The Son Movie Cast - Hugh Jackman and Laura Dern

Florian Zeller‘s drama The Father had a surprising presence in the 2021 Oscar nominations, and the film also just walked away with a couple BAFTAs across the pond. Now the filmmaker is lining up his follow-up with an adaptation of his stage play The Son, and Hugh Jackman and Laura Dern will be taking lead roles in the family drama. Read More »

The Son

Florian Zeller is having a great day.

Lots of people were expecting Anthony Hopkins to earn an Oscar nomination this morning for his performance in Zeller’s feature directorial debut The Father, but little did we know that would be just one of several nominations the movie would pick up – including one for Best Picture. Not bad for his first movie. In the wake of his big morning, Zeller revealed that he wants his next movie to be an adaptation of The Son, which, like The Father, is based on one of his own stage plays. Learn more about that project below. Read More »

The Son Jake Gyllenhaal

About a month ago, word came out that director Denis Villeneuve (the upcoming Dune) was going to reunite with his two-time collaborator Jake Gyllenhaal (Prisoners, Enemy) on a mystery project. Now we know what that project is: an HBO limited series called The Son, based on Norwegian author Jo Nesbø’s book of the same name. Get the details below. Read More »

best foreign movies and tv streaming

(Welcome to Pop Culture Imports, a column that compiles the best foreign movies and TV streaming right now.)

This week’s Pop Culture Imports is filled with classics, old and new. That includes Jackie Chan’s beloved martial arts classic series Police Story, Sylvain Chomet’s award-winning animated film The Triplets of Belleville, and the new anime classic Attack on Titan. Joining them on the list of best foreign movies and TV streaming now are the gripping Argentinian psychological thriller The Son and a quietly moving romantic K-drama One Spring Night.

Fire up those subtitles, and let’s get streaming.

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In this edition of TV Bits:

  • Watch a trailer for Knightfall season 2.
  • The creator of Justified is developing Talent for Fox.
  • Josh Duhamel joins the cast of the Mark Millar series Jupiter’s Legacy.
  • AMC has cancelled Into the Badlands and The Son.
  • Luther season 5 premieres on the BBC America in June.
  • Project Blue Book renewed for season 2.
  • The Crown pay gap made Netflix reconfigure their talent salaries.

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Daniel Wu in Into the Badlands Season 2

The TV news keeps on coming, thanks to the TCAs. After the jump:

  • Portlandia has been renewed for one final season.
  • AMC and BBC are teaming up for a new John le Carré miniseries.
  • TV Land officially orders Heathers to series.
  • Louis C.K. and Albert Brooks’ Cops gets a series from TBS.
  • Pierce Brosnan tries on a Texan twang in the first trailer for The Son.
  • Alan Tudyk is Batman’s obnoxious cousin in Powerless.
  • Could Girl Meets World return elsewhere?
  • And more!

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doctor who

In this edition of TV Bits:

  • Chiwetel Ejiofor supposedly turned down Doctor Who.
  • Pierce Brosnan joins AMC’s The Son.
  • Dwayne Johnson releases a new trailer for Ballers.
  • New footage from Netflix’s Voltron: Legendary Defender is here.

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Channing Tatum director

Channing Tatum has been saying for a while now that he’d like to move in to directing, and he may have just found his first project. No, it’s not Magic Mike 2.

Tatum and his frequent collaborator Reid Carolin (who wrote Magic Mike) are in talks to helm Warner Bros.’ The Son, based on a crime novel by Jo Nesbø. And that’s not all — Tatum is considering starring in the movie as well. Hit the jump for all the details.

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