NBA superstar Kevin Durant, showrunner Reggie Rock Bythewood and Brian Grazer have teamed up for a new Apple+ series, Swagger inspired by Durant's experiences as a young basketball athlete. The basketball drama delves into black culture and the world of youth sports.
THE LAST DUEL received its world premiere at the 78th Annual Venice International Film Festival Friday night with the film's director Ridley Scott, co-screenwriter/producer Nicole Holofcener and stars Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Jodie Comer. However, the showstoppers were Ben Affleck and his date Jennifer Lopez in their first red carpet appearance. See the photos below.
It's been a week full of trailer premieres with major stars such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Jake Gyllenhaal, Joaquin Phoenix and Thursday Keanu Reeves' THE MATRIX RESURRECTION arrives. Take a look at all the trailers for THE GUILTY, THE ADDAMS FAMILY 2, C'MON C''MON and trailer #2 for the Sopranos prequel, THE MANY SAINTS OF NEWARK.
It seems like a lifetime ago when we left the Dutton family for dead in Yellowstone’s season 3 finale. The highly-anticipated new season premieres on November 7 with a special two-hour event, and the trailer suggests Jamie (Wes Bentley) may be behind the hit on John (Kevin Costner), Beth (Kelly Reilly) and Kayce (Luke Grimes). Watch the new preview of Yellowstone season 4.
The Walking Dead: The World Beyond is bringing on a familiar face from THE WALKING DEAD with Pollyanna McIntosh reprising her role as Jadis who helped kidnap Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) in season 9, episode 5. What does the crossover mean for Andrew Lincoln's return to the franchise? The latest trailer re-introduces Jadis and a new look.
Japanese filmmaker Kiyoshi Kurosawa's (CURE, PULSE, TOKYO SONATA) WIFE OF A SPY thriller will make its US theatrical debut in NYC and Los Angeles on September 24. Described as an old-school Hitchockian thriller, the film was the winner of the Silver Lion award for Best Director for Kurosawa at the Venice Film Festival. Watch the new trailer.
Two different sorts of princesses make their debut this weekend on streaming. Camila Cabello is a progressive Cinderella in Amazon Prime Video's new movie while a sword-wielding princess in YAKUZA PRINCESS is kicking butt and taking names for in a theatrical run and VOD rental. On Hulu, Selena Gomez joins comedic veterans Steve Martin and Martin Short for a true-crime /murder mystery series. Watch full reviews with my HCA "What to Stream" cohost Jana in the video below.
Simu Liu is about to become a household name playing MCU's newest Avenger in SHANG-CHI AND THE LEGEND OF THE TEN RINGS. The Kim's Convenience actor says he felt like an imposter on the set of the Marvel film and constantly thought he was going to "mess it up." However, his costar Awkwakina helped him feel at ease with his high-profile role.
After a two-year delay, Daniel Craig's final turn as James Bond in NO TIME TO DIE will arrive in theaters on October 8. A final trailer for the film has arrived revealing more about the villain's (Rami Malek) plot.
Musician turned actress MASUMI stars in YAKUZA PRINCESS with Jonathan Rhys-Meyers who helped her with acting tips for her first acting role. Masumi plays a sword-yielding heir to a Yakuza dynasty, but ironically she's afraid of sharp, pointy objects. She talks about her training and what it was like acting for the first time in an action film.
Eva Longoria's feature film directorial debut, FLAMIN' HOT wrapped production in New Mexico last week. The film is based on Richard Montañez's rise from janitor to a marketing executive at Frito-Lay company and helped turn the Flamin' Hot Cheetos into a global phenomenon. The film stars Jesse Garcia (Snowfall) as Monañex, Dennis Haysbert, Emilio Rivera, Tony Shalhoub, Pepe Serna and others.
The Hollywood Critics Association held their inaugural HCA TV Awards Sunday and Apple TV+'s Ted Lasso led with four wins, The Crown scored three wins and Disney+'s The Mandalorian, Young Rock and Cruel Summer were among the winners. See the complete list of winners below.
You would think a movie relegated to a streaming service automatically meant it was subpar but VACATION FRIENDS with John Cena and Lil Rel Howery is a blast with the actors playing against type and polar opposites.
Sheryl Lee Ralph (Moesha, Claws) wasn't sure how to approach a scene in Motherland: Fort Salem in which Sara Alder (Lyne Renee) cast a spell on President Wade to control her words during a televised speech. Once she saw a #TwilightZone episode 'The Dummy" she knew exactly how to handle the scene. The actress also talks about the one change she requested for her character, and why television offers women better roles.
The talking dog from Pixar's UP will return in five shorts titled Dug Days for Disney+. Carl and Russell also return along with a random squirrel to distract Dug. Watch the adorable new trailer and poster for the series which premieres on September 1.
Candyman is a boogeyman like no other, born out of social injustice. CANDYMAN is a sequel that updates the urban legend in an equally horrifying way. Like the original, the real horrors behind the monster are rooted in the sins of the past and present.
John Cena stars alongside Lil Rel Howery in the Hulu Original movie, VACATION FRIENDS. Cena is the reckless teddy bear while Howery is the uptight businessman who bond over a wild vacation in Mexico with their girlfriends. Cena talks about playing against type while also leaning into his usual stereotype as a tough guy to flip the script.