31 Mar

Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ Remake Wants Beyonce For Nala

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Who run the Pride Lands? Possibly Beyonce. The R&B singer and diva extraordinaire may be heading to the big screen four years after her last stint with movies (voicing Tara in Epic), as Disney is reportedly eyeing her to play Nala in the upcoming remake of The Lion King. The Lion King director Jon Favreau […]

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31 Mar

VOTD: This Is Why Whitewashing in Movies Like ‘Ghost in the Shell’ Is a Problem

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The issue of whitewashing in Hollywood is a frustrating one, and the latest culprit in the struggle of non-white actors to have lead roles in major franchises is Ghost in the Shell. Scarlett Johansson has the lead role in the American adaptation of the Japanese manga turned anime, a story which originally featured a female […]

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31 Mar

Watch These Surreal, Japanese ‘Star Wars’ Themed Panasonic Ads with George Lucas

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Ever since Star Wars made a comeback in the 1990s thanks to the rise of the Expanded Universe, Kenner action figures and the arrival of the Special Edition of the Star Wars Trilogy in theaters, we’ve been inundated with new Star Wars merchandise. Whether it’s the prequels, TV shows or the new era of Star […]

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31 Mar

‘Paris Can Wait’ Trailer: Alec Baldwin and Diane Lane Star in Eleanor Coppola’s Road Movie

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At the age of 81, Eleanor Coppola, wife of Francis Ford Coppola, has made her feature narrative directorial debut, Paris Can Wait. Of course, she co-directed Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse, in which she gave us some unforgettable, up-close and personal moments from the disastrous Apocalypse Now shoot. Her new feature film, Paris Can Wait, is considerably lighter […]

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30 Mar

‘Voltron’ and 4 Other Franchises That Could Be the Next ‘Power Rangers’

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While Power Rangers is go-going to the top of the box office and into a six-year franchise, we’re left wondering what other beloved shows could be morphing their way to the big screen. And could the success of Power Rangers signal the adaptation of similarly kitschy team-centric shows — often from our Saturday morning lineup? […]

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30 Mar

‘The Dark Tower’ Has Been Delayed Again

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If everything had gone according to plan, we would have seen Nikolaj Arcel‘s adaptation of Stephen King‘s The Dark Tower by now. The film was originally scheduled for a January 13, 2017 release date before being pushed back to February 17. From there, it was pushed back to July 28. And now, it looks like […]

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30 Mar

Netflix Acquires ‘The Raid’ Director’s Revenge Thriller ‘Apostle’

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Late last year, we learned that The Raid and The Raid 2 director Gareth Evans has a new film brewing. It’s a period revenge thriller called Apostle, and it stars Dan Stevens, who’s having quite the moment right now between his turns in Legion and Beauty and the Beast. Now, Netflix has just acquired global distribution rights […]

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30 Mar

Superhero Bits: Black Lightning, Tony Stark and Aunt May Romance, Justice League Runtime & More

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Which of DC Comics villains will be appearing in Injustice 2? Will there be any romance between Tony Stark and Aunt May in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Is a new Marvel Comics arc with Thanos hinting at a set-up for Avengers: Infinity War? Did you hear that the rumor about Justice League‘s runtime is totally […]

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30 Mar

How Did ‘Frozen’ Originally End?

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We simply can’t let go of Frozen, the Disney animated 2013 hit that spawned many karaoke sessions, Disney on Ice shows and tiny Elsa clones as her signature dress went flying off the shelves. But at the heart of this fairy tale movie, as many are wont to forget behind the avalanche of merchandise, is […]

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30 Mar

Merry Christmas! Paul Thomas Anderson’s New Movie Arrives This Holiday Season

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Last month, we got word that Paul Thomas Anderson had begun shooting his latest movie, a fashion drama set in 1950s London that will reteam the director with his There Will Be Blood star Daniel Day-Lewis. The details we have on the movie are still pretty sparse, but the good news is we know when […]

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