Hollywood news keeps flowing in, and it's time for another round-up!
Lucasfilm is shaking up the Star Wars
movie slate, according to Variety
. Marvel chief Kevin Feige is no longer participating in the active development of projects at Lucasfilm, which means that the Star Wars
film he was reportedly working on in 2019 (see "Kevin Feige Working On 'Star Wars' Film
") is likely shelved. Meanwhile, Taika Waititi is working on his previously announced Star Wars
feature, in which he will likely play a significant role, and Damon Lindelof is co-writing a feature with director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy attached (see "Lindelof ‘Star Wars’ Film
"). Patty Jenkins said in December that she was continuing to develop Rogue Squadron
even though it remains off the schedule (see "'Star Wars: Rogue Squadron' Scrapped
Disney+ will bring back Jon Bernthal as The Punisher in the upcoming Daredevil: Born Again
series, according to The Hollywood Reporter
. He will join Charlie Cox and Vincent D'Onofrio as actor carryovers from the Netflix Marvel shows in the new series (see "Round-Up
Jenna Ortega is in talks to star in Beetlejuice
2, according to Variety
. The Wednesday
star (see "'Wednesday'
") is looking at taking on the role of Lydia Deetz, played in the original movie by Winona Ryder.
Paramount Pictures released an international trailer for Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves
(see below). This movie hits theaters on March 31, 2023 (see "Best in Shows -- 2023
Universal Pictures dropped the final trailer for the Super Mario Bros
animated feature (see below). The new trailer shows Mario, Donkey Kong, Bowser, and the gang as they battle across Rainbow Road. The first trailer for this movie was unveiled back in October 2022 (see "'Super Mario Bros.,'
"), and the movie will release on April 4, 2023.
Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies revealed a teaser trailer for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem
(see below). This animated feature from Seth Rogan will hit theaters on August 4, 2023.
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. Currently, our calendars show releases running through 2027.