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Category: Movie News

Disney Announces “The Launchpad Program;” Calls for Diverse Filmmakers to Pitch Short Films for Disney+

With Disney+ set to launch in November, Disney has announced a new program for the platform that looks to spotlight diverse filmmakers and their stories. Titled "The Launchpad," the new program will select up to six filmmakers to make a short film for Disney+ over a 7-month program. Filmmakers will work closely with Disney mentors to ...

Warner Bros Officially Approves Robert Pattinson For Matt Reeves’ ‘The Batman’

The Battinson is coming. Warner Bros. has officially approved Robert Pattinson as the new Batman for Matt Reeves' upcoming solo film, The Batman. Pattinson was previously reported to be in talks for the role, but new reports came out stating that he, along with Nicholas Hoult were both being considered for the role. Following screen tests ...

Matthew Vaughn Discusses Scrapped Plans for his Rebooted ‘X-Men’ Trilogy

You know how people are all up-in-arms about the thought of Disney casting a new Wolverine? Well, a few years ago, that idea was actually floated to Fox. Following the critically abysmal X-Men: The Last Stand and the much-maligned X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Fox decided to do a soft-reboot of the mutant franchise. Tasking Matthew Vaughn, X-Men: First Class successfully ...

Marc Web in Talks to Direct Disney’s Live-Action ‘Snow White’

From webbed superheroes to seven dwarfs, Marc Webb is about to tackle one of his biggest project yet. Webb, director of (500) Days of Summer, and The Amazing Spider-Man series, is in talks to direct Disney's live-action remake of Snow White. The project was in development in 2016, when The Girl on the Train screenwriter Erin Cressida was tapped to write the ...

‘Batman’ Comic Writer Tom King Co-Writing ‘The New Gods’ Film With Director Ava DuVernay

The New Gods are coming to the DCEU and a very famous comic writer has boarded the project to co-write the screenplay. The Wrap has learned that Tom King, writer of the current Batman comic series, as well as the critically acclaimed Mister Miracle, will co-write the screenplay for The New Gods with director Ava ...

‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ Review Round-Up: Here’s What Critics Are Saying

Finally, after five long years, Legendary's incarnation of the king of the monsters has returned to the big screen. Godzilla: King of the Monsters, is the sequel to Gareth Edwards' Godzilla, and introduces audiences to new, even bigger versions of Mothra, Rodan, and King Ghidorah. The film has mountains of pressure on its shoulders, as it looks ...

Ella Purnell, Theo Rossi, & More Join Zack Snyder’s ‘Army of the Dead’

Ella Purnell (Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, Sweetbitter) has officially joined the cast of Zack Snyder’s upcoming Army of the Dead. Purnell will be playing Kate, daughter of Dave Bautista's character. Ana De La Reguera (Everything, Everything, Goliath), Huma Qureshi (Kaala, Viceroy’s House, Gangs of Wasseypur, Badlapur), and Theo Rossi (Luke Cage, Sons of ...

‘Booksmart’ Film Review

At the end of this year, I’ll be leaving to start a graduate program in a city where I know no one. It’s been a long time since I’ve been in high school and while most of it is a blur, there are small things that come to mind every now and then. The different ...

‘Rim of the World’ Film Review

What do you get when you mix together the wonderment of E.T, the adventure of Goonies, the endearment of Stand by Me, and the action from Independence Day? You get Netflix latest movie about four kids at a summer camp who must save the world from alien invaders: Rim of the World. Alien invasion movies ...

Report: ‘Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic’ Movie in the Works with Writer Laeta Kalogridis

It appears ladies and gentleman, that your prayers have been answered. A new report from Buzzfeed has announced that Lucasfilm is finally developing a film adaptation of the beloved video game, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. Laeta Kalogridis (Avatar, Shutter Island) is penning the script, which is said to have potential to spawn an entire ...

‘Detective Pikachu’ Film Review

This movie was never going to amount much as a work of storytelling. Yet even with such low expectations, the live-action Pokémon movie Detective Pikachu fails spectacularly. But I cannot be too harsh because of the task that was laid before the filmmakers. They had to create a film that appealed to the casual movie-going ...

Christopher Nolan’s New Film Titled ‘Tenet’; Casts Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Kenneth Branagh

Christopher Nolan's next epic has an official cast and title. Today, it was announced that Nolan's upcoming feature about international espionage will be titled Tenet. Aaron-Taylor Johnson and Kenneth Branagh were confirmed to have joined the main cast as well, in addition to Clémence Poésy, Dimple Kapadia, and Michael Caine. They join the film's three leads, ...

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