Ewan McGregor Confirms ‘Kenobi’ Series Will Employ StageCraft VFX Used By ‘The Mandalorian’

Ewan McGregor earlier in the year revealed on the Birds of Prey red carpet that the Kenobi series would be pushing it’s start date from the summer to January 2021. This was due to script issues and Lucasfilm ended up hiring Joby Harold (King Arthur: Legend of The Sword, Army of The Dead) to doContinue reading “Ewan McGregor Confirms ‘Kenobi’ Series Will Employ StageCraft VFX Used By ‘The Mandalorian’”

Lionsgate Sets Oscar Isaac and Director Ben Stiller For Jo Nesbo Thriller ‘London’

Deadline is reporting that Lionsgate has paired director Ben Stiller with actor Oscar Isaac for a new high-concept thriller titled London based on a new story from crime author Jo Nesbo (The Snowman), which will be adapted by Oscar-winning screenwriter Eric Roth (Killers of The Flower Moon, The Insider, Munich, Forrest Gump). Details on theContinue reading “Lionsgate Sets Oscar Isaac and Director Ben Stiller For Jo Nesbo Thriller ‘London’”

‘Avatar’ Sequels Have Officially Resumed Production In New Zealand

Yesterday, producer Jon Landau announced via his Instagram account (has oddly removed all his previous tweets) that the Avatar sequels have now resumed the live-action portion of the filming in Wellington, New Zealand. Production is taking place at the Stone Street Studios facility. Jon posted this image from the set. LANDAU: “Used my iPhone toContinue reading “‘Avatar’ Sequels Have Officially Resumed Production In New Zealand”

Antoine Fuqua To Direct Will Smith In Runaway Slave Action Thriller ‘Emancipation’

Deadline is reporting some news from the Cannes Virtual Marketplace as Will Smith and Training Day director Antoine Fuqua will be uniting for a new runaway salve action thriller titled Emancipation. An action thriller about the harrowing escape of Peter (Smith), a runaway slave forced to outwit cold-blooded hunters and the unforgiving swamps of LouisianaContinue reading “Antoine Fuqua To Direct Will Smith In Runaway Slave Action Thriller ‘Emancipation’”

Star Wars Celebration 2020 Officially Cancelled – Will Return To Anaheim In August 2022

After next month’s San Diego Comic-Con was cancelled because of the current risk of holding an international event during the COVID-19 pandemic. Star Wars Celebration 2020 in Anaheim, California has been cancelled as well for similar reasons. However, it will return to the Anaheim Convention Center in August 2022. Here is the official press releaseContinue reading “Star Wars Celebration 2020 Officially Cancelled – Will Return To Anaheim In August 2022”

‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ To Resume UK Filming Next Month According To Universal

Deadline has spoken with Universal Pictures about when Jurassic World: Dominion (working title Arcadia) could possibly resume filming. The studio is suggesting that by July 6th or mid-July they’ll having cameras rolling in London, England. Universal’s Jurassic World: Domininion is set to be the first major studio movie to re-start filming proper in the UK,Continue reading “‘Jurassic World: Dominion’ To Resume UK Filming Next Month According To Universal”

MONDAY MARVEL ROUNDUP: ‘The Falcon & The Winter Soldier’, ‘Spider-Man 3’, ‘Hawkeye’, and ‘X-Men’

Another week, another batch of interesting stories concerning upcoming Marvel films and shows.  Anthony Mackie Says ‘The Falcon & The Winter Soldier’ Has Very Little To Do Before Wrapping While speaking with Jimmy Fallon, MCU star Anthony Mackie revealed they only have a little bit more to shoot whenever The Falcon & The Winter Soldier isContinue reading “MONDAY MARVEL ROUNDUP: ‘The Falcon & The Winter Soldier’, ‘Spider-Man 3’, ‘Hawkeye’, and ‘X-Men’”

REVIEW: ‘The King of Staten Island’ Is An Admirable and Flawed Drama With Generic Performances

The King of Staten Island is a comedic drama from co-writer and director Judd Apatow. Starring and co-written by SNL cast member and stand-up comedian Pete Davidson.  Pete plays Scott, a Staten Island guy approaching his mid-20s without much of a drive to his life or career moving in any sort of substantial direction. HeContinue reading “REVIEW: ‘The King of Staten Island’ Is An Admirable and Flawed Drama With Generic Performances”

Warner Bros. Delays The Releases of ‘Tenet’, ‘Wonder Woman 1984’, ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’, and ‘Matrix 4’

Despite adamant exhibitors and industry folk alike that had been betting big on Christopher Nolan’s Tenet sticking to it’s original July 17th release date, Warner Bros. announced yesterday the science fiction espionage film would be getting a slight delay (two weeks) opening instead on July 31st.  The studio has also moved other tentpole releases toContinue reading “Warner Bros. Delays The Releases of ‘Tenet’, ‘Wonder Woman 1984’, ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’, and ‘Matrix 4’”

Roland Emmerich’s Sci-Fi Disaster Film ‘Moonfall’ Adds Patrick Wilson – Eyes Fall Start In Montreal

After previously landing cast members such as Oscar-winner Halle Berry (John Wick: Chapter 3) and Josh Gad, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively revealed that Patrick Wilson (Aquaman, Watchmen, The Conjuring) and Christopher Plummer (All The Money In The World) has also taken roles in Roland Emmerich’s upcoming science-fiction disaster film Moonfall. Moonfall sees its plotContinue reading “Roland Emmerich’s Sci-Fi Disaster Film ‘Moonfall’ Adds Patrick Wilson – Eyes Fall Start In Montreal”