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'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Teaser Trailer, Official Synopsis Revealed

8:22 AM 3/27/2014 by Jeff Giles
TMNT
We don't always play the teaser trailer game around here, but few upcoming projects have generated as much curiosity -- or intense concern, or dread, whatever you want to call it -- as Paramount's next stab at turning Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles into a franchise. The TMNT teaser isn't your average sneak peek, in other words -- and it's right here.

Full Trailer for Tom Cruise's 'Edge of Tomorrow' Debuts

7:39 PM 3/25/2014 by Binh Ngo
Edge of Tomorrow
The full trailer for Tom Cruise's Groundhog Day-esque sci-fi actioner Edge of Tomorrow is here. Check it out below.

'Godzilla' Is Not A Sequel But It Begins In 1954

9:51 PM 3/23/2014 by Fred Topel
Godzilla
Godzilla is back, just in time for the 60th anniversary of the original Japanese film Gojira. The 2014 Godzilla is being directed by one of the biggest Gojira fans, Gareth Edwards. He previewed a scene at South by Southwest that showed his Godzilla facing off against a new monster called MUTO.

Aaron Kwok Joins Chen Kaige's "The Monk"

5:46 PM 3/20/2014 by Senh Duong
Aaron Kwok in "The Monk"
Aaron Kwok, fresh off the success of The Monkey King, will join Wang Baoqiang (Lost in Thailand) in Chen Kaige’s martial arts epic The Monk. Adapted from a best-selling novel by Xu Haofeng, Wang will play a monk who re-enters society and discovers an extraordinary martial arts book coveted by other masters. Kwok will play a kung fu master, but I’m not sure if he’ll be one of those looking to steal the book.

Tony Jaa Resumes Production on "Fast and Furious 7"

5:09 PM 3/20/2014 by Senh Duong
Vin Diesel and Tony Jaa in "Fast and Furious 7"
According to an interview with Action Elite, international action star Tony Jaa will rejoin the cast in June to finish his scenes for Fast and Furious 7. He had already shot some scenes with the late Paul Walker, and those scenes will apparently be kept in the film -- looks like the producers will try to preserve as much footage with Walker as they can to celebrate and honor him.

Will Rotten Tomatoes Take Down "Divergent"? YA Film Tracking for $50M-$60M Opening

10:42 PM 3/19/2014 by Senh Duong
Shailene Woodley & Zoë Kravitz in "Divergent"
It’s Divergent or bust for the Young Adult genre, according to Entertainment Weekly and the Wall Street Journal. You see, since the genre exploded with Twilight, only the “Hunger Games” films were able to capture similarly huge audiences in that demographic. Others like The Host, Beautiful Creatures, The Mortal Instruments:

Asia News Round-Up: Donnie Yen's "Iceman 3D" & "Kung Fu Killer"; Chen Kaige's "The Monk"

4:02 PM 3/14/2014 by Senh Duong
Donnie Yen in "Kung Fu Killer"
Now that the Winter season in China have came and gone, it’s time for Spring, which means it’s time for yet another Donnie Yen movie (Yup, he has a movie for every season). Opening in April, The Iceman 3D is a remake of a minor 80s action-comedy that starred Yuen Biao.

Ride Along 2

Posted March 13th, 2014 by Binh Ngo

Donnie Yen and Chow Yun-Fat Not Committed to "The Monkey King 2"

12:49 PM 3/13/2014 by Senh Duong
Chow Yun-Fat, Aaron Kwok, and Donnie Yen in "The Monkey King"
Chow Yun-Fat originally said he would return for a sequel to the $65M budgeted The Monkey King if it makes $150M at the box office in China, which is its breakeven mark.

Jackie Chan and Mel Gibson Team Up for "Dragon Blade"

10:30 AM 3/12/2014 by Senh Duong
Mel Gibson and Jackie Chan
According to Impact Online, Jackie Chan and Mel Gibson are partnering up for a martial arts epic called Dragon Blade. Gibson's character is the leader of a Roman army, and Chan's is a Chinese hero. The two join forces to save the world. Production will begin at the end of March for a 2015 release. This is the first time I've heard of this, and Impact Online's the only site reporting on it, so I'm not sure how legit this news is.
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