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Spoiler Discussion: WandaVision Episode 9 “The Series Finale” On the March 5, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman to have a spoiler discussion about the WandaVision finale. In The Spoiler Room: WandaVision Episode 9 “The Series Finale” Feedback What We Talk About When We Talk About ‘WandaVision’: Grief, Trauma, and Fan Theories Brief reactions Breakdown Speculation    All the other stuff you need to know: You can find more about all the stories we mentioned on today’s show at, and linked inside the show notes. /Film Daily is published every weekday, brin

‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’ Soundtrack: Hear a New Track and and See the Full Tracklist In less than two weeks, Zack Snyder’s Justice League will be unleashed via HBO Max. The four-hour re-cut of Justice League will answer the prayers of fans everywhere, and bring with it a whole new soundtrack to boot. The theatrical cut of Justice League used the music of Danny Elfman, but Zack Snyder‘s new cut of the film features a score courtesy of Tom Holkenborg, AKA Junkie XL.

Coming 2 America Fans Celebrate Wesley Snipes for Stealing the Show as General Izzi Fans are especially loving Wesley Snipes as General Izzi in the newly released sequel Coming 2 America.

‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ Production Diaries: Kelly Marie Tran Reveals Her Makeshift At-Home Recording Studio Raya and the Last Dragon, the latest animated entry from Walt Disney Animation Studios, hits theaters and Disney+ with Premier Access this Friday, which means it’s time for a fun little behind-the-scenes look at the flick. The video below features Kelly Marie Tran, who voices the eponymous character, showing off the makeshift recording studio she set up at home to record her lines.

Why Lola Bunny Needed a New Look According to Space Jam 2 Director Malcolm D. Lee Lola Bunny has a new look in Space Jam: A New Legacy and Malcolm D. Lee has explained why the changes were necessary.

Harry Potter sequels: WarnerMedia CEO teases expanding the franchise Warner Bros.' Wizarding World stands behind only the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Star Wars as one of the highest grossing film franchises of all-time, so it's no surprise that there are plans to keep expanding the world. [SEEMORE] It was reported earlier this year that WarnerMedia were developing a Harry Potter TV series for the HBO Max streaming service. The potential series… Read More...

VOTD: Moving ‘Jeopardy!’ LEGO Set Brings the Greatest of All Time Tournament to Life Even though Alex Trebek left us last year, the legendary game show Jeopardy! continues. Ken Jennings acted as guest host when new episodes began earlier this year, and now the baton has been passed to executive producer Mike Richards, with several more guests hosts lined up for the foreseeable future. However, one fan still wanted to revel in the glory days of Alex Trebek, specifically when he hosted the Greatest of All Time Tournament back in January 2020, and he did so with a bunch of LEGO pieces. Jeopardy LEGO Set Jeopardy!

Godzilla Vs. Kong: Who Should Fans Really Be Rooting For? Godzilla vs. Kong director Adam Wingard teases that one true hero will emerge from the MonsterVerse.

New Star Trek Movie Is Coming from Discovery Writer Kalinda Vazquez Star Trek: Discovery writer Kalinda Vazquez will write an 'original' Star Trek movie with J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot producing.

‘A Quiet Place Part II’ Release Date Moves Up to May A Quiet Place Part II was one of the first movies to have its theatrical release affected in real-time by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic — a splashy red carpet premiere was even held ahead of its March 2020 release before everything shut down shortly afterwards. Since then, Paramount has been bouncing the release date from month to month, finally settling it in September of this year.

Chucky: Devon Sawa leads full cast reveal for Child's Play TV series The Chucky TV show from Child's Play creator Don Mancini and Channel Zero creator Nick Antosca has found its leading man in Devon Sawa (Final Destination, Idle Hands).  According to Collider, cameras are set to roll on the series, with sources saying that Zackary Arthur (Hereditary), Teo Briones (Wind River), Bjorgvin Arnarson (PEN15), and… Read More...

Mortal Kombat Reboot Producer Warns R-Rated Fatalities May Be Too Tame for Hardcore Fans It sounds like Fatalities may not be as violent as you'd hoped when they move from video games to the big screen in Mortal Kombat.

Steven Spielberg & the Duffer Bros. developing Stephen King's The Talisman Another day, another adaptation of a Stephen King novel. THR has reported that Steven Spielberg and the Duffer Brothers are developing an adaptation of The Talisman, a novel which King co-wrote with Peter Straub. Spielberg has actually had the screen rights for The Talisman for close to forty years, and has been trying to get a feature-film version of the story off the ground all… Read More...

Jumanji 4 Talks Are Always Happening, Producer Teases Big Plans for the Sequel Jumanji 4 discussions are '100%' happening behind-the-scenes, with the studio planning something big.

‘Made for Love’ Trailer: Cristin Milioti is Stuck in a Dystopian Relationship in HBO Max’s Dark Comedy Series If you had “Ray Romano reads a rendition of Beyoncé’s ‘Crazy in Love'” on your 2021 Bingo card, you’re in luck. Because that’s the whole gist of the Made for Love trailer — as well a the promise of Palm Springs star Cristin Milioti in another twisty sci-fi dark comedy. Watch the Made for Love trailer below. Made for Love Trailer Milioti stars in the new HBO Max Original series, Made for Love, as a woman trying to escape a bad marriage, only to discover that her ex (Billy Magnussen) put a surveillance chip in her head.

The YA adaptation stars Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley. Continue reading…

Ending Explained is a recurring series in which we explore the finales, secrets, and themes of interesting movies and shows, both new and old. This time, we examine the ending of the Hulu movie Boss Level.  Joe Carnahan’s Boss Level doesn’t attempt to depart from the norms of the prolific subgenre of time-loop movies. Nor does it pretend that it has a particularly fresh or unique take on the concept.

Bridgerton Star Rege-Jean Page Joins Netflix Epic The Gray Man Alongside Billy Bob Thornton Alfre Woodard has also boarded the upcoming Netflix movie The Gray Man starring Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans.

In less than two days, WandaVision will come to an end, but the series has certainly gotten the small-screen side of the Marvel Cinematic Universe off on the right foot and has set the stage for The Falcon and the Winter Soldier later this month. The new series will follow Sam Wilson/Falcon (Anthony Mackie) and Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan) as they team up for a global… Read More...

Turner & Hooch: Reginald VelJohnson reprising film role for Disney+ series Disney is making sure that their Turner & Hooch sequel series doesn't go to the dogs by attaching some top-tier talent to the project. According to Deadline, Reginald VelJohnson, who co-starred in the 1989 film Turner & Hooch, will reprise his role as David Sutton - now a mayor - on the upcoming Turner & Hooch sequel… Read More...

‘Coming to America’ Had One Cast Member Forced into the Movie by Paramount Pictures Coming to America is full of comedy heavy hitters and a handful of up-and-coming comedy stars. But one of the film’s supporting cast members wasn’t originally intended to be in the movie until Paramount Pictures forced them into it. Since nearly the entire cast of Coming to America was Black, the studio wanted a white actor with a somewhat prominent role in the movie.

Pose, the groundbreaking FX series created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Steven Canals, is entering its final season. The series' final bow begins on May 2, 2021, with its first two episodes of its seven-episode run, and it will all comes to a close on June 6, 2021. When Pose debuted in 2018, the series made television history, featuring the largest cast of transgender… Read More...

Natalie Portman is spotted taking flight in the latest set images from Thor: Love and Thunder.

"We've summoned Middle-Earth's finest to celebrate the cinematic experience…" In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Lord of the Rings (which kicked off with The Fellowship of the Ring in December 2001), and as part of their "Support Local Cinemas" campaign, the Alamo Drafthouse is hosting special event celebrations at their movie theaters around the nation coming up at the end of March / beginning of April. In addition to in-theater screenings of the three films, key members of the cast are participating in Q&As each night.

Aquaman Resurfaces in New Snyder Cut Teaser Highlighting Jason Momoa HBO Max has also released a new Aquaman poster to promote the upcoming release of Zack Snyder's Justice League.


Eddie Huang's Boogie (Film Review)

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PLOT: A young Chinese-American basketball phenom struggles to balance the expectations of his immigrant family with his own dreams of becoming a player for the NBA. REVIEW:  In an early scene from the new basketball drama Boogie, the title character is shown creepily staring at a fellow, female prep school student – the camera pointed at her inner thighs as she… Read More...

Black Adam has been a DCEU project that has seen a few delays during its development from trying to get greenlit for over a decade to having to deal with stalls due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The project gained some momentum with its official DC FanDome announcement last year and there has been some casting news along the way to excite fans. Hiram Garcia, who is producing the movie,… Read More...

Nick Frost Turned Down a Star Wars Role Because the Pay Was 'Rubbish' Shaun of the Dead actor Nick Frost reveals that he could have had a part in a Star Wars project.

Crossing the Streams is our series of guides looking at all the offerings hitting the big streaming services each month. This time we’re checking out the new Amazon Prime arrivals for March 2021, including some Steven Spielberg films, some stellar Westerns, and more!  Amazon Prime Pick of the Month for March 2021 Eddie Murphy was big business in the 1980s with five big box-office hits, the last of which was John Landis’ Coming to America in 1988. It took thirty-three years, but he’s finally returning to Zamunda, as Coming 2 America premieres on March 5th.

This article contains plot spoilers for Season 1 of Netflix's Lupin. Reader beware. Hubert Pellegrini (Hervé Pierre) is about to learn that he should not have f*cked with Assane Diop (Omar Sy). I say this because Assane is out for revenge in the new teaser trailer for Netflix's Lupin Part 2. During the finale of Part 1, Pellegrini made… Read More...

F9 Vs. Venom 2 in a Summer Release Date Battle, Which One Gets Your Money? With F9 and Venom: Let There Be Carnage now due to open on the same day, which one is more worth your time?

Actor Joonas Suotamo details a scene that was axed from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker in his new book.

Hellsing Movie Based on Japanese Manga Is Coming from John Wick Creator & Amazon Derek Kolstad will develop a live-action adaption of the Japanese manga Hellsing with Amazon Studios.

For the California residents who have been eager to return to Disneyland in the era of the coronavirus pandemic, the Happiest Place on Earth will soon be able to reopen its gates and let them back inside. After a year of closures and a lengthy stalemate regarding the immediate future of the parks, the California health department has issued updated guidelines indicating that Disneyland, Universal, and other California-based theme parks will be able to open back up on April 1, 2021.

Michael Myers is going to Be extra vicious in Halloween Kills according to star Andi Matichak.

Directed by Scott Cooper, The Pale Blue Eye stars Christian Bale as a detective investigating grisly murders in 1830 with the help of Edgar Allan Poe.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt to play Jiminy Cricket in Disney's Pinocchio Disney will be giving Pinocchio the live-action treatment and as production will be kicking off this month in the U.K., we're starting to see the cast fill out much more. The film already stars Tom Hanks (News of the World) as Geppetto, the kindly woodcarver who creates Pinocchio, and is slated to be directed by Robert Zemeckis, who also co-wrote the script with Chris Weitz.… Read More...

What is Paramount+? The casual streaming subscriber might not know that it is a rebranded version of CBS All Access set to launch this March with a host of new original titles that appeal to every corner of the nostalgia market. But if a Frasier reboot isn’t your thing, Paramount+ also wants to remind you that it has critically acclaimed hits like The Good Fight, Why Women Kill, and the entire Star Trek TV universe.

Actress Sigourney Weaver gives an udate on what's happening with the long-rumored Galaxy Quest revival.

(Welcome to Now Scream This, a column where horror experts Chris Evangelista and Matt Donato tell you what scary, spooky, and spine-tingling movies are streaming and where you can watch them.) Matt: Since this is a streaming horror column, it’s hard not to tumble into a Shudder recommendation pattern. There have been times where “Now Scream This” favored mainstream streamers or even free streamers, but I took it upon myself to explore another Tubi appreciation entry.

Star Wars: Andor starring Diego Luna may also star Ewan McGregor, reprising his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi from Star Wars Prequels.

Christopher Nolan's Tenet was essentially the guinea pig for theatrical releases in 2020 as movie theaters began the come back online in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some movie theaters had reopened with limited capacity while others remain shuttered, particularly in big markets like Los Angeles and New York City. It was a risky gamble and it didn't exactly work out… Read More...

Back in 2013, word arrived that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was going to make a movie based on a single drawing that appeared on DeviantArt. That’s right – not an adaptation of a story, but a drawing – a piece called “Sweet Halloween Dreams” by artist Alex Panagopoulos. The project seemed to vanish as quickly as it was announced, but now it’s back – and headed to Netflix.

‘Party Down’ Revival Set For Starz, But It’s Unclear Which Cast Members Are Returning Party Down, the very funny series that lasted two seasons, is coming back! That’s the good news. Now, for the murky news: it’s unclear which members of the original cast – Adam Scott, Ken Marino, Jane Lynch, Ryan Hansen, Martin Starr, Lizzy Caplan, and Megan Mullally – will be back. As of now, it sounds like none of them are locked down to return, and that makes this entire endeavor slightly suspect.

Apple TV+ has just ordered its first Korean-language project. Kim Jee-woon, who directed A Tale of Two Sisters and I Saw the Devil, will write and direct a new series called Dr. Brain for the streaming service, and Parasite actor Lee Sun-kyun will star. The series is based on a Korean webtoon of the same name, and follows a scientist who uses new tech to access people’s consciousness and memories. Get ready for Dr. Brain, baby!

Wow. March is only 4 days old and already we have an announcement about Shudder's lineup for April.

Ryan Reynolds Shares Sneak Peek at Netflix's The Adam Project as Filming Wraps Ryan Reynolds takes to social media to celebrate The Adam Project wrapping, and reminding everyone of the movie's comic book pedigree.

Candyman. Say his name five times in front of a mirror and he’ll show up, bees buzzing, hook-hand raised, whispery voice ready to give you some ASMR vibes right before you die. Based (loosely) on a short story by Clive Barker, the 1995 horror film Candyman is an all-time-classic – an operatic, gory, highly unnerving exploration of urban legends and race. The film spawned a few not-so-great sequels, and this year will see the release of a new Candyman directed by Nia DaCosta and co-written by Jordan Peele.

Society is constantly evolving, and thus, so is our entertainment. What was once deem acceptable decades ago is no longer so, and some of our most celebrated classic films often contain stereotypes and outdated depictions that wouldn't fly today. That doesn't mean that these films should be locked away forever, but knowing a little context behind the culture… Read More...

Falcon actor Anthony Mackie reveals how emotional it was for him to Be handed Captain America's Shield.

"I need you to do something for me…" An early festival promo trailer has debuted for a mysterious indie thriller titled Drive All Night, marking the feature directorial debut of the Bay Area's Peter Hsieh, most known for his stage plays. The film follows Dave, a reclusive swing-shift taxi driver, whose night takes an unexpected turn after he picks up a mysterious passenger, Cara, a young woman hiding a dark secret. As she makes him drive through the city on a series of bizarre excursions, things get increasingly more surreal the further into the night they go. Very cool.

The Army of the Dead are packing heat in new image, and Zack Snyder reveals a little more about his approach to both the characters and zombie lore.

Tony Hendra, known for delivering a hilariously undersized Stonehenge prop in This Is Spinal Tap, has passed away at age 79.

Per Deadline, Dermot Mulroney (Prodigal Son), Katherine McNamara (Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments), Rhys Coiro (The Walking Dead), Annie Ilonzeh (Peppermint), and Mel Gibson (Boss Level) are slated to join the cast of Agent Game, a spy thriller set to be directed by Grant S. Johnson (Nighthawks) and written by Mike Langer and Tyler W. Konney. Agent Game will find Dermot Mulroney starring… Read More...

Tahar Rahim is currently a dark-horse awards contender for his performance in The Mauritanian, a legal thriller based on the memoir of a Guantanamo Bay prisoner who was innocent for the crimes for which he was imprisoned. But in the upcoming Netflix limited series The Serpent, Rahim is playing a real-life con man and serial killer who was guilty of all his crimes, and probably more.

I was a little bit late to the Smiths party, without knowledge of what alternative music was until a handful of years later when a small AM radio station outside of Vancouver began broadcasting at the end of the 80s. By then the band had broken up and their legacy was in its infancy.    I don't know how I would have reacted to the breakup of The Smiths but I don't think I would have gone as far as to take over a radio station by gunpoint and demand they play nothing but Smiths tracks.

Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect.

THUNDER FORCE Trailer: McCarthy & Spencer Bring Superhero Power & Sass I might be one of the few people that thinks Ben Falcone's last film Superintelligence got a bit of a bad rap. While the popularity of James Corden continues to be inexplicable to me, Melissa McCarthy always brings charm, hilarity, and total commitment to her roles, and her on-screen chemistry with the equally charming and funny Bobby Cannavale made their scenes a joy to watch. And if superheroe movies are now the mainstream (as it seems Disney would have it), it's nice to have one that is is makign fun of the subgenre.

By now, we all know that Tom Cruise is capable of many things beyond running really fast on camera. But who would have thought that TikTok would be up there on the actor's plate? Well, actually it ain't. But good luck seeing the difference in the video up top! It was created by Belgian visual effects artist Christopher Ume, who used AI-enhanced software to superimpose Cruise’s face over that of Tom Cruise impersonator, Miles Fisher. For more amazing Cruise TikTok… Read More...

Pirates Of The Caribbean director Gore Verbinski explains why his Gambit movie never got made.

More Hobbs & Shaw Sequels and Multiple Fast & Furious Spinoffs Are Coming Confirms Producer Hobbs & Shaw Producer Hiram Garcia confirms multiple sequels are in the works.

More than 500,000 people have signed the petition for Disney to bring back Johnny Depp for another Pirates of the Caribbean movie.

Alicia Silverstone is back and she’s ready to fight some sharks in The Requin. Saban Films just hooked themselves the U.S. rights to the pic, which stars Silverstone and James Tupper (Big Little Lies) as a couple on a romantic getaway to Vietnam. A tropical storm blows away their seaside villa and leaves them stranded and injured.

Box Office

  • 1. Alien: Covenant
    Gross: $36,000,000
    Total: $36,000,000
  • 2. Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2
    Gross: $35,062,000
    Total: $301,799,474
  • 3. Everything, Everything
    Gross: $12,000,000
    Total: $12,000,000
  • 4. Snatched
    Gross: $7,600,000
    Total: $32,782,600
  • 5. Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
    Gross: $7,200,000
    Total: $7,200,000

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