The Chow Down Recap – March 2nd
Drew Goddard, who formerly directed Cabin in the Woods, has been rumored to both write and direct the upcoming Spider-man solo film, rumored to be called The Spectacular Spider-Man.
Leonardo DiCaprio is set to portray Billy Milligan in his upcoming film, The Crowded Room. Billy Milligan was the first person to use mental illness in court and succeed after being clinically diagnosed with multiple personality disorder. By portraying him, Leonardo DiCaprio will have to embody up to 25 different personalities.
Warner Bros. has announced that they will be working on an Adventure Time movie. No story summary has been talked about yet. Chris McKay, whose most recent project was The Lego Movie, will produce the project.
Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke, who had previously teamed up on Training Day, will team up again for MGM’s remake of Magnificent Seven. Already attached to the project is director Antoine Fuqua and actors Chris Pratt and Haley Bennett.
Jessica Chastain has reportedly signed on to join The Huntsman, the prequel to Snow White and the Huntsman. She will be joining Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Emily Blunt and Nick Frost in the project. No details on her character have been released yet.
Will Forte said that not only is he serious about making MacGruber 2, but that it is his first priority behind his sitcom on Fox, The Last Man on Earth.
Richard Linklater is in talks to direct a film adaptation of Where’d You Go, Bernadette?. It is the story by Maria Semple about an architect who goes missing, but the story is narrated by the missing woman’s 15 year old daughter.
Reportedly, Rocky Balboa will have a fight of his own in the upcoming spin-off movie Creed. In the film, Rocky Balboa will train Apollo Creed’s son, Adonis Creed, to be an all-star boxer. However, Adonis won’t be the only one with a fight in the film. Rocky Balboa is rumored to have either cancer or Parkinson’s syndrome in the film, so maybe this could be the last Rocky Balboa movie.
The first pictures of Vincent D’onofrio as Kingpin in the upcoming Daredevil Netflix Original Series were released this week.