Warner Bros. 'Just Mercy' will hit theaters right in time for Awards consideration
Will Michael B. Jordan land his second unofficial Oscar nom? (I'm pretending Fruitvale Station was his first) — In a not-so-surprising move, Warner Bros has given Destin Cretton’s upcoming civil rights drama a huge vote of confidence by moving up its theatrical release - right in time for Awards consideration.
Kumail Nanjiani’s live-action, starring role follow-up to his 2017 indie darling “The Big Sick” (for which he earned an Oscar nomination with his wife Emily) is a big, sickly mess.
‘A Quiet Place 2’ begins production
Motions in sign language: “A Quiet Place 2” has begun filming — We may not have the official title for the sequel to Paramount’s $370 million dollar surprise hit, but that’s not going to stop us from celebrating the official start of production on John Krasinski’s “A Quiet Place 2”!
Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach to write Margot Robbie’s live-action ‘Barbie’
Sign me up. — Can’t say we saw this one coming but Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach are going to spruce up Margot Robbie’s life in the Dream House!
Former Fox 2000 Chief Elizabeth Gabler signs multi-platform production deal with Sony and HarperCollins
The former Fox 2000 chief is moving to Sony with a new multi-platform deal along with HarperCollins. — The new Gabler led venture will be located on Sony's Culver City lot and will begin operation later this summer. Elizabeth Gabler is the executive behind the literary-minded content of Fox 2000. The move to Sony reunites Gabler with her old boss Tom Rothman, who now runs Sony Pictures.
Check Out Exclusive Photos From 'Terminator: Dark Fate' Courtesy Entertainment Weekly
After twenty-eight years and four lackluster installments, Linda Hamilton returns as badass hero Sarah Conner in the series sixth installment - Terminator: Dark Fate.
'Bond 25': Christoph Waltz to return as Ernst Blofeld
Potentially bad news for you Bond + Swann shippers. — As it turns out, Christoph Waltz will return as series super-villain Ernst Stavro Blofeld. This according to The Guardian, who first broke the news that the 62-year-old Oscar winner has been spotted at Pinewood Studios.
'The Haunting of Hill House' Oliver Jackson-Cohen will star in Universal and Blumhouse's 'The Invisible Man'
Since I have not read H.G. Wells source material, nor have I seen Universal’s 1933 adaptation, I am going to go with answer B, and I couldn’t be more thrilled about it!
'The Farewell' Review
If a person is diagnosed with a terminal illness, should they be told? Or, should that secret be kept so the person can enjoy their final few months without the burden of the truth? What if that person is the beloved matriarch of a proud but fractured Chinese family? That’s the foundation of “The Farewell”, a thought- provoking, based on a true story dramedy — that’s actually “based on a true lie”.
Check Out Exclusive Photos From 'IT: Chapter Two' Courtesy Entertainment Weekly
Beep beep. — Believe it or not folks, we are officially TWO months away from the release of IT Chapter Two! To help feed the habit, Entertainment Weekly has released a sneak peek inside a special collector’s edition featuring two covers - the Losers’ Club and Derry’s flesh-eating clown, Pennywise - ahead of Comic-Con 2019!
'Bohemian Rhapsody' and 'Rocketman' Director Dexter Fletcher Will Direct 'Sherlock Holmes 3'
For many years there has been speculation as to when Robert Downey Jr. would return to his Sherlock Holmes franchise. — Now it looks like we have the answer. The 2009 film and the 2011 sequel from Guy Ritchie got the franchise off to a successful start. Ritchie went on to direct other films such as The Man from UNCLE and Aladdin. The next entry is now an officially a go with a new director behind it. That director is Dexter Fletcher.
Warner Bros. Animation and Elizabeth Banks Working on Adult 'Flintstones' Reboot
Elizabeth Banks has an overall deal with Warner Bros. TV. — The Flintstones is the latest Hanna-Barbera cartoon to receive a modern update. Warner Bros. Animation along with Banks' Brownstone Productions is developing a new take on the classic animated sitcom. The project is in the early development phases. The series will be an adult animated series centered around an original idea featuring The Flintstones characters.
Report: Millie Bobby Brown in talks to join Marvel's 'The Eternals'
You may have heard the rumor by now. — Stranger Things and Godzilla: King of the Monsters superstar - Millie Bobby Brown - is the latest to join Marvel’s soon-to-be officially announced star-studded adaptation of The Eternals. This according to a snippet buried deep within a Variety news story titled: "What to Expect From Marvel’s Comic-Con Presentation — and Why It’s So Pivotal".
Starks, Direwolves, and White Walkers are confirmed for HBO's 'Game of Thrones' prequel series
Before we get too excited, HBO execs will need to give the pilot episode two thumbs up before it’s given a full season run. — With production officially underway on the set of Game of Thrones untitled prequel series, George R.R. Martin dropped "five new facts" including three new story details that are sure to whet the appetites of prequel hopefuls.
WarnerMedia's new streaming service will be called HBO Max
WarnerMedia has revealed the name for its Netflix rival. WarnerMedia's new streaming service will be called HBO Max. — HBO Max enters the streaming wars officially. It will be available in the spring of 2020. Here's what makes it different. The service is highly-anticipated, and it will be fascinating to see how WarnerMedia (similar to Disney) integrates all its franchises.
Sony rebooting 'Look Who's Talking'
Rebootitis in full effect — If there was ever a tag line representing Hollywood’s love affair of sequels, prequels, re-equels, remakes, and reboots, it very well should be “Show Me the Money”.
Charlize Theron and Helen Mirren return for 'FAST & FURIOUS 9'
Welcome back ladies. — After recent chatter of a female-led spinoff, we now have news that Dom and crew have unfinished business with the cold-blooded cyberterrorist baddie in Fast & Furious 9.
'SAW': Samuel L. Jackson set to star in Lionsgate and Twisted Pictures ninth installment
I’d say the headline speaks for itself. — [Updated on 7/8: to include character details - Rock will play a police detective investigating a series of grisly crimes. Jackson will portray Rock’s father. Max Minghella (The Handmaid’s Tale) plays Rock’s police partner and “Riverdale” actress Marisol Nichols will play a police captain - Variety]
'Spider-Man: Far from Home' Review
“Spider-Man: Far from Home” picks-up right where “Avengers: Endgame” left off. So if you still haven’t seen that yet… then honestly, why are you reading this review?
'Cobra Kai: The Karate Kid Saga Continues': New comic will retell '84's 'Karate Kid' from Johnny Lawrence's point of view
Maybe Johnny Lawrence was never really the "bad guy" after all? — Season 2 of YouTube’s original series - Cobra Kai - may be in the books but the saga continues with an exclusive comic book series centered around Reseda, California’s original bad boy, Johnny Lawrence!
Disney's live-action 'The Little Mermaid' casts Halle Bailey to play Ariel
Relax, Disney purists. Halle Berry is not playing Ariel. — Halle Bailey is about to become a household name. The R&B singer, and one half of the musical group Chloe x Halle, has been cast to play Disney’s underwater princess in Rob Marshall’s live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid.
Disney's Live Action Reimagining 'The Little Mermaid' Casts Halle Bailey as Ariel
Halle Bailey of the R&B duo Chloe x Halle will be in the starring role for Disney's latest live-action reimagining. — Bailey will play the role of Ariel, the daughter of King Triton who wants to live on the land where the people are. The decision for Halle Bailey to play the role was made today.