Movie News: Tom Hanks Will Go Sci-Fi as Robot Creator

The Circle

Bios: Tom Hanks (above in The Circle) will star in Bios. He’ll portray a dying man who creates a robot to protect the life of his beloved dog in a post-apocalyptic setting. TV veteran Miguel Sapochnik (Game of Thrones) will direct. Craig Luck and Ivor Powell wrote the original screenplay; Robert Zemeckis will serve as a producer. [Variety]

Table 19

Nicole: Back in January, we heard that Anna Kendrick (above in Table 19) was in talks to star in Nicole, a comedy about the daughter of Santa Claus, who must “take over the family business” when her father retires. Now the movie has started production and Kendrick has shared the first look at her character, dressed festively for the occasion. Bill Hader, Billy Eichner and Shirley MacLaine also star. [Instagram via Coming Soon]

It begins….. N O E L L E ????

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Rough Night

Reflective Light: Scarlett Johansson (above with Jillian Bell in Rough Night) is in early talks to star in a drama titled Reflective Light as the devoted mother of a teenage boy who is allergic to sunlight. It’s based on The Deepest Secret, a novel by Carla Buckley first published in 2014. The movie will be directed by Gregory Crewdson, an art photographer making his feature debut. [Variety]

Justice League

Justice League TV Spot: In a new, extended television spot for Justice League, we see Batman (Ben Affleck), Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), Aquaman (Jason Momoa), The Flash (Ezra Miller) and Cyborg (Ray Fisher) spring into action against a formidable foe. The action-adventure will open in theaters on November 17; tickets are now available. [Movieclips]

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