The Good, The Bad & The Nerdy for August 15, 2018
Ewan McGregor tells Cinema Blend that there are currently no plans to do a stand-alone Obi-Wan Kenobi movie. ”There’s no plans as such to do it, as far as I know. I’ve been asked this question for years and years. I’d be happy to do it. There must be a good story to tell as they’re doing spin-offs — there’s likely to be a good Obi-Wan between me and Alec Guinness.”
Hulu is deepening its relationship with Kerry Washington, who is set to star in Little Fires Everywhere for the streamer. Now, the Scandal alum will star in and exec producer Old City Blues, a take on the Boom! Studios graphic novel of the same name. Gore Verbinksi will direct. The 2011 story, written by Giannis Milonogiannis, is set in the ruins of Greece in 2048, with a cast of high-tech criminals, corrupt politicos and drug dealers.
WANT A DEFINITIVE ANSWER ON THE ENDING OF INCEPTION – IS IT REAL OR A DREAM?
“When I got the script of Inception, I was a bit puzzled by it, and I said to him, ‘I don’t understand where the dream is,'” star Michael Caine said. “I said, ‘When is it the dream and when is it reality?’ He said, ‘Well, when you’re in the scene it’s reality.’ So, get that — if I’m in it, it’s reality. If I’m not in it, it’s a dream.”
Marvel Television and FOX have released a new promo for the second season of The Gifted, the television series based on Marvel Comics’ X-Men.
Slenderman, the internet-created boogeyman (so to speak), released to theaters last week and is already being considered a flop by industry experts. Reports related to production state that the movie studio changed the originally-planned “R” rating to “PG13” very recently before the film’s release to better relate to the teenage audience.
Evangeline Lilly and Paul Rudd, who star in the recent Marvel Studios hit Ant-Man & The Wasp recently attempted to impersonate other Marvel Cinematic Universe characters while on the film’s press tour. You can check it out above.
Spider-Man star Tom Holland might try to tell you that he films all of his own stunts, but his own Instagram videos say otherwise.