The first images from Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman sequel sees the return of Chris Pine. Although perishing in the first film, it seems that Steve Trevor will make an appearance in the sequel. Wonder Woman 2 will take place decades after the first film and it will be based in the 80s, evident by the film’s official title, Wonder Woman 1984. Gal Gadot will return to reprise her role as the Amazon Princess with Kristen Wiig playing the lead antagonist, the Cheetah. Wonder Woman 1984 is scheduled to open in cinemas in November 2019.
James Corden Joins Super Intelligence
Talk show host James Corden has joined the action comedy Super Intelligence, starring alongside Melissa McCarthy. The film will revolve around a corporate executive who becomes the target of observation by an artificial intelligence being. Corden will apparently provide the voice for the super intelligence being. Super Intelligence will begin production in summer with a targeted release date scheduled for Christmas 2019.
Ewan McGregor is Danny Torrance
Warner Bros is adapting Doctor Sleep, the adaptation of the Stephen King novel, which is the follow-up to the horror classic, The Shining. Ewan McGregor will be joining the production playing the grown-up Danny Torrance, who fans will remember from the hit horror film. Mike Flanagan will direct the film, which picks up decades after the events of The Shining. No release date or production date has been scheduled as yet for Doctor Sleep.
Matt Reeves Focusing On A Younger Batman
It looks like Ben Affleck’s days of being the dark knight are numbered following news that Matt Reeves wants to focus on a younger Batman. According to a report by The Hollywood Reporter, Reeves wants to set his sights on a new tale surrounding the caped crusader, which will likely not involve Ben Affleck. If there’s truth to the report then it could mean that Warner Bros will be looking to retool the DCEU with a new cast of actors and quite possibly, new DC superhero characters as well.
Lucifer Finds A Home At Netflix
Fans of the FOX series Lucifer will be glad to know that the series will indeed get a season 4 on Netflix. The streaming service handed the series a lifeline by picking up Lucifer for a fourth season following FOX’s cancellation of the series just a few weeks ago. Fans will be breathing a sigh of relief as Lucifer S3 did end on a huge cliff hanger. The supernatural detective series stars Tom Ellis as Lucifer Morningstar, the lord of hell himself, who relocates to earth and finds his interest piqued by solving crimes for the LAPD.