Top Movie News for December 10, 2019

John Williams’ ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Score is Now Streaming Heads up: you can listen to John Williams‘ Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker score right now. Williams’ final Star Wars soundtrack is currently streaming on the Disney awards site. There’s a good chance Disney didn’t want this to get out to the general public this soon, so you might want to hurry up and listen to it before Bob Iger shows up at your house and demands you stop. You can hear The Rise of Skywalker score streaming here. As I mentioned above, there’s a good chance Disney might take this down, so don’t be surprised if the link stops working.

Wonder Woman 1984 Director Explains Why Kristen Wiig Was Cast as Cheetah The Wonder Woman 1984 director divulges as to why the comedian Kristen Wiig was cast as the movie's villain.

Ghostbusters 2016 Director Paul Feig Praises Ghostbusters: Afterlife Trailer Paul Feig may have been disappointed with the reception of his own Ghostbusters reboot, but he's still stoked for Ghostbusters: Afterlife.

Director Cathy Yan says Pulp Fiction and Rashomon influenced Birds Of Prey As a fan of DC I have to admit I was underwhelmed at the prospect of a BIRDS OF PREY movie. For some reason the concept just didn't appeal to me. Then I saw the first trailer and the paradigm completely changed. While we won't know how the final result shakes out for another two months, the previews certainly indicate a bonkers, delectable, mayhem filled feast for the eyes. Everyone from… Read More...

Jack Black Wants to Retire Soon, Will Jumanji 3 Be His Final Movie? After Jumanji: The Next Level, Jack Black says he might do one more movie and call it quits.

Sense8 and Empire actor Toby Onwumere to join the Matrix 4 cast Whoa! After teaming with Lana Wachowski for her emotionally-charged Netflix drama SENSE8, it's being reported by Deadline that Toby Onwumere will be joining the cast of the Warner Bros./Village Roadshow sequel THE MATRIX 4. Upon signing onto the highly-anticipated sequel, Onwumere will join Matrix alums Keanu Reeves (Neo), Carrie-Anne Moss (Trinity), and Jada Pinkett… Read More...

Will Joker 2 Introduce the Clown Prince's Sidekick Gaggy? Joker actor Leigh Gill is open to coming back as Gary to become the Joker's original sidekick, Gaggy, in a potential sequel.

CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS Finale Promo Sees Humanity Make Its Last Stand Against The Anti-MonitorCRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS Finale Promo Sees Humanity Make Its Last Stand Against The Anti-Monitor After another thrilling hour, "Crisis on Infinite Earths" left us with one helluva cliffhanger, and the countdown is now on for January as we await the fate of the Paragons and the entire DC multiverse!

Marvel Television has reached its end and will be folded into Marvel Studios There once was a dream which was a united Marvel Cinematic Universe. Events in the feature films would impact the TV shows and vice versa, and for a brief period, it seemed as though it could work. However, it soon became clear that the TV side of Marvel Entertainment just couldn't generate the same level of excitement as its big-screen brethren. Projects were abandoned, shows were… Read More...

Weekend Box Office: ‘Frozen II’ Stays On Top As Disney Breaks Worldwide Box Office Record for the Year This might come as a surprise to you, but Disney made a lot of money this year. I know, I know – who would’ve guessed the giant studio that owns nearly every popular franchise would turn a profit? With only a few measly weeks left in 2019, Disney has come out on top as the reigning global box office champ for the year, with Frozen II winning the weekend box office yet again, to boot. And that’s not even taking into account the potential windfall from the upcoming Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

Antlers Final Trailer Unleashes a Terrifying Flesh-Hungry Monster Fox Searchlight has revealed a new trailer for Antlers, which comes from director Scott Cooper.

‘1917’ Featurette Goes Behind-the-Scenes of Sam Mendes’ One-Take War Film Ready for a deep-dive into 1917, the latest film from Sam Mendes? A new, unusually long featurette goes behind-the-scenes of the World War I epic, with Mendes talking about the origins of the movie, and cinematographer Roger Deakins delving into how he pulled off the film’s impressive “one-shot” set-up. Watch the 1917 featurette below. 1917 Featurette 1917 is a technical marvel, but it’s also a powerful film overall.

‘The Purge’ Season 2 Finale is Bringing Back Ethan Hawke The Purge TV series is headed towards its season finale, and the show is bringing back a familiar face: Ethan Hawke. Hawke starred in the first Purge movie, and he’ll be returning as his character James Sandin for a cameo in the season 2 finale. Hawke’s character bit the dust in the original movie, but his appearance in the show will be a flashback. Get a look at Hawke’s return below. Behold Ethan Hawke and Ethan Hawke’s wig in The Purge season 2 finale.

Watch the Final Trailer for Michael Bay's Netflix Movie '6 Underground' It arrives on Netflix this week. Continue reading…

Kevin Feige reveals official new details on The Eternals While Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe will be giving us films featuring previously established characters, such as Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), Spider-Man (Tom Holland), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), and Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), it will also be carving out an exciting new path with THE ETERNALS. Based upon the series created by Jack Kirby, the comic "is set… Read More...

Netflix Movies Dominate 2020 Golden Globes Nominations The Irishman, Marriage Story, The Two Popes and Dolemite is My Name all earned Golden Globes nominations for Netflix.

Quentin Tarantino says a third Kill Bill movie is "definitely in the cards," but it could be a few years before we see it.

Superhero Bits: ‘Black Widow’ Action Figures, Fans Hope Dave Bautista Met WB About Bane & More Want to see the new Black Widow action figures coming from Hasbro’s Marvel Legends line? What other characters disappeared in The Blip according to the Avengers: Endgame script? What fan theory did James Gunn just debunk about Steve Rogers and Star-Lord? Want to see nearly 60 Wonder Woman 1984 trailer Easter eggs? Could Dave Bautista play Bane in a future DC Comics movie?

More interesting details from the Avengers: Endgame screenplay have now been revealed, including the precise year Steve Rogers travelled back to and his age in 2023. Find out more after the jump...

Watch Robert Downey Jr. audition the most talented animals in the business for Dolittle.

After years of failed attempts to reach the big screen, Michael Chabon‘s The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay is finally getting its long-awaited adaptation – not as a movie, but as a television series on Showtime. Chabon and Ayelet Waldman, the husband and wife pair of acclaimed authors and television producers, have signed a new production pact with CBS TV Studios, and the CBS-owned Showtime is developing both a Kavalier and Clay TV show as well as a series based on Waldman’s A Really Good Day, which will star Veep actress Anna Chlumsky. The Amazing Adventures of Kavali

Next 3 Unexpected Awards Contenders: 'Knives Out,' 'Richard Jewell,' 'Cats' The nominees for the 77th Golden Globe Awards were announced this morning. As usual, some of the nominees were expected, such as Frozen II (Best Animated Feature) and Ford v Ferrari (Christian Bale, Best Actor - Drama, above), two of the box office leaders over the weekend. The nominees also included several pleasant surprises. Sometimes, it's not the film itself, but one element in particular that grabs the attention of awards groups. Here are three nominees that we weren't...Read MoreRead Comments

Most trailers tend to arrive in a flurry of images and sound designed to grab your attention, so I've got to hand it to the recently released red-band trailer for THE GRUDGE for electing to establish its tone with largely just one scene. I like it. The upcoming film, which director Nicolas Pesce has said is not a reboot, brings the action to America and stars Andrea Riseborough (MANDY) as a cop who comes across a seemingly-unexplainable case that leads her to a house which has been grudged.… Read More...

On the December 9, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to have a spoiler discussion of the eighth episode of HBO’s Watchmen, entitled “A God Walks Into Abar.” Opening Banter: HT’s back!   In Our Feature Presentation:    Emails Angela and Dr. Manhattan in the bar Mr. Eddy’s Bar – does this confirm Lady Trieu’s parentage? Angela hates Dr.

‘The Witcher’ Characters Get Their Own Introductory Videos Henry Cavill, Henry Cavill’s wig, and Henry Cavill’s abs all star in The Witcher, Netflix’s new show based on the fantasy book series of the same name. The show drops on the streaming service this month, and ahead of its release, some new featurettes have arrived to introduce us to some of The Witcher characters.

Listen up witches! Alright, now that I've pulled you away from your black cauldrons, black cats, and eyes of newt, I have an important announcement to make. After a year long hiatus, Netflix has finally announced the premiere date of part three of The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina and it's closer than you might think. Part three (or season two part one if you're being a stickler)… Read More...

We chat with David Arquette about his new movie Mob Town and much more in our exclusive interview.

'Parasite' director and Golden Globe nominee Bong Joon Ho made his late night debut on 'The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon' with a few words on the movie as well as his enigmatic words during the movie's eight-minuted Cannes standing ovation.

Paul McCartney may be best known for his historic career in music, but he’s about to take a dip into the filmmaking business for his next creative endeavor. Netflix and Gaumont Animation, who previously collaborated on Bill Burr’s animated series F is for Family, are teaming up for an animated feature adaptation of High in the Clouds, a children’s adventure novel written by Paul McCartney, Geoff Dunbar, and Philip Ardag.

Sure, 2020 is full of many highly anticipated films, but the one which has had my attention from the day it was first announced is Denis Villeneuve's adaptation of Frank Herbert's "Dune." I've been a fan of everything Villeneuve has done and I'm pumped to see how the director tackles this sprawling sci-fi epic. The adaptation features quite the… Read More...

'The Mandalorian' Star Pedro Pascal Isn't Always Behind the Suit How many Mandalorians are there *really*? Continue reading…

It’s Pope Season! Not only do we have The Two Popes arriving on Netflix this month, we also have The New Pope headed to HBO a month later. That’s enough popes for everyone, I think. The New Pope is the second season of The Young Pope, in which Jude Law wore sunglasess, smoked cigarettes, and also became the leader of the Catholic Church. This new season has a new pope (thus the title), played by John Malkovich. But Law’s pope isn’t out of the picture just yet. Watch The New Pope trailer below. The New Pope Trailer Well, this looks like it’s all sorts of fun.

Before he directed Marvel’s magical hit Doctor Strange in 2016, Scott Derrickson was a well-known name in the horror community, having shot to fame with films like The Exorcism of Emily Rose and Sinister. But it has been four years since Derrickson has directed a horror film and fans had been wondering whether he intended to return to the genre at all.

After Kara handles business in Crisis, it looks like she's going to have another problem on her hands with the return of Mister Mxyzptlk, who will now be played by former Reno 911! star Thomas Lennon.

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Benson actor Rene Auberjonois has died Sad bit of news to report this Monday morning, as its been confirmed that THE PATRIOT and MCCABE & MRS. MILLER actor Rene Auberjonois has passed away. Auberjonois was born into an artistic family on June 1, 1940 in NYC. The son of a Cold War era foreign correspondent and Pulitzer Prize nominated author, Rene Auberjonois moved around a lot as a child living everywhere from… Read More...

Not long after being named Best Actress of the year by New York Film Critics Circle for her riveting performance in Jordan Peele's US, Lupita Nyong’o has stated that she has no interest in contributing to a sequel. “No thanks. Red is dead,” Nyong’o said while on stage for Deadline’s Contenders New York. In Peele's… Read More...

Free Guy Is Ryan Reynolds' Personal Favorite Movie, Not Deadpool Ryan Reynolds apparently ditches Deadpool as his most beloved movie, with the upcoming Free Guy now taking top spot.

John Boyega Gets Honest About The Last Jedi, Calls It a Bit Iffy Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker star John Boyega admits he didn't agree with a lot of the choices made in The Last Jedi.

Veep creator Armando Iannucci is back with Avenue 5, an HBO comedy which stars Hugh Laurie as Ryan Clark, the captain of the titular galactic cruise ship, in what's being described as a "space tourism comedy set 40 years in the future, when the solar system is everyone’s oyster." HBO has released an hilarious new trailer for the upcoming series, as well as announcing that it will debut on January 19th. [SEEMORE] In addition to Hugh Laurie, Avenue 5 also stars… Read More...

Robbie Amell had a memorable run in The Flash as Firestorm, and in a new interview to promote Code 8, the actor tells us that he is open to reprising the role or playing another superhero altogether...

Kicking off the new year with plenty of profanity and inappropriate behavior will be the new comedy Like a Boss. Tiffany Haddish and Rose Byrne star in the story of two best friends who start their own cosmetics company but suddenly learn they’re in debt by about half a million dollars. Thankfully, a make-up mogul (Salma Hayek) swoops in to save the day by giving them a buyout offer. But unfortunately, all she wants is to poach their ideas for her own benefit. And that’s when these women go to war.

This year marks the 35th anniversary of Pee-wee’s Big Adventure, and to celebrate, Paul Reubens is hitting the road. Paul Reubens isn’t looking for a stolen bike, but he’s accompanying a national tour of Pee-wee’s Big Adventure anniversary screenings that will include a Q&A with the man himself. Each stop will also afford fans the opportunity to meet and snag a photo with Paul Reubens through a few different VIP ticket packages.

The Grudge Red-Band Trailer Promises a Blood-Soaked, R-Rated Reboot Sony Pictures has released a new red-band trailer for The Grudge reboot from director Nicolas Pesce.

"This is a classic tale of identity… It's going to be tough to tell them apart." 1091 Media has released their official US trailer for an indie documentary titled And Two If By Sea, which is a twist on the classic "Paul Revere's Ride" poem ("one, if by land, and two, if by sea"). The doc film is not really a sports doc, not really a family doc - perhaps a mix of both, and then some. It's about two brothers who happen to be professional surfers, CJ & Damien Hobgood, and their experiences in life being competitive siblings. "A cinematic tale of adventure, destiny, and family.

(Blumhouse Television and Hulu have partnered for a monthly horror anthology series titled Into The Dark, set to release a full holiday-themed feature the first Friday of every month. Horror anthology expert Matt Donato will be tackling the series one-by-one, stacking up the entries as they become streamable.) Charles Hood, who’s been somewhat silent since his hilarious Night Owls, accepts Christmas damnation duty for Into The Dark’s second season. A Nasty Piece Of Work tunes into the director’s comedic frequencies, based on a corporate satire scripted by Paul Soter. While last year’s Pooka!

Clear-eyed, logical, empathetic and compelling, the doc series on Netflix about Henry Lee Lucas considers questions with broad, disquieting implications. [Read the whole post on screenanarchy.com...]

Marvel Studios Head of Visual Development Ryan Meinerding has shared some awesome Iron Man concept art revealing some very different takes on Tony Stark donning his armour. Check it out after the jump...

Ludi Lin has shared a video of himself training for a fight scene as Liu Kang from the set of James Wan's Mortal Kombat reboot.

Following tonight's exciting installment of Crisis on Infinite Earths, the first official teaser trailer for DC Universe and The CW's Stargirl debuted on the Kevin Smith-hosted after-show. Take a look...

Box Office

  • 1. Alien: Covenant
    Gross: $36,160,621
    Total: $36,160,621
  • 2. Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2
    Gross: $34,653,754
    Total: $301,391,228
  • 3. Everything, Everything
    Gross: $11,727,390
    Total: $11,727,390
  • 4. Snatched
    Gross: $7,832,517
    Total: $33,015,117
  • 5. King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword
    Gross: $7,152,269
    Total: $27,503,490

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