Category: Movies

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Last (five) week(s) in pop culture: Cynthia Erivo in “Pinocchio” and more

One of the most talented actresses of recent times, Cynthia Erivo, is set to portray the Blue Fairy in Disney’s live-action “Pinocchio”, The Wrap reports. Additionally, Benjamin Evan Ainsworth will voice the title character of Pinocchio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt will voice Jiminy Cricket, Keegan-Michael Key will voice Honest John and Lorraine Bracco will voice a new… Continue reading

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78th Golden Globes

This year’s Golden Globes will probably be mostly associated with the things that happened around them: poor diversity when it comes to nominees, lack of thereof when it comes to the organisation behind the awards (HFPA), and, last but not least, the coronavirus pandemic, which affected both the gala and the awards season as a… Continue reading

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New Superman film in the works

There is a new Superman movie in the works. Shadow and Act was the first to break the news, according to which Ta-Nehisi Coates will write the film for DC Films, Warner Bros. Pictures and Bad Robot. Here is his statement, as shared by Shadow and Act: To be invited into the DC Extended Universe… Continue reading

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“Army of the Dead” — the teaser for Zack Snyder’s zombie heist film is here

Netflix has released the first teaser trailer for Zack Snyder’s “Army fo the Dead”. The film will tell the story of mercenaries who, amidst zombie outbreak, go into the quarantine zone to steal money from Las Vegas. Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, Ana de la Reguera, Matthias Schweighöfer, Nora Arnezeder, Hiroyuki Sanada, Raúl Castillo, Michael Cassidy… Continue reading

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Last week in pop culture: new Supergirl, Jordan Peele’s secret project and more

There’s a new Supergirl in town. Warner Bros. and DC’s “The Flash” will feature the new iteration of the character. She will be played by Sasha Calle, a Colombian Daytime Emmy-nominated actress known for her role on “The Young and the Restless”. This will be her big-screen debut. Watch her react to the news of… Continue reading

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Get over here… for “Mortal Kombat’s” trailer!

Warner Bros. has released the first trailer for its new adaptation of the classic fighting game, “Mortal Kombat”. And it looks like the director Simon McQuid, and screenwriters Greg Russo, Dave Callaham and Oren Uziel have done their homework well. Get ready for a brutal, spectacular brawler with amazing visuals and a wonderful, diverse cast…. Continue reading

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Cruella arrives in a crazy trailer

Disney has released the trailer for “Cruella”. It’s another one of these live-action versions of the evil corporation’s animated features. But instead of a shot-by-shot remake, we’ll get more of a villain origin story in the vein of “Maleficent”. The film will be directed by “I, Tonya’s” Craig Gillespie and it looks like Disney gave… Continue reading

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Last week in pop culture: D&D gets new cast members, Bear McCreary scores “He-Man” and more

Michelle Rodriguez and Justice Smith have joined the most handsome Hollywood Chris (that is Chris Pine, of course) in the film adaptation of “Dungeons & Dragons”, The Wrap reports. “Game Night’s” Jonathan Goldstein and Jonathan Francis Daley are set to direct the feature, and with a cast that good, I hope this attempt at D&D… Continue reading

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Last week in pop culture: Wakanda series in the works, new “Wicked” director and more.

Deadline reports that Disney has extended its relationship with Ryan Coogler, the creator of “Black Panther” (aka the best MCU film ever created, and don’t even fight me on that). The evil corporation signed an exclusive deal with Coogler’s media banner Proximity Media. Under the contract, Coogler will develop TV shows for Disney and one… Continue reading