The Week in Movie News: 'Lando: A Star Wars Story' Is a Possibility, 'Deadpool 2' Is Reviewed and More

The Week in Movie News: 'Lando: A Star Wars Story' Is a Possibility, 'Deadpool 2' Is Reviewed and More

May 18, 2018

Need a quick recap on the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:



Lando Calrissian could get his own movie: Although the news broke first via mistranslated scoop, Lucasfilm has confirmed they're considering doing a Lando Calrissian Star Wars Story, just not next. Read more here.




Catch Me If You Can reunion: Steven Spielberg may direct Leonardo DiCaprio for the first time since their 2002 collaboration Catch Me If You Can. This time they'd be teaming up for a Ulysses S. Grant biopic. Read more here.




Howard the Duck lives: Not that we necessarily thought Howard the Duck had perished at the end of Avengers: Infinity War, but the Russo brothers have surprisingly confirmed he survived Thanos's snap of doom. Find out who else from the MCU died off screen or survived unseen here.




Deadpool 2 writers on Deadpool 3X-Force and deleted scenes: We talked to Deadpool 2 writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick about when we'll get a third outing with the Merc with a Mouth and what to expect from the spin-off movie X-Force. We also had a spoiler-filled discussion about the cameos, ending and deleted scenes. Read the whole two-part interview here and here. And also check out our review of Deadpool 2 here.



Harrison Ford in Solo: A Star Wars Story: What if they could have had younger Harrison Ford star in Solo: A Star War Story back in the day, or maybe de-aged Ford now to play the character again as a younger man? Watch this version of theSolo trailer with Ford's face superimposed over Alden Ehrenreich's to find out:



Bohemian Rhapsody teases a smashing musical biopic: The first trailer for the Queen and Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody is the champion of the world as far as making us excited to get right out and watch the movie. Watch it below.


BlacKkKlansman looks electrifying: The first trailer for BlacKkKlansman, which is wowing audiences at the Cannes Film Festival this week, showcases another powerful Spike Lee joint. And it looks pretty funny, too. Watch it below.


Mission: Impossile - Fallout promises more intense action: The first full trailer for Mission: Impossible - Fallout is heavy on plot and spectacular action set pieces, two things we can always depend on with this franchise. Watch it here:




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