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Gemma Chan, Shawn Levy’s 21 Laps Developing Time Travel Limited Series at Netflix (Exclusive)

In advance of the second half of Stranger Things season four premiering tomorrow, The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Netflix and 21 Laps are staying in the supernatural business. As part of the production company’s overall deal with the streamer, the two have optioned The Moon Represents My Heart, the forthcoming debut novel from Pim […]

‘Stranger Things 4’ Vol. 2 Drops Mind-Blowing Netflix Trailer for Season Conclusion

The first look at Stranger Things 4 Vol. 2 dropped Tuesday morning — and it is awe-inspiring. It is clear that the final two episodes this season of the immensely popular Netflix series are going to be packed with adventure, intense horror and, of course, comedy. The pair of Vol. 2 episodes will have a […]

Robert Englund Says His ‘Stranger Things’ Character Was Crafted More by ‘Treasure Island’ Than ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’

[Warning: This story contains spoilers for Stranger Things 4, Volume 1.]  For Robert Englund, becoming a part of Stranger Things was an itch he just had to give a deep scratch. The living horror legend who brought the iconic supernatural serial killer Freddy Krueger to life in eight Nightmare on Elm Street films (and a number […]

‘Stranger Things’: Shawn Levy on Balancing the Darkness of Season 4 and How Volume 2 Will “Punch You Right in the Heart”

[This story includes major spoilers from season four, Volume 1 of Stranger Things.]  Stranger Things’ highly anticipated fourth season finally hit Netflix on Friday after almost three years spent away from the Upside Down. The new episodes — which released as the first of two volumes — pick up six months after the events of […]

Netflix’s ‘Stranger Things’ Season 4: TV Review

The Emmy-winning homage to early Steven Spielberg and Stephen King returns with seven overstuffed episodes of monsters, mayhem, scientific exploration and coming-of-age comedy.

‘The Adam Project’ Soars: Ryan Reynolds Becomes Only Actor With 3 Films on Netflix’s All-Time Top 10 List (Exclusive)

Ryan Reynolds has added another feather to his cap. In its first three weeks of play on Netflix, his new movie The Adam Project has already cracked the streamer’s list of the top 10 most popular English-language films produced by Netflix. It now ranks at No. 7 (and could still move up). With the new […]

Ryan Reynolds’ ‘The Adam Project’ Lands at No. 3 Among Top Netflix Movie Launches

Ryan Reynold’s original Netflix movie The Adam Project — about a time-traveling fighter pilot — flew to big viewership numbers in its debut on the streamer over the March 11-13 weekend. According to Netflix, the family-friendly film scored 92.4 million hours viewed, the third-biggest opening weekend since the streamer instituted new metrics and began reporting […]

‘Deadpool 3’: Shawn Levy to Direct Ryan Reynolds in Marvel Movie (Exclusive)

Shawn Levy has been tapped — or maybe it should be targeted — to direct Deadpool 3. The director is in negotiations to team up with star Ryan Reynolds for the Marvel property, after previously collaborating on 20th Century’s pandemic-era hit Free Guy and the just-released sci-fi adventure movie The Adam Project on Netflix. Fans have been […]

‘The Adam Project’ Director Shawn Levy Wants to Team Ryan Reynolds, Hugh Jackman for ‘Bromance” Movie

Before they put the finishing touches on their 2021 hit Free Guy, Shawn Levy and Ryan Reynolds knew that they wanted to work together again. So they spread the word around town, and Skydance CEO David Ellison quickly suggested the long-gestating The Adam Project, which Tom Cruise once circled at Paramount in 2012. When Levy […]

Ryan Reynolds in Netflix’s ‘The Adam Project’: Film Review

Ryan Reynolds reteams with ‘Free Guy’ director Shawn Levy, playing a time traveler who returns to fix the world while reconnecting with his preteen self and late father in this Netflix original movie.

Ryan Reynolds and ‘Adam Project’ Team on Releasing Netflix Film Amid Ukrainian Crisis

The mood was bittersweet on the blue carpet for the world premiere of Netflix’s star-studded film The Adam Project. The adventure-drama, which stars Ryan Reynolds, Jennifer Garner, Mark Ruffalo, Zoe Saldaña and newcomer Walker Scobell, is preparing for its international release amid the backdrop of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which its cast was keeping top […]

Ryan Reynolds on Why ‘The Adam Project’ Is Throwback to Old-School Films: “It’s a Very Personal Story”

Netflix rolled out a star-packed commercial on Sunday during the spectacle that was Super Bowl LVI, and it featured a bevy of streamer stars like Ryan Gosling, Jennifer Lopez, Chris Hemsworth, Jason Momoa and Millie Bobby Brown breaking the fourth wall to tout Netflix’s 2022 film slate. When the head-turning preview ended, it segued straight […]