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In a major blow to US theaters, Warner Bros. announces that all of its movies in 2021 will debut on HBO Max the same day they arrive in cinemas

Idris Elba in "The Suicide Squad" Warner Bros. Warner Bros. announced on Thursday that all of its 2021 theatrical movies will debut on HBO Max the same day they hit theaters. The movies include "The Suicide Squad," "Godzilla vs Kong," and "The Matrix 4." Warner Bros.' announcement is a huge pivot for the studio that committed to theaters with "Tenet" just three months ago. The move is likely to boost Max, which has struggled to convert HBO customers into subscribers, and shows the streamin...
Tags: Hbo, Christopher Nolan, UK, Hollywood, Movies, Media, Entertainment, Amc, US, Trends, Streaming, Roku, Idris Elba, Warner Bros, Jason Kilar, Universal Pictures

Every Warner Bros. movie in 2021 will debut on HBO Max the same day it arrives in theaters, including 'The Suicide Squad' and 'The Matrix 4'

Idris Elba in "The Suicide Squad" Warner Bros. Warner Bros. announced on Thursday an unprecedented distribution strategy for its 2021 theatrical release slate as the coronavirus pandemic continues to devastate Hollywood. The movie studio will debut all of its 2021 movies on HBO Max in the US the same day they hit theaters. The movies will be available on Max for one month, after which they'll leave the streamer and continue to play in theaters.Warner Bros. had previously announced that "Won...
Tags: Hbo, Christopher Nolan, UK, Hollywood, Media, Entertainment, Amc, US, Trends, Roku, Suicide Squad, Idris Elba, Warner Bros, Jason Kilar, Max, Variety

Gal Gadot to Star in Spy Thriller ‘Heart of Stone,’ a “Female Spin” on 007

Gal Gadot may already have Wonder Woman under her belt, but now she’s going to add another high-profile role to her resume: the “female” James Bond. Well, so to speak. Gadot is set to star in Heart of Stone, an original spy thriller that’s being billed as a “female spin on action franchises like Mission: Impossible and 007.” Deadline reports that Gadot has signed on to star in Heart of Stone, an original international spy thriller from Skydance Media that “endeavors to put a female spin on a...
Tags: England, Hollywood, Movies, Casting, Bbc, Thriller, James Bond, Bond, Harper, Gal Gadot, Skydance, David Ellison Dana Goldberg, Schroeder, Jessie Buckley, Action/Adventure, Gadot

Damien Chazelle’s Babylon Adds Li Jun Li as Anna May Wong

Damien Chazelle’s Babylon Adds Li Jun Li as Anna May Wong According to Collider, Li Jun Li (Wu Assassins, Evil) has been tapped to portray the role of Anna May Wong in director Damien Chazelle’s upcoming period drama film Babylon which will be led by Oscar winner Brad Pitt. This new casting addition comes after it has been confirmed that Oscar nominee Margot Robbie is currently in early talks to replace Emma Stone for the female lead. PB = PB || {}; ...
Tags: Europe, Hollywood, Movies, Lionsgate, Netflix, Oscar, Emma Stone, Brad Pitt, Quentin Tarantino, Paramount Pictures, Margot Robbie, Ryan Murphy, Paramount, Damien Chazelle, Wong, Marc Platt

‘Babylon’ Switch-Up: Margot Robbie May Replace Emma Stone in Damien Chazelle’s Hollywood Drama

After taking a detour to space for his most recent film, First Man, filmmaker Damien Chazelle is returning to a Hollywood setting for his newest movie, Babylon. Emma Stone, who won an Oscar for her performance in Chazelle’s terrific 2016 movie La La Land, has had to drop out of playing the lead role in his upcoming feature – and Margot Robbie (Birds of Prey) is being eyed to replace her. Deadline reports that Margot Robbie may end up leading the Babylon cast, since Emma Stone had to drop out ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Drama, Casting, Disney, Emma-Stone, Brad Pitt, Paramount Pictures, Margot Robbie, Jesse Eisenberg, Tarantino, Tonya, Babylon, Damien Chazelle, Pitt, Stone

Babylon: Margot Robbie in Talks to Replace Emma Stone in Damien Chazelle’s New Film

Babylon: Margot Robbie in Talks to Replace Emma Stone in Damien Chazelle’s New Film According to Deadline, Oscar nominee Margot Robbie (I, Tonya, Birds of Prey) is currently in early negotiations for the female lead role in director Damien Chazelle’s upcoming period drama film Babylon for Paramount Pictures which would reunite her with Once Upon A Time in Hollywood co-star Brad Pitt. Should the deal pushes through, Robbie would be replacing Oscar winner Emma Stone, who has decided to exit the...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Lionsgate, Oscar, Emma Stone, Brad Pitt, Quentin Tarantino, Paramount Pictures, Margot Robbie, Paramount, Babylon, Damien Chazelle, Marc Platt, Robbie, Movie News, Chazelle

The Academy Awards Will Not Be Going Virtual for the 2021 Ceremony

A few months ago, the 72nd Primetime Emmys ceremony went virtual with television’s biggest stars and creators checking into the live broadcast virtually from their homes and various locations. But when the 93rd Academy Awards come around in April next year, the Academy of Motion Arts and Sciences won’t be making the ceremony virtual. A representative from the Academy and hosting network ABC stated: “The Oscars in-person telecast will happen.” Variety has news on the 2021 Oscars ceremony optin...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Abc, Awards, Los Angeles, United States, Amy Poehler, Beverly Hills, Tina Fey, Oscars, Golden Globes, Academy Awards, Academy, Dolby, SAG Awards, Beverly Hilton

Discovery Launching New Streaming Service with Shows from HGTV, Food Network, A&E, History, TLC, Travel Channel & More

Just when you thought the last of the streaming services had launched, Discovery has announced the launch of yet another in January 2021. The new streaming service is called discovery+, and it will come with the largest-ever content library for a new streaming service at launch. The library will feature over 55,000 episodes from over 2,500 shows from across Discovery, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, ID, OWN, Travel Channel, and Animal Planet, not to mention programs from A&E, History Channel and Lifet...
Tags: Verizon, Asia, Chuck, Hollywood, Cook, London, Television, Movies, Documentary, California, Martha Stewart, New York City, America, Bbc, Chicago, Discovery

Exclusive Stallone: Frank, That Is Trailer From Branded Studios’ New Documentary

Exclusive Stallone: Frank, That Is Trailer From Branded Studios’ New Documentary ComingSoon.net is debuting the exclusive trailer for Branded Studios’ upcoming documentary Stallone: Frank, That Is, coming to VOD and Digital on Tuesday, January 19. You can check out the trailer now in the player below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; adm...
Tags: Video, Hollywood, Movies, Digital, John Oates, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, James Gunn, Frank, Stallone, Golden Globe, Harwood, Movie News, Frank Stallone, Visionary Media Group, Derek Wayne Johnson

TV writers and actors made a wonderfully awful Batman short film for charity

From GoFundMe: That's why every dollar donated to Fund the Bat is going to the Motion Picture Television Fund's Covid-19 Emergency Relief Fund.Please give generously to support the thousands of out of work carpenters, hair stylists, drivers, make up artists, painters, set dressers, electricians, editors, grips, camera people, actors, writers and directors who created the shows and movies that have kept you entertained during this difficult time. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Video, Hollywood, Movies, News, Charity, Economics, Unemployment, Batman, Behind The Scenes, Motion Picture Television Fund, Entertainment Industry, Economic Collapse, Hollywood Has Problems, Economic Solidarity, COVID-19

‘The Mauritanian’ Trailer: Jodie Foster and Benedict Cumberbatch Face Off in Court in Real-Life Guantanomo Drama

STX Films has debuted the trailer for a true-life courtroom drama with such a star-studded cast that it’s no wonder they squeezed it in just under the wire for awards season. The Mauritanian is based on the true story of Mohamedou Ould Slahi (A Prophet breakout Tahar Rahim) who, in the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks, was held captive and tortured by the U.S. government in Guantanamo Bay detention camp for 10 years without charge or trial. Jodie Foster, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Shai...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Benedict Cumberbatch, Guantanamo, Guantanamo Bay, Drama, New York Times, Shailene Woodley, Movie Trailers, True Story, Jodie-Foster, Foster, Kevin Macdonald, Mohamedou Ould Slahi, Slahi, Rahim

Pixar’s ‘Soul’ Filmmakers Talk the Challenges of Creating The Great Before, Early Story Ideas & More [Interview]

Pete Docter is the chief creative officer of Pixar Animation, so he already has his hands full. Combine that with the fact that he’s directing the animation studio’s latest movie Soul, and he’s one of the busiest people in Hollywood. But thankfully, he had co-director/writer Kemp Powers, and producer Dana Murray to help him out, not to mention all the talented people at Pixar making his job a little easier. /Film was lucky enough to be invited to speak with all three of these filmmakers to talk...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Greece, Interviews, New York City, Disney, Earth, Features, Soul, Animation, Tina Fey, Pixar, Alice, Joe, Riley, Dana

Melissa McCarthy Doesn’t Listen to Our Pleas, Re-teams With Ben Falcone for Netflix Series ‘God’s Favorite Idiot’

Melissa McCarthy: you’re one of the most talented actresses working today. But when you work with Ben Falcone, you’re comedic poison. The husband-wife duo’s collaborations have resulted in some real stinkers like Tammy, The Boss, and the recently released Superintelligence, all of which Falcone had directed and co-written with McCarthy, who starred in the films. And each new project has only delivered diminishing returns, each less funny and more insulting than the last. And now, McCarthy and F...
Tags: Comedy, Hollywood, Television, Movies, Casting, Netflix, New York Times, Party, Paul Feig, Mccarthy, Melissa-McCarthy, Falcone, Ben Falcone, God's Favorite Idiot, Thunder Force Netflix, Falcone Maybe

Vaughn, Ellin & Henry Partner for UK Soccer Drama Day 1’s

Vaughn, Ellin & Henry partner for UK soccer drama Day 1’s In his near-25-year career, BAFTA nominee Matthew Vaughn has dominated the big screen while only flirting with executive producer work in television and now he’s found his first directorial project with the UK soccer drama Day 1’s, in which he is partnering up with Entourage creator Doug Ellin and French soccer star Thierry Henry, according to Deadline. RELATED: Exclusive: Kevin Dillon Confirms Entourage Creator Considering Revival! ...
Tags: Apple, Hbo, UK, TV, Hollywood, Movies, Premier League, TV News, BAFTA, Thierry Henry, Chris, Kevin Dillon, Henry, Kingsman, Darren, Doug

Peter Dinklage is the New ‘Toxic Avenger’ in Legendary’s Upcoming Reboot

Peter Dinklage is the new Toxic Avenger. The Game of Thrones star has signed onto his next big project: a Legendary-produced remake of the cult classic exploitation movie The Toxic Avenger, which Macon Blair (I Don’t Feel At Home in This World Anymore) is set to direct. Deadline reports that Peter Dinklage has been tapped by Legendary Pictures to star in a reboot of The Toxic Avenger, a “contemporary reimagining” of Troma Entertainment’s 1984 B-movie cult comedy hit. Per Deadline, The Toxic ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Casting, New York City, Netflix, Remakes, Legendary Pictures, Blair, Peter-Dinklage, Dinklage, Herve, Lloyd Kaufman, Troma, Comic Book/Superhero, Avenger, Toxie

David Leitch’s Bullet Train Expands Cast With Hiroyuki Sanada

David Leitch’s Bullet Train expands cast with Hiroyuki Sanada David Leitch (Hobbs & Shaw) is keeping the casting train rolling for his upcoming action thriller Bullet Train as The Last Samurai and The Wolverine star Hiroyuki Sanada has joined the ensemble roster led by Brad Pitt (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood), according to Deadline. RELATED: Sony’s Bullet Train Adds Logan Lerman to Star-Studded Cast PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStand...
Tags: Bob Odenkirk, Hollywood, Movies, Ocean, Sony, Brad Pitt, Deadpool, Sony Pictures, Fight Club, Dakar, Pitt, Saul, Leitch, Logan Lerman, Antoine Fuqua, Tony Scott

Disney+ Updates Black Panther’s Marvel Opening With Boseman Tribute

Disney+ updates Black Panther’s Marvel opening with Boseman tribute This past August saw the world rocked by the sudden death of Chadwick Boseman and now in tribute to the late star, Disney+ and Marvel Studios have updated the latter’s opening for Black Panther on the streaming platform with footage and art of the lead star. The tribute to Boseman can be viewed below! RELATED: Black Panther 2 Set to Film in July, Enters Talks With Potential Antagonist PB ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Disney, Andy Serkis, Stan Lee, Marvel Comics, Ryan Coogler, Angela Bassett, Marvel Studios, Black Panther, Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong, Wakanda, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Boseman, ComingSoon

Universal Studios Japan Reveals Super Nintendo World Images and Video, Announces 2021 Opening Date

It’s-a-happening: Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan has set an opening date for February 2021, revealing the first proper look at the new attractions, including a Mario Kart ride and a Yoshi omnimover, as well as cool features like wearable tech, augmented reality binoculars, and more. See the Super Nintendo World first look images and videos below. Super Nintendo World First Look Following the October opening of the Mario Cafe and adjoining merchandise store in the Hol...
Tags: Japan, Florida, Hollywood, Movies, California, Bloomberg, Tokyo, Theme Parks, Mario Kart, Universal Studios, Osaka, Yoshi, Bowser, Osaka Japan, Mori, Universal Studios Japan

To the victor go the spoils

In general, Hollywood stars are not beloved in Hollywood. Why? Because they make so much money AND they now take jobs away from people who don’t make much money. I think this started with... [Author: By Ken Levine]
Tags: Hollywood, Humor, Ken Levine, By Ken Levine

Joss Whedon Leaves HBO’s New Series ‘The Nevers’ Before First Season Premieres

Fans of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, and Firefly have been excited for creator Joss Whedon to return to the small screen with HBO’s new series The Nevers. An original sci-fi project following people in Victorian-era London who develop superpowers, the series is slated to premiere in the summer of 2021. But while we wait to see the first episode of the show, Whedon has already decided to take a step back from the series. Read the full statement from the director below. If this is your firs...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, London, Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Justice League, Victoria, Frost, Nick Frost, Joss-Whedon, Laura Donnelly, Victorian, Fisher, Nevers, Whedon

Joss Whedon Leaves HBO’s New Series ‘The Nevers’ Before Production Begins

Fans of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, and Firefly have been excited for creator Joss Whedon to return to the small screen with HBO’s new series The Nevers. An original sci-fi project following people in Victorian-era London who develop superpowers, the series is slated to premiere in the summer of 2021. But while we wait to see the first episode of the show, Whedon has already decided to take a step back from the series. Read the full statement from the director below. If this is your firs...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, London, Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Justice League, Victoria, Frost, Nick Frost, Joss-Whedon, Laura Donnelly, Victorian, Fisher, Nevers, Whedon

‘Godzilla vs Kong’ Likely to Get a Streaming Release, Probably at HBO Max

Following the recent decision by Warner Bros. Pictures to release Wonder Woman 1984 on HBO Max simultaneously with a theatrical release on Christmas Day, the floodgates are open for more studio blockbusters to take the streaming route. At least that might be the case for some of the big movies that Warner Bros. has waiting in the wings. Word on the streets of Hollywood is that Godzilla vs Kong may be the next major movie to land a streaming deal with HBO Max being the likely recipient. The Ho...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, China, Sci-fi, Netflix, United States, Sequels, Warner Bros, Godzilla, Skull Island, Warner Brothers, Kong, Warner Bros Pictures, WB, Action/Adventure, Netflix/Streaming Video

The top 9 movies on Netflix this week, from 'The Christmas Chronicles 2' to 'Hard Kill'

"The Christmas Chronicles 2" Netflix Holiday movies continued to be popular on Netflix this week, such as "The Christmas Chronicles 2." Netflix introduced daily top lists of the most popular titles on the streaming service in February. Streaming search engine Reelgood keeps track of the lists and provides Business Insider with a rundown of the week's most popular movies on Netflix every Friday. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Holiday movies continued to be popular on Ne...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Media, Entertainment, US, Trends, Features, Netflix, New York Times, Streaming, Ohio, Jim Carrey, Time Magazine, Kate, Grinch, Rotten Tomatoes

Sequel Bits: ‘Orphan’, ‘Snake Eyes’, ‘Mission: Impossible’, ‘Borat’, ‘Killer Klowns From Outer Space’, ‘Encino Man’

In this edition of Sequel Bits: Rossif Sutherland has joined the cast of the Orphan prequel. Andrew Koji talks about playing Storm Shadow in Snake Eyes. Angela Bassett is returning for more Mission: Impossible movies. The Kazakh American Association is not happy about Borat 2. Will Killer Klowns From Outer Space 2 ever happen? Maybe. Pauly Shore wants Encino Man 2, probably because he has nothing else going on right now. Orphan: First Kill, the inexplicable prequel to Orphan that’s someho...
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, Movies, California, Uncategorized, Disney, America, Sequels, Cia, Kazakhstan, Angela Bassett, Sacha Baron Cohen, MGM, Joe, Sutherland, Koji

Colin Hanks, Diane Guerrero, and Nelly Join Buddy Holly Biopic ‘Clear Lake’

Colin Hanks, Diane Guerrero, and hip-hop star Nelly are the latest to join the cast of Clear Lake, the upcoming biopic about the iconic 1950s musician Buddy Holly. Variety reports that Hanks, Guerrero, and Nelly have been added to the Clear Lake cast, joining Irish actor Ruairi O’Connor, who has been cast as the legendary musician. The film, directed by Bruce Beresford, will tell the story of how Holly and other musicians in the late 1950s “gave birth to rock ‘n’ roll.” Hanks, best known for...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Drama, Casting, America, Tesla, Elton John, Bruce Beresford, Diane Guerrero, Musical, True Story, Bmg, Raleigh, Holly, Richardson, Easley

The 10 Coolest Native Americans in Film

The 10 Coolest Native Americans in Film ComingSoon.net has picked some of the coolest Native American characters in cinematic history. Check out our picks below! When you see a Native American character on the big screen, you make note of it. When it comes to representation in Hollywood, Native Americans have gotten the short end of the stick… sort of like they did with that whole colonization thing. That said, the least a listicle can do is pay homage to the best crime fighters, historical ...
Tags: England, Hollywood, Movies, Thanksgiving, Jack Nicholson, Virginia, Disney, Actors, Fbi, Suicide Squad, Native Americans, Johnny Depp, Predator, Lincoln, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Disney Princess

‘Clifford The Big Red Dog’ Teaser: That Certainly is a Big, Red Dog

You can’t fault Clifford The Big Red Dog for being exactly what it says on the tin. At least, according to the first teaser for the upcoming family film, which features…a big, red dog. The live-action Paramount movie based on the beloved Scholastic book character, Clifford The Big Red Dog brings Clifford to the real world, where — surprise! — he looks a little weird. Clifford The Big Red Dog Teaser I have a weird affection for Clifford The Big Red Dog. Like many children raised on publi...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, John Cleese, New York City, Pbs, Movie Trailers, Paramount Pictures, Clifford The Big Red Dog, Clifford, Emily, John Ritter, Big Red Dog, Family Films, Sienna Guillory, Grey DeLisle, Emily Elizabeth Darby

Filmmakers behind 'Greyhound,' 'Greenland,' and more say streaming and digital rentals rescued their mid-budget movies amid the pandemic — and it could lead to lasting change in Hollywood

Tom Hanks in "Greyhound," which skipped theaters this year for Apple TV Plus. Sony Movie studios have sought alternative release strategies for movies amid the pandemic, such as premium-video-on-demand and streaming services. These alternatives methods benefit low-to-mid-budget movies more than big-budget tentpoles, which generate significant revenue from the worldwide box office. Business Insider spoke with three filmmakers whose mid-budget movies have skipped theaters this year for PVOD ...
Tags: Apple, Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, Media, Entertainment, Saudi Arabia, Amc, Disney, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Earth, Tom Hanks, Streaming, Greenland

James Maslow & Ciara Hanna in Cute 'Stars Fell on Alabama' Trailer

"Your heart knows things that your mind can't explain." Samuel Goldwyn Films has unveiled an official trailer for an adorable indie romance titled Stars Fell on Alabama, from filmmaker V.W. Scheich. This is a very "Welcome to Alabama" film, all about going back home. Successful Hollywood agent Bryce Dixon is returning to Alabama for the first time in 15 years for his high school reunion. When he learns he's the only one of his friends who isn't married with children, he convinces his client,...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Trailer, Alabama, Samuel Goldwyn, To Watch, James Maslow, Ciara Hanna, V W Scheich, Bryce Dixon, Madison Belle, Jason Burkey Jaclyn Betham Lesa Wilson, Ginny MacColl, James Maslow Ciara Hanna

Brad Pitt Has Regular Movie Nights With David Fincher, and They Sound Exhausting

Watching a movie with Brad Pitt sounds like a dream — and if it plays out like the wonderful, frequently memed scene from Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, it probably is. But if Pitt’s movie buddy is David Fincher, that changes things up completely. Fincher is infamous for being an intense and meticulous filmmaker, and it turns out he’s an intense and meticulous movie-watcher. Pitt revealed that he and his Seven and Fight Club director have regular movie nights, and that sound...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, David, Netflix, Bill Belichick, Steven Soderbergh, Brad-Pitt, Quentin Tarantino, David-Fincher, Fight Club, Pitt, Fincher, Soderbergh, Seven and Fight Club, Real Life Weirdness, Mank

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