Lionstage has found that churches love to round up the congregation and see movies that use faith as a backbone for powerful drama. That’s why the studio has a deal with Kingdom Story Company, a film and television studio specializing in movies with Christian themes. After recently adapting the true story of Christian rock singer Jeremy Camp and his wife’s battle with cancer in I Still Believe, Lionsgate and Kingdom Story are heading into the sports world.
American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story will tell the story of the titular two-time NFL MVP and Hall of Fame quarterback who played for the St. Louis Rams, the New York Giants, and the Arizona Cardinals. Throughout his career, Warner was never shy about his faith as a Christian, and he believes that played heavily into his journey from stocking shelves in grocery stores to becoming a star football player. Now he’ll be played by Chuck and Shazam! star Zachary Levi in the new movie. Read More »
The movie business is in rough shape right now. Christopher Nolan’s Tenet just got pushed back again, this time to mid-August, and we’re not even sure if the movie will be able to meet that release date. But fear not, because Hollywood is still set on getting back to work in the near future. And when the cameras start rolling, it sounds like there will be Den of Thieves and Angel Has Fallen sequels, with Gerard Butler waiting to help resurrect cinema with a bang. Read More »
Antebellum was already on my must-see list, but after watching this new – and final trailer – I’m even more intrigued. There’s a lot we still don’t know about the horror pic from writer-directors Gerard Bush andChristopher Renz, but all the imagery released so far has been stunning, and this trailer is no exception. In Antebellum, Janelle Monáe plays a modern-day woman who suddenly finds herself transported back-in-time to the Antebellum South. Watch the final Antebellum trailer below.
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David F. Sandberg, director of Shazam!, Lights Out, and more, has a new horror project headed our way. Sandberg will direct The Culling, which follows a priest battling a demon while hiding out in a remote cabin. Lionsgate purchased the spec script for the film from writer Stephen Herman, and Sandberg plans to make The Culling before he directs Shazam 2.
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Many people know Mark Dacascos as The Chairman from the cooking reality series Iron Chef America, but others know him from his work in martial arts or action movies like Brotherhood of the Wolf or John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum. Now Dacascos is starring in a Lionsgate thriller called One Night in Bangkok, in which he plays an assassin who asks a rideshare driver to take him to each of his targets. Yep, this movie definitely has some BCE: Big Collateral Energy.
/Film is debuting the film’s first trailer, which you can check out below. Read More »
Ben Stiller hasn’t directed a feature film since the poorly received Zoolander 2, but he’s joined quite a team for his next directorial project. Stiller is set to helm the “high concept thriller” London, which will star Oscar Isaac and be written for the screen by Eric Roth, the Oscar-winning screenwriter behind Forrest Gump and most recently, the Oscar-nominated A Star is Born.
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Roland Emmerich, the master of cinematic disaster, is gearing up for another big-budget disaster movie called Moonfall, and now he’s found his leading man.
Patrick Wilson (The Conjuring, Aquaman) has been cast as the film’s protagonist, and he’ll play a disgraced astronaut who’s called back into action when the moon is suddenly put on a crash course with Earth. Read More »
The John Wick universe is going to get a little bigger with a female-led spin-off called Ballerina, and now franchise director Chad Stahelski has provided a new update about that project and some fun facts about the forthcoming John Wick 4. So put on your best suit, high five the Tick Tock Man, and meet us below to read the latest updates below.
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The high concept horror thriller Antebellum was pushed back by Lionsgate from the initially planned April release due to the closure of movie theaters around the world. But now that business is starting to resume, and movie theaters could possibly be opening in July, the studio has the movie back on track for a release in August, and they’ve unveiled a new trailer. This new glimpse at the movie seems to offer some slight clarification about Janelle Monáe seemingly traveling in time. Read More »
Who will save us from the horrors of the moon in Roland Emmerich‘s Moonfall? Halle Berry, that’s who. Berry is the latest cast member to join the Emmerich disaster pic, joining the previously-announced Josh Gad. In the movie, which has been knocking around for a few years, the moon is knocked out of orbit and hurtles towards Earth.
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