The Good, The Bad & The Nerdy for June 6, 2018
Warner Bros. is developing a movie based on Jared Leto’s version of the Joker, which debuted in 2016’s Suicide Squad. Leto is set to star and exec produce an untitled standalone film, paving the way for future movies branching from Suicide Squad. Plot details are currently unknown, but the studio’s idea is to expand on the world created by Suicide Squad and tie into future installments of that property. Warner Bros. already announced that Margot Robbie’s version of Harley Quinn would be getting her own movie with a Birds of Prey feature.
Orange Is the New Black will return to Netflix Friday, July 27th. “This is a whole new world,” Piper Chapman (Taylor Schilling) says in the Orange Is the New Black season six date announcement. The new tagline promises season six will go “To the Max.”
Mashable claims Harry Potter fans have replaced ‘Netflix and Chill’ with “Philosopher’s Stone and Chill.”
They Come in Pieces. The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part, only in Theaters February 2019.
Oscar Isaac and Charlize Theron have been cast as the respective voices of Gomez and Morticia Addams in MGM’s animated comedy The Addams Family. Chloe Grace Moretz will voice their daughter Wednesday Addams and Finn Wolfhard is on board as brother Pugsley Addams. Nick Kroll is voicing Uncle Fester, with Bette Midler as Grandmama and Allison Janney as the family’s arch nemesis, Margaux Needler. The story will follow the Addams family, whose lives begin to unravel when they face off against a crafty reality TV host while also preparing for their extended family to arrive for a major celebration. The Addams Family will open on Oct. 11, 2019.
The new Top Gun movie is using the working title ”Island Plaza.” The film has also been called Top Gun: Maverick.
The Brian De Palma’s horror project drawing inspiration from the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault scandal has been dubbed Predator, Deadline reports. De Palma said that he will use the Toronto Film Festival as the backdrop for the predator’s attacks. Production is set to begin in a year.
A trailer for White Boy Rick has dropped. The film follows the true life experience of a 14-year-old FBI snitch and drug dealer in 1984 Detroit as the crack epidemic swept through the country. Richie Merritt stars as the titular teen Rick. He talks his dad (Matthew McConaughey) into working with the feds. White Boy Rick drops September 14th.