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Super Bowl LVI: Eugene Levy on Action Hero Makeover for Nissan Ad and ‘Schitt’s Creek’ Connection

Eugene Levy’s newest role is far away from his beloved run on Schitt’s Creek. As a matter of fact, Levy could spin laps around Johnny Rose, literally, courtesy of Nissan. The automaker and Cruella filmmaker Craig Gillespie cast Levy as a high-octane, pedal-to-the-metal action star in a new ad campaign debuting during Sunday’s Super Bowl. […]

Dave Bautista to Star in M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Knock at the Cabin’

Dave Bautista is entering the mind of M. Night Shyamalan. The actor will star in the filmmaker’s Knock at the Cabin, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Knock at the Cabin is due out from Universal on Feb. 3, 2023, and continues Shyamalan’s lengthy partnership with the studio, which has released Old (2021), Glass (2019), Split […]

Dave Bautista Says ‘Guardians’ Franchise Has Been “A Hell of a Journey With a Few Bumps”

Dave Bautista is reflecting on the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise as it nears the third volume, signaling a final outing for Drax the Destroyer. The actor first took on the character in 2014’s Guardians of the Galaxy, reprising his role in 2017’s Vol. 2 and Vol. 3, the latter of which is in preproduction. […]

John Cena Understands Why Dave Bautista Wants to Separate Himself From Other WWE Stars

John Cena has responded to Dave Bautista’s comments about potentially starring in a movie with him. In Esquire’s video series “Explain This,” Cena praised Bautista for his talent and said he understood why the Marvel actor doesn’t want to be “lumped in” with other former professional wrestlers. “I’m super sad about that, because Dave Bautista […]

Jason Momoa and Dave Bautista Are Crafting a Buddy Cop Movie

It all started with a text from Dave Bautista to Jason Momoa saying they should do a buddy cop film — and now the duo is in the midst of developing a project. The Aquaman star was a guest Monday on The Late Late Show, where he shared a bit of detail about the budding […]

Chris Pratt Says He Once Blacked Out on Ambien and Challenged Dave Bautista to Wrestle Him

Chris Pratt is avoiding sleep aids after a mortifying text exchange with his Guardians of the Galaxy co-star Dave Bautista. While appearing on CBS’ The Late Late Show Thursday night to promote his new Amazon sci-fi action movie The Tomorrow War, the actor spoke about his high school wrestling team experience, going to Wrestlemania in […]

Dave Bautista Recalls What Made Him Sign Onto Zack Snyder’s ‘Army of the Dead’

Army of the Dead star Dave Bautista joined Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show on Friday to share how he came to be in the Zack Snyder movie. And how it almost didn’t happen. “Originally I wanted to do this other movie with Zack, and I ran into his agent at a party and he […]

Zack Snyder, Netflix Spent Millions Adding Tig Notaro to ‘Army of the Dead’

Zack and Deborah Snyder say that it cost millions of dollars to scrub Chris D’Elia from Army of the Dead and add Tig Notaro to the ensemble. In an interview with Vanity Fair published Friday, the husband-wife movie-making duo said it was a “fairly easy” choice to remove the scandal-plagued D’Elia from their zombie heist […]

Dave Bautista on ‘Army of the Dead’ and Getting the ‘Knives Out 2’ Call from Rian Johnson

Dave Bautista has been playing his cards right, and his increasingly impressive body of work proves it. Returning to the screen in Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead, Bautista stars as Scott Ward, a former zombie war hero who accepts an impossible job in order to earn $15 million (of a $200 million score) and […]

Zack Snyder’s ‘Army of the Dead’: Film Review

Dave Bautista leads a crack team of mercenaries braving a quarantined Las Vegas zombie hot spot to attempt a multimillion-dollar heist in Zack Snyder's franchise kickoff for Netflix.

Dave Bautista Joins ‘Knives Out’ Sequel

Dave Bautista is in talks to join Daniel Craig in Rian Johnson’s Knives Out sequel. Plot details are being kept under wraps, but the follow-up will be another star-studded whodunit anchored by Craig’s enigmatic Southern detective Benoit Blanc. Johnson will return to direct and is also producing with Ram Bergman under their T-Street banner. The […]