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 »
Hans Zimmer is lending his rock god chops to the new James Bond film. Zimmer is swooping in to take over as the No Time to Die composer, replacing the previously announced Dan Romer, the American composer behind the Netflix series Maniac.
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A proper glimpse at 007’s next mission arrived this week with the first trailer for No Time to Die. It certainly looks like a better outing for Daniel Craig than Spectre, and considering this is his send-off as James Bond, that’s good news for fans. But the movie is still roughly five months away, so we’ll have to sink our teeth into some slick official images from the movie in the meantime
The new No Time to Die photos feature shots of Daniel Craig looking both rugged and dapper, as well as the return of Christoph Waltz as Blofeld and another facially disfigured villain in the form of Rami Malek. Plus, it wouldn’t be a James Bond movie without some ladies on the scene, including Ana de Armas, Lea Seydoux, and Lashana Lynch. Read More »
District 9 director Neill Blomkamp was previously working on a new RoboCop project that would act as a direct sequel to the original 1987 movie, following in the footsteps of recent retcon sequels like Halloween in 2018 and this year’s Terminator: Dark Fate. But he left the project towards the end of this past summer, and now a new filmmaker is jumping into the director’s chair to take over the film being called RoboCop Returns. Read More »
The quality of Daniel Craig’s James Bond movies has varied dramatically since his stellar debut in Casino Royale, wavering with Quantum of Solace, recovering with Skyfall, and then dropping off the deep end with Spectre, probably the worst entry of his tenure. But one of the high points of the previous two movies has been Naomie Harris as Miss Eve Moneypenny, who’s a capable field agent in these films instead of merely filling the character’s traditional role as Bond’s secretary.
Moneypenny has another fan in the form of Harris’s Moonlight director Barry Jenkins, because according to recent interviews from Harris, Jenkins actually pitched a Moneypenny movie to Barbara Broccoli at Eon Productions – but Broccoli “wasn’t so down for it.” Read Harris’s quotes below. Read More »
Everyone knows the Addams Family is creepy and kooky, mysterious and spooky, altogether ooky, but now we can add “enduring” to the eerie family’s list of descriptors. The characters originated in a comic strip in the 1930s before making the jump to live-action in a popular 1960s sitcom and hopping into two live-action feature films in the ’90s, but the brand new animated film has already proven popular enough to warrant a theatrical sequel.
MGM and United Artists Releasing are officially going full steam ahead with The Addams Family 2, which is scheduled to ooze into theaters in October 2021. Read More »
Alicia Vikander‘s Tomb Raider series has found another director to lead its expedition. Ben Wheatley, who has proven to be a filmmaker to watch with critically acclaimed blackly comic thrillers like High-Rise and Free Fire, has been tapped by MGM as the Tomb Raider sequel director. The follow-up to the Roar Uthaug-directed 2018 Tomb Raider is set to come to theaters in March 2021.
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RoboCop Returns is in need of a new commanding officer. More than a year after Neill Blomkamp was announced to direct a new RoboCop movie that would act as a continuation of the first film, he has confirmed that he is no longer the RoboCop Returns director. But Chappie fans can hold onto a sliver of hope: Blomkamp is already hard at work at a new horror movie.
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Nestled at the intersection of Elm Street and Dudley Ave., in an quiet suburban street in Westfield, New Jersey, is the house that inspired Charles Addams to create the looming, gothic Addams Family Mansion. There’s nothing very remarkable about this house, with its white wood paneling and quaint turn-of-the-century shutters. In fact, it’s as painfully normal. But stare a little longer, and maybe you can see it through Charles Addams eyes: the wood turns a deep black, the shutters slowly become more dilapidated, and a dark cloud casts a shadow over the house.
“This is the house,” longtime Charles Addams expert Ron MacCloskey declared to the group of journalists attending the Westfield junket for the upcoming animated The Addams Family movie. It’s one of several houses that allegedly provided the inspiration for the looming, Gothic mansion seen in The Addams Family TV shows, movies, and comics. “Charles Addams has said he has never drawn the Addams family the same twice. So every cartoon is a little bit different for what the family house looks like,” MacCloskey said.
The house /Film saw with the group of journalists, which we could not enter due to it being private property, was part of a short tour of Charles Addams’ old haunts in Westfield, New Jersey, which is holding its second annual AddamsFest this October. The town had only recently begun to embrace the legacy of this famous cartoonist who was born and raised in the small New Jersey town approximately 20 miles from New York City. But upon the unearthing of a skeletal chalk drawing in a wooden shack (affectionately named “Dudley Addams” after the street it was found), Westfield is becoming significantly creepier and kookier.
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A new trailer for the upcoming computer animated adaptation of The Addams Family arrived just this past week, but audiences outside of the United States are getting a different peek at the creepy, kooky family and their macabre antics. A new international Addams Family trailer shows us much more of how Gomez (Oscar Isaac), Morticia (Charlize Theron), Wednesday (Chloë Grace Moretz), Pugsley (Finn Wolfhard), and Uncle Fester (Nick Kroll) shake up their new home in New Jersey. Read More »