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All posts by Matthew Ellmore

Film & Television Reporter and Contributing Writer for Talkies Network. I'm currently studying English at Florida International University. I do a killer Bane impression and I might be in love with Tom Hardy.

Anthony Ramos to Star in Upcoming Lin-Manuel Miranda ‘In The Heights’ Film

Anthony Ramos, Hamilton alum and who recently appeared in A Star is Born, is already moving forward on his next project. According to Variety, sources say that Ramos is in talks to star in the film adaptation of the infamous 2005 Broadway musical In The Heights. This would mean that Ramos would be teaming with Hamilton ...

Capcom Announces Live-Action ‘Mega Man’ Film

Capcom has announced that it’s planning on adapting the Mega Man property into a live-action film. So far, the project has Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman on board to write and direct the film for 20th Century Fox and has Chemin Entertainment and Masi Oka both serving as producers. There’s still no information on who 20th Century Fox ...

Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Mary Elizabeth Winstead to Play Black Canary & Huntress in DC’s ‘Birds of Prey’

Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment have just gotten closer to assembling its team of female superheroes that will join Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn in the upcoming Birds of Prey. Earlier today, Variety reported that a source informed them that Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Jurnee Smollett-Bell have been approached to join Robbie in the comic-book spinoff. Mary Elizabeth Winstead would ...

‘Maniac’ and the Human Connection

*This article contains light spoilers for the first season of Maniac* “All souls are on a quest to connect.” According to the official Netflix description for Maniac, the series is “set in a world somewhat like our world, in a time quite similar to our time.” There are some parts of this show that remind ...

New Line Cinema Wins Bidding War for James Wan’s and Gary Dauberman’s ‘Train to Busan’ Remake

The remake rights for the English-language Train to Busan, a Korean zombie horror movie, have been won by New Line. The project had rumored interests from studios like Universal, Paramount, Studio 8, Lionsgate and Netflix but New Line has come out on top. While the deal is still being finalized, some production details are already ...

Henry Cavill Reportedly Out as Superman Amid DC Film Universe Shake-Up

The DC cinematic universe appears to be losing a key piece in it’s According to The Hollywood Reporter, Henry Cavill, who has played Superman in three films, is parting ways with Warner Bros. Neither side has confirmed the news of Cavill’s departure but it’s known that Warner Bros. has been trying to enlist Cavill for a ...

Henry Cavill to Star in Netflix Adaptation of ‘The Witcher’

Netflix’s TV-series adaptation of The Witcher has found its main star in Henry Cavill.  The series, which is an adaptation of Andrzej Sapkowski’s fantasy novels, is described as an “epic tale of fate and family,” and follows Geralt of Rivia (Cavill), a hunter who struggles to find his place in a world full of beasts both ...

‘Sharp Objects’ Finale Review

“It hurts me that you don’t trust me to do the best for you.” Said by Adora only an episode ago, the real meaning of this line comes to light in the season finale of Sharp Objects. Throughout the series, I’ve been constantly amazed at how well Jean-Marc Vallée depicts pain. No matter how different the ...

Alec Baldwin Announces Exit from Joaquin Phoenix’s ‘Joker’ Movie

It hasn’t even been a full 24 hours since it was announced that Alec Baldwin would be joining Todd Phillips’ Joker film yet the news is already changing. Baldwin has come out to say he will not be in the project. According to USA Today, Baldwin says he is “no longer doing that movie” due to ...

Venice Film Festival Jury Head Guillermo del Toro Calls On Festivals to Hit 50/50 Gender Split

The Venice Film Festival hosted its opening press conference for the 75th film festival on Wednesday. During the press conference, organizers faced questions about the lineup which, for the second year in a row, features only one female director. Out of 21 films, Jennifer Kent stands as the lone female director with The Nightingale. Jury President ...

‘Gravity Falls’ Creator Alex Hirsch Signs Deal to Create Movies and TV Shows for Netflix

Gravity Falls creator Alex Hirsch has just signed a multi-year overall deal with Netflix. The agreement will allow Hirsch to create and develop new TV series and features for Netflix. “I couldn’t be more excited to join the amazing roster of talent coming to Netflix”, said Hirsch. “Plus it couldn’t hurt to be on The Algorithm’s ...

Marvel Studios Puts ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ Production On Hold

Once again, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 faces another major setback. According to The Hollywood Reporter, production of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is being put on hold as Marvel and Disney rediscuss the project which was going to have begun principal photography in either January or February and begin full pre-production mode in the fall. ...

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