The actor is in talks to play the leader of the king's elite guard in director Bryan Singer's retelling of the "Jack and the Beanstalk" fairy tale. Nicholas Hoult stars as the title character, a farm boy who leads an expedition to rescue a kidnapped princess.
For all the misgivings I have about the shared Marvel Movie Universe - which pretty much comes down to "It's all fun now, but it'll probably seem like a drag ten movies down the line, just like the comics" - I have to admit, there really is a thrill in seeing characters from one place suddenly pop up where you least expect them. In fact, I have to admit, if I had my way, movies and television shows would crossover much more often than they already do - and here are five examples of what I'd want to see.
Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures have released the teaser for The Hangover Part II, the sequel to director Todd Phillips' hit 2009 comedy. The new film, which finds the four friends in Bangkok for Stu's "safe, subdued pre-wedding brunch," opens on May 26.
Wrath of the Titans director Jonathan Liebesman confirms that plans are in motion to convert the Clash of the Titans sequel to 3D during post-production.
The actor, best known for his roles in Prison Break and Fargo, joins director Tommy Wirkola's dark action-adventure that recasts the fairy-tale siblings as specialized bounty hunters out for vengeance. Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton and Famke Janssen star.
James McAvoy calls "First Class" a "love story!" Brett Ratner offers a "Youngblood" audition to a wrestler! "Thor" screenwriter talks about taking on gods! Also, Nic Cage gets exorcised, and more.
Christopher Nolan's sci-fi thriller and Frank Darabont's horror comic adaptation topped the film and television fields in the nominations for the 37th annual Saturn Awards.
Arrested Development creator Mitch Hurwitz is teaming with Ron Howard and Brian Grazer at Imagine Entertainment to develop a remake of the 2006 Lars von Trier-directed comedy The Boss of it All.
Zombie-killing video game Dead Island doesn't have a movie deal in place yet, but it looks like one will be set soon, according to a representative from game publisher Deep Silver.
The studio gives us another look at stars Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law as the Victorian dynamic duo in Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. The Guy Ritchie-directed sequel opens on Dec. 16.
DJ Caruso to direct "Preacher!" New hi-res "Cap" images! "Zombies vs. Robots" to be a motion picture! Also, Malin Akerman on "Superman" rumors, a new "Sucker Punch" trailer, and more.
Sony has debuted a 55-second clip from the alien-invasion film Battle: Los Angeles, which stars Aaron Eckhart as the leader of a Marine platoon tasked with evacuating civilians from a smoldering war zone. The movie opens on March 11.