News: Artemis Fowl, Jack Reacher 2 and Benicio del Toro

Acclaimed British thespian and director of the recent live-action adaptation of Cinderella, Kenneth Branagh, looks set to take on Eoin Colfer’s critically acclaimed Artemis Fowl series for the big screen. Nothing has been confirmed yet, but it’s sounding likely that Branagh will tackle the boy-genius story after his next film, Murder on The Orient Express. (Source: Den of Geek)

Jack Reacher 2 is set for a October 2016 release. Based on the books of Lee Childs and starring Tom Cruise in the lead role, the Christopher McQuarrie directed first film took over $200m at the global box office. The sequel will be directed by Ed Zwick and Cobbie Smoulders is reportedly in talks for the female lead. (Source: The Wrap)

It’s been confirmed Benicio del Toro will be in Star Wars: Episode VIII – and its reported he’ll be taking on the role of a villain. Directed by Rian Johnson, Episode VIII will be released in May 2017. (Source: Slash Film)

Check out the trailer for Tom Hooper’s The Danish Girl:

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