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Universal Apologizes for Dubbing Laverne Cox in ‘Promising Young Woman’ with Male Actor

Universal Pictures has issued an apology (via Entertainment Weekly) for dubbing Laverne Cox’s dialogue in the Italian release of “Promising Young Woman” with a male actor. The Guardian first reported on the controversy May 12, noting the actor Roberto Pedicini was featured as the voice of Cox’s character. Trans actor Vittoria Schisano told the publication […]

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‘Most Beautiful Boy in the World’ Sells to Juno Films Ahead of Sundance Premiere

Juno Films has acquired U.S. and Canadian rights to “The Most Beautiful Boy in the World” ahead of its world premiere at this month’s Sundance Film Festival.The film will be of particular interest to cinephiles, as it tells the story of Björn Andrésen, who became internationally recognizable at the age of fifteen with a key […]

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Mark Duplass Pens Loving Tribute To Lynn Shelton & “Her Little Cocoon Of Love, Adoration And Support”

It’s been months since the surprise passing of filmmaker Lynn Shelton. And though the loss came in a year that has seen no shortage of loss, Shelton’s death devastated many in the film industry, including her friends, colleagues, and of course, fans. And for Mark Duplass, who probably takes pride in being all three for […]

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Alan Rickman’s Diaries Will be Published as a Book in 2022

The diaries of the late actor Alan Rickman — best known for playing Severus Snape in the “Harry Potter” movies — will be published as a book in fall 2022.As reported by The Guardian, Rickman’s journals covered everything from his thoughts on acting to insights on friendships and politics. The avid theater-goer also reviewed plays […]

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Earl Cameron, Trailblazing Actor of British Films, Dies at 102

Earl Cameron, the pioneering Black actor from Bermuda who starred in the 1951 British film Pool of London and later appeared in movies from Thunderball to Inception, has died. He was 102.Cameron died Friday at his home in Kenilworth, England, his agent told The Guardian.Director Basil Dearden cast Cameron as a sailor who romances a white girl (Susan Shaw) against the backdrop of racism and crime […]

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Michael Jordan’s Former Teammate Horace Grant Says ‘Last Dance’ Is ’90 Percent Bullsh*t’

ESPN’s hugely popular Michael Jordan documentary “The Last Dance” ended its 10-episode run over the weekend, and now the non-fiction series is being called out by one of its talking head subjects: Horace Grant. The former NBA athlete played alongside Jordan on the Chicago Bulls, where the two men won three championship titles together. In […]

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Real-life Lord of the Flies story sparks film rights scramble

Writer of a Guardian feature about six Tongan teenagers who survived on a desert island for 15 months ‘bombarded’ with emails from film-makersThe Guardian’s immensely popular article about a real-life Lord of the Flies-style shipwreck has sparked a scramble for screen adaptation rights among film and TV producers.Related: The real Lord of the Flies: what […]

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Edgar Wright’s ‘Shaun of the Dead’ Extras Went Full Zombie and Bit Him: ‘They’d Gone Feral’

“Shaun of the Dead” isn’t Edgar Wright’s feature directorial debut (that would be 1995’s “A Fistful of Fingers”), but it is the film that put the English writer-director on the map as one of the most original voices working in cinema. The horror comedy starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost presented Wright with the challenge […]

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Quentin Tarantino Wanted to Make ‘Luke Cage’ With Laurence Fishburne, but Friends Talked Him Out of It

The list of unmade Quentin Tarantino projects is a fascinating rabbit hole to explore, as the Academy Award-winning director appears to have a bottomless well of ideas from every genre imaginable. From his R-rated and possibly still-developing take on “Star Trek” to “Kill Bill Volume Three” and even a James Bond movie, Tarantino’s got enthusiasm […]

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