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 »
The Transformers film franchise doesn’t have a great track record with its female characters. But Bumblebee, the upcoming live-action Transformers spin-off movie, might be the first step toward changing that – and fans have Steven Spielberg to thank for it. Learn about the significant Steven Spielberg Bumblebee contribution below.
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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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Mike Mignola, the creator of Hellboy, is far more involved with the upcoming Lionsgate reboot than he was in Guillermo del Toro’s previous Hellboy movies. Mignola is co-writing this script with Andrew Cosby and Christopher Golden, and in a new interview, he doubles down on the idea of the movie leaning more into the horror genre than ever before and says that the reboot won’t be like the superhero movies that are currently dominating the pop culture landscape. Read More »
It’s been six years since we’ve seen a movie from Brian De Palma, the director of Carrie, Scarface, and Mission: Impossible. He has completed a new film that we may never see (more on that in a minute), but in the meantime, De Palma says he’s writing a new horror movie that features a “sexual aggressor” in the mold of infamous producer Harvey Weinstein. Learn more about the potential Brian De Palma Harvey Weinstein movie below.
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20th Century Fox is developing an X-Force film that’s going to be written and directed by The Cabin in the Woods director Drew Goddard, and while making the press rounds to promote his next movie (a small crime thriller called Bad Times at the El Royale), Goddard has revealed his approach to tackling the superhero sequel. Read about his reaction to Deadpool 2‘s big twist, how he’ll handle the fallout of that film, and more in this X-Force movie update.
Warning: spoilers for Deadpool 2 below.
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The break between Game of Thrones seasons can sometimes feel like the Long Night: a particularly harsh and dark winter that gripped George R.R. Martin’s fictional land of Westeros and lasted an entire generation. Thankfully, we don’t have that much longer to wait until we see how HBO’s mega-successful fantasy series ends – the show is coming back in 2019. But when it does finally arrive, it sounds like it’s going to be devastating.
Emilia Clarke, who plays Daenerys Targaryen on the show, has already shot her character’s last moments of the series, and in a new interview, she hints that audiences may not react very well to Dany’s final appearance.
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Fans who’ve found themselves invested in Captain America/Steve Rogers’ love life might have missed Emily VanCamp‘s Agent Sharon Carter amid all the chaos of Avengers: Infinity War. Now that film’s writers, Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, have explained why she didn’t make the cut, and they’ve also elaborated on one of the movie’s biggest surprises: the return of a villain no one saw coming.
Plus, check out an Infinity War infographic that features the amount of screen time each hero received in Marvel’s latest blockbuster. But be warned: if you haven’t seen the film yet, there are spoilers for Infinity War below. Read More »
Solo: A Star Wars Story hits theaters this week, and Variety has a detailed cover story about the film’s famously troubled trip to the big screen. The entire piece is absolutely worth reading, but if you’re pressed for time, I’ve gathered a few of the best revelations from the article below. Read More »