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‘Onward’ Features Pixar’s First Openly LGBTQ Character, Voiced by Lena Waithe

Disney and Pixar are finally giving us our first openly queer animated character — so we hope. In recent years, Disney has made tiny little baby steps toward greater LGBTQ representation, with an “exclusively gay moment” in the live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast, a minor gay character in Avengers: Endgame, and the blink-and-you’ll-miss-it same-sex kiss of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. But those moments ended up feeling like insubstantial excuses for the House of Mouse to pat itself ...
Tags: Movies, Fantasy, Disney, Animation, Pixar, Skywalker, Specter, Mary Sue, Lena Waithe, Scanlon, Action/Adventure, Disney/Pixar, Waithe, House of Mouse, Dan Scanlon, Jason Headley


‘Jurassic World 3’ Might Bring Back Another ‘Jurassic Park’ Character

Oh Timmy, Timmy, Timmy. You were part of the original 1993 Jurassic Park, a film that shaped a generation of dinosaur lovers and launched a franchise that still sends chills down our spines today. Your wide-eyed look remains iconic. Your battle with the electric fence will never be forgotten. And, according to your actor Joseph Mazzello, you may be coming back in Jurassic World 3 for yet another round with that darned electric fence. Mazzello, who recently appeared in the Oscar-winning Bohem...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Sequels, Jurassic Park, Universal, Jurassic World, Chris Pratt, Steven Spielberg, Colin Trevorrow, Tim, Jeff Goldblum, Action/Adventure, Omar Sy, Amblin Entertainment, Joe Mazzello, Jurassic World 3


‘My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising’ Review: Dazzling Fight Sequences With a Plot That’s Less Than Ultra

The longstanding problem with theatrical movies for popular ongoing anime shows is that they’ll inevitably end up being mostly okay. By their nature, they don’t — and can’t — affect the course of the series. Movies for shows like Pokémon, Naruto, Bleach, and others sit in the weird space of owing their existence to said series and of being essentially non-canonical, expensive pieces of fan-service. My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising does little to break this mold. The second theatrical movie for t...
Tags: Movies, Youtube, Features, Movie Reviews, Anime, Shell, Nagasaki, Naruto, UA, Mamoru Hosoda, Comic Book/Superhero, Action/Adventure, Deku, My Hero Academia, Mineta, Featured Stories Sidebar


‘Transformers: War for Cybertron’ Trailer: Netflix Unveils a Look at Part One of Its New Anime Series

Netflix has carved out a nice chunk of territory for itself with anime shows based on recognizable properties like Castlevania, Dragon Quest, Godzilla, and Ultraman, and soon the streaming service will take audiences to Cybertron in a Transformers anime series. During New York Toy Fair this past weekend, the first trailer debuted for part one of Netflix’s Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy, entitled Siege, which takes us back to the intense planetary battle between the Autobots and Decepti...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Netflix, Hasbro, Anime, Entertainment Weekly, Transformers, Inigo Montoya, Action/Adventure, TV Trailer, Optimus Prime and Megatron, Ethan Anderton, Desanto, Transformers: War For Cybertron, George Krstic Megas


‘Micro Mayhem’ Stop-Motion Series From Jon Favreau and Seth Green Coming to Quibi

Quibi is putting the pedal to the metal with a new stop-motion animated series based on a viral short film. Micro Mayhem, “a series of over-the-top shorts where the cars are the characters,” uses toy cars to tell violent, action-packed stories. Jon Favreau‘s Golem Creations is executive producing, while Seth Green‘s Stoopid Buddy Studios will co-produce alongside eOne. Check out the original viral short below. Deadline reports that Quibi has given a green light to the new series, which is cre...
Tags: Television, Movies, Adaptation, Jon-Favreau, Rudolph, Eric, Seth-Green, Rankin, Favreau, Towner, Action/Adventure, Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, Eric Towner, John Harvatine, Greg Clayman, Quibi


New ‘Star Wars’ Movie Coming From ‘Sleight’ Director and ‘Luke Cage’ Writer

According to a new report, Lucasfilm has hired Sleight and Sweetheart director J.D. Dillard and Luke Cage and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. writer Matt Owens to develop a new Star Wars movie. Here’s what we know so far. The Hollywood Reporter brings word that a new Star Wars movie is in the works from Dillard and Owens. THR says it’s still unclear if Dillard will direct should the project move forward. It’s also currently undecided whether this movie will be released theatrically, or made specifica...
Tags: Star-Wars, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Netflix, Walt Disney Company, Iger, Johnson, Lucasfilm, Marvel Studios, Rian Johnson, Luke Cage, Kiersey Clemons, Owens, Hollywood Reporter, Weiss


Hidden ‘Westworld’ Trailer Found on Viral Marketing Website Reveals New Footage

Westworld has been off the air for a long while as it has revamped for the upcoming third season, but it looks like showrunners Jonathan Nolan, Lisa Joy, and their partners at HBO have gotten back in the saddle and are up to their old tricks once again. A hidden Westworld trailer for season 3 has been located by an inquisitive Reddit fan who poked around on a viral marketing website, and you can check out the trailer below. Hidden Westworld Trailer If you visit the Westworld viral marke...
Tags: Hbo, Television, Movies, Drama, Sci-fi, Reddit, Vpn, Westworld, Aaron Paul, Jeffrey Wright, Arnold, Dolores, PAUL, Bernard, Cassel, Action/Adventure


The Two Episodes That Transformed ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ From a Good Show Into a Great One

When Avatar: The Last Airbender debuted on Nickelodeon in 2005, there were no signs to indicate it was anything other than a silly kid’s cartoon beyond its richly imaginative world and the painstaking research that went into preserving the east and southeast Asian cultural influences. It was goofy, wacky, with a broad humor and even broader characters that were easy to categorize: the mother figure, the kid, the comic relief. The low-stakes adventures that the main trio went on were often neatl...
Tags: Television, Movies, Fantasy, Avatar, Animation, Nickelodeon, Katara, Zhao, Zuko, Action/Adventure, Dave Filoni, Featured Stories Sidebar, Avatar:-The-Last-Airbender, Aang, Aaron Ehasz, Bryan Konietzko


‘The Call of the Wild’ Review: A Heartfelt Survival Story Buried in a Mush of Uncanny CGI

Most attempts to adapt the works of Jack London to the big screen have, more often than not, resulted in a neutered final product. Chris Sanders‘ live-action/computer-animated adaptation of The Call of the Wild falls firmly in this category. Gone is the savage romance of London’s short novel in all its untamed glory, instead, The Call of the Wild is a Disney-fied The Revenant — though it’s even less a survival film than it is a schmaltzy celebration of that bond between dog and human. At parts,...
Tags: London, Movies, Disney, Movie Reviews, Canada, Ford, Adaptation, Harrison-Ford, 20th Century Fox, Dan Stevens, Sanders, Stevens, Spitz, Jack London, Chris Sanders, Karen Gillan


‘The Witcher’ Season 2 Begins Production With New Cast Members, Including ‘Game of Thrones’ Alum Kristofer Hivju

Toss a coin to your Witcher, because the hit fantasy adventure series is coming back for season 2. Netflix has announced that The Witcher season 2 has begun production in the U.K., with a planned launch date in 2021. Henry Cavill returns in the title role of the gruff monster hunter, and is joined by his unlikely band of misfits: Anya Chalotra as the sorceress Yennefer, Freya Allan as the orphaned princess Ciri, and Joey Batey as everyone’s favorite bard Jaskier. The returning actors are joined...
Tags: Hbo, Television, Movies, Fantasy, Netflix, Henry Cavill, Ed Bazalgette, Witcher, Action/Adventure, Batey, Geralt, Kristofer Hivju, Hivju, Ciri, The Witcher, Lauren Schmidt Hissrich


‘Jurassic World 3’ Will Be Like ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ According to Chris Pratt

Jurassic World 3 is starting to have quite a loaded cast. In addition to returning Jurassic World series leads Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard, Jurassic World 3 is getting the original Jurassic Park gang back together, with Laura Dern, Sam Neill, and Jeff Goldblum set to reprise their roles as Dr. Ellie Satler, Dr. Alan Grant, and Dr. Ian Malcolm, respectively. And as the cast grows, with newcomers like sci-fi TV regular Dichen Lachman and most recently, Venom actor Scott Haze, the Jurassic...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Sequels, Universal, Pixar, Chris Pratt, Ellen Degeneres, Neill, Pratt, Jeff Goldblum, DeGeneres, Jake Johnson, Goldblum, Ian Malcolm, Action/Adventure, Omar Sy


‘Doc Savage’ TV Series in the Works From ‘Fast & Furious’ Producer

Hollywood has long been interested in adapting pulp hero Doc Savage to the screen, but even though various movie versions have been in the works over the years, it seems like the Man of Bronze is heading to television instead. Sony Pictures Television is developing a Doc Savage TV series from Condé Nast Entertainment and Original Film, the Sony-based production company run by Fast & Furious producer Neal H. Moritz. Deadline brings word about the new Doc Savage show, revealing that it “will ch...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Movies, Dwayne Johnson, Superman, Adaptation, Sony, Conde Nast Entertainment, Chris Hemsworth, Neal Moritz, Sony Pictures Television, Moritz, Ron Ely, Comic Book/Superhero, Action/Adventure, Shane Black Iron Man


‘Jurassic World 3’ Casts ‘Altered Carbon’ Star Dichen Lachman, Hires New Dinosaur Consulting Team

Altered Carbon star Dichen Lachman is the latest actor to join the cast of Jurassic World 3, joining an ensemble led by returning stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard. Lachman’s addition to the Jurassic World 3 cast comes as director Colin Trevorrow announces a University of Edinburgh paleontologist joining the consulting team. Deadline reports that Dichen Lachman, who is currently starring in Netflix’s Altered Carbon and is best known for supporting roles in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Sequels, Universal, Jurassic World, Chris Pratt, University of Edinburgh, Colin Trevorrow, Howard, Pratt, Steve Brusatte, Jake Johnson, Isla Nublar, Action/Adventure, Omar Sy, Lachman


‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ Adds Carl Lumbly, Possibly as Another Black Captain America

In Marvel Studios’ first live-action Disney+ series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, we expect to see Falcon, AKA Sam Wilson (Anthony Mackie), grapple with the responsibility of becoming the new Captain America after the events of Avengers: Endgame left Steve Rogers an old man in the current Marvel Cinematic Universe timeline. But it turns out Mackie may not be the only black Captain America in the upcoming show. A new report says the series has just hired Alias and Doctor Sleep actor Carl Lu...
Tags: Television, Movies, Casting, Superman, Disney, America, Atlanta, Sydney, Cia, Batman, Jennifer Garner, Marvel Comics, Marvel Studios, Captain America, Falcon, Bradley


‘Onward’ Early Buzz: A Sweet and Emotional Adventure That’s Missing the Usual Pixar Magic

Just being an animated film from Pixar is a vote of confidence, with audiences holding the studio’s movies to the highest of standards. But could Pixar’s latest film, the fantasy-comedy Onward, live up to those standards? According to the Onward early buzz, opinions are mixed. The first reactions to Onward are out, and while some are enchanted with the Tom Holland and Chris Pratt-starring road trip adventure movie about two elf brothers on a quest to resurrect their dead father for a day, other...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Animation, Pixar, Chris Pratt, Zootopia, Ian, Tom Holland, Kirsten, Germain Lussier, Kristian Harloff, Michael Lee, Kristen Lopez, Jenna Busch, Action/Adventure, Disney/Pixar


‘The Saint’: ‘Rocketman’s Dexter Fletcher to Direct Paramount’s Thriller Remake

Since 2016, Paramount Pictures has been interested in producing a new version of The Saint, which began as a series of novels before becoming a TV series starring future James Bond actor Roger Moore and then a big budget movie in 1997 starring Val Kilmer. Now Paramount has finally found its The Saint remake director: Dexter Fletcher, the filmmaker behind last year’s Elton John musical Rocketman. Variety reports that Fletcher will take the reins on The Saint, which follows a British protagoni...
Tags: Movies, Robin Hood, Thriller, Elton John, Adaptation, James Bond, Chris Pratt, Paramount Pictures, Robert Evans, Paramount, Roger Moore, Joe, Val Kilmer, Hunter, Pratt, Fletcher


‘No Time to Die’ TV Spot: James Bond is Keeping Everyone Waiting

James Bond’s knives are out in No Time to Die, which features an exciting Knives Out reunion for Daniel Craig and Bond series newcomer Ana de Armas. Naturally, only Craig’s Bond would keep de Armas’ CIA agent waiting, but the superspy seems to enjoy taking his time in the the newest No Time to Die TV spot, keeping everyone on edge as they await Craig’s final outing as Agent 007. No Time to Die TV Spot A new No Time to Die spot that aired during the NBA All-Star game shows James Bond fac...
Tags: Movies, Sequels, James Bond, Daniel Craig, Jamaica, Cia, Bond, MGM, Craig, Ana, NBA All Star, Rami Malek, Safin, Lea Seydoux, Billy Magnussen, Action/Adventure


‘Amazing Stories’ Trailer: Steven Spielberg’s Anthology Series is Revived for AppleTV+

If you’re an AppleTV+ subscriber who’s been slightly underwhelmed by the new streaming service’s lineup of original programming, here’s a show that just might turn the tide. Steven Spielberg is executive producing a modernized version of Amazing Stories, his sci-fi anthology series that originally aired in the 1980s, and the first full trailer has arrived. Check it out below. Amazing Stories Trailer This show clearly has tons of potential, but considering the pedigree of the people invol...
Tags: Television, Movies, Nbc, Sci-fi, Spielberg, Steven-Spielberg, Danny DeVito, Fuller, Adam-Horowitz, Action/Adventure, Edward Kitsis, TV Trailer, Appletv, Amazing Stories, Sylvain White, Edward Kitsis Adam Horowitz


Samuel L. Jackson to Play a Retired Hitman in New Movie, Finally Doing Something Different For Once

I always love it when actors test their limits and push themselves to try things they’ve never done before. That’s why I’m thrilled that Samuel L. Jackson will be playing – get this – a retired hitman in a new untitled movie from the directors of Focus. Jackson as a hitman? What a concept! All snark aside, Jackson has played hitmen on screen before (famously doing so in Pulp Fiction and The Hitman’s Bodyguard), so it obviously makes sense that a risk-averse company would want to finance a mov...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Jackson, Samuel-L-Jackson, Morris, Leslie, Matthew Stone, John Requa, Glenn Ficarra, Action/Adventure, Ficarra, Requa, Morris Stokes, Phillip Morris John Davis


‘Jurassic World 3’ is Bringing Back Jake Johnson and Omar Sy

Jurassic World 3 will feature more than the return of Colin Trevorrow in the director’s chair. The upcoming Jurassic World sequel will bring back Jake Johnson and Omar Sy, characters last seen in Trevorrow’s 2015 revival of the Jurassic Park series. The duo were last seen making an escape from Isla Nublar as the escaped dinosaurs went on their rampage. The Hollywood Reporter has the news that Johnson and Sy are returning to the Jurassic World franchise, signing on to reprise their roles from...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Horror, Sequels, Universal, Jurassic World, Bryce Dallas Howard, Johnson, Chris Pratt, Barry, Colin Trevorrow, Pratt, Jeff Goldblum, Lowery, Jake Johnson, Isla Nublar


‘Indiana Jones 5’ Starts Production in Two Months, and We Can Already Hear the Whip Cracking

Next week, you’ll be able to see Harrison Ford fight the elements with a very good dog named Buck in an adaptation of the Call of the Wild, the classic novel by Jack London. But it won’t be long until he’s getting back into more familiar adventure mode with his trusty whip and fedora in Indiana Jones 5. While making the press rounds for Call of the Wild, Ford confirmed the Indiana Jones sequel starts shooting in a couple months. Find out what else he said about Indy’s return below. We’re n...
Tags: Movies, Ford, Sequels, Cbs, Harrison-Ford, Lucasfilm, Indiana-Jones, George Lucas, Spielberg, Steven Spielberg, Jones, David Koepp, Action/Adventure, Disney/Pixar, Indiana-Jones-5, Wild Ford


Sony is Making a ‘Crossfire’ Movie Adaptation (But Don’t Get Too Excited, Because It’s Not About the Board Game)

Though the Crossfire board game was originally released in the early 1970s, ’90s kids will surely remember its ridiculous, over-the-top, and awesomely cheesy commercials with kids in leather jackets duking it out in the game while lightning flashed and an epic song played in the background. Now Sony has decided to make a Crossfire movie, but it’s not a futuristic sci-fi feature set in a world where life or death is decided by who wins the game. (Where’s that movie, Hollywood?) Instead, the stud...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, China, Wikipedia, Michael Bay, Adaptation, Sony, Sony Pictures, Benghazi, Video Game, Crossfire, Don, Chuck Hogan, Smilegate, Moritz, Neal-H.-Moritz


Listen: Billie Eilish’s ‘No Time to Die’ Theme Song Has Arrived

Billie Eilish, the 18-year-old music superstar who broke records by winning four major Grammy Awards just a few weeks ago, has added another line to her already-impressive resumé: she’s officially the youngest person to ever sing a theme song for a James Bond movie. And this afternoon, her song – which, like the new movie itself, is called No Time to Die – has been released globally online. Listen to it below. No Time to Die Theme Song “No Time To Die” by @billieeilish – the theme song ...
Tags: Movies, Billie, Sequels, Sony, James Bond, Daniel Craig, Soundcloud, Billie Eilish, Action/Adventure, Soundtracks, Movie Marketing, Eilish, Bad Guy, Michael G Wilson, No Time To Die, Barbara Broccoli There


‘Hunters’ Red Band Trailer Lets Al Pacino Curse at Nazis

Amazon Prime Video has released a new trailer for the Jordan Peele-produced series Hunters, and it finally lets Al Pacino curse at Nazis. The alt-history series follows a team of Nazi hunters living in New York in the 1970s who are on a mission to uncover the hundreds of high-ranking Nazis hiding out in the U.S. Watch the new red band Hunters trailer below. Red Band Hunters Trailer When you’ve got a stylish, hyperviolent alt-history series about a bunch of Jewish vigilantes who hunt dow...
Tags: Amazon, Comedy, New York, Movies, Drama, Nazis, New York City, Nazi, Al-Pacino, Hunters, Amazon Prime Video, Jordan Peele, Pacino, Action/Adventure, TV Trailer, Nikki Toscano Alfonso Gomez Rejon


Marvel Studios’ First Gay Couple Revealed in ‘Eternals’ – Here’s Who They Are

We’ve known for a while that Eternals, the upcoming Marvel Studios movie directed by Chloe Zhao, is supposed to be the first MCU movie to include LGBTQ representation in a significant way. The studio has had an…interesting relationship with LGBTQ portrayals on screen thus far, but it sounds like a major barrier is being broken in Eternals. Read on to find out which actors are playing those roles. In a new interview with Logo (via io9), actor Haaz Sleiman (The Visitor, Amazon’s Jack Ryan) reve...
Tags: Movies, Disney, America, Atlanta, Charlie Brown, Marvel Studios, Tessa Thompson, Lucy, Skywalker, Joe Russo, MCU, Sleiman, Ragnarok, Comic Book/Superhero, Action/Adventure, Jack Ryan


‘Aladdin 2’ Officially Takes Flight With Guy Ritchie Returning to Direct

The live-action Aladdin is preparing for another round on the magic carpet. A sequel to the 2019 live-action remake of Aladdin is officially in the works at Disney, with the studio hiring Andrea Berloff (Straight Outta Compton) and John Gatins (Flight) to map out the new plot for Aladdin 2. Guy Ritchie is returning to helm the sequel which, according to reports, will follow an entirely new story inspired by One Thousand and One Nights. Sorry, The Return of Jafar fans. Aladdin 2 is getting th...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Sequels, Remakes, Guy-Ritchie, Ali Baba, Jasmine, Aladdin, Jafar, Nasim Pedrad, Action/Adventure, Disney/Pixar, John Gatins, Andrea Berloff, Naomi Scott, Dan Lin


‘El Camino’ Behind the Scenes Featurette: Inside the ‘Breaking Bad’ Reunion With Bryan Cranston

AMC has been playing a marathon of Breaking Bad in preparation for the on-air debut of El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie this Sunday, but nothing hits that nostalgia harder than Bryan Cranston in a bald cap, warmly talking about reuniting with his longtime co-star Aaron Paul. Netflix has released a new El Camino featurette ahead of the film’s AMC debut, which comes four months after the Breaking Bad movie premiered on the streaming service in October. The featurette goes behind-the-scenes into ho...
Tags: Action/Adventure, AMC, Drama, Netflix, Breaking Bad, Bryan Cranston, El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie


Joe Carnahan’s ‘The Raid’ Remake Has a New Title, Will No Longer Be a Remake

What’s going on with The Raid remake? The project was announced back in 2011, but has yet to materialize (which might not be such a bad thing). Well, now there’s an update from director Joe Carnahan that reveals the film is still happening, and it has a new title. But that’s not all – the movie Carnahan is making is technically no longer a remake of The Raid. Confused yet? In case you need a quick update, here’s the deal. In 2011, Gareth Evans released the groundbreaking action film The Raid...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Liam Hemsworth, Leo, Taylor Kitsch, Remakes, Chris, Toledo, Zeno, Hughes, Collider, Carnahan, XYZ, Gareth Evans, Action/Adventure, Joe-Carnahan


‘Gangs of London’ Trailer: A Bone-Crunching New Crime Series From ‘The Raid’ Director Gareth Evans

The Raid director Gareth Evans is bringing his talent for show-stopping action to TV. Evans created and co-directs (along with Corin Hardy and Xavier Gens) the series Gangs of London, in which several gangs end up going to war with each other following the death of a crime organization figurehead. There’s a new Gangs of London trailer to watch below, and it’s loaded with the type of visceral action we’ve come to expect from Evans. Gangs of London Trailer Gareth Evans is back in action m...
Tags: UK, London, Television, Movies, US, Evans, Sky Atlantic, Jane Featherstone, Gareth Evans, Cinemax, Michelle Fairley, Matt Flannery, Action/Adventure, TV Trailer, Corin Hardy, Thomas Benski


‘The Iron Mask’ Trailer: It’s Jackie Chan vs. Arnold Schwarzenegger, But Only for Maybe 5 Minutes

What kind of movie could bring together the likes of action legends like Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jackie Chan? A movie in which they probably won’t appear much at all. The Iron Mask, originally released in China in 2019 under the title Journey to China: The Mystery of Iron Mask, is a Russian-Chinese production that managed to score both Schwarzenegger and Chan — except they’re not the stars of the film. That honor goes to Jason Flemyng, who plays an English cartographer sent on a journey to ma...
Tags: London, Movies, China, Digital, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Movie Trailers, Jackie Chan, Schwarzenegger, CHAN, Transylvania, Russian Far East, Jonathan Green, Action/Adventure, Jason Flemyng, The Iron Mask, Oleg Stepchenko



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