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Seth Rogen’s New ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Will Lean More into the “Teenage” Angle

Back at the end of June, we got some surprising news about the future of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise. The heroes in a half-shell are getting rebooted yet again, but this time as a computer animated movie from Nickelodeon Animation Studios and Paramount Pictures. Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are on board as creators and producers through their Point Grey Pictures production banner, and the former recently opened up about how this iteration of the turtles will be different. Colli...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Dave, Animation, Seth-Rogen, Teenage-Mutant-Ninja-Turtles, Tmnt, Paramount Pictures, Pineapple Express, Nickelodeon, Rogen, Goldberg, Evan-Goldberg, Grey Pictures, Comic Book/Superhero, Nickelodeon Animation Studios

Kings of America: Amy Adams to Lead Adam McKay’s Netflix Miniseries

Kings of America: Amy Adams to lead Adam McKay’s Netflix miniseries Netflix has taken to Twitter to announce it has given a series order to Oscar winner Adam McKay’s new limited drama series titled Kings of America with six-time Academy Award nominee Amy Adams attached to portray for one of the three female leads. This project marks the latest collaboration between Adams and McKay, who have previously worked together on 2006’s Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby and 2018’s Vice. This...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, US, America, Walmart, Netflix, Annapurna, TV News, Streaming, Amy Adams, Cate Blanchett, Adam Mckay, Adams, Golden Globe, Adam

The Quarantine Stream: ‘Batman: Under the Red Hood’ Remains One of the Best DC Animated Movies

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Movie: Batman: Under the Red Hood Where You Can Stream It: HBO Max The Pitch: Back in 1988, DC Comics decided to hold a poll for their readers: dial in and decide the fate of Jason Todd, the new Robin who had stepped into Dick Grayson’s shoes, after he had been kidnapped and held hostage by the Joker. It was a stunt that would result i...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Dc Comics, Batman, Jason, Robin, al Ghul, Judd Winick, Netflix/Streaming Video, Jason Todd, Red Hood, Dick Grayson, Featured Stories Sidebar, Batman: Under the Red Hood, The Quarantine Stream, Doug Mahnke Batman

Seth Rogen Says How His Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Will Be Different

Seth Rogen Says How His Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Will Be Different In June it was announced that Seth Rogen and his long-time producing partner Evan Goldberg have teamed up with Nickelodeon for a CG-animated reboot movie of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. In a recent interview with Collider, Rogen opened up on the upcoming project, revealing that their TMNT reboot will lean more towards a coming-of-age story that has been left out in previous adaptations. “As a lifelong fan of Ninja Turtle...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, Michael Bay, Seth Rogen, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Paramount Pictures, Paramount, Nickelodeon, Rogen, James Weaver, Scotty, Seth Rogen Evan Goldberg, New Line Cinema, Kevin Eastman, Brad Fuller

John Oliver Has Had Enough Of The U.S. School System’s Crap

I can’t believe I paid for history classes in college when I could’ve just watched this video and learned more for free Back in 2013 there was an absolutely batshit crazy and real, somehow, news story out of Argentina in which a man bought a toy poodle puppy for $150 at a bazaar. Except, as this guy learned upon bringing his new friend to the vet, it turned out it wasn’t actually a puppy — it was a giant, steroid-pumped ferret. If you don’t believe me (which would be understandable) there...
Tags: Hbo, John Oliver, America, Humor, Argentina, Hitler, Jfk, White Supremacists, John Oliver Has, Sloane Hughes

Learn About the Alethiometer in Exclusive His Dark Materials Clip

Learn about the Alethiometer in exclusive His Dark Materials clip HBO has provided ComingSoon.net with an exclusive clip from the bonus materials on this week’s Blu-ray of His Dark Materials Season 1, in which we learn about the Alethiometer! Check out PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; admiralCookie = readAdmiralCookie(); googletag.cmd.push(fun...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Bbc, Canada, Oxford, TV News, James McAvoy, Dvd, Philip Pullman, Ruth Wilson, Wolf, Clarke Peters, Tony, Golden Globe, Lin Manuel Miranda

HBO Max Unveils Summer Stand-Up Comedy Specials

HBO Max unveils summer stand-up comedy specials HBO Max has unveiled that the first batch of its summer stand-up comedy, The Summer Comedy Festival, set to debut on the platform later this month including solo specials from Rose Matafeo, Beth Stelling, and James Veitch, as well as a multi-act special from the HA Comedy Festival, hosted by Anjelah Johnson, and featuring a lineup of America’s funniest Latinx comics! The sizzle reel can be viewed in the player below! RELATED: New to Stream: HB...
Tags: Video, Hbo, TV, London, Movies, US, America, Bbc, New Zealand, TV News, San Antonio, Beth Stelling, Conan O'brien, Beth, James Veitch, Stelling

The Quarantine Stream: ‘Raising Arizona’ is a Delightfully Weird Metaphor for Parenting

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Movie: Raising Arizona Where You Can Stream It: HBO Max The Pitch: A low-level criminal (Nicolas Cage) marries a decorated police officer (Holly Hunter), but after learning that they can’t have children the old-fashioned way, the pair decides to kidnap the infant son of a local furniture salesman and raise him as their own. Why It’s Es...
Tags: Hbo, Comedy, Movies, Features, Frances Mcdormand, Arizona, John Goodman, 20th Century Fox, Nicolas Cage, Hunter, Joel, Holly Hunter, Ethan Coen, Coens, Barry Sonnenfeld, Raising Arizona

Dwayne Johnson Buys the Bankrupt XFL in a $15 Million Deal With Dany Garcia and RedBird Capital

Art becomes reality with Dwayne Johnson‘s latest move to become a bonafide businessman in the vein of his character in HBO’s Ballers. The actor and producer has teamed up with Dany Garcia and Gerry Cardinale’s RedBird Capital to buy the XFL, the bankrupt football league founded by WWE CEO Vince McMahon, in a $15 million deal with the aim of “developing the XFL brand into a multi-media experience that our athletes, partners and fans will proudly embrace and love,” Garcia said. According to Th...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, Dwayne-Johnson, Sports, Johnson, University Of Miami, Garcia, Vince McMahon, XFL, Business and Industry News, Dany Garcia, Alpha Entertainment, Jeffrey Pollack, Gerry Cardinale, RedBird Capital

Dwayne Johnson Buys the Bankrupt XFL in a $15 Million Deal With Partner RedBird Capital

Art becomes reality with Dwayne Johnson‘s latest move to become a bonafide businessman in the vein of his character in HBO’s Ballers. The actor and producer has teamed up with Dany Garcia and Gerry Cardinale’s RedBird Capital to buy the XFL, the bankrupt football league founded by WWE CEO Vince McMahon, in a $15 million deal with the aim of “developing the XFL brand into a multi-media experience that our athletes, partners and fans will proudly embrace and love,” Garcia said. According to Th...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, Dwayne-Johnson, Sports, Johnson, University Of Miami, Garcia, Vince McMahon, XFL, Business and Industry News, Dany Garcia, Alpha Entertainment, Jeffrey Pollack, Gerry Cardinale, RedBird Capital

‘The Blech Effect’ Trailer: The Fallen Former “King of Biotech” Races to Reverse His Fortunes

In the ’80s, David Blech was dubbed the “King of Biotech” by the New York Times, a pioneer investor in a rapidly growing industry whose very touch (dubbed “The Blech Effect”) seemed to promise vast fortunes and success. But 30-something years later, Blech is $11 million in debut and awaiting a possible jail sentence, the “Blech Effect” taking on a dramatically different meaning. In David Greenwald‘s The Blech Effect documentary, the disgraced tech investor looks for a way to reverse his fortune...
Tags: Hbo, New York, Movies, Documentary, New York Times, Ornette Coleman, Spike Lee, Movie Trailers, Forbes, Jonathan Demme, Bobby, Blech, Ed Burns, David Greenwald, The Blech Effect, David Blech

‘An American Pickle’ Review: A Clumsy But Sweet Story About Family, Friendship, and Pickles

For all its occasional bursts of fleeting beauty, the world is an inherently lonely place. And even those who prefer to remain loners can, on occasion, seek out the warmth of connection, however brief or fleeting. That search for connection is hidden within An American Pickle, a sweet, silly movie that never quite decides what it wants to be, but not for lack of trying. Once you move beyond the goofy premise – which involves a man brined in a pickle vat for 100 years – you find a film filled wi...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, America, Features, Movie Reviews, Ben, Rogen, Simon Rich, Herschel, Seth-Rogen, Greenbaum, Brandon Trost, Trost, Featured Stories Sidebar, Ben Greenbaum, An American Pickle

Nine Perfect Strangers: Michael Shannon Joins Nicole Kidman in Hulu Series

Nine Perfect Strangers: Michael Shannon joins Nicole Kidman in new Hulu miniseries According to Deadline, Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon (The Shape of Water) has signed on for one of the leading roles in Hulu’s forthcoming limited series adaptation of Nine Perfect Strangers . The 45-year-old actor is set to portray the role of Napoleon, a character in the novel who had lost a twin son. He will be joining the miniseries’ growing ensemble led by Nicole Kidman and Melissa McCarthy. ...
Tags: Apple, Hbo, TV, Movies, Jake Gyllenhaal, Nicole Kidman, TV News, Streaming, Kate Winslet, Amy Adams, Hulu, Jason Momoa, Rian Johnson, Napoleon, Michael Shannon, Melissa Mccarthy

‘The Vow’ Trailer: HBO’s New Documentary Series Focuses on the Publicized Cult NXIVM

There’s a chance that you might have already heard about the cult NXIVM. Smallville actress Allison Mack was charged with sex trafficking, sex trafficking conspiracy, and forced labor conspiracy stemming from her participation in the organization’s nefarious activities. But soon you’ll get the full story about NXIVM thanks to The Vow, a new documentary series from HBO that aims to uncover exactly what this organization was all about. Watch The Vow trailer below to see for yourself. The Vow T...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Documentary, DOS, Amer, Jehane Noujaim, Karim Amer, TV Trailer, Nxivm, Keith Raniere, Allison Mack, Noujaim, The Vow

New Video Shows Off More ‘Mandalorian’-Style Filmmaking and It’s Still Mind-Blowing

Disney and Lucasfilm have been pulling back the curtain on the making of The Mandalorian and it never ceases to be impressive. The show’s “stagecraft” technology, where a rear-projected LED screen creates a reactive real-time environment for a film scene, is nothing short of mind-blowing, representing a whole new avenue for filmmaking in the years ahead. But this tech is not limited to major corporations and major productions like the first live-action Star Wars TV series. A new video shows the...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Disney, Bbc, Lucasfilm, Gadgets/Tech, Eben Bolter, U K s Rebellion Studios

‘Here Comes the Flood’: Jason Bateman in Talks to Direct Netflix Heist Film

Jason Bateman might be ready to orchestrate a heist. The actor/director is reportedly in early talks to direct Here Comes the Flood, a heist film written by X-Men franchise writer/producer Simon Kinberg. The movie is for Netflix, where Bateman has been working on the streaming drama Ozark; earlier this week, he earned his third straight Emmy nomination for his work on that series. Deadline brings the news about Bateman potentially directing Here Comes the Flood, which the site describes as “...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Romance, Stephen King, Netflix, Thriller, Sherlock Holmes, Jason-Bateman, Guy Ritchie, Bateman, Mrs Smith, Simon-Kinberg, Josh Trank, Craig Mazin, Here Comes The Flood

‘One Night in Miami’: Regina King’s Feature Directorial Debut Picked Up By Amazon Studios

Amazon Studios has acquired the rights to One Night in Miami, Oscar-winning actress Regina King‘s feature directorial debut. The period piece is based on Kemp Powers‘ 2013 play, and tells the story of an epic party in 1964 that involved Cassius Clay (before he was known as Muhammad Ali), activist Malcom X, singer Sam Cooke, and football player Jim Brown. While the movie’s exact release date hasn’t been locked down yet, Amazon says it’s looking to release the film later this year “with an eye to...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, Movies, Oscar, Adaptation, Miami, Muhammad Ali, Jim Crow, Cassius Clay, True Story, Damon Lindelof, Corfu, Sam Cooke, Clay, Malcolm X, Southland

‘The Last of Us’ TV Series Will Expand and Enhance the Video Game’s Story, Says Writer/Producer Craig Mazin

The Last of Us, the mega-popular PlayStation game which received a sequel earlier this year, is soon heading to HBO as a television series. Writer/producer Craig Mazin (Chernobyl) has given a brief update about the TV adaptation, promising that it won’t “undo” what fans love about the video game’s story. Speaking with BBC Radio 5 (via IGN), Mazin explained that while he knows The Last of Us TV series will be under scrutiny from fans, the show will “enhance” the story of the game instead of de...
Tags: Hbo, Television, Movies, Horror, Oscar, Adaptation, Chernobyl, Video Game, Johan Renck, Joel, BBC Radio, Ellie, Craig-Mazin, Action/Adventure, Mazin, Gustavo Santaolalla

Jason Bateman In Talks for Netflix’s Here Comes the Flood

Jason Bateman in talks for Netflix’s Here Comes the Flood It’s been five years since Emmy and Golden Globe winner Jason Bateman stepped behind the camera for a feature-length project and now Deadline has brought word that the Ozark star is currently in talks to helm the Netflix heist thriller Here Comes the Flood. RELATED: Netflix, Brown & Bateman Team for The Girls I’ve Been Adaptation PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gpt...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Stephen King, Netflix, Streaming, Ryan Reynolds, Jason Bateman, Golden Globe, Bateman, FANG, ComingSoon, Movie News, Frazer Harrison Getty, Millie Bobby Brown, Simon Kinberg Dark Phoenix, Bateman Team

New ‘Scream’ Sequel Will Bring Courteney Cox Back Again as Gale Weathers

Do you like scary movies? Friends star Courteney Cox certainly does, because she has just officially signed on for her fifth Scream movie, once again reprising her role as reporter Gale Weathers. Get more details about Paramount’s relaunch of the horror franchise below. Wes Craven, who directed all four existing Scream films, died in 2015, so Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett of the filmmaking group Radio Silence are taking over for this new version, which is apparently taking a page ou...
Tags: Hbo, Comedy, Movies, Casting, Horror, Sequels, Starz, Paramount Pictures, Scream, Cox, James-Vanderbilt, Arquette, Courteney Cox, Wilmington North Carolina, Kevin Williamson, David Arquette

Pop Culture Imports: ‘Ip Man 4: The Finale,’ ‘Women Without Men, ‘BNA,’ and More

(Welcome to Pop Culture Imports, a column that compiles the best foreign movies and TV streaming right now.) Somehow, we’re nearing the tail end of summer and the pandemic situation doesn’t seem like it will change all that much. But at the very least, streaming services won’t run out of new content anytime soon. And while new entertainment may start to dry up in the states, we can always import a few international titles to keep us going. In this week’s Pop Culture Imports, the best foreign mo...
Tags: Hong Kong, Japan, Hbo, Movies, San Francisco, Spain, Iran, Features, Netflix, Cia, Bruce Lee, Costa, Chinatown, Crunchyroll, BNA, Nicholas Sparks

The Last of Us Producer Says HBO Series Will Expand the Game’s Story

The Last of Us Producer says HBO series will expand the game’s story In a new interview with BBC Radio 5 Live, Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin has opened up about HBO‘s live-action series adaptation of The Last of Us, revealing the meticulous process of developing a series based on a beloved franchise like the popular horror game. Mazin, who will be serving as a writer and producer on the upcoming series, has assured fans that they have nothing to worry about because the long-awaited project i...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Horror, United States, TV News, Chernobyl, Sony Pictures Television, Santa Monica, Johan Renck, Joel, BBC Radio, Ellie, IGN, Craig Mazin, Carolyn Strauss

CBS All Access adds 3,500 new episodes before rebranding in 2021

ViacomCBS has announced a significant expansion to its streaming library, with the addition of more than 3,500 episodes of shows like “Avatar: The Last Avatar,” “Chapelle’s Show” and “Laguna Beach.” Viacom and CBS were previously merged, then separated, then most recently merged again, and the additional content comes from across the company’s different brands — such as BET, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Smithsonian Channel, TV Land, VH1 and Paramount Pictures — plus additional sports pro...
Tags: Hbo, Media, Entertainment, Disney, Tech, Star Trek, Cbs, Richard Linklater, Paramount Pictures, Viacom, UEFA Champions League, Cbs All Access, Kemp, Laguna Beach, Peacock, Picard

HBO Asia Sets US Premiere Date for Anthology Drama Invisible Stories

HBO Asia sets US premiere date for anthology drama Invisible Stories HBO Asia presents Invisible Stories, a compelling six-episode half-hour anthology drama that explores the triumph and tragedy of migrant workers living in Sungai Merah, one of Singapore’s public housing communities. The trailer for the series, which premieres in the US on Monday, August 3 on HBO and HBO Max, can be viewed in the player below! RELATED: HBO’s Lovecraft Country Episode Details Released! ...
Tags: Asia, Hbo, TV, Movies, Trailer, Singapore, US, Thailand, TV News, Streaming, Brian, Ilo Ilo, Aden, Wang Yu, Chuan, Keagan

Warrior Season 2 Teaser: The Battle for San Francisco Continues

Warrior season 2 teaser: The battle for San Francisco continues Cinemax has debuted the first official teaser for the upcoming second season of the hit martial arts action drama series Warrior seeing the battle for San Francisco continue in the late 19th century. The teaser can be viewed in the player below! RELATED: Snowpiercer Season 2 Teaser Features Sean Bean PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAuto...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Trailer, China, San Francisco, TV News, Justin Lin, Bruce Lee, Chinatown, Cinemax, Warrior, ComingSoon, SAHM, Dustin Nguyen, Banshee

The Quarantine Stream: ‘Ocean Waves’ May Be Studio Ghibli’s Secretly Queer Film

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Movie: Ocean Waves Where You Can Stream It: HBO Max The Pitch: In the early ’90s, Studio Ghibli launched an unusual experiment: the studio gave its youngest animators, all in their twenties and thirties, a chance to make a cheap, quick film to show what they could achieve. Ultimately, the experiment failed in the first two aspects — Oc...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Features, Tokyo, Anime, States, Studio Ghibli, Taku, Ocean Waves, Ghibli, Netflix/Streaming Video, Featured Stories Sidebar, Yutaka, Tomomi Mochizuki, Studio Ghibi, The Quarantine Stream

Luca Guadagnino Leads Unusual Team-Up With Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg to Make a Gay Hustler Epic

In the history of unusual Hollywood combinations, this one may take the cake. Luca Guadagnino, known for arthouse movies like Call Me By Your Name and Suspiria, is teaming up with funnyman duo Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, who gave us raunchy comedy hits like Pineapple Express, to make a narrative film based on the documentary Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood. Guadagnino is set to direct this Scotty Bowers biopic, about the legendary bisexual male hustler, while Rogen and Goldberg wil...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, Documentary, Gay, Adaptation, Seth-Rogen, Ryan Murphy, Pineapple Express, True Story, Rogen, Goldberg, Bowers, Scotty, Luca Guadagnino, Evan-Goldberg

Daisy Ridley and the Duplass Brothers are Churning Up Some Audio Entertainment for Your Listening Pleasure

Podcasts were already enjoying something of a resurgence in popularity and quality before the pandemic hit. Now in the age of coronavirus, their audiences have grown even more as people are desperate to find new entertainment to keep them occupied while being stuck at home. With podcasts and audio storytelling at large earning more attention from listeners, they’re also drawing in even more big name talent to make them, and the filmmaking duo the Duplass Brothers and Star Wars hero Daisy Ridley...
Tags: Spotify, Hbo, London, Movies, Podcasts, Casting, Netflix, Daisy Ridley, Jay Duplass, Islanders, Asperger, Audible, Ridley, Elinor, Mark Duplass, Duplass Brothers

HBO’s Lovecraft Country Episode Details Released!

HBO’s Lovecraft Country Episode Details Released! HBO has revealed new Lovecraft Country episode details for the upcoming horror drama series that is set to debut on Sunday, August 16. You can check out the synopsis for the first five episodes below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; admiralCookie = readAdmiralCookie(); googletag.cmd.push(funct...
Tags: Florida, Hbo, TV, Movies, Horror, Boston, America, Chicago, TV News, Streaming, Ruby, Montrose, George, Christina, Atticus, North Side

Jordan Peele and Issa Rae Jump into ‘Sinkhole’ at Universal Pictures

Jordan Peele has quickly become an acclaimed filmmaker thanks to his films Get Out and Us, and Issa Rae has turned into an in-demand star thanks to her Emmy-nominated HBO series Insecure. Now the two are bringing their sizzling talents together for a new movie that sounds like it could easily be an episode of The Twilight Zone. Universal Pictures has snagged the rights to Leyna Krow‘s short story Sinkhole, which follows a family who move into their dream home, but there’s one gaping oddity: a s...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Drama, Horror, Sci-fi, Universal, Sinkhole, Universal Pictures, Rosenfeld, Rae, Peele, Jordan Peele, Issa Rae, Leyna Krow, Issa Rae Productions, Montrel McKay

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