According to a new report, two-time Academy Award nominee Viola Davis is set to land the role of Amanda Waller in David Ayer’s (Fury) upcoming ‘Suicide Squad.’ In the DC comics, Amanda Waller is a former congressional aide and government agent often placed in charge of the Suicide Squad, a semi-secret government-run group of former supervillains working in return for amnesty. Latino Review’s report add that it‘s not 100% just yet, as Davis’ commitment to the hit TV show ‘How To Get Away With Murder’ still has to be sorted out.
‘Suicide Squad’ will star two-time Oscar nominee Will Smith as Deadshot; Tom Hardy as Rick Flagg; Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn; Oscar winner Jared Leto as the Joker; Jai Courtney as Boomerang; and Cara Delevingne as Enchantress. ‘Suicide Squad’ story centers on the team of super villains who are given a chance at redemption by the government. The catch: Their mission will probably kill them all.
This new behind-the-scenes featurette has arrived online for ‘Unbroken,’ the upcoming true drama directed and produced by Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie. ‘Unbroken’ follows the life of Louis “Louie” Zamperini and is adapted from Laura Hillenbrand’s book, ‘Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption. Set for December 25th, ‘Unbroken’ marks Angelina Jolie’s second turn behind the camera, after her critically-acclaimed directorial debut, 2011’s Golden Globe Award-nominated ‘In the Land of Blood and Honey.’
‘Selma’ and ‘Dear White People’ star Tessa Thompson has joined Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone in Ryan Coogler’s ‘Rocky’ spin-off, ‘Creed.’ While not much is known about the story to date, Coogler’s ‘Fruitvale Station’ lead Michael B. Jordan will play the grandson of Apollo Creed (played in the early movies by Carl Weathers) in the film.
Raised in an upper-crust home thanks to the ring riches earned by his grandfather, the young man doesn’t have to box and his family doesn’t want him to. Yet, he has the natural instinct and gifts and potential that made his grandfather the heavyweight champion until Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) took his crown in 1979′s ‘Rocky II.’ Creed’s grandson needs a mentor and turns to Balboa, who is out of boxing completely and not eager to return. Tessa Thompson, who’s incredible in ‘Selma’ and ‘Dear White People,’ will play the leading female role in ‘Creed.’
Poster & Clip For Clint Eastwood’s ‘American Sniper’ – Starring Bradley Cooper As Navy SEAL Chris Kyle
In Clint Eastwood’s ‘American Sniper,’ Bradley Cooper plays Chris Kyle, a Navy SEAL who has the most confirmed sniper kills in U.S. military history. The book that the film is based on, ‘American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History,’ spent 18 weeks on the New York Times best-seller list and 13 weeks at #1. Co-starring the likes of Sienna Miller, Luke Grimes, Kyle Gallner, Sam Jaeger, Jake McDorman and Cory Hardict, ‘American Sniper’ lands in US theaters in a limited release on December 25th, before expanding on January 16th (the date it also arrives in UK cinemas).
First Clip From Alex Garland’s ‘Ex_Machina’ – Starring Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac & Alicia Vikander
This first clip has arrived online from Alex Garland’s awesome looking directorial debut ‘Ex_Machina.’ The film is an intense psychological thriller in which Caleb (Domhnall Gleeson), a 24 year old coder at the world’s largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a retreat belonging to the company’s reclusive CEO, Nathan (Oscar Isaac). But when Caleb arrives he finds that he will have to participate in a fascinating experiment with the world’s first true artificial intelligence, housed in the body of a beautiful robot woman, Ava (Alicia Vikander). Truths, emotions and motives are blurred as the relationship between Caleb, Ava and Nathan intensifies.
Ahead of the film’s January 8th release date, 20th Century Fox have revealed a holiday-themed video for the highly anticipated action-thriller, ‘Taken 3.’ Nothing brings people together during the holidays quite like good cheer, family traditions, and kicking ass. Join Liam Neeson’s Bryan Mills in celebrating the count down to the Holidays with a new take on a classic song, blood pumping clips, and the 12 Skills of Christmas.