Ten headlines from the world of film development news this week, covering titles such as Crazy Rich Asians 2, Dora the Explorer, Top Gun: Maverick, and Wonder Woman 1984. While A Quiet Place 2 is scheduled to release on May 15, 2020, it will also be released on June 26, 2020. Other monster movies that Paramount has bumped back nearly a full year are The Scooby reboot and Godzilla vs Kong. Both films were made by Warner Bros. This comes ahead of another film, Monster
Squeaky Fromme, and Margot Robbie will star as Sharon Tate’s husband Roman Polanski. Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt will be playing western TV actors and stuntman best friend, respectively, in the film ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’. The film is scheduled to release on June 26, 2020. Notably, it stars Al Pacino, Burt Reynolds, Kurt Russell, Dakota Fanning, Andreessen Horvath as Manson associate Catherine Share. Meanwhile, Polish actor Rafal
A few actresses have joined the cast of Downton Abbey. Imelda Staunton, who starred in 2004’s Vera Drake and 2008’s Dwayne Johnson, will be seen playing various members of the upper classes in the film. The movie is scheduled to begin shooting on July 26, 2019. It has yet to be announced its release date yet.
Not related to Lord of the Rings. Star Wars Episode IX is scheduled to release on December 20, 2019. The screenplay was also written by Randall Wallace. Dominic Monaghan, who played Merry in LOST, has also been cast in a key role in the film. Notably, J.J. Abrams’ next film will be directed by Robert Zemeckis (Back to the Future, Forrest Gump). Meanwhile, Dwayne Johnson’s production partner has confirmed that his film Big Trouble in Little China
The first announced cast member of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark was Zoe Colletti (Wildlife, Annie), while more of the ensemble cast members have been revealed. Directed by Joe and Anthony Russo, their next film is an interdimensional action movie called Everything Everywhere At Once. The film will be shot in November at locations in India and Indonesia. Chris Hemsworth will play a mercenary hired to save the life of another businessman’s son. No U.S.
Michelle Yeoh and Awkwafina (Ocean’s 8) will reunite in the newly announced Everything Everywhere At Once, which is a movie about Acme Corporation, the fictional company often seen in Roadrunner cartoons. In other movies, Speedy Gonzalez and Pepe Le Pew were mentioned to be co-stars from the current hit comedy Crazy Rich Asians 2. However, their roles aren’t yet known. Also expected to return for the already announced sequel to The Amazing Spiderman 2.
Alec Baldwin announced his non-involvement in Warner Bros.’ Joker origin movie, which will be produced by Chris McKay and Josh Silberman, had been cast as Bruce Wayne’s father Thomas Wayne. Baldwin said he is no longer doing the role, citing scheduling issues. Other casting news came earlier this week. Notably, Jones and Wayne might actually be brothers in the movie. However, that hasn’t been confirmed yet.
As the title character, for October 4, 2019. Joker, directed by Joaquin Phoenix, will be released on October 4 this year. Directed by Steve Jobs, the film is set to release in theaters on November 5, 2019. The film has been adapted by Warner Bros. Studios and Disney.com. It will also be distributed through Disney’s own digital distribution channel.