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feedproxy.google.com – Superman pic "Man of Steel" also makes headlines as it begins its worldwide assault, breaking records in the Philippines on Wednesday. 6 days 12 hours ago via jackiechan
screenrant.com – Man of Tai Chi stars martial artist Tiger Hun Chen – a stunt performer on Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and The Matrix sequels – as a deadly fighter, who catches the eyes of an unscrupulous fellow (Keanu Reeves) who makes his living in the dangerous world of underground Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) tournaments. 1 week 10 hours ago via brucelee
joblo.com – Despite being a key part of Phase Two, Joss Whedon has shot down rumors that the GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY cast of characters will be appearing on screen in THE AVENGERS 2. While this does not rule out any members of THE AVENGERS 2 from showing up in GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, it seems that Marvel wants to start new franchises without linking them directly. 1 week 10 hours ago via donnieyen
screenrant.com – Snowpiercer is a movie adaptation of the dystopian sci-fi graphic novel “Le Transperceneige,” by Jacob Lob and Jean-Marc Rochette. The film takes place on a post-apocalyptic Earth, where humanity has made a failed attempt to reverse the effects of global warming; instead, they’ve brought on the next Ice Age and left the planet largely uninhabitable – save for aboard the Snowpiercer, a train powered by a perpetual-motion engine (where the surviving humans reside). 1 week 12 hours ago via jackiechan
screenrant.com – It’s no secret that portraying a famous figure is a great career (and awards) booster for any qualified actor or actress; the last few years alone have brought acclaim to biopic stars like Colin Firth (as King George VI in The King’s Speech), Meryl Streep (as Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady), Michelle Williams (as Marilyn Monroe in My Week With Marilyn) and of course, Daniel Day Lewis (as Abraham Lincoln in Lincoln). 1 week 12 hours ago via brucelee
Sylvester Stallone-scripted HOMEFRONT with Jason Statham/James Franco gets distributor/release date!
web1.aintitcool.com – Howdy do, everyone, Papa Vinyard here. Deadline has announced that Open Road Films (END OF WATCH, THE GREY) and Endgame Releasing (LOOPER, SIDE EFFECTS) are set to distribute the new Jason Statham flick HOMEFRONT this October. The actioner has Statham playing a former DEA agent who takes his daughter and settles down in a small town to get away from it all. 1 week 1 day ago via brucelee
screenrant.com – Bay is currently gearing up to begin filming his fourth Transformers movie, but Variety is reporting that he will oversee development on the Ghost Recon movie through his Platinum Dunes banner and could end up directing the film (dependent on whether or not he likes the script). Ubisoft Motion Pictures CEO Jean Julien Baronnet says that the company wants to collaborate with Bay because “he is a master at action movies” and feel that he’s a good fit for the Ghost Recon universe... 1 week 1 day ago via jackiechan
joblo.com – I had the ultimate flashback to my childhood upon hearing the news that Fox is developing a big screen version of the classic Choose Your Own Adventure book series. The books, for those of you who lived under a rock in the 1980s and 1990s, are formatted in such a way that every few pages of reading forces you to decide on one of multiple directions for the story. 1 week 1 day ago via theothersenhman
feedproxy.google.com – Though the first trailer for Elysium was certainly intriguing, we've heard it wasn't nearly as breathtaking or impressive as the 10-minutes of footage Sony showed to select audiences just before the trailer was unveiled (read Alex Billington's recap of the event here). Now the first TV spot is here with some more footage from the anticipated film from District 9 director Neill Blomkamp. 1 week 1 day ago via jetli
feedproxy.google.com – The first trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, the second installment of Peter Jackson's trilogy, has officially debuted. The two-minute trailer features plenty of elves -- including the return of Orlando Bloom as Legolas, and the debut of Evangeline Lilly as Tauriel -- but the real highlight is the first look at Smaug, the deadly dragon. 1 week 1 day ago via donnieyen