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Benicio Del Toro Might Be The Next Big 'Star Wars' Villain

7/22/2015 2:47am EDT
Benicio Del Toro
Benicio del Toro is the latest actor to join the Star Wars franchise. According to The Wrap, the Puerto Rican actor is negotiating to join the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VIII. It seems he's not a lock just yet- The Wrap reports that del Toro has been offered a major role in the sequel, but he's yet to officially say "yes." Still, it's Star Wars- who'd really say no?

We barely know anything about Star Wars: Episode VIII (heck, we barely know anything about The Force Awakens, and that one hits theaters in a couple months), but we do know the barest of bare bones about the character del Toro...
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One Direction's Niall Horan To Be In A Zombie Movie?

7/14/2015 11:01am EDT
Comic-Con 2015: Nick Carter, Joey Fatone Want One Direction's Ni
Backstreet Boys member Nick Carter is making a movie with former 'N Sync member Joey Fatone and revealed he wants current boy bander Niall Horan of One Direction involved as well!

At San Diego's 2015 Comic-Con, Carter revealed that fellow Backstreet Boy singer A.J. Mclean and 'N Sync's Joey Fatone would star in his new film "Dead 7."

Let the screaming begin!

Carter revealed in detail to E! News, "I wanted my friends in the film with me. What is more fun than riding horses and being zombies shooting things? Even as a kid I loved horror films, this was always something I wanted to do."

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Marisa Tomei Cast As Spider-Man's Aunt May, But Fans Think She's Too Young And Too Hot

7/9/2015 12:36am EDT
Marisa Tomei
'Spider-Man' fans have patiently waited for their favorite web-slinger to return to the Marvel fold for a long time now, and that's finally going to happen in 2017.

What they'll be getting when the next major installment in the franchise drops is another film with another new cast, although this time around Sony will be getting help from Marvel Studios, and as we know everything they touch virtually turns to gold.

Tom Holland was cast as Peter Parker/Spider-Man last month, and the latest casting decision is generating a bit of controversy after Variety reported on Wednesday that actress M...
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Spider-Man Reboot Has A New Lead

6/23/2015 1:49pm EDT
Tom Holland Is Spider-Man: British Actor Cast As The New Web-Sli
Sony Pictures and Marvel have chosen Tom Holland to star in the next Spider-Man film. A relative newcomer, Holland won rave reviews for playing the title role in "Billy Elliot the Musical" on the West End.

Producer Amy Pascal said in a statement, "Sony, Marvel, Kevin [Feige] and I all knew that for Peter Parker, we had to find a vibrant, talented young actor capable of embodying. With Tom, we’ve found the perfect actor to bring Spider-Man’s story into the Marvel Cinematic Universe."

The British-born actor, 19, also played Ewan McGregor and Naomi Watts' son in 2012 film "The Impossible." ...
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Tom Hanks To Play Hero Pilot In Eastwood Film?

6/19/2015 9:28am EDT
Hero Pilot Role For Hanks: Tom Hanks To Play Hero Pilot Sully Su
Tom Hanks will portray hero captain Chelsey "Sully" Sullenberger in a new film for director Clint Eastwood.

According to Deadline, Eastwood and Warner Bros. Pictures are negotiating with Tom Hanks to play Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, who became an instant American hero in 2009.Sullenberg navigated a miraculous emergency landing of US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River, New York, after a flock of geese hit the plane just after it took off from La Guardia Airport.His courage saved the lives of all 155 people aboard the plane, who famously crowded the wings waiting rescue.

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Is This Actor The Next James Bond?

6/16/2015 12:41pm EDT
Damian lewis
Start placing your bets on the next 007. According to the UK bookmaker William Hill (via The Guardian), English actor Damian Lewis might just be our next James Bond.

Hill has odds on all the leading debonair British actors up for the role once Daniel Craig's through. Idris Elba (5/2), Tom Hardy (4/1), Henry Cavill (5/1) and Michael Fassbender (7/1) are all in the running (not officially, but at least according to those placing Bond bets). But it's Lewis that just became the favorite, with 6/4 odds.

Obviously, MGM and Columbia Pictures would be a firmer source of actual James Bond casting,...
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The 'Ghostbusters' Reboot Has Added An Awesome Actor To Its Cast

6/11/2015 9:04am EDT
Chris Hemsworth In 'Ghostbusters': Australian Hunk To Play Recep
Chris Hemsworth, the Australian actor most known for his role as Thor, is joining the cast of the upcoming "Ghostbusters" reboot. The actor will play a receptionist in the comedy, filling the role originally played by Annie Potts in the first two films of the franchise, which were released in 1984 and 1986.

The 2016 reboot will focus on a group of female ghost hunters played by Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon. "Bridesmaids" filmmaker Paul Feig is onboard to direct the project.

Hemsworth is primarily known for his roles in action films such as "Star Trek," "...
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Crowe Gives Heart-Felt Apology

6/3/2015 5:45pm EDT
'Aloha' Director Cameron Crowe Apologies For Emma Stone Casting
It's been a rough few days for 'Aloha' director Cameron Crowe. The director, who has given very few interviews to promote his film, finally spoke out on Tuesday about the negative reaction to the flick and specifically commented on the controversy surrounding his casting of Emma Stone as the one-quarter Hawaiian character Allison Ng.

Crowe posted a statement on his own blog, TheUncool.

"I have heard your words and your disappointment, and I offer you a heart-felt apology to all who felt this was an odd or misguided casting choice. As far back as 2007, Captain Allison Ng was written to be ...
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It's Official: Eddie Redmayne Cast In Harry Potter Spinoff

6/2/2015 10:45am EDT
Eddie Redmayne
It's official. Eddie Redmayne has been cast as Newt Scamander in the Harry Potter spinoff "Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them."

Warner Bros. Pictures' President of Creative Development and Worldwide Production Greg Silverman said in a statement: "Eddie Redmayne has emerged as one of today's most extraordinarily talented and acclaimed actors. We are thrilled to welcome him into J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, where we know he will deliver a remarkable performance as Newt Scamander, the central character in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them."

The film centers on the adventures of...
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Martin Freeman Joins 'Captain America' Cast

5/6/2015 8:15am EDT
Martin Freeman Lands Mystery Role In Marvel's 'Captain America:
Martin Freeman was an office drone, a hobbit and a Watson. Now, he's going to be a superhero!

Well, maybe. Freeman just signed on to "Captain America: Civil War," the third "Captain America" film due out next year. It's extremely exciting news, especially for the exceedingly large Freeman and Marvel fanbases that now have an excuse to merge into one giant conglomerate.

There's just one problem: we have no idea who he's playing.

"Civil War," will see Captain America (Chris Evans) butt heads with Iron Man (Robert Downey, Jr.), and the superhero community split in two as everyone picks a si...
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