News Bites: Jason Momoa Is Aquaman

News Bites: Jason Momoa Is Aquaman

Conan the Barbarian / Aquaman

Aquaman: Reportedly, Jason Momoa (Conan the Barbarian, Game of Thrones) will play Aquaman in Zack Snyder's upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. His appearance will not be a "major" role, but is intended to set up his return in the superhero team-up Justice League, which is expected in 2017. Batman v Superman is due in theaters on May 6, 2016. [Hitfix]

Father of the Bride II

Father of the Bride 3: A third installment in the modern Father of the Bride series is in development. Steve Martin starred as anxious dad George in the 1991 remake and the 1995 sequel, in which both his wife and daughter get pregnant. Reportedly, the premise for the third film is that his son is gay and preparing to marry, but George "has problems with the whole gay thing" and so gets kicked out of the house by his wife. Writer-director Charles Shyer, who worked on the first two films, is on board to write the screenplay. [Nikki Finke]

The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel: A delightful comic adventure, Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel is heading to home video tomorrow, and to mark the occasion, nine die-hard fans (and model builders) spent more than 575 hours designing and replicating the hotel entirely in Lego bricks. More than 50,000 certified bricks were located in Europe and the United States. [Fox Searchlight]

Dolphin Tale 2

Dolphin Tale 2 Trailer: Morgan Freeman and Harry Connick Jr. reprise their roles in Dolphin Tale 2, the continuing adventures of a dolphin named Winter, who lives in an aquarium in Florida. This time, Winter needs a mate. The family-friendly movie is heading to theaters on September 12. [MovieClips]

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