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Old: Release Date, Cast and More

(Welcome to …And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.) What a twist! This summer, M. Night Shyamalan is back with a new thriller – Old, a movie that takes Shyamalan from his familiar Philadelphia stomping grounds to a mysterious, secluded beach. But there will be no fun in the sun here, folks. Just an inexplicable series of mysteries that a group of unlucky characters will have to de...
Tags: Movies, Amc, Old, Thriller, Levy, Philadelphia, Universal, Shyamalan, Kathleen Chalfant, Peeters, M.-Night-Shyamalan, Release Dates, Vicky Krieps, Night Shyamalan, Rufus Sewell, Ashwin Rajan

‘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

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

‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ Will Complete the Original T-Rex’s Franchise-Long Journey

The Tyrannosaurus rex from Jurassic Park has come a long way. First appearing onscreen in the original 1993 film, the T-Rex has evolved from main movie monster to anti-hero, facing off with the terrifying Indominus rex in Jurassic World. And her story continues in Jurassic World: Dominion, and Colin Trevorrow shared the details with us. It’s hard to think of the Jurassic Park films without thinking of the T-Rex, the largest dinosaur in the original park who became the fearsome icon of the fr...
Tags: Movies, Earth, Sequels, Jurassic Park, Rex, Universal, Jurassic World, Colin Trevorrow, Claire, John Hammond, Dominion, Vanessa Armstrong, Isla Nublar, Action/Adventure, Trevorrow, Claire Dearing Bryce Dallas Howard

How ‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ Builds on the Themes of the Previous Films, According to Director Colin Trevorrow

Jurassic World: Dominion will bring the new Jurassic trilogy to a close, which means we’re in store for some sort of actual ending here, not just a set-up for future movies. And what better way to wrap up the series than with a film that’s timely? We all love timely stuff, don’t we kids? According to director Colin Trevorrow, Jurassic World: Dominion leans into being a reflection of our current world and the human experience in general, without being too preachy, and while building on the theme...
Tags: Movies, Sequels, Jurassic Park, Universal, Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt, Michael Crichton, Colin Trevorrow, Jeff Goldblum, Dominion, Ian Malcolm, Trevorrow, Colin Trevorrow Jurassic, Laura Dern Sam Neill, Jurassic World: Dominion, Alan Grant Ellie Sattler

The ‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ Villain is a Dinosaur Director Colin Trevorrow Has Been Saving for the Third Movie

Jurassic World: Dominion doesn’t arrive until next year, but some footage from the film is making its way to IMAX theaters in front of F9 this month. We’ve seen the footage, and it takes viewers back in time to when dinosaurs ruled the Earth. A prehistoric prologue shows non-cloned dinosaurs going about their business – and also introduces us to Jurassic World: Dominion‘s villainous dinosaur. It’s a dinosaur that director Colin Trevorrow says he’s been saving for the third and final film in his...
Tags: Movies, Earth, Sequels, Argentina, Jurassic Park, Rex, Universal, Jurassic World, Colin Trevorrow, Dominion, Amblin Entertainment, Trevorrow, Jurassic World: Dominion

‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ Finally Has Feathered Dinosaurs – Here’s How They Got the Details Right

Even though Jurassic Park is undoubtedly the greatest movie about dinosaurs ever made, there are some details that have become dated as scientists have learned new things about the prehistoric creatures. Perhaps the biggest discovery since the original Jurassic Park was made is that some dinosaurs have feathers, solidifying Dr. Alan Grant’s theory about why they might have behaved like giant birds when they roamed the Earth, eventually evolving into the winged creatures we know today. Jurassic ...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Earth, Sequels, Jurassic Park, Edinburgh, Universal, Jurassic World, Ilm, Steve, Colin Trevorrow, Jack Horner, Dominion, Steve Brusatte, Alan Grant, Action/Adventure

Universal’s VelociCoaster May Be One of the Best Roller Coasters Ever Built

The VelociCoaster, the new Jurassic World-themed roller coaster at Universal’s Islands of Adventure theme park, opens to the public today in Orlando, Florida. We experienced a sneak preview of the high-tech new ride and came back everything you need to know. And yes, that includes footage of us experiencing this very intense experience and looking appropriately terrified. You can watch it all below. The VelociCoaster Review ? The video above showcases our entire experience riding the V...
Tags: Florida, Hollywood, Movies, Disney, Features, Jurassic Park, Theme Parks, Universal, Jurassic World, Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt, Disneyland, Steven Spielberg, Orlando, Busch Gardens, Orlando Florida

‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ Director Colin Trevorrow on Embracing Feathered Dinosaurs, Taking the Series in a Fresh Direction, and Having Sympathy for the T-Rex [Interview]

It’s no surprise that Colin Trevorrow  — director of Jurassic World and the upcoming Jurassic World: Dominion  — loves dinosaurs. And while Dominion, thanks to the pandemic, won’t come out until June 10, 2022 ,  there will be an extended preview of the film in IMAX theaters before screenings of F9  later this month. We’ve seen the footage, and dinosaur fans will be heaven.  /Film talked to Trevorrow about the extended preview, his favorite dinosaurs, what fans can look forwa...
Tags: Movies, Interviews, Features, Sequels, Rex, Edinburgh, Universal, Jurassic World, George Lucas, Ilm, Michael Crichton, Steve, Colin Trevorrow, Jeff Goldblum, Jack Horner, Dominion

Halloween Kills: Release Date, Cast and More

(Welcome to …And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.) Happy Halloween! Michael Myers will once again go after Laurie Strode in Halloween Kills, the sequel to 2018’s Halloween, which was a direct sequel to the original Halloween that ignored practically every other sequel. Michael was left for dead at the end of the 2018 Halloween, but he has a habit of cheating death, over and over ...
Tags: Halloween, Hollywood, Movies, Horror, Green, Sequels, Universal, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jason Blum, Michael, John Carpenter, Barker, Loomis, McBride, Laurie, Haddonfield

The First ‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ Footage Offers a Franchise Origin Story and a Whole Bunch of T-Rex Action

Jurassic World: Dominion is a year away, but don’t fret. There’s an extended, dino-laden IMAX preview showing before screenings of  F9 to get us revved up (pun intended, sorry) long before its June 10, 2022 premiere. While the five-minute preview won’t be in theaters until F9 premieres on June 25, /Film had the chance to watch it early  in all its IMAX glory. Read on to get my reaction to the sneak peek footage, including what dinosaurs you will get to see before they settle in with Vin ...
Tags: Movies, Features, Sequels, Magic, Rex, Universal, Jurassic World, Ilm, Colin Trevorrow, Vin Diesel, Dominion, Action/Adventure, Trevorrow, Featured Stories Sidebar, Jurassic World: Dominion, Gordon Havoc

Jurassic World: Dominion Extended Look to Debut at F9 IMAX Screenings

A Moros Intrepidus in Jurassic World: Dominion Jurassic World: Dominion is set to launch next year, and ahead of its releases, fans looking for a sneak peek can check out an extended preview of the film this month.   RELATED: Universal’s Jurassic World VelociCoaster Opening Date Announced Universal announced on Wednesday that every IMAX screening of the upcoming film F9 would feature a Special Extended Preview of Jurassic World: Dominion. It’s unclear just how long the preview will be, but Uni...
Tags: Movies, Action, Imax, Universal, Jurassic World, Spielberg, Steven Spielberg, Universal Pictures, Colin Trevorrow, Fast & Furious, Frank Marshall, Pat Crowley, ComingSoon, Movie News, Derek Connolly, Trevorrow

Hacks: HBO Max Renews Acclaimed Comedy Series for Season 2

HBO Max has renewed the Max Original series Hacks for a second season. The critically-acclaimed comedy has been a top performer on the platform since its debut, consistently ranking in the top ten most viewed titles out of all available content. Season 1, from creators Paul W. Downs, Lucia Aniello, and Jen Statsky, explores a dark mentorship that forms between Deborah Vance (Emmy-winner Jean Smart), a legendary Las Vegas comedian, and an entitled, outcast 25-year-old (Hannah Einbinder). The sea...
Tags: Hbo, Comedy, TV, Movies, Smart, Hacks, TV News, Streaming, Universal, Las Vegas, Joan, Michael Schur, Jen, Bette, Lin Manuel Miranda, UTV

New ‘The Munsters’ Movie Will Be Directed by Hardcore ‘Munsters’ Fan Rob Zombie

There have been rumors that Rob Zombie would direct a Munsters movie for years – and now, it’s official. Mr. Zombie confirmed this himself on social media, promising more “exciting details as things progress.” While this may seem like a weird choice to some, Zombie is a full-fledged Munsters fanboy. His son “Dragula” references the car the Munsters owned, and he even did a commentary track for a Blu-ray release of the film Munster, Go Home! It’s official: Rob Zombie is directing The Munsters...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Horror, Salem, Universal, Eddie, Lily, Rob-Zombie, Zombie, Marilyn, Dracula, Bryan Fuller, TV To Film Adaptation, Herman Munster, The Munsters, Dragula

‘She Said’ Will Let Carey Mulligan and Zoe Kazan Take Down Harvey Weinstein

The Harvey Weinstein scandal sent shockwaves through Hollywood when The New York Times broke the story in 2017 – not necessarily because of the sexual nature of the crimes Weinstein allegedly committed, but because a high-powered producer was actually being forced to suffer consequences in an industry that often looked the other way. Now the story of Weinstein’s downfall is coming to the big screen in a new movie from Universal Pictures. Carey Mulligan and Zoe Kazan are in negotiations to play ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Drama, Keira Knightley, Casting, New York Times, Harvey Weinstein, Broadway, Universal, Steve McQueen, Carey Mulligan, True Story, Colette, She Said, Maria Schrader, Weinstein

‘Scott Pilgrim vs the World’ Expanded Soundtrack Starts Streaming in July, Listen to Brie Larson’s “Black Sheep” Cover Now

The Scott Pilgrim vs the World soundtrack was already one of the best of its kind – a brilliant collection of songs from a brilliant movie. But this year, it’s getting a lot better with the release of the expanded edition of the soundtrack, featuring previously unreleased songs from the movie. That includes the long-demanded full version of The Clash at Demonhead’s cover of Metric’s song “Black Sheep,” as performed by none other than Captain Marvel star Brie Larson. Director Edgar Wright (wh...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Beck, World, Universal, Video Game, Edgar-Wright, Cool Stuff, Brie Larson, Soho, Scott Pilgrim, Nigel Godrich, Ramona, Comic Book/Superhero, Soundtracks, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Cool Stuff: ‘Jurassic Park’ Amber Collection Adds Add John Hammond and Ellie Sattler Action Figures

Even though Mattel isn’t making as much noise as Hasbro, McFarlane Toys, and NECA when it comes to making action figures from movies and TV shows we love, they have a handful of releases that collectors may want to keep an eye out for. Over the past couple years, Mattel has been releasing six-inch action figures inspired by the Jurassic Park franchise. Dubbed the Amber Collection, the figures come with a solid head sculpts and a decent amount of accessories, and two more characters from the ori...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Sci-fi, Jurassic Park, Universal, Laura-Dern, Cool Stuff, Mattel, Richard Attenborough, Neca, John Hammond, Alan Grant, Sattler, Ian Malcolm, Action/Adventure, Ellie Sattler

Cool Stuff: ‘Jurassic Park’ Amber Collection Adds John Hammond and Ellie Sattler Action Figures

Even though Mattel isn’t making as much noise as Hasbro, McFarlane Toys, and NECA when it comes to making action figures from movies and TV shows we love, they have a handful of releases that collectors may want to keep an eye out for. Over the past couple years, Mattel has been releasing six-inch action figures inspired by the Jurassic Park franchise. Dubbed the Amber Collection, the figures come with a solid head sculpts and a decent amount of accessories, and two more characters from the ori...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Sci-fi, Jurassic Park, Universal, Laura-Dern, Cool Stuff, Mattel, Richard Attenborough, Neca, John Hammond, Alan Grant, Sattler, Ian Malcolm, Action/Adventure, Ellie Sattler

‘F9’ Clip: Just Your Everyday, Run-of-the-Mill Car Chase Through a Minefield

In 2017’s The Fate of the Furious, the most recent entry in Universal’s official Fast Saga, the Fast and Furious #family found themselves speeding across a volatile icy tundra. In this month’s F9, director Justin Lin is turning up the heat in more ways than one. Universal has released a new F9 clip featuring a car chase through a jungle environment – one that happens to be full of landmines. As you might expect, Tyrese Gibson‘s character does not take this information well. F9 Clip As y...
Tags: London, Movies, Sequels, Azerbaijan, Tokyo, Brian, Edinburgh, Universal, Justin-Lin, Central America, Universal Pictures, Ludacris, Tbilisi, Video Clips, Vin-Diesel, Tyrese-Gibson

Vin Diesel Makes a Car Swing Like Spider-Man in This Ridiculous ‘F9’ Clip

Even though international audiences are already enjoying the high-octane action of the latest installment of the Fast and Furious franchise, we’re still patiently waiting until the end of June to see F9. Thankfully, Universal Pictures has released a new F9 clip to hold us over, and it has Vin Diesel and Michelle Rodriguez pulling off a stunt that would make Spider-Man proud. F9 Clip – Car Swing On the run from helicopters with missiles and machine guns, Dom (Vin Diesel) and Letty (Michel...
Tags: Movies, Sequels, Brian, Universal, Justin Lin, Video Clips, Vin-Diesel, Nos, Dom, Michelle-Rodriguez, Action/Adventure, Letty, Fast and Furious, Dom Toretto, Dom Vin Diesel, Hoai Tran Bui

Lord and Miller Producing ‘Strays’, a Live-Action Comedy About an Abandoned Dog Seeking Revenge

Phil Lord and Chris Miller are continuing their path to producing dominance with Strays, a live-action comedy that’s just been picked up by Universal Pictures. Based on an original pitch from writer Dan Perrault, the film will follow a dog looking to enact revenge against the human that abandoned it, and that’s the kind of premise I can get behind. Josh Greenbaum, who helmed the wonderfully silly Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar, will direct the pic. Variety has the scoop that Lord and Mill...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Universal, Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Michael Lewis, Miller, Perrault, Barb, Donna Langley, Vista Del Mar, Strays, Josh Greenbaum, Aditya Sood, Dan Perrault, Phil Lord And Chris Miller

‘Old’ Trailer: Terrified Beachgoers Rapidly Age in M. Night Shyamalan’s New Thriller

M. Night Shyamalan‘s comeback hasn’t been as glorious as one would hope. After being welcomed back into the moviegoing public’s good graces with sleeper hit The Visit and the acclaimed horror film Split, Shyamalan stumbled once again with Glass, a sequel to Unbreakable and Split that failed to stick the landing. But with a well-liked Apple TV+ series Servant going strong and an intriguing new thriller on the way, Shyamalan might pull off that comeback after all. Old is a concisely titled horror...
Tags: Apple, Hollywood, Movies, Horror, Old, Thriller, Levy, Gael-Garcia-Bernal, Universal, Movie Trailers, Edgar Wright, Soho, Shyamalan, Peeters, M.-Night-Shyamalan, Vicky Krieps

‘F9’ Review: The ‘Fast and Furious’ Franchise Reaches New Heights of Absurdity

The Fast and Furious franchise has never cared about staying grounded. Even the scrappy 2001 original hovered an inch or two off the streets it burnt up every night with cans of NOS. But F9, the latest installment in the streetracing-turned-spy-heist series, does pose the question: how high is too high? Director Justin Lin, who makes a glorious return to Fast and Furious after stepping away from the franchise following Fast & Furious 6, hasn’t found that ceiling yet. And lord help us if he ever...
Tags: Movies, Movie Reviews, Sequels, Tokyo, Hobbs, Edinburgh, Universal, Justin-Lin, Avengers, Chris Morgan, Kurt Russell, Tyrese Gibson, Bennett, Russell, Charlize Theron, Han

‘The Boss Baby: Family Business’ Will Debut on Peacock the Same Day It Hits Theaters

Back in December 2020, the delayed animated sequel The Boss Baby: Family Business was eyeing a fall 2021 release. However, now that theaters are opening up, Universal Pictures has decided a summer theatrical release for the DreamWorks Animation movie is more appropriate. But just in case some families still aren’t ready to head back to theaters this season, Boss Baby: The Family Business will be released on the NBCUniversal streaming service Peacock on the same day it hits theaters. The Boss ...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Jimmy Kimmel, Ted, Animation, Sequels, Dreamworks Animation, Tracey Ullman, Universal, Movie Trailers, Eva Longoria, Alec Baldwin, Carol, Universal Pictures, Tim, Tina

‘Hardcore’: ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Director Adam Wingard to Direct Film Adaptation of Robert Kirkman’s Comic

Adam Wingard continues to pile up potential projects. The Godzilla vs. Kong filmmaker has just been hired to direct Hardcore, a movie adaptation of a comic created by The Walking Dead‘s Robert Kirkman and Marc Silvestri (Uncanny X-Men, Wolverine). If you’ve never read the comic, just think about the premise of Brandon Cronenberg’s Possessor, and it’s basically the same thing. Get the details below. The Hollywood Reporter says Adam Wingard has been hired to be Universal’s Hardcore director, an...
Tags: Movies, Universal, Nicolas Cage, John Travolta, Kong, Hollywood Reporter, Silvestri, Robert Kirkman, Kirkman, Wingard, Comic Book/Superhero, Hardcore, Adam Wingard, Andy Diggle, Marc Silvestri, Brandon Cronenberg

‘F9’ Breaks the Sound Barrier on International Box Office Records

F9 hasn’t yet been released in the U.S., but it’s already speeding to the top of the box office charts elsewhere. Following the latest Fast and Furious installment’s release in China and South Korea last week, F9‘s box office haul has already begun breaking records. And as the film release expands to the States in June, we can probably expect even more records to be shattered. According to the new IMAX Distribution numbers, F9 has broken records in China for the biggest IMAX opening day in t...
Tags: South Korea, Hong Kong, London, Movies, China, Sequels, Korea, Azerbaijan, Tokyo, Box Office, Brian, Edinburgh, Universal, States, Justin Lin, Central America

Cher is Ready to Turn Back Time with a Biopic from the Producers of ‘Mamma Mia!’

Following the success of recent music biopics such as Rocketman about Elton John and Bohemian Rhapsody about Freddie Mercury and Queen, and the upcoming movies about Elvis Presley and Whitney Houston, Universal is working on another showbiz story focused on the multi-hyphenate diva Cher. The Hollywood Reporter has news on the Cher biopic in the works at Universal. The project will reteam Cher with Mamma Mia!: Here We Go Again producers Judy Craymer and Gary Goetzman. As for scripting duties,...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Drama, Elton John, Elvis Presley, Universal, Cher, Ringo Starr, Ringo, Eric-Roth, True Story, Eastwick, Mamma Mia, Sonny Bono, Forrest Gump, Moonstruck

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Trailer: Ben Platt Brings the Tony-Winning Musical to the Big Screen

Dear Evan Hansen has made it to the big screen. A musical sensation when it debuted on Broadway in 2015, the Tony-winning musical now gets the feature film treatment with original star Ben Platt back in his blue polo, and looking a little rough for a teenager. Watch the Dear Evan Hansen trailer below. Dear Evan Hansen Trailer Directed by Stephen Chbosky (The Perks of Being A Wallflower, Wonder), Dear Evan Hansen follows a teenage boy with social anxiety (Platt) who is tasked with writin...
Tags: Movies, Stage, Broadway, Universal, Movie Trailers, Musical, Platt, Tony, Marc Platt, Justin Paul, Benj Pasek Justin Paul, EVAN HANSEN, Steven Levenson, Ben Platt, La La Land, Tony Grammy

‘F9’ Early Buzz: This Sequel is the Biggest and Most Bombastic ‘Fast and Furious’ Movie Yet

Even though it’s still over a month away from hitting theaters, the first critical reactions and reviews to the next installment of the Fast and Furious franchise have already sped onto the web. In case the most recently released trailer for F9 wasn’t enough of an indicator, this sequel gets bigger and more ridiculous than any of the previous installments, and it sounds like it will give fans exactly what they’ve come to expect from the completely over-the-top action franchise.  More on #F9 ...
Tags: Movies, Movie Reviews, Sequels, Tokyo, Universal, Justin Lin, Helen Mirren, John Cena, Indiewire, Tyrese, Hollywood Reporter, Michelle Rodriguez, Lin, Jakob, Erik Davis, David Ehrlich

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