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Disney Sued For ‘Toy Story 4’ Character, ‘Justice League’ Reshoots & Ryan Gosling Starring In Stuntman Drama

Movie news roundup: Disney caught in Duke Caboom controversy, Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill returning for ‘Justice League’ reshoots, and David Leitch directing Ryan Gosling in untitled drama.
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Toy Story 4’s the subject of a new lawsuit…

Duke Caboom in TOY STORY 4
Duke Caboom in TOY STORY 4

and are being sued for allegedly ripping off Evel Knievel’s likeness for the fearless character of Duke Caboom (voiced by ).

The lawsuit claims that Disney has profited from the unauthorized use of Evel Knievel’s likeness, thanks to the fourth Toy Story movie.

In the film, Duke Caboom is an action figure toy based on Canada’s greatest stuntman. He joins forces with Woody, Buzz, and the other toys in their quest.

Duke Caboom
Duke Caboom
Keanu Reeves voiced Duke Caboom
Keanu Reeves voiced Duke Caboom
Evel Knievel
Evel Knievel

According to TMZ, K&K Promotions, who manage the late Evel Knievel, have filed a lawsuit against Disney, Pixar, and other subsidiaries for the unauthorized homage.

This isn’t the first time the Mouse House has been taken to court over allegations of such nature. Hopefully, the parties involved will reach a settlement.

’s is getting reshoots…

Justice League

In preparation for the future release of the Snyder cut of Justice League, actors , , and other stars have been called back for reshoots.

The report comes from THR and it says that new scenes will be shot next month, with the aforementioned stars, and Ray Fisher expected to return for the HBO Max limited series. The filming will reportedly commence filming in just over a week or so.

Zack Snyder
Zack Snyder

While we all know the plot of the film, which makes the limited series different from the theatrical movie is that the story will be seen from Snyder’s perspective.

and teaming up for stuntman drama…

David Leitch to direct Ryan Gosling in upcoming movie
David Leitch to direct Ryan Gosling in an upcoming movie

John Wick and Deadpool 2 director David Leitch is helming a new film project for Universal, with Blade Runner actor Ryan Gosling set to star.

A title hasn’t been revealed but the script comes from Drew Pearce and it is said to be a personal project for Leitch as he is both a stuntman and a stunt coordinator.

John Wick and Deadpool both had insane action sequences so we know what to expect from the upcoming project. But more important than the action, the movie’s plot should resonate with audiences worldwide.

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