Ruben Igielko-Herrlich, Film Marketer and Co-Founder of Propaganda GEM, Dies at 62
Ruben Igielko-Herrlich, the co-founder of the marketing firm Propaganda GEM who as a leader in product placement oversaw major brand integrations in Hollywood, has died. He was 62. Igielko-Herrlich died March 7 in Beverly Hills after a nearly four-year battle with glioblastoma brain cancer, a spokesperson for Principal Communications Group announced. Igielko-Herrlich founded Propaganda Global […]
Keanu Reeves Fights a New Enemy in ‘John Wick: Chapter 4’ Trailer
Keanu Reeves clearly kept the fight coordinators busy on the John Wick: Chapter 4 film set, based on the latest trailer for the Lionsgate release, set for March 23, 2023. In franchise director Chad Stahelski’s latest outing, Reeves’ John Wick uncovers a path to defeating The High Table, where he must face off in single […]
How to Watch ‘The Matrix Resurrections’ on HBO Max Wherever You Are
If all you want for Christmas is to unjack from reality for a few hours, then your gift has arrived early in the form of The Matrix Resurrections, which arrives simultaneously Dec. 22 in theaters and online on HBO Max. Neo, Trinity and Morpheus have returned in Lana Wachowski’s long-awaited sequel to the sci-fi trilogy […]
Lana Wachowski Delivers Heartfelt Speech About Power of Cinema at ‘Matrix Resurrections’ Premiere: “Movie Theaters Have Sustained Me”
Rolling out the green carpet in San Francisco for a world premiere of The Matrix Resurrections may have seemed an obvious choice because portions of the film were shot in and around the Bay Area, but for filmmaker Lana Wachowski, the decision was personal. “I love San Francisco. I love this theater,” the director told […]
‘Matrix Resurrections’: Early Reactions to the Film Hit Social Media
The first reactions to Lana Wachowski’s The Matrix Resurrections have begun to hit Twitter and elsewhere as the social media embargo lifted Thursday night. With full reviews embargoed until next Tuesday, film journalists, entertainment bloggers and some critics were allowed to give general reactions and thoughts on the fourth film in the Matrix franchise — […]
‘The Matrix Resurrections’ Trailer Promises Plenty of Kung Fu
The Matrix Resurrections dropped a new trailer Monday, and fans can find comfort in knowing the fourth film in the beloved franchise will have plenty of kung fu, bullet time and iconic fight scenes. “We can’t see it, but we’re all trapped in these weird, repeating loops,” says a voiceover at the top of the […]
Warner Bros. Plans ‘The Matrix Resurrections’ NFT Project (Exclusive)
The Matrix universe is expanding to the blockchain, the latest example in a series of efforts by traditional Hollywood power players to break into the non-fungible token (NFT) space. Later this month Warner Bros. will release non-fungible tokens inspired by The Matrix franchise and the upcoming film The Matrix: Resurrections. Unlike other NFT projects based on Hollywood […]
Salma Hayek Reveals She Was Nearly Cast in ‘The Matrix’ — and Why She Didn’t Get the Role
Salma Hayek says that she was one of the four finalists, alongside Jada Pinkett Smith, to play Trinity, member of the Nebuchadnezzar, computer hacker and leading love interest in the Wachowskis’ Matrix franchise. While appearing on the latest episode of Pinkett Smith’s Facebook Watch series, Red Table Talk, which dropped early Wednesday, The Hitman’s Wife’s […]
‘The Batman’ Delays Release to 2022 as Warner Bros. Shuffles Calendar
Warner Bros.' has delayed 'The Batman,' along with a slew of titles.
‘Matrix 4’ Style “Shifted” From Original Trilogy, Says Neil Patrick Harris
Matrix 4 will have a "shifted” style from the previous trilogy, says Neil Patrick Harris, who has a "small part" in the film.
Keanu Reeves Calls ‘Matrix 4’ a “Beautiful Story”
Keanu Reeves is not giving away much, but he did recently talk about his work on Matrix 4 while a guest on Andy Cohen's SiriusXM show.
With L.A. Shut Down, Productions Find Safe Spots to Shoot Globally
Film production remains on hold in most of the U.S. because of still-surging coronavirus cases so the big studios and independent producers are looking globally for places to shoot safely.