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Never Have I Ever Season 2 Trailer Teases a High School Love Triangle

Netflix has finally released the full trailer for the upcoming second season of their hit coming-of-age dramedy series Never Have I Ever, starring Maitreyi Ramakrishnan. The series is scheduled to make its return on Thursday, July 15. The video features Devi’s new high school dilemma as she tries to choose between former nemesis Ben and long-time crush Paxton on who will be the one to fulfill her dreams of having an American high school boyfriend. It also teases a new school competition for Dev...
Tags: Video, Comedy, TV, Movies, Netflix, Oscar, TV News, Streaming, Kaling, Mindy Kaling, Ben, Paxton, Devi, Mike Flanagan, Chris Jackson, Niecy Nash


How straight actors playing gay went from ‘brave’ to ‘blacking up’

If Ammonite and Supernova are anything to go by, queer roles are no longer awards bait. Instead, such films’ stars find themselves having to justify taking work away from LGBT+ performersIn February 1994, Hollywood seemed to change for ever. Tom Hanks – the epitome of the American everyman – won a best actor Oscar for playing the out gay protagonist in a major studio movie.In retrospect, Philadelphia looks a bit iffy. It is melodramatic, littered with tropes, and gets an awful lot of cathartic m...
Tags: Hollywood, Film, Tom Hanks, Culture, Awards and prizes, LGBT rights, Oscar, Oscars, Philadelphia


Not only the brave: why straight actors playing gay are no longer automatically acclaimed

If Ammonite and Supernova are anything to go by, queer roles are no longer awards bait. Instead, such films’ stars find themselves having to justify taking work away from LGBT+ performersIn February 1994, Hollywood seemed to change for ever. Tom Hanks – the epitome of the American everyman – won a best actor Oscar for playing the out gay protagonist in a major studio movie.In retrospect, Philadelphia looks a bit iffy. It is melodramatic, littered with tropes, and gets an awful lot of cathartic m...
Tags: Hollywood, Film, Tom Hanks, Culture, Awards and prizes, LGBT rights, Oscar, Oscars, Philadelphia


NBA star Westbrook and his family help celebrate reopening of amped-up Crenshaw Family YMCA

NBA player Russell Westbrook, left, reacts after a child shoots the ball during the Re-grand Opening of the Crenshaw Family YMCA in Los Angeles on Thursday, June 17, 2021. (Photo by Raul Romero Jr, Contributing Photographer) NBA player Russell Westbrook and his family pose for a portrait during the Re-grand Opening of the Crenshaw Family YMCA in Los Angeles on Thursday, June 17, 2021. (Photo by Raul Romero Jr, Contributing Photographer) Volunteer Kaleb Phillips, right, instructs a child o...
Tags: Health, Hollywood, News, Education, California, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Basketball, Oscar, Nba, Community, Kobe Bryant, Alan Smith, Ucla


Robin Robin Teaser Previews Netflix’s New Stop-Motion Animated Pic

Netflix has released the first teaser for Aardman Animation’s newest stop-motion short film titled Robin Robin, featuring the voices of Golden Globe winner Gillian Anderson and Oscar nominee Richard E. Grant. The video begins with a family of mice as they discover a bird egg that suddenly hatches inside their home. The animated holiday special will be available for streaming on November 27. Introducing ROBIN ROBIN, an animated holiday special from the stop-motion masterminds at Aardman Animati...
Tags: Family, Video, Movies, Netflix, Oscar, Streaming, Gillian Anderson, Robin, Mike, Golden Globe, Zack Snyder, Richard E Grant, ComingSoon, Movie News, Robin Robin, Dan Ojari


Truth Be Told Season 2 Teaser Starring Octavia Spencer & Kate Hudson

Apple TV+ has released the first teaser trailer for the upcoming second season of their mystery crime drama Truth Be Told, confirming that the series is scheduled to make its return on August 20. RELATED: The Morning Show Season 2 Teaser Sets Apple TV+ Return Date The video features Octavia Spencer’s Poppy Parnell as she takes on a new case involving her childhood friend Micah, portrayed by Kate Hudson. It also teases how the new murder case will ultimately put their friendship to test. Check o...
Tags: Video, TV, Movies, Drama, Apple TV, Oscar, Poppy, TV News, Streaming, Kate Hudson, Octavia Spencer, Micah, Parnell, ComingSoon, Nichelle Tramble Spellman, Kathleen Barber


Sugar23 Hires Sukee Chew, Anna Weinstein and Alex Creasia

Sugar23, founded by Oscar-winning producer, manager and entrepreneur Michael Sugar, has hired new managers Sukee Chew, Anna Weinstein and Alex Creasia, who have varied areas of expertise. Chew, an industry veteran with two decades of experience as a producer and an arsenal of talented screenwriters and filmmakers on her roster, joins Sugar23 after previously orchestrating […]
Tags: News, Oscar, Michael Sugar, Anna Weinstein, Sugar23, Alex Creasia, Sukee Chew, Sukee Chew Anna Weinstein


Pixar’s Luca Went Through Many Big Changes on Its Way to Disney+

Here’s how Pixar’s latest film, Luca, does not end: a huge kraken does not show up and face off against the heroes. At one point in production, it did happen, though. During Pixar’s film development, director Enrico Casarosa and producer Andrea Warren were working on a movie that got that way bigger and busier than…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Stephen King, Disney, Oscar, Pixar, Luca, Julia, Alberto, Rob Reiner, Giulia, La Luna, Andrea Warren, Enrico Casarosa, Land of the Dead, Jack Dylan Grazer


Sony’s Brad Pitt-Led Action Pic Bullet Train Sets 2022 Release Date

(Photo by Rachel Luna/Getty Images) Sony Pictures has officially set the release date for David Leitch’s newest action-thriller film titled Bullet Train, featuring a star-studded cast led by Oscar-winning actor Brad Pitt. After wrapping up its production last March, the film has been scheduled to hit the theaters on April 8, 2022. Its current theatrical release date will see Bullet Train going up against four competitors in the form of Paramount Pictures’ Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Focus Features’ T...
Tags: Movies, Action, Ocean, Oscar, Sony, Sandra Bullock, Tokyo, Brad Pitt, Deadpool, Sony Pictures, Joey King, Fight Club, Pitt, Yuma, Leitch, Antoine Fuqua


Ned Beatty, Actor Known for ‘Deliverance’ and ‘Network,’ Dies at 83

Film and TV actor Ned Beatty, who was Oscar nominated for his supporting role in “Network” and appeared in a number of the most significant American films of the 1970s, has died. He was 83. Beatty’s management confirmed his death to Variety, adding that he died from natural causes on Sunday morning surrounded by his […]
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Jameela Jamil Joins the Cast of Disney+’s She-Hulk

The upcoming Disney+ She-Hulk series has officially gained a major character, as Variety is reporting that Jameela Jamil has joined the show.   RELATED: First Look at Mark Ruffalo on Set for She-Hulk Revealed Jamil (The Good Place) will reportedly take on the role of Titania, a supervillain with incredible strength and one of the main rivals of She-Hulk in the comic series. Jamil will join a cast that’s already packed with talent, including Renée Elise Goldsberry, Ginger Gonzaga, and Oscar nom...
Tags: Comedy, TV, Movies, Marvel, Disney, Action, Oscar, TV News, Streaming, Edward Norton, Tatiana Maslany, Marvel Studios, Mark Ruffalo, Tim Roth, Comic Book, Marvel Cinematic Universe


Anthony Bourdain Doc Director Morgan Neville on How He Balanced Tragedy and Joy in ‘Roadrunner’

Documentarian Morgan Neville didn’t know Anthony Bourdain personally, but he felt the globe-trotting chef and author was a kindred spirit. “In many ways, we were doing the same kind of work,” says the Oscar-winning director, whose raw and personal documentary “Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain” premieres Friday at the Tribeca Festival ahead of a […]
Tags: News, Oscar, Anthony Bourdain, Josh Homme, Morgan Neville, Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain, Anthony Bourdain Doc Director Morgan Neville


‘tick, tick…BOOM!’ Trailer: Andrew Garfield is a Musical Genius in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Feature Directorial Debut

“Do you know how many Jonathan Larsons there are? One.” Andrew Garfield plays the one and only musical genius, the composer and playwright behind Rent, who died suddenly on the night before the show’s off-Broadway premiere. But he left in his wake a Broadway touchstone, as well as tick, tick…BOOM!, an acclaimed autobiographical musical which will now be adapted to the screen by Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda in his feature directorial debut. Watch the tick, tick…BOOM! trailer below. ti...
Tags: Movies, New York City, Netflix, Oscar, Broadway, David Auburn, Movie Trailers, Emmy, Musical, Andrew Garfield, Miranda, Garfield, Dunkirk, Hamilton, Lin Manuel Miranda, Tony


Exclusive: HP’s Generation Impact: The Coder Trailer Spotlights Jay Jay Patton

ComingSoon is proud to debut the trailer and poster from the Garage by HP‘s Generation Impact: The Coder, which is a short film that chronicles the coding journey of both Jay Jay Patton and her father Antoine. The 16-year-old and her father founded Unlock Academy, which is an in-person and online coding school that mentors young people that are interested in STEM careers. Jay Jay wants to bring 10,000 women of color into the technology space. At just 13, Jay Jay designed and built the Photo Pat...
Tags: Movies, Hp, Oscar, Antoine, Jay Jay, ComingSoon, Movie News, Steven Cantor, Samantha Knowles, Generation Impact, Generation Impact: The Coder, Jay Jay Patton, Unlock Academy, HP Foundation


Free Guy Trailer: Ryan Reynolds Tries to Save His World From Taika Waititi

BEGIN SLIDESHOW With only two months left to go before the long-awaited debut of Free Guy, 20th Century Studios has dropped a brand new trailer for director Shawn Levy’s upcoming action-comedy film, starring Ryan Reynolds as a video game background character. The video, which you can check out below along with the new poster, features new action-packed footage highlighting Guy as he tries to save his fictional world from getting deleted by Taika Waititi’s character Antoine. Originally sched...
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‘MacGruber’ Series Adds Sam Elliott, Laurence Fishburne, Mickey Rourke to Cast

The gang’s all here for the MacGruber TV series at Peacock. The NBCUniversal streamer has added three impressive new cast members to the sequel series to the cult action-comedy film, with Sam Elliott, Laurence Fishburne, and Mickey Rourke joining the cast headed by Will Forte. Variety reports that Rourke has been cast as the villain of the eight-episode MacGruber series at Peacock. The Oscar-nominated The Wrestler actor will be playing Brigadier Commander Enos Queeth, “a mysterious villain f...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Casting, Abc, US, America, Oscar, Mickey-Rourke, Kristen Wiig, Remakes, Elliott, Rourke, Perry, Peacock, Ryan Phillippe


Cannes Completes Official Selection Lineup for 2021 Edition With Ari Folman, Gaspar Noe Titles

The Cannes Film Festival has completed the extensive film lineup of its Official Selection, including the animated feature “Where Is Anne Frank?” directed by Oscar-nominated Ari Folman (“Waltz with Bashir”). The festival has also added “Vortex” by Gaspar Noe to the Cannes Premiere section and “Mes Freres Et Moi” by Yohan Manca to Un Certain […]
Tags: News, Global, Oscar, Cannes, Anne Frank, Bashir, Gaspar Noé, Ari Folman, Cannes Premiere, Ari Folman Gaspar Noe Titles, Ari Folman Waltz, Mes Freres Et Moi, Yohan Manca


Making Ghostbusters: Afterlife Was a Family Affair

It’s always disconcerting trying to accomplish something with someone looking over your shoulder while you do it. It’s even more awkward when it’s a parent, especially if you’re trying to do something that they’re old hands at. So pity poor Jason Reitman, who had to make the entirety of Ghostbusters: Afterlife with…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Oscar, Jason Reitman, Ghostbusters, Reitman, Ivan Reitman, Slimer, Ghost Corps, Creative Works, English Language Films, Entertainment Culture


‘Flatly False’: Wasserman Estate Disputes Claims of Support for Jonah Hill’s ‘The Last Mogul’ (EXCLUSIVE)

A new series about the relationship between Hollywood fixer Sidney Korshak and the late MCA media titan Lew Wasserman is stirring up some present-day back lot drama, multiple insiders tell Variety. The issue at hand with the recently announced project “The Last Mogul,” which has attached Jonah Hill to star as Korshak and Oscar winning […]
Tags: Hollywood, News, Oscar, Jonah Hill, MCA, Casey Wasserman, Lew Wasserman, Allen Shapiro, Sidney Korshak, Korshak, Wasserman Estate Disputes Claims


New Indiana Jones 5 Set Photos Tease Harrison Ford’s Return

As production continues on Indiana Jones 5 in the UK, another batch of behind-the-scenes photos from the set of Lucasfilm’s long-in-development final installment has arrived online through Twitter (via IJ Adventure Outpost). The new set photos provide us our first glimpse of franchise star Harrison Ford’s return as the legendary adventurer. Ford, who was seen along with Lucasfilm president and producer Kathleen Kennedy, was finally wearing his familiar Indiana Jones attire after over a decade s...
Tags: UK, Movies, Action, Ford, Oscar, Harrison Ford, Lucasfilm, Indiana Jones, John Williams, Steven Spielberg, Golden Globe, Kathleen Kennedy, Jez, John Henry Butterworth, ComingSoon, Movie News


‘No Sudden Move’ Trailer: Steven Soderbergh Returns to the Heist Movie With a Criminally Good Cast

Every time director Steven Soderbergh returns to the heist genre, we get a banger — the Ocean’s movies, Logan Lucky — and No Sudden Move looks to be another good one. With a killer cast that includes Don Cheadle, Benicio del Toro, Jon Hamm, David Harbour, Ray Liotta, Kieran Culkin, and Julia Fox, how could it not be? Watch the No Sudden Move trailer below. No Sudden Move Trailer Don Cheadle stars in No Sudden Move as a member of a group of small-time criminals who get roped into a schem...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, New York City, Ocean, Oscar, Steven-Soderbergh, Movie Trailers, North America, Detroit, Warner Brothers, Don Cheadle, Tribeca, Toro, Cheadle, Soderbergh, Ed Solomon


No Sudden Move Trailer: Don Cheadle, Benicio Del Toro Star in Soderbergh’s Heist Drama

The official trailer for Academy Award-winning director Steven Soderbergh’s crime drama thriller No Sudden Move from Warner Bros. Pictures has been released, along with new key art for the feature. Starring Oscar nominee Don Cheadle (Hotel Rwanda, Black Monday) and Oscar winner Benicio Del Toro (Traffic, Escape at Dannemora), the film will premiere on July 1 on HBO Max. RELATED: First 8 Minutes of In the Heights Released Ahead of Thursday Debut Set in 1954 Detroit, No Sudden Move centers on a g...
Tags: Video, Hbo, Movies, Drama, Oscar, Streaming, Steven Soderbergh, Warner Bros, Detroit, Ray Liotta, Warner Bros. Pictures, Soderbergh, Dannemora, Ed Solomon, ComingSoon, Movie News


Indiana Jones 5 Set Photos Reveal Stuntman in a Harrison Ford Mask

As production officially begins on Indiana Jones 5, the first behind-the-scenes photos from the UK set of Lucasfilm’s long-awaited fifth and final installment have finally surfaced online (vial Daily Mail). The first Indiana Jones 5 set photos, which you can check out below, featured a stuntman wearing a young Harrison Ford mask while riding a motorcycle. The stuntman is also seen wearing a Nazi uniform, which looks similar to what Ford wore in 1981’s Raiders of the Lost Ark, hinting the upcomi...
Tags: UK, Movies, Action, Ferrari, Ford, Oscar, Harrison Ford, Lucasfilm, Tom Cruise, Indiana Jones, John Williams, Golden Globe, Kathleen Kennedy, Jez, Steve Spielberg, Movie News


‘A pure moment of being’: inside the thrill and danger of skiing off cliffs

Like Oscar-winning documentary Free Solo, Super Frenchie follows the unusual life of a daredevil, this time ski base jumper Matthias GiraudThe moments that skier Matthias Giraud lives for are a blip on the screen, less than a fourth the length of a standard playback button. Again and again in Super Frenchie, a new documentary covering the career of the ebullient French ski base jumper, Giraud plunges down the peak of an otherwise barren mountain, sails off a cliff, front flips and parachutes awa...
Tags: Film, Sport, Culture, Skiing, Oscar, Frenchie, Giraud, Documentary films, Matthias Giraud, Matthias GiraudThe


Interview: Apple TV+’s Lisey’s Story Series Composer Clark

Apple TV+ released its Stephen King series adaptation Lisey’s Story on June 4. ComingSoon’s Jeff Ames got the chance to talk with the series’ composer Clark (aka Chris Clark), who discussed everything from his views on classical music and his ventures into the world of sound design. You can check out ComingSoon’s interview with the composer below! RELATED: Lisey’s Story Trailer: Julianne Moore Leads Apple’s Stephen King Series Based on Stephen King’s 2006 novel, Lisey’s Story is a deeply pers...
Tags: Apple, TV, London, Movies, Drama, Interview, Julianne Moore, Horror, Stephen King, Apple TV, Oscar, TV News, Streaming, King, Composer, Air Studios


Dwayne Johnson to Produce New Action Film Starring Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Dwayne Johnson are teaming up for the new Warner Bros. action film Emergency.Read more...
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Dwayne Johnson to Produce a New Action Film Starring Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Dwayne Johnson are teaming up for the new Warner Bros. action film Emergency.Read more...
Tags: Science, Dwayne Johnson, Aaron Sorkin, Films, Netflix, Oscar, Warner Bros, Emmy, Aquaman, Mad Max, Max, George Miller, Candyman, Beau Flynn, Human Interest, Watchmen


Issa Rae Joins ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Sequel as Spider-Woman

Actor, writer, producer, director, and executive Issa Rae can now add superhero to her resume. The “Insecure” star and industry multi-hyphenate has joined the cast of the sequel to 2018’s Oscar-winning animated feature “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” as Jessica Drew, better known as Spider-Woman. Rae joins returning voice actors Shameik Moore (as main hero Miles […]
Tags: News, Oscar, Sony Pictures Animation, Miles, Rae, Issa Rae, Jessica Drew, Shameik Moore, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Issa Rae Joins


10 of the best songs from Small Axe, chosen by Steve McQueen

From the Wailers to Al Green to Small Faces, the Oscar-winning director selects his favourite tunes from the world of his acclaimed series of films Continue reading...
Tags: Music, Film, Culture, Oscar, Steve McQueen, Al Green, Wailers


‘Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain’ Trailer Promises an Intimate Trip With the Renowned and Deeply Missed Chef

Three years ago, we lost a culinary titan. In June 2018, Anthony Bourdain was found dead in a French hotel room at age 61, with the cause later confirmed to be suicide. But his death seemed in direct contrast to his life, in which he became known as an endlessly curious chef and television personality who brought attention to so many different types of cuisines and cultures. Now, Oscar-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville, who helmed the Fred Rogers documentary Won’t You Be My Neighbor, is shedding...
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