Hugo Weaving participated in some of the biggest film franchises with the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Tolkien, and The Matrix. The 59-year old actor completed Peter Jackson's Tolkien-related projects in The Lord of the Rings trilogy and final The Hobbit film. Weaving spoke to Time Out on what happened in his talks with Marvel and Warner Bros […]
Are you ready to take another red pill? The Matrix, one of the last iconic films of the 20th century, will be returning to theaters in a limited one-week engagement for its 20th anniversary courtesy of Dolby Laboratories, Warner Bros., and AMC Theaters. Fans will be able to experience the Wachowski's 1999 science fiction classic […]
Everyone is talking about the Avengers: Infinity War trailer that dropped this morning, but that's not the only place you can find new footage of Benedict Cumberbatch — there's also Showtime's Patrick Melrose. This five-part limited series based on the acclaimed novels by Edward St. Aubyn tracks Patrick from a privileged but deeply traumatic childhood in the […]
Showtime has released the first trialer for Patrick Melrose, a five-part series starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Hugo Weaving and Anna Madeley. The series is based on the semi-autobiographical novels by Edward St. Aubyn. The books show Aubyn's life growing up in a highly dysfunctional upper-class English family, dealing with both of his parents death, his alcoholism, heroin addiction and recovery, […]
Showtime's Patrick Melrose, a five-part series starring Benedict Cumberbatch, is adding three more actors to the cast: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Hugo Weaving and Anna Madeley. The series is based on the semi-autobiographical novels by Edward St. Aubyn. The books show Aubyn's life growing up in a highly dysfunctional upper-class English family, dealing with both of […]
Lord of The Rings film world creator and visionary Peter Jackson is tackling his next epic fantasy universe. Philip Reeve's Mortal Engines four book series of futuristic steampunk London is being adapted by Jackson for Universal with Christian Rivers directing, and the newest casting rumor brings it all back to Middle Earth. Variety is reporting via their […]
Welcome to This Day in Pop Culture History, a daily look at important events, birthdays, and other oddities in pop culture! History is important, and we aim to educate here at Bleeding Cool, so without further ado, here are some things that have happened on April 4, the 94th day of the year: 1968- Martin […]
It's been widely assumed, up to this point, that Samuel L. Jackson would reprise his role as Nick Fury in Avengers: Infinity War, filming now in Atlanta. So much so, in fact, that when Jackson was being interviewed by quantum physics themed pop culture website Collider, Fury had to correct the reporter when asked about […]
Hugo Weaving hasn't been shy in the past to talk about his displeasure at playing the Red Skull in Captain America: The First Avenger. It has meant rumours about his return to the character have been muted. However, it seems the door might have opened just a little bit on that. Speaking to Yahoo, in a series […]
Kevin Feige, head of Marvel Studios, said that it's possible for the Red Skull to show up in future Marvel movies. So will he be part of Captain America: Civil War? Even actor Hugo Weaving doesn't know. "I have absolutely no idea," Weaving said when asked if he'd be returning for Captain America: Civil War or possibly in another […]
New characters being written in, old characters getting more screen time and a revamped casting wishlist.
Directed by David Gordon Green of Pineapple Express and George Washington.
New humans, new bots, old humans, old bots, new Bayhem, same old Bayhem.
Much of what follows was written by Simon Gallagher, though I've added some more updates at the bottom. What we have here are a few days worth of casting updates. First off, comes the ridiculously exciting news that Hugo Weaving will be reuniting with the Wachowskis for their adaptation of David Mitchell's Cloud Atlas, which […]
Can your mind's eye transpose the bone structure of Hugo Weaving onto this face easily enough? As with all concept art, the time to start believing it is when the Cease and Desist orders start flying about. Hasn't happened yet… UPDATE: These images appear to have first turned up at Mundo Hype, and then linked on The […]
One of the Superherohype Forum members have decided to share an image from the latest issue of SFX. What we see is Hugo Weaving holding a little cube. This is the Cosmic Cube, referred to in the movie as the Tesseract, and apparently a key maguffin in the story. And that's it? A wee plastic […]
This comes from a Little Bleeder in the field, risking life and limb – or at least eye – to bring us a first hand account of the Comic-Con Captain America "preview scene": Brendon, Rich, love the site blah blah blah. I was surprised to see a scene from Captain America: The First Avenger played […]