The Good, The Bad & The Nerdy for March 5, 2018
The Six Billion Dollar Man starring Mark Wahlberg will open May 31, 2019. The film is expected to star Wahlberg as Steve Austin, a man who is saved by cutting-edge technology that turns him half-machine following a horrible accident. Warner Bros. purchased rights for the adaptation of the 1970s TV series “The Six Million Dollar Man” from The Weinstein Co.
Brobible claims Tom Hardy is going to play Al Capone in a new movie called Fonzo. The actor will play an aging Capone not far from death.
After almost two decades of missing her, Jessica Alba is returning to the small screen as the lead opposite Gabrielle Union in NBC’s untitled Bad Boys spinoff drama pilot. She was last seen on the small screen in her star-making role on Fox’s Dark Angel.
Black Panther roared past the half-billion-dollars mark over the weekend. The Disney/Marvel film raked in about $66.7 million in its third weekend out, for a running cume of $502.1 million. It has also become the second-highest grossing Marvel movie at the domestic B.O., behind Avengers at $623 million. Worldwide, Black Panther has brought in just shy of $900 million.
The Hunger Games screenwriter Peter Craig has been tapped by Warner Bros. to work on Logan’s Run, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The remake of the 1976 film has been in the works since at least 2015, when Simon Kinberg was brought in to direct.
The 90th Academy Awards Winners:
Best Picture: “The Shape of Water”
Best Director: Guillermo del Toro, “The Shape of Water”
Best Actor: Gary Oldman, “Darkest Hour”
Best Actress: Frances McDormand, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
Best Supporting Actor: Sam Rockwell, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
Best Supporting Actress: Allison Janney, “I, Tonya”
Best Original Screenplay: “Get Out”
Best Foreign Language Film: “A Fantastic Woman”
Best Animated Feature: “Coco”
Best Visual Effects: “Blade Runner 2049”
Best Animated Short: “Dear Basketball”
Best Song: “Remember Me” from “Coco”
Best Production Design: “The Shape of Water”
Best Cinematography: “Blade Runner 2049”
Best Costume Design: “Phantom Thread”
Best Makeup and Hairstyling: “Darkest Hour”
Razzies Winners honoring the worst in film. The “winners”:
Worst picture The Emoji Movie
Worst actress Tyler Perry, Boo 2! A Madea Halloween
Worst actor Tom Cruise, The Mummy
Worst supporting actor Mel Gibson, Daddy’s Home 2
Worst supporting actress Kim Basinger, Fifty Shades Darker
Worst screen combo Any two obnoxious emojis, The Emoji Movie
Worst remake, ripoff or sequel Fifty Shades Darker
Worst director Tony Leondis, The Emoji Movie
Worst screenplay The Emoji Movie
Special Rotten Tomatoes Award: The Razzie Nominee So Bad You Loved It! Baywatch