Hey girl, not long ago it was rumored that ‘Lost River,’ the directorial debut from Ryan Gosling, would be heading straight to VOD—but that rumor was quickly debunked, and we’ll be seeing Baby Goose’s new movie in April. Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for the upcoming film, which is scheduled to play at SXSW in March after making the festival rounds last year, where it garnered some mixed-to-negative reviews.
When you think of Brad Pitt, Christian Bale and Ryan Gosling, you don’t exactly think of high comedy—does Christian Bale even smile?—yet, the three have signed on to star in ‘The Big Short’, a new film based on a script by ‘Anchorman’ and ‘Step Brothers’ director Adam McKay, who may also direct. Before you get too excited at the prospect of stone-faced Method actors Christian Bale and Ryan Gosling co-starring in a goofy comedy, spoiler alert: it’s not a comedy.
Hey girl, we’ve got some slightly disappointing news about your dream husband Ryan Gosling. Apparently even if your name is Ryan Gosling, that doesn’t necessarily guarantee that your directorial debut will get a theatrical release. Apparently, even if your name is Ryan Gosling and you are mega handsome and adored by millions, that artsy movie you directed starring Christina Hendricks and the 10th Doctor from ‘Doctor Who’ might still go straight to VOD—as if the name Ryan Gosling means nothing to these people!
The current plan for the next ‘Ghostbusters’ film is the all-female reboot, which will be directed by Paul Feig (‘Bridesmaids’). We’ve heard that Feig has spoke with Jennifer Lawrence (who would make a great Venkman, BTW), Emma Stone and Rebel Wilson about parts in the film and it seems like a very exciting cast is coming together. So…what’s this talk of Channing Tatum, Chris Pratt and Ryan Gosling wanting to star in a ‘Ghostbusters’ movie?
Ryan Gosling is taking lots of meetings this week, and in the war between Marvel and DC, a new battle has emerged: the battle over Ryan Gosling's soul. Gosling is being considered for not only the role of 'Doctor Strange,' but also for a part in DC's 'Suicide Squad' film, which, as it was announced earlier today, is being directed by David Ayer. And buried somewhere else in all this news: Gosling might also play Houdini.
In addition to helming a new 'Predator' sequel, 'Iron Man 3' director Shane Black is heading back to detective work with his new film 'The Nice Guys.' And what better pair of guys can you get than Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling, who have both just been cast in Black's newest project as a detective duo.
'Lost River,' formerly titled 'How to Catch a Monster,' is Ryan Gosling's directorial debut and stars the likes of Christina Hendricks, Matt Smith and Fiz from 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' (Iain De Caestecker) in a story about a teenage boy who stumbles across an underwater town. Too bad the first teaser trailer doesn't reveal any of this except for some of the casting -- all it wants you to do is look at Matt Smith's muscles, damn it!
With the announcement that Ben Affleck will play the Dark Knight in the Batman and Superman-centric 'Man of Steel 2,' it reminds us how many actors were rumored or have played the part. Disregarding Batmans past, like Michael Keaton and George Clooney, there were a number of actors in contention. But who would you like to see play Batman in the movie?
It was announced at Comic-Con 2013 that the sequel to 'Man of Steel' will feature a Batman vs. Superman fight in the vein of Frank Miller's graphic novel 'The Dark Knight Returns,' so the big question is, of course, who will play Batman? The script for Zack Snyder's 'Man of Steel 2' is still being written, so it's a bit early for Warner Bros. to start meeting with prospective actors for the role, but sources claim they have a few ideas.
Though 'Star Wars: Episode 7' may have sat out Comic-Con, now that it's a Disney product, it's possible we'll get the first big casting announcement this year at Disney's D23, which is coming in August. But news has broken that Zac Efron and Ryan Gosling are being talked about for the film, and that Gosling is up for the role of Luke Skywalker's son.