The massive CCXP (Comic-Con Experience) is happening in Brazil this weekend, and some upcoming blockbusters will be teased for South American fans in attendance. That includes the upcoming 20th Century Fox movie Free Guy. The first trailer will debut during CCXP on Saturday, but before that, a new Free Guy teaser featuring star Ryan Reynolds and co-stars Lil Rel Howery, Jodie Comer and Joe Keery has arrived. But it quickly gets highjacked and turned into a shopping network pitch for merchandise from the movie itself. Read More »
In 2016, Denis Villeneuve’s emotional science fiction drama Arrival topped /Film’s collective list of the best films of the year. So you’ll have to forgive us if we seem uncommonly excited about the idea of Arrival producer Shawn Levy and his 21 Laps production company reuniting with FilmNation Entertainment for a new sci-fi movie called The Message, which, like Arrival, is an adaptation of an acclaimed short story. Could this mark the first moment of awareness of /Film’s future favorite movie of 2020 or 2021? Read More »
If you’re lucky, then you’ve forgotten most of the superhero bomb that was Green Lantern. For the rest of us who are taking up space in our brain with memories of the audaciously awful DC Comics movie, we haven’t forgotten that before he got behind the camera at Marvel Studios with Thor: Ragnarok, New Zealand treasure Taika Waititi was best buddies with Ryan Reynolds as superhero Hal Jordan. Now the two are reuniting for the upcoming video game based action comedy Free Guy. Read More »
Unsolved Mysteries, the classic show in which Robert Stack told us all about serial killers, missing people, UFOs, and ghosts, is getting a reboot for Netflix. Shawn Levy, producer of Stranger Things, will oversee the Unsolved Mysteries reboot, which will once again focus on the unexplained and the mysterious. This could be very cool – but it just won’t be the same without Robert Stack.
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Though Sony has been trying for nearly 10 years, the studio still hasn’t been able to adapt the popular video game series Uncharted into a blockbuster movie. It’s experienced a revolving door of directors and that door continues to spin, because Real Steel and Night at the Museum director Shawn Levy, the fourth person to be attached, has now vacated the position as well.
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Posted on Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 by Ben Pearson
Years ago, Netflix admitted that they use analytics to determine which shows to greenlight, and it seems as if their algorithms were working overtime to find the best fit between producers and subject matter for their newest announcement. The producers of Stranger Things are returning to the streaming service with a show called I Am Not Okay With This, an adaptation of a comic book about a teen girl with telekinetic powers. (Does that description sound familiar?)
Oh, and the creator of Netflix’s The End of the F***ing World is on board, too. Looks like the algorithm may have found another good match here. Learn more about the new series below.
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Ryan Reynolds already has the power to regenerate when he plays the mouthy mercenary known as Deadpool, but soon enough, he might have the opportunity to come back to life in another way.
20th Century Fox has attached Reynolds to lead a movie called Free Guy, which will see him playing a background character in a video game who becomes aware of a bigger part he needs to play. 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, examine Wes Anderson‘s first film Bottle Rocket to see hints of what style his future films would bring. Plus, watch a trailer mash-up of Ant-Man and The Fly to give us a new kind of Marvel movie, and watch an hour-long genre roundtable with the executive producers of shows like Westworld, Jessica Jones, Stranger Things, Black Lighting, Legion and more. Read More »
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The cast and crew behind Netflix’s monster hit Stranger Things have dropped some new Stranger Things season 3 details. You can expect a new year, more character romances, and more of Steve and his glorious hair.
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Stranger Things producer Shawn Levy and horror movie extraordinaire James Wan are teaming for an exciting new Netflix project. Levy and Wan will combine their talents to create the coming-of-age slasher movie There’s Someone Inside Your House, adapted from the novel by author Stephanie Perkins. More on the There’s Someone Inside Your House movie below.
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