News Briefs: ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Sequel Update

Edge of Tomorrow

Live Die Repeat and Repeat: Doug Liman, who directed Edge of Tomorrow, has confirmed that he remains on board to helm the sequel. He also says that the project has now been titled Live Die Repeat and Repeat — echoing marketing material for the original (above) — and that Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt are “excited” about appearing in the sequel. [Collider]

Dave Chappelle

A Star Is Born: Dave Chappelle has joined the cast of A Star Is Born. He will play an old friend of Bradley Cooper, who is starring alongside Stefani Germanotta, also known as Lady Gaga. Cooper is directing. Andrew Dice Clay and Sam Elliott are already set to costar. The movie is slated for release on September 28, 2018. [THR]

Daddy's Home / Bullet to the Head

Untitled Comedy: Will Ferrell (Daddy’s Home, above left) and Jason Momoa (Bullet to the Head, above right) may star together in a comedy. Andy Mogel and Jarrad Paul, who teamed on The D Train, pitched the original idea and will now write the script. Reportedly, it will revolve around Ferrell as a former TV star who reunites with his son (Momoa), who has become a TV star on his own. [Deadline]

Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman Trailer: Gal Gadot springs into action in a new trailer for Wonder Woman, coming to the aid of mankind and discovering the full extent of her powers. Chris Pine, David Thewlis, Robin Wright, Danny Huston and Connie Nielsen also star; the movie opens in theaters on June 2. [Movieclips]

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