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Ron Howard Will Direct the Han Solo ‘Star Wars’ Movie

  Earlier this week it was announced that directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (The Lego Movie) have left the Han Solo Star Wars movie due out next May, and now we have leaned of their official replacement via StarWars.com: Ron Howard. Need to catch up on what all went down with Star Wars? Keep […]

‘Saw 8’ Gets a Brand New Title That Fans Will Love

In a move that’s clever and yet also a bit risky, the forthcoming eighth installment of the Saw horror-movie series has received an official title — and it’s not what we expected. First referred to as Saw: Legacy, the movie will now be known as Jigsaw.  Fans of the long running franchise know that Jigsaw […]

Superhero Buzz: Future ‘Spider-Man’ Villains Named, Plus: Could Phil Lord and Chris Miller Direct ‘The Flash’?

With Spider-Man: Homecoming arriving in theaters next month, there’s a lot of discussion about the future of that rebooted franchise, while Star Wars’ loss of directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller could be DC’s gain. The latest in superhero movie news:   Lord and Miller’s DC Meeting Following the surprising news that Phil Lord and Chris Miller were exiting […]

Today in Movie Culture: Spider-Man’s Driver’s Test, What Makes a ‘Transformers’ Movie and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Franchise Recap of the Day: With Transformers: The Last Knight in theaters, Couch Tomato shows us 24 reasons all Transformers movies are the same:   Commercial of the Day: Watch Peter Parker (Tom Holland) take his driver’s test in a new Audi ad cross-promoting Spider-Man: […]

Damon Lindelof Might Get HBO’s ‘Watchmen’ TV Series Off the Ground

Superhero reboots happen all the time. We’re about to get yet another start on the Spider-Man franchise next month, in fact. But most of the time those are just general comic book character restarts, not remakes of specific works. Watchmen, on the other hand, is a singular entity that had a faithful film adaptation in 2009. Now it’s […]

Netflix Introduces Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Programming for Kids

Have you ever thought a movie or TV series went down the wrong path, storywise? Well, now you can choose the direction of your entertainment with a new kind of programming from Netflix. Currently streaming on the service is a Shrek/Puss in Boots spin-off from DreamWorks titled Puss in Book: Trapped in an Epic Tale that gives you options […]

Movie News: ‘Wonder Woman’ Sequel Now Being Written; Jack Black and Eli Roth to Team for Gothic Horror

Wonder Woman: Director Patty Jenkins (above with Gal Gadot) and producer Geoff Johns are currently working on a treatment for a Wonder Woman sequel. Generally considered a detailed outline, a treatment comes before a script is written. Jenkins has not yet been confirmed as director for the project, but at least we know she’s had […]

Phil Lord and Chris Miller Step Down from Directing the Han Solo ‘Star Wars’ Movie

  A huge new opportunity in the Star Wars cinematic universe has just opened up for an enterprising director (or two). Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (above), who have been attached to direct the untitled Han Solo movie since July 2015, have departed the project, according to StarWars.com.  What happened? “It’s become clear that we […]

Today in Movie Culture: How ‘Moana’ Should Have Ended, ‘Transformers’ Trivia and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Alternate Ending of the Day: Moana is now streaming on Netflix, so here’s a look at how the animated feature obviously should have ended: [embedded content] Movie Trivia of the Day: With Transformers: The Last Knight out in theaters this week, here’s ScreenCrush with […]

Daniel Day-Lewis Retires From Acting

Daniel Day-Lewis, who has won three Academy Awards in a distinguished career, has decided to retire from acting, according to Variety. He has given no reason for his decision. His spokeswoman Leslee Dart says: “Daniel Day-Lewis will no longer be working as an actor. He is immensely grateful to all of his collaborators and audiences […]