Daily Podcast: Barry Jenkins on ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’, ‘Dear White People’, and More

On the December 21, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, senior writer Ben Pearson interviews director Barry Jenkins about life after Moonlight, directing If Beale Street Could Talk, Brian Tyree Henry‘s big show-stopping scene, and much more. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here […]

‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ Director Barry Jenkins on Collaboration, the Film’s Centerpiece Moment, and More [Interview]

Moonlight director Barry Jenkins is back with another knockout drama: If Beale Street Could Talk, an adaptation of author James Baldwin’s celebrated novel. The film tells the story of Tish (KiKi Layne) and Fonny (Stephan James), a young black couple who are deeply in love and trying to make it in New York City in […]

Patty Jenkins in Early Talks to Direct Margot Robbie in ‘Barbie’ Movie

Margot Robbie may be playing a Barbie girl in a Barbie world. The Oscar-nominated I, Tonya actress is in talks to star as the famous Mattel toy in a feature film possibly helmed by Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins. Life in plastic may truly be fantastic. The Hollywood Reporter broke the news that Robbie is in talks to play the lead role […]

Dead body found in the home of Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins

Frank Franklin II/AP A dead body was reportedly found in the home of New York Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins. Jenkins was reportedly in Florida at the time the body was found but had family staying at his house. According to a report, police have opened a homicide investigation. Police have opened up a homicide investigation […]

Evan Rachel Wood, Gina Rodriguez, and Richard Jenkins to Star in Miranda July’s Heist Film

Female-led heist films are officially a trend. With Ocean’s 8 and Widows coming up later this year, a third heist movie is now in the works from indie filmmaker Miranda July. The project is still untitled, but she’s managed to secure Evan Rachel Wood (Westworld) and Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin) as two of her lead actors, […]

Superhero Bits: First Look at Robin in ‘Titans’, Patty Jenkins Up for TIME’s Person of the Year & More

Who else is Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins up against for TIME’s Person of the Year? Will The Avengers ever find out that Agent Coulson isn’t dead? Will Ghost Rider be returning during the fifth season of Agents of SHIELD? Want to see a first look at Brenton Thwaites in DC’s live-action Titans series? Is […]

‘Wonder Woman 2’ Finally, Officially Lassos Director Patty Jenkins

It’s official: Patty Jenkins is returning to direct Wonder Woman 2. After prolonged discussions with Warner Bros. over the course of several months after the record-breaking box office success of Wonder Woman, Jenkins has been confirmed to direct the Wonder Woman sequel. And if previous reports are true, this has just made Jenkins the highest-paid female director in Hollywood. […]

At last, Wonder Woman 2 has secured Patty Jenkins as director

Enlarge / Patty Jenkins and Gal Godot on the Wonder Woman set. (credit: Warner Bros.) Wonder Woman has become one of the biggest superhero movies in history, earning $ 410 million in the US and another $ 405 million abroad. Its star, Gal Gadot, inspired major fan meltdowns at Comic-Con. And yet Warner Bros. waited […]

Patty Jenkins is Now the Highest-Paid Female Director in History with ‘Wonder Woman 2’ Deal

Patty Jenkins just closed a deal that made history. The Wonder Woman filmmaker is set to direct, co-write, and produce the sequel to this summer’s blockbuster with Wonder Woman 2. The deal makes Jenkins the highest-paid female filmmaker in history. From The Hollywood Reporter: Sources say Jenkins will receive directing and writing fees in the […]