Will Ewoks Return in the Han Solo Movie?

Rumors abound that the first Solo trailer is dropping this week. There has been much fanfare over the second Star Wars Story, most of it not good. And there have been a lot of behind-the-scenes images, mostly shared by director Ron Howard. One leaked image clearly shows a taxidermied Ewok behind a glass case. Though it’s highly suspect whether or not the Ewok, or others like it will show up in the movie. It’s definitely there on set. But we might be looking at one of the many deleted scenesRead More

Keira Knightley’s new movie a big hit at Sundance – Fil…

Newsdesk Keira Knightley’s new period drama Colette has become the first hit at this year’s Sundance Film Festival in Utah, Executives at Bleecker Street and 30WEST have snapped up director Wash Westmoreland’s movie for U.S. distribution for a reported mid-seven figures. Sources tell Deadline the deal makers jumped on the film after it premiered at Sundance on Saturday evening (20Jan18). Bleecker Street and 30WEST bosses reportedly beat out studio heads at Sony Pictures Classics, Amazon and Fox Searchlight for Colette, which revolves around a young country woman who marries aRead More

Will This Movie Ever Show Any Signs Of Slowing Down?

6 minutes ago Even the most passionate defenders of a second Jumanji movie, this one starring Kevin Hart and The Rock, couldn’t have predicted that we’d still be writing about the movie atop the box office charts five weeks after it opened… while its perceived top competitor, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, tumbled down the charts. But that, as they say, is why they play the games, because Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle continues to dominate the box office, as the following numbers prove: 1. Jumanji: Welcome to the JungleRead More

Is Danny McBride’s Crocodile Dundee Movie a Joke?

Seriously? What’s the deal? Is Dundee: The Son of a Legend Returns Home a real movie? Or is it some huge elaborate prank that Danny McBride and his Vice Principles team is pulling off for laughs? Many people were asking this question on Friday afternoon, when, unannounced, the trailer for a fourth Crocodile Dundee movie dropped out of the blue, taking everyone by surprise. As far as all the evidence supports, it’s a very real movie and it is coming out this summer. Still, people are shaking their head, andRead More

The Detective Pikachu Movie Has Added Another Great Sta…

So it’s pretty clear that the level of Japanese gravitas in Detective Pikachu just went through the roof. Ken Watanabe has officially signed on to portray a character named Detective Yoshida in Rob Letterman’s Detective Pikachu, which is expected to begin shooting later this month. Not much else has been revealed about the Academy Award nominee’s character, as it’s a brand new role designed for the film itself. But given his status as a detective, we can reasonably assume that he may have a close relationship with the one andRead More

Paddington 2 Is Rotten Tomatoes Best Reviewed Movie of …

Rotten Tomatoes has revealed that Paddington 2 is the best reviewed movie of all time, knocking out the previous record holder Toy Story 2. To celebrate, the movie review site notified Paddington 2 director Paul King to share the news. The director noted that the Paddington Bear movies are a “real labor of love” and that many people put their “heart and soul” into the projects for months and even years. The movie has been a critical success since its release in the United States on January 12, 2018 andRead More

Why The Black Widow Movie Shouldn’t Be A Direct Prequel

17 minutes ago Ever since she went undercover to keep an eye on Tony Stark in Iron Man 2, Natasha Romanoff, a.k.a. Black Widow, has been an important superhero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, from being one of the founding Avengers to helping take down HYDRA to, well, the list goes on. Unlike many of her teammates, though, she hasn’t had the opportunity to star in her own movie, instead being relegated to ensemble casts or being a supporting character in another hero’s movie, but that may soon change. LastRead More

How Much Movie Attendance Dropped Last Year

These numbers come from the National Alliance of Theater Owners, or NATO (via Variety). In NATO’s report, it calculated the total number of tickets sold based on the average ticket price to come up with the 1.24 billion tickets sold. The national ticket average rose 3.7 percent in 2017 to $8.97, up from $8.65 in 2016. This calculation is not exact and does not take into account premium ticket prices for large format or 3D showings, or the much higher ticket prices in major cities like New York and LosRead More

Michael B. Jordan: ‘Movie opportunities are opening up …

Newsdesk Black Panther actor Michael B. Jordan hopes Hollywood’s new openness to diversity will allow him to star in his own original projects. Michael got his big break in U.S. TV series The Wire before starring in the critically acclaimed 2013 movie Fruitvale Station and is playing the villain, Erik ‘Killmonger’ Stevens in Marvel’s latest superhero movie Black Panther. The film is the first comic book blockbuster to feature a mostly African-American cast, and Michael feels that Hollywood executives are finally giving black actors, writers, and directors the chance toRead More

Movie Theater Attendance Hits 24 Year Low as Ticket Pri…

The National Alliance of Theater Owners, aka NATO, announced this week that the average price for a movie ticket in the United States has risen to 3.7 percent since 2016. The average price for a movie was $8.65 and now is up to $8.93. The news comes after a disastrous year at the box office that saw attendance at the lowest it’s been in 24 years. The year started off and ended strong with Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast and Star Wars: The Last Jedi, but overall, the yearRead More