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‘Zombieland 2’ Finally Confirmed; Here’s Everything We Know

This week, we can enjoy the wide theatrical release of Mission: Impossible – Fallout, the latest installment in a film series that began in 1996, and Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, a sequel arriving 10 years after the original, based on music that first became popular in the 1970s. So in this era of […]

Next 3 Dwayne Johnson Movies: ‘Hobbs and Shaw,’ ‘Jungle Cruise,’ ‘Red Notice’

Dwayne Johnson’s latest action thriller, Skyscraper (above), fell a bit short of expectations at the domestic box office this weekend, grossing an estimated $25.48 million. Overseas, the film opened in 57 territories and earned an estimated $40.4 million, which bodes well for the future. Skyscraper will open in 11 more international territories next weekend, including China. […]

The Week in Movie News: Billy Dee Williams Returning to ‘Star Wars,’ ‘RoboCop’ Returning to the Original and More

Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:   BIG NEWS Billy Dee Williams is returning as Lando Calrissian: Following the fans’ embrace of Donald Glover as young Lando Calrissian in Solo: A Star Wars Story, now original Lando Billy Dee Williams is set to reprise the role for […]

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Skyscraper’ Action Breakdown, Wishing for a Frozone ‘Incredibles’ Spin-off and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Director’s Commentary of the Day: For Vanity Fair, director Rawson Marshall Thurber breaks down one of the big action scenes from Skyscraper:    Movie List of the Day: In honor of the release of Eighth Grade, Birth Movies Death highlights […]

Comics on Film: ‘The Joker’ Movie Is Happening — Will It Ignore the Comics?

We now know with a greater degree of certainty that the proposed origin film for infamous DC Comics villain the Joker will be happening, to star Joaquin Phoenix and to be directed by Todd Phillips. In the past, Comics on Film has speculated at least twice before on the idea of a Joker stand-alone movie […]

New ‘Unfriended: Dark Web’ Trailer Makes the Terror Personal; Here’s Everything We Know

Update: The first trailer for Unfriended: Dark Web explained the concept of “the dark web,” a secret part of the Internet where bad people can do terrible things. Now a new trailer makes the terror more personal. Watch the new trailer and then catch up on everything we know below, including the new poster. The […]

Danai Gurira Touted for ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’: Here’s What We Know So Far

Set for theatrical release on May 31, 2019, the first official images from Godzilla: King of the Monsters have been revealed. But what about the monstrous confrontation that will be featured in 2020’s Godzilla vs. Kong? “It’s not like we’re bending over backwards to introduce Kong, but there’s definitely some bread crumbs,” director Michael Dougherty […]

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Recapped in Lego; Deadpool Sings Classic Disney Songs and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Musical Parody of the Day: In this NSFW follow-up to 2017’s Deadpool The Musical, the Merc with a Mouth is back to sing parodies of classic Disney songs:    Movie Score Cover of the Day: Speaking of musical covers, here […]

Cate Shortland to Direct Marvel’s ‘Black Widow’; Here’s Everything We Know

After Marvel Studios reportedly vetted more than 70 women filmmakers for the job, then the selection was down to three shortlisted favorites, Cate Shortland has been hired to direct the solo Black Widow movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter.  Shortland is a relatively unknown filmmaker who hails from Australia. But she’s been a big deal […]

Keri Russell to Star in Supernatural ‘Antlers’; Here’s Everything We Know

Last December, we heard that Guillermo del Toro would be producing Antlers, a film of the supernatural. Now comes word via THR that Keri Russell (TV’s The Americans, above) is in negotiations to star. What do we know about this project? What’s the story? Written by Henry Chaisson and Nick Antosca, it’s based on Antosca’s […]