Marvel Studios is beginning to get the ball rolling on Captain America 2. One of the first tasks will be to find someone to direct the sequel since Joe Johnston will not be returning. Vulture reports that the field has been narrowed down to three contenders: George Nolfi, the writer-director of The Adjustment Bureau, F. Gary Gray, director of the Mark Wahlberg version of The Italian Job and Community's Anthony and Joseph Russo.
“Kevin [Feige, Marvel Studios’ president of production] is a ‘vibe guy,'” one source familiar with the talks explains about the unusual decision to include a pair of Emmy-winning comedy duo in the mix. Adds the insider, “He likes to see if he gets along with people before he’ll decide about spending the next two years with them. And apparently, they hit it off with Kevin in the room.” Captain America 2 isn't due to hit theaters until 2014, but a decision on the director(s) should be made by mid-April.
By now we all know that Ron Burgundy is headed back to the big screen for Anchorman 2. You can check out the announcement video from Conan O'Brien in our Video Recap post. We list five other Will Ferrell characters that deserve a sequel.
American Reunion directors want to remake Back to the Future… eventually. Fandangoers have had plenty to say about. Now Jon Hurwitz claims that they were joking about the remake. In a tweet sent to /Film, Hurwitz said, "...we were joking around and it was taken out of context. Nobody respects BTTF more than us." /Film also strung together a series of tweets from Hurwitz, which you can read here.
Kevin Smith talked about (maybe) making Clerks 3, but he won't be using a camera. Instead, Smith says that if he ever gets around to making a third Clerks, it would take the form of a six-month limited run Broadway play. Today, Smith tweeted more details, saying Clerks 3 would be a six-month theater run leading up one performance streamed into theaters across the country. He added, "Something old, something new. And yes: Brian, Jeff, Trevor, Jay & I would be on stage every night."
Take a look at the new banner for Zack Snyder's Man of Steel. What do you think of the new Superman logo? While you're at it, take a look back at the top ten most baffling moments in Lois Lane and Superman's love life.
With 3D Titanic sailing back into theaters next week, James Cameron discussed a few of his other films – Terminator 2 and Aliens and the prospects of re-releasing them in 3D.
AMC Theaters has agreed to allow minors to watch Bully, but they'll need proof of permission in order to gain admittance. We strongly urge you to check this movie out this weekend!
Enjoy Seven Minutes in Heaven with Jon Hamm. Just watch out for the tickle spider.
It was inevitable. You don't bank over $200 million worldwide on your opening weekend and not have someone plan a Hunger Games-themed wedding. That bouquet toss must be murder!
Hop hits DVD and BluRay shelves next week and we're offering up a pretty sweet prize pack. A 42" 3D LED TV, 3D Wifi BluRay player, Thrive tablet and camcorder are just the tip of the iceberg! See what else you could win and how to enter!
Chloe "Hit-Girl" Moretz has been confirmed to star as the title character in MGM's remake of Stephen King's Carrie. Let's just hope Nicolas "Big Daddy" Cage doesn't show up to spaz out during the pig blood scene.
Jennifer Lawrence is a Harry Potter nerd. Her words.
Find out how you can be a part of upcoming Katy Perry's 3D concert movie.
Martin Scorsese recommends 39 foreign films to a young filmmaker. Considering this is a list from one of the biggest film geeks in the world, some of these titles might be a bit obscure. How many have you seen?
This week in sequels finds Scarlett Johansson returning as Black Widow in Iron Man 3, Randy Couture teased a third Expendables film would begin filming this fall and Wrath of the Titans director Jonathan Liebesman said a script for a Battle: Los Angeles trailer is in the process of being written. And then there's that whole eyebrow raising news that broke yesterday evening about a Twins sequel with Eddie Murphy.
Warner Bros. is eyeing Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis to co-star in the Wachowski Bros. sci-fi action movie, Jupiter Ascending. Let's just hope this film turns out to be more The Matrix and less Speed Racer.
Once upon a time, about 10 years ago, James Cameron wanted to make an X-Men movie. Stan Lee suggested he might be interested in Spider-Man instead. Cameron ended up making True Lies. Find out how Stan the Man stopped Cameron's X-Men movie.
The ridiculous product tie-ins for The Avengers have begun. Next time you go into a top-secret war room, press the giant red button to reveal a storage locker filled with pizza.
Bond Girls Berenice Marlohe and Naomie Harris are featured in a pair of new video blogs for the upcoming James Bond film Skyfall.
The Dark Knight got pulled over on Route 29 in Washington. The cops let him go though, since he's Batman… and he was on his way to visit a children's hospital.
End of Week Recap
There's alot to process and take in, but never the less it's pretty incrediable entertainment news on the Stars. So, looking forward to many of the things discussed above and CAPTAIN AMERICA II ...'I look forward to that just keep to a strong storyline Script & the Actor Chris Evans is treated well, of course.
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