jaws reboot

Remakes of popular, classic movies feel inevitable, but one all-time great film that’s managed to avoid being remade or rebooted yet is Jaws, the 1975 Steven Spielberg film that helped invent the modern-day blockbuster. Sooner or later – probably after Spielberg has sadly shuffled off this mortal coil – Hollywood will get around to making a Jaws reboot. But as long as Spielberg is still with us, it seems Jaws is safe. A new report reveals that Universal recently brought up a potential reboot to Spielberg – and Spielberg promptly shot it down.

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Amblin Netflix

Steven Spielberg has taken another step into the world of streaming.

The acclaimed filmmaker, who once seemed publicly averse to the idea of streaming, has just signed a deal for his Amblin Partners production company to produce multiple movies for Netflix per year. But this doesn’t mean all of Spielberg’s new films are going straight to the streamer. Amblin Partners also has an ongoing deal with Universal for theatrical releases, so this deal appears to be more about Spielberg recognizing that the entertainment landscape is shifting and adapting to that reality.
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At only 12 years old, Julia Butters is taking Hollywood by storm. Her resume includes acting roles in popular shows like Transparent and American Housewife, but it was her role as Trudi Fraser in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood that really won audiences over. Now, Steven Spielberg has cast Butters in his latest untitled Amblin film for a role that is sweetly inspired by his sister.

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young spielberg actor

Steven Spielberg‘s upcoming film based on his own childhood, has found its young Spielberg. Relative newcomer Gabriel LaBelle is in talks to play Spielberg as a teenager in the Oscar-winning filmmaker’s coming-of-age movie inspired by his formative years growing up in Arizona.

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Steven Spielberg‘s next movie has a title: The Fabelmans.

The film, which is loosely based on the director’s own childhood, is holding open casting calls for the lead role of Sammy, which appears to be the character who is modeled on Spielberg’s younger self. Read More »

Sound of Metal Sound Design

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, find out how Sound of Metal created the sound of being deaf in the Oscar-winning movie starring Riz Ahmed. Plus, listen as Kevin Smith looks back at the making of the famous “37 d*cks” scene from the original Clerks. And finally, see how the trailer for the new West Side Story compares to the original 1961 film. Read More »

west side story trailer

Steven Spielberg has always wanted to make a musical, and now he has, with West Side Story. Based on the Broadway musical that first launched in 1957, and was then turned into a film in 1961, West Side Story is the tale of star-crossed lovers in 1957 New York. Unlike the 1961 film, Spielberg only wanted actors with Hispanic backgrounds to play Hispanic characters, and he’s assembled a cast of familiar faces and new names. He’s also brought back Rita Moreno, who won an Oscar for her role in the 1961 film, and here plays a new character. Watch the West Side Story trailer below.

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Indiana Jones 5 Cast Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Indiana Jones 5 has added a new face and brought back a familiar name. Fleabag creator/star Phoebe Waller-Bridge has joined the cast as the female lead, while the legendary John Williams is coming back to score the film. Harrison Ford is back as Indy, of course, with James Mangold directing. Plot details remain locked away, but production is expected to begin sometime this summer.

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Steven Spielberg Paul Dano

Steven Spielberg is about to call Paul Dano “daddy.”

OK, probably not literally – that would be weird and likely unprofessional – but figuratively. That’s because Spielberg is making a movie inspired by his own childhood, and he has hired Dano to play a fictional version of Spielberg’s own father, Arnold Spielberg. Here’s what we know so far. Read More »

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Steven Spielberg Casts Seth Rogen

Not too long ago, news surfaced that director Steven Spielberg was working on a new untitled film that would be loosely based on his childhood. Michelle Williams was attached to play a character inspired by his own mother, and now a rather surprising cast member is joining her. Neighbors and Knocked Up star Seth Rogen has been set to play Steven Spielberg’s favorite uncle. Read More »