Movie News: Jennifer Lawrence’s ‘mother!’ Gets Mystery Site


mother!: New TV spots and a mysterious viral site have been revealed for mother!, directed by Darren Aronofsky. When assembled into a single video (below), the new footage suggests that the movie is very creepy indeed. Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem star as a couple in a remote location who receive unexpected guests (Ed Harris, Michelle Pfeiffer), threatening their tranquil existence. The movie opens on September 15. [Collider]

Rian Johnson

Star Wars: The Last Jedi: Director Rian Johnson says that “probably about 10-15%” of Star Wars: The Last Jedi was shot on digital: “I chose it because it was the best tool for certain scenes.” That includes “when we’re in low light situations, or shooting elements for effects heavy sequences.” The movie will open in theaters on December 15. [Twitter]

The Only Living Boy in New York

This Above All: Marc Webb (The Amazing Spider-Man; The Only Living Boy in New York, above) will direct This Above All, based on a true story. Nick Hornby (Wild) will write the screenplay, drawing from a magazine article by Adrian Chen and an upcoming memoir by Megan Phelps-Roper, a former member of the Westboro Baptist Church. Located in Kansas, the church became well-known for its vociferous anti-gay demonstrations. Reese Witherspoon will serve as one of the producers. [Variety]

Blade Runner 2049

Blade Runner 2049 TV Clips: In two new clips from Blade Runner 2049, questions are asked and answers are provided. The sequel to the sci-fi classic stars Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Dave Bautista, Ana de Armas, Dave Bautista and Jared Leto; it opens in theaters on October 6. [Movieclips]