The three Star Wars trilogies are some of the most-watched movies of all time. Ever since A New Hope smashed into theaters in 1977, they’ve been a huge part of the cultural landscape, with each generation having their own set of films to enjoy. Now known as the Skywalker Saga, they comprise a nine-movie epic that begins with Anakin Skywalker’s childhood and concludes with Rey Skywalker’s triumph over the resurrected Emperor.
Disney and Marvel Studios have been on a mission to increase diversity for quite a while now. Justifiably stung by accusations that the team in 2012’s The Avengers were overwhelmingly straight white men, they began expanding their casting. That process is set to accelerate in Phase 4, with movies like Black Widow, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, The Eternals and Thor: Love and Thunder either introducing or putting a spotlight on a more diverse set of heroes.
According to a new study, supervillain blockbuster Joker has been the most popular movie on HBO Max since the service launched in May.
The biggest new movie to drop on Netflix this month has undoubtedly been The Old Guard – a Charlize Theron-fronted military action superhero fantasy that’s grabbed this week’s showbiz news cycle. Well, that or Johnny Depp’s court case (let’s not go there).
Happy birthday, Harrison Ford! The living legend celebrates his 78th birthday today and, as you’d expect, social media is full of well wishes and just general appreciation of the industry icon from movie fans. You don’t get to be Han Solo and Indiana Jones, not to mention countless other stellar roles, without being adored by millions.
According to sources close to WGTC, one of the stars from Death Note is being eyed to play Red Hood in upcoming DCEU projects.
A new fan theory about Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame suggests how Tony Stark built his nanotech suits for the battle on Titan and the Battle of Earth.
Marvel might be owned by Disney these days, but you don’t see many Marvel/Disney crossovers. This week’s issue of Strange Academy, though, had some fun with the House of Mouse’s history by introducing a terrifying version of one of Disney’s most beloved characters – the wisecracking blue Genie from Aladdin.
Remember in The Lost World: Jurassic Park when Dr. Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) mocks his fellow humans for admiring the dinosaurs when he jokingly warns them that eventually there’s running and screaming? Well, Sam Neil is promising the same thing in the upcoming Jurassic World: Dominion.
An Ant-Man star is reportedly being eyed for a significant role in director Ava DuVernay’s upcoming DCEU blockbuster New Gods.