The Week in Movie News: John Lennon and Yoko Ono Biopic, First 'Vox Lux' Trailer and Much More

The Week in Movie News: John Lennon and Yoko Ono Biopic, First 'Vox Lux' Trailer and Much More

Oct 26, 2018

Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:


John and Yoko


Jean-Marc Vallée is making a John and Yoko Biopic: Yoko Ono is overseeing a movie about her marriage to John Lennon, and that would be great enough, but the movie now also has Big Little Lies helmer Jean-Marc Vallée on board as the director, ensuring it's not going to be a generic biopic. Read everything we know about the project here


Bill Hicks


Richard Linklater is making a Bill Hicks movie: Speaking of interesting biopics, Boyhood filmmaker Richard Linklater is going to write and direct a movie about stand-up comedian Bill Hicks, who died 25 years ago. Read everything we know about the project here




Labyrinth sequel is moving forward: While talking to director Fede Alvarez about The Girl in the Spider's Web (see below), we learned that there's a script for his Labyrinth sequel and he will be moving forward on that soon. Read everything he told us about the Labyrinth follow-up here


Girl in the Spider Web


Claire Foy and Fede Alvarez on The Girl in the Spider's Web: We talked to The Girl in the Spider's Web star Claire Foy and director Fede Alvarez about the new movie, and they broke down a specific action scene for us. Read the whole interview and watch the scene here.


Ralph Breaks the Internet


Disney artists on Ralph Breaks the InternetWe also attended an early press day for the Wreck-it Ralph sequel Ralph Breaks the Internet and learned all about the various branded and originally created worlds of the web we'll be seeing in the upcoming animated feature. Read the whole interview here.



Halloween at Pixar: Speaking of Disney animators, this week Pixar Animation Studios shared an animated look at what their offices are like on Halloween, just in case that place didn't already seem like the coolest place to work. Watch below. 



Vox Lux teases another incredible Natalie Portman performance: Buzz on Vox Lux is that Natalie Portman gives one of her best performances as a young pop star at the peak of her fame. Watch the first trailer for the movie below.



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