Netflix is already auditioning orcs for the Bright sequel it just green-lit

The future’s looking Bright for Will Smith, as Netflix has just officially announced a sequel to David Ayer and Max Landis’ fantasy hodgepodge. According to this video from the streaming giant, fans of the uninspired quips and underdeveloped racial parable are apparently already lining up to don prosthetics to join…

Will Smith's Netflix blockbuster Bright is stunning in its audacity—and its stupidity

Finally, high fantasy for the sunglasses-on-the-back-of-the-head set. If nothing else, you have to admire the audacity of the Netflix executives who greenlit Bright: The core conceit of this film—a violent, R-rated cop movie that just so happens to have fantasy creatures in it—is so batshit bonkers that it’s kind of…

Will Smith doesn’t like orc cops in the new trailer for Netflix’s Bright

The first teaser for David Ayer’s new Netflix movie Bright only gave glimpses of the film’s weird fantasy-ish setting, but this full trailer revealed at Comic-Con dives into the weirdness headfirst. According to The Hollywood Reporter, star Will Smith joked during the film’s panel that it was fun to “to be an…

The inevitable Honest Trailers Suicide Squad beatdown is here

It’s strange it didn’t happen sooner: Honest Trailers has finally come out with its sardonic, blistering take on David Ayer’s beleaguered Suicide Squad, the star-studded movie that was supposed to right DC’s ship and definitely did not. Honest Trailers creator Andy Signore and his writer have plenty of fun pointing…

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Suicide Squad to totally fuck you up with hardcore PG-13 rating

Ever since the initial trailer for David Ayer’s upcoming DC comic-book adaptation Suicide Squad first surfaced, the whole ad campaign has been, roughly (and we’re paraphrasing here): “Fuck yeah! Badass supervillain team-up action comin’ at ya hardcore-style, motherfuckers!” Indeed, meeting a whole crew of what seemed…

Will Smith or Joel Edgerton will play an Orc cop in upcoming fantasy thriller

The Wrap reports that Will Smith and Joel Edgerton are teaming up for Bright, a cop thriller with “fantasy elements,” that will see one or both of the leads play an Orc cop. Suicide Squad’s David Ayer is directing the film, which is being written by Max Landis (Victor Frankenstein, Chronicle). The film is set in a…

Suicide Squad will be a hard PG-13, if that’s a thing

In a move that will surprise no one, David Ayer’s Suicide Squad will be rated PG-13—or, as producer Charles Roven puts it, “Right there on the edge of PG-13, but still PG-13,” splitting the difference between the guy who has been reading Suicide Squad since the ’80s and all those ticket sales from those who are under…

David Ayer’s Suicide Squad cast gets together for a yearbook photo

It’s picture day at Belle Reve Penitentiary, and everyone in Task Force X—better known as The Suicide Squad—is looking their best. Deadshot has shined his head, Captain Boomerang has put on his best duct-taped pants, and Harley Quinn has torn her clothes in a way that’s just edgy enough to get attention without being…

Supposed Suicide Squad set photos suggest the Joker won’t have tattoos, but who knows

As the Joker says in The Dark Knight, “Madness is like gravity. All it takes is a little push.” Well, internet, consider this your push: According to extremely dubious set photos that we have absolutely no reason to accept as legitimate, the Joker might not really have tattoos in David Ayer’s Suicide Squad movie. That…