Robert Rodriguez explains why his movie adaptation of famous manga ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ won’t make the mistake ‘Ghost in the Shell’ did

Fox Robert Rodriguez and producer Jon Landau (“Avatar”) talked to Business Insider at CinemaCon about the evolution of bringing “Alita: Battle Angel” to the screen. It was originally a project James Cameron was to make, after he discovered the manga around 2000. However, the success of “Avatar” changed everything. Rodriguez has resurrected the project, and […]

Liu Wen tells us how she went from being a ‘hunched’ teenager to a Victoria’s Secret Angel and China’s highest-paid supermodel

Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions Liu Wen is a woman of many firsts. She’s the first East Asian model to work for Victoria’s Secret, first Chinese woman to grace American Vogue’s cover, and first Asian to ever make Forbes’ list of highest-paid supermodels While Liu success can be attributed to the fashion industry’s […]

Sequel Bits: ’28 Months Later’, ‘Glass’ ‘Angel Has Fallen’, ‘John Wick Chapter 3’, ‘Halloween’ and More

In this edition of Sequel Bits: Alex Garland says not to expect another 28 Days Later sequel M. Night Shyamalan? provides an update on Glass Piper Perabo joins the third Olympus Has Fallen film A new Pacific Rim Uprising video Sci-fi miniseries V is being rebooted as a movie Mile 22 already has a sequel in the works John Wick […]

Homeland's Rupert Friend Set to Star in CBS All Access Drama Strange Angel

OK, now we know for sure that Quinn is dead. Ill-fated Homeland hitman Rupert Friend has landed a starring role in CBS All Access’ forthcoming drama series Strange Angel, TVLine has learned. Based on British author George Pendle’s 2005 book of the same name, the series follows Jack Parsons (Electric Dreams‘ Jack Reynor), a “mysterious and brilliant” man living […]

This Victoria’s Secret angel is the queen of Instagram and makes $70,000 a post

Getty/Theo Wargo 29-year-old Candice Swanepoel became a Victoria’s Secret Angel in 2010. She is now one of the most famous models in Victoria’s Secret lineup. Swanepoel reportedly earns $ 70,000 on each Instagram post.  Candice Swanepoel has been crowned the most influential model on Instagram.  According to a report done by lingerie brand Bluebella, she earns $ 70,000 for each […]

EastEnders spoilers: Viewers left baffled as Max is saved by ‘guardian angel’ – who is it?

The Albert Square villain was arrested by police in the episode after his daughter’s Lauren (played by Jacqueline Jossa) and Abi (Lorna Fitzgerald) fell off the roof of the Queen Vic. Max (Jake Wood) was quizzed for a lengthy time over why he was on the roof with the detectives suggesting he pushed his daughters […]

James Cameron’s ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ stars creepy CG anime eyes

James Cameron has been toying with the idea of remaking Battle Angel Alita for decades now (seriously, I wrote about it back in 2009). Now, with its first trailer, the anime adaptation finally seems to be more than a myth. It centers on a scientist (Christoph Waltz) who discovers and repairs a trashed cyborg, Alita […]

‘Alita: Battle Angel’ Trailer: Robert Rodriguez and James Cameron Make a Cyborg Movie

James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez make very different kinds of movies, which makes their collaboration on Alita: Battle Angel all the more intriguing. After years of delays, Cameron left the director’s chair on this big-budget adaptation of the Japanese manga, opting instead to produce while Rodriguez stepped behind the camera. But what does a film directed […]