It seemed to be a foregone conclusion, but now Marvel Entertainment has made it official. Dominic Cooper, who played the role of Tony’s father Howard Stark in Captain America: The First Avenger, as well as the Marvel One-Shot “Agent Carter,” will reprise his role in the upcoming “Agent Carter” TV series.
When a wormhole (which theoretically can connect widely-separated regions of spacetime) is discovered, explorers and scientists unite to embark on a voyage through it, transcending the limits of human space travel. Among the travelers is a widowed engineer (McConaughey) who has to decide to leave behind his two children to join the voyage with the goal of saving humanity.
As Gone Girl racks up tremendous accolades, director David Fincher’s follow-up project will not be for the big screen but rather the small as he reunites with writer Gillian Flynn for the HBO series “Utopia.” According to The Guardian, Gone Girl writer Flynn will adapt the British crime thriller, and unlike Fincher’s previous series “House of Cards,” the helmer will direct all episodes in the first season.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has announced that director Matt Reeves’ Dawn of the Planet of the Apes will be available on 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray and DVD on December 2 and on Digital HD November 11. The film quickly became the highest-grossing film in the franchise this summer, netting nearly $680 million at the box office.
Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson, Katherine Waterston, Reese Witherspoon, Benicio Del Toro, Martin Short, Jena Malone and Joanna Newson, Inherent Vice hits theaters on December 12.
Opening in theaters and IMAX on November 7, Interstellar stars Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Ellen Burstyn, John Lithgow, Michael Caine, Casey Affleck, Wes Bentley, Bill Irwin, Mackenzie Foy, Topher Grace and David Gyasi.
The last weekend of September was a good one for Denzel Washington as he reunited with Training Day director Antoine Fuqua for a new take on the ’80s show The Equalizer (Sony), co-starring Chloe Moretz and Marton Csokas, which opened with a solid $35 million in 3,236 theaters. It averaged over $10,000 per location and is the third biggest opening in Washington’s career following 2007’s American Gangster and 2012’s Safe House, just ahead of the $32.8 million opening of 2010’s The Book of Eli.
The film stars Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Forest Whitaker, and Jonny Weston. Tak3n opens in theaters on January 9, 2015.
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Following a report earlier this year that suggested a late 2014 shoot for the project, The Denver Post has revealed that Quentin Tarantino will be bringing his latest production, The Hateful Eight, to Colorado this December.
“Game of Thrones” star Aidan Gillen has joined the cast of 20th Century Fox’s The Scorch Trials, the upcoming sequel to the now-in-theaters hit The Maze Runner. The Hollywood Reporter has the news, reporting that Gillen will play the story’s villain, Janson, also known as Rat-Man. They have also confirmed that Wes Ball, the director of the first film, will be returning for the sequel.
USA Network is staging a Lost reunion, casting fan favorite Josh Holloway in writer-producer Carlton Cuse’s new sci-fi drama pilot Colony.
From Academy Award-nominated writer/director Michael Mann (Heat, The Insider), blackhat is set within the world of global cybercrime, following a furloughed convict Nicholas Hathaway (Chris Hemsworth) and his American and Chinese partners as they hunt a high-level cybercrime network from Chicago to Los Angeles to Hong Kong to Jakarta.
Featuring the voices of Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, TJ Miller, Jamie Chung, Damon Wayans Jr., Genesis Rodriguez, Daniel Henney, Maya Rudolph, James Cromwell and Alan Tudyk, the movie is set to hit theaters on November 7.
It was revealed earlier this week that HBO’s acclaimed series, “True Detective,” has set Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn as the male leads of the second season. Now, Variety reveals that, as has long been rumored, Rachel McAdams has joined the cast in a leading female role. The trade also notes that Taylor Kitsch is a near certainty to round out the cast.
The story of J.M. Barrie’s “Peter Pan” is one of eternal youth, companionship and enduring loyalty. A mischievous boy who can fly and doesn’t age, Peter grew up without parents and spends his never-ending childhood on the enchanted island of Never Land where he is the leader of the Lost Boys. With the fairy Tinker Bell always at his side, he brings Wendy Darling and her brothers to Never Land on the biggest adventure of their lives and they encounter mermaids, fairies, pirates, and the dastardly Hook.
Now in production, Ted 2 has added Liam Neeson to its cast! Writer/director/star Seth MacFarlane, who previously worked with Neeson on this year’s A Million Ways to Die in the West, tweeted the news.
Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.
HBO confirmed today that Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn will star in the second season of HBO’s “True Detective.” Justin Lin is set to direct the first two episodes. Continue reading