Screen Gems Casts Constance Wu in Pregnancy Comedy, Naomie Harris in Cop Thriller

Screen Gems is stocking up on actors as it preps its upcoming slate, tapping Crazy Rich Asians star Constance Wu to topline an untitled pregnancy comedy, and Oscar-nominated Moonlight actress Naomie Harris to star in the cop thriller Black and Blue, Collider has confirmed. GLOW actress Kimmy Gatewood is directing the pregnancy comedy from a spec script by Savion Einstein. Wu will play a young woman who finds herself in a unique situation when she becomes pregnant with twins by different fathers — an actual rare occurrence known as superfecundation. That mouthful of a word used to be the title …

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Jodie Foster to Direct and Star in Remake of Eco-Thriller ‘Woman at War’

Two-time Oscar winner Jodie Foster is set to direct and star in an English-language remake of the Icelandic eco-thriller Woman at War, it was announced Monday. Benedikt Erlingsson directed the original film, which is Iceland’s official submission for this year’s foreign language Oscar. Woman at War stars Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir as a genial music teacher who moonlights as an environmental activist bent on sabotaging the local aluminum industry. When she receives unexpected news that her adoption application has been approved and a baby girl is waiting for her in Ukraine, she commits to …

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Watch: Steven Spielberg Looks Back at the Legacy of ‘Schindler’s List’

When Steven Spielberg’s career is complete, Schindler’s List will loom large in his filmography. It was the first film to win him Best Director, it was a commercial hit, and it made people understand the Holocaust in a way they may not have understood it before. With the film being re-released into theaters for its 25th anniversary, Spielberg sat down for a rare interview on a past movie and spoke to NBC Nightly News about the process of making Schindler’s List. One of the surprising things in the interview is that Spielberg says he didn’t …

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‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Directors on Hidden Stan Lee Cameos & Miles Morales’ “Radioactive Puberty”

If you think the world already has enough Spider-Men, you might not be ready for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Part coming-of-age tale, part psychedelic acid trip, and all a love letter to the comic book medium, Sony’s animated Marvel movie—written by Phil Lord and directed by Bob Persichetti, Rodney Rothman, and Peter Ramsey—follows Miles Morales (Shameik Moore), a Brooklynite on the cusp of a bite from the same radioactive arachnid that turned Peter Parker into Spider-Man. As Miles still juggles newfound powers with the trials of being an awkward teen, Wilson …

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Martian Breeze: NASA’s Insight Lander Records The Sound Of The Wind On Mars

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This is a video from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory of the sound of the Martian wind as captured by the InSight lander. Personally, I was shocked at how similar it sounds to the wind here on earth. “You’re an idiot.” Oh don’t act like you’re some outerspace expert. Some more info:

Listen to Martian wind blow across NASA’s InSight lander. The spacecraft’s seismometer and air pressure sensor picked up vibrations from 10-15 mph (16-24 kph) winds as they blew across Mars’ Elysium Planitia on Dec. 1, 2018. Continue reading