Movie News: 'Narcos' Star Pedro Pascal Joins 'Wonder Woman 2'; Scarlett Johansson to Star in Taika Waititi's Next

Movie News: 'Narcos' Star Pedro Pascal Joins 'Wonder Woman 2'; Scarlett Johansson to Star in Taika Waititi's Next

Mar 29, 2018

Narcos

Wonder Woman 2: Pedro Pascal (TV's Narcos, above) has nabbed a key role in the sequel to Wonder Woman. Gal Gadot returns as the superpowered hero; Kristen Wiig is set to play the villainous Cheetah. Reportedly, the film will take place during the 1980s as the Cold War heats up. Patty Jenkins, who worked with Pascal on the TV movie Exposed, will direct. [Variety]

 

Ghost in the Shell

Jojo Rabbit: Scarlett Johansson (Ghost in the Shell, above) is in final negotiations to star in the next film from Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi. Set during World War II, Jojo Rabbit revolves around a young German boy who discovers that his mother (Johansson) is hiding a Jewish girl in their home. [Variety]

 

The Greatest Showman

Bad Education: Hugh Jackman (The Greatest Showman, above) is in talks to star in Bad Education. Cory Finley, who helmed the recent indie thriller Thoroughbreds, will direct; Mike Makowsky (I Think We're Alone Now) wrote the original screenplay, based on his experiences in high school, though no other hints about the story have been revealed. [Variety]

 

Terminal

Terminal Trailer: Margot Robbie stars in the noir-soaked first trailer for Terminal. She plays an assassin who gets caught up with a very strange group of people as a criminal mastermind seeks revenge. Simon Pegg, Dexter Fletcher and Mike Myers also star; the movie will open in theaters on May 11. [Movieclips]

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