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Netflix & STX’s Action-Thriller Gunpowder Milkshake Receives R-Rating

BEGIN SLIDESHOW According to Film Ratings, Netflix and STXfilms’ star-studded action-thriller Gunpowder Milkshake has officially been given an R-rating from the MPAA for “strong bloody violence throughout and language,” which teases the upcoming film’s action-packed sequences involving an all-female assassin squad. This also comes on the heels of the streamer’s successful 8-figure acquisition deal of Navot Papushado’s Karen Gillan-led project, which is scheduled to be released this summer. ...
Tags: Movies, Action, Netflix, Mpaa, Streaming, Studiocanal, Bill, Quentin Tarantino, Sam, Angela Bassett, Carla Gugino, Paul Giamatti, Edgar Wright, Michelle Yeoh, Scarlet, Karen Gillan

Scott Pilgrim: Edgar Wright’s Unexpected Compliment About His 10-Year-Old Comedy

Even the man who helped bring Scott Pilgrim to life is surprised by some of its charms.
Tags: Religion, Edgar Wright, Scott Pilgrim

Edgar Wright’s ‘The Sparks Brothers’ to Open Physical Edition of Sundance London

Edgar Wright’s music documentary “The Sparks Brothers” will have its U.K. premiere as the opening film of Sundance Film Festival: London. As the U.K. remains on track to open all indoor cinema screens from May 17, Sundance London (July 29-Aug. 1) will be an in-person event this year at the Picturehouse Central cinemas, after a […]
Tags: London, News, Global, Edgar Wright, Picturehouse Central, Sundance London, Sparks Brothers, The Sparks Brothers

Perfect: Thomasin McKenzie to Lead Olivia Wilde’s Kerri Strug Biopic

(Photo by David Crotty/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)   According to Deadline, Jojo Rabbit star Thomasin McKenzie has officially been tapped for the leading role in Olivia Wilde’s upcoming sports drama biopic titled Perfect, centered around legendary gymnast Kerri Strug’s historic win at the 1996 Olympics. The film will be directed by Wilde from a script written by Ronnie Sandahl (Borg vs McEnroe). Production is expected to begin sometime this fall. This marks the 20-year-old New Zealand ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Drama, Olympics, New Zealand, Sony, Olivia Wilde, MMA, Edgar Wright, Justin Kurzel, Soho, Don, Wilde, Taika Waititi, Kevin Feige, ComingSoon

Jack Black, JJ Abrams And Other Celebrities Hit Edgar Wright With An Unexpected Scott Pilgrim Request

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World is so popular that even celebrities pay tribute to Edgar Wright's work.
Tags: Religion, Edgar Wright, Scott Pilgrim, Jack Black JJ Abrams

Gunpowder Milkshake: Netflix Nabs U.S. Rights to STX’s All-Star Action Pic

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Following an intense bidding competition, Netflix has successfully won the U.S. distribution rights to STXfilms‘ highly-anticipated action thriller Gunpowder Milkshake, which features an all-star female cast led by Avengers: Endgame star Karen Gillan. According to Deadline, the streamer acquired the upcoming film in an 8-figure acquisition deal with STX. Studiocanal will retain international distribution rights. Netflix is reportedly planning to release Gunpowder Milkshake t...
Tags: Movies, Action, Netflix, Streaming, Studiocanal, Bill, Quentin Tarantino, Sam, Angela Bassett, Carla Gugino, Paul Giamatti, Edgar Wright, Michelle Yeoh, Scarlet, Karen Gillan, Lena Headey

The One Scott Pilgrim Moment Edgar Wright Is Looking Forward To Fans Rediscovering In Theaters

Even Edgar Wright has that Scott Pilgrim moment that always brings him joy.
Tags: Religion, Edgar Wright, Scott Pilgrim

Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain Doc Sets Release Date

Focus Features has officially set the release date for award-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville’s upcoming documentary film titled Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain. This comes after it was recently announced that the docufilm would be having its world premiere on June 11 as part of this year’s Tribeca Film Festival official 2021 lineup. After that, Roadrunner is scheduled to arrive in U.S. theaters on Friday, July 16, which will be followed by a TV premiere on CNN and a streaming debut o...
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Scott Pilgrim Alternate Ending: Edgar Wright Tells Us Which Ending He Prefers And Why

Scott Pilgrim's precious little ending went through some mecha changes.
Tags: Religion, Edgar Wright, Scott Pilgrim

Edgar Wright's The Running Man: 7 Stephen King Actors Who Should Join The Remake

Let's build the cast of Edgar Wright's The Running Man remake with stars from past Stephen King adaptations.
Tags: Religion, Stephen King, Edgar Wright

‘Annette’ Trailer: Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard Star in Leos Carax’s Wild Musical

Here’s the first trailer for a movie that we’ve been waiting years to see. Adam Driver (Star Wars: The Last Jedi) and Marion Cotillard (Inception) co-star in Annette, a fantastic-looking new musical from director Leos Carax (Boy Meets Girl, Holy Motors) that’s written by Sparks, the pop/rock band recently profiled in Edgar Wright’s first documentary feature, The Sparks Brothers. The movie, which will open this year’s Cannes Film Festival, looks like it will definitely be worth the long wait. Ch...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Romance, Drama, Los Angeles, United States, Movie Trailers, Musical, Cannes film festival, Marion Cotillard, Adam Driver, Edgar Wright, Sparks, Amazon Prime Video, Wright, Annette

‘Starlight’: ‘Attack the Block’ Helmer Joe Cornish Will Write and Direct Mark Millar Adaptation

After Attack the Block arrived in 2011, lots of folks expected Joe Cornish to become a prolific filmmaker hired by big studios to make great, original movies. Instead, he’s only directed one other film – The Kid Who Would Be King in 2019. Thankfully, Cornish is about to get back in the director’s chair again with Starlight, an adaptation of the Mark Millar comic of the same name. Cornish will write and direct the film for 20th Century Studios. The comic follows a space hero who saves the galaxy...
Tags: Movies, Earth, Adaptation, 20th Century Fox, Duke, Mark-Millar, Edgar Wright, Joe Cornish, Kingsman, Cornish, Starlight, Comic Book/Superhero, Duke McQueen, Helmer Joe Cornish, Goran Parlov Millar, The Adventures of Tin Tin Cornish

CS Soapbox: MCU Chronology is a Crucial Part of the Success

CS Soapbox: MCU Chronology is a Crucial Part of the Success Marvel has done an impeccable job crafting the one and — as of now — only successful cinematic universe (okay, maybe The Conjuring). Other studios have tried and failed to create their own intertwined franchises over the years, but none have unlocked the secret to the MCU’s sustained success. So, what gives? What is Marvel doing differently than the others? Here’s one theory: a heavy focus on chronology, or an emphasis on releasing ...
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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Trailer for Dolby Cinema Re-Release

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Trailer for Dolby Cinema Re-Release Edgar Wright and Dolby Cinema just announced that a never-before-seen version of Universal Pictures’ 2010 hit cult classic Scott Pilgrim vs. The World will be coming to theaters on April 30. The film has been reimagined in Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos and will play exclusively at Dolby Cinema locations in the U.S. for one week only. Check out the trailer in the player below! Click here to purchase Scott Pilgrim vs. the World! Cli...
Tags: Movies, World, Dolby Vision, Edgar Wright, Universal Pictures, Michael Cera, Dolby Atmos, Adams, Scott, Alison Pill, Scott Pilgrim, Dolby Cinema, Ramona, Movie News, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ramona Flowers

‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’ is Getting an Enhanced Theatrical Re-Release for the 10th Anniversary

It’s been over 10 years since Scott Pilgrim vs the World arrived in theaters. In fact, the 10th anniversary should have been celebrated last year, but the coronavirus pandemic kept audiences mostly away from movie theaters. That’s why this year will see the theatrical re-release of Edgar Wright‘s adaptation of Bryan Lee O’Malley ‘s graphic novel series in a never-before-seen version of the movie that has been recalibrated for Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision, providing an audio visual experience f...
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New Trailer for Dolby Cinema 'Scott Pilgrim vs. the World' Re-Release

"Sounds like someone wants to get… funky." Dolby has debuted a brand new 10th anniversary re-release trailer for Edgar Wright's badass comic book movie Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. It originally opened in August of 2010 after premiering at Comic-Con at an unforgettable surprise event. "Get ready, Scott Pilgrim fans! We have news that’s more wicked than the League of Evil Exes: on April 30th, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World returns to theaters exclusively in Dolby Cinema!" Edgar Wright explains...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Amc, US, World, Dolby, Dolby Vision, Edgar Wright, Dolby Atmos, Scott, Scott Pilgrim, To Watch, Dolby Cinemas, Ellen Wong, Julian Slater, Stephen Nakamura DP Bill Pope

Profile: Focus Features Nabs Rights to Timur Bekmambetov Screenlife Thriller

Profile: Focus Features nabs global rights to Timur Bekmambetov’s screenlife thriller Focus Features has successfully acquired the worldwide distribution rights to director Timur Bekmambetov’s 2018 terrorist thriller film titled Profile. It had its world premiere three years ago at the 68th Berlin International Film Festival where it won an Audience Award. Focus Features will distribute the film domestically while Universal Pictures will distribute it internationally, excluding CIS/Russia. T...
Tags: Movies, Belfast, Sony Pictures, Kenneth Branagh, Edgar Wright, Universal Pictures, Hunter, Tyler Perry, John Cho, Abraham Lincoln, Matt, CIS, Focus Features, Vick, Nick Johnson, Ben Hur

Enter ComingSoon’s Prize Pack Giveaway for Eddie Huang’s Boogie!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Enter ComingSoon’s prize pack giveaway for Eddie Huang’s Boogie! has been provided with two prize bundle packs for Focus Feature’s Boogie, written and directed by Eddie Huang, which is currently playing in theaters. The bundles include cool swag such as a hat, sweatshirt, dominoes, and a tote bag, in addition to a Fandango code to stream the film for free once it’s released on PVOD! You can check out photos of the prize pack items in the gallery below. To en...
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Focus Features Sets June Release for Edgar Wright’s The Sparks Brothers

Focus Features sets June release for Edgar Wright’s The Sparks Brothers On the heels of screening at the 2021 South by Southwest Film Festival (SXSW) and making its world premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival ,Edgar Wright’s The Sparks Brothers documentary has landed a June 18 release date from Focus Features! RELATED: Edgar Wright’s Documentary The Sparks Brothers Acquired by Focus And watch this space for imminent news on international release dates for @sparksbrothers from @Un...
Tags: Movies, Edgar Wright, Universal Pictures, Sxsw, Sparks, Soho, Wright, Ron, Focus Features, Scott Pilgrim, Movie News, Nira Park, Russel Mael, Laura Richardson, Media Rights Capital MRC, Southwest Film Festival SXSW

Henry Golding Confirms Snake Eyes Reshoots are Currently Underway

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Henry Golding confirms Snake Eyes reshoots are currently underway Crazy Rich Asians breakout star Henry Golding took to Instagram to confirm that he’s currently back on the set of Paramount Pictures’ Snake Eyes to start filming the reshoots for the upcoming G.I. Joe spinoff. This comes over seven months since the film completed its principal photography in Japan. In his Instagram story, which you can check out below, Golding gave fans an update by assuring them that all ...
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The Talisman: Spielberg & Duffer Bros. Adapting Stephen King’s Novel Into a Series

The Talisman: Spielberg & Duffer Bros. Adapting Stephen King’s Novel Into a Series Stephen King and Peter Straub’s fantasy horror novel The Talisman is being adapted into a series with Oscar winner Steven Spielberg (Saving Private Ryan, Schindler’s List, Jaws) teaming up with the Emmy-nominated Duffer Brothers (Stranger Things) to finally make the project a reality, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Mark and Ross Duffer will executive produce the series adaptation that is being produced by...
Tags: TV, Movies, Horror, Stephen King, America, Los Angeles, Netflix, TV News, Wisconsin, Jack, Spielberg, Steven Spielberg, Edgar Wright, Mark, Straub, Sawyer

King Richard Director Reinaldo Marcus Green to Helm Bob Marley Biopic

King Richard Director Reinaldo Marcus Green to Helm Bob Marley Biopic Reinaldo Marcus Green has been set to helm Paramount Pictures’ Bob Marley biopic, according to Deadline. Green is currently directing another docudrama, King Richard, which takes a look at how tennis superstars Venus and Serena Williams become who they are after the coaching from their father, Richard Williams, who will be portrayed by Will Smith. Green’s previous credits also include Stop, Monsters and Men, Top Boy, Amend:...
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Edgar Wright's The Running Man Should Make Two Key Changes To Stephen King's Story

A more book-faithful adaptation of Stephen King's The Running Man sounds amazing, but these changes feel necessary.
Tags: Religion, Stephen King, Edgar Wright

Netflix's Shadow and Bone Trailer Is the Miracle We Need (io9)

The Grishaverse is alive and alight in the new trailer for Shadow and Bone. Based on Leigh Bardugo’s bestselling Grisha trilogy and Six of Crows books, Shadow and Bone follows orphan and mapmaker Alina Starkov (Jessie Mei Li, who will also appear in Edgar Wright’s upcoming Last Night in Soho) as she discovers the…Read more... [Author: Courtney Enlow]
Tags: News, Netflix, Edgar Wright, Soho, Leigh Bardugo, Grisha, Courtney Enlow, Alina Starkov Jessie Mei Li

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 =...
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Edgar Wright’s ‘The Sparks Brothers’ Documentary Has Been Acquired by Focus Features

Edgar Wright‘s first documentary has found a home. The filmmaker, whose previous feature directing credits include the Cornetto trilogy, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, and Baby Driver, debuted his first documentary, The Sparks Brothers, at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. And now Focus Features, the indie label which has worked with Wright on multiple projects already, has acquired the rights to the movie, which shines a spotlight on the eccentric and creative band known as Sparks. Who the ...
Tags: Movies, Documentary, Edgar-Wright, Sparks, Wright, Ron, Edgar, Focus Features, Scott Pilgrim, Peter Kujawski, Ethan Anderton, Russell Mael, Sparks Brothers, The Sparks Brothers

Edgar Wright’s ‘Sparks Brothers’ Documentary Lands at Focus Features

Focus Features has acquired worldwide rights to Edgar Wright’s documentary “The Sparks Brothers,” which premiered to rave reviews at Sundance Film Festival. “The Sparks Brothers” takes a look at siblings Ron and Russell Mael, two halves of the enigmatic rock pop duo known as Sparks. Wright’s film, capturing their decades-long career and impact, features commentary […]
Tags: News, Sundance film festival, Edgar Wright, Ron, Focus Features, Russell Mael, Sparks Wright, Sparks Brothers, The Sparks Brothers

Edgar Wright’s Documentary The Sparks Brothers Acquired by Focus

Edgar Wright’s documentary The Sparks Brothers acquired by Focus Focus Features has acquired the worldwide rights to Edgar Wright’s first documentary feature, The Sparks Brothers, from MRC Non-Fiction following a widely acclaimed debut at the Sundance film festival this year. Currently with a 100% critics score on Rotten Tomatoes, the film chronicles the decades-long career and influence of the enigmatic rock pop duo Sparks. In his second film with Focus Features this year, director Edgar Wri...
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