Tag Archive

Tag Archives for " The Right Stuff "

Chuck Yeager, First Pilot to Break the Sound Barrier and Subject of ‘The Right Stuff,’ Dies at 97

Chuck Yeager, the first person to break the sound barrier and a subject of the book and film “The Right Stuff,” has died. He was 97.Yeager’s wife, Victoria Yeager, announced his death on Twitter Monday night. “It is with profound sorrow, I must tell you that my life love General Chuck Yeager passed just before […]

Continue reading

Here’s Everything New to Disney+ in November 2020

If you’re looking for new movies and TV shows to watch on Disney+ in November, you’ve come to the right place. Below we’ve assembled the official list of everything new to the Disney+ streaming service this month, from original films to ongoing TV shows to library titles. Highlights include, of course, new episodes of the […]

Continue reading

‘The Right Stuff’ First Look: Nat Geo Blasts Off with Leonardo DiCaprio-Produced Series

Disney+ is going to space: “The Right Stuff,” the streaming service’s first scripted National Geographic original series, is inching closer to its fall premiere, and the series’ cast unveiled a new clip of the show at Comic-Con on Saturday.Per Disney, here’s the show’s official synopsis:“At the height of the Cold War in 1959, the Soviet […]

Continue reading

‘The Right Stuff’ Cast and Creatives Reveal Clip From Season 1, Talks Plans for Season 2, and More [Comic-Con 2020]

A couple of months ago, we learned that National Geographic was teaming with Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way production company to make NatGeo’s first Disney+ original series: a new adaptation of The Right Stuff, which is based on Tom Wolfe’s bestselling book. We watched the show’s Comic-Con 2020 panel to hear the cast and creative team […]

Continue reading

‘The Right Stuff’: New Series’ First Clip Launches the U.S. Space Program on Disney+

Disney+’s original scripted series The Right Stuff is all set for launch. The first clip for the real-life dramatic adaptation of author Tom Wolfe’s iconic, bestselling, non-fiction account of the early days of the U.S. space program offered a great look at the new show, which will premiere this fall on Disney+. The eight-episode, scripted […]

Continue reading

‘I didn’t go looking for someone younger’: Dennis Quaid on his new love and new roles

The Hollywood star on his much-discussed engagement to a PhD student, why TV is now more interesting than film – and how he hopes to see the end of casting-couch cultureDennis Quaid is tired of talking about the cocaine addiction that landed him in rehab in 1990 and stunted his Hollywood career after a promising […]

Continue reading

Fly men to the moon: Ad Astra and the toxic masculinity of space films

Brad Pitt’s saga is the latest sci-fi film to fall back on stereotypes of heroic men and emotional womenBrad Pitt has not minced his words while talking about his new space epic Ad Astra, in which he plays a stoic, closed-off astronaut with daddy issues. “What we were really digging at … was this definition […]

Continue reading