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Category: Movie News

‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ Has Screened: Here are the First Reactions

It has been three years since Marvel’s smallest hero made a solo splash on the big screen but finally, Ant-Man is back and this time, he’s bringing one of the most iconic Marvel character’s with him. Ant-Man and the Wasp continues the story of Paul Rudd’s Scott Lang and Evangeline Lilly’s Hope Van Dyne as they take ...

Sony Reportedly Developing ‘Spider-Man’ Spin-Off About Korean-American Heroine ‘Silk’

It looks like Sony is planning to make a big statement when it comes to its growing Marvel film universe as they have reportedly commissioned a Spider-Man spin-off film centered on the Korean-American heroine Silk. The report comes from The Wrap who say that Amy Pascal will be producing the project. Silk first appeared in April 2014’s ...

Lucasfilm is not Halting Development of ‘Star Wars’ Spin-offs but are Regrouping

Yesterday, we reported here on Talkies Network that Lucasfilm denied any plans to halt development on their Star Wars spinoff films. Today, Lucasfilm reached out to THR to elaborate on their initial statement. Disney and Lucasfilm are reassessing their plans for future Star Wars movies in the wake of the disappointing performance of Solo: A ...

Pixar Employees Discuss the Mood Surrounding John Lasseter’s Departure

This December, John Lasseter will officially depart Pixar and The Walt Disney Company. Regardless of the details surrounding his departure, this truly is the end of an era. He leaves behind a 30-year tenure as the leading creative force behind one of the most critical and commercially successful film studios in the world. He will ...

Lucasfilm Denies Rumors Of ‘Star Wars’ Spin-Offs Being Put On Hold

Not even a day after Collider came out with an exclusive report saying that all upcoming Star Wars anthology films have been put on hold, Lucasfilm is here to say otherwise. The original report indicated that the films were being put on hold in order to put more focus on the upcoming Episode IX. ABC ...

Directors Guild of America Study Says Diversity Among Film Directors Remains Low

Here’s your unsurprising piece of news for the day. Film directors remained overwhelmingly white and male among the movies released in 2017, a new Directors Guild of America study finds. Just 12 percent of helmers were female, and onlty 10 percent were people of color, in a review of the films that earned at least ...

Disney Increases Bid For Fox To $71.3 Billion, 10% Higher Than Comcast’s

Brace yourselves. A bidding war is here. Disney has increased its offer to purchase 21st Century Fox, once again taking the reigns from Comcast and becoming the highest bidder. According to a new report from Deadline, Disney has increased its bid to $71.3 billion, significantly higher than the $65 billion offer from Comcast last week. Disney’s new offer comes down to ...

Chris Hardwick Has Been Pulled from AMC Programming and San Diego Comic-Con Following Abuse Allegations

Another day, another Hollywood personality accused of sexual harrasment. It’s sickening to think that these people ruled their sector of the entertainment industry for so long but, here we are again, this time with AMC host and Nerdist founder Chris Hardwick. Yesterday, Hardwick’s ex-girlfriend Chloe Dykstra released a post on Medium, detailing years of domestic ...

Box Office Report: ‘Incredibles 2’ Flying to Record $170M-Plus Debut

It only took 14 years but finally, Incredibles 2 premieres in theatres worldwide tonight it looks like it will be yet another resounding success for Disney and Pixar. Incredibles 2 is flying to a record-shattering $170 million domestic launch from 4,410 theaters, by far the biggest box-office debut in history for an animated film, according ...

Josh Brolin Loves Playing Thanos and has No Plans of Slowing Down

Josh Brolin practically struck superhero gold in 2018. Not only did he play the heavily armed Cable in Deadpool 2, Brolin took on the role of one Marvel’s most fearsome villains, Thanos. In Avengers: Infinity War, the film presents Thanos as the “hero” of the film by making him the true star. Brolin has spoken ...

Marvel Enlists Pinar Toprak to Compose the Score for ‘Captain Marvel’

Now this is huge. Today, Krypton composer Pinar Toprak took to Instagram to announce that she will be composing the music for the 21st entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Captain Marvel. Check out the post below! I’m so thrilled to finally announce that I will be scoring the upcoming CAPTAIN MARVEL! It’s an incredible honor to be a ...

Comcast Makes $65 Billion Bid For Fox, Topping Disney’s Offer

The battle for Fox is officially on. Comcast today submitted a competing bid for 21st Century Fox’s film and television assets, initiating what could well result in a high-stakes bidding war with its biggest media rival, The Walt Disney Company. The U.S. cable conglomerate made an all-cash bid of $65 billion for much of Fox’s film ...

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