Gerard Butler in a thriller? Who could have guessed?! That’s right, the Scottish actor next stars in Copshop, a thriller flick directed by Joe Carnahan that also features Frank Grillo, Alexis Louder, Toby Huss, and Ryan O’Nan. In the action film, wily con artist Teddy Murretto (Grillo) hatches a plan to hide out from lethal assassin Bob Viddick (Butler). He punches rookie officer Valerie Young (Louder) to get himself arrested and locked up in a police station in a small town. However, jail can’t protect Murretto for long as Viddick soon schemes his own way into detention, biding his time in a nearby cell until he can complete his mission. When the arrival of another assassin ignites all-out chaos, mounting threats force Viddick to get creative if he wants to finish the job and escape the explosive situation.
Copshop releases in theaters this Friday, September 17, and critics have started releasing their reviews. Let’s take a look, shall we?
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many studios like Warner Bros started to quickly pivot their release strategies so major films like The Suicide Squad could premiere as day and date streaming releases on HBO Max. This studio’s actions in particular sent shockwaves through the entertainment industry, with one of the massive pieces of fallout being long time WB loyalist Christopher Nolan claiming that he’d be “unlikely” to work with the studio in the future. Now, that threat has officially been carried out, as Nolan’s next project has found a home at Universal.
The above post comes to us from James Gunn’s personal Twitter account. The multihyphenate filmmaker is super active on social media, often using it either shut down rumors or peel back the curtain on the creative process. While fielding questions from the fans, eventually the subject of a crossover with The Suicide Squad happening. After all, that cast was pretty stacked with talent.
Marvel fans can re-watch the Guardians of the Galaxy’s time in the MCU so far on Disney+. You can use this link to sign up for the streaming service.
Assuming that the reports of a relationship between Channing Tatum and Zoë Kravitz are not, somehow, completely off base, it seems that the pair simply isn’t ready to announce their relationship publicly yet, even though at this point it seems like everybody knows.
Ryan Reynolds has an official account on a number of social media outlets, recently joining TikTok as a result. He’s gotten in on some trends as a result, including the recent “Grace Kelly” challenge, where he harmonized with himself on Mika’s titular single. And just when the Deadpool actor is showing his musical talents, Will Ferrell jumps in to add a few more layers of harmony and comedy. Check it out below,
One of the most highly anticipated superhero movies coming down the line is certainly Jon Watts’ Spider-Man: No Way Home. There are countless rumors about Tom Holland’s upcoming threequel, the most popular being that Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield might be back as Peter Parker. The latter actor has denied this a few times, and now Garfield has responded to a possible leaked image featuring him back as Peter.
During an episode of Conan the show recently shared with fans, Jonah Hill recalled a time he and Channing Tatum decided to get really drunk on the way to Australia to promote their buddy cop comedy. Obviously, given the lack of alcohol on board airplanes these days, this already feels a bit like a story from a bygone era. It, in fact, happened back in 2012. To begin, Hill joked about how Tatum is a bit of a bad influence on him and how a drunken adventure nearly led him to drown, noting,
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His ability to unmistakably evoke many different kinds of onscreen personas has made Ryan Gosling one of Hollywood’s most celebrated and sought after actors… well, that and his classic good looks. But, seriously, there are not many actors who can who switch from being a charming romantic like Noah in The Notebook to being an intimidating, stoic, violent badass such as the nameless hero from Drive like the 40-year-old Canadian has managed to do so easily at various moments in his career. Thus, you will find plenty of variety among our collection of Ryan Gosling’s best movies, along with a quick reference of where to find them, starting with he film that earned him his first Academy Award nomination.
Shot in takes that run as long as possible without cutting, Antoine Fuqua understands just what makes Mr. Gyllenhaal one of the prime actors in the modern world of film. So when The Guilty called for cameras to be on his lead at all times, Fuqua obviously tackled the challenge with great gusto. The shorthand between director and collaborator is at its peak in this movie, especially considering Jake Gyllenhaal approached Antoine Fuqua with the script to The Guilty. Trusting each other in close quarters, Gyllenhaal fully accepts that the events presented are all about him, but he never shortchanges the other actors that come into play.