Danny Boyle didn’t exactly subscribe to the Romero school of zombies before helming the 2002 horror hit 28 Days Later. “I was on the fence about zombies, to be honest,” he told Yahoo Entertainment during a recent Director’s Reel interview. The 28 Days Later flesh eaters not only were fast, but punishingly strong, too — something that, per Boyle, had a surprising inspiration.
As the younger actor tells it, Ford’s “apology” involved pushing him out of the way and putting his hand on ice. But Ford has an apology for that.
Not all the tweaks George Lucas made to the film as technological advancement allowed improved the material. Here five not-so-good changes to the blockbuster.
Monday’s Today Show featured a reunion with the cast of the first two Godfather films. Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall, and Talia Shire all sat down with anchor Matt Lauer to reminisce and talked about their early jitters on the set. “It’s a great script,” Pacino insisted.
Famed auteur Werner Herzog sat down with Yahoo Movies’ Kevin Polowy for a live stream where he called Joaquin Phoenix of the greatest actors of his generation.
Emma Watson has become an outspoken feminist and activist. Watson seems determined to pick roles that align with her ideals, which would indicate why the Beauty and the Beast star turned down Cinderella but agreed to play Belle. Emma Watson’s love for books make her quite similar to Belle.
Actress Kristen Stewart stopped by Today to talk about her new movie, Personal Shopper, but the topic quickly shifted to her new hairstyle. The previously raven-haired actress is now a blonde, and she went from long to buzzcut.
Sam Neill stopped by The Graham Norton Show where host Graham Norton asked him about shooting the classic scene from Jurassic Park when Neill, playing Dr. Alan Grant, sees a dinosaur for the first time. Neill explained that what he was really looking at was director Steven Spielberg waiving a tennis ball at the end of a long stick. Norton wanted to recreate the scene with British comedian and actress Miranda Hart playing the Laura Dern role, Ewan McGregor as the director, and comedian John Bishop playing the tennis ball…or, rather, the dinosaur.
The left needs Donald Trump to go away yesterday, while the right feels the same about Hillary Clinton. Someone like… Oprah Winfrey or Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson? “Everyone keeps talking about The Rock for president,” said Scott Eastwood (Snowden).
What is the single greatest romance in Star Wars? In The Force Awakens, when Han, Fin, Rey, and BB-8 meet up with Maz, she asks where her 'boyfriend' Chewbacca is. When Yahoo Movies asked Maz herself, Lupita NYong’o, if there was any hope for those two, she said this.
Jeff Bridges has had a career with many memorable roles, but if you were going to pick one as his most iconic, it would likely be the Dude in The Big Lebowski.
Natalie Portman has become a director, with her first feature film, "A Tale of Love and Darkness," now in theaters. In an interview with RedEye Chicago, Portman says her former co-star Scarlett Johansson helped her move past her reluctance to speak up for herself for fear of appearing “difficult.”
Eddie Murphy recently gave his first podcast interview to Awards Chatter, and talked about his long and prodigious career. In 2011, Murphy told Rolling Stone regarding his cultural impact, “…I’m the first black actor to take charge in a white world onscreen. On the podcast, Murphy said his Hollywood story is similar to another film icon.
While the Emmy-nominated David Schwimmer will always be remembered as Ross Geller on Friends, the actor was offered a role in the late '90s that might have been equally memorable.
It wasn’t the type that uses a proton pack, but Hugh Grant hired a ghostbuster. While on the Late Late Show, Grant was embarrassed to tell James Corden that he hired a ghostbuster to get rid of an apparent apparition that his son sometimes sees. Grant went on to explain that many other people including house guests and nannies have also seen it.
Mila Kunis and Christina Applegate played Spill Your Guts or Fill Your Guts on "The Late Late Show" Monday, and the "Bad Moms" stars nearly spilled their guts.
Let’s discuss the most important topic of conversation surrounding Captain America — his dating life! In The Winter Soldier, Cap and his neighbor, a S.H.I.E.L.D. agent assigned to surveil him, make some eyes at each other. But the S.H.I.E.L.D. agent is Sharon Carter, his deceased girlfriend's niece.
When imagining what his Red Queen would look like in his trippy 2010 adaptation of Alice in Wonderland, director Tim Burton drew a picture of the giant-headed ginger and handed it to his then-partner Helena Bonham Carter. “He showed it to me and said, ‘Well, that’s obviously you,” Bonham Carter told Yahoo Movies. “I couldn’t quite see the immediate resemblance, given that she had a massive head.”
The 1980 film "Airplane!" is one the greatest comedies of all time. And it would be hard to imagine anyone other than Robert Hays in the role of Ted Striker.
These days Kate Beckinsale is probably better known for werewolf-whooping in the Underworld series than tea-sipping in costume dramas. But her roots are firmly planted in the latter. The 42-year-old London native made her movie debut in the 1993 Shakespeare adaptation Much Ado About Nothing while on summer break from Oxford before headlining fanciful fare like Cold Comfort Farm (1995) and Emma (1996).
You can’t always judge a book by its cover, and Avengers star Jeremy Renner learned that the hard way, before meeting one of his childhood heroes at an event.
It was a hardly a secret that Magneto (Michael Fassbender) is the father to fast-and-furious mutant Quicksilver (Evan Peters). The parentage has been long established in the Marvel Comics source material, was teased in a couple carefully nested Easter eggs in 2014’s X-Men: Days of Future Past, and director Bryan Singer confirmed as much to Yahoo Movies when promoting the film’s special Blu-ray cut last July.
During the MTV Movie Awards, "Captain America" star Chris Evans was on hand to debut some new footage from Marvel’s latest movie, "Captain America: Civil War."