Hollywood is on edge. There have been corporate layoffs, with fears of more to come after January 1.
10.12.2022 - 23:13 / theplaylist.net
It’s been a deeply turbulent week for DC fans of late. After news broke of some potentially drastic changes—a potential reboot of the entire Universe, which could include recasting of major characters—all kinds of details and ramifications started surfacing, including the news that Patty Jenkins’ “Wonder Woman 3” treatment was nixed by the studio, effectively killing her proposed version of that film (and it sounds like she’s walked away from the franchise entirely, upset that her pitch was rejected).
Hollywood is on edge. There have been corporate layoffs, with fears of more to come after January 1.
Ambulance action star Eiza González stopped by Alfred Coffee in Los Angeles on Monday - hours after attending Oscar winner Leonardo DiCaprio's Christmas party at a private residence in West Hollywood.The Mexican beauty - turning 33 next month - squeezed her slim 5ft8in figure into ultra-tight skinny jeans, which have gone out of style in favor of the more forgiving baggy jeans.Eiza - who's rumored to be on the shortlist to play Sue Storm/Invisible Woman in Marvel's Fantastic Four reboot - finished off her casual attire with a black puffer coat and white mules. Caffeine, please: Ambulance action star Eiza González stopped by Alfred Coffee in Los Angeles on Monday - hours after attending Oscar winner Leonardo DiCaprio's Christmas party at a private residence in West HollywoodNext month, González (born Reyna) will fly to Turkey to film her role as a 'military sniper with extraordinary spy-craft abilities' in the WWII spy film The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare - according to Deadline. Guy Ritchie will direct Paramount Pictures' big-screen adaptation of Damien Lewis' 2015 book, and ousted Superman star Henry Cavill will play the leader of the secret combat organization.Last month, the Valentino Beauty brand ambassador wrapped her role as aspiring sports journalist and divorced mother-of-two Irasema in Marco Ramirez's upcoming Hulu miniseries La Máquina, which filmed in her native Mexico.
Henry Cavill announced his exit from The Witcher earlier this year when he confirmed his return as Superman on Black Adam, which ultimately ended up not panning out as new DC heads restructure the universe. However, Season 3 of the Netflix series has already been shot and showrunner Lauren Hissrich is teasing the upcoming season.
odds continue to change over who could play the next 007, with the latest list of likely James Bond actors including Henry Cavill, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Rege-Jean Page. However, one name that has consistently arisen over the years is that of Idris Elba, 50.Idris has certainly proved he has the acting chops for the role, previously earning a Golden Globe and five Primetime Emmy nominations for his television work. The actor has appeared as the iconic Stringer Bell in HBO series The Wire, as well as DCI John Luther in the BBC One series Luther.While Idris makes for a fantastic action man, he would also be the oldest Bond of all time if he were to take on the part in his 50s.The title is currently held by Roger Moore, who played the character from ages 45 to 57 between 1973 and 1985.Annette Badland, 72, revealed that she felt Idris’ casting as the new Bond wasn’t likely in an exclusive interview with Express.co.uk earlier this year.The Midsomer Murders star, who joined the cast as motorbike-riding chief pathologist Fleur Perkins back in 2019, brought up Idris whilst speculating who might be the new Doctor in Doctor Who.“Idris Elba wouldn’t do it I don’t think,” she said at the time, although it has now been announced that Sex Education’s Ncuti Gatwa will be the latest actor to portray the timelord. “The fans don’t like them to begin with,” Annette said of the ever-changing role, “...
Shazam! star Zachary Levi is coming to the defense of new DC Studios bosses James Gunn and Peter Safran. Both came under fire recently after it was revealed that Gunn is penning a new Superman movie and that Henry Cavill won’t be returning as the Man of Steel, as well as other DC changes.
For the first time in nearly two decades, Warner Bros. will make its presence known during the Super Bowl on February 12, to promote their upcoming movie The Flash.The trailer will mark the first time Warner Bros.
Amid a flurry of shakeups at DC Studios involving multiple superhero projects, Zachary Levi is debunking rumors he's being re-cast as Shazam.The 42-year-old actor played the title hero in the 2019 superhero adventure Shazam, a role he reprises in Shazam! Fury of the Gods, in theaters March 17, 2023.While new DC Films head James Gunn has, over the past few weeks, canceled Wonder Woman 3, fired Henry Cavill as Superman and rejected a sequel to Black Adam (for now), Levi took to Twitter to debunk rumors he'll be recast as Shazam. Debunking: Amid a flurry of shakeups at DC Studios involving multiple superhero projects, Zachary Levi is debunking rumors he's being re-cast as ShazamThere have been no concrete reports regarding the future of Shazam, though rumors have swirled that he'll be re-cast, as the future of DC is re-shaped by Gunn and DC Studios co-head Peter Safran.A fan dubbed Ashlinski (@bellatrixkale23) quote retweeted an unsubstantiated tweet from @ComicBookMari claiming, 'I'm so angry that Zachary Levi isn’t gonna be Shazam anymore he was the perfect casting choice and to add more salt to the wound he is close friends with James Gunn.' Ash added, 'I want this not to be true because his Shazam is he ONE thing in the DCEU I would absolutely throw hands for to protect.
Henry Cavill won't be popping up in the upcoming Flash film, according to The Hollywood Reporter.The 39-year-old actor shot a scene for the movie, but it reportedly won't appear in the film which is set for release next summer.Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman was also allegedly meant to appear in the film, but it seems she no longer will be, prompting speculation that she may be exiting the DC Extended Universe as well. No longer in he movie: Henry Cavill won't appear in the upcoming Flash film, according to The Hollywood Reporter (pictured 2013)The news that Cavill will no longer appear in the movie came just a few days after it was announced he wouldn't don Superman's cape again. The British actor most recently has a cameo appearance as Superman at the end of Warner Bros.' Black Adam, teasing a showdown between Superman and Dwayne Johnson's Black Adam.
Unless you’ve been living under the proverbial rock, you’ve probably heard that there is drama in the DC film universe. But, of course, when is there not? Recently, it was announced that James Gunn is writing a new “Superman” film, which would focus on the character’s earlier days.
This week was pretty rough for British actor Henry Cavill. After announcing his official return as Superman back in October and a cameo in Dwayne Johnson‘s “Black Adam,” it now appears Cavill as Superman is no longer part of the DCU‘s long-term plans.
Amazon Studios has made it official, confirming that it has secured global rights to the Warhammer 40,000 game from Games Workshop for Henry Cavill (Man of Steel) to star in and executive produce the Warhammer 40,000 franchise across all Amazon Studios productions. The agreement encompasses rights to the universe across TV series, film, and likely games and animation.
Just hours after he lost the Superman role he's been playing for nearly a decade, Henry Cavill has already found a new role.The 39-year-old British actor is now attached to star in and executive produce a new series for Amazon based on the miniature wargame Warhammer 40000, via THR.Amazon is currently in final talks to obtain rights to the game from Games Workshop after months of negotiations and fending off rivals vying for the rights. New role: Just hours after he lost the Superman role he's been playing for nearly a decade, Henry Cavill has already found a new role Miniature: The 39-year-old British actor is now attached to star in and executive produce a new series for Amazon based on the miniature wargame Warhammer 40000, via THR The project will not be the next up for Cavill, with Amazon still yet to close the deal, though it's said to be an incredibly ambitious project for the streaming service.The game's inception charts back to 1982, when Rick Priestley joined Citadel Miniatures, a subsidiary of Games Workshop.
Henry Cavill is evaluating his options following him stepping down as Superman as the DC character is being rebooted by the new regime. According to sources, he is exploring multiple opportunities as he is fielding overtures for film and TV projects. One of them, which is in a more advanced stages, is believed to be Warhammer 40,000 at Amazon Studios. Details are murky, but I hear that the deal, which is still being negotiated, would involve Cavill headlining a sci-fi TV series based on the game.
Henry Cavill will not be returning to the fantasy series The Witcher following his firing from Superman.Liam Hemsworth, who replaced Cavill in the Netflix series back in October, will remain in the lead role of Geralt of Rivia, Variety reported Thursday.Season four of the show will continue moving forward as originally planned with Hemsworth starring in the series, according to the site. Not back! Henry Cavill will not be returning to The Witcher following his shock firing from SupermanCavill originally inhabited the role for three seasons before announcing his exit in October. But it was Wednesday's announcement that likely shocked even more fans with Cavill revealing he had been fired from his role of Superman amid a massive shake-up at Warner Bros.' DC Films. The British actor most recently has a cameo appearance as Superman at the end of Warner Bros.
Shortly after Henry Cavill confirmed Wednesday night that he “will, after all, not be returning as Superman,” Liam Hemsworth’s name started trending on Twitter, with The Witcher fans calling for Cavill’s return to the Netflix series.
Following James Gunn and Peter Safran’s announcement Wednesday that they’ve decided to reboot Superman without Henry Cavill’s involvement, Cavill said in a statement of his own that it is “sad news,” but that he wishes “all involved with the new universe the best of luck, and the happiest of fortunes.“I just had a meeting with James Gunn andn Peter Safran and it’s sad news, everyone. I will, after all, not be returning as Superman. After being told by the studio to announce my return back in October, prior to their hire, this news isn’t the easiest, but that’s life.
Changing their mind. Henry Cavill will no longer portray Superman in the DC movie universe — despite previously announcing that he’d be returning to the role.
The massive shake-up at Warner Bros.' DC Films has continued, with Henry Cavill revealing that he will not be returning as Superman.Cavill, 39, most recently has a cameo appearance as Superman at the end of Warner Bros. Black Adam, teasing a showdown between Superman and Dwayne Johnson's Black Adam... though that was just days before James Gunn and Peter Safran were brought on as the new heads of DC Films.The actor took to Instagram on Wednesday to reveal the news to his 22.9 million followers that he will not be back as the Man of Steel on the big screen. Superman no more: The massive shake-up at Warner Bros.' DC Films has continued, with Henry Cavill revealing that he will not be returning as Superman Cameo: Cavill, 39, most recently has a cameo appearance as Superman at the end of Warner Bros.
Moments after James Gunn informed that he’s penning a new Superman, set in the Man of Steel’s younger days, and that Henry Cavill won’t be playing him; the latter has also confirmed the news on Instagram.
Effective tonight, DC bosses Peter Safran and James Gunn have officially made known their plans for their first movie under their regime: It’s Superman, a script that the latter is currently writing about the Man of Steel’s early days. It’s not an origins story. However, a new actor will be sought to play Superman.