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Taika Waititi's Flash Gordon Movie Is Still Happening, But With One Big Change

Taika Watiti's Flash Gordon movie will be a bit different than we thought.
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Taika Waititi's Flash Gordon Film Might Be Live-Action Now

Filmmaker Taika Waititi is involved with so many things it’s very easy to forget one or two. For example, you probably remember he’s making Thor: Love and Thunder, and he’s supposed to do a Star Wars movie. You may even know he’s a bad guy in the new Ryan Reynolds movie Free Guy and produces What We Do in the Shadows,…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Films, Boy, Thor, Ryan Reynolds, George Lucas, What We Do In The Shadows, Thunder, Flash Gordon, Gordon, Collider, Taika Waititi, John Davis, Waititi, Taika

Taika Waititi’s ‘Flash Gordon’ Movie is Now Live-Action

Two years ago, Taika Waititi signed on to helm a Flash Gordon movie about the space opera comic hero who debuted back in 1934. The film was initially planned to be an animated feature but recent reports prove that’s no longer the case, and the project is now being developed as a live-action film. While promoting his latest release, Jungle Cruise, producer John Davis revealed to Collider that this decision was made by Waititi himself, saying, “Taika is writing it. It was a movie that was a hug...
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Free Guy Featurette Spotlights Taika Waititi’s Villainous Antwan

20th Century Studios has released a brand new character featurette for Shawn Levy’s long-awaited action-comedy film Free Guy, which is set to hit the theaters on August 13. The Free Guy featurette gives the spotlight to Oscar-winner Taika Waititi’s antagonistic role of Antwan, with Levy and Jodie Comer teasing his hilarious and genius performance in the upcoming film. In addition, a new clip has also been revealed, featuring Ryan Reynolds’ titular NPC character as he meets Joe Kerry’s Keys and U...
Tags: Video, Comedy, Movies, Action, Levy, Ryan Reynolds, Middleton, Guy, Daniel, Reynolds, Lieberman, Taika Waititi, NPC, Blevins, Shawn Levy, Zak Penn

‘Free Guy’ Clip and Behind-the-Scenes Look Set the Tone for the NPC Comedy

If you’re as excited for Free Guy as we are, then today’s a good day. 20th Century Studios released a clip from the upcoming NPC comedy as well as a behind-the-scenes peek at what it’s like to live in Taika Waititi ’s world as an actor.  Trust me when I say you’re going to love this.  The trailers have already given us a good glimpse of the tone of the movie along with some of their extracurricular marketing. In a hilariously strange video , both Waititi and star Ryan Reynolds as ...
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Taika Waititi’s In Free Guy Before Thor: Love And Thunder And He Has A Funny Take On His New Poster

The new Free Guy posters are out, but Taika Waititi has one issue.
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‘What We Do in the Shadows’ Season Three: 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.) New Zealand duo Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi created a horror-comedy masterpiece with their movie What We Do in the Shadows, and then they turned around and did the exact same thing for TV with their series of the same name. Two seasons later, we’ve gotten to know and love the vampires (and their beleaguered familiar, Guille...
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‘Reservation Dogs’ Is a Slice-of-Life Triumph From Sterlin Harjo and Taika Waititi: TV Review

It’s rare to see a series that conjures up a sense of place quite as well as does FX’s new “Reservation Dogs.” The series, set in and shot in Oklahoma with a cast, set of directors and writers’ room made up entirely of Indigenous people, lets us into a world television too rarely goes. The […]
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The Suicide Squad Poster: They’re Dying to Save the World

Director James Gunn took to Twitter to share a new The Suicide Squad poster for Warner Bros. Pictures’ highly-anticipated DC film, which is slated to hit the theaters and on HBO Max on August 6. The poster, which you can check out below, features Amanda Waller’s new team of superpowered misfits riding a beaten down bus which was first seen in previous trailers. It’s interesting to see that there are only ten characters that can be seen inside the bus including King Shark, Harley Quinn, Peacemake...
Tags: Twitter, Hbo, Viola Davis, Movies, US, Streaming, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, Dc, James Gunn, Comic Book, John Cena, Warner Bros Pictures, Save the World, Gunn, Waller

Upcoming Chris Hemsworth to Keep on Your Radar

Chris Hemsworth has filled many roles — Starfleet captain, cult leader, secret agent, and, most famously, the literal God of Thunder. And every time he appears on screen, we can’t help but want more of him. Since it’s so important to stay up to date on All Things Chris Hemsworth, here’s a breakdown of everything he has coming in the near future (plus a few educated assumptions and guesses). Escape From Spiderhead Chris Hemsworth is one part of the star-studded trio leading the cast of thi...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Chris Hemsworth, Valkyrie, Natalie Portman, Hall of Fame, Tessa Thompson, Thunder, George Miller, George Saunders, Hogan, Hulk Hogan, Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Taika Waititi, Jane Foster

‘The Suicide Squad’ Director James Gunn Says He’s Spoken With Warner Bros. About More DC Projects

James Gunn must be a very busy man because lately, his name has been everywhere. Gunn is especially popular this summer, because of his upcoming blockbuster The Suicide Squad – but that’s not the only reason he keeps making headlines. Gunn is particularly in demand right now, already splitting his time between two major studios, Marvel and Warner Bros. Could he continue splitting that time? according to the filmmaker, maybe. After his brief split from Marvel Studios following social media ba...
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Marvel Studios Might Have Special Plans for ‘Howard the Duck’

Did you know Lea Thompson pitched Marvel on directing her own Howard the Duck film? Well, she did and the reason why that didn’t happen is pretty intriguing and leads to some interesting implications for the character’s future in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The Hollywood Reporter interviewed Lea Thompson in a big anniversary piece looking back at Howard the Duck as it celebrates its 35th birthday, and in that interview Thompson says she had a big pitch with Marvel about spearheading a How...
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Who is the Main ‘The Suicide Squad’ Villain? Starro Explained

There’s no other way to say this: Starro is a giant alien starfish that can absorb nukes and shoot lasers from its tentacles. If you really think about it, who better to face off against the Suicide Squad? The upcoming movie directed by James Gunn is already jam-packed with an insane variety of villains, so if they’re gonna team up against a single force, it better be a memorable one. And Starro’s so incredibly odd that it requires an entire explainer. So here it is — everything you need to kn...
Tags: Movies, Superman, Dc Comics, Earth, Features, Suicide Squad, Justice League, Batman, James Gunn, Rhode Island, Robin, Gunn, Waller, Taika Waititi, StarRo, Jarro

Margot Robbie: The Suicide Squad Might Be The Greatest Comic Book Movie Ever Made

The excitement around DC and Warner Bros.’ upcoming film The Suicide Squad continues to build, and in a recent interview, actress Margot Robbie gave the film some huge praise and detailed her own hopes for Harley Quinn’s character. RELATED: The Suicide Squad Behind-the-Scenes Featurette Teases Surprising Deaths Speaking with Access in a recent interview, which you can view below, Robbie described The Suicide Squad as a film that may go on to be one of the best comic book movies ever made. “It ju...
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The Suicide Squad Behind-the-Scenes Featurette Teases Surprising Deaths

Warner Bros. Pictures has dropped another behind-the-scenes featurette for James Gunn’s highly-anticipated The Suicide Squad movie, which is set to arrive in theaters and on HBO Max on Friday, August 6. The video features interviews by Gunn, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney, and Michael Rooker as they highlight the team’s very high-stakes mission which will lead to many surprising deaths. It also teases an intriguing scene where Amanda Waller will finally enact her threat of killing any member of the t...
Tags: Video, Hbo, Comedy, Viola Davis, Movies, US, Action, Streaming, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, Dc, Warner Bros, James Gunn, Comic Book, John Cena, Jai Courtney

King Shark Wants to Wear a Disguise in The Suicide Squad Clips

During James Gunn, John Cena, and Margot Robbie’s recent appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, the trio have officially debuted the first two clips from Warner Bros. Pictures’ highly-anticipated DC movie The Suicide Squad, which both teases the team’s dynamic. The first video features the titular team discussing their strategy on how they could blend in at Corto Maltese, with Alice Braga’s Sol Soria strongly suggesting that King Shark must stay out of sight due to his appearance. However, King Shark ...
Tags: Video, Hbo, Comedy, Viola Davis, Movies, Jimmy Kimmel, US, Action, Streaming, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, Idris Elba, Dc, Sylvester Stallone, James Gunn, Margot Robbie

‘Free Guy’ Early Buzz: The Best Video Game Movie Yet?

Free Guy has been “coming soon” since the beginning of time. At least that’s what it feels like, given this movie’s initial 2020 release date was delayed three times. But the wait is finally (almost) over, with the Ryan Reynolds-led comedy actually coming to theaters in a mere three weeks. The movie has a wild concept, ripe for Ryan Reynolds’ self aware comedy stylings. Reynolds stars as Guy, a bank teller whose life is disrupted by a very disturbing revelation — he’s not actually real. Guy ...
Tags: Movies, News, Ryan Reynolds, Mariah Carey, Penn, Guy, Reynolds, Taika Waititi, NPC, Jacqueline, Shawn Levy, Zak Penn, Kristy Puchko, Esther Zuckerman, Steven Weintraub, Jodie Comer

"Taika Waititi's New "Reservation Dogs" Is A Cool Indigenous Riff On Tarantino"

Reservation Dogs is an upcoming comedy-drama from Taika Waititi and Sterlin Harjo that focuses on the exploits of four Indigenous teenagers as they try to escape the rural confines of Okmulgee, Oklahoma and someday make it off to California. Here's the official blurb for the show, which premieres August 9 on FX: "Bear Smallhill" (D'Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai) is destined to be a warrior, and a leader. — Read the rest
Tags: Video, News, California, Indigenous Peoples, Native Americans, Native American, Reservations, Taika Waititi, Native Rights, Sterlin Harjo, Indigenous art, Okmulgee Oklahoma, Reservation Dogs, Woon A Tai, Indigenous Futurism

Meet the 'Reservation Dogs' - Official Trailer for FX Comedy Series

"What are you going to fight for?" FX has debuted a trailer for a comedy series called Reservation Dogs, an obvious riff on Tarantino's classic Reservoir Dogs. We're breaking our no-TV policy again for this trailer, not only because it's a fun homage to Reservoir Dogs, about four Native American teenagers growing up on a reservation in eastern Oklahoma. But it's also created by two talent directors: Taika Waititi (who everyone knows & loves) and Sterlin Harjo, a Seminole-Muscogee filmmaker w...
Tags: Movies, California, Trailer, Oklahoma, Bobby Lee, Tarantino, Reservoir Dogs, Taika Waititi, To Watch, Sterlin Harjo, Woon A Tai Devery Jacobs Paulina Alexis, Seminole Muscogee, Holdenville Oklahoma They, Macon Blair Zahn McClarnon Dallas Goldtooth

The Suicide Squad Featurette Highlights Its Not-So-Heroic Team 

Warner Bros. Pictures has released another behind-the-scenes featurette for James Gunn’s highly-anticipated DC film The Suicide Squad, offering some new bits of footage. The film is currently slated to arrive in theaters and on HBO Max on August 6. The video features interviews by Gunn and the main cast including Margot Robbie, Idris Elba, John Cena, and more as they described each member of the anti-hero team. In addition to highlighting its action-packed sequences, Gunn also went on to talk ab...
Tags: Video, Hbo, Comedy, Viola Davis, Movies, US, Action, Streaming, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, Idris Elba, Dc, Warner Bros, James Gunn, Margot Robbie, Comic Book

Hulu August 2021 Schedule: New TV & Movie Additions

The schedule for the new movie and TV titles coming to Hulu in August 2021 has been revealed, which you can view below, along with the titles that are set to leave from the streaming service next month. This includes the series debuts of star-studded Hulu originals such as the upcoming Nicole Kidman-led psychological drama Nine Perfect Strangers, and the true-crime comedy series Only Murders in the Building starring Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Selena Gomez. In addition, Taika Waititi’s newes...
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Reservation Dogs Trailer Previews New Comedy Series From Taika Waititi

FX has released the full Reservation Dogs trailer for Taika Waititi and Sterlin Harjo’s new coming-of-age comedy series, which is scheduled to make its debut on August 9 on FX and Hulu. The video, which you can check out below, begins with four Indigenous teenagers as they steal a truck full of chips in an effort to raise money for their dreams of going to California. It also features main quartet dealing with another group of young misfits ambushing them with paintball guns. They’re the best i...
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‘Reservation Dogs’ Trailer: Taika Waititi-Produced Crime Comedy Series Heads to FX

The trailer for Taika Waititi and Sterlin Harjo‘s new FX series, Reservation Dogs, has dropped, and it looks like an absolute blast. The series follows four Indigenous teenagers in rural Oklahoma who both commit crimes and fight them. The series will draw from writer and director Harjo’s experiences as an Indigenous Oklahoman to make it as authentic as possible, while still being wickedly funny. Trying to be Anywhere but Here The series stars D’Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai, Devery Jacobs, Paulina...
Tags: TV, Movies, California, Trailers, Oklahoma, Hulu, Daniel, Taika Waititi, Harjo, Waititi, Taika, Wes Studi, Zahn McClarnon, Sterlin Harjo, Garrett Basch, McClarnon

What We Do in the Shadows Season 3 Teaser Sets September Return

FX has released the first teaser for the highly-anticipated third season of the hit mockumentary supernatural comedy series What We Do in the Shadows, which is currently scheduled to make its return on September 2. The Season 3 teaser, which you can check out in the player below, features Kayvan Novak’s Nandor as he experiences the joys of being out in the sun with the use of virtual reality glasses. Experience the world in Vampire Reality. What We Do in the Shadows returns Sept 2 on FX. Stream...
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The Suicide Squad Gets IMAX Featurette Teasing Its Action and Scale

IMAX has dropped a behind-the-scenes featurette for James Gunn’s highly-anticipated movie The Suicide Squad , featuring interviews by Gunn as well as some of its main cast including Margot Robbie, Idris Elba, John Cena, and more. The Suicide Squad IMAX featurette, which you can check out below along with its new poster, provides us with some new footage highlighting the massive scale of its action and story as Gunn emphasizes why seeing the new DC movie on IMAX is the best way to experienc...
Tags: Video, Hbo, Viola Davis, Movies, US, Action, Streaming, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, Imax, Idris Elba, Dc, Warner Bros, James Gunn, Margot Robbie, Comic Book

Superhero Bits: Deadpool and Korg React to ‘Free Guy’, ‘The Simpsons’ Marvel Short Couldn’t Do a Stan Lee Cameo & More

(Superhero Bits is a collection of stories, updates, and videos about anything and everything inspired by the comics of Marvel, DC, and more. For comic book movies, TV shows, merchandise, events, and whatever catches our eye, this is the place to find anything that falls through the cracks.) In this edition of Superhero Bits: Free Guy gets a marketing boost from Deadpool and Korg Miles Morales is getting a new look for his 10th anniversary Find out how much Black Widow trailer footage didn’t m...
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‘Black Adam’ Will Feature Dwayne Johnson Filmed at 960 Frames Per Second, as the Movie Gods Intended

You probably tend to think of directors like George Lucas or James Cameron or Peter Jackson as technical innovators. These titans are responsible for almost singlehandedly changing the filmmaking frontier with their industry-shaking contributions — all ranging from advancements in visual effects to 3D formats to a valiant (if short-lived) experiment with high frame-rates. Well, forget everything you thought you knew, because here comes Black Adam director Jaume Collet-Serra and he’s not messing...
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Deadpool Crosses Over With MCU in Fourth-Wall Shattering Ad for ‘Free Guy’

Deadpool has finally crossed over into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Sort of. On Tuesday, Ryan Reynolds posted a YouTube video titled “Deadpool and Korg React,” in which Reynolds’ foul-mouthed mercenary and Taika Waititi’s rock warrior Korg from “Thor: Ragnarok” react to a trailer for “Free Guy” (which stars both Reynolds and Watiti). The promo video […]
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Deadpool and Korg Want to Show You Their New Superpower: Corporate Synergy

While much of the fuss around Disney’s 2019 acquisition of 20th Century Studios (née Fox) was about which Marvel characters might finally make their debuts in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, here’s something else people should have expected to see more immediately from the acquisition: somewhat cringe-worthy chunks of…Read more...
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Deadpool Asks Korg For Some MCU Tips in Free Guy Trailer Reaction

BEGIN SLIDESHOW With only a month left to go before the long-awaited release of 20th Century’s Free Guy, lead star Ryan Reynolds took to Twitter to share a fun promotional video for Shawn Levy’s forthcoming action-comedy film, featuring Reynolds reprising his role as Deadpool after nearly three years since Once Upon a Deadpool. The video, which you can check out below, features the popular anti-hero as he invites Taika Waititi’s Korg to react to the Free Guy trailer. In addition, Deadpool a...
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