Alfonso Cuaron may direct the Harry Potter spin-off movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Sticking with spin-offs, Gareth Edwards will direct the first Star Wars one, and Warner Bros. has confirmed a Ninjago movie.
The Coen brothers’ next movie will be Hail Caesar, a comedy set in 1950s Hollywood. Oh, and the Coens are also writing Steven Spielberg’s next movie.
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What If: Daniel Radcliffe stars in the upcoming romantic comedy What If, opposite Zoe Kazan. The first photos have been released, and, as they suggest, Radcliffe and Kazan meet and form an instant connection, which is complicated because Kazan is in a long-term relationship with Rafe Spall. Adam Driver also stars; the movie hits theaters on August 1. [Coming Soon]
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J.K. Rowling is writing a Harry Potter spin-off trilogy called Fantastic Beats and Where to Find Them that takes place 70 years before the first books.
Toby Kebbell has been cast as Doctor Doom in the new Fantastic Four. The Pink Panther is getting reborn, again, as a live-action/animation hybrid. Johnny Knoxville will be doing a voice in the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
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Lucy: Scarlett Johansson stars as a drug mule who accidentally becomes super-powered when she swallows her illicit cargo of experimental drugs in Luc Besson’s Lucy, due out in theaters on August 8. The first photo from the movie has been released, showing the character is handy with a gun; the action-thriller also stars Morgan Freeman. [EW.com]
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The Boy Who Lived lives on!
Though the seven-part “Harry Potter” series is over, J.K. Rowling isn’t done telling stories within that universe. Her supplemental book, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” is getting made into a movie. And now, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Rowling is developing… Continue reading J.K. Rowling Prepping 'Harry Potter' Prequel Stage Play