Movie News: Post-Production
darkhorizons.com – Marvel Studios executive Victoria Alonso was the keynote speaker at the Visual Effects Society Production Summit in Los Angeles over the weekend. During her talk, she confirmed that the highly-anticipated "Avengers: Age of Ultron" boasts over 3,000 visual effects shots - the most of any movie in Marvel history. That tops the previous record of 2,750 VFX shots by the studio for this year's "Guardians of the Galaxy" and 2,500 for "Captain America: 51 weeks 1 day ago via donnieyen
Relativity in Negotiations to Pick Up Kevin Costner-Octavia Spencer Drama ‘Black or White’ (Exclusive)
thewrap.com – Relativity is nearing a deal to acquire US distribution rights to Kevin Costner‘s racially charged drama “Black or White.” Costner, Octavia Spencer and Anthony Mackie star in the film, which Relativity plans to release before the end of the year. Mike Binder directed the film. Also read: Kevin Costner and Octavia Spencer Fight It Out in ‘Black and White’ “Black and White” centers on attorney Elliot Anderson (Costner), who's raising his biracial granddaughter Eloise with his wife (their daughter died during childbirth). 51 weeks 4 days ago via brucelee
feedproxy.google.com – The original Poltergeist was at the beginning of a ratings controversy that ended up creating the PG-13 rating, as the intense film went out as a PG movie. Now the remake, which is set for release next summer, is evidently way too hardcore for a PG. The 2015 Poltergeist is rated PG-13. 51 weeks 4 days ago via jetli
wegotthiscovered.com – Last night in Los Angeles, a select group gathered for a special anniversary screening of James Cameron’s cyborg classic, The Terminator, to celebrate its 30th birthday. It’s a little hard to believe the movie that kickstarted the time-travelling Skynet series is three decades old, especially as the sequels are still comin’. 51 weeks 5 days ago via donnieyen
variety.com – Universal Pictures has acquired horror-thriller “Cybernatural” and has set an April 10 release date. The film, unfolds over a teen girl’s computer screen as she and her friends are stalked by an unseen figure who seeks vengeance for a shaming video that led a bully to kill herself a year prior. 51 weeks 5 days ago via jetli
thewrap.com – What are expected to be two of fall's biggest box-office hits came on pre-release tracking Thursday morning and the numbers suggest domestic openings in the $55 million to $60 million range for both Paramount's “Interstellar” and Disney Animation's “Big Hero 6.” 51 weeks 5 days ago via donnieyen
movieweb.com – Oscar winner Ron Howard directs the action adventure In the Heart of the Sea based on Nathaniel Philbrick's best-selling book about the dramatic true journey of the Essex.In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance.  The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville's Moby-Dick. 51 weeks 5 days ago via jackiechan
darkhorizons.com – With "Saw" scoring a 10th anniversary re-relase this Halloween, the original film's director James Wan has done a smattering of press. During this, he touched upon his most recent gig - directing the seventh "Fast and Furious" film. It was a production that couldn't be more different to "Saw" in terms of scale, budget and tone. 51 weeks 5 days ago via jackiechan
dreadcentral.com – We told you earlier that Fox has locked in a July 24, 2015, release date for the remake of the classic flick Poltergeist, but before it gets to us, the film will have to face a force greater than either Reverend Kane or Tangina Barrons… the MPAA! That being said, the film has scored a rating; read on for the details. 51 weeks 6 days ago via theothersenhman
feedproxy.google.com – Following 20th Century Fox's release date shifts that bumped up Independence Day 2 a week earlier in the summer of 2016 and pushed Hitman: Agent 47 back six months in 2015, it looks like The Weinstein Company and Paramount Pictures have made some calendar changes too. First up, THR has word that Paddington has vacated its original Christmas Day release this winter and has opted to arrive on January 16th, 2015 instead. 51 weeks 6 days ago via brucelee
Michael Keaton Turned Down $15 Million For 'Batman Forever,' Says Tim Burton Invented The "Dark Superhero Thing"
fb.indiewire.com – Michael Keaton, better known to some as Bruce Wayne, aka Batman, is donning a cape and cowl again in this week’s upcoming release, "Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance." Sort of. In the film, directed and co-written by Alejandro González Iñárritu, Keaton is Riggan Thomson, a washed up actor most famous for his portrayal of a popular superhero, struggling to relaunch his career with a turn on Broadway.The film draws obvious connections to Keaton as Batman in the Tim Burton series of the caped crusader franchise. 51 weeks 6 days ago via theothersenhman
Brad Pitt Says 'Fury' Shoot Was Designed "To Break Us Down, To Keep Us Exhausted, To Make Us Miserable"
fb.indiewire.com – Brad Pitt is set to ship off to World War Two again this Friday in "Fury" (review here). This time, instead of killing Nazis with his band of Basterds, he’s commanding of band of brothers in a tank named Fury.The latest film from writer-director David Ayer ("End of Watch," "Training Day"), "Fury" tracks Don "Wardaddy" Collier (Pitt) and his four-man crew on an incredibly dangerous Sherman tank mission behind enemy lines, with Michael Peña, Logan Lerman, Jon Bernthal, and Shia LaBeouf rounding out the crew. 51 weeks 6 days ago via brucelee