Hello again to all our Glomp readers! In this week’s Weekend News Recap, we talk Harley Quinn spinoff film, huge Marvel casting news and the Transformers official movie title. Here is the biggest news stories from May 16 – May 22.
Harley Quinn Spinoff Film starring Margot Robbie is in the Works
According to The Hollywood Reporter, a Harley Quinn spinoff film is in the works over at DC/WB. If that’s not interesting enough, they also reported that the film will possibly star other popular female DC characters such as Batgirl and Birds of Prey. The report also mentions that Margot Robbie not only star in the film but will also produce the film.
Marvel Announce Actors and Characters Joining Thor: Ragnarok
As for Marvel, they made some huge casting announcements this past week. Fan-favorite actor, Jeff Goldblum, will play the role of Grandmaster, Karl Urban (who can be seen in the upcoming Star Trek Beyond) will be playing Skurge, and Lord of the Rings actress, Cate Blanchett, will play the villain Hela. The image above was some concept art also released, which shows Hela. The three well known actors will be joining Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba, Mark Ruffalo and Tessa Thompson. Thor: Ragnarok hits theaters Nov. 3, 2017.
Michael Keaton in Talks (Again) to Play Spider-Man: Homecoming Villain
According to reports, veteran actor Michael Keaton is in talks once again to play a huge role in the upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming. Back in April, Keaton was in talks to play the villain in the next Spider-Man film from Marvel and Sony. Those talks fell threw but now it looks like they are on again. The hot rumor going around is that if Keaton signs on, he will play Vulture, a popular foe of Spider-Man. Keaton is no stranger to playing superheroes but it would be pretty awesome to see him play a villain.
Michael Bay Reveals Title for Next Transformers Film
Director Michael Bay, the director some people love to hate, took to Instagram to reveal the official title for the next Transformers film. The teaser trailer revealed that the title of the film would be Transformers: The Last Knight. Shooting for the film will begin in June and it will be Bay’s last film as director of the franchise. Steven Spielberg will produce the film. Transformers: The Last Knight is set to release June 2017.
Which story from this week’s Weekend News Recap are you most excited about?