'Transformers 4' Casting News; Angelina Jolie's 'Salt 2' Gets a Screenwriter
Mark Wahlberg and Optimus Prime have found two new co-stars. Newcomers Brenton Thwaites and Nicola Peltz have landed lead roles in Michael Bay's Transformers 4. Pelts will play Wahlberg's teenage daughter and Thwaites will play her biker boyfriend. Thwaites has a key role in Disney's upcoming Maleficent, while Peltz will soon be seen in A&E's Bates Motel. The all-new human cast will also be joined by a new line-up of robots when the film hits theaters June 27, 2014. [TwitchFilm]
Remember Angelina Jolie’s spy thriller Salt? Apparently some people do, enough to make people want to develop a sequel. After Jolie passed on original Salt writer Kurt Wimmer’s take on the new film, Sony has hired scribe Becky Johnston (The Prince of Tides) to pen a new take. [The Hollywood Reporter]
Dust off your Aviators and get ready to go back to the Danger Zone, Top Gun is returning to the big screen! Paramount has issued a press release announcing the IMAX 3D re-release of the 1986 hit starring Tom Cruise on February 8, 2013.
Fans wanting a sequel to Kill Bill are in for disappointment. “I don’t know if there’s ever going to be a Kill Bill. Vol 3. We’ll see, probably not though,” Quentin Tarantino said in a recent interview. The director did indicate, however, that his next project might be a “companion piece” to Django Unchained and Inglourious Basterds, forming an unofficial trilogy of sorts. Unchained arrives in theaters on Christmas Day. [WeGotThisCovered]
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