• Taika Waititi says 'Thor 4' is 'like 10-year-olds told us what should be in a movie and we said yes'
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    Taika Waititi says 'Thor 4' is 'like 10-year-olds told us what should be in a movie and we said yes'

    Taika Waititi discussed the upcoming film during an Instagram Live watch-along of 'Thor: Ragnarok'.

  • Natalie Portman Responds to Rose McGowan Diss: ‘I Agree’ I’m Not ‘Brave’
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    Natalie Portman Responds to Rose McGowan Diss: ‘I Agree’ I’m Not ‘Brave’

    Natalie Portman responded Wednesday to a lengthy attack from Rose McGowan, acknowledging the criticism had some merit but also pushing back in some ways.“I agree with Ms. McGowan that it is inaccurate to call me ‘brave’ for wearing a garment with women’s names on it,” Portman said in a statement provided to TheWrap. “Brave is a term I more strongly associate with actions like those of the women who have been testifying against Harvey Weinstein the last few weeks, under incredible pressure.”McGowan went after Portman in a scathing Facebook post on Tuesday, just two days after Portman appeared at the Oscars with the names of overlooked female directors embroidered into her Dior cape.Also Read: Rose McGowan Dismisses Natalie Portman's Oscars Outfit Honoring Female Directors As 'Deeply Offensive'“The kind of protest that gets rave reviews from the mainstream media for its bravery. Brave? No, not by a long shot. More like an actress acting the part of someone who cares. As so many of them do,” wrote McGowan, who has spent much of her time in the last few years speaking out against disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein as he faces criminal charges for sexual assault and other felony counts.In her response, Portman also reacted to McGowan’s statements about her production company and the fact that Portman is the only female director credited on any of its eight films.“It is true I’ve only made a few films with women. In my long career, I’ve only gotten the chance to work with female directors a few times – I’ve made shorts, commercials, music videos and features with Marya Cohen, Mira Nair, Rebecca Zlotowski, Anna Rose Holmer, Sofia Coppola, Shirin Neshat and myself,” she said. “Unfortunately, the unmade films I have tried to make are a ghost history.”Also Read: Oscars 2020: Natalie Portman Wears Cape Embroidered With Names of Female Directors Not Nominated (Video)She concluded, “So I want to say, I have tried, and I will keep trying. While I have not yet been successful, I am hopeful that we are stepping into a new day.”Read original story Natalie Portman Responds to Rose McGowan Diss: ‘I Agree’ I’m Not ‘Brave’ At TheWrap

  • Rose McGowan Dismisses Natalie Portman’s Oscars Outfit Honoring Female Directors As ‘Deeply Offensive’
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    Rose McGowan Dismisses Natalie Portman’s Oscars Outfit Honoring Female Directors As ‘Deeply Offensive’

    Rose McGowan went after fellow actress Natalie Portman in a scathing Facebook post on Tuesday, just two days after Portman appeared at the Oscars with the names of overlooked female directors embroidered into her Dior cape.“The kind of protest that gets rave reviews from the mainstream media for its bravery. Brave? No, not by a long shot. More like an actress acting the part of someone who cares. As so many of them do,” wrote McGowan, who has spent much of her time in the last few years speaking out against disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein as he faces criminal charges for sexual assault and other felony counts.“I find Portman’s type of activism deeply offensive to those of us who actually do the work. I’m not writing this out of bitterness, I am writing out of disgust,” she went on. “I just want her and other actresses to walk the walk.”Also Read: Rose McGowan Says Harvey Weinstein Doesn't Understand the Seriousness of His Accused Actions 'At All'She also tore into Portman’s history within her own production company, Handsomecharlie Films: “Natalie, you have worked with two female directors in your very long career — one of them was you. You have a production company that has hired exactly one female director — you.” (Editor’s note: Portman worked with director Mira Nair in 2008’s “New York, I Love You.”)A review of the company’s films proves that to be true. Portman has directed two of the company’s eight movies. The other six were directed by men.“I was at a Women in Film event that you spoke at once, Natalie. You reeled off depressing statistics and then we all went back to our salads. I quickly realized you and the other women speakers (and that joke of an organization) are just… frauds. You say nothing, you do nothing,” McGowan wrote.Also Read: Oscars 2020: Natalie Portman Wears Cape Embroidered With Names of Female Directors Not Nominated (Video)A representative for Women in Film — one of the longest-running organizations fighting for parity in the industry — did not immediately respond to a request for comment.Representatives for Portman also did not immediately return a request for comment.During Sunday’s pre-Oscars red carpet event, Los Angeles Times journalist Amy Kaufman tweeted a video showing that Portman’s custom outfit bore the names of Lulu Wang, Greta Gerwig, Lorene Scafaria, Marielle Heller, Alma Har’el and Mari Diop, and others. All of them are female directors who were not nominated for an award at the ceremony this year.You can watch Portman explain her fashion — and political — statement below:Natalie Portman embroidered her Dior cape with all of the female directors who weren't nominated for Oscars. Check out her explanation here. pic.twitter.com/kyyo2wVMZf— Amy Kaufman (@AmyKinLA) February 10, 2020Read original story Rose McGowan Dismisses Natalie Portman’s Oscars Outfit Honoring Female Directors As ‘Deeply Offensive’ At TheWrap

  • Christian Bale in Talks to Join Marvel’s ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’
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    Christian Bale in Talks to Join Marvel’s ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’

    Christian Bale is in talks to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe and join Chris Hemsworth in “Thor: Love and Thunder,” TheWrap has confirmed.Bale last wore superhero spandex in Christopher Nolan’s ‘The Dark Knight’ trilogy.Taika Waititi will return to write and direct. The filmmaker directed the third film in the installment, “Thor: Ragnarok,” which was written by Eric Pearson, Craig Kyle and Christopher L. Yost. Waititi also portrayed Korg in “Ragnarok” and “Avengers: Endgame.”Also Read: 'Ford v Ferrari' Film Review: Christian Bale and Matt Damon Drive Steady Through Underwritten Le Mans TaleThe plot remains under wraps, but in “Avengers: Endgame,” as the film is wrapping up, one moment of sorely-needed levity after so many gut-punches comes when Thor leaves New Asgard on Earth and hitches a ride to parts unknown with the Guardians of the Galaxy. As they get ready to depart, Thor jokingly refers to the group as the “Asgardians of the Galaxy,” leading to a funny exchange with Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) about who really leads the team. So we know at least where Thor might be when he returns.“Thor: Ragnarok” grossed $854 million at the worldwide box office since its debut in November of 2017, and scored rave reviews from critics, achieving a 93 percent “fresh” score on Rotten Tomatoes, as well as an “A” CinemaScore.A four time Oscar nominee who won a best supporting actor Oscar for 2010’s “The Fighter,” Bale can currently be seen in “Ford v Ferrari.” Bale is repped by WME.“Thor: Love and Thunder” will hit theaters Nov. 2021.Marvel had no comment.Collider first reported the news.“Thor: Love and Thunder” will hit theaters Nov. 2021.Read original story Christian Bale in Talks to Join Marvel’s ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ At TheWrap

  • James Gunn sticks up for Marvel after Francis Ford Coppola brands movies 'despicable'
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    James Gunn sticks up for Marvel after Francis Ford Coppola brands movies 'despicable'

    Francis Ford Coppola has followed his friend and contemporary Martin Scorsese is slating the Marvel movies.

  • Taika Waititi says that 'Thor 4' could feature Jane Foster breast cancer storyline
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    Taika Waititi says that 'Thor 4' could feature Jane Foster breast cancer storyline

    Taika Waititi has said that there could be scope for including a plot line about Jane Foster battling breast cancer in Thor 4.

  • Natalie Portman Talks Returning to Marvel for 'Thor: Love and Thunder' (Exclusive)
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    Natalie Portman Talks Returning to Marvel for 'Thor: Love and Thunder' (Exclusive)

    The actress opened up to ET about rejoining the MCU to reprise her role in the next 'Thor' film.

  • Taika Waititi dismisses claims the 'Thor: Love and Thunder' script is already done
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    Taika Waititi dismisses claims the 'Thor: Love and Thunder' script is already done

    The director said he still has a long way to go before 'Thor 4' is ready to go in front of cameras.

  • Cate Blanchett Reacts to Natalie Portman Playing Thor in 'Love and Thunder' (Exclusive)
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    Cate Blanchett Reacts to Natalie Portman Playing Thor in 'Love and Thunder' (Exclusive)

    But will Blanchett's Goddess of Death ever return to the MCU?

  • Marvel confirms Valkyrie with be the studio's first official LGBTQ superhero
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    Marvel confirms Valkyrie with be the studio's first official LGBTQ superhero

    Tessa Thompson's Valkyrie will be Marvel's first official LGBTQ superhero, studio boss Kevin Feige has confirmed.

  • Natalie Portman to wield Thor's hammer in 'Thor: Love and Thunder'
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    Natalie Portman to wield Thor's hammer in 'Thor: Love and Thunder'

    Natalie Portman will reprise her role as Dr Jane Foster in Thor: Love and Thunder for Marvel, it's been confirmed, but this time she'll be more than just the Norse god's love interest.

  • Moby is confused by Natalie Portman's claims that they didn't date
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    Moby is confused by Natalie Portman's claims that they didn't date

    Moby has hit back at Natalie Portman, after she denied that they dated, called him 'creepy' and branded his behaviour 'inappropriate'.

  • Natalie Portman brands Moby 'creepy and inappropriate' after he claims they dated
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    Natalie Portman brands Moby 'creepy and inappropriate' after he claims they dated

    Natalie Portman has dispute claims by Moby that the pair dated, branding his behaviour at the time as 'creepy'.

  • Natalie Portman was 'bummed' out by the poor response to 'Star Wars' prequels
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    Natalie Portman was 'bummed' out by the poor response to 'Star Wars' prequels

    Natalie Portman has opened up about the poor critical response to the Star Wars prequels, in which she played Padme Amidala across the trilogy. Portman was cast to play Amidala back in 1997 at the age of just 15, with The Phantom Menace eventually being released in May, 1999, to a tepid critical response.

  • Brie Larson, Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson work daring thigh high slits at 'Avengers' premiere
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    Brie Larson, Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson work daring thigh high slits at 'Avengers' premiere

    These three are giving Angelina Jolie a run for her money.

  • Natalie Portman plays an astronaut in existential crisis in first 'Lucy in the Sky' trailer
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    Natalie Portman plays an astronaut in existential crisis in first 'Lucy in the Sky' trailer

    Portman plays astronaut Lucy Cola, who returns to Earth after a transcendent experience during a mission to space.

  • Oscars 2019: 10 worst movies by Oscar-winning actors
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    Oscars 2019: 10 worst movies by Oscar-winning actors

    When good careers go bad.

  • Natalie Portman Reveals Who's the Better Kisser Between Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher
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    Natalie Portman Reveals Who's the Better Kisser Between Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher

    The 37-year-old actress isn't shy about her preference between the married couple!

  • Natalie Portman says being associated with the 'Manic Pixie Dream Girl' trope is 'very upsetting'
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    Natalie Portman says being associated with the 'Manic Pixie Dream Girl' trope is 'very upsetting'

    The actress's role in 'Garden State' led her to be associated with the problematic female trope

  • Someone ranked the 'Star Wars' films by female screen time and it's not great
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    Someone ranked the 'Star Wars' films by female screen time and it's not great

    Film lecturer and writer Becca Harris has done the numbers on the female representation in the franchise.

  • 20 actors who look eerily alike
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    20 actors who look eerily alike

    While we understand that Hollywood likes to cast by type, sometimes we wonder if they haven’t also got some sort of weird cloning machine to keep their audition call lists updated.It’s the only way to explain how similar this lot all look. Honestly, we’re a bit freaked out.Read more11 Oscar-winning actors and their little-known siblingsElizabeth Olsen turns heads at Avengers fan eventZoe Saldana criticises ‘elitist’ actors who look down on Marvel movies

  • Annihilation's ending explained: what does it all mean?
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    Annihilation's ending explained: what does it all mean?

    How to understand Annihilation's confusing conclusion.

  • 10 actors who were FORCED to star in movies
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    10 actors who were FORCED to star in movies

    “I was pushed into doing that movie,” said Tatum in a recent interview with Howard Stern. Suddenly it all makes sense: the only way anyone would intentionally enter into a Stephen Sommers movie would be if they were either contractually obliged or were under the watchful eye of a vigilant sniper. Tied to Paramount, Tatum couldn’t extract himself from the Hasbro toy-shifter but wound up being one of the better things in it (reminder: he tries to punch a hologram).