J.J. Abrams Thinks Mark Hamill Will Win an Oscar for ‘The Last Jedi’
The Oscars haven’t even been over for a day, and already the predictions for next year are rolling in. The latest comes from J.J. Abrams, director of The Force Awakens, who doesn’t know for sure who’s winning at next year’s Academy Awards, but he thinks Mark Hamill should.
Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen Will Star in, Produce Dark Romantic Comedy ‘Flarsky’
Sometimes, news of new releases makes sense. Sometimes you can’t help but do a double-take. In today’s “Huh” news, Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen have both signed on to star in and produce a romantic comedy about a struggling journalist’s long-lived crush on his former babysitter, titled Flarsky.
Rob Zombie Will Have a Cameo in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’
With movies about aliens come lots of aliens, and with lots of aliens come lots of voiceovers. Yesterday, James Gunn revealed that none other than Rob Zombie has just finished up some voiceover recording work for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
Vince Vaughn Joins Dwayne Johnson’s Wrestling Movie ‘Fighting With My Family’
Fighting With My Family, the movie starring Dwayne Johnson, written and directed by British comedian Stephen Merchant, and based on a documentary about a family of WWE wrestlers, is maybe the strangest movie in the works right now, besides whatever fresh hell Adam Sandler is cooking up for Netflix. Today, Johnson announced that none other than Vince Vaughn would be joining the cast of his new movie.
‘Star Wars’ Han Solo Spinoff May Feature the Franchise’s First Major Female Droid
The Star Wars universe has always been a pretty great place for women (unless you’re a director, that is), so why is it that we haven’t yet seen a female droid in as significant a capacity as C-3P0 or R2-D2, or scene-stealer BB-8? There have been female droids in the canon, but usually that’s not revealed until after the fact, and no woman has ever voiced a major speaking role for a robot. With the new Han Solo prequel/spinoff, that’s about to change.
Comedy Duo David Gordon Green and Danny McBride Plan to Do ‘Straight-Up Horror’ for the New ‘Halloween’
John Carpenter shocked us all when he revealed last week that not only is the new Halloween movie happening, it already has a director, a screenwriter, and a release date. The duo in charge of the project are comedy powerhouses David Gordon Green and Danny McBride, who are responsible for Vice Principals and Eastbound & Down, so at first it seems a little odd for them to take on a classic slasher franchise. But McBride revealed that they’ve established the movie’s place in the series and are definitely planning on some old-school horror.
Wolverine Shows His Claws in Two New ‘Logan’ TV Spots
It took a while for Logan to quit the coy act and give us some footage, and now that they finally have, what a gorgeous movie it looks to be. Two new TV spots for Logan debuted today, which show off the mutant’s impaling skills and introduce us to his enemies, the Reavers.
The ‘Scary Movie’ Team Is Working on a ‘Star Wars’ Parody
Well I suppose it’s about time. Movie parodies are the kind of industry that’s always there, creeping under the surface of the Hollywood franchise machine, waiting to snap up a property ripe for lampooning. The duo behind all of the Scary Movies and Twilight parody Vampires Suck are launching themselves to a galaxy far, far away for Star Wars sendup Star Worlds Episode XXXIVE=MC2: The Force Awakens the Last Jedi Who Went Rogue.