By Abb Jones The Reelness Ted Lasso and The Crown were the big winners at the 2021 Emmy awards in Los Angeles Sunday night. Hosted by Cedric the Entertainer to a limited, COVID-tested audience, they were broadcast live on CBS and Paramount+. In addition to winning Best Comedy Series, Ted Lasso won three of the four […]

Keanu Reeves will reprise his iconic role as Neo in headspinningly trippy Matrix sci-fi franchise, when its fourth installment, The Matrix Resurrections, hits theaters this December. The first look at the highly-anticipated installment continues the story of Neo (Reeves) and Trinity (Carrie-Anne Moss), who appear to be trapped inside a simulated reality controlled by machines. From the newly-released trailer, […]

By Abb Jones The Reelness Paramount Pictures again is delaying the premiere of the long-awaited sequel Top Gun: Maverick due to the recent spike in COVID-19 infections, pushing back its planned theatrical debut from November 2021 to May 2022. The disappointing news also includes delays of Mission: Impossible 7 to September 2022 and Jackass Forever from October […]

By Abb Jones The Reelness Ed Asner, whose role as the tough talking newsroom boss Lou Grant won him five of his record-setting seven Emmys on two different shows – three for Mary Tyler Moore, then two more on CBS’ Lou Grant – has died. He was 91. Only Uzo Aduba shares the distinction of […]

By Abb Jones The Reelness Emmy award winner Christina Applegate has announced that she has multiple sclerosis. The 49-year-old actress, known for her comedic timing in roles in such TV shows and movies as Dead to Me, Vacation and Bad Moms, said in a tweet late Monday night that she was diagnosed a few months ago […]

By Abb Jones The Reelness Could the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic result in a temporary end to big budget films? The latest box office numbers are not looking good for the movie industry, with the new, highly infectious Delta variant again keeping viewers from theaters. That, combined with the current movie studio business model of simultaneously […]

Director Ridley Scott (Alien, Thelma & Louise, The Martian) teams up with Lady Gaga and Adam Driver in the upcoming crime thriller, House of Gucci, about the turbulent marriage and divorce of Patrizia and Maurizio Gucci, the head of the Gucci fashion house. It is based on Sara Gay Forden’s 2001 book The House of […]

By Abb Jones The Reelness In a possible precedent setting move, Scarlett Johansson has filed a lawsuit against Disney for releasing Black Widow on its Disney+ streaming service at the same time as its theatrical release. The lawsuit, filed Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court, alleges the movie studio breached its contract with the film’s […]

Jessica Chastain is gunning for that Oscar. This Fall she will star as the late televangelist, Tammy Faye Bakker, in The Eyes of Tammy Faye. Chastain produced and does her own singing in the biopic, which stars Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge, The Social Network) as Tammy Faye’s husband, Jim Bakker. Cherry Jones (Defending Jacob, Boy Erased) […]