Gregory Wakeman

‘To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before’s’ director and cast want to adapt its sequels ‘P.S. I Still Love You’ and ‘Always And Forever, Lara Jean’ quickly

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before’s director Susan Johnson has confirmed that tentative talks have been held about adapting Jenny Han’s follow-up books P.S. I Still Love You and Always And Forever, Lara Jean. Han’s sequels to her 2014 young adult romantic novel were...

Friday, August 17, 2018, 12:18 PM

How different is ‘To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before’ to the book? Its director talks us through the necessary changes

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before’s director Susan Johnson has opened up about adapting and altering some aspects of Jenny Han’s beloved novel for Netflix, admitting that tiny changes were needed to make the film work so well. During our recent discussion Johnson admitted that...

Friday, August 17, 2018, 11:36 AM

David Duke phoned Ron Stallworth to talk 'Blackkklansman,' Spike Lee and Donald Trump

Ron Stallworth has revealed that the head of the Ku Klux Klan David Duke recently called him to discuss Blackkklansman, Spike Lee’s drama that revolves around the detective's infiltration of the right-wing group in the 1970s.  I recently had the opportunity to speak to Stallworth...

Thursday, August 16, 2018, 3:04 PM

Why John Cho originally rejected 'Searching'

Searching was met with widespread acclaim after it premiered at the Sundance Film Festival back in 2018.  Told nearly entirely from the a computer screen, audiences waxed lyrical about the story of John Cho’s David Kim trying to find his missing daughter Margot through her web history,...

Thursday, August 16, 2018, 2:15 PM

How true is 'Blackkklansman'? Ron Stallworth reveals all

Ron Stallworth has revealed just how much of Blackkklansman, which tells the story of his covert infiltration of the Ku Klux Klan during the 1970s, is actually true. I recently had the chance to speak to Stallworth over the phone about the Spike Lee directed drama, which has been widely praised as...

Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 2:01 PM

'To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before’s' director talks us through its casting struggles and underlines the importance of Asian representation

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before’s director Susan Johnson has opened up about the struggles of casting Korean-Americans in the Netflix romantic-comedy. Jenny Han’s adored 2014 young adult romance novel specifically describes its sixteen-year-old protagonist Lara Jean Song Covey...

Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 1:12 PM

Why was ‘The Meg’ so successful? Writer Steve Alten has the explanation

Steve Alten has always insisted that, if done right, The Meg could be a billion dollar franchise.  "The Meg’s" 22 year long journey from book to screen, during which time it has been in the hands of several studios, proves that not everyone believed Alten’s prediction....

Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 11:39 AM

'To All The Boys I've Loved Before’s' director on making an uplifting romantic comedy to help people escape the 'disarray' of the modern world

To All The Boys I've Loved Before’s director Susan Johnson has opened up about making a luscious and uplifting romantic-comedy that she hopes will allow viewers to escape the disarray of the modern world.  Based on the adored 2014 young adult romantic novel from Jenny Han, “To...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 2:51 PM

Glen Powell on his hotly contested kiss in ‘The Guernsey Literary Potato Peel Pie Society’

There are SPOILERS ahead of The Guernsey Literary Potato Peel Pie Society. So, if you haven’t seen the enchanting romantic drama yet, then you should bookmark this article, log onto Netflix and do just that, before then returning to read Glen Powell’s comments below.  Mark...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 1:05 PM

Will there be a ‘Darkest Minds 2’? Here’s what we know

Jennifer Yuh Nelson has revealed her hopes that a sequel to The Darkest Minds will eventually be made, insisting that she wants to explore the characters further and work with the young actors again. I recently had the chance to speak to Nelson, who made her live-action feature film debut with the...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 11:12 AM

The ‘historical’ moment John David Washington felt connected to his dad Denzel Washington shooting ‘Blackkklansman'

There are some SPOILERS ahead for the ending of BlacKKKlansman. So please don’t read ahead unless you have seen Spike Lee’s latest release.  Spike Lee’s dolly pull shots have long been a part of movie history. Numerous online essays and videos have been written and...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 10:17 AM

Lily James talks 'Baby Driver 2' and the genius of Edgar Wright

Lily James has provided an update on Baby Driver 2, revealing that its writer and director Edgar Wright discussed the potential sequel long before the original film was even released.  I recently had the chance to talk to James about "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again," in which she plays...

Monday, August 13, 2018, 4:16 PM

Will there be a 'Meg 2’? Writer Steve Alten on the potential 'billion dollar franchise'

The Meg has made a huge splash at the box office over the last few days, surprising box office experts by grossing over $141.5 million in its opening weekend worldwide.  “The Meg’s” haul domestically was especially impressive, as it was previously expected to take in between...

Monday, August 13, 2018, 3:43 PM

John David Washington talks us through 'BlacKKKlansman’s' powerful, poignant and emotional conclusion

WARNING: There are SPOILERS ahead for BlacKKKlansman. So if you haven’t seen Spike Lee’s outrageous and integral biopic of Ron Stallworth then you shouldn’t proceed. “BlacKkKlansman” is an outrageously enjoyable film that is packed with moments of hilarity, suspense,...

Friday, August 10, 2018, 5:00 PM

Is ‘The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society’ based on a book? On real events? Or both? Here's what we know

As well as having a preposterously elongated title, The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society is a funny, sweet and at times truly sad historical romantic comedy drama.  Set in 1946, it revolves around Lily James’ Juliet Ashton, a London based writer who heads to the island of...

Friday, August 10, 2018, 10:00 AM

'BlacKKKlansman’s' John David Washington had a spiritual experience when he held Ron Stallworth’s Ku Klux Klan membership card

John David Washington has revealed that he had an out of body and spiritual experience the moment that he held the real Ku Klux Klan membership card that Ron Stallworth was given in real-life. Washington plays Stallworth in “BlacKKKlansman,” so he spent several weeks getting to know...

Thursday, August 9, 2018, 10:00 AM

John David Washington talks collaborating with Spike Lee and reveals just how involved Jordan Peele was in ‘BlacKKKlansman’

John David Washington was never actually offered the part of Detective Ron Stallworth in BlacKkKlansman. Instead, Spike Lee, who previously directed his dad Denzel in four movies, “just said, ‘See you this summer,’’ Wahington recalled to me over the phone. “That is...

Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 2:00 PM

It took over 20 years to get ‘The Meg’ made -- here’s how ‘Jaws,’ Guillermo Del Toro, a disastrous ‘Moby Dick’ inspired draft, China and Jason Statham guided it to screen

Over the course of the last 22 years, every time writer Steve Alten has visited the cinema with his wife, he has turned to her during the previews and said, “One day we will be watching the preview for my movie.” This wasn’t just a pipe dream. Years ago Alten had sold the rights...

Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 10:00 AM

Will there be a ‘Christopher Robin’ sequel? Writer Alex Ross Perry gets very candid about Disney’s hopes for the franchise

Alex Ross Perry has been extremely open and candid about his experiences working with Disney and Christopher Robin. Far from stoking any controversy with his honesty, the writer and director of indie hits Listen Up Phillip and Queen Of Earth provided a copious amount of insight into Disney’s...

Monday, August 6, 2018, 2:00 PM

Glen Powell is still a ray of sunshine even when confronted by a series of technological issues

It has been a pretty great summer for Glen Powell.  Back in June, “Set It Up” was released to critical acclaim, and has since generated a devout online audience, while he was also in the running to star opposite Tom Cruise in “Top Gun 2," only to lose out on the role to...

Monday, August 6, 2018, 10:00 AM