Weekly Wrap-Up: April 2nd

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.

Anonymous Solo Cast Member Says Lead Actor is “Not Good Enough”

  • I couldn’t be more skeptical about a Star Wars movie.

The Darkest Hour Director to Adapt The Woman in the Window

  • Joe Wright also adapted Pride & Prejudice and Atonement, so there are high hopes.

Gina Rodriguez to Star as Carmen Sandiego in Original Netflix Film

  • Why in the world, Carmen Sandiego?

2 Kree from Guardians of the Galaxy to Appear in Captain Marvel

  • It will be interesting to see how this movie ties into the MCU, being set in the past, while currently the MCU is (about to be) undergoing so much change.

Clark Gregg (Agent Coulson) Also Set to Appear in Captain Marvel

  • Too cool. It’s been too long since we’ve seen Agent Coulson.

Evan Rachel Wood and Gina Rodriguez to Star in Miranda July Heist Film

  • This is a very interesting cast, including Richard Jenkins.

Stephen King’s Tommyknockers to Receive New Adaptation From James Wan

  • James Wan is the best horror filmmaker out there…sign me up.

Scarlett Johansson to Star in Upcoming Taika Waititi Film, JoJo Rabbit

  • Johannson’s line delivery will match well with Waititi’s writing.

Duke Nukem Movie Creators Compare Upcoming Movie to Deadpool

  • Of course they do. It’ll probably wind up being your typical video game adaptation.

Al Pacino Will Play 39-Year-Old Mobster in The Irishman for Martin Scorsese

  • This “de-aging” technology is only in its’ beginning stages. I cannot wait to see how it’ll be utilized in the coming years.

Lost and The Leftovers Creator Writing Feature Film for Blumhouse Productions

  • Lindelof’s style fits perfectly with the overall tone that Blumhouse movies have.

X-Men: Dark Phoenix Pushed Back — New Mutants Pushed Back (Again!)

  • This sucks.

FX and Showrunner Donald Glover Scrap Animated Deadpool Series

  • Donald Glover is the man. His response to this situation is hilarious, and in the same turn wound up showing his brilliant writing skills.

Robert Downey Jr.’s Voyage of Doctor Dolittle Rounds Out Cast

  • I didn’t even realize this was a thing until now… or maybe I did and just forgot. Outside the MCU Downey Jr. isn’t the greatest.

MoviePass Reaches Deal with Landmark Theatres

  • MoviePass rocks and everyone should be a subscriber.

Black Panther Composer to Score Venom for Sony

  • Black Panther’s score was one of it’s strong suits. Sony made a great choice, here.

Colin Trevorrow Will Return to Co-Write/Direct Jurassic World 3

  • I don’t think I like Trevorrow as a filmmaker. I wasn’t big on Jurassic World. This is unfortunate for me.

The Handmaid’s Tale Director to Helm Anne Frank Movie

  • Oscar bait.

Cameron Diaz Has Officially Retired From Acting… Or Has She?

  • While maybe not in the upper echelon of acting talent, she was a triple threat. She could do drama, action and comedy, all very well.

Edgar Wright and Tom Holland to Remake Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

  • Wow… this was unexpected news. I like the team!

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

 

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