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'The Underground Railroad': Joel Edgerton Joins Barry Jenkins' Series for Amazon

Actor Joel Edgerton (The Great Gatsby, The Gift) is set to return to television in Amazon's upcoming series The Underground Railroad. Adapted from Colson Whitehead's bestselling novel of the same name and directed by Barry Jenkins (Moonlight), Edgerton joins a cast that includes Thuso Mbedu, Chase W. Dillon, and Aaron Pierre and will play Ridgeway, […]


Cinema Sins Finds Everything Wrong with Bright

Cinema Sins is taking on the Netflix original film, Bright, that stars Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace and Jay Hernandez. The movie about two cops trying to work together in a world where Humans, Orcs and Elves struggle to co-exist. Daryl Ward (Smith) is the savvy street cop who gets Nick Jakoby (Edgerton) the first Orc police officer as his […]


Netflix Releases a 'Bright' Yule Log That is Literally a Garbage Fire

In my four and a half years working here at Bleeding Cool, I have covered some interesting Yule Log videos. It's an interesting and festive way to promote something without too much work. One that stood out in the past was a Hearthstone one done by the folks at Blizzard and a series of heroes […]


Netflix Releases Bright PSA-Style Video on Properly Handling a Magic Wand

Netflix has released a new video for this upcoming Will Smith and Joel Edgerton film Bright. The video is done like a public service announcement and talks about the proper handling of a magic wand. This isn't a nice trip to Ollivander's in Diagon Alley where there are boxes upon boxes of magic wands just […]


New 'Bright' Trailer Introduces Us to Orcish Love Songs

Netflix has released a third trailer for its upcoming original film, Bright, 10 days before it debuts on the streaming service. The film stars Will Smith as LAPD officer Daryl Ward and Joel Edgerton as the first Orc member of the force, Nick Jakoby. Noomi Rapace plays a young female Elf, and you can probably […]


Will Smith Calls on Will Smiths to Help Promote Netflix's Bright

Bright, the upcoming Netflix movie from director David Ayers (Suicide Squad) starts actor Will Smith (Suicide Squad), Noomi Rapace (What Happened to Monday) and Joel Edgerton (Zero Dark Thirty) and will hit theaters later this month. To help promote the film, Smith put a call out to people named Will Smith to help him. This […]


2 Cops, A Human, And An Orc Protect A Magical Artifact in 'Bright'

Netflix has released a new featurette for their upcoming film Bright, starring Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace and Jay Hernandez. The movie about two cops trying to work together in a world where Humans, Orcs and Elves struggle to co-exist. Daryl Ward (Smith) is the savvy street cop who gets Nick Jakoby (Edgerton) the first […]

Humans, Orcs, Elves, Fairies And Will Smith

Netflix has released a teaser trailer for their upcoming film, Bright. Will Smith stars as a L.A.P.D. officer in an alternate reality where  humans, orcs, elves, and fairies have been co-existing since the beginning of time. Bright is genre-bending action movie that follows two cops from very different backgrounds. Ward (Smith) and Jakoby (Joel Edgerton), […]

That Was Will Smith's New Film 'Bright' On The Oscars, Now We Have It Here

We're rolling along while watching a fairly uneventful Oscar's evening, and suddenly we realize we're watching a new trailer that we haven't seen before. Will Smith and Joel Edgerton in the upcoming Netflix Fantasy/Real World mash-up  film, Bright. Directed by David Ayer and written by Max Landis, the main description we have thus far comes from […]

'Loving' Is Grounded, Beautiful, And Shows How Little Progress We've Made In Race Relations

Loving tells the grounded tale of how interracial marriage bans were ruled unconstitutional and feels frightening relevant in the current landscape. Title: Loving Director: Jeff Nichols Summary: Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, are sentenced to prison in Virginia in 1958 for getting married. As I mentioned in my The Eagle Huntress review, the […]

Natalie Portman Will Kill Them All In Jane Got A Gun International Trailer

Lionsgate UK has released a trailer for the upcoming Jane Got A Gun. The Western stars Natalie Portman as a women defending her ailing husband from a gang led by Ewan McGregor. She calls on the help of Joel Edgerton, but appears ready to shoot every man who crosses her stone dead. [youtube][/youtube] The film […]

Leonardo, Carey And Tobey Put On Their Best For First Official Great Gatsby Images

Rebecca Lewis writes for Bleeding Cool. Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of The Great Gatsby may have only started filming a couple of months ago, but today Warner have released two official stills for us. Featuring Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton and Leonardo DiCaprio dressed in their best, these pictures come courtesy of Sassisam Blog via […]

Leaked Trailer For Surreal Fable The Odd Life Of Timothy Green

Peter Hedges, the author of What's Eating Gilbert Grape, is the screenwriter-director of The Odd Life of Timothy Green, an upcoming fable-meets-family drama with more than one strange twist. This trailer, which has been bouncing around YouTube but doesn't appear to have been officially released yet, makes the movie look rather more like a saccharine […]

UPDATED: Jeremy Renner To Star In New Bourne Film

So, forget everything I originally posted (actually, it's still at the bottom of this story, if you want to read it) and tune in to the new truth. Universal are wrapping up a contract for Jeremy Renner to star in Tony Gilroy's The Bourne Legacy as the new lead spy. According to the prior report – […]