Movie News: Donald Glover Joins 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' (For Real This Time); Watch Thrilling New 'Ben-Hur' Trailer

Movie News: Donald Glover Joins 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' (For Real This Time); Watch Thrilling New 'Ben-Hur' Trailer

Jun 15, 2016

The Martian

Spider-Man: Homecoming: Donald Glover (The Martian, above) has joined the cast of Spider-Man: Homecoming. Fans first touted the actor for the titular role via a social media campaign in 2010 and Glover wore Spider-Man pajamas in an episode of TV's Community (below). Tom Holland will star as Peter Parker, aka Spider-Man, in the upcoming movie, due in theaters on July 7, 2017. Glover's role has not yet been revealed. [Deadline]

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Steven Spielberg

Walter Cronkite: Steven Spielberg will produce a movie revolving around legendary television newscaster Walter Cronkite and his Vietnam War experiences in the 1960s. Spielberg will reteam with fellow producers Matt Charman and Marc Platt; they previously worked together on Bridge of Spies. Charman will write the screenplay and Spielberg may consider directing. [Deadline]

 

Godzilla Resurgence

Godzilla Resurgence: A new version of Godzilla is stomping its way into Japanese theaters on July 29. Godzilla Resurgence will reboot the monster movie series, something that has not been done in Japan since the original movie in 1954. It does not yet have U.S. distribution, and is a separate and distinct franchise from the Hollywood versions. [SciFi Japan via ComicBookMovie]

 

Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur Trailer: A new trailer for Ben-Hur sets up the story of Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston) and his rivalry with Messala (Toby Kebbell) during the time that Jesus Christ (Rodrigo Santoro) walked on Earth. Morgan Freeman, Nazanin Boniadi, Ayelet Zurer and Sofia Black-D'Elia also star; the movie opens in theaters on August 19. [Movieclips]

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