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The Rock Confirms Idris Elba As The Villain For Fast And Furious Spinoff

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Dwayne Johnson is getting his own Fast and Furious spinoff and he is bringing Jason Statham for back up. The Rock confirmed that Idris Elba will be the main villain.

The Rock retweeted a post from THR breaking the news. “I promised we were going to make this Fast & Furious spin off awesome and grow our franchise properly. He’s a bad man (legit bad ass). I better toughen up 👀😉
#HobbsAndShaw” wrote Johnson.

Elba has taken on more villain roles and brings a real threat for the action stars.

Deadpool 2 director David Leitch will helm the new franchise Hobbs and Shaw. Leitch made his filmmaking debut with Chad Stahelski as the co-directors of John WickFast veteran Chris Morgan, who penned the previous six films in the series, is writing the upcoming film

Universal Pictures has dated the untitled Fast and Furious spinoff for July 26, 2019.

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Lebron James’ Space Jam Sequel Officially Happening

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The long-rumored Space Jam sequel finally has been greenlit.

Lebron James will star and produce the film with Black Panther director Ryan Coogler. Warner Bros has the film slated for a 2019 release.

“The Space Jam collaboration is so much more than just me and the Looney Tunes getting together and doing this movie,” says James, “It’s so much bigger. I’d just love for kids to understand how empowered they can feel and how empowered they can be if they don’t just give up on their dreams. And I think Ryan did that for a lot of people.”

No word yet on other NBA stars joining the cast.

VIA: THR

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Michael B. Jordan Says Creed II Is About More Than Revenge

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Michael B. Jordan is ready to entire the ring again in Creed II.

In the sequel, Adonis Creed will go toe to toe against the son of Ivan Drago. Jordan spoke about Victor Drago’s motivation in the film.

“Victor’s storyline is very layered,” Jordan told the Toronto Sun. “The two guys are similar in a lot of ways…Adonis feels, naturally, a certain animosity towards Viktor and Ivan, and then there are other themes in there: the maturity of growth, the importance of family, of legacy, is what makes Creed so special. It’s not just about revenge.”

When asked if he would be willing to carry on as Adonis Creed for four decades, similar to Stallone, Jordan said he’s definitely up for it.

“If I’m lucky. I want to keep making them as long as they’re good,” he said. “I always want to keep my finger on the pulse. Forty two years, I mean, who knows?”

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Captain Marvel: Watch The First Trailer

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Marvel finally released trailer for Captain Marvel.

Brie Larson stars as Carol Danvers, an Air Force pilot who gains superpowers after her DNA is fused with that of an alien following an accident, in the 1990s-set Captain Marvel. It will be the first Marvel solo film to focus on a female character.

Larson spoke to EW about what attracted her to the character. “She can’t help but be herself,” Larson tells EW. “She can be aggressive, and she can have a temper, and she can be a little invasive and in your face. She’s also quick to jump to things, which makes her amazing in battle because she’s the first one out there and doesn’t always wait for orders. But the [not] waiting for orders is, to some, a character flaw.”

Captain Marvel flys into theaters March 6, 2019.

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