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  1. Lifetime's First 'Harry & Meghan' Teaser Shows a Royal Love Story

    Lifetime is helping the public get its royal love fix.

    With "Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance" due out in May, the network has unveiled the first teaser. The preview is only 20 seconds long, but it is full of touching moments between Prince Harry (Murray Fraser) and Meghan Markle (Parisa Fitz-Henley) that are based on the couple's real-life relationship. The teaser particularly highlights the "secret romance" of their early days together.

    Prince Harry and Markle did indeed try to keep their budding relationship on the down-low after they met in 2016. The two had been set up on a blind date by a friend, as they shared in an interview in late 2017. Now that the cat is out of the bag and they're now set to tie the knot on May 19, Lifetime is cashing in on the royal wedding frenzy. Based on what we've seen so far, romantics everywhere will swoon.

    Watch the teaser below.

    Before the ring, before the "I do," watch their love story unfold in Harry & Meghan: #ARoyalRomance premiering this May on Lifetime.

    — Lifetime (@lifetimetv) March 17, 2018

    "Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance" premieres May 13 on Lifetime.

  2. Cynthia Nixon Is Running for New York Governor and 'Sex and the City' Fans Are Thrilled

    Miranda Hobbes could be relocating from New York City to Albany: Former "Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon has officially announced that she's running for New York State governor.

    The Emmy-winning actress and longtime political activist kicked off her campaign on Monday, sharing a video message on Twitter declaring her love for her lifelong home, and her desire to fix what she calls its broken political system. At the forefront of her campaign platform is addressing New York's glaring income and education inequality, as well as repairing New York City's dilapidated subway system.

    I love New York, and today I'm announcing my candidacy for governor. Join us:

    — Cynthia Nixon (@CynthiaNixon) March 19, 2018

    "I love New York. I've never wanted to live anywhere else. But something has to change," Nixon said in her announcement video. " ... Together we can win this fight."

    Of course, despite the real political issues at stake, "SATC" fans couldn't help but wonder how Nixon's Miranda past would inform her future policy-making decisions as governor. Twitter users took the occasion to make a bunch of "Sex" jokes about her campaign.

    That's such a Miranda thing to do

    — Andrew G (@AndyGilbert84) March 19, 2018

    "...I couldn't help but wonder...could Miranda fix the subway? Or was it me that needed fixing?"

    — Dami Lee (@dami_lee) March 19, 2018

    Later that night I got to thinking, was Miranda right? Was running for governor the new brunch?

    — sam greisman (@SAMGREIS) March 19, 2018

    "She was fed up with New York's education system and women being pushed to the periphery by a political apparatus that dismissed them as convenient votes with inconvenient opinions. And as I sat there, I wondered: was Cynthia Nixon playing Miranda or was Miranda there all along?"

    — Charlotte Clymer🏳️‍🌈 (@cmclymer) March 19, 2018

    Samantha: I don't believe in the Republican party or the Democratic party. I just believe in parties.


    — Caro (@socarolinesays) March 19, 2018

    "Cynthia Nixon, what is your position on the recent dissolution of the Cattrall-Parker Accord of 1998?"

    — Ira Madison III (@ira) March 19, 2018

    Me: Cynthia Nixon for governor!
    My mom: You understand she's not *actually* Miranda, right?

    — Soldier Jane (@sgtjanedoe) March 19, 2018

    Nixon will challenge current New York governor Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic party primary this fall.

    [via: Cynthia Nixon/Twitter, Twitter Moments]

  3. These Characters Have the Most Screen Time in 'Avengers: Infinity War'

    WARNING: This post contains some possible minor SPOILERS for "Avengers: Infinity War." If you don't want to know anything about the film -- including which characters have the most screen time -- stop reading now.

    It's not easy taking dozens of characters from the Marvel Cinematic Universe and inserting them all into the same feature film -- and according to "Avengers: Infinity War" co-director Joe Russo, that challenge means that some heroes are represented more than others in the flick. But fans should be pleasantly surprised by who is featured the most, Russo said, as well as how they drive the story moving forward.

    In an interview with Fandango, the director acknowledged that it was difficult to cram every single hero into the flick, noting that many of them would not receive equal screen time simply because it was not possible to do so in one movie. Russo did say, however, that those who were seemingly left out of "Avengers 3" will definitely play a bigger role in "Avengers 4."

    As for who's running the show in "Infinity War," though, it should come as no surprise to fans that Russo said Thanos (Josh Brolin) was far and away the central character of the film, since the villain's presence is what brings together all of the MCU's various scattered heroes in the first place. Thanos is "at turns horrifying and at turns empathetic," Russo said, with Fandango likening him to Michael B. Jordan's sympathetic "Black Panther" baddie, Killmonger.

    The director also hinted that a certain God of Thunder (Chris Hemsworth) makes a big splash in "Infinity War." Here's what he said when asked about who has the most screen time:

    Thanos has an incredible amount of screen time in this film, in a lot of ways I would say it's his movie. ... We wanted to tell a story that [audiences] weren't expecting, and the story is told from the point of view of a villain, which I think is also really unique and risky for a commercial film that will surprise the audience. ... [A]nd I think you'll find that Thor has a really interesting arc in the film. He hasn't been at the forefront of other Avengers movies but he certainly has a very important role in this film. ... I think you'll see that Thor is at times hilarious and at times tragic in the film.

    Interestingly, Russo also added a third character to the mix when talking about the "Infinity War" characters' perspectives, including none other than Zoe Saldana's "Guardians of the Galaxy" heroine.

    "[The movie's] point of view is Thanos' point of view, so it's a villain driving the narrative. But ... that being said, it is at times multi-perspective and there are very important roles for a couple of the heroes," the director explained to Fandango. "I think you could argue, too, that a lot of the film is told from the point of view of Gamora, and I think she has a really fascinating arc in the movie."

    We're already intrigued. Eager fans -- who have broken ticket sales and trailer viewing records -- won't have to wait much longer to see how everything plays out: "Avengers: Infinity War" hits theaters worldwide on April 27.

    [via: Fandango]

  4. Renee Zellweger Transforms into Judy Garland in First Look at Biopic

    The tumultuous final years of actress Judy Garland's life are the subject of a new biopic, "Judy," and now, fans have their first look at Renee Zellweger playing the titular star.

    "Judy" begins in 1968, when Garland arrived in London to play a series of sold-out shows to adoring fans. But it also chronicles the behind the scenes drama that marred the end of her too-short life, including clashes with her management and a complicated relationship with fame.

    In the first image shared by international distributor Pathé, we see Zellweger seamlessly transform into the iconic entertainer, complete with Garland's signature brunette updo.

    The resemblance is striking, especially when compared side by side with a real picture of Garland from that time. It looks like Oscar winner Zellweger is certainly the perfect visual match for the late superstar; it's unclear yet if she will be doing her own singing, or if Garland's voice will be used for the film's soundtrack.

    Renée Zellweger is playing Judy Garland in a new movie about the icon's final concerts in London — get ready for the Renéessance!!!

    — Jarett Wieselman (@JarettSays) March 19, 2018

    Here's the official synopsis for "Judy," per The Hollywood Reporter:

    Judy will chronicle Garland's arrival in swinging 1968 London to perform in a series of sellout shows. It has been 30 years since "the world's greatest entertainer" shot to global fame in The Wizard of Oz and as she prepares for the concerts, she battles with management, charms musicians and reminisces with friends and adoring fans, while also embarking on a courtship with Mickey Dean, her soon-to-be fifth husband. Yet Garland is also fragile, and having spent 45 of her 47 years working, she is haunted by memories of a childhood lost to Hollywood and a desire to be back home with her kids. Will she have the strength to go on?

    Featuring some of her best-known songs, including the timeless classic "Over the Rainbow," Judycelebrates the voice, the capacity for love and the sheer pizzazz of "the world's greatest entertainer".

    Principal photography on the film began Monday in London. No word yet on when "Judy" is set for release, though it's expected in theaters sometime in 2018.

  5. Steven Spielberg Reveals When and Where 'Indiana Jones 5' Filming Begins

    38th AFI Life Achievement Award Honoring Mike Nichols - Show"Indiana Jones 5" finally has a start date.

    Steven Spielberg is one of Hollywood's most prolific filmmakers. The sequel has long been on his plate, but last year, he decided to make "The Post" instead. And he was still in post-production on "Ready Player One," the sci-fi adventure that hits theaters March 29.

    But now that those projects are done, Spielberg can finally move on to "Indiana Jones 5." Last night, at the Rakuten TV Empire Awards, the director revealed the production's start date and location.

    "It's always worth the trip when I get to work with this deep bench of talent coming out of the UK," he said while accepting a lifetime achievement award.

    "The actors, and the crew, the chippies, the sparks, the drivers — everybody who has helped me make my movies here, and will continue helping me make my movies here when I come back in April 2019 to make the fifth Indiana Jones movie right here."

    This would be the first "Indiana Jones" movie shot entirely in the U.K.

    Star Harrison Ford will be back to wear the fedora as Indy, but little else is known about the movie, which is slated for release July 10, 2020.

  6. 'Can You Ever Forgive Me?' Trailer Pushes Melissa McCarthy Into Scamming

    Those who can't do, copy.

    In the first trailer for "Can You Ever Forgive Me?," Melissa McCarthy becomes one of the country's most notorious real-life forgers. She plays bestselling celebrity biographer Lee Israel, who penned books about Katharine Hepburn, and Tallulah Bankhead, Estee Lauder. Then, she stops getting work and goes broke.

    Lee then turns to a life of crime by forging letters from prominent writers like Dorothy Parker and Noel Coward. Helped by friend Jack (Richard E. Grant), she starts raking in cash for the forged letters — until one buyer starts asking questions.

    The movie, directed by Marielle Heller ("The Diary of a Teenage Girl"), will be one of several starring McCarthy this year, after the actress took a bit of a hiatus last year. It looks less broadly comedic than her other work, like "Bridesmaids" and "Spy," but highlights her dramatic chops as McCarthy diversifies her projects.

    "Can You Ever Forgive Me?" opens October 19.

  7. 11 Things We Learned on the Set of 'Rampage'

    In less than a month, "Rampage" will smash into theaters.

    In the Summer of 2017, Moviefone got to visit the set of the monster movie (based on the 80s arcade game) and talked to stars Dwayne Johnson and Naomie Harris, director Brad Peyton, and producers John Rickard and Hirame Garcia. Johnson plays Davis, an ex-military type who has a skyscraper-sized, genetically-engineered albino ape for a best friend. Naturally.

    Things get real complicated when super-sized monsters -- in the form of a wolf and alligator -- join the city-smashing melee and Johnson and his furry pal get caught in the middle. Here's everything we learned!

    1. They aren't too worried about being lumped in with other video game movies.

    "It's a great opportunity because the game is so old that, at the time, it was just 'you drink a potion and become big,'" producer Hirame Garcia said. "So it gave us a lot of opportunity to really root it in science and something that's really happening, and get to the rampaging monsters in the most realistic and authentic way."

    2. The action is intense. And we mean intense.

    We'll let Naomie Harris explain: "I mean, from, like, being in a helicopter -- you know, they actually created a helicopter on a rig so that when we were crashing, it actually feels like you're crashing -- to creating this huge government plane inside, where we're on harnesses and pretending that the back of the plane is blown out, and we're being strung up from the ceiling."

    3. They used WETA for the special effects.

    When asked why they decided to use the effects house that also worked on films like "Lord of the Rings," Dwayne Johnson said: "Find those filmmakers who really did it right, those department heads and those companies who did it right, see if they responded to the script, which they did."

    4. The plot of "Rampage" could actually happen! Well... kind of.

    "So, everything that's happening in this movie is actually real," producer John Rickard revealed. "There's one piece of it that is science fiction, that may become real in the next five to ten years, that they're working on now. So, Crispr is real. It's the ability to take attributes -- like, it's really unzipping DNA, pulling out bad attributes, putting the good ones in. And also, if you wanted to, you could take attributes from other animals and plug those into them."5. Dwayne Johnson really cares about delivering for his fans.

    When asked what would surprise people about her co-star, Harris answered: "He has such a level of passion and an understanding of what his fans love and what they need, and he's really careful about that. So many stages in the movie, he'll say, 'Okay, I don't think the audience will really like this, or they're not gonna be moved by this, or they're gonna love this particular moment.' He's really in-tune with what his audience wants. I've never seen anybody as in-tune as that."

    6. They got a lot of weird pitches.

    "Let's just say I said no to 'Rock-zilla,'" Brad Peyton said with a laugh. "It was presented in a room much like [the one we're in], and I was like, 'That's a hard pass from me.' That sounds really not grounded at all. It's like a 'Saturday Night Live' skit a little bit."

    7. They decided to change George's color from the video games to set him apart from other famous primates.

    "We're very aware of the landscape. You have 'King Kong,' you have 'Planet of the Apes,' but the fact is, in a story like this, George does have the greatest capacity, the mental capacity, of any of those creatures," Garcia revealed. "One of the things we wanted to do is, even being aware of the dynamics out there, [with] a story like this, is to try and separate it from the others as rooted in a real heart connection between Davis and George. They're essentially best friends."

    "In that attempt of how do we make this feel fresh from what's happening in 'Apes,' and what's happening in 'Kong,' what about an albino gorilla? On paper, it's kind of daunting at first. You're like, 'Oh, is he going to look fluffy?' But when we started to get mock ups, and you see how badass he looks and get in it, you're like, 'Wow, this is striking, I've never seen this.' We felt like it was a great opportunity."

    8. Jason Liles, who wears a motion capture suit to play George, is the real deal.

    "When he comes on set, he comes on as George -- with his emotions and with his facial expressions, and with his grunts -- and there are modulating grunts that gorillas have for different meanings," Johnson told us.

    "His sign language, when he's in pain, especially when the serum is taking effect, and he knows that something's wrong with him. I was really blown away, and really captivated, by his performance -- which really reminded me of how remarkable motion-capture acting is. And now, after being on set with Jason, someone's who's committed to the role, months and months of studying gorillas and being on these apparatuses where he's a silverback for weeks and weeks and weeks, running up and down the Santa Monica stairs. It's really just spectacular."

    9. Brad Peyton really, really wanted Naomie Harris in the movie.

    "Look, I just wanted her in the biggest way," Peyton said. "You get pressure from all different places to look at different actors and different things, and my goal is to make the best movie with the best acting possible. And she is a fantastic actor and really wanted to do it, and I was not gonna get off the phone until thought I heard a 'yes.'"

    The director went on to say: "I just thought this is really like a... she's really intelligent as a person. She's really intelligent, she's really sweet, she's really passionate, and that's exactly what the characters need to be. I thought this is the way to go. I haven't seen an actress like this do this character, in this type of movie, ever. And she's so honest and hardworking, and I was like: 'That's the type of person I want on my set. That's the type of person I want to work with.' That's the kind of person I am, so I really related to just talking to her. That's when it becomes fun and easier, and I knew she was right, and, so, I kind of pushed everything aside and was like, 'I gotta get her on the phone! I gotta talk to her!' And yes, it was a long call on her way to, like, a "Moonlight" Q&A, so I could hear the cabbie in the background -- in London -- talking to her the whole time. Yeah, I just really, really wanted to work with her, so I held her hostage on the phone."

    10. You might end up rooting for the monsters.

    "Davis [Johnson's character] was the head of an anti-poaching unit for a military unit in Rwanda, so he's coming from a place where he's an animal lover," Garcia told us. "He's actually not a big fan of humans. He has a hard time trusting them, because he's seen what they can do. Part of his arc is really learning through Kate that he can start to trust people again. But George is his family and his best friend. We wanted to make sure that we're sensitive to the fact that all the animals are victims in this."

    11. Unlike most monster movies, this one isn't all about "taking out the monster."

    The Rock went on to say: "One of the things that we like about our [movie's] dynamic is, even though they're trying to stop these creatures, our heroes, it's always about killing the monster, stopping the monster. Here, we're actually trying to save the monster. Our story is essentially about a man trying to save his best friend. That's our journey and, ultimately, Davis is doing everything he can while everyone's freaking out and, unfortunately, these creatures are being triggered to rampage out of their control. To that end, Davis is trying to save them. And he's still trying to save the world, but, ultimately, he just wants to save his friend and bring his friend back -- because his friend never asked for this."

    "Rampage" hits theaters everywhere April 13.

  8. What's New on TV, Netflix, Digital & DVD/Blu-ray This Week: March 19-25

    At a loss for what to watch this week? From new DVDs and Blu-rays, to what's new on Netflix and TV, we've got you covered.

    New on DVD and Blu-ray

    "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle"
    Let the games begin! Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas, and Bobby Cannavale are ready to play on Blu-ray, DVD, 4K Ultra HD, and Movies Anywhere on Tuesday, March 20. Extras include a gag reel, three making-of featurettes, and the "Jumanji, Jumanji" music video by Jack Black and Nick Jonas.

    "Small Town Crime"
    In this crime thriller available on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital March 20, John Hawkes plays a disgraced ex-cop fighting a losing battle with the bottle. When he finds a woman left for dead at the side of the road, he turns private eye to find her killers in one last shot at redemption. Octavia Spencer, Anthony Anderson, and Robert Forster co-star. Extras include deleted and extended scenes; technical commentary; actor, producer, and directors' commentary; and two behind-the-scenes making-of featurettes.

    Check out this exclusive look at the extras, with writers and directors Eshom Nelms and Ian Nelms talking about the original idea for the film:"Downsizing"
    Alexander Payne's inventive new comedy -- starring Matt Damon, Kristen Wiig, Christoph Waltz, and Hong Chau -- arrives on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital March 20. "When scientists find a way to shrink humans to five inches tall, Paul Safranek (Damon) and his wife Audrey (Wiig) decide to ditch their stressed out lives in order to get small and live large in a luxurious downsized community." Blu-ray extras include six behind-the-scenes featurettes with the cast and director.

    New Video on Demand, Rental Streaming, and Digital

    "Insidious: The Last Key"The fourth installment in the horror franchise can scare you at home on digital March 20, then Blu-ray/DVD April 3. Bonus features include an alternate ending, more than 20 minutes of additional scenes, a franchise recap, and three making-of featurettes.

    "Welcome the Stranger"
    Check out this new suspense thriller on digital March 20. "Alice (Abbey Lee) arrives unannounced at her estranged brother Ethan's (Caleb Landry Jones) house in an attempt to reconcile, but bizarre visions, the return of his strange girlfriend (Riley Keough), and Alice's paranoia and suspicion force the siblings to cling onto reality amidst mysterious circumstances."

    Here's an exclusive clip from the movie:"I Kill Giants"
    This adventure/fantasy film arrives in theaters and is available on VOD and Digital HD this Friday, March 23. "Barbara Thorson (Madison Wolfe) is a teenage girl who escapes the realities of school and a troubled family life by retreating into her magical world of fighting evil giants. With the help of her new friend Sophia (Sydney Wade) and her school counselor (Zoe Saldana), Barbara learns to face her fears and battle the giants that threaten her world." Imogen Poots costars. Check out the trailer.

    New on Netflix

    "Game Over, Man!" (Netflix Original)Miss "Workaholics"? You're in luck. Stars Adam Devine, Anders Holm, and Blake Anderson go full "Die Hard" in this action comedy streaming Friday, March 23.

    "Three friends must level-up and become heroes when their workplace, a Los Angeles hotel, is taken hostage by evil gunmen seeking a large ransom.""Santa Clarita Diet" Season 2 (Netflix Original)
    "No family is perfect." Drew Barrymore's Sheila Hammond is going stir crazy, and getting more aggressive, in Season 2 of Netflix's popular zombie comedy. It also looks like what happened to her is spreading, which is a problem ... but is it more important than the new housing development they're working on? Check out the hilarious trailer, and watch the new season starting March 23."Roxanne Roxanne" (Netflix Original)
    This drama from the producers of "Fruitvale Station" and "Dope" stars Mahershala Ali and Nia Long, and introduces Chanté Adams as Roxanne Shante.

    "In the early 1980s, the most feared battle MC in Queens, New York, was a fierce teenage girl with the weight of the world on her shoulders. At the age of 14, Lolita 'Roxanne Shante' Gooden was well on her way to becoming a Hip-Hop legend as she hustled to provide for her family while defending herself from the dangers of the streets."Here are more new movies/series streaming on Netflix March 23:

    • "Alexa & Katie": Season 1 (Netflix Original)
    • "Dinotrux Supercharged": Season 2 (Netflix Original)
    • "Layla M." (Netflix Original)
    • "Requiem": Season 1 (Netflix Original)
    • "SWORDGAI The Animation": Part 1 (Netflix Original)
    • "The Mechanism": Season 1 (Netflix Original)
    • "Paradox" (Netflix Original)

    TV Worth Watching

    "Krypton" Season 1 (Wednesday on Syfy at 10 p.m.)We've all seen and heard Superman's story, but this new Syfy series goes back in time, two generations before Kal-El's birth and the eventual destruction of his home planet. "Krypton" follows Superman's grandfather -- whose House of El was ostracized and shamed -- as he fights to redeem his family's honor and save his beloved world from chaos.

    "Barry" Season 1 (Sunday on HBO at 10:30 p.m.)
    Welcome back to TV, Bill Hader! The "SNL" alum plays a disillusioned low-rent hitman from the Midwest sent to L.A. to kill an aspiring actor. After following his target to an acting class, Barry becomes inspired to start a new life with the students. HBO's latest half-hour dark comedy will run for eight episodes, costarring Stephen Root, Henry Winkler, and Sarah Goldberg.

    "Trust" Season 1 (Sunday on FX at 10 p.m.)
    The first season of FX's new anthology series follows the 1973 abduction of John Paul Getty III, heir to Getty Oil. But it does have a few differences from the recent movie on the subject, "All the Money in the World." For one, in this version, young JPG3 isn't a victim -- he staged his own kidnapping. Donald Sutherland plays J. Paul Getty, with Hilary Swank as Gail Getty, Harris Dickinson as JPG3, and Brendan Fraser as James Fletcher Chace.

    "Station 19" Season 1 (Thursday on ABC at 9 p.m.)
    The two-hour premiere of this "Grey's Anatomy" firefighter spinoff follows "Grey's" on March 22, giving fans three hours of "Greys"-related content (whether they want that particular content or not). "Station 19" starts with "Stuck," and then "Invisible to Me": "Events at an apartment fire leave the future of the station's leadership in jeopardy; Ben Warren struggles to adjust to his new role; a car accident on a rural road puts many lives at risk."

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  9. 'Black Panther' Surpasses 'Tomb Raider' for Fifth Box Office Crown

    LOS ANGELES, March 18, ( - Disney-Marvel's "Black Panther" has maintained its momentum at the domestic box office, winning its fifth consecutive weekend with $27 million from 3,834 locations.

    Alicia Vikander's "Tomb Raider" finished second in its opening weekend in line with expectations with $23.5 million from 3,854 sites for Warner Bros. and MGM. Lionsgate-Roadside Attractions' faith-based drama "I Can Only Imagine" outperformed forecasts with $17.1 million at 1,629 venues.

    Disney's second weekend of time-travel adventure "A Wrinkle in Time" followed in fourth with $16.6 million at 3,980 locations, lifting its 10-day total to $61.1 million. Fox's launch of gay teen comedy-drama "Love, Simon" took fifth with $11.5 million at 2,402 venues.

    "Black Panther" has become only the seventh title to pass the $600 million milestone at the North American box office, and is the second-fastest film to do so. It's the fourth-highest fifth weekend of all time, and the first time a film has held the top spot for five weekends in a row since 2009's "Avatar."

    The overall box office took in about $130 million, down 50 percent from the same weekend last year when Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" opened with $174.5 million. Thanks to "Black Panther," the year-to-date box office is up 2 percent over the same period a year ago at $2.5 billion, according to comScore.

  10. What Made the Kurt Russell/John Carpenter Partnership So Special

    It seems like it would have never worked.

    Kurt Russell was an actor whose all-American good looks and natural sweetness landed him in countless roles for Walt Disney, while John Carpenter was the filmmaking natural whose breakout student film combined horror, comedy, and science fiction (and was so good, that it was lengthened and released commercially as a feature). In the Venn diagram of creative partnerships, there didn't seem to be too much overlap; Carpenter's punk rock spirit would never mesh with Russell's inherent wholesomeness.

    And yet...

    In 1978, just a year after Carpenter broke box office records for independent cinema with his game changer "Halloween," the filmmaker was given a seemingly impossible task: tell the story of Elvis Presley, American icon, with a budget of a little over $2 million and a running time of just two-and-a-half hours (three with commercials). Carpenter knew he was going to have to hire a professional for "Elvis," who could work long hours and be comfortable in any situation. And that man was Kurt Russell. (Russell had actually worked with Elvis once before, in 1963's "It Happened at the World's Fair" -- he got to kick Elvis in the shins).

    Clearly, the two got along well, because just a few years later, when Carpenter was putting together his futuristic action movie "Escape from New York," he called upon Russell. Now, you start to see what Carpenter saw in Russell: his terseness, his ability to convey a character through sheer physicality, and his genuine playfulness; all of this would be necessary to play Snake Plissken.

    These were also traits that could be found in some of Carpenter's heroes, the stars of countless westerns the director watched as a child. There's definitely a John Wayne quality to Russell's performance in "Escape from New York" (and its underrated sequel, 1996's "Escape from L.A."), and his look, with the long leather duster, was certainly borrowed from another western hero of Carpenter's, Clint Eastwood. There's a moment in Quentin Tarantino's high-flying horror film "Death Proof" (itself an homage to Carpenter's work), where Russell actually does a Wayne impression. It's pretty awesome.

    By the time they made "The Thing" in 1982, the Carpenter/Russell collaboration was totally synchronous. This is the movie where Russell is the most like Carpenter's stand-in; he's brilliant, hard-nosed, and sports a truly wicked beard (although, to be fair, Carpenter is known mostly for his mustache). As a man trapped in an arctic research station, trying to figure out which of his confederates have been turned into a hideous space beast, Russell brings an everyday realism to the character. It's less heightened than Snake or Elvis. And it's arguably one of Russell's greatest roles and, along with it, Carpenter's greatest films.

    When "The Thing" was released, the backlash was poisonous, but it must have been heartening that Carpenter and Russell went through it together and had each others' backs. Today, it's rightly seen as a masterpiece. But back then, it helped that they were so close.

    Four years after "The Thing," the pair made "Big Trouble in Little China." This was the goofiest film in their stable and one of the most experimental. It crazily blending eastern and western motifs and cinematic genres with reckless abandon. More than a decade before "The Matrix" made Hong Kong influences cool, "Big Trouble in Little China" mixed martial arts with spiritual mysticism, and the results were even better. You could tell that the two were comfortable enough in their relationship to push Russell out of the limelight and fashion him more as a supporting, comedic character. The results were incredible and it was proof that the two had gotten into a spirited creative groove.

    And then, for a while, there was nothing.

    It wasn't until the pair reteamed for "Escape from L.A.," released a whopping ten whole years after "Big Trouble in Little China," that you really felt the true impact of not having the duo together and making movies. The movies that Carpenter made in between Russell collaborations were fine; he was being tugged in one direction, while Russell was being pulled in the other. But the alchemy truly happened when they were paired up, totally in sync and making terrific genre fare.

    What makes the partnership between Russell and Carpenter so special is that the movies they made together are unlike the movies they made in either of their catalogues. And, quite frankly, they're unlike any other movies, period.

    They are wholly unique and born from a creative partnership that ran so deep, that they feel like a pure artistic expression. In a way, their differences are what made their accomplishments even grander. The renegade filmmaker and the squeaky clean star teamed up and made Hollywood history.

    Yes, sir, the check is in the mail.

  11. 'Avengers: Infinity War' Smashed Ticket Sales Record In 6 Hours

    We knew "Avengers: Infinity War" was going to be huge, but it took only six hours for the upcoming Marvel mega-movie to completely smash sales records.

    According to THR, "Infinity War" shattered Fandango's record for fastest-selling superhero movie when it went on sale this morning at 6 a.m.

    That's faster than previous record holder "Black Panther," which has earned more than $1.1 billion worldwide and is looking to top its fifth weekend ad the box office. In other words, "Infinity War" is going to make bank, big-time.

    The supersized sequel, which features all of the Avengers, Black Panther (and the Dora Milaje), the Guardians of the Galaxy, Spider-Man, Doctor Strange and just about every Marvel character ever, will see them going up against the seemingly unbeatable Thanos (Josh Brolin).

    The second trailer for "Avengers: Infinity War," which opens April 27, just dropped today. As did a poster so crowded with characters, we can barely count them all.

    Since Marvel describes the movie as "the ultimate, deadliest showdown of all time" fans are understandably worried that their favorites (Cap! Tony!) may not make it out alive. That's an extra incentive to see the movie early and avoid being spoiled.

    Get those tickets now!

    [Via THR]

  12. Embarrassed Jennifer Garner Wants to Punch Her Own Oscar Meme Face

    2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Radhika Jones - ArrivalsJennifer Garner wants to punch herself in the face.

    The actress became the subject of a viral meme when she was captured looking as if she'd had a stunning realization while applauding at the Oscars. The very game Garner even poked fun at herself, reposting the meme with some of her own theories on Instagram.

    She again addressed the meme on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," telling the host, "I can't even look at it. It's too embarrassing."

    DeGeneres noted that nobody else in the audience near her, including actor Chris Messina, seemed upset.

    "I have no control over this. What am I doing?" Garner said, indicating her face. "I started getting texts, as you can imagine. People were saying, 'What were you thinking? What's happening?' and I try really hard not to see myself online, but she was a little unavoidable."

    Garner joked, "I want to just punch her in the face! Not really, I don't, but still."

    DeGeneres asked if the actress had any clue what she'd been thinking. "I wish I did. I wish I had a better story about it," Garner sighed.

    Then again, if we knew, the best meme of 2018 wouldn't have happened.

  13. 'Captain Marvel' Loses DeWanda Wise, May Bring on Lashana Lynch

    "She's Gotta Have It" — but unfortunately, she can't have it all.

    DeWanda Wise, the star of Spike Lee's Netflix series, revealed today that she had to drop out of filming "Captain Marvel," Marvel's upcoming first female-led superhero movie. Wise had to leave the project due to scheduling conflicts with "She's Gotta Have It."

    "It's true. I will no longer be in 'Captain Marvel' because the schedule conflicts with season 2 of 'She's Gotta Have It,'" she wrote on her Instagram Stories.

    "Last week I felt pretty devastated — this week is leaps and bounds better. You see, if you had told me that this would happen any year prior to 2016, I would have doubled over with laughter. But here we are — at a moment in culture where scheduling conflicts are rapidly replacing lack of options, and I feel absolutely blessed to be here."

    According to The Hollywood Reporter, British actress Lashana Lynch is in talks to replace Wise. Lynch starred in last summers Shondaland Shakespeare-inspired drama "Still Star-Crossed."

    "Captain Marvel" stars Brie Larson as Carol Danvers, an Air Force pilot who develops powers after an accident involving an alien. The rest of the cast includes Samuel L. Jackson, Jude Law, and Ben Mendelsohn. It's unknown who Wise would've played.

    "Captain Marvel" opens March 8, 2019.

  14. 'Harry Potter' Fans Find Spoiler in 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' Trailer

    Trust "Harry Potter" fans to scour any new addition to the franchise like Hermione Granger would to a textbook.

    When the trailer for 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' was released earlier this week, fans immediately jumped all over an apparent forgotten rule. Now, they've spotted what seems to be a major spoiler.

    The moment comes about 1:16 into the trailer, when someone — perhaps Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) — examining the Lestrange family tree. Recall crazy witch Bellatrix Lestrange (Helena Bonham Carter) from the "Harry Potter" flagship series?

    In any case, this family tree appears to include Credence Barebone (Ezra Miller), the troubled American wizard from the first movie.

    Credence was introduced as an orphan of unknown origin who was raised by an anti-magic witch. Now, this family tree seems to indicate he is a Lestrange, specifically the son of Corvus Lestrange and the half-brother of Leta Lestrange, whom the first "Fantastic Beasts" movie revealed was once close friends with Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne). Leta will be played by Zoe Kravitz in the sequel.

    "Harry Potter" fans didn't even need magic to spot this spoiler, just eagle eyes.

    "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" opens in theaters November 16.

  15. New 'Avengers: Infinity War' Trailer Reveals Thanos' Epic Battle Against Iron Man and Cap

    ThanosEvery Marvel superhero ever (pretty much) joins up to battle Thanos (Josh Brolin) from destroying half the universe in the final trailer for "Avengers: Infinity War."

    Which, of course, means everyone doesn't see eye to eye, including Star-Lord (Chris Pratt), who tells Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr), "Let's talk about this plan of yours. I think it's good. Except, it sucks. So let me do the plan and that way, it might be really good." Tony's response? "Wow."

    There's also Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman) warmly greeting Captain America (Chris Evans), a new invention from Shuri (Letitia Wright), Spider-Man (Tom Holland) and Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch)'s awkward first meeting, and tween Groot.

    There are nail-biting glimpses of Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Doctor Strange, Iron Man and Cap appearing to be on the verge of defeat from Thanos, who now has all the Infinity Stones. Say it ain't so!

    We'll find out April 27.

    Watch the whole epic trailer here:

    Marvel also unveiled the official poster, which, like the trailer, is crowded with superheroes. And also bright -- very, very bright. Thanos reigns over all, with Iron Man getting top placement of the 24 heroes. That is, if we can truly count Nebula (Karen Gillan) as being on the side of good now.

  16. Ava DuVernay Will Direct DC Comic Book Movie 'The New Gods'

    Ava DuVernayAva DuVernay' is following up "A Wrinkle in Time" with a big-screen version of DC Comics' "The New Gods."

    That makes her the second woman to direct a Warner Bros. comic-book film, after Patty Jenkins's "Wonder Woman." (Hey, "Star Wars" and Marvel franchises.) With "A Wrinkle in Time," DuVernay made history as the first woman of color to direct a $100-million budget film.

    In Kirby's creation, The New Gods come into being after the Old Gods are all destroyed during Ragnarok. The New Gods live on two warring planets, the Eden-like New Genesis and the hellish Apokolips, which is ruled by the evil Darkseid.

    DuVernay turned down "Black Panther," but revealed she was a New Gods fan with a tweet last year. She professed her love for Big Barda, a powerful, 250-year-old female warrior who marries Scott Free, the adopted son of Darkseid.

    Gosh, that's hard. Big Barda. Many reasons. #askava

    — Ava DuVernay (@ava) December 27, 2017

    According to Deadline, "The New Gods," which was created by Jack Kirby, will be a standalone and not overlap with any other DC films.

    DuVernay tweeted out a picture of Kirby with the caption: "Our dreams makes us large."

    "Our dreams make us large."

    Thank you, #JackKirby.

    — Ava DuVernay (@ava) March 15, 2018
  17. Mike Teavee from 'Willy Wonka' Was on 'Jeopardy!' - But Alex Trebek Didn't Mention It

    If you caught Wednesday's episode of "Jeopardy!" and thought one of the contestants looked vaguely familiar, you weren't wrong: None other than Mike Teavee (actor Paris Themmen), from the classic flick "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory," appeared on the program.

    Unfortunately for viewers, though, if you didn't already know that fact offhand, you didn't hear host Alex Trebek mention it. During the contestant interview portion of the show -- which almost always tends to be boring and awkward, but occasionally contains some cool personal trivia -- contestants discuss an anecdote about themselves with the host. Themmen said he had provided "Jeopardy!" with three fun facts, including his "Willy Wonka" connection.

    For whatever reason, though, Trebek ignored that unique tale in favor of talking about Themmen's love of backpacking. It was an oversight that fans immediately pointed out on social media.

    WBZ interrupted the opening of Jeopardy! so I didn't get his name until Alex Trebek repeated it - it's @ParisThemmen, Mike Teevee from Willy Wonka!

    — Tim Colby (@timjcolby) March 13, 2018

    On Tuesday, Paris Themmen (who played Mike Teevee in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory) finally made it onto TV. I love that he was introduced as an entrepreneur and avid backpacker who revealed he's traveled to 61 countries and never mentioned his role in the movie #jeopardy

    — Scott Marks (@bizarchive) March 15, 2018

    I was making dinner in the kitchen, listening to Jeopardy when Alex Trebek started introducing contestants at the break. He said @ParisThemmen and I ran out saying MIKE TEEVEE !!! My wife thought I was nuts. Great job Paris!

    — Wildbill (@wildbill77) March 13, 2018


    — Meg Den (@MegDen) March 13, 2018

    Wait, did @Jeopardy not mention that contestant @ParisThemmen was in "Willy Wonka," or did I miss it? It's not every day that Mike Teevee is on TV! #Jeopardy

    — Jonathan Padget (@dcjpad) March 14, 2018

    So it turns out @ParisThemmen (aka Mike Teevee) DID list his Willy Wonka role as one of his 'fun facts' when he went on Jeopardy, but Trebek didn't choose it. Has Alex Trebek never seen Willy Wonka?!

    — Anna Menta (@annalikestweets) March 15, 2018

    On Twitter, Themmen surmised that Trebek probably chose to chat about backpacking because the host is "a fellow traveller." Had he had the chance, the contestant "would have discussed Wonka happily," he said.

    The card in Alex's hand had three fun facts on it. As a fellow traveller, he asked me about that. I would have discussed Wonka happily. I appear at Comic-cons, I have a website:, I was focusing on the game and so psyched to be there!

    — Paris Themmen (@ParisThemmen) March 15, 2018

    But Themmen added another curious aspect to the story in an interview with TMZ: His wife had appeared on "Jeopardy!" several years ago, and mentioned in her three facts that she was married to Mike Teavee. She ended up winning twice, and it was only on her third appearance on the program that Trebek was forced to talk about Themmen and "Willy Wonka," since it was her last remaining fact.

    As one of the above Twitter users surmised, maybe Trebek just hasn't seen "Willy Wonka." Whatever the reason, it's pretty awesome that Mike Teavee made it onto TV.

    [via: Paris Themmen/Twitter, TMZ, USA Today]

  18. Danny Boyle Confirms He's Working on James Bond Movie

    While the mystery of who will play James Bond in his next adventure has finally been settled (welcome back, Daniel Craig), the latest slot that needed filling on the film was the director's chair. Now, it appears that Danny Boyle has officially confirmed that he's the one who will take the high-profile gig.

    Boyle's name had been floating around for months as a possible heir to recent Bond helmer Sam Mendes ("Skyfall," "Spectre"), but his involvement was only a rumor. That changed when Boyle spoke to Metro this week about Bond 25.

    "We are working on a script right now," the director told Metro. "And it all depends on that really. I am working on a Richard Curtis script at the moment. We hope to start shooting that in 6 or 7 weeks. Then Bond would be right at the end of the year. But we are working on them both right now."

    That Richard Curtis project that Boyle is referring to is a mysterious "music-themed comedy," the details of which are being kept under wraps for now. While some speculated that that flick -- which Boyle is directing and Curtis ("Love Actually," "Notting Hill") is writing -- would conflict too much with Bond 25 for Boyle to work on both, it looks like the director has a plan in place to fit each into his schedule.

    Still, Boyle's comments are a bit cautious. He told Metro that he was working with screenwriter John Hodge on a previous idea that the pair had hatched, and that "it all depends on how it turns out."

    Hmm. Does that mean that he won't direct if he's dissatisfied with Hodge's script? It certainly sounds like he's hedging his bets, in case he decides to bail on the flick.

    Whatever his plans are, Boyle remained fairly tight-lipped about the project.

    "John is writing it at the moment," the director told Metro. " ... It would be foolish of me to give any of it away."

    Stay tuned. Bond 25 is currently slated to hit theaters sometime in November 2019.

    [via: Metro]

  19. 'Star Wars' Creator George Lucas Breaks Ground on Museum of Narrative Art

    A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away (a.k.a. Chicago), "Star Wars" creator George Lucas envisioned building a grand museum dedicated to storytelling, as well as housing his vast personal collection of "Star Wars" artifacts and other pop culture memorabilia. After a few roadblocks and a location change, Lucas finally broke ground on the ambitious project this week in Los Angeles.

    Lucas was on hand Wednesday for the official groundbreaking ceremony for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, which is located in L.A.'s Exposition Park, near the University of Southern California campus (where Lucas attended film school). The 300,000 square foot museum will feature five floors with a mixture of gallery space, a cafe and restaurant, theaters, lecture halls, classrooms, and a library that will be open to the public.

    That last point is a vital component of the museum, Lucas told media gathered at the groundbreaking, explaining that he planned on showcasing contemporary works by up-and-coming artists and filmmakers alongside those by famous names like Degas, Renoir, Norman Rockwell, Maurice Sendak, and classic films like "Citizen Kane," "Casablanca," "The Wizard of Oz," and "The Ten Commandments." The museum will also regularly feature workshops and lectures that will welcome everyone, and encourage those who are interested in becoming storytellers themselves.

    Of course, there will be plenty of "Star Wars" memorabilia showcased, too, including Luke Skywalker's first lightsaber and Darth Vader's helmet. Lucas's longtime pal and collaborator, Steven Spielberg, will also have items from some of his films represented, including the "Indiana Jones" series. (Spielberg, who was also present at the groundbreaking ceremony, recently joined the museum's board.)

    "Yes, this is an art museum, but I'm trying to position it also as an anthropological museum," Lucas said. "Popular art is an insight into a society and what they aspire to, what they really want, what they really are. Because it's telling the narrative of their story, their history, their belief system. ... We have to share a history, we have to share heroes."

    The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is slated to open sometime in 2021.

    [via: CBS Los Angeles, Variety]

  20. 'Adrift' Trailer: Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin Get Lost at Sea

    The ocean is as brutal as it is beautiful, as "The Perfect Storm" and "All Is Lost" and "White Squall" have shown before.

    Now, we've got another harrowing sea journey in "Adrift." The first trailer debuted today, starring Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin as Tami and Richard, a couple who meet and fall in love in Tahiti. He's a sailor, she's an adventure seeker, and so they're offered a chance to take a yacht to California, they dive right in.

    But then a huge hurricane hits and cripples their boat. Claflin is also badly injured, which leaves Woodley to find a way to sail the boat to Hawaii. With no hope of rescue, it's their only chance to survive.

    The movie is based on the real Tami's account of the ordeal in 1983. It's directed by Baltasar Kormákur, no stranger to terrifying tales of man vs. nature, since he helmed 2016's "Everest."

    "Adrift" opens in theaters June 1.

  21. Here's Laura Dern Adorably Saying 'Pew' While Firing Her 'Last Jedi' Blaster

    Like all of us who played "Star Wars" in our bedrooms as kids, Laura Dern said "pew" while using a blaster on the set of "The Last Jedi."

    Dern copped to this last year, telling Stephen Colbert that she couldn't stop herself from making the noise during her scenes as Vice Admiral Holdo. "I was back in my bedroom at eight years old," she admitted. "Doing the scene, I went, 'Pew-pew!' They've taken the sound out, I don't think you'll hear that in the movie. I was so excited! I mean, it's 'Star Wars'!"

    Now, there's confirmation from director Rian Johnson, who reportedly discusses Dern's adorable habit on the movie's recently released home video commentary track.

    "You can see Laura Dern say 'pew' when she fires the gun, which she could never not do every time she shot it." — Rian Johnson, Star Wars: The Last Jedi Commentary

    — gabrielle (@daisyridleee) March 13, 2018

    Dern isn't the only "Star Wars" alum who couldn't stop herself from being a kid all over again. Both Hayden Christensen and Ewan McGregor have talked about making the light saber noise (whoosh, whoosh) while filming.

    "It was quite difficult not to make the sound," McGregor once told Graham Norton.

    "Last Jedi" is available for digital download now, but you'll have to wait until March 27 for the home video release, which includes deleted scenes, featurettes, and Johnson's commentary track.

  22. Key and Peele to Reunite For Netflix Stop-Motion Animated Movie 'Wendell and Wild'

    2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Radhika Jones  - InsideFresh off his Oscar win, Jordan Peele is going back to his roots — a comedy with Keegan-Michael Key.

    The former Comedy Central duo, who won Emmys and other awards for their eponymous show, are reuniting in "Wendall and Wild," a stop-motion animated feature to stream on Netflix.

    The movie is directed by Henry Selick ("James and the Giant Peach," "Coraline") and will feature Key and Peele as the voices of two scheming demon brothers. Peele is also co-writing the script with Selick and Clay McLeod Chapman.

    "Key & Peele" ran for five seasons from 2012 to 2015. The pre-taped sketches often focused on hot button topics like race, sexism, and harassment.

    Since the show ended, both stars have gone on to their own projects. Peele made "Get Out," for which he won the Best Original Screenplay. Key appeared in Netflix's ensemble dramedy "Friends From College." The two reunited in real life after Peele won his Oscar, a moment that Key celebrated in very sweet fashion.

  23. Spike Lee in Talks to Direct 'Spider-Man' Spinoff 'Nightwatch': Report

    2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Radhika Jones - ArrivalsCould a superhero joint be Spike Lee's next project?

    The director is on Sony's radar for "Nightwatch," a spinoff of "Spider-Man," according to a report by The Hashtag Show. "Luke Cage" showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker developed the script, which follows an African-American scientist named Dr. Kevin Trench who turns superhero.

    Nightwatch was first introduced in Marvel comics in 1993. Dr. Trench discovers a dead body wearing a supersuit, only to realize it's a future version of himself. The suit boosts his strength and endurance, responds to his thoughts, and repairs itself.

    Lee has been one of Hollywood's most prominent black filmmakers since his debut with 1986's "She's Gotta Have It," which he recently adapted that movie into a Netflix series. Now, he's working on "Black Klansman," based on a true story of an African-American detective who infiltrates the KKK.

    Sony has been developing a slew of "Spider-Man" offshoots. "Venom," starring Tom Hardy, hits theaters this fall, while Gina Prince-Bythewood's "Silver & Black" is set for next February. "Nightwatch" hasn't been talked about much as a title, but perhaps the boffo success of "Black Panther" accelerated Sony's desire for a black superhero movie.

  24. 'Life Itself' Teaser Reveals Heart-Tugging Drama From 'This Is Us' Creator

    "This Is Us" may have just ended its second season but don't put away the tissue box yet. That show's creator, Dan Fogelman, wrote and directed a new movie called "Life Itself" that looks just as heart-tugging and tear-jerking.

    Amazon Studios debuted the first teaser trailer for "Life Itself," which centers on a couple (Olivia Wilde and Oscar Isaac) course of several decades. It's a globe-hopping, multi-generational story that is as emotional and sweeping as "This Is Us" fans expect from a Fogelman project.

    There's a single event that ties together the entire story. As Isaac muses, "It's strange think about, how a completely random moment had shaped my entire life."

    The movie is a star-studded affair featuring Annette Bening, Antonio Banderas, Mandy Patinkin, Olivia Cooke, and Laia Costa. This is Fogelman's second directorial effort after 2015's "Danny Collins." As a writer, he's worked on the first two "Cars" movies, "Tangled," "Bolt," and his breakout, "Crazy Stupid Love." On the television side, of course, he's well-known for making everyone cry with "This Is Us."

    "Life Itself" opens in theaters September 21

  25. Scarlett Johansson Mocks Thor's New 'Avengers' Look: 'He's Hideous'

    Even "hideous" Thor still looks divine.

    Scarlett Johansson definitely kept it light on the Atlanta set of "Avengers: Infinity War." Brooke Anderson of ET talked to several cast members in a June 2017 set visit, including Johansson (Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow) and Chris Evans (Steve Rogers/Captain America).

    Evans left his answers pretty straight-forward, but Johansson had a bit more fun. Hey, when Robert Downey Jr. isn't in the room, someone has to be the smart-ass!

    ET first asked about Cap's new beard (which fans love), before moving on to Thor's (Chris Hemsworth) post-"Ragnarok" look. Here's that part of the interview:

    ET: "Tell me about the beard you've got going on right now."

    Chris Evans: "Yeah it grew fast. Just a lot of, like..."

    Scarlett Johansson: "He took prenatal vitamins, actually. That's a little known fact."

    ET: "They're good for everything!"

    Johansson: "Yeah. Grow hair all over."

    ET: "What do you think of Thor's sexy new 'do in the movie?"

    Evans: "It's working for him isn't it? Looks good."

    Johansson: "He's hideous. I can barely keep my eyes on him on set. I have to look away, constantly."

    She's joking. Short-haired pirate Thor may not be everyone's favorite look, but he's obviously not "hideous." The words "hideous" and "Chris Hemsworth" don't even belong in the same thought pattern. (Except maybe for "In the Heart of the Sea." He really did look rough there.)

    Watch The Evans and Johansson Show, they are such a great team:

    Scarlett Johansson and @ChrisEvans have a lot of thoughts on Thor's 🔥 new 'do in Avengers: #InfinityWar! 😂 See more from ​our​ exclusive set visit:

    — Entertainment Tonight (@etnow) March 14, 2018

    And here's more from some of their "Infinity War" costars:

    "Avengers: Infinity War" will open in theaters April 27th, 2018. That was shot back-to-back with "Avengers 4," which opens May 3, 2019. And then ... silence for Thor, Cap, and Black Widow? A lot of contracts ended after "Avengers 4" filming, and the films themselves will reveal how many OG characters will be returning for the next phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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