Harry Dean Stanton, Star of ‘Godfather II,’ ‘Escape from New York,’ ‘Alien,’ Has Died at 9…
Harry Dean Stanton, accomplished actor, musician, and singer, has died at 91 years old. He starred in almost too many films to name, from Pretty in Pink to Repo Man, to Cool Hand Luke, Alien, Escape From New York, and Wild at Heart, and was beloved by fellow actors, directors, and critics alike.
‘LBJ’ Trailer: Woody Harrelson Is a Dead Ringer for Our 36th President
If an esteemed actor gets big enough, you can place a pretty good bet that he’ll be cast as at least one American president in his lifetime. Everyone from Martin Sheen to Jon Voight has played George Washington, Daniel Day-Lewis got extremely in character as Abraham Lincoln, and Robin William…
New Amazon Prime Instant Releases — July 2017
It’s that time again — time to mark your calendars for the start of a new month and a new streaming season! Today brings great news for Amazon Prime subscribers, as July’s slate of new additions has some really, really good ones in the mix.
John G. Avildsen, Director of ‘Rocky,’ Dies at 81
Oscar-winning director John G. Avildsen, whose 1976 Rocky shot Sylvester Stallone to instant acclaim and became an ageless classic, has died at the age of 81. His oldest son Anthony informed the L.A. Times that Avildsen died from pancreatic cancer at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
Julie Andrews Explained Why She Won’t Be Appearing in ‘Mary Poppins Returns’
With all the excitement over Mary Poppins Returns brewing lately, a lot of fans have been wondering if the O.G. Poppins, Julie Andrews, will be making a cameo appearance. As it turns out, Andrews is in full support of the sequel, but she won’t be in it, and she has a very good reason why.
Robert Duvall Joins the All-Star Cast of Steve McQueen’s ‘Widows’
To say that Steve McQueen’s heist thriller Widows should be on your radar would be an understatement. The film, adapted from a BBC miniseries of the same name, already boasts an incredibly talented cast list — and has just added veteran actor and Oscar winner Robert Duvall.
Beep Beep, Richie: ‘It’ Trailer Breaks Record for Most Views in a Single Day
For more than three months, The Fate of the Furious held the top spot of the movie trailer X-Games, accruing 139 million views in 24 hours, promptly dethroning Beauty and the Beast. But now a new player has entered the game, and he comes bearing a red balloon and a mouthful of shiny, sharp teeth. Be…
Donald Glover, James Earl Jones Join Live-Action ‘Lion King’
So get ready for the best news you’ll hear probably all week. (Yes, I know it’s Friday, but I’m very excited and am losing the ability to process linear time.) Not only is Donald Glover voicing Simba in Jon Favreau’s live-action The Lion King, but none other than James Ea…
Cary Fukunaga Is Directing a Movie About the Hiroshima Atomic Bomb
Although it’s been a while since we’ve seen him behind the camera, Cary Fukunaga’s got a long string of projects in the works, including a Netflix series and an Alexandre Dumas biopic. As of today, he’s also attached to direct a movie based on a non-fiction account of the…
The Live-Action ‘Aladdin’ Will Have a Diverse Cast, Promises Producer
There’s been a lot of talk about whitewashing in the news lately, what with two big blockbusters, The Great Wall and the live-action Ghost in the Shell, poised to hit theaters soon. Disney has plans for both a live-action Mulan and Aladdin in the works, and the production of both will be scru…