Britt Hayes Biography

Britt Hayes is a writer, movie lover, and sensible sweater enthusiast living in Austin, Texas. She watches too much TV and never eats her vegetables. Her mom is worried about her.

First ‘Justice League Dark’ Trailer Teases the DCU’s Latest R-Rated Animated Film

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by Britt Hayes November 15, 2016 @ 2:42 PM
With Doug Liman recently signing on to helm Guillermo del Toro’s long-developing Dark Universe project, it shouldn’t be much longer now before supernatural forces invade the live-action DC movie universe. Until then, the animated DCU is a step ahead with Justice League Dark, unveiling the first official trailer for their latest R-rated feature — hopefully it’ll be a bit less controversial than The Killing Joke.

Lin-Manuel Miranda Is Working on a Secret Animated Film for Disney

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by Britt Hayes November 15, 2016 @ 1:48 PM
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Over the past year or so, Lin-Manuel Miranda has gone from Broadway sensation to Disney darling, lending his songwriting skills to Star Wars: The Force Awakens and signing on to star opposite Emily Blunt in the new Mary Poppins sequel — and that’s only half of it. According to Miranda, his role at Disney is rapidly expanding, and the latest project on his growing to-do list is a secret animated film with Zootopia co-director Byron Howard.

Paramount Plots ‘Edgy’ New ‘Green Hornet’ Movie With ‘The Accountant’ Director

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by Britt Hayes November 15, 2016 @ 1:09 PM
Sony
You’d be forgiven for already forgetting (or intentionally erasing from your memory) the Green Hornet movie from 2011 — it’s hard to blame director Michel Gondry and star / screenwriter Seth Rogen for the underwhelming revival of the classic hero, as neither were well-equipped to handle the pressures of making a big-budget studio film at the time. But it looks like The Green Hornet is getting another chance, this time with director Gavin O’Connor and words like “edgy” and “badass” being tossed around.

Matt Damon Says He’s Filming a Cameo in ‘Ocean’s Eight,’ But Will the Nose Play?

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by Britt Hayes November 15, 2016 @ 12:13 PM
Warner Bros.
Ocean’s Eight has already assembled one heck of an ensemble cast; it’s like the Avengers of female actors, bringing so many of our favorites together for a mega-crossover of talent. Although the original plan to have George Clooney play a small role in the upcoming spinoff was ultimately nixed, it looks like another Ocean’s star will have a cameo to help tie the new film to Steven Soderbergh’s previous trilogy.

Natalie Portman Makes Funeral Arrangements in the New ‘Jackie’ Trailer

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by Britt Hayes November 14, 2016 @ 1:15 PM
Fox Searchlight
Among the usual biopics and awards season fare, Jackie has emerged as an intriguing contender — an atypical biopic about one of America’s most famous tragedies, told from the perspective of our most iconic First Lady, and directed by a Chilean filmmaker (who has not one, but two biopics hitting theaters this December). Following its premiere at TIFF in September, Jackie immediately became one of our most anticipated films of this awards season, and this new trailer isn’t making us any less patient for its release.

Marvel and Fox Traded Characters for ‘Deadpool’ and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

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by Britt Hayes November 14, 2016 @ 11:51 AM
20th Century Fox / Marvel
While Marvel and Sony are now playing in the same superhero sandbox, Marvel and Fox’s relationship remains a little less…cooperative. But there may be hope yet for an eventual collaboration of some kind, as the writers behind Deadpool have revealed that the two studios worked together to swap characters for their respective cinematic universes. You shouldn’t get your hopes up for the X-Men to appear in an Avengers film anytime soon, but it’s definitely optimistic news for Marvel fans.

‘Transformers’ Spinoff Scribe Christina Hodson Is Working on a Mysterious DC Universe Movie

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by Britt Hayes November 11, 2016 @ 1:43 PM
Warner Bros.
It looks like Paramount’s writers’ room approach is paying off for the Transformers franchise as the studio has reportedly landed on a script for their Bumblebee spinoff. The concept and screenplay are credited to Christina Hodson, a former development exec who transitioned to screenwriting four years ago — since then, three of her scripts have landed on the Black List and her resumé has quickly expanded, and now apparently includes an upcoming DC movie universe project.

Robert Vaughn, Star of ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’, Has Passed Away at 83

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by Britt Hayes November 11, 2016 @ 1:02 PM
NBC
Robert Vaughn, best known for his television roles in such classics as The Man From U.N.C.L.E. and The Protectors, has passed away at the age of 83. Vaughn, who began his career in the ’50s with appearances on shows like As the World Turns and West Point, died today, November 11. His manager, Matthew Sullivan, confirmed that Vaughn succumbed to a fight with acute leukemia.

‘Rogue One’ Is Ready to Fight With Another New International Trailer and TV Spot

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by Britt Hayes November 11, 2016 @ 12:14 PM
Lucasfilm
Following yesterday’s Darth Vader-heavy trailer, Lucasfilm has released another international trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. As an added bonus, there’s also a new TV spot, both of which offer some previously unseen footage from the upcoming spinoff / prequel story — along with some much-needed optimism for the end of this stressful week.

Paul Feig to Direct Comedy About a Female Engineer and Her Robot Clone

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by Britt Hayes November 11, 2016 @ 11:42 AM
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If sci-fi movies and shows like Black Mirror and Westworld have taught us anything, it’s that humans tend to be irresponsible with technology — especially when it comes to artificial intelligence, which often develops a mind of its own. The results of which can either be deeply unsettling or totally hilarious, and it’s the latter that Paul Feig is concerned with for his next film project.