Will Smith, Jared Leto, Tom Hardy to play super villains comic adaptation Suicide Squad

Will Smith, Jared Leto, Tom Hardy, Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney and Cara Delevingne have all signed on for Warner Bros.’ super villain adaptation Suicide Squad, Variety reports. Suicide Squad, which hits theaters on August 5, 2016, is based on the DC comic of the same name, centering on a team of bad guys and gals ….

Jeff Shakoor rewriting Uptown Saturday Night remake for Will Smith

Studio System News reports that Jeff Shakoor has been tapped to rewrite the script for Will Smith’s upcoming remake of the cult classic Blaxploitation comedy Uptown Saturday Night, which Warner Bros. and Smith’s Overbrook Entertainment plan to release in 2014. Will Smith, James Lassiter, Ken Stovitz and Jada Pinkett Smith will produce Uptown Saturday Night, ….

Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones bringing Men in Black 3 to IMAX 3D

IMAX and Sony Pictures today announced that the action comedy Men in Black 3 will be released to IMAX theatres simultaneously with the film’s worldwide release on May 25, 2012. Directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, Men in Black 3 is the first in the franchise to be released in IMAX. Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones ….

Spike Lee in talks to direct remake of Asian cult classic thriller Oldboy

According to TwitchFilm, Spike Lee is currently in talks to direct the long-rumored Hollywood remake of Park Chan-Wook’s cult classic revenge thriller Oldboy. Development on the remake supposedly began in 2008 with word that Steven Spielberg and Will Smith were eyeing the project and now it appears to be finally moving ahead. Oldboy is set ….

Will Smith and Jay-Z team on Annie big screen adaptation and other film projects

According to Variety, a big screen Annie re-imagination with Willow Smith as the titular orphan will be developed by a new joint venture between her dad Will Smith’s Overbrook Entertainment and hip-hop mogul Jay-Z, in association with Sony Pictures. Annie will be produced by Jay-Z and Overbrook, which includes principals Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, ….

The Matrix creators reach out to Will Smith for new secret action film project

Andy and Lana (formerly Larry) Wachowski – the wunderkinds behind the sci-fi classic The Matrix – are developing a secret project at Warner Bros. called Hood, which is described as a modern, urban take on Robin Hood, according to an exclusive THR report. The Wachowskis are writing and attached to direct the film, currently shrouded ….

Will Smith circling Legend Of Cain Bible story with vampires?

According to Deadline, Will Smith has attached himself to star in and produce The Legend Of Cain, an epic re-telling of the Biblical sibling tale, only this time it will have a vampiric twist. The report states that Smith would play Cain, and he’ll produce with Overbrook Entertainment partners Jada Pinkett Smith, James Lassiter and ….

Tom Cruise confirmed for another Impossible Mission if Knight and Day performs overseas

Paramount has been quietly putting together a fourth installment of Mission: Impossible, and according to THR, the studio has gotten Tom Cruise to commit to returning as “C.I.A. Agent Ethan Hunt.” According to the report, Paramount vice chairman Rob Moore said Tuesday. “We absolutely are excited about having Tom Cruise star in this movie.” But ….