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Tommy Wirkola Abandons 'Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters' Sequel

1:47 PM 9/30/2014 by Jeff Giles
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In case any of you have been holding your breath for a Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters sequel, you might want to let it out and start pinning your hopes on something more reasonable. After hanging around waiting for Paramount and MGM to greenlight the follow-up -- and writing the script -- director Tommy Wirkola has decided to move on to other projects.

Check out the posters for all of the sequels to 22 Jump Street Arguably the funniest moment of 22 JUMP STREET came during the closing credits, and those of you who have seen the movie might appreciate this more than those who haven’t. I enjoyed the movie a lot; it was certainly more satirical this time around taking aim at sequels. Perhaps my only complaint about the movie was the repetition of some of the jokes. The final moments however redeemed all of that when we were... Read More...

The Wrap Up: Alex Winter Reveals 'Bill and Ted 3′ Plot Details ScreenCrush wraps up the latest in movies and TV you might have missed. Today, Alex Winter spills the beans on 'Bill and Ted 3,' the film adaptation of 'Y: The Last Man' dies, and 'Birdman' reveals a new poster. Continue reading…

Check out the posters for all of the sequels to 22 Jump Street Arguably the funniest moment of 22 JUMP STREET came during the closing credits, and those of you who have seen the movie might appreciate this more than those who haven’t. I enjoyed the movie a lot; it was certainly more satirical this time around taking aim at sequels. Perhaps my only complaint about the movie was the repetition of some of the jokes. The final moments however redeemed all of that when we were... Read More...

Kevin Hart and Josh Gad team for laughs in new 'Wedding Ringer' trailer Kevin Hart and Josh Gad star in the latest trailer for "the Wedding Ringer," which features a lot of footage not seen in the initial preview.http://www.hitfix.com

Crazy full trailer and hilarious new clip from Joe Carnahan's Stretch Joe Carnahan's STRETCH is finally going to see the light of day at the beginning of October thanks to iTunes, Amazon, and other On Demand outlets. Despite a grasroots campaign online to have the wacky film released wide, it looks like a limited run is all the movie is going to get. And from the looks of this full trailer, that may be the best avenue for it. STRETCH, as seen in this new full trailer courtesy... Read More...

John Slattery and Liam Neeson Also Part of Seth MacFarlane's 'Ted 2' Briefly: With production on Seth MacFarlane's comedy sequel Ted 2 shooting in Boston right now, some small casting tidbits and other details have been trickling online. Morgan Freeman has already been revealed to have a pivotal role as a civil rights lawyer helping Ted with some legal troubles, and Mark Wahlberg revealed his Flash Gordon motorcycle. And now we have word from MacFarlane himself that his A Million Ways to Die in the West star Liam Neeson will have a small role in the film, and EW has learned that "Mad Men" star John Slattery is also involved somehow, likely in cameo roles.

Johnny Depp-Gwyneth Paltrow Comedy ‘Mortdecai’ Gets New Release Date The release date for “Mortdecai,” the action comedy starring Johnny Depp and Gwyneth Paltrow, has been moved up to January 23, 2015, the studio said Wednesday. To make room for it, the studio shifted the Blake Lively-Michael Huisman romance “The Age of Adeline” from that date to April 24, 2015. ”Mortdecai,” which Lionsgate sees as having franchise potential, had been scheduled for release on February 6, 2015. Also read: Johnny Depp Is Super Dumb in First ‘Mortdecai’ Trailer (Video) That pitted it against the Wachowski siblings’ sci-fi epic

Harry & Lloyd Hit the Road in First 'Dumb and Dumber To' TV Spot It's getting close to awards season, but it's safe to say that one film won't be worry about that much, and that's Dumb & Dumber To. It's been 20 years since we've seen Harry (Jeff Daniels) and Lloyd (Jim Carrey) on the big screen, and this time they have another big road trip in store, as we've seen in the first trailer for the film.

Liam Neeson Will Appear In Ted 2 John Slattery is also joining the comedy sequelLiam Neeson clearly enjoyed working with Seth MacFarlane on A Million Ways To Die In The West, even if the box office figures suggest that few moviegoers shared that enthusiasm. The Taken tough guy is appearing in MacFarlane’s latest, comedy sequel Ted 2, as announced in a tweet from the writer/director himself.Neeson is not alone in joining the film. Hitfix has learned that Mad Men’s John Slattery is aboard in an equally unspecified capacity.

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