A number of films and television series are being added to Disney+ throughout the month of March including Marvel’s Black Panther. Disney+ is the streaming home for shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and more, alongside exclusive Disney+ Originals. Almost two years to the date since the world premiere of Fast Color at SXSW in 2018, Julia Hart’s newest feature, Stargirl, will launch exclusively on the streamer. Based on a novel by…"Disney+: What’s New in March"
A deleted scene from Avengers: Endgame reveals fate of Gamora as Marvel continues to market the film’s release on home video. Here’s the deleted scene as exclusively presented by USA Today: We have an EXCLUSIVE @Avengers deleted scene from #Endgame that gives fans a heroic must-see moment → https://t.co/Y0tiB90wX7 pic.twitter.com/QZDxovUCT2 — USA TODAY Life (@usatodaylife) July 26, 2019 The scene takes us back to the battlegrounds following the death of Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.). …"Gamora: Deleted Avengers: Endgame Scene Reveals Fate"
The Toronto International Film Festival will honor Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep with the Meryl Streep to receive the TIFF Tribute Actor Award. Today’s announcement was made by TIFF co-heads Joana Vicente and Cameron Bailey. The award, sponsored by RBC, will be presented to the three-time Oscar winner during this year’s new TIFF Tribute Gala awards event. The gala will take place on Monday, September 9 at the Fairmont Royal York. TIFF’s year-round programming will benefit…"Meryl Streep to receive the TIFF Tribute Actor Award"
Oscar winners Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are reportedly teaming up on The Last Duel, a 14th century period piece with a focus on rape. The film, titled The Last Duel, is based on Eric Jager’s 2004 novel, The Last Duel: A True Story of Crime, Scandal, and Trial by Combat in Medieval France. Per Deadline, the novel is being adapted into a screenplay by Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, and Nicole Holofcener. Filmmaker Ridley Scott…"Matt Damon, Ben Affleck team up for Rape-focused Film"
Seth MacFarlane announced during San Diego Comic Con 2019 that The Orville will be moving exclusively to Hulu, starting with season 3. “The Orville has been a labor of love for me, and there are two companies which have supported that vision in a big way: 20th Century Fox Television, where I’ve had a deal since the start of my career, and FOX Broadcasting Company, now FOX Entertainment, which has been my broadcast home for…"The Orville moves to Hulu for Season 3 in 2020"
Actress Scarlett Johansson is back in the news after her comments about politically correct casting in As If magazine made the rounds on the internet. Suffice it to say, her words were certainly problematic. It’s especially problematic given the actress’s history. Like how she whitewashed a role and decided to portray a transgender man in Rub & Tug. These choices have led to the actress–more or less–becoming a meme over the years. ‘You know, as…"Scarlett Johansson would still play transgender role"
WarnerMedia officially announced today that HBO Max is the name of their new streaming service, bringing together networks of the WarnerMedia family. In addition to bringing together the best of programming from their network families, the service will offer original programming. The direct-to-consumer service will launch in spring 2020. “HBO Max will bring together the diverse riches of WarnerMedia to create programming and user experiences not seen before in a streaming platform, said Robert Greenblatt, chairman,…"HBO Max: WarnerMedia names Streaming Service"
Legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg is taking his battle against Netflix all the way to The Academy when the next board meeting takes place in April. Without Steven Spielberg, I would never have developed an interest in film. I’ve already written about this in an article on Jurassic Park in 2017. It still kills me that I was’t able to be in the same theater as him during SXSW last year because of certain reasons. I…"Steven Spielberg, Netflix, and The Academy"
The 2019 SXSW Film Festival features and episodic premieres lineup has been announced for the festival, running March 8-17, 2019 in Austin, Texas. Among the films and episodics in the initial release, there are some 102 selections that will screen during the dine days. The rest of the lineup will be announced on February 6, 2019. There were 2,351 feature-length film submissions, with a total of 8,490 films submitted this year. “As we head into our…"2019 SXSW Film Festival Lineup Announced"
It was reported this evening that Jason Reitman is set to direct a new Ghostbusters film set in the original universe of the 1984 classic. During Comic Con in 2017, director Ivan Reitman said that there would be big things coming, including a new film. Nothing was given at the time with regards to the film’s specifics. This is really big news for the Ghostbusters franchise given that this summer marks the 35th anniversary of…"Jason Reitman directing Ghostbusters film"