Geek Headlines- Mulan Live-Action Movie, Jessica Jones Season 3, Aquaman, and More!

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Disney’s live-action remake of Mulan has just cast two more major roles, after adding Donnie Yen earlier this week. Actress Gong Li has signed on to play the villain, who is a powerful witch. Actor Jet Li is in final talks to play the emperor of China. Mulan will open in theaters March 27th, 2020.

Director James Wan tweeted a picture from the set of Aquaman, teasing that actor Randall Park has joined the cast. According to the hashtag, Park will be playing the scientist Dr. Stephen Shin, a colleague of Aquaman’s father. Aquaman surfaces in theaters December 21st.

Jessica Jones has officially been renewed for a third season with Netflix. The hard-drinking private eye will remain a part of Netflix’s Marvel lineup, even with news of Disney’s own streaming service receiving an original new superhero series. Jessica Jones season 2 debuted last month on Netflix, and the next Marvel show, Luke Cage season 2, premieres in June.

Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for its upcoming film Ocean’s 8, a female-led heist comedy spinning off from the Ocean’s trilogy. The star-studded cast includes Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Sandra Bullock, and Rihanna, as a group of women attempt to rob the MET Gala. Ocean’s 8 opens in theaters on June 8th.

Watch the trailer below!

Director David Leitch has officially signed on to head an untitled Fast & Furious spinoff film starring Dwayne Johnson and Jason Staham. Both actors will play their respective characters Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw. The film is due in theaters July 26th, 2019.

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