The big-screen adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's In The Heights has been pushed back. The film was initially set to release in June, and will now instead release in June 2021. This ends a slight period of confusion with what was happening with the film. When other films were moved by the studio last month In […]
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In The Heights was taken off the schedule this week by Warner Bros. Not surprising in this new theatrical release landscape, but it was one of the only films not given a new release date. The adaptation of the Lin Manuel-Miranda musical was one of the more anticipated films releasing this summer, so it was […]
One of the numerous controversies surrounding Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is Kelly Marie Tran's lack of presence as Rose Tico. Filmmaker Jon M. Chu (Crazy Rich Asians) looks to step up to bat for her, pitching a solo TV series for the Resistance engineer. Introduced in Rian Johnson's The Last Jedi (2017), Rose […]
In The Heights has just debuted a firecracker of a trailer. The big screen adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Broadway smash looks sensational, capturing the spirit of the stage musical and featuring an exciting, young cast. The original musical was nominated for 13 Tony Awards, taking home four, including Best Musical. This is as close to […]
After the #GoldOpen of Warner Bros.'s film Crazy Rich Asians, we are delighted to report that WB is in the early stages of developing a sequel, with the same creative team. Director Jon M. Chu, who is currently working on a film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's first Broadway show In the Heights, will be returning, as will producers […]
First and foremost, if you haven't seen Crazy Rich Asians yet, you really should. See it in a packed theater — the audience reactions are part of what make this feature so enjoyable. It's more than just a technicolored romcom, even though yes, it is those things. It's the first wide theatrical release to feature an […]
Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical In the Heights is heading to the big screen. The film adaptation of the Tony award-winning musical will hit theaters on June 26th, 2020. Crazy Rich Asians director Jon M. Chu has been brought on to direct. Anthony Bregman, Mara Jacobs, and Scott Sanders are on board to produce. After a heated […]
Lin-Manuel Miranda isn't just "Hamilton Guy", even though many will know him soley for that. Before he was rapping about the nation's founding fathers and changing the face of Broadway, Miranda had another notable but less well known hit show called "In The Heights". That musical chronicles a mostly hispanic group of denizens of the Washington […]
Though the release of Now You See Me 2 is still two months away, Lionsgate has already secured the services of director Jon M. Chu for a third installment, according to Variety. The first film — starring Jesse Eisenberg, Isla Fisher, Woody Harrelson and Dave Franco as bank-robbing magicians — debuted in 2013 and became a surprise hit with a […]
With a lukewarm (at best) critical reaction and a poor box office showing, Jem and the Holograms director Jon M. Chu is not having the best weekend, as he freely admitted at a keynote address Saturday at the Film Independent Forum in L.A. (via The Hollywood Reporter). "So, this is a bit awkward only because […]
From Step Up to Justin Bieber to G.I. Joe to horror.
So here's another name seemingly plucked from Paramount's wish list of directors for the next Star Trek movie.
Here's a little bit of stating the obvious for you. Just for fun. It's Easter.
GI Joe has been in the shop, but he's almost ready to come out and face us all again.
While recent speculation considered an animated Masters of the Universe movie from Dreamworks, it seems the long standing plan to bring about a new live action version goes on, even gathers pace. Jon M. Chu, director of two Step Up Movies and the delayed GI Joe sequel, Retaliation, is said to be in early negotiations […]
It does look considerably better than the last film, wouldn't you say?
How do you suppose, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has welcomed Bruce Willis to the cast of Jon M. Chu's GI Joe: Retalliation? With a chest bump? Fist bump? Some other kind of bump? Or maybe a big manly bear hug and a clink of beer bottles? Well, maybe any or all of the above. But […]
Jon M. Chu, director of two Step Up pictures and both versions of this rather popular Justin Bieber movie, has been selected as the director for the next GI Joe picture. I'd dare say his pitch probably involved some explanation of how action scenes are as choreographed as dance numbers, and how he has the […]