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It’s the dawn of a new era in America. David, Devindra, and Jeff are joined by Drew McWeeny (@DrewMcWeeny), writer of newsletter Formerly Dangerous, to discuss the new film News of the World. Does this reunion of director Paul Greengrass and actor Tom Hanks create the same buzz as Captain Phillips? Read More »

Spider-Ham: Great Power, No Responsibility

Want to get your hands on the Strucker watch from WandaVision? Are your kids looking for a good Spider-Ham graphic novel? Is the Justice League Dark series still in the work for HBO Max? Who could the villain be in Marvel’s WandaVision? Did you know Invincible crossed over with Spider-Man in 2004? How much did Wonder Woman 1984 help HBO Max boost subscriber numbers? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »

The Last Voyage of the Demeter Corey Hawkins

The Last Voyage of the Demeter, a Dracula spin-off movie that’s been in development for over 17 years, has found its star: Corey Hawkins, who has appeared in Straight Outta Compton, Kong: Skull Island, the 24 reboot, and more. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark director André Øvredal is helming the movie, which is inspired by the chapter in Bram Stoker’s iconic vampire novel that features Count Dracula sailing from Transylvania to England.

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invincible movie

There’s an animated Invincible series headed to Amazon Prime Video in March – but what of the live-action Invincible movie? The film was announced back in 2017, with Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg attached as writers. One might think that since the animated series is about to drop, the movie might be a thing of the past, but according to creator Robert Kirkman, it’s still very much in development – and it will be separate from the animated show.

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netflix's biggest show

Bridgerton, the Regency-era romance from Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice, and Scandal producer Shonda Rhimes, has beaten Henry Cavill’s The Witcher to become Netflix’s biggest show.

According to the streamer, a record 82 million households watched the series in its first 28 days, handily beating The Witcher‘s 76 million views during its own first 28 days. And while the show is clearly a big deal, Netflix’s definition of a “view” is somewhat controversial and might paint an inaccurate picture about how many people actually watched the show. Read More »

Jamie Dornan

After breaking out in the Fifty Shades of Grey franchise, Jamie Dornan has made a concerted effort to take a wide variety of roles. He appeared in the biographical drama A Private War, went medieval with a new take on Robin Hood, dug into his Irish roots in an odd way with Wild Mountain Thyme, and even voiced a character in Trolls World Tour. Soon we’ll see the comedic side of him in Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar with Kristen Wiig, but after that, he’ll be leading a new limited series called The Tourist at HBO Max. Read More »

james gunn suicide squad sequel

While James Gunn‘s The Suicide Squad is officially a sequel to 2016’s Suicide Squad, and even brings several of the previous film’s cast members back, there’s been plenty of speculation that Gunn’s take would be a kind of reboot. The extent to which that’s true remains to be seen, but a new comment from Gunn certainly seems to confirm that this entry stands on its own. When asked if viewers need to have seen Suicide Squad to understand The Suicide Squad, Gunn replied with a resounding “no.”

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Game of Thrones animated series

HBO Max is plotting its own trip to Westeros – in animated form.

A new report says HBO Max is developing a Game of Thrones animated series, although the report cautions that it’s still in the early stages and there’s a chance the show never comes to fruition.
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Soul was reportedly the most-watched movie or TV show over the week of Christmas 2020, but how would that translate to box office numbers? With great difficulty, as Disney+ and other streaming platforms notoriously don’t release the streaming numbers for their titles. This leaves us with a patchwork vision of the Soul streaming debut, but from what could be cobbled together, it looks like the Pixar movie did pretty well.

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On the January 27, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by weekend editor Brad Oman, senior writer Ben Pearson and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss what they’ve been up to at the Water Cooler. Read More »