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Animated ‘Spider-Man’ Movie Finds New Director as Sony Preps Animated Slate

by Matt Singer June 20, 2016 @ 4:46 PM
The Hollywood Reporter has a new article about a bunch of animated content coming in the years ahead from Sony Pictures. The biggest news of the bunch is the director on the animated Spider-Man movie that was originally announced as a Phil Lord and Chris Miller joint last year. Lord wrote the movie’s screenplay, without Miller apparently, but both are still aboard the project as producers. Replacing them as director(s) is Bob Persichetti, an animator who was the head of story on Puss in Boots and The Little Prince. As for the rumor that this Spider-Man would focus on Miles Morales, the half-black and half Hispanic teenager who replaced Peter Parker in the series Ultimate Spider-Man, THR says “the company was mum on rumors.” The animated Spider-Man is on course for a December 21, 2018 release.

‘Spider-Man’ Animated Movie Will Reportedly Feature Miles Morales

by Britt Hayes May 27, 2016 @ 5:22 PM
Leading up to the two most recent Spider-Man reboots, some fans expressed a desire to see the Miles Morales version of the web-slinger on the big screen instead of rehashing the same ol’ Peter Parker story. It looks like those fans may get their wish, as Morales is rumored to be the focus of Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s upcoming animated Spider-Man film — which does make sense, as the project is said to be separate from Sony and Marvel’s reboot with Tom Holland.

FOX 2016 Trailers: ‘24: Legacy,’ ‘The Exorcist,’ ‘Rocky Horror’ and More!

by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 16, 2016 @ 7:19 PM
Boy, did you think a Prison Break revival trailer all FOX had to offer at the chaos of 2016 Upfronts? Carve out some time and pull up a chair, as brand trailers arrive for everything from 24: Legacy, to The Exorcist, Lethal Weapon, new Lord and Miller comedies and even Laverne Cox’s Rocky Horror Picture Show.

FOX’s ‘Exorcist,’ ‘Lethal Weapon’ and More Get Series Orders

by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 10, 2016 @ 8:26 PM
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And so, it begins. FOX already got the ball rolling on its new 2016 series with the order of 24: Legacy, and now a number of other reboots have taken hold. Not only has the new take on The Exorcist gotten an official greenlight, so too has the Lethal Weapon reboot, Lord and Miller’s time-travel comedy, a baseball drama and more.

‘Star Wars’ Spinoff Casts Alden Ehrenreich as Young Han Solo

by Britt Hayes May 5, 2016 @ 8:55 PM
Following recent rumors that he had emerged as the front runner to play young Han Solo in the untitled Star Wars Story spinoff, Alden Ehrenreich has reportedly secured the role in Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s upcoming film. The news comes one day after Star Wars Day, May 4, when Miller shared a photo featuring Han Solo’s famous blaster gun, which seemed to indicate that a casting announcement might be imminent.

‘Hail, Caesar!’ Star Alden Ehrenreich Frontrunner to Star as Young Han Solo

by Britt Hayes April 13, 2016 @ 9:25 PM
After months of speculation and shortlists featuring everyone from Miles Teller to Taron Egerton, it looks like we may have a frontrunner for the role of young Han Solo in Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s Star Wars prequel / spinoff. Alden Ehrenreich, the charming breakout star of the Coen brothers’ Hail, Caesar! has reportedly emerged as the top pick, edging out his fellow Han Solo hopefuls for the highly-coveted role.

Miles Teller Confirms Han Solo Audition, Opens Up About ‘Fantastic Four’ Failure

by Britt Hayes March 19, 2016 @ 12:49 PM
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Miles Teller popped up in early reports regarding Lucasfilm’s shortlist for Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s young Han Solo movie, along with a handful of interesting contenders for the upcoming Star Wars spinoff. And while an actor has yet to be chosen to fill Harrison Ford’s intimidating shoes, Teller has confirmed that he did audition for the part while also acknowledging some problems on that other major franchise film he appeared in last year.

These Are the Reported Finalists to Play Young Han Solo

by Matt Singer March 15, 2016 @ 1:49 PM
We know who’s playing Indiana Jones; the old Indiana Jones, Harrison Ford. But the old Han Solo is not playing Han Solo in the upcoming movie about the famous smuggler’s exploits in the days before Episode IV - A New Hope. So who will it be? Who will argue with Chewbacca and pilot the Millennium Falcon and wear a very roguish vest?

Han Solo ‘Star Wars’ Spinoff Will Explore Chewbacca’s Origins

by Britt Hayes March 8, 2016 @ 5:27 PM
Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s young Han Solo movie won’t arrive in theaters until 2018, which means we have quite a bit of time before we see anything concrete from the Star Wars spinoff. Lucasfilm hasn’t even announced who will play the young version of Harrison Ford’s iconic character — much less who or what else we might see in the film. We now know of at least one other character who will appear opposite whoever ends up piloting the Millennium Falcon, and it’s a friendly, furry face you’ll be quite happy to see.

Lucasfilm Narrows Down Han Solo Shortlist; Miles Teller, Dave Franco Testing For Spinoff

by Mike Sampson January 11, 2016 @ 12:33 PM
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Disney and Lucasfilm have looked at over a thousand young actors to try and find the right person to play a young Han Solo in the upcoming spinoff film directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller. They’ve narrowed that massive list down to 12 actors all...