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Fast & Furious 7, the upcoming sequel to this year's smash-hit Fast & Furious 6, is now rolling with a cast that puts The Expendables to shame. Director James Wan - who is continuing his massive box office year with Insidious: Chapter 2 - is helming the all-new chapter in the Fast franchise and plans to give the series an altogether different flavour.
Jerry Bruckheimer is a giant in the world of producers, being instrumental in the all-time box office grossing Pirates of the Caribbean series, but during the '80s and '90s he earned his rep' by producing full-blooded, foul-mouthed R-rated flicks.
Warner Bros CEO Kevin Tsujihara has described Ben Affleck’s upcoming incarnation of Batman as “tired and weary,” indicating a very different character to Christian Bale’s acclaimed performance in the cowl.
Speaking to an investors’ gathering earlier this week, Tsujihara said that Zack Snyder’s upcoming Batman/Superman movie will see a Dark Knight who is “tired and weary and seasoned and been doing it for a while.”
Disney CFO Jay Rasulo has revealed that the studio’s previously announced Star Wars spin-off movies will be character origin stories, written and produced by either Lawrence Kasdan or Simon Kinberg.
Thor: The Dark World is a little over a month away and while excitement levels aren't quite at Iron Man 3 levels, they're certainly higher than the last Thor movie, and Marvel are capitalising on that raised profile with a series of new posters.
JK Rowling is to bring her Harry Potter universe back to the big screen as she pens a movie adaptation of Hogwarts textbook Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.