‘Independence Day 2′ Has Been Pushed to 2016
2015 is looking like the Nerd singularity, when we'll see such films as 'The Avengers 2: Age of Ultron,' 'Jurassic World,' 'The Fantastic Four,' 'Batman Vs. Superman,' 'Terminator 5,' 'Ant-Man,' the new James Bond, 'Warcraft' and 'Star Wars: Episode 7' all hitting the big screen. But one big title has decided to hold off until 2016: 'Independence Day 2.'
’50 Shades of Grey’ Casts Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey
Dealing with Charlie Hunnam's recent departure, the makers of '50 Shades of Grey' had to make quick work of finding a new actor to play Christian Grey. The replacement has been found. It's Jamie Dornan.
Tom Cruise and Joseph Kosinski May ‘Go Like Hell’
Tom Cruise may reunite with his 'Oblivion' director Joseph Kosinski for 'Go Like Hell,' which would tell the true-life story of how Ford and Ferrari battled for dominance in the sports car market and championships at Le Mans. Cole Trickle redux?
‘Jurassic Park 4′ Now Titled ‘Jurassic World’ and is Set to Stomp in Summer 2015
'Jurassic Park 4' was initially set for what seemed like an unrealistic 2014 launch, as the film had a release date before it had a director. But now the Colin Trevorrow-helmed sequel has a new title and release date. 'Jurassic World' has just been scheduled for June 12, 2015.
‘Man of Steel 2′ Casts Ben Affleck as the Dark Knight
Holy change-up, Batman! Ben Affleck, two-time Oscar winner, director/star of 'Argo,' and former Daredevil, has just been announced as the new Batman in the Batman and Superman/ 'Man of Steel 2' movie.
‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ News: Harrison Ford is Offered a Grand to Dish on the New Movie by Conan O’Brien
Though 'Star Wars: Episode 7' hasn't started casting yet, nor has Disney released much information about the upcoming sequel, that's not going to stop intrepid journalists from asking about it. Conan O'Brien interviewed Harrison Ford for his upcoming movie 'Paranoia,' and -- to get Ford to talk about it -- offered Ford a thousand dollars to tell him spoilers from 'Episode 7.'
James Gandolfini Dead at Age 51
Beloved character actor James Gandolfini, best known as Tony Soprano on HBO's classic mafia series 'The Sopranos,' has passed away suddenly at the age of 51 after a heart attack.
‘The Lone Ranger’ Featurette: Johnny Depp Fell Off His Horse
'The Lone Ranger' will be hitting theaters in a little over two weeks. Right now it doesn't feel like one of the summer's biggest tentpole films; perhaps it was waiting for some of the big superhero films to hit screens before going for the full-court ad press. But unlike its comic book competition, this film wants you to know many of its big set pieces were done practically.
Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj are Officially Out of ‘American Idol’
As had been rumored for a while, Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj have both publicly confirmed that they are leaving 'American Idol' after this season, following the announcement that Randy Jackson was also retiring. This leaves Keith Urban as the last judge standing, though perhaps not for long.
‘Monsters University’ Featurette: Yeah, it’s Kind of a Remake of ‘Revenge of the Nerds’
2013's big summer Pixar movie is 'Monsters University,' the prequel to their hit 'Monsters Inc.,' and a film that we're a little nervous about. Some Pixar sequels are good ('Toy Story 2' and '3' come to mind), but then there's 'Cars 2.' But a new featurette gives us a little more information about the plot, and yeah, it sounds a little bit like 'Revenge of the Nerds.'
‘A Good Day to Die Hard’ Will be R-Rated
Though the film isn't hitting screens during the four-quadrant friendly summer season, there was concern that 'A Good Day to Die Hard' might stay with the PG-13 rating of its predecessor. But there's no "Yipee-kay-yay, Mister Falcon" for this John McClane, as it turns out the film is R-rated.
’42’ Featurette Highlights the Heroism of Jackie Robinson
'42' looks fascinating, and not just for Harrison Ford's weird make-up. Relaying the biography of Jackie Robinson, it shows how the star baseball player (played by Chadwick Boseman) had to struggle against the prejudices that didn't want to see professional baseball become integrated. Now there's a featurette that plays up Robinson's historical significance.