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These articles first appeared on Movie Pilot between Jan 2016 and Dec 2017. Follow me on Twitter @Farrow91
Could The 'Elseworlds' Franchise Doom The Future Of The DCEU?
Take a look at the roster of upcoming movies set in the DCEU, and it's clear that Warner Bros. has big plans! Indeed, starting with Martin Scorsese's Joker movie, the DCEU is set to branch off into an Elseworlds label, where we'll see alternate versions of our favorite characters negotiating drastically different worlds.
We Need To Talk About The Treatment Of Roxy In 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle'
It’s safe to say that Kingsman: The Golden Circle has been raising plenty of eyebrows since its release. The sequel is already considered to be inferior to the wildly successful and beloved original, and the film has also courted controversy thanks to its particularly unusual sex scene. However, the second Kingsman has also earned the ire of film fans due to the way in which it treats one of its more prominent characters. Beware of spoilers for Kingsman: The Golden Circle from here on out.
Get The Ludes! Leonardo DiCaprio Needed Help For One Crucial Scene In 'The Wolf Of Wall Street'
As we all know, Leonardo DiCaprio has singlehandedly become a prominent environmentalist and one of the greatest acting talents of his generation. Yet, as the old saying goes, everyone needs help sometime, and when it came to filming The Wolf of Wall Street, it seems that ol’ Leo was no exception to this rule.
5 Margaret Atwood Novels That Deserve A TV Adaptation Following The Success Of 'Alias Grace' & 'The Handmaid's Tale'
It’s a great time to be a fan of acclaimed author Margaret Atwood. After all, Hulu’s serialized interpretation of The Handmaid’s Tale can now be officially referred to as a multi award-winning adaptation. Plus, we’re also set to enjoy Netflix’s realization of another Atwood classic, the historical fiction book Alias Grace.
Rian Johnson Teases That Kylo Ren May Become The New Darth Vader In 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' And Beyond
The Last Jedi is fast approaching, and Star Wars fans are eager to be reunited with their favorite characters, including the murderous son of Han Solo. Scarred and deflated following his defeat at Rey’s hand, Kylo Ren was picked up by the fleeing First Order forces before Starkiller Base erupted in a blaze of light, but according to The Last Jedi’s director, Ren’s journey won’t become any easier — or more honorable — any time soon.
Does The Directorial Drama At Lucasfilm Hint At Big Changes For The Future Of Hollywood Blockbusters?
With J.J. Abrams aboard Star Wars: Episode IX, it seems that Lucasfilm's directorial disputes are behind them, and peace has returned once again to the galaxy far, far away. However, whilst he's set to make the Sequel Trilogy a safe and secure franchise once more, Abrams’s appointment may mark a turning point in the years to come. His return to the helm of the Millennium Falcon may not only change the course the Star Wars universe, but it may also alter the future of the film industry as well.
Return of the Director: J.J. Abrams Will Direct 'Star Wars: Episode IX' After All
Who else was thinking “I’ve got a bad feeling about this,” when we discovered that Colin Trevorrow had joined Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Gareth Edwards and Josh Trank on the bench of side-lined Star Wars directors? I don’t blame you if you were. After all, the decision left fans wondering who would now steer the Millennium Falcon — and Episode IX — into pastures new. Could it be Kenneth Branagh or even Patty Jenkins? Fortunately, the shroud of uncertainty has now fallen away: Lucasfilm has announced that they have a new director on board, and he’s a familiar face indeed!
'Doctor Who': Billie Piper Supports A Romance Between Rose And The Thirteenth Doctor, But Will It Ever Happen?
Whizzing around the universe and battling aliens left, right, and center ensures that change is always at the heart of Doctor Who. Whether it's the titular character's face or the TARDIS's interior design, anything can be altered! However, some things remain unaffected by the winds of time, leading one previous cast-member to suggest that her character's feelings about the Doctor won't have changed one bit — even though he's regenerating as a woman ready for Season 11!
She Is The Chosen One: Why Lucasfilm Should Hire Patty Jenkins For 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
In the same way that the Force convulsed after the destruction of Alderaan, the internet is now ablaze with gossip in the wake of Colin Trevorrow’s exit from Star Wars: Episode IX. Both he and Lucasfilm have cited the good old “creative differences” line as the reason for their split, however, talk has already turned to his replacement. With Star Wars: The Last Jedi bound for our cinemas in several months and Episode IX scheduled for a 2019 release, time — and damage control — will be at the forefront of Lucasfilm’s mind.
Mark Hamill Has Revealed His Pitch For Luke Skywalker's Arc In 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' And It's Absolutely Crazy!
Mark Hamill — the man behind Luke Skywalker — caused concern for Star Wars fans several months ago, when he revealed that after reading the script for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, he “fundamentally disagreed with everything” that was happening to his most famous character.
'Doctor Who' Writer Gareth Roberts Tweets Controversial Comments Online
If the Twelfth Doctor from Doctor Who was real, his “attack eyebrows” would certainly be in place if he was aware of a recent development online. A prominent on-and-off member of the BBC show’s production team has come out with some pretty controversial comments regarding transgender women, and fans are understandably furious.
The Riddle Of Regeneration: Explaining The Secret Process At The Heart Of 'Doctor Who'
Along with that iconic theme tune and the irreplaceable TARDIS, Doctor Who features a biological process that is key to the show’s winning formula: regeneration. But even though the show is over half a century old, regeneration remains as mysterious and changeable as show’s titular character; so let’s take a look at what we do know about regeneration.