Ben Affleck movie

If “bombastic” is your favorite flavor of Ben Affleck performance, here’s some potential bad news: it looks like that flavor might have just been taken off the market.

According to a new conversation with the Oscar-winning, multi-hyphenate filmmaker, Affleck will no longer be appearing in movies like Michael Bay’s Armageddon, and will instead only choose to “do stuff that is personally rewarding” to him. You know, stuff like WB and DC’s upcoming The Flash movie.
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new guy ritchie spy thriller

Hugh Grant and Josh Hartnett are set to join the cast of the new Guy Ritchie spy thriller formerly titled Five Eyes. This reunites Grant with his Man From U.N.C.L.E. and The Gentlemen director, and brings Hartnett back into the Ritchie fold after they collaborated on the upcoming action thriller Wrath of Man.

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the first lady cast

Michelle Pfeiffer will play Betty Ford, First Lady of the United States from 1974 to 1977, in Showtime’s The First Lady. The anthology series is described as “a revelatory reframing of American leadership, told through the lens of the women at the heart of the White House,” with season one focusing on Michelle Obama, Betty Ford, and Eleanor Roosevelt. Viola Davis is executive producing the show and will also appear as Michelle Obama, while The Undoing director Susanne Bier will helm the series.

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Nicole Kidman Lucille Ball

Last week, word broke that Nicole Kidman would be playing the legendary Lucille Ball in the Aaron Sorkin movie Being the Ricardos, with Javier Bardem playing Ball’s husband and I Love Lucy co-star Desi Arnaz. The news was met with puzzlement, particularly regarding Kidman’s casting, with many voicing concerns that the actress was a poor match for Ball. But now someone who might be considered an expert on Lucille Ball – her daughter Lucie Arnaz – has weighed-in to defend Kidman’s casting.

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peter pan and wendy cast

Yo ho, yo ho, it’s a pirate’s life for Jim Gaffigan. The Tesla actor has signed on Disney’s live-action Peter Pan & Wendy as Mr. Smee, the loyal shipmate to the villainous Captain Hook, to be played by Jude Law. And look, he’s already got the perfect hair for the part (hidden beneath that very real hat).

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Naked Gun remake

Liam Neeson might soon be stepping down from his perch atop Action Dad Mountain, but what might the next phase of his career look like? Could we be entering the era of Liam Neeson: Comedy Star?

In a recent interview, Neeson revealed that Seth MacFarlane, the man behind Family Guy and the Ted films, has approached him to star in remake of the 1988 comedy The Naked Gun. But is the star of Taken and The Commuter the right fit for a movie like that? Read More »

She-Hulk Cast Adds Ginger Gonzaga

Marvel’s WandaVision is already playing with television in a compelling way by putting a mystery right in the middle of an evolving family sitcom. But Marvel Studios will dig into more uncharted territory with their superhero characters by delivering a half-hour legal comedy in the form of She-Hulk. The series will be led by Orphan Black star Tatiana Maslany, and now Kidding actress Ginger Gonzaga has been brought on board the cast. Who is she playing? We have a couple guesses. Read More »

thor love and thunder cast

Thor: Love and Thunder may be spreading the, ahem, love to potential new cast members.

Karen Gillan, who starred as reformed assassin Nebula in the Guardians of the Galaxy movies and Avengers: Endgame, and Matt Damon, who previously had a cameo role in Thor: Ragnarok, are reportedly joining the Thor: Love and Thunder cast, as both stars were revealed to have touched down in Sydney, Australia, were the Marvel Studios sequel is filming.

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moon knight villain

Ethan Hawke has been in Hollywood long enough to see himself become the villain. The Marvel villain, that is. The Good Lord Bird star will reportedly cross swords (or whatever weapons Moon Knight uses) with Oscar Isaac as the Moon Knight villain.

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Matilda Movie Musical Cast Finds a Lead

Netflix’s adaptation of the musical version of Matilda has finally found a young star to take on the lead role of a precocious young girl with advanced reading skills and telekinetic abilities who feels like she doesn’t belong in her family of idiotic gamblers and crooks. Relatively unknown 11-year old actress Alisha Weir has landed the role of Matilda, but there’s already been a change with the casting of one of the other key characters, with Emma Thompson taking the role of the nasty headmistress Miss Trunchbull. Read More »