cherry release date

Cherry, the first Russo Brothers movie since Avengers: Endgame, now has a release date. The pic, which stars Tom Holland as an Army vet who becomes a bank robber, will open in theaters in February 2021 before heading to Apple TV+ in March 2021. In addition to Holland, Cherry stars Ciara Bravo, Jack Reynor, Michael Rispoli, Jeff Wahlberg, Forrest Goodluck, and Michael Gandolfini, and is based on the semi-autobiographical novel by Nico Walker.

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Cherry Movie

Apple just scooped up Cherry, the first movie from the Russo Brothers since Avengers: Endgame, and the Russo’s first non-superhero movie in a long, long time. The project reunites them with Tom Holland, who plays a war vet with PTSD who becomes a bank robber. It’s based on the novel by Nico Walker, which is in part based on Walker’s true story (he’s a US Army veteran currently serving time in prison for bank robbery).

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the gray man

Netflix has always wanted to prove they’re in the big leagues. They’ve attracted huge names – Martin Scorsese, Spike Lee, and more – and continue to go for Oscar gold. And now they’re ready up their game in regards to blockbuster entertainment. The streaming service is ready to drop over $200 million to make The Gray Man, an espionage thriller directed by the Russo Brothers and starring Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans. The plan is for the film to ultimately kick-off a James Bond-sized franchise for the streaming giant.

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Russo Bros Pizza Film School

If we were to ask the /Film readership what their ideal version of “living the dream” might look like, I imagine that “watching movies and eating pizza” would be one of the most popular responses. Now Anthony and Joe Russo, the directors behind the biggest movie of all time, will be doing exactly that in a new Instagram Live show called Russo Bros. Pizza Film School. Get the details below.
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hercules remake

Disney is hellbent on remaking as many of their animated classics as they can, and Hercules recently joined the ever-growing line-up. The remake of the 1997 animated musical is being produced by the Russo Brothers, and while it’s still way too early to see how things will shake out, the Russos are promising their take on the material is going to offer something new, and not follow in the footsteps of the recent shot-for-shot Lion King remake.

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matt shakman cambridge analytica

Matt Shakman, the It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia veteran who directed every episode of the upcoming Marvel Disney+ series WandaVision, may be uniting with several other Marvel alums for a new film project.

A new report says Shakman is in talks to direct a Cambridge Analytica movie for producers Anthony and Joe Russo and writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely (Avengers: Endgame). Shakman is filling a directorial hole left by David Gordon Green on this movie, which focuses on the data privacy scandal Facebook was involved in during the 2016 United States presidential election. Read More »

Hercules live-action remake

If you thought Disney was done remaking films from their animated library, guess again! Hercules, the 1997 animated musical about going from zero to hero, is the latest to land itself a live-action remake. The Russo Brothers are set to produce the film, while Dave Callaham, writer of the upcoming Marvel film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, is handling the script.

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Exit West

Barack and Michelle Obama have reportedly found their next producing project. The duo will team up with Anthony and Joe Russo (Avengers: Endgame) to produce Exit West, a feature film adaptation of author Mohsin Hamid’s bestselling novel, and Riz Ahmed (The Night OfRogue One: A Star Wars Story, Nightcrawler) is currently attached to star. Here’s what we know so far. Read More »

The Filmmakers Who Defined the Decade in Cinema

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(This article is part of our Best of the Decade series.)

I moved to Hollywood ten years ago and have seen from the ground level how the industry has changed, in both tumultuous bursts (the decimation of the mid-budget film, the #TimesUp and #MeToo movements) and more gradual changes (the rise of streaming, the utter domination of Disney). But as tempting as it can be to refer to the film industry in monolithic terms, the truth is that it isn’t a monolith: it’s a collection of individual people, and a handful of those talented folks have made themselves known in a huge way over this past decade. I’d like to take a minute to track some of those directors’ career paths, from virtual unknowns all the way to becoming household names.

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Marvel vs. DC Docu-Series

In all the excitement for Disney+ (and the lack of excitement for Apple TV+), we forgot about Quibi! The short-form content streaming service is still headed our way, and it continues to line up interesting concepts and talent. The latest: The Russo Brothers, famous for directing multiple Marvel movies and then doing press tours where they explain what happened in those movies, are set to produce a Marvel vs. DC docu-series for the platform.

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