‘Hypnotic’: Robert Rodriguez Calls Next Film Starring Ben Affleck “A Hitchcock Thriller On Steroids” & Started Writing It In 2002

After tackling effects heavy projects like James Cameron’s Alita: Battle Angel and Lucasfilm’s Star Wars series The Mandalorian/The Book of Boba Fett, director Robert Rodriguez is set to direct Ben Affleck (The Accountant, The Town) and Alice Braga (Predators, Queen of The South, City of God) in a new crime thriller called Hypnotic. A detectiveContinue reading “‘Hypnotic’: Robert Rodriguez Calls Next Film Starring Ben Affleck “A Hitchcock Thriller On Steroids” & Started Writing It In 2002″

‘The Mandalorian’: Cinematographer David Klein Confirmed For Season 3

With The Book of Boba Fett wrapped months back, it looks like The Mandalorian is on deck in California. We have some small production tidbits to share. After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior emerges in the Star Wars universe. The Mandalorian is set after the fall of the Empire and beforeContinue reading “‘The Mandalorian’: Cinematographer David Klein Confirmed For Season 3”

Robert Rodriguez Signs First-Look Deal With HBO & HBO Max: Will He Tackle DC Comics Projects?

WarnerMedia has announced via The Hollywood Reporter that they’ve striked a two year first-look deal with Robert Rodriguez and his Austin-based Troublemaker Studios. He’ll specifically develop various film and television projects for HBO/HBO Max. The filmmaker had this to say about the deal: “It’s intriguing to be able to tap into the wealth of iconicContinue reading “Robert Rodriguez Signs First-Look Deal With HBO & HBO Max: Will He Tackle DC Comics Projects?”

EXCLUSIVE: ‘The Book Of Boba Fett’ Directing Team Expected To Include ‘Extraction’s Sam Hargrave

The next big live-action Star Wars project from Lucasfilm will be The Book of Boba Fett series starring Temuera Morrison as Boba Fett and Ming-Na Wen as Fennec Shand. Executive producers Robert Rodriguez, Dave Filoni, and Jon Favreau are confirmed as directing episodes alongside Bryce Dallas Howard and we have another name to add toContinue reading “EXCLUSIVE: ‘The Book Of Boba Fett’ Directing Team Expected To Include ‘Extraction’s Sam Hargrave”

‘Jurassic Park’ & ‘The Thing’ Cinematographer Dean Cundey Worked On ‘The Book Of Boba Fett’

The last season of The Mandalorian ended with a huge tease for a Boba Fett series The Book of Boba Fett. We would later learn that it would begin airing on Disney+ sometime in December 2021 along with producers Robert Rodriguez, Dave Filoni, and Jon Favreau directing episodes. It would also star Temuera Morrison andContinue reading “‘Jurassic Park’ & ‘The Thing’ Cinematographer Dean Cundey Worked On ‘The Book Of Boba Fett’”

Disney+ Will Continue Dropping Original Series Episodes On Wednesdays & Original Films On Fridays

When Marvel’s Loki series moved from the traditional Fridays to Wednesdays, it felt like a shift in how Disney+ would be dropping original programming as Fridays had been traditionally meant for their big Star Wars and Marvel shows. However, Deadline is reporting that the streaming is planning to keep original shows for Wednesdays as FridaysContinue reading “Disney+ Will Continue Dropping Original Series Episodes On Wednesdays & Original Films On Fridays”

‘The Book of Boba Fett’: Temuera Morrison Confirms Robert Rodriguez Directed Episodes & Explores The Bounty Hunter’s Past

At the end of Season 2 of The Mandalorian, it was announced that we would be getting a spinoff series The Book of Boba Fett, as there was a sequence with Fett taking over the criminal syndicate on Tatooine after the events of The Rescue. The scene also confirmed that Temuera Morrison and Ming-Na WenContinue reading “‘The Book of Boba Fett’: Temuera Morrison Confirms Robert Rodriguez Directed Episodes & Explores The Bounty Hunter’s Past”

‘Predators’ Actress Alice Braga Joins Ben Affleck In Action Thriller ‘Hypnotic’ Directed By Robert Rodriguez – Shoots This September In Austin

Director Robert Rodriguez is in high demand these days after helming Alita: Battle Angel for James Cameron, then jumping into the world of Star Wars with Season 2 of The Mandalorian and then being behind the Boba Fett spinoff series The Book of Boba Fett for Lucasfilm. His next big project is an action thriller,Continue reading “‘Predators’ Actress Alice Braga Joins Ben Affleck In Action Thriller ‘Hypnotic’ Directed By Robert Rodriguez – Shoots This September In Austin”

Jon Favreau Confirmed To Showrun ‘Rangers of The New Republic’

The Ronin can now confirm that executive producer Jon Favreau is going to be the showrunner on the Star Wars series Rangers of The New Republic. While both Jon and Dave Filoni were originally announced in December as creators and executive producers on The Mandalorian spinoff, a showrunner wasn’t named. I’ve learned that the bulkContinue reading “Jon Favreau Confirmed To Showrun ‘Rangers of The New Republic’”

What We Know About The Next Wave of Live-Action ‘Star Wars’ Projects From Lucasfilm

As today is Star Wars day, May The 4th, I decided to rundown all the upcoming live-action projects in the works over at Lucasfilm and what we know about them. THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT: Originally confused with the third season of The Mandalorian, the Boba Fett series will continue the adventures of Temuera Morrison’sContinue reading “What We Know About The Next Wave of Live-Action ‘Star Wars’ Projects From Lucasfilm”