‘Harry Potter’ star Jessie Cave slams co-star for ridiculing adult fans of franchise

‘Harry Potter’ star Jessie Cave slams co-star for ridiculing adult fans of franchise

Riddikulus! Jessie Cave, 36, who played Lavender Brown in the “Harry Potter” movies, is slamming her co-star, Miriam Margolyes, 82, who played Professor Sprout.  “I worry about Harry Potter fans because they should be over that by now,” Margolyes said during a recent interview with New Zealand’s 1News network. “It was 25 years ago, and … Read more

It’s showtime: ‘Beetlejuice 2’ first look is here with Michael Keaton and Winona Ryder

It’s showtime: ‘Beetlejuice 2’ first look is here with Michael Keaton and Winona Ryder

It’s showtime.  “Beetlejuice Beetlejuice,” which is the long-awaited sequel to the original cult hit Tim Burton movie, has released its first look photos. Thirty-six years after the original “Beetlejuice” premiered in 1988, Michael Keaton is back as the ghoulish-looking black and white stripe-wearing “bio-exorcist,” Betelgeuse.  Burton, 65, who returns to direct, told EW that he and … Read more

‘Star Wars’ vet Billy Dee Williams has blunt reaction to Donald Glover’s Lando Calrissian: ‘I created that character’

‘Star Wars’ vet Billy Dee Williams has blunt reaction to Donald Glover’s Lando Calrissian: ‘I created that character’

Talk about your backhanded compliments. Billy Dee Williams, who famously played Lando Calrissian in the “Star Wars” movie franchise, sort of praised Donald Glover, who inherited the role, in comments he made to the Radio Times in the UK. “I had a nice little lunch with him. He’s a delightful young man. Extremely talented,” Williams, … Read more

Joe Camp, Filmmaker Behind ‘Benji’ Franchise, Dies at 84

Joe Camp, Filmmaker Behind ‘Benji’ Franchise, Dies at 84

Joe Camp, a pioneering filmmaker who created a groundbreaking franchise with his “Benji” movies, which brought a lovable live-action dog to the masses and became a smash success, died on Friday at his home in Bell Buckle, Tenn. He was 84. His son the director Brandon Camp announced the death in a statement. He said … Read more

‘Star Wars’ actor Michael Culver dead at 85

‘Star Wars’ actor Michael Culver dead at 85

Michael Culver, who starred in the 1980 “Star Wars” film, “Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back,” has died. He was 85.  While his cause of death has yet to be determined, he had poor health issues that he suffered from for years. The British actor’s passing was announced by his agent on … Read more

Tobey Maguire ‘Spider-Man’ standalone might be coming, Thomas Hayden Church says

Tobey Maguire ‘Spider-Man’ standalone might be coming, Thomas Hayden Church says

Call the Daily Bugle. Tobey Maguire, who swung around New York as Peter Parker in four “Spider-Man” films over 22 years, could be donning the old Spandex suit once again in his very own Spidey flick, according to a former co-star. Thomas Haden Church, who played the villainous Sandman in 2007’s “Spider-Man 3,” told The … Read more

‘Star Wars’ child actor Jake Lloyd in mental health facility after psychotic break, mom reveals

‘Star Wars’ child actor Jake Lloyd in mental health facility after psychotic break, mom reveals

Jake Lloyd, who starred as Anakin Skywalker in “Episode I — The Phantom Menace,” was admitted to a mental health facility after suffering a psychotic break in March 2023. In a new interview, Lloyd’s mother, Lisa, revealed that she and her son were driving home from McDonald’s when the former child actor, now 35, wanted … Read more

Neve Campbell returns for ‘Scream 7’ after salary dispute — and major production shakeups

Neve Campbell returns for ‘Scream 7’ after salary dispute — and major production shakeups

Sidney Prescott’s not done screaming. “Scream” star Neve Campbell announced on Instagram Tuesday that she’ll be back for “Scream 7” — marking her sixth appearance in the franchise. “I’m so excited to announce this news!!!,” she wrote in a post accompanying a photo of the screenplay.  “Sidney Prescott is coming back!!!! It’s always been such … Read more

Thank God the lobotomized ‘Fast & Furious’ franchise is ending

Thank God the lobotomized ‘Fast & Furious’ franchise is ending

“Furious”?  I’m elated! “Riding in Cars With Buffoons” is finally coming to an end. Over the weekend, an Instagram post from actor Vin Diesel heavily suggested that the next “Fast & Furious” film, said to be called “Fast X: Part 2,” will be the last hurrah for the 23-year-old franchise.  “Just finished our end of … Read more

Jeremy Renner gives update on Marvel status after life-threatening snowplow accident

Jeremy Renner gives update on Marvel status after life-threatening snowplow accident

He’s ready to grab his bow and arrow. Marvel actor Jeremy Renner revealed that he is feeling stronger than ever after his life-threatening snowplow incident. “[I’m doing] probably 90 percent of all the things I needed to be doing,” Renner, 53, told Entertainment Tonight on Friday. “I think another six months [I’ll] be hopefully running … Read more

‘Top Gun 3’ with Tom Cruise is in the works: report

‘Top Gun 3’ with Tom Cruise is in the works: report

“Top Gun 3” is reportedly taking flight. A third film in the Tom Cruise-led franchise is in development, according to Puck News.  The new installment would see the “Mission Impossible” star, 61, return to his role of naval aviator Lieutenant Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, as well as his “Top Gun: Maverick” co-stars Miles Teller and Glen … Read more

Joey King claps back at ex Jacob Elordi for savagely bashing their ‘Kissing Booth’ franchise

Joey King claps back at ex Jacob Elordi for savagely bashing their ‘Kissing Booth’ franchise

Awkward! Joey King shared her thoughts on her ex-boyfriend and “The Kissing Booth” co-star Jacob Elordi claiming he didn’t want to make the “ridiculous” Netflix rom-coms. “I think it’s unfortunate anyone would feel that way,” King, 24, told Variety on Saturday at the Balenciaga fashion show in Los Angeles. “I had a great time making … Read more

Bob Iger throws ‘The Marvels’ under the bus

Bob Iger throws ‘The Marvels’ under the bus

Bob Iger has no lost love for “The Marvels.” The Disney CEO spoke Thursday at the New York Times DealBook Summit, where he explained the disastrous performance of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s latest film.  Iger, who returned to the top job at Disney in November 2022, partly blamed the debacle on a lack of “supervision.”   … Read more

Willem Dafoe is playing a ‘dead person’ in ‘Beetlejuice 2’: Everything to know about the sequel

Willem Dafoe is playing a ‘dead person’ in ‘Beetlejuice 2’: Everything to know about the sequel

Somebody said Willem Dafoe’s name three times. In an interview, the “Shadow of the Vampire” actor revealed new details about his upcoming appearance in “Beetlejuice 2,” the long-awaited sequel to 1988’s “Beetlejuice.” “I haven’t seen any footage yet, but it was fun to do,” Dafoe, 68, told Variety of the movie, which wrapped production in … Read more

Don’t reboot the ‘Scream’ franchise again — end it for good

Don’t reboot the ‘Scream’ franchise again — end it for good

Ghostface’s go-to creepy phone question is, “Do you like scary movies?” Increasingly our reply to Wes Craven’s masked serial killer is, “Yes! Unless, of course, it’s another ‘Scream’ sequel.” Oh, how tedious this once delectable film series has become. What started in 1996 as a clever and frightening send-up of the horror genre with appealing … Read more

‘Scream 7’ director reacts to Melissa Barrera firing: ‘Stop yelling’

‘Scream 7’ director reacts to Melissa Barrera firing: ‘Stop yelling’

“Scream 7” director Christopher Landon issued a brief statement Tuesday after it was announced that actress Melissa Barrera was fired from the horror movie franchise due to social media posts concerning the Israel-Hamas war. “This is my statement,” Landon, 48, tweeted alongside a broken-heart emoji. “Everything sucks. Stop yelling. This was not my decision to … Read more

Jacob Elordi slams ‘Kissing Booth’ franchise as ‘ridiculous’: You’re ‘dead inside’

Jacob Elordi slams ‘Kissing Booth’ franchise as ‘ridiculous’: You’re ‘dead inside’

Jacob Elordi is scorching the screen this month in hot dramas “Priscilla” and “Saltburn.” But he’s also burning some of his past, less prestigious work at the same time.  In December’s Men of The Year issue of GQ, in which the 26-year-old Aussie actor graces the cover, Elordi told the magazine that his “Kissing Booth” … Read more

‘Hunger Games’ producer reveals if Jennifer Lawrence will return to franchise

‘Hunger Games’ producer reveals if Jennifer Lawrence will return to franchise

The “Hunger Games” franchise is set to release their newest installment “Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes” later this month. While the series began in 2012 with Jennifer Lawrence in the lead role of Katniss Everdeen, it’s unlikely that she would ever appear in future films. Producer Nina Jacobson revealed that any further appearances by Lawrence, … Read more

Every single ‘Scream’ Ghostface killer in the franchise so far

Every single ‘Scream’ Ghostface killer in the franchise so far

Ghostface is on the loose — again and again and AGAIN! The “Scream” franchise began in 1996 with the late great Wes Craven at the helm, chronicling notorious killer Ghostface as they terrorized high school students and murdered classmates in the small town of Woodsboro. The man (or woman) donning the mask reminiscent of artist … Read more

‘Haunted Mansion’ review: Disney ride movie franchise is cursed

‘Haunted Mansion’ review: Disney ride movie franchise is cursed

“Haunted Mansion”? Haunted Franchise, more like. Disney’s hardly scary family movie is the studio’s second attempt at turning its 53-year-old theme park ride into a film after the execrable 2003 effort starring Eddie Murphy. movie review Running time: 122 minutes. Rated PG-13 (some thematic elements and scary action.) In theaters July 28 Twenty years later, the … Read more