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‘Twisted Metal’ Series Gets Peacock Premiere Date, Teaser

John Doe, the protagonist in Twisted Metal, will hit the road in late July — and he’s bringing a CD of late ’90s jams with him Peacock has announced a July 27 premiere date for its series adaptation of the popular PlayStation franchise. Anthony Mackie heads the cast as John Doe, a “motor-mouthed outsider” tasked […]

Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie Reminisce Over Filming ‘The Hurt Locker’ in ‘Rennervations’ (Exclusive)

Jeremy Renner is reteaming with fellow MCU actor Anthony Mackie for his upcoming docuseries Rennervations in an episode that will double as a Hurt Locker reunion. The duo, who co-starred in the 2008 Oscar-winning film, will appear in one of the Disney+ show’s four episodes, which is focused on Renner’s own local community of Reno, […]

Liv Tyler Returns to Marvel for ‘Captain America 4’

Fifteen years after starring in The Incredible Hulk, Liv Tyler is making her return to Marvel Studios, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Tyler has joined the cast of Captain America 4, currently titled Captain America: New World Order. She will reprise the role of scientist Betty Ross. Ross is the daughter of General Thaddeus “Thunderbolt” Ross, […]

‘If You Were the Last’ Review: Anthony Mackie and Zoë Chao in an Outer-Space Rom-Com Whose Boosters Fail to Ignite

In Kristian Mercado’s feature debut premiering at SXSW, the actors play a pair of astronauts lost in space and caught in a burgeoning love affair.

Charles Fuller, Playwright and Screenwriter Behind ‘A Soldier’s Play,’ Dies at 83

Charles Fuller, the pioneering Philadelphia playwright who received a Pulitzer Prize, a Tony Award and an Oscar nomination for A Soldier’s Play, has died. He was 83. Fuller, who also explored racism and the Black experience with his earlier plays The Brownsville Raid and Zooman and the Sign, died Monday at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, […]

CMT Music Awards: Kelsea Ballerini to Co-Host Remotely After Testing Positive for COVID-19

Kelsea Ballerini will co-host Monday’s CMT Music Awards remotely after testing positive for COVID-19. She was scheduled to co-host the show with Anthony Mackie. Now, Kane Brown will join Mackie onstage. “CMT Music Awards co-host Kelsea Ballerini tested positive for COVID-19,” a CMT spokesperson said. “Fortunately, she is asymptomatic and remains excited to co-host the […]

Kelsea Ballerini and Anthony Mackie to Host 2022 CMT Music Awards

Kelsea Ballerini and Anthony Mackie have been tapped to host the 2022 CMT Music Awards. This marks Ballerini’s second time as co-host, after sharing emcee duties with Kane Brown in 2021. Mackie also is no stranger to the CMT Music Awards, having presented the video of the year award to Carrie Underwood last year. Over […]

‘Twisted Metal’ Video Game Adaptation Lands at Peacock

A TV adaptation of the classic PlayStation franchise Twisted Metal has landed at Peacock. Anthony Mackie (The Falcon and the Winter Soldier) will star in the series, which comes from Sony Pictures Television and PlayStation Productions; Universal TV has also boarded the project. The comedy has been in development since September 2021 and counts Deadpool […]

MBC Studios’ Saudi Arabia Boss on “New Era” as A-List Features ‘Desert Warrior,’ ‘Kandahar’ Make History in the Kingdom

MBC, the Saudi-owned free-to-air satellite network giant, has been a dominant force across the Arab-speaking world for three decades and is now arguably the Middle East’s most recognizable media brand. With a reach of hundreds of millions of viewers and now offering more than 10 channels, it has been behind an influx of Western TV […]

Anthony Mackie, Aiysha Hart to Lead Saudi-Backed Period Epic ‘Desert Warrior’ From Rupert Wyatt

Saudi Arabia is stretching its filmmaking arms into Hollywood once more. Having already come aboard to finance the Gerard Butler action-thriller Kandahar, MBC Studios, the production arm of the Saudi government-controlled regional broadcasting giant MBC, is now set to produce the historical epic Desert Warrior from Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet of the Apes, […]

Anthony Mackie to Star in ‘Twisted Metal’ TV Series From Sony

Anthony Mackie is leaping from the Marvel universe into an adaptation of a classic video game. The Falcon and the Winter Soldier star will play a lead role in and executive produce a TV adaptation of Twisted Metal, the long-running Sony PlayStation game series. Mackie is set to play John Doe, a milkman with no […]

Anthony Mackie to Star in ‘Captain America 4’ for Disney, Marvel

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier star Anthony Mackie has been tapped to star in Disney/Marvel’s Captain America 4, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Mackie already took his Avengers character, Sam Wilson, aka the Falcon, from big screen to small for Disney+, with creator/writer Malcolm Spellman and director Kari Skogland at the helm. Now he’s […]