All posts tagged: Julia Garner

John Malkovich Joins ‘The Fantastic Four’: See Everyone Else Who’s Been Cast

John Malkovich Joins ‘The Fantastic Four’: See Everyone Else Who’s Been Cast

[ad_1] Marvel has tapped another big Hollywood name for its universe! In May 2024, Deadline reported that John Malkovich is joining The Fantastic Four, days after ET confirmed that Black Bird star Paul Walter Hauser was also cast in the superhero team-up. No details about either role are currently available. A month prior, ET confirmed that Julia Garner is set to take on the role of the Silver Surfer in the upcoming film. According to Deadline, who first reported the news, Garner will play the comic book version of the character, Shalla-Bal. The news comes as the quartet of actors making up the iconic quartet was previously announced.  The titular foursome was announced in February 2024, after years of speculation about remaking the comic quartet’s live-action story on the big screen for the third time in less than 20 years. Pedro Pascal is set to star as Reed Richards, aka Mister Fantastic. Mission: Impossible and The Crown star Vanessa Kirby will play Sue Storm, aka the Invisible Woman. Stranger Things’ Joseph Quinn will play Sue’s brother, the wisecracking Johnny …

Julia Garner Joins Josh Brolin in Zach Cregger Film

Julia Garner Joins Josh Brolin in Zach Cregger Film

[ad_1] Julia Garner, emerging quickly as one of Hollywood’s most in-demand talents, has nabbed the starring role in Weapons, the New Line horror movie from Barbarian filmmaker Zach Cregger. Garner will star opposite Josh Brolin in the feature, which is due to begin shooting in mid-May in Atlanta. Cregger wrote the top secret script for Weapons, which is described as an interrelated, multistory horror epic that tonally is in the vein of Magnolia, the 1999 actor-crammed showcase from filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson. The project is also a reunion of the Barbarian producing team. Cregger is producing along with Roy Lee of Vertigo and J.D. Lifshitz and Raphael Margules of BoulderLight Pictures. Vertigo’s Miri Yoon also produces.  Garner gained notice for her three-time Emmy-winning turn in Netflix’s acclaimed crime drama Ozark. Since wrapping that up, she has been on a tear about nabbing big-studio gigs, in the process of becoming one of the town’s go-to’s. She is in post on Paramount’s upcoming psychological thriller Apartment 7A and is currently in production opposite Christopher Abbott on Blumhouse/Universal’s Wolf Man, being directed in …

‘The Royal Hotel’ Taps Into Every Female Traveler’s Fears

‘The Royal Hotel’ Taps Into Every Female Traveler’s Fears

[ad_1] In The Royal Hotel, a new film by the writer-director Kitty Green, two women run out of money while backpacking through Australia. As a last resort, they begin bartending at a remote, male-dominated mining town in the outback. To prepare for the job and the attention they’re warned they’ll receive, they draw on every lesson they’ve learned about how to stay safe, and maybe even sane, as women. They dress appropriately for the job. They don’t go anywhere without each other. They lock their doors at night. They laugh at bad jokes, smile at unruly patrons, kick out the overly inebriated. They even hide their American identity by claiming to be Canadian. And yet, for all their efforts, they can’t shake the feeling that something will go wrong. The film draws tension from the pair’s growing uncertainty over their interactions with the men around them—about whether their comments are flirtatious or predatory, whether their gazes are friendly or threatening, whether anyone in the town can be trusted at all, regardless of how they appear. …