While most of this summer’s action brings us superheroes, giant monsters, galaxy-saving secret agents, living toys, and remakes of animated classics, 20th Century Fox is taking us for an Uber ride from hell.
Stuber is a new action comedy that follows Kumail Nanjiani (The Big Sick) as an Uber driver named Stu (that’s why it’s called Stuber!), who suddenly finds himself driving around an aggressive, gruff and tough cop (Dave Bautista) as he’s in pursuit of some pretty formidable criminals. It has a real throwback vibe to it, like something akin to Midnight Run or Beverly Hills Cop. Watch the new international Stuber trailer below to see what we’re dealing with. Read More »
Somehow, when we weren’t looking, Escape Plan became a franchise. The original film teamed up action movie legends Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger for the very first time. It was fine! That was followed by a Schwarzenegger-less sequel,Escape Plan 2: Hades. Now, here comes Escape Plan: The Extractors. Stallone is back once again without Schwarzenegger, but Dave Bautista is there, so that’s something. Watch the Escape Plan: The Extractors trailer below.
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Have you been watching the What We Do in the Shadows series on FX? If not, then last night you missed out on an incredible assembly of cameos from celebrities who have played famous vampires over the years, including Taika Waititi, Jemaine Clement, and Jonathan Brugh as the original trio of vampires from the mockumentary film that inspired the series. But they’re not even the biggest names who make an appearance. Find out all about the What We Do in the Shadows cameos below. Read More »
There’s a lot of sandy ground to cover with Dune, and one movie might not cut it. Director Denis Villeneuve‘s star-studded Dune adaptation is currently filming, but will there be more to come? Villeneuve has hinted in the past that he’d like to make more than one film to bring Frank Herbert’s sci-fi epic to life, and as of now, that seems to be the plan. In a new interview, Legendary CEO Joshua Grode confirms that at least one Dune sequel is being planned – although that could change.
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Zack Snyder is returning to zombie movies with the Netflix film Army of the Dead, set to star Dave Bautista. The story focuses on a heist in Las Vegas in the midst of a zombie outbreak – sort of like Ocean’s 11, with the walking dead. New info on the Army of the Dead characters has crawled its way online, offering a little more insight into what Snyder has in store with his next film.
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Dave Bautista has quickly become a dependable character actor worth paying attention to. Unlike other wrestlers-turned-actors, Bautista tends to shy away from the flashy leading parts for more interesting, quirky roles. But he’s not above doing the goofy action movie now and again. Case in point: Bautista will star in Killer’s Game, which sounds like John Wick meets Crank. Bautista will play a hitman who learns he has a terminal illness, and decides to put a contract out on his own life. But there’s a catch.
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You’ve probably had a couple annoying Uber rides here and there. But it’s probably nothing like the experience Kumail Nanjiani has in the upcoming action comedy Stuber.
Stuber follows an Uber driver (Kumail Nanjiani) who inadvertently ends up involved with deadly criminals, shootouts, and a fight for his life. That’s because a cop (Dave Bautista) is using him as transportation to track down a killer. Read More »
Dave Bautista couldn’t be happier that James Gunn is getting back behind the camera for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 after Disney reversed their decision to fire the director of the cosmic Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise. But before he reprises the role of Drax the Destroyer, the wrestler turned actor will be working with another superhero filmmaker.
Dave Bautsita has joined the cast of Army of the Dead, the first directing gig for Zack Snyder after departing Justice League in the middle of post-production due to a family tragedy. So if you weren’t excited before, now you don’t really have an excuse. Read More »
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Dave Bautista is well enough into his transition from wrestling into acting that we can confidently call him a good actor. After making a splash in Guardians of the Galaxy, Bautista has bucked expectations for the typical wrestler-turned-actor, instead carving out a path as one of the most interesting character actors working today. But duty calls, and Bautista is doing what many a wrestler-turned-actor has done before him: a family comedy. Bautista is starring in the Peter Segal-directed comedy My Spy, as a hardened CIA agent who finally meets his match in a pint-sized girl (Chloe Coleman). Watch the My Spy trailer below.
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This isn’t quite a review, because what we saw at last night’s SXSW screening of Stuber wasn’t quite a finished film. But the work-in-progress print of Michael Dowse’s action buddy comedy felt finished enough to establish that stars Dave Bautista and Kumail Nanjiani have the best possible comedic chemistry. Listen up, Oscars 2020. Read More »