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‘Lord of the Rings’ Script Changes Were ‘Tiresome’ for Ian McKellen, but Kept Cast ‘On Our Toes’

If social media buzz is any indication, then Peter Jackson’s “Lord of the Rings” trilogy was one of the biggest hits of the 2020 holiday movie season. With all three films in the franchise streaming on HBO Max and a brand new 4K remaster of the trilogy released on home video, “Lord of the Rings” […]

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‘Lord Of The Rings’: Viggo Mortensen Wishes Peter Jackson Included A Character From The Books, Aragorn Flashback

Every Christmas, there’s a discussion around whether a certain film is a Christmas film or not. Is “Die Hard“? What about “Harry Potter“? The movie, or trilogy, if you will, people usually forget about but is essential Christmas viewing is “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy.Read More: Amazon’s ‘Lord Of The Rings’ Series Adds 20 […]

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‘The Flash’: George Clooney Says He Wasn’t Called To Play Batman Again

Ever since we first heard earlier this year that the cast of “The Flash” movie would include Batman, there have been rumors about which Batman actors would join the film. We know that Ben Affleck and Michael Keaton are joining the film, but what about George Clooney? Sadly, it appears he didn’t get the Bat-Signal.Read […]

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Andrew Garfield Insulted Jesse Eisenberg on ‘Social Network’ Set at David Fincher’s Request

This month’s 10th anniversary of “The Social Network” has been accompanied by memorable set stories (click here for David Fincher’s apology over replacing actor Josh Pence with Armie Hammer’s face), several of which can be found in Empire magazine’s behind-the-scenes feature on the beloved Facebook drama. Empire made its decade-old “Social Network” set report available […]

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Villeneuve Expands Lady Jessica Role in ‘Dune’ to Make Her More Than ‘an Expensive Extra’

Rebecca Ferguson is no stranger to blockbuster filmmaking thanks to her ongoing role as Ilsa Faust in Tom Cruise’s “Mission: Impossible” series, and the actress is set to get a second studio franchise later this year with Denis Villeneuve’s “Dune” adaptation. Ferguson stars in the film as Lady Jessica, mother to the protagonist Paul Atreides […]

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‘Black Widow’ Director Says Film ‘Hands the Baton’ to Florence Pugh: ‘Propels New Female Story’

A long-standing rumor surrounding the upcoming Marvel movie “Black Widow” is that the action tentpole sets up Florence Pugh’s character Yelena Belova as a new superhero that will appear in future Marvel films now that Scarlett Johansson’s tenure as Black Widow is ending. The film’s director, Cate Shortland, more or less confirmed that’s the case […]

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Tarantino Says Hans Landa From ‘Inglourious Basterds’ Was The Most Fun Character He’s Ever Written

Quentin Tarantino has written dozens of memorable characters throughout his career. What would “Pulp Fiction” be without Vincent Vega? Would “Kill Bill” be nearly as good without The Bride? But for the Oscar-winner there is one character that stands out among the others as the most fun character to write: Christoph Waltz‘s despicable Hans Landa […]

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Lee Daniels Reveals He Was the Original ‘Brokeback Mountain’ Director Before Ang Lee

The musical chairs of hot directors once attached to direct the classic pastoral gay romance “Brokeback Mountain,” which ultimately went to Ang Lee, is the stuff of legend. Gus Van Sant was once set to helm the adaptation of Annie Proulx’s story, with Matt Damon and Joaquin Phoenix eyed to star in the roles that […]

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