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'Skull Island' Getting a Rewrite from Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter We're definitely excited for 'Skull Island,' the upcoming King Kong prequel film from Legendary, the studio behind this year's 'Godzilla.' The film already had a script in place and is being directed by 'Kings of Summer' helmer Jordan Vogt-Roberts, but now it's getting a hand from screenwriter John Gatins, who was nominated for an Academy Award for the 2012 film 'Flight.' Continue reading…


John Travolta Says He Was Offered 'Flight' But Didn't Like That The Plane Flew Upside Down

fb.indiewire.com – It was certainly one of the more eye-popping moments from any of the awards season film's last year. In "Flight," a hungover, disheveled airline pilot, played by Denzel Washington, is suddenly forced to crash land his plane while saving as many people as he can. So, what does he do? 9 years 21 weeks ago via donnieyen

NAACP Image Awards: Winners Announced

feedproxy.google.com – "Flight," and "Django Unchained" are among the 44th annual event's nominees. 9 years 44 weeks ago via brucelee

WGA Announces Nominations

WGA Awards
feedproxy.google.com – The winners will be announced on Feb. 17 at simultaneous ceremonies held in Los Angeles and New York. 9 years 48 weeks ago via jackiechan

Here Are the SAG Award Nominees

feedproxy.google.com – The nominees for the festive, low-stakes SAG Awards were announced this morning, covering acting for both TV and film. It's mostly who you'd expect, with a few odd choices here and there — Sigourney Weaver on Political Animals? Nicole Kidman in The Paper Boy? And the nominees are:Outstanding Performance by a .. 9 years 51 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Budweiser Asking To Be Removed From 'Flight'

fb.indiewire.com – Opening strong this past weekend, and as we just noted, now looking like a potential Oscar player, things are going very well for Paramount and "Flight," but there could be some turbulence ahead. As you know, Denzel Washington plays a booze-soaked pilot who manages the heroic feat of landing a doomed flight. 10 years 4 weeks ago via brucelee

'Flight' Director Robert Zemeckis Talks Denzel Washington's Moral Ambiguity, The Future of 'Roger Rabbit 2' & More

fb.indiewire.com – His storied career brimming with underdog personalities faced with extreme spectacle, director Robert Zemeckis has seemingly found his fireworks this time in the recognizable face of one man: Denzel Washington. In his just-released drama, “Flight” -- which secured a fantastic opening this past weekend to the tune of $25 million -- the actor plays William “Whip” Whitaker, an alcoholic airline pilot responsible for expertly crash-landing a damaged aircraft mid-flight, and it is Zemeckis' choice of cinematic focus that marks his altered approach. 10 years 4 weeks ago via theothersenhman

'Wreck-It Ralph' smashes record with $49 mil; 'Flight' lifts off with $25 mil

Wreck-it Ralph
variety.com – Moviegoers crushed it this weekend -- particularly on the East Coast and abroad -- as Disney Animation's "Wreck-It Ralph" scored a best-ever Stateside debut for the toon shop, at $49.1 million... In a semi-reserved Stateside launch, totaling 1,900 locations, Paramount's Denzel Washington starrer "Flight" soared with an estimated $25 million through Sunday. 10 years 4 weeks ago via jackiechan

Box Office Report: 'Wreck-It Ralph' No. 1 With $13.5 Mil Friday; 'Flight' Takes Off With $8.2 Mil

feedproxy.google.com – Moviegoing surges in the Northeast as people look for a distraction from Superstorm Sandy; most theaters now reopened. 10 years 4 weeks ago via brucelee

FIRST BOX OFFICE: 'Wreck-It Ralph' Flexes Wide #1 With $48M-$50M Weekend; 'Flight' Takes Off In 1/2 As Many Theaters With #14M-$17M; 'The Man With Iron Fists' $6M-$10M

deadline.com – FRIDAY 3 PM: The good news is that less than 100 movie theaters on the East Coast remain off the grid. Regal is down to only 4 closed with Union Square still not operating. AMC still has 15 theaters down including Kips Bay and Village 7. Clearview has 19 theaters down including Chelsea. 10 years 4 weeks ago via donnieyen
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In this action-packed mystery thriller, Academy Award winner Denzel Washington stars as Whip Whitaker, a seasoned airline pilot who miraculously crash-lands his plane after a mid-air catastrophe, saving nearly every soul on board. After the crash, Whip is hailed as a hero, but as more is learned,...
Robert Zemeckis
November 02, 2012