The Rock Joins the Cast of Moana

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Dwayne Johnson has announced his role as the male lead in Disney's upcoming Polynesian mythology inspired film, Moana. His role has not been officially announced, but he will likely play the god Maui, travel companion and guide of Disney's first Polynesian princess, Moana. Not only is he acting in the movie, but he's singing too. Wondering if he's got the pipes? Yeah, he totally does:

Jason Segel to Helm LEGO Spinoff Movie, 'Billion Brick Race'

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There are already three new LEGO movies coming out in the next few years, and we're about the get a fourth.  

Jason Segel is to write and direct Billion Brick Race alongside Iron Man 3 writer Drew Pearce.  Segel helped write the Muppets film that he starred in in 2011, so his foray into the world of LEGO isn't terribly out of character.  Billion Brick Race will follow Ninjago in 2016, The Lego Batman Movie in 2017 and The Lego Movie 2 in 2018, but no release date has been set.

Sony Appears to be Pursuing an Attack on Titan Adaptation

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Sony's just picked up a bunch of domains related to Attack on Titan, spreading rumors that they're making a movie out of the massively popular anime:

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Currently, these domains redirect to the Sony Pictures website, and it seems entirely likely that Sony is poised to start working on an American adaptation of Attack on Titan, or at least starting talks to that end.  There are two Japanese Attack on Titan films currently in the works (they'll be out later this year), but in all likelihood they won't make it to the US and we'll get saddled with a questionable Westernized adaptation (lookin' at you, Ghost in the Shell).

Check Out This Teaser Trailer for Bilal

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From the video description:

A thousand years ago, one boy with a dream of becoming a great warrior is abducted with his sister and taken to a land far away from home.Thrown into a world where greed and injustice rule all, Bilal finds the courage to raise his voice and make a change.Inspired by true events, this is a story of a real hero who earned his remembrance in time and history.