Steven Spielberg’s ‘West Side Story’ Remake Casts ‘Baby Driver’ Star Ansel Elgort

Ansel Elgort is leaping from a crime movie that might as well be a musical to a full-on musical set in a world of crime. The Baby Driver star has signed on to star in Steven Spielberg‘s upcoming remake of West Side Story, anchoring one half of the story’s star-crossed duo. The Hollywood Reporter has […]

Daily Podcast: Is Ready Player One Spielberg’s Worst Movie? Magic in NYC, Rad, Lost in Space & More

On the April 2, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is back, joined by weekend editor Brad Oman, writer Chris Evangelista to talk about what they’ve been up to at the water cooler, and a heated discussion: is Ready Player One really Steven Spielberg’s worst movie? You can subscribe to /Film Daily […]

‘Ready Player One’ Spoiler Review: This is Steven Spielberg’s Worst Movie

(In our Spoiler Reviews, we take a deep dive into a new release and get to the heart of what makes it tick…and every story point is up for discussion. In this entry: Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One.) Steven Spielberg has spent nearly his entire career proving his critics wrong. When the filmmaker rose to prominence as […]

Spielberg’s ‘Ready Player One’ tops holiday box office with solid $53 million

DreamWorks “Ready Player One” topped the weekend box office with $ 53 million. The Steven Spielberg-directed movie was followed by “Tyler Perry’s Acrimony” in second place. “Black Panther” is still in third place, seven weeks after it opened. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steven Spielberg’s action-adventure “Ready Player One” has topped the domestic box office over […]

The ‘Ready Player One’ Crew Put Spielberg References in the Film Despite Spielberg’s Wishes

Ernest Cline‘s Ready Player One is full of references to Steven Spielberg films, which made the news that Spielberg was directing the film adaptation himself raise an eyebrow or two. The blockbuster director planned to cut references to his films from the adaptation, but the Ready Player One movie crew had other ideas. When Steven Spielberg signed-on […]

Edgar Wright Praises ‘Ready Player One’ and Spielberg’s “Audio Visual Feast”

After working on it for three years, director Steven Spielberg finally debuted his film adaptation of Ready Player One at the SXSW Film Festival last week and earned a largely rapturous reception. Now you can add another name to its list of fans: Edgar Wright, the director of films like Shaun of the Dead, Scott Pilgrim vs. The […]

Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Will Adapt World War II Drama ‘Daughters of the Resistance’

Steven Spielberg‘s Amblin Partners have optioned the rights to Daughters of the Resistance, a book proposal about female resistance fighters who fought against the Nazis in World War II. The book isn’t due out till 2020, but the subject matter was more than enough to catch the eye of Spielberg and company. No word on if […]

‘West Side Story’ Appears to Be Steven Spielberg’s Next Movie as Casting Search Begins

Steven Spielberg just delivered the Best Picture nominee The Post at the end of 2017, and in a couple months we’ll see his latest blockbuster hit the big screen in the form of the adaptation of Ready Player One (find out more about that movie here). After that, it appears Steven Spielberg is going to […]

Steven Spielberg’s Next Movies Could Be ‘Indiana Jones 5’ and a ‘West Side Story’ Remake

Steven Spielberg has remained a force in the film industry for over 40 years now, and the legendary director is showing no signs of slowing down. Fresh off directing the acclaimed Oscar contender The Post and wrapping up production on the sci-fi blockbuster Ready Player One, Spielberg is already looking to get back in the director’s chair. The next projects […]

‘The Post’ Featurettes Look at Steven Spielberg’s Vision, Recreating the Washington Post Offices & More

This weekend finally brings The Post to theaters everywhere after being in limited release in select theaters since just before Christmas. Critics and audiences in Los Angeles and New York have been ranting and raving about Steven Spielberg‘s historical drama about the publication of The Pentagon Papers, so 20th Century Fox has offered a closer […]