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‘Island of Dr. Moreau’ TV Series in the Works from ‘X-Men: First Class’ Writer

The 1996 film adaptation of The Island of Dr. Moreau is such a legendarily hot sloppy mess that it’s easy to forget its source material is a fascinating H.G. Wells novel that’s still ripe for the picking. Whelp, that picking has begun! Dust, the sci-fi label of Gunpowder & Sky, announced today that writer Zack […]

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Edgar Wright to Direct ‘The Chain’ Movie Based on the Bestselling Book, with Jane Goldman Writing the Script

Edgar Wright is about to tackle some dark material. The filmmaker, who has built his career making frequently comedic genre exercises, is going to direct a film adaptation of The Chain, author Adrian McKinty’s bestselling novel about a mother whose daughter is kidnapped. Jane Goldman, whose credits include films like Kick-Ass, X-Men: First Class, Kingsman: […]

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‘The Batman’: Zoe Kravitz Says Playing Catwoman Is “A Little Scary” & Thinks Pattinson Is “Perfect” As Batman

Zoe Kravitz has had her fair share of franchise film experience. In her short career, she’s already starred in “Mad Max: Fury Road,” “Divergent,” and “X-Men: First Class.” Let’s also not forget her role in the ‘Fantastic Beasts’ series. But in a new interview with Variety, she admits that tackling the upcoming film “The Batman” […]

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Superhero Bits: John Krasinski’s Captain America Audition Story, Remembering ‘Justice Friends’ & More

What did January Jones lie about while shooting X-Men: First Class? Do you remember the Justice League parody Justice Friends from Dexter’s Laboratory? Could Crossbones return to the McU yet again? Is there a Secret Invasion series in the works for Disney+? Would you like to see Kaitlyn Dever play Batgirl? Who did John Krasinski […]

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Matthew Vaughn Reveals Rejected Plans for Unorthodox ‘Man of Steel’ Reboot

The box office success of “Man of Steel” in 2013 inspired Warner Bros.’ plans for a cinematic universe featuring other DC Comics characters. Directed by Zack Snyder and starring Henry Cavill, it was followed by “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” and “Suicide Squad” in 2016, “Wonder Woman” and “Justice League” in 2017, “Aquaman” in […]

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