Joan Lee, the wife of Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee, died Thursday in Los Angeles. She was 93. “I can confirm the sad news that Joan Lee passed away this morning quietly and surrounded by her family,” a spokesperson for Stan Lee and his family said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter. “The family […]
Universal Pictures has set Shane Salerno to write the screenplay for Gears Of War, the big-scale live-action adaptation of Microsoft Studios’ iconic Xbox video game franchise. Universal-based Dylan Clark is producing.
Universal and director F. Gary Gray’s The Fate of the Furious has crossed the $1 billion mark at the global box office in yet another victory for the enduring series.
Jeff Goldblum is returning to the land of dinosaurs. The actor, who co-starred in 1993’s Jurassic Park and 1997’s The Lost World: Jurassic Park, will appear in Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment’s next Jurassic World film. J. A. Bayona (A Monster Calls) is directing the next installment in the studio’s hit franchise. Jurassic World earned […]
The Fate of the Furious, directed by F. Gary Gray, raced to an estimated $532.5 million global debut over Easter weekend, including $100.2 million domestically and a $432.2 million overseas. If those estimates hold when final numbers are tallied early Monday, Furious 8 will eclipse Star Wars: The Force Awakens ($529 million) to boast the […]
It’s still not clear what shape the project will take, but sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that Warner Bros. is in the early stages of developing a relaunch of The Matrix, the iconic 1999 sci-fi movie that is considered one of the most original films in cinematic history, with Zak Penn in talks to write […]
You may not know his name, but if you’re a fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the greater superhero genre, you have seen his work. Trevor Habberstad, a veteran stunt performer and coordinator, has passed away after an 8-month battle with gastric cancer. He was only 27.
On the heels of 2015’s Furious 7, one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide in box-office history and the sixth-biggest global title of all time, comes the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time: The Fate of the Furious.
He’ll be back! James Cameron, who regains certain rights to his prized creation The Terminator in 2019, is godfathering a new iteration of the film that might finally get it right in drawing a close in the battle between humans and Skynet. Sources said that Cameron, whose copyright reversion happens 35 years after the release […]
“Gold” director Stephen Gaghan is attaching himself to write and direct Ubisoft’s adaptation of its popular video game “The Division” starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica Chastain.
Chris Evans has taken over a comic book store to secretly create the ultimate Captain America escape room. Find out if some unsuspecting customers can escape the clutches of Hydra. To assemble with Chris on your own adventure, enter here: http://bit.ly/ChrisEvans_EscapeRoom Every entry of $10 or more benefits Christopher’s Haven, a nonprofit that provides supportive […]
Is Wonder Woman a “pinup girl” or a feminist icon? The question dogged a United Nations campaign that featured the superhero as a symbol of self-empowerment for girls and women. While some feminists may have felt triumphant when the United Nations announced the end of the Wonder Woman campaign this month (in an earlier Times […]
After a year of coding, here’s Jarvis.
A United Nations spokesman told Reuters that the superhero’s role at the organization would end on Friday, despite plans for Wonder Woman to be used in an empowerment campaign for women and girls into 2017. The move is likely in response to an online petition, signed by nearly 45,000 people, asking for Wonder Woman to […]
On the heels of 2015’s Furious 7, one of the fastest movies to reach $1 billion worldwide in box-office history and the sixth-biggest global title of all time, comes the newest chapter in one of the most popular and enduring motion-picture serials of all time: The Fate of the Furious. Now that Dom and Letty […]
“Silicon Valley” star T.J. Miller got arrested in Hollywood for allegedly making his Uber driver see stars, and not the good rating kind either. Law enforcement sources tell us T.J.’s driver picked him up from the GQ Men of the Year party early Friday morning, and during the ride they got into an argument about […]