Jason Blum, producer of “Get Out,” told Variety that it’s “the best event of the weekend.”
The mood is always friendly since there is no competition, no TV cameras, no envelopes, and no acceptance speeches. There was also no suspense: The 10 films and 11 TV shows honored were announced Dec. 7.
Hollywood has been under fire for gender inequality, sexual harassment, and lack of inclusion, but those those things were unspoken from stage, since the brisk ceremony is all about showcasing the year’s work. But the gender issue was addressed subtly in the film clips chosen by AFI to quickly depict a century of great film and TV work
If you're not familiar with the story, it follows a depressed college student who attempts to commit suicide. "He survives due to unlikely events but is soon visited by a demon who explains that he was the one who spared the student's life. But there's a price to be paid: Going forward, the young man will be allowed to live one month for every person he kills."
That's such a fascinating and dark concept that will certainly make for a crazy film and it's a great project for Stahelski to take on.
“‘Stranger Things” Producer Shawn Levy Signs Huge Deal With Netflix
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“Jonah was talking to Ben Stiller on the set of [Night at the Museum 2] and he’s like, ‘Oh man, I’m going to go on vacation with Dustin Hoffman. Like, I don’t know him.’ And it was really early in his relationship,” Franco said. “And he was really, like, nervous about it and he’d make a bad impression or something like that. And the producer,
The streaming giant has signed Stranger Things director-producer Shawn Levy and his production company 21 Laps Entertainment to what sources say is a four-year, seven-figure deal. Levy is said to have fielded multiple offers from various film and TV outfits before opting to focus on TV at the streamer.
Netflix and Levy’s production shingle first joined forces on the breakout sci-fi drama from the Duffer Brothers, which was recently renewed for a third season after earning...
THR is reporting that 20th Century Fox has tapped Richie Keen (Fist Fight) to direct the film, which Shawn Levy (Stranger Things) has come on board to produce through his 21 Laps Entertainment.
The comic “tackles the idea that the imaginary friends of children are actually very real and centers on an organization titled I.M.A.G.I.N.E., which handles things when these figments get out of control [and tells the story of] a jaded 20-year veteran agent who must mentor a young archivist, with a routine day becoming something much larger.”
Keaton, Levy, Michael Sugar and Boom’s Ross Richie are producing the film, with Stephen Christy, Dan Cohen and Ashley Zalta executive producing
The show, created by The Duffer Brothers, features a cast that includes Winona Ryder as Joyce Byers, David Harbour as Chief Jim Hopper, Finn Wolfhard as Mike Wheeler, Noah Schnapp as Will Byers, Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven, Caleb McLaughlin as Lucas Sinclair, Gaten Matarazzo as Dustin Henderson, Cara Buono as Karen Wheeler, Natalia Dyer as Nancy Wheeler, Charlie Heaton as Jonathan Byers, Joe Keery as Steve Harrington, Dacre Montgomery as Billy, and Sadie Sink as Max.
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As revealed back in September, the streaming service was originally keen to shoot a third and fourth season of Stranger Things back-to-back, although the idea was
Fox has tapped “Fist Fight” director Richie Keen to helm fantasy actioner “Imagine Agents,” based on the Boom! Studios comic.
Simon Rich has written the screenplay. “Stranger Things” producer Shawn Levy, is producing through his 21 Laps Entertainment along with Michael Keaton, Michael Sugar, and Boom!’s Ross Richie. 21 Laps exec Dan Cohen is exec producing with Stephen Christy and Ashley Zalta. Adam Yoelin is co-producing and overseeing the project for Boom!
The comic, published in 2013, was created by writer Brian Joines with Bachan illustrating. The story is centered on an organization (I.M.A.G.I.N.E.) to combat the uncontrollable imaginary friends that children create. Two agents find themselves pushed to the limit when one of the baddest “figments
The premiere date and episode count for the third season has yet to be announced, but we'll keep Daily Dead readers updated on further details. Based on what we saw in the second season (new characters, new locations, and new threats), the world of Stranger Things is only going to get bigger the third time around. Here's the official press release announcement from Netflix:
Press Release: Netflix announced today via Twitter that Stranger Things will return to Netflix for a third season.
The series stars Winona Ryder as Joyce Byers, David Harbour as Chief Jim Hopper, Finn Wolfhard as Mike Wheeler, Noah Schnapp as Will Byers, Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven,Caleb McLaughlin as Lucas Sinclair, Gaten Matarazzo as Dustin Henderson, Cara Buono as Karen Wheeler, Natalia Dyer as Nancy Wheeler,
On Friday, Netflix announced that the hit series has been renewed for another installment of the Duffer Brothers’ ongoing saga about the residents of Hawkins, Indiana, and the unexpected emergence of an upside down world.
Going into season two, the creators revealed they had plans to continue the series with two more seasons, likely ending after four. Despite the revelations made to Vultureat the time, Netflix remained mum of any official details or confirmation of a new season.
The series, which stars Winona Ryder as Joyce Byers, David Harbour as Chief Jim Hopper, Finn Wolfhard as Mike Wheeler, Noah Schnapp as Will Byers, Millie Bobby Brown as Eleven, Caleb McLaughlin as Lucas Sinclair, Gaten Matarazzo as Dustin Henderson, Cara Buono as Karen Wheeler, Natalia Dyer as Nancy Wheeler, Charlie Heaton as Jonathan Byers, Joe Keery as Steve Harrington, Dacre Montgomery as [link=tt
Richie Keen, who directed the Ice Cube-Charlie Day comedy Fist Fight, has come aboard to helm the project that adapts the Boom! Studios comic.
At the same time, Shawn Levy, the director-producer behind Stranger Things and the Night at the Museum movies, has joined the project as a producer while his 21 Laps Entertainment cohort Dan Cohen joins as exec producer.
Michael Keaton, Michael Sugar, and Boom!’s Ross Richie are also producing while Stephen Christy and Ashley Zalta are exec producing. Adam Yoelin is co-producing and overseeing the project for Boom!
The hotly-antitipated trailer for Avengers: Infinity War was teased a lot yesterday, with Marvel Studios officially announcing it will be released today on November 29th 2017. Check out the announcement here.
Infinity War Poster
And a brand new teaser poster was also released. Don’t get too excited though – there’s very little to it! Check it out here.
20 More McU Movies Mapped Out
2018 marks the 10th anniversary of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with Avengers: Infinity War (and it’s 2019 sequel Avengers 4) bringing together all of the McU heroes to take on the Mad Titan Thanos. But what’s next following Avengers 4? Well according to Kevin Feige, the answer is twenty more films. “22 movies in, and we’ve got another 20 movies on the docket that are completely different from anything that’s come before—intentionally,” he told Vanity Fair. Read more here.
Dark Side Rey?
Speaking of hotly-anticipated films,
Fans have been waiting for an adaptation of the immensely popular and critically acclaimed PlayStation series Uncharted for years and it seems like this time the venture might be getting somewhere.
Tom Holland is currently attached to star in the movie with Stanger Things producer Shawn Levy directing what will be a prequel to the games, featuring a young Nathan Drake.
Holland is apparently already preparing for the role, taking to Instagram to post a video of an Uncharted title screen, along with a comment that says “for research purposes”.
Seems like Tom Holland is officially locked in as Nathan Drake, as of earlier this year it sounded like there was some question about it.
Could be filming in 2018? pic.twitter.com/kaMinvzypP
— Cade Onder (@Cade_Onder) November 27, 2017
Months have gone by without much word
Eleven’s sister may make Season 3 of “Stranger Things” a sibling affair. At the “Stranger Things: Inside the Upside Down” panel at Vulture Festival in Los Angeles on Saturday, the cast and crew of the Netflix series were on hand to reveal behind-the-scenes info from Season 2 and tease what might lie ahead.
In particular, brothers Matt and Ross Duffer revealed that Kali (Linnea Berthelsen) will most likely return for Season 3. “It would feel weird that we would’n’t resolve that storyline,” said Matt Duffer. “Chances are high that she comes back.”
Ross Duffer added, “We’re in very early days of Season 3… That’s not an official announcement.”
In the second season, “Chapter 7: The Lost Sister” was one of the most divisive episodes among fans and critics alike because it was a standalone adventure that took place outside of the action of Hawkins, Indiana. Even IndieWire’s
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