The “Friend From Work” Line in ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Came From a Make-A-Wish Kid


The Make-A-Wish Foundation does a lot of good in this world, but their work doesn't often go down in pop culture history. In the past we've seen a boy become a mini Batman for a day, and there's a documentary and upcoming dramatic movie about him that cements his wish ...

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‘Ascendant’ Moves Forward on TV; Here’s What We Know


Last year we heard that Lionsgate planned to debut The Divergent Series: Ascendant on television rather than in theaters. The intention was then to launch a TV series with the same post-apocalyptic setting. Shortly before the announcement was made, Lionsgate announced a deal to acquire the Starz premium cable service. That ...

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Movie News: Chiwetel Ejiofor Touted As Villain in ‘The Lion King’


The Lion King: Chiwetel Ejiofor (Doctor Strange, above) is in talks to join the cast of Disney's live-action version of The Lion King. If things work out, he will voice the villainous Scar, who was voiced by Jeremy Irons in the animated original. Donald Glover, James Earl Jones and John ...

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‘The Dark Tower’ Is Doing Something Very Cool on Opening Day


Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey star in The Dark Tower, the first big-screen adventure inspired by Stephen King's epic series of novels. The books have drawn millions of devoted fans, who may get a chuckle when they see what time the first screenings begin tonight. That's because those premiere screenings are ...

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Here’s Why Samuel L. Jackson Is So Excited for Nick Fury to Use Both His Eyes in ‘Captain Marvel’


One of the big announcements to come during a jam-packed Marvel Studios panel at this past San Diego Comic-Con was the news that Brie Larson's Captain Marvel movie (due in theaters on March 8, 2019) was going to take place in the early '90s, prior to the events of the ...

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Jessica Chastain Confirms Her Villainous Role in ‘X-Men: Dark Phoenix’


The seeds for the next mainline X-Men movie were firmly planted in X-Men: Apocalypse, with the studio recently confirming that the 2018 movie will follow the memorable "Dark Phoenix" storyline from the comics. We saw glimpses of this storyline in X-Men: The Last Stand, but a more fleshed-out version directed ...

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Movie News: Ian McShane Joins New ‘Hellboy’


Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen: Ian McShane (John Wick, above) has joined the cast of Hellboy: Rise of the Blood Queen. David Harbour stars in the upcoming reboot of the comic book movie series, which will be directed by Neil Marshall. McShane, also known recently for TV's American Gods, ...

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‘Star Wars’ Buzz: New Writer for ‘Episode IX,’ Carrie Fisher in ‘The Last Jedi’


The new series of Star Wars movies have tapped a variety of writers and directors, so it's no big surprise that a new writer has been hired for Star Wars: Episode IX. Really, it reflects the team approach that Hollywood studios have often employed, dating all the way back to ...

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‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ Reveals Plot; Watch New Video


Ant-Man (above) was a huge success that demanded a sequel, which is now on its way. To mark the start of production on Marvel's Ant-Man and the Wasp, a fun new video has been released, along with the official synopsis. The video is very brief, but it's a great reminder ...

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‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ Reveals Plot; Watch New Video


Ant-Man (above) was a huge success that demanded a sequel, which is now on its way. To mark the start of production on Marvel's Ant-Man and the Wasp, a fun new video has been released, along with the official synopsis. The video is very brief, but it's a great reminder ...

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