— Film Updates (@FilmUpdates) September 2, 2021
-God, I didn’t realize how much I missed red carpets until celebrities started turning out in Venice. Gowns are back! Kristen Stewart is wearing white leather pants! Kirsten Dunst is crushing a series of blazers! Put it all in my eyeballs!
–Jennifer Aniston is working on a new beauty brand.
–Britney Spears’ lawyer is accusing her father of trying to “extort” $2 million in payments in exchange for stepping down.
–Lil Nas X did a pregnancy photo shoot for his new album. Gah, I love him.
–Kanye West is sparking cheating rumors with his song “Hurricane,” about his marriage to Kim Kardashian.
-This is a good piece on how Kanye has been exhausting his own fandom for years. “At some point in the past decade—when, exactly, depends on your own taste and patience—Kanye West stopped earning your admiration with his music and started demanding it with everything but.”
-Ted Lasso’s Brett Goldstein hilariously offered “proof” that he’s a real human man.
-Bridgerton’s Regé-Jean Page attended the GQ Men of the Year party with his girlfriend, Emily Brown.
–The Accountant 2 is in the works, with Ben Affleck and Jon Bernthal reportedly attached. I’m gonna need Anna Kendrick to come back before I care.
-Dickinson will return for its third and final season this fall on Apple TV+. 3 seasons was always the plan, according to creator Alena Smith.
-Here’s the trailer for the final season of Insecure, coming Oct 24.
-It’ll be very interesting to see if Hollywood boycotts Texas because of their insane abortion ban.
–Taylor Swift wasn’t joking when she said her Tiktok would be mostly cat videos.
–Olivia Rodrigo reportedly lost out on about $1 million in royalties after giving songwriting credits to Paramore and Taylor Swift.
-Check out all of the first trailer from Amazon’s fantasy adaptation, Wheel of Time. This trailer doesn’t do much for me, but people seem to love these books.
–Patty Jenkins is getting some heat for saying “all of the films that streaming services are putting out, I’m sorry, they look like fake movies to me…I don’t hear about them, I don’t read about them. It’s not working as a model for establishing legendary greatness.” I mean, I don’t think most streaming movies have moved beyond generic-looking action (see the below trailer), but streaming is where the film world is going so, I don’t know, maybe try to make one that’s better?
–Ryan Reynolds and Dwayne Johnson team up against Gal Gadot in the first trailer for Netflix’s Red Notice.