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Film Casting: Oscar Isaac in X-MEN: APOCALYSE, Michelle MacLaren directing WONDER WOMAN

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X-Men: Apocalyse, Wonder Woman, and other films have made recent film casting, screenwriting, and director news. These films come from movie studios primarily based in the United States. The castings, screenwriters, and directors are subject to change.

Wonder Woman

Warner Bros. has signed…Michelle MacLaren to direct Wonder Woman, the Gal Gadot-starring tentpole slated to hit theaters in 2017. The DC Comics superheroine standalone will be developed by MacLaren with scribes the studio’s still keeping under wraps

Paddington

Pharrell Williams and Gwen Stefani will co-write and perform the original song Shine for the family film

X-Men: Apocalypse

Twentieth Century Fox has closed a deal for Oscar Isaac to star as Apocalypse in X-Men: Apocalypse…In X-Men, he plays the most powerful mutant ever and the most menacing foe the X-Men have ever faced. Tracks back to ancient times. The main villain of the film. Considers himself a god.

Bryan Singer is back as director, helming a script by Simon Kinberg from a story written by Singer, Kinberg, Michael Dougherty and Dan Harris.

untitled murder mystery

Eddie Marsan (“Ray Donovan”) has joined the cast of an untitled murder mystery opposite Patrick Wilson, Jessica Biel and Haley Bennett.

Andy Goddard…is directing…It’s based on Patricia Highsmith’s novel “The Blunderer.”

Susan Boyd adapted the 1954 novel, which Highsmith wrote in between “Strangers on a Train” and “The Talented Mr. Ripley.”

Highsmith’s novel is centered on a successful and handsome man (Wilson) who seems to have it all until the day the body of his wife — played by Biel — is found at the bottom of a cliff. Under the intense scrutiny of the investigation, he commits one mistake after another until he finds his perfect life derailed.

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Source: Deadline, Variety

 

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