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screenrant.com – Funny it might seem, but Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters was one of the more successful Grimm fairy tale re-imaginings, having grossed more than four times its $50 million budget worldwide in theaters. If nothing else, it’s the only recent movie of that ilk that is set to receive a direct sequel in the foreseeable future (though Snow White and the Huntsman has a spinoff/prequel in the works). 23 hours 57 min ago via jackiechan
thewrap.com – “Gotham” star Jada Pinkett Smith will be playing a character originally written for a male in “Magic Mike XXL.” The actress opened up about joining “beefcakes” Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer and Joe Manganiello in director Gregory Jacobs’ sequel to 2012 hit “Magic Mike” during an appearance on Monday's episode of “The Queen Latifah Show.” Also read: 1 day 13 min ago via theothersenhman
Watch: Have A Threesome With Very NSFW Clip From 'Maps To The Stars' With Julianne Moore & John Cusack
fb.indiewire.com – When Julianne Moore took the Best Actress prize at the Cannes Film Festival this year, there was some surprise. Many thought Marion Cotillard deserved it for her turn in the Dardennes' "Two Days, One Night." But if you want to get an idea of the fearlessness in Moore's performance that clearly won the jury over, perhaps this clip will help. 1 day 42 min ago via theothersenhman
joblo.com – Last month we learned when the POWER RANGERS reboot will be hitting theaters, but unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on your thoughts on the filmmaker), Lionsgate and Saban won't be making the movie with Roberto Orci as the executive producer. Deadline is reporting Orci (who came up with the story) has left the film because he's going to be a little busy directing STAR TREK 3, which last.. 1 day 43 min ago via donnieyen
ign.com – The Maze Runner, which debuted atop the North American box office this weekend, will be getting a sequel September 2015. Based on the young adult book of the same name, The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials will hit theaters on September 18, with Wes Ball once again attached to direct. Author James Dashner has also written a third book - The Death Cure - paving the way for a possible film trilogy. 1 day 8 hours ago via jackiechan
feedproxy.google.com – According to Variety, Joseph Gordon-Levitt is Oliver Stone’s pick to play Edward Snowden in the director’s forthcoming biopic about the NSA whistleblower, and while nothing is set in stone yet, “both sides want the deal to happen.” Gordon-Levitt recently wrapped production on another biopic: Robert Zemeckis' The Walk, in which ... 1 day 9 hours ago via donnieyen
Specialty Box Office: Nick Cave's '20,000 Days' Has Best Doc Debut of 2014; Weinsteins Stopped In 'Tracks'
fb.indiewire.com – A whopping 10 new films entered the specialty marketplace in limited release this weekend, and that's not even counting the semi-wide release of Kevin Smith's "Tusk" (which notably despite very strong buzz out of Toronto, had a so-so debut). So which films managed to stand out in the crowd? And which holdovers continued on their way to breakout status? 1 day 21 hours ago via brucelee
variety.com – Michael Apted is launching a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for the third installment of his “Married in America” series. “Married in America” chronicled the journeys of nine diverse couples wed in 2001 — using a format similar to Apted’s “7 Up” series. A&E aired the first segment in 2002 and Hallmark broadcast the second in... 3 days 19 hours ago via jackiechan
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Arthur Sarkissian and writer-director Tony Kaye are teaming to bring the story of Peg Entwistle to light as a movie. She is the blond-haired, blue-eyed actress who committed suicide by jumping off the ‘H’ of the Hollywood sign in 1932 after she was cut out of the David O. 3 days 20 hours ago via brucelee
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Chernin Entertainment is working with Mattel to help develop an Ever After High feature film based on the popular toy line (and which has already morphed into an animated kids series). The brand is ripe for a feature film franchise. It's based on the make-believe teenage sons and daughters of famous fairy tale parents such as Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, The Big Bad Wolf, Goldilocks, King Charming, Rapunzel, the Frog Prince, the Swan Princess, the… 3 days 20 hours ago via donnieyen
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Oscar winner Anthony Hopkins is re-teaming with his Kidnapping Freddy Heineken helmer Daniel Alfredson (The Girl Who Played With Fire, The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet's Nest) on Go With Me, a joint production between Enderby Entertainment and The Gotham Group. Pic is adapted from the 2008 novel by Castle Freeman Jr. 3 days 20 hours ago via brucelee
variety.com – Michael Eisner’s Tornante Co. is making a splash in the feature film business, developing an Olympic Village comedy. Tornante has hired the comedy writing team Jim and Brian Kehoe to pen an untitled internal comedy idea. The logline is being kept under wraps, but centers around the Olympic Village. Eisner, who was the CEO of... 3 days 20 hours ago via jackiechan