New Solo: A Star Wars Story details reveal some of the other rogues’ backgrounds

Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich) is hardly the only handsome rake in Solo: A Star Wars Story, as evinced by Lando Calrissian’s (Donald Glover) repeat suave-as-fuck appearances in the trailers. Because the spin-off is basically an origin story, it’s also full of shady characters, including rogues played by Woody Harrelson,…

Paul Bettany eludes the FBI in the trailer for Manhunt: Unabomber

Discovery has released the first look at its anthology series that finds Paul Bettany taking on the role of the terrorist Ted Kaczynski in Manhunt: Unabomber. But the trailer, for what it’s worth, doesn’t focus all that much on Bettany’s performance, given that it is largely from the perspectives of the members of the…

Harrison Ford to star in Official Secrets, because apparently it’s 1996 again

Upon reading a headline informing you that Harrison Ford is expected to star in a new film entitled Official Secrets, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed for a moment by deja vu. “Didn’t that already happen?” you might ask yourself, flipping through your mental Rolodex of Ford films with drably governmental names. “Isn’t…

Take Shelter from any gritty drama that casts celebs as homeless people

Famous actors playing homeless people is always a tough sell. No matter how committed they may be to the role, it’s hard to suspend disbelief; the disparity between the character’s poverty and the celebrity’s obscene wealth is so pronounced that it continually gets in the way. Richard Gere did an impressive job of…