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‘The Creator’ Filmmaker Gareth Edwards: “I Don’t Think AI Wants Our Jobs”

There’s a scene in 20th Century Studios’ The Creator during which AIs wreak havoc on Los Angeles as a TV journalist warns that they are after jobs. But that’s not what director Gareth Edwards, who co-wrote the screenplay with Chris Weitz, actually believes. “I don’t think AI wants our jobs at all,” Edwards says in […]

‘The Creator’ Director Gareth Edwards Believes Big-Budget Franchises Can Adopt His More Affordable Approach

Gareth Edwards has made films at both ends of the budget spectrum, and his latest sci-fi film, The Creator, is his valiant attempt to find a balance between the two. In his feature directorial debut, Monsters (2010), Edwards received a crash course in independent guerrilla filmmaking, as he roamed around Latin America with Scoot McNairy, […]

Box Office: ‘Paw Patrol’ Sequel Scares Off ‘Saw X’ and ‘The Creator’ With $23M Opening

Happy pups prevailed at the domestic box office this weekend as Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie scared off Saw X and The Creator with $23 million from 3,989 theaters in a needed win for the family marketplace. The news was just as good overseas, where the sequel flexed its muscle in opening to $23.1 million […]

‘Rogue One’ Director Says “There Is So Much Inaccuracy” on the Internet About Its Making

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is considered a high point for the franchise following Disney’s purchase of Lucasfilm in 2012. The film grossed more than $1 billion globally and launched the critically acclaimed prequel series Andor on Disney+. The path to getting there has become the stuff of Star Wars legend, with stories of […]

‘The Creator’ Review: John David Washington Gets Caught Up in AI War in Gareth Edwards’ Baggy, Sentimental Sci-Fi Epic

Gemma Chan, Allison Janney and Ken Watanabe also star in the post-apocalyptic action thriller, which pits U.S. military against a robot menace 10 years after a nuclear explosion levels Los Angeles.

Events of the Week: ‘Dicks: The Musical,’ ‘The Creator’ and More

Here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings in Los Angeles and New York, including events for Dicks: The Musical, The Creator, Cassandro and Chanel’s Sofia Coppola Archive: 1999-2023 dinner. Feeding America for Hunger Action Month For Hunger Action Day on Sept. 15, Feeding America hosted events across the east and west coast to […]

‘The Creator’ First Reactions Revealed

Gareth Edwards’ hotly anticipated sci-fi epic The Creator has finally been unveiled for its first audience, with a press screening taking place Monday evening in Hollywood. With full reviews of The Creator still to come, the first, albeit brief, reactions on social media have been pouring in following the screening and well ahead of the […]

Gareth Edwards’ Sci-Fi Epic ‘The Creator’ to Open Beyond Fest

Gareth Edwards’ The Creator, starring John David Washington and Gemma Chan in a sci-fi epic about a world at war with artificial intelligence, is set to open the Beyond Fest in Los Angeles. The action thriller from 20th Century studios also stars Allison Janney and newcomer Madeleine Voyles and will screen at the Aero Theatre. […]

‘The Creator’ Director Gareth Edwards on Telling a Humans vs. AI War Story: “The Setup of Our Movie Is Pretty Much the Last Few Months”

While battles over the use of artificial intelligence are currently going on in Hollywood amid the dual strikes, Gareth Edwards is about to release his own big-screen version of the war between humans and AI. The Creator, which Edwards wrote and directed, stars John David Washington, Gemma Chan, Allison Janey and newcomer Madeleine Voyles, the […]

‘The Creator’ Trailer From ‘Rogue One’ Director Shows AI Takeover

In The Creator, humanity is at war with an artificial intelligence that’s determined to destroy human life, having already dropped a nuke on Los Angeles. In the teaser trailer below, John David Washington (Tenet) stars as Joshua, a hardened ex-special forces agent grieving the disappearance of his wife (Eternals‘ Gemma Chan) who is recruited to hunt […]