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The Lego Movie directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller, talented helmers who’ve made no secret of their love for all things Star Wars, are heading to the galaxy far, far away. THR reports that the in-demand duo will tackle a Star Wars Anthology spinoff for their next project, building an adventure around a young Han Solo prior to his New Hope escapades.
Lucasfilm and Disney had no comment, but sources report this is not the same project that was previously set to be directed by Chronicle‘s Josh Trank, who left the film following animosity over his handling of Fox’s Fantastic Four reboot (producer Simon Kinberg has his fingers in both franchises and communicated his displeasure with Trank’s apparent lack of professionalism). That’s rumored to be an origin story for bounty hunter Boba Fett.
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- Isaac Feldberg
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Since she was a little girl, it’s been drilled into Amy’s head by her rascal of a dad that monogamy isn’t realistic. Now a magazine writer, Amy lives by that credo – enjoying what she feels is an uninhibited life free from stifling, boring romantic commitment – but in actuality, she’s kind of in a rut. When she finds herself starting to fall for the subject of the new article she’s writing, a charming and successful sports doctor named Aaron Conners, Amy starts to wonder if other grown-ups, including this guy who really seems to like her, might be on to something.
Set for release July 17th in the States and August 28th in the UK, »
- Gary Collinson
As we stand less than a year away from what could be the definitive comic book showdown with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Superman himself, Henry Cavill, wants you to know that the face-off/team-up epic is Not a sequel to Man of Steel. In fact, he reveals that the long-term vision for the Kryptonian could depend on how Warner Bros. readies the rollout of its cinematic universe. In an interview with EW, Cavill discusses why the success of his dynamically destructive debut in the 2013 Superman relaunch has yet to even yield plans for a proper solo sequel. It seems that the road-map for the DC cinematic universe that Man of Steel launched will first shift attention to establishing other heroes in the lineup, such as Ben Affleck.s Batman, Ezra Miller.s The Flash, Gal Gadot.s Wonder Woman, and Jason Momoa.s Aquaman. According to Cavill: There »
It has long been rumored that, at the end of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, fans will be introduced to the full Justice League, with Batman (Ben Affleck), Superman (Henry Cavill) and Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) coming together with Aquaman (Jason Momoa), The Flash (Ezra Miller) and Cyborg (Ray Fisher). While we'll likely have to wait until next March to find out if this is true or not, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice director Zack Snyder revealed to Entertainment Weekly that Wonder Woman has a very important role in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, teasing that she is the 'gateway drug" to the Justice League.
"She plays a super-important part. In a lot of ways, she's the gateway drug to
the rest of the
When DC Comics and Warner Bros. announced their crazy 9 movie line-up back in August of last year, many thought it was way too ambitious. Fans and pundits alike shook their heads, claiming there was no way it could happen. But the studios are proving them all wrong. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is completed and awaiting release next March, Suicide Squad is near the end of filming in Toronto and will soon move into post-production, and Wonder Woman is currently in the stages of pre-production and has a director attached in Patty Jenkins. Now comes word from EW that the script for Justice League Part 1 is finished!
Screenwriter Chris Terrio has completed the screenplay, though it isn't known how many drafts it has been through, or how many polishes it will need before the movie begins shooting next year for its set release date of November 10, 2017. It's not the »
San Diego Comic-Con is fast approaching, and Warner Bros. is hoping to make a big statement in Hall H this year. In preparation for WB's big panel, Entertainment Weekly has published their 2015 Comic-Con Preview issue featuring Batman, Wonder Woman, and Superman on the cover. In the article about Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Zack Snyder talks more about the inspiration for the film and the large task of building a universe. It all started with an off-handed remark from Snyder to Chris Nolan and David S. Goyer about a potential easter egg. "I said, 'What about at the end of Man of Steel we do a scene where there's a crate full of kryptonite delivered to Wayne Manor. Everyone was like... Okaay. Once you say it out loud it's a problem because you can't unsay it," says Snyder. And thus, Batman v Superman was born. amz asin="1563893428" size="small »
- Charles Dean
Normally, I'm not one to brag, but I would like to say right off the bat, I think I did pretty well with my must-see list last month. Of my five official picks -- Spy, Jurassic World, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, Dope and Inside Out -- the closest I got to suggesting you see a movie people generally didn't like was Jurassic World, which has broken all sorts of box office records and sits at a "fresh" 71% on Rotten Tomatoes. Not that box office results or Rotten Tomatoes are the ultimate barometers of quality, but I have to base this off something, rightc Personally I didn't much care for the new Jurassic film aside from a few scenes of enormous spectacle, but others found plenty to like in it. I also ended up seeing Dope twice -- that one might be my favorite movie so far this »
- Jordan Benesh
In this week's edition of 10 Stories You Might Have Missed: Some stars of the "Star Trek" have reportedly signed off on returning for a fourth film. But which ones? Plus, more news on: Jon Stewart's last month in office (er, TV), Adele nabs another big-name producer, Univision dumps Trump for nasty comments, Emma Watson and Tom Hanks combine for This new flick, Ezra Miller may join the Harry Potter world, rapper Rick Ross arrested on some serious offenses, "Transparent" gets some promising news, NBC re-ups this new Duchovny show, CW outlines its fall premieres, and more. What was on your radar this week? How are you feeling about "Miss Universe" now? »
- Katie Hasty
When Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice hits theaters next year, it will reportedly introduce all of the Justice League members as well, including Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), Aquaman (Jason Momoa), The Flash (Ezra Miller) and Cyborg (Ray Fisher). Each of these characters will have their own stand alone movie over the next few years, but fans of HBO's Entourage will recall that Adrian Grenier's Vincent Chase played Aquaman on the hit series. While promoting the new Entourage movie, currently playing in theaters, Adrian Grenier was asked if he would be interested in a cameo role in the upcoming Aquaman movie, slated for release in July 2018. The actor has one condition. He says only if his co-star Johnny Drama (Kevin Dillon) can come along as well. Here's what he had to say below.
"I would do it if Johnny Drama can have a part as well."
Adrian Grenier also »
Ezra Miller (We Need to Talk about Kevin, Trainwreck) has joined the cast of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, a spin-off from the Harry Potter series inspired by Harry Potter's Hogwarts textbook of the same name. J.K. Rowling not only wrote the book, but penned the screenplay for this adaptation which Harry Potter regular David Yates is set to direct and now the cast has grown by one. We already know Eddie Redmayne was set to star as the titular book's fictitious author, Newt Scamander, the Wizarding World's preeminent magizoologist. THe story will follow him on his travels, attempting to document a myriad of magical creatures, ultimately leading to his penning the Hogwarts School textbook "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them". The story begins in New York roughly seven decades before Harry Potter's saga starts. Miller will play Kredan, a person with magical powers who »
- Brad Brevet
After breakout turns in "Afterschool" and "We Need To Talk About Kevin," Ezra Miller didn't seem like the most obvious candidate to become a franchise player. Rather, one could be forgiven in thinking he might become a respected and sought after character actor. However, Warner Bros. has faith in Miller's talents having broad appeal. They already cast him as the lead in "The Flash," and now they've got another big property for him. Read More: Watch: First Trailer For 'The Stanford Prison Experiment' Puts Billy Crudup, Ezra Miller, Tye Sheridan& More Behind Bars Variety reports that Miller is the studio's choice to play Kredan in "Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them," with talks underway. He would be joining Eddie Redmayne and Katherine Waterston in the adaptation of J.K. Rowling's book set in New York 70 years before Harry comes into the picture, focusing on Newt Scamander, a »
- Kevin Jagernauth
Warner Bros. is high on Ezra Miller. The future Flash is now closing in on a major role in the studio’s other big franchise, the Harry Potter spinoff Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. He joins Eddie Redmayne, who plays protagonist Newt Scamander, and Katherine Waterston. Meanwhile, the project is getting close to casting a […]
- Angie Han
Not content with having him as The Flash in their fledgling DC Cinematic Universe, Warner Bros. are looking to add Ezra Miller (We Need To Talk About Kevin, The Perks of Being a Wallflower) to the Harry Potter universe, with Variety reporting that the actor is in talks to join Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them as Kredan, a person with magical powers who meets Eddie Redmayne’s Newt Scarmander when he is New York City on his travels to find and document magical creatures. Miller already made quite an impression in We Need to Talk About Kevin, and he is yet another interesting choice for the Harry Potter spin-off following Redmayne and Inherent Vice’s Katherine Waterson, as female lead Tina. Miller’s name isn’t the only name been bandied about, with the publication adding that Josh Gad and Michael Cera are meeting with the studio next »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Tom White)
Having secured the role of The Flash in the DC Cinematic Universe, it looks like Ezra Miller (The Perks of Being a Wallflower) is set to join another of Warner Bros.’ huge franchises, with Variety reporting that the actor is in talks for the upcoming Harry Potter spinoff Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
According to the site, Miller is in negotiations for the role of Kredan in the film, which is planned as the first of a trilogy set 70 years before the Harry Potter movies. If the two reach a deal, Miller will join Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything) as Newt Scamander and Katherine Waterston (Inherent Vice) as Porpetina, in the cast of the film, which is being directed by Potter veteran David Yates.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is set for release on November 18th, 2016.
- Gary Collinson
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ezra Miller is in talks for the role of Jacob.
Katherine Waterston was recently announced as the female lead in the movie, as Us witch Porpentina.
Fantastic Beasts is set in New York, around 70 years before Harry's story commences.
A second big blockbuster franchise might just have moved onto actor Ezra Miller's plate. He's already part of the DC cinematic universe, taking on the role of The Flash in the upcoming standalone movie, as well as the assorted Justice League films. But he's now been linked too with Harry Potter spin-off, Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them.
David Yates is directing Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them from a screenplay written directly for the screen by J K Rowling. Already cast in the film are Eddie Redmayne and Katherine Waterston. But now word reaches us that Miller is being lined up for a key role in the film. According to Variety, it's the part of Kredan, described as "a person with magical powers who encounters [Scamander] when he stops in New York City »
If you don’t already know who Ezra Miller is, you’re going to very soon. Because the “Perks of Being A Wallflower” star is about to make his foray into the Big Time both a flashy and magical affair. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Miller is now in talks to star in J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” spinoff-slash-prequel series, “Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them.” ... he’s only starring in a little movie called “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” as Barry Allen (“The Flash”) and the 2018 solo one-off for his character. So, you know, Nbd … Haha, Jk, it’s a real Bfd. »
Ezra Miller, who is set to play The Flash in Justice League Part 1 and Justice League Part 2, is in early talks to join another one of Warner Bros.' major franchises, the Harry Potter prequel Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. If a deal is finalized, the actor will portray Kredan, described by Variety as, "a person with magical powers who encounters magizoologist Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) when he stops in New York City on his travels to find and document magical creatures."
The story is set 70 years before Harry Potter first joins Hogwarts, following Newt Scamander, a "magizoologist" who studies magical creatures. In the Harry Potter movies, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is the name of an actual textbook used by Harry and his classmates. Katherine Waterston is also set to star in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them as Tina, a magician based in the U. »
Ezra Miller is already part of one big cinematic universe for Warner Bros., having scored the role of Barry Allen, Aka The Flash, for the DC Comics films. Now the studio is considering adding him to another, as Miller is the top choice to play a part in Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them. Potter director David Yates is launching what Warner Bros. already plans as a new trilogy, adapted by J.K. Rowling herself from her book. Eddie Redmayne is starring as Newt Scamander, who plies his trade as a magizoologist around the world, and visits New York in the first adventure. The story takes place roughly 70 years before Harry and the rest have their tangle with the dark forces of Voldemort. If he does end up making a deal, Miller will be Kedan, a fellow magician who crosses paths with our hero.The cast is »
Ezra Miller is already set to become a part of the upcoming DC Cinematic Universe as the Scarlet Speedster himself, The Flash. While he.s rumored to show up very briefly in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice next year, he won.t arrive in any major capacity for a couple years. Which gives him time to join another burgeoning franchise, Harry Potter spinoff Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Variety reports that the We Need to Talk About Kevin star is in talks to take the role of Kredan in Warner Bros.. upcoming adaptation of J.K. Rowling.s wizarding world adventure. The trade.s sources say that Miller has been at the top of the studio.s wish list and recently became the favorite to land the role, and that the two sides are nearing an accord. Rowling, who is also writing the script, says that, despite »
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