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‘Toy Story 3,’ ‘Coco’ Director Lee Unkrich Departing Pixar After 25 Years

So long, partner. Lee Unkrich, the Oscar-winning director behind Toy Story 3 and Coco, is leaving Pixar Animation Studios. His last day with the legendary studio is February 15, 2019. The move marks an end of an era as Unkrich has been at the California-based studio for 25 years, joining the company when it was making its debut ...

‘Glass’ Film Review

Superhero films have been, and continue to, dominate Hollywood right now, but not when M. Night Shyamalan made his own take on the genre: Unbreakable. It was an interesting approach to the superhero genre, one that deconstructed the concept in a grounded dramatic narrative. Glass, the final installment of the trilogy that began with Unbreakable, ...

‘Dragon Ball Super: Broly’ Becomes Series’ Top-Grossing Film Ever

Dragon Ball Super: Broly has become the series top grossing film, after a strong $9 million opening weekend debut in Japan last December. But after the good news came from Deadline, with the outlet confirming the final opening day total for the new Dragon Ball film came at a whopping $7.06 million. Which completely demolished openings from ...

Disney Developing a Live-Action ‘Hunchback of Notre Dame’ Film

Over a year ago Alan Menken had teased that Disney was developing a live-action adaptation of The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Now, the film has been confirmed to be moving forward in development. Deadline is reporting that Disney has officially commissioned their latest animated to live-action project with The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Tony-winning M. Butterfly playwright David Henry Hwang has been set by ...

Rumor: Marvel Studios is Reportedly Developing a ‘Young Avengers’ Film

We haven't covered a rumored here on Talkies Network in a little while but this was one too enticing NOT to cover. It's no secret that the Marvel Cinematic Universe is going to look incredibly different in a post-Avengers: Endgame world. If one recent rumor proves to be true, it means the MCU will introduce a whole new ...

Jason Reitman Will Direct a New ‘Ghostbusters’ Film Set in the Original Universe

Who you gonna call? That's right, yet another Ghostbusters film is coming to theatres as today, Sony announced that Jason Reitman, son of 1984's Ghostbusters director Ivan Reitman, will direct a new sequel. The film will be set in the original films' universe, ignoring the events of the much maligned 2016 reboot. EW, who first ...

Sofia Coppola Re-Teams with Bill Murray for First A24-Apple Feature ‘On The Rocks’

15 years after worked together on the Oscar-winning Lost in Translation, Sofia Coppola and Bill Murray are re-teaming for father-daughter feature On the Rocks.  The movie marks the first project under the deal between indie studio A24 and Apple, which was announced in November of last year. The deal will see the growing studio producing a slate of multiple films ...

Christopher McQuarrie Signs on to Direct Back-to-Back ‘Mission: Impossible’ Films

After delivering the biggest box office hit in the Mission: Impossible franchise, Christopher McQuarrie has closed a deal with Paramount Pictures that sees him staying with the franchise in a big way. McQuarrie, along with franchise star Tom Cruise, confirmed tonight that two new Mission: Impossible films will be released in 2021 and 2022, with McQuarrie ...

‘The Kid Who Would be King’ Film Review

The Kid Who Would Be King is a fun and exciting addition to the King Arthur Legend that has more going for it than the previews display. When I was first assigned to review this movie, I did what I always do when I consider watching a movie: I first watched the trailer for it.  ...

‘10 Cloverfield Lane’s’ Dan Trachtenberg to Direct Sony’s ‘Uncharted’ Film

Dan Trachtenberg, who made his fantastic debut with 10 Cloverfield Lane, will direct Sony Pictures’ adaptation of the hit video game Uncharted. The report, an exclusive from Variety, says that Trachtenberg replaces Shawn Levy, who had to depart the project due to scheduling conflicts. Sony has been hoping to work with Trachtenberg since 10 Cloverfield Lane debuted ...

‘The Sopranos’ Prequel Film Taps Jon Bernthal & Vera Farmiga for Mystery Roles

The Many Saints of Newark is slowly but surely carving out a fantastic cast as two more of Hollywood's finest have joined the cast. Variety is reporting that The Punisher's Jon Bernthal and Godzilla: King of the Monsters' Vera Farmiga have joined the cast of The Sopranos prequel film. Plot details are vague other than the film being set during the Newark riots in ...

Box Office Report: ‘Aquaman’ Officially Hits $1 Billion Worldwide

FROM OCEAN TO OCEAN, Aquaman has officially grossed $1 billion at the global box office. The film reached the total late on Saturday in a notable win for Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment, whose universe of superhero films  has achieved a much divided response from critics and fans. Aquaman, opening in late December, concluded Sunday ...

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