Best of the Week: Sofia Vergara in 'Machete Kills,' Plus 'Dark Knight Rises' and 'Amazing Spider-Man' Trailers

Sofia Vergara is in talks to join Robert Rodriguez's Machete Kills. The Modern Family star would join a cast list which added Amber Heard and Demian Bichir this week. Variety reports Vergara is in talks to play "the leather-clad Madame Desdemona" whose Mexican harlots have information that Machete needs. Danny Trejo, Mel Gibson and Michelle Rodriguez co-star.

Sam Raimi is going to court to protect his right to make an Evil Dead sequel. So does this mean we finally get Evil Dead 4?

Adam Yauch, aka MCA, co-founder of The Beastie Boys and Oscilloscope Laboratories has lost his battle with cancer at the age of 47.

Since today is Star Wars Day, Movies.com has rounded up an entire year's worth of Star Wars content as well as the movie reimagined as an 8-Bit video game. May the Fourth be with you!

Jonah Hill is set to join Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street, which stars Leonardo DiCaprio.

District 9's Sharlto Copley has nabbed the lead villain role in Spike Lee's Old Boy remake.

You like eye candy? Then you'll love this new visually gorgeous trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man, which swings into theaters July 3rd.

Warner Bros. is planning a remake of Little Shop of Horrors with Joseph Gordon-Levitt set to star and produce. JGL will play Seymour Krelborn, the role made famous by Rick Moranis in the 1986 original.

Kevin Spacey dons a cape and mask in a new teaser trailer for the Chinese superhero flick, Inseparable. Based on the film's tag line, "A young man with problems at home and work befriends his odd neighbor," has a Kick-Ass/Super vibe to it.

Check out the new poster for horror flick The Possession, which gives a whole new meaning to the term "face palm."

We're going to ignore the trailer for the trailer (an annoying Hollywood trend) for The Expendables 2 and just show you the full thing below. Check out Stallone, Statham and the rest of the badass mercs try and take out a nuclear threat posed by JCVD.

Twilight's Robert Pattinson is set to portray a real-life military interrogator who led the search for Saddam Hussein in Mission: Blacklist. Are you interested in seeing the sparkly vampire of justice in Jean-Stephane Sauvaire's psychological thriller?

The writers of Transformers are rebooting Van Helsing with Tom Cruise attached to star and produce.

The new poster for Men In Black 3 borrows the cycle concept seen in the Japanese manga Gantz.

Take a look at the new Dark Knight Rises trailer, which is also screening in front of The Avengers this weekend. Also, check out all the viral pieces that hit the web in advance of the new trailer.

In case you hadn't heard, there's a little movie called The Avengers (finally) hitting theaters this weekend. While box office projections have this movie raking in a ton of money, we want to know if you think Joss Whedon should direct the Avengers sequel. There's also a ton of new content hitting our Avengers Guide. Also,  tell us who wins in a showdown between Nick Fury and Hawkeye and you could win Fandango Bucks!

Rumors are swirling that Rihanna and Luke Evans have been offered a villain role previously turned down by Jason Statham in the upcoming Fast & Furious 6.

Take this for what it's worth, but singer Tom Jones says that he was almost offered the role of James Bond, until producer Cubby Broccoli (didn't make that name up) decided he was too famous. The role, of course, went to Sean Connery who kicked off a lineage of the world famous spy currently portrayed by Daniel Craig. Jones says, "The only thing I regret is that I'd like to have had a pop at acting when I was younger."

He may not be returning for The Hunger Games sequel Catching Fire, but director Gary Ross is in talks to direct a Harry Houdini biopic.

And finally, back to The Avengers. You'll be seeing a lot more of Mark Ruffalo's Hulk. The actor has signed a six-movie deal to play the angry green giant, leading some to believe a solo movie is in the works. As Marvel president put it, "When it'll be, who knows. But the conversation's definitely started."


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