Movie News: Jake Gyllenhaal Joins Ryan Reynolds in 'Life'; Halle Berry Eyed for 'Kingsman 2'

Movie News: Jake Gyllenhaal Joins Ryan Reynolds in 'Life'; Halle Berry Eyed for 'Kingsman 2'

Mar 11, 2016

 
Life: Jake Gyllenhaal will join Ryan Reynolds and Rebecca Ferguson (Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation) in Life. Reynolds was previously set for the lead role, but due to a change in his schedule he is shifting to a supporting role, and Gyllenhall will take over in the lead. The sci-fi tale revolves around crew members of the International Space Station who discover that a sample from Mars contains unexpected, and possibly dangerous, surprises. Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick (Deadpool) wrote the original screenplay; Daniel Esponosa (Safe House) will direct. [Variety]
 
 
Kingsman 2: Halle Berry is in talks to join Kingsman 2. She would play the head of the CIA in the sequel to Kingsman: The Secret Service, which finds British special agent Taron Egerton spearheading an adventure in the U.S. Julianne Moore is set to play a villainous role; Matthew Vaughn will again direct. [Deadline]
 
 
The Man Who Would Be Polka King: Jack Black will star in and produce The Man Who Would Be Polka King. It's based on a documentary that told the true story of a musical performer in Pennsylvania who also led a double life as a white-collar criminal. [Deadline]
 
 
Kubo and the Two Strings Trailer: A new trailer for Kubo and the Two Strings features more beautiful animation. Set in Japan, the action-adventure movie features the voices of Matthew McConaughey, Charlize Theron, Ralph Fiennes and Rooney Mara; look for it in theaters on August 19. [Focus Features]
 
 

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