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It’s Official: Benedict Cumberbatch Is ‘Doctor Strange’

The rumors have been persistent since the days before Marvel’s ‘Phase Three‘ announcement, but today it finally became official: Benedict Cumberbatch will star in Doctor Strange.

Yes, the star of Sherlock and The Imitation Game has signed on to become Stephen Strange for Marvel’s fall 2016 feature. Reports claim the actor got involved after Inherent Vice star Joaquin Phoenix dropped out. Scott Derrickson (Sinister) will direct.

“Stephen Strange’s story requires an actor capable of great depth and sincerity,” said Producer Kevin Feige. “In 2016, Benedict will show audiences what makes Doctor Strange such a unique …

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Ryan Reynolds Confirms He Will Star In The ‘Deapool’ Movie

Months after the surprising leak of a glossy pitch video for a never greenlit big screen adaptation of the popular Marvel character Deadpool there is now news that the beloved mercenary will soon be in cinemas around the globe.

We already told you that a Deadpool movie would be hitting theaters in 2016, and we also suggested that it was highly likely Ryan Reynolds – the actor who performed in the pitch video – would return to play Deadpool. Today, the actor confirmed this rumor when he tweeted an image of Deadpool designed entirely out of bullets and shell casings, …

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Warner Bros. Reveals Insane Cast For ‘Suicide Squad’ Film

Hold on to your butts, DC Comics fans. Warner Bros. have revealed the lineup for the upcoming Suicide Squad film and it’s going to blow your superhero-loving minds.

Following what many believed to be an early leak of cool information, Warner Bros. confirmed this evening that they’ve recruited some of the biggest names in Hollywood for the 2016 Suicide Squad film. We told you before that Wolf Of Wall Street star Margot Robbie would be playing Harley Quinn, but she might as well be a C-lister compared to who was chosen for the roles of Deadshot and The Joker. …

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Margot Robbie To Play Harley Quinn in ‘Suicide Squad’ Film

After long-standing rumors that the character of Harley Quinn would not be included in the upcoming Suicide Squad film, our friends at Collider are reporting that the famed Joker sidekick will indeed be present in DC Comics’ cinematic universe.

According to a story that broke over the weekend, Margot Robbie has been tapped to portray Harley Quinn – sometimes known as Harley Quinzel – in the upcoming Suicide Squad film. For those who don’t know the character, she was introduced in Batman: The Animated Series as the Joker’s girlfriend/henchwoman/shrink, and has gone on to become a popular rogue/anti-hero in her …

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Machine Gun Kelly Makes His Big Screen Debut In Latest ‘Beyond The Lights’ Trailer

Ohio native Machine Gun Kelly is the latest in a long line of hip-hop celebrities to try and find success on the silver screen. Lucky for us, his first role is a rapper.

Beyond The Lights is the latest film from Love & Basketball creator Gina Prince-Bythewood. The film follows a young musician, who looks just a bit like Rihanna, that finds herself struggling with the pressure of success while on the verge of becoming the next big pop star. To make matters worse, her love life is a mess, including what appears to be a less than peaceful relationship …

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Dave Bautista Cast As A Villain In Sam Mendes’ Upcoming James Bond Film

Guardians of the Galaxy solidified Chris Pratt as Hollywood’s next big leading man, but it also helped the careers of seemingly everyone else connected to James Gunn‘s box office dominating Marvel release as well. The most surprising of the bunch is Dave Bautista, who’s mostly only known in the professional wrestling world until he took the scene-stealing role of Drax the Destroyer. He won over movie audiences worldwide and now, according to Latino Review, he’ll put that newfound love to the test by portraying a villain in Sam Mendes’ upcoming James Bond film.

According to the popular …

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Jason Sudeikis, Bill Hader, And More Join ‘Angry Birds’ Movie

Way to go, internet. You’ve tempted fate by devoting hundreds of thousands of hours to a single smartphone game, and now we are all going to pay the price.

Angry Birds, known throughout most of the digital world as arguably the most popular app franchise of all time, has revealed a number of a major stars who will be lending their voices to the feathered creatures’ first feature film. Jason Sudeikis, Bill Hader and Maya Rudolph will lead the cast, with additional parts being filled by Peter Dinklage (Game Of Thrones, Knights Of Badassdom), Josh Gad, …

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Matthew McConaughey Will Not Appear In ‘Magic Mike’ Sequel

Attention all you law breakers, the sheriff of Xquisite has left the building.

In a new interview with The Playlist, director Greg Jacobs revealed that Matthew McConaughey will not be appearing in the highly anticipated sequel to Magic Mike. The actor, who originally portrayed Xquisite owner Dallas, does not fit into the plot of the new film. That said, co-stars Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer, and Joe Manganiello are confirmed to return.

Jacobs also used his time spent with The Playlist to reveal a few plot details regarding the upcoming film, which has been given the hilarious title …

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Matt Damon Will Be Jason Bourne Once More

Jeremy Renner proved he could handle the reigns of a franchise he did not start with the 2012 release of The Bourne Legacy, but according a new report from Deadline he will soon step aside and let the real Jason Bourne return to his post.

Paul Greengrass and actor Matt Damon have allegedly signed on to create a new Bourne film that will be released by Universal in 2016. This is pretty shocking considering the fact Greengrass once told Deadline he felt the character of Jason Bourne had nowhere to go after regaining his memory. I guess money really …

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Shawn Levy Claims A ‘Real Steel’ Sequel May Still Be On The Way

Real Steel is one of those odd Hollywood offerings that received a lukewarm reception stateside, but somehow managed to bring in major bank overseas. So much money, in fact, that the studio behind the film about boxing robots is open to the idea of making a sequel. Director Shawn Levy and star Hugh Jackman want the franchise to continue as well, but according to a recent interview with ComingSoon it may be a while before we see Real Steel 2 enter production.

Speaking with the movie news site about a slew of projects, Levy offered one of the most in-depth …

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Mike Epps Will Portray The Late Richard Pryor In Lee Daniels’ Upcoming Biopic

We have been reporting on Lee Daniels’ plans to bring the story of Richard Pryor to the big screen for well over a year. In that time, everyone from Marlon Wayans to Nick Cannon were rumored to be playing the title role, but news confirmed by Daniels earlier this week revealed none of the rumors were true.

Mike Epps, comedian and longtime on screen funny man, has officially signed on to portray Richard Pryor in Daniels’ still-untitled new biopic. The news was confirmed by Daniels over Twitter yesterday afternoon, then again by executive producer Oprah Winfrey a few hours later. …

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Leaked ‘Hateful Eight’ Trailer Teases Quentin Tarantino’s Latest

There was a time at the very beginning of 2014 when it seemed like the world would never see The Hateful Eight brought to life. The first project from filmmaker Quentin Tarantino since Django Unchained suffered from an early script leak near the end of 2013 that frustrated the Pulp Fiction mastermind to such an extreme he was ready to walk away from the movie altogether. Several months later, following a live reading of the leaked script that was well received, Tarantino brought the project back to life and announced plans to film in early 2015.

Fast forward to early …