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The Sims Movie With Margot Robbie And Director Kate Herron In Works?

Progress On The Sims Movie With Margot Robbie And Director Kate Herron(Photo Credit –Instagram) As reported by THR, The Sims, celebrated as one of the most cherished video game franchises, is being adapted into a feature film. Kate Herron, renowned for her direction in the inaugural season of Loki, is slated to helm the movie. Herron will team up with Briony Redman to craft the screenplay. Margot Robbie’s production company, LuckyChap, will take charge of production, building on their success with Barbie. Roy Lee…

Frozen Empire’s Director Talks Franchise Evolution, Missing Family Members, and More

Fans of Ghostbusters will find a lot to love about the latest film, Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire. It continues the story of Ghostbusters: Afterlife in a way that makes both films better in tandem. It also, in a series first, depicts characters discussing the great implications of ghosts existing. It shows us where Ghostbusting could go in the future, and even features a friendship between human and ghost. This, along with the story of New York City facing its greatest supernatural threat yet, is very much in the mold of…

I Thought Road House Director Doug Liman’s Comments About The Movie Not Getting A Theatrical Release Were A Bit Much, But Then I Saw…

There is perhaps no story that better explains where the movie industry is at in 2024 than all the Road House drama. In short, the film’s director, Doug Liman, was so outraged about MGM/ Amazon’s decision to drop the movie directly on streaming that he boycotted the SXSW premiere and released an open letter unleashing his anger. I thought it was a bit dramatic when it happened back in February, but then I saw Road House at a critics screening earlier this week, and I’m now overwhelmed by so many thoughts.Road House is a…

Alien: Romulus Director Explains Why New Horror Sequel Won’t Mess With The Official Timeline

This week we saw the first Alien: Romulus trailer and the new film from director Fede Alverez looks to be exactly what fans of the original sci-fi horror classic are hoping for. While the movie is set after the original Alien, before Aliens, the director promises the new movie won’t mess with the franchise, as he says he took great care to make sure the new movie didn't upset the series.Alien and Aliens are two of the best science fiction movies of all time, and that means there are a lot of fans who are both excited and…

‘I felt an urgent need for empathy’: the Iranian-American director uniting her two cultures in film | Film

When Maryam Keshavarz was a young girl growing up in New York City in the 1980s, she would spend her summer holidays travelling to Iran, from where her parents had migrated. As well as her luggage, she would fly with small plastic bags taped to her body containing objects she would smuggle into and out of Iran.The most common thing Keshavarz was asked to bring from the US was cassette tapes featuring American pop. “I would stick them in my underwear,” she says over video call from Los Angeles, “because it was an Islamic…

X-Men ‘97 director Jake Castorena on how franchise is as socio-politically relevant today as it was in ’90s | Hollywood

It's raining X-Men. Ever since Marvel acquired 21st Century Fox in 2019, the IP is slowly and surely making a grand return to the screens. From Patrick Stewart reviving Charles Xavier for a cameo in Sam Raimi's Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022) to Hugh Jackman striking back in Shawn Levy's upcoming Deadpool & Wolverine, it's X-Men galore on the big screen. But even the small screen isn't far behind, given the imminent release of X-Men '97, a direct follow-up to X-Men: The Animated Series from the…

Nicholas Cage Fans Are Waiting For Face/Off 2, Director Adam Wingard Shares Why The Sequel Is Taking So Long To Move Forward

John Woo's 1997 hit Face/Off stands out as one of the quintessential action movies, embodying the best of the 90s cinema. In 2019, Paramount Pictures excited fans with news of a new Face/Off movie in the works, and by 2021, it was confirmed to be a sequel, not a remake. Fans of Nicolas Cage have been eagerly anticipating Castor Troy and Sean Archer's return to the silver screen, and now the film’s helmer has an update. Adam Wingard has been attached to write and direct and has recently explained the reasons behind the…

X-Men ’97’s Director Talks Mutant Circuits, Morph, and More

From the fastball special to the resurrection powers of the Five on Krakoa, the concept of mutant powers combining in unexpected ways has fascinated X-Men stories for generations. Now, X-Men ‘97 is going back to the ‘90s for a continuation of X-Men: The Animated Series, but it’s bringing with it a modern approach to action and its characters’ powers informed by that long fascination.Who Should Be The New Wolverine? io9 PicksWe’ve already seen some of X-Men ‘97's mutant combos—referred to in the comics as “mutant…

Controversy erupts over Jonathan Glazer’s oscar speech, denounced by Michael Rapaport and several jews in hollywood | Hollywood

The director of “The Zone of Interest”, Jonathan Glazer, who won Best International Feature at the Oscars has angered many jews with this acceptance speech. During his note of thanks he connected the film’s theme of dehumanisation to the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict. Director Jonathan Glazer wins the Oscar for Best International Feature Film for "The Zone of Interest" of United Kingdom during the Oscars show at the 96th Academy Awards in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 10, 2024. REUTERS/Mike…

The Crow director criticises remake saying ‘Brandon Lee died making’ original

Get our free weekly email for all the latest cinematic news from our film critic Clarisse LoughreyGet our The Life Cinematic email for freeAlex Proyas, the director of 1994 movie The Crow, has criticised its remake in a new post on social media. The original supernatural drama starring Brandon Lee, the only son of actor Bruce Lee, saw his character Eric Draven resurrected as an anti-hero to avenge his murder and that of his fiancée. Lee was 28 years old when he died in a tragic accident on the set of the movie. During…