1:09 PM 5/21/2013 by Binh Ngo
Whether or not there will be a sequel to The Lone Ranger will depend on how will the first one will do. Disney has released a new trailer trying to make the case that a movie in which Johnny Depp wearing a dead bird on his head could work. Catch the trailer below. The trailer would have us believe The Lone Ranger is wall-to-wall action with the train as the centerpiece, but we should know better.
11:18 AM 5/21/2013 by Binh Ngo
The latest trailer for Fox's superhero movie The Wolverine is here! In the movie, Hugh Jackman reprises his role as the title character who discovers Japan isn't the welcoming tourist destination those guide books made it out to be. Check it out below.
7:29 PM 5/20/2013 by Binh Ngo
While director Chan-wook Park's first foray into English-language filmmaking is met with indifference (looking at you, Stoker!), his Korean movies are being remade for the English speaking audience. The latest of which is his 2002 thriller Sympathy For Mr. Vengeance. Produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Mark Vahradian, the movie does not have a director attached but the script is written by Broken City's Brian Tucker.
2:56 PM 5/20/2013 by Jeff Giles
Officially coming to terms with a reality that pretty much everyone else could see from 20,000 leagues away, Disney has reportedly postponed production on David Fincher's long hoped-for 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea remake, acknowledging that due to its complete lack of a cast or an official greenlight from the studio, it was fairly unlikely to start filming next month.
2:27 PM 5/20/2013 by Jeff Giles
We remain 90 percent mortified that Sony insists on turning Angry Birds into a movie, but give them this much: they at least seem to recognize that if you're going to take a repetitive one-fingered puzzle game and somehow make a film out of it, you'd better hire some pretty creative people to do the job.
3:10 PM 5/19/2013 by Logan Falk
As one might expect, last week’s single release, one in a series of long-anticipated, high-budget summer releases—Star Trek Into Darkness—made it to the top of the box office charts on its opening weekend. It did not, however, quite live up to its high expectations for its opening-weekend revenues.
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bleedingcool.com – As you’ll know if you’ve been reading my posts about this film, I’ve been waiting for more information on just the thing this Pacific Rim featurette details for us – the curious mind-melding piloting technology that they’re calling “The Drift.” Click here to view the embedded video. You saw Rob Kazinsky there, an Eastenders alum who was originally cast in The Hobbit but quit for “a health issue.” How curious to have him turn up here on Guillermo’s next projet – though, yes, I was glad to see him, and that he seems well. 1 hour 25 min ago via jackiechan
Ed Helms, Bradley Cooper, and Zach Galifianakis Talk THE HANGOVER PART III, Looking Back on the Franchise, Weirdest Moments, Vegas, and More
collider.com – With director Todd Phillips’ comedy sequel The Hangover Part III opening this week, I recently participated in a roundtable interview with Ed Helms, Bradley Cooper, and Zach Galifianakis. In the final installment to the popular franchise, we find Stu (Helms), Phil (Cooper), and Doug (Justin Bartha) en route to taking Alan (Galifianakis) to a psychiatric hospital when the gang is side-trekked by a mysterious man (John Goodman) who kidnaps Doug and forces the wolf pack to track down Mr. 1 hour 40 min ago via jackiechan
comingsoon.net – Summit Entertainment has released this new promo photo for Ender's Game featuring Harrison Ford and Asa Butterfield. Opening in theaters and IMAX on November 1st, the big screen adaptation also stars Ben Kingsley, Hailee Steinfeld, Abigail Breslin, Viola Davis, Nonso Anozie, Stevie Ray Dillmore, Andrea Powell, Moises Arias, Conor Carroll, Aramis Knight, Brandon Soo hoo, Jimmy "Jax" Pinchak, Suraj Parthasarathy and Khylin Rhambo. 1 hour 41 min ago via theothersenhman
latino-review.com – Coming Soon (via Getty Images) has a new photo of Rafael meeting April O’Neil. Also included is a set video of Megan Fox (O’Neil) arriving at the scene of something… Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles hits theaters June 6, 2014. The film is directed by Jonathan Liebesman. CAST: Megan Fox – April O’Neil Danny Woodburn – Master Splinter Alan Ritchson – Raphael Jeremy Howard – Donatello Pete Ploszek – Leonardo Noel Fisher – Michelangelo Will Arnett – Vernon Fenwick, April’s cameraman William Fightner – Unknown What do you think? 1 hour 56 min ago via theothersenhman
variety.com – Mary McCormack is set to star in the indie “The Compound” from director Rachel Goldenberg. McCormack’s supporting cast includes William Mapother, Riki Lindholme, Jack Falahee and Haley Lu Richardson. Story follows two star-crossed teens on a polygamist compound who fight their families’ religious tradition to be together. Nancy Leopardi and Ross Kohn are producing. 2 hours 11 min ago via donnieyen
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Mike Lobell, the veteran producer whose 14-years of persistence helped make the remake Gambit happen, is getting close on three other projects with strong elements. He has re-teamed with former partner, writer/director A Film By Alan Stuart Eisner, an ensemble comedy which so far has Project X‘s Oliver Cooper, Shirley MacLaine and Robin Williams attached, with Rob Reiner making a cameo. 2 hours 41 min ago via donnieyen
variety.com – Barry Levinson has come on board to direct an untitled love story, set in Shanghai and Leningrad, with Shanghai Film Group financing and Mike Medavoy, Rafaella De Laurentiis and Edward McGurn producing. Production will start in February in Shanghai with Shanghai Film Group fully financing the project, with a budget in the $40 million to... 2 hours 40 min ago via jetli
web1.aintitcool.com – Hey Yo! Draven here. JoBlo has exclusively learned that the villain for next year’s GUARDIAN OF THE GALAXY is going to be Ronan The Accuser. It’s unclear if this is going to be in addition to Thanos or if Thanos is going to be saved only for THE AVENGERS 2. 5 hours 11 min ago via donnieyen
screenrant.com – Apparently there are only so many ways that you can throw a chair across the room before the routine starts to get old, which is perhaps why Steven Spielberg and Tobe Hooper’s 1982 haunted house movie Poltergeist is the latest piece of classic horror to have a modern remake slated for imminent release. 6 hours 26 min ago via jackiechan
collider.com – A new domestic trailer and poster for director Neil Jordan’s vampire drama Byzantium have been released online. The film stars Gemma Arterton and Saoirse Ronan as a mother/daughter vampire duo who arrive in a small British town where their secret doesn’t stay kept for long. We’ve already seen a couple of international trailers for the pic, but this one does a nice job of teasing the kind of moody, dramatic vampire story that Jordan has crafted, not unlike his previous film Interview with the Vampire. 7 hours 11 min ago via jackiechan
comingsoon.net – JoBlo is reporting that a source of theirs has learned about several classic Transformers characters that are rumored to appear in the upcoming Transformers 4 . Their source lists the Dinobots and fan favorite Grimlock as being set to appear, and they even report there will be a scene in the film where Optimus Prime and Bumblebee ride the Dinobots into battle. 8 hours 40 min ago via jackiechan
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