Top Movie News for April 16, 2014

Three More X-Men: Days of Future Past Featurettes Online We already got the final trailer and two featurettes for X-Men: Days of Future Past this week and now 20th Century Fox has released three more featurettes, which you can view below!

Eli Roth's Cannibal Horror THE GREEN INFERNO Gets A Chilling New Teaser! Eli Roth's latest offering of globe-trotting terror takes us deep into the Peruvian rain forests, where a group of good-time-lovin' student activists soon find themselves abandoned and at the mercy of a savage, flesh-craving tribe of indigenous cannibals. Roth again joins forces with Aftershock director Nicolas Lopez, with the Chilean filmmaker this time providing Producer and Co-Writer duties while Roth directs.

Fox Developing ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ Sequel with Robin Williams After a star turning role in Dead Poet’s Society in 1989, Robin Williams had a quick succession of popular, hit comedies: Hook, Aladdin, Jumanji, The Birdcage, and so on. But it was his role as divorced actor Daniel Hillard – not to mention Daniel’s alter ego, Euphegenia Doubtfire – in Mrs. Doubtfire (1993) that brought Williams both popular acclaim and a Golden Globe for Best Actor. In that film, Daniel lost a custody battle for his children with his ex-wife (Sally Field).

New Title Rumoured For Third Hobbit Film Could it become Into The Fire?The film has been known as There And Back Again since 2012 at least, but today a rumour surfaced from usually reliable fan site TheOneRing.net that the third Hobbit adventure could conceivably be called Into The Fire.While the site is at pains to point out that its sources are simply pointing to New Line registering the title as a way of protecting copyright, it wouldn’t be the first time the film has been floated under a different name – there was the thought it may end up being called The Battle Of Five Armies when the plan to split the story into a

'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' Gets Early Start Overseas Two weeks ahead of its U.S. debut, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 begins its international roll-out this weekend. It opens in 15 markets, including major territories like Australia, Germany, Mexico, Spain and the U.K.The sequel arrives less than two years after The Amazing Spider-Man, a franchise reboot that earned over $750 million worldwide. While that's an impressive tally, it marked a new low for the Spider-Man character. That drop can be attributed in large part to declining interest in the...

‘Cold in July’ Trailer: Michael C. Hall Kills Again Michael C. Hall‘s days as a serial killer may be behind him, but his days as a more ordinary, accidental kind of killer are not. In the first Cold in July trailer, the former Dexter star shoots down a burglar in self-defense. This act sets off a whole series of events, starting with the dead guy’s father’s quest for revenge. Jim Mickle (We Are What We Are) directed and Sam Shepard and Don Johnson also star. Watch the Cold in July trailer after the jump. Cold in July debuted at Sundance this year to solid, not ecstatic, reviews.

Has an AT-AT Been Spotted on the Tatooine Set of 'Star Wars 7'? The National, an English-language daily newspaper that reports out of Abu Dhabi, have what they are claiming to be the first set photos from Star Wars: Episode VII as production gears up in the desert. The photos reveal a large round object, presumed to be a prop, being wheeled out of a tent against the sandy landscape. After the photo made its way online, many began to speculate that this was the foot of an AT-AT, the All Terrain Armored Transport vehicle made famous in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back as it stormed the icy rebel base on Hoth.

James Franco Cameos In ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,’ But He Didn’t Know That Dawn of the Planet of the Apes takes place ten years after Rise of the Planet of the Apes which suggests the former’s stars won’t appear in the sequel. However, when Peter visited the set of the film, filmmakers said there would be some closure for characters played by James Franco and Freida Pinto. It turns out, Franco does have a cameo. The twist is, Franco didn’t know about it. When asked about the cameo, the actor said he wasn’t aware he appeared in the film, and that the filmmakers didn’t ask his permission.

You Betcha! Fargo Premiere Delivers Strong Ratings Aw jeez. FX's quirky, bone-chilling crime series Fargo premiered last night to impressive-for-FX numbers, with 2.65 million total viewers and 1.02 million among adults 18-49. Plus, from its three airings throughout the night, Fargo scored 4.15 million in total viewers with 1.79 million adults 18-49. Fargo: Series Premiere Review “We are incredibly proud of the towering creative achievement by Noah Hawley and everyone involved with Fargo,” said John Landgraf, CEO of FX Networks and FX Productions.  “The performances by Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Allison Tolman, Colin Hanks, and the ent

Trailer for ‘If I Stay’ Has Arrived It would appear Chloë Grace Moretz can do more than just be the “bad ass chick” in the movie, or the telepathic psycho, or the vampire. Her new film, If I Stay, is a straight up romantic drama. It now has a trailer, and there are some major forces that want you to see this movie. The film is produced by Warner Bros, MGM, and New Line. Official Plot Description: Mia Hall thought the hardest decision she would ever face would be whether to pursue her musical dreams at Juilliard or follow a different path to be with the love of her life, Adam.

Vin Diesel and Bradley Cooper on the unique nature of 'Guardians of the Galaxy' A (very) brief new featurette wants to reassure you that -- although there's more comedy and space-set action this time around -- "Guardians of the Galaxy" is still part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. And famous people like Vin Diesel and Bradley Cooper are in it. Or at least their voices are. http://www.hitfix.com

First Poster For The Equalizer Denzel Washington walks the lineSo far, all that the world at large has seen of the new film version of classic ‘80s show The Equalizer is a couple of pictures featuring Denzel Washington looking grumpy in character as Robert McCall. We got a look at a scene last month at CinemaCon, and the poster is now online, which makes us think the trailer can’t be far behind.

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Video: Jon Hamm Spoils the End of Mad Men (But Not Really) In his interview with Rotten Tomatoes' Grae Drake for Million Dollar Arm, Jon Hamm gives away a possible ending for Mad Men.

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Transcendence Review

IGN Movies - 9 hours 7 min ago

Transcendence Review Transcendence is an ambitious film; both visually and thematically. It seeks to address one of the fundamental issues of our time – the potential cost of explosive technological advances – with a quintessentially human story as the backdrop. Mistakes are made by those fighting both for and against the tide of change in this tale.

A Guillermo Del Toro Double – Crimson Peak Pics, The Strain Trailer Production is underway now on Guillermo Del Toro’s ghost story, Crimson Peak. This one is most definitely going to be worth your anticipation. Mia Wasikowska stars as Edith Cushing, a young woman who has seen ghosts since she was a child. Tom Hiddleston is Sir Thomas Sharpe and Charlie Hunnam is Dr. Alan Michael.

Warner Bros. Shake-Up: Former White House Press Secretary Dee Dee Myers Replacing Sue Fleishman Warner Bros. has hired former White House Press Secretary Dee Dee Myers as its new Executive Vice President of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs. She replaces Sue Fleishman, who will leave the company after serving in that position for nine years. Myers, who worked for President Bill Clinton during his first term, will oversee all external communications and strategy for the studio, reporting to Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara. She will manage relations with the media, between her own executives, philanthropy and other corporate responsibilities. She begins Sept.

'Third Person' Trailer Featuring Mila Kunis and Olivia Wilde Following the international trailer that debuted yesterday, Sony Pictures Classics has released the domestic trailer, poster and photos for Third Person. Paul Haggis (Crash) writes and directs this drama which follows three separate couples in New York, Paris and Rome and shows how they are all connected in ways they do not realize yet.

The 11 Most Anticipated Movies of the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival Tribeca Film Festival Hey, look, it’s film festival time again! (It’s always film festival time, much like it’s always awards season time.) This time around, the films are unfurling at New York City’s own Tribeca Film Festival, and two of our very own NYC-based scribblers are on the ground to cover the best of what the festival has to offer.

Director Patrick Hughes Drops Details on ‘The Raid’ Remake The very second people fell in love with Gareth Evans‘ 2011 Indonesian martial arts film, The Raid, two things became inevitable: a sequel and a remake. That’s just the way the business works. While The Raid 2 is now in theaters (and even better than the original), The Raid remake is still a bit of a mystery. What we do know is Patrick Hughes, the director of this year’s forthcoming Expendables 3, is at the helm and in a new interview he revealed a bunch of new details. Among them is the fact the remake will follow a special DEA task force.

While Sony are said to be hoping for an eventual $1 billion haul for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, the comic book movie which is currently dominating theatres across the world is Captain America: The Winter Soldier. The sequel has today passed the $500 million mark at the worldwide box office with a grand total of $502.2 million. With over $167 million in North America and $335.2 million internationally, it's having no trouble beating 2011's Captain America: The First Avenger. That was far from a flop, but only a moderate success for Marvel Studios.

A Tupac Shakur biopic has been in the works for a long, long time — so long, in fact, that it was starting to look like the film would never actually happen. But now it’s finally coming together for real, with a distributor and everything. Open Road Films has just picked up the U.S. rights to Tupac. John Singleton is set to direct. What’s still missing is a star who can capture the late rapper’s indelible spirit. More details on the film after the jump. Deadline got the news.

R&B singer John Legend is joining forces with Step Up All In writer John Swetnam for a found footage dance movie entitled Breaking Through.John Swetnam is writing the script and he will make his directorial debut with this project, described as a, "documentary-style dance drama for the YouTube generation." Casting is scheduled to start in the near future, with the filmmaker trying to discover new talent like the Step Up franchise has done in the past.John Legend's Get Lifted Films is backing the film, with his Get Lifted partner Mike Jackson producing alongside BB Films' Uri Singer,

If you know anything about Harvey Comics then you know Casper the Friendly Ghost and Wendy the Good Little Witch. Most of us know Casper, but if you’re like me then these comics were enjoyed before you were ever brought into this world. One I didn’t know much about was Hot Stuff The Little Devil. He was a creation of Warren Kremer debuting in 1957 in Hot Stuff #1. My knowledge of this cute little devil guy was... Read More...

To stop multiversal armageddon the Illuminati, a secret cabal of the Marvel Universe’s greatest minds, had to do the unthinkable. To save a universe, Iron Man, Dr. Strange, Mr. Fantastic, the Black Panther, Namor, The Beast and Black Bolt were forced to assemble the most terrifying weapon in the known universe – the INFINITY GAUNTLET! To protect their secret, they tampered with the memories of Captain America – erasing his knowledge of their terrible acts. But no secret stays buried forever.

According to the Facebook page for Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (as pointed out by Collider) the following are storyboard images from the film. According to my eyes, they’re more likely to be comic book panels. Do any of you recognise them as exactly images from the original pages? I think it might be a bit of a joke. They’re saying that the comics were their storyboards, like. Hmm. Anyway, I’ll be fascinated to see what this stuff looks like in live action 3D. Roll on August. So-Called Storyboard Images From Sin City: A Dame To Kill For

Bloomberg got a chance to sit down with Jerry Bruckheimer and asked him about three projects the producer has in development - another Beverly Hills Cop sequel, the Top Gun sequel, and the fifth "Pirates" film, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales .

Allegations that “X-Men” director Bryan Singer sexually abused an underaged boy are “completely without merit,” his attorney Martin Singer told TheWrap on Wednesday. Singer said he learned of the lawsuit through a Wrap news alert, and had not otherwise been advised of the action against his client. Also read:‘X-Men’ Director Bryan Singer Accused of Sexually Assaulting Underage Boy “We are very confident that Bryan will be vindicated in this absurd and defamatory lawsuit,” he said.

HBO can cross Fox News off their invitation list for the “Entourage” premiere. The panelists of Fox News's “Red Eye With Greg Gutfeld” responded to the news of the “Entourage” movie wrapping filming by ripping on the stupidity of the show. “The idea of an ‘Entourage’ movie — can we get anymore evil?” Gutfeld riffed. “I feel like every actor would think that is the dream show,” actress Joanne Nosuchinsky argued.

Jaden Smith & Liev Schreiber Find Period Drama in 'Good Lord Bird' So far rising star Jaden Smith, son of box office superstar Will Smith, has only taken on big studio films like After Earth and the remake of The Karate Kid (with a sequel still on the way). Now Deadline reports he's going to really test his acting chops with a lower profile, powerful period drama called The Good Lord Bird, based on the book of the same name by James McBride.

Universal Pictures Rising starlet (or, in this case, “starlette” might be more appropriate – like a little tiny star, just beginning to shine) Chloe Grace Moretz hasn’t always made the most traditional of choices in her film career, though that’s not to say they’ve been bad choices.

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'Bears' Review

Screen Crush - 13 hours 1 min ago

"Nature, red in tooth and claw." - Alfred, Lord Tennyson "It's like a freakin' Country Bear Jambaroo around here!" - Homer J. Simpson Disneynature, the French production arm that's probably something of a tax write-off for the gigundo Walt Disney Corporation, is back with another top-shelf family-friendly naturalist film. 'Bears' is their fifth Earth Day-timed title released to theaters (two others went straight to DVD) and it yet again affords us 80 minutes of sitting in a theater muttering "how the hell did they get that shot?" Continue reading…

SPOILERS AHEAD. Ding dong, the witch king is dead. Last Sunday's episode of "Game Of Thrones" (recap here) turned everything on its head by killing off Joffrey, one of the most shocking moments the show has seen since, well, The Red Wedding. It was so surprising in fact, that HBO waited until mid-week to drop their usual array of behind-the-scenes material for the episode. They don't disappoint. The one you'll want to start with is the 10-minute "Inside The Episode,"whose title should be self-explanatory. After that, the "Anatomy Of The Scene" goes behind-the-scenes of the wedding itself.

Seth Rogen went balls out for a disgusting selfie earlier this month, and now he's getting an Aaron Rodgers ball to the face in a new ESPN promo for “Neighbors.” The actor confuses the Green Bay Packers quarterback for “the State Farm guy” in the new ad, one that “Neighbors” co-star Zac Efron is totally embarrassed to appear in because he plays a frat guy in the Universal comedy — and frat guys know sports. See video: Zac Efron ‘Looks Like Something a Gay Guy Designed’ in New ‘Neighbors’ Trailer Since Super Bowl champ Rodger

Witness Scorsese break out every Scorsese-ism in the book. Clearly 'Honest Trailers' was on Team Leo when it came to Oscar season.http://www.hitfix.com

There are few movies this year where you'll see a man get the stars and stripes of the American flag tattooed on the head of his penis. But then again, there are few documentaries like "The Final Member," a warm look at a quirky subject that gets to the human story behind it. Meet Sigurdur Hjartarson, the founder and curator of the Icelandic Phallogical Museum, the only museum in the world dedicated to the penis.

Godzilla is just one month away, and as we gear up for this anticipated release, movie merchandise is starting to hit the shelves in toy stores across America and other parts of the world. With this giant outpouring of plastic comes our first look at the winged Muto monster, which Godzilla will fight in the streets as humanity stares on in horror and awe. This is just one of the many Kaiju that the iconic lizard will battle in the movie, with the rest of the beasts being saved for the release date.

A drama set in classic HollywoodMegan Ellison’s Annapurna Pictures has earned a reputation for helping fund films other companies weren’t willing to take a risk on, like Spike Jonze’s Her, Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master and Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty.

The post Party Report in Pictures: Jay Z Gets Political, Robert De Niro Opens Tribeca Film Fest (Photos) appeared first on TheWrap. Related stories from TheWrap:Vice President Joe Biden Joins Instagram in the Most Boss Way Possible'Game of Thrones' Kills the Right Guy, for a Change

Following a behind-the-scenes image from earlier today, New Line Cinema and Village Roadshow Pictures have officially announced that principal photography begins Tuesday, April 22, on location in Australia for San Andreas , starring Dwayne Johnson. The action thriller reunites Johnson with director Brad Peyton and producer Beau Flynn, following their collaboration on the global hit Journey 2: The Mysterious Island .

A few days ago, Kevin Feige sat down with IGN Movies for a lengthy interview about the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Near the end of the interview, Feige was asked about the rights for Kingpin, who most fans want to appear in the upcoming Daredevil Netflix show.

First Golden Teaser Poster for Horror Reboot 'Leprechaun: Origins' "A horror icon is reborn." That might be a little too liberal use of the word "icon." Yes, there's been plenty of Leprechaun films in the past, but they've all been B-movie level horror movies (some even worse), many never even hitting the big screen and going straight-to-DVD. But the tiny little bastard is making a comeback with Leprechaun: Origins, and now Lionsgate and WWE Films have released the golden teaser poster for the horror reboot starring wrestler Dylan "Hornswoggle" Postl in the role originated by Warwick Davis.

MarVista Entertainment is on a shopping spree. TheWrap has learned that the production and distribution company has partnered with Canada's EVOS Media to develop V.C.

The season two finale of Bates Motel is quickly approaching. Norman and Norma's unconventional mother-son relationship continues, but Norma's pull on her son is slowly loosening and she can't protect him much longer from himself. Check out the trailer for a preview of the final three episodes of the season.

'We take Puss to a completely different land...'While its attempts to set up new franchises, with the likes of Turbo and Mr. Peabody & Sherman haven’t all worked out, DreamWorks Animation hasn’t been all that quick to push out another entry in the Shrek spin-off Puss In Boots series. Despite the 2011 film’s success at the box office, little has been heard of any sequel, but Collider spoke to Antonio Banderas, who revealed that the wheels are well in motion.“We started the new one four days ago.

Josh Fortune Why Watch? As a potential upside, we could be uploading our consciousness into a computer to dominate our reality like Johnny Depp (or Ray Kurzweil). As a potential downside, we could be robo-slaves kept pliant by our addiction to an alternative version of reality.

Are you a huge fan of Captain America: The Winter Soldier? Can’t wait to see Amazing Spider-Man 2 on the big screen? Do you have a large empty space in your house and money burning a hole in your wallet? I might be able to help you out. Section 9 has two life sized statues for sale here. The first based on Cap’s costume in the latest film while the other is Spidey from the movie opening on May 4th.

Zac Efron's importance can't be underestimated or underlicked. http://www.hitfix.com

Toni Collette is captured on a Polaroid image in the first one-sheet for Lucky Them, following the trailer that debuted earlier this month. The actress stars as music journalist Ellie Klug, who teams up with a first-time documentary filmmaker (Thomas Haden Church) to find out what happened to Matthew Smith, a rock legend and Ellie's ex-boyfriend who went missing 10 years ago.

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