Bill Hader and James McAvoy in talks to play a couple of grown-up Losers in the It sequel

We can’t help thinking that director Andy Muschietti must have felt a little star-deprived during the filming last year’s summer blockbuster It; outside of Bill Skarsgård’s Pennywise—and Stranger Things’ Finn Wolfhard—the film’s cast was mostly made up of lesser-known performers, something of a necessity when casting…

Jessica Chastain in talks to play the villain in X-Men: Dark Phoenix

Back in the day, superhero movies were such a hard sell that studios felt compelled to make them relatively “grounded,” usually by ignoring weirder aspects of a character’s origin or costume. But they’re are so common now that Fox is actually preparing to introduce the Shi’ar in the next X-Men movie. For those who…

Advertisement

Which actor is so good, you’d watch them in anything?

Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d…

James McAvoy has multiple personalities in the trailer for M. Night Shyamalan’s Split

James McAvoy gets his United States Of Tara moment and it goes seriously wrong in the trailer for Split, M. Night Shyamalan’s latest. The movie stars McAvoy as Kevin, a dude with multiple personality disorder who kidnaps a trio of pretty teens. One of the young women is played by The Witch’s Anya Taylor-Joy, clearly…