The Important News
Asa Butterfield will be the next Spider-Man.
Selma‘s Ava DuVernay might direct a Marvel movie.
Captain America: Civil War revealed a first look at Crossbones.
Diego Luna joined the cast of Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One.
Daniel Craig might have a cameo in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
The New Mutants was announced as the next X-Men spin-off.
The Incredibles 2 was… Continue reading Best of the Week: Asa Butterfield Cast as Spider-Man, Essential Horror of the Summer, The Best of 'Mad Max' and More
Before we even go any further, it’s worth pointing out that the short lists for directors on big projects isn’t always that accurate. For example, James Wan wasn’t on a rumored list for Furious 7, nor was Scott Derrickson on the reported list for Doctor Strange, and both directors landed those projects. But it can be fun to speculate on a movie’s future… Continue reading The New 'Spider-Man' Has a Telling Short List of Potential Directors
Spider-Man: Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (The Lego Movie) will write a treatment for and produce an animated Spider-Man movie. The much-in-demand creative duo will lay out the story for the project, which will exist independently of live-action plans for the lead character. Spider-Man first appeared in an animated series in 1967 (above); the next live-action Spider-Man movie is set for… Continue reading Movie News: Animated 'Spider-Man' Coming From 'Lego Movie' Team; 'Beanstalk' On Its Way From 'Breaking Bad' Creator
Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:
Watch one of the antecedents of Chappie in Neill Blomkamp‘s 2006 short, Tempbot, below. There was also Tetra Vaal before that (see our post from last fall).
If only this cooler modeled after the Sandcrawler from Star Wars really existed (via Dave’s Geeky Ideas):
Now we have… Continue reading Today in Movie Culture: Spider-Man in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron,' the Original 'Chappie' and More
The Important News
Drew Goddard is rumored to write and direct the next Spider-Man movie, which will possibly be titled Spectacular Spider-Man and feature Iron Man.
Steven Spielberg will direct Jennifer Lawrence as war photographer Lynsey Addario.
Ang Lee will direct Steve Martin in Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk.
Dan Stevens is the Beast and Luke Evans is Gaston in Disney’s… Continue reading Best of the Week: Drew Goddard to Direct Spider-Man, New 'Avengers of Ultron' Trailer and More