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‘Bad Education’ Trailer Promises Hugh Jackman Crime Movie Won’t Be a “Puff Piece”

HBO has released a full-length teaser for its upcoming Hugh Jackman movie Bad Education, which finds the former X-Men star playing a very different kind of mutant — a crooked superintendent of schools in a small Long Island community. Directed by Cory Finley (Thoroughbreds), Bad Education is based on the true story of Frank Tassone, […]

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‘Bad Education’ Review: Hugh Jackman Shines in True Story of School Embezzlement Scandal | Tiff 2019

While Hugh Jackman’s legacy will forever be tied to playing Wolverine in the X-Men franchise, every now and then he finds a meaty role that serves as a reminder that he’s also a tremendously skilled dramatic actor with plenty of colors that have gone underutilized for far too long. That’s the case with Bad Education, […]

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Hugh Jackman & Allison Janney Join ‘Thoroughbreds’ Director Cory Finley On An ‘Election’-esque High School Comedy

Hugh Jackman is expected to have a busy awards season coming up. Having put his superheroics behind, the actor has a new film, Jason Reitman’s “The Front Runner,” hitting theaters later this fall and Jackman is, again, looking at some potential nominations coming his way. However, before he can fully embrace the awards season craziness, […]

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Hugh Jackman’s ‘Bad Education’ Adds ‘Blockers’ Star Geraldine Viswanathan (Exclusive)

Following her breakout role in the comedy “Blockers,” newcomer Geraldine Viswanathan is set to co-star with Hugh Jackman in the Automatik film “Bad Education.”Allison Janney is also on board. “I Think We’re Alone Now” scribe Mike Makowsky penned the script. Cory Finley, who recently helmed the Sundance darling “Thoroughbreds,” will direct.The script, which insiders say […]

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‘House of Cards’ Star Paul Sparks Joins Ford v. Ferrari Movie

House of Cards star Paul Sparks is joining Christian Bale and Matt Damon in Fox’s untitled Ford v. Ferrari movie, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.Logan director James Mangold is helming the feature, which will shoot this summer in Los Angeles. Chernin Entertainment is producing.Sparks is set to play Leo Beebe, Henry Ford’s longtime public relations […]

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‘The Lighthouse,’ Robert Eggers’ Follow-Up to ‘The Witch,’ Will Be Black and White

Little is currently known about Robert Eggers’ follow-up to “The Witch,” but its editor just revealed a key detail: “The Lighthouse” is being shot in black and white. Louise Ford, who cut “Don’t Breathe” and “Thoroughbreds” in addition to Eggers’ folkloric debut, shared what she knows of the project in an interview with Mandy News.“It’s […]

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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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Anya Taylor-Joy on ‘Thoroughbreds,’ Anton Yelchin, Women in Movies and What’s Next

Anya Taylor-Joy is a former BAFTA Rising Star nominee and one of Variety’s 2018 Brits to Watch. Having starred in Robert Eggers’ “The Witch” and M. Night Shyamalan’s “Split,” she can now be seen in “Thoroughbreds,” described by Variety as a “remarkable debut” for playwright and first-time director Cory Finley.The film set in wealthy Connecticut […]

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Hugh Jackman Eyes ‘Bad Education’ as Next Pic From ‘La La Land’ Producer Fred Berger (Exclusive)

Hugh Jackman looks to have found his next project as the A-list star is in talks to star in the Automatik pic “Bad Education.”“I Think We’re Alone Now” scribe Mike Makowsky penned the script. Cory Finley, who recently directed the Sundance darling “Thoroughbreds,” will direct.Though plot details are being kept under wraps, the script, which […]

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