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‘Black Canary’ Movie In the Works With Jurnee Smollett Reprising Role and Misha Green Writing

A Black Canary movie is on the way, with Jurnee Smollett reprising the role she played in Birds of Prey, and Misha Green on board to write the script. Green and Smollett previously worked together on Lovecraft Country. Like the upcoming Batgirl and Blue Beetle movies, Black Canary is being developed directly for streaming service […]

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Misha Green and Jurnee Smollett Developing ‘Birds of Prey’ Spinoff Movie Focused on Black Canary for HBO Max

“Lovecraft Country” and “Underground” creator Misha Green and Jurnee Smollett are teaming up for a third project, taking Smollett’s “Birds of Prey” character Black Canary on a new adventure in her own standalone film for HBO Max.Smollett confirmed the news on Twitter, writing: “Guess the Canary is out of the cage! So excited to finally […]

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Jurnee Smollett Had No Expectations For ‘Lovecraft Country’ Season 2 & Is Excited For ‘Escape From Spiderhead’ [Interview]

Jurnee Smollett began her career in Hollywood at the age of six. She’s starred on seminal programs such as “Friday Night Lights,” “True Blood,” and “Underground.” She’s also appeared in films such as “Eve’s Bayou,” “The Great Debaters,” and, most recently, “Birds of Prey.” Now, 29 years later, after she entered the biz, she’s finally […]

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James Gunn’s ‘The Suicide Squad’ Seizes $4.1M On Thursday Night, Biggest For R-Rated Film During Pandemic

Warner Bros fired up James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad last night, the studio’s first Thursday preview in a long time — arguably since pre-pandemic. The DC ensemble is seeing $4.1 million off showtimes that began at 7 p.m., the biggest number for a R-rated movie during the Covid era.There haven’t been many R-rated movies during […]

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Margot Robbie Suggests Harley Quinn Is Better In A “Group Dynamic” Rather Than A Solo Film

The future of Margot Robbie‘s DC Comics character Harley Quinn is a little unclear at the moment, outside of her upcoming appearance in James Gunn‘s “The Suicide Squad,” a sort of soft reboot-y sequel to the David Ayer film from 2016. While Cathy Yan‘s “Birds of Prey” was originally billed as a solo Harley Quinn […]

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‘Batgirl’ Movie Will Be Directed By ‘Bad Boys for Life’ Filmmakers Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah

Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, who helmed the surprisingly good Bad Boys For Life, are headed to Gotham City. The duo has been tapped by Warner Bros. to direct the Batgirl movie, which has a screenplay from Birds of Prey writer Christina Hodson. At one point, Warner Bros. had hired Joss Whedon to write […]

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‘Bad Boys for Life’ Directors Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah to Direct ‘Batgirl’

“Bad Boys for Life” directors Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah have been tapped to direct DC’s upcoming “Batgirl” movie.Christina Hodson penned the script for the new superhero film, centered on Barbra Gordon, the daughter of Gotham City police commissioner James Gordon. Hodson, who also wrote the screenplay for “Birds of Prey,” also penned the […]

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2021 Muah Awards: ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ and ‘Birds of Prey’ Are Top Makeup, Hairstyling Winners

“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” captured the top period feature prizes for makeup and hairstyling at the 8th annual Muahs Guild Awards Saturday night, making it the prohibitive Oscar favorite for the dramatic transformation of Viola Davis as the titular pioneering blues singer. Davis, who landed her fourth Oscar nomination as the sexy, subversive Rainey — […]

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‘Dead Pigs’, the First Feature Film From ‘Birds of Prey’ Director Cathy Yan, is Finally Being Released Domestically on Mubi

Before she made Birds of Prey, Cathy Yan made her feature debut with Dead Pigs, a film that premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. Despite high praise at Sundance, Dead Pigs was never released domestically. Now that’s finally going to change, with a Dead Pigs release exclusive to the streaming […]The post ‘Dead Pigs’, […]

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