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Ant-Man

Ant-Man: Don’t panic! It’s not unusual for studios to hire writers to do “one more polish” on a screenplay just before production begins, and that is reportedly what Marvel has done for Ant-Man. Gabriel Ferrari and Andrew Barrer (Sabrina the Teenage Witch, in development) have been hired to polish up the script rewrite recently completed by busy comedy veteran Adam McKay, and… Continue reading Movie News: 'Ant-Man' Gets More New Writers; 'Conjuring' Spin-off Coming; First 'Young Ones' Trailer

Movie News

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.

Apparently everyone… Continue reading Best of the Week: Summer Movies Podcast, 'Godzilla' Everywhere, 'Harry Potter' Spin-off, and More









gareth edwards star wars spin-offWe may not know what the first “Star Wars” spinoff is going to be about but at least we know who’s directing it: Gareth Edwards.

That’s… Continue reading 'Godzilla' Director Gareth Edwards Will Direct the First 'Star Wars' Spinoff Movie

Star Wars

Hot off the monster box office opening of Godzilla, director Gareth Edwards has landed a highly coveted gig. He will direct the first Star Wars stand-alone film, based on a screenplay by Gary Whitta (The Book of Eli), due in theaters on December 26, 2016.

Edwards made his directorial debut with the atmospheric and dreamy Monsters, which imagined a near… Continue reading First 'Star Wars' Spin-off Film Goes to 'Godzilla' Director Gareth Edwards

x-men mystique spinoffIf “X-Men” filmmakers have their way, audiences will see a lot more spin-off movies featuring their favorite mutants soon — including Jennifer Lawrence’s Mystique.

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, producer Lauren Shuler Donner and writer-producer Simon Kinberg teased that possibility, along with a few others, while discussing the future of the “X-Men” franchise at studio Fox. (A separate entity from the spinoff-loving folks at… Continue reading 'X-Men': Is Mystique Getting Her Own Spin-Off?