Edgar Wright is in talks to direct Sydney Sweeney’s Barbarella, with writers Jane and Honey Goldman negotiating for the gig

Edgar Wright is getting behind the camera to direct Sydney Sweeney’s anticipated reimagining of Barbarella. When Sydney Sweeney brandishes a curiously phallic laser gun for her reimagining of Barbarella, she could be doing so under the watchful eye of Edgar Wright (Last Night in Soho, Baby Driver, Scott Pilgrim vs the World). According to Deadline, Wright is in talks … Read more

Edgar Wright Remaking ‘Barbarella’ With Sydney Sweeney

Sydney Sweeney will star in a new version of the cult sci-fi film Barbarella — directed by one of the kings of modern cult movies, Edgar Wright. The first Barbarella film was released in 1968 and starred Jane Fonda as the scantily-clad heroine traversing the spaceways, based on the character from French comics by Jean-Claude Forest. While the film was … Read more

Jeffrey Wright teases epic season 2 finale of Marvel’s What If…?

Jeffrey Wright, who voices The Watcher, teases the “epic and sweeping” season 2 finale of Marvel’s What If…? animated series. The finale of the second season of Marvel’s What If…? animated series will debut on Disney+ tomorrow, but Jeffrey Wright is dropping a few teases right now. Jeffrey Wright voices The Watcher on the series … Read more

Edgar Wright Is Actively Developing ‘Running Man’ Reboot

Edgar Wright’s reboot of The Running Man is in active development. The 49-year-old director is working on a movie based on Stephen King’s novel of the same name and has promised that his take will be more faithful to the story than the 1987 dystopian flick that starred Arnold Schwarzenegger. Edgar told the Happy Sad … Read more

Edgar Wright wishes franchises would take breathers

Edgar Wright wishes that franchises would take more breathers, allowing anticipation to build and let fans gets excited again. Major franchises such as Marvel and DC typically announce years’ worth of projects at once, and Edgar Wright is longing for the days when major tentpoles had a bit of breathing room between them. Edgar Wright … Read more

Bonnie Wright on disappointing Ginny role in Harry Potter

Bonnie Wright says that Ginny Weasley’s lack of screen time in the Harry Potter franchise was disappointing. Ginny Weasley was a prominent supporting character in the Harry Potter novels, but the big screen adaptations didn’t exactly do justice to the character. While appearing on Michael Rosenbaum’s Inside of You podcast (via Entertainment Weekly), Bonnie Wright … Read more

Asteroid City Stars Adrien Brody & Jeffrey Wright

ComingSoon’s Jonathan Sim recently had the opportunity to sit down with Oscar-winning actor Adrien Brody (The Pianist, Predator) and Golden Globe winner Jeffrey Wright (The Batman, No Time to Die) about their new movie Asteroid Citydirected by Wes Anderson. “In 1955, students and parents from across the country gather for scholarly competition, rest, recreation, comedy, … Read more

Cannes 2023 Video #10: Chaz Ebert Interviews Jeffrey Wright, DePaul University/CHA Youth Resident Filmmakers and More | Chaz at Cannes

Unique Moore, Isis Gullette and Christal Westmoreland. Photo by Jeff Carrion/DePaul University. And last but not least, we interview three enterprising young filmmakers from the DePaul/CHA Youth Filmmakers program—Isis Gullette, Unique Moore and Christal Westmoreland—and follow them onto the red carpet where they were ready for their close-ups. Their gowns were custom made by couture … Read more

In Conversation with Jeffrey Wright at the American Pavilion on May 25th to be Moderated by Chaz Ebert | Chaz at Cannes

Tony, Emmy, AFI and Golden Globe Award-winner Jeffrey Wright, one of the most prolific actors of our time, will take part in a conversation about his illustrious career moderated by RogerEbert.com publisher Chaz Ebert at the Cannes Film Festival’s American Pavilion on Thursday, May 25th, at 12:30pm. The Conversation is an open event in the … Read more