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Jack Huston Is ‘Ben-Hur’

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

Dan Aykroyd Says He's Looking At The Marvel Model For The Future Of 'Ghostbusters'

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

Marvel’s Doctor Strange set to shoot in UK

screendaily.com – EXCLUSIVE: Marvel in advanced negotiations to send superhero film to Pinewood-Shepperton for mid-2015 shoot. 3 days 23 hours ago via brucelee

Jeff Robinov’s Studio 8 Staffing Up with Former Warner Bros. Exec

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

Sony Expects $2 Billion Loss for Fiscal Year

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

Jack Huston Is The New Ben-Hur

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

‘Ben-Hur’ Remake: ‘Boardwalk Empire’s Jack Huston Lands Title Role

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

Daniels Talks Reprising C-3PO In SW7

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

The Orchard Acquires Survival Thriller ‘Preservation’

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: The Orchard has acquired North American rights to horror-thriller Preservation, from writer and director Christopher Denham. 4 days 10 hours ago via brucelee

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

Why Tobey Maguire Thinks There’s a Lack of Young Male Movie Stars

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

Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass: Why they'd reunite on 'Bourne'

feedproxy.google.com – The news that Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass could be reuniting for a new Jason Bourne movie was a boon -- and surprise -- for fans and pretty much everyone else who's kept an eye on the franchise. 4 days 13 hours ago via brucelee

Writing Begins On Spider-Man Spin-Off "Venom"

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

‘Nymphomaniac Director’s Cut’ Gets Day-and-Date Roll-out on Oct.2

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
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