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‘Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical’ World Premiere to Open London Film Festival

Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical will open this year’s BFI London Film Festival. The annual fest, scheduled for Oct. 5-16 and held in partnership with American Express, unveiled its opening night gala on Thursday. Matilda will gets its world premiere in London on Oct. 5 at the Southbank Centre, “ahead of Sony Pictures U.K. and […]

‘Doctor Strange 2’ Wisely Plants Fail-Safe Should the Multiverse Require Endgame

[This story contains spoilers for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.]  Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness makes it crystal clear that Marvel Studios is now very much in the multiverse business. Following last year’s Loki premiere season on Disney+ and Spider-Man: No Way Home, Sam Raimi’s Multiverse of Madness is not only […]

BAFTA Rising Star Award: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Ariana DeBose, Lashana Lynch Among Nominees

The British Academy has revealed the nominees for the 2022 Rising Star Award for up-and-coming on-screen talent, the only honor among all the BAFTA film awards to be voted on by the public. Announced by 2021’s winner Bukky Bakray just two days before the full list of film nominees, the lineup includes a mix of […]

Box Office: ‘No Time to Die’ Opens to $56M Domestically, Crosses $300M Globally

No Time to Die reported for duty at the North American box office with an estimated opening of $56 million as Hollywood attempts to recover from the COVID-19 crisis and lure older adults back to theaters. The James Bond event pic — starring Daniel Craig in his final turn as 007 — had no trouble […]

Box Office Preview: Daniel Craig’s James Bond Swan Song ‘No Time to Die’ Finally Hits Theaters

The time has come for James Bond to assist in rescuing the U.S. box office. No Time to Die will finally unfurl in more than 4,400 cinemas across the U.S. and Canada on Friday after being delayed over 18 months because of the pandemic. Accurate projections are almost impossible, considering moviegoing is still impacted by […]

Lashana Lynch Joins Viola Davis in Historical Epic ‘The Woman King’ (Exclusive)

Lashana Lynch, one of the stars of the upcoming James Bond feature, No Time to Die, has joined Viola Davis in The Woman King, a historical epic from TriStar Pictures. Gina Prince-Bythewood, who most recently directed The Old Guard, is on board to helm the feature that also has The Underground Railroad star Thuso Mbedu […]

Lashana Lynch Celebrates “Fantastic” Black Women of Bond Franchise, Responds to ‘No Time to Die’ Critics

No Time to Die marks just the fifth time MGM’s James Bond franchise will have featured a Black woman in a major role and actress Lashana Lynch is taking that representation seriously. In a new interview with the Los Angeles Times, the No Time to Die star and new 007 says that the four Black […]

Bond Women: How Rising Stars Lashana Lynch and Ana de Armas Are Helping Modernize 007

The 'No Time to Die' actresses, part of The Hollywood Reporter's Next Gen Talent list, open up about bringing James Bond into the #MeToo age: "There is an evolution."

Lashana Lynch Replacing DeWanda Wise in ‘Captain Marvel’ (Exclusive)

Wise had to drop out due to scheduling conflicts with the second season of Netflix's 'She's Gotta Have It.'