First Picture of Steve Carell and Emma Stone in Battle of the Sexes

Fox Searchlight has released the first photo for Battle of the Sexes, a movie about the legendary 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs.  Emma Stone (Amazing Spider-Man) and Steve Carell (40 Year Old Virgin, The Big Short) play the title characters in a movie directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris from a screenplay by Simon Beaufoy.  Read more below. Continue reading First Picture of Steve Carell and Emma Stone in Battle of the Sexes

Alden Ehrenreich Frontrunner to Play Han Solo

This news has not yet been confirmed or denied by Lucasfilm/Disney, but it is believed that after an extensive search Alden Ehrenreich (Hail, Caesar!) will be portraying Han Solo in a stand alone/prequel film (and possibly a cameo in Rogue One).  The initial auditions consisted of over 2,500 actors vying for the coveted role with news that the field was narrowed down to 5 finalists just over a month ago.  According to Deadline they may have found their man. Continue reading Alden Ehrenreich Frontrunner to Play Han Solo

First Reviews for Captain America: Civil War

Earlier this week I posted the initial reactions from those who saw a screening of Captain America: Civil War.  They were overwhelmingly positive, but brief since Disney/Marvel still had a review embargo preventing anyone from talking about the film.  Now the embargo has been lifted and you can check out comments from some top sites below.  Captain America: Civil War arrives in US theaters May 6, 2016. Continue reading First Reviews for Captain America: Civil War

Benedict Cumberbatch To Voice The Grinch, Trey Parker the Despicable Me 3 Villain

During Universal’s presentations at CinemaCon (more on that later), they revealed voice casting for two of their high profile projects coming up.  First was the announcement that Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock, Doctor Strange) will be voicing The Grinch in the latest remake of the Dr. Seuss classic.  Secondly, Trey Parker (South Park, Book of Mormon) will be voicing the villain in Illumination’s Despicable Me 3.  Continue below for more details. Continue reading Benedict Cumberbatch To Voice The Grinch, Trey Parker the Despicable Me 3 Villain