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Movie News: 'Aquaman' Moves Forward; Guillermo del Toro Talks 'Pacific Rim 2,' 'Hellboy 3,' 'Pan's Labyrinth' Musical
Aquaman: Will Beall (Gangster Squad) has been brought back to finalize the screenplay for Aquaman. Beall was originally one of two writers hired in August 2014, but after director James Wan came on board in 2015, he instead developed a detailed treatment with Geoff Johns. Beall is now working with Wan and Johns on a new script. Jason Momoa (above left), Amber Heard and Willem Dafoe are set to star in the movie, which is scheduled for release on July 27, 2018. [THR] Guillermo del Toro: Filmmaker Guillermo del Toro says that "a lot of the cast" from Pacific Rim will return for the sequel, Pacific Rim: Maelstrom, though no official announcements have been made yet. He also says that a third installment of Hellboy "is a wish that will never be fulfilled...
- Peter Martin
Box Office Report: 'Star Trek: Beyond' Leads Weekend, But Falls Behind Franchise
Here's your estimated 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded): 1. Star Trek Beyond - $59.6 million ($59.6 million total) 2. The Secret Life of Pets - $29.3 million ($260.7 million total) 3. Ghostbusters - $21.6 million ($86.8 million total) 4. Lights Out - $21.6 million ($21.6 million total) 5. Ice Age: Collision Course - $21.0 million ($21.0 million total) 6. Finding Dory - $7.2 million ($460.1 million total) 7. The Legend of Tarzan - $6.4 million ($115.8 million total) 8. Mike & Dave Need Wedding Dates - $4.4 million ($40.3 million total) 9. Hillary’s America - $3.7 million ($3.7 million total) 10. The Infiltrator - $3.2 million ($12.2 million total) The Big Stories Around two weeks ago, Paramount sent the message that they were...
- Erik Childress
Gladiator Hulk, A Wandering Superman, And More Stuff You Might Have Missed From Comic-Con Day 3
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Saturday is typically the day for all of the major movie studios at Comic-Con International to unveil their most-anticipated upcoming projects, and that trend continued this year with a pretty long list of projects and cast members being introduced, re-introduced, and otherwise hyped-up in a big way. Both Marvel Studios and Warner Bros. Pictures had big days in San Diego's famous Hall H event space, releasing the first footage from Spider-Man: Homecoming and Justice League, respectively, among other superhero-friendly films. But that wasn't the only cool news coming out of the convention, of course. Here are some other things you might have missed amid all of the Marvel and WB superhero movie buzz: Hulk Goes Gladiator With Thor: Ragnarok Props We got a few...
- Rick Marshall