IRON MAN 3
Deadline reports Wang Xuequi has been cast in Marvel Studios’ “Iron Man 3” as new character Dr. Wu. Shooting for several scenes begins today in Beijing. Marvel has also released two stills featuring Xuequi, Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow and Don Cheadle.
Opens May 3, 2013
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2
According to Comic Book Movie, RTE Television’s “The Late Late Show” featured Martin Sheen as a guest, and the actor confirmed he’d be back as Uncle Ben in “Amazing Spider-Man 2.”
“They’ve called me back, I don’t know what the part is gonna be, but I’m going to be Uncle Ben once again in ‘Spider-Man’ next year,” CBM quotes Sheen as saying. “We shoot it in February.”
Opens May 2, 2014
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY
Last week, MTV spoke with Lee Pace about his upcoming audition for “Guardians of the Galaxy” to portray Star-Lord, also known as Peter Quill.
“I go in on Monday to meet them all and audition for it, so wish me luck,” Pace told MTV. “I’m very excited about it. The script is great. The character is a lot of fun.”
Opens August 1, 2014
Josh Trank’s “Fantastic Four” reboot has finally got a release date — Exhibitor Relations reports the film will hit theaters March 6, 2015.
Opens March 6, 2015
Here’s the newest TV Spot for this week’s “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” courtesy Warner Bros.
Opens December 14
STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS
Alice Eve spoke briefly with Digital Spy about her role in J.J. Abrams’ “Star Trek Into Darkness.”
“The legacy aside, the reality of the experience was a great pleasure,” Eve told Digital Spy. “It was special in every way, because the people who make the movie and are in the movie are all so impressive. The whole script is immaculately written — I read it in one sitting, and I just had the film in my head. It’s that articulate and specific and imaginative.”
CinemaBlend has an advance report on the IMAX prologue for the film — don’t click through unless you want some massive spoilers.
Opens May 17, 2013
The first trailer for Joseph Kosinski’s adaptation of “Oblivion” starring Tom Cruise has hit, along with this nifty poster.
FAKE BANE OUTTAKES
Check out this hilarious YouTube video of fake Bane outtakes from “The Dark Knight Rises.” There’s a lot of talk of the importance of fiber.