late night trailer

Late Night was a huge hit at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, and Amazon snapped it up for a lot of money. Now, the first trailer has arrived to give you a look at Mindy Kaling‘s comedy. In Late Night, Kaling plays an aspiring comedy writer who lands a job writing for Katherine Newbury (Emma Thompson), the only female host in late night television. Katherine was once a comedy legend, but now her show has grown painfully stale. Can Kaling’s character turn things around? Watch the Late Night trailer below.

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Late Night Movie Release Date

One of the most buzzed about titles out of the 2019 Sundance Film Festival earlier this year was Late Night. Directed by Nisha Ganatra, the film stars Mindy Kaling (who also wrote and produced the movie) as a chemical plant worker who finds herself hired as the sole female writer on the all-male writing staff for a late night television show hosted by legendary British comedian Katherine Newbury (Emma Thompson). The comedy was such a crowd-pleaser at Sundance that Amazon picked it up for $13 million, and they’ve just set it for a summer release date. Read More »

emma thompson john lasseter

Emma Thompson has penned a letter speaking out against the hiring of John Lasseter at Skydance Animation. The animation division of Skydance is preparing to launch with the film Luck, in which Thompson was originally set to star. However, Skydance has been in hot water since its controversial decision to hire Lasseter following the animation magnate’s exit from Disney and Pixar in the wake of unspecified sexual harassment allegations.

Thompson quietly left the project in late January, but has now penned a letter addressed to Skydance explaining why she refuses to work with Lasseter and criticizing the studio’s decision to stand by the Toy Story director.

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Emma Thompson Luck

Skydance Animation’s Luck is still years away from release, but the movie has just lost one of its stars.

According to a new report, Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson has walked away from the film “because of concerns about working with” John Lasseter, the former Disney/Pixar animation guru who was hired to run Skydance Animation earlier this year. Read More »

Late Night Review - Emma Thompson

Take Broadcast News, mix it with The Devil Wears Prada, and throw it into the bustling world of late night television, and you’ve got Late Night, the delightful and timely new comedy from first-time feature director Nisha Ganatra and screenwriter Mindy Kaling. Funny without being unnecessarily edgy, sharp without overdoing it, and populated by a fantastic ensemble cast, this film is bound to be a real crowdpleaser. Read More »

johnny english strikes again trailer

You’ve never met a man like Johnny English before. Well, that’s not technically true, you’ve met him two times before, in 2003’s Johnny English and 2011’s Johnny English Reborn. But every time, the bumbling British spy played by Rowan Atkinson keeps surprising you with how wild his antics get. So when Johnny English Strikes Again, you better be prepared for even a crazier, wackier ride.

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Emma Thompson Men in Black

Emma Thompson better start cranking some AC/DC tunes, because she’s back in black.

The Oscar-winning actress and screenwriter is donning a black suit yet again to star in Sony’s Men in Black spin-off, reprising her role of Agent 0 from 2012’s Men in Black 3. Read more about the Emma Thompson Men in Black spin-off role below.

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missing link

Update 6/28/2018: Today, Laika announced that Missing Link will be released in theaters by U.S. distributor Annapurna Pictures on Friday, April 19, 2019. Our original article from May 8 follows:

Laika, the critically acclaimed animation studio behind hits like Coraline and Kubo and the Two Strings, has announced the release date for its next highly anticipated film. Laika’s fifth film is Missing Link, an adventure movie about an investigator of mythical creatures who embarks on a journey to find the legendary “missing link” to mankind’s primitive ancestry.

At the Cannes Film Festival, Laika announced the full star-studded cast led by Hugh Jackman, Zoe Saldana, and Zach Galifianakis, with Stephen Fry and Emma Thompson becoming the latest prolific actors to join the ensemble.

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witch trailer

We’ve cast our nets into the sea of content and hauled in a fresh batch of movie trailers, just for you. In this trailer roundup, you’ll see trailers for the new season of Orange Is The New Black, the Korean supernatural action flick Witch, the documentary McQueen, the courtroom drama The Children Act, the Idris Elba-directed Yardie, and Insecure season 3.

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king lear trailer

Anthony Hopkins has appeared in productions of Shakespeare’s work on both stage and screen, and now he’s bringing his talents to a BBC production of King Lear. You can watch the King Lear trailer below.

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