George Miller was well established in the rough-and-rugged world of Ozploitation cinema thanks to his work on the cultishly adored Australian trilogy Mad Max (1979-85). “It was my first full Hollywood feature,” Miller told Yahoo Entertainment (watch above) about the horror-comedy about three women (Cher, Susan Sarandon, and Michelle Pfeiffer) who get into some hocus pocus after Jack Nicholson’s mysterious playboy arrives in their sleepy New England town. “Jack said to me, ‘Look, George, they mistake politeness for weakness.
Jackie Chan was sick and tired of trying to cross over into American movies. The martial arts wonder and ex-Bruce Lee stuntman was a superstar in his native China, but his attempts at going Hollywood in films like Big Brawl (1980), The Cannonball Run (1981), and The Protector (1985) barely registered with stateside audiences. “Nobody knew who this little Chinese guy was that spoke no English,” Chan told Yahoo Entertainment during a recent Role Recall interview (watch clip above).
In a scene from the upcoming film “Thank You for Your Service,” two veterans (played by Miles Teller and Beulah Koale) who are haunted by their experiences in the Middle East try to obtain counseling.
The Nebraska native was 16 at the time, and working on a television show ("Camp Wilder") during the day and her first film role by night.
The new thriller, written and directed by Jordan Ross (MTV’s True Life), follows the dark and unsavory exploits of a pair of teens in a low-income neighborhood where drugs rule everything around them.
Bruce Lee recognized his stuntman Jackie Chan on the street, then followed him to a bowling alley.
Writer-director Louis C.K. stars as a successful New York television writer who rekindles a relationship with his teenage daughter (Chloë Grace Moretz) but is then horrified when she falls for the aging filmmaker (John Malkovich) he’s long idolized.
Here’s one strategy for stress management and relief you probably haven’t encountered yet.
“Sometimes I’m a little bit aware that Chucky is not pulling his part,” Tilly told Yahoo Entertainment during a recent Facebook Live interview promoting the new "Cult of Chucky."
Danny Boyle didn’t exactly subscribe to the Romero school of zombies before helming the 2002 horror hit 28 Days Later. “I was on the fence about zombies, to be honest,” he told Yahoo Entertainment during a recent Director’s Reel interview. The 28 Days Later flesh eaters not only were fast, but punishingly strong, too — something that, per Boyle, had a surprising inspiration.
Naomi Watts had serious heat after her head-turning performance in Mulholland Drive, David Lynch’s twisty neo-noir that introduced the Aussie actress to American audiences. Major offers rolled in, and among them was a mainstream horror movie called The Ring, about a woman who encounters a videotape that dooms those who dare to watch it. Watts, who already had a decade’s worth of minor film credits under name, had seen people she knows in the business break out in an acclaimed film, then sell out for studio paychecks.
"In Hollywood, I always receive the [same type of] script: Police from Hong Kong, police from China, CIA from Hong Kong," Jackie Chan says.
Corey Feldman insists that no, he never brought Michael Jackson’s pet chimpanzee Bubbles to the set of the 1989 horror-comedy The ‘Burbs… which means, no, Bubbles never deficated all over Feldman’s trailer. It’s a claim that’s lived in infamy on the internet, and was repeated by the film’s own helmer, Joe Dante, when he visited Yahoo Studios to shoot a Director’s Reel interview in 2015. “Bubbles was not big on hygiene, and so one day they went in to clean the trailer, and it was completely covered in monkey s**t,” said Dante, who had previously directed Feldman in Gremlins.
There are no zombies in sight, but the danger feels omnipresent for Walking Dead alum Jon Bernthal in the dark and brooding trailer for the new thriller, Sweet Virginia.
Though wildfires are spreading death and devastation across swathes of Northern California, a movie about an ill-fated team of firefighters is keeping its original release date.
As if binge-watching the new season of Stranger Things wasn’t going to cut into our trick-or-treating, now there’s this: Netflix and Hasbro have teamed up for a trio of board games inspired by the hit throwback series coming later this month. Cards can either send a player’s character to the Upside Down, make an opponent draw two, reverse the order of play, summon the Demogorgon, or cause a rift that sends everyone who was Right-Side Up to the Upside Down, and vice versa! To win and escape the Upside Down, get rid of all your Eggo cards before the Demogorgon attacks or be toast!
The summer hit “Baby Driver” not only used music well. One way or another, it got a surprising number of musicians in front of the camera. In an exclusive clip, director Edgar Wright names them.
Disney has released the first musical snippets from the upcoming Olaf’s Frozen Adventure, featuring the likes of Olaf (Josh Gad), Elsa (Idina Menzel), Anna (Kristen Bell), and Kristoff (Jonathan Groff) belting out holiday-themed tunes from the animated featurette. Olaf’s Frozen Adventure finds the goofy snowman and his trusty reindeer steed Sven on a mission across the kingdom after Elsa and Anna realize Arendelle is lacking in holiday traditions.
Corey Feldman recounted to Yahoo Entertainment how Carrie Fisher attempted to stage an intervention with him while the two starred opposite Tom Hanks in the 1989 horror-comedy "The ’Burbs."
Denis Villeneuve tells Yahoo what led to his approach to the long-simmering mystery and how Harrison Ford and Ridley Scott tried to influence sequel.
Master builders took 24 hours to assemble 13,825-brick project to promote the upcoming MCU installment.
"When you see Idris and Kate together in that picture, immediately you want to see them in a movie," said "Mountain Between Us" director Hany Abu-Assad.