Martin Freeman (Hobbit franchise, Sherlock) moves out of the Shire and will be joining Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. for “Captain America: Civil War” due out May 6, 2016. So far Marvel is mum on the role Freeman will take on.
While “Avengers: Age of Ultron” didn't break the $1 Billion mark worldwide after its opening weekend last week the bankroll was still significant at a little over $627 million. The film is expected to exceed that $1 Billion mark after it opens in China on May 12, 2015.
Director Cary Fukunaga (True Detective) will be helming the remake of “IT,” a Stephen King classic horror tale about an evil maniacal killer who lures children while disguised as a clown. First cast pick is Will Poulter, who was hilarious in “We're the Millers.” Poulter will move from comical to killer portraying clown baddie Pennywise.
The Syfy Channel has announced its ambitious take on of Aldous Huxley’s “Brave New World.” Steven Spielberg is on board through his Amblin TV production studio. Emmy winner Les Bohem (Taken) will adapt Huxley’s masterpiece for the small screen. For those not familiar with the classic work it centers on a futuristic society in which all poverty, disease, illness and wars have been eliminated in a world of mind-altering drugs and upside down values.
Chiller the sister channel of Syfy has created an original series called “Slasher” as a new anthology show. The protagonist comes home after a long absence only to find herself mixed up in a bizarre set of killings and murders that are very