With each passing year, the possibility of ever seeing Zombieland 2 seemed less and less likely, which makes today’s news a pleasant surprise. Director Ruben Fleischer and original screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick are officially getting the band back together for the long-teased follow-up to their 2009 horror-comedy hit. No, really. It has an actual release date and everything.
After Lady Bird, our imaginary BFF Greta Gerwig probably has her pick of just about any project she wants — as she damn well should. But it looks like the filmmaker behind last year’s awards season fave is sticking to the coming-of-age genre (for now), with a new take on Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel Little Women. If that match made in heaven isn’t enough for you, try this: Meryl Streep, Emma Stone, Saoirse Ronan, Timothée Chalamet and Florence Pugh are all circling parts in what is now officially my favorite movie of whatever year it’s released.
You know Spider-Man is one of the world’s coolest comic-book superheroes. But did you know that one of his coolest moves in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is inspired by one of the world’s first movie stars? It’s true; the moment early in the film when Spidey grabs onto a police wagon as it speeds by in the middle of a chase is an homage to a similar moment in a classic silent comedy by Buster Keaton. That’s just one of the bloody good facts featured in the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies!
Just when you thought Fred Armisen’s deleted SNL finale sketch the last of Season 41 to hold you over for summer, in swoops a bonus round of celebrity Star Wars auditions! SNL dusted off the November sketch for another round, this time including Matthew McConaughey, along with impressive impressions the likes of Jennifer Lawrence, Shia LaBeouf and more.