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Fifty Shades of Grey trailer teaser whips up rumours of Beyoncé involvement

theguardian.com – The singer has posted a 15-second clip from the upcoming adaptation on her Instagram, featuring fingers, skirts, someone opening a door and a heavy-breathing remix of Crazy in Love 1 day 23 hours ago via donnieyen

Star Wars: Episode VII Plot Details Revealed?

rss.feedsportal.com – Could these be the first clues to Abrams' plans? Director J.J. Abrams has, as you'd expect, been keeping his plans for Star Wars: Episode VII close to his chest and/or under lock and key at Pinewood Studios where he's shooting the film. 2 days 59 min ago via theothersenhman

Specialty Box Office: Braff's 'Wish I Was Here' Has OK Debut; 'Boyhood' Soars With Over $1 Million From Just 34 Theaters

fb.indiewire.com – Audiences continued to flock to Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" this weekend as the film took in over $1 million from just 34 theaters. That trumped any news from debuting films in the specialty market, as Zach Braff's "Wish I Was Here" managed a decent but unspectacular debut and Mike Cahill's "I Origins" stumbled.

2 days 17 hours ago via jackiechan

‘What's the Deal?’ With Universal's Monster Movie Universe (Video)

thewrap.com – In the latest episode of “What's the Deal With Jeff Sneider,” TheWrap‘s film reporter breaks down Universal's decision to hire Chris Morgan (“Fast Five”) and Alex Kurtzman (“The Amazing Spider-Man 2”) as creative godfathers of the studio's universe of classic movie monsters, including Dracula, the Wolfman and the Mummy. The studio has high hopes for this series of genre films, which Sneider has dubbed the UMMU for Universal's Monster Movie Universe. 4 days 10 hours ago via brucelee

Sony Pictures Acquires Book ‘Tupperware Unsealed’ For Sandra Bullock To Star And Tate Taylor To Adapt, Direct

deadline.com – Sony Pictures’ has acquired the book ‘Tupperware Unsealed’ for Sandra Bullock to star as the inventor/marketing genius behind the launch of Tupperware. Tate Taylor (The Help, Get On Up) will write produce and direct. David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman of Mandeville Entertainment will produce. The story centers on Brownie Wise, the female entreprenuer behind the Tupperware brand. 4 days 10 hours ago via donnieyen

Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie to Star in Universal’s ‘By the Sea’

variety.com – Universal Pictures has acquired worldwide rights to Angelina Jolie’s next film project, “By The Sea,” which will be written and directed by Jolie and star herself and Brad Pitt. It marks the first time the duo has appeared onscreen together since 2005′s “Mr. and Mrs. Smith.” Jolie and Pitt will also produce the project, which... 4 days 12 hours ago via jetli

Future of 'Spider-Man' Movie Franchise 'Up For Grabs,' Says Producer

feedproxy.google.com – "Everything is still on the table" regarding the timing and content of "Amazing Spider-Man 3," "Sinister Six" and "Venom," according to Alex Kurtzman. 4 days 12 hours ago via jetli

Michael B. Jordan Says Fantastic Four Script Is Still “Evolving”

wegotthiscovered.com – While Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron and Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice have all been making headlines almost daily with rumors and scoops of all sorts, another superhero tentpole has been stealthily flying under the radar – Josh Trank’s The Fantastic Four. We had only gotten a few scraps of information about the Fox flick over the past few months, such as that it’s going to be “more grounded” and a coming-of-age story, that until star Kate Mara stirred the pot in a big way by telling Esquire Mexico that the movie isn’t based on any of the comics. 4 days 16 hours ago via donnieyen

Marvel Studios Won’t Be Making ‘Namor’ Movie Anytime Soon

screenrant.com – Marvel Studios is hosting a big panel presentation at San Diego Comic-Con next Saturday and we know a few things for certain on what they’re going to show. The cast of The Avengers: Age of Ultron will be there with writer-director Joss Whedon to premiere some new footage, Ant-Man will be there with something to tease or talk about, and finally, we’ll learn about what unannounced movies are coming in 2016-17 and possibly beyond. 4 days 16 hours ago via theothersenhman

‘Amazing Spider-Man 3′ Date In Limbo; ‘Venom’ Shooting After ‘Sinister Six’

screenrant.com – This past May, Sony released its second entry in their rebooted superhero franchise with The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which arrived with a set of almost impossible expectations (due to an almost unprecedentedly omnipresent PR campaign). While the film felt overall like a step in the right direction for Sony’s Spider-Man series, the reveal of certain changes from earlier versions of the script have fans convinced the movie could have been better.

4 days 16 hours ago via jetli

Akiva Goldsman to Produce ‘Space Invaders’ for Warner Bros. (Exclusive)

thewrap.com – Warner Bros. has acquired feature films rights to the classic 1980s arcade game “Space Invaders,” which has recruited some high-profile producers. Akiva Goldsman, Joby Harold and Tory Tunnell have come on to produce through Weed Road and Safehouse Picutres, respectively. Matt Schwartz, VP of Weed Road/Safe House, helped track down and secure the rights, while WB exec Jesse Ehrman will oversee the project for the studio. 4 days 16 hours ago via brucelee

Michael B. Jordan Calls The Fantastic Four 'Not Your Typical Superhero Film'

comingsoon.net – Little has been said about Fox's upcoming The Fantastic Four since production began in New Orleans, though it's possible we might see something out of them at this year's San Diego Comic-Con. In the meantime, star Michael B. Jordan, who plays Johnny Storm/The Human Torch in the film, was asked about the upcoming reboot in a discussion with MTV and mentioned some interesting things about the project. 4 days 16 hours ago via brucelee

Paramount Sets F. Javier Gutiérrez To Helm ‘Ring’ Threequel

deadline.com – Paramount has hired F. Javier Gutiérrez to direct the third movie in its The Ring series, marking the Spanish filmmaker’s second studio genre franchise after Relativity and The Weinstein Co. tapped him to reboot The Crow in another hotly contested helmer search. The Ring threequel is being produced by Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald. 4 days 16 hours ago via jackiechan

Warners Taps Mark Romanek to Direct ‘Shining’ Prequel ‘Overlook Hotel’ (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Mark Romanek is in negotiations to helm Warner Bros.’ “Overlook Hotel,” a prequel to the Stanley Kubrick classic “The Shining.” Former “Walking Dead” showrunner Glenn Mazzara recently turned in his draft for the original story, with Mythology’s James Vanderbilt, Brad Fischer and Laeta Kalogridis producing. Based on Stephen King’s original prologue to “The Shining”, which... 4 days 16 hours ago via donnieyen

Woody Allen Ditched His Own After Party for ‘Magic in the Moonlight’

variety.com – The most honest conversations at a movie premiere often happen in the bathroom, which was the case for Woody Allen’s “Magic in the Moonlight.” At the after-party on the Upper East Side on Thursday night, two industry-types started to gab at the urinals. The first man asked the second man what he thought. 4 days 16 hours ago via jackiechan
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