X-Men: Apocalypse

X-Men: Director Bryan Singer (X-Men: Apocalypse) suggests that shape-shifting mutant Mystique (above) could be featured in an X-Men spin-off movie because she has a “different view of the world. … It opens up a lot of avenues.” The character was originally played by Rebecca Romijn and more recently by Jennifer Lawrence, who has signaled her readiness to move on from the role. Still, Singer said that Mystique would be “right, whether it’s Jennifer or not.” [Empire via THR]

 

There Will Be Blood

1950s Fashion Movie: Daniel Day-Lewis, who won an Academy Award for his performance in Paul Thomas Anderson’s There Will Be Blood (above), may reunite with the director for a movie about the New York fashion industry in the 1950s. The actor has been “loosely attached” for a while; Anderson is currently working on the screenplay for the untitled project. [Variety]

 

Hemlock Grove

It: Bill Skarsgard (TV’s Hemlock Grove, above) is in final negotiations to star as a villainous clown known as Pennywise in the big-screen adaptation of Stephen King’s It. Last year, Will Poulter (We’re the Millers) was set for the role of a shapeshifting force of evil before the project was delayed. Andy Muschietti (Mama) will direct the movie, which will be released in two installments. [THR]

 

Independence Day: Resurgence

Independence Day: Resurgence Video: Jeff Goldblum narrates an amusing new video for Independence Day: Resurgence that recounts some of the hybrid alien technology that has been developed since 1996 in the movie’s alternate timeline. Look for the movie in theaters on June 24. [Movieclips]

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