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‘Reptile’ Filmmaker Grant Singer Breaks Down the Ending of His Netflix Chart-Topper

[This story contains spoilers for Reptile.] In the two weeks since its release, Grant Singer’s Reptile has remained atop Netflix’s own film charts with 19.9 million views and counting. The Benicio Del Toro-led crime thriller is Singer’s feature directorial debut after nearly a decade of making inventive music videos for the likes of The Weeknd, […]

‘Reptile’ Producers Black Label Media Talk Their Third Benicio Del Toro Film and Say ‘Sicario 3’ Is “Very Close”

Black Label Media, consisting of sisters Molly and Rachel Smith and twin brothers Trent and Thad Luckinbill, have returned to the screen with their calling card: a Benicio Del Toro-led crime thriller.  The independent production and finance company, most known for producing the Sicario films and co-financing La La Land, is set to release Grant […]

‘Reptile’ Director Talks Helming an Emotion-Driven Crime Drama: “I Was Trying to Evoke a Feeling”

Ace music video helmer Grant Singer has worked with pop superstars like The Weeknd, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Lorde and Sam Smith to make artists and their record labels look good as they market album releases. So you would expect Singer was in his element when he got into the director’s chair for his fiction […]

‘Reptile’ Review: Benicio Del Toro, Alicia Silverstone and Justin Timberlake in a Police Procedural That Starts Strong, Grows Sluggish

Grant Singer's feature directorial debut chronicles a winding investigation set off by a grisly New England murder.

Benicio del Toro Investigates Justin Timberlake in the ‘Reptile’ Trailer

Benicio del Toro investigates Justin Timberlake in Netflix’s upcoming film Reptile. The crime thriller follows del Toro’s Detective Tom Nichols as he attempts to uncover the truth behind the brutal murder of a young real estate agent. As he’s on the trail of a killer, nothing is what it seems, and he begins to dismantle […]

Phyllis Carlyle, Influential Talent Manager and ‘Accidental Tourist,’ ‘Seven’ Producer, Dies at 80

Phyllis Carlyle, the onetime casting director who managed the careers of Willem Dafoe, Geena Davis, Melanie Griffith, Andy Garcia and John Malkovich and produced films including Seven and The Accidental Tourist, has died. She was 80. Carlyle died Sept. 14 in Encino after a battle with lymphoma, friend Toni Greenberg announced. The daughter of a […]

‘Bonnie’ Review: Portrait of Casting Director Bonnie Timmermann Only Skims the Surface

Premiering in Venice, Simon Wallon's documentary pays tribute to the casting legend who discovered Sean Penn, Brian Cox and many others.

Alicia Silverstone, Michael Pitt, Ato Essandoh Join Benicio Del Toro Thriller ‘Reptile’ (Exclusive)

Alicia Silverstone, Michael Pitt and Ato Essandoh have joined Benicio Del Toro and Justin Timberlake in Reptile, a crime thriller that Grant Singer is directing for Netflix. Also joining the cast are Frances Fisher (Watchmen) and Eric Bogosian (Succession). Written by Singer and Benjamin Brewer, the script centers on a hardened detective (Del Toro) who, […]

Steven Soderbergh’s ‘No Sudden Move’: Film Review | Tribeca 2021

Don Cheadle and Benicio Del Toro play crooks in 1954 Detroit involved in a document theft that grows increasingly tricky in Steven Soderbergh’s nimble neo-noir.

Tribeca Sets Steven Soderbergh’s ‘No Sudden Move’ as Centerpiece Film

The 2021 Tribeca Festival has added Steven Soderbergh’s crime drama No Sudden Move as its centerpiece film, with the HBO Max and Warner Bros. movie set to receive a world premiere screening at the New York event June 18. No Sudden Move, from a script by Ed Solomon, stars Don Cheadle, Benicio del Toro, David […]

Benicio Del Toro, Zoe Saldana Release COVID-19 Vaccine Video Campaign

In a conversation with Dr. Gustavo Del Toro, the actors discuss misinformation about the vaccine and highlight the importance for Latinx communities to have more access to vaccines.

Jason Bateman, Bob Odenkirk and 8 More Drama Actors Sound Off on Playing Unscrupulous Characters

Eric Bana, Morris Chestnut, Benicio Del Toro and Bob Odenkirk also are among the stars who reveal the most challenging part of portraying playing men with unsavory sides.