News Briefs: Sam Raimi May Direct Bermuda Triangle Movie

Sam Raimi

Bermuda Triangle: Sam Raimi (above) is in talks to direct a movie about the Bermuda Triangle. The most recent script was written by the team of Doug Miro and Carlo Bernard, whose previous credits include The Sorcerer’s Apprentice and Prince of Persia: Sands of Time. Two other projects are also in development about the region, known for the mysterious disappearance of planes and ships. [Heat Vision]

Still Mine

Jurassic World 2: Veteran character actor James Cromwell (Still Mine, above) has joined the cast of Jurassic World 2. Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard are reprising their roles, but no other character details have been released so far. The sequel begins filming later this month, aiming for theatrical release on June 22, 2018, under the direction of J.A. Bayona. [THR]

Furious 7

Widows: Michelle Rodriguez (Furious 7, above) will costar in Widows. The thriller will be directed by Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave), who cowrote the script with Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl). Viola Davis and Cynthia Erivo will also star. It’s based on a British miniseries about four women who decide to pick up where their thieving husbands left off after they’re killed during a botched heist. [Deadline]

Kong: Skull Island

Kong: Skull Island Clip: We’ve seen a giant ape battling another giant beast before, but never quite on the scale that is displayed in a brief, dynamic new clip from Kong: Skull Island. The cast is led by Tom Hiddleston and Brie Larson; it opens in theaters on March 10. [Movieclips]