Weekly Wrap: Transformers: The Last Knight

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Transformers 5 has an official title and it’s The Last Knight. No word on what the plotline for this new instalment is but Director, Michael Bay has confirmed that the production will begin in Cuba beginning next week. Also set to return to the franchise are Mark Wahlberg who is reprising his role as inventor Cade Yeager. Joining him are comedian Jerrod Carmichael and actress, Isabela Moner. Transformers: The Last Knight is due for release in June 2017.

Michael B. Jordan Joins Black Panther
Black Panther fans clearly want more of the superhero following his appearance in Captain America: Civil War and Marvel is evidently eager to please. Chadwick Boseman’s scene stealing role aside, is now reported that Michael B. Jordan will join the Ryan Coogler helmed production in an unspecified role. Casting is still on going with the production set to begin soon in order to meet the movie’s scheduled release in February 2018.

Gareth Edwards Leaves Godzilla 2
godzilla1Major bummer for Godzilla fans because director Gareth Edward has officially left the project. The departure is apparently amicable following the director’s slate of projects, some of which he wants to personally pursue and develop. Edwards has been busy as of late putting the finishing touches to Star Wars: Rogue One, which is due out in December 2016. Both Warner Bros and Legendary Pictures are now looking for a replacement director. Both studios are looking to expand the Godzilla universe for the foreseeable future with a Godzilla vs. King Kong film scheduled for release in May 2020.

civil_war_trailerMarvel Crosses The USD10 Billion Mark
Thanks to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel Studios is now the proud owner of the most successful movie franchise in history. The recent box-office pull of Captain America: Civil War powered the MCU across this barrier, which will only go on to yield more cash due to the number of movies that will be released in the next few years. Marvel will have another movie out this year in Doctor Strange and three more in 2017.

Elton John Joins Kingsman: The Golden Circle
The Kingsman sequel has added on more big names, this time it’s none other than pop icon Sir Elton John. The singer made the announcement on his official Instagram page. Kingsman: The Golden Circle is shaping up to be star heavy with Halle Berry, Channing Tatum, Pedro Pascal and Julianne Moore officially on board the production. Taron Egerton and Mark Strong are returning to the production along with Colin Firth who is expected to reprise his role as agent Harry Hart, despite the character being ‘killed’ in the first film.

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