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‘Fantastic Four’ Rumors Include Steven Spielberg, Penn Badgley, Melissa Benoist

A batch of Fantastic Four rumors are gaining traction on various social media platforms that include Steven Spielberg, Penn Badgley, and even Supergirl actress Melissa Benoist. Fantastic Four is in development for the MCU but recently lost director Jon Watts and the flick doesn’t even have a release date, so take these with a grain of …

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Jack Reynor & Logan Lerman Talk Star Wars Han Solo Spinoff (Video)

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A couple of weeks ago saw the shortlist of actors Disney is eyeing to play the young Han Solo in the upcoming Star Wars anthology/spinoff movie hit the net, which included Logan Lerman (Fury) and Jack Reynor (Transformers: Age Of Extinction).

MTV recently caught up with the actors to get their thoughts.

“We’re talking about Harrison Ford. He’s no chump,” Reynor said. “You can’t do an imitation. You can’t try and just emulate what that is. It’s got to be something new. It’s also got to be something that the audience is going to respond to…. would be kind of an incredible gig to get.”

“I don’t think I’d be intimidated,” Lerman offered. “It would just be fun.” And as noted in the video below, Lerman said he’d have no problem being a “dick” to get into character of Han Solo.

The untitled Star Wars Han Solo anthology movie has a May 25, 2018 release.

 

Logan Lerman discusses rumors of him taking on the role of Hans Solo in the next Star Wars movie.

Posted by MTV on Sunday, January 24, 2016

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Star Wars Young Han Solo Shortlist Revealed

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Disney is said to have narrowed down the list of actors they want to play Han Solo to eight.

According to Variety, up for the role of a young Han Solo for the Star Wars anthology movie is: Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort, Dave Franco, Jack Reynor, Scott Eastwood, Logan Lerman, Emory Cohen and Blake Jenner .

It’s said directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller will begin testing the new group with a decision expected in the next couple of weeks.

According to the report, the young Han Solo may also cameo in Star Wars: Rogue One, which is the reason for the early casting as the Han Solo movie isn’t scheduled to begin filming until January of next year.

The untitled Star Wars Han Solo anthology movie has a May 25, 2018 release.

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Dylan O’Brien & Logan Lerman Eyed For New Spider-Man

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With Sony and Marvel casting a new Spider-Man, now it’s said Dylan O’Brien and Logan Lerman are eyed for the role.

Variety reports Sony has yet to approach any actors, but O’Brien and Lerman are among the list of actors that would play the new Spider-Man in Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War and the standalone Sony film.

It’s also said Sony needs to decide if they will even go with the classic Spider-Man and Peter Parker version or decide to go with the Ultimate Spider-Man, Miles Morales, whose parents are African American and Puerto Rican.

According to the report, Sony is also seeking a new director, as Marc Webb is out, before finding the new Spider-Man.

Further information about the new Spider-Man again mentions Spider-Man set in Midtown High School, with it said to “spend more time in the setting and explore his awkward relationship with other students while fighting crime out of the classroom. Midtown is a major setting in the comicbooks, and Peter Parker also returns to the school to become a science teacher in storylines.”

Dylan O’Brien, known for Maze Runner and Teen Wolf, did state he would be interested in playing Spider-Man in an older interview: “…kinda nerdy dude in high school, then he gets to be a superhero running around new york city, doing spider webs and stuff… that’s basically my entire dream as a human being.. i like wanna be Peter Parker.”

Likewise, Logan Lerman, known for Fury and Percy Jackson, was up for Spider-Man prior to Andrew Garfield getting the role: “There have been a few discussions, it’s definitely something I’m looking into. It’s [Spider-man] one of my favorite characters ever and I’m a huge fan of the series. I’d love to have more conversations about it. I’m definitely very interested in it.”

Both O’Brien and Lerman were on our Five Potential Actors For The New Spider-Man list.

Captain America: Civil War has a May 6, 2016 release date; the new Spider-Man is set for July 28, 2017.

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Marvel Spider-Man Actors, Villains & Director Rumored

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The Sony e-mail hacks have released the news that Spider-Man may be going back to Marvel for Captain America 3 with a new actor and costume.

Now a batch of rumors has hit the net from a reddit user.

According to the user, who is new to reddit, Sony Japan has stepped in (which was already rumored) and negotiated a deal with Marvel. It’s said the final deal will be put into place during the upcoming Sony Spider-Man summit in January.

It’s said (again, already previously mentioned) that Marvel will hold creative control over Spider-Man, with Sony owning the distribution rights, a share in profits and merchandising, etc.

The rumor goes on to mention following a Spider-Man cameo in Captain America 3, that Sony plans a new Spider-Man movie for 2017 (leaked e-mails stated 2017). It’s again said Marvel plans on skipping the origin story for the first film and will jump into Spider-man already being a hero for a few years with Peter Parker possibly being in college or just afterwards.

It’s said Marvel has already begun development on the script and is currently looking for directors, with Sylvain White (Person of Interest, Hawaii 5-0, Losers) mentioned as a possibility.

It’s again stated Marvel will not be bringing Andrew Garfield back as Spider-Man, but it is said Marvel has talked with Garfield as they have interest in bringing him on board in a different role for future Marvel Studios films.

A rumored list of actors said to be wanted by Marvel for the new Spider-Man includes: Anton Yelchin, Dylan O’Brien, Freddie Highmore, Thomas Mann, Logan Lerman, Michael Angarano, Douglas Booth, Nat Wolff, and Skandar Keynes.

Rumored villains for the first Spider-Man reboot movie said to be under consideration are Mysterio and/or Shocker, with it also possible Vincent D’Onofrio could reprise as the Kingpin from the Netflix Daredevil series. It’s noted that Marvel doesn’t want to go the route of the previous Spider-Man movies with too many villains, so possibly just one villain will be featured.

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Casting: 5 Actors For Marvel’s Spider-Man

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If Marvel Studios gets its way, Andrew Garfield will be out, and a new actor will be cast as Spider-Man for Captain America: Civil War.

Per the rumors, Marvel plans on skipping the origin story and going with more of a teenage-angst approach to Spider-Man.

We could then see this actor in a new standalone Spider-Man movie as early as 2017.

With that said, here are five possible actors that Marvel could use to become the new Spider-Man (in no particular order).

Update: It’s official: Spider-Man will be featured as part of the MCU.

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1.  Dylan O’Brien: Recently starred in Maze Runner, and is also known for Teen Wolf. The 23-year-old actor also stated he would like to play Spider-Man: “…kinda nerdy dude in high school, then he gets to be a superhero running around new york city, doing spider webs and stuff… that’s basically my entire dream as a human being.. i like wanna be Peter Parker.” Seems we are not the only who thinks O’Brien could play Spidey:

 

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2.  Logan Lerman: Recently starred in Fury and is known for the Percy Jackson movies. Lerman is 22-years-old and was previously stated to be up for the role of Spider-Man prior to Andrew Garfield: “There have been a few discussions, it’s definitely something I’m looking into. It’s [Spider-man] one of my favorite characters ever and I’m a huge fan of the series. I’d love to have more conversations about it. I’m definitely very interested in it.”

 

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3.  Asa Butterfield: Recently starred in Ender’s Game and Hugo and is known for the Merlin TV series. The up-and-coming 17-year-old actor could be a good choice to play a young Peter Parker. Butterfield is currently rumored for Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.

 

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4. Devon Werkheiser: Known for the Nickelodeon Ned Declassified TV series and was recently featured in Franklin & Bash. The 23-year-old actor does look the part. Look for more from Devon in Bethlehem and Sundown.

 

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5.  Zac Efron; Guess who was recently rumored for a new Marvel character and franchise? Guess who was rumored when rumors of Spider-Man returning to Marvel began to surface? Yep. Zac Efron. 27-year-old Zac Efron is known for Disney shows and movies and recently starred in Neighbors. Efron stated would also love to play Spider-Man: “Are you kidding? It would be a dream come true,” he said. “I think it would be an honor. I would tear it up.”

Let us know your favorite picks for Marvel’s Spider-Man in the comments below.

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Superman Henry Cavill Presenting At MTV Movie Awards & List Of Other Guests

[[wysiwyg_imageupload:6860:]]We knew that Henry Cavill will be attending this Sunday’s MTV Movie Awards, and now we find out the new Superman will be a presenter.

MTV updated their list of guests and presenters for their Movie Awards and Henry Cavill is among them.

It’s not known which award Henry Cavill will be presenting, but maybe he will be bringing something super from the Man of Steel along with him.

A new viral marketing campaign for the Man of Steel just began yesterday, most likely related to trailer #3.

Maybe we’ll see it at the MTV Movie Awards?

In addition to Henry Cavill, below is a list of the other presenters.

Judging from the list, we could get further looks at World War Z, Kick-Ass 2 and/or Carrie, Star Trek, Fast and Furious 6 and/or Riddick, possibly Game of Thrones, and we also know a trailer for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire will debut with Liam Hemsworth showing that off.

 

PRESENTERS

Adam Sandler

Amanda Seyfried

Brad Pitt

Chloe Grace Moretz

Chris Pine

Chris Rock

Danny McBride

Eddie Redmayne

Jonah Hill

Jordana Brewster

Kerry Washington

Ke$ha

Kim Kardashian

Liam Hemsworth

Logan Lerman

Melissa McCarthy

Michelle Rodriguez

Paul Walker

Peter Dinklage

Seth Rogen

Steve Carell

Vin Diesel

Zac Efron

Zachary Quinto

Zoe Saldana

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