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Jurnee Smollett Discusses ‘Spiderhead’ Secrets and the Future of Black Canary

[This story contains spoilers for Netflix’s Spiderhead.] Jurnee Smollett knew she wanted to book some time with Spiderhead, even before her character’s path was fully locked down. The actress, who got her start as a child actor on shows like Full House and has established herself as a forceful presence in a wide range of […]

Mary Elizabeth Winstead on ‘Kate’ and Her Huntress Movie Hopes

Mary Elizabeth Winstead has cemented her status as a top-tier action star thanks to her most physically demanding role yet in Cedric Nicolas-Troyan’s neon-soaked actioner, Kate. Set in Tokyo, Winstead plays the eponymous Kate, a poisoned assassin who only has 24 hours to find the man responsible for her impending death. Despite having a few […]

‘Birds of Prey’ Spinoff In the Works With Misha Green, Jurnee Smollett

Misha Green is reuniting with her Lovecraft Country collaborator Jurnee Smollett for a DC movie project featuring heroine Black Canary, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The project, which is in early development at HBO Max, is a spinoff from Warner Bros.’s 2020 DC movie Birds of Prey which featured characters Harley Quinn, the Huntress, and […]

Racial Diversity Amongst LGBTQ Characters Up, While Trans Portrayals Are Absent, GLAAD Study Finds

Racial diversity amongst authentic LGBTQ characters in Hollywood studio films has increased along with the amount of screen time they are given, according to GLAAD’s ninth annual Studio Responsibility Index report on Thursday. The media advocacy organization uses the “Vito Russo test” criteria to analyze how lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer characters are situated […]

Why Cathy Yan’s ‘Dead Pigs’ Took 3 Years to Fly

Cathy Yan delves into the long journey to get her film festival darling to audiences around the world, years after it helped her land DC's 'Birds of Prey' movie.

Oscars: VFX Shortlist Reveals a Race Sans Marvel

Movies that advanced in the VFX race include 'The Midnight Sky,' 'Tenet,' 'Soul' and 'Welcome to Chechnya.'

Chris Messina on ‘The Secrets We Keep’ and How ‘Birds of Prey’ Let Him “Out of the Cage”

Chris Messina hopes to get even zanier than his work in Bird of Prey: "I think I have more levels of off the wall than that."

HBO Max’s New Releases Coming in August

Take a look at the movies and TV shows that will be added to HBO Max in August.

‘Bird of Prey’ Filmmaker Cathy Yan Reflects on Box Office and Scene She Fought for

Filmmaker Cathy Yan, who made the jump from independent film to studio filmmaking with 'Birds of Prey,' acknowledges some personal disappointment over the narratives that emerged over its box office.

Box Office: Battle Between ‘Sonic’ and ‘The Call of the Wild’ Heats Up on Friday

'Sonic the Hedgehog,' Paramount's surprise hit based off the popular Sega games, is facing stiff competition from Harrison Ford and a CGI dog in 'The Call of the Wild,' Disney's latest adaptation of Jack London's classic novel.

‘Birds of Prey’ Star Ella Jay Basco on Pickpocket Training and Becoming Harley Quinn’s Sidekick

When Margot Robbie first picked up Harley Quinn’s baseball in 2016’s 'Suicide Squad,' 'Birds of Prey' star Ella Jay Basco wasn’t allowed to see the movie since she was just 9 years old.

How ‘Birds of Prey’ Writer Christina Hodson Crafted That Hair Tie Moment

'Birds of Prey' screenwriter Christina Hodson touches on developing the script before 'Suicide Squad' even hit theaters and how her sister inspired a viral moment from the film.