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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.

‘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, ...

Justin Paul and Benj Pasek Reveal Details of New Songs for Live-Action ‘Aladdin’ Reboot

Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, songwriting duo from La La Land and The Greatest Showman, have revealed new details about their songs for the upcoming Aladdin reboot. It was announced in July 2017 that the duo was going to be working with Alan Menken on new songs for director Guy Ritchie’s upcoming live-action retelling of the original 1992 ...

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Star Remy Hii Joins ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Cast

Remy Hii, who's just coming off of a role in Crazy Rich Asians, has been cast in Spider-Man: Far From Home although his role in the film has yet to be confirmed. Remy is currently a series regular on the Australian series Harrow and was previously one of the stars of the Netflix series Marco Polo. His ...

Laura Dern in Talks to Star in Greta Gerwig’s ‘Little Women’

The cast list for Greta Gerwig's Little Women adaptation continues to grow and becomes more impressive as more people are added. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Laura Dern is in talks to star in Little Women where she'll be joining a cast that already includes Meryl Streep, Emma Stone, Saoirse Ronan, Florence Pugh, and Timothée Chalamet. There's ...

Sharp Objects: ‘Closer’ Review

With only two episodes left in the season, the characters in Sharp Objects are progressing, though the plot seems to stay at a stand-still. It’s Calhoun Day, an annual southern-pride festival hosted by Adora on her house grounds, and the audience finally gets to see the whole town in one place. Although it’s under questionable ...

Jovian Wade Cast as Cyborg in DCU Live Action Series “Doom Patrol”

The DC Universe’s live-action series Doom Patrol has found its Cyborg in Jovian Wade. The series, which has Jeremy Carver as a showrunner and executive producer as well as Greg Berlanti, is going to serve as a follow-up to Titans and features the characters of Cyborg, Robotman, Negative Man, Elasti-Woman, and Crazy Jane. Warner Bros. ...

The Impact of Moviepass

“You don’t know what you have until it’s gone” is an easy way to describe Moviepass. Last Tuesday, Moviepass announced some new changes coming to their subscription service. The changes involved bumping the subscription fee up to $14.95 instead of $9.95 and limited availability to watch first run movies the first two weeks that they’re ...

Universal Pulls ‘Cowboy Ninja Viking’ From Release Calendar

With only a month before production was expected to begin, Universal has removed Cowboy Ninja Viking from its release calendar. Production is expected to be delayed but the film still remains in active development. Cowboy Ninja Viking was in its pre-production phase and was expected to be released June 28, 2019. With a major star like Chris Pratt in ...

Ruby Rose Cast As CW’s Batwoman

The CW has found it's Batwoman in Australian actress and Orange Is the New Black star, Ruby Rose. Batwoman's first appearance will be in the upcoming CW Arrowverse crossover event in December as well as in a potential Batwoman series the CW is currently developing. The series is expected to release during the 2019-2020 season ...

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