The classic comedy, Three Men and a Baby, which centred on three bachelors having to mind a toddler, is set for a remake at Disney+. The streaming service has apparently tapped Zac Efron to star in this updated remake. The original film which was directed by Leonard Nimoy in 1987 featured Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg and Ted Danson in the starring roles. It is unclear which role Efron will play or who will join him in the remake. Three Men and a Baby was a sizeable hit when it was released in the late 80s. It also spawned a sequel, Three Men and a Little Lady a few years later.
Arjona Joins Rogue One Series
The Rogue One prequel series set for Disney+ has added Adria Arjona to the casting list. The actress who was recently seen in 6 Underground, will be one of the leads in the Star Wars series. The Rogue One series will see Diego Luna reprise his role as Rebel spy, Cassion Andor with Alan Tudyk also returning to voice scene-stealing droid, K-2SO. According to reports, the series will focus on Andor’s early days in the Rebllion. Also starring in the series are Denise Gough, Genevieve O’Reilly, Stellan Skarsgard and Kyle Soller.
3 Moves Forward
A decade after Tron: Legacy hit cinemas, a new sequel is now being planned to continue the sci-fi franchise. A third Tron film has been mooted for years but has failed to gain traction. However a recent report states that Jared Leto has signed on to lead the next instalment of the franchise with Garth Davis (Mary Magdalene, Lion) set to direct. Leto took to Twitter to confirm the news in which he also leaked the title of the film, which is said to be Tron: Ares. The sci-fi franchise began in 1982 with Tron, which saw a software programmer who gets dragged into a virtual world. Tron: Legacy continued that storyline in 2010, with Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde, and Jeff Bridges in the starring roles.
Ronin Sequel In Development
The 2013 samurai actioner 47 Ronin, which starred Keanu Reeves as a Japanese warrior is apparently getting a sequel. No surprise, its Netflix who are keen to develop the follow-up, despite it being both a commercial and critical flop. The new film will see a new director stepping in to take the helm with a storyline centred on a nee time period. In the original film, a team of 47 samurai warriors ban together to fight and defeat a powerful sorcerer. They all meet their peril eventually, which explains why an all-together new storyline is being mooted.
Slice Of American Pie
Fans of the raunchy teen comedy, American Pie will be glad to know that there is a new instalment of the franchise. American Pie Presents: Girls’ Rule, is the latest entry to the franchise in more than ten years. Arriving in Netflix and direct-to-video, the film centres on schoolmates, Annie, Kayla, Michelle, and Stephanie who decide to finally harness their girl power and band together for the sake of their love lives. Judging by the trailer, it seems that Universal Pictures has flipped the script on this new comedy, focusing on the girls instead of the guys. The film is set to hit VOD and Netflix in early October.