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Robert Pattinson Is in ‘Almost Every Scene’ of ‘The Batman,’ Stayed ‘Constantly in That World’ Even Off Set

Get ready to see plenty of guyliner.Matt Reeves confirmed that Robert Pattinson is in “almost every scene” of “The Batman,” drawing comparisons to Jack Nicholson’s private investigator role in “Chinatown,” during an Entertainment Weekly cover story.Writer-director Reeves confirmed that while Pattinson’s character-study take on the Dark Knight is “not the usual way these movies are […]

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David Fincher Is Working On A “Film Appreciation” TV Series Where He Discusses His Favorite Movies With Special Guests

David Fincher made his return to feature filmmaking after a six-year absence with “Mank,” and it doesn’t look like he’s letting his momentum stop. The filmmaker revealed the projects he’s currently working on, including a TV series where he talks with special guests about the movies they love.Read More: ‘The Killer’: David Fincher Teaming With […]

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David Fincher Is Working on a ‘Film Appreciation’ TV Series Where Guests Discuss Favorite Movies

David Fincher made one of 2020’s most acclaimed movies in “Mank,” but the longtime director has no plans to rest easy following that the Netflix film’s warm reception.Fincher discussed a handful of projects he is working on during a recent interview with Aaron Sorkin on the Director’s Guild of America’s The Director’s Cut podcast. In […]

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Mike Fenton, Famed Casting Director on ‘Back to the Future,’ ‘E.T.’ and Many Other Movies, Dies at 85

Mike Fenton, the legendary casting director who worked on the “Back to the Future” franchise, “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial,” “Raiders of the Lost Ark” and scores of other classic movies and TV shows, has died. He was 85.Fenton co-founded what is now known as Casting Society of America in 1982. He was a prominent casting director […]

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Matt Reeves Reveals How ‘The Batman’ Was Inspired by ‘Chinatown’ and ‘Taxi Driver’

The Batman director Matt Reeves spoke at length at DC FanDome about his grounded comic book movie, and when he was asked which non-Batman movies inspired his new film, he singled out Chinatown, Taxi Driver and The French Connection. “Chinatown was a key one, because in Chinatown, Jake Gittes (Jack Nicholson), in investigating the series […]

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Daniel Dae Kim is Fighting to Get Legendary Character Actor James Hong a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

James Hong is an all-time great Hollywood “that guy.” You might not know him by name, but you’ve definitely seen his work: he’s been in more movies and TV shows than just about anyone, including classics like Chinatown, Blade Runner, Seinfeld, Airplane!, Big Trouble in Little China, and many more. Fellow actor Daniel Dae Kim […]

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Ben Affleck to Direct Paramount Film About the Iconic Making of ‘Chinatown’

Ben Affleck is returning to the director’s chair for the first time since his 2016 bomb “Live by Night” with “The Big Goodbye,” a dramatic retelling of the behind-the-scenes drama that went into making Roman Polanski’s “Chinatown.” Affleck will helm the movie for Paramount Pictures. The project was first announced by Deadline as an adaptation […]

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‘Moses on the Plain’ Among First Chinese Films To Finish Shooting Since Covid-19

“Moses on the Plain,” a film executive produced by art house director Diao Yinan, is among the first notable Chinese titles to have completed shooting since the country’s coronavirus outbreak.It stars A-listers Zhou Dongyu, who has enjoyed a further rise on the back of last year’s breakout teen drama “Better Days,” and Liu Haoran, the […]

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