The internet in China has exploded with excitement over Disney’s viral new “Mulan” trailer, but some have bemoaned the glaring historical and geographical inaccuracies in the short clip, calling the mashup of unrelated Chinese-looking elements disrespectful. Most on social media were thrilled to catch their first glimpse of mainland-born Crystal Liu Yifei in the titular […]
David Fincher has signed on to direct his first feature film since 2014, a biopic revolving around "Citizen Kane" screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz, with Gary Oldman tapped to play the titular role. The film, titled "Mank," is based on a script by Fincher's late father, Jack, who had penned the script prior to his death in […]
As comic book lovers air out sleeping bags and uncap fresh Sharpie autograph markers ahead of the annual San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel Studios is quietly preparing a splashy rollout aimed at generating excitement among fanboys and fangirls for the next phase of “Avengers” sequels and spinoffs. The superhero content engine, which is still selling tickets […]
The fandom feel betrayed after the two stars made people believe they would be teaming up again as Walter and Jesse.
Newcomers Celeste O'Connor and Logan Kim have signed on to join the ensemble cast of "Ghostbusters 2020," sources tell Variety. The pair joins Paul Rudd, Carrie Coon, "Stranger Things" star Finn Wolfhard, and "Gifted" star Mckenna Grace. Jason Reitman, whose father Ivan Reitman directed the original “Ghostbusters,” will helm "Ghostbusters 2020." Reitman also co-wrote the […]
Do not expect to see much, if any, of Sarah Paulson in the new season of "American Horror Story." Variety has learned from sources that Paulson will not appear in a significant role in the FX anthology series' upcoming ninth season, which is titled "American Horror Story: 1984." Paulson has appeared in all eight of […]
John Turturro's "Big Lebowski" spinoff, "The Jesus Rolls," which follows his "Lebowski" character Jesus Quintana, is scheduled to hit theaters in early 2020. Screen Media purchased the rights to the film, which Turturro directed from his own script. "Jesus Rolls" also stars Bobby Cannavale and Audrey Tautou and features Jon Hamm, Susan Sarandon and Pete […]
Samuel L. Jackson has joined Chris Rock in Lionsgate's upcoming "Saw" reboot. Production has officially begun on the film, in which Rock will play a police detective investigating a series of grizzly crimes. Jackson will portray Rock's father. Max Minghella, who stars in Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale" and recently directed "Teen Spirit," also joins the […]