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First Look: Netflix’s Bright Poster!

BRIGHT – Officers Daryl Ward (Will Smith) and Nick Jackoby (Joel Edgerton ) – Photo by Jonas Stolpe/Courtesy of Netflix.

Netflix has released a poster for David Ayer’s Bright – starring Will Smith and Joel Edgerton as Officers Daryl Ward and Nick Jakoby, a human and the first orc on the LAPD.

Their brand new partnership is tested when a call puts them in the immediate vicinity of the equivalent of an elvish nuclear bomb – a magic wand.

Bright premieres globally on Netflix on December 22nd.

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Cop First or Orc First Trailer: Bright!

BRIGHT – Officers Daryl Ward (Will Smith) and Nick Jackoby (Joel Edgerton ) – Photo by Jonas Stolpe/Courtesy of Netflix.

Bright follows the story of two LAPD police officers played by Will Smith (Officer Ward) and Joel Edgerton (Officer Jakoby) who form a most unlikely duo working to keep the mean streets of Los Angeles safe from a sinister underworld filled with gang violence and dark forces at work.

Bright will be available in select theaters and on Netflix starting December 22nd, 2017.

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Meet Officers Ward & Jakoby: Bright Featurette!

Bright – Officer Daryl Ward, an elf (Noomi Rapace) and Officer Nick Jakoby (Joel Edgerton) – Photo courtesy of Netflix.

It’s a world just like ours – only with orcs and elves (and magic, obviously).

When the mystical equivalent of a nuclear weapon – a magic wand – is discovered, it falls to Officers Daryl Ward (Will Smith) and Nick Jakoby (Joel Edgerton) – the first orc in the LAPD – to deal with the situation.

In a new featurette, Smith and Edgerton discuss their characters and the world they live in.

Bright premieres globally on Netflix on December 22nd.

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Disney’s Aladdin Begins Production! Will Smith Posts Selfie with Principal Cast!

On the set of Disney’s Aladdin – Will Smith as Genie, Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Naomi Scott as Jasmine, and Marwan Kenzari as Jafar – Photo courtesy of Will Smith/Disney.

Production has begun on Walt Disney Studios’ live-action musical Aladdin, starring Will Smith as the Genie, Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Naomi Scott as Princess Jasmine, and Marwan Kenari as Jafar.

Aladdin is directed by Guy Ritchie.

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The Ultimate Weapon Trailer: Bright!

Bright – Ward (Will Smith), Jakoby (Joel Edgerton) – Photo by Jonas Stolpe/Courtesy of Netflix.

In a world where humans, orcs and elves are just trying to get along, a police diversity initiative partners Ward, a human, with Jakoby, an orc.

Then someone discovers the ultimate weapon – a magic wand!

Netflix’s Bright is directed by David Ayer (Fury, Suicide Squad) and premieres on December 22nd.

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Comic-Con 2017 Guest List for CONAN Unveiled!

CONAN has announced the guest list for its San Diego Comic-Con 2017 shows and – not to name drop or anything – this list includes members of the cast of Netflix’s film Bright (including Will Smith), the Winchester boys from Supernatural, members of the cast of Game of Thrones and more.

CONAN‘s Comic-Con® International shows will be taped at San Diego’s historic Spreckels Theatre on Wednesday, July 19 – Saturday, July 22. Episodes will air that Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday (11/10C) on TBS, with availability across TBS and Team Coco’s digital, mobile and VOD platforms the following day.

San Diego Comic-Con 2017 takes place at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California, during the weekend of July 19 – July 23.

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First Orc Joins SCLAPD!

BRIGHT – LAPD Officers Nicolas Jakoby (Joel Edgerton) and Scott Ward (Will Smith) – Photo by Jonas Stolpe/Courtesy of Netflix

Today marks a genuine first – Nicolas Jakoby, an orc, has officially become part of the South Central Los Angeles Police Department where he will be partnered with veteran Officer Scott Ward.

Jakoby and Ward are the subjects of a new film by David Ayer (Fury, Suicide Squad) that will be coming to Netflix in December, 2017.

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Supernaturally Intriguing Trailer: Bright!

BRIGHT – Ward (Will smith), Jakoby (Joel Edgerton) – Photo courtesy of Netflix

What would the world be like if everything was exactly the same as it now, but there were orcs, elves and fairies as well as human beings?

David Ayers’ Bright – stars Will Smith as Ward, a human cop who is partnered with Jakoby (Joel Edgerton), an orc, on a routine night patrol that turns out to be anything but.

Bright premieres in December – exclusively on Netflix.

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Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Muhammad Ali with Ali: Commemorative Edition!

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is releasing a special edition of Michael Mann’s Muhammad Ali biopic, starring Will Smith, on Blu-ray this month.

Ali: Commemorative Edition will include a new featurette – On the Set with The Greatest. It will be in stores on January 17th. Details follow the break.

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Collateral Beauty – I Hated This Movie!

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Collateral Beauty is a story about grief, recovery and redemption – themes also found in Kenneth Lonergan’s brilliant Manchester By Sea. It angered me because it appeared to be an entirely different movie than the one suggested by the trailers – and by being a remarkably treacly film on its own merits.

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