Doug Liman Will Direct DC’s ‘Dark Universe’, Drops Out of ‘Gambit’

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It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything on Warner Bros.Justice League Dark film, titled Dark Universe. Guillermo del Toro was attached to direct for a few years, but he eventually dropped out. Since then, we’ve heard a slew of director and casting rumors for the DC movie. In the meantime, an animated movie starring the supernatural team was announced for a 2017 release.

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‘Gambit’ Movie Described as a “Heist Movie” and “Sexy Thriller”

After Rise of the Planet of the Apes director Rupert Wyatt dropped out, production on the upcoming superhero movie Gambit starring Channing Tatum has been temporarily halted. Now, as it appears that Edge of Tomorrow director Doug Liman will be helming the project, production is almost ready to begin. Collider spoke with producer Simon Kinberg, who is overseeing all things X-Men at 20th Century Fox, about the film where he unveiled some new details.

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Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Luna Park’ Starring Tom Cruise Adds ‘Pan’ Screenwriter

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For a 53 year old man, Tom Cruise is oddly at the peak of his action movie career. Most recently, he put his life on the line (multiple times) shooting Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation and has also starred in big budget action movies like Edge of TomorrowOblivion, and Jack Reacher. While Cruise is currently shooting Jack Reacher: Never Go Back and Mission: Impossible 6 soon after, he will be re-teaming with Edge of Tomorrow director Doug Liman for the sci-fi thriller Luna Park.

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Rumor: Shane Black, Doug Liman, and Joe Cornish are Top Contenders to Direct ‘Gambit’

After Rupert Wyatt left the project over a month ago, Twentieth Century Fox has been pushing to find a replacement to direct the upcoming X-Men spinoff Gambit. Channing Tatum is attached to star as the titular character and it appears the search for a new director is down to just three. According to HeroicHollywood, it is down to Shane Black (Iron Man 3), Doug Liman (Edge of Tomorrow), and Joe Cornish (Attack the Block).

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