Ahmed Best Reflects on the Jar Jar Binks Backlash Legacy

In a recent interview, Ahmed Best, the actor known for portraying the controversial character Jar Jar Binks in “Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace,” opened up about the severe personal and professional toll he faced following the release of the film. Despite the groundbreaking nature of his motion-capture performance and his contribution to the movie industry, Best became the target of intense backlash and cyberbullying. The negative reception of the character led him to contemplate suicide and caused significant damage to his acting career

Roger Corman: Celebrating a Filmmaking Icon’s Remarkable Journey

Renowned filmmaker Roger Corman, a pioneer in independent cinema and a monumental figure in the world of film, has died at the age of 98. Corman’s extensive career spanned various genres and left an indelible mark on Hollywood. He was honored with a lifetime achievement Academy Award in 2009 for his contributions. Corman’s legacy extends beyond his influence on horror films to his mentorship and guidance of countless individuals in the industry. His impact on generations of viewers and creators is

Louis Leterrier to Direct Sci-Fi Horror Film ‘11817’

Director Louis Leterrier, known for his box office hits such as “Fast X” and “Clash of the Titans,” is set to direct and produce a new sci-fi horror film titled “11817.” The film, currently in the casting process, revolves around a family trapped indefinitely in their house by mysterious forces. Co-produced by Carrousel Studios, Rocket Science, Thank You Studios, Chernin Entertainment, and 3 Arts Entertainment, the film is being showcased at the Cannes Film Festival

Kristen Stewart and Oscar Isaac to star in vampire thriller ‘Flesh of the Gods’ directed by Panos Cosmatos

Kristen Stewart and Oscar Isaac, two prominent figures in the film industry, are set to star in the highly anticipated vampire thriller “Flesh of the Gods.” Directed by Panos Cosmatos, known for his distinctive storytelling style, the film will offer a fresh take on the popular vampire genre. Set in 1980s Los Angeles, a city known for its glamour and allure, the story follows a married couple who succumb to the temptations of debauchery and violence.

Glen Powell Teams Up With J.J. Abrams for New Project

Glen Powell, a sought-after actor in Hollywood, is reportedly in early discussions to star in a forthcoming film directed by J.J. Abrams. While details of the project are still private and no agreement has been finalized, the news has sparked excitement among industry insiders. Powell’s recent projects include producing a documentary titled “The Blue Angels” and starring in various films such as “Monsanto,” “Hit Man,” “Twisters,” “Huntington,” and an Edgar Wright project. With his

Jonathan Nolan Eyes Return to Batman Franchise Future

Jonathan Nolan, co-writer of The Dark Knight, expressed his interest in making more Batman movies in the future. He is particularly drawn to exploring the themes of power and corruption in Gotham City and is open to delving into different aspects of the Batman universe beyond Bruce Wayne. Nolan’s love for the character and his desire to contribute to the franchise is evident, as his collaboration with his brother Christopher on the trilogy led to critical and commercial success. While Nolan has been involved in other projects since The Dark

Paul Walter Hauser to Star in Reboot of Naked Gun Franchise with Liam Neeson

Paul Walter Hauser has been announced as the newest addition to the cast of the Naked Gun franchise reboot. Hauser will be playing the role of Captain Ed alongside Liam Neeson in the upcoming film, which is set to be released on July 18, 2025. Directed by Akiva Schaffer and produced by Paramount Pictures, the untitled film is highly anticipated by fans of the iconic comedy series. Hauser’s involvement in the project adds another layer of excitement, as he joins a talented

Remembering Bernard Hill: Tributes from LOTR Castmates and Fans

Bernard Hill, known for his role as King Théoden in “The Lord of the Rings,” has passed away at the age of 79. His co-stars, including Elijah Wood and Billy Boyd, paid tribute to him at a recent Comic Con event in Liverpool. Hill’s portrayal of King Théoden was praised for its strength and vulnerability, and his personal connection with his fellow cast members was highlighted. The tributes extended beyond spoken words, as Wood and Dominic Monaghan shared their sentiments

Chris Hemsworth reflects on Thor and Furiosa roles

In a recent interview, Chris Hemsworth reflects on his performance in “Thor: Love and Thunder” and expresses disappointment in feeling like he may have missed the mark. Despite the film’s success at the box office, Hemsworth admits to becoming a parody of himself and not delivering a portrayal of the God of Thunder that resonated with audiences. However, Hemsworth finds solace in his work on George Miller’s “Furiosa,” which has reignited his passion for acting. He questions why acclaimed

Director Adam Wingard Teams Up with A24 for “Onslaught” Action Thriller

Director Adam Wingard, known for his work on “Godzilla x Kong,” is teaming up with A24 and Simon Barrett for a new project titled “Onslaught.” This action thriller has generated excitement due to its unique description as a gonzo action horror thriller. While details about “Onslaught” are scarce, anticipation among fans and industry insiders is high, and filming is set to begin this fall. Although there is currently no confirmed deal for a sequel to “Godzilla x Kong,” Wing