Netflix and Michael Bay to make an action movie starring Ryan Reynolds

If you thought Netflix's Bright was a big deal, you haven't seen anything yet. Netflix has reached a deal with Skydance Media to produce Six Underground, an action thriller directed by Michael Bay. The premise of the flick is still under wraps, but…

Netflix snaps up two Cannes award winners despite feud

Just because Netflix couldn't compete at Cannes doesn't mean it's leaving the film festival empty-handed. The streaming video service has acquired the North American and Latin American rights to two Cannes award winners, Alice Rohrwacher's Happy as…

Netflix lands political comedy with Jennifer Aniston and Tig Notaro

Netflix is continuing its recent string of big comedy coups. The service has acquired First Ladies, a political comedy starring Jennifer Aniston and comedienne Tig Notaro. The movie (penned by Notaro and wife Stephanie Allynne) will chronicle the e…

Sinemia takes on MoviePass with subscription plans for two

Sinemia has an idea as to how to beat MoviePass at its own game: offer subscriptions that model the way you usually go to the movies, with other people. It's now offering a range of "Sinemia for Two" subscriptions that, as the name implies, let you…

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Trailer: Rami Malek Plays Freddie Mercury

The teaser for the biopic emphasizes the likeness between the actor and the rocker. The film is due this fall after the director was replaced on the production.

Critic’s Notebook: ‘Atlanta’ Skips a Grade

In its aggressively ambitious second season, the FX series was like a rapper obsessed with his own brilliance. The show became cinema.

Amazon won’t distribute Terry Gilliam’s ill-fated movie

Terry Gilliam's The Man Who Killed Don Quixote really does seem to be cursed. Variety has learned that Amazon won't distribute the decades-in-the-making movie in the US. It's not certain why Amazon is dropping the title (we've asked for comment), b…

Vudu update brings 4K Disney movies to Apple TV

When the Apple TV 4K arrived, there was one glaring omission in its movie catalog: Disney. No matter how much you wanted, you couldn't (officially) see the latest Marvel or Pixar flick in its full glory. If you live in the US, though, you now have…