Amy Schumer reveals joke she ‘wasn’t allowed’ to tell at Oscars; an abundance of Brian Tyree Henry; the trailer for Marcel the shell with shoes, which is perhaps the most heartwarming movie trailer you’ll see in your life. All in today’s Movie News Rundown.
But first : Finestkind is the name of a new Paramount+ movie that will begin filming at a Massachusetts fishing port later this month. The stellar cast includes Ben Foster, Toby Wallace, Tommy Lee and Jenna Ortega, and here is the description of The Hollywood Reporter: “The crime pic centers on two brothers, played by Foster and Wallace, who are on opposite sides of the tracks and reunite as adults one fateful summer. When they make a deal with a dangerous Boston crime syndicate, a young woman (Ortega) finds herself caught in the middle, which tests the bonds between brothers, friends, and a son and father, played by Jones.
Hooray for fishing in Massachusetts: Between that and the Best Picture winner CODA – about a fishing family from Gloucester, Mass. – does fishing in Massachusetts have a time?
Concordia Fellows: Concordia Studio, the executive producers of the Oscar-winning documentary The summer of the soul, announced this year’s winners of the Concordia Camaraderie. They will receive financial support to carry out their next project, as well as mentoring, advice and professional resources. Congratulations to this year’s winners: Giselle Bailey, Alice Gu, Shalini Kantayya and Christine Turner.
Luthier: We are especially big fans of Gu, whose documentary king of donutsabout Cambodian-American donut impresario Ted Ngoy, premiered at SXSW in 2020 and later aired on PBS Independent lens. His last movie, Very good releases, just premiered at the last SXSW and focuses on Los Angeles luthier or guitar maker, Reuben Cox. Here is an exerpt :
Brian Tyree Henry: the Atlanta star is back on the show for its new third season, which returns four years later Atlanta Season 2. Since 2018, Henry has amassed over two dozen credits, including in Eternals, Joker, Godzilla vs. Kong and the next High-speed train. He tells us about traveling so much for work that he hasn’t been to his New York home in years. ” ‘Where is the house ?’ is the question I have been asking myself for twenty years. It’s something I’m really working on right now, as we speak,” he said. Filmmaker.
shotgun wedding Heads to Prime Video: The new action-rom-com from Jennifer Lopez and Josh Duhamel that I can’t wait to see is going to Amazon Prime Video, where it should receive a limited theatrical release in addition to streaming, according to Deadline. No release date yet, but I’ll keep my eyes open because I love good romantic comedies with guns. You might remember that at one point Armie Hammer was going to star in this movie, but then, well, you know.
If you like Irish folklore: As much as I do, you’ll probably enjoy this interview I did with the extremely talented Irish director Kate Dolan. This is her first feature film as a director. you are not my mother, which is a horror movie, yes, but I have a very weak stomach for horror movies and slept well after watching it. Head to history to learn all about the Fae, changelings, and other spooky Irish traditions. you are not my mother is now in theaters.
Amy Schumer Live: In her first live appearance since co-hosting the Oscars, Amy Schumer performed to a huge crowd at the Mirage Theater in Las Vegas and shared her thoughts on The Slap, along with Oscar jokes which she said she “wasn’t allowed to say”. .” The Hollywood Reporter recounted that she said Will Smith punching Chris Rock “was a fucking bummer” and the result of “toxic masculinity”. Amy Schumer then added, “I think the best way to comfort us would be if I told the Oscar jokes that I wasn’t allowed to say on TV.”
Yes : “Don’t look up is the name of a movie,” said one of Amy Schumer’s jokes. “More like, don’t look at the barrel of Alec Baldwin’s shotgun.”
Dust off your beret: We are going to France. by Baz Luhrmann Elvis biopic starring Austin Butler, Olivia DeJonge and Tom Hanks is set to officially make its world premiere at Cannes, according to THR. I never attended the festival, but visited Cannes as it happened once while on a study abroad trip at university. We all stood as close to the red carpet as possible just to get a chance to see Blake Lively and Aishwarya Rai pass by. It was life changing.
It is comforting : The trailer for the first feature film Marcel the shell with shoes the movie came out of A24, and I have to say that Jenny Slate and Dean Fleischer-Camp really outdid themselves. The couple made three short films about Marcel The Shell, starting in 2011, as well as two children’s books, and now Fleischer-Camp is directing and Slate lends his voice to the beloved character in this feature film about a little shell that is looking for his family.
Main image: a still image of Marcel the shell with shoesby A24