Movie News: Marion Cotillard Will Star in 'Assassin's Creed'; Gina Carano Joins Ryan Reynolds in 'Deadpool'

Movie News: Marion Cotillard Will Star in 'Assassin's Creed'; Gina Carano Joins Ryan Reynolds in 'Deadpool'

Feb 16, 2015

Two Days, One Night

Assassin's Creed: Marion Cotillard, nominated for an Academy Award for the French-language drama Two Days, One Night, will star in Assassin's Creed opposite Michael Fassbender. The two previously teamed in a new version of Macbeth, which is due in theaters later this year. It's not clear which role Cotillard will play in the big-budget action picture, which is envisioned as a franchise tentpole. Look for it in theaters on December 21, 2016. [Deadline]

 

Haywire

Deadpool: Gina Carano (Haywire) will join Deadpool opposite Ryan Reynolds. She will play a Marvel character known as Angel Dust; in the comics, she was "part of an underground mutant group known as the Morlocks." Also, another Marvel character, Colossus, has been confirmed to appear in the movie, which is set to start production next month under the direction of Tim Miller. It's scheduled for release on February 12, 2016. [Heat Vision]

 

Space Invaders

Space Invaders: Long in development, the movie version of classic video game Space Invaders is.showing new signs of life. Dan Kunka, who has built heat from several other yet-to-be-produced scripts he's written, has been brought on board the project. It may end up competing with another video game adaptation, Asteroids, for which a new writer was recently hired. [Deadline]

 

Big Game

Big Game Trailer: In a new Big Game trailer, Samuel L. Jackson stars as the U.S. president who crash-lands in the wilderness and must team up with a young warrior to survive an assassination plot. The movie is aiming for release in U.S. theaters later this year. [MovieClips]

 

 

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