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‘Andor’ Star Genevieve O’Reilly Never Thought She’d Get the Chance to Flesh Out Mon Mothma

Andor star Genevieve O’Reilly has been playing Rebel leader Mon Mothma in the Star Wars galaxy for nearly 20 years, but she never really got the chance to become acquainted with the character until now. Whether it was a Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith deleted scene that she shot in 2003 […]

‘Barbarian’ Filmmaker Zach Cregger Pulls Back the Curtain on the Film’s Many Secrets

[The following story contains spoilers for Barbarian.] In his first solo outing as writer-director, Zach Cregger knew he had to make Barbarian count. He’d worked for over a decade to get back into the director’s chair, and he faced all kinds of obstacles along the way. From countless rejections to the tragic death of his […]

‘Clerks III’ Filmmaker Kevin Smith Talks Phase Two of His Ben Affleck Friendship and His ‘Mallrats 2’ Dreams

Clerks III filmmaker Kevin Smith is making the most of his new lease on life, and that includes phase two of his friendship with longtime collaborator Ben Affleck. The two met during the audition process for Mallrats in 1994, and at the time, Affleck credited Smith’s directorial debut, Clerks, for inspiring him to co-write his […]

Rosario Dawson Talks “Heartbreaking” ‘Clerks III’ and Unfinished Business with Marvel

From DC and Marvel to Star Wars and Tarantino, Rosario Dawson is considered royalty to fans of genre storytelling. Ahead of her return to the big screen in Kevin Smith’s Clerks III, Dawson credits 2006’s Clerks II as one of a few of projects that made it all possible. After her debut appearance for Frank […]

‘She-Hulk’ Star Tim Roth Talks Blonsky’s True Intentions and Teases a (Deleted?) Mark Ruffalo Scene

[The following story contains spoilers for She-Hulk: Attorney at Law’s “The People vs. Emil Blonsky.”] Tim Roth last appeared as Emil Blonsky/Abomination in Marvel Studios’ second feature film, The Incredible Hulk (2008), and now, after 27 more movies and seven television series, he’s back in the MCU’s eighth series, She-Hulk: Attorney at Law.  In “The […]

Diego Luna Says ‘Andor’ Is Going to Challenge What You Think You Know About ‘Rogue One’

Diego Luna is well aware that you know how Cassian Andor’s story ends, but he’s certain that Andor, Disney+’s upcoming Star Wars series, is going to change the way you look at the character in 2016’s Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The prequel series begins five years before the events of Rogue One as […]

‘She-Hulk’ Star Ginger Gonzaga Sold Her Own Clothes to the Show’s Costume Department

She-Hulk: Attorney at Law star Ginger Gonzaga has such a keen fashion sense that her own clothing ended up in the MCU. Gonzaga plays Jen Walters/She-Hulk’s (Tatiana Maslany) best friend and paralegal, Nikki Ramos, and besides being an ideal companion that everyone dreams of having, Nikki’s eye for fashion stands out in virtually every scene […]

‘The Invitation’ Star Nathalie Emmanuel Shares How Test Screenings Added to the Ending and Her ‘Army of the Dead’ Universe Future

[The following story contains spoilers for The Invitation.] The Invitation was Nathalie Emmanuel’s first time being number one on a major studio film’s call sheet, and now she can say that she’s led her first number-one movie at the domestic box office. Jessica M. Thompson’s supernatural horror film opened with $7 million, which was enough […]

Alessandro Nivola Talks ‘Kraven the Hunter’ Villain and “Exhilarating” Process Behind ‘Amsterdam’

Alessandro Nivola has always been an actor’s actor, but in the last handful of years, audiences are catching up to the fact that he’s one of the most versatile performers in town. From an Orthodox rabbi in Sebastian Lelio’s Disobedience to Tony Soprano’s tragic mentor in The Many Saints of Newark, Nivola has that unique […]

‘She-Hulk’ Head Writer Jessica Gao Explains How That Hulk Recasting Nod Came To Be

[This story contains spoilers for She-Hulk: Attorney at Law’s second episode, “Superhuman Law.”] Apparently, the fourth time’s a charm for She-Hulk: Attorney at Law head writer Jessica Gao. Marvel Studios’ latest Disney+ series, centering on Jen Walters’ (Tatiana Maslany) transformation into She-Hulk, was the executive producer’s fourth pitch at Marvel. Of the three previous rejections, […]

‘She-Hulk’ Director Kat Coiro Talks About the Moment She Knew the Series Would Work

Director Kat Coiro has had plenty of meet and greets at the Marvel Studios offices over the years, but when She-Hulk: Attorney at Law first came on the radar in August 2019, Coiro quickly threw her hat into the ring. After all, she grew up near a comic-book shop where she first established a connection […]

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Director Joseph Kosinski Talks Fan Theories and Val Kilmer’s First Reaction to His Beloved Scene

[This story contains spoilers for Top Gun: Maverick.] Joseph Kosinski’s Top Gun: Maverick continues to break record after record, much like its titular character. The Top Gun sequel has now passed Avengers: Infinity War to become the sixth biggest domestic film of all time, and it currently ranks twelfth on the all-time worldwide box office […]