News Briefs: Zoe Saldana Confirms She'll Appear in 'Avengers: Infinity War'



Guardians of the Galaxy


Avengers: Infinity War: Zoe Saldana (Guardians of the Galaxy, above) has confirmed a rumor that she will be appearing in Avengers: Infinity War. She says: “I don’t know when they’re gonna let me read it. I mean, I’m not looking forward to the five hours of green makeup, but every time I finally arrive on set I feel so happy and lucky to be there.” The movie and its sequel are filming simultaneously; the first installment is due on May 4, 2018. [MTV News via ScreenRant]


 


Lion


The Intouchables: Nicole Kidman (Lion, above) and Amara Karan (TV’s The Night Of) are in early talks to join The Intouchables. Bryan Cranston and Kevin Hart are set to star in the remake of a French comedy based on a true story about a suddenly disabled aristocrat who hires a young man from the projects to be his caretaker. Neil Burger (Divergent) will direct. [Deadline]


 


Margot Robbie


I, Tonya: We already know that Margot Robbie will star in I, Tonya as figure skater Tonya Harding, who fell into disgrace after she helped arrange an attack on rival skater Nancy Kerrigan in 1994. Now Paul Walter Hauser (TV’s Kingdom) has joined the cast in the role of Shawn Eckhardt, a self-appointed bodyguard to Harding who participated in the attack. Sebastian Stan also stars; Craig Gillespie (The Finest Hours) will direct. [Deadline]


 


Baywatch


Baywatch Trailer: A new international trailer for Baywatch is NSFW (not safe for work); it features salty language throughout. Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron and Alexandra Daddario star as lifeguards; the action-comedy will open in theaters on May 26. [Movieclips]