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The Fast and Furious Films Ranked

Who would have thought that a film series based around street racers would last this long?  While some movie franchises struggle to reach a full trilogy, the Fast and Furious films are now on the cusp of doing it three times over.  And despite other franchises getting worse with each sequel released, Fast and Furious ...

Last Week’s Highlights: ‘Batman #80’ Comic Review

Except for its first chapter, which had lots of pages and very little story, City of Bane has been a captivating read – and the latest installment is no exception. Tom King’s script is largely action oriented, with Batman making quick work of Bane’s brainwashed police force of Gotham hoodlums. After two issues focused on ...

‘Aquaman’ Star Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Lands Lead Role in ‘Matrix 4’

The highly anticipated fourth Matrix film has found its first new cast member. Variety is reporting that Aquaman star Yahya Abdul-Mateen II has landed one of the lead roles in Matrix 4. The film has Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Ann Moss returning as Neo and Trinity respectively, with Lana Wachowski directing the feature. WB greenlit a ...

‘Hamilton’ Star Daveed Diggs in Talks to Play Sebastian in Disney’s Live-Action ‘The Little Mermaid’

Daveed Diggs, the Tony-winning Hamilton star, is in final negotiations to join the castlist of Disney’s live-action remake of Little Mermaid.  Rob Marshall is directing the project, which will be a remake of the 1989 animated classic. Marc Platt, who worked on Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns and executive produced the studio’s Aladdin remake, is producing along with Marshall, John DeLuca, and ...

Netflix Announces November Premiere for ‘Green Eggs and Ham;’ Reveals First Look Images

Netflix has cooked up quite the series with this one. Today, the streaming giant announced that Green Eggs and Ham, the upcoming animated adaptation of the Dr. Seuss book, will premiere on the platform on November 8, 2019. Check out the first official images from the series below:Netflix describes the story as a "postmodern Planes, Trains, ...

Interview: ‘Downton Abbey’ Cinematographer Ben Smithard on Shooting in Expensive Places & The Film’s Big Action Sequence

When news of a Downton Abbey film was made public, fans everywhere reacted in a fairly mixed fashion. Of course, many were excited at the prospect of more projects from the Downton franchise, but others were hesitant, as the series' finale is revered as great ending to the story. But, many fans' worries were calmed ...

Box Office Report: ‘Joker’ Laughs its Way to $234 Million Global Debut

It would seem that Joker got the last laugh, as the daring WB/DC Comics film scored huge at the box office this weekend. The film earned $93.5 million domestically from 4,374 theaters, setting a new opening record for the month of October. Globally, Joker raked in 140.5 million from more than 70 markets, bringing its ...

Dwayne Johnson Partners with Dany Garcia, Brian Volk-Weiss for Disney+ Docuseries

Seven Bucks Productions and The Nacelle Company will be teaming up to produce the new Disney Plus docuseries, Behind the Attraction. The series will take viewers through Disney history and show how popular Disney points of interest came to be. Disney Plus has ordered 10 one-hour episodes. Brian Volk-Weiss will be directing the series and will also be ...

‘The Laundromat’ Film Review

The Laundromat, based on real events, is about a woman named Ellen Martin (Meryl Streep), whose wedding anniversary trip with her husband results in her entering the world of shell corporations, which are connected to a shady law firm in Panama. Despite boasting a wonderful ensemble cast and hilarious dialogue, The Laundromat is far too ...

Disney Launches ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Oscar Campaign; No Best Actor Push for RDJ

Let the (end)games begin. Disney officially launched its Oscars campaign for Avengers: Endgame. After becoming the highest grossing movie of all time, the mouse house looks to cap off its stellar year with a slew of nominations for the 23rd MCU film. The studio is pushing for Best Picture as well as Best Director for Anthony and Joe ...

Tom Holland Appealed to Disney’s Bob Iger & Sony’s Tom Rotham to Re-Negotiate ‘Spider-Man’ Deal

Want to know who actually brought Spider-Man back into the MCU (aside from money)? The man himself, Tom Holland. In what will (probably) not come as a shock to many, a defining factor in the Spider-Man negotiations between Disney and Sony was Tom Holland. Sources spoke to THR about the matter, saying that the young ...

Netflix’s ‘Shadow and Bone’ Series Casts Ben Barnes & ‘Last Night In Soho’s’ Jessie Mei Li

Today, Netflix announced the full cast for its eight-part adaptation of Leigh Bardugo’s bestselling Shadow and Bone and Six of Crows Grishaverse fantasy novels. The series hails from Eric Heisserer, writer of Netflix’s smash hit feature Bird Box. Jessie Mei Li, who was recently cast in Edgar Wright's Last Night in Soho, will play the orphan soldier Alina Starkov. Westworld and The Punisher actor ...

Universal Pictures Signs Jordan Peele to Exclusive Five Year First-Look Deal

Oscar-winner Jordan Peele and his production company Monkeypaw Productions have signed a five-year exclusive production partnership with Universal Pictures. The studio has partnered with Peele on both of his films, 2017's Get Out and 2019's Us. The partnership is a first-look deal with the studio and entails that Universal develops Peele’s next two films, which ...

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