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‘John Wick 4’ Adds Another Certified Badass With Hiroyuki Sanada

Hiroyuki Sanada (Lost, Westworld, Mortal Kombat) was originally set to star in John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum as Zero, Wick’s primary adversary in that film. But an Achilles tendon injury took him out of contention, and he was eventually replaced by Mark Dacascos. Now history is righting itself, because Sanada has reportedly been cast in John Wick 4, reuniting with his old 47 Ronin co-star Keanu Reeves. According to Collider, Sanada has been added to the John Wick 4 cast, where he will pla...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Casting, Sequels, Army, Halle Berry, Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Jeremy Renner, Continental, Ian Mcshane, Reeves, Donnie Yen, Wick, Zack Snyder, John Wick


‘The Rocketeer’ Star Billy Campbell Reflects on a Superhero Masterpiece as It Turns 30 [Interview]

This month marks a milestone for one of the most underrated Disney films. The Rocketeer arrived in theaters in the summer of 1991, delivering a 1930s-era adventure of a pilot who stumbles upon a jetpack being sought after by gangsters, FBI agents, Nazis, and millionaire industrialist Howard Hughes. Though the film failed to take off at the box office, its fans are legion (and this writer counts himself among them). As the film turns 30, /Film sat down virtually with Billy Campbell, the actor wh...
Tags: Movies, Interview, Abc, Interviews, Navy, Virginia, Michael Bay, Robin Hood, Disney, Georgia, Features, Anniversary, Fbi, Canada, San Diego, Russell-Crowe


Virtual ‘Fast and Furious’ Marathon Will Let You Experience the Entire Series From the Comfort of Your Couch

Buckle up, y’all! Alamo On Demand is hosting a 24-hour online Fast and Furious marathon. You can relive the action 20 years in the making, featuring features friendships, rivalries, a little bit of romance, epic stuntwork, and a whole lot of fast cars, all from the comfort of your home. Here’s what you need to know. Family is Forever and so is This Marathon To celebrate the release of F9, the ninth installment of the Fast and Furious franchise, Alamo Drafthouse’s video streaming platform ...
Tags: Movies, Sequels, Hobbs, Universal, Justin Lin, Universal Pictures, Shaw, Alamo, Han, Lin, Coronas, Sara Benincasa, Action/Adventure, Tokyo Drift, Sung Kang, Fast and Furious


Exclusive ‘Nobody’ Clip Shows How They Filmed That Brutal Bus Fight

Nobody, the movie that turned Bob Odenkirk into an action star, is now on digital and headed to Blu-ray next week. In honor of the home media release, we’re debuting an exclusive behind-the-scenes clip that shows off how the film’s brutal, bloody bus fight sequence was put together, first in a pre-visulation stage and then on set. Nobody Clip In Nobody, “Hutch is a nobody. As an overlooked and underestimated father and husband, he takes life’s indignities on the chin and never rocks the...
Tags: Bob-Odenkirk, Movies, Video Clips, Blu, Saul, Hutch, David Leitch, Ilya Naishuller, Nobody, Action/Adventure, Behind the Scenes Footage, Odenkirk, Hutch Mansell, Greg Rementer


‘F9’ Behind-the-Scenes Videos Showcase the Movie’s Practical Stunts

F9 explodes into theaters next week, and with more than a year of extra anticipation from fans, many of whom are eager to return to theaters for a big event movie, it feels like this could be one of the biggest box office hits of 2021. Director Justin Lin returns to the franchise for the first time since 2013, and his love of practical stunts and special effects is evident in this new batch of F9 behind-the-scenes videos, which showcase several of the film’s big action moments. Peligro M...
Tags: Movies, Sequels, Universal, Justin Lin, Dom, Andy Gill, Action/Adventure, Featurette, Family Films, Letty, Dom Toretto Vin Diesel, Flippers, Letty Michelle Rodriguez, Ramsey Nathalie Emmanuel, Peligro, F9


‘Everest’ Will See Ewan McGregor Scale a Mountain With ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Director Doug Liman

Mount Everest, the world’s tallest mountain above sea level, has been the subject of several movies and documentaries, including a star-studded but mostly forgettable 2015 film about the 1996 disaster that claimed eight lives. But Edge of Tomorrow and The Bourne Identity director Doug Liman is now set to make his own Mount Everest film – the not-exactly-creatively-titled Everest – and Ewan McGregor (Trainspotting, Moulin Rouge), Sam Heughan (Outlander), and Mark Strong (Green Lantern, Shazam!) ...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Everest, Charlie Hunnam, Tom Cruise, Mount Everest, True Story, Mark Strong, Sam Heughan, Richard Dreyfuss, Mallory, Action/Adventure, Doug-Liman, Ewan-McGregor, Liman, Sheldon Turner


The Daily Stream: ‘Safe’ is Like a Prototype for the ‘John Wick’ Franchise

(Welcome to The Daily Stream, an ongoing series in which the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching, why it’s worth checking out, and where you can stream it.) The Movie: Safe Where You Can Stream It: Hulu The Pitch: Jason Statham is a disgraced cop turned cage fighter (see, this is cool already) who seeks some sort of redemption by protecting a child genius (Catherine Chan) who acts as a human computer for the Chinese Triads. Why It’s Essential Viewing: Jason Statham has made a lot of mo...
Tags: New York, Movies, China, Features, Hulu, Safe, Jason Statham, Luke, Mei, Wick, John Wick, Luke Wright, Statham, Boaz Yakin, Chad Stahelski, Action/Adventure


Here’s Where You Can Stream or Rent Every ‘Fast and Furious’ Movie

(Welcome to Where to Watch, which provides a clear and simple answer to the question, “Hey, where can I watch this thing?” In this edition: the Fast and Furious franchise.) We’re just nine days away from the release of F9, the highly anticipated ninth entry in the primary timeline of the Fast and Furious movies. There’s still time to get all caught up on the adventures of Dominic Toretto and his #family of high-speed international spy racers, so here’s where you can find all nine of the Fast an...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Features, Sequels, Tokyo, Miami, Hobbs, Brian, Idris Elba, Universal, Justin Lin, Johnson, Customs, Eva Mendes, Paul Walker, Kathryn Bigelow


Vin Diesel, a Terrible Liar, Essentially Confirms He’ll Appear in the ‘Avatar’ Sequels

Last fall, James Cameron confirmed that live-action production on Avatar 2 had been completed down in New Zealand, and the crew was on the verge of finishing shooting for Avatar 3. However, there are still two more sequels slated in the sci-fi franchise, and it sounds like Vin Diesel will be part of them when the time comes. Back in the spring of 2019, Vin Diesel posted an Instagram video from the set of the Avatar sequels. At the time, the Fast and Furious franchise star seemed to hint that he...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Sci-fi, Avatar, Sequels, New Zealand, James-Cameron, 20th Century Fox, Marvel Studios, Vin-Diesel, HOROWITZ, MTV News, Tom Holland, Action/Adventure, Disney/Pixar, Josh Horowitz


‘Gunpowder Milkshake’ Trailer: Karen Gillan Leads This Female-Driven Shoot ‘Em Up

Karen Gillan shoots a lot of guns in the latest Gunpowder Milkshake trailer. This female-driven action flick has Gillan playing an assassin who decides to protect an 8-year-old girl from the very crime syndicate she’s worked for her entire life. Lena Headey, Carla Gugino, Michelle Yeoh, and Angela Bassett are also all on board, playing kick-ass characters who get to look really cool while firing weapons in slow motion. Also, Paul Giamatti is in this! So you can pretend this is a sequel to the m...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Movie Trailers, Sam, Angela Bassett, Monica Bellucci, Paul Giamatti, Giamatti, Clive Owen, Karen Gillan, Gillan, Action/Adventure, Navot Papushado, Papushado, Ehud Lavski, Lena-Headey


New ‘Indiana Jones’ Trilogy Poster Set Gives the Franchise’s MacGuffins the Spotlight

There are so many Indiana Jones posters out there that it can be hard to find a fresh angle to celebrate the beloved adventure movies. But artist Lyndon Willoughby has created a fantastic Indiana Jones trilogy poster set that puts the focus on three of the iconic “MacGuffins” (you know, the artifacts Indy is looking for) from the original trilogy. Plus, he also figured out a way to include a memorable shot from each of the movies. See all of the Lyndon Willoughby Indiana Jones trilogy posters b...
Tags: Art, Movies, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Paramount Pictures, Indiana-Jones, Cool Stuff, Action/Adventure, Disney/Pixar, Bottleneck Gallery, Indiana-Jones-and-the-Last-Crusade, Raiders-of-the-Lost-Ark, Indiana-Jones-and-the-Temple-of-Doom, Lyndon Willoughby, Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark


‘F9’ Director Justin Lin on Returning to the Series and How You Top a Rocket Car [Interview]

When Justin Lin was directing 2013’s Fast & Furious 6, the idea of bringing the action series to an end was a pipe dream. Lin was preparing to exit the Fast and Furious franchise, moving on to direct a Star Trek film and episodes of prestige TV like True Detective, and the concept of bringing the Fast and Furious movies to a satisfying close was something better suited to casual chatter with star Vin Diesel, not something that was actually on the table. Cut to nine years later, and Lin is prepa...
Tags: Movies, Interviews, Features, Sequels, Tokyo, Edinburgh, Universal, Justin-Lin, Paul Walker, Chris Morgan, Vin Diesel, Roman, Han, Lin, Vin, Jakob


‘The Tomorrow War’ Trailer: Chris Pratt Fights for the Future in Amazon’s Sci-fi Blockbuster

Chris Pratt is fighting for the future. Wait, that sounds like a political slogan. He’s fighting aliens in a future war in which the fate of humanity hangs in the balance. That’s better. Watch the final trailer for The Tomorrow War trailer below. The Tomorrow War Trailer It’s humans versus aliens — the classic conflict in any sci-fi action blockbuster, which was only slightly done to death in the ’90s. But director Chris McKay, who makes his live-action directorial debut with The Tomorr...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Sci-fi, Movie Trailers, Chris Pratt, Chris Mckay, Dan, Pratt, Jerry Bruckheimer, McKay, J K Simmons, Action/Adventure, Yvonne Strahovski, Jacob Hall, Zach Dean, The Tomorrow War


‘Red Sonja’ Movie May Be Casting Another Marvel Actor

Millennium’s Red Sonja cast may have just added another actor who has previously played in the Marvel Studios sandbox. Hannah John-Kamen, who played the mysterious villain Ghost in 2019’s Ant-Man and the Wasp, is starring in the sword-and-sandal fantasy epic that’s been mired in development hell for years, and now it appears that Thor and Thor: The Dark World actress Jaimie Alexander may be joining her in a whole different type of comic book movie. Has Jaimie Alexander Joined the Red Sonja ...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Casting, Wikipedia, Netflix, Conan, Red Sonja, Thor, Marvel Studios, Remakes, Alexander, Sonja, Jaimie Alexander, Tasha, Roy Thomas, Comic Book/Superhero


‘Spider-Man 4’ Fight Animatic Shows Off an Action Scene From Sam Raimi’s Abandoned Sequel

The year was 2010. Casting news was ramping up about Spider-Man 4, the fourth installment of director Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man film series for Sony Pictures. John Malkovich was tapped to play The Vulture, and Anne Hathaway was in talks to play Felicia Hardy – who, in this iteration, would not have been the catsuit-wearing thief Black Cat, but would instead be the daughter of The Vulture known as The Vulturess. That movie came crashing down and Sony ultimately moved on to Marc Webb’s The Amazing S...
Tags: Images, Movies, Sequels, Sony, John Malkovich, Anne Hathaway, Andrew Garfield, Tobey-Maguire, Marvel Studios, Spider Man, Peter, Duncan, Sam-Raimi, Tom Holland, Raimi, Peter Parker


Five Things to Love About ‘Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves’ on Its 30th Birthday

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, the 1991 gritty reboot of the Robin Hood legend, turns 30 today. And while there are plenty of warranted criticisms against the film, there’s also plenty of stuff to love, too. Sure, the movie has no real grasp on the historical elements it injects into the mythology, and Kevin Costner‘s attempt at an English accent is laughable. But Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves is not without its charms. So here are five things to love about Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves. 1...
Tags: Movies, Robin Hood, David Letterman, Features, Roger Ebert, Ruby Wax, Errol Flynn, Prince, Alan-Rickman, Bryan Adams, Robin, Kevin-Costner, Christian Slater, Michael Kamen, Rickman, Kamen


New ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Logo Video Teases an ‘Into the Spider-Verse’ Connection

Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe appears to be extremely interested in the idea of the multiverse: a series of separate, distinct universes running parallel to one another. Some characters have the ability to jump in and out of those universes, and before we see Doctor Strange grapple with the Multiverse of Madness next year, Spider-Man: No Way Home is primed to take audiences into that chaos by re-introducing familiar heroes and villains from previous iterations of Spider-Man movies in...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Sequels, Sony, Jamie Foxx, Wanda, Marvel Studios, Loki, Sam Raimi, Alfred Molina, Comic Book/Superhero, Action/Adventure, Doc Ock, Wanda Maximoff, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Spider Verse


How the “Justice for Han” Campaign Was Instrumental in Bringing Sung Kang Back in ‘F9’

When the #JusticeforHan campaign first sprung up in the wake of the eighth entry of the Fast and the Furious franchise, The Fate of the Furious, Justin Lin wasn’t even aware of the fervor that had kicked up around the fan-favorite character that he had introduced in Tokyo Drift. Lin had stepped away from the Fast and Furious franchise with 2013’s Fast & Furious 6, having left Sung Kang‘s Han Lue to his tragic, seemingly random doom in Tokyo. But after the seventh Fast and Furious film introduce...
Tags: Movies, Justice, Sequels, Tokyo, Universal, Justin-Lin, Shaw, Han, Lin, Jakob, Action/Adventure, Sung Kang, Deckard Shaw Jason Statham, Han Lue, F9, Sung Kang Back


‘F9’ Director Justin Lin on the Stunt That Was Too Crazy (And Too Expensive) to Make It Into the Movie

For the Fast and Furious franchise, the sky is the limit. Quite literally in F9, a spectacle-filled action sequel in which just one of the many wild action scenes involves sending a car up to space. But director and co-writer Justin Lin — returning to the franchise after eight years away — found that even the sky has limits. This post contains some spoilers for an action scene teased in the trailers. But proceed with caution. Lin and the F9 team have shown their dedication to practical effec...
Tags: Movies, Sequels, Edinburgh, Universal, Justin-Lin, Charlize Theron, Lin, Action/Adventure, Fast and Furious, Daniel Casey, Sean Boswell, F9, Lucas Black Pontiac Fiero


The Daily Stream: ‘Enter the Dragon’ Plays Like a Great ’70s James Bond Movie

(Welcome to The Daily Stream, an ongoing series in which the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching, why it’s worth checking out, and where you can stream it.) The Movie: Enter the Dragon Where You Can Stream It: Netflix The Pitch: In his final completed role before his premature death, Bruce Lee plays a spy who visits an island where a martial arts tournament is taking place. He’s been tasked with gathering proof that the island’s owner, Han – a former member of Lee’s Shaolin temple, who...
Tags: Movies, Features, Netflix, James Bond, Bruce Lee, Roger Moore, Lee, Han, James Bond Movie, Action/Adventure, Featured Stories Sidebar, Enter the Dragon, Shaolin, The Daily Stream


‘Black Widow’ is Similar to ‘Captain America: Winter Soldier’, According to Director Cate Shortland

For myself and many others, 2014’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier is a high point in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The way that film balances typical Marvel action sequences and solid performances with paying lip service to weighty themes about government, surveillance, and betrayal makes it stand out, but the dynamic, complicated relationship between old pals Steve Rogers and Bucky Barnes is the film’s beating heart. If you liked that movie, we have good news. In a new interview about Bl...
Tags: Movies, Disney, America, Sequels, Black Widow, Scarlett Johansson, Ridley Scott, Marvel Studios, Joe, Louise, Thelma, Steve Rogers, Anthony Russo, Comic Book/Superhero, Action/Adventure, Disney/Pixar


Amazon’s ‘Jack Reacher’ Series Pumps Up With 6 More Cast Members

Kristin Kreuk is reuniting with her Smallville co-star Alan Ritchson in Amazon’s Jack Reacher series. Simply titled Reacher, the TV series is set to star Ritchson as the title character, a hulking ex-Army investigator who is the protagonist of a series of crime thriller novels by British author Lee Child. And Amazon has bulked up the cast of Reacher with six new cast members, including Kreuk and What We Do in the Shadows breakout star Harvey Guillén. Deadline reports that Amazon’s Jack Reach...
Tags: Amazon, Television, Movies, Hubble, Adaptation, Army, Tom Cruise, Skydance Television, Charlie, Carpenter, Guillermo, Jenkins, Jack Reacher, Amazon Studios, Mosley, Alan Ritchson


‘Toxic Avenger’ Reboot Casts Kevin Bacon as Villain to Battle Peter Dinklage

Kevin Bacon is about to get his hands dirty. The Tremors and Footloose star has been cast in Legendary’s The Toxic Avenger, a reboot of the ultra-low-budget franchise that began with a 1984 film that inexplicably spawned multiple sequels, an animated series, a comic, and a stage musical. Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones) has already been cast in the lead role, and Bacon will be playing the villain. Kevin Bacon is Your New Toxic Avenger Villain According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bacon has...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Casting, Netflix, Bulgaria, Kevin-Bacon, Bacon, James Gunn, Remakes, Kevin Smith, Legendary Pictures, Gunn, Peter Dinklage, Dinklage, Lloyd Kaufman, Troma


Netflix’s ‘Resident Evil’ Series Casts ‘John Wick’ Actor Lance Reddick as Villain Albert Wesker

Netflix has taken a different approach to casting a key role in its live-action Resident Evil series. Whereas the villainous character of Albert Wesker, the Big Bad of the entire Resident Evil franchise, has previously been portrayed as a blonde white guy, showrunner Andrew Dabb (Supernatural) has opted to switch things up by casting Lance Reddick (John Wick, The Wire) in that significant role. New Resident Evil Cast Across the Milla Jovovich-led Resident Evil movies from Paul W.S. Anderso...
Tags: Television, Movies, Casting, Sci-fi, Netflix, Adaptation, Jade, John Wick, Milla Jovovich, Reddick, Tom Hopper, Paul W S Anderson, Action/Adventure, Lance-Reddick, Resident Evil, Jason O Mara


‘Loki’ Character Ravonna Renslayer Will “Get Into the Action” in Future Episodes, According to Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Loki audiences have not seen the last of Gugu Mbatha-Raw‘s Time Variance Authority judge, Ravonna Renslayer – not by a long shot. In a new interview, the actress behind that elevated bench reveals details about the future of her character (she teases “secrets” and “betrayal”), and Renslayer is also the focus of a new featurette from Marvel Studios, which you can watch below. So don your favorite brown suit and read on for more of what to expect from this mysterious character in the upcoming epi...
Tags: Television, Movies, Disney, Marvel Studios, Loki, Gugu Mbatha Raw, Kang, Gugu Mbatha, Tesseract, Comic Book/Superhero, Action/Adventure, Disney/Pixar, Featurette, Mbatha Raw, Wunmi Mosaku, Time Variance Authority


‘See’ Season 2 Trailer Pits Jason Momoa Against Dave Bautista as Apple Renews Series for a Third Season

It’s a battle of the Big Boys in See season 2, which will see blind Jason Momoa go up against the only person who could defeat him in combat, and possibly in size: his brother. Dave Bautista will be playing Edo Voss, the brother of Momoa’s character, Baba Voss, in the second season of Apple TV+’s post-apocalyptic drama, which has just landed a season 3 renewal. Watch the See season 2 trailer below. See Season 2 Trailer Apple TV+ revealed the teaser trailer for See season 2 on the same d...
Tags: Apple, Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Jason Momoa, Bautista, See, Dave Bautista, Chernin Entertainment, Action/Adventure, Tamara Tunie, TV Trailer, Momoa, Jonathan Tropper, Appletv, Baba Voss


Watch the Opening Scene of Netflix’s CG Anime Series ‘Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness’

Netflix has released the Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness opening scene ahead of the CG anime series’ debut in July. The roughly three-minute sequence plays out much like a video game cutscene, right down to the almost fully realistic graphics which look like they belong on a PlayStation rather than a TV show. Watch the Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness opening scene below. Resident Evil Infinite Darkness Opening Scene The scene in the opening clip is set six years before the events of f...
Tags: Movies, White House, Netflix, Shanghai, Anime, Jason, Video Game, Leon, Video Clips, Claire, Action/Adventure, Resident Evil, Claire Redfield, Leon S Kennedy, Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness, Penamstan


The War of the Rohirrim: The New ‘Lord of the Rings’ Movie Explained

“The horn of Helm Hammerhand will sound in the deep one last time,” King Theoden of Rohan ominously spoke during the climax of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. And we’ll finally know the meaning of that prophecy with New Line and Warner Bros. Animation’s upcoming animated film The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim, which will tell the story behind the fortress of Helm’s Deep. But who are the Rohirrim? What was the war they fought? And what kind of name is Helm Hammerhand? Thanks ...
Tags: Movies, Fantasy, Features, Britain, New Line, Anime, Peter Jackson, Tolkien, Beowulf, Warner Brothers, Anglo Saxon, J R R Tolkien, Rohan, Gandalf, Aragorn, Helm


‘Twilight of the Gods’ Reveals Cast for Zack Snyder’s Norse Mythology Anime Series for Netflix

Zack Snyder‘s next Netflix project will be divine. Last summer, it was announced that the Army of the Dead filmmaker was teaming up with longtime creative partner Jay Oliva (The Dark Knight Returns) to create an all-new anime series for Netflix that will be set “in the world of Norse mythology.” As part of Netflix’s Geeked Week, the streamer announced the cast for the Norse-inspired anime series, which is now officially titled Twilight of the Gods. The cast is stacked with actors you may rec...
Tags: Television, Movies, Casting, Fantasy, Dc Comics, Netflix, Animation, Army, Batman, Robin, Snyder, Zack-Snyder, Oliva, Inge, Corey Stoll, Action/Adventure


‘Masters of the Universe: Revelation’ Trailer: Kevin Smith Revives the Classic Cartoon for Netflix

Filmmaker Kevin Smith has the power – the power to continue a classic 1980s cartoon series that Hollywood has been trying to adapt into a movie for years. His new show, Masters of the Universe: Revelation, will pick up where the beloved original ’80s series left off and introduce a new generation to characters like He-Man, Skeletor, and more. Check out the action-heavy new trailer below. Masters of the Universe Revelation Trailer I played with He-Man toys when I was a kid and probably wa...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Movies, Netflix, Animation, Smith, Chris Wood, Kevin-Smith, Alicia Silverstone, Adam, Dolph Lundgren, Grayskull, Conroy, Stephen Root, Action/Adventure, Kevin Conroy



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