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‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ Delays Release to June 2023

Sony Pictures is rearranging its release calendar. The studio announced Wednesday it is pushing back the theatrical release of Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse from Oct. 7, 2022 to June 2, 2023. Sony’s live-action/CGI musical comedy Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile — based on the book series by Bernard Waber — will instead open over the Oct. 7-9 […]

Phil Lord, Chris Miller Set ‘Western’ Comedy at IMDb TV

Fresh off Apple’s The Afterparty, creators Phil Lord and Chris Miller are teaming with writer Michelle Morgan for a new comedy at Amazon-backed IMDb TV. The ad-supported streamer has handed out a pilot order for scripted comedy Western, which will be exec produced by the Sony TV-based Lord and Miller. Western is set in the […]

Will Ferrell, Jamie Foxx, Will Forte Starring in Universal Comedy ‘Strays’ (Exclusive)

Universal’s comedy Strays has found its barks. Will Ferrell, Jamie Foxx and Will Forte will star in the movie, a live-action/CGI hybrid, adult-skewing comedy being directed by Josh Greenbaum. It’s the filmmaker’s follow-up to his feature breakout, Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar. Dan Perrault (American Vandal) wrote the script, which follows an abandoned […]

Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka Host ‘Mitchells vs. Machines’ Team at Hamptons Home for Screening

Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka opened their Hamptons home and the grounds surrounding it for an outdoor screening of Netflix’s The Mitchells vs. The Machines on Sunday night. The family-friendly event drew many notable names (and their offspring) including Netflix’s Scott Stuber and wife Molly Sims, uber-producer and filmmaker Shawn Levy and wife Serena, newly-minted […]

Channing Tatum in Netflix’s ‘America: The Motion Picture’: Film Review

The actor joins Judy Greer and Andy Samberg in the vocal cast for Matt Thompson’s animated romp through some very fake U.S. history.

Phil Lord and Chris Miller Partner With Film2Future on Summer Program

Film2Future — the nonprofit filmmaking program for underserved youth in Los Angeles — has snagged a high-profile pair for its summer program. Oscar winners Phil Lord and Chris Miller and the team from their production company, Lord Miller, have linked up with Film2Future on its animation program which kicks off June 19 for 29 high […]

‘The Mitchells vs. the Machines’: Film Review

A barely functional family becomes humanity's last hope when a robot apocalypse led by evil Olivia Colman interrupts their road trip in this Sony Animation feature, premiering on Netflix.

Netflix Acquires Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s Animated ‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines’

Made by Sony Pictures Animation, the film previously titled 'Connected,' was initially scheduled for a 2020 theatrical release and then pulled due to the pandemic.

Phil Lord and Chris Miller Team With Natalie Morales and Cyrina Fiallo On Miami-Set Comedy (Exclusive)

Universal has picked up an untitled family comedy from Natalie Morales and Cyrina Fiallo that will be produced by Phil Lord and Chris Miller.

Ryan Reynolds to Star in Family Comedy From ‘Paddington’ Director Paul King

Ryan Reynolds is set to star in a Universal family comedy that will be helmed by Paul King, the director behind the much-beloved 'Paddington' movies.

Phil Lord and Chris Miller to Team With Ryan Gosling for Astronaut Thriller

Phil Lord and Chris Miller are heading to space: The duo will direct 'Project Hail Mary,' The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

Top Genre Movie Stories of the Decade

The 2010s saw genre films dominate the box office and break into the awards conversation. Cinematic universes were born (and died), acquisitions meant big business and strides were made in diversity both onscreen and behind the camera. Heat Vision breaks down the top news stories from the past decade in the world of all things geek.