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Mads Mikkelsen To Go To The “Arctic”

"Hannibal" and "Doctor Strange" star Mads Mikkelsen is set to star in Joe Penna's survival thriller "Arctic" for Armory Films, Union Entertainment Group and Pegasus Pictures. Mikkelsen plays a man stranded in the Arctic, who is finally about to receive...

Freeform Orders “Siren,” “Sticks,” “Alone”

The nearly month-long TV Network Upfronts summer press tour snuck out its first presentations today with FreeForm being one of the first off the block to make announcements and reveal details of their shows. Along with the "New...

Share An “Encounter” With Luke Hemsworth

"Westworld" star Luke Hemsworth has has scored the lead role in sci-fi drama "Encounter" at Beyond Casual Media. Shooting will commence in Georgia later this month. The story will center on a group of friends making a remarkable...

“Monkey” Returns With Rebooted Netflix Series

See-Saw Films and Jump Film & TV have teamed to produce the new live-action TV series "The Legend of Monkey" for ABC, TVNZ and Netflix. Children of the 1980s in the UK, Australia and around the world will recall the...

Keith Carradine Joins Lowery’s “Old Man”

Keith Carradine ("Deadwood," "Madam Secretary") has joined the cast of David Lowery's new drama "Old Man And The Gun" for Fox Searchlight. Robert Redford plays Forrest Tucker, a career bank robber who broke out of prison 18 times, including a...

News Bits: Here, Cannes, Silver, M:I-6

You Were Never Really Here A first look photo is out of actor Joaquin Phoenix in "We Need To Talk About Kevin" director Lynne Ramsey's new feature "You Were Never Really Here". Phoenix plays Joe, a war veteran who takes it...

Casting: Pike, Hinds, Clarke, Oyelowo, Rose

The War Journalist Rosamund Pike has been set to portray Marie Colvin in the untitled film about the American reporter who worked in conflict zones including Chechnya, Kosovo, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka. Production begins in October in the...

Shannon, Jordan Set For HBO’s “Fahrenheit 451”

Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon are attached to star in a new telemovie adaptation of Ray Bradbury's classic novel "Fahrenheit 451" for HBO. The story is set in a future where visual media has become the opiate for the...

Full Trailer: Sofia Coppola’s “The Beguiled”

Focus Features has premiered the new full trailer for Sofia Coppola's "The Beguiled". Set in a girls school in the state of Virginia in 1864 as the Civil War rages, The Miss Martha Farnsworth Seminary for Young Ladies has been...

Will Smith Sought For Genie In “Aladdin”

Will Smith is reportedly in early talks to play the Genie in the live-action remake of Disney's classic 1992 animated feature "Aladdin". Smith is the first actor whose negotiations for the film have been reported in the media. A...

Boden & Fleck To Helm “Captain Marvel”

"Half Nelson" and "Mississippi Grind" directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck have been set to direct the upcoming "Captain Marvel" film for Marvel Studios. The studio met with multiple contenders for the gig and waited until the script was in...

Del Toro’s “Shape of Water” Sets Date

Fox Searchlight Pictures has announced a December 8th 2017 release date for Guillermo del Toro's new other-worldly fairy tale feature "The Shape of Water". That puts it just one week before Rian Johnson's "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," but also...

“Guardians” Awesome Mix Vol. 2 Tracklist

Two weeks out from the release of Marvel Studios' "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2," the official soundtrack listing for the film has been released by Rolling Stone. Featuring a bunch of 1970s faves from such greats as...

Blind Al Actress Returns For “Deadpool 2”

Scene-stealing Tony-winning actress Leslie Uggams, who played Wade Wilson's foul-mouthed roomie Blind Al in the first "Deadpool," is returning for the sequel at 20th Century Fox. Uggams will reprise her role, first confirming the news to Blackfilm this week. ...

Trailer For Tarkovsky’s “Stalker” Blu-ray & Re-Release

Considered one of the greatest films ever made, Andrei Tarkovsky‘s sci-fi classic "Stalker" is FINALLY making its way to disc with the Criterion Collection earlier this week announcing the newly remastered film will get a Criterion edition available on...

Mark Millar’s “Chrononauts” Gets A Scribe

Philip Gawthorne has been hired to pen the screenplay for the film adaptation of Mark Miller's "Chrononauts" comic. A film adaptation of the title was announced even before the comic hit in 2015, but the project seemed to have stalled....

Michael K. Williams’ Miles Davis Film Still On

Michael K. Williams has revealed that his long in the works biopic about jazz musician Miles Davis is moving ahead. First talking about it in 2014, the project is titled "Miles and Me" and focuses on the friendship...

“Cloverfield Lane” Scribes To Pen “Scythe”

Universal Pictures has tapped "10 Cloverfield Lane" scribes Josh Campbell & Matt Stuecken to pen the film adaptation of Neal Shusterman's young adult novel "Scythe". The story is set in the future where humans have eradicated diseases. This leaves...

Johnson, Diesel Reunite For “Fast 9”

The apparent feud between Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson during the production of "The Fate of the Furious" looks to have come to an end. TMZ reports that sources close to the franchise have told them both Diesel and Johnson...

Ben Wheatley Calls “Freakshift”: ‘Hill Street Doom’

"Kill List" and "High Rise" filmmaker Ben Wheatley's "Free Fire" opens in cinemas on Friday, a single location action film which involves effectively one gunfight set across the entire feature. His next film, "Freakshift," has previously been pitched as 'women...

“Kingsman: Golden Circle” Trailer Captures

Yesterday's trailer launch for "Kingsman: The Golden Circle" was more of a tease really, the trailer itself a two-minute piece shown at ramped up speed so that it only lasted a few seconds. Now you can check out captures of...

Keira Knightley Returns In “Pirates” Trailer

A new Japanese trailer for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" finally gives us a glimpse of Keira Knightley's Elizabeth Swann returning for this fifth 'Pirates' tale. Johnny Depp returns to the big screen as the iconic,...

“Granite Mountain,” “Sicario” Sequel Need Homes

Black Label Media and Lionsgate, who teamed up on "La La Land" last year, have come to an impasse over the handling of the release of two new films - with both looking likely to end up as cinematic...

Ahmed Joins Gyllenhaal In “Sisters Brothers”

It's a "Nightcrawler" reunion as Riz Ahmed is set to re-team with Jake Gyllenhaal on the English-language indie noir western "The Sisters Brothers". Joaquin Phoenix and John C. Reilly also star in the film based on Patrick deWitt's novel. ...

Red-Band Trailer: Nuns Go Wild In “Little Hours”

Though "Pink Narcissus" would probably have been a better name, "The Little Hours" gets its point across well in its new red-band trailer - it's a period comedy about a convent of hormone-fueled nuns. Alison Brie, Aubrey Plaza and Kate...

Marvel’s Feige On “Guardians,” “Spider-Man” & Beyond

Marvel Studios opened the doors of its headquarters on the Walt Disney Studios lot in Burbank on Monday, allowing select members of the press attending the junket for "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" to not just see the...

Marvel Studios Won’t Do R-Rated Films

With 20th Century Fox finding great success with the R-rated "Deadpool" and "Logan," one of the first questions Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige was understandably asked at this week's "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" junket was if the...

Screen Masculinity: “I’ll Never Doubt You”

In the wake of our publication of the introduction of the masculinity series, my collaborator and friend Garth Franklin and I were sharing a celebratory drink that we'd begun this journey together. My old dear friend, Jamie, had read...

“Kingsman: Golden Circle” Trailer Teased

20th Century Fox has released two new photos and a 'trailer tease' for Matthew Vaughn's upcoming "Kingsman: The Golden Circle". The clip squeezes the entire two-minute trailer into it, albeit over the course of just a few seconds,...

First Trailer: “American Assassin”

The first trailer for the film adaptation of Vince Flynn’s novel "American Assassin" has gone online ahead of its opening in cinemas on September 15th 2017. Attempting to launch a franchise along "Jack Reacher" lines, this is based on...

Luke Skywalker’s Accessorising Explained

Details On The “Rampage” Movie Plot

New Details On Spider-Man’s New Suit