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'Poltergeist' Remake is an Adventure Movie About Child Abduction… You Know, For Kids One of the more curious horror releases arriving this year is the remake of ‘Poltergeist,’ starring Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt, and Jared Harris. Remake or no, that is one enticing cast of talented people. The remake is based on the 1982 horror classic directed by Tobe Hooper and produced by Steven Spielberg, and up until now, we haven’t known a whole lot about it—aside from the fact that it will be presented in 3D (insert eye roll). A new interview with Rockwell provides some new details about the project, and doesn’t make it sound all that scary. Continue reading…

Rodrigo Santoro To Play Ben-Hur's Jesus He is the Messiah. Naughtiness unconfirmed.Having played the bizarre giant god-emperor Xerxes in 300 and its sequel Rise Of An Empire, Rodrigo Santoro is now in line to play another religious icon. He's negotiating to be one Jesus Of Nazareth in MGM and Paramount's upcoming Ben-Hur remake. Timur Bekmambetov (Night Watch, Wanted) is directing. Yes indeed, ladies and gentlemen: Timur Bekmambetov has found Jesus. Thank you, we'll be here all week.In the 1959 film, Jesus shows up towards the end.

Stallone to Film Creed, Then Rambo and Scarpa Sylvester Stallone has revealed his upcoming slate of projects, beginning with traveling to Philadelphia to begin filming the Rocky spinoff Creed. The Expendables star tweeted about his plans for Creed, as well as potentially confirmed the rumored title for Rambo 5, aka Last Blood: Rambo (or Rambo: Last Blood, as was reported recently). Going to Philly to start the film CREED.... What a great idea — Sylvester Stallone (@TheSlyStallone) December 28, 2014 Continue reading…

Dear White People's Tessa Thompson joins Ryan Coogler's Rocky spinoff Creed Deadline is reporting DEAR WHITE PEOPLE and Veronica Mars star Tessa Thompson has been cast as the female lead in the planned ROCKY spinoff CREED. The film will focus on Apollo Creed's grandson (played by Michael B. Jordan), with Sylvester Stallone's Rocky Balboa training the young boxer. Ryan Coogler (FRUITVALE STATION) will direct CREED from a script he co-wrote with Aaron Covington, and... Read More...

Jesper Christensen will return as Mr. White in Sam Mendes' Spectre With the terrorist orginization SPECTRE being the focus of the new 007 movie, many of you wondered about the fate of Quantum, the criminal group from CASINO ROYALE and QUANTUM OF SOLACE. It looks like Quantum will appear in SPECTRE though. Shortly after the title and cast were revealed for the Sam Mendes movie, Jesper Christensen told Euroman he will reprise his role as Mr. White from the first two Daniel Craig... Read More...

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Bond 24 is Called Spectre

Filmonic - Thu, 2014-12-04 07:23

Bond 24 is Called Spectre During a livestream straight from Pinewood Studios in London, director Sam Mendes announced today the official title of the next Bond movie, Spectre. They also showed a new car made by Aston Martin as well as the complete cast of Spectre. I’ll let you get the details straight from the man himself in this video, […] Read Bond 24 is Called Spectre on Filmonic.

Monica Bellucci and Sherlock's Andrew Scott to star in Bond 24? We'll know for sure if Monica Bellucci and Andrew Scott (BBC's Sherlock) will appear in BOND 24 tomorrow when Sony announces the cast and title for the Sam Mendes movie, but Deadline has heard Bellucci "may be in the mix" and The Mirror believes Scott has been cast as a villain, saying the actor "was hand-picked for a role in the new Bond movie after film bosses loved his... Read More...

Stephen Hawking Wants to Play a James Bond Villain Stephen Hawking may be the subject of a biopic poised for Oscar gold with ‘The Theory of Everything,’ but it turns out that the renowned theoretical physicist has very different cinematic aspirations. In fact, if the ‘Brief History of Time’ author has his way, he’d play a role typically reserved for menacing European character actors: a James Bond villain. Continue reading…

Kevin James is Back in Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 Of course you would make a sequel to a comedy that ended up earning $183.3 million at the box office, despite looking like something more suited for television then a theatrical release. Kevin James is taking his skills to a new level in Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2. If the sequel is anything like the […] Read Kevin James is Back in Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 on Filmonic.

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