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Jeremy Renner to Star Alongside Jamie Foxx in Blumhouse’s Film Adaptation of ‘Spawn’

Oscar-nominated actor, Jeremy Renner is set to star alongside Jamie Foxx (Django Unchained, The Amazing Spiderman 2) in Blumhouse’s reimagining of Spawn. The movie will be the second reimagining of the comic book, with the original 1997 film having starred Michael Jai White. The film is an adaptation of the graphic novel of the same name created by Todd McFarlane, who […]

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Kelvin Harrison Jr. Joins Cast of Trey Shults Musical ‘Waves’

Kelvin Harrison Jr. is set to star in “Waves” alongside Taylor Russell with Sterling K.Brown and Lucas Hedges in negotiations to also join the cast. The film will see the star reunite with director Trey Edward Shults. Most recently, Harrison starred in the post-apocalyptic thriller, It Comes at Night alongside starred Joel Edgerton and Carmen Ejogo, which Shults directed.  Details about the role Harrison will […]

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‘Upgrade’ Is One of the Best Genre Films of the Summer (Spoiler-Free Review)

This sci-fi/action film showcases what it would be like if The Six Million Dollar Man met John Wick. The result: an intense and shockingly violent film, with amazing fight choreography, a dash of body horror, and a grim twist. The story takes place in the near future with our lives relying on technology. Imagine if Amazon’s Alexa or Apple’s Siri […]

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New Horror Film By ‘Dear White People’ Creator Justin Simien Will Be a Tribute to Black Women

Creator Justin Simien is set to reunite with his ‘Dear White People film and television team: Julia Lebedev, Eddie Vaisman and Oren Moverman in his newest project, a horror titled Bad Hair. Set in the late 80s/early 90s, the film is about a “girl from Compton who doesn’t have the right look”. In a desperate attempt to attain this look in […]

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‘Fantastic Beasts’ and the Lack of Historical Context

I eat, sleep, and breathe history. I always have. The writer in me admires the way that history feels like one huge neverending story with numerous protagonists and main events. When movies set in significant historic backdrops and periods, I always get a little excited. That is until glaring historical inaccuracies or erasures are presented. Fantastic Beasts and Where to […]

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Edgar Ramirez and Pedro Pascal Set To Star in Spy Drama ‘Wasp Network’ for Olivier Assayas

Edgar Ramirez (The Girl on the Train, Hands of Stone) and Pedro Pascal (Game of Thrones, Kingsman: The Golden Circle) are set to co-star in the film spy thriller Wasp Network. A film adaptation of the book ‘The Last Soldiers of the Cold War‘ written by Brazilian journalist and writer Fernando Morais, published in 2011. The book set in the 90s tells the true […]

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‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ Sequel in the Works, Titled ‘Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard’

According to posters in Cannes, the sequel to The Hitman’s Bodyguard – titled The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard – is on display alongside other franchise titles that are “coming soon,” including Angel Has Fallen, The Expendables 4, Rambo V, and Mechanic 3. #Cannes2018: 'Hitman's Bodyguard' sequel 'Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard' in the works — THR International (@THRGlobal) May 8, 2018 […]

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‘MASK’ to Become Film Franchise with Paramount

MASK, the ’80s Kenner action figures and animated series, will be adapted into a live-action film, through a deal with Paramount and a team up between F. Gary Gray and Hasbro. MASK is an acronym for Mobile Armored Strike Kommand, a task force let by Matt Trakker, whose goal is to take out the criminal organization VENOM. The film is […]

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Breaking Down Iron Man: The Father of the MCU

The character of Tony Stark/Iron Man has gone through so much over the 10 years of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU.) He was the one that started it all and the progression of Tony, from his first film to Homecoming feels completely natural and grounded.There is an interesting arc with Tony that can also be compared to Steve Rogers/Captain America. […]

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Meridian Entertainment Indie Films to be Produced/Financed by Franklin Leonard’s The Black List

The Black List and Meridian Entertainment have formed a multi-year partnership aimed to empower the screenplay advocacy service founded by Franklin Leonard. Their purpose is to produce and finance at least three to five English language films each year. Films $15M budget or less will be financed by Meridian, but they are also open to co-financing arrangements as well. The […]

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Pixar to Debut First Woman-Directed Short-Film ‘Bao’ this Summer

With excitement over Incredibles 2 skyrocketing, there has been speculations over which short film will premiere with the long awaited sequel. After the previous controversy over Coco’s lengthy Frozen short, I’m sure audiences were curious to see what else the studio had up their sleeve. Pixar revealed the premise of their new short Bao and man, does it sound like […]

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Tiffany Haddish Set To Lead In Tyler Perry’s Next Film, ‘The List’, Tika Sumpter & Omari Hardwick To Co-Star

Girls Trip‘s breakout star, Tiffany Haddish, has found herself a leading role in Tyler Perry’s next film, The List. When her wild sister (Haddish) gets released from prison and re-enters her life, Danica (Sumpter) is forced to accept that she may be getting “catfished” by an online boyfriend whom she has never met in person. She will be starring alongside […]