The latest happenings in movieland…
Off the Boyle
Danny Boyle is no longer in the director’s seat for Bond 25, owing to those pesky creative differences. Unofficial intel cites a disagreement between Boyle and Craig over the casting of Cold War’s Tomasz Kot as the film’s villain.
eleven meets nine
The eleventh Doctor, Matt Smith, and J.J. Abrams’ old Lost buddy Dominic Monaghan have joined the cast of Star Wars: Episode IX. Further details are more elusive than a hairless wookiee, but there’s no question Smith would look the part in a First Order uniform…
Reduce the Volume
Seems any hope of James Gunn returning to the director’s chair for Guardians 3 have been quashed after Disney chairman Alan Horn refused to reinstate Gunn following a face-to-face meeting. Particularly annoyed is Drax actor Dave Bautista, who has threatened to walk if Gunn’s script isn’t used.
Chris Hemsworth is reuniting with Infinity War directors Joe and Anthony Russo for Netflix kidnap thriller Dhaka. The pair will produce, with Joe writing the script for stuntman turned first-time director Sam Hargrave.