Brie Larson Shot Her ‘Avengers 4’ Scenes Before ‘Captain Marvel’

If you think the Marvel Cinematic Universe timeline can get confusing, don’t even try to make sense of the movies’ shooting schedules. But Marvel Studios is a well-oiled machine, and sometimes stars find themselves having to shoot scenes for a movie that could potentially spoil their introduction. That was the case for Brie Larson, star of Marvel’s first female solo superhero movie, Captain Marvel. After being teased for years, … [Read more...]

‘Solo’ Prequel Comic Will Explore the Backstory of Tobias Beckett

Solo: A Star Wars Story is a prequel that gives us the backstory of the dashing scoundrel, Han Solo. But what about a prequel to that prequel? Marvel has announced that they’re releasing a Solo prequel comic focused on the life and origin of Tobias Beckett (Woody Harrelson), the career criminal who helped shape Han Solo into the smug smuggler we all know and love.Beckett has already taught Han Solo everything he knows, but he could stand … [Read more...]

Harvey Weinstein Arrested by NYPD, Charged With Rape and Sex Abuse

The New York Police Department has had Harvey Weinstein arrested on charges of rape, committing a criminal sex act, sexual abuse, and sexual misconduct. The disgraced movie mogul surrendered himself to the New York authorities on Friday and is facing criminal charges stemming from multiple sexual assault allegations that have surfaced in the past year.Weinstein is facing charges stemming from incidents with two separate women, the NYPD said in … [Read more...]

‘A Simple Favor’ Trailer: Paul Feig Goes Dark in the Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively Suburban Thriller

Paul Feig is making the pivot from broad comedies to steamy thrillers with A Simple Favor, the latest Gone Girl-lite mystery adaptation making its way from the bookshelf to the big screen. Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively star in the latest trailer, which teases us with the strange relationship between Kendrick’s mommy blogger and Lively’s mysterious glamazon.A Simple Favor TrailerThe film follows Kendrick’s mommy blogger … [Read more...]

‘Krypton’ Season 2 Teaser Dissolves the Superman Symbol of Hope

With Syfy’s Krypton renewed for a second season after a rocky but promising debut, the network is already on top of promoting the sophomore outing. The first Krypton season 2 teaser has been released, offering no new footage, but giving a tantalizing picture of what the second season of the Superman prequel will explore.Krypton Season 2 Teaser“The symbol you know is no more,” the Krypton season 2 teaser ominously declares. … [Read more...]

Could One of These Domain Names Be the ‘Wonder Woman 2’ Title?

We still have well over a year until the best DCEU superhero returns to the big screen, but Warner Bros. has remained astonishingly tight-lipped about the title of the Wonder Woman sequel. It evades our grasp, even as the highly anticipated sequel builds an exciting, star-studded cast and heads to the glorious era of big hair and Cold Wars. But a flurry of registered domain names may have just provided us the hint we needed to narrow down the … [Read more...]

Vin Diesel’s ‘Bloodshot’ Adds ‘Baby Driver’s Eiza Gonzalez, ‘Outlander’s Sam Heughan, and Michael Sheen

Bloodshot is hitting the mark when it comes to its supporting cast. Baby Driver breakout Eiza Gonzalez, Outlander‘s Sam Heughan, and Michael Sheen have all joined the adaptation of the Valiant Comics series. They will join star Vin Diesel in the sci-fi action flick following a former soldier unwittingly given the powers of regeneration, technomancy, and meta-morphing.Gonzalez, Heughan, and Sheen are in talks to join the Bloodshot cast, … [Read more...]

Disney’s ‘Mulan’ and ‘Maleficent 2’ Add New Cast Members

Disney’s live-action adaptations of its beloved classics are adding even more cast members. The latest bit of Disney casting is for the upcoming Mulan and Maleficent 2, which each cast two strong character actors in supporting roles.Mulan The Mulan cast is shaping up to be one of Disney’s most impressive ensembles yet. It would be difficult to top the already star-studded cast of Jet Li as the emperor, Donnie Yen as Mulan’s … [Read more...]

Next ‘Transformers’ Sequel Pulled From Schedule and Other Release Date News

Paramount and Fox 2000 have set several movie release dates for upcoming films, and possible canned one big franchise entry. While the latest entry for Michael Bay‘s Transformers series has been pulled from the schedule, Paramount and Fox 2000 have set release dates for the highly anticipated YA adaptation The Hate U Give, the Elton John biopic Rocketman, and the feature adaptation of Stephen King‘s Pet Sematary.Transformers 7 … [Read more...]

The Explosive “First Blood” Promises to Change Everything in ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

(We’re going to kickstart our weekly The Handmaid’s Tale review by answering one simple question: Who suffered the most?) This season of The Handmaid’s Tale has been an exercise in dangling hope in front of our eyes, only to wrench it away immediately. But in the explosive “First Blood,” that hope may finally stick around. The sixth episode of season 2 finally turns the tide on the dour mood (even more than usual) that has … [Read more...]

‘UnReal’ Will Bring Its Messy, Magnificent Four-Season Run to an End on Hulu

When UnReal premiered on Lifetime in 2015, it felt revolutionary. Here was a pitch-black drama about the lurid behind-the-scenes conflicts of a Bachelor-style reality show, featuring two of the most fascinating and fearsome antiheroines on TV (played with withering contempt by Shiri Appleby and Constance Zimmer). Immediately, UnReal became a critical darling and a boon to Lifetime’s bid to be taken seriously in the oversaturated prestige TV … [Read more...]

Idris Elba to Direct and Star in ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ Musical For Netflix

Idris Elba will be putting a sexier, modern-day spin on Victor Hugo‘s Gothic classic The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Elba will be directing, producing, and starring in The Hunchback of Notre Dame for Netflix in a movie that is described as a “sonic and musical experience.” But that’s not the best part — Elba, who is a pretty successful DJ when he’s not working as a Hollywood star, will also be producing original music … [Read more...]

Comcast Prepares to Challenge Disney-Fox Deal With a “Superior” Bid to Disney’s $50 Billion Offer

Disney‘s historic deal to acquire elements of Fox seemed set in stone, but earlier this year reports surfaced that Comcast planned to derail that deal with a massive offer of its own. Now Comcast Corp. has confirmed that it is preparing a “superior” all-cash bid for large parts of 21st Century Fox to top Disney’s $52.4 billion deal. But to tip the scales in favor of Comcast, the Comcast Fox deal would be an … [Read more...]