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‘Just Cause’ Video Game Movie Gets ‘Stuber’ Director Michael Dowse

The Just Cause movie has just taken a major step forward. Michael Dowse (Stuber) has been tapped to helm the video game adaptation for Constantin Film. The studio has partnered with Prime Universe Films on the project, with the goal of launching a "global action franchise." Ambitious as that may sound, the video games have proved to be quite popular, so there is reason to think it could work as a movie series. Especially with the team in place. According to several reports, Michael Dowse has signed on to direct Just Cause. Dowse will be working from a screenplay penned by Derek Kolstad, best known for his work on the John Wick trilogy. Kolstad boarded the project in May 2019. Some of his other credits include Marvel's upcoming series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, as well as Kevin ...

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Nets’ Michael Beasley leaves Disney bubble, returns home after testing positive for COVID-19, per report

Michael Beasley's stint in the Orlando bubble didn't last long. The Brooklyn Nets signed him earlier this month as a replacement player as their roster has been hit hard with COVID-19 and injury issues, but Beasley himself has tested positive for COVID-19 and left Disney to return home, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.  As a result of the positive test, Beasley's status moving forward is up in the air at this point. In order to rejoin the Nets inside the bubble, Beasley will have to quarantine in his home for 10-14 days and then test negative for the virus on consecutive ...

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Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill released after being hospitalized with COVID-19

Watch Now: Boomer and Gio: NFL prohibits post-game jersey exchanges this season (1:04) Several players have tested positive for the novel coronavirus during the offseason, but players aren't the only ones affected by the virus in the lead-up to training camp. The Arizona Cardinals announced Friday that team owner Michael Bidwill was hospitalized after testing positive for COVID-19. Bidwill, 55, ...

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‘Halloween Kills’ Has the Entire Haddonfield Community Rising Up Against Michael Myers

The 2018 reboot of Halloween saw Jamie Lee Curtis's character of Laurie from the original film working with her daughter Karen and granddaughter Allyson to trap and finish off the serial killer Michael Myers once and for all. In an interview with Empire, writer-director David Gordon Green and co-writer Danny McBride spoke about their two upcoming back-to-back sequels to Halloween, starting with the upcoming Halloween Kills. McBride revealed that this time around, Michael will have to contend with not just Laurie, but an entire team of hunters. "It takes place the same night, picking up where the last movie ended. Events in the film bring together a lot of characters who were in the 1978 film who we didn't see last time. They gather to try, once and for all, to take down Michael, to stop...

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Michael Beasley ‘moving toward’ contract with Brooklyn Nets, per report

Watch Now: Nets' Spencer Dinwiddie and Taurean Prince To Sit Out Of NBA Restart (1:30) <p>Michael Beasley is "<a href="https://twitter.com/ShamsCharania/status/1281057478332088321" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">moving toward</a>" signing a contract with the Brooklyn Nets for the restart of the season at Disney World, according to The Athletic's Shams Charania. Beasley has not played in the NBA this season, and struggled in a supporting role for the Los Angeles Lakers last season. He was dealt to the Los Angeles Clippers at the trade deadline along with Ivica Zubac last season, but was immediately waived and went unsigned from there. He signed with the Chinese Basketball Association's Guandong Southern Tigers after d...

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Michael Bay’s Pandemic Thriller Cleared for Production After SAG Shut Down

Michael Bay is a maverick filmmaker that does what he wants, when he wants. So it came as a surprise when SAG-AFTRA shut down his plans to film one of the first new movies since the pandemic swept the world. This put the whole production in jeopardy heading into the weekend. But now SAG-AFTRA has rescinded those orders, and shooting should start soon on the lockdown thriller Songbird. It didn't take SAG-AFTRA long to change their minds. They made the decision to reverse their 'Do Not Work' order just one day after they put it into place. Songbird is being produced by On a Lark Productions, LLC. It is now confirmed that any guild members tied to the film can go to work effective immediately. RELATED: Michael Bay Is Producing First Pandemic Thriller to Shoot in L.A. During Lockdown Head...

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Michael Keaton Is Earth-99 Batman in ‘Crisis on Infinite Earths’ Concept Art

The Flash movie shot up every comic book fan's must-see list recently when it was announced that Warner Bros. is looking to bring Michael Keaton back as Batman for the forthcoming DC venture. Well, it seems that this is far from the first time in recent years that live-action DC projects have considered casting Michael Keaton as the Caped Crusader once again, with the release of Crisis on Infinite Earths: Paragons Rising revealing concept art of Keaton as the Bruce Wayne of Earth-99. Diseño de Andy Poon para el Bruce Wayne de Tierra-99 que interpretó Kevin Conroy en Crisis en Tierras Infinitas, aunque claramente se trata de Michael Keaton pic.twitter.com/rdK8suZuXU— Espacio DC (@Espacio_DC) July 1, 2020RELATED: Christian Bale Wanted as Batman If Michael Keaton's Flash Talks Fall Through...

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Christian Bale Wanted as ‘Batman’ If Michael Keaton’s ‘Flash’ Talks Fall Through?

Michael Keaton is reportedly in early talks to reprise the role of Bruce Wayne in The Flash along with other DC movies, and a wild new rumor suggests Warner Bros. is keeping Christian Bale in mind for their Plan B. Starring in Tim Burton's Batman in 1989 as well as its 1992 sequel Batman Returns, Keaton has been a fan favorite Batman actor for decades, and news of his potential entry into the DCEU has fans all across the world excited about the prospect. As exciting as the potentiality is, it might be a little premature to pop open the champagne bottle just yet. Michael Keaton has not yet officially signed on with Warner Bros. to play the role, and if the reports are accurate, the two sides are still in the early stages of negotiations. This means there's a chance the deal with Keaton ...

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‘The Flash’ Movie Will Put Michael Keaton’s Batman Back in the Batsuit

Fear not, DC fans as Michael Keaton will indeed be wearing the batsuit once again. We recently learned that Keaton, who starred as the iconic DC hero in Tim Burton's 1989 Batman, will make a return to the role for The Flash solo movie, which will be an adaptation of the Flashpoint storyline. Now, we have confirmation that this won't just be a return as Bruce Wayne, with Keaton confirmed to be putting on the suit. In the days since the news first broke, there has been discussion regarding the capacity of Michael Keaton's appearance. It seemed possible that he might appear as Bruce Wayne and not Batman. But now a new report has cleared things up, stating that "Keaton would appear in costume." It's worth noting that the actor is currently in talks for a return that could see him in multip...

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Michael Rooker Paid Special Tribute to MCU Daddy Yondu Over Father’s Day Weekend

The MCU is a tough place for superheroes when it comes to their fathers. Most of them are either dead, or emotionally distant, or outright alien despots obsessed with ending half of all life in the universe. In this cluster of crappy parenting, Guardians of the Galaxy father Yondu Udonta stands apart as a shining example of a... somewhat okay dad. On Father's day, Michael Rooker took to Instagram to remember Yondu through two posts, with the following messages. "Happy Father's Day out dar to all y'all Daddy's Btw.......happy Father's Day to all the fathers out dar who will never know What it's like to be a daddy........." RELATED: Guardians of the Galaxy 4 Will Probably Introduce a New Team of Marvel Superheroes The last bit is a reference to Yondu's most famous line, when he told Pete...

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