MONDAY OCTOBER 14 2019
Rumor has it that HE-MAN movie will drop straight to Netflix! The HOLLYWOOD REPORTER has more: Citing an unnamed source, THR reports that Sony Pictures Tom Rothman is weighing the possibility of selling the film, based on Mattel’s Masters of the Universe toyline, to Netflix for a flat, no risk payday rather than distributing the film to theaters where Sony worries it could fail to turn a sizable profit…
Lately Netflix has been the home to Eternia.. Meanwhile, He-Man spin-off property She-Ra and the Princesses of Power is entering its fourth season on Netflix, while a new Masters of the Universe revival series titled Revelation is also in development for Netflix…
In June of 2009, a man calling himself Peter Bergmann was found washed up on an Irish beach. Ten years later, police, journalists and internet sleuths are still trying to work out what happened. MORE FROM VICE..
And now it’s clear: JOKER is on the way to $1 bil..
In the midst of JOKER success, Warner Bros had to deal with something else: An upset Jared Leto ego! MORE: According to the New York Times, Jared Leto “was not keen to have a competing performance.” The article doesn’t go into detail how Jared Leto expressed these sentiments but they probably boiled down to a few angry e-mails and phone calls. After all, he continues to be undermined by Warner Bros. regarding his Joker. It’s hard not to image how Jared Leto felt about this betrayal by Warner Bros..
The SIMPSONS Treehouse of Horror annual tradition will parady STRANGER THINGS.. .MORE: In one segment titled “Danger Things”, Springfield will transform into the haunted town of Hawkins, as Milhouse assumes the unfortunate Will Byers role and is sucked into another dimension known as “The Over Under”, while a bald-headed Lisa will channel alter-ego Eleven to rescue him. .
. In addition to the Stranger Things segment, the 30th “Treehouse of Horror” will feature a satanic Maggie, dead-Homer’s spirit trying on new bodies for size and Selma finding love by way of an octo-alien in the basement, spoofing The Exorcist, The Omen, and The Shape of Water. The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXX will air on October 20th (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX.
SATURDAY OCTOBER 12 2019
SOUTH PARK banned in China.. but not in Hong Kong! MORE: In the wake of reports that China has outright banned all South Park content from the Internet, protesters have found other ways of disseminating the episode “Band in China.” As spotted by The Hollywood Reporter, protesters in Hong Kong’s Sham Shui Po district screened the episode to an impromptu but very appreciative crowd…
Asteroid 2019 SU3 is a newly-discovered space rock that doesn’t appear dangerous at the moment but may end up being a serious problem several decades down the road. The asteroid, which was just added to the European Space Agency’s Risk List, will make a shockingly close pass of our planet in around 65 years.
PARASITE praise: “Parasite”: A prickly, disturbing class-war thriller — and a signature film of 2019.. Bong Joon-Ho’s brilliant genre mash-up has already generated Oscar buzz and been a hit around the world. It’s not what you’re expecting, no matter what you’re expecting. .. So the question is this: Will America catch PARASITE fever?
BOX OFFICE FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS: ‘Joker’ Dominating Box Office Again With $50 Million as Will Smith’s ‘Gemini Man’ Flops..
MORE.. Joaquin Phoenix remains the ruler of the North American box office as the second weekend of “Joker” heads for an easy victory with as much as $50 million at 4,374 sites, early estimates showed Friday… DEVELOPING ALL WEEKEND..
JOKER NOT WILD, but instead an honest citizen: Jaoquin Phoenix reportedly ran his Tesla into the bumper of an unoccupied Los Angeles County Fire Department truck on Tuesday afternoon in West Hollywood, according to TMZ… Phoenix pulled over and managed to locate paramedics who were responding to a call and explained the situation, the gossip site reported. Police officers were called to the scene and Phoenix handed over his insurance information before a damage report was taken…
Maybe he should have read the script.. the movie has a great premise. great possibility. bad execution..
And as one comment on the story correctly points out: The first 20 minutes is a faithful adaptation of the short story…the rest of the movie is just pointless filler with confusing multiverse crap thrown in. Like the people in the grass, it never goes anywhere…
Ronan Farrow vs the world! His new book is causing shockwaves through the news biz.. Now NBC News boss Andy Lack takes aim at Farrow’s claims he was blocked from reporting on alleged Weinstein crimes..
Kevin Smith back to work after car crash.. MORE.. According to TMZ, Kevin is promoting his upcoming movie ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ – which is a sequel to ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ – through a marketing campaign, which requires his presence but isn’t too strenuous for the star, who is not yet fully healed..
Halloween throughout history.. MORE.. “There would be moon symbols, darker fabrics for some costumes; anything that you could get and make that would kind of suggest or replicate something dark and otherworldly,” she says…