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Andie MacDowell And Jada Pinkett Smith Join Magic Mike XXL

rss.feedsportal.com – She'll be part of the cast for the stripper sequelJust yesterday, we were disappointed to learn that Matthew McConaughey is not currently part of the cast for stripper sequel Magic Mike XXL. 3 days 11 hours ago via brucelee

‘Godzilla’ Writer Max Borenstein Scripting Sequel

screenrant.com – It may have been somewhat divisive due to the amount (or lack thereof) of screen time for its title character, but Warner Bros./Legendary Pictures’ reboot of Godzilla was by and large a success. Grossing $93.1 million domestically in its opening weekend, the creature feature ultimately fell victim to the second weekend blues (a 66.8 percent drop), but had strong enough legs to finish with $200.6 million in the States and $524.9 million worldwide.

3 days 15 hours ago via jetli

Shark Spec Script ‘In The Deep’ Won By Sony

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Sony Pictures has won a vigorous bidding battle pegged at high-six figures for In The Deep, a spec script by Tony Jaswinski that had created feeding frenzy all day. The film will be produced by former Warner Bros executive Lynn Harris; it is the first project she has put together with Matti Leshem in the new producing shingle Weimaraner Republic Pictures.

3 days 19 hours ago via donnieyen

Critics Consensus: The Maze Runner Is Better-Than-Average YA Fare

rottentomatoes.com – This week at the movies, we've got a mysterious labyrinth (The Maze Runner, starring Dylan O'Brien and Kaya Scodelario), a tense family reunion (This is Where I Leave You, starring Jason Bateman and Tina Fey), a grizzled private investigator (A Walk Among the Tombstones, starring 3 days 20 hours ago via brucelee

Ang Lee Next Directing ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ At TriStar

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Ang Lee will next direct an adaptation of Ben Fountain's novel Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk. It is Lee's first film since he won the Best Director Oscar for Life Of Pi, and he's reuniting with Tom Rothman at TriStar. Rothman, who continues to put together filmmaker-centric projects at his Sony-based label, ran Fox and worked closely with Lee on that difficult groundbreaking Oscar winning 3D film that grossed $600 million worldwide. 3 days 21 hours ago via jackiechan

Fox Moves ‘Assassin’s Creed’ Out of 2015; Sets ‘Deadpool’ For Feb. 2016

deadline.com – 20th Century Fox's feature adaptation of videogame Assassin's Creed, originally scheduled for Aug. 7, 2015, has been moved off next year's schedule, but looks to resurface at some point in 2016. The studio also shifted release dates for Fantastic Four and Paper Towns next summer and has officially dated its Marvel X-Men spinoff Deadpool for Feb.

3 days 21 hours ago via jetli

Teaser Poster for 'Insidious: Chapter 3' Will Make You Scared of Vents

feedproxy.google.com – Production began on Insidious: Chapter 3 earlier this year, complete with a first look photo giving us a glimpse at the film that actually predates the first two films in the horror franchise from Blumhouse Productions. It's writer Leigh Whannel stepping up to direct this time with a story he hatched with previous franchise director James Wan, and now a teaser poster has popped up hinting at the terror that awaits. 3 days 22 hours ago via jackiechan

Andie MacDowell Signs Up For Male Stripper Action In Magic Mike XXL

wegotthiscovered.com – Yesterday the web was struck with a blow: Matthew McConaughey would not be back for Magic Mike XXL. His Southern drawl. The baby-oil pecs. Gone. Does this mean the role of Dallas, the entrepreneur-mentor for the crew of money-hungry male strippers is gone? Possibly. Or could it mean the part will simply be rewritten. 3 days 22 hours ago via theothersenhman

First Look: Sony Animation’s Computer Animated ‘Popeye’ Test Footage

feedproxy.google.com – Genndy Tartakovsky has been working on bringing the world’s most famous spinach enthusiast to the big screen for a few years now, and today he finally revealed a little peek in the form of some Popeye animation test footage. As he stresses, “it’s not a clip, it’s not a trailer, it’s nothing from the actual movie, the voices are all temp.” But he describes it as “just something that kind of represents what we want to do,” so it still offers a pretty great idea of what he has in store for us. 3 days 22 hours ago via jackiechan

Toby Kebbell Eyes Antagonist Role in Ben-Hur Remake

comingsoon.net – It's been a busy week of casting for MGM and Paramount's upcoming Timur Bekmambetov-directed remake of Ben-Hur. Following word last night of "Boardwalk Empire" star Jack Huston landing the title role, comes word, via Variety, that Dawn of the Planet of the Apes star Toby Kebbell is eyeing the antagonistic role of Messala. 3 days 22 hours ago via theothersenhman

Jack Reacher 2 Is In The Works

bleedingcool.com – During an interview with Empire, Lee Child let it be known that his action hero Jack Reacher was going to get a second film. Tom Cruise, who played Reacher in the first film, will return but director Christopher McQuarrie will not and Child explained why. “McQuarrie is going to be in post-production on Mission: 4 days 3 hours ago via donnieyen

'Serena' Distributor Says "Susanne Bier Did A Good Job Directorially On The Film"

fb.indiewire.com – When news arrived yesterday that Susanne Bier's long awaited "Serena" had finally landed a stateside release date, it came with the claim from one anonymous buyer that "the film was so edited, it made no sense." So, of course, Magnolia Pictures and director Susanne Bier had to respond to that claim. 4 days 3 hours ago via brucelee

Lionsgate Acquires Worldwide Rights to ‘The Smosh Movie,’ Starring YouTube Comedy Duo

variety.com – Lionsgate has picked up global distribution rights to “The Smosh Movie,” starring the YouTube comedy duo of Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox, banking on their Internet celebrity to drive audiences to the feature-length film. Production was jointly financed by DreamWorks Animation’s AwesomenessTV, headed by Brian Robbins, and Defy Media, a digital media company in which... 4 days 3 hours ago via jackiechan

Tobey Maguire: "Movies Now Have More To Do With An Aesthetic, Than They Do With A Performance"

fb.indiewire.com – There has already been a lot written about the studio shift to blockbuster movies, which has made the playing field for smaller films — at least among the majors — a more rarified ground. And that of course has a direct affect on the kinds of films that audiences get to choose from, but it also means that as an actor, there are fewer parts with depth and complexity going around. 4 days 4 hours ago via jetli

The Strange, Incestuous Reason Why Paranormal Activity 5 Abandoned Halloween

cinemablend.com – If you were hoping to be creeped out by Paranormal Activity’s Toby the demon this Halloween, you’re not going to be happy with this story. Paramount has moved the fifth installment in the popular found-footage fright franchise from it’s October 24th release date, and pushed it all the way back until March of next year. 4 days 5 hours ago via jetli
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