‘Shades of Cosplay’ Makes Me Want to Cosplay

Cosplay is an enigma to me. The act of dressing up as one’s favorite character to an almost identical degree shows a mastery of craft-making, make-up, and acting that is rarely discussed in other mediums. Being a fan of a show or a character is no longer a passive experience when you cosplay, it becomes an active response to the work that inspires you.

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Hear Michael Giacchino’s Theme for ‘The Batman’

Just a few minutes ago, director Matt Reeves revealed the new Batman theme from Academy Award-winning composer Michael Giacchino (The Incredibles, Up, Doctor Strange, Spider-Man: No Way Home) via Twitter. And it already sounds epically iconic!

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New Posters for ‘The Batman’ Signal the Coming of Vengeance

We are a little over a month and a half away from the most anticipated movie of the year, The Batman! And while we’ve been fortunate enough to get a fair amount of trailers with some epic footage so far, we haven’t seen that many posters for the upcoming movie. Well apparently, WB and DC felt the same way, because they dropped two pieces of artwork today for their big tentpole release of the year.

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Watch the Official Trailer for ‘The Fallout’

The Fallout stars Jenna Ortega, Maddie Ziegler, Niles Fitch, Will Ropp, John Ortiz, Julie Bowen, and Shailene Woodley. Megan Park’s feature screenwriting and directing debut won the Grand Jury Prize as well as the Audience Award for Narrative Feature at the 2021 SXSW Film Festival and earned her the festival’s Brightcove Illumination Award for her screenplay.

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Hayley Orrantia is Back to Discuss Her New Movie, ‘Christmas is Canceled’

Hayley Orrantia stars as Emma in the new holiday comedy, Christmas is Canceled, which is currently streaming on Prime Video. She also released a new single for the movie called, “The Same Way.”

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Michael Keaton Returns as Batman in ‘Batgirl’

Looks like the DC Cinematic Multiverse will be in full effect in 2022. With The Flash ready to reintroduce Michael Keaton’s Bruce Wayne to moviegoing audiences, it was announced today that Keaton will also be appearing in Leslie Grace’s Batgirl film as well.

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Comedian Nick Kroll on Returning for Illumination’s ‘Sing 2’

Nick Kroll is back as the voice of Gunter in Illumination’s Sing 2. The film, which is a sequel to Sing, combines dozens of classic rock and pop hit songs, electrifying performances, and breathtaking artistry. Sing 2 is in theaters on December 22!

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Pop Star Tori Kelly Talks All Things ‘Sing 2’

Tori Kelly reprises her role as Meena in Illumination’s Sing 2. The film, which is a sequel to Sing, combines dozens of classic rock and pop hit songs, electrifying performances, and breathtaking artistry. Sing 2 hits theaters on December 22!

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NOC Interview: Chad Michael Murray Discusses ‘Toying With the Holidays’

Chad Michael Murray stars as Kevin in Toying With the Holidays. The holiday film is part of It’s a Wonderful Lifetime and premieres Saturday, December 18 at 8/7c on Lifetime. Murray also serves as co-executive producer.

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Chloë Grace Moretz, Algee Smith, and Raúl Castillo on ‘Mother/Android’

Chloë Grace Moretz, Algee Smith, and Raúl Castillo star in the new Hulu Original, Mother/Android. The film began streaming on Friday, December 17. Moretz portrays Georgia, Smith plays Sam, and Castillo takes on the role of Arthur.

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Here are All the Details on ‘The Lost City’

The Lost City stars Sandra Bullock, who also serves as a producer, Channing Tatum, Daniel Radcliffe, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Oscar Nuñez, Patti Harrison, and Bowen Yang. The film will be released exclusively in theaters on March 25, 2022. The official trailer, key art, and some first look images have just been released!

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Check Out the New Poster for ‘Uncharted’

A new poster has just been shared for Uncharted, which is based on the PlayStation video game by Naughty Dog. The film stars Tom Holland, Mark Wahlberg, Sophia Ali, Tati Gabrielle, and Antonio Banderas. Holland also serves as an executive producer.

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Netflix Has Shared the Official Trailer for ‘Home Team’

The official trailer and poster for Netflix’s Home Team has been released! The film stars Kevin James, Taylor Lautner, Rob Schneider, Jackie Sandler, Gary Valentine, Tait Blum, Maxwell Simkins, Jacob Perez, Bryant Tardy, Manny Magnus, Liam Kyle, Christopher Farrar, Merek Mastrov, Isaiah Mustafa, Christopher Titone, Ashley D. Kelley, Lavell Crawford, Allen Covert, Anthony L. Fernandez, and Jared Sandler. Home Team will begin streaming on January 28, 2022.

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The Cast of ‘Don’t Look Up’ Talk Making the Film at the Press Conference

Don’t Look Up hit theaters on December 10 and will begin streaming December 24 on Netflix. Before the film’s release, The Nerds of Color had the chance to attend a press conference with Scott Mescudi, Tyler Perry, Jonah Hill, Meryl Streep, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, and Adam McKay, who serves as the movie’s writer, director, and producer, to hear more about the project.

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Producers Kevin Feige and Amy Pascal Talk ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’

Kevin Feige and Amy Pascal serve as producers for Spider-Man: No Way Home. The film will be released exclusively in movie theaters on December 17. They also both produced Spider-Man: Homecoming and Spider-Man: Far from Home.

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Interviews with the Talent of ‘Don’t Look Up’ at the World Premiere Red Carpet

I recently had the honor of attending the Don’t Look Up red carpet in New York City on behalf of The Nerds of Color and it was amazing. I spoke with Jennifer Lawrence, Tyler Perry, Conor Sweeney, Robert Radochia, Taura Stinson, Himesh Patel, Amy Mainzer, Kevin Messick, and Tomer Sisley all about the new film! Read below to hear everything that they exclusively shared with The NOC.

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Rachel Zegler and Ariana DeBose Discuss Latina Representation and ‘West Side Story’

Rachel Zegler and Ariana DeBose star as María and Anita in West Side Story. The film was adapted for the screen from the original 1957 Broadway show, and tells the classic tale of fierce rivalries and young love in 1957 New York City. From 20th Century Studios, The Walt Disney Company will release West Side Story in theaters on December 10.

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Tom Holland, Zendaya, and Jacob Batalon on ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’

Tom Holland, Zendaya, and Jacob Batalon star in Spider-Man: No Way Home. The film will be released exclusively in movie theaters on December 17. Holland leads as Peter Parker (Spider-Man), Zendaya continues the role of MJ, and Batalon portrays Ned Leeds.

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‘Nightshooters’ is One of the Best Action Films This Year

The trials and tribulations of indie filmmaking are taken to their absurd, action-y, lengths in Marc Price’s Nightshooter, a story about a film crew finding themselves at the scene of a harrowing gang (mob?) execution at an abandoned and soon to be demolished business center on the last night of shooting a zombie film.

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NOC Interview: Lucy Hale and Austin Stowell Discuss ’The Hating Game’

Lucy Hale and Austin Stowell star in The Hating Game, which is based on the bestselling novel by Sally Thorne. The film will be released in select theaters and on demand December 10. The duo also previously starred together in Fantasy Island.

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