Sunday Movie Scoop – 7/14/13

  • We also got a new Elysium featurette this week, highlighting the “disparity of wealth and poverty” in the film’s futuristic setting.
  • Be on the lookout Agent Carter, the upcoming Marvel one-shot featuring Hayley Atwell reprising her Captain America role of Peggy Carter. The short will appear exclusively on the Iron Man 3 Blu-Ray coming out this September.

  • Rumor has it that Kick-Ass 2 director Jeff Wadlow has been tapped to write and possibly direct an X-Force movie.
  • Ben Affleck is in talks to play the lead role in director David Fincher’s upcoming Gone Girl, based on the Gillian Flynn’s 2012 best-selling novel.
  • Elijah Wood’s upcoming horror-comedy Cooties is on its way with a hilarious cast including Alison Pill, Rainn Wilson, Jack McBrayer, Jorgé Garcia, Nasim Pedrad.
  • Following their split with Warner Brothers, Legendary Pictures announced a five-year partnership with Universal. Goodbye, DC superheroes, hello… Hot Wheels?
  • Vin Diesel gave a promising update on his meeting with Marvel, posing next to an Avengers poster at the studio offices.

  • Have a look (and another!) at Jamie Foxx as Electro in The Amazing Spider-Man 2.
  • Speaking of Bond – if you’ve got a few million bucks to spare, why not spend it on the Lotus Espirit amphibian car from The Spy Who Loved Me, up for auction this fall?
  • The first poster for Wally Pfister’s Transcendence has been released online! It’s an international Chinese-language poster, but still pretty dang cool.
  • New concept art for Captain America: The Winter Soldier surfaced earlier this week, featuring Cap and Bucky Barnes engaged in some some pretty intense shield-to-arm combat. Check out some previously-released Winter Soldier concept art over here!
  • And, just for fun, here’s Karaoke Night at the Star Wars Cantina with Patton Oswalt, Billy Dee Williams, and Jason Schwartzman singing a touching rendition of Coconut Records’ West Coast.

About Isabel Hsu

Isabel is a film student, comic book lover, movie theater addict, Boston sports fanatic, poster print hoarder, and pop culture junkie. She's also probably shorter than you. Twitter: @isabelhsu_.

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