During the JUNGLE CRUISE press conference held at Disneyland in Anaheim, Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt, Edgar Ramirez, and Jack Whitehall were clearly having fun during the interviews. Blunt and The Rock continued riffing on each other, and Blunt reveals why she ghosted Johnson when he sent her a video to convince her to join the cast.
Big-time Hollywood producer James Schamus (CROUCHING TIGER HIDDEN DRAGON, HULK) was motivated to make SOMOS. after reading the investigative article by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ginger Thompson about the 2011 massacre of residents in a small Mexican town by the Zetas cartel as payback for a DEA operation. The limited Netflix series is a recreation of the human stories behind the tragedy that befell the residents of Allende, Mexico. Schamus explains in the video below what about the story inspired him to take this journey to make SOMOS. and why he fictionalized the story rather than making a documentary about the tragedy.
On this week's HCA's What to Stream podcast, Jana Nagase of Jana on Camera and I review JUNGLE CRUISE and THE SUICIDE SQUAD which are also premiering on streaming services in addition to movie theaters. We're also discussing the new TROLLHUNTERS movie: TALES OF ARCADIA, the sci-fi thriller SETTLERS, Netflix's docuseries Heist and the animated Harley Quinn show.
The Star Wars The Bad Batch series heads towards its finale, we sat down with actress Gwendoline Yeo (Curious George, Monkie Kid) who voices Nala Se to find out what her intentions are with Omega. Watch what she reveals in our one-on-one with the actress.
A longer trailer to GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE arrived with new footage that will make you nostalgic for the old movies. Two of the original characters make a cameo in the latest preview. Familiar ghosts also make an appearance with the devil dog chasing after Paul Rudd's character and a ghost similar to Slimer is on the run from the new ghostbusters, Finn Wolfhard and McKenna Grace.
THE NIGHT HOUSE is no ordinary horror movie about a haunted house. Rebecca Hall is a widow coming to grips with her husband's sudden death but it seems he may have left her an unwanted gift in the house he built. Watch the new trailer.
Michael C. Hall, his new costar Julia Jones, and Dexter showrunners/producers converged at a Comic Con@Home panel to reveal details about the new upcoming Showtime revival which picks up nine years after the finale. A new teaser trailer was also released with the premiere date of November 7. The cast and producers dropped some pretty big bombshells in the panel, which we outline below.
Portuguese actress Daniela Melchior portrays Ratcatcher 2 in James Gunn's THE SUICIDE SQUAD. Luckily Daniela didn't have aversions to rats but her costars did. She reveals Idris Elba and Viola Davis didn't go near her when Sebastian the rat was on set with her. She also shares some behind-the-scenes in the making of the James Gunn film and what Margot Robbie, David Dastmalchian, and Elba did to her when she took a nap on set.
IN THE HEIGHTS breakout star Leslie Grace will be the next DCEU Batgirl for an HBO Max movie directed by Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah from a script by BIRDS OF PREY writer Cristina Hodson. Get to know the new Barbara Gordon from CineMovie’s interview with Grace earlier this year. Watch below.
How did a movie boasting an ensemble cast that includes Kate Beckinsale, Bobby Cannavale, Jai Courtney, Laverne Cox, and Stanley Tucci go so wrong? JOLT is a mess from start to finish with horrible acting all around, a ridiculous premise worthy of a She-Hulk storyline, and a twist you see coming a mile away. On the guilty-pleasure side, you do get a rush watching Beckinsale kick butt despite the idiotic premise. It’s no wonder JOLT went straight to Amazon Prime Video.
Whether you like or dislike SNAKE EYES: G.I. JOE ORIGINS may depend on how invested you are in the GI JOE characters prior to watching the origins story starring Henry Golding. SNAKE EYES is gorgeously shot with stunning-looking locations and dazzling action sequences that showcase the actual actors performing the majority of the martial arts sequences.