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  Captain America 3 Set to Begin Filming in April 2015!!



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Captain America: The Winter Soldier kicked of the 2014 blockbuster season with a bang, and though it may eventually be eclipsed by Guardians of the Galaxy in box office earnings, Cap’s first sequel was an unequivocal smash hit. Of course, this means our expectations for Captain America 3 are very high.  Knowing how The Winter Soldier ended – including the film’s post-credit scene – we have a pretty good idea of where the series is heading. Returning directors Anthony and Joe Russo have already confirmed Cap 3 will indeed deal with Steve (Chris Evans) and Bucky’s (Sebastian Stan) complex relationship. And it’s presumed that after his stint in The Avengers: Age of UItron, Cap will take off on a journey to track down the wayward Winter Soldier.

Actors who may appear in Cap 3 (besides Evans and Stan) are Anthony Mackie as Falcon, Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow, and Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, though none of them have been officially confirmed. Regardless, whomever is starring in the sequel will need an open schedule come next April because – as the Russo brothers revealed to Collider today – that’s when the film starts shooting in Atlanta, GA.

An April start date for filming on Captain America 3 means its production will be happening right as Age of Ultron releases on May 1st, 2015. Which, honestly, sounds like a logistical nightmare for Evans, who will need to be promoting one movie while filming another. With that in mind, it seems pretty obvious why the guy is willing to hand over the shield once his six-film contract is up.  Just who he’ll be handing the shield over to – if he doesn’t re-up his contract – remains a mystery, but there are two strong candidates: Bucky and Falcon. In the comics, both characters have (or will have) Captain America experience.

Bucky, of course, famously took up the mantle when Steve Rogers “died.” Meanwhile, Falcon will take up the mantle in Captain America #25 this fall. Going by the foreshadowing in Captain America 2 and Stan’s nine-film contract, one might assume that the odds are in his favor, but nothing is set in stone at this point.  What do you think will be in store for Cap and friends in Captain America 3? Will this film feature a passing of the torch… err, shield? Or will Cap 3 only signal the beginning of the end for Steve Rogers? Sound off in the comments below!

Captain America 3 will be in theaters May 6th, 2016.






















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August 21, 2014


Christian Bale and Cate Blanchett Join Serkis on The Jungle Book: Origins!


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Following the announcement yesterday that Warner Bros. had cast Benedict Cumberbatch as the voice of Shere Khan in the Andy Serkis-directed The Jungle Book: Origins, we've now got word on who will be joining him for the film.


According to The Hollywood Reporter, Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Naomie Harris, Tom Hollander, Eddie Marsan and Peter Mullan will voice characters in the October 21, 2016 release based on Rudyard Kipling's novel, while Rohan Chand (Bad Words) will star as the human boy Mowgli. Serkis will also take a role in the film.


Serkis will play Baloo the bear, Bale is the panther Bagheera, Blanchett will voice Kaa, Hollander is the jackal Tabaqui, Mullan will be leader of the wolf pack Akela, Harris is the female wolf Nisha, and Marsan is her mate Vihaan.  Callie Kloves wrote the script, while her father, Steve Kloves ("Harry Potter" films), is producing.


The film will arrive more than a year after Disney's The Jungle Book (October 9, 2015), directed by Jon Favreau. In that version, Mowgli is played by newcomer Neel Sethi and Idris Elba, Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Lupita Nyong'o, Ben Kingsley, Christopher Walken and Giancarlo Esposito are providing the animal voices.




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