Original Jurassic Park series actor Jeff Goldblum is set to join the sequel to Jurassic World.
The actor will "appear" in Jurassic World 2, according to The Hollywood Reporter. His eccentric character Dr. Ian Malcolm survived the first Jurassic Park only to narrowly escape death once again in the Lost World of the second. The nature of his return in J. A. Bayona's sequel remains to be seen.
Goldblum, who will next be seen as Grandmaster in Thor: Ragnarok, will join returning Jurassic World stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard and new actors Justice Smith, James Cromwell and Toby Jones in the sequel, which will reportedly "be more suspenseful and scary" than the original.
Will Smith is in talks to star in the long-gestating clone assassin film, Gemini Man.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ang Lee (Life of Pi) is also in negotiations to direct the movie, with Jerry Bruckheimer (Bad Boys) producing. Gemini Man, which was first written in 1997, follows an aging assassin facing off against a clone of himself who's 25 years younger.
The film was originally set to be directed by Tony Scott (Top Gun) for Disney with Don Murphy (Natural Born Killers) producing. Since 1997, Gemini Man's script has been reworked multiple times as it was considered unfilmable due to the clone premise. The original plan was to have to separate actors, one older (Harrison Ford) and one younger (Chris O’Donnell), play the same main character.
Partnering with the release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Doritos have released a set of limited edition bags that play the film's full soundtrack.
According to Billboard, the custom-designed bags are a part of the joint Rock Out Loud campaign and feature a music player that's inspired by a cassette deck to keep with the movie's retro music theme.
The soundtrack, dubbed Awesome Mix Vol. 2, features 14 tracks with a mix of 60's and 70's pop, R&B/funk, country and rock as well as a brand new track titled Guardians Inferno which was created for the movie.
French conglomerate and former Activision parent Vivendi is reportedly honing in on publisher Ubisoft, with an acquisition expected by the end of this year.
This comes via a new report from Reuters, with the publication's sources saying that advertising group Havas and Ubisoft are the first on Vivendi's takeover list as it attempts a major expansion this year. The expansion is reportedly an act to appease investor concerns after Vivendi's shares dropped 3% despite the fact Chairman Vincent Bollore has spent nearly 15 billion Euros on shareholders and acquisitions.
Vivendi currently owns 25% of Ubisoft and has been jockeying to buy the company after it acquired Gameloft. Ubisoft heads Michel Guillemot and Yves Guillemot have been actively against the takeover, and last year reached out to Canadian investors to stay independent.
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds creator Brendan "PlayerUnknown" Greene has announced a PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds charity invitational, set to take place on Thursday, May 4 at 10am-1pm PT in Europe and 2pm-5pm PT in North America.
According to a blog post on the PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds website, the event will be split into two sessions for each region, with 128 streamers participating total. Each session will host 64 players in duos mode only, making for 32 teams per region. After each region completes a set of three matches, the winner will be chosen based on highest overall placement.
All money raised during the charity event will go towards Gamers Outreach, an organization dedicated to providing "equipment, technology, and software" to children in hospitals.
The second Nexus challenge goes live with the Heroes of the Storm 2.0 patch, and once again quest rewards are featuring content for both Heroes of the Storm and Overwatch.
Each week of the Nexus event, a new quest will unlock and will need to be completed May 22 when the event finishes and all quests close. The quests all have the same requirements, — the player has to complete 5 rounds in Heroes of the Storm with at least one friend in Ranked, Unranked, Quick Match. The first quest also allows players to complete those matches in the Versus AI mode.
Week one allows players to unlock an Oni hovercycle mount with six color variations, warbanner, spray, and the original Oni Genji portrait in Heroes of the Storm. Players who missed out on them during first Nexus event will also unlock the Oni Genji skin, player icon, and spray for Overwatch.
Hollywood may be looking at another writers strike nearly a decade after the last major one, as the Writers Guild of America East and West has voted to authorize a strike should a new deal not be reached.
Over 6,000 WGA members — around 67.5 percent of eligible voters in the guild — voted yesterday for whether the guild's leadership could authorize the strike next week. 96.3 percent of those ballots were votes in favor of allowing their leadership to authorize a strike, a higher percentage and total number of votes than that which authorized the 2007-08 strike.
The WGA members would be able to go on strike on May 2 should a new deal for their union with Hollywood studios and producers via the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, not be reached by the time the guild's contract expires on May 1. Issues involved include higher minimum wages, residuals from streaming services, and more.
You don't even need to follow comics closely to know all is not right with Captain America. The stalwart hero of Americanism betrayed his allies in the Marvel Universe in a twist at the end of Captain America: Steve Rogers #1 by revealing himself to be a secret agent of Hydra.
While it was revealed that this was caused by the Red Skull using a sentient Cosmic Cube known as Kobik to re-write Cap's reality to be a Hydra loyalist from childhood, the fact remains that Cap is now the leader of an evil terrorist group that flies in the face of everything he stands for, something that hasn't been sitting well with some fans. Writer Nick Spencer told IGN in an interview that he was aware of how passionate fans are about the character, which is why the twist earned such a big reaction.
In this week's new episode of The 100, "DNR" -- airing Wednesday, April 26th -- Raven's condition begins to cripple her - the horrible side effect of retaining a small part of A.L.I.E.'s code in her head.
Here, in this exclusive scene from the episode, Murphy looks on while Raven tries to cover for her hallucinations. Visions so powerful that she actually winds up seeing someone rather unexpected inside the rocket. Here's a quick look...
The official summary for "DNR" reads:
Jasper (Devon Bostick) and Bellamy (Bob Morley) go on a quest. Meanwhile, Clarke (Eliza Taylor) struggles to keep the peace after word of Jaha’s (Isaiah Washington) discovery spreads.
NBC's DC comedy show Powerless is no longer on NBC's schedule for the next few weeks, and there's no indication of when the show will resume airing.
IGN can confirm that Powerless has currently been pulled from the schedule, with three episodes left in the season (one of which features a guest spot from Batman actor Adam West). No plans have been made yet, however, for when they might air.
As TVLine reports, Superstore will now fill in Powerless' Thursday night timeslot with reruns. Since its February 2 premiere, Powerless has struggled in the ratings and it's unclear whether the last episodes will still air.