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Jared Leto To Star In Yakuza Flick 'The Outsider' It pays to remember that Oscar winner Jared Leto doesn't star in movies very often, and tends to be particular about the roles he takes. Prior to this summer's appearance as The Joker in "Suicide Squad," the actor's last big screen turn was in "Dallas Buyer's Club" three years ago.

"Expendables 4" Starts Shooting This Fall, Says Randy Couture at the Arnold Sports Festival

1:08 PM 3/9/2016 by Senh Duong
The Expendables 3
At the annual Arnold Sports Festival held in Columbus, Ohio, cast member Randy Couture confirms that “Expendables 4” will indeed be shooting this fall. Like I said in my previous article about the film's funding, Variety did report in October 2015 that production on the fourth entry to the action franchise will start this year, targeting a 2017 release. Now, we finally have confirmation from one of the cast members.

“Expendables 4” Gets Funding Interest from “Ip Man 3” Financier

12:43 AM 3/9/2016 by Senh Duong
The Expendables 3
There hasn’t been much news about “The Expendables 4” lately, but I came upon this tidbit after reading about the “Ip Man 3” box office scandal.

"Ip Man 3" Distributor Suspected of Box Office Fraud, Parent Company Loses $150M in Market Cap

4:07 PM 3/8/2016 by Senh Duong
Max Zhang in "Ip Man 3"
“Ip Man 3” opened huge in China last weekend, grossing $72M -- the biggest opening ever for a martial arts film (as its distributor proclaimed). Shows were sold out in theaters across the middle kingdom.

Yen Targets "Ip Man 4" for 2018 Release; Discusses Film with Director, Producer

7:17 PM 3/7/2016 by Senh Duong
"Ip Man 3"
Donnie Yen was promoting “Ip Man 3” as his last martial arts film, but when it broke box office records late last year in Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Singapore (and pulling in strong numbers in neighboring regions) before it opened in China, he told netizens during an IMDB Q&A that a fourth installment is “very likely.”

China Box Office: "Ip Man 3" Shatters Expectations with $72M Opening

3:47 PM 3/6/2016 by Senh Duong
Mike Tyson vs. Donnie Yen in "Ip Man 3"
Despite debuting two months later than neighboring territories and amidst piracy fears, “Ip Man 3” shattered expectations with a $72M weekend opening at the box office in China, more than doubling the previous film’s total intake during its entire theatrical run.

Bruce Willis Wants to Win You Back With a 'Death Wish' Remake A remake of Charles Bronson’s gritty 1974 classic Death Wish has been in the works for several years, though it didn’t seem likely that Paramount and MGM would get this thing off the ground. Enter Bruce Willis and the directing duo behind the Quentin Tarantino-endorsed indie crime thriller Big Bad Wolves, and you’ve got yourself a Death Wish remake. Continue reading…

Bruce Willis Wants to Win You Back With a 'Death Wish' Remake A remake of Charles Bronson’s gritty 1974 classic Death Wish has been in the works for several years, though it didn’t seem likely that Paramount and MGM would get this thing off the ground. Enter Bruce Willis and the directing duo behind the Quentin Tarantino-endorsed indie crime thriller Big Bad Wolves, and you’ve got yourself a Death Wish remake. Continue reading…

Ka-Boom! "Ip Man 3" Opens to $24M Friday, Heading for $70M Weekend [China Box Office]

1:55 PM 3/4/2016 by Senh Duong
Donnie Yen in "Ip Man 3"
“Ip Man 3” just ended “The Mermaid’s” three-week reign atop the box office in China on Friday with a $24.3M opening, which includes $1M from midnight screenings. Depending on word-of-mouth and how front-loaded the martial arts film is, it’s looking at a huge $70M opening for the entire three-day weekend. “Ip Man 3” is directed by Wilson Yip, stars Donnie Yen, features Mike Tyson as a villain, and has Yuen Woo-Ping choreographing the film’s many outstanding fight scenes.
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