As the Amazonian Princess passed the Merc with a Mouth at the box office, the red-clad assassin took the news in stride, sending out a congratulatory tweet to Wonder Woman.
A Fresno, Calif., man shared a full version of “Deadpool” on his Facebook page while the 20th Century Fox film was still in theaters — and more than 5 million people watched the pirated copy, according to U.S. law enforcement officials. Federal agents on Tuesday arrested Trevon Maurice Franklin, 21, who used the screen name... Read more »
Some superhero sidekicks are so good that they need more screen time of their own, such as Anne Hathaway’s Catwoman, Idris Elba’s Heimdall, and more.
Thus, the film’s in-production sequel has plenty to live up to in the combat department, which may help explain why Fox hired stuntman-turned-director David Leitch — he of John Wick fame — to helm the highly anticipated follow-up. For those not in the know, 87Eleven Action Design is the gym/stuntwork studio/production company hybrid founded by Leitch and fellow John Wick co-director Chad Stahelski (who just directed John Wick 2).
It’s hard to find better back-and-forth banter on the Internet than that between Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman.
By Aaron Couch, The Hollywood Reporter Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is at the top of the pack for this year’s Saturn Awards Nominations, with the film bringing in 11 nominations.It was a good year for Disney in other ways as well, with Steven Spielberg’s The BFG tying Doctor Strange with 10 nominations and Captain America: Civil War recognized in eight categories. Warner Bros.’ Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them brought in six nominations. ...
'Nocturnal Animals' star tells Vulture at a screening why the Academy missed the boat when it didn't acknowledge fellow actor's achievement in comic-book movie role
The dream is over, superhero fans — Deadpool, everyone’s favorite potty-mouthed superhero saga of 2016, has failed in its bid for Oscar gold. On Tuesday morning, the Academy Award nominations for the upcoming telecast (on Feb. 26) were announced, and the Marvel effort was left out in the cold in the categories that it had hoped to infiltrate: Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Actor.
The nominations for the 89th annual Academy Awards will be doled out at the crack of the Los Angeles dawn on Tuesday morning — and you can watch the livestream here at Yahoo Movies starting 5:18 a.m. PT/8:18 a.m. ET. As always, there’s a healthy dose of suspense in every major race, particularly in three of the four acting categories. (The Oscars themselves will be handed out at the ceremony on Feb. 26.)
The first Deadpool was made on a smaller budget than other comic book movies, and with that smaller budget came fewer well-known characters. The writers even made a joke about it when Deadpool visited the X-Men mansion to recruit Colossus and Negasonic Teenage Warhead for the mission to save his fiancée. “It’s a big house,” Deadpool notes as he takes a peek inside the mostly empty building.
Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick say three favorites from first film will be back in the sequel, and plan not to burden movie audiences with newcomer's overcomplicated back story from the comics
Ryan Reynolds tweeted a short “For Your Consideration” video for Deadpool on Thursday evening following nominations for the film from the WGA, PGA and DGA in recent weeks. The film has been racking up nominations, shocking many, including a Best Comedy or Musical nomination from the Golden Globes last weekend as well as a Best Actor nom for Reynolds. It lost both to La La Land, as Ryan Gosling’s jazz pianist beat out Reynold’s merc with a mouth.
The Directors Guild of America on Wednesday revealed the nominees for its 69th annual DGA Awards in the feature film categories.
How’s this for plot twists: The R-rated superhero smash Deadpool is now a legit Oscar contender. Two days after competing for Best Picture — Musical or Comedy at the Golden Globes, the action movie starring Ryan Reynolds has scored another major accolade: a Best Picture nomination from the Producers Guild of America, long considered one of the best predictors of the Academy Awards’ top race. Deadpool edged out more conventional awards-season films, such as Martin Scorsese’s Silence and Clint Eastwood’s Sully, to secure a slot in the PGA list.
By Gregg Kilday and Michael O’Connor, The Hollywood Reporter As the Writers Guild of America announced its nominees in the theatrical and documentary screenplay categories today, awards season favorites La La Land, Manchester by the Sea, and Moonlight all claimed a spot in the original screenplay category for their respective writer-directors Damien Chazelle, Kenneth Lonergan, and Barry Jenkins. The Pulitzer Prize-winning screenwriter August Wilson, who died in 2005, earned a posthumous adapted screenplay nomination for his adaptation of his 1983 play Fences. ...
Ryan Reynolds cooks up even bigger and bolder things for Deadpool — and tries to convince another Marvel A-lister to join him in a standalone adventure.
Regardless of your political persuasion, 2016 was a year of tumult and uncertainty. At least the movies gave us an occasional break from the headlines. Feel-good animated films triumphed at the box office this year, with Finding Dory at No. 1, while superheroes found a darker groove (the hard-R comedy Deadpool, the villain-driven Suicide Squad) and familiar franchises — Harry Potter, Star Wars — put down new roots. Before we toast the arrival of 2017, here’s a list of the biggest box-office winners and losers of 2016.
Talking to Entertainment Weekly, franchise star praises Tim Miller's work on the first film, expresses excitement about working with David Leitch on the sequel
If you’re worried about that moment at your Thanksgiving dinner when you go around the table and say what you’re thankful for, never fear. Let’s look to the cinema for inspiration: the characters from 2016 movies who have had the most reasons to be thankful.
Fox got the OK to make changes to Negasonic Teenage Warhead in return for granting Marvel the rights to use Ego, the Living Planet in 2017 sequel