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‘Black Panther 2’: Ryan Coogler Officially Returning to Write and Direct
Black Panther broke a few box office records, became a massive worldwide hit, and generated a little Oscar buzz along the way — pretty much guaranteeing a sequel and making Ryan Coogler’s return to the director’s chair seem fairly likely. That likelihood just became a certainty, as Coogler has reportedly signed on to write and direct Black Panther 2 for Marvel.
Jordan Peele Will Also Host (And Narrate) His ‘Twilight Zone’ Revival
You are traveling through another dimension — again. But this time, Jordan Peele is guiding the way. In addition to producing the upcoming revival of The Twilight Zone for CBS All Access, Peele will now serve as the series’ host and narrator. The Get Out filmmaker debuted the first promo for the series, teasing a revamped intro featuring Peele’s narration over the intro.
Jordan Peele Reportedly in Talks for ‘Candyman’ Remake
Jordan Peele is understandably in high demand after making his feature directing debut with last year’s phenomenal Get Out. While the TV fave-turned-acclaimed filmmaker has no shortage of new projects in the works — including another horror film and a Twilight Zone revival — he may be looking to add one more horror film to his plate, and it’s a pretty damn significant one at that.
How the New Oscar Category Could Actually Hurt Films Like ‘Black Panther’
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences set a new benchmark in questionable choices today, when they announced the addition of a new Oscar for “Outstanding Achievement in Popular Film,” aka “Most Popular Movie But Not Necessarily Worth a Best Picture Nod.” Almost immediately following the announcement, some cinephiles and critics pointed out that the move was obviously designed to allow beloved blockbusters and superhero flicks — like this year’s Black Panther — to receive recognition from an awards show that typically overlooks them.
Who Is Channing Dungey? A Primer on the ABC Exec Who Axed ‘Roseanne’
Everything you need to know about the history-making ABC executive who canceled ‘Roseanne.’
‘BlacKkKlansman’ Trailer Teases Spike Lee’s Unbelievable Buddy Cop Comedy
Following its premiere at the Cannes film festival, the first trailer for Spike Lee’s highly-anticipated BlacKkKlansman has landed online. Starring John David Washington (son of one Mr. Denzel Washington) and Adam Driver, Lee’s latest film looks like another instant classic from the prolific director behind Do the Right Thing, Malcolm X and Summer of Sam.
Academy Film Board Votes to Expel Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski’s Memberships
Polanski was convicted of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl in 1978. The allegations against Cosby go back just as far, though he was only formally convicted of felony sexual assault last week.
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.
‘The LEGO Movie 2’ Lands Tiffany Haddish for Lead Voice Role
The comedian and breakout star of Girls Trip is about to make the LEGO Movie sequel 10,000 times more awesome.
‘Black Panther’ Is Getting a Sequel, Obviously
You’ve seen the box office numbers, right? Marvel’s Black Panther is a record-breaking, massive success — so it shouldn’t come as any surprise to learn that the King of Wakanda is getting his very own sequel. At this point, it would only really be news if Marvel lost their damn minds and decided not to make a Black Panther sequel. I mean, it’d basically be definitive proof that we live in the Bad Place.
Watch Jimmy Kimmel’s 2018 Oscars Opening Monologue
Watch the host’s opening monologue from the 2018 Oscars right here.
Beyoncé and Elton John Might Team Up for a New ‘Lion King’ Song
I mean, how do you land Queen Bey and not have her sing something?