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‘Bullet Train’ Drops New Trailer With More Action and Brad Pitt Humor

A new look at Bullet Train dropped Tuesday, featuring a lot more action and hilarious Brad Pitt moments. In the Columbia Pictures action-thriller, Pitt stars as Ladybug, an unlucky but highly gifted assassin determined to finally do his job peacefully. But, naturally, fate has other plans. His latest mission puts him on the world’s fastest […]

Christopher Ammanuel Boards L.A. Uprising Thriller ‘Clash’ (Exclusive)

Christopher Ammanuel and Dylan Arnold have grabbed lead roles opposite Tyrese Gibson, Ray Liotta and Scott Eastwood in director Ariel Vromen’s feature thriller Clash. The indie, earlier known as April 29, 1992, is written by Sascha Penn and takes place on the first night of the 1992 L.A. uprising after four LAPD officers were found […]

Michael Shannon’s Joseph McCarthy Biopic Sells Globally Ahead of European Film Market

McCarthy, the upcoming biopic about infamous U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy from director Václav Marhoul and starring Michael Shannon, has sold multiple international deals ahead of the virtual European Film Market. HanWay, which launched the project at the American Film Market in 2021, has closed a multi-territory deal with Vértice Cine (Italy, Spain, Portugal and Latin […]

‘McCarthy’ Director on Humanizing the “Symbol of Evil” Behind McCarthyism

One of the most interesting projects heading into this year’s American Film Market, McCarthy will turn the clock back some 60 years and focus on the life and times of one of the most notorious politicians in American history. From Czech filmmaker Václav Marhoul (The Painted Bird) and starring Michael Shannon in the lead role, […]

Nicole Kidman and Melissa McCarthy in Hulu’s ‘Nine Perfect Strangers’: TV Review

Set at a wellness resort, David E. Kelley's latest Liane Moriarty adaptation boasts a star-studded cast also including Regina Hall, Michael Shannon, Samara Weaving, Luke Evans and Manny Jacinto.

Michael Shannon Joining Brad Pitt in Sony’s ‘Bullet Train’

The assassin film 'Bullet Train' is based on the popular Japanese book 'Maria Beetle.'

‘Echo Boomers’: Film Review

Patrick Schwarzenegger and Michael Shannon star in 'Echo Boomers,' Seth Savoy's thriller about a millennial gang of art thieves.

Michael Shannon, Kate Hudson to Star in Comedy ‘Shriver’

Michael Shannon, Kate Hudson, Don Johnson and Da’Vine Joy Randolph will star in comedy 'Shriver'. The feature from writer-director Michael Maren is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Chris Belden.

Michael Shannon on ‘The Quarry’ and His Longtime Collaborations With Shea Whigham and Jeff Nichols

Michael Shannon and his longtime friend/collaborator Shea Whigham have been credited on the same project seven different times since 2000. Every couple years, the pair likes to explore a new project together, whether it’s big or small. On their latest independent film, 'The Quarry,' Shannon plays Chief Moore, a small-town policeman who’s rather suspicious of Whigham’s traveling preacher character.

‘The Quarry’: Film Review

Shea Whigham's imposter tries to hide his identity from a small-town cop (Michael Shannon) in Scott Teems' 'The Quarry.'

The 24 Hour Plays Launch Surprise Second Round of Viral Monologues

Daveed Diggs, Nicholas Braun, Michael Shannon and Christopher Mintz-Plasse are among actors on board for the overnight theater experiment, with writers this time including Eric Bogosian, Bekah Brunstetter and Kristoffer Diaz.

‘Current War’ Team Talks “Blessing” of “Second Chance” Director’s Cut After Weinstein Fallout

'The Current War's' writer, producers and star Benedict Cumberbatch spoke about the "blessing" of getting a "second chance" at releasing the former Weinstein Company film about Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse after it was shelved following sexual misconduct allegations against Harvey Weinstein.