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5 Marvel Characters We’d Love To See Simon Pegg Play

You may know Simon Pegg as Scotty from “Star Trek.” You may also know him and Benji from the “Mission: Impossible” movies. Or you saw “Spaced,” or “Shaun of the Dead.” Or perhaps you’re just a big fan of the 2006 heist film “Big Nothing.” However you might have first encountered him, it’s likely you […]

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Tales From The Box Office: Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol’s Biggest Stunt Was Its Massive Success

The “Mission: Impossible” franchise, much like the name implies, has been a downright impossible and wild thing in the Hollywood landscape. The movies have, against all odds, survived since 1996 when the original, somewhat humble action flick — starring Tom Cruise and based on the TV show of the same name — was released. They […]

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Red Notice Review: Dwayne Johnson And Ryan Reynolds Bumble Through Netflix’s Glossy, Lifeless Action Movie

What can $200 million get you these days? How about an ultra-glossy, ultra-derivate action-adventure designed solely to launch a franchise? Netflix reportedly paid a small fortune for “Red Notice,” a new globe-hopping blockbuster featuring mega-stars Dwayne Johnson, Ryan Reynolds, and Gal Gadot, and they didn’t get their money’s worth. “Red Notice” is art by algorithm; a […]

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The 14 Most Dangerous Mission: Impossible Stunts, Ranked Worst To Best

“Mission: Impossible” premiered on CBS in 1966 as an upside down “Topkapi” riff that left the conniving to the good guys. For creator Bruce Geller, expertise was the point. Characters and plots were left blank and blurry, forcing viewers to join the Impossible Missions Force or be left in the high-tech dust. Fun only got […]

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‘Mission: Impossible 7’ Image Showcases the Return of Henry Czerny as Franchise Frenemy Kittridge

Long before Tom Cruise swung off the Burj Khalifa, strapped himself to the outside of an actual airplane, or broke his ankle while leaping from building to building, his Mission: Impossible character used a piece of explosive gum to blow up a restaurant aquarium and escape from CIA director Eugene Kittridge, memorably played by Henry […]

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‘Mission: Impossible 7’ Filming Shuts Down After Positive Coronavirus Test

The latest Mission: Impossible film has halted shooting in the U.K. after at least one member of the production tested positive for the novel coronavirus, a source close to the production confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. Filming on the Tom Cruise sequel will shut down for 14 days while those involved self-isolate. It is unclear […]

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Tom Cruise’s Mission: Impossible 7 production temporarily shut down due to coronavirus case

Paramount Pictures pauses filming after a routine test confirms positive Covid case on setParamount Pictures has temporarily shut down production on the British set of Tom Cruise’s seventh Mission: Impossible film after someone tested positive for coronavirus.“We have temporarily halted production on Mission: Impossible 7 until June 14th, due to positive coronavirus test results during […]

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Sequel Bits: Top Gun: Maverick, Mission Impossible 7, The Meg 2, and More

In this edition of Sequel Bits: Top Gun: Maverick made quite an impression on Christopher McQuarrie Will a Detective Pikachu sequel ever happen? Tom Cruise hangs off a train in a Mission: Impossible 7 photo The Meg 2 will start production in 2022 And more! Writer/director Christopher McQuarrie is extremely busy making Mission: Impossible movies, […]

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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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