While the world continues to debate who is Hollywood’s best Chris, here’s a fun fact about one of the contenders: Chris Pratt, the star of the Guardians of the Galaxy and the Jurassic World franchises, briefly considered going by “Christo” when he first arrived in Hollywood. Not even “Christo Pratt” – just “Christo.” Think he made the right call?
Pratt dropped that Christo nugget in a new interview with MTV, where he also addressed rumors that he might be the next Batman, spoke a bit about Jurassic World 3, and explained the reason he killed J.J. Abrams (in a game of Mafia). Read More »
After the huge success of Get Out, which won writer/director Jordan Peele a well-deserved Oscar for Best Original Screenplay, all eyes are on him to see if he can deliver another amazing movie with his follow-up, which is called Us. We recently published a plot synopsis that was attached to test screenings of the movie, but now Peele and stars Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke are shedding some light on even more Us movie details, including the fact that this film is “more firmly in the horror genre” than Get Out. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 by Ben Pearson
With the final season of Game of Thrones nearly upon us, HBO is hard at work to keep the fantasy world alive in at least one prequel show. George R.R. Martin, the author who first crafted the elaborate fantasy worlds of Westeros and Essos on the page, is involved as a co-creator and executive producer of the upcoming series, and in a new interview, he shared some more details about the show – including a better idea of where it falls on the timeline compared to the original series. Read More »
A rumor about Guardians of the Galaxy actor Chris Pratt taking over the mantle of Indiana Jones from star Harrison Ford first popped up in 2015. Since then, Pratt has both denied the rumor and later acknowledged it, basically leaving the door open to the possibility should anyone at Disney or Lucasfilm come calling with an actual offer for him to play the whip-cracking archeologist.
But there’s one person who seemingly doesn’t want Pratt involved: current Indiana Jones star Harrison Ford. Below, watch Ford react to a question about Pratt potentially joining the upcoming Indiana Jones 5. Read More »
Nintendo lovers will immediately recognize the name Samus Aran, the protagonist of the long-running Metroid video game series. Oscar-winning actress Brie Larson counts herself as a fan: she dressed up as Samus for Halloween, and she’s also interested in playing the character in a movie. Hear that, Hollywood? You may want to start dusting off those Metroid movie scripts and see if there are any hidden gems waiting to be found. Read More »
We’re almost a decade removed from the record-breaking box office success of James Cameron‘s Avatar, and we’re still years away from seeing if the long-gestating Avatar 2 will reignite audiences’ interest in the fictional world of Pandora. It’ll be even longer than that before we see Avatar 4 and 5, but despite Cameron’s assertion that those planned sequels aren’t sure bets, production is apparently already underway. And the franchise has already made at least one huge improvement: Cameron and his team have ditched the Papyrus font they used in the first movie.
In a new interview, Avatar star Sigourney Weaver says she’s “busy” working on those sequels now. She also talks a little about the new character she’s playing, her experience filming Avatar 2 and 3, and whether or not we’ll ever see Alien 5 directed by Chappie filmmaker Neill Blomkamp. Read Weaver’s quotes and take a look at the new Papyrus-free Avatar logo below. Read More »
Director Peyton Reed is best known for directing Ant-Man and next month’s Ant-Man and the Wasp, but that wasn’t the first Marvel property he was attached to direct. In the early 2000s, Reed was hired to make a Fantastic Four movie at Fox, but it ended up falling apart. But in a new interview, he says he’s still keeping the dream alive and suggested there was a chance that his script could eventually make its way into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It all hinges on the Disney/Fox acquisition. Read More »
Earlier this month, we wrote about how director Matthew Vaughn announced plans to get behind the camera for a reboot of Kick-Ass, his 2010 movie that was based on writer Mark Millar’s comic book. One of that film’s most memorable characters is Hit-Girl, a trained assassin played by the then-13-year-old Chloe Grace Moretz. Moretz reprised the role in 2013’s Kick-Ass 2, but now the actress says she won’t be coming back to play that part in an eventual Kick-Ass 3 – and it sounds like Kick-Ass 2 could be to blame for that. Read More »
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Warning: Spoilers for Split follow, so turn back now if you haven’t seen it yet.
M. Night Shyamalan‘s 2017 psychological thriller Split has one of the most surprising endings of the past decade, stealthily setting up an unexpected sequel that fans have been wanting for years. And though he wasn’t directly involved with Split, Unbreakable star Samuel L. Jackson was just as surprised at Split’s ending as we were. Read his reaction to the movie’s shocking reveal below.
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