Kristen Wiig to Star, Write and Direct a Buddy Comedy with ‘Bridesmaids’ Collaborator Annie Mumolo
Considering the global success of 2011's 'Bridesmaids' (the film made nearly $300 Million worldwide), it's surprising that Kristen Wiig hasn't been courted to lead more comedies like her costar Melissa McCarthy. The news that Wiig is writing, directing and costarring in a buddy comedy with her 'Bridesmaids' screenwriting partner Annie Mumolo suggests she's ready to make another big comedy. Read Mo
‘Only Lovers Left Alive’ Trailer: Tom Hiddleston Vamps It Up for Jim Jarmusch
Tom Hiddleston playing a vampire? It's as if the 'Only Lovers Left Alive' trailer knows the 'Thor' foe's fan base all too well. Loki Hiddleston stars as a rock star/vampire/goth type whose wife Tilda Swinton lives across the ocean, though the two reunite for some blood popsicles.
Disney Set to Distribute Future ‘Indiana Jones’ Movies
When George Lucas sold his 'Star Wars' empire to Disney, there was a question of who then would control Indiana Jones, as the films were made by Lucasfilm but distributed by Paramount. Today it was ironed out that Disney now controls the rights to all future Indiana Jones adventures.
’50 Shades of Grey’ Casts Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey
Dealing with Charlie Hunnam's recent departure, the makers of '50 Shades of Grey' had to make quick work of finding a new actor to play Christian Grey. The replacement has been found. It's Jamie Dornan.
Ben Affleck to Direct and Produce ‘The Middle Man’ for FOX
Though Ben Affleck is surely in training to put on the cape and cowl for his turn as Bruce Wayne/Batman in the upcoming 'Batman Vs. Superman' movie, the Oscar-winning filmmaker has just lined up his next directorial assignment. The catch is it's for the small screen, as he will be producing and helming the pilot for the new FOX show 'The Middle Man.'
‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5′ is Being Bumped to Summer 2016
When Edgar Wright's 'Ant-Man' shuffled from November to July 2015 yesterday, there was a murmur it might either be to replace something or could cause a release date shuffle. The former appears to be the case as 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales' is now moving to summer 2016.
‘Amazing Spider-Man 2′ Rumor: Is Sarah Gadon the New Mary Jane Watson?
We recently reported the announcement that Shailene Woodley was cut out of 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' because the movie was streamlined, but that may have been cover. Canadian actress Sarah Gadon confirmed she's joining the franchise, and it's hard not to wonder if the two are connected.
‘The Lone Ranger’ Featurette: Johnny Depp Fell Off His Horse
'The Lone Ranger' will be hitting theaters in a little over two weeks. Right now it doesn't feel like one of the summer's biggest tentpole films; perhaps it was waiting for some of the big superhero films to hit screens before going for the full-court ad press. But unlike its comic book competition, this film wants you to know many of its big set pieces were done practically.
‘Alice in Wonderland 2′ Wants ‘Muppets’ Director
It's been a while since there's been any movement on 'Alice in Wonderland 2' (we knew a script was being worked on), but the big question with the sequel has been "Will Tim Burton and/or Johnny Depp return?" Now, we have an answer for at least one of those questions.
‘American Idol’ May Cut All Four Judges to Reinvent Itself
'American Idol' used to be the hottest show on television, but after 13 years, it's starting to show its age. The show's ratings have slipped from regularly having 30 million viewers to now somewhere around 11 million. And though the show has had some different judges over the course of its run, it's now looking to ditch all four current judges to have a fresh face for season 13.
J.J. Abrams Officially Directing ‘Star Wars Episode 7′
There may have been some wiggle-room yesterday about the news that J.J. Abrams was set to direct 'Star Wars Episode 7,' but Disney and Lucasfilm have confirmed that your new 'Star Wars' director was your old 'Star Trek' director.
Larry Hagman, Star of ‘I Dream of Jeannie’ and ‘Dallas,’ Dead at 81
Larry Hagman, best known for his roles as Air Force Captain Anthony Nelson on 'I Dream of Jeannie' and as J.R. Ewing on the long running late night soap 'Dallas,' has passed away at the age of 81.