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Mark Hamill Says Michael Keaton’s Role as Batman Encouraged Him to Audition for…

The 'Star Wars' actor was almost certain they wouldn't cast Luke Skywalker as the Clown Prince of Crime in 'Batman: The Animated Series.'

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Mark Hamill Says Michael Keaton’s Role as Batman Encouraged Him to Audition for Joker

Mark Hamill’s role as the Joker in Batman: The Animated Series may not have happened if it weren’t for Michael Keaton’s Caped Crusader. In a recent interview with Wired, the Star Wars actor explained that the controversy surrounding Keaton’s casting and his eventual success with it helped him feel more confident going into his audition […]

‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ Star Shameik Moore Says He Would Put His “Entire Being” Into Playing Miles Morales in Live-Action

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, the sequel to the Oscar-winning 2018 animated film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, swings into theaters this weekend. The voice cast recently sat down with The Hollywood Reporter to chat all about the new movie and what the future could hold for stars like Shameik Moore, who has previously said he would […]

‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ Star Hailee Steinfeld Talks Gwen’s Emotional Story and Live-Action Spider-Woman Possibilities

Wherever Hailee Steinfeld goes, quality projects seem to follow. The Oscar nominee’s latest return to the big screen in Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse has received near universal acclaim like its Oscar-winning predecessor, Into the Spider-Verse (2018), and both animated projects are on a very short list of recent comic book films where critics and audiences […]

‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ Swings to $17.4M in Box Office Previews

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse has wasted no time in spinning an impressive web at the box office. The sequel grossed $17.4 million in Thursday previews, the second-best showing ever for an animated title (that’s not exactly a surprise, considering the pic is playing older than a traditional kids animated movie). The sequel to best animated […]

Sophie Thatcher on ‘The Boogeyman’ and the ‘Yellowjackets’ Scene That Cost Her the Most Sleep

In early 2022, Sophie Thatcher was everywhere. The Chicago native broke out as teenage Natalie on Yellowjackets, the buzziest new cable show at the time, and it led straight into a recurring role on The Book of Boba Fett. She was also the talk of Twitter since she reminded so many people of Juliette Lewis, […]

Surprise: Dwayne Johnson Returning for New ‘Fast and Furious’ Movie

After the surprise tease at the end of Fast X, Universal is making it official: Dwayne Johnson is back for another Fast and Furious movie. Johnson will star in an untitled Fast project, Universal and Johnson announced Thursday. Fast mainstay Chris Morgan penned the script. The return is a major reversal for the star, who […]

‘The Boogeyman’ Director Rob Savage on Stephen King’s Blessing and the Very Good Reason Why Disney Had Him Remove a Toy Lightsaber

Above all else, The Boogeyman director Rob Savage wanted what every filmmaker longs for when adapting the work of Stephen King: his blessing. Fortunately, Savage received that and a whole lot more.  Based on King’s short story that was first published in 1973, The Boogeyman changes things up by focusing on the Harper family, as […]

Disney’s Live-Action ‘Moana’ Taps ‘Hamilton’ Helmer Thomas Kail as Director

Thomas Kail, the Tony Award-winning director of Broadway’s Hamilton, has been tapped to direct Disney’s live-action take on the studio’s 2016 animated musical sensation Moana. Disney announced the remake earlier this spring and has secured Dwayne Johnson to return to the role of Maui, the grandiose demigod of the wind and sea. Johnson is producing […]

‘Fast X’ Star Daniela Melchior Talks That Moment That Made Audiences Squirm and the Franchise’s Future

[This story contains spoilers for Fast X.] Four years ago, Daniela Melchior came out of nowhere to land the highly coveted role of Cleo Caza/Ratcatcher 2 in James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad, and upon the film’s release in August 2021, she immediately became the heart and soul of the superhero pic. Vin Diesel, who voiced […]

‘The Flash’ Director Andy Muschietti on Ezra Miller’s Potential Future With Franchise: No One Else “Can Play That Character as Well”

With The Flash finally ready to hit the ground running, filmmaker Andy Muschietti is weighing in on whether he would want embattled star Ezra Miller involved in a possible sequel to the Warner Bros. superhero feature. Muschietti and producing partner Barbara Muschietti sat down for an upcoming episode of podcast The Discourse podcast ahead of […]

‘How to Train Your Dragon’ Live-Action Remake Finds Its Hiccup and Astrid

Universal’s live-action adaptation of DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon has found its human riders. Mason Thames, who starred in Universal’s horror hit The Black Phone, and Nico Parker, the rising actress who was last seen in HBO’s The Last of Us, are set to star as Hiccup and Astrid in the feature being […]

Mark Hamill Talks ‘The Machine,’ His ‘Star Wars’ Future and Joining Mike Flanagan’s Repertory Company

Mark Hamill knows full well that he’s perceived as one of pop culture’s most heroic figures, so he welcomes any opportunity he can get to go against type. In the case of his latest film, The Machine, Hamill and stand-up comedian Bert Kreischer play father and son, and to put it mildly, they get caught […]

Lionsgate Confirms ‘John Wick 5’ in Early Development

Lionsgate’s motion picture group chair Joe Drake teased development of a fifth movie in the studio’s John Wick franchise Thursday during a Q4 earnings call that has fans abuzz. “What is official is that, as you know, Ballerina is the first spinoff that comes out next year. We’re in development on three others, including five […]

Jack Quaid Set to Star in ‘Companion,’ Sci-Fi Thriller From Zach Cregger, BoulderLight, New Line (Exclusive)

Jack Quaid, one of the stars of Amazon’s The Boys, has signed on to topline Companion, a sci-fi thriller from the team behind last year’s horror hit Barbarian. Drew Hancock wrote the original script and is making his directorial debut with the feature, whose many plot points are being kept hush-hush. Despite the secretive nature of […]

Adeline Rudolph to Play Kitana in New Line’s ‘Mortal Kombat 2’ (Exclusive)

Adeline Rudolph, who made her debut as part of Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, has joined Tati Gabrielle, her co-star on the Netflix series, in New Line’s spine-severing sequel to 2021’s Mortal Kombat. Simon McQuoid, who directed the previous movie based on the video game franchise, is back behind the console for the new feature, […]

‘The Little Mermaid’ Stars Melissa McCarthy and Javier Bardem Want an Ursula/Triton Spinoff

Melissa McCarthy was definitely on edge when she knew she’d be working with the actor behind Anton Chigurh, Bond villain Raoul Silva and many other intimidating characters, but Javier Bardem quickly disarmed her during their one day of shooting together on The Little Mermaid. McCarthy and Bardem play rival siblings Ursula and King Triton in […]