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Movie News: Yvonne Strahovski Joins ‘The Predator’; Angelina Jolie Sets Up Multiple Movies

The Predator: Yvonne Strahovski (above) is in final negotiations to join the cast of Shane Black’s The Predator. If things work out, she’ll portray the ex-wife of lead monster hunter Boyd Holbrook, who draws their troubled son (Jacob Tremblay) into the action. Strahovski is best known for TV’s Chuck; she’ll also be appearing in Hulu’s […]

Superhero Buzz: New Writers Nabbed for ‘X-Force’ and ‘Deadpool 2’

Right now, we’re waiting to see what will come next for Fox’s X-Men movie series, which wrapped up multiple storylines in last year’s X-Men: Apocalypse. Meanwhile, Hugh Jackman’s X-Men spin-off Logan is already receiving rave reviews — such as this one by our own Erik Davis — ahead of its wide release on March 3. […]

Today in Movie Culture: David Lynch’s ‘La La Land,’ ‘Zootopia’ Parodies the Oscar Nominees and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Alternate Universe Movie of the Day: La La Land may be Damien Chazelle’s baby, but here’s what it might have looked like if David Lynch directed it instead: [embedded content] Remade Movie of the Day: What if La La Land had an old-school video […]

Kristen Stewart to Star in an Underwater Disaster Movie

Kristen Stewart has been on a roll lately as a prestigous actress of arthouse cinema. She was the first ever American actress to win a Cesar Award (the French Oscars) for her work in Clouds of Sils Maria and has been garnering stellar reviews for performances in such films as Still Alice, Certain Women and Personal Shopper. But she […]

In This Oscar Survey, Thousands of Moviegoers Want ‘Hidden Figures’ To Win Best Picture

With a record-tying 14 nominations, many experts are picking La La Land to walk away with the coveted Best Picture award come Oscar night, but if it were up to the moviegoers, that award might just go to Hidden Figures instead. Fandango surveyed over 8,000 moviegoers recently, asking which movies and performers they’d like to […]

The Geek Beat: Forget the R Rating, These Superheroes Deserve G-Rated Movies

There’s a lot of talk right now about R-rated superhero movies, thanks to the massive success of Deadpool and the impending arrival of Logan, Hugh Jackman’s final adventure as Wolverine. Of course, it’s all well and good that certain superheroes are finally finding the edgy elements of their characters welcomed on the big screen, but […]

‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Team Heads to the Big Screen for ‘Most Likely To Murder’

Stories about someone reluctantly returning to their home town after years away are basically their own genre at this point. More often than not that premise winds up being used strictly for dramas, with a recent (and highly successful) example being Manchester By the Sea, but the whole “stranger in a familiar land” aspect of […]

Casting Buzz: Kyle Chandler to Star in ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’

Kong: Skull Island will stomp into movie theaters on March 10, so it makes sense that we’re hearing more rumblings about Godzilla: King of the Monsters, the next giant monster movie. First came word that young Millie Bobby Brown, who broke out big in the Netflix series Stranger Things, will star. Now Kyle Chandler has […]

Movie News: Martin Scorsese’s Mob Movie ‘The Irishman’ Heads to Netflix; James Gunn Wanted to Make ‘Hitman’

The Irishman: Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman, starring Robert De Niro, is heading to Netflix. It’s based on I Heard You Paint Houses, a book by Charles Brandt that told the story of a mob hitman who claimed he knew what really happened to long-missing union leader Jimmy Hoffa. De Niro will play the hitman; so-called “de-aging” […]

Today in Movie Culture: Superman v. J. Jonah Jameson, ‘La La Land’ Opening Number Test Run and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Mashup of the Day: The way movies are shot and edited today, putting J.K. Simmons as J. Jonah Jameson in the Daily Planet with Man of Steel‘s Clark Kent and Lois Lane seems easy, but it’s also perfect (via [embedded content] […]