Here is your MHM Movie News Flash for April 21, 2016 courtesy the MHM Ticker.
‘Three’s Company’ Coming to the Silver Screen
New Line is in negotiations to pick up the rights to the 70s TV series, Three’s Company, and it has enlisted Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein to write the screenplay. The big screen version will still be set in the 1970s, but Don Knotts will be a tough one to replace in the new version.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
Willem Dafoe Joins ‘Justice League’ Cast
Willem Dafoe has joined the DC Comics’ ‘Justice League’ movie. His character is currently unknown, but IGN.com is reporting that he will be a good guy. “Dafoe will be appearing in both parts of the Justice League movies, but we don’t know any more details of his character beyond him being one of the good guys.”
‘Blade Runner’ Sequel Moves to October 2017
Alcon Entertainment is moving the release date of the ‘Blade Runner’ sequel to Oct. 6, 2017 from its original date of Jan. 12, 2018. The film will be set several decades after the original, and Harrison Ford will return as Det. Rick Deckard (even though he had a four year life span). Ryan Gosling and Robin Wright will also co-star in the film.
‘Mike & Dave Need Wedding Dates’ Official Redband Trailer #2
Two brothers place an online ad to find dates for a wedding and the ad goes viral. ‘Mike & Dave Need Wedding Dates’ is set for release on July 08, 2016. View Trailer
Celebrity Birthdays for April 21, 2016
Charles Grodin, 81
Tony Danza, 65
Andie MacDowell, 58
Toby Stephens, 47
James McAvoy, 37
Gugu Mbatha-Raw, 33
Robbie Amell, 28
Frank Dillane, 25
Oscar-Winning Effects Artist, Kit West, has died. West was responsible for practical effects on some of our favorite films: ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ (1981), ‘Return of the Jedi’ (1983), ‘Young Sherlock Holmes’ (1985), and ‘Dragonheart’ (1996). Kit West was 80.
This has been your MHM Movie News Flash for April 21, 2016. Check back tomorrow for more news and stories from Hollywoodland.Review Us in iTunes