14 Dec

Mailbag: Is Star Wars Aging Up? Christmas Movies, TV Show Recommendations, Release Date Calendars & More

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On the December 13, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to answer questions in the Mail Bag. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast […]

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14 Dec

‘Black Panther’ Featurette Welcomes You to Wakanda As Part of the Film’s Oscar Campaign

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Marvel and Disney want Black Pantherto land some Oscar nominations, and they’re not being shy about it. As we head into Oscar season, the studios have already begun the process of campaigning for the film, including hosting new screening for prospective voters. They’ve also just released a featurette called “Welcome to Wakanda”, where director Ryan Coogler […]

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14 Dec

Noah Hawley’s ‘To Be Read Backwards’ Sounds Like ‘Memento’ meets ‘Benjamin Button’

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Fargo and Legion creator Noah Hawley is headed back to the big screen with To Be Read Backwards. Based on a short story by Matthew Baker, To Be Read Backwards sounds like a cross between Memento and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, telling the story of a man moving backwards in time from his death. Hawley will make his feature […]

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14 Dec

‘Bumblebee’ Featurettes: Meet Hailee Steinfeld and John Cena’s Human Characters

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When you watch a Transformers movie, you’re not exactly going in for the people. But in Bumblebee, the prequel revolving around the beloved yellow Autobot, the human characters are just as important as the robotic ones. Paramount Pictures has released two new Bumblebee featurettes that spotlight two of those human characters brought to life by Hailee Steinfeld and John Cena. […]

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13 Dec

2018 Box Office on Track to Set New Record

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Despite the persistent fear that streaming will kill off movie theaters, the 2018 box office is on track to break records, domestically. The domestic box office revenue for the year just hit $11 billion, and will only continue to increase in the remaining days of 2018. This puts 2018 on the path to obliterate the […]

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13 Dec

‘Prisoners of the Ghostland’ is the Wildest Nicolas Cage Movie Ever Made, According to Nicolas Cage

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Nicolas Cage has developed a reputation as a bit of an eccentric. No matter what movie he appears in, audiences look forward to seeing the actor unleash some of his patented Cage Rage, in which he lets loose and goes wild. More often than not, Cage doesn’t disappoint. But we apparently haven’t seen anything yet. […]

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13 Dec

Is Sabine Wren from ‘Star Wars Rebels’ in ‘The Mandalorian’?

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Is a character from Star Wars Rebels going to pop up in the upcoming live-action Star Wars series The Mandalorian? That’s the latest unconfirmed rumor. Word on the intergalactic street is that the helmet of Sabine Wren, a dropout of the Imperial Academy and a former bounty hunter who appeared on Rebels, is being used in The Mandalorian in […]

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13 Dec

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Clip: Meet the Rest of the Spider Heroes

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As if meeting your hero isn’t hard enough, Miles Morales (Shameik Moore) has to meet three alternate versions of his hero. Or rather, three alternate Spider Heroes make grand entrances in the new Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse clip, much to the awe of Miles and Spider-Woman Gwen Stacy (Hailee Steinfeld), and much to the chagrin of […]

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13 Dec

‘Ben is Back’ Director Peter Hedges on Working With His Son and Casting Julia Roberts [Interview]

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Peter Hedges’ career as a screenwriter began by writing his first novel, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, which he then adapted into a screenplay for the 1993 film. In the years that followed, Hedges wrote more books, plays and the occasional screenplay, including the Oscar-nominated adaptation of Nick Hornby’s About A Boy. In 2003, he took […]

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13 Dec

Is Henry Cavill Really Finished Playing Superman? Jason Momoa Says “Absolutely Not”

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The “will he, won’t he” saga of whether actor Henry Cavill will return to play Superman in another movie for Warner Bros. is beginning to approach “Ben Affleck Batman” territory, and the latest update indicates that fans may see Cavill suit up as the Man of Steel one more time after all. According to Jason […]

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