uncle drew trailer

It started as a viral bit. Basketball star Kyrie Irving donned some old-age make-up, a fat suit, and a white wig to play “Uncle Drew,” a washed-up basketball player who shows up to a local game and shows up all the young players. He debuted in a Pepsi Max ad that was presented as documentary-style “chapters” — which later came together as a 20-minute short film. The videos soon went viral and and went on to be one of the most popular ads that aired at the NBA finals.

Now, Uncle Drew is getting his own movie.

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Sequel Bits the first purge

In this edition of sequel bits:

  • The First Purge teaser capitalizes on how terrifying America is right now.
  • M. Night Shyamalan has screened some Glass footage, and people are happy.
  • Stephen Lang confirms Don’t Breathe 2 (again).
  • Stephen Lang also offers an update on Avatar 2.
  • Tom Cruise is kind of a jerk on the set of Mission: Impossible – Fallout.
  • Michael B. Jordan is excited for the new Creed 2 director.
  • Polymath Hailee Steinfeld might also sing as well as star in Bumblebee.
  • Want to hear the plot of Goosebumps 2? Sure you do!
  • A new lego set for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.
  • A first look at Tremors 6.

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2018 super bowl movie trailers

Everyone knows what they watch the Super Bowl to see — and it’s certainly not the football. It’s the commercials! Whether dancing puppy monkey babies are more your speed, or the latest trailer for Stranger Things, the Super Bowl has become one of the most anticipated pop culture events of the year for non-sports fans. Maybe that’s because the cost of a 30-second commercial aired during the primetime sport event could exceed $5 million — about the same as the budget for many independent films. So it’s exciting to just see what the overwhelmingly wealthy studios and advertising companies will shell out for a chance to be seen by 100 million eyes. Corporate culture at its finest.

Here are some of the 2018 Super Bowl movie trailers we’re expecting to see later this week.

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Original Rocky Movie Poster

Rocky is not just one of the greatest sports movies of all time, but one of the greatest films ever made. Period.

But if there’s one thing about the Rocky that wasn’t all that great, it was the original poster. Even though it features the great tagline “His whole life was a million-to-one shot,” the black and white poster only featured Rocky (Sylvester Stallone) and Adrian (Talia Shire) walking with their backs to us. Or there’s also the black and white one sheet featuring Rocky with his arms raised at the top of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, which is an iconic image, but it’s not exactly a great poster.

However, before those became the official Rocky posters, there was an awesome illustrated poster created by artist Tom Jung, and Sylvester Stallone has just revealed it to the public for the first time. Check out the original Rocky movie poster below. Read More »

coach snoop trailer

Snoop Dogg continues to surprise. The multi-talented rapper, producer, cannabis advocate, and cooking show host has added another hyphenate to his resume: football coach.

The hip-hop artist has long been involved in a youth football league, supporting kids from low-income neighborhoods in Los Angeles. But Snoop’s coaching talents are finally getting the spotlight thanks to the inspiring Coach Snoop docuseries that will soon premiere on Netflix. That’s right, inspiring. Get ready to cry about sports for the first time since the finale of Friday Night Lights.

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paterno trailer

“Did you know about Jerry?”

The implicit accusation in those words resound through the short teaser trailer for Paterno, HBO’s movie about the disgraced Penn State football coach whose shining legacy was tainted in the wake of a horrific child sex abuse convictions of his assistant coach, Jerry Sandusky. Al Pacino plays the titular Joe Paterno, a beloved football coach whose reputation bordered on idolatry in the small college town of Happy Valley.

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Creed 2 Casting - Florian Munteanu

Back in November last year, we heard that Creed 2 might be looking for someone to play the son of Ivan Drago, the legendary boxer responsible for killing Apollo Creed in the ring at the beginning of Rocky IV in 1985. At the time, an MMA fighter named  Sage Northcutt said that he sent in a tape as an audition for the role, but there had been no real confirmation that the spin-off sequel starring Michael B. Jordan would bring in the offspring of another legacy character. Now not only do we have confirmation of the character’s involvement in the sequel, but we know who’s playing him as well, and it’s not the aforementioned MMA fighter.

Get the details on the Creed 2 casting of Ivan Drago’s son below. Read More »

Karate Kid YouTube Series

YouTube Global Head of Original Content Susanne Daniels was on an executive panel for the Television Critics Association, an /Film got the chance to ask her about the upcoming YouTube Red original series Cobra Kai, based on the 1980s classic The Karate Kid.

In Cobra Kai, Ralph Macchio and William Zabka reprise their rival roles as Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence from the original movie. Though the series comes from Harold and Kumar franchise creators Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg, and Hot Tub Time Machine writer Josh Heald, Daniels said Cobra Kai is not a straight comedy.

Find out more about the Karate Kid YouTube series below. Read More »

Creed 2 Director

A few months ago, Sylvester Stallone revealed on his Instagram page that he would be directing Creed 2, the follow-up to Ryan Coogler‘s acclaimed Rocky spin-off from 2015. The silence that followed was deafening and now it seems like we know why – he’s not directing it. In fact, a brand new director whose name and work you probably don’t know is stepping behind the camera.

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I Tonya clip

In I, Tonya, Margot Robbie gives one of the year’s best performances playing disgraced Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding, whose career fell completely apart when she was implicated in an attack against her competitor Nancy Kerrigan. A new I, Tonya clip shows Robbie’s Harding as she prepares for a competition, and all the emotional trauma that comes with it.

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