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Mike Vukadinovich Set To Rewrite Beetlejuice 2

Mike Vukadinovich is set to rewrite 'Beetlejuice 2'.The screenwriter - who penned the new Peter Dinklage movie 'Rememory' - has joined the Warner Brothers production and Deadline report Vukadinovich will rewrite the script which was...

Michael Keaton Says Dumbo Remake Is Physically Beautiful

Michael Keaton said Tim Burton's live-action remake of 'Dumbo' is ''physically beautiful''.The 66-year-old actor was announced by the filmmaker to be starring as V.A. Vandevere in Disney's upcoming live-action remake, and Keaton - who worked...

Jared Leto Confused About Warner Bros. Joker Plans

Jared Leto is ''confused'' about Warner Bros. plans for The Joker.The 45-year-old musician and actor starred as Batman's arch nemesis in 'Suicide Squad' and is to reprise the role in the upcoming sequel as well...

Joseph Gatt To Star In Live-action Remake Of Dumbo

Joseph Gatt has been cast in Tim Burton's live-action remake of the Disney animation 'Dumbo'.The 42-year-old 'Game of Thrones' actor will play a character named Skellig alongside Colin Farrell, Danny DeVito, Eva Green and Michael...

Alan Menken Hints Hunchback Of Notre Dame Remake

Alan Menken has hinted 'The Hunchback Of Notre Dame' could be made into a live-action remake.The iconic composer - who is known for his musical scores for hit Disney animated movies including 'Aladdin' and 'Beauty...

Tim Burton Confirms Dumbo Cast

Colin Farrell, Danny DeVito, Eva Green and Michael Keaton will all appear in 'Dumbo'.Director Tim Burton appeared in a short video at Disney's D23 expo to announce the start of the live-action production and revealed...

Danny Elfman To Score Justice League

Danny Elfman will be scoring the music for 'Justice League'.The Grammy and Emmy Award winning composer has joined the DC Extended Universe movie after 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' composer Antonius Tom Holkenborg stepped...

John Lithgow Turned Down The Joker Role Twice

John Lithgow persuaded Tim Burton he wasn't right for the role of The Joker in 'Batman'.The 71-year-old 'Shrek' actor was wanted to play the arch-nemesis of The Caped Crusader by Burton in his 1989 movie...

Cara Delevingne Rejected For Alice In Wonderland

Cara Delevingne was turned down for 'Alice in Wonderland'.The 24-year-old model-and-actress thought she was the perfect match for the titular role - which went to Mia Wasikowska - in Tim Burton's movie in 2008 but...

Will Smith In Talks To Voice The Genie In Aladdin

Will Smith is in talks to take on the role of The Genie in Disney's live-action version of 'Aladdin'.The 'Suicide Squad' actor was originally in negotiations to work on Tim Burton's new adaptation of 'Dumbo',...

Michael Keaton In Talks To Play Villain In Disney's ''Dumbo'

Michael Keaton is reportedly in talks to join the cast of Disney's live-action film 'Dumbo' as a villain.The 65-year-old American actor, producer-director, who received an Oscar nomination for his role in 2014's 'Birdman', is said...

Danny Devito In Talks To Join Live-action Adaptation Of Dumbo

Danny DeVito is in talks to star in the live-action adaptation of 'Dumbo'.The 72-year-old actor and director is reportedly being lined up to play the ringmaster in the Disney classic, reworked by Tim Burton.According to...

Danny Devito In Talks To Join Dumbo

The director was first tapped to take charge of the new version of the 1941 animated Disney movie back in 2015, and now fresh reports suggest DeVito is negotiating to play Medici, the...

Eva Green In Talks For Dumbo Role - Report

News that the director is to helm his own version of the 1941 animated movie for Disney broke back in 2015, though few details have emerged since. However new reports state Green, who played the...

Eva Green 'In Talks To Star In Dumbo'

Eva Green is in talks to play the female lead in Disney's live-action adaptation of 'Dumbo'.The 36-year-old actress has held discussions with the studio about playing a starring role in the new Tim Burton-directed movie,...

Will Smith Exits Dumbo Negotiations

Walt Disney Studios executives announced last April (16) the 1941 animated picture about a lovable, flying elephant would be re-adapted for the big screen with the Alice in Wonderland director at the helm,...

Michael Keaton: 'I Almost Turned Down Beetlejuice'

Michael Keaton initially turned down 'Beetlejuice' because he is ''lazy''.The 65-year-old actor admitted he was reluctant to take on the role of Betelgeuse in the 1988 iconic movie alongside Geena Davis, Alec Baldwin and Winona...

Will Smith And Tom Hanks In Talks For 'Dumbo' Live Action Re-make

Will Smith is reportedly in talks with Disney to take a prominent role in a live-action re-make of Dumbo to be directed by Tim Burton, with Tom Hanks also in discussions for a part.Deadline reported...

Will Smith In Talks To Star In Disney's New Dumbo Film

Will Smith is being lined-up to star in Disney's live action remake of 'Dumbo'.The 48-year-old actor - whose big screen box office credentials are unquestionable with starring roles in 'Independence Day', 'Men in Black' and...

Will Smith Circling Lead Role In Tim Burton's Live-action Dumbo

Walt Disney Studios executives announced last April (16) the 1941 animated picture about the lovable, flying elephant would be re-adapted for the big screen with the Alice in Wonderland director at the helm,...

Michael Keaton Harbours Doubts Over Beetlejuice Sequel

Ever since the actor starred alongside Winona Ryder in Tim Burton's 1988 cult comedy horror, fans have held out for a follow-up. Over the past year speculation about a new Beetlejuice movie has escalated,...

New Willy Wonka Film Coming

A new Willy Wonka film is in development.A new standalone adventure based on the eccentric chocolatier character created by late children's author Roald Dahl is in development after Warner Bros. Pictures was granted a license...

Benedict Cumberbatch 'Intrigued' By The 1960s

Benedict Cumberbatch is ''intrigued'' by the psychedelic '60s.The 40-year-old actor stars as the titular character in Marvel's upcoming 'Doctor Strange' movie - the comic which was conceived during a time when creator Stan Lee was...

Willy Wonka Reboot In Development

Warner Bros. bosses have acquired the film rights to the classic Roald Dahl character and have recruited Heyman to develop a new take on Wonka. According to Variety.com, he will produce the...

Miss Peregrine Conjures Up Some Magic At The North American Box Office

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, based on the popular young-adult book by Ransom Riggs, has beaten Mark Wahlberg's new disaster movie Deepwater Horizon to the top spot. The film, starring Eva...

Tim Burton And Eva Green Feel Like They Were Made For Miss Peregrine

So he was clearly a perfect fit to direct the adaptation of Ransom Riggs' bestseller Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. "One of the things that I loved about the story is that I think...

Tim Burton Defends Lack Of Diversity In His Films

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, based on Ransom Riggs' 2011 best-seller of the same name, tells the story of an orphanage for supernaturally gifted children, and features a large ensemble cast of...

Tim Burton Angers Twitter With Diversity Comments On 'Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children'

Tim Burton has caused a bit of a media storm with his recent comments regarding the casting choices of his latest film 'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children'. He was quizzed about ethnic diversity in...

Eva Green Still Traumatised By School

The 36-year-old actress plays the titular character in Tim Burton’s Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, about a facility for specially gifted youngsters. While her alter ego is inspiring to the audiences, Eva’s own experience...

Tim Burton Grew Up With Monsters

The eccentric director wasn't like the other kids at school and found comfort in scary films. "My parents used to say I watched monster movies before I could walk or talk," he...

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