Jon Favreau and Scarlett Johansson Talk Failure and How ‘Transformers’ Inspired ‘Iron Man’


The 2017 Tribeca Film Festival is underway in New York City, and unlike other film festivals some of the more sought-after events at Tribeca are the conversations they host between artists. The first one this year was a fantastic talk between Jon Favreau and Scarlett Johansson, close friends who've collaborated ...

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Exclusive: John Krasinski Talks Disneynature’s ‘Born in China’ and Baby Pandas


Is there anything cuter than a baby panda? John Krasinski doesn't think so (and neither do we). The actor narrates the latest Disneynature film Born in China (tickets are on sale now, opens April 21), in which we get a bird’s-eye view of gorgeous, mysterious and untouched landscapes filled with endearing animal inhabitants. ...

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Joss Whedon Would Rather Not Cast a Celebrity As Batgirl


Casting for big-budget movies is a ridiculously complex process. It's not just about who is right for a role, it's about who is right for the movie. A director can't always cast the most talented person who walks in the room. If the studio feels that person doesn't have the ...

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Clint Eastwood to Direct ‘The 15:17 to Paris,’ True-Life Terrorist Train Thriller


Clint Eastwood made his directorial debut by helming The Beguiled: The Storyteller, a 12-minute documentary about director Don Siegel that was shot on location during production of The Beguiled, released in 1971. Sadly, it has not been made available publicly since then. Eastwood directed his first feature, Play Misty for Me, ...

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News Briefs: See Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill in Paris for ‘MI6’


Mission: Impossible 6: Director Christopher McQuarrie (Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, above with Tom Cruise and Rebecca Ferguson) shared a photo on social media that features himself alongside Cruise and Henry Cavill (see below). The three are together in Paris while shooting Mission: Impossible 6, which recently began production. Rebecca ...

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Kevin Feige Says More Iconic Actors and Actresses Are Already Set to Star in Future Marvel Movies


In the past few years, it's become sort of a tradition for Marvel Studios to hand over big roles in their superhero movies to these Hollywood icons. In Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 alone we have both Kurt Russell and Sylvester Stallone, and recent Marvel films have featured everyone ...

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Exclusive: Kevin Feige on Why Marvel Chose Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden to Direct ‘Captain Marvel’


With Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 arriving in theaters on May 5, the cast and filmmakers are currently making the press rounds, including Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige. Fandango had a chance to chat with Feige no more than 24 hours after it was announced that Marvel had finally ...

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Exclusive Clip: Oscar Isaac Avoids the Military in ‘The Promise’


The Promise stars Christian Bale, Oscar Isaac and Charlotte Le Bon in a tale of intrigue, romance and action set against the end of the Ottoman Empire. As World War I is under way, a brilliant medical student named Mikael (Isaac) falls for a woman (Le Bon) who is in ...

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See Disneynature’s ‘Born in China’ Opening Week and Help a Great Cause


Disneynature's latest nature documentary, Born in China, is now playing in theaters everywhere. Buy a ticket during opening week and you'll not only be seriously entertained by the animals on-screen, you'll be helping them out, too -- Disneynature will make a donation in your honor to the World Wildlife Fund to benefit ...

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‘Captain Marvel’ Will Be Directed by ‘Mississippi Grind’ Directors


Just two days ago the folks at Marvel Studios let a handful of the press into their offices to get glimpses of new movies like Black Panther, Ant-Man and the Wasp and Captain Marvel. The latter movie, about the immensely powerful alien-human hybrid Carol Danvers, only had concept art to show, ...

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