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Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Scary Stories’ Movie Lands Lead as Plot Details Leak

Fresh off her turn in Paul Dano’s acclaimed directorial debut Wildlife, up-and-coming actress Zoe Colletti has landed the lead in CBS Films’ Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, sources tell Collider. Norwegian filmmaker André Øvredal (The Autopsy of Jane Doe) is set to direct the adaptation of Alvin Schwartz’s popular trilogy of books, which […]

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Jesse Plemons to Co-Star With Keri Russell in Scott Cooper’s ‘Antlers’ (Exclusive)

Jesse Plemons is looking to reteam with his “Hostiles” helmer Scott Cooper on the director’s next pic, “Antlers,” a supernatural horror-thriller set up at Fox Searchlight.Guillermo del Toro is producing the project with David Goyer and Miles Dale, who produced del Toro’s Oscar-winning “The Shape of Water.”“Antlers” follows a teacher (Keri Russell) who takes an […]

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‘Shape of Water,’ ‘Star Wars,’ Kendrick Lamar Nab World Soundtrack Awards Noms

The World Soundtrack Academy has released early nominees for the 2018 World Soundtrack Awards, celebrating 2017-18 films and series for their musical soundtracks and scores.Contenders include award veterans John Williams, Alexandre Desplat, and Carter Burwell in the film composer of the year category, recognizing a large body of film scores from Williams’ “Star Wars: The […]

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Toronto Film Festival Lineup Includes ‘A Star Is Born,’ ‘Widows,’ ‘First Man’

“A Star is Born,” “First Man,” and “Widows” are among the awards-season hopefuls that will screen at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, running Sept. 6-16.Other notable films scheduled for the prestigious gathering include “Beautiful Boy,” a drug addiction drama with Steve Carell and Timothee Chalamet; “The Front Runner,” with Hugh Jackman as Sen. Gary […]

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Damien Chazelle’s True Astronaut Epic ‘First Man’ Is Venice Film Festival Opener

While Damien Chazelle anxiously labors away in the editing room on his final cut of Universal’s space epic “First Man,” he will now have to finish it in time for the opening of the 75th annual Venice International Film Festival (August 29 – September 8). Chazelle’s “La La Land” also opened Venice in 2016 en […]

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Billie Piper, Penelope Wilton Join Sally Hawkins in ‘Eternal Beauty’

Rising multi-hyphenate Craig Roberts has beefed up the British cast for his upcoming second feature, Eternal Beauty, now in production in Wales.Alongside the already announced — and new Oscar nominee — Sally Hawkins (The Shape of Water, Paddington), Billie Piper (Yerma, Doctor Who), Penelope Wilton (Downton Abbey), Alice Lowe (Prevenge, Sightseers) and David Thewlis (Fargo, […]

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2019 Oscar Predictions: 91st Academy Awards

As films are revealed at Sundance and Cannes right through the fall film festival circuit, the 2018-19 awards season slowly comes into focus. The Academy has moved away from the mainstream over the last few years, awarding best picture to the low budget “Moonlight” and fantasy film “The Shape of Water,” which bodes well for […]

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Golden Trailer Awards: ‘Black Panther,’ ‘Stranger Things’ Among Nominees

Netflix and Warner Bros. topped the nominations, announced Wednesday, for the Golden Trailer Awards with 61 each.Winners will be announced May 31 at the Theatre at the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles with Michelle Buteau (“The Tick”) hosting.Netflix was represented by work on “Stranger Things” Season 2, “The Crown,” “Icarus,” and “Mudbound,” while Warner Bros. […]

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MTV Movie & TV Awards: ‘Black Panther’, ‘Stranger Things’ Lead Pack In Nominations

MTV has unveiled nominations for the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards, and it looks like Oscar Best Picture winner The Shape of Water and Darkest Hour were totally shut out. However, the pop culture phenomenon known as Black Panther clawed its way to the top with seven nominations. On the television side, Netflix’s Stranger […]

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Netflix Is Concerned the Internet Thinks the ‘Lost in Space’ Robot Is Hot: ‘Ya’ll Need Jesus’ — Watch

The internet’s physical attraction to non-human movie and television characters is gaining traction on social media. We saw it happen with Pennywise when “It” became a horror blockbuster last September (Cosmopolitan wrote an entire article about it), and the attraction to the fish creature in Guillermo del Toro’s Oscar winner “The Shape of Water” was […]

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