Weekly Wrap-Up: March 19th

HERE ON THE WEEKLY WRAP-UP, YOU CAN FIND ALL THE NEWS AND RUMORS FROM THE PAST WEEK IN THE WORLD OF TELEVISION AND FILM.


Spiderman: Homecoming Sequel Looking to Cast Man or Woman as Lead Villain

  • Does this mean Mysterio will finally make his (her?) on screen appearance!?

Jeff Goldblum Wants a Grandmaster Spin-Off

  • This will never happen. Marvel has too many bigger fish to fry.

Apple’s TV Programming Explained

  • Their scheduled lineup of shows is out-friggin-standing!

New Dan Gilroy Film Rounds Out Stellar Cast

  • Jake Gyllenhaal and Rene Russo are back. Hopefully this is more like Nightcrawler and less like Roman J. Israel, Esq. 

Nicole Kidman & David E. Kelley Reunite for HBO Show, The Undoing

  • I’m all on board.

New Die Hard Film Gets The Conjuring Scribes to Re-Write Script

  • Jesus himself couldn’t save this franchise.

Fox Eager to Revive Buffy the Vampire Slayer; Only with Joss Whedon

  • This is news? Of course they are.

Margot Robbie in Talks to Star in Quentin Tarantino Film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

  • This would be perfect casting and I would love to see her work with Tarantino. Her chemistry with Leo is undeniable, as well.

Buy Star Wars: The Last Jedi to Watch a Music Only Version

  • John Williams is a legendary composer and I can’t think of a better film to do this to.
  • Yes, I can: Dunkirk.

Nicolas Cage to Play Superman in Teen Titans Animated Movie

  • His dreams have now come true.

More Cable & Domino Added After Test Screenings

  • I am happy with anything that helps make the final product better…

Danny Boyle Confirms Plans to Start Shooting Bond 25 This Year

  • And I’m still not excited for a James Bond movie. Maybe next time…

Thor 3 Director to Star as an Imaginary Adolf Hitler

  • He is also slated to write. This is just the absurd kind of premise that he will thrive under.

Spike Lee in Talks to Direct Spider-Man Spin-Off Nightwatch for Sony

  • Spike Lee could have a fresh and unique take on a comic book movie.

Writer & Director of Logan Re-Team for The Force

  • I would watch anything they work on together, but this seems to have a lot of promise.

A Wrinkle in Time Director Ava DuVernay to Direct New Gods for WB/DC

  • Nothing like flopping on your first big budget production to get another one handed to you.

Jon Hamm & Natalie Portman to Star in Astronaut Drama From Noah Hawley

  • Going to be a couple astronaut movies coming out in the near future, with Damien Chazelle (La La Land) helming the other. I think I am more excited for Hawley’s project.

Disney Would Not Grant Rights to Star Wars for Ready Player One

  • Did anyone think that they would? Disney would need way too much money to make that happen.

Check back every Monday for all your news and rumor needs, here on the Weekly Wrap-Up.

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