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December 1, 2017

Need a quick recap on the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:   BIG NEWS Marvel has 20 more movies already planned: Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige revealed this week that in addition to the currently known 22 titles, there are 20 more installments of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in various planning stages. Read more here and see the trailer for Avengers: Infinity War below.   GREAT NEWS Disney’s Mulan finds its star: Chinese actress Liu Yifei (aka Christal Liu), best known in America for The Forbidden Kingdom, has been cast in the lead title role in Disney’s live-action remake of Mulan. Read more here.   AWARDS BUZZ The Post and Get Out are already big winners: Awards…Read More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Casting Rendering of the Day: Disney has cast Liu Yifei as the live-action Mulan in their remake, so BossLogic shows us what she could look like in the role: I for one am excited for the live action #mulan and congratulations to @liuyifeioff for scoring the role, good job @disney pic.twitter.com/3xwGStVINp — BossLogic (@Bosslogic) December 1, 2017   Mashup of the Day: Ben Affleck as Batman goes up against Wesley Snipes as Blade in Razor’s fan-made trailer for Blade: Underworld:   Trailer Redo of the Day: You’ve watched the Avengers: Infinity War trailer many times, now watch it again in ’90s animation form courtesy of Darth…Read More

Last month we covered the exciting announcement that legendary Japanese filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki had emerged from his short-lived retirement and was already at work on a new feature film. Miyazaki co-founded Studio Ghibli, a world-renowned anime house …

There are many in the industry who believed filmmaker and producer Bryan Singer would be the subject of a wave of news reports, but the announcement that 20th Century Fox shut down his Freddie Mercury and Queen Biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody” wa…

Production on the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody has been “temporarily halted” due to director Bryan Singer’s “unexpected unavailability.” Twentieth Century Fox, the studio on the project about the legendary rock band, announced the hiatus Friday, with This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Queen Biopic ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Halted Due to Director Bryan Singer’s Absence

This year, Margot Robbie is all about serious biopics, including her Oscar-buzzed performance as Tonya Harding in I, Tonya. But she’s ready to get back to a blockbuster franchise and her most iconic role yet. As the DC villain Harley Quinn, Robbie was one of the best parts of last year’s Suicide Squad, garnering critical acclaim while also inspiring a popular cosplay phenomenon. Both she and fans are anticipating the character’s return as soon as possible, but it’s still unknown in which project Harley will make her next appearance. There’s the Suicide Squad sequel, potentially arriving in 2019, there’s the female-focused spin-off Gotham City Sirens and there’s the proposed Joker and Harley Quinn “criminal love story” movie. Now we learn of…Read More

On the December 1, 2017 episode of /Film Daily, Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson and /Film writer Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss the latest news, including a Harley Quinn movie, Disney suing Redbox, the most rented Redbox movies, Amazon’s television pilots, Wonder Woman 2’s love story, …

In I, Tonya, Margot Robbie gives one of the year’s best performances playing disgraced Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding, whose career fell completely apart when she was implicated in an attack against her competitor Nancy Kerrigan. A new I, Tonya clip shows Robbie’s Harding as she prepares for a competition, and all the …