Today in Movie Culture: All the ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Easter Eggs, Imagining Taika Waititi as Boba Fett and More

Today in Movie Culture: All the ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Easter Eggs, Imagining Taika Waititi as Boba Fett and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture. Easter Eggs of the Day: Now that Solo: A Star Wars Story is out, Mr. Sunday Movies looks at all the movie’s Easter eggs, references, cameos and more: Dream Casting of the Day: Fans want Taika Waititi to play Boba Fett in the planned Star Wars spinoff, so here’s a drawing by Phil Noto of what that could look like (via…

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Natalie Dormer to Play Vivien Leigh in a New TV Series on Her Life

Natalie Dormer to Play Vivien Leigh in a New TV Series on Her Life

From “Game of Thrones” to “Gone With the Wind,” Natalie Dormer still wants to be *the* queen. According to Deadline, Dormer is developing a TV series focused on two-time Oscar winner Vivien Leigh. Dormer will both produce the show and play the iconic British actress, with the series exploring Leigh’s personal and professional successes and struggles. Leigh won Academy Awards for Best Actress for playing Scarlett O’Hara in “Gone with the Wind” and Blanche DuBois…

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First ‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ Photos Include Shirtless Cult Leader Chris Hemsworth

First ‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ Photos Include Shirtless Cult Leader Chris Hemsworth

Chris Hemsworth gives dreamy hippie/Jesus/Jim Morrison vibes in two of the first photos from “Bad Times at the El Royale.” Drew Goddard wrote and directed the star-studded thriller, which has this synopsis: “Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe’s El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one fateful night, everyone will have a last shot at redemption… before everything goes to hell.” Entertainment Weekly…

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‘Avengers 4’ Gives ‘Much Bigger’ Roles to Captain America & Black Widow

‘Avengers 4’ Gives ‘Much Bigger’ Roles to Captain America & Black Widow

SPOILERS AHEAD for “Avengers: Infinity War” and maybe also “Avengers 4.” Thankfully, it sounds like we’ll see a lot more of Captain America (Chris Evans) and Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) in “Avengers 4,” before at least one of them leaves the franchise. Captain America — excuse us, Steve Rogers — didn’t do too much in “Avengers: Infinity War.” True, he answered a flip-phone call, had a badass entrance, helped out in some ensemble fights, and…

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Terry Crews ‘Felt Horrible’ About ‘Deadpool 2’ Secret: ‘We Were Trolling the World’

Terry Crews ‘Felt Horrible’ About ‘Deadpool 2’ Secret: ‘We Were Trolling the World’

SPOILERS AHEAD from “Deadpool 2.” Terry Crews didn’t even tell his wife or kids the truth about his “Deadpool 2” role. Crews plays new X-force recruit Bedlam, but he and the rest of the X-Force aren’t in the movie too much. Everyone except Domino dies a horrible death, including Bedlam going splat into a bus. (And also Brad Pitt’s Vanisher, who had a request for Ryan Reynolds before he agreed to the movie.) Crews told…

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The ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Legal Team Ruined Your Chance to Really Call Steve Rogers

The ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Legal Team Ruined Your Chance to Really Call Steve Rogers

So, you almost heard a voicemail from Captain America… Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) had his own “867-5309/Jenny” moment in “Avengers: Infinity War.” Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) broke out a flip phone (!) to call his “Captain America: Civil War” frenemy for backup. The movie actually showed Steve’s phone number — 678-136-7092. If a Marvel Cinematic Universe movie is going to show a phone number on screen, you’d think they’d back it up with a…

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