Tag: HitFix

Playing Chewbacca Is A ‘Dream’ For This ‘Star Wars’ Actor, But It Sounds Like A Nightmare

LUCASFILM Peter Mayhew played Han Solo’s arm-ripping sidekick Chewbacca from the original Star Wars to 2015’s The Force Awakens, where he shared the role with Joonas Suotamo due to chronic knee and back pain. It’s a mentally and physically demanding performance, as Suotamo revealed in an Instagram post where he […]

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The Stars Of ‘Jessica Jones’ And ‘The Punisher’ React To Being Canceled By Netflix

Netflix On Monday, Netflix confirmed what many had long suspected: The cancellation of The Punisher and Jessica Jones, its two remaining original Marvel television shows. Coupled with the streamer’s previous announcements regarding the fates of The Defenders, Iron Fist, Luke Cage, and Daredevil, Monday’s news effectively signaled the end of […]

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Jude Law’s Super Secretive ‘Captain Marvel’ Role May Have Been Revealed

Marvel Studios Ever since Jude Law’s Captain Marvel casting was first announced, fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe have been scouring the hero’s comic book source material to figure out who the British actor is playing. According to the new tie-in novelization, Captain Marvel: Starforce on the Rise, it looks […]

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‘Stranger Things’ Is Getting Its Own Demogorgon-Filled ‘Dungeons And Dragons’ Game

Netflix One of the many nerdy nostalgia trips of Stranger Things is the show’s love of ‘Dungeons and Dragons.’ The pen and paper RPG was a classic storytelling tool for nerds of the 1980s, and though technology has brought us video games and many other timewasters, the joys of the […]

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There’s Only One Person Who Knows The ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ Title

LUCASFILM There were rumors that the title for Star Wars: Episode IX was going to be unveiled last week after Anthony Daniels (C-3PO) tweeted, “I am receiving images of something amazing coming towards us – travelling over decades through space and time – reaching out to all humans on this […]

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A New ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Synopsis Reaches Out To Captain Marvel To Stop Thanos

Disney Australia slipped out a little Avengers: Endgame synopsis last week that hinted at further “devastation” to come after Thanos dusted half of the universe. The description was oh-so-evasive, which was fitting, given that Marvel’s doing everything it can to reveal the bare minimum (possibly even erasing characters from trailer […]

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‘Captain Marvel’ Is Getting A Hilariously Retro Official Website Right Out Of The ’90s

MARVEL Blasting Elastica in one of the trailers aside, the many, many ads for and clips from Captain Marvel haven’t been leaning too hard into the film’s ’90s setting. That changes now. Marvel unveiled the upcoming movie’s official website, and, well, it is scarily accurate. The Brie Larson-starrer, out on […]

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Oreo, The Model For Rocket Raccoon In ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy,’ Has Died At Age 10

Getty Image The adorable, real-life raccoon used to model the animated, machine-gun toting Rocket Raccoon in the Guardians Of The Galaxy movies has gone to the big trash can in the sky. Director James Gunn used rotoscoping with real animal models to make Rocket Raccoon (voiced by Bradley Cooper) look […]

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Mayhem, Murder, And Satan: Norwegian Black Metal Finally Hits The Big Screen In ‘Lords Of Chaos’

vice films It’s hard to remember now where it was I read that first article on Norwegian black metal back in the ’90s because since then I’ve read and watched everything I could find on the subject. It’s an irresistible story, lurid and somehow equal parts goofy and macabre. Some […]

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‘Mission: Impossible’ Schedules Release Dates For Its Next Two Death-Defying Installments

PARAMOUNT Last we heard from the Mission: Impossible franchise, Paramount had signed Christopher McQuarrie, who helmed both Rogue Nation and Fallout, for two more outings, thus officially ending the series’ previous life as a kind of auteurist Chatroulette. (Before the Usual Suspects writer’s tenure, previous entries were helmed by Brian […]

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The ‘Unsolicited Harry Potter Facts’ Meme Makes That Pottermore Porta Potty Tweet Seem Positively Tame

Warner Did you read about wizards wizarding their feces away in the Harry Potter universe when Pottermore saw fit to overshare that information last month? It isn’t only the official Harry Potter Twitter account revealing things nobody asked about. Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is also known to share things […]

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The Latest ‘Captain Marvel’ Clip Teases The Future Of The Marvel Cinematic Universe

[embedded content] Share This Video Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe doesn’t begin until after Avengers: Endgame, but Marvel Studios is already planting the seeds for what’s to come. Take, for instance, the latest clip of Captain Marvel. We already know that the title character has a bright future […]

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Kevin Smith Reveals Zack Snyder’s Original Storyline For A ‘Justice League’ Trilogy

Warner Kevin Smith has been on a roll this week, forsaking hockey jerseys, memorializing Stan Lee, and revealing details about the Justice League trilogy Zack Snyder was working on before a death in the family derailed his plans. Joss Whedon took over Justice League (our review here), which ultimately made […]

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A Marvel Star Has Seemingly Confirmed Her Appearance In ‘Avengers: Endgame’

Marvel Studios (Spoilers for the Marvel Cinematic Universe will be found below.) With Aquaman gushing into DC’s top-grossing superhero spot and Harley Quinn showing off her girl gang, the spotlight upon the MCU seems to have reached a calm before the storm. That impending one-two punch would be the arrival […]

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‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil And Vile’ Depicts Ted Bundy As A Handsome Heartthrob

Sundance Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (try getting that one right the first time without looking it up) comes through on its implicit promise to be provocative (as one imagines any movie about a serial killer like Ted Bundy would be), but not always in the sense that it […]

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A Marvel Cinematic Universe Actor Is ‘Happy’ That His Character Was Killed Off

MARVEL STUDIOS It might not be the most anticipated superhero movie of 2019 (that honor belongs to Avengers: Endgame, then Captain Marvel), but based on what we’ve seen from the trailers so far, Shazam! could be the most fun. It’s like Big… but bigger. The David F. Sandberg-directed films stars […]

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The Duelling Fyre Festival Documentaries Are Best Experienced Together, Like Wine And Fine Cuisine

Netflix   As you’ve no doubt heard by now, two competing documentaries about the Fyre Festival hit their respective streaming services this past week. Can you believe it hasn’t even been two years since the Fyre Festival? The Fyre Festival was the Kennedy assassination of the social media age and […]

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Marvel Is Releasing A Comic Book About The ‘Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge’ Theme Park

YouTube The Star Wars theme park “Galaxy’s Edge” doesn’t open in Disneyland and Disney World until this summer, but those pumped to drink with droids will have one major way to stay excited: Marvel is releasing a comic book — called, of course Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge — geared to […]

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