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‘The Huntsman’ Release Set for April 2016 and ‘The Mummy’ Moves to Summer

thewrap.com – “The Huntsman” will be released on Friday, April 22, of 2016, and the opening of “The Mummy” is moving from that date to Friday, June 24, 2016, Universal Pictures said Thursday. “The Huntsman’ is a sequel to 2012's “Snow White and the Huntsman.” Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron return to their roles in the followup, which is directed by Frank Darabont (“The Green Mile”), who wrote the current draft of the screenplay. 3 hours 53 min ago via brucelee
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Universal’s Snow White Prequel ‘Huntsman’ Targets April 2016 Release

deadline.com – The Huntsman, Universal’s Snow White And The Huntsman prequel, is getting an April 22, 2016 release date. That means a later release for the studio’s The Mummy, which will move to June 26 of that year 3 hours 53 min ago via donnieyen
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‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ director Rian Johnson on preparing for the sequel

hitfix.com – Rian Johnson will take over the "Star Wars" franchise once J.J. Abrams completes "Episode VII." Here, he describes the job as a dream come true 5 hours 53 min ago via theothersenhman
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Michael Douglas on The Wasp in Ant-Man

ign.com – While promoting Ant-Man at San Diego Comic-Con over the weekend, Henry Pym actor Michael Douglas discussed the role and fate of his wife Janet van Dyne — known as The Wasp — in the upcoming Marvel film. (Warning: Spoilers ahead!) Speaking with Entertainment Weekly, Douglas revealed that The Wasp appears to die sometime while he's working on the serum that allows Pym to transform into the size of an ant. 6 hours 52 min ago via jackiechan
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Jerry Bruckheimer talks Top Gun 2

feedproxy.google.com – In issue 223 of Total Film magazine, über producer Jerry Bruckheimer talks us through his future plans – prepping sequels for pretty much all of his classic films (except, sadly, for Con Air…) Inside the issue - which is available for just £2.99 on your iPad - Bruckheimer talks Beverly Hills Cop 4, Bad Boys 3, Pirates 5 and, at last, Top Gun 2.

8 hours 22 min ago via theothersenhman
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Alex Kurtzman to Direct ‘The Mummy’ Reboot for Universal

thewrap.com – “The Mummy” producer Alex Kurtzman is now nearing a deal to direct the classic monster movie for Universal, TheWrap has learned. Kurtzman has been working with Chris Morgan to launch the Universal Monster Movie Universe. “The Mummy” is going to be the first film in that ambitious plan, and Universal will release the movie on May 22, 2016.

1 day 2 hours ago via brucelee
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John Goodman in Talks to Join Bryan Cranston in Jay Roach's ‘Trumbo’ (Exclusive)

thewrap.com – There's an “Argo” reunion brewing, as John Goodman is in early talks to join Bryan Cranston in Jay Roach‘s Dalton Trumbo movie “Trumbo,” an individual familiar with the project has told TheWrap. Four-time Emmy winner Cranston will star as stand-out screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, whose career writing classics like “Spartacus” and “Roman Holiday” came to a halt when he was blacklisted in Hollywood after refusing to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee in 1947. 1 day 2 hours ago via theothersenhman
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‘Fifty Shades’ Star Dakota Johnson Ties Up New Role (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – “Fifty Shades of Grey” doesn’t bow for another seven months but in the meantime, Dakota Johnson is setting up her future slate of films. Johnson is set to star in “I Am Love” helmer Luca Guadagnino’s “A Bigger Splash.” Tilda Swinton and Ralph Fiennes join Johnson with Michael Costigan producing. 1 day 2 hours ago via jackiechan
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‘Star Wars’ Actor Joins Leonardo DiCaprio in ‘The Revenant’ (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – “Star Wars” and “Harry Potter” thesp Domhnall Gleeson is in negotiations to join Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy in New Regency’s “The Revenant,” sources confirm. Will Poulter also stars in the Western with Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu directing. Pic will shoot this fall. Based on the Michael Punke novel, “The Revenant” centers on a 1820s frontiersman... 1 day 3 hours ago via theothersenhman
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Elle Fanning to Star as Mary Shelley in 'A Storm in the Stars' (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – Haifaa al-Mansour, the first female director out of Saudi Arabia, is helming the romantic period drama. 1 day 3 hours ago via jetli
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Jamie Foxx to Play Mike Tyson in New Film (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Having already played the corner man to one of the greatest boxers of all-time, Jamie Foxx looks ready to get back in the ring to portray one of the most recognizable boxers and sports figures of this generation. Sources tell Variety that Foxx is attached to play Mike Tyson in an untitled biopic that Terence... 1 day 5 hours ago via jetli
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'Step Up: All In,' 'Battlestar Galactica' Actresses to Star in Indie 'ToY' (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – Patrick Chapman is directing the project, which is shooting in Los Angeles. 1 day 5 hours ago via theothersenhman
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Lionsgate Acquires Stephenie Meyer-Produced YA Adaptation 'Down a Dark Hall'

feedproxy.google.com – Rodrigo Cortés will direct the big-screen version of Lois Duncan’s bestselling 1974 novel. 1 day 5 hours ago via jetli
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Elisabeth Moss, Luke Wilson Join Olivia Wilde’s Drama ‘Meadowland’

variety.com – Luke Wilson, Elisabeth Moss and Natasha Lyonne have joined Olivia Wilde’s psychological drama “Meadowland” with shooting starting in August in New York City. Wilde had attached herself to the project as a producer and star in February with Reed Morano directing from Chris Rossi’s script. Morano’s credits include “The Skeleton Twins,” “Kill Your Darlings” and... 1 day 6 hours ago via jetli
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New 'Hateful 8' poster makes Quentin Tarantino's next film official

hitfix.com – Soon after Quentin Tarantino announced at Comic Con that "The Hateful 8" will be his next film, a stark and bloody teaser poster for the almost-abandoned western has popped up. 1 day 7 hours ago via donnieyen
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