“Game of Thrones” actress Natalie Dormer is set to headline the supernatural thriller titled The Forest for commercial director Jason Zada, based on an original idea by David S. Goyer (The Dark Knight). Read More
Several high-profile Hollywood figures including directors Brad Bird and Edgar Wright have taken to Twitter to express their glowing opinions of Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi epic Interstellar, which has yet to be screened publicly. Read More
Billy Boyd, best known to Middle Earth fans as Pippin in The Lord of the Ringstrilogy, will perform a new song titled “The Last Goodbye” for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ end credits. Boyd co-wrote the song with Hobbitproducers Phillipa Boyens and Fran Walsh. Read More
Taylor Swift has unveiled the third song from her upcoming new record, 1989. “Welcome To New York” follows in the footsteps of the recently released “Out Of The Woods” and lead single “Shake It Off.” The song was co-produced and co-written with OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder. Read More
Walt Disney Animation Studios revealed plans today for Moana, a sweeping, CG-animated comedy-adventure about a spirited teenager on an impossible mission to fulfill her ancestors’ quest. In theaters in late 2016, the film is directed by the renowned filmmaking team of Ron Clements and John Musker (The Little Mermaid, The Princess and the Frog, Aladdin). Read More
The third weekend of October slowed down slightly with the Brad Pitt WWII movie Fury, directed by David Ayer (End of Watch) and co-starring Logan Lerman, Shia LaBeouf, Jon Bernthal and Michael Pena, opening on Thursday night in 3173 theaters. After grossing $8.8 million on Friday (including Thursday previews), it took in an estimated $23.5 million for the weekend. That’s the best opening for Ayer as a director, although his involvement as a writer on films like The Fast and the Furious and the remake of S.W.A.T. both had better openings. It’s a significantly lower opening than other WWII movies such as Steven Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan and Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds, which also starred Brad Pitt.
On the heels of this week’s massive update to Warner Bros. Pictures’ schedule of DC Comics adaptations comes word, via The Hollywood Reporter, that the first of the newly-announced films, David Ayer’s Suicide Squad, is already courting some serious talent. According to the outlet, Ryan Gosling, Tom Hardy, Margot Robbie and Will Smith have all been approached for roles. Read More
Jena Malone is rumoured to be cast in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay actress may have been cast as a female Robin, according to a WILX-10 report later backed up by The Hollywood Reporter. Read More
Tom Hardy seems to be a popular man for comic book properties. He already took on Christian Bale’s Batman in The Dark Knight Rises and, earlier this week, was said to be up for a role in David Ayer’s Suicide Squad. Now TheWrap reports that 20th Century Fox is keen on casting the Mad Max: Fury Road star in Bryan Singer’s X-Men: Apocalypse. Read More
Big Eyes, set for release on December 25, stars Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Danny Huston, Krysten Ritter, Jason Schwartzman and Terence Stamp, and offers a biopic of artist Margaret Keane, the painter whose distinctive creations featuring big-eyed children became one of art’s first mass-market success stories in the 1950s.
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.
A family spokeswoman has confirmed that a body found in a ravine near Seattle is 32-year-old actress Misty Upham. Upham, known for roles in August: Osage County and Django Unchained, had been missing since 6 October. Read More
Although The Wolf of Wall Street‘s Margot Robbie was said to be up for the role earlier this year, Deadline is now reporting that Lucy and Marvel’s The Avengers‘s Scarlett Johansson has been offered the leading role in DreamWorks’ live-action adaptation of the popular manga Ghost in the Shell. Snow White and the Huntsman director Rupert Sanders will helm the feature from a script by William Wheeler, based on the series by Masamune Shirow.
After taking on Captain America himself earlier this year, Academy Award winner Robert Redford is looking at a new project with Walt Disney Pictures. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Redford is in talks to headline Pete’s Dragon with David Lowery (Ain’t Them Body Saints) attached to helm. The Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid star would play a local storyteller who knows a few good tales about dragons. Read More
The final film’s cast also includes Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Evangeline Lilly, Luke Evans, Benedict Cumberbatch, Stephen Fry, Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt, Orlando Bloom, John Bell, Manu Bennett, Jed Brophy, Adam Brown, John Callen, Billy Connolly, Ryan Gage, Mark Hadlow, Peter Hambleton, Stephen Hunter, William Kircher, Lawrence Makoare, Sylvester McCoy, Graham McTavish, Dean O’Gorman, Mikael Persbrandt and Aidan Turner. Read More
We learned earlier this year that Warner Bros. is looking to bring the hit video game Minecraft to the big screen. Now, Deadline reveals that Real Steel and Night at the Museum helmer Shawn Levy is in talks to direct.
Anyone who knows anything about the tropes of network television know that Gotham faces a distinct problem: in employing a ‘Villain of the Week’ format, it seriously risks falling into a trap of being 60% a boring, cliché-ridden procedural cop drama and only 40% an entertaining Batman origin story. Read More
Opening in theaters on November 21, the Francis Lawrence-directed third film in the franchise stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright, Sam Claflin, Jena Malone, Stanley Tucci and Donald Sutherland.
On the same day that it was officially announced that the star will be headlining a Wonder Woman feature film, The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Gal Gadot is being targeted to play the female lead in MGM and Paramount’s upcoming Timur Bekmambetov-directed remake of Ben-Hur.
Award-winning star of stage and screen Neil Patrick Harris will host the 87th Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. This will be Harris’ first time hosting the ceremony. The show will air live on ABC on Oscar Sunday, February 22, 2015. Read More
Interstellar opens Nov. 5 and stars Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Wes Bentley, Michael Caine, Casey Affleck, and John Lithgow, to name a few. The plot tracks a quartet of astronauts and scientists—and the most unusual robot to grace the screen in years (meet the fall’s breakout star: a mini-monolith of metamorphic Jenga blocks named TARS)—who journey across the universe to search for a new home for mankind: In the near future of the film, Earth is dying, ravaged by blight and environmental ruin.
Warner Bros. made headlines today with a series of major announcements concerning their upcoming slate of blockbusters. Read More
Netflix has announced that all 10 seasons, 236 episodes and 83 hours of the touchstone sitcom “Friends” will be available exclusively on Netflix starting January 1, 2015.
Warner Bros. and DC confirmed a slew of Justice League-related dates on Wednesday at Time Warner Investor Day.
At Time Warner Investor Day on Wednesday morning, Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara announced that David Yates will direct J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, due for release in November 2016! Read More
After debuting nine new posters for Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, New Line Cinema and MGM are back with yet even more artwork – two more posters and three more banners. Read More
Johnny Depp’s Captain Jack Sparrow appears to have found a new foe. TheWrap reports that Javier Bardem is in talks to play Captain Brand, the chief antagonist of Pirates of the Caribbean 5. Read More
Bill Murray is to reunite with his Lost in Translation director Sofia Coppola for a carol-singing Christmas TV special, it has been announced.
We learned earlier this month that Joaquin Phoenix, long rumored to play Marvel’s Sorcerer Supreme, was no longer in contention for Scott Derrickson’s Doctor Strange. Today, a new name has been thrown out as a contender for the part with Badass Digest claiming that Ewan McGregor is among those being considered.
After nine days of new posters for Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, we’ve come to the final one, and it features the titular character – Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins.
The song will be featured on the 24-year-old singer’s upcoming album 1989 and it was just released on iTunes.
Marking a major twist to the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s “Phase Three,” Variety is reporting that Robert Downey Jr. is close to joining the cast of Captain America 3 as Tony Stark and that the film will launch elements of the hit comic book crossover event, “Civil War” in the MCU! Read More
Fox has ordered six more episodes of breakout new drama series “Gotham,” raising the series order to 22 episodes.
Released in theaters in August of 2013, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones was not the box office success that Constantin Film and Screen Gems were hoping for. Made for about $60 million, the film earned just $31.2 million at the domestic box office. Internationally, it performed a little better with $59.4 million for a worldwide total of $90.6 million.
Back in August, the rumor broke that Sam Mendes’ James Bond 24 was looking to cast an “iconic henchman.” Now, Latino-Review reports that role has been filled by none other than Guardians of the Galaxy star Dave Bautista!
The final film’s cast includes Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Benedict Cumberbatch, Stephen Fry, Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt, Orlando Bloom, John Bell, Manu Bennett, Jed Brophy, Adam Brown, John Callen, Billy Connolly, Ryan Gage, Mark Hadlow, Peter Hambleton, Stephen Hunter, William Kircher, Lawrence Makoare, Sylvester McCoy, Graham McTavish, Dean O’Gorman, Mikael Persbrandt and Aidan Turner.
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, hitting theaters December 17, concludes the adventure of the title character Bilbo Baggins, who joins the Wizard Gandalf and thirteen Dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield, on an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor.
Four new movies opened in wide release on Thursday night, but none of them were able to defeat David Fincher’s Gone Girl (20th Century Fox), starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike, as it built on the word-of-mouth from its opening weekend to score a second weekend at #1 with $26.8 million, down just 29% from its opening weekend. So far, it’s grossed $78.3 million in just ten days and is well on its way to becoming one of Fincher’s highest-grossing hits.
Starring Charlie Cox (Matt Murdock), Deborah Ann Woll (Karen Page), Elden Henson (Foggy Nelson), and Vincent D’Onofrio (Wilson Fisk), “Marvel’s Daredevil” follows the journey of Matt Murdock, who was blinded as a young boy but imbued with extraordinary senses, now fighting against injustice by day as a lawyer, and by night as the super hero Daredevil in modern day Hell’s Kitchen, New York City.
The final film’s cast also includes Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Benedict Cumberbatch, Stephen Fry, Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt, Orlando Bloom, John Bell, Manu Bennett, Jed Brophy, Adam Brown, John Callen, Billy Connolly, Ryan Gage, Mark Hadlow, Peter Hambleton, Stephen Hunter, William Kircher, Lawrence Makoare, Sylvester McCoy, Graham McTavish, Dean O’Gorman, Mikael Persbrandt, Aidan Turner.
Back in August, it was revealed that a vinyl toy of the fan favorite “Dancing Groot” was being made, but now Marvel Entertainment (via Mashable) has revealed that full sized replica of Baby Groot, complete with a tiny pot that plays an electronic version of the Jackson 5’s “I Want You Back,” will be released this December. The toy will run $14.99.
He blew up the world and now apparently it’s time to rebuild it: IFC has picked up a six-episode third season of David Cross’ The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret, Entertainment Weekly have reported.
The month is packed with big movies, but what if the posters for some of these movies told us what we REALLY should expect to see when buying our ticket? We’ve applied this logic to some of October’s biggest releases.
Fans of the late Robin Williams have several more films from the comic genius to look forward to, and audiences who loved seeing him in darker comic roles can enjoy the misanthropic merry making of holiday film A Merry Friggin’ Christmas, which Entertainment Tonight has a zany new trailer for.
Box Office Mojo has returned after mysteriously disappearing Friday morning. IMDB, which acquired the data website in 2008, has not explained the disappearance or return.
Production has begun on “Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy,” an upcoming animated-television series for Disney XD, featuring the hugely popular characters introduced in the record-breaking Marvel Studios film of the same name. The announcement was made today by Jeph Loeb, Marvel’s Head of Television, at New York Comic Con.
Katy Perry is going to perform at the Super Bowl. After over a month of speculation, sources confirmed to Billboard that the artist would perform during halftime at Super Bowl XLIX.
Luke Evans can be seen in theatre today in the lead role of Universal’s Dracula Untold, but he will of course return as Bard The Bowman in December’s final Hobbit film, and his character’s poster has been revealed. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, hitting theaters December 17, concludes the adventure of the title character Bilbo Baggins, who joins the Wizard Gandalf and thirteen Dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield, on an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor.
One of the unquestioned highlights of February’s hit The LEGO Movie was Will Arnett voicing a pompous Batman, and audiences are about to get a lot more of him as Heat Vision reports that Warner Bros. is readying a solo movie for the character to be released in 2017.
The film’s massive cast includes Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Benedict Cumberbatch, Stephen Fry, Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt, Orlando Bloom, John Bell, Manu Bennett, Jed Brophy, Adam Brown, John Callen, Billy Connolly, Ryan Gage, Mark Hadlow, Peter Hambleton, Stephen Hunter, William Kircher, Lawrence Makoare, Sylvester McCoy, Graham McTavish, Dean O’Gorman, Mikael Persbrandt and Aidan Turner.