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New Year Tweets Tease “Solo” & “Aquaman”

To celebrate the new year, filmmakers James Wan and Ron Howard have posted tweets teasing some of the production design in their upcoming films "Aquaman" and "Solo: A Star Wars Story" respectively. Wan's shot shows a close-up of Atlantean armor,...

Global Box-Office Up To $39.9 Billion

Box-office tracking service comScore has released the results of the year in movie box-office with the industry generating a record $39.92 billion worldwide in 2017, jumping 3% on last year. The gain came despite a 2.3% slide in US box...

“Downton Abbey” Movie To Shoot Mid-2018?

The long talked about "Downton Abbey" movie could finally be heading into production this year going by quotes from a new interview from actress Phyllis Logan, who played housekeeper Mrs Hughes in the ITV period drama. Speaking with the Mail...

New “Akira” Gets “Predator” Production Designer?

Production designer Martin Whist has reportedly boarded the long in the works live-action film adaptation of the classic manga series "Akira" at Warner Bros. Pictures reports Omega Underground. At last report filmmaker Taika Waititi ("Thor: Ragnarok," "Hunt for the Wilderpeople")...

Trailer: Gina Carano In “Scorched Earth”

Looking every bit its direct-to-video status, a new trailer has arrived for the post apocalyptic western "Scorched Earth" starring "Haywire" star Gina Carano and "The Mummy" alum John Hannah. In the film the planet has suffered an environmental collapse with...

“Last Jedi” At $1B Worldwide Box-Office

Despite the steepest drop of the top ten, Disney Pictures and Lucasfilm's "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" has crossed the $1 billion worldwide mark after three weeks of release with $1.040 billion through December 31st. That makes it the third...

New “Jurassic World” Contains Massive Action

"Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" is set to follow the pattern of all sequels - bigger and brasher, with a focus on larger and more elaborate set pieces. In fact, the film's director J.A. Bayona tells Empire the new movie contains...

Russos Talk “Infinity War” Motivation & Pain

Anthony and Joe Russo, the directors of the upcoming "Avengers: Infinity War," have participated in a live Q&A and have talked about which characters they are personally excited about developing further in the film. At the same time,...

John Williams To Compose “Solo” Theme

Veteran "Star Wars: franchise composer John Williams has been set to write the theme for "Solo: A Star Wars Story," the standalone film about a young Han Solo opening May 25th. Powell was announced as the primary composer for "Solo"...

The Notable Films of 2018: C-E

In this volume I look at the sequel to a snarky superhero comedy, an animated take on a Dr. Seuss classic, an adaptation of a much celebrated drug cartel tome, a sequel no-one called for, a sequel to the...

Heaps Of Photos From 2018 Movies

A new cover story looking at the twenty most anticipated new films of 2018 has gone up at USA Today and included new photos from a bunch of upcoming major blockbusters in 2018. The most high profile shots include new...

“Star Wars” Franchise Has Now Paid For Itself

Five years ago, Walt Disney Pictures handed out $4.06 billion to buy Lucasfilm. Now, with "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" crossing the $934.2 million worldwide mark today, it has been revealed the deal has effectively paid for itself. Combined...

11 Million Tune In For Netflix’s “Bright”

Though it has been on the receiving end of a critical slamming, Netflix's big budget original film "Bright" has been a success for the company in terms of viewership according to Nielsen Media statistics. The company reports that an average...

“New Mutants” Character Teaser Videos

Over the past few months, 20th Century Fox has been doing a slow promo rollout on its social media accounts introducing us to the characters of its "X-Men" spin-off feature "The New Mutants". Now it looks as though...

Is AMC Considering Tiered Seat Pricing?

Two separate sources have indicated that cinema chain AMC has, via a new survey, begun exploring the idea of charging different prices for different seats within the same cinema. Both a source for Slashfilm and on Twitter have indicated that...

Flanagan Keen To Adapt King’s “Shining” Sequel

Coming off raves for his adaptation of "Gerald's Game" for Netflix, filmmaker Mike Flanagan has two other Stephen King projects he says he'd love to tackle - King's 2013 "The Shining" semi-sequel novel "Doctor Sleep," and his 2006 novel...

VOTD: “Dunkirk” Re-Edited As A Silent Short Film

With Christopher Nolan's "Dunkirk" now out on Blu-ray, a fan has done a fairly clever re-editing of the film and turned it into "Dunkirk: The Silent Film" - an eight minute long, dialogue-free, black-and-white fan film that has the...

“Alpha” & “Goosebumps 2” Set New Dates

Sony Pictures has delayed its Ice Age drama "Alpha" by half a year, from March 2nd until September 14th. Directed by Albert Hughes, the film stars Kodi Smit-McPhee and follows a young warrior trying to survive in the...

We Won’t See A Longer “Blade Runner 2049” Cut

Though it clocked in at over two-and-a-half hours, it was revealed by editor Joe Walker that a bunch of scenes didn't make the theatrical cut of Denis Villeneuve's "Blade Runner 2049". In fact, the 'assembly cut' of the film reportedly...

“The Cartel” Scribe Talks Scott’s Adaptation

With "Alien: Covenant" and "All the Money in the World" now all finished, Ridley Scott is getting ready to direct an adaptation of Don Winslow’s novel "The Cartel" as his next project. Winslow’s book covers roughly a decade...

Villeneuve On Turning Down James Bond

The talk of who will direct the next James Bond film has cooled down in recent weeks. At last report Yann Demange ("'71") was the front runner, while Denis Villenueve was actor Daniel Craig's personal choice for the...

Trailer: Netflix Film “The Open House”

Netflix has premiered the trailer for its new original suspense thriller "The Open House" starring "Don't Breathe" and "13 Reasons Why" star Dylan Minnette. In the film and following a tragedy, a mother and her teen son move to a...

MoviePass Reaches One Million Subscribers

Movie ticket subscription service MoviePass has reportedly reached the benchmark of one million paid subscribers, hitting that number just before Christmas. The company shook things up four months ago when it dropped its price from $30 to just $10 a...

Trailer: Vikander & Green In “Euphoria”

The prospect of Eva Green and Alicia Vikander together in a drama seems an easy sell, but when the subject matter is euthanasia it becomes a MUCH trickier prospect for any marketer. "Euphoria" sees the pair playing estranged sisters who...

“Alien” Future Uncertain But Scott Still Keen

Ridley Scott is standing by his firm belief that the "Alien" franchise could be every bit as big as rival and more mainstream sci-fi franchises like "Star Wars" and "Star Trek". Speaking with the Toronto Sun this week...

Trevorrow Talks “Jurassic World” Trilogy Plans

Though "Jurassic World" was the fourth film in the "Jurassic Park" series, it also served as something of a refresh - changing up the franchise a bit. In any case it was a fairly standalone film, one that...

Guadagnino On His “Suspiria” Remake’s Point

Filmmaker Luca Guadagnino has a lot of good will right now coming off the success of "Call Me By Your Name," and he's going to need it as he recently had the audacity to remake Dario Argento's 1970s horror...

Fox Wanted “Showman” As A Jukebox Musical

There are three kinds of film musicals - adaptations of stage productions (eg. "Chicago," "Dreamgirls"), jukebox musicals which are built around pre-existing music (eg. "Moulin Rouge," "Happy Feet"), and original musicals created for the screen (eg. "La La Land,"...

Branagh Open To Christie Cinematic Universe

Racking up $311 million at the box-office, Kenneth Branagh's glossy film adaptation of Agatha Christie's "Murder On The Orient Express" was a solid hit with audiences and not too bad with critics. The film teased and development is already underway...

Trailer: Nic Cage Is Fun Kid Killer In “Mom & Dad”

What do you get when you team Nicolas Cage with Brian Taylor, the director of the "Crank" films? The result can be seen in the first trailer for "Mom and Dad" - a new black comedy in which the...

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