Britt Hayes is a writer, movie lover, and sensible sweater enthusiast living in Austin, Texas. She watches too much TV and never eats her vegetables.
Disney’s New Marvel Superhero Land Will Equip Visitors With Spider-Man Web Shooters
If you’ve ever wanted to sling some webs like your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man, you’re in luck: Disney’s new Marvel Superhero Land, set to debut at Disney California Adventure in 2020, will include a Spider-Man attraction that equips visitors with a web-shooter of their very own. Just maybe leave the skyscraper-hopping to the pros, OK?
Target’s ‘Child’s Play’ Onesie for Grown-Ups Is the Scariest Halloween Costume This Year
Halloween season is officially upon us, and as usual, the most wonderful time of the year (don’t @ me) brings with it a veritable variety pack of tricks and treats. Treats: Scary movies, fun makeup, awkward parties, so much candy! Tricks: Terrible costumes, ranging from “Sexy Handmaid’s Tale” (no really, someone tried to make that happen) to this abomination inspired by horror movie classic Child’s Play, courtesy of Target.
Original ‘Aladdin’ Co-Writer Says Disney Isn’t Paying Him Anything for the Live-Action Remake
The teaser trailer for Guy Ritchie’s Aladdin dropped last night, and reactions to the first look at Disney’s latest live-action remake are wildly mixed (it looks weird). But there’s one reaction that particularly stands out: That of Terry Rossio, one of four screenwriters on Disney’s original animated Aladdin, who claims that the studio isn’t crediting — or paying — any of them despite adapting their script for the remake.
‘Black Panther 2’: Ryan Coogler Officially Returning to Write and Direct
Black Panther broke a few box office records, became a massive worldwide hit, and generated a little Oscar buzz along the way — pretty much guaranteeing a sequel and making Ryan Coogler’s return to the director’s chair seem fairly likely. That likelihood just became a certainty, as Coogler has reportedly signed on to write and direct Black Panther 2 for Marvel.
Tom Cruise Feels the Need for Speed in ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Set Photos
Tom Cruise is going back down the highway to the danger zone, and this time he’s taking a motorcycle — or at least that’s the case in these new set photos from Top Gun: Maverick, the long-awaited sequel to the high-flying ’80s hit, in which Cruise reprises his iconic role as the eponymous Maverick.
‘Aquaman’ Extended Trailer: Jason Momoa Becomes a King
YEAYUHH! The new trailer for MY MAN Aquaman is here — but it’s not just any old trailer. This super-sized five-minute extended sneak peek gives us new looks at Arthur Curry’s journey from being a son of the land and the sea (and Nicole Kidman, boom) to becoming the king of the ocean…but first, he has to bring Atlantis back to life (or something).
The Best Horror Movies to Stream on Netflix for Halloween
These movies are guaranteed to get you in the mood for Halloween.
Lady Gaga Fans Are Spamming Twitter With Fake Negative ‘Venom’ Reviews
Step aside, Russian spambots. The Lady Gaga stans are here, and they are not about to let Tom Hardy’s thicc comic book anti-hero outshine Mother Monster’s big movie debut. A Star Is Born and Venom are both hitting theaters this weekend, and despite the fact that all signs (i.e. early reviews) point to the former dominating the box office , Lady Gaga’s fans aren’t taking any chances.
MoviePass Is Trying to Re-Enroll Subscribers Without Their Consent (Again)
MoviePass continues to suffer the longest, slowest, and most painful death in business history. Rather than admit defeat, the company is delaying the inevitable. According to an email sent out late last week, they’re still trying to trick former users into re-enrolling in their increasingly laughable service — by automatically enrolling them in a “test group” unless they choose to opt out.
AMC Reportedly Expanding ‘The Walking Dead’ Universe With Movies, More Shows
Get ready for a total zombie takeover. Earlier this week, AMC Networks CEO Josh Sapan teased an expansion of The Walking Dead universe, which would extend through the next 10 years — if not longer. Now, a new report has shed some light on what those plans would entail, including a feature film, more shows and spinoffs, and a version of the hit series set in a different country.
Did You Spot ‘Captain Marvel’s Cat on That New Poster?
Tuesday just got super exciting thanks to the release of the first official trailer for Captain Marvel. Brie Larson is a superhero! Brie Larson serves Top Gun realness as a fighter pilot! Brie Larson punches a nice little old lady in the face! What more could you ask for? If your answer to that question is “Um, how about Captain Marvel’s cat?” then don’t worry because Marvel’s got you on that front, too.
‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Concept Art Reveals How Lucasfilm ‘Remade’ the Millennium Falcon
With Solo hitting home video formats in a couple of weeks, Lucasfilm has unleashed several pieces of really cool concept art for the Falcon, giving us a closer look at how they de-aged one of the film’s most significant characters.
‘Castle Rock’ Season Finale and That Weird Ending, Explained
The first season of Hulu’s Castle Rock came to an end this week, offering up answers to some of the season’s biggest questions — while leaving a few other mysteries unexplained. While we wait to see how Season 2 of the Stephen King anthology series further explores the darkness that plagues the author’s most famous fictional town (this side of Derry, anyway), we’re taking a closer look at the end of the first season to make sense of Henry Deaver and The Kid’s final interactions.
‘American Gods’ Loses Another Showrunner Amid Reports of On-Set Turmoil
As filming nears completion on the second season, American Gods has lost another showrunner, with Jesse Alexander departing the series amid reports of creative differences and on-set screaming matches.
Burt Reynolds, Hollywood Icon, Has Died at 82
Burt Reynolds, the iconic mustachioed star of classics ranging from Smokey and the Bandit to Boogie Nights, has passed away at the age of 82. The actor died early Thursday at Jupiter Medical Center in Florida, as confirmed by his manager. No cause of death has been given at this time.
Academy Puts ‘Best Popular Film’ Oscar on Hold Following Backlash
Though it was initially planned to make its debut at the upcoming 2019 ceremony, the Academy has decided to place the category on “hold” for the time being.