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George Miller's aborted Justice League movie: what went wrong?

In an alternate dimension, Armie Hammer’s role in Call Me by Your Name would have been a risky departure for an actor best known for playing Batman. Mad Max: Fury Road may never have happened. And Megan Gale would have been a name on everybody’s lips.<p>These were elements of Justice League: Mortal, …

Armie Hammer

Enchanting Holiday Baby Names That Will Bring Joy for Years to Come

Are you anticipating a festively-timed new addition to the family? Take inspiration from these Christmas baby name suggestions.<p>A Christmas-inspired …

Christmas

Andy Serkis on his Star Wars villain, how you too can play an ape

The world's most famous motion capture actor talks about his "deeply wounded" animated Star Wars bad guy, plus "Black Panther" and a new game based on the "Apes" films.<p>From Gollum in "Lord of the Rings" to Caesar in "Planet of the Apes," he's done more than any actor to conjure unbelievably …

Movies

Bye bye Batman: is it time for Ben Affleck to bow out as the caped crusader?

Justice League’s weak box office performance spotlights Affleck’s tricky position – whether to limp on, or join the order of failed dark knights<p>If there is a “Batman curse” affecting those who have pulled on the cape and cowl on the big screen, it is not always a lasting one. George Clooney …

Batman

Jennifer Lawrence on Doing the Explicit Red Sparrow After the 2014 Nude Photo Hack: “I Felt Like I Was Getting Something Back That Had Been Taken From Me”

In 2014, an iCloud hack resulted in hundreds of nude photos of celebrities, including Jennifer Lawrence, Ariana Grande, Kirsten Dunst, and Mary Elizabeth Winstead, being leaked online and posted on the forum 4chan. At the time, some stars, like Grande and the actor-musician Victoria Justice, said …

Hollywood

The Best Science Fiction Movies on Netflix

<i>Editor's Note: This post is updated monthly. Bookmark this page and come back every month to see what other excellent Sci-Fi films join the Netflix</i> …

Science Fiction

Pressing issues and peachy scenes: Gary Oldman, Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal and others talk inside Hollywood

Earlier this month, The Envelope gathered some of the industry’s top actors not just to talk about their current, award-contending films but to take the temperature of a community rattled by revelations of sexual harassment and assault claims against the likes of movie titan Harvey Weinstein and …

James Franco

Ben Affleck’s ‘Batman’ Comments Spark Speculation Over Who Should Take Over The Role

We're asking you who the new Batman should be.<p>Fans are speculating over who could take over as Batman, following comments from Ben Affleck that …

Movies

14 Movies Worth the Haul to the Multiplex in December 2017

Get ready for Awards Season.<p>Films interested in qualifying for next March’s Academy Awards must receive at least a token theatrical release before the end of 2017—meaning that this December is, per tradition, going to be absolutely overflowing with A-list projects. New movies from Steven Spielberg, …

Movies

THE DARK KNIGHT Trilogy & Four More Christopher Nolan Films Are Coming To 4K Ultra HD This Christmas

Following the recent news about <i>Interstellar</i> getting the 4K treatment, it's now been revealed that 6 more Nolan films, including the <i>Dark Knight</i> …

Batman

Surprising Everyday Habits That Could Cause Infertility

Balls. Nuts. Cojones. Nads. Boys. Bollocks. Dangly bits. Rocks. Stones. Family jewels.<p>Call them what you want, there are few relationships more …

Wellness

This Week In Posters: Spacey Erased, An Oprah In Time, And Double The Rock

This week in This Week In Posters, we begin with Ridley Scott’s <i>All The Money In The World</i>, which, if you’ll remember, is the movie Kevin Spacey got deleted from a month before the release. Now I have to wonder: did he also get deleted from the poster? Like did there used to be another person in …

Movies

‘Be Inspired to Try Things, Miracles Happen When Someone Takes a Chance’: A Conversation with James Mangold

As one of the most versatile and interesting filmmakers today, James Mangold seemed like a good choice for an interview. The last film he directed, …

Filmmaking

15 On-Screen Superhero Movie Couples That Had No Chemistry

Central to any superheroes’ origin is a tortured love story. Finding the right person is what usually leads a new hero into becoming who they were …

Comics

Those 'Justice League' end-credits scenes and 6 other major Easter eggs (spoilers!)

Warning: This entire post is one big spoiler, so stop reading right now if you haven’t seen <i>Justice League</i>.<p>Superhero superfans have to have their own …

Comics

BATMAN: Is This What Jake Gyllenhaal Could Look Like As The Dark Knight?

With Ben Affleck's future as Batman up in the air, there have been rumors that Matt Reeves might be eyeing Jake Gyllenhaal as a potential …

Batman

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In case you missed it, Taylor Swift has a younger brother, and he has many moving things to say about his big sister. Austin, 25, is an actor<i>.</i> Of …

Taylor Swift

Richard Meadows: The upside of embracing your inner skinny guy

Writer Richard Meadows credits skipping meals, and a few bouts of gastro for his leaner look.<p><i>Last year Richard Meadows graced the cover of Sunday</i> …

New Zealand News

Batman Actors Ranked From Worst to Best

Introduction<p>Holy listicle, Batfans! With the release of “Justice League” this weekend at theaters and drive-ins everywhere, we’re once again invited …

Batman

Has 'Justice League' Killed the Superhero Origin Story?

It could be the final nail in the coffin after 'Captain America: Civil War' successfully introduced Spider-Man and Black Panther ahead of their solo …

Superheroes

Rumor of the Day: Jake Gyllenhaal may replace Ben Affleck as Batman

Once upon a 2005, Jake Gyllenhaal auditioned for <i>Batman Begins</i>. Christian Bale ultimately rose as the Dark Knight. Fast forward to 2017 and he might …

Batman

A Celebrity Nutritionist Gets Real About Drastic Weight Gain In Hollywood

You might want to rethink your strategy, Christian Bale.<p>When it comes to celebrity transformations, Christian Bale takes the cake (and pie). The actor, who has famously gained and lost drastic amounts of weight for various roles over the years, most recently gained 40 pounds to portray former Vice …

Weight Loss

It’s A Meme, Mario! 15 Hilarious Nintendo Memes

We’re sure you fondly remember Nintendo from your childhood, but Nintendo goes way further back than that. No, even further than you think. Nintendo …

Mario Kart

These 19 Men Are Vying For Best Actor In The 2018 Oscar Race

Gary Oldman can claim the brightest hour in this contest -- for now.<p>It has generally been challenging to celebrate men in Hollywood this year. Nevertheless, some lucky gent will pick up a Best Actor trophy at the Academy Awards.<p>By our count, 19 guys have a chance of landing one of the five …

Movies

Rumor: Will Jake Gyllenhaal Be the Next Batman?

With Ben Affleck potentially looking to ditch the bat cape, director Matt Reeves reportedly has a replacement in mind for his upcoming Batman movie: Jake Gyllenhaal.<p>On his YouTube show yesterday, director and film critic John Campea claims that "a Hollywood producer" told him the news, which …

Celebrity News

Street Art Mural Of Kevin Spacey Will Soon Be Erased

Street artist Akse will paint over his 2015 piece "as a result of the recent allegations."<p>A mural of Kevin Spacey will soon vanish from the side of a building in the northwest England city of Manchester.<p>Anonymous street artist Akse revealed via Facebook on Friday that he will replace his 2015 piece …

Street Art

That ’90s Show

EDITOR’S NOTE: <i>The following is Jonah Goldberg’s weekly “news”letter, the G-File. Subscribe here to get the G-File delivered to your inbox on …

Conservative View

Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Hires Amy Gruberg | Deadline

Entertainment Studios has brought aboard industry vet Amy Gruberg as Senior Vice President of Media Partnerships, where she’ll implement media …

Entertainment Industry

The world’s first digital pill, which sends biological data to your doctor, has been approved in the US

The world’s first digital pill, which sends biological data to your doctor, has been approved in the US<p>The future of medical science is here. Less …

Medicine

Five Superhero Plotlines That Should Definitely, Maybe Get Turned Into Movies

You know what DC’s problem is? No one, least of all Warner Bros., seems to be able to decide whether its superhero movies are supposed to be fun or …

Comics