Casting

Chris Hemsworth & Charlize Theron On Board For 'Huntsman,' Kristen Stewart Not Returning

June 27th, 2014 9:30am EDT
Chris Hemsworth & Charlize Theron On Board For 'Huntsman,' Krist
Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron have signed on the sequel to "Snow White and the Huntsman" titled "The Huntsman," while Kristen Stewart will not return to the film franchise.

Stewart made headlines last summer after it was revealed she and the film's director, Rupert Sanders, had an affair. At the time, she was dating her "Twilight" co-star Robert Pattinson, while Sanders was married to model Liberty Ross. Both couples have since parted ways.

In the first film, Hemsworth played the Huntsman, Theron played the villain Ravenna, and Stewart was Snow White.

According to the Hollywood Rep...
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Tom Cruise Will Not Be Starring In 'Star Wars'

June 26th, 2014 2:00pm EDT
Tom Cruise Will Not Be Starring In 'Star Wars'
If you were hoping to see Tom Cruise in the upcoming "Star Wars" movies, then we are sad to say that you are out of luck. While Cruise is a fan of action flicks, the rumor of his appearance in "Star Wars: Episode VII" is simply not true.

The rumors of Cruise's involvement in the "Star Wars" franchise began with an article featured in "The Sun". The reports stated that Cruise spoke with producer J.J. Abrams to discuss a possible role in the movie franchise. It was unclear what role Cruise was allegedly auditioning for, likely because the rumors were false.

A source told the publication ...
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Sylvester Stallone Signs On For Fifth 'Rambo'

June 24th, 2014 4:37am EDT
Sylvester Stallone Signs On For Fifth 'Rambo'
Whoever said 67 is too old to star in an action franchise hasn't met Sylvester Stallone. The actor has signed on to work on the fifth installment of "Rambo."

The star also appears to be writing the script for the film, which centers on one-man army John Rambo.

German movie company Splendid Films said in a statement: "With Rambo V, Sylvester Stallone returns in his iconic role. This time he goes up against a Mexican cartel. Stallone... describes the new Rambo as his version of No Country for Old Men."

The first film in the franchise, "First Blood," hit theaters in 1982. The last film,"Ram...
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Tom Cruise In Talks To Appear In 'Star Wars: Episode VII'?

June 23rd, 2014 9:44am EDT
Tom Cruise In Talks To Appear In 'Star Wars: Episode VII'?
Rumors are circulating that Tom Cruise will make a cameo in the upcoming "Star Wars" film. The actor met with director J.J. Abrams over the weekend, prompting speculation that he's in talks to appear in the movie.

According to The Sun: "Tom has been in London for over a week and met up with JJ and some other people from Star Wars over the weekend. On Saturday evening five of them met up for dinner and drinks at the Belgravia Hotel. JJ produced [Mission Impossible - Ghost Protocol and Mission: Impossible 5] and loves working with Tom whenever he gets the chance. Losing Harrison [Ford] is go...
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Game Of Thrones' Actor To Star In Upcoming 'Batman vs. Superman' Movie

June 15th, 2014 8:00pm EDT
Game Of Thrones' Actor To Star In Upcoming 'Batman vs. Superman'
That's right. Everyone's favorite Khal Drogo (Jason Momoa) is set to play Aquaman in the upcoming Superman sequel, Batman vs. Superman : Dawn of Justice.

Momoa is best know for his part as the savage Dothraki warlord from Essos in the incredibly popular HBO flagship series 'Game of Thrones,' but also played as Conan the Barbarian in the less well known 2011 reboot.

According to Hitfix, Jason's role in the upcoming film will be fairly brief.

"What we're hearing is that he [Aquaman] is not pleased about the World Engine and what it did to the Indian Ocean."

There were hints that Aqu...
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Paul Walker's Brother Reportedly Lands Lead Role In 'Fast & Furious 8'

June 4th, 2014 3:00pm EDT
Paul Walker's Brother Reportedly Lands Lead Role In 'Fast & Furi
Late actor Paul Walker's younger brother has landed a lead role in "Fast & Furious 8," according to reports.

Cody Walker, 25, and his brother Caleb are currently playing body doubles in the seventh incarnation of the franchise, filling in unfinished scenes that Paul left behind when he was killed in a car crash in November 2013.

According to the Daily Mail, Paul's character Brian O'Conner will be written out of the series, while Cody, a stuntman, will join the cast as a new character.

At the time of Paul's death, approximately half of the shooting for the film had been completed. "Fast &...
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Oscar-Winner Lupita Nyong'o And 'Game Of Thrones' Star Gwendoline Christie Join Cast Of 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

June 2nd, 2014 8:17pm EDT
Lupita Nyong'o and Gwendoline Christie
Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong'o and Game of Thrones star Gwendoline Christie are the latest big names joining the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII.

Lucasfilm announced on Monday that the two actresses would join original cast members Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker and Anthony Daniels in the film; along with saga newcomers Adam Driver, John Boyega, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac, Daisy Ridley and Max von Sydow.

"I could not be more excited about Lupita and Gwendoline joining the cast of Episode VII," Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy said in a...
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Channing Tatum To Play Gambit In Upcoming Film

May 13th, 2014 4:00pm EDT
Channing Tatum
The persistent rumors claiming Channing Tatum would play Gambit of the X-Men appear to have had some solid sources.

Lauren Shuler, a producer of X-Men: Days of Future Past, has confirmed Tatum would play the cajun character during a conversation on the red carpet with TotalFilm.

Shuler brought up the idea of bringing Remy LeBeau/Gambit up to the big screen, and when asked what type of actor she would want to play the character, she simply said, "It is Channing... He’s a rogue, Channing, he's a rascal, like Remy LeBeau, and he can handle the action, we all know that."

Tatum had previously...
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Official Cast Announced For 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

April 29th, 2014 7:01pm EDT
Star Wars Episode VII Cast
A day after reports that Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill all happened to be in London, England, where Star Wars: Episode VII just happens to be filming, the official casting announcement for the film was released on StarWars.com. And, indeed, the three stars will be returning for at least the first film in the new trilogy.

Ford, Fisher and Hamill will also be joined by Peter Mayhew, who returns to the saga as the Wookiee Chewbacca and Anthony Daniels, who will once again don the gold outfit of droid C-3PO.

Ford prompted speculation earlier this month when he was photographed ...
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Lupita Nyong'o & Scarlett Johnasson Tapped For 'Jungle Book'

April 24th, 2014 1:00pm EDT
Lupita Nyong'o
People magazine's "Most Beautiful" woman, Lupita Nyong'o, and Scarlett Johansson are close to signing on to the new "Jungle Book" movie.

Nyong'o is tapped to play Rakcha, a mother wolf who adopts lead character Mowgli, while Johansson is in talks for the role of Kaa, a python who hypnotizes her prey. Idris Elba will voice the villainous tiger Shere Khan.

The Disney film, a mix of live action and CGI, will be directed by Jon Faveau, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Warner Bros. also has a "Jungle Book" film in development starring Andy Serkis.

Nyong'o, 31, was raised in Kenya. The Ho...
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