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Movie fans launch petition to save Cinerama dome

Movie fans stunned and saddened by Monday’s news that the ArcLight and Pacific theaters in the Los Angeles area will not reopen have taken to the Internet to try to save one of L.A.’s most iconic movie houses. A petition launched on Change.org to preserve the iconic Cinerama Dome on Sunset Boulevard had more than 1,200 signatures as of Tuesday morning. It was started by a filmmaker and actor named Ben Steinberg, who wrote about the Cinerama Dome’s place in movie history. “The Cinerama Dome is a ...
Tags: Business, Hollywood, Movies, Instagram, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Quentin Tarantino, Pacific, Patricia Arquette, Rian Johnson, Gavin Newsom, Chu, Sunset Boulevard, Dome

Queer as Folk Reboot Gets Series Order at Peacock

Queer as Folk reboot gets series order at Peacock It’s been 21 years since Queer as Folk aired its final episode, but now Peacock has officially given a straight-to-series order to Stephen Dunn’s reboot of the British drama, which was led by Game of Thrones alum Aidan Gillen. The project hails from Universal Content Productions, who has been developing the new reboot since 2018. This isn’t actually the first time that the short-lived British series was remade in the U.S. as Showtime previous...
Tags: UK, TV, Movies, Manchester, Showtime, TV News, New Orleans, Streaming, Charlie Hunnam, Natasha Lyonne, Hulu, Stephen, Rian Johnson, Russell T Davies, Aidan Gillen, Dunn

'Knives Out' director Rian Johnson and star Daniel Craig could each reportedly make up to $100 million for Netflix's sequels

Daniel Craig in "Knives Out." Lionsgate Rian Johnson and Daniel Craig could each make "upwards of $100 million" for Netflix's "Knives Out" sequels, THR reported. Netflix struck a deal last week reportedly worth more than $400 million to make two sequels. See more stories on Insider's business page. "Knives Out" director Rian Johnson and star Daniel Craig are set to make bank for Netflix's sequels to the hit 2019 mystery-comedy.Johnson, his producing partner Ram Bergman, and Cra...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Media, Entertainment, Lionsgate, Trends, Netflix, Streaming, Daniel Craig, Johnson, Rian Johnson, Craig, Borys Kit, Bergman, Ram Bergman, Travis Clark

‘Knives Out’ Sequels: Rian Johnson, Daniel Craig, and Producer Ram Bergman Stand to Make $100 Million Each From the Netflix Deal

We don’t typically write about Hollywood paydays at /Film unless they’re especially huge, but a new report brings word of three new instances which absolutely fit that description. Writer/director Rian Johnson, producer Ram Bergman, and star Daniel Craig are all poised to make $100 million each thanks to the surprising Knives Out sequels deal that Netflix made last week. The deal itself was worth $469 million, but the fact that these three players will receive $100 million each puts them in rar...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Netflix, Sequels, Daniel-Craig, Johnson, Rian Johnson, Craig, Downey, Bergman, Dolittle, Mystery/Suspense, Ram Bergman, Business and Industry News, Johnson Bergman, Knives Out 2

Tina Fey and Meredith Scardino’s Girls5eva Trailer & Premiere Date

Tina Fey and Meredith Scardino’s Girls5eva trailer & premiere date The Peacock Comedy Girls5eva created and written by Meredith Scardino and executive produced by Tina Fey will drop on the NBC streaming platform on Thursday, May 6. The show follows a one-hit-wonder group from the 90’s who find a second life when a young rapper samples their music. Girls5eva reunite to give pop star stardom another shot while being grown women. The show follows their attempt at a comeback while balancing spou...
Tags: TV, Movies, Nbc, TV News, Tina Fey, Natasha Lyonne, Rian Johnson, Paula Pell, Tony, Ed Helms, Sara Bareilles, Peacock, Goldsberry, ComingSoon, Bareilles, Meredith Scardino

Daily Podcast: Knives Out Sequels, DC Movies Canceled, Laika’s Seventeen, Avatar 2 & Justice League

On the April 5, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista , to discuss the latest film and tv news, including Knives Out sequels, DC Movies canceled, Laika’s Seventeen, Avatar 2 , and Justice League . Opening Banter :  How was everyone’s April fools Day? In The News: Chris: ‘Knives Out 2’ and ‘Knives Out 3’ Heading to Netflix With Rian Johnson and Daniel Craig Both Returning HT: Laika ...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Justice League, Daniel Craig, Warner Bros, James Cameron, Rian Johnson, Chris, Dc Movies, Zack Snyder, Peter Sciretta, Hoai Tran Bui, Chris Evangelista, Film Daily Podcast, Sam Hume, Seventeen Avatar

Peacock May Become the Exclusive Streaming Home to Universal Franchises Like ‘Fast and Furious’ and ‘Jurassic Park’

The last couple years have seen the introduction of new streaming competitors like HBO Max, Peacock and Paramount+, and the streaming wars are heating up as each of them try to create a library of movies and TV shows that will entice viewers to subscribe. Each of those new services fall under parent companies who also own movie studios, but only one of them hasn’t yet taken full advantage of that relationship. Even though Peacock falls under the Comcast banner that includes Universal Pictures, ...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Netflix, Comcast, Jurassic Park, Universal, Hulu, Paramount, Rian Johnson, Universal Pictures, George R R Martin, Peacock, Jason Bourne, Netflix/Streaming Video, The Secret Life of Pets, Secret Life of Pets

Netflix secures the rights to the 'Knives Out' sequels starring Daniel Craig, reports say

Daniel Craig and Ana de Armas in "Knives Out" and Robert Downey Jr alongside Jake Gyllenhaal in "Zodiac." Paramount Pictures/Warner Bros. Pictures/Lionsgate Netflix has acquired rights to two "Knives Out" sequels in a $450 million deal, according to Variety. See more stories on Insider's business page. Netflix closed on a massive deal for two sequels to the 2019 blockbuster "Knives Out," with Rian Johnson set to direct and Daniel Craig featuring again as Benoit Blanc, according to Dead...
Tags: News, Robert Downey Jr, Greece, Entertainment, Lionsgate, Trends, Netflix, Speed, Jake Gyllenhaal, Daniel Craig, Rian Johnson, Ana de Armas, Media Rights Capital, Tech Insider, Variety Netflix, Variety See

‘Knives Out 2’ and ‘Knives Out 3’ Heading to Netflix With Rian Johnson and Daniel Craig Both Returning

Netflix is close to finalizing a massive $400 million deal for Knives Out 2, with director Rian Johnson and Daniel Craig both expected to return. Netflix, Apple, Amazon, and more were all in the midst of a bidding war for the sequel, with Netflix likely to come out ahead. The deal will enable Netflix to potentially turn Knives Out into a full-blown franchise, and alternate reports indicate the streaming service has ordered both Knives Out 2 and Knives Out 3. Filming on the sequel is expected to...
Tags: Movies, Greece, Netflix, Sequels, Daniel-Craig, Johnson, Agatha Christie, Rian Johnson, Variety, Blanc, Ana de Armas, Ram Bergman, Poirot, Netflix Amazon Apple, Knives Out, Netflix Apple Amazon

Netflix Acquires Knives Out Franchise in $400+ Million Deal

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Netflix acquires Knives Out franchise in $400+ million deal Last February saw the exciting announcement that Lionsgate had greenlit a sequel to Rian Johnson’s acclaimed whodunnit Knives Out but now, the franchise is seeing a major shift as Netflix is closing a deal to acquire the rights for a second and third installment in the series, according to Deadline. RELATED: Exclusive: Noah Segan Discusses Possible Knives Out 2 Return Sources report that the deal came about fr...
Tags: Movies, Greece, Lionsgate, Netflix, Streaming, Johnson, Agatha Christie, Rian Johnson, Michael Shannon, Harlan, Golden Globe, Blanc, Jacob, Christopher Plummer, Apple Amazon, Movie News

Happily Review: A Devilishly Clever Twilight Zone Riff on the Rom-Com Genre

Rating:  9/10 Cast: Joel McHale as Tom Kerry Bishé as Janet Stephen Root as Goodman Natalie Zea as Karen Paul Scheer as Val Natalie Morales as Patricia Jon Daly as Donald Kirby Howell-Baptiste as Maude Charlyne Yi as Gretel Breckin Meyer as Richard Shannon Woodward as Carla Al Madrigal as Arthur Written and Directed by BenDavid Grabinski Click here to rent or purchase Happily! Happily Review: Whether in the first few months of your umpteenth relationship or over a decade in with the partner...
Tags: Movies, Karen, Movie Reviews, Joel Mchale, Judd Apatow, Agatha Christie, Rian Johnson, Gretel, Tom, Janet, Yi, Stephen Root, ComingSoon, Movie News, Charlyne Yi, Kerry Bishé

Netflix is building franchises and events to rival Hollywood blockbusters. Here are 24 projects that could be its next global hit.

"Jupiter's Legacy" Netflix Netflix wants to build bigger franchises to rival Hollywood's own. It has 90 shows in the works based on books, comics, or video games, according to Ampere Analysis. Netflix's VP of originals detailed the company's franchise and events strategy for Insider. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Netflix was a Hollywood disruptor long before the pandemic forced traditional movie studios to embrace streaming. But there are still thi...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Hollywood, Movies, Shonda Rhimes, Media, Entertainment, Neil Gaiman, Trends, Features, Netflix, New York Times, New Zealand, Army, Harry Potter, Streaming

Disney+ Adds Genndy Tartakovsky’s Star Wars: Clone Wars in April

Disney+ Adds Genndy Tartakovsky’s Star Wars: Clone Wars in April As we learned during Disney’s Investor Day presentation back in December, Lucasfilm has tons of new Star Wars TV shows in the works that should have fans renewing their Disney+ subscriptions for years to come. However, there’s plenty of room on the service for pre-Disney content as well, including an earlier look at the events of the Clone Wars. Via ComicBook.com, Disney+ has revealed the full list of new titles joining its stre...
Tags: Star Wars, TV, Movies, Abc, Disney, TV News, Streaming, Lucasfilm, Cartoon Network, Rian Johnson, Genndy Tartakovsky, Samurai Jack, Tartakovsky, Star Wars TV, Star Wars Clone Wars, Disney Plus

Daily Podcast: Rian Johnson’s TV Show, Secret Invasion Casting, Golden Globes Changes, The Future of Killing Eve, and More

On the March 16, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and TV news, including some Secret Invasion casting, changes to the Golden Globes , Rian Johnson ’s new TV series, a Let the Right One In show, and the future of Killing Eve . Opening Banter :  In the News : (HT) Marvel’s ‘Secret Invasion’ Series Casts ‘One Night in Miami’ Star Kingsley Ben-Adir t...
Tags: Movies, Showtime, Miami, Rian Johnson, Chris, Hfpa, Ben, Ben Pearson, Demián Bichir, Hoai Tran Bui, Chris Evangelista, Film Daily Podcast, Sam Hume, Mail Bag, Kingsley Ben Adir, Natasha Lyonne Ben

‘Poker Face’: Rian Johnson’s First TV Series is a Mystery Show Starring Star Natasha Lyonne

File this under “things I didn’t know I needed”: writer/director Rian Johnson (Brick, Star Wars: The Last Jedi) is making a television series called Poker Face, and the show has Natasha Lyonne (Russian Doll, Orange is the New Black) on board to star. Peacock has given the show a 10-episode commitment, and in a press release, Johnson refers to the show as “case-of-the-week mystery goodness”. Read more about Poker Face below. If you’ve been overwhelmed by the number of streaming platforms out t...
Tags: Television, Movies, Casting, Netflix, Johnson, Natasha Lyonne, Rian Johnson, Natasha, Peacock, Peter Falk, Mystery/Suspense, Lyonne, NBCUniversal Television, Lisa Katz, Poker Face, Rian Johnson Brick Star Wars

Poker Face: Natasha Lyonne to Star in Rian Johnson’s First TV Series at Peacock

Poker Face: Natasha Lyonne to star in Rian Johnson’s first TV series at Peacock Peacock has given a straight to series 10-episode order for Poker Face, Oscar-nominated filmmaker Rian Johnson’s (Knives Out, Star Wars: The Last Jedi) first television series. From T-Street and MRC Television, Golden Globe and Emmy winner Natasha Lyonne (Russian Doll, Orange Is the New Black) will star in the hour-long mystery series. “I’m very excited to dig into the type of fun, character-driven, case-of-the-we...
Tags: TV, Movies, Ram, TV News, Streaming, Johnson, Natasha Lyonne, Hulu, Rian Johnson, Maya Rudolph, Natasha, George R R Martin, New Black, Peacock, Kevin Mazur Getty, ComingSoon

‘The Mandalorian’ and ‘WandaVision’ Share the Same Killer Flaws

(Welcome to The Soapbox, the space where we get loud, feisty, political, and opinionated about anything and everything.) This post contains spoilers for The Mandalorian and the latest episode of WandaVision . For better or worse, the debuts of The Mandalorian and WandaVision on Disney+ within just 14 months of each other represent something of a game-changer in this Streaming Era. Amid so many different shows all competing for the same spotlight in a post- Game of Thrones vac...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Features, Fox, Jon Favreau, Wanda, Vision, Rian Johnson, Paul Bettany, Luke Skywalker, Boba Fett, Mando, Evan Peters, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Gideon, Borg

Dave Erickson Developing Series Adaptation of Stephen King’s The Jaunt

Dave Erickson developing series adaptation of Stephen King’s The Jaunt After six years of attempting to get a film iteration of the Stephen King short story off the ground, The Jaunt is heading in a different direction as Fear the Walking Dead co-creator Dave Erickson has begun development on a series adaptation of the work, according to Deadline. RELATED: Paramount Taps Edgar Wright to Develop/Direct New Running Man Adaptation if (typeof readAdmiralCookie =...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Amc, Stephen King, Dave, Charlie Hunnam, Erickson, King, Rian Johnson, Edgar Wright, Mrc, Dave Erickson, ComingSoon, Julia Garner, Ram Bergman, Lynne Ramsay

Star Wars Bits: Boba Fett Returns, Rian Johnson’s Star Wars Trilogy, Gina Carano, Inferno Squad, and More

In this edition of Star Wars Bits: Boba Fett to Appear in Star Wars: War of the Bounty Hunters Rian Johnson’s Star Wars Trilogy Reportedly Still Happening Gina Carano No Longer Employed By Lucasfilm Star Wars Insider Issue #200 More Inferno Squad Adventures? Star Wars Podcast & YouTube Round-Up And more! Boba Fett to Appear in Star Wars: War of the Bounty Hunters StarWars.com recently announced War of the Bounty Hunters, an epic crossover that will reveal what Boba Fett experienced on his...
Tags: Star-Wars, Movies, Disney, Carrie Fisher, Williams, Magic, Hasbro, Listen, Johnson, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, Eddie, Gina Carano, George Lucas, John Williams, Rian Johnson

Rian Johnson’s Star Wars Trilogy is Still in Development

Rian Johnson’s Star Wars Trilogy is still in development It’s been a minute since we last heard an update regarding Rian Johnson’s long-in development Star Wars trilogy, which was first announced almost four years ago in 2017. Fans who are waiting for the project were puzzled why Johnson’s trilogy wasn’t among the  upcoming Star Wars content that Lucasfilm announced during last December’s Disney Investor Day. Some even wondered if it had already been cancelled, especially with Johnson curren...
Tags: Star Wars, Movies, Disney, Johnson, Usa Today, Lucasfilm, Mark Hamill, Rian Johnson, Rian, Kevin Feige, Patty Jenkins, Movie News, Ram Bergman, Rogue Squadron, Ahsoka Tano, Sariah Wilson

There's Still Hope for Rian Johnson's Star Wars Trilogy

Spider-Man 3 recruits a Succession alum. John Carpenter ponders a sequel to The Fog. Kong goes bananas in more Godzilla vs. Kong footage. Truth Seekers is no more. Plus, what’s next on Resident Alien and Snowpiercer. Spoilers, away!Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Abu Dhabi, Star Wars The Force Awakens, Godzilla, Rian Johnson, John Carpenter, Kaiju, Kong, Zilla, Truth Seekers, Imax Films, Creative Works, English Language Films, Godzilla Films, Japanese Language Films

Bong Joon-ho Has Completed Writing One of His Two Follow-Up Films to ‘Parasite’

Bong Joon-ho was supposed to take a break after his historic awards campaign for the Best Picture-winning Parasite. The South Korean filmmaker spoke about his exhaustion in the aftermath of Oscar season, and admitted that he had trouble getting back to work on his new scripts for his two follow-up films — one Korean-language, one English-language. But Bong revealed that he has already completed the script for his next film. During a 90-minute conversation with Rian Johnson on The Director’s ...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Atlantic, Johnson, Seoul, Rian Johnson, Cannes, Adam Mckay, Indiewire, Bong, Kelly Reichardt, Bong Joon, Screenwriting, BONG-Joon-ho

DJ From ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ is the Least Star Wars-y Character to Ever Appear in a ‘Star Wars’ Film

(Welcome to The Galaxy-Wide Star Wars Character Guide , where we give proper due to the smaller figures in Star Wars history.) Great news! This article does not intend to re-litigate Star Wars:  The Last Jedi . No one needs that in their lives at the moment, and my views on the film are too down-the-middle to please anyone anyway. Instead, we’re here to take a closer look at one of its stand-out characters, DJ – a gloriously strange character played by the gloriously strange Benicio del T...
Tags: Movies, Features, Lucasfilm, Rian Johnson, Finn, Benicio Del Toro, Rose, Star-Wars, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Featured Stories Sidebar, Canto Bight, Crait, The Galaxy-Wide Star Wars Character Guide, Least Star Wars

Higher Ground Productions Announces Next Wave of Obama-Produced Movies and Shows on Netflix

Higher Ground Productions, the production company formed by former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama, has announced a new line-up of film and TV productions as part of their partnership with Netflix. While the first wave included primarily documentaries like American Factory, Crip Camp, and Becoming, and the new titles include a sci-fi film called Satellite, a YA series called Firekeeper’s Daughter, and a few more features, as well as a docuseries about the National Pa...
Tags: Television, Movies, Obama, Documentary, Barack Obama, Netflix, Everest, New York Times, Adaptation, Michelle Obama, BAFTA, Michael Lewis, Ted Sarandos, Rian Johnson, Black, Barack

Barack & Michelle Obama’s Higher Ground Unveils New Slate of Netflix Projects

Barack & Michelle Obama’s Higher Ground unveils new slate of Netflix projects After signing a first-look deal with the streamer in 2018 and partnering for three acclaimed projects since, Barack and Michelle Obama’s Higher Ground Productions has unveiled a slate of six new projects in development at Netflix, according to The Hollywood Reporter. RELATED: Passing: Netflix Nabs Global Rights to Rebecca Hall’s Directorial Debut if ( ! ezoic_test() ) { PB ...
Tags: TV, Movies, Barack Obama, Netflix, Michelle Obama, TV News, Streaming, Mars, Ted Sarandos, Rian Johnson, Barack, Rebecca Hall, Obamas, Spades, Selah, Mohsin Hamid

Oscar-Winning Actor Christopher Plummer Dies at Age 91

Oscar-winning actor Christopher Plummer dies at age 91 It is with great sadness that ComingSoon.net must report (via CNN) that legendary Canadian stage and screen actor Christopher Plummer has passed away at age 91. if ( ! ezoic_test() ) { PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; admiralCookie = null; if (typeof readAdmiralCook...
Tags: Movies, Jack Nicholson, Horror, Stephen King, Cnn, Tom Hanks, Oscar, Obituary, Russell Crowe, Sherlock Holmes, Venice, Spike Lee, Terry Gilliam, George Clooney, Kevin Spacey, Mike Nichols

Kevin Feige’s Star Wars Project Sets Loki’s Michael Waldron to Write

Kevin Feige’s Star Wars project sets Loki’s Michael Waldron to write It’s been a year and a half since exciting word first broke that Marvel Studios President and Marvel Chief Creative Officer Kevin Feige was developing a Star Wars film and now it seems development is progressing further as Loki creator and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness screenwriter Michael Waldron has been tapped to pen the script, according to Deadline. RELATED: Chris Pine Knows the Plot of Patty Jenkins’ Ro...
Tags: Star Wars, Movies, Disney, Netflix, Starz, Lucasfilm, Marvel Studios, Tom Hiddleston, Rian Johnson, Luke Skywalker, Luke Cage, Chris Pine, Loki, Morty, Rick, Walt Disney Studios

A Tale of Two Lukes: How ‘The Mandalorian’ and ‘The Last Jedi’ Work Together in Perfect Harmony

This post contains major spoilers for The Mandalorian and Star Wars:  The Last Jedi.  For anyone with a passing familiarity with the timeline of The Mandalorian and its relationship to the rest of the Star Wars canon, it wasn’t a hard leap to guess that Luke Skywalker would be the Jedi to answer Grogu’s (or as you better know him, Baby Yoda) call from the temple on Tython.  When he finally did appear on the season finale of The Mandalorian, he brought with him an action scen...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Features, Darth Vader, Lucasfilm, Rian Johnson, Yoda, Luke Skywalker, Anakin Skywalker, Rey, Ben, Luke, Jedi, Anakin

ComingSoon.net’s Favorite Movies of 2020 Lists!

ComingSoon’s Favorite Movies of 2020 Lists! It goes without saying that 2020 has been a compromised year at the movies. While many of the blockbusters we were so looking forward to never saw the light of day, there were still plenty of worthy films, to be sure. The staff of ComingSoon.net is keeping up the holiday tradition of its annual countdown of those worthy entries in our Favorite Movies of 2020 lists, which you can check out below! Click each title to purchase through Amazon! ...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Movies, Top, Horror, Aaron Sorkin, Ben Affleck, George Carlin, Chicago, Netflix, Arkansas, Richard Jenkins, Walton Goggins, Sherlock Holmes, Liam Hemsworth, Charlie Hunnam, Chris Hemsworth

CS Soapbox: Is The Mandalorian Fan Service Too Much?

BEGIN SLIDESHOW CS Soapbox: Is The Mandalorian Fan Service Too Much? WARNING!!!: This opinion piece contains SPOILERS for The Mandalorian Episode 16: “The Rescue”! Proceed with caution! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; admiralCookie = null; if (typeof readAdmiralCookie === "function"){ admiralCookie = readAdmiralCookie...
Tags: TV, Movies, Disney, TV News, Death Star, Darth Vader, Johnson, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, James Cameron, George Lucas, Patton Oswalt, Mark Hamill, Cgi, Rian Johnson, Leia

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