets 8 Character Posters, New 'Mad Men'...

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If you're in the mood for some action and adventure this weekend, Need For Speed, starring Aaron Paul is finally in theaters. Below we have a set of 8 cool characters posters for the film. Also, AMC released three stills for the final season of Mad Men. We also have updates on Warner Bros.' Pan and FX's Louie. All that and more below.

News Roundup: New Trailer For Dan Harmon Documentary, Teaser Poster For...

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Dan Harmon, who is best known as the creator of NBC's amazing comedy series Community, is a fascinating person with a very strong fan base. Thanks to a Nerdist-produced documentary titled Harmontown, his fans will now be able to find out more about his genius. We have the SXSW trailer for the doc below. Also, aside from getting the Annie trailer this...

'Doctor Strange': Marvel President Denies Director Shortlist, Says The...

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Just a few days ago, news had made the rounds that Marvel was on the hunt for a director of the proposed Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 3 film, Doctor Strange.  A number of names were bandied about on the apparent Marvel shortlist (Jonathan Levine [50/50], Mark Andrews [Brave], Nikolaj Arcel [A Royal Affair] and Dean Israelite...

'The Raid' English-Language Remake Gets A Director, May Star The Hemsworth...

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Given that much of modern American cinema is series of near-exhausting inevitabilities, it stands to reason that the thrilling and relentless Indonesian  martial arts hit The Raid: Redemption would get an inevitable English-language remake (of course).  Further, it would be helmed by an inexpensive action director, such as Patrick Hughes...

News Roundup: 'Guadians Of The Galaxy' Gets A Poster, Meryl Streep Joins...

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After long anticipation, the full trailer for Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy finally hit the web on Tuesday. Now, we have the film's first official poster, which you can see below. Also, Meryl Streep will be taking on feminism in her next film. The acclaimed actress has joined Suffragette, which already stars Carey Mulligan. We also have a cool series of...

'Guardians Of The Galaxy': Hear Rocket Raccoon's Voice And Watch Him Shoot...

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Earlier this week, we finally saw the first full trailer for Marvel’s upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy—a film that’s more or less like Star Wars meets The Avengers, starring a snarky Han Solo type, a green lady, a talking badass tree and a talking, gun-toting raccoon with anger issues.  Reactions were energetic but...

'Gotham': Fox's Batman TV Series Casts Jada Pinkett-Smith As Villain

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Fox’s upcoming Gotham series—the Batman prequel series that will take place following the murder of Bruce Wayne’s parents and will focus upon the exploits of a young Jim Gordon—has had a flurry of interesting casting lately.  Ben McKenzie has been cast as Gordon, Donal Logue has been cast as his edgy partner and mentor, Harvey Bullock, and Robin Lord Taylor has been cast as...

'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Toys And Soundtrack Hint At Return Of...

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Because it’s 2014 (and because of news posts like this one, of course), it’s nigh-impossible to approach a blockbuster film without knowing a bevy of spoilers before you ever purchase a ticket and sit down in your seat.  Thanks to studio leaks, piracy, and script theft, we often know well ahead of time what secret characters will appear, who will die in a film, and how a film will end. ...

News Roundup: Greta Gerwig To Lead 'How I Met Your Dad,' New 'Under The...

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Greta Gerwig is heading to TV. The lovely Frances Ha actress has landed the lead role in CBS' spinoff series How I Met Your Dad. We have more details on that below. Also, a new poster for Under The Skin, starring a seductive Scarlett Johnasson, has been released. We also have a cool infographic called The Nudity Comparison. All that...

Black Widow's Arc To Be Expanded In 'Avengers' Sequel, Stand-Alone Film May...

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Fans of Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow/ Natasha Romanoff character in The Avengers and Iron Man 2 (just kidding, there’s nothing to like about Iron Man 2) have at least two good reasons to look forward the future—the character’s backstory and arc will be widely expanded with Captain America: The Winter Soldier and...

Larry The Cable Guy And 'Jingle All The Way' Sequel Collide To Form Worst...

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Much like the tumblers falling into place in some massive, universe-spanning lock that trembles ever closer to opening some terrible, apocalyptically final door that will usher in the end of all things as one unspeakable Lovecraftian abomination after another comes spilling out of that Stygian pit to herald the prophesied Armageddon that nearly religions, cults, and cultures believe will...

'The Dark Tower': Akiva Goldsmith Says No Casting Is Happening

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Given that the Dark Tower series of novels lie at the heart of massively popular novelist Stephen King’s works, and that it is a series that fans obsessively read and followed for 30 years, it makes more than a little sense that fans would be rabid for information on the casting of Ron Howard’s proposed three-films-and-a-TV-series adaptation of...