J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay, showrunners of Amazon Prime Video's The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, revealed that they once had a Star Trek script in the works.
In an interview with Esquire, the two went into detail on their abandoned Star Trek movie, which would have reunited Chris Hemsworth and Chris Pine. Payne revealed that the plot asked "What if right before the Kelvin impacted with that huge mining ship, George Kirk had tried to beam himself over to his wife's shuttle where his son, Jim Kirk, had just been born? And what if the ship hadn’t completely exploded—what if it left some space junk?"
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A new promo video for Thor: Love and Thunder, titled "When Love Meets Thunder," gives fans a behind-the-scenes look at director Taika Waititi and actor Chris Hemsworth's adorable friendship.
The video shows the BFFs fake fighting and laughing together. In one clip, Hemsworth reveals his thoughts on Waititi, explaining, "He's like a big kid. He's like sort of a genius child."
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Actor Christian Bale explained that a lot of material in Thor: Love and Thunder was deemed too scary for family audiences.
With Thor: Love and Thunder's July 8 release date around the corner, Christian Bale, who plays Gorr the God Butcher in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film, revealed in an interview that director Taika Waititi is "a funny bastard, and he did a lot funnier stuff than was allowed to be in the film, in my opinion."
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If you’re looking to walk a shaky ethical tightrope for approximately an hour and fifty minutes, Spiderhead is the film for you. Directed by Top Gun: Maverick’s Joseph Kosinski and based on George Saunders’ 2010 New Yorker short story “Escape from Spiderhead,” the film is set in a futuristic prison facility called Spiderhead that offers its inmates an unprecedented amount of freedom. But at what cost?
Conceived by scientist Steve Abnesti (Chris Hemsworth), Spiderhead exists for one sole purpose: to test innovative experimental drugs on prisoners. The drugs in question fabricate a wide array of emotional states in their subjects: laughter, honesty, love – you name it.
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