Finally, a piece of release date news that’s not a depressing coronavirus-related delay. MGM is pushing the release date of the Aretha Franklin biopic Respect, which stars Jennifer Hudson as the powerful-voiced singer, for Christmas Day, with the intention of propping it up as an awards season contender. The film was originally set to arrive in October.
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Last week, No Time to Die, the 25th James Bond movie, was delayed until November. But it seems as if some publicity demands were already in place for actor Daniel Craig, who is playing the British super spy for the final time. Despite the film’s delay, Craig hosted Saturday Night Live this past weekend and also appears as the new cover star of GQ magazine, where he gave an in-depth interview explaining why there has been a five year gap since the previous Bond movie and the many injuries he’s sustained while playing the character. Read on for some highlights below. Read More »
Did you forget that Warner Bros. Pictures and MGM were working on a Sesame Street movie? Well, it’s still on the way, and the movie has just gained another cast member in the form of recording artist and occasional actor Chance the Rapper. Read More »
We’re less than two months from the release of No Time to Die, the 25th movie in the long-running James Bond film franchise, and it looks like Daniel Craig‘s 007 is going out in style.
Today, a new featurette has arrived that’s narrated by co-writer/director Cary Joji Fukunaga, in which he showcases lots of behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the film and talks about his approach to this milestone moment in the Bond saga. Read More »
James Bond’s knives are out in No Time to Die, which features an exciting Knives Out reunion for Daniel Craig and Bond series newcomer Ana de Armas. Naturally, only Craig’s Bond would keep de Armas’ CIA agent waiting, but the superspy seems to enjoy taking his time in the the newest No Time to Die TV spot, keeping everyone on edge as they await Craig’s final outing as Agent 007.
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Dee Rees has found her next project. The director, who earned an Oscar nod for her screenplay for 2017’s Mudbound, is set to write and direct a feature film adaptation of Porgy and Bess, the George Gershwin opera set in the slums of Charleston that became a Tony-winning Broadway musical. Rees’ Porgy and Bess movie adaptation comes more than 60 years after Otto Preminger first brought the story to the big screen with Sidney Poitier in the lead.
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Posted on Sunday, February 2nd, 2020 by Jacob Hall
Any new James Bond movie is a big deal, but No Time to Die is a bigger deal than usual. It’s Daniel Craig‘s final outing as Agent 007 and it’s also the twenty-fifth film in the franchise. That’s an astonishing number to reach and that means the Craig and director Cary Joji Fukunaga have to deliver the goods. You don’t want to mess this one up, after all.
Thankfully, the new Super Bowl spot (featuring new snippets of action-packed footage) promises something big and appropriately intense. Check it out below.
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The streaming wars are really heating up now that Apple TV+ is a key player alongside the likes of Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime. It’ll soon get even more crowded with the upcoming arrival of Peacock from NBCUniversal and HBO Max from Warner Media. But not every content provider out there has the money to create their own streaming service, which means some studios are in the market to work out deals for their content libraries, or perhaps even selling the entire studio. That’s what MGM might be looking to do, and conversations with Netflix and Apple have already taken place. Read More »
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Daniel Craig‘s James Bond era is the saga of a man eternally in the need of a break. Craig’s 007 has attempted to retire numerous times before, and his latest effort to leave the espionage world forever at the beginning of No Time to Die will inevitably also fail. But how exactly did they pull him back in? New No Time to Die plot details reveal the reason that Bond is back for one more go-around (and a last one for Craig), and what it has to do with Chrisotph Waltz’s returning Spectre villain Blofeld.
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Over the past couple of years, teenage singer and songwriter Billie Eilish has enjoyed a meteoric rise to success. You’ve probably heard her hit single “Bad Guy” all over the place, including over the credits for Brightburn and in the trailer for Bombshell. Now, you’re about to hear even more from the Grammy winner with her next gig: singing and writing the theme song for James Bond’s next mission in No Time to Die, the final outing for Daniel Craig as 007. Read More »