Kathryn Wheeler

Kathryn Wheeler

  • Next Mission Impossible outing is out to get ‘Carter’…

    Hayley Atwell has become one of the Marvel Cinematic Universe‘s stalwarts for her role as Peggy Carter, the woman who helped create SHIELD and who seemingly lost the love of her life Steve Rogers / Captain America when his plane crashed during WWII (but, given recent Avengers movies, she...
  • Tomb with a Second View: More Lara for 2021…

    The reboot of Tomb Raider / Lara Croft, starring Alicia Vikander (and directed by the suitably named  Roar Uthaug) got a mixed reception  on its 2018 release – for both the final film and its unfeasibly-necked promotional poster.  The movie made an adequate but hardly stellar amount of money...
  • Hit and ‘Ms.’: Disney+ plans incl. Marvel’s premiere Muslim hero…

    When Marvel relaunched the Ms. Marvel comic five years ago, there was more than considerable interest. One site said ‘this may be the most important comic published in 2014‘. Casual onlookers might have wondered why – after all the original character of that name was more a staple of...
  • ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ trailer: Between a Rock and a Hard Case…

    The Fast and the Furious franchise may have d/evolved from a car-based racing thriller  into a purely fuel-injection adrenaline rush of posturing and stunt-work but there’s little denying that the mixture was a potent one at the box-office. Essentially critic-proof shenanigans and suspension of disbelief on an ever increasing...
  • Will 2019’s Godzilla sequel prove ‘King of Monsters’..?

    Godzilla is one of those franchise properties that Hollywood has never really been able to get a handle on. The Japanese monster classic, the towering lizard able to reduce cities (if not always the most convincing model cities) to rubble has been a mainstay of eastern action cinema, but...
  • Crash & Cary: Bond gets new director and 2020 release…

    Cary Joji Fukunaga who rose to prominence after directing the first series of HBO‘s acclaimed True Detective and the 2015 Idris Elba movie, Beasts of No Nation,  is the man who will now be steering the next James Bond film. Danny Boyle left the production earlier this month citing...
  • A Long Timey-Whimey Ago? Smith heads to Star Wars…

    It appears that Matt Smith, who played the tenth incarnation of The Doctor is staying within the sf genre for an upcoming venture, possibly swapping a sonic screwdriver for a lightsaber? Smith has apparently been cast in the next Star Wars film (‘IX‘ in the franchise, but as yet...
  • McKinnon & Kunis bond with ‘Spy’ Fidelity…

    Audrey (Mila Kunis) is drowning her sorrows with best friend Morgan (Kate McKinnon) after Audrey’s boyfriend Drew (Justin Thereoux) dumps her by text. In the midst of therapeutically burning all his possessions, she’s unaware that he’s actually dodging assassins in Europe. When he attempts to make amends on his...
  • Ruby Rose proves Orange is the new Bat…

    Orange Is The New Black actress Ruby Rose has been announced to play Kate Kane, aka Batwoman in a new television series that The CW is developing for the 2019/2020 season. The character will actually debut this December in the now-annual crossover between The CW‘s DC superhero shows (Arrow, The...