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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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‘Joker 2’ Trailer Unites Joaquin Phoenix and Lady Gaga in Song

The first trailer for Joker: Folie à Deux brings together unites Oscar winners Joaquin Phoenix and Lady Gaga for one of the more intriguing entries of the 2024 theatrical calendar. Warner Bros. unveiled the look at CinemaCon, where Joker 2 is among the top titles theater owners were curious for a glimpse at — and […]

Bong Joon Ho Unveils Irreverent First Trailer for Robert Pattinson Starrer ‘Mickey 17’

The many facets of Robert Pattinson were on display in the first trailer for Mickey 17, the upcoming film from Bong Joon Ho that delves into human printing, identity and space colonization. Bong made his first trip to CinemaCon to show off the trailer, with Bong saying it’s the story of “a simple man who […]

Kevin Costner Hopes ‘Horizon: An American Saga’ Can Be Binged in Theaters Someday

Kevin Costner is hoping a few years from now, moviegoers will have the opportunity to binge four Horizon movies in theaters. “Maybe a year and a half, two years from now, they will come (to theaters) for 12 hours,” he told the assembled crowd of theater owners Tuesday at CinemaCon, where he teased his two-part […]

Crunchyroll Bringing Anime Movies ‘Haikyu!!’, ‘Blue Lock’ and ‘Overlord’ to U.S. Theaters

A trio of anime properties will be coming to North American theaters later this year, with the Sony-owned Crunchyroll unveiling plans at CinemaCon Tuesday during a presentation that underscored the once-underground medium has gone mainstream. Haikyu!!: The Dumpster Battle will arrive in theaters on May 31, both subtitled and dubbed. The film is a continuation […]

Disney Sets ‘Toy Story 5,’ ‘Mandalorian & Grogu’ for 2026, Delays Live-Action ‘Moana’ by a Year

Woody and Buzz have a date to return to theaters. Disney will release Pixar’s Toy Story 5 on June 19, 2026, the studio announced Friday. Disney CEO Bob Iger first announced Toy Story 5 in February 2023, with the sequel an attempt to return to form for the franchise after the disappointing performance of the […]

Superman’s ‘Action Comics’ No. 1 Sets Record with $6 Million Sale

Superman has leapt a world record in a single bound. An issue of Action Comic No. 1, which introduced the world to the Kryptonian hero, sold at auction for a record $6 million Thursday, making it the most valuable comic book in the world. It tops an issue of 1939’s Superman No. 1, which sold […]

Olivia Wilde, LuckyChap, Simon Kinberg Teaming to Adapt Rob Liefeld Comic ‘Avengelyne’ (Exclusive)

A high-powered package is coming together to adapt Avengelyne, the ’90s comic book character from Deadpool creator Rob Liefeld. Olivia Wilde, who last helmed the thriller Don’t Worry Darling, is attached to direct what would be a feature adaptation. LuckyChap, the banner run by Margot Robbie, Tom Ackerley and Josey McNamara and which shepherded last […]

Comic Book Creator Rob Liefeld to Publish Memoir

Rob Liefeld, the comic book creator who has spent decades dreaming up fantastical stories, is ready to put his own story down on the printed page. Liefeld will pen a memoir titled Robservations, which BenBella Publishing will release early next year. As a creator, Liefeld has had a front-row seat to a number of crucial […]

‘Fantastic Four’ Casts Julia Garner as Silver Surfer

Fantastic Four has found its Silver Surfer. Julia Garner will play a version the classic character, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. WandaVision director Matt Shakman is directing the feature, which stars Pedro Pascal as Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic, Vanessa Kirby as Sue Storm/The Invisible Woman, Joseph Quinn as Johnny Storm/The Human Torch and Ebon Moss-Bachrach as […]

‘Supergirl’ Movie Finds Director with Craig Gillespie

It’s up, up and away for director Craig Gillespie, who is in talks to helm Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow. The filmmaker joins James Gunn (Superman) and Andy Muschietti (the Batman feature The Brave and the Bold) among the filmmakers building out the slate of projects for DC Studios, the Warner Bros. division led by Gunn […]

Image Comics Taps Jim Viscardi as VP of Business Development

Jim Viscardi is moving to Image Comics, with the publisher behind The Walking Dead hiring Viscardi as VP of Business Development. Viscardi is well known in the comic book space as the top editor of, which launched in 2015 and sold to CBS Interactive three years later. He oversaw its overall editorial strategy, among […]

‘Road House’ Lands Amazon’s Biggest Movie Streaming Debut

After a rather dramatic road to the small screen, Road House is the new champion in the ring for Amazon MGM Studios. Amazon says the remake of the 1989 action classic is its biggest global movie launch ever. And for the first time for a feature film, Amazon provided a viewership number, saying 50 million […]