– According to The Hollywood Reporter, Terminator 6 will start production in early 2018, with a new opening date set for July 26, 2019. It was recently revealed that creator James Cameron (who will produce) and actress Linda Hamilton would return to the franchise, with the Tim Miller-directed film expected to be a direct sequel to T2: Judgment Day.
– It looks as though we’ll get a sequel to the Eddie Murphy comedy Coming to America. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Warm Bodies director Jonathan Levine will oversee the film, while Black-ish creator Kenya Barris has been tapped to rewrite the script. Though no deal is in place, Murphy is reportedly involved in the development of the film and is expected to star.
– Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese will team up again in the new biopic Roosevelt, about former president Teddy Roosevelt. Both DiCaprio and Scorsese will also receive producing credits for the film.
– Michelle Williams is circling a role in the upcoming Venom movie. Tom Hardy has already been cast in the titular role, with Riz Ahmed already on board as well. According to Variety, Williams would play a district attorney and possible love interest for Hardy. Ruben Fleischer will direct the film, which is due Oct. 5, 2018.
– Elizabeth Banks has been cast in the new Taylor Hackford-directed drama Cochran. The film stars Anthony Mackie as famous lawyer Johnnie Cochran and centers on his career-making Signal Hill police brutality case. Banks will play Mary Neiswender, an investigative reporter for the Long Beach Press Telegram.
– Kyle MacLachlan will join Jack Black and Cate Blanchett in The House With a Clock in Its Walls, based on the 1973 John Bellairs horror book. The film centers on an orphaned 10-year-old boy who discovers a world of hidden passageways, magic and danger in his uncle’s old house. Deadline reports that MacLachlan will play Isaac Izard, the sinister original owner of the house.
– Helen Hunt, Olivia Munn, Josh Hutcherson and Kaya Scodelario have joined the cast of the action-romance film Die in a Gunfight. The film centers on two star-crossed lovers (Hutcherson and Scodelario), who fight for their love against the backdrop of corporate espionage, revenge and a family feud.
– Emily Mortimer will star opposite Gary Oldman in Mary, a supernatural thriller directed by Michael Goi. Mortimer will play Oldman’s wife in a story about couple dealing with financial struggles who buy an old ship hoping to start a charter business only to discover the ship’s horrifying history.
– Jude Law is in negotiations to co-star in the upcoming spy thriller The Rhythm Section. The movie stars Blake Lively as Stephanie Patrick, a woman on a destructive path after surviving a plane crash that killed her family. But when she discovers the crash was no accident, she becomes an assassin determined to hunt down those responsible. Law’s role if he is cast was not defined.
– John Cena and Kumail Nanjiani have signed on to star in a still-untitled buddy cop comedy. Ruben Fleischer will direct the film, with Universal acquiring the rights for the movie.
– David Sakurai has landed a role in the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them sequel. Deadline reports that Sakurai will play Krall, one of the ambitious henchmen of Grindewald (Johnny Depp).
-Crispin Glover has joined the cast of the Roger Avary-directed film Lucky Day. Glover will play a contract killer out to avenge the death of his brother, who was accidentally killed by a safe cracker (Luke Bracey) during a job gone wrong. The film also stars Nina Dobrev and Michael Madsen.
– Eva Longoria is currently in negotiations to join the cast of the upcoming film Lucky Dog. Longoria is circling the role of Grace, a loving mother who can’t bear to disappoint her daughter when she falls for a lost dog. Nina Dobrev, Finn Wolfhard and Tone Bell have all signed on for the film, which is being directed by Ken Marino.