The Rocky franchise took an interesting turn with 2015’s Creed, and Sly Stallone may have tipped another Rocky universe character returning to the big screen. In an Instagram post, Stallone offered, “Just done. If you are curious, around 439 handwritten page translates into about a 120-age typed screenplay … #writerscramp #rockybalboa #drago #adoniscreed #MGM.”
During Warner Bros’ Comic-Com session, Deadline reports that a new sizzle reel offered up the potential titles Shazam, Suicide Squad 2, The Batman, Justice League Dark, Batgirl, Green Lantern Corps, The Flash and Wonder Woman II as supposed films in the works. Wonder Woman II reportedly has a Dec. 13, 2019 target date, but no director has been chosen as of yet.
Anne Hathaway is reportedly circling the role of Barbie for a big screen adaptation. Amy Schumer had been cast at one point, but had to drop out of shooting due to a conflict, but Schumer gave her approval to Hathaway as a potential replacement.
Michelle Pfeiffer will reportedly play Janet Van Dyne, with Walton Goggins as Ghost, Laurence Fishburne as Dr. Bill Foster and Randall Park as Jimmy Woo in the upcoming Ant-Man sequel, Ant-Man and the Wasp. Paul Rudd will return as the titular character, with Michael Pena also set to return as his comic relief pal. The film is due July 6, 2018.
Jared Leto is set to give the comics world another shot, with the actor/singer supposedly in talks to star in Bloodshot for Sony. Deadline reports that Leto would play the film’s protagonist, Angelo Mortalli, a ruthless killer who gets set up by the mob family he works for and framed for a murder. After realizing his situation, he enters Witness Protection, but is betrayed and forced into an experimental program where his mind is erased and his body rebuilt with superhuman powers.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Sarah Paulson has joined the cast of M. Night Shyamalan‘s Glass. The film, set for Jan. 18, 2019, brings Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson from Unbreakable and James McAvoy and Anna Taylor-Joy from Split into the same world.
Rosemarie DeWitt, Danny Huston, Devon Terrell and Odessa Young have all joined the cast of Richard Says Goodbye, starring Johnny Depp as a college professor given a life-changing medical diagnosis who discards all pretense in his life feeling there will be no consequences.
Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail will reportedly write and direct a still untitled film based on the Bermuda Triangle, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
Danny Glover, David Cross and Patton Oswalt have joined the cast of Sorry to Bother You, which is currently shooting in Oakland with fledgling writer/director Boots Riley. The film centers on a black telemarketer with self-esteem issues who discovers a magic key to business success, and uncovers a macabre secret held by corporate management. But with his newfound success, will the man stand up for his onetime fellow workers or sell out by keeping the secret having just achieved his success.
John Hawkes, Jon Bernthal, Thomas Haden Church and rapper Yelawolf have all joined the cast of the upcoming action film The Peanut Butter Falcon. Deadline reports the movie also stars Zachary Gottsagen, Shia LeBeouf, Dakota Johnson and Bruce Dern. Gottsagen, the inspiration for the film, stars as Zak, a young man with Down Syndrome who breaks out of retirement home where he lives to seek out a his favorite retired wrestler and makes friends while on his journey.