Oscar Isaac Talks X-Men: Apocalypse

X-Men: Days of Future Past was a movie that dealt with having to travel back in time to prevent key events from happening in order to stop the potential destruction of all mutants at the hands of Sentinels.  After a film of that scale what could 20th Century Fox possibly do for a sequel that wouldn’t appear insignificant by comparison?  They could bring in Apocalypse.  Continue reading Oscar Isaac Talks X-Men: Apocalypse

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Spider-Man Casting Shortlist and Animated Movie Planned

Lots of Spider-Man related news pouring in within the last 24 hours. Firstly, TheWrap reports that Marvel/Sony have a shortlist of 5 actors for the highly coveted role of Spider-Man (seriously, the future of Marvel films is likely revolving around this character and they’re seeking out a teenager to hand the keys to the kingdom. Lucky guy). The names include Continue reading Spider-Man Casting Shortlist and Animated Movie Planned

LEGO Movies get Release Dates and Descriptions

Last year the LEGO Movie was a huge surprise hit, taking the common building block toy and using it to construct a film that was both entertaining and thought-provoking (yet somehow didn’t get an Animated Feature Oscar nomination, seriously Academy?). This has given was to a series of films set to come out in the next few years. Screen Rant provides the following rundown of what’s in the works: Continue reading LEGO Movies get Release Dates and Descriptions

Scarlett Johansson Cast in Ghost in the Shell

I’ve never been a huge fan of the anime genre on the whole (I know I lost a lot of you with that statement). There’s some that I like such as My Neighbor Tutoro and Spirited Away from the Studio Ghibli, Akira and Ghost in the Shell (sorry but I never got into Pokemon or Dragon Ball Z). Like any successful foreign movie, it should come as no surprise that there is going to be an American remake of one of the most popular anime films, Ghost in the Shell. Continue reading Scarlett Johansson Cast in Ghost in the Shell

Ewan McGregor has been cast as Lumiere

Ewan McGregor has joined the cast of the live action Beauty and the Beast as the human servant turned enchanted candelabra Lumiere.  This news comes on the heels of reports that Ian McKellen (X-Men) will be playing Cogsworth, Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Beyond the Lights) will be playing Plumette (the feather duster named Babette in the animated feature), and Stanley Tucci (Hunger Games) will play Cadenza.  Variety reports that Cadenza is “a character not featured in the 1991 animated Beauty and the Beast – described as an enchanted servant who takes on the form of a grand piano (and is a “neurotic maestro”).” Continue reading Ewan McGregor has been cast as Lumiere