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Netflix has lifted the cowl on “Jupiter’s Legacy,” the streaming service’s upcoming television adaptation of Mark Millar and Frank Quitely’s superhero comic book series. The streamer revealed the trailer for the show on Wednesday. The plot of streamer’s eight-episode “Jupiter’s Legacy” is derived from Millar’s comic book series, which was first published in 2013. The original comic book, the plot of which spanned decades, centered on the world’s first generation of superheroes and their...
Last Year’s Winner: Jeremy Strong, “Succession” Still Eligible: No. Hot Streak: The Best Actor in a Drama Series category hasn’t seen a repeat winner in over a decade, and it won’t see one again this year. Bryan Cranston was the last to win back-to-back(-to-back) Emmys from 2008 – 2010, and while Jeremy Strong will return to defend his title for “Succession,” the next season won’t premiere in time for last year’s winner to compete in 2021. Fun Fact: Kyle Chandler won the Emmy for Best Actor...
Piers Morgan and “The Wire” creator David Simon got into a Twitter feud this week following the ex-“Good Morning Britain” host’s appearance on Tucker Carlson’s Fox Nation series. Morgan spoke to the Fox host about the comments he made about Duchess Meghan Markle that led to his recent “Good Morning Britain” departure, to which Simon responded: “In an ocean of talking-head sewage, what are the chances that the two most pouty and puckered assholes in broadcast television would ever swim...
 
George Clooney’s existential sci-fi drama, “The Midnight” Sky,” moved a step closer in the VFX Oscar race Tuesday, taking top honors at the 19th annual VES Awards. The Netflix film (with VFX by Framestore) also earned the model award for the Aether spacecraft. Strangely, though, the unforgettable Ballet of Blood scene, containing simulated zero-G and remarkable liquid simulation, wasn’t even nominated, yet this highlight could prove decisive if “The Midnight Sky” wins the Oscar. But that’s...
Netflix shocked the film world last week when the streaming giant announced it was purchasing the rights to two “Knives Out” sequels from writer-director Rian Johnson in a deal worth a reported $400 million. Now some specifics of the deal are coming into focus in a new story published by The Hollywood Reporter. According to THR, Netflix “inked a dagger-driving $469 million deal” to land Johnson and Ram Bergman, his producing partner at T-Street, for “Knives Out 2” and “Knives Out 3.” THR...
Over the last year, “Justice League” star Ray Fisher has used social media to speak out against both the film’s reshoot director Joss Whedon and Warner Bros. executives, but he’s now given his first full sit-down interview on the matter with The Hollywood Reporter. Included in the lengthy Fisher profile are details expanding on the allegedly fraught relationship between Whedon and Fisher’s “Justice League” co-star Gal Gadot. The “Wonder Woman” actress said in December 2020 that her...
 
The pandemic heated up the long-simmering romance between January’s Sundance Film Festival and the Academy Awards: For the first time, the Oscar race showcases four Best Picture contenders that were Sundance premieres. Lee Isaac Chung’s rural family auto-fiction “Minari,” Florian Zeller’s play-to-film “The Father,” and Emerald Fennell’s “Promising Young Woman” all premiered in 2020; the virtual Sundance 2021 presented a late-inning surprise with Shaka King’s studio-financed “Judas and the...
 
Ernest Hemingway means different things to different people. To some, he’s little more than a name on a required reading list in school, one of those white males whose work makes up the canon of Western literature. To others (and thanks to “10 Things I Hate About You”) he was an “abusive, alcoholic misogynist.” As directors Ken Burns and Lynn Novick lay out in their six-hour documentary for PBS, “Hemingway,” he was all of those things. Per Burns’ reputation for thoroughness, “Hemingway” is...
 
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Emily VanCamp made her long-awaited return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe over the weekend as her character, Sharon Carter, remerged on the most recent episode of the Disney+ series “The Falcon and the Winter Solider.” The episode marked VanCamp’s first outing as Sharon Carter since the 2016 movie “Captain America: Civil War,” which included a kiss between VanCamp’s character and Chris Evans’ Steve Rogers/Captain America that divided the fandom. The kiss was Sharon’s last appearance in the...
Bill Murray said he got tricked into starring in 1989’s “Ghostbusters II” after the studio pitched him and his fellow cast members an idea that never materialized. The comedian recently discussed his history with the “Ghostbusters” franchise during a panel at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival (via Collider) and noted he was “very, very reluctant” and “in absolutely no hurry” to make a sequel to the blockbuster 1984 original. “I thought that the only reason anyone would want...
Thandiwe Newton has been credited as Thandie Newton over three decades, but not anymore. As part of her British Vogue cover story, Newton announced she is reclaiming the original spelling of her name, Thandiwe, in Hollywood and will be credited as such in all of her future film and television projects. Thandiwe means “beloved” in Shona. The only reason Thandiwe got switched to Thandie in the first place is because the “W” was “carelessly missed out from her first credit.” Newton said of name...
Marvel Studios has kicked off its run of MCU series on Disney+ in strong fashion, thanks to the buzzy run of “WandaVision” and the strong acclaim for “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier,” now airing new episodes weekly on the streaming platform. Next up for the MCU on television is “Loki,” a time-hopping adventure series that brings Tom Hiddleston’s eponymous “Thor” villain into the spotlight for his first standalone storyline. Hiddleston has played Loki across the MCU, starting with “Thor”...
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