Latest Miles Teller News

'Elvis' and Austin Butler feel the temperature rising

Jun. 21, 2022 13:50 PM EDT

On the day of Austin Butler's final screen test for “Elvis," director Baz Luhrmann threw everything at him. Butler had spent five months building up to that moment, workshopping the role with Luhrmann, doing hair and make-up tests, rehearsing the songs. Against the odds, Butler...

Chris Hemsworth finds a rich groove in 'Spiderhead'

Jun. 15, 2022 00:33 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — “Top Gun: Maverick” director Joseph Kosinski again had a plane in the air, only this time Chris Hemsworth was at the wheel. They were shooting “Spiderhead,” a science-fiction prison thriller based on a George Saunders story, along the coast of Australia....

New this week: J.Lo doc, 'Martin' reunion and 'Spiderhead'

Jun. 13, 2022 15:25 PM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — The streamers have an embarrassment of riches to offer film fans this week, starting with a few...

Review: A prison experiment gone wrong in ‘Spiderhead’

Jun. 13, 2022 14:45 PM EDT

George Saunders’ short story “Escape from Spiderhead” is not, you might say, an obviously cinematic piece. It’s the kind of subtly unsettling work — stark, moody and dialogue heavy — that could easily be a play or a haunting experimental film. So it’s an especially bold leap to use it...

'Top Gun: Maverick' wins Tom Cruise 1st $100 million opening

May. 29, 2022 12:49 PM EDT

Forget breaking the sound barrier: Tom Cruise just flew past a major career milestone. The 59-year-old superstar just got his first $100 million opening weekend with “Top Gun: Maverick.” In its first three days in North American theaters, the long-in-the-works sequel earned an...

Country star Blake Shelton named Indy 500 grand marshal

May. 26, 2022 15:42 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Blake Shelton will lend his voice to the Indianapolis 500 as the grand marshal for Sunday’s race. The country music star and coach on NBC’s “The Voice,” Shelton will give the traditional command for drivers to report to their cars during the official...

Need for speed: Indy 500 tabs 'Rooster' to wave green flag

May. 24, 2022 10:42 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Miles Teller feels the need, the need for speed. The “Top Gun: Maverick” actor will get it as the honorary starter for what should be the fastest Indianapolis 500 in history. Teller will wave the green flag for “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” at...

New this week: Dinosaurs, Def Leppard and 'The Responder'

May. 23, 2022 14:09 PM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — In the satirical comedy “Emergency,” college seniors Kunle (Donald Elise Watkins) and Sean...

'Top Gun' and Tom Cruise return to the danger zone

May. 23, 2022 10:56 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In 1983, producer Jerry Bruckheimer was flipping through the May issue of California magazine when he was struck by a story. “Top Guns” read the headline, with a large photograph from inside the cockpit of an F-14 fighter jet. The story opened: “At Mach 2 and 40,000 feet...

Tom Cruise and 'Top Gun: Maverick' touch down in Cannes

May. 18, 2022 23:47 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — Tom Cruise mania descended Wednesday in Cannes where the actor made a whirlwind appearance at the film festival, walking the red carpet, receiving a surprise Palme d'Or and watching a squadron of French fighter jets fly over the European premiere of “Top Gun: Maverick.”...