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The Rock: When Sean Connery Stood Up to Disney Writes Michael Bay

The Rock: When Sean Connery Stood Up to Disney, Writes Michael Bay

Writing to The Hollywood Reporter, Michael Bay, who directed Connery in 1996’s The Rock penned a tribute to the original James Bond star recalling the time when production was over budget for the blockbuster film that co-starred Nicolas Cage.[caption id="attachment_1289566" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Sean Connery as John Patrick Mason in The Rock (1996) Image courtesy of[...]

Full Metal Jacket: Matthew Modine Talks Stanley Kubrick Comparisons

Full Metal Jacket: Matthew Modine Talks Stanley Kubrick, Comparisons

Modine spoke to The Hollywood Reporter about how fans still talk about his most enduring work When it comes to Full Metal Jacket, the actor's perspective changed over the years since it's among his earliest work "I've never really analyzed it," Modine said "I've been acting now for 40 years and worked with incredible directors[...]

Darkman: Cast and Crew Commemorate 30 Years of Superhero Cult Classic

Darkman: Cast and Crew Commemorate 30 Years of Superhero Cult Classic

The Hollywood Reporter caught up with the cast and crew for the film to discuss the film's impact on pop culture and their careers The crew participants for the reunion include producer Robert Tapert, former Universal production president Sean Daniel, casting director Nancy Nayor, cinematographer Bill Pope, production designer Randy Ser, composer Danny Elfman, editor[...]

Mad Max: Charlize Theron Talks Being Passed for Furiosa Prequel

Mad Max: Charlize Theron Talks Being Passed for Furiosa Prequel

While promoting her latest film, The Old Guard, where she plays immortal warrior Andromache the Scythian (or Andy for short), Theron spoke with The Hollywood Reporter about her rare second chance as an actress becoming a viable action star.[caption id="attachment_1232161" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Charlize Theron attends the 70th Anniversary of the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival[...]

Back to the Future: Bob Gale Harry Keramidas Test Popular Fan Theory

Back to the Future: Bob Gale, Harry Keramidas Test Popular Fan Theory

The rest they say is history, or is it? Gale and editor Harry Kermamidas spoke with The Hollywood Reporter on a loose end they may have missed caught by fans.[caption id="attachment_1230969" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Christopher Lloyd as Doc and Michael J Fox as Marty in Back to the Future (1985) Image courtesy of Universal Pictures[/caption]Since Back[...]


Lethal Weapon 5 Producer Dan Lin: Mel Gibson Danny Glover Richard Donner Returning Awaiting Script

"Lethal Weapon 5" Producer Dan Lin: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Richard Donner Returning, Awaiting Script

In discussing revisiting franchises, it matters not “if” Hollywood revisits rather “when.” Dan Lin (Two Popes) revealed the development of a fifth Lethal Weapon film with original stars Mel Gibson and Danny Glover returning to star along with director Richard Donner during a Producers Roundtable for The Hollywood Reporter.[caption id="attachment_1154059" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Warner Bros[/caption] “We’re trying[...]

Olivia Wilde Defends Protrayal of Journalist Kathy Scruggs in Richard Jewell

Olivia Wilde Defends Protrayal of Journalist Kathy Scruggs in 'Richard Jewell'

The Hollywood Reporter caught up with Olivia Wilde at The Gotham Awards:[caption id="attachment_1039004" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Olivia Wilde directs "Booksmart"Photo courtesy of annapurna pictures[/caption] "I have an immense amount of respect for Kathy Scruggs," Wilde told The Hollywood Reporter on the red carpet of the Gotham Awards on Monday "She’s no longer with us, she died very young,[...]

Todd Phillips Clarifies Joker Sequel Rumors

Todd Phillips Clarifies "Joker" Sequel Rumors

Despite conflicting reports between The Hollywood Reporter and Deadline Hollywood, director Todd Phillips cleared the air regarding any discussions about a sequel to Joker He spoke to Indiewire about what really happened in his meetings with Warner Bros and star Joaquin Phoenix.[caption id="attachment_918211" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Todd Phillips, photo byDFree / Shutterstock.com[/caption] The Reporting Dispute THR reported Phillips[...]

James Dean Resurrected Through CGI in Vietnam War Drama Finding Jack

James Dean Resurrected Through CGI in Vietnam War Drama "Finding Jack"

Directors Anton Ernst and Tati Golykh obtained permission from the Dean estate to use his likeness for the film, according to The Hollywood Reporter.[caption id="attachment_1114338" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Warner Bros.[/caption]An establish star on TV, Dean landed the film role that solidified his status in pop culture playing Jim Stark in Rebel Without a Cause (1955)[...]

Mortal Kombat: Jax Raiden Mileena Cast in Live-Action Film Reboot

"Mortal Kombat": Jax, Raiden, Mileena Cast in Live-Action Film Reboot

Nothing has been revealed of the plot and shooting will begin in Australia later in 2019.Mortal Kombat is slated for a 2021 release.The Hollywood Reporter Three more actors signed on to join New Line Cinemas’ Mortal Kombat live action film reboot with Mehcad Brooks (Supergirl), Tadanobu Asano (Thor: Ragnarok), and Australian Sisi Stringer joining the[...]

Knightfall &#8211 Mark Hamill on Possibility of Star Wars Fatigue: Yeah I Think There Is

'Knightfall' – Mark Hamill on Possibility of 'Star Wars' Fatigue: "Yeah, I Think There Is"

He spoke to The Hollywood Reporter for their “Awards Chatter Podcast” about the abundance of Star Wars content available across TV and film, Solo underachieving at the box office, and his HISTORY series, Knightfall.[caption id="attachment_976152" align="alignnone" width="2000"] Mark Hamill at the 44th Annual Saturn Awards / Photo by Mary Anne Butler[/caption]When asked if audiences grow[...]

But Really What Did Rutger Hauer Think of Blade Runner 2049

But Really, What Did Rutger Hauer Think of Blade Runner 2049?

It's been a hot minute since anyone asked themselves, "Gee, I wonder what Rutger Hauer thought of such and such film," and thanks to the Berlin Film Festival, we know the answer for Blade Runner 2049.[caption id="attachment_797262" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Editorial credit: Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com[/caption]Hauer, of course, was one of the stars of the original Sir[...]

The Weekly Static s01e26: Gronkowski Gaiman MLK and More

The Weekly Static s01e26: Gronkowski, Gaiman, MLK, and More!

I want these words to make things right, but isn't it the wrongs that make the words come to life? I mean, who does he think he is? Cause if that's the worst you got, better put your fingers back to the key. Cause it's one night and one more time, but thanks for the […]

American Gods Season 2: Neil Gaiman Denies Article Allegations

American Gods Season 2: Neil Gaiman Denies Article Allegations

***UPDATE*** A day after it was reported exclusively by The Hollywood Reporter that Jesse Alexander would be assuming showrunner responsibilities alongside author and executive producer Neil Gaiman on Starz’s  American Gods, the novelist took to Twitter to challenge a number of the assertions made in the article regrading behind-the-scenes budget and script battles When asked if it was true[...]