By adding a bunch of big-name actors to the cast, Warner Bros. just did some heavy lifting to correct the impression that Jungle Book: Origins is just that other Jungle Book movie.
Now, both Disney and WB's riffs on the classic Rudyard Kipling tale have all-star casts to play CGI animals and adorable moppets to star as Mowgli.
Every once in awhile, some concept art or costume tests from Superman Lives makes its way online and we all marvel at the fact that this batshit-crazy supermovie very nearly happened in the mid-late 1990s.
With The Death of Superman Lives: What Happened?, director Jon Schnepp is delving deep into Tim Burton's attempt at a Superman movie, which would've loosely adapted the bestselling "Death of Superman" story arc and starred Nicolas Cage as the Man of Tomorrow.
In revealing a pair of new images from Exodus: Gods and Kings, the costume designer for this Biblical epic has dropped a most curious influence on Sigourney Weaver's character: Jessica Rabbit.
Nobody actually says a word in the first trailer for Men, Women & Children, but everybody's talking.
It's a strange digital age in which everyone pours the deepest innermost desires and feelings out on their phones or via their keyboards, avoiding eye contact with the human beings right next to us. We all comment on it, we all watch becoming more and more ubiquitous, yet no movie has really nailed what it's like.
Director and co-writer Jason Reitman is attempting to capture our unique sense of isolation in Men, Women & Children. The teaser trailer is now online, showing off Reitman's formidable cast of ringers and suggesting that this might be a movie for our times.
Officially, Scoot McNairy's role in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice remains a mystery.
Some unofficial photos from the set have everybody thinking about how great it would be if a guy named Scoot played The Flash in Zack Sndyer's Justice League and the greater DC cinematic universe.
During these tumultuous days, days that sometimes feel like civilization itself is drunk behind the wheel, it's more important than ever that we hold fast to hope.
And it's not like there's nothing to be hopeful about. If nothing else, there's a new Paul Thomas Anderson movie coming out in a few months. Not just any Paul Thomas Anderson movie, either, but Inherent Vice, based on the 2009 bestseller by Thomas Pynchon.
Yeah, the wily filmic genius who made Boogie Nights and There Will Be Blood is adapting a book by the elusive literary genius who wrote Gravity's Rainbow and The Crying of Lot 49.
Dwayne Johnson is definitely going to play one of the most superpowered brawlers in DC's stable.
The question is which one?
Erstwhile The Rock and consummate entertainer Johnson has long been teasing his involvement in Warner Bros.' long term plans to build a DC cinematic universe. During Comic-Con last month, he strongly implied that he'll play either Shazam or Black Adam, both of which he's danced around in the past.
Now Johnson has confirmed that he will end up playing one or the other, but he hasn't actually decided which one yet.
Marvel Studios is wasting now time whipping out a first look at Ant-Man, introducing Paul Rudd as a scuzzy fellow who eventually becomes one of Earth's Mightiest Heroes.
In The Interview, James Franco and Seth Rogen play Dave Skylark and Aaron Rapoport, a fatuous TV personality and his producer, respectively.
These two morons go on the adventure of their lives in the action-comedy hitting theaters this Christmas, but Franco, Rogen, and MTV have found a novel way to introduce the pair.
A twenty minute special entitled "Dave Skylark's Very Special MTV Special" finds the fictional Skylark interviewing real celebrities like Nicki Minaj, Iggy Azalea, and Jason Derulo. After airing on the channel, the whole special is now available to watch online free of charge.
Josh Boone really likes adapting novels come freighted with nearly impossible expectations.
Apparently he has a knack for it, directing The Fault In Our Stars to critical success, general approval from the book's passionate fans, and a $271 million global haul. For his follow-up, he joined the murderers' row of A-list directors who have tackled Stephen King's single most epic novel.
And presumably after that, he'll reportedly helm Lestat, the reboot of Anne Rice's The Vampire Chronicles.