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The news comes from an episode of the podcast Doug Loves Movies, hosted by Doug Benson (Super High Me), which was released about two weeks back. Towards the end of the January 13th episode, on which Greg Proops and Julian McCullough also guested, when asked if he had any upcoming projects to plug, Sheen casually brought up his involvement in the sequel. The actor said, “Finding Nemo 2 should be coming out at some point… which I’m in.”
In 2016, Sheen will also be reprising his role as the White Rabbit from Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland in Alice Through the Looking Glass; in addition to that, he will act alongside Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt in Morten Tyldum’s Passengers. »
- Justin Cook
Deadline is reporting that Robert Knepper (Prison Break) has joined the cast of Paramount Pictures' upcoming Ed Zwick-directed action sequel Jack Reacher: Never Go Back. He'll play General Harkness, a retired general-turned-ceo of a private military firm, and he's being described as "a man of power, experience and authority who thinks he's the hero and is not afraid to do what's necessary." Based on that brief description, it sounds like his character will be one of a villainous nature. Knepper joins a cast headlined by global superstar Tom Cruise (Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation) with Cobie Smulders (Avengers: Age Of Ultron), Aldis Hodge (Straight Outta Compton), Danika Yarosh (Heroes Reborn), Patrick Heusinger (Black Swan), Austin Hebert (The Answer), Holt McCallany (Concussion) and Robert Catrini (G.I. Joe: Retaliation) co-starring. The aforementioned Ed Zwick (The Last Samurai; Blood Diamond; Pawn Sacrifice) is directing with a script he co-wrote alongside Richard Wenk »
Break out your lucky charms, find a shooting star to wish on and light the candles in front of your Titanic shrine - Leonardo DiCaprio has earned his fifth Academy Award nomination, for playing fur trapper Hugh Glass in The Revenant. DiCaprio will face off against Bryan Cranston, Matt Damon, Michael Fassbender and Eddie Redmayne for the Best Actor trophy, which would mark his very first Academy Award win. And after years of fans hoping, wishing, praying (and making jokes) - not to mention some pretty insane role preparation - it seems like 2016 may finally, finally be the year that DiCaprio takes home the trophy. »
- Julia Emmanuele, @julesemm
Warner Bros. Pictures has unveiled brand new photos from their upcoming lineup of films hitting cinemas in 2016.
Above is Tom Hanks with director/producer Clint Eastwood on the set of the upcoming film Sully. On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed the “Miracle on the Hudson” when Captain “Sully” Sullenberger (Hanks) glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and his career.
Sully also stars Aaron Eckhart (“Olympus Has Fallen,” “The Dark Knight”) as Sully’s co-pilot, Jeff Skiles, and Oscar nominee Laura Linney (“The Savages,” “Kinsey,” Showtime’s “The Big C”) as Sully’s wife, Lorraine Sullenberger.
Eastwood is directing the film from a screenplay by Todd Komarnicki, based on the »
- Michelle McCue
4 items from 2016
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