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Category: Movie News

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Directors Reveal Why “Dear Mr. Fantasy” Was Chosen Over Marvel Fanfare

Flashback to April 26, 2019. After a year-long wait, Avengers: Endgame finally hits theatres, bringing a 22 film arc to a stunning conclusion. Unlike almost every other movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Endgame doesn't play the classic Marvel fanfare during the opening title card. Instead, Traffic's song "Dear Mr. Fantasy" plays, setting up the scene ...

James Wan Will Direct a New Horror Film Before Returning for ‘Aquaman 2’

James Wan has lined up his next project, and it's a return to his roots. Wan is set to helm a new, original horror film for New Line Cinema. The film, which Wan is co-writing with Ingrid Bisu— will shoot in Los Angeles, as a recipient of the Independent California Film Rebate. While plot details ...

TIFF 2019: Ellen Page’s Racism Doc, Imogen Poots’ ‘Castle in the Ground,’ Join Canadian Slate

Today, officials from the Toronto International Film Festival unveiled its Canadian film lineup, including world premieres for films by Ellen Page, Joey Kline, Amy Jo Johnson and Jeff Barnaby. Page and Gaycation co-host Ian Daniel's doc, There's Something in the Water, will feature in the TIFF Docs slot. The film follows environmental racism towards indigenous ...

Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+ Will Make their Show Floor Debuts at Disney’s D23 Expo

Following their momentous announcement of the Disney+ streaming service, Disney has taken their time revealing info regarding their three platforms. Along with Disney+, the mouse house owns Hulu and ESPN+, giving them a stronghold on a market they haven't really entered yet. The wait for new info however, has come to an end. Disney announced ...

Bruce Lee’s Daughter Criticizes Her Father’s Portrayal in ‘Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood’

Shannon Lee, daughter of martial arts legend Bruce Lee, has spoken out against Quentin Tarantino’s latest film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and it's depiction of her father. In comments made to The Wrap, Lee criticized Tarantino for his portrayal of her father and stated that the film depicted Bruce Lee as an “arrogant asshole” and simply used ...

‘I, Tonya’ Star Paul Walter Hauser in Talks to Join Emma Stone in ‘Cruella’

Paul Walter Hauser, who played a major role in 2017's Oscar-nominated I, Tonya, will be joining I, Tonya director Craig Gillespie once again in Disney's Cruella, the live-action remake of the 1961 animated classic 101 Dalmatians.  Cruella is being described as an origin story for the classic villain Cruella de Vil who's being played by Emma Stone. The film ...

‘Suspiria’ Director in Talks to Direct ‘Lord of the Flies’ Adaptation

Luca Guadagnino, director of Call Me By Your Name,  is currently in talks to direct Warner Bros.’ adaptation of William Golding’s novel Lord of the Flies. Warner Bros. has been trying to get its adaptation of Lord of the Flies jumpstarted since 2017 when it reacquired the rights to the novel. The studio had previously held ...

Jason Momoa to Produce & Star in Netflix Thriller ‘Sweet Girl’

DC's Auqaman has found his next project, and it marks a return to grittier projects. Netflix announced today that it has tapped Jason Momoa to produce and star in their upcoming revenge thriller Sweet Girl. Momoa will portray a husband who vows to bring justice to the people responsible for his wife’s death while also ...

Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ to Premiere at 2019 New York Film Festival

Could Martin Scorsese have yet another crime classic on his hands? We'll find out sooner rather than later, as it was announced today that his next film, The Irishman, will hold its world premiere at 2019's New York Film Festival. The film will be released in select theaters and on Netflix later this year. The ...

Andy Serkis has Met with Sony about Directing ‘Venom 2’

Talk about an out-of-left-field pick. Andy Serkis has reportedly met with Sony Pictures about directing Venom 2. The first Venom was directed by Ruben Fleischer but is not returning. Serkis flew to Los Angeles for meetings set by Sony brass earlier this week. He is one of several filmmakers in the mix, sources say, as Sony carefully weighs who ...

‘Aladdin’ Takes a Magic Carpet Ride to $1 Billion at the Global Box Office

Just like that, Disney has cast yet another globally successful spell. Add Aladdin to the list of billion-dollar earners at this year's global box office. The remake of the 1992 animated classic  crossed $1 billion today after finishing Thursday with a North American total of $343.1 million and $656.2 million overseas, and will reach the coveted box ...

TIFF 2019: Meryl Streep to Receive TIFF Tribute Actor Award at Inaugural Tribute Gala

No... this isn't a big little lie. Today, TIFF co-heads Joana Vicente and Cameron Bailey announced that three-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep will be honoured with the TIFF Tribute Actor Award, at this year’s new TIFF Tribute Gala awards event. The ceremony will take place on Monday, September 9 at Fairmont Royal York, during the 44th Toronto International Film ...

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