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JUMANJI Reboot, ROBOPOCALYPSE and more in News Invasion

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We have some cool news stories for your reading pleasure in today’s News Invasion, including Jumanji getting a reboot, Marc Webb‘s not returning for The Amazing Spider-Man sequel, Chris Hemsworth sought for Robopocalypse, and more.

THR reports that Jumanji is getting a reboot, and both 21 Jump Street and Men in Black are getting sequels. Men in Black III made $615.5 million dollars, so it is a no brainer for Sony to make another one. 21 Jump Street was also great in theaters, so it makes sense as well. The only odd decision for me is Jumanji. The original film is decent, but should be left alone.

THR also reports that Marc Webb will not be back to direct the sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man. It looks as though he currently owes 20th Century Fox a film before he can do anything elsel According to Columbia Pictures President Doug Belgrad.
Steven Spielberg wants Chris Hemsworth (Thor, Cabin in the Woods) to star in Robopocalypse, according to DeadlineDrew Goddard (Cabin in the Woods, Cloverfield) wrote the screenplay for the film. I loved Cabin in the Woods and think Hemsworth is a good actor, so this sounds like a great casting choice.
Finally we have a cool piece of poster art from Arnold Schwarzenegger‘s next film, The Last Stand. The poster  was tweeted by Jaimie Alexander, who stars in the film. Kim Jee-Woon (The Good the Bad the Weird, I Saw the Devil) is directing the action film, that also stars Luis Guzman, Johnny Knoxville, Zach Gilford, Forest Whitaker, Rodrigo Santoro, Eduardo Noriega, Peter Stormare, Harry Dean Stanton, and Genesis Rodriguez.


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