Ron Howard continues to delight Star Wars fans with photos from the set of the Han Solo movie he has taken as director. Usually, he shares the photo on Twitter or Instagram showing behind the scenes looks at sets, props, and water bottles, but recently Howard had nothing but praise for one particular co-star: Donald Glover. Glover who plays a young Lando recently wrapped filming and Howard shared a photo of the two of them together, writing:
"Wildly impressive @donaldglover wrapped his work on #UntitledHanSoloMovie last night. We're all gonna miss you Donald!"
Glover looks great in the role and it's going to be cool to see what he does with this character. The Han Solo movie was originally directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller, but the movie encountered a sudden roadblock when Lucasfilm fired both of them with only a few weeks of production left.
The Han Solo movie is currently scheduled to arrive in theaters on May 25, 2018
Josh Brolin is now double dipping in Marvel cinema as he is playing Cable in Deadpool 2 and the cosmic conqueror Thanos The Mad Titan in Avengers: Infinity War.
In a recent interview with EW, Brolin shared his experience filming Avengers: Infinity War:
“I love doing Avengers, it’s maybe the most fun I’ve ever had. I just saw a little snippet of it, and it was amazing. The cutting-edge technology of what they’re doing — what I’ve seen is absolutely mind-blowing. When I saw it on screen, it was me, but also not like me. It’s really strange.”
He also said that the Infinity War footage that was screened at San Diego Comic-Con 2017 doesn't even compare to the more polished version he's recently seen:
“Not even close. What they saw is not even close.”
That is super exciting because I saw the Infinity War footage at SDCC and I'm still recovering from how incredible it was! It was like nothing we've seen so far in the MCU, and now, to hear Brolin describe that as "not even close" to the new version? WOW!
John Carpenter is releasing a new album containing music from his iconic films. Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998 will be released on October 20. The Halloween filmmaker is also hitting the road on a U.S. tour, that kicks off October 29 in Las Vegas.
Anthology features newly recorded versions of 13 of Carpenter's movie themes, including The Thing, Escape from New York, Halloween, They Live, and the Sam Neill-starring In the Mouth of Madness. The album is now available to pre-order.
Anthology is the third album release from Carpenter, following 2015’s Lost Themes and 106’s Lost Themes II.
Here is a full list of Carpenter’s tour dates:
10/29/17 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Joint at Hard Rock Casino 10/31/17 – Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Palladium 11/2/17 – Anaheim, CA @ City National Grove 11/4/17 – San Francisco, CA @ The Warfield 11/5/17 – Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst 11/7/17 – Maplewood, MN @ Myth Live 11/9/17 – Chicago, IL @ Aragon Ballroom 11/10/17 – Detroit, MI @ El Club 11/12/17 – Toronto, ON @ The Danforth Music Hall 11/13/17 – Montreal, QC @ Metropolis 11/15/17 – Boston, MA @ Royale 11/16/17 – New York, NY @ Terminal 5 11/18/17 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Trocadero 11/19/17 – Syracuse, NY @ The Palace Theatre
A brand new international poster for Kingsman: The Golden Circle has been released. With less than a month before the sequel to Kingsman: The Secret Service arrives in theaters, Warner Bros. is ramping up the marketing campaign for The Golden Circle.
Earlier this week, the studio cleverly made a huge promo tied to the Total Solar Eclipse — claiming that is was actually a man-made event aimed at promoting the movie. This new poster gives us a closer look at the movie’s most important characters.
I also included a new TV spot that highlights the kind of villainous organization that they are going up against.
The Golden Circle is directed by Matthew Vaughn, is written by Jane Goldman and Vaughn, and is based on the comic book The Secret Service by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons, Kingsman: The Golden Circle stars Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Halle Berry with Sir Elton John, and Channing Tatum, and Jeff Bridges. It hits theaters on September 22, 2017.
We've seen studios doubling up on big Hollywood names in hopes to launch a film into the stratosphere of success, but Netflix is upping that ante to SEVEN! Noomi Repace literally works seven days a week in the Netflix original What Happened To Monday, playing seven identical sisters that are forced to work together when one of them goes missing. But is the Girl With The Dragon Tattoo actress seven times the charm?
Like many Game of Thrones fans we patiently wait for George R.R. Martin to finish writing his masterpiece, but we realize that the guy is very, very busy. So busy that he doesn't even have time to watch the HBO series based on his work, even if the two Game of Thrones have long since gone “their separate ways.”
During an interview with Metro, Martin had no updates on The Winds of Winter release date, but he did say that “about twenty” characters that have been killed off in the show will play a role in the next volume from the Song of Ice and Fire saga. He added Season 6 is where the biggest breaks from his work started, with Season 7 speeding towards an endgame, and Martin now says that he stopped watching the HBO series because of writing and touring conflicts.
Martin did defend Winds of Winter taking longer to write than most of his other books:
"I did not start to write slower over the years. I was working on the first book for six year and four years on the second one. Fantasists who release their novels every year, do not offer books of large volume. These are not 1.5k pages like mine, but, for example, 500. In addition, I have not become younger. Age does not add enthusiasm."
The book is still projected to debut in 2018, while Game of Thrones will air its seventh season finale, “The Dragon and the Wolf,” this weekend.
Mark Wahlberg is officially the highest-paid actor in Hollywood, beating out Dwayne Johnson by only $3 million buckaroos!
Forbes magazine reports Wahlbergearned an impressive $68 million in the last year thanks to his massive paycheck from Transformers: The Last Knight and the upcoming Daddy’s Home 2.
Wahlberg edged out Johnson, who pulled in $65 million, that's $50 million more than he earned in 2016. That income came from his work on Baywatch, the upcoming Jumanji reboot and the HBO show Ballers.
Vin Diesel made $54.5 million; Adam Sandler $50.5 million thanks to his huge deal with Netflix; and Jackie Chan made $49 million.
Chris Hemsworth was the biggest percentage gainer on the list, he earned 250 percent more money last year due to an increase in his fees.
You’ll notice quite a gap between the actors and actresses lists. Emma Stone became the highest-paid actress, but took in $26 million. Stone makes less than the top 14 earners, ranking under her La La Land co-star Ryan Gosling.
Maya Rudolph is teaming up once again with Bridesmaids co-star Melissa McCarthy in The Happytime Murders. The comedy is set in Los Angeles where puppets and humans co-exist.
The story follows "two clashing detectives, one human (McCarthy) and one puppet, are forced to work together to figure out who is brutally murdering the former cast of The Happytime Gang, a beloved classic puppet show."
Brian Henson will direct in conjunction with Jim Henson Company’s Henson Alternative banner. The story is by Todd Berger & Dee Robertson; the script was written by Berger, Robertson, Erich & Jon Hoeber and McCarthy.
Rudolph and McCarthy were in the same cast together in 2011's comedy Bridesmaids. Jamie Fox was supposed to join the project at one point but things didn't work out with that.
Chris Hemsworth and Jeff Bridges are in negotiations to star in the thriller Bad Times at the El Royale, with Drew Goddard directing from a script that he also wrote.
If the actors sign on, they would be the first attached to the project, which is set to start shooting early next year. Little is known about Bad Times other than it being set in the 1960s at a hotel in California’s Lake Tahoe. Bridges would play a down-on-his-luck priest.
Goddard directed 2012’s The Cabin in the Woods, from a script he co-wrote with Joss Whedon. You might remember Hemsworth also starred in that movie. This is a good creative team of people and it will be interesting to see what comes of this movie.
Have you ever wondered which characters have rescued other characters across the Star Wars saga? Or do you obsess over how many different lightsaber colors have been shown across the movies and TV shows? Then the Star Wars Super Graphic: A Visual Guideto the Star Wars Universe is for you, The book is created by Tim Leong and answers all your super nerdy questions based in the Star Wars Galaxy with a variety of charts and graphs.
The book logs everything from as simple as a chart of the average heights of heroes and villains, to infographics showing how many times the Force has been mentioned across all of the movies, and many, many more. Check out a few samples found in the book below.
Star Wars Super Graphic: A Visual Guide to the Star Wars Universe is available now.