Between her scene-stealing work in BLACK PANTHER and THE WALKING DEAD finishing up its eighth season, Danai Gurira is having a pretty stellar year. As well, she was able to reprise her PANTHER role (as Okoye) for AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR, and WALKING DEAD season nine arrives in a few months. Things have now gotten even better as she is circling a role in yet another entry of a major movie series – GODZILLA VS. KONG. Deadline is reporting that the actress is in early talks for the role in the massive MonsterVerse movie from Warner Bros., but details on the part are scarce. The Hollywood Reporter reports that details on her character for KONG are being kept close to the chest but that she would be in a leading role. She would join the current cast that includes Julian Dennison, Mille Bobby Brown, Kyle Chandler, and more. The film is set for May 22, 2020, with Adam Wingard (THE GUEST, YOU’RE NEXT) directing. According to Deadline sources are also saying she is being … [Read more...] about Black Panther’s Danai Gurira in early talks for Godzilla vs. Kong
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x Deadline delivered a double whammy of casting scoops late last night when the outlet revealed that Danai Gurira, star of The Walking Dead and Marvel’s Black Panther, had opened talks to join Godzilla vs Kong and Star Trek 4. The latter is coming by way of director S.J. Clarkson (Jessica Jones, The Defenders), the first female filmmaker appointed at the helm of a Star Trek movie, though there’s currently no mention of who Gurira may be playing. We imagine it’s a fairly major role, given the actor’s blistering rise to stardom, but it should be noted that this project is totally unrelated to the one in development from J.J. Abrams and Quentin Tarantino. Word is the Powers That Be are plotting an R rating for Tarantino’s Star Trek film, and there’s even rumors of the original Abrams cast – think Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana and Zachary Quinto – making an appearance. That may well present some logistical issues of its own, … [Read more...] about The Walking Dead’s Danai Gurira Circling Star Trek 4
Danai Gurira in talks for Godzilla vs. Kong, also circling Star Trek 4 Deadline reports that Danai Gurira (The Walking Dead, Black Panther, and Avengers: Infinity War) is doubling down on fan favorite franchise roles and is in early talks for Legendary’s Godzilla vs. Kong. Should the actress sign on she will join Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things, Godzilla: King of the Monsters) and Julian Dennison (Deadpool 2, The Hunt for the Wilder People) in the 2020 Monsterverse movie. Adam Wingard, the filmmaker behind You’re Next, The Guest, and Blair Witch, will direct the film. The outlet also notes however that Gurira is circling another high-profile project, Paramount’s upcoming fourth Star Trek. Paramount has already hired director S.J. Clarkson to helm the next adventure of the Enterprise crew, making her the first woman to direct a Star Trek movie. Written by J.D. Payne (Godzilla vs. Kong) and Patrick McKay (Beyond), the upcoming sequel will reportedly … [Read more...] about Danai Gurira in Talks for Godzilla vs. Kong, Also Circling Star Trek 4
6 minutes ago Due to the massive popularity of the Star Wars franchise, its leading actors are typically catapulted to massive stardom. No one knows this better than the original heroes, as Harrison Ford, mark Hamill, and Carrie Fisher will forever be household names thank to their tenure in the galaxy far, far away. Fisher's Princess Leia was the first crush of countless fanboys out there, but therere's being particular attention and modern controversy around her slave outfit from Return of the Jedi. While merch with Slave Leia has been abandoned by the franchise, it turns out that Carrie Fisher herself may have been a fan. In fact, she reportedly sent Star Trek's William Shatner a photo of her in the getup for an autograph. This wild story comes from William Shatner's social media, where he said: Now this is a Hollywood interaction I would love to see. While Carrie Fisher has made plenty of comments about Leia's Slave Outfit over the years, this is one of the first times where … [Read more...] about Did Star Wars’ Carrie Fisher Really Ask William Shatner To Sign A Slave Leia Photo?
Avengers: Infinity War boasts the most star-studded cast of any superhero movie ever. On Friday, directors Joe and Anthony Russo will reveal how they managed to give each of the dozens of characters their due in the Marvel Studios film. Only slightly less challenging: giving the large cast their due on the films posters. Throughout its three Avengers movies, Marvel Studios has always given top billing to its most bankable hero — Robert Downey Jr. — but the other spots have been up for grabs. Why is that? First, let's take a look at who got top billing for all the Avengers movie posters to date: Avengers (2012) Robert Downey Jr. , Chris Evans , Mark Ruffalo , Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Tom Hiddleston. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Don Cheadle. Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, … [Read more...] about Examining How ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Bills Its Sprawling Cast