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New “Jurassic” Sequel Photos & Story Details

Following in the wake of the "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" trailer earlier this week, EW has released a batch of new photos and some more story details about the J.A. Bayona-directed sequel. Dubbed a half-disaster and half-horror film, executive...

R.I.P. “Austin Powers” Actor Verne Troyer

Verne Troyer, who famously played Mini-Me in the "Austin Powers" movies, died on Saturday at the age of 49. Troyer suffered from alcoholism and depression and had been hospitalized in recent weeks due to alcohol poisoning. A statement posted to...

First U.S. LED Cinema Screen Now Running

The first-ever LED cinema screen in the United States is now up and running at Pacific Theaters Winnetka in the Los Angeles suburb of Chatsworth. The new screen, which measures 34 feet wide and 17 feet tall, is essentially a...

Gilliam, von Trier & More Coming To Cannes

With the Netflix vs. Cannes debate the focus of attention last week, this week has seen the film festival get back to talking about the films it is including and adding a few notable inclusions to what seemed a...

“Deadpool 2” Trailer Features Cut Dialogue

The final trailer for the "Deadpool" sequel has been the talk of the online film sphere for much of the past two days, much of it due to the great gag involving everyday guy Peter who becomes a member...

Universal Picks Up The New “Tommyknockers”

Universal Pictures has won a competitive bidding war against Sony Pictures and Netflix for the film rights to Stephen King's novel "The Tommyknockers". The story focuses on a woodland town in Maine where long buried and recently unearthed alien spacecraft...

“Favourite,” “Captive” & More Date Changes

Several films have set release dates today with the most notable being "The Killing of a Sacred Deer" and "The Lobster" director Yorgos Lanthimos' attempt at a corset drama with "The Favourite". The story is set in the court of...

Carpenter Confirmed For “Halloween” Score

Filmmaker John Carpenter is a rare breed in that, with one or two exceptions, he does the musical scores for all the films he directs, and he doesn't do them for any other filmmaker's work. That stance now changes with...

Blomkamp Cancels Crowd-Funded “Firebase”

"District 9" filmmaker Neill Blomkamp's plans for a crowd-funded feature film version of his Oats Studios Vietnam War-set short film "Firebase" have collapsed. Blomkamp launched Oats Studios last year as an outlet for experimental shorts which have been released online....

Full Trailer: Manga Adaptation “Bleach”

Following a brief teaser earlier this year, a full trailer has now emerged for the live-action adaptation of Tite Kubo's classic manga and anime franchise "Bleach". The story of the comic follows a teenage boy who becomes a Soul Reaper...

Nic Cage To Quit Acting In A Few Years?

Though he's made fun of quite a bit for his choices, everyone still seems to appreciate that we have Nicolas Cage's performances in our lives. Enjoy it while you can though, because it may not happen for much...

“IT” Actress Is The New “Nancy Drew”

"IT" actress Sophia Lillis has been cast in the title role in the film "Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase," a film adaptation of the popular Nancy Drew novels. Released in 1930, the book is the second volume in the...

Balfe To Compose “Mission: Impossible – Fallout”

Filmmaker Chris McQuarrie has confirmed on Twitter that Emmy-nominated Scottish composer Lorne Balfe has been set to compose the score for the upcoming "Mission: Impossible - Fallout". A frequent collaborator with Hans Zimmer, most notably on the "Sherlock Holmes" films,...

Jones, Bloom, Brown Join “Angry Birds 2”

Leslie Jones will play the villain while Rachel Bloom, Sterling K. Brown, Eugenio Derbez, Zach Woods, Awkwafina, Lil Rel Howery, Dove Cameron, and Brooklynn Prince have all signed on for roles in the upcoming "The Angry Birds Movie 2"...

Common, Dale Join New Line’s “The Kitchen”

Common is in advanced negotiations and James Badge Dale has closed a deal to join Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss in the film adaptation of the Vertigo comics title "The Kitchen" at New Line Cinema. Set in New...

“Crazy Rich Asians” Trailer Gets Teased

Warner Bros. Pictures has released a trailer tease for its contemporary romantic comedy "Crazy Rich Asians" based on the acclaimed worldwide bestseller by Kevin Kwan. The tease comes ahead of the first full trailer which will go online...

“Prada” Director Visits A “Beautiful Ruin”

David Frankel ("The Devil Wears Prada") is closing a deal to direct the film adaptation of Jess Walter's novel "Beautiful Ruins" at Fox 2000. Set in the spring of 1962 off the Ligurian Sea, three young characters meet during an...

Secareanu, Staunton Join Horror Film “Outside”

Romola Garai ("Atonement," "Suffragette") is set to make her feature directorial debut on upcoming horror film "Outside" and has enlisted last year's breakout actors Alec Secareanu ("God's Own Country") and Carla Juri ("Blade Runner 2049") along with acting legend...

Brief “Wars,” “Man,” “Doom” Sequel Bits

A couple of brief sequel updates today. First up, Victoria Mahoney ("Power," "Grey's Anatomy") is joining J.J. Abrams' "Star Wars: Episode IX" as a second unit director. This will make her the first woman (and first woman...

Selina Yo, Michelle Yeoh Achieve “Boss Level”

Rising young actress Selina Lo and the legend that is Michelle Yeoh have joined the cast of Joe Carnahan's new action thriller "Boss Level" at Entertainment Studios and Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films. Frank Grillo plays a special forces operative trapped in a...

“Ant-Man and The Wasp” Photos & Story Talk

Marvel Studios has premiered two new photos from "Ant-Man and The Wasp" as part of a feature article that also reveals new details about the sequel's story. We know that the film is set in the aftermath of "Captain America:...

New “Solo” Posters, Details & TV Spot

A little over a month out from release, new details and material from Ron Howard's "Star Wars" spin-off "Solo" has arrived today. First up the film's screenwriters Lawrence Kasdan and Jonathan Kasdan chatted with The Star Wars Show and...

Photos: Redford’s Final Role In “Old Man”

Fox Searchlight has announced an October 5th release date and released the first photos from "A Ghost Story" director David Lowery's "The Old Man and the Gun" which stars Robert Redford in his alleged final screen performance. Redford stars in...

MoviePass Stock Plummets After Sell Off

Subscription movie ticketing service MoviePass is again in the news today, this time though it's feeling the burn - from irate investors. The parent company of MoviePass, Helios and Matheson Analytics, announced plans it is looking to sell $150 million...

Netflix Considers Buying Some Cinemas?

Netflix has famously butted heads with exhibitors in recent years over their strategy of releasing films directly on their service and bypassing the theatrical release window. In the past, they've wanted day-and-date releases theatrically for their titles, but...

Nee Brothers To Direct The He-Man Film

Aaron and Adam Nee ("Band of Robbers") have been set to direct the He-Man movie "Masters of the Universe" for Sony Pictures and Mattel. The film remains on track for a December 2019 release. Based on the beloved Mattel...

“Mindhunter” Directors Set As WWZ2 Delayed

Though reports earlier this year suggested a Fall start, it looks like the David Fincher-directed sequel to "World War Z" won't be making that date. The Playlist reports that the film won't be shooting this year at all, but is...

“Rocketman” A Go With Egerton As Elton

Paramount Pictures is reportedly nearing a deal to finance and distribute "Rocketman," the upcoming Elton John biopic starring "Kingsman" lead Taron Egerton as the flamboyant singer. Dexter Fletcher, who worked with Egerton on "Eddie the Eagle," is attached to helm...

“Deadpool 2” Helmer Set For “The Division”

"Deadpool 2" director David Leitch has been set to direct "The Division," a film adaptation of the Ubisoft video game title which has had Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica Chastain set to star and produce from its conception. Ubisoft Motion Pictures,...

del Toro Signs Dreamworks Animation Deal

Oscar-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro has signed a multi-year exclusive deal with DreamWorks Animation which will see him write, produce, and direct animated family films for the studio. del Toro has collaborated with DWA for years now on various projects...

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