Stuntmen are increasingly Hollywood's go-to action directors
This image released by Netflix shows Chris Hemsworth, left, in a scene from "Extraction," premiering this week on Netflix. (Jasin Boland/Netflix via AP)Some of today's top action directors were first doubles for Brad Pitt, Neo and Wolverine. Hargrave is the latest in a lineage of stuntmen who have gone from stepping in for actors to directing them. It's a fairly recent career pathway thanks largely to the success of Chad Stahelski ("John Wick") and David Leitch ("Atomic Blonde"). They've been leaders in the field since founding the action design company 87Eleven in 1997.
Timothe Chalamet feels the weight of the crown in 'The King'
Netflix offers its upcoming film, "The King," in theaters before it reaches the streaming network. HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Netflix has dropped a royally intriguing new trailer for its upcoming film "The King." Joel Edgerton, who also co-wrote the script, stars alongside him as aging, booze-loving knight John Falstaff. Sean Harris, Ben Mendelsohn, Robert Pattinson and Lily-Rose Depp also star in the film from director David Michod. "The King" will be in theaters for a limited run this fall before hitting Netflix.