First Look at Will Smith as the Genie in Disney’s Live-Action ‘Aladdin’; Here’s Everything We Know

First Look at Will Smith as the Genie in Disney’s Live-Action ‘Aladdin’; Here’s Everything We Know

Disney’s live-action adaptations of their animated classics are serious business. Even this year’s Christopher Robin quietly grossed almost $200 million worldwide. There are many more to come, including four features arriving in 2019 alone: Dumbo, Aladdin, The Lion King and Lady and the Tramp, the last of which hits the new streaming service Disney+ later in the year. Aladdin is sure to be huge, as the 1992 animated version is considered a favorite among all…

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‘The Favourite’ Leads BAFTA Winners

‘The Favourite’ Leads BAFTA Winners

Commonly referred to as the British equivalent of the Academy Awards, the winners of the 72nd British Film Awards have now been announced. This year, The Favourite won awards in seven categories, including Outstanding British Film. Olivia Colman and Rachel Weisz (pictured above) received awards for their exquisite performances. Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma also won in multiple categories, including Best Film. The awards are presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), an…

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Evil Has No Bounds in New ‘Curse of La Llorona’ Trailer; Here’s Everything We Know

Evil Has No Bounds in New ‘Curse of La Llorona’ Trailer; Here’s Everything We Know

Between the Saw series, the Insidious movies and The Conjuring Universe, James Wan has become one of history’s greatest horror franchise producers. Now he’s shepherding another to theaters, if The Curse of La Llorona proves as successful as all his other brands. There’s already been enough confidence in the upcoming feature for Wan to pluck its director for The Conjuring 3. After teasing the scares with a teaser last fall, New Line has now released…

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Next 3 ‘Edge-of-your-seat’ Horror Thrillers: ‘Us,’ ‘Pet Sematary,’ ‘The Curse of La Llorona’

Next 3 ‘Edge-of-your-seat’ Horror Thrillers: ‘Us,’ ‘Pet Sematary,’ ‘The Curse of La Llorona’

Now in theaters, The Prodigy revolves around a mother who discovers that her beloved son may be a danger to herself and others. The gripping thriller takes that horrifying premise and runs with it, all the way to a surprising conclusion. With horror sequel Happy Death Day 2U about to open nationwide, we look at three more upcoming thrillers that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Us Jordan Peele (Get Out) wrote…

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Today in Movie Culture: Imagining Daniel Radcliffe as Wolverine, Every Best Picture Winner Ever and More

Today in Movie Culture: Imagining Daniel Radcliffe as Wolverine, Every Best Picture Winner Ever and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Dream Casting of the Day: Daniel Radcliffe joked about playing Wolverine, so BossLogic shows us what the Harry Potter star would look like in the role: This one is for everyone that tagged me in this today 🙂 – Daniel Radcliffe #wolverine @RealHughJackman #xmen pic.twitter.com/pqAyhzAefZ — BossLogic (@Bosslogic) February 11, 2019 Stunt Breakdown of the Day: For Vanity Fair, Fast Five…

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‘Wicked’ Sets 2021 Release Date; Here’s Everything We Know

‘Wicked’ Sets 2021 Release Date; Here’s Everything We Know

Somewhere, over the next few years, a movie of Wicked will finally be made. Universal Pictures has long held the rights for an adaptation of the hit Broadway show, which itself is based on the popular novel of the same name that revises the story and characters from The Wizard of Oz. The studio has set a few different release dates throughout this decade, but now the screen version is aiming for a late 2021…

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Today in Movie Culture: Imagining Robert Pattinson as Batman, ‘Lego Movie’ Franchise Recap and More

Today in Movie Culture: Imagining Robert Pattinson as Batman, ‘Lego Movie’ Franchise Recap and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Dream Casting of the Day: For the fans who’d like to see Robert Pattinson play Batman, here’s some fan-made concept art showing us what he’d look like (via Heroic Hollywood): Fan-Made: Robert Pattinson/Batman Concept (in cowl) from r/DC_Cinematic Franchise Recap of the Day: Speaking of Batman, in anticipation of The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, Birth.Movies.Death. looks back at the…

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The Week in Movie News: New ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ ‘Captain Marvel’ and ‘Us’ Trailers and More

The Week in Movie News: New ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ ‘Captain Marvel’ and ‘Us’ Trailers and More

GREAT NEWS Wicked this way comes in 2021: After many years of Universal planning for a movie version of Wicked, the musical adaptation has set a release date for December 2021 with Billy Elliot director Stephen Daldry at the helm. Find out everything we know about the movie here. EXCLUSIVE BUZZ Mike Mitchell on The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part: We talked to Mike Mitchell, the director of The Lego Movie 2: The Second…

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Today in Movie Culture: How ‘The Meg’ Should Have Ended, ‘Venom’ Stunt Breakdown and More

Today in Movie Culture: How ‘The Meg’ Should Have Ended, ‘Venom’ Stunt Breakdown and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Alternate Ending of the Day: Here’s a humorous animated look at how The Meg could have ended a lot sooner, easier and less deadly: Stunt Breakdown of the Day: Insider shares a look at how they shot the motorcycle chase sequence from Venom using stunt doubles and visual effects: Movie Recap of the Day: Get ready for the release of Avengers:…

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Today in Movie Culture: ‘Jurassic Park’ Meets ‘Fyre Fraud,’ ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Easter Eggs and More

Today in Movie Culture: ‘Jurassic Park’ Meets ‘Fyre Fraud,’ ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Easter Eggs and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Mashup of the Day: Nerdist perfectly crossed the Netflix documentary Fyre Fraud with Jurassic Park (and its sequels): Easter Eggs of the Day: To celebrate the upcoming home video release of Ralph Breaks the Internet, Disney shares some of the Disney and Pixar Easter eggs located in the animated feature: Video Essay of the Day: With The Lego Movie 2: The…

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