Before M. Night Shyamalan debuted the first footage from his upcoming movie Glass at CinemaCon, his star Samuel L. Jackson had something to say. "It's about time I got the title role in my own motherfucking movie," he said to the audience in Las Vegas. And, from the looks of the footage, what a movie this could be.
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When news broke that Jessica Chastain would play grown-up Beverly in It: Chapter Two, the bar was raised. With the Oscar-nominated actress on board, the whole cast would need to reach an incredible level - and, with the next two likely additions, it seems probable that's going to happen.
M. Night Shyamalan's new movie, Split, is now in theatres and wow, is that a relief. It means that, for the first time since we saw the film in September, I can finally talk about the film's incredible ending -- and not only that, but discuss it with director M. Night Shyamalan himself, who explains the reasoning behind what is arguably his best twist since The Sixth Sense. We promise you, you do not want to miss this.
There are a few reasons why Split is the perfect title for the new M. Night Shyamalan movie. The most obvious one is the fact it's about a man with multiple split personalities who kidnaps three young girls. The other is that the movie itself is split: 98 per cent of the movie is a good Shyamalan film, which is its own pleasant surprise. But the final 2 per cent is "Oh my God. OH MY GOD."
Video: In 2015, M. Night Shyamalan released his best film in years, found-footage nightmare The Visit. He returns to a conventional style with Split, which may or may not delve into the supernatural, but definitely flirts with some very weird science. It also has a killer cast; James McAvoy alone gets to play 24 different characters.
There's some very big news potentially coming out of the X-Men movie universe. Hot on the heels of this winter's X-Men: Apocalypse, Hitfix is reporting that two actresses are about to be cast in New Mutants, which is being directed by Josh Boone: Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams and The Witch star Anya Taylor-Joy.