Christopher Nolan‘s Tenet and Disney’s remake of Mulan have been pushed back into August, which has shaken up how soon movie theaters will be reopening. That means several more movies are shifting their release dates too. The thriller Unhinged starring Russell Crowe and the return of Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter in Bill and Ted Face the Music have each been pushed back slightly, but Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse starring Michael B. Jordan has been delayed four months to early in 2021. Read More »
Black Panther and Creed star Michael B. Jordan, an outspoken proponent of racial justice in Hollywood since long before the current wave of protests supporting Black Lives Matter swept the globe, has teamed up with Amazon Studios to launch A Night at the Drive-In, “a nationwide summer screening series featuring a wide selection of films celebrating multi-cultural voices in cinema.” The screening series will be completely free, and consist of double features. Find out which movies are playing, and where you can see them, below. Read More »
Michael B. Jordan, Chadwick Boseman, Idris Elba, Viola Davis, and Tessa Thompson are among over 300 Black artists and executives calling on Hollywood to prove Black Lives Matter. In a letter penned by Insecure actor Kendrick Sampson, Thompson, and Black Lives Matter co-founders Patrisse Cullors and Melina Abdullah, the group calls on Hollywood to divest from police and elevate Black talent and stories amid the ongoing Black Lives Matter movement sparked by the killing of George Floyd by Minnesota police officers.
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After Frances McDormand’s Oscar-winning speech advocating for inclusion riders in Hollywood to help usher in more diversity in front of and behind the camera, actor/producer Michael B. Jordan was one of the first people to publicly announce that he and his Outlier Society production company would be implementing an inclusion rider going forward.
Years later, Jordan continues to advocate for change in the entertainment industry. During a protest in Los Angeles this past weekend, the Creed and Black Panther actor took to the streets and gave a speech demanding that agencies and studios hire Black staff members. Watch it below.
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Danny Boyle will direct Methuselah for Warner Bros., with hopes of launching a franchise. And Boyle and Warners have lined-up a great lead actor to get things going: Michael B. Jordan. Early drafts of the script were inspired by the biblical figure of Methuselah, who lived for 969 years. But a “new approach” is being taken now, which suggests they might want to change the title.
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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker was made available for digital purchase earlier than planned last weekend, and Birds of Prey and The Gentlemen recently followed suit with an early digital purchase available for each movie starting next week. Now Warner Bros. Pictures is adding the dramatic true story Just Mercy, starring Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx, to the growing roster of early home video releases. Read More »
The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, watch as VFX artists react to the movie magic of all three installments of the Lord of the Rings trilogy as we get closer to the 20th anniversary of Peter Jackson‘s adaptation. Plus, see how glorious life is when you’re not a Star Wars fan and don’t care what anyone thinks about the movies, and listen as Michael B. Jordan takes a look back at his career so far. Read More »
In Just Mercy, Michael B. Jordan is a young attorney looking for justice. Based on a true story, the film follows Jordan’s Bryan Stevenson as he attempts the clear the name of Walter McMillian, played by Jamie Foxx, who was wrongfully convicted of murder and sentenced to death row. Brie Larson also stars in the drama, which got a good deal of attention when it premiered at TIFF this year. Watch the new Just Mercy trailer below.
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Michael B. Jordan has upheld the legacy of Apollo Creed and taken on the king of Wakanda, and now he’ll dive into the world of Tom Clancy in Without Remorse, an adaptation of the book of the same name that focuses on one of the author’s recurring characters. The first Without Remorse teaser trailer has arrived, and while it doesn’t really feature much footage, it does promise an intriguing mystery set in the heart of the military. Watch below. Read More »
Four years ago, writer Dennis Liu published the comic book Raising Dion, which told the story of a single black mother raising a son who begins to develop superpowers. A year later, Liu turned that comic book into a short film that caught the eye of Michael B. Jordan, himself a silver screen superhero in Fantastic Four (and eventual supervillain in Black Panther). Jordan acquired the rights to the short to develop into a Netflix series, which is finally hitting the streaming platform next month.
Jordan produces and stars in Raising Dion as the father of the titular Dion, who disappears shortly before his son discovers his superpowers. Watch the Raising Dion trailer below.
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