Movie News: 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' Rumored to Add 'Beyond the Lights' Star

Movie News: 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' Rumored to Add 'Beyond the Lights' Star

Oct 08, 2015

Beyond the Lights

Star Wars: Episode VIII: Reportedly, Gugu Mbatha-Raw will join the cast of Star Wars: Episode VIII. The actress earned critical acclaim for her starring roles in Belle and Beyond the Lights (above), and will soon appear opposite Will Smith in Concussion. Benicio Del Toro is set to play a villainous character in the sequel; Rian Johnson has written the script and will direct. It's scheduled to hit theaters on May 26, 2017. [Collider]

 

Tatiana Maslany

Stronger: Tatiana Maslany (TV's Orphan Black) is in early negotiations to star opposite Jake Gyllenhaal in Stronger, one of several projects in development about the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013. This particular story revolves around Jeff Bauman, a survivor who lost both his legs in the terrorist attack. David Gordon Green is set to direct. [The Hollywood Reporter]

 

The Conjuring: The Enfield Poltergeist

The Conjuring: The Enfield Poltergeist: Director James Wan has shared the first photo from the set of The Conjuring: The Enfield Poltergeist, which began filming recently. He is pictured above with stars Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga, who are reprising their roles as paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren. The sequel will open in theaters on June 10, 2016. [Twitter via Coming Soon]

 

Experimenter

Experimenter Clip: Peter Sarsgaard and Winona Ryder are featured in a teasing new clip from Experimenter, a true-life story about a series of controversial behavior experiments in 1961. Look for the movie in theaters on October 16. [Movieclips]

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