Originally played by Raymond Burr back in the late 50s and early 60s, Matthew Rhys takes over as Perry Mason in a new HBO series that follows his early days as a private eye in 1930s Los Angeles before he became the legendary criminal defense lawyer he’s known for.
Joaquin Phoenix dons the makeup and bright colored suits of the Clown Prince of Crime in Todd Phillips’s Joker, which follows the transformation of aspiring comedian Arthur Fleck in 1980s Gotham City.
Joaquin Phoenix becomes Arthur Fleck, the man who becomes The Joker in some strand of the DC Multiverse, in the upcoming origin story from director Todd Phillips and executive producer Martin Scorsese.
Ryan Gosling steps into the spacesuit of Neil Armstrong to tell the story of the Apollo 11 mission from his perspective with La La Land director Damien Chazelle behind the camera in October’s First Man.
Although the investigation in to the murders of Biggie Smalls and Tupac already had a small screen dramatization on USA with “Unsolved”, the story is also coming to the big screen later this year as Johnny Depp stars as detective Russell Poole in City of Lies.
Ewan McGregor stars as twin brothers alongside Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Scoot McNairy, Jim Gaffigan, David Thewlis, Carrie Coon and Michael Stuhlbarg in the upcoming third season of FX’s excellent Fargo.
Kong returns next spring when a scientific expedition disturbs the ecosystem of Skull Island in the 70’s while trying to chart the island and draw the wrath of the “King”.