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The Avengers: Age Of Ultron To Bring Back Lou Ferigno As Hulk's Voice
Thanks to his work on 82 episodes of the Incredible Hulk television series that ran in the late 1970s and early 1980s, Lou Ferrigno has long been associated with the giant green monster from Marvel Comics. In recognition of this fact, Marvel Studios has twice hired the former bodybuilder to reprise his role as Hulk and voice him in their live-action movies, and he'll be doing it a third time next year.
Fantastic Four's Michael B. Jordan Signs On For CIA Thriller 'Men Who Kill'
20th Century Fox is a studio that's looking to build itself back up after a good period of flops. Sometimes that means picking the right projects, and sometimes it means picking the right talent. Michael B. Jordan is just the type of rising actor that can help a studio get back on its feet, and not only will he be helping them out by starring as Johnny Storm in their new Fantastic Four reboot, he'll also be lending a hand with a new pitch they've acquired.
It's A Small World Movie In The Works At Disney, National Treasure Director To Helm
The Pirates of the Caribbean franchise proved to the Walt Disney Company that there is big money in making film adaptations of their most popular theme park attractions, so they are getting ready to try it again. The studio has now begun work on It's A Small World, a new movie based on the multi-cultural themed ride found in parks around the world, and they have hired director Jon Turteltaub to helm it.
Jessica Chastain To Play Marilyn Monroe In Andrew Dominik's Blonde
It was just three years ago that Michelle Williams earned an Oscar nomination for her portrayal of Marilyn Monroe in Simon Curtis' My Week With Marilyn, but already another big screen portrayal of the Hollywood legend is in the works, and today the project has found an actress to take on the role.
Robert Downey Jr. Strikes A Tony Stark Pose In New Set Photo From The Avengers: Age Of Ultron
Downey Jr. only got on to the social media site about 11 days ago, so the fact that he is already sharing set photos is an interesting development. Seeing as directors Marc Webb and Bryan Singer Tweeted their way through production on The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and X-Men: Days of Future Past, respectively, is it possible that Iron Man could do the same thing for The Avengers: Age of Ultron.
'Congo' Director To Helm Shipwreck Drama 'The Longest Night'
Pardon the pun, but there's been a wave of shipwreck movies in Hollywood lately. Last year saw the release of All is Lost, an experimental drama from J.C. Chandor that had Robert Redford playing a lone sailor struggling to survive when his boat's hull is critically breached. This Christmas will see the release of Unbroken, a biopic helmed by Angelina Jolie telling the incredible true story of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner who survived a plane crash while serving in World War II only to be stranded on the high seas for 47 days.
Denzel Washington Gets Ready To Kick Some Ass In New Gallery Of 'Equalizer' Stills
With the first poster having been released last week, it’s very clear that we will soon be seeing the first trailer for the new action thriller The Equalizer. While we’re still waiting for the footage to drop online, however, today we have a whole gallery of new images.
New Trailer For The Giver Blends Color With Black And White
What's new about this trailer? Well, as we saw in a previously released featurette, the film is going to fitting with the aesthetic established in the book and is partially photographed in black and white. Also, instead of the shots of action and conflict that were included at the end of the first trailer, we now have a quippy stinger where Jonas refers to himself as a “Receiver” and The Giver drops the title of the film as a response to the question of just who he is.
Marc Webb Hints At J. Jonah Jameson's Presence In Amazing Spider-Man 3
Either Webb is fluent in nerd-speak, or he too was bowled over by Simmons’ rendition of the cranky newspaper man who can’t stand Spider-Man.
The Real Goonies 2 Questions You Should Be Asking
In 1982, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial arrived on the scene and set a high benchmark for movies that were both for kids and about kids. At the heart of a film about a boy and the stranded alien he befriends is a tale about the power of kid spirit, and it affected a generation. The 80s were our time.
Kurtzman And Orci Splitting Up For Future Movies; Orci Looking To Direct Star Trek 3
When it comes to blockbuster filmmaking, writer/producers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci have seemingly always come together as a package deal. First working together in the late 1990s as writers on the TV series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, they took their act to the big screen in 2005 with Michael Bay's The Island and have been Hollywood mainstays for big-budget summer action ever since.
Scott Derrickson Explains Why A New Helmer Was Brought In For Sinister 2
Initially, it seemed a no-brainer that C. Robert Cargill and Scott Derrickson would reunite for Sinister 2, having written the first film together with the latter directing. However, Blumhouse is going in another direction, bringing in Ciarán Foy. But don't feel bad for Derrickson, he's all for the new hire.
Eric Roberts' Quotes On The Human Centipede 3 Will Make You Throw Up A Little
Six has been claiming, as is suggested by the subtitle, that this will be the final chapter in his grotesque horror “trilogy.” He also said that the stars of the first two Human Centipede movies – Dieter Laser and Laurence R. Harvey – will be featured in The Human Centipede III, but will NOT be playing the same characters. Such mystery!
Star Wars Sequels Could Shift Back To May Release Dates
Horn also confirms that the bulk of principal photography has not commenced, with a few early shots done in Abu Dhabi. He also suggests that these films will cost the industry-standard “$175-$200 million.” Compare this to the $115 million-range budgets of the recent trilogy, and it’s clear Disney is trying to amp things up.
How X-Men Producers Made 'Mystink' Slightly Easier For Jennifer Lawrence
The good news, according to Kinberg, is that the X-Men team was able to greatly reduce the amount of time needed to turn Jennifer Lawrence into Mystique this time around. “We got Jen's makeup [application] down from I think seven or eight hours on X-Men: First Class to about three or four on this film, which is pretty awful but at least it's not torture.”