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Max Borenstein is Returning to Script 'Godzilla 2' for Gareth Edwards Briefly: After scripting the successful reboot of Godzilla this past summer, Deadline reports writer Max Borenstein has been brought back to Legendary Pictures to script Godzilla 2, which has already been given a release date of June 8th, 2018. That's pretty far out, mainly since director Gareth Edwards has a Star Wars spin-off to direct before he returns to the King of Monsters, but it's good to hear that Legendary is getting Borenstein to work on the script right away.

This Week in Blu-ray / DVD Releases: Godzilla, The Fault in Our Stars, Arrow This week: Godzilla roars back, Leatherface revs up for his 40th, and fighting itchy eyes with The Fault in Our Stars. ► GODZILLA really was the summer’s misfit blockbuster, refusing to go the ‘Transformers’ route and puke out two hours of CGI monster fights. It was a strangely muted, surprisingly somber remake which... Read More...

Sony Plans To Reboot I Know What You Did Last Summer With the help of Oculus' Mike FlanaganOf all the titles being fed into the maw of the Reboot Machine, we really didn’t think anyone would add 1997 horror I Know What You Did Last Summer to the conveyor belt. Still, Sony has gone ahead and done just that, hiring Oculus co-writer/director Mike Flanagan to go back to the source novel – yes, the film had one – for a new stab.Flanagan is working once again with co-producer Jeff Howard, who contributed to the script that turned Oculus from a short into a successful horror film.

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‘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 min ago via brucelee

James Gunn Spills Details on a ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Deleted Scene Guardians of the Galaxy already involves more dancing to classic rock than all of the other Marvel movies combined. However, it seems there was yet another musical moment that wound up on the cutting room floor. Director James Gunn spilled the details on a Guardians of the Galaxy deleted scene showing a prison guard (played by Spencer Wilding) giving in to the awesomeness of ’70s Scottish band Pilot.

BOX OFFICE: GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Hits $300M Domestic; $600M Worldwide According to The Wrap (who cite Disney as an official source on this news), Guardians of the Galaxy has now reached two more box office milestones by hitting the $300 million mark both domestically and overseas. It's the highest grossing release of 2014 in North America, topping fellow Marvel Studios release Captain America: The Winter Soldier ($259.7 million) and another release starring Chris Pratt, The LEGO Movie ($257.7 million).

‘Underworld 5′ Story & Character Details; Theo James to Star The Underworld franchise has seen its ups and downs since Len Wiseman and Kevin Grevioux debuted the first film over 10 years ago in 2003. The initial success of Underworld prompted a sequel, a prequel, and a soft reboot that further explored the mythos of Underworld’s vampire/lycan (werewolf) conflict.

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Tom Hardy Says He'll Never Do Another Romantic Comedy Again Thanks To 'This Means War'

fb.indiewire.com – Tom Hardy's greatest attribute is his willingness to try anything and knock it out of the park. It's hard to believe the same actor who stormed the screen in Nicolas Winding Refn's "Bronson" spent 90 minutes on the phone in Steven Knight's "Locke." This weekend, the actor plays a weary Brooklynite in "The Drop," and on the horizon he's got roles ranging from badass post-apocalyptic warrior in next summer's "Mad Max: 1 week 1 day ago via donnieyen
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Andrew Garfield Says Studio Cuts Damaged 'Amazing Spider-Man 2,' Alex Kurtzman Talks Venom

fb.indiewire.com – “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” – the second entry into the Andrew Garfield reboot of the early 2000s franchise – didn’t swing to great heights this summer. Reviews were generally lukewarm at best, and box office returns were far lower than what Sony brass had hoped for. The film opened with $91.6M and managed to cobble together close to $203M domestic (of a $708M global total), which might not seem so bad, until you put it in perspective. 1 week 1 day ago via brucelee
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