Last Week(s) in Hollywood: ‘Superman: Legacy,’ ‘Masters of the Universe,’ ‘Tron: Ares’ & More

There’s a lot of breaking news in Hollywood happening every minute. In the age of the blockbuster, it’s easy for some smaller movie and television news to slip through the crack. Last Week in Hollywood is our weekly series highlighting all the interesting news from the last week that we thought didn’t warrant its own post, but was still worth mentioning. It’s less personal opinions and more a hearty roundup of what you might have missed.

Anthony Carrigan Is Metamorpho

Anthony Carrigan (Gotham, Barry) has boarded the cast of Superman: Legacy as the classic DC character Rex Mason / Metamorpho. He joins a cast of heroes that currently includes Isabela Merced as Hawkgirl, Edi Gathegi as Mister Terrific, and Nathan Fillion as macho Green Lantern Guy Gardner. | Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Netflix’s Masters of the Universe Movie Is Dead

Netflix‘s live-action film reboot of Masters of the Universe is officially dead. Insiders said that close to $30 million has already been spent on development costs. Kyle Allen would have starred as He-Man with filmmaking duo Adam and Aaron Nee (The Lost City) directing. Apparently “budget concerns” was the reason Netflix decided to shelve the project. | Source: Variety

Two More Actors Join Tron: Ares

Cameron Monaghan and Sarah Desjardins have closed deals to join Tron: Ares, the third film in the Tron sci-fi franchise from Disney. The upcoming threequel follows Leto’s computer program Ares on a journey from the digital world to that of humans. | Deadline

The Nee Brothers Attached to New Lego Movie

Adam and Aaron Nee are going from Masters of the Universe to Universal. The duo reportedly have a deal at Universal to develop a new hybrid live-action animation film around the Lego franchise. | Source: Variety

More News to Know

  • Javier Bardem has rounded the cast of Apple Studios’ untitled F1 pic starring Brad Pitt. (Deadline)
  • MGM has moved Challengers out of 2023. The R-rated tennis drama starring Zendaya has been pushed back from September 15, 2023, to April 26, 2024. (The Hollywood Reporter)
  • The Exorcist: Deceiver will hit theaters on April 18, 2025. It will be the second installment in a planned Exorcist trilogy. (Variety)

That’s it for the last few weeks. What projects mentioned are you interested in seeing once completed? Tell us in the comments!

Author: Marmaduke Karlston

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