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”

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”

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’”

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”

‘Predator 2’ Director Explains How Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Dutch Would Have Been Introduced and Why He Passed On Steven Seagal – Sequel Turns 30 Today!

Today marks the 30th anniversary of Predator 2 and director Stephen Hopkins stat down with Scream Magazine for an interview about the film. Hopkins explains how they wanted to originally introduce Arnold’s Dutch in the start of the film and how he ultimately had to chose between making Terminator 2 or making Predator 2. HOPKINS:Continue reading “‘Predator 2’ Director Explains How Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Dutch Would Have Been Introduced and Why He Passed On Steven Seagal – Sequel Turns 30 Today!”

Lord & Miller Producing Mystery Movie Inspired By Universal Monsters Legacy With Channing Tatum Set To Star

Yesterday, Deadline reported that Channing Tatum is planning on reuniting with his 21 Jump Street directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller, who are producing an untitled film for Universal Pictures that will be satirical thriller set in the Universal Monsters universe. Tatum attached to take the lead role. Sources tell Deadline that Universal Pictures, LordContinue reading “Lord & Miller Producing Mystery Movie Inspired By Universal Monsters Legacy With Channing Tatum Set To Star”

Will Letitia Wright Have A Bigger Role In ‘Black Panther 2’?

Another little tidbit in The Hollywood Reporter’s casting news concerning Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther 2 with Narcos: Mexico actor Tenoch Huerta in talks to play one of the film’s villains. They mention that the returning cast will include Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong’o, Wintston Duke, and Angela Bassett with the former possibly getting a much largerContinue reading “Will Letitia Wright Have A Bigger Role In ‘Black Panther 2’?”

Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man 3’ Adds Production Designer Will Htay – Worked On Multiple ‘Star Wars’ Projects and ‘No Time To Die’

The Ronin has learned that Marvel Studios has added Will Htay as the production designer of Peyton Reed’s upcoming Ant-Man 3 and could speak to the scale of the film. Will’s impressive credits on massive blockbusters as a concept designer includes films such as Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, No Time To Die, RogueContinue reading “Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man 3’ Adds Production Designer Will Htay – Worked On Multiple ‘Star Wars’ Projects and ‘No Time To Die’”

James Gunn May Start Filming ‘Guardians of The Galaxy 3’ In Atlanta Before The End of 2021

A tiny tidbit mentioned by The Hollywood Reporter suggests that James Gunn’s Guardians of The Galaxy 3 could begin before the end of 2021, as it had been set to shoot in Atlanta, Georgia before Gunn’s firing/rehiring. He’s a busy bee lately as he’s in post with The Suicide Squad and will begin shooting PeacemakerContinue reading “James Gunn May Start Filming ‘Guardians of The Galaxy 3’ In Atlanta Before The End of 2021”