Not too long ago, Disney put a live-action 'Jungle Book' movie into development with Jon Favreau set to the direct for an October 9, 2015 release. However, because moviegoers were so clearly pining for two live-action 'Jungle Books' (that's sarcasm), another one is coming from Warner Bros., and the film is eyeing 'Rush' helmer Ron Howard for the director's chair.
It's not out of the norm to see someone like Gal Gadot, who was recently cast in the role of Wonder Woman for Warner Bros.' 'Batman vs. Superman' movie, to sign on for multiple films. In fact, it's practically expected -- just look at Marvel's template for contracting Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans and the like. With Gadot specifically, however, not only was a three-picture deal revealed but also the development of the long-awaited standalone Wonder Woman movie!
"Hook! Hook! Give us the Hook!" comes to mind when thinking of the infamous pirate Captain James Hook, played famously by Dustin Hoffman in the Robin Williams-led 'Hook' film of the early '90s. Of course, there's also Jason Isaacs' Hook from the 2003 film, but now director Joe Wright ('Anna Karenina') is helming a new Peter Pan tale for Warner Bros., and word on the street is that Garrett Hedlund from 'Tron' is up to take over as the new Captain.
Ben Affleck and Matt Damon were bromancing it up before the term became a thing, with the two besties having worked together on various projects like 'Good Will Hunting' and 'Dogma.' Now the duo are reuniting once again on the long-in-development adaptation of the Vertigo comic book 'Sleeper.'
Well, if you thought before that Hollywood ran out of ideas ...
If you own a smartphone, chances are you know what Temple Run is -- the addicting mobile game in which players are chased continuously through the amazon by demon monkeys for stealing their golden idol. Now Warner Bros. is going to take that same game and somehow transform it into a film.
If you were beginning to feel as if the 'Entourage' movie would never happen, here's some uplifting news. After what seemed like an eternity of alleged money disputes amongst the cast, the film version is now officially good to go through Warner Bros. and HBO, as announced by the cast and crew.
It's been months in the making (try six years, at that), but finally the 'Veronica Mars' movie is starting to look like a complete picture. Following the brief behind-the-scenes snippets from Comic-Con 2013, marshmallow fans of the Kristen Bell detective drama have a new sneak peek to obsess over, complete with plenty of new plot details and footage from the big 'Veronica Mars' reunion in spring 2014.
Apparently if Tim Burton says 'Beetlejuice 2' enough times, it'll actually happen ...
Rumors have long been circling about a potential 'Beetlejuice 2,' most of them coming from the original director, who's been vocal about a sequel. Well, as crazy as it might sound, Burton is actually in talks now to join the project for Warner Bros.
Warner Bros. pulled a fast one on us when it revealed that J.K. Rowling would be writing the screenplay for a film adaptation of her 'Harry Potter' companion book 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,' with the potential of producing a new film series around its fictional author, Newt Scamander. With the announcement, the studio revealed plans to further expand the 'Harry Potter' brand, but will that entail more spinoff films to come?