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feedproxy.google.com – The new Ben-Hur has its new Ben-Hur. Jack Huston has just been set for the lead in the Bible-times epic, which Timur Bekmambetov is directing. Morgan Freeman previously joined the cast as Ildarin, who turns the slave Ben-Hur into a champion chariot racer. 3 days 19 hours ago via brucelee
fb.indiewire.com – From beloved childhood classic to bloated never-ending franchise? Well, it's not like Sony, Dan Aykroyd and the rest of the "Ghostbusters" team have ever been shy about milking the movies for all they're worth. From animated shows to videogames, "Ghostbusters" has definitely crossed over into different media arenas. And it's not a shock that franchise shepherd Aykroyd has seen what the folks over at Marvel are doing and wants to apply it to his supernatural series. 3 days 20 hours ago via jackiechan
variety.com – Jeff Robinov’s Sony-based Studio 8 has been ramping up staffing, hiring former Warner Bros. exec VP Robert Brassel and Mythology Entertainment exec Jon Silk. Studio 8 closed its distribution deal with Sony on Sept. 8 with plans to release six films a year. Robinov, the former Warner Bros. studio chief, said at the juncture that he... 4 days 2 hours ago via jetli
variety.com – In another financial blow to the electronics giant, Sony has reported a net loss of $2.15 billion for the current fiscal year, nearly five times its original estimate of $488 million (JPY50 billion ) through March of 2015. The company blamed the drastic downturn on poor smartphone sales. more to come… 4 days 3 hours ago via donnieyen
rss.feedsportal.com – He'll join Morgan Freeman in the latest version of the epic taleThough it looked for a while as though Tom Hiddleston would be the new Ben-Hur, he’s in fact headed in a different direction as was revealed yesterday. Nope, the man looking to fill a role once assayed by Charlton Heston is Jack Huston. 4 days 3 hours ago via jetli
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: MGM and Paramount have found Ben-Hur. The studios are setting Jack Huston, and you just knew was going to get a big star making film role after his portrayal of the masked war-scarred assassin Richard Harrow on HBO's Boardwalk Empire. It would be hard to imagine a bigger scale picture than this one, with Timur Bekmambetov directing the epic in Europe next year. 4 days 8 hours ago via jackiechan
darkhorizons.com – C-3PO is back in the upcoming "Star Wars: Episode VII," and for a very brief period there was talk that actor Anthony Daniels would not be in the suit - rather he'd only provide the voice. In a new and lengthy interview with Entertainment Weekly, Daniels says he shot that idea down quickly. 4 days 9 hours ago via jackiechan
David Fincher Says He Shouldn't Have Directed 'The Game,' Dislikes Superhero Movies & Talks "Crazy" '20,00 Leagues'
fb.indiewire.com – The best thing about "Gone Girl" arriving in a couple of weeks—besides the fact we're getting a brand new movie from David Fincher—is that the director is hitting the press circuit, and dude gives great interview. Honest, funny and calling things as he sees it, the filmmaker is candid about his career and about whatever movie he's pushing next. 4 days 11 hours ago via donnieyen
‘Halt and Catch Fire's’ Mackenzie Davis to Join Matt Damon in Ridley Scott's ‘The Martian’ (Exclusive)
thewrap.com – “Halt and Catch Fire” star Mackenzie Davis is in final negotiations to join Matt Damon in Ridley Scott‘s sci-fi movie “The Martian,” TheWrap has learned. Davis is also set to star in Sophia Takal's psychological thriller “Always Shine,” and she's currently filming Anna Axster's indie movie “A Country Called Home” with Imogen Poots. 4 days 11 hours ago via theothersenhman
feedproxy.google.com – In a 2011 Vulture article, we sized up the sparse field of young leading men in the movies and plaintively asked, “Where Are the New Leos, Tobeys, and Jakes?” Three years later, that drought has only gotten worse. While the movies can boast a plentiful array of bankable female superstars ... 4 days 12 hours ago via donnieyen
darkhorizons.com – We already know Alex Kurtzman's upcoming "Spider-Man" spin-off feature "Venom" will be a darker entity than the web-slinging franchise that spawned it, but one bit of surprising news is that the Venom we see on screen may not be the one people are most familiar with. Out doing promotion for the new TV series "Scorpion," Kurtzman tells CBR that he and Ed Solomon have just 'broken' the story for "Venom": 4 days 13 hours ago via jetli
variety.com – Lars von Trier’s “Nymphomaniac Director’s Cut” is set to roll-out day and date on VOD and in theaters across various territories on Oct. 2. The Charlotte-Gainsbourg starrer will play simultaneously in theaters and on VOD in the U.S., Canada, Spain, The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Estonia and in Denmark. 4 days 20 hours ago via brucelee