29 Jun

‘The Righteous Gemstones’ Makes Danny McBride and John Goodman Televangelists at HBO

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Danny McBride has enjoyed plenty of success at HBO as the rough around the edges baseball player Kenny Powers in Eastbound and Down and the bitter, aggressive high school administrator Neal Gamby in Vice Principals. Now the cable network is taking the comedy star into the world of televangelism. HBO has ordered a pilot for […]

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29 Jun

‘Men In Black’ Spin-Off Cast Adds Kumail Nanjiani and Rafe Spall

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The Men In Black spin-off cast continues to grow. The film, which will essentially reboot the sci-fi comedy series, has just added The Big Sick‘s Kumail Nanjiani and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom‘s Rafe Spall. Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson star. No matter how the Men In Black spin-off turns out, one thing is for sure: it’s going to have a cool […]

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29 Jun

‘Doctor Strange’ Sequel Confirmed By Kevin Feige

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You probably could’ve guessed this was coming, but now it’s official: a Doctor Strange sequel will weave its magic in the not-too-distant future. Marvel President Kevin Feige confirmed the eventual Doctor Strange 2 in a recent interview. So far, Doctor Strange is only one of two Marvel properties to not have a sequel (the other being The Incredible Hulk). […]

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29 Jun

‘GLOW’ Showrunners on Having More Wrestling (and Some Breakdancing) in Season 2 [Interview]

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GLOW became a Netflix sensation last summer as both fans of the ‘80s era women’s wrestling league and fans of Netflix drama converged on the show. The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling are back for a second season, continuing the fictionalized account of the league with Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin, Marc Maron and all the series regulars […]

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29 Jun

‘Father of the Year’ Trailer: David Spade is a Drunk, Deadbeat Dad in This Netflix Comedy

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If you’ve had a hankering to see David Spade get thrown naked from a pick-up truck filled with water, you’re in luck. An entire scene of just that plays out in the Father of the Year trailer in excruciating detail, giving you an up-close and personal view of David Spade’s butt. It’s exactly the kind of […]

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29 Jun

‘Sicario: Day of the Soldado’ Director Stefano Sollima on Moral Complexity and His ‘Call of Duty’ Movie [Interview]

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Sicario: Day of the Soldado began its life as a spin-off of the acclaimed hit Sicario. With only Benicio del Toro and Josh Brolin returning from the first movie, it didn’t seem like a sequel without Emily Blunt. But the Sicario name is strong enough that the film is being positioned as a proper sequel. […]

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29 Jun

Expect to See a More Vulnerable, Human Side of John Kreese in ‘Cobra Kai’ Season 2

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Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) may have the one who swept Daniel LaRusso’s (Ralph Macchio) leg in The Karate Kid, but John Kreese was the one who told him to do it. The original Cobra Kai sensei played by Martin Kove was the cruel karate master who preached “no mercy” to the bullies in the Karate Kid series, […]

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29 Jun

‘Cloak & Dagger’ Throws a Lot of New Names at Us in “Princeton Offense”

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This week’s Cloak & Dagger episode, “Princeton Offense,” threw a lot at us. And by “a lot,” I mean, A TON OF NAMES! And that’s not all that we were expected to catch at breakneck speed as if we were Tyrone trying to catch the basketball to shoot the winning shot. Let’s break it all […]

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29 Jun

Greta Gerwig Eyes ‘Little Women’ as Her Next Project; Meryl Streep, Saoirse Ronan, Emma Stone, Timothée Chalamet All in Talks to Star

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Greta Gerwig may have landed her next directing gig after making a splash with last year’s award-winning Lady Bird. The Oscar-nominated director is reportedly eyeing a Little Women remake, which may have the most star-studded cast since the last Little Women feature film. Variety reports that Greta Gerwig is in talks with TriStar Pictures to helm a new Little Women adaptation. […]

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29 Jun

‘Lagaan,’ India’s Sports Drama Musical About Colonialism, Feels Like a Religious Experience

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(Welcome to A Passage to India, a new series where we explore great works from all over South Asia for unacquainted viewers. In this edition: we take a look at India’s last Oscar-nominated film, the cricket-and-colonialism musical Lagaan.)  Few theatrical experiences compare to Ashutosh Gowariker’s Lagaan, which, in the summer of 2001, had audiences cheering […]

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