February 25, 2018

Redford Talks Casting In “Captain America 2”

The surprising news of Robert Redford's casting in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" has had many wondering what it was that brought him onboard a superhero project. At a Los Angeles Q&A session the other night, he explained what drew him to the film: "I'm doing this film because it's different. It's a new thing for me. I think these … [Read more...]

Redford Up For “Captain America” Sequel

Robert Redford is in negotiations to join the cast of "Captain America: Winter Soldier" at Marvel Studios. The story continues the adventures of Steve Rogers/Captain America (Chris Evans) and will focus on his relationship with sidekick Bucky (Sebastian Stan), who in the comics returns as the brainwashed assassin Winter Soldier. Redford will play … [Read more...]

“Captain America” Sequel A Political Thriller

Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige says that the upcoming sequel "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" is tonally more akin to a political thriller than the historical fantasy adventure of the first movie. Asked about comic book movie adaptations in general, Feige says: "If it is a fad, it's one that lasts 30 to 40 years, as the Western did, … [Read more...]

Peggy Carter Returns In “Captain” Sequel?

Several months ago actress Hayley Atwell could not say either way if she would reprise her role of Steve Rogers' love interest Peggy Carter in the upcoming sequel "Captain America: The Winter Soldier". Now though, her former co-star Stanley Tucci has suggested otherwise. Collider asked if Marvel had contacted him about reprising the role of Dr. … [Read more...]

Why was the captain fired?

Stunning testimony at the trial for the navigating officer of the Queen of the North. Former ferry captain Colin Henthorne says he wasn't fired because of the sinking, but rather because of what he said during an inquiry after the sinking. Henthorne says the BC Ferry inquiry held after the sinking asked him one specific question: "Had he ever … [Read more...]

New Trance, Dead, Spidey, Vice, Captain Dates

This coming April 5th has suddenly become a fairly big release date. With "The Heat" the other day being pushed to later in the year, the date was left empty with no wide releases slotted in. Both Fox Searchlight and Sony have moved in quick though. Searchlight quickly slotted in Danny Boyle's upcoming thriller "Trance" for the date. Soon … [Read more...]

Atwell Not In “Captain 2,” Levitt Up For “Galaxy”

Two brief bits of superhero film-related casting today. First up, British actress Hayley Atwell has confirmed she will NOT be reprising her role as Peggy Carter in the upcoming sequel "Captain America: The Winter Soldier". Next up, Joseph Gordon-Levitt is the latest name in consideration for the role of Peter Quill (aka Star-Lord) in Marvel's … [Read more...]

Animal cruelty charges laid against the owner of ‘Captain’

Several months after a dog was left to die in a Vancouver dumpster, the BCSPCA says animal cruelty charges have been approved against the two-year old german shepherd's owner. Brian Whitlock faces up to five years in jail and fines totalling $ 75,000 if he's convicted. The 26-year old accused of beating the dog named 'Captain' in July is slated to … [Read more...]

Chris Evans Talks “Captain America” Sequel

Showing up at the Toronto Film Festival the other week to promote "The Iceman", actor Chris Evans spoke with Collider about how the upcoming sequel "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" is progressing. Evans confirmed that filming begins March next year and that he's read up on the Winter Soldier arc in which Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) has been … [Read more...]

Sequel News: Mike, ID Forever, Captain

Magic Mike 2 With Steven Soderbergh otherwise occupied, Channing Tatum says he might be directing a sequel to "Magic Mike" himself. Also expect a change in tone. "The goal is to make it more comedic than the first film. It's a road movie where a bunch of strippers get back together. It's more of a broad comedy" says Tatum. [Source: The Film … [Read more...]