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Rian Johnson Is “Pushing” for 'Glass Onion' to Return to Theaters, Wants Longer Run for…

The 'Knives Out' follow-up has been at the center of discussion after Netflix only gave it a week-long limited theatrical run ahead of its streaming launch.

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Rian Johnson Is “Pushing” for ‘Glass Onion’ to Return to Theaters, Wants Longer Run for Next Sequel

Rian Johnson is weighing in amid debate surrounding the release strategy for his latest film, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery. The director told Insider in an interview published online Friday that he is pushing for his Knives Out sequel to go back into theaters once the Netflix film begins streaming on the platform Dec. […]

Box Office: ‘Violent Night’ Tops Friday With $4.9M But ‘Black Panther 2’ Set to Win Weekend

Tommy Wirkola’s movie Violent Night topped the Friday box office with an opening-day gross of $4.9 million from 3,682 theaters, including $1.1 million in Thursday night previews. But sometime on Saturday, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, which grossed $4.4 million on Friday, will overtake Wirkola’s home invasion comedy-thriller and win the weekend with $16 million (give […]

‘Willow’ Star Warwick Davis Took Inspiration from Mark Hamill’s ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Performance

[This story contains spoilers for the first two episodes of Willow.] It’s been 34 years since Warwick Davis last played the Nelwyn sorcerer Willow Ufgood, but now he’s back to lead a new generation of heroes on another world-saving adventure in the Disney+ series Willow. Davis first joined the Lucasfilm family as Wicket, the courageous […]

Lance Reddick Joins Lionsgate’s ‘John Wick’ Spinoff ‘Ballerina’

Lance Reddick has signed on to star in Ballerina, the new film set in the John Wick universe. Reddick will reprise his role as Charon, a concierge at the Continental, the fan-favorite hotel for assassins with its own set of rules and severe consequences for breaking them. Production is already underway on the feature that is […]

‘Willow’ Creator Jonathan Kasdan Talks the Series’ Origin and the Case for More of Emilia Clarke’s ‘Solo’ Character

In December 2015, Jonathan Kasdan was in attendance for the WGA screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and he overheard Lucasfilm boss Kathleen Kennedy tell a quick little anecdote that would ultimately get the ball rolling on his Willow series. Kasdan knew right away that Elora Danan (Ellie Bamber), the central and infantile figure […]

‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ Trailer Teases the End of an Era for Marvel

The first trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 marks the end of an era for Marvel. The film is the final adventure of this iteration of the cosmic team, and it is also a final Marvel bow for James Gunn, who has departed the MCU to take a job as a top executive […]

‘Indiana Jones 5’ Gets First Trailer, New Title

Indiana Jones is back, with the fifth installment releasing a trailer and a new title: Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny. The film, directed by James Mangold, stars Harrison Ford, back as the adventurer for his final installment, alongside Phoebe Waller-Bridge. Ford played the genre-defining character four times previously, in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Temple […]

‘Transformers’ Heads to the ‘90s with ‘Rise of the Beasts’ Trailer

  The trailer for Transformers: The Rise of the Beasts is a blast from the past.  The film, inspired by the ’90s Beast Wars cartoon, stars Anthony Ramos and Dominique Fishback, with Michelle Yeoh and Pete Davidson taking on voice roles. Peter Cullen reprises his voice role as Optimus Prime, with other stars including Tobe […]

Zoe Saldaña Says She “Felt Artistically Stuck” While Working on Film Franchises for Past 10 Years

Zoe Saldaña is reflecting on the major tentpole projects that have helped define her career since the late 2000s. During a recent interview with Women’s Wear Daily, the actress said that she is grateful for having been part of massive blockbusters but that they led her to feel “artistically stuck.” Saldaña, whose Netflix series From […]

‘Cocaine Bear’ Trailer Promises Drug-Fueled Mayhem and Carnage in Elizabeth Banks Comedy

A bear goes on quite the drug-fueled adventure in the outrageous first trailer for Universal Pictures’ aptly titled dark comedy Cocaine Bear. Inspired by bizarre real events from 1985, director Elizabeth Banks’ film focuses on a bear that ingests a monumental amount of cocaine following a drug runner’s plane crash, leading an array of authorities, […]

They Got Paid What? Channing Tatum, David Leitch, Simon Kinberg Score Huge Deals With Amazon for Spy Thriller ‘Red Shirt’ (Exclusive)

Upcoming recession? Pshaw. Streaming wars over? Double pshaw. With its high priced acquisition of spy package Red Shirt, a spy thriller package with the bold-faced names of Channing Tatum, David Leitch and Simon Kinberg, Amazon has shown it is willing to pay big bucks in an era when streaming giants and major studios are rethinking […]

‘The Menu’ Director Mark Mylod Talks His Return to the Big Screen After 11 Years Away

It’s been 11 years since The Menu director Mark Mylod last directed a feature film, and his return to the big screen has gone better than he ever could have expected. His epicurean horror-comedy starring Ralph Fiennes, Anya Taylor-Joy and Nicholas Hoult has not only been met with critical acclaim, but it also scored Searchlight’s […]

Ed Brubaker Took Inspiration From Nicolas Winding Refn for Graphic Novel ‘Night Fever’

Ed Brubaker has straddled the worlds of comic books and Hollywood for years as the co-creator of Marvel’s The Winter Soldier, as a writer on HBO’s Westworld and as an executive producer on the upcoming animated series Batman: Caped Crusader. Now, his time with filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn on the Amazon miniseries Too Old to […]

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Returning to Theaters for 2 Weeks

Paramount is returning to the danger zone next month, with Top Gun: Maverick getting a victory lap in theaters for a two-week engagement. The Tom Cruise film lands back in theaters from Dec. 2 through Dec. 15 and will play in 1,850 locations. Maverick became the hit of the summer after opening over Memorial Day […]

Greta Gerwig Says She Worried That ‘Barbie’ Could Be Her “Career-Ender”

Greta Gerwig is admitting that she experienced a variety of emotions about taking on her upcoming film Barbie. During a conversation with singer Dua Lipa on the At Your Service podcast, Gerwig reflected on deciding to work on the script with Noah Baumbach before then taking on directorial duties for the Warner Bros. film that […]

Marvel Has Found an Answer to So-Called “Fatigue”

Marvel Studios is here to ring in another holiday with The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special. It marks the second of Marvel Studios’ newly minted “Marvel Special Presentation” line, following the release of Michael Giacchino’s Werewolf by Night in October. The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special, written and directed by James Gunn, once […]