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Stars of DC, Marvel and ‘Star Wars’ franchises join Bong Joon-ho’s first film since ‘Parasite’

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  • Oscar-winning director Bong Joon-ho has begun pre-production on his latest project, a sci-fi movie based on the Edward Ashton novel “Mickey7.”
  • The untitled production is Bong's first directorial endeavor since his 2019 film “Parasite.”
  • Stars of the DC, Marvel and Star Wars franchises will be featured in the film, including Robert Pattinson, Mark Ruffalo and Naomi Ackie.

“Parasite” director Bong Joon-ho has gathered an ensemble cast for his latest project, a sci-fi movie which is set to begin shooting this summer. 

Pre-production for the upcoming film is underway at Warner Bros Studios Leavesden, according to Deadline

Warner Bros. censors gay relationship dialogue in ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore’ for China release

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  • Warner Bros. has approved China’s request to remove references to a gay relationship in the movie “Fanastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore.”
  • A six-second dialogue alluding to a romance between the male characters Albus Dumbledore and Gellert Grindelwald was removed from the film’s 142-minute runtime.
  • Although the lines were removed, Warner Bros. claimed that “the spirit of the film remains intact.”
  • It was revealed by “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling in 2007 that Dumbledore identifies as gay.
  • His sexual orientation was referenced for the first time in the “Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore” film.

Warner Bros. has accepted China’s request to remove dialogue that alludes to a gay relationship in the upcoming film “Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore.”

The six seconds of dialogue, which references the romantic past between the male characters Albus Dumbledore and Gellert Grindelwald, was removed from the film’s total runtime of 142 minutes. The lines “because I was in love with you” and “the summer Gellert and I fell in love” were edited out upon China’s request. 

Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara Allegedly Traded Sex for Movie Roles With Actress

Warner Bros. chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara has released a statement apologizing for his inappropriate actions in the past amid a sexual misconduct investigation launched by WarnerMedia.

Tsujihara allegedly entered a sexual relationship with British actress Charlotte Kirk in exchange for getting her roles in movies, according to The Hollywood Reporter which published some of the hundreds of leaked text messages between both parties.

Olivia Munn Pissed That ‘Furiously Masturbating’ Director Brett Ratner Still Has a Job

During her interview with Los Angeles Times on Nov. 18, actress Olivia Munn candidly admitted that she is disturbed with how the film industry tackled the Brett Ratner sexual misconduct case.

The 37-year-old actress told the publication that she wanted Warner Bros. to sever all ties and relationships with the director. However, the company still maintains connection with Ratner via his production company RatPac-Dune Entertainment.

DC is Looking For an Asian Male Teen to Play Beast Boy in ‘Titans’ Live-Action TV Show

DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television are looking for a teenaged Asian actor to play the role of Beast Boy for the “Titans” live-action TV series, based on DC Comics’ “Teen Titans”.

The casting call for the role, posted on casting site Cast It Talent, stated that the production is in search of a 13-15-year-old Asian male.

‘Fullmetal Alchemist’ Shows White Hollywood How to Properly Make a Live-Action Anime Film

Warner Bros. Japan has released a new trailer for the live-action adaptation of “Fullmetal Alchemist”, the popular anime series that follows two brothers trying to resurrect their deceased mother through alchemy.

Fans were quick to compare the upcoming film to the recent live-action “Ghost In The Shell,” which flopped at the box office partly because of casting controversies that accused it of whitewashing. The film, which stars Scarlett Johansson, earned a dismal $19 million in its first three days.

Warner Bros. Was Secretly Paying Youtubers Tons of Money to Promote Games

A settlement between the Federal Trade Commission and Warner Bros. was reached on Monday following the allegation that the entertainment company failed to “adequately disclose” paying online influencers to make good reviews.

The FTC charged Warner Bros. of deceiving consumers during the marketing period of “Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor,” a video game launched in September 2014. Sponsored videos were viewed more than 5.5 million times during the campaign, according to the official press release.