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The Title for Shazam 2 Was Revealed at DC FanDome

The Title for Shazam 2 Was Revealed at DC FanDome

In a moment that felt all too much like attending a Hall H panel, the DC FanDome panel for Shazam 2 was pretty much the entire cast wondering what they were supposed to do when they couldn't actually say anything about the movie that they are making. Fortunately for the people at DC and Warner […]

Mortal Kombat Director Paul W.S. Anderson Reflects on 25 Years

Mortal Kombat Director Paul W.S. Anderson Reflects on 25 Years

In the history of video games adapted to films, there have been far more stinkers than gems. One of the arguable gems is Paul W.S. Anderson's Mortal Kombat. Adapted from the 1993 Midway game of the same name, the 1995 film follows the familiar plot of the arcade classic where earth realm fighters compete in […]

Lord of the Rings Cast Return to the Fellowship on Reunited Apart

Lord of the Rings Cast Return to the Fellowship on Reunited Apart

Actor Josh Gad is living a fanboy's dream for his talk web series Reunited Apart. With Hollywood still under quarantine, Gad has been able to establish cast reunions through Zoom video conferencing. Among the franchises covered include The Goonies, Splash, and Back to the Future. Over the past weekend, the cast and crew of The […]

Lord of the Rings: Cate Blanchett Pitched Her Own Secret Cameo

Lord of the Rings: Cate Blanchett Pitched Her Own Secret Cameo

The Lord of the Rings trilogy is one of the most beloved trilogies in cinema. Actress Cate Blanchett, who played the wise and powerful elf Galadriel, enjoyed her time on the set so much, she pitched her own cameo to director Peter Jackson and co-producer/co-writer Fran Walsh. Appearing on Marc Maron's "WTF" podcast, the two-time […]

Olivia Wilde Casts Pugh LaBeouf And Pine In Dont Worry Darling

Olivia Wilde Casts Pugh, LaBeouf, And Pine In Don't Worry Darling

Olivia Wilde is getting ready to begin shooting her next film. Following the success of her debut Booksmart, she will next helm the picture Don't Worry Darling, a thriller she will also star in and produce. Booksmart writer Katie Silberman will handle the screenplay, form a story by Carey and Shane Van Dyke. They will […]

New Version of Salems Lot On The Way From Annabelle Writer Director

New Version of Salem's Lot On The Way From Annabelle Writer, Director

Salem's Lot is returning to the big screen. Annabelle Comes Home director Gary Dauberman will write and direct a new adaptation of Stephen King's 1975 vampire novel, according to The Hollywood Reporter. James Wan is also a producer. The book was originally adapted in 1979 by Tobe Hooper, and again in 2004. Dauberman was also […]

The Death of Doctor Sleep: Is Retail Cinema at Deaths Door

The Death of "Doctor Sleep": Is Retail Cinema at Death's Door?

Warner Bros. woke up this morning to some really sad, but ultimately predictable news this morning. Their $50 million some odd sequel to The Shining, Doctor Sleep, literally died in theaters this past weekend, with possible losses of more than $20 million expected to come home to roost. That news would be a shock for […]

Mortal Kombat Film Casts Chin Han as Shang Tsung Hiroyuki Sanada as Scorpion

"Mortal Kombat" Film Casts Chin Han as Shang Tsung, Hiroyuki Sanada as Scorpion

More classic Mortal Kombat characters are coming to the fray for the 2021 live action reboot with New Line Cinema tapping Chin Han (Marco Polo, Skyscrapper) to play the evil sorcerer Shang Tsung and Hiroyuki Sanada (Avengers: Endgame, Westworld) to play the fiery hellspawn, Scorpion, according to Variety. Tsung was the boss character in the […]


Mortal Kombat: Jax Raiden Mileena Cast in Live-Action Film Reboot

"Mortal Kombat": Jax, Raiden, Mileena Cast in Live-Action Film Reboot

Three more actors signed on to join New Line Cinemas' Mortal Kombat live action film reboot with Mehcad Brooks (Supergirl), Tadanobu Asano (Thor: Ragnarok), and Australian Sisi Stringer joining the fray as Jackson "Jax" Briggs, Raiden, and Mileena, respectively. Brooks, Asano and Stringer will join Ludi Lin, who was in talks to play Liu Kang, […]

Mortal Kombat: Ludi Lin In Talks for Liu Kang in Live-Action Film Reboot

"Mortal Kombat": Ludi Lin In Talks for Liu Kang in Live-Action Film Reboot

Ludi Lin (Black Mirror, Aquaman, Power Rangers) is in talks with New Line Cinema to play Liu Kang in the upcoming live-action reboot of Mortal Kombat, based on the popular fighting video game franchise. If signed, the Chinese-Canadian actor would take over the role played by Robin Shou in the original 1995 film as well […]

Beer Bringing Hello Kitty to Life for New Line Cinema

Beer Bringing "Hello Kitty" to Life for New Line Cinema

Hello Kitty, the venerable pop-culture icon that has thrilled kids around the world for decades, is coming to a theater near you from New Line Cinema. Lindsey Beer has been signed to write the Hello Kitty movie, according to Deadline. Hello Kitty started out in Japan in 1974 as a character on a coin purse […]