Movie News: The Jungle Book, The 5th Wave, Child 44, Mr. Holmes, & More

Neel SethiYoung Neel Sethi here will play Mowgli in Jon Favreau’s version of The Jungle Book.

The Fifth Wave will hit theaters on January 29th, 2016.

And Child 44 will be released on April 17th, 2015.

Here’s a look at Ian McKellen as Sherlock Holmes in Mr. Holmes (a.k.a. A Slight Trick of the Mind). In addition, Hiroyuki Sanada has been cast in the movie.

And here’s a glimpse of Chris Hemsworth in In the Heart of the Sea, courtesy of Ron Howard.

David Heyman will produce and James Schamus will write the adaptation of Reza Aslan’s Zealot.

Movie News: Live by Night, Fifty Shades, Wolverine, Jungle Book, & More

  • Ben Affleck’s adaptation of Dennis Lehane’s Live by Night will hit theaters on Christmas Day, 2015.
  • Victor Rasuk has been cast as Jose in Fifty Shades of Grey.
  • James Mangold and Hugh Jackman are in negotiations for a new Wolverine movie.
  • Jon Favreau is reportedly in talks to direct Disney’s new version of Kipling’s The Jungle Book.
  • DreamWorks has acquired Doris Kearns Goodwin’s new book The Bully Pulpit.
  • Larry Charles is directing Robert Redford and Nick Nolte in Bill Bryson’s A Walk in the Woods.
  • Dee Rees is adapting Philip K. Dick’s Martian Time-Slip.
  • Unbroken has cast C.J. Valleroy to play the young version of Jack O’Connell’s character.
  • 20th Century Fox has acquired Samanthan Shannon’s The Bone Season.

Iron Man 3 Featurette: Cast Expanding

Iron Man 3This exclusive Iron Man 3 featurette from Fandango centers on Robert Downey Jr. and fellow cast members (including Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, and more) discussing their characters and relationships in the third movie, which Downey Jr. calls the “most entertaining and emotionally satisfying” of the three. There’s some new footage in there, too. Enjoy!