Ben-Hur: Jack Huston, who made a memorable impression as a battle-scarred soldier turned silent but deadly assassin on TV’s Boardwalk Empire, has scored the lead role in MGM’s new version of Ben-Hur. Morgan Freeman has also just been cast as Ben-Hur’s chariot-driving mentor; Timur Bekmambetov (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter) will direct. The movie is set for release in theaters on February… Continue reading Movie News: 'Ben-Hur' Lands a Terrific Star; New 'Ghostbusters' Doughnuts Look Ghoulish and Tasty
Captain America 3: With the comic-book version of Steve Rogers stepping aside from his duties as Captain America, some have wondered if future Marvel movies will be affected as well. Chris Evans, however, is not ready to give up the shield. “Don’t take my job from me prematurely, dude,” Evans said. “I’m sure it’ll happen at some point… Continue reading Movie News: Don't Worry, Chris Evans Confirms He's Still 'Captain America;' Bill Murray Suggests Female 'Ghostbusters'
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You’d think it was human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together, mass hysteria, the way everyone is responding to news that Ghostbusters 3 could be a reboot from Paul Feig with all female leads. Oh, there’s also going to be a Spider-Man spin-off driven by a female character (maybe Black Cat, seen above). At least Sylvester Stallone might keep the… Continue reading Best of the Week: Female Ghostbusters, a Female-Driven Spider-Man Spin-off and More
Six years ago, in an interview for the promotion of City of Ember, Bill Murray stated that he thought “it’d be funny to have a girl Ghostbuster.” That got some of us wondering which actresses might look good with a proton pack strapped to their back. At a site that doesn’t exist anymore, I considered an entire gender-swapped remake… Continue reading Discuss: Who Would You Cast As the Women Ghostbusters?
Fantastic Four: Actress Kate Mara shared a photo from her last day of shooting on the new version of Fantastic Four, expressing gratitude to co-stars Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan, and Jamie Bell “for the fun times.” The movie, directed by Josh Trank, is due in theaters on June 19, 2015. [Twitter]