Cruise says uncle to U.N.C.L.E.
Tom Cruise has dropped out as the lead in director Guy Ritchie's remake of the classic TV series The Man from U.N.C.L.E. to focus on producing and starring in Mission: Impossible 5, Deadline reports. Warner Bros. are now looking for a replacement to star opposite Armie Hammer.Email Me! - When Available!
Peters races into X-Men: Days of Future Past
Director Bryan Singer has announced on Twitter that American Horror Story's Evan Peters will be playing Quicksilver in the X-Men: First Class sequel, X-Men: Days of Future Past. In Marvel's comic books, Quicksilver is the super-fast son of Magneto who rebelled against his father and joined the Avengers.Email Me! - When Available!
Universal to reset Timecop
Universal Pictures and Global Produce are developing a remake of the 1994 Jean-Claude Van Damme sci-fi action film Timecop, says The Hollywood Reporter. Marc Shmuger and Tom McNulty will produce the project which is currently out to writers.
R.I.P. Steve Forrest
Veteran actor Steve Forrest has passed away at age 87. Best known for his starring role in the 70s police action series S.W.A.T., Forrest was originally discovered by Hollywood icon Gregory Peck and appeared in several movies in the 50s before moving to TV. He would eventually amass more than 100 TV credits to his name including The Baron, Gunsmoke, Dallas, & Murder She Wrote.
Star Wars Rebels arrive in 2014
Disney has greenlit Star Wars Rebels, a new animated TV series which will launch in the US on Disney XD in 2014, says the Hollywood Reporter. The story will be set between the movie prequels and the original trilogy.
Bingbing joins Transformers 4
Chinese actress Li Bingbing has joined the cast of director Michael Bay's Transformers 4, Deadline reports. Production will take place in both the US and China on the film which is set for a June 27, 2014 US release.Email Me! - When Available!
Hemsworth set for Aurora Rising
The Hunger Games' Liam Hemsworth has been cast in the lead role in Relativity Media's Aurora Rising, Deadline reports. Hemsworth will play a pilot who's recruited for an elite team testing the next generation of aircraft just as an international conflict escalates.
Doctor Who to return for 8th season
The BBC has officially confirmed that its popular sci-fi series Doctor Who will be returning for another season. Lead writer & producer Steve Moffat remains onboard and is "already plotting a brand new run of adventures".