the batman plot

The plot of Matt Reeves’ The Batman is still fairly cloaked in mystery, but the director and stars continue to hint at what the latest Caped Crusader outing will entail. Here’s what we know: Robert Pattinson will don the cape and cowl in an adventure that takes place early on in Batman’s career, taking him face-to-face with familiar rogues like Catwoman (Zoe Kravitz), the Riddler (Paul Dano), and Penguin (Colin Farrell). But what comic adventure could possibly provide the template for a story featuring so many villains? According to a cryptic image from The Batman star Jeffrey Wright, who plays the noble Commissioner Gordon, it might be the classic comic book series The Long Halloween.

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the batman cast

Robin may be the ally most associated with Batman, but a close runner-up would be Commissioner Gordon. The grizzled police commissioner who turns a blind eye to Batman’s vigilante activities and turns to the caped crusader when Gotham is in need of help, Gordon is an essential part of the Batman mythos and thus would need a capable actor to play him in Matt Reeves‘ upcoming film, The Batman. Following earlier reports that Jeffrey Wright was set to join The Batman cast in the role of the trusty commissioner, Reeves has now confirmed that the Westworld and Casino Royale actor is putting on the trench coat and fedora.

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jeffrey wright commissioner gordon

Robert Pattinson‘s new iteration of The Dark Knight may have just found one of his most important allies.

A new report says that Jeffrey Wright (Casino Royale, Westworld) is in talks to play Commissioner Gordon in The Batman for director Matt Reeves.
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Wes Anderson's The French Dispatch

Even though 20th Century Fox isn’t exactly doing The Walt Disney Company any favors with their box office performance this year, Fox Searchlight is still operating like it’s business as usual. The more indie-focused and award-driven arm of Fox has just secured the worldwide distribution rights to Wes Anderson‘s next film, The French Dispatch. This comes after Fox Searchlight released Isle of Dogs, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Fantastic Mr. Fox and The Darjeeling Limited. Learn more below. Read More »

The Goldfinch trailer

John Crowley‘s 2015 film Brooklyn was one of my favorites of that year, and now the director is finally back with his next movie: The Goldfinch, a star-studded adaptation of a novel that was even more acclaimed than BrooklynOakes Fegley (the kid from the Pete’s Dragon remake), Ansel Elgort (Baby Driver), Nicole Kidman (Big Little Lies), and many more co-star in this movie based on author Donna Tartt‘s novel, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 2014. Check out the latest trailer below. Read More »

What If logo

Several months ago, we exclusively revealed that Marvel Studios was developing a What If? animated anthology series that would explore alternate stories in the MCU like “what if Thanos had joined the Avengers?” Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige announced some new details about the series from Comic-Con’s Hall H stage tonight, including the fact that over two dozen MCU actors are coming back to lend their voices to the show and that Jeffrey Wright has joined the cast as The Watcher. Read on to find out what we learned. Read More »

o.g. trailer

Jeffrey Wright stars in O.G., a new film from HBO debuting next month. Wright plays a man in the final weeks of a 24-year prison sentence. The nature of Wright’s release becomes challenged when he decides to take a new inmate under his wing. Director Madeleine Sackler filmed O.G. in a real prison, with some of the men incarcerated there appearing in the film. Watch the O.G. trailer below.

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the french dispatch

Contrary to popular belief, Wes Anderson‘s next movie won’t be a musical. But it will be a love letter to one under-appreciated group of people: journalists. Anderson’s newest film, titled The French Dispatch, will also star some of his favorite frequent collaborators as well as a few notable newcomers to the Anderson-verse including Timothee Chalamet, Benicio del Toro, and Jeffrey Wright.

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Westworld season 2 went out with a bang last night…and we have questions. The show has always dabbled in mystery, but the season 2 finale took things to the extreme, essentially blowing up the show as we know it to create something new. But what does it all mean? Below, we break down some of the most pressing questions about the Westworld season 2 finale. Major spoilers follow, obviously.

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Westworld Vanishing Point review

Welcome to our weekly recaps of HBO’s Westworld. This Westworld review takes a look at the ninth episode of season 2, “Vanishing Point”. Be warned: spoilers follow.

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