Steven Spielberg Is Looking For His Next Action Heroine For Ready Player One

Steven Spielberg is literally working on three movies at once. He’s got Bridge of Spies out next month, The BFG next Summer and then Ready Player One in December 2017. That’s the furthest off—but the casting process is already underway, and there’s even a shortlist for one of the lead roles.
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See Concept Art From Steven Spielberg's Postponed Robopocalypse

When Steven Spielberg makes a sci-fi action film, expectations couldn’t be higher. And that’s probably one of the reasons why, in 2013, he indefinitely postponed work on his adaptation of Daniel H. Wilson’s best-selling novel Robopocalypse. But here’s an intriguing look at what might have been... or might still be. »7/06/15 1:20pm7/06/15 1:20pm

The Hoverboard Scene In Back To The Future 2 Nearly Killed A Stuntwoman

Sure, the hoverboard chase in Back to the Future 2’s 2015 sequence looks incredibly cool—but it was also incredibly unsafe. Just ask stunt performer Cheryl Wheeler, who was badly injured during filming. Find out more, in an exclusive excerpt from We Don’t Need Roads: The Making of the Back to the Future Trilogy. »6/23/15 11:00am6/23/15 11:00am

10 Reasons The Velociraptors Are The True Stars of The Jurassic Trilogy

Everybody loves Jeff Goldblum. And the T-Rex’s roar and water ripple in Jurassic Park are iconic for good reason. But there’s only one true star of the Jurassic trilogy: the Velociraptors. They’re the best villains, and what the stupid people in the park should fear most of all. Here are 10 reasons that Velociraptors… »6/05/15 2:04pm6/05/15 2:04pm

"It Doesn't Go Well For The Humans" In New Jurassic World Featurette

There’s some familiar footage in this featurette promoting Jurassic World’s June 12th release, but it also offers sound bites from Chris Pratt, Steven Spielberg, and Colin Trevorrow, who says his goal is to “make adults feel like they’re kids again.” Kids chased by genetically-modified dinosaur hybrids, specifically. »5/25/15 3:20pm5/25/15 3:20pm

Steven Spielberg Will Direct Ready Player One—Prepare For 1980s Overload

Ernest Cline's novel Ready Player One is chock full of tributes to the geek culture of the late 20th century, especially its movies and video games. And it turns out that the movie version will be helmed by a man who has inspired incredible amounts 1980s and 1990s nostalgia all on his own: Steven Spielberg. »3/25/15 4:00pm3/25/15 4:00pm

How Product Placement Took Over Science Fiction, From E.T. To Star Trek

These days, product placement is an accepted part of science fiction. We're used to seeing big brands splashed all over every TV show and movie about aliens or the future. But it wasn't always this way. Here's the quick-and-very-dirty history of how on-screen advertising became a science fiction mainstay. »1/19/15 11:25am1/19/15 11:25am