The prospect of Amazon turning the beloved 1992 sports dramedy A League of Their Own into a half-hour comedy series was already an enticing one, largely thanks to the involvement of Broad City co-creator, co-writer, co-executive producer, and co-star Abbi Jacobson taking a starring role in the series, not to mention co-writing and executive producing again. Now we’re even more excited because The Good Place co-star D’Arcy Carden, who plays the virtual assistant Janet on the afterlife comedy series, will be joining the A League of Their Own series. Read More »
International superstar Dwayne Johnson started his career as a professional wrestler in the World Wrestling Federation (now called WWE). But now the man formerly known as “The Rock” will be stepping into a different fighting arena for Smashing Machine, a new biopic that will see the wrestler playing two-time UFC champion Mark Kerr. Read More »
Since leaving Saturday Night Live in 2013, Jason Sudeikis has kept pretty busy on the big screen. But now he’s headed back to television with a series regular role in a new comedy set up at Apple TV+.
Ted Lasso will star Jason Sudeikis as the title character, an idealistic all-American football coach hired to manage an English football club even though he has no previous experience with the sport at all. However, this isn’t the first time Sudeikis has played the character. But the only way you’d probably know that is if you watched NBC Sports programs from time to time. So let’s introduce you to the coach before the Ted Lasso series gets underway. Read More »
While we’re eagerly awaiting the arrival of Taika Waititi‘s satirical comedy Jojo Rabbit later this month (read our review and watch the trailer), the filmmaker is already getting his next film together over at Fox Searchlight, and it’s completely different than any other movie he’s done before.
Next Goal Wins is a sports dramedy inspired by the 2014 British documentary of the same name, focusing on the perpetually losing national football team of American Samoa and their coach as the team tries to qualify for the FIFA World Cup. Michael Fassbender is already on board to play the team’s coach, and now Elisabeth Moss is in talks to join the cast too. Read More »
Those Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling are heading into their last match. Netflix brought some bittersweet news to the table today with the announcement of a fourth season of GLOW ordered. But unfortunately, the fourth season will also be the last for this wrestling comedy starring Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin, and Marc Maron. Read More »
Let’s get ready to…well, you know the drill. But there’s not anything routine about Paramount Animation, the still-fairly untested animation division of Paramount Pictures behind films like Wonder Park and Sherlock Gnomes. But Paramount Animation is starting to kick things into gear in 2020, partnering up with WWE Studios for a new film called Rumble.
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Matt Damon and Christian Bale are the best of frenemies who find themselves teamed up to help Ford take on the speed of Ferrari in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966 in the upcoming true story of Ford v Ferrari. A new trailer for the movie has just arrived, showing the hurdles they must jump over in order to get a Ford car to match the speed of Ferrari, and it cetainly isn’t easy. Watch the new Ford v Ferrari trailer below. Read More »
It’s football season again, and you might have seen Rudy being tossed around cable recently. It’s one of the most beloved sports movies of all-time, and a lot of the praise for that movie is undoubtedly inspired by the final game, where Sean Astin finally gets to bring the legacy of Rudy Ruettiger to life. It’s all to the sound of Jerry Goldsmith‘s incredible score. And now all that inspiration is being used to sell Kentucky Fried Chicken (or KFC as it needs to be called) in the goofiest way imaginable.
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Have you been curious about checking out Cobra Kai after months of hearing your one YouTube Premium subscriber friend wax poetic about it? Well, you’re in luck because the first season of the acclaimed The Karate Kid follow-up is now streaming for free on YouTube. But it’s for a limited time only.
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After appearing on Boardwalk Empire, Waco, and The Little Drummer Girl, Oscar nominee Michael Shannon is heading back to television once again. He’ll play former Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss in a new HBO pilot which chronicles the high-flying “Showtime” era of the team during the 1980s. Adam McKay (Step Brothers, The Big Short) is executive producing the show and directing the pilot. Here’s what we know. Read More »