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The Morning Watch: ‘Hamilton’ Reunion on ‘The Tonight Show’, VFX Artists React to ‘Scott Pilgrim vs the World & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, the original cast of Hamilton reunites virtually on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots. Plus, watch as visual effects artists react to the work done on Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Looper, and ...
Tags: Movies, Jimmy-Fallon, Disney, Russell-Crowe, Ryan Gosling, The Tonight Show, Visual Effects, Edgar Wright, Hamilton, The Roots, Lin-manuel Miranda, Looper, Scott Pilgrim, Video Of The Day, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, The Abyss

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Animated Series in Talks

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World animated series in talks Though a box office disappointment upon release, Edgar Wright’s Scott Pilgrim vs. the World has been one of the most celebrated graphic novel adaptations of the last decade amongst fans and critics and though a sequel isn’t going to happen, the co-writer/director has revealed there may be a new avenue for the material. (Via Slash Film) RELATED: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Will Return To Theaters For Its 10th Anniversary ...
Tags: TV, Movies, World, TV News, Edgar Wright, Jared, Michael Cera, Adams, Scott, Wright, Bryan, Alison Pill, Scott Pilgrim, Ramona, Movie News, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

‘Scott Pilgrim’ Animated Series Being Considered, According to Edgar Wright

While a live-action sequel to Edgar Wright‘s Scott Pilgrim vs. the World seems very unlikely at this point, there still might be more Pilgrim on the way. According to Wright, there are “some plans” to continue the story in animation form. Wright adds that there’s nothing official yet, but confirms there have been discussions with comic creator Bryan Lee O’Malley about the idea. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is turning 10 years old this August, and while it remains a cult favorite these days, i...
Tags: Movies, Animation, Chris Evans, Edgar-Wright, Jared, Michael Cera, Wright, Bryan, Scott-Pilgrim, Comic Book/Superhero, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Bryan Lee O Malley

Abbey Lee, Nikki Amuka-Bird & Ken Leung Join M. Night Shyamalan’s Upcoming Thriller

Abbey Lee, Nikki Amuka-Bird & Ken Leung Join M. Night Shyamalan’s Upcoming Thriller Deadline brings word that Abbey Lee (Lovecraft Country, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Dark Tower), Nikki Amuka-Bird (Avenue 5, Gold Digger, Jupiter Ascending), and Ken Leung (Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens, Inhumans, The Blacklist) have joined M. Night Shyamalan’s untitled Universal Pictures thriller. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gpt...
Tags: Movies, M. Night Shyamalan, Edgar Wright, Universal Pictures, Abbey Lee, ComingSoon, Movie News, Alex Wolff, Thomasin McKenzie, Ken Leung, Eliza Scanlen, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Lee Nikki Amuka Bird, Lee Nikki Amuka Bird Ken Leung, Abbey Lee Lovecraft

The VelociPastor Sequel In Development

The VelociPastor sequel in development Last year saw the release of indie horror-comedy The VelociPastor and though it received mixed reviews from critics, it became a viral hit with everything from YouTube to Twitter seeing fans showing support for the film and now The Hollywood Reporter has brought word that a sequel is in development. RELATED: Ghostbusters: Afterlife’s Jason Reitman Teases Another Sequel PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlo...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Australia, Jason Reitman, Henry Rollins, Edgar Wright, Dracula, Golden Army, Steere, Brendan Steere, Jesse Gouldsbury, Gregory James Cohan, Alyssa Kempinski, Cornetto Trilogy Steere

Daily Podcast: Movie Theater Mask Policies, Academy Awards and Upcoming Films From Edgar Wright & Disney Animation

On the June 19, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman , and senior writer Ben Pearson to discuss the latest film and tv news, including the Academy Awards being pushed back, AMC’s Mask policy, Attack the Block 2 , upcoming films from Edgar Wright & Disney Animation. In The News: Brad (og Chris): Academy Awards Delayed Until April 2021, Movies Released Up Until February 2021 Now Eligible for Nominat...
Tags: Movies, Amc, Disney, Amc Theatres, Nolan, Edgar Wright, Joe Cornish, Peter, Ben, Brad, Tenet, Ben Pearson, Alamo Drafthouse, Jane Goldman, Disney Animation, Peter Sciretta

Film News Roundup: Edgar Wright Boards Kidnap Thriller ‘The Chain’ for Universal Pictures

In today’s film news roundup, Edgar Wright is directing “The Chain,” “Scoob!” and “The Secret Garden” get release dates, and “Young Hearts” and “Doors” find homes. DIRECTOR ATTACHMENT  “Baby Driver” director Edgar Wright is attached to Universal Pictures’ adaptation of kidnap movie “The Chain,” based on the bestselling novel by Adrian McKinty. Jane Goldman has […]
Tags: News, Edgar Wright, Universal Pictures, The Chain, Adrian McKinty Jane Goldman

Edgar Wright to Direct ‘The Chain’ Movie Based on the Bestselling Book, with Jane Goldman Writing the Script

Edgar Wright is about to tackle some dark material. The filmmaker, who has built his career making frequently comedic genre exercises, is going to direct a film adaptation of The Chain, author Adrian McKinty’s bestselling novel about a mother whose daughter is kidnapped. Jane Goldman, whose credits include films like Kick-Ass, X-Men: First Class, Kingsman: The Secret Service, and more, will write the screenplay, making this the first time Wright will direct a film that he isn’t writing. Dead...
Tags: Movies, Thriller, Adaptation, Secret Service, Universal, Goldman, Paramount, Edgar-Wright, Universal Pictures, Soho, Wright, Rachel, Adrian McKinty, Jane-Goldman, Shaun of the Dead Hot Fuzz Scott Pilgrim, Krysty Wilson Cairns

Edgar Wright Signs On to Helm The Chain Adaptation

Edgar Wright signs on to helm The Chain adaptation While audiences still anxiously wait for his upcoming psychological horror film, Edgar Wright (Last Night in Soho) has already lined up another new project with an adaptation of Adrian McKinty’s bestselling 2019 novel The Chain, according to Deadline. RELATED: Edgar Wright & More Launch Production Company Complete Fiction PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = P...
Tags: Movies, Paramount Pictures, Edgar Wright, Universal Pictures, Soho, Wright, Rachel, Adrian McKinty, Focus Features, Jane Goldman, Eric Fellner, Tim Bevan, Movie News, Nira Park, Shane Salerno, Krysty Wilson Cairnes

‘Youth’ Will Rapidly Age Pierce Brosnan in New Science Fiction Drama

Pierce Brosnan, the former Bond who has aged into a welcomed character actor, is set to star in the sci-fi thriller Youth. Brosnan will play a man in the not-too-distant future who undergoes a procedure to de-age himself. Unfortunately, the procedure backfires, and Brosnan’s character finds himself suddenly aging rapidly. The film is a feature-length adaptation of a short film directed by Brett Marty, who will also direct the feature. Youth Above you can check out the trailer for Youth,...
Tags: Casting, Sci-Fi, Pierce-Brosnan, Youth

The Quarantine Stream: ‘Attack the Block’ is an Underrated Gem of a Genre Movie

(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: Attack the Block Where You Can Stream It: Pluto TV The Pitch: John Boyega, in his star-making role, plays Moses, the young leader of a group of South London teenagers who mugs a nurse (a pre-Doctor Who Jodie Whittaker) on her way home from work. But the mugging is interrupted by a meteorite that crashes from the sky, revealing a...
Tags: London, Movies, Sci-fi, Features, South London, Moses, John Boyega, Edgar Wright, Joe Cornish, Wright, Cornish, Boyega, Whittaker, Netflix/Streaming Video, Jodie Whittaker, Featured Stories Sidebar

Filmmakers, Writers Rally Behind John Boyega After He Gives a Rousing Black Lives Matter Speech

The Black Lives Matter movement and the anti-police brutality protests sweeping the nation have become a sort of litmus test for which celebrities can put their money where their mouth is. Empty words of support and vague platitudes don’t work anymore when America — and the rest of the world — is this angry and this broken. Sure, some stars are obliged to the big money-making corporations and their carefully set standards. But John Boyega doesn’t care about that. Boyega starred in (and was argu...
Tags: Hollywood, London, Movies, Disney, America, Hair, John, Lucasfilm, Black Lives Matter, Hyde Park, Mark Hamill, John Boyega, Edgar Wright, Lin Manuel Miranda, Seth Grahame Smith, Boyega

Edgar Wright’s ‘Last Night in Soho’ Gets a New 2021 Release Date

Last Night in Soho has a new release date. Edgar Wright‘s upcoming psychological thriller starring Anya Taylor-Joy (The Witch) was one of our most highly anticipated movies of 2020, with an initial release date set for this fall. But after last week’s reports saying that Last Night in Soho would be moving to next year, Wright and Focus Features have confirmed that the new release date has been set for April 2021. It will be nearly another year until we find out what happened Last Night in So...
Tags: London, Movies, Thriller, Smith, Edgar-Wright, Diana Rigg, Soho, Wright, Penny Dreadful, Focus Features, Eric Fellner, Tim Bevan, Release Dates, Nira Park, Anya Taylor, Thomasin McKenzie

Edgar Wright’s Thriller ‘Last Night in Soho’ Release Date Moves Back to 2021

Focus Features is delaying the release of Edgar Wright’s thriller “Last Night in Soho.” The film has been moved back seven months from Sept. 25, 2020 to April 23, 2021. “Haunted by someone else’s past, but we’ll see you in the future… It’s true, #LastNightInSoho is not quite finished yet due to Covid 19,” Wright […]
Tags: News, Edgar Wright, Wright, Focus Features, Last Night in Soho, Coronavirus

New Last Night in Soho Release Date & Photo Revealed!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New Last Night in Soho Release Date & Photo Revealed! A new Last Night in Soho release date and photo have been revealed for  Focus Features’ horror thriller from director Edgar Wright! Originally scheduled for release on September 25, 2020, the film will now launch in theaters on Friday, April 23, 2021 domestically in North America. It will open against Fox’s animated Ron’s Gone Wrong and Lionsgate’s action-thriller The Asset starring Michael Keaton and Samuel L. Jacks...
Tags: London, Movies, Lionsgate, Horror, Fox, Roman Polanski, North America, Michael Keaton, Samuel L Jackson, Edgar Wright, Matt Smith, Soho, Wright, Ron, Shaun, Focus Features

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Will Return To Theaters For Its 10th Anniversary

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Will Return To Theaters For Its 10th Anniversary Back in 2010, the movie adaptation of Bryan Lee O’Malley’s smash indie comic, Scott Pilgrim, failed to make an impact at the box office. However, in the decade since its release, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World has earned a cult following for its unique style, action, and comedy. During a recent Scott Pilgrim rewatch party, director Edgar Wright revealed that the film is heading back into theaters for its 10th anniversar...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Edgar Wright, Universal Pictures, Michael Cera, Adams, Scott, Wright, Alison Pill, Scott Pilgrim, Ramona, Movie News, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ramona Flowers, Wallace Wells, Ellen Wong

Edgar Wright Plans to Bring ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. The World’ Back to Theaters, Reveals More Trivia During Watch Party

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World taught us a lot of things — Edgar Wright‘s elastic versatility as a director, that bread makes you fat, how not to wash your hands — but 10 years later we’re learning still more about the energized action comedy. Wright held an online watch party of his beloved 2010 comic book movie on Twitter last night, revealing all sorts of trivia and fun facts. Did you know Bill Hader was the narrator? That Quentin Tarantino‘s advice helped create the title sequence? Wright divu...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, World, Universal, Bill, Quentin Tarantino, Barry, Bill Hader, Chris Evans, Edgar-Wright, Tarantino, Around The Web, Wright, Tim Miller, Scott Pilgrim, Comic Book/Superhero

Edgar Wright and Collaborators Launch New Production Company, Which Already Has a Big Netflix Deal

Edgar Wright‘s highly anticipated Last Night in Soho may be delayed due to coronavirus (COVID-19), but the filmmaker is keeping busy during the pandemic. Wright has teamed up with two of his longtime collaborators Nira Park (The Cornetto Trilogy) and Rachael Prior (Baby Driver) alongside filmmaker and protégé Joe Cornish to launch a new production team, Complete Fiction. And they’ve already got a major Netflix deal, with three new series in the works, including a adaptation of supernatural dete...
Tags: Television, Movies, Netflix, Edgar-Wright, Thompson, Joe Cornish, Soho, Wright, Rachael, Cornish, Netflix/Streaming Video, Business and Industry News, Jonathan Stroud, Nira Park, Nira Park Baby Driver, Nira

Edgar Wright & More Launch Production Company Complete Fiction

Edgar Wright & more launch production company Complete Fiction Big Talk founder Nira Park and frequent collaborator Edgar Wright (Baby Driver) are partnering up with writer/director Joe Cornish (The Kid Who Would Be King) and right-hand creative Rachael Prior (Baby Driver) to launch a new production banner entitled Complete Fiction, according to Deadline. RELATED: Last Night in Soho: New Edgar Wright Film Delays 2020 Release The production firm will split its home base between London and L...
Tags: TV, London, Movies, Los Angeles, Park, Netflix, TV News, Edgar Wright, Joe Cornish, Soho, Wright, Cornish, Chakraborty, ComingSoon, Movie News, Edgar Wright Baby Driver

‘Baby Driver’ Producer Nira Park, Director Edgar Wright Launch Complete Fiction with Netflix Projects

Two years after leaving top U.K. indie Big Talk, “Baby Driver” producer Nira Park and director Edgar Wright have teamed with two of their long-term collaborators, writer-director Joe Cornish and producer Rachael Prior, to launch new production company Complete Fiction. Based in both London and Los Angeles, the new company will operate across film and […]
Tags: London, News, Global, Los Angeles, Edgar Wright, Joe Cornish, Nira Park, Rachael Prior, Big Talk, Netflix Projects, Complete Fiction Based

Last Night in Soho: New Edgar Wright Film Delays 2020 Release

Last Night in Soho: New Edgar Wright film delays 2020 release According to Variety, Focus Features has officially changed the release date for Edgar Wright’s upcoming horror film Last Night in Soho. Originally set to have its theatrical release on September 25, 2020, the film has now been pushed back to an indefinite date in 2021. The schedule delay is again due to the ongoing global pandemic that has affected most of this year’s upcoming movie releases from Lionsgate’s No Time to Die to...
Tags: UK, London, Movies, Lionsgate, Horror, Roman Polanski, Edgar Wright, Matt Smith, Soho, Wright, Shaun, Focus Features, ComingSoon, Movie News, Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie, Nira Park Tim Bevan Eric Fellner

Edgar Wright’s ‘Last Night in Soho’ Delayed to Sometime in 2021

Another day, another disappointing update about movies intended to be released this year getting delayed to sometime in the unknown future. This time it’s Edgar Wright‘s horror thriller Last Night in Soho, the film starring Thomasin McKenzie (Jojo Rabbit), Anya Taylor-Joy (The Witch), Matt Smith (Doctor Who), Diana Rigg (Game of Thrones), and Terence Stamp (recently seen in Murder Mystery). Originally slated for release this fall, the movie has been pushed back to 2021. Variety added Last Nig...
Tags: London, Movies, Horror, United States, Edgar-Wright, Diana Rigg, Soho, Wright, Focus Features, Terence Stamp, Release Dates, Thomasin McKenzie, Last Night in Soho

'I barely breathed': Tilda Swinton, Emma Thompson, Steve McQueen and more on their most memorable moments at the movies

From transformative nights in the grubbiest of fleapits to spellbinding screenings under the stars, film-makers and critics recall the communal thrill of going to the cinema• Walter Murch: why movies need cinemasIn my days as an impecunious young cineaste, there was the Tolmer cinema in Euston, the cheapest picturehouse in London, or anywhere – two shillings a time. A converted church, it was filthy, decrepit and gloriously eclectic. It showed whatever they could find, new prints and old. The Le...
Tags: London, Film, Film Industry, Culture, Mike Leigh, Steve McQueen, Emma Thompson, Raiders Of The Lost Ark, Tilda Swinton, Ken Loach, Edgar Wright, Steve Coogan, Kill Bill: Volume 1, Coen Brothers, Slumdog Millionaire, László Nemes