Prequel The First Omen In Development At Fox

The Omen

By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Fox is producing a prequel to The Omen in a bid to resurrect a horror icon and former box office heavyweight. Titled The First Omen, filmmaker Antonio Campos (Christine) is in advanced talks to direct the picture which will be set before the birth of the … [Read more...]

Tomb Raider Reboot: Alicia Vikander Is The New Lara Croft

Alicia Vikander in Ex Machina

By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Academy award winner Alicia Vikander has landed the lead role of Lara Croft in blockbuster reboot Tomb Raider. The Swedish star will play video game icon Lara Croft taking over the role from fellow A-lister Angelina Jolie. The two previous screen adaptations of … [Read more...]

Director Leaves The Flash Movie Over “Creative Differences”

The Flash comic

By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Director Seth Grahame-Smith has left Warner Bros.' The Flash project due to "creative differences." The blockbuster, which is part of the studio's huge DC Comics Cinematic Universe, is set for release in March 2018. According to THR, Grahame-Smith has left over a … [Read more...]

Netflix and Marvel Order Punisher TV Series


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Netflix and Marvel are pulling ahead, full-steam, having recently announced The Defenders will shoot later this year, their upcoming slate of shows like Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist. And now, both companies are so pleased with the Punisher teaming up with … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Keanu

(L-r) JORDAN PEELE, KEEGAN-MICHAEL KEY in “KEANU,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release.
Photo by Steve Dietl

Even if you don't have an affinity for the feline, Keanu is one cool cat. By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) When Comedy Central's TV series Key & Peele ended its fifth and final season in 2015, fans mourned. It's understandable: While film and TV is rife with such brilliant duos as Abbot … [Read more...]

Robert Downey Jr. Interested In Doing Iron Man 4


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) It's been on again, off again, and now Robert Downey Jr. has revealed that he is open to starring in Iron Man 4, if it were to happen. While appearing on Nightline, promoting Captain America: Civil War, the actor said: "I feel like I could do one more,” RDJ's … [Read more...]

Update: Universal Offering $3.8 Billion To Buy DreamWorks Animation


Updated: THR is reporting Comcast is buying Dreamworks Animation for $3.8 billion, plus the assumption of $300 million in debt. Jeffrey Katzenberg, who will receive a buy out of $21.9 million, will not run the company moving forward. Instead, he will serve as special consultant to NBCUniversal, and … [Read more...]

Sherlock Holmes 3 Gets New Writer, Robert Downey Jr. Interested In Returning

Sherlock Holmes Robert Downey Jr. Jude Law

By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) The mystery surrounding Warner Bros. dormant Sherlock Holmes 3 is about to solved by new writer James Coyne. According to Deadline, Coyne worked with producer Lionel Wigram on a shelved adaptation of Treasure Island and is now taking over script duties from Drew … [Read more...]

Blade Runner 2: Sylvia Hoeks Lands Leading Role

Sylvia Hoeks

By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Dutch actress Sylvia Hoeks is the latest star to join the eclectic cast of Blade Runner 2. The 32-year-old will play an unspecified leading role alongside Ryan Gosling (Drive), Robin Wright (House of Cards) and Harrison Ford (Star Wars) - who is reprising his role … [Read more...]

Leaked Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Images Show Nathan Fillion Cameo


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Actor Nathan Fillion will have a cameo in the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. This is potential spoiler territory, so look away if you don't want it ruined for you. Still here? Fillion will be playing Simon Williams, aka, Wonder Man. Guardians of the … [Read more...]

Trailer: Independence Day: Resurgence


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) The latest trailer for Independence Day: Resurgence has dropped and resembles something dreamt up by the deformed love child of Michael Bay and Zack Snyder. Take a look at the new Independence Day: Resurgence … [Read more...]

Meet Doctor Who’s New Companion, Played By Pearl Mackie


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Over the weekend, while Great Britain was celebrating the 400th Anniversary of the Death of William Shakespeare, the BBC took a few minutes to introduce the world to a completely different Bill... the new companion for Doctor Who. And Bill isn't the Bill you think she … [Read more...]

New X-Men: Apocalypse Trailer


By Heath McKnight We're a month away from X-Men: Apocalypse, the movie that promises to wrap up the First Class trilogy, and Bryan Singer has delivered probably the best trailer to date. Take a look at the newest X-Men: Apocalypse … [Read more...]

First Trailer: The Founder Starring Michael Keaton

The Founder

By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) The Weinstein Company has served up the first trailer for The Founder, which tells the story of how fast food chain McDonald's became a worldwide phenomenon. Directed by John Lee Hancock (The Blind Side), the movie stars Michael Keaton as Ray Kroc, the ruthlessly … [Read more...]

Robert Downey Jr. Joins Spider-Man: Homecoming In Lucrative Deal


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Robert Downey Jr. will appear as Iron Man in the upcoming Spider-Man Homecoming. According to THR, the actor has signed a huge deal which will see him star in the first Spidey standalone picture to be produced by Marvel Studios in partnership with Sony … [Read more...]

Full Trailer: Jason Bourne Directed By Greengrass


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) The trailer for action sequel Jason Bourne has landed, and promises to gives fans exactly what they've been missing. This is the fifth installment in the long running franchise, and reunites star Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass after the disappointing spinoff … [Read more...]