‘Fahrenheit 451’ Review: HBO’s Michael B. Jordan Adaptation Lacks the Fire of the Bradbury Classic
Michael B. Jordan stars in HBO’s adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s ‘Fahrenheit 451,’ but it’s missing the spark of the classic novel.
In a Perfect Alternate Universe, Idris Elba Played Gaston in ‘Beauty and the Beast’
Another day, another incredible casting possibility dangled in our face before being cruelly snatched away by our unjust universe. Today, it’s Beauty and the Beast. The role: Gaston. The star: Idris Elba.
Get Ready for a ‘High-Concept Workplace Comedy’ About the Obama White House Years
Obama hasn’t even been out of the White House for six months and already nostalgia for what used to be has hit its zenith amongst a good portion of the country. Anonymous Content and Universal Pictures are teaming up to adapt a book proposal written by a former White House stenographer, titled From the Corner of the Oval.
Samuel L. Jackson Has Had His First ‘Incredibles 2’ Recording Session
Frozone is officially back for The Incredibles 2, which is good news for, like, everyone. Be honest: you and your friend have definitely quoted the “Where’s my super suit?” scene at each other at least once. Frozone’s voice, otherwise known as Samuel L. Jackson, is pretty excited, as he shared a photo of his first recording session for the sequel on his Instagram last night.
‘21 Jump Street’ Spinoff Gets ‘22 Jump Street’s Rodney Rothman to Write and Maybe Direct
All-female reboots are having what is called “a moment.” We had Ghostbusters this year, which is getting “many” sequels, we’re getting Ocean’s Eight which we’re pretty sure is just a 2-hour movie of Cate Blanchett and Rihanna wearing really cool clothes, and last year the team behind both Jump Streets announced that they’re making an all-female spinoff. Broad City writers Lucia Aniello and Paul W. Downs were hired to write a screenplay, and then Sony took on Bob’s Burgers team Lizzie and Wendy Molyneaux to write a competing script. Now, Rodney Rothman, the writer behind 22 Jump Street, is onboard the screenplay party boat, and might direct the picture as well.
Viola Davis and Denzel Washington Shine Once Again in the New ‘Fences’ Trailer
Has the word “Oscar” been thrown around enough lately in regards to Denzel Washington and Viola Davis’s Fences? No? We can keep saying it some more? Good. The latest trailer for the film, adapted from August Wilson’s play and directed by Washington himself, shows off the kind of vibrant acting that these two won Tonys for in the first place.