Month: February 2019

‘Aquaman 2’ Officially Gets A Release Date

We now know when Aquaman will swim back into theaters. Via Variety, Warner Bros. announced today that the official release date for the inevitable Aquaman 2 is December 16, 2022. The first Aquaman grossed over $1.14 billion at the worldwide box office, becoming the highest-grossing DC film yet as well as the 20th highest-grossing movie

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‘Aquaman’ Star Cast As Jordan Peele’s ‘Candyman’

Jordan Peele has found his Candyman. From Variety, Aquaman star Yahya Abdul-Mateen II is in negotiations to take the titular role in MGM’s upcoming Candyman reboot, which Peele will produce. Little Woods director Nia DaCosta is on board to direct. Per the report, MGM is calling the film a “spiritual sequel” that will return the

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‘Escape Room 2’ In The Works, Director Returning

Get ready to go back to the Escape Room. The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that Colombia Pictures is currently developing a sequel to last month’s Escape Room. The original creative team behind the first film is returning for the follow-up, including director Adam Robitel, screenwriter Bragi F. Schut and producer Neal H. Moritz. The first

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Weekly Box Office Work-Up

The 2019 box office finally received a shot of adrenaline to the chest courtesy of DreamWorks Animation. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World soared this weekend to with $55.5 million, easily snagging the top spot as well as the largest debut of the year so far, topping Glass by more than $15 million.

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Recap & Facts: The 91st Academy Awards

Last night were the 91st annual Academy Awards. There was much ado about this year’s Oscars leading up to last night’s ceremony. From losing Kevin Hart as their host to retracting a number of controversial decisions, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences found themselves under heavy scrutiny from passionate, vocal moviegoers and industry

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Understanding Adapted Vs. Original Screenplays

The 91st annual Academy Awards are just hours away. Before the stars take their seats and the gold starts flying, let’s go over some last-minute Oscar-related vocabulary terms so that everyone is on the same page. I’ve been asked a number of times the last couple of days to clarify the difference between the two

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10 Films You Forgot Were Nominated For Academy Awards

The 91st annual Academy Awards are tomorrow night and thus a lot of movie nerds, myself included, have the Oscars on the brain! Each year there are some– shall we say– out-of-the-box nominations that a lot of folks would not have seen coming. That is part of the fun of the night! And then time

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John Krasinski Directing ‘A Quiet Place’ Sequel

John Krasinski blew the doors open to a career of possibilities when he directed last year’s breakout horror flick A Quiet Place. After the film’s box office success, talks of a sequel were inevitable. John Krasinski signed on to pen the planned script, but at the time had not committed to directing it. Well, it

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