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Steven Spielberg has taken another step into the world of streaming.

The acclaimed filmmaker, who once seemed publicly averse to the idea of streaming, has just signed a deal for his Amblin Partners production company to produce multiple movies for Netflix per year. But this doesn’t mean all of Spielberg’s new films are going straight to the streamer. Amblin Partners also has an ongoing deal with Universal for theatrical releases, so this deal appears to be more about Spielberg recognizing that the entertainment landscape is shifting and adapting to that reality.
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Jurassic World Dominion Villain

Jurassic World: Dominion doesn’t arrive until next year, but some footage from the film is making its way to IMAX theaters in front of F9 this month. We’ve seen the footage, and it takes viewers back in time to when dinosaurs ruled the Earth. A prehistoric prologue shows non-cloned dinosaurs going about their business – and also introduces us to Jurassic World: Dominion‘s villainous dinosaur. It’s a dinosaur that director Colin Trevorrow says he’s been saving for the third and final film in his trilogy.

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young spielberg actor

Steven Spielberg‘s upcoming film based on his own childhood, has found its young Spielberg. Relative newcomer Gabriel LaBelle is in talks to play Spielberg as a teenager in the Oscar-winning filmmaker’s coming-of-age movie inspired by his formative years growing up in Arizona.

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Steven Spielberg‘s next movie has a title: The Fabelmans.

The film, which is loosely based on the director’s own childhood, is holding open casting calls for the lead role of Sammy, which appears to be the character who is modeled on Spielberg’s younger self. Read More »

Steven Spielberg Paul Dano

Steven Spielberg is about to call Paul Dano “daddy.”

OK, probably not literally – that would be weird and likely unprofessional – but figuratively. That’s because Spielberg is making a movie inspired by his own childhood, and he has hired Dano to play a fictional version of Spielberg’s own father, Arnold Spielberg. Here’s what we know so far. Read More »

easy rawlins tv series

Easy Rawlins, a character played memorably by Denzel Washington in the criminally underrated Devil in a Blue Dress, is getting his own TV series. Amblin is developing the show with Walter Mosley, the author who created the character. Mosley has authored fourteen novels, and a collection of short stories, starring Rawlins, a Black private eye operating out of Los Angeles between the 1940s and 1960s.

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Jo Koy's Easter Sunday Movie

For the past decade, Super Troopers director Jay Chandrasekhar (pictured, right) has mostly kept busy by directing episodes of television shows like Community, Psych, Royal Pains, New Girl, Fresh Off the Boat, and The Goldbergs. After interrupting a long TV run to take the helm of Super Troopers 2 back in 2018, Chandrasekhar is returning to the big screen with Easter Sunday, a new family comedy based on the life experiences and stand-up comedy of Jo Koy. Read More »

Secrets of the Mogwai Voice Cast

The animated Gremlins prequel series Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai has revealed its voice actors: Ming-Na Wen, BD Wong, James Hong, and Matthew Rhys. The series is set in 1920s Shanghai, and reveals how Sam Wing (who would grow up to be shop owner Mr. Wing in the 1984 Gremlins movie) met the young Mogwai called Gizmo.

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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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Bios release date

Bios, a new sci-fi film from director Miguel Sapochnik that stars Tom Hanks as a guy who builds a robot to watch over his dog (yes, really) is moving from April to August. The Universal Amblin Entertainment title was supposed to arrive in theaters on April 16 but will now arrive in August. The release date change is just the latest example of Hollywood studios trying to figure out when and where to release their new movies as the coronavirus pandemic continues to interfere with the traditional theatrical model.

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