Paramount Pictures has finally firmed up plans for the long-awaited Top Gun 2, setting Joseph Kosinski to direct, reuniting him with Oblivion star Tom Cruise, and announcing a July 12, 2019 release date. We first reported that Joseph Kosinski was being sought to direct this sequel last month, and now his deal has been finalized. While it hasn't been confirmed when filming will begin, a previous report claimed the sequel will start filming next year, which may be accurate given this new release date. Deadline broke the news about this sequel today, although it didn't confirm a previous report regarding the title. Earlier this month, while promoting The Mummy, Tom Cruise teased that that this Top Gun sequel will be called Top Gun: Maverick, because he "didn't want a number" in the title. This report did reveal, though, that the story will follow Maverick, who is now a flight instructor, "teaching the young macho pilots how to do it." You may recall that, at the end of Top Gun, Maverick … [Read more...] about Top Gun 2 Gets a Summer 2019 Release Date
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A new comic finds Luke Skywalker and Ben Solo fighting the Knights of Ren. The Knights of Ren remain to be one of the biggest mysteries of the Star Wars sequel trilogy. They were first introduced in 2015's The Force Awakens and then they weren't shown at all in The Last Jedi, which was a pretty major disappointment for some fans. After getting a tease of them, fans have wanted to know more about the villainous crew led by Kylo Ren. They will be featured in The Rise of Skywalker, but it's unclear how big of a part they'll have to play when all is said and done. Thankfully, the upcoming Rise of Kylo Ren #2 will shed some light on the Knights of Ren. Writer Charles Soule has unveiled the cover for his upcoming Rise of Kylo Ren #2 comic book. As he points out, we really are seeing Luke Skywalker and Ben Solo take on the Knights of Ren, which may confuse their origin even more now than it was before. Many Star Wars fans had just assumed that they had been led by Ren the entire time, but … [Read more...] about Luke Skywalker & Ben Solo Fought the Knights of Ren & It’s Official Star Wars Canon
Driving License, the upcoming Prithviraj-Suraj Venajramoodu starrer family entertainer, is all set to hit the theatres on December 20, 2019. The project, which undoubtedly one of the most-awaited Christmas releases of the year, recently completed the censor board formalities. Driving License has bagged a clean 'U' certificate from the censor board. The team revealed the news through the official social media pages of the lead cast, recently. Driving License, which revolves around the love-hate relationship between Hareendran, a superstar and Kuruvila, his biggest fan, is directed by Lal Jr. aka Jean Paul Lal. Prithviraj appears as Hareendran in the movie, which features Suraj Venjaramoodu as Kuruvila. Prithviraj is apparently playing a grey-shaded character in the movie, which marks his first collaboration with Lal Jr. According to the actor, he originally wanted to play the role of the fan in Driving License. But the character Hareendran, the superstar which was originally written for … [Read more...] about Driving License: It’s A Clean ‘U’ For The Prithviraj Starrer!
Ajay Devgn will be soon be seen on screen in the keenly awaited 'Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior’. The movie is a special one for Devgn as it will mark his 100th outing that the box office. The actor will also be reuniting with wife Kajol after 11 years with the film. But the historical drama seems to have landed itself in a legal coup. A petition has been filed against the makers of the film in the Delhi High Court alleging misinterpretation of historical facts. The Akhil Bhartiya Kshatriya Koli Rajput Sangh has claimed that the makers have not been honest with the true ancestry of Tanaji Malusare. The court will be taking up the case on December 19. The petitioners have demanded the Central Board of Film Certification CBFC not to certify the movie. The Sangh claims that makers have portrayed Tanaji belonging to the Maratha community for commercial gains when in fact he belongs to the Kshatriya Mahadeo Koli clan. In the meantime, the movie directed by Om Raut has garnered impressive … [Read more...] about Ajay Devgn Starrer Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior Lands In Legal Trouble
Val Kilmer has announced that he is ready to reprise his role as Tom "Iceman" Kazanski. Kilmer's announcement comes a few days after Tom Cruise revealed that Top Gun 2 is definitely happening after years of teasing and speculation. Not much more information about the highly anticipated sequel is available at this time, but Joseph Kosinski (Oblivion, Tron 2) is rumored to be Cruise and the studio's top choice to direct the movie. Justin Marks (The Jungle Book) has apparently written the latest draft of the screenplay for Top Gun 2, but it is uncertain if his screenplay will be used for the very new project. The news has fans of the original movie excited to say the least, and has raised a lot questions, specifically: who will star in Top Gun 2? Will the Iceman make a return to the skies alongside Maverick? He most definitely will if Val Kilmer has anything to say about the matter. Kilmer recently took to his Twiiter page to express his interests in reprising his role as the Iceman. In … [Read more...] about Val Kilmer Wants to Return as Ice Man in Top Gun 2