Jamie Foxx Officially Cast in ‘Spawn’ Reboot; Here’s Everything We Know

Jamie Foxx Officially Cast in ‘Spawn’ Reboot; Here’s Everything We Know

Fans have been wanting a new Spawn movie for more than 20 years now. The 1997 adaptation of Todd McFarlane’s popular Image comic book was not well-received by critics or audiences — its Rotten Tomatoes score is only 18% and its domestic box office gross of $55 million was barely more than its production budget. I’ll admit, as a fan at that time, I kinda liked John Leguizamo as the villainous Clown/Violator, but the special…

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Jamie Foxx to Star in ‘Spawn’ Horror Reboot From Blumhouse

Jamie Foxx to Star in ‘Spawn’ Horror Reboot From Blumhouse

A comic character with one of the most twisted back stories imaginable is coming back to the big screen, this time with a mega star attached to tell his (mostly silent) tale. Deadline reports that Jamie Foxx has signed on to star as the titular hero of “Spawn,” based on the comic series by Todd McFarlane. McFarlane is adapting his own work for the big screen, and will also direct the feature. According to the…

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‘A Wrinkle in Time’ and ‘Tomb Raider’ Come Home, Plus This Week’s New Digital HD and VOD Releases

‘A Wrinkle in Time’ and ‘Tomb Raider’ Come Home, Plus This Week’s New Digital HD and VOD Releases

Our resident VOD expert tells you what’s new to rent and/or own this week via various Digital HD providers such as cable Movies On Demand, FandangoNOW, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play and, of course, Netflix. Cable Movies On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pretheatrical Annihilation (sci-fil thriller; Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny, Oscar Isaac, Benedict Wong; rated R) The Last Witness (drama-thriller; Alex Pettyfer, Taulah Riley, Robert Wieckiewicz,…

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‘Maleficent 2’ Begins Production, Announces New Cast Members

‘Maleficent 2’ Begins Production, Announces New Cast Members

Production has officially begun on the sequel to Disney’s 2014 hit “Maleficent,” with cast members both old and new converging on the film’s London set this week. Disney announced the start of filming on “Maleficent II” in a tweet on Tuesday, sharing a snap of three chairs emblazoned with the names of the movie’s main protagonists: the returning Maleficent (Angelina Jolie) and Princess Aurora (Elle Fanning), as well as new character Queen Ingrith (Michelle Pfeiffer)….

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Disney Reportedly Rethinking ‘Star Wars’ Release Strategy After Disappointing ‘Solo’ Debut

Disney Reportedly Rethinking ‘Star Wars’ Release Strategy After Disappointing ‘Solo’ Debut

The lackluster opening weekend box office haul of spinoff flick “Solo: A Star Wars Story” has shocked the suits at Disney and Lucasfilm, so much so that the studio is reportedly rethinking its release strategy for the series going forward. That’s according to The Hollywood Reporter, which spoke with industry analysts about the film’s disappointing $103 million four-day total over Memorial Day weekend. According to the trade, sources at Disney have chalked up most of…

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