The silly season is upon us. Blockbusters bloom in the month of May and continue all summer long, bringing comic book superheroes, explosive action pictures and the all-important continuing sagas into theatres.
Funnyman Mike Myers had to rewrite the script for Wayne’s World 2 after movie boss Sherry Lansing realized he had based the whole plot on a 1949 British comedy.
Actress Rosario Dawson is calling on more fans to help make her Star Wars dreams come true by backing an online campaign to land her a role in a future project.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 won’t hit theatres until next month, but Chris Pratt is already teasing big things for his intergalactic band of misfits when they return in next year’s Avengers: Infinity War.
Former Pussycat Dolls star Nicole Scherzinger is reportedly in top secret talks to take on the role of Elphaba in the movie adaptation of magical musical Wicked.
Zoe Saldana isn’t content to just do Marvel, Star Trek and Avatar movies — the actress has her eyes set on Denis Villeneuve’s upcoming Dune remake.
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James Gunn is sending out his social-media missives in recent days as deftly as he deploys Star-Lord, Gamora and Groot.