Superhero Bits: ‘Infinity War’ Breaking Opening Day Records, ‘Venom’ Trailer Easter Eggs & More

Would you like to see a team-up of Shuri from Black Panther and Spider-Man? What international box office records has Avengers: Infinity War already broken? Which comic book movie did Dave Bautista see six times in theaters? What alternate Marvel role would Tom Hiddleston like the chance to play? Which Avengers: Infinity War cast member was one of the few to get the whole script? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits.The second … [Read more...]

‘The Happytime Murders’, ‘Robin Hood’, ‘Hellfest’ & Other Reactions From CinemaCon 2018

On the April 26, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by special guest Frosty from Collider to talk about a final group of presentations from CinemaCon 2018, including sneak previews of The Happytime Murders, Kin, Hellfest, A Simple Favor, and Robin Hood.  You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here is the RSS URL if you need it).All the … [Read more...]

‘Uncle Drew’ Trailer: The Elderly Basketball Player Comedy You’ve Been Waiting For

At last, someone has finally made a movie about guys wearing old age prosthetic make-up and playing basketball! Uncle Drew features Kyrie Irving, Shaquille O’Neal, Tiffany Haddish and more in a summer movie that might be a nice distraction from all the usual blockbuster bombast. Watch the Uncle Drew trailer below.Uncle Drew has a lot going for it: a talented cast, some pretty funny jokes, and a lot of questionable old-age makeup. Lil Rel Howery … [Read more...]

‘David Copperfield’ Cast Adds Tilda Swinton and Hugh Laurie Alongside Dev Patel

The David Copperfield cast keeps getting better and better. Tilda Swinton and Hugh Laurie are the latest additions to the upcoming Charles Dickens adaptation from Veep creator Armando Iannucci. Dev Patel stars in the project, called The Personal History of David Copperfield, which updates Dickens’ tale to modern times.Everything about this new adaptation of David Copperfiled sounds pretty damn great. Armando Iannucci, creator of Veep and … [Read more...]

Some Kind of Robert Rodriguez Cinematic Universe Project is in the Works

Though the Marvel Cinematic Universe is the first film franchise to take multiple film series and bridge them together on such a large scale, it’s not the first time movies have shared the same universe on the big screen outside of traditional sequels. Universal’s classic monster movies all existed in the same world, Kevin Smith built his View Askewniverse that was connected by shared characters such as Jay & Silent Bob, Quentin … [Read more...]

MoviePass May Have Removed Its Popular “One Movie Per Day” Plan For Good

MoviePass, the subscription service that allows subscribers to see one movie per day in theaters for a monthly cost of $9.95, may be drastically changing its offerings to new users. The company’s CEO recently spoke to an interviewer at CinemaCon, and one of his comments has sparked speculation that the popular “one movie per day” MoviePass package may not be offered again. MoviePass has disrupted the way audiences go to the … [Read more...]

‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot’ Trailer: One of Joaquin Phoenix’s Best Performances Arrives This Summer

Gus Van Sant assembles one phenomenal cast for Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot, a dramedy based on the memoir by John Callahan. Joaquin Phoenix plays an alcoholic who attempts to get sober after nearly dying in a car accident. Watch the new Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot trailer below.Well, this looks like it could be very good. Gus Van Sant has gone back and forth between making very experimental films and … [Read more...]

‘Godzilla 2’ Casts ‘Rampage’ Mo-Cap Actor as King Ghidorah

Rampage has a full cast of marquee actors like Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris, and Jeffrey Dean Morgan, but there’s one performer whose name you’d never notice unless you paid close attention to the credits: Jason Liles. He’s the man who did the performance capture work for George, the movie’s huge albino gorilla. Now Liles will be going from playing one huge beast to another, because he’s joined the Godzilla 2 cast … [Read more...]

‘Star Trek 4’ Director is S.J. Clarkson – the First Woman to Helm a ‘Trek’ Movie

Star Trek 4 has found a director: S.J. Clarkson, who will be the first woman to helm a Trek film. Paramount is developing two different Star Trek films: the Quentin Tarantino R-Rated Trek, and Star Trek 4, which will serve as a sequel to the rebooted Star Trek film franchise. More on the Star Trek 4 director below.Exciting news: Star Trek 4 has found a director. Variety reports S.J. Clarkson will helm the sequel. This will make Clarkson the … [Read more...]

‘Deadpool 2’ Box Office Tracking Suggests a Bigger Hit Than The First Film

Moving Deadpool 2‘s release date up a few weeks is apparently going to pay off. Early Deadpool 2 box office tracking suggests the raunchy superhero sequel is on a path to have a bigger opening than 2016’s Deadpool.You probably could’ve guessed this, but Deadpool 2 is going to be a hit. Just how big a hit? Well, let’s just say it’s currently tracking for a big opening weekend. Bigger than the first Deadpool, even. … [Read more...]

Aardman Animation is Working on ‘Chicken Run 2’

It’s been 18 years since Aardman Animation delivered the stop-motion prison escape comedy Chicken Run. The film from 2000 focused on a group of chickens who hatch a plan to bust out of their coop when they learn what deadly plans an evil farm owner has for them. To this day, Chicken Run is still the highest grossing stop-motion animated movie of all time, and now is apparently the time to make a sequel happen. Chicken Run 2 is in the works … [Read more...]

Now Stream This: ‘Magnolia’, ‘Wonder Boys’, ‘Mars Attacks!’, and More

(Welcome to Now Stream This, a column dedicated to the best movies streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and every other streaming service out there.)  In dire need of something to stream, right now? Right this very minute? Then you’re in luck! As usual, I’ve scoured the best streaming services and brought back the best streaming options available for your viewing pleasure. Here you’ll find a saga from Paul Thomas Anderson; a … [Read more...]

‘The Predator’, ‘Widows’ & ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Reactions From 20th Century Fox’s CinemaCon 2018 Presentation

On the April 26, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by special guest Frosty from Collider to talk about 20th Century Fox’s presentation at CinemaCon 2018, which included sneak previews of The Predator, Alita: Battle Angel, Bohemian Rhapsody, Widows, and CtrlMovie. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here is the RSS URL if you … [Read more...]