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Ryan Reynolds to Star in Monster-Invasion Comedy from ‘Paddington’ Director Paul King

Hot off the release of his critically-acclaimed cut of Green Lantern, Ryan Reynolds has found yet another project. THR reports that the Deadpool star is signed on to lead Everyday Parenting Tips, a family comedy set up at Universal by dynamic duo Phil Lord and Chris Miller as part of their overall deal at the […]

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Paramount signs home entertainment deal with UK’s Elevation

Agreement commences in January 2021.Paramount Home Entertainment has secured a new distribution agreement with Lionsgate and Studiocanal-owned Elevation Sales, covering the UK and Ireland.The pact, which begins January 2021, will see Elevation handle supply chain and sales for Paramount’s physical disc releases to retailers throughout the territory.David Elliott, senior vice president of home media international […]

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Jeff Daniels to Play James Comey — with Brendan Gleeson as Donald Trump — in CBS Limited Series

Following his iconic role as Knuckles McGinty in “nicecore” phenomenon “Paddington 2” (and proving he’s a fan of IndieWire), Brendan Gleeson will flex his acting range by portraying one of the worst individuals on the planet. Gleeson has been cast as sitting president Donald Trump in a CBS adaptation of James Comey’s bestselling book, “A […]

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Downton Abbey’s Hugh Bonneville To Star In Netflix Holiday Family Musical

Downton Abbey star Hugh Bonneville has joined the cast of Netflix’s first live-action original musical Jingle Jangle.Bonneville will star alongside Forest Whitaker in the holiday film about a toymaker and a magical invention. The cast also includes Keegan-Michael Key (Key and Peele), Phylicia Rashad (A Raisin in the Sun), Tony winner Anika Noni Rose (Caroline, […]

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Former Doctor Who Peter Capaldi Joins Armando Iannucci’s ‘David Copperfield’

Armando Iannucci is bulking up the cast for his upcoming The Personal History of David Copperfield.The Emmy-winning Veep creator revealed on Twitter Tuesday that Peter Capaldi, best known as Doctor Who in the long-running BBC sci-fi series, will be starring in the film, joining Dev Patel, Tilda Swinton, Hugh Laurie and Ben Wishaw.Capaldi, recently seen […]

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New Blu-ray Releases: ‘The Post’, ‘Den of Thieves’, ‘Paddington 2’, ‘The Commuter’ and More

(Welcome to Not Dead Yet, a feature dedicated to new Blu-ray releases and what special features you should be excited about. Because yes, some of us still like to own physical copies of our movies.) It’s that time again: time to round-up the best Blu-rays available right now. This column is for you, physical media […]

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BAFTA Award Winners, as They Arrive

As ever, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts nominations for the Ee British Academy Film Awards favor homegrown fare. Thus many nomination slots that might have included such Hollywood films as “The Post” or “Wonder Woman” went to the likes of “Dunkirk,””Darkest Hour,” and “Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool.”Leading the BAFTA field […]

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BAFTA Awards: ‘Three Billboards’ Wins Outstanding British Film as Attendees Support Time’s Up

The 71st British Academy Film Awards are underway in London. The ceremony, which is being held at the Royal Albert Hall for the second consecutive year, is hosted for the first time by Joanna Lumley, best known for her role as Patsy in the “Absolutely Fabulous” TV show and movie.Lumley took over as host from […]

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