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Aaron Couch

Film Editor

Aaron Couch oversees THR’s film team, managing the flow of news and industry reporting. He also edits THR’s Heat Vision blog, which is dedicated to genre movie coverage and is home to the weekly Heat Vision Newsletter. Couch began contributing to THR as a freelancer in 2012 and joined the staff in 2013 as an online editor.

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DC’s ‘Blue Beetle’ Trailer: An Alien Encounter Launches a Superhero

Warner Bros. and DC’s first trailer for Blue Beetle has arrived. The trailer, released Monday, introduces audiences to Jaime Reyes, a recent college graduate who gains superpower armor after an encounter with an alien scarab and must come to terms with his newfound abilities, while uncovering the reason the scarab was sent to Earth. In […]

‘Street Fighter’ Film, TV Rights go to Legendary

Legendary is ready to unleash a sonic boom, with the studio acquiring the film and TV rights to the classic beat-’em-up game Street Fighter. The studio will work with video game company Capcom on future projects. Street Fighter is one of the more enduring fighting video game franchises of all time. It began life with […]

IFC Films Head Arianna Bocco Exits

Arianna Bocco has stepped down from her post as head of IFC Films, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Before ascending to the post in December 2020, Bocco spent a decade overseeing acquisitions and productions for IFC Films and its genre label, IFC Midnight. Head of acquisitions Scott Shooman will serve in her stead in the interim. […]

Netflix Film Execs Lisa Nishimura and Ian Bricke Depart Amid Restructuring

In a surprising move, Netflix has parted ways with two longtime film executives, with Lisa Nishimura and Ian Bricke departing the streaming service. Nishimura, who served as vp independent film and documentary features, handled an array of projects budgeted at $40 million or below, including the Oscar-nominated doc Crip Camp and the western Power of […]

‘Star Wars’ Series ‘Skeleton Crew’ Enlists ‘Green Knight’ Director David Lowery

The crew for one of Star Wars‘ upcoming series continues to fill out. Green Knight filmmaker David Lowery is among the directors of Skeleton Crew, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The series wrapped production in recent months. However, news of who directed is just now coming out, with more expected to be revealed later. Earlier […]

Netflix’s ‘Scott Pilgrim’ Anime Brings Back Original Stars Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and More

Sex Bob-omb is ready to rock once more, with Netflix ordering a Scott Pilgrim anime series that will bring back the cast of the cult 2010 film Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. Michael Cera will voice star as Scott Pilgrim and Mary Elizabeth Winstead will reprise her role as Ramona Flowers. Other returning castmembers include […]

Victoria Alonso Clashed With Marvel Over Blurring Gay Pride References in ‘Ant-Man 3’ for Kuwait (Exclusive)

The intrigue over Victoria Alonso’s abrupt exit from Marvel continues. On March 24, THR exclusively reported that Disney fired Alonso for breach of contract, due to her work on the Oscar-nominated feature Argentina, 1985, which was made by Amazon. Last week, Disney indicated the dismissal was due to “an indisputable breach of contract and a […]

‘Deadpool 3’ Adds ‘Succession’ Actor Matthew Macfadyen

Matthew Macfadyen is going from one dysfunctional family to another, with the Succession star in talks to join Ryan Reynolds in the third Deadpool movie. The film stars Reynolds as Deadpool, Hugh Jackman as Wolverine and The Crown‘s Emma Corrin in a villain role. Macfadyen’s role is unknown, but the feature was searching for a […]

‘Sunset Empire’ Imagines Unexpected First Job for Steven Spielberg

A year ago, Beat the Devils author Josh Weiss introduced the world to Morris Baker, an L.A. police detective living in an alternate history 1950s in which Joseph McCarthy was president. All sorts of things are worse under McCarthy, with hatred and paranoia at the forefront of America. Now the book has spawned a sequel […]

‘Indiana Jones 5’ Expected to Debut at Cannes

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny is eyeing a premiere at Cannes festival, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The French fest runs May 16-27, with Dial of Destiny eying a day two or day three debut. It is a homecoming of sorts for the pulpy hero. Fifteen years ago, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom […]

Liv Tyler Returns to Marvel for ‘Captain America 4’

Fifteen years after starring in The Incredible Hulk, Liv Tyler is making her return to Marvel Studios, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Tyler has joined the cast of Captain America 4, currently titled Captain America: New World Order. She will reprise the role of scientist Betty Ross. Ross is the daughter of General Thaddeus “Thunderbolt” Ross, […]

Neon Nabs Anne Hathaway Starrer ‘Eileen’

Neon has acquired the Anne Hathaway starrer Eileen for North America, with plans to release the film this fall. Eileen, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, is based on the 2015 novel from Ottessa Moshfegh. It stars Thomasin McKenzie as Eileen, a peculiar young woman who works at a prison, where she is ostracized […]