The AV Club

Chris Pratt stars in a prestige dad TV thriller

Chris Pratt and Taylor Kitsch The Terminal Listphoto: Prime Video/Amazon Studios “I’m not gonna tell you again. Stay off my list.” It’s a meme-able line, almost reminiscent of Harrison Ford’s “get off my plane” from Air Force One, the kind of guttural one-second trailer blip that makes a story’s target audience and muscle and narrative …

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Millie Bobby Brown to star in new Russo brothers movie

Millie Bobby Brownphoto: TOLGA AKMEN/AFP (Getty Images) Netflix is ​​supposedly pulling back on pricey vanity projectsthe sort of movies that seem like obvious awards plays that no other movie studio would pay for, but that doesn’t apply to big-budget genre movies with multiple big-name stars… like, for example, Joe and Anthony Russo’s The Electric Statewhich …

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Obi-Wan Kenobi movie trilogy was the first casualty of Solo bomb

Hayden Christensen and Ewan McGregorphoto: Kate Green (Getty Images) Ashes to ashes, dust to dust, we now return Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Star Wars Story to the Earth’s crust. Roughly four years after an explosive box office bomb known as Solo wiped out a library of unread Star Wars Stories, sources excavated the blast’s first identified …

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Lil Nas X calls relationship with BET “painful” and “strained”

Lil Nas Xphoto: Emma McIntyre (Getty Images) Grammy winner Lil Nas X has shared more details about the “painful” and “strained” relationship between him and BET. Lil Nas X says the saga between him and the network did not begin with his snub this year, but started last year ahead of his performance at the …

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Sam Raimi discusses John Krasinski’s Doctor Strange cameo

Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madnessphoto: Marvel Studios About halfway through Sam Raimi’s Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madnessthe eponymous wizard finds himself lost in the eponymous multiverse, with him and new buddy America Chavez finding themselves in an alternate reality where their Doctor Strange is dead and their preeminent superhero team is …

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Elliot Page on “special” trans story arc

Elliot Pagephoto: Theo Wargo (Getty Images) It wasn’t immediately clear how The Umbrella Academy would handle one of its star’s offscreen transition, but the third season returned with a loving, thoughtful arc that mirrored Elliot Page’s real-life experience. Speaking with The Hollywood Reporterthe actor praises the series, showrunner Steve Blackmanand writer Thomas Page McBee for …

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Hulu cancels Lamorne Morris’ Woke after 2 seasons

Lamorne Morris and Blake Anderson Wokephoto: Hulu Hulu has canceled Wokethe two-season comedy that starred Lamorne Morris as a cartoonist trying to survive as a Black man in America (while also being frequently addressed by inanimate objects in the environment, which vocalized his various traumas and inner thoughts). The partially animated series, based on the …

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Evan Rachel Wood shows off Madonna voice before Weird Al biopic

Evan Rachel Wood photo: Jamie McCarthy (Getty Images) Madonna bootcamp may be over, but (presumably) Julia Garner’s road to being the best onscreen Madonna now has an Evan Rachel Wood-shaped barrier. During an appearance on The Tonight Show With Jimmy FallonWood demonstrated the Madonna impression she perfected ahead of playing the star in Weird: The …

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Chris Pratt ominously promises his Mario voice is “updated”

Chris Prattphoto: Jon Kopaloff (Getty Images) Ever since Chris Pratt was first announced as the voice of nipple-having Nintendo hero Mario in Illumination’s upcoming Super Mario Bros. movie, pundits around the world have gathered to ask one singular, obsessive question: Is the dinosaur man going to do a big, cartoon-y Italian accent? It’s a question …

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