the bluff movie

You may have forgotten this, but Zoe Saldana has a small part in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. Saldana did not return for the sequels, and by her own accounts, she had a bad time on the set. But now, Saldana is going to lead a pirate movie of her own – and wouldn’t ya know it, it’s also set in the Caribbean. Saldana will star in The Bluff, a movie that Netflix just won in a “hotly contested auction.” The story follows a Caribbean woman whose past comes back to haunt her when pirates invade her small island.

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Rami Malek and Zoe Saldana

David O. Russell, the director behind films like American Hustle, Three Kings, The Fighter, and Silver Linings Playbook, has not made a feature film since 2015’s Joy. But Hollywood executives seemingly have short memories, because despite reports about his abhorrent on-set behavior, he’s about to get back behind the camera once again.

Rami Malek and Zoe Saldana are the latest actors to sign on for his mysterious new project, which already has an impressive cast attached. Read More »

the adam project cast

The Adam Project, a time travel movie that reunites Ryan Reynolds with Free Guy director Shawn Levy, has added two new cast members. Jennifer Garner is set to play Reynolds’ mother (before you do a double-take on that remember that this is a time travel movie, with the main character going back in time), while Zoe Saldana is set to play Reynolds’ character’s wife.

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Avengers Endgame

Not too long ago, Disney put up their awards consideration pages for the films they hope will land some nominations from the Oscars, Golden Globes and other important Hollywood organizations. When it came to Avengers: Endgame, the usual ambition was there for Best Picture, Best Director, and a slew of technical awards. But there was one surprising exclusion.

Robert Downey Jr. previously confirmed that he opted not to campaign for any acting awards for his farewell performance as Tony Stark in Avengers: Endgame. This was surprising to fans since his final turn as the genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist and superhero felt like a performance that may have been worthy of at least a nomination. It appears Disney agreed and whether or not Downey intends to campaign for an Oscar, they’re going to do it for him. Robert Downey Jr. is included in the addition of consideration for Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress categories that feature several other Avengers: Endgame cast members too. Read More »

Amanda Seyfried

In the world of Hollywood, sometimes producers reach out to stars for a certain role in a movie, and they get turned down. Some of today’s biggest stars and most memorable characters have come to fruition because another actor or actress turned down a role. And when it comes to a key role in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy franchise, it appears one of the Mean Girls turned down the chance to venture into space. Read More »

endgame sets up guardians of the galaxy vol. 3

One of the most refreshing things about Avengers: Endgame is how conclusive it feels. Most Marvel Cinematic Universe movies have endings that leave lots of room for sequels, and follow-up movies to come. But Endgame puts a nice, neat bow on its narrative, resulting in a rewarding cinematic experience. But of course, the MCU will continue onward. Which means there had to be some set-up for what comes next.

Of all the upcoming MCU films, it’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 that receives the biggest jump-start. Some of the final moments of the latest Avengers film plant seeds of what we can expect from James Gunn‘s triumphant return to the MCU. And the potential is limitless. Spoilers follow.

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Avengers Infinity War Children's Book

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, the cast of Avengers: Endgame reads a children’s book version of Avengers: Infinity War, including the mass genocide part. Plus, producer Tim Miller takes us behind the scenes of Netflix’s animated anthology series Love, Death + Robots, and watch as Zach Galifianakis and Zoe Saldana answer the web’s most searched questions about them. Read More »

kevin feige on james gunn

Marvel fans and reasonable people everywhere breathed a collective sigh of relief when Disney reinstated writer/director James Gunn as the director of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 after originally firing him last summer. Now that he’s back on board, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige and Guardians stars Zoe Saldana and Dave Bautista are sounding off on Gunn’s return…and they’re all absolutely furious that he’s back.

I’m kidding, of course – they’re all stoked about it. Read their quotes below.
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missing link clips

Laika movies may not break the box office, but they sure are lovely to look at. The stop-motion studio behind Coraline, ParaNorman, The Boxtrolls and Kubo and the Two Strings are back with Missing Link, and based on the series of clips below, it looks like another delightful entry in the Laika cannon.

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 on hold

The future of Guardians of the Galaxy is now in serious doubt. In the aftermath of the firing of director James GunnGuardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is now on hold. Crew members were in the midst of preparing for pre-production when they got word the film was shutting down for the time being. So what now? Is Marvel going to re-group and plan the third film for a future time? Or are the Guardians gone for good?

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