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12-Year-Old ‘Home Alone’ Reboot Star Archie Yates Is Writing a Superhero Movie, and Wants Taika Waititi’s Notes

The latest entry into the beloved “Home Alone” franchise hails from a stacked roster of comedy veterans.“Borat” and “Bridget Jones’ Baby” co-writer Dan Mazer directs the film from a screenplay by Mikey Day and Streeter Seidell of “Saturday Night Live” (and of Variety’s list of 10 Screenwriters to Watch in 2021). The cast includes Ellie […]

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What We Do In The Shadows Season 4: Everything We Know So Far

Ever think about how far we’ve come from such a scrapped-together, low-budget, and quintessentially New Zealand-specific goodness that Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement gave us with their “What We Do in the Shadows” film? Waititi and Clement have gone on to much bigger things since 2014, with the former garnering Oscar love for “Jojo Rabbit” after […]

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Scarlett Johansson’s 10 Best Performances, Ranked

Scarlett Johansson is back on the big screen this weekend in the loooong-awaited “Black Widow” from Marvel Studios and Disney, finally here after endless pandemic-related delays. Johansson gets the chance to flex her already-established footprint in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Natasha Romanoff, who has also appeared in the “Avengers” series, “Captain America,” and more.But […]

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‘Perfect’: Thomasin McKenzie To Team With Director Olivia Wilde For A Sports Biopic About Kerri Strug

Thomasin McKenzie seems primed for a huge breakout performance soon. She really caught the eye of film fans after her incredible role in the underseen drama, “Leave No Trace.” Then, McKenzie delighted people in her supporting role in Taika Waititi’s “Jojo Rabbit.” But she has yet to really become an A-lister. Maybe Olivia Wilde can […]

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‘Joker,’ ‘Jojo Rabbit’ and ‘No Time to Die’ Won Grammys Over the Weekend

The 63rd Grammy Awards were held last night on CBS, awarding the best achievements in music. Within the plethora of winners, there are always a handful of awards that we’re interested in due to our love for the soundtracks and scores from our favorite movies. Since the qualification window for the Grammys is different than […]

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From TIFF to Oscars: How the Audience Award Translates to Best Picture

The Toronto International Film Festival’s Grolsch People’s Choice Award is one of the first indicators for a film heading towards the Dolby Theatre during an awards season. On Sunday, “Nomadland” from Chloé Zhao won the TIFF audience award, joining a list of epic pictures that have gone on to Oscar attention.The Searchlight Pictures film stars […]

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China Box Office: Local Titles Beat ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Debut as Business Stays Sluggish

Local content is proving more of a draw than Hollywood films as China’s cinemas get back on their feet. Chinese drama “Enigma of Arrival” quashed “Dolittle” and “Jojo Rabbit” to take the top spot in theaters’ second weekend back in business, while a local animation bested the whimpering China debut of Paramount’s “

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Vertigo acquires Taika Waititi exec’d ‘Baby Done’ for UK and Ireland (exclusive)

Comedy starring Rose Matafeo set for release in 2021.Vertigo Releasing has secured UK and Ireland rights to comedy Baby Done from Taika Waititi and Carthew Neal’s New Zealand outfit, Piki Films.Vertigo plan to release the film, starring Kiwi comedian Rose Matafeo and Harry Potter star Matthew Lewis, in 2021.Directed by Curtis Vowell, the film is […]

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‘Jojo Rabbit’ Actress Thomasin McKenzie To Star In Ballet Drama ‘Joika’

Thomasin McKenzie, a breakout star of “Jojo Rabbit” and also “Leave No Trace” is now going to play American ballet dancer Joy Womack in biopic “Joika.”Read More: La County Says Film Production Can Resume In Hollywood On FridayThe film, written and directed by James Napier Robertson, is among the projects being sold at the upcoming […]

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Taika Waititi Confirmed to Direct ‘Star Wars’ Movie

Disney and Lucasfilm have confirmed Taika Waititi will be directing and co-writing a new “Star Wars” feature film set for theatrical release. Rumors broke in January that Waititi was being eyed for a “Star Wars” movie after joining the franchise as a voice actor in “The Mandalorian,” for which he also directed episodes. The “Star […]

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