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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.
Marvel Has Finally Found Its ‘Black Widow’ Director!
Although Marvel sure did drag their feet on the way to committing to the Black Widow movie, we gotta give credit where credit’s due: The studio was very thorough in finding the right director to take on Scarlett Johansson’s highly-anticipated solo film. Over the course of several months, Marvel met with 70-ish female directors before making their final selection. And the director of Black Widow is… (make up your own drumroll, please)
‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Casts Miles Teller as Tom Cruise’s New Protege
That was quick. Just last week it was reported that Paramount and Skydance were eyeing a trio of actors to potentially play a key role opposite Tom Cruise in Top Gun: Maverick: Miles Teller, Glen Powell and Nicholas Hoult were all in the running for the part of Goose’s son, and it looks like the powers that be have already selected Cruise’s co-pilot.
Steven Spielberg’s ‘Halo’ TV Series Heads to Showtime
There have been rumblings about a TV series adaptation of Halo for several years, but Xbox’s hit video game franchise is finally coming to life thanks to Steven Spielberg and the folks at Showtime. The network seems to have immense confidence in Spielberg’s plans for the live-action series, which bypassed the typical pilot deal for an official order of a full 10-episode season.
‘Suicide Squad 2’ Is Still Happening, Now With New Writers
Two new writers will collaborate with director Gavin O’Connor on the screenplay for the villainous DC sequel.
‘Star Wars’ Boba Fett Spinoff to Be Directed by ‘Logan’s James Mangold
As with the previous Star Wars Story, reactions to Solo are pretty…unenthusiastic…leading many fans and critics to ponder if Lucasfilm should even continue with this whole spinoff thing. Seemingly sensing a disturbance in the Force, Lucasfilm is doing their best to restore balance by hiring James Mangold to direct a Boba Fett spinoff.
First ‘Deadpool 2’ Reactions Praise Superior, Violent Sequel and an Epic Post-Credits Scene
Read critics’ early reactions to the highly-anticipated sequel.
Bill Cosby Found Guilty on Three Counts of Felony Sexual Assault
After years of allegations from dozens of women, comedian and television icon Bill Cosby has finally been found guilty of sexual assault.
What’s Leaving Netflix: May 2018
There are some pretty good ones hitting the road next month, including Goodfellas, Ocean’s Eleven, and Disney’s live-action The Jungle Book.
Colin Trevorrow Will Direct ‘Jurassic World 3’
Hold onto your butts...again.