It was revealed back in January that Chiwetel Ejiofor, who recently gave a true powerhouse performance in 12 Years a Slave, was circling a key role in Marvel’s Doctor Strange. What the role would be, however, was still speculative.
Well, speculate no more! Deadline has revealed that Ejiofor will be playing classic Doctor Strange enemy Baron Mordo.
It’s still unclear what… Continue reading Chiwetel Ejiofor to Play 'Doctor Strange' Villain Baron Mordo
The Magnificent Seven: Peter Sarsgaard, who has played nasty, brutish characters in the past (Lovelace, above), is in final negotiations to take on a villainous role in The Magnificent Seven. He would join Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D’Onofrio, Haley Bennett, Luke Grimes, and Matt Bomwer; Antoine Fuqua is set to direct. Meanwhile, Jason Momoa has reportedly dropped out of… Continue reading Movie News: 'Magnificent Seven' Gets a Nasty Villain; 'Transformers' Sequels & Spinoffs Move Forward
Deadpool: After repeated rumors, Ed Skrein (above in 2012’s Ill Manors) has now confirmed that he is playing the villain in the upcoming Deadpool. Similar to how Morena Baccharin revealed her role in the movie, Skrein shared a photo of his on-set chair with his character’s name (Ajax) on it. In the comics, Ajax tries to… Continue reading Movie News: 'Deadpool' Villain Confirmed; 'She's All That' Remake Coming
Beauty and the Beast: Dan Stevens (The Guest, TV’s Downton Abbey) will star as the Beast in Disney’s upcoming live-action version of Beauty and the Beast, joining Emma Watson as Belle, aka Beauty. Luke Evans is in talks to play the vain, villainous Gaston. Bill Condon (Dreamgirls) is set to direct; what’s not yet known is… Continue reading Movie News: 'Beauty and the Beast' Nabs Its Beast and Villain; 'Barbie' Movie Secures 'Juno' Writer
The Important News
The first teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens debuted both in theaters (one of them making an event of it) and online.
The first Star Wars spin-off is rumored to be a heist movie starring bounty hunters. And Star Wars: Rebels is now available online free.
Star Wars star Oscar Isaac will play the title villain in X-Men: Age of Apocalypse.
Michelle MacLaren… Continue reading Best of the Week: 'Star Wars' and 'Jurassic World' Trailers, 'Star Wars' Star Cast as 'X-Men' Villain, and More