red sonja movie director jill soloway

Jill Soloway is taking over as the Red Sonja movie director. After heavy backlash against original director Bryan Singer in light of sexual misconduct allegations, Millenium Films decided to cut Singer loose. It was unclear if Sonja would continue on, or shut down entirely, but now a decision has been made, and Soloway will write and direct the movie.

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Bryan Singer Fired red sonja

Last month, we got word that Red Sonja was on hold in the wake of even more sexual misconduct allegations against director Bryan Singer. Now, it looks like Singer is officially off the movie. The news of Singer’s removal came unceremoniously, buried within a much larger story about a completely different topic. Now let us all cross our fingers and hope we never have to hear about Bryan Singer again.

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red sonja movie on hold

Bryan Singer has been mired in allegations of sexual misconduct for a large part of his career, and those allegations have been boiling over in the last year, particularly after Singer was fired from Bohemian Rhapsody for failing to show up for work. Despite Singer’s problems, Millennium Films was willing to plunk down up to $10 million to hire the director to helm their long-delayed Red Sonja movie. But it seems like outcry against this has won out – for now. Millennium has now put the film on hold in the wake of recent allegations against Singer.

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Bohemian Rhapsody BAFATA nomination

Bohemian Rhapsody is nominated for several BAFTA awards, which are like the British version of the Oscars. One of those nominations was for director Bryan Singer, but in the wake of multiple sexual misconduct accusations against the filmmaker, the BAFTAs have decided to rescind his nomination. This is the latest bit of controversy surrounding the Freddie Mercury biopic, which has had to move through awards season dodging questions about Singer and his behavior.

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X-Men movie set

The year is 1999. Shakespeare in Love wins Best Picture at the Oscars, Bill Gates becomes the richest man in the world, Napster makes its debut online. And Bryan Singer‘s X-Men movie begins filming – the first film in a franchise that now includes 11 movies with at least three more on the way.

But while contemporary comic book movies are often expected to at least pretend to show reverence for their source material, back then, Singer took a different approach: he banned X-Men comics from the set of his movie altogether.
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Bohemian Rhapsody Trailer

With just one week until the film starts hitting theaters, the final Bohemian Rhapsody trailer has arrived, and thankfully, this one offers a little more than a greatest hits assembly of cliched moments from a rock and roll biopic. Of course, the biopic tropes are still there, but this trailer actually hones in on the hardships that Queen faced, especially when it comes to frontman Freddie Mercury, played by Mr. Robot star Rami Malek.

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Reactions from early screenings of Bohemian Rhapsody have hit the interwebs, and even as the Bryan Singer film received mixed reviews, most critics have found something to love about this by-the-numbers biopic. Or rather, somebody to love. Namely, star Rami Malek, whose performance as the legendary Queen frontman Freddie Mercury has already begun to gather Oscar buzz.

Below, what critics have to say about the Bohemian Rhapsody early buzz.

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Bohemian Rhapsody box office

Is this the real life? Well, it’s not a fantasy – a new report says that early tracking numbers for Fox’s Bohemian Rhapsody suggest the long-in-the-works biopic of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury could make as much as $30 million in its opening weekend. That would be enough to make it the second-highest opening ever for a music biopic. Find out what competition it has to beat below.
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Red Sonja Movie

The long-delayed Red Sonja is apparently finally happening, now with Bryan Singer directing. Singer is reportedly in talks to direct the story of the female warrior created by writer Roy Thomas and artist Barry Windsor Smith for Marvel Comics in the 1970s. Singer has had several scandals following him throughout the years, and was recently fired from Bohemian Rhapsody, and yet his career persists.

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Bohemian Rhapsody trailer

An all-new Bohemian Rhapsody trailer is here. It’s a bit better than the previous one, but it still looks to be buried under the weight of biopic cliches. At the very least, it’s clear Rami Malek is going to make a great Freddie Mercury. Watch the Bohemian Rhapsody trailer below.

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