Mads Mikkelsen Officially Playing Franchise Villain Grindelwald In ‘Fantastic Beasts 3’ and Beyond

In an official press release from Warner Bros., they have confirmed that Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Casino Royale, Hannibal, Doctor Strange) has replaced Johnny Depp as the Fantastic Beasts franchise villain Gellert Grindelwald. Depp announced his forced resignation of the role on social media and this led to aContinue reading “Mads Mikkelsen Officially Playing Franchise Villain Grindelwald In ‘Fantastic Beasts 3’ and Beyond”

Mercedes Varnado Only Shot A Single Episode of ‘The Mandalorian’ and Won’t Be Reappearing As Koska Reeves In Season 2

With Mercedes Varnado aka Sasha Banks’ debut as a Mandalorian cohort of Bo-Katan (played by Katee Sackhoff) there was some assumptions that there characters could play a bigger role in Season 2 of The Mandalorian. That doesn’t seem to be the case. According to Mercedes herself while speaking with Comic Book, she only shot aContinue reading “Mercedes Varnado Only Shot A Single Episode of ‘The Mandalorian’ and Won’t Be Reappearing As Koska Reeves In Season 2”

Amazon’s Sci-Fi Series ‘The Expanse’ Will End After Season 6

Deadline reports that Amazon will renew The Expanse for a sixth and final season. I’m sure this heartbreaking news to fans as the news was announced before the Season 5 premiere. The expensive series had been cancelled by SyFy after three seasons before it was picked-up by Prime Video for Season 4. Cast member CasContinue reading “Amazon’s Sci-Fi Series ‘The Expanse’ Will End After Season 6”

Francis Lawrence Confirmed To Reunite With ‘Red Sparrow’ Cinematographer Jo Willems For ‘Slumberland’ Starring Jason Momoa

The Ronin can now confirm from multiple sources that cinematographer Jo Willems will be reuniting with director Francis Lawrence for the upcoming Netflix film Slumberland. The cast of the film includes Jason Momoa (Aquaman, Dune), Kyle Chandler (Godzilla vs Kong), Chris O’Dowd, and Marlow Barkley. Jo and Francis previously worked together on Red Sparrow andContinue reading “Francis Lawrence Confirmed To Reunite With ‘Red Sparrow’ Cinematographer Jo Willems For ‘Slumberland’ Starring Jason Momoa”

Michael Mann’s HBO Max Series ‘Tokyo Vice’ Resumes Production In Japan This Week

Filming paused on the Japanese crime series Tokyo Vice back in March but according to The Hollywood Reporter the HBO Max series will resume filming this week in Japan. Heat’s Michael Mann is set to direct all 10-episodes of the series starring Ansel Elgort (Baby Driver), Ken Watanabe (Inception, The Last Samurai), and Rinko KikuchiContinue reading “Michael Mann’s HBO Max Series ‘Tokyo Vice’ Resumes Production In Japan This Week”

‘Hawkeye’ Confirmed To Be The Next Disney+ Series To Shoot In Atlanta

The Ronin can now confirm that Marvel’s Hawkeye series under the working title Anchor Point is about to begin shooting (if it hasn’t already) in Atlanta, Georgia. This would make the Jeremy Renner project to be the next series entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe to shoot after Ms. Marvel officially started filming last week.Continue reading “‘Hawkeye’ Confirmed To Be The Next Disney+ Series To Shoot In Atlanta”

Mark Ruffalo Is The Latest Marvel Alumni To Join Ryan Reynolds’ Sci-Fi Film ‘The Adam Project’

The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned that Hulk actor Mark Ruffalo and veteran actress Catherine Keener (Get Out, Out of Sight, Being John Malkovich) have joined Shawn Levy’s upcoming sci-fi action film The Adam Project, Ruffalo becoming the fourth actor from a Marvel Comics film. The time-travel film coming from Skydance Media and will landContinue reading “Mark Ruffalo Is The Latest Marvel Alumni To Join Ryan Reynolds’ Sci-Fi Film ‘The Adam Project’”

‘Deadpool 3’ Should Consider Adding These Mutants

Back on Friday, there was finally an update on the status of Deadpool 3 with Marvel Studios moving forward on the sequel by hiring The Molyneux Sisters (Bob’s Burgers) to write the script. Along with it reaffirmed that the project will keep it’s R-rating, which is something that Disney/Marvel brass have been relaying to theContinue reading “‘Deadpool 3’ Should Consider Adding These Mutants”

Saoirse Ronan, Sam Rockwell and David Oyelowo Join Searchlight’s London-Set Whodunit That Takes Place During The 1950s

Deadline reports that a new untitled period thriller is in development at the Disney owned Searchlight Pictures as three high-profile casting additions are announced. Director Tom George (This Country) is assembling a cast for his untitled murder mystery that includes Irish actress Saoirse Ronan (The French Dispatch), Sam Rockwell (Jojo Rabbit), and David Oyelowo (TheContinue reading “Saoirse Ronan, Sam Rockwell and David Oyelowo Join Searchlight’s London-Set Whodunit That Takes Place During The 1950s”

‘Spider-Man 3’ Officially Sees Return of Composer Michael Giacchino

Spider-Man 3 will officially see it’s score composed by Michael Giacchino! The composer announced his return on his Twitter account yesterday and used the first official set photo that had been previously shared by franchise star Tom Holland. Michael will now secure scoring an entire Spider-Man trilogy. We are hearing that there is an expectationContinue reading “‘Spider-Man 3’ Officially Sees Return of Composer Michael Giacchino”