Cyrano musical

Joe Wright, the director behind movies like Atonement, Hanna, and Pan, is making his first musical.

Wright has been hired to direct MGM’s Cyrano musical, based on a stage play by Erica Schmidt which was adapted from Edmond Rostand’s famous Cyrano de Bergerac. The film’s four major roles have already been cast: Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones), Haley Bennett (The Magnificent Seven, Swallow), Brian Tyree Henry (Atlanta, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse), and Ben Mendelsohn (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) are all set to star. And as an added bonus, the Grammy-winning rock band The National is handling the music.
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MCU's first gay couple

We’ve known for a while that Eternals, the upcoming Marvel Studios movie directed by Chloe Zhao, is supposed to be the first MCU movie to include LGBTQ representation in a significant way. The studio has had an…interesting relationship with LGBTQ portrayals on screen thus far, but it sounds like a major barrier is being broken in Eternals. Read on to find out which actors are playing those roles. Read More »

A Quiet Place 2 cast - Djimon Hounsou

A Quiet Place 2 has just replaced one of its stars.

Brian Tyree Henry (Atlanta), who was set to star in director John Krasinski‘s upcoming sequel alongside returning cast members Emily Blunt, Noah Jupe, and Millicent Simmonds, has left the production due to scheduling conflicts. Djimon Hounsou (Shazam!, Amistad) will take his place.

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Who Are The Eternals

Although Marvel Studios has kept its mouth shut about what movies would follow their “Phase Three” and the release of Avengers: Endgame and Spider-Man: Far From Home, Hollywood can’t keep every secret. We knew that The Eternals was coming and that The Rider director Chloe Zhao was behind the camera. We also knew a few of the key cast members.

So while it wasn’t surprising to see the film made official at Marvel Studios’ 2019 Comic-Con panel, it’s still exciting to see such a strange superhero team make its way to the big screen. Will this cosmic group of oddballs be the next Guardians of the Galaxy? Here’s what we learned at the panel.

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a quiet place 2 story

Story details about A Quiet Place 2 have been kept very…well…quiet. But new cast member Brian Tyree Henry is willing to risk it all and make some noise revealing what the John Krasinski sequel will involve. According to Henry, A Quiet Place 2 is going to answer some lingering questions about those noise-driven monsters, while also introducing new survivors.

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quiet place 2 cast

Brian Tyree Henry is a great actor, and should be in all the movies. Thankfully, filmmakers seem to agree with this. The Atlanta actor, who will be seen in both Child’s Play and Joker this year, has just joined the Quiet Place 2 cast alongside returning cast members Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, and Noah Jupe, and new addition Cillian Murphy. John Krasinski is back to direct as well.

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Jennifer Lawrence A24 Film Story

Jennifer Lawrence hasn’t played the lead in a movie since the trashy spy thriller Red Sparrow, but she’s ready to return to a starring role with a new A24 movie. Word of the project surfaced last week, but specifics were unknown at the time. Now, the first plot details have surfaced, revealing that the Jennifer Lawrence A24 film story focuses on a soldier struggling to adapt to life back home. In addition to that, Brian Tyree Henry is being sought to play the male lead opposite Lawrence.

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child's play trailer new

What if…the Child’s Play remake ends up being good? Fans of the franchise (like me!) were initially grumpy about this entire endeavor, but slowly and surely, the new film has worn has down. The cast is mighty impressive, and having Mark Hamill as the new voice of Chucky is a masterstroke. And then there’s the footage, which looks promising. Including the footage you’ll see in the new trailer below. While nothing can ever replace the original Child’s Play series, this new take on the material might end up surprising us all. Watch the new Child’s Play trailer below.

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they cloned tyrone

Brian Tyree Henry, a great actor who deserves to be in all the movies all the time, is set to star in in the thriller They Cloned TyroneJuel Taylor, who wrote Creed II, will direct the film, which involves characters mixed up in a government conspiracy that involves – I assume – cloning, and also someone named Tyrone. The project is hot right now, and was won by Macro in a bidding war.

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Child's Play remake trailer reaction

The Child’s Play remake trailer is here, and…it looks okay? If you’ve been reading my work here at /Film, you know I’m not a fan of the idea of this film. I’m a die hard Child’s Play franchise fan, and there was no need to launch a remake. For one thing, the original franchise is still going, with original creator Don Mancini at the helm. Why start over again?

And yet, if I’m being honest, I don’t hate what I see here.

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