Florence Pugh is cleaning up at Hollywood. The rising star, who stole the show in Greta Gerwig’s Little Women and is set to enter the Marvel Cinematic Universe with Black Widow, has been cast in Universal’s Agatha Christie-style murder mystery, The Maid. Pugh will play, you guessed it, the maid.
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Just in case you were still waiting for confirmation, it looks like it’s official: Hailee Steinfeld is part of the Hawkeye cast. Steinfeld has been rumored to play Kate Bishop for a while now, but there’s been next to no confirmation. In fact, at one point, Steinfeld seemed to flat-out deny she was even appearing in the series. But the other day, Steinfeld was spotted on the Hawkeye set in character, acting alongside star Jeremy Renner. And now a new report from Variety confirms she’s part of the cast – and she’s got company. Florence Pugh, who will appear in Black Widow, will pop-up on Hawkeye as well. And so will Vera Farmiga, Better Call Saul‘s Tony Dalton, and more.
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Marvel’s Black Widow could be the next big blockbuster to change release dates yet again due to the coronavirus pandemic. Though there hasn’t been an official announcement, but industry rumblings indicate the Marvel Studios movie will delay the theatrical release currently slated for early November. But in the meantime, the marketing machine saunters on with new Black Widow photos of Scarlett Johansson and Florence Pugh surfacing online. Read More »
If things had gone according to plan, Black Widow would’ve hit theaters by now. But of course, 2020 is not a normal year, and the long-awaited solo film devoted to Scarlett Johansson‘s spy-turned-superhero was pushed back to November. But we don’t have to wait that long to learn what sounds like an important plot detail: the passing of the baton from Johansson’s Natasha Romanoff to Florence Pugh‘s Yelena Belova.
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Ari Aster‘s Midsommar was already long to begin with, but the director’s cut clocks in at a whopping 171 minutes. While the director’s cut was previously screened in select theaters and has been available to purchase digitally, it hasn’t been made available on Blu-ray in the U.S. – until now. A24 is releasing a special edition Midsommar director’s cut on 4K in July, complete with new artwork and a written foreword by none other than Martin Scorsese.
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Update: Variety says Fifty Shades of Grey star Dakota Johnson is joining the cast as well, but there are no details about her character or additional details about the film’s plot. Our original report from April 24, 2020 follows.
Olivia Wilde is following up Booksmart, her critically acclaimed feature directorial debut, with a 1950s psychological thriller called Don’t Worry Darling .And if that alone didn’t have you excited, maybe this new casting announcement will do the trick. Wilde, who is both directing and starring in the movie, will be joined in front of the camera by Florence Pugh, Chris Pine, and Shia LaBeouf. Jump aboard the hype train and learn more details below. Read More »
Stuck inside with hours to spare, ordinary people resort to baking bread or taking up embroidery. But celebrities and stunt people are getting a little more creative with their extra time and isolation.
A slew of female celebrities and stuntwomen have banded together for the “Boss Bitch Fight Challenge,” a video of virtual ass-kicking telephone which has gone viral for the amount of famous faces — including Scarlett Johansson, Margot Robbie, Drew Barrymore, Halle Berry, and more — willing to take fake beatings from professional stuntwomen. The whole challenge was started by Quentin Tarantino-verse actor and stuntwoman Zoe Bell, who gathered other Tarantino alums and other female celebrity friends to beat each other up virtually.
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If we weren’t in the darkest timeline right now, Marvel’s Black Widow would be arriving in theaters in a little under a month. Unfortunately, the globe is dealing with a dangerous pandemic, and the entire movie release calendar is being shuffled around every week as studios push back some of the biggest movies of the year following the closure of pretty much all movie theaters everywhere. Last week, Marvel Studios announced a new November release date for the movie starring Scarlett Johansson, and now a couple of new Black Widow photos have been released. Read More »
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Natasha Romanoff may have sacrificed herself for the greater good in Avengers: Endgame, but that’s not stopping Black Widow from finally getting her own movie. And neither is coronavirus.
Black Widow is still slated for release in May (for now), and Marvel Studios just released the final trailer that reveals so much more about the movie taking place after the events of Captain America: Civil War, but before Avengers: Infinity War. A villain calling himself Taskmaster has taken over the assassin group known as the Red Room, the organization which turned Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson) into a weapon. We’re not sure what his plan is exactly, but it likely has something to do with toppling governments and taking over the world. Standard villain stuff. Watch the new Black Widow trailer below. Read More »
Natasha Romanoff sacrificed herself in Avengers: Endgame to bring back everyone that Thanos snapped away in Avengers: Infinity War. But there’s more to the former SHIELD agent’s story in between the events of Captain America: Civil War and the villainy of Thanos, and we’ll see it unfold in Black Widow. Natasha reunites with the deadly makeshift family she had before falling in with The Avengers, and there’s likely betrayal and danger in her future (or rather her past). Watch the Black Widow Super Bowl spot for more. Read More »