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Extended INTO THE WOODS Featurette Provides Plenty of New Footage from the Upcoming Musical Following yesterday's EW covers and new images, Disney has now released an extended featurette for Rob Marshall's adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's classic musical Into the Woods.  The Disney production stars James Corden and Emily Blunt as a Baker and his wife who venture into the woods to confront the witch (Meryl Streep) responsible for putting a curse on the childless couple.  Along the way, they run into a number of familiar fairy tale characters, all of whom have wishes to change their lives.  While I'll admit that Johnny Depp's costume and makeup for the Big Bad Wolf continue to plunge t

First Look: Johnny Depp As The Dapper Wolf In Rob Marshall's ‘Into The Woods’ With Meryl Streep & More “I’ve been offered many witches over the years, starting when I was 40, and I said no to all of them,” the venerable Meryl Streep told Entertainment Weekly in this week’s issue of the magazine where here new movie “Into The Woods” graces the cover. Clearly she changed her mind for Rob Marshall’s dark adaptation of Stephen Sondheim beloved musical. “But this was really fun because it played with the notion of what witches mean. They represented age and ugliness and scary powers we don’t understand.

‘Doctor Strange’: Benedict Cumberbatch, Colin Farrell & Keanu Reeves in the Running Ever since Joaquin Phoenix turned down the role of Doctor Strange for Marvel Studios, director Scott Derrickson has been on the hunt for a replacement.  With production set to begin early next year, Marvel’s leaving no stone unturned in their search. On practically a daily basis, it seems we’re seeing new reports on who’s in the running – whether it be Ewan McGregor, Ryan Gosling, or an extensive Click to continue reading ‘Doctor Strange’: Benedict Cumberbatch, Colin Farrell & Keanu Reeves in the Running

Hey Supergirl: Ryan Gosling Eyes Two Comic Book Movies The 'Gangster Squad' star is being eyed for Marvel's 'Doctor Strange' and DC's 'Suicide Squad,' but which film will he pick — if either of them?

Warner Bros. Reveals Massive Plans for DC, 'Harry Potter,' Lego Franchises

11:56 AM 10/15/2014 by Jeff Giles
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We knew Warner Bros. execs had big things in store for fans of its DC properties, as well as visions of a new franchise for its Harry Potter spinoff Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, but the studio dropped some major news regarding scheduling for those titles -- as well as its plans for more Lego movies -- during a shareholders meeting today.

In news that should surprise absolutely no one, it was revealed today that 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,' the first cinematic spin-off from the massively popular 'Harry Potter' series, won't be a standalone film. Warner Bros. is betting heavily on their return to J.K. Rowling's wizarding world and have announced that the adventures of magical animal specialist Newt Scamander will be a trilogy. Continue reading…

'Hobbit 3' Posters and Banners Tease Key Action Scenes After a beautifully executed series of 9 character posters released throughout last week, we now get two more posters and three banners teasing key action sequences from the upcoming trilogy ending sequel The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies.Gandalf (Ian McKellen) lies amongst the rubble of war, bleeding from the head as Galadriel (Cate Blanchett) comforts him with a kiss in both a poster and a banner. In the second poster, we see Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield, who has become obsessed with his reclaimed treasure as the Orcs march towards the Lonely Mountain.

Rumor: Oscar Isaac, Matthew McConaughey, Ewan McGregor, Jake Gyllenhaal and More on Marvel’s Short List for DOCTOR STRANGE There have been a lot of Doctor Strange casting rumors over the last few months, but now there’s a new report claiming that Marvel is still assessing a short list and that that short list currently includes Jared Leto, Oscar Isaac, Matthew McConaughey, Ewan McGregor, Jake Gyllenhaal and Ethan Hawke. Per usual, nothing is official and we must treat this as a rumor, but after those negotiations with Joaquin Phoenix broke down, it makes sense for the studio to take a step back and assess the other options.

‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ Character Posters Roundup Peter Jackson’s conclusion to The Hobbit trilogy – and potentially the filmmaker’s final Middle-earth movie – arrives this December, in the shape of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. The J.R.R.

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