James Wan Explains How Aquaman Influenced Malignant

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James Wan made his name in horror launching franchises like Saw and The Conjuring, before being handed to the reins to major studio franchises like Fast & Furious and Aquaman. While Wan has shown he’s more than capable of doing things outside of horror, he’s continued to return to the genre after making his major tentpole movies, and it seems that’s been a purposeful choice. Wan says the major way that Aquaman influenced his decision to make his new film, Malignant, was that after making the CGI heavy action movie he wanted to do something about as far from that as possible.

Billie Eilish Reveals Her No Time To Die Theme Song Has A Classic James Bond Easter Egg

No Time To Die is a film that’s trying to close out the Daniel Craig era of 007 with a bold confidence, which includes doing some things differently. While Hans Zimmer, Billie Eilish, and Finneas were all aware they were contributing to a more modern musical landscape in No Time To Die, they certainly remembered to honor the classic swagger the music of James Bond has always held. It’s decisions like that which allow the James Bond franchise to continue as a venerated box office staple, while also giving the formula involved in the process some room to evolve.

Melissa McCarthy’s New Netflix Movie The Starling Has Screened, And The First Reviews Are Brutal

Though the Covid-19 pandemic continues, Melissa McCarthy has already had a film release this year, Thunder Force (for which the reviews were… not so positive). Now she’s back on the big screen, this time for the comedy-drama The Starling, before the movie eventually lands on Netflix. In it she co-stars with Chris O’Dowd, Kevin Kline, Timothy Olyphant, Daveed Diggs, Skyler Gisondo, Laura Harrier, and Loretta Devine. The drama features McCarthy and O’Dowd as Lilly and Jack, a married couple who lose their baby, which leads Jack to head off to deal with his grief while Lilly remains in the “real” world, dealing with her own guilt. As if Lilly’s troubles weren’t bad enough, a starling begins to harass her and she becomes comically obsessed with trying to kill it. The movie was directed by Theodore Melif (Hidden Figures) and written by Matt Harris.

Jamie Lee Curtis Drops F-Bomb Over Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow Lawsuit

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The Marvel Cinematic Universe has become a well-oiled machine over the years, with every single installment in Phase Three being a critical and box office success. But there’s been some speed bumps along the way, most recently with Scarlett Johansson suing Disney over Black Widow money that was lost. And now the legendary Jamie Lee Curtis has dropped an F-bomb over ScarJo’s lawsuit.

Watch Henry Cavill Get Superman Ripped In New Video

As previously mentioned, Henry Cavill has been keeping extremely busy, leading his own Netflix series while also taking on film roles. Fans are eager to see him return as Sherlock Holmes in Enola Holmes 2, but there are still many holding out hope that he’ll don Superman’s signature cape again on the big screen. For his part, the actor seems interested, although there’s currently no timeline as to when this might happen.

Deaf Eternals Star Lauren Ridloff Explains How Angelina Jolie Supported Her During Challenges On Set

Lauren Ridloff also says she has become more comfortable with asking for what she needs on sets. While she admits to previously trying to be as easy as possible to work with, because she was afraid of appearing fragile, Ridloff maintains that every actor has their own needs, their own things that make it easier for them to do their job. That’s true of any person in any job and everybody should have the opportunity to get access to the tools they need to get their jobs done, regardless of ability.

Amazing Spider-Man’s Andrew Garfield Explains What He Wanted To Bring To Peter Parker, But What About No Way Home?

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Spider-Man is one of the most popular superheroes in all of Marvel’s catalogue. And as such, he’s been adapted for film in three different franchises. Andrew Garfield starred in a pair of Amazing Spider-Man movies, with an energy unique from Tobey Maguire’s tenure. Garfield recently explained what he wanted to bring to Peter Parker, but what about his rumored role in No Way Home?

Top Gun: Maverick’s Director Explains Why Tom Cruise Made A Training Program And Put Actors In The Air

While that sounds awesome, that authenticity doesn’t come without a cost. Flying a fighter jet is incredibly grueling, and it takes an insane amount of training to even step foot inside of a cockpit. That’s why Tom Cruise personally designed an endurance program to get his co-stars physically ready to fly. To prepare for his role as Goose’s son, Bradley “Rooster” Bradshaw, Miles Teller (Thank You for Your Service, Escape from Spiderhead) engaged in water survival training in a device called the “dunker” – a machine that essentially does its best to drown its occupant. Don’t worry about the actors too much, though: Tom Cruise was with his co-stars every step of the way. Talk about a great wingman.

Why Tiffany Haddish Shaved Her Head In The Middle Of The Pandemic

So she shaved it! It does make me wonder as well. What does my scalp look like? Do I want to know? Tiffany Haddish has loved her decision so much that she has kept her hair short, currently only having a bit of hair on the top of her head right now. The actress often uses wigs on red carpets too, recently rocking a whitish-blonde short bob at the Venice Film Festival while promoting The Card Counter. Take a look at what it looked like when she first buzzed her hair off:

5 Great Science Fiction Movies That Don’t Involve Aliens Or Robots

The Hunger Games (2012)

Last but not least, yes, The Hunger Games is considered science fiction. Dystopian science fiction, sure, but science fiction nonetheless. Directed by Gary Ross and starring Jennifer Lawrence, Donald Sutherland, Stanley Tucci, Liam Hemsworth, and Josh Hutcherson, The Hunger Games is about a future society where wealth and income inequality have gone way past overboard. So much so, in fact, that the wealthy get to watch kids from poorer districts hunt each other down and kill each other on live TV. It’s like The Running Man … but with less Arnold.