Now that Josh and Benny Safdie, the filmmakers behind last year’s sustained cinematic panic attack Uncut Gems, have given audiences around the world anxiety, they’ve reteamed with star Adam Sandler to provide a slightly lower-key viewing experience in the form of a new short film. Check out Goldman v Silverman below, a six-minute short in which Sandler and Benny Safdie face off as street performers in Times Square. Read More »
NBCUniversal revealed new information about its upcoming Peacock streaming service this afternoon, including details about pricing tiers, what kind of content will be featured, and how it plans to roll the service out. Read on to find out how this service compares with rivals like Disney+, Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and more.
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On the January 16, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and TV news, including Mindhunter season 3, The Dark Tower TV show, a Green Lantern series update, why HBO chose one Game of Thrones prequel over another, Watchmen season 2, and Colin Trevorrow’s Star Wars script. Read More »
In Guns Akimbo, Daniel Radcliffe plays a loser who wakes up with guns physically bolted to his hands (yes, really). Not only that, but his character is tasked with killing an assassin on a live-streamed internet show.
Points for originality must go to writer/director Jason Lei Howden for this deranged-looking movie. If happen to have spent the last few minutes considering if you should take a swig of Red Bull to get a jolt of energy, maybe just watch this new trailer instead – it’ll probably have the desired effect. Read More »
It’ll be at least another year before we return to Westeros.
During today’s Television Critics Association winter press tour, HBO’s head of programming, Casey Bloys, said that House of the Dragon, the network’s first big Game of Thrones prequel series, is expected to debut sometime in 2022. Bloys explained why he gave a series order to that show but passed on Jane Goldman’s series last year, and he also provided a Watchmen season 2 update. Read his comments below. Read More »
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has Force-d its way to $1 billion at the worldwide box office, making it the fifth Star Wars movie to cross that threshold and cementing it as the second J.J. Abrams-directed film on the list of billion dollar grossers. But as you might have imagined, this movie crossed that milestone significantly more slowly than the previous two entries in the Skywalker saga.
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Amazon’s version of The Wheel of Time continues to roll on. The streaming service’s long-awaited adaptation of author Robert Jordan’s acclaimed fantasy novels is “well underway with production,” according to Amazon Studios’ co-head of television Vernon Sanders, who also said, “We love what we’ve seen so far.” Read More »
Fans of J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy world have been waiting for months for an official announcement from Amazon Studios about its The Lord of the Rings cast members for the upcoming streaming series. Today, that wait came to an end. Amazon took to social media to reveal fifteen cast members for the show, and you can get a breakdown of each of them below. Read More »
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Say what you will about the overall quality of the Disney+ series The Mandalorian (I have plenty of gripes, but I’ll bite my tongue for now), but one thing we can all agree on is that the first live-action Star Wars show looks expensive as hell. And it turns out that Baby Yoda, First of His Name, King of the Internet, Subject of Memes, Breaker of Hearts, and Lord of Cuteness, has an extremely high price tag. If you’ve ever wondered, “Hey, how much is Baby Yoda worth?”, read on to learn the answer – straight from an actor who could have caused some serious damage to your favorite tiny, long-eared nerf herder. Read More »
Not content with having the highest-grossing R-rated movie in history, Warner Bros. has decided to put Todd Phillips‘ Joker back in theaters to capitalize on all of its recent awards attention. The Joker rerelease will hit more than 750 theaters in North America starting this Friday, January 17.
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