Killer new role for Nyong’o?
Following years of speculation, John Woo has finally confirmed he will direct a remake of his iconic action film The Killer – and he is already eyeing a new lead star.
Lupita Nyong’o (pictured, right) is the Chinese helmer’s first choice to play an assassin in similar style to Chow Yun-Fat’s character in the 1989 original.
In other, more concrete, casting news, Michelle Pfeiffer will play a queen in Disney’s Maleficent sequel.
The former Catwoman and fellow new addition Ed Skrein join the returning Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning.