You’ve got wrestling movies and you’ve got monster movies, so why not put the two of them together for the best of both worlds? That’s the premise of Rumble, an upcoming animated film from Paramount Animation and WWE Studios, which stars Will Arnett as a monster trying to break into the pro-wrestling world. Watch the Rumble trailer below.
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Adonis Creed might be gearing up for another fight. Creed 3 is reported to be in the works, with Zach Baylin handling the script. Baylin wrote the upcoming King Richard, starring Will Smith as the father of Venus and Serena Williams. There are zero plot details for Creed 3 at the moment, and no director is attached yet. On top of all that, star Michael B. Jordan is a busy man, so there’s no word on just when this movie will see the light of day. But you can bet MGM wants to make it happen.
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Posted on Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 by Ben Pearson
Every so often, a movie comes along that feels as if it’s been plucked from another era, discovered among a pile of film canisters from twenty years before. Such is the case with Dream Horse, a new family-friendly sports drama starring Toni Collette and Damian Lewis that follows their attempts to get a small town racehorse to compete against the elite equestrians of Wales in a nationwide competition. If you’re looking for a new sports movie that feels like a throwback to something from the 1990s or early 2000s, or if you’d like to hear Toni Collette’s hardcore Welsh accent, be sure to check out the new trailer below.
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Even if you’re not a fan of the Olympics, it’s likely that you heard about the triumph of gymnast Kerri Strug and her incredible gold medal-winning final vault at the 1996 summer Olympic games. At the very least, you’ve probably seen the famous image of coach Béla Károlyi carrying her to the medals podium since the gymnast had torn two ligaments in her ankle, not to mention damaging her tendons, which she did just before that victorious final vault. Now Kerri Strug’s story will be told in Perfect, a new biopic in the works from Booksmart director Olivia Wilde. Read More »
Gordon Bombay will lace up his skates once again.
Emilio Estevez has officially signed on to appear in the Disney+ TV continuation of The Mighty Ducks, reprising his role as the former drunken attorney who cleaned up his act and became a beloved coach of a misfit hockey team. To quote Averman from D2: The Mighty Ducks, one of our country’s finest and most well-respected poets, “Quack Attack is back, Jack!” Read More »
Talk about déja vu. Bill Murray is reprising his role as the cynical TV weatherman in a Groundhog Day Super Bowl commercial for Jeep, which has been spotted filming in the town of Woodstick, Illinois, where the 1993 comedy classic was first shot. It’s the kind of movie tie-in that Super Bowl advertisers, whose big-budget commercials have payed homage to many a classic movie, could only dream of because this is the year that the annual championship football game falls on the same day as Groundhog Day.
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Over the weekend, Los Angeles and the entire world was shaken by the sudden and tragic news that NBA superstar Kobe Bryant and his 13-year old daughter Gianna Bryant had died along with seven others in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. Since then, family, friends and fans across the globe have been mourning the passing of the Los Angeles Lakers player who become a force to be reckoned with on the court, earning comparisons to the great Michael Jordan. And now Kobe Bryant’s own production company is honoring him by making their Oscar-winning animated short Dear Basketball available to watch online for free. Read More »
Jane (Toni Collette) is tired. Tired of working multiple jobs in small-town Wales, tired of her boring husband Brian (Owen Teale) who bums around watching TV all day, tired of taking care of her aging parents, tired of the drudgery her life has become. So when Howard (Damian Lewis), a former hotshot racehorse owner, becomes a regular at the bar where she works, Jane is inspired to try her own hand at raising a racehorse – but she needs some help to pull it off. Based on a 2015 documentary called Dark Horse, director Euros Lyn’s Dream Horse is an inspirational, winning sports drama about a small town with big hopes. Read More »
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Posted on Sunday, January 12th, 2020 by Fred Topel
During NBC’s Television Critics Association presentation, the network announced Dwayne Johnson will executive produce and star in Young Rock. Executive produced by Nanatchka Khan and Jeff Chiang, the project has been given a straight-to-series order and will follow the school years of Dwayne Johnson and even his early wrestling career. Find out more about the Young Rock TV series below. Read More »