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Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Logan Lucky’ Adds Adam Driver and Riley Keough, Loses Michael Shannon

by Britt Hayes May 11, 2016 @ 5:29 PM
Those rumors from a few months back have (thankfully) proven true, as it would appear that Steven Soderbergh is plotting his first feature film since 2013. Titled Logan Lucky, the heist film reunites Soderbergh with Magic Mike star Channing Tatum, and although Michael Shannon has unfortunately dropped out of the project, a few more actors have joined the lineup.

Michael Shannon May Join Guillermo del Toro’s Cold War Romance

by Britt Hayes May 7, 2016 @ 12:23 PM
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Guillermo del Toro’s next project is shaping up quite nicely, with Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer and Michael Stuhlbarg already set to star in what’s being described as an “otherworldly” love story set against the backdrop of the Cold War. The latest casting update not only reveals that Michael Shannon is in talks to join the lineup, but confirms last week’s rumor that Richard Jenkins is also coming aboard.

‘Midnight Special’ Trailer: You Have No Clue What You’re Dealing With

by Britt Hayes February 15, 2016 @ 2:02 PM
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The latest film from Mud and Take Shelter director Jeff Nichols is set to debut at SXSW next month, but you won't have to wait long to see what's so special about Midnight Special, as it hits theaters about a week after its festival premiere. A new trailer for the sci-fi indie has arrived, further teasing the mystery and desperation surrounding one very interesting little boy.

Michael Shannon’s Elvis Visits Kevin Spacey’s Nixon in ‘Elvis & Nixon’ Trailer

by Erin Whitney January 8, 2016 @ 1:22 PM
It sounds too absurd to be true: the King of Rock and Roll showing up at the White House asking President Nixon for his own federal agent badge. This is the stuff of fan-fiction or a goofy ‘SNL’ sketch, right? Nope, the proof is in the photograph. On December 21, 1970, Elvis Presley arrived at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue requesting a meeting with President Richard Nixon. We’ve seen the photo of the two posing together in the Oval Office, but what exactly happened in that meeting? The latest from Amazon Studios brings that story to the big screen in ‘Elvis & Nixon,’ and now we have our very first look.

‘Freeheld’ Review: Julianne Moore and Ellen Page in a Shameless Tearjerker

by Matt Singer September 13, 2015 @ 11:23 PM
The characters in Freeheld repeatedly tell one another that “life isn’t fair” — and with good reason. The film is about a decorated police officer who spent most of her life hiding her homosexuality to avoid discrimination and bigotry. After years in the closet, she finally falls in love and enters into a domestic partnership, only to be stricken with terminal cancer. All she wants to do is award her pension to her partner so that she can afford to keep their house, but the local government denies her request simply because her partner happens to be a woman. Every single aspect of this scenario is unfair.

‘Batman vs. Superman’ Rumor Control: No, Michael Shannon’s Zod Does Not Have Flipper Hands

by Britt Hayes August 31, 2015 @ 7:43 PM
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A few weeks ago Michael Shannon got the internet buzzing when he made comments during an interview about his involvement in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. It involved General Zod (whose corpse appears briefly in the trailers), flipper-hands and a hilarious story about a port-a-potty. Michael Shannon would now like you to know that he was joking.

Comic Strip: The Set of ‘Suicide Squad’ is Pretty Much a Big Party Now

by Jacob Hall August 25, 2015 @ 7:42 PM
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, explore the party that is the Suicide Squad set, ponder some odd Michael Shannon comments, and parse the latest Marvel movie news.

‘Batman vs. Superman’: Michael Shannon Confirms Zod’s Very Weird Return

by Britt Hayes August 19, 2015 @ 5:17 PM
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Although Henry Cavill’s Superman defeated Zod in Man of Steel, the trailers for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice have shown that Michael Shannon’s not really done with the franchise just yet. As Shannon confirms in a new interview, Zod will indeed return…though he won’t be quite how we remembered him.

Jake Gyllenhaal Drama ‘Nocturnal Animals’ Adds Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Michael Shannon

by Britt Hayes August 7, 2015 @ 6:36 PM
The cast for Tom Ford’s sophomore feature is shaping up beautifully — the film, which stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Amy Adams and is based on the novel Tony and Susan, has added two very interesting new cast members. Avengers: Age of Ultron and Godzilla star Aaron Taylor-Johnson and all-around amazing actor Michael Shannon will co-star with Gyllenhaal in the thrilling new drama.