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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.

‘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. ...

Following Danny Boyle’s Exit, Edgar Wright & Jean-Marc Vallée are Reportedly in the Mix to Direct ‘Bond 25’.

Earlier this week, Danny Boyle announced that he was departing from the upcoming Bond 25 due to creative differences. Boyle was set to co-write and direct the film with filming beginning in December. Boyle originally pitched his own idea for a Bond movie but as development continued, the Bond team decided that the idea was ...

CW Announces Tyler Hoechlin’s Return as Superman for Arrowverse Crossover Event; Lois Lane to Debut

The CW has announced that Tyler Hoechlin will return as Superman for the CW's DC Arrowverse Crossover event in which Lois Lane is set to debut. Casting for Lois Lane is expected to begin in the upcoming months but the hype is already starting to begin. Supergirl executive producers Jessica Queller and Robert Rovner describe ...

‘Jessica Jones’ Creator Melissa Rosenberg Leaving the Series to Sign with Warner Bros. TV

In what may turn out to be a big blow to both Marvel and Netflix, Melissa Rosenberg, the creator and executive producer of Netflix's Jessica Jones, is leaving the popular series. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Rosenberg will be leaving Jessica Jones after completing the upcoming third season. The producer has signed a multi-year deal with Warner Bros. ...

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Sequel in Development with Director Jon M. Chu & Original Writers

With a successful run at the box office that earned his film $35.3 million through a five-day opening, Crazy Rich Asians director Jon M. Chu is planning to return for the sequel. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros.' is planning on moving forward with development on the sequel, which would include bringing back the first movie's original ...

Damien Lindelof’s ‘Watchmen’ Ordered to Series at HBO

HBO has ordered Damon Lindelof’s pilot take on Watchmen to series. Watchmen will still encompass aspects of the original groundbreaking graphic novel by Alan Moore and David Gibbons but will also attempt to create new characters and storylines of its own. In a letter to fans, Lindelof made mention that the series is not an ...

Sharp Objects: ‘Cherry’ Review

Last week I mentioned that while the plot of Sharp Objects has stayed at a standstill, the characters in the show have shown their own forms of progression. Coming off of all the action in last week’s episode “Closer”, this episode may seem like it’s brought the show to a screeching halt, but I disagree. ...

Jason Bourne Prequel ‘Treadstone’ Lands Series at USA Network

After originally ordered to pilot back in April, the drama Treadstone has been ordered straight to series by USA Network. Treadstone is being produced by Universal Cable Productions and is being written and executively produced by Tim Kring, who also wrote episodes for the television show Heroes. The pilot will be directed by Ramin Bahrani, ...

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