Midnight Sun Review

It wasn’t too long ago we indulged in mawkish teen romance Everything, Everything – which depicted the anguish of a teenage girl who can’t go outside, only to fall for the boy next door. That is ...

‘The Darkest Minds’ Trailer: Amandla Stenberg Finally Gets a Dystopian Ya Series All Her Own — Watch

‘The Darkest Minds’ Trailer: Amandla Stenberg Finally Gets a Dystopian Ya Series All Her Own — Watch “Soon, there wouldn’t be any kids, anywhere.” So begins the tantalizing first trailer for Jennifer Yuh Nelson’s upcoming big screen adaptation “The Darkest Minds.” Based on Alexandra Bracken’s novel ...

Love, Simon Star Nick Robinson Says Movie Helped Him Connect with Gay Brother

Love, Simon Star Nick Robinson Says Movie Helped Him Connect with Gay Brother Love, Simon is making a star out of its charming lead actor. The heartwarming movie about a closeted gay teen struggling in high school stars Nick Robinson, a 22-year-old actor with a surprising ...

Lionsgate to Develop World War II Story ‘How the Girl Guides Won the War’

Lionsgate to Develop World War II Story ‘How the Girl Guides Won the War’ Lionsgate is developing British World War II book “How the Girl Guides Won the War” with “La La Land” producer Marc Platt on board. The studio is also in talk with Walden Media to come on as a ...

Madonna to Direct Ballerina Drama ‘Taking Flight’

Madonna to Direct Ballerina Drama ‘Taking Flight’ Madonna will direct the MGM drama “Taking Flight,” based on the life of ballerina Michaela De Prince. The studio has been developing “Taking Flight” since 2015, when it first bought rights to ...

Sasheer Zamata to Star in Stella Meghie’s Next Film “The Weekend”

Zamata in “Sleight” Sasheer Zamata and Stella Meghie are teaming up. The “SNL” alumna is set to topline “The Weekend,” a comedy from “Everything, Everything” helmer Meghie, Deadline reports. The pic ...

Ry Russo-Young to Direct Yara Shahidi in 'The Sun Is Also A Star'

Ry Russo-Young to Direct Yara Shahidi in 'The Sun Is Also A Star' After tackling the screen adaptation of young adult novel Before I Fall, Ry Russo-Young will direct Yara Shahidi in The Sun Is Also a Star. Based on the New York Times bestseller from Nicola Yoon, ...

Amandla Stenberg Reveals She Passed on Black Panther to Make Way for Darker Skinned Actors

Amandla Stenberg Reveals She Passed on Black Panther to Make Way for Darker Skinned Actors Amandla Stenberg walked away from a role in Black Panther because she didn’t want to take the part away from a darker-skinned actor. The Hunger Games alum, 19, told CBC Arts that she has “no regrets” ...

Amandla Stenberg Removed Herself From ‘Black Panther’ Casting Because the Movie Deserved ‘Dark-Skinned Actors’

Amandla Stenberg Removed Herself From ‘Black Panther’ Casting Because the Movie Deserved ‘Dark-Skinned Actors’ Amandla Stenberg, best known for roles in “The Hunger Games” and “Everything, Everything,” revealed in a recent interview with CBC Arts (via Vulture) that she removed herself from the “Black Panther” ...

Love, Simon Review: A Modern Teen Rom-Com Classic

Hollywood has always loved adapting popular novels to the big screen. In the last two decades, it has seemed that adaptations of young adult novels have been on the rise, with studios finding success ...

Yara Shahidi in Talks to Star in Tracy Oliver’s Adaptation of “The Sun Is Also a Star”

Shahidi in “Grown-ish” Yara Shahidi is “Grown-ish” and in talks to topline her own film. The actress may be starring in an adaptation of Nicola Yoon’s best-selling Ya novel “The Sun Is Also a Star,” ...

Yara Shahidi in Negotiations to Star in ‘The Sun Is Also a Star’ Movie Adaptation

Yara Shahidi in Negotiations to Star in ‘The Sun Is Also a Star’ Movie Adaptation Yara Shahidi, star of “Black-ish” and “Grown-ish,” is in negotiations to star in the movie adaptation of the bestselling Ya novel “The Sun Is Also a Star” for Alloy Entertainment, Warner Bros., and ...

'Alien: Covenant' Narrowly Edges Out 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2' To Top Weekend Box Office

'Alien: Covenant' Narrowly Edges Out 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2' To Top Weekend Box Office It's a tight race at the top as weekend estimates have Alien: Covenant holding a narrow lead over Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 for the #1 spot at the weekend box office. Considering Guardians has ...

'Alien: Covenant' and 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2' Duke it Out for Weekend Box Office #1

'Alien: Covenant' and 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2' Duke it Out for Weekend Box Office #1 This weekend could feature a little excitement at the top of the box office as Fox debuts Alien: Covenant into theaters domestically where it hopes to end the the two week reign of Guardians of the ...