Grab a tub of popcorn, drink a Mountain Dew, and get ready: Furious 7 is out in theaters, and we’re amped. We’re not expecting a masterstroke of filmmaking genius, but there’s one thing we can all agree on: the franchise has produced some of the most original, thrilling movies over the past few years, and the world is better of for it. I’m ready to declare an official Fast & Furious holiday, where everyone is required to act like Dominic Toretto.
Until that day comes, why not catch up on all the crazy movie reports from this week? There have been a lot of rumors, speculation and trailers, from a Full House reboot to our first look at Ash vs. Evil Dead. I am ready.
Hugh Jackman will play Wolverine “one last time”
Hugh Jackman has been so back and forth about his involvement with Wolverine, that it was getting difficult to follow. However, the actor has confirmed that he’ll don the bushy muttonchops One. Last. Time. At the rate he keeps flip-flopping, probably more times after that, too. [Instagram]
Daredevil character posters
You ready? Daredevil isn’t set to hit Netflix until April 10, but early reviews are overwhelmingly positive. Until the show is available for everyone to watch, why not gaze at these slick character posters? Mmmm posters. [ComingSoon]
Disney’s Mulan is getting the live-action treatment
First Cinderella, next Mulan. Disney has reportedly purchased a script for a live-action re-telling of the famous Chinese character. The character first popped up in theaters all the way back in 1998, and again in a straight-to-video sequel in 2005. Excited? So are we. [HollywoodReporter]
New actresses in Age of Ultron
How did this not get leaked? In some promotional material for an upcoming premiere in Los Angeles, both Julie Delpy (Before Midnight) and Linda Cardellini (Freaks & Geeks) are listed among the film’s cast. Unfortunately, their roles aren’t specified, so we’re left to speculate. Any guesses? [IGN]
Fantastic Four international trailer gives us new footage
The international trailer for Fantastic Four is here, and while it’s mostly the same, we do get glimpses at some new footage. It’s not much, but it’s better than nothing. The jury is still out on the upcoming reboot, but we’re hopeful. Fantastic Four is set to hit theaters on Aug. 7.
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice trailer
Finally, it looks like Zack Snyder is ready to unleash the first trailer for Batman v Superman. Multiple outlets have reportedly confirmed it’ll appear attached to Mad Max: Fury Road, which comes out a few weeks after Age of Ultron. It’s unclear how extensive the trailer will be, but I’m really hoping we’ll get to see Ben Affleck in the bat suit. [Variety]