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Daisy Ridley Talks Her Indie 'Sometimes I Think About Dying,' Producing and Her 'Star…

Fresh off of Sundance, the actor reflects on her pivot to indie film and shares why she was the most comfortable on the 'Rise of Skywalker' set.

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Daisy Ridley Talks Her Indie ‘Sometimes I Think About Dying,’ Producing and Her ‘Star Wars’ Future

After starring in the galaxy’s biggest movies, Daisy Ridley is now trying the indie scene on for size by way of Rachel Lambert’s Sometimes I Think About Dying. The quirky romantic drama recently premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, and it chronicles the lonely and routine existence of Ridley’s Fran until Dave Merheje’s Robert arrives […]

Zach Cregger, BoulderLight, New Line Team for Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Companion’

Just days after winning a heated auction for the next feature project from Zach Cregger, New Line is quickly reteaming with the filmmaker behind last year’s surprise hit, Barbarian, for another genre project. The Warner Bros. arm has picked up Companion, a sci-fi thriller from Drew Hancock, who wrote the script and who will also […]

James Mangold in Talks to Tackle ‘Swamp Thing’ Movie for James Gunn, Peter Safran’s DC Studios

James Mangold may be trading in his whip for a trip to swamp country. Mangold, who has Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny hitting theaters in May, is in early talks to be one of the first writer-directors to join James Gunn and Peter Safran’s roster of filmmakers at DC Studios. Mangold is in […]

‘Revenge of the Jedi’ Darth Vader Figure to Debut at Star Wars Celebration (Exclusive)

You think you’ve seen every iteration of Darth Vader in action figure form? Think again. Hasbro on Wednesday unveiled a new Vader figure that diehard fans will be able to get their gloves on only at this spring’s Star Wars Celebration, being held in London in April. Stylistically harkening to a past that never quite […]

James Gunn Blasts Past DC Leadership in Candid Comments

In the three months he’s been running DC Studios with Peter Safran, writer-director James Gunn has been unusually (and some would say refreshingly) candid for a Hollywood studio executive. His propensity to speak his mind was again on full display early this week when he and his partner, Peter Safran, briefed reporters on their ambitious […]

Misha Green to Make Directorial Debut With Jurnee Smollett Thriller ‘Sunflower’

Lovecraft Country creator Misha Green is set to make her feature directorial debut with Sunflower, a thriller for Lionsgate set to star Jurnee Smollett. Green will write and helm the film about two women struggling to escape from a deranged college professor who holds them hostage on a remote sunflower farm. Green and Craig Flores […]

New Green Lantern TV Show in the Works from James Gunn, Peter Safran to Replace Old Green Lantern Show

The Green Lantern TV series is dead. Long live the Green Lantern series. After years of development and redevelopment, an HBO Max series based on the DC superheroes from Greg Berlanti, the longtime steward of DC’s TV shows, has been scrapped. In its place, a new series is being developed, titled Lanterns, which is acting […]

‘Knock at the Cabin’ Star Dave Bautista on Hopes for His Legacy: “Whatever You Asked Him to Do He Could Do”

Dave Bautista is having a big year, with appearances over the past 12 months in several Marvel projects as well as a major role in Glass Onion. And now he stars in M. Night Shyamalan’s Knock at the Cabin. Bautista, who said he never considered the upcoming film “a horror movie, it felt more like […]

DC Slate Unveiled: New Batman, Supergirl Movies, a Green Lantern TV Show, and More From James Gunn, Peter Safran

A new Batman movie without Robert Pattinson (but featuring Bruce Wayne’s murderous son). A Superman movie on the release schedule (mark your calendars for July 11, 2025). A Game of Thrones-style drama set on Wonder Woman’s home island of Themyscira (Amazonian palace intrigue). And an animated series already in production (Creature Commandos … wait, what?). […]

BoulderLight, Production Banner Behind Horror Hit ‘Barbarian,’ Signs First-Look Deal With New Line (Exclusive)

BoulderLight Pictures, the prolific but under-the-radar genre production banner behind last year’s surprise hit Barbarian, has signed a first-look deal with New Line Cinema. The pact occurs on the heels of a milestone deal with New Line and Barbarian filmmaker Zach Cregger for a new feature project — titled Weapons, and fast-tracked to begin shooting […]

‘Murder Mystery 2’ Trailer: Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston Fight for Their Lives After Worst Wedding Ever

Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston can’t catch a break, as seen in the first trailer for Netflix’s sequel film Murder Mystery 2. Director Jeremy Garelick’s new movie heads to the streamer March 31, following the 2019 original directed by Kyle Newacheck. Murder Mystery 2 centers on Nick and Audrey Spitz (Sandler and Aniston), who have […]

Why a Video Game Studio Is Banking on a TikTok Star to Introduce a Franchise

The timeline for a successful video game franchise usually goes like this: The game comes out and soon becomes popular among players. Avid fans start creating content inspired by the game and their favorite characters, helping bring that IP into pop culture. There might be a movie or TV adaptation. And as more people are […]

‘Missing’ Directors Talk Connections to ‘Searching,’ ‘Run’ and That Final Cameo

[The following story contains mild spoilers for Missing.] Missing directors Nick Johnson and Will Merrick are wunderkinds in the truest sense of the word. The duo began their careers as co-editors on director Aneesh Chaganty and screenwriter Sev Ohanian’s Searching (2018) and Run (2020), before making the improbable leap to feature film directors on Missing, […]

‘Infinity Pool’ Filmmaker Brandon Cronenberg Didn’t Worry About Rating While Making Shocking Horror Film

Infinity Pool, the out-there horror movie from director Brandon Cronenberg, was one of the talks of the Sundance Film Festival. With its eye-popping and blood-gushing violence and hallucinatory orgies, the movie had audiences rubbing their eyes in disbelief. What did they just see? The movie stars Alexander Skarsgard as an author trapped in a vacation […]

Marvel’s ‘Thunderbolts’ Enlists ‘The Bear’ Star Ayo Edebiri

Ayo Edebiri, the breakout actor known for The Bear, has landed in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Edebiri is joining the cast of the villain-centric The Thunderbolts, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Edebiri rose to prominence last year with The Bear, the Hulu critical darling set in a high-pressure Chicago sandwich shop. The role of Sydney […]

Zachary Levi Takes Flight in New ‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’ Trailer

Shazam! A new trailer for Shazam! Fury of the Gods is here. The sequel follows Billy Batson and his fellow foster kids, who are still figuring out how to balance being teenagers and their superhero alter egos. When the Daughters of Atlas, a vengeful trio of ancient gods, arrive on Earth, the kids are thrust […]