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Poltergeist Release Date Moved

IGN Movies - Wed, 2015-03-04 15:52

Poltergeist Release Date Moved 20th Century Fox has made some changes to its summer schedule, moving its Poltergeist remake up by two months while also delaying the Paul Feig/Melissa McCarthy comedy Spy and the young-adult adaptation Paper Towns. Poltergeist will now arrive on May 22 while Spy has moved from that date to a June 5 slot. Paper Towns, which is based on The Fault in Our Stars author John Green’s book of the same name, moves to July 24. That means Poltergeist, which stars Sam Rockwell and Jared Harris, will face off against Brad Bird and Damon Lindelof's George Clooney-starring Tomorrowland.

New Synopsis And Cast Revealed For Creed The full thrust of Rocky VIIWith filming underway on writer/director Ryan Coogler's Rocky spin-off Creed, a new synopsis has been released revealing just what's in store. Along with that come some details of the cast that's supporting Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone.We say 'spin-off', but Creed, despite Stallone's protestations, is sounding more and more like Rocky VII, officially described in MGM and Warners' press release as "a new chapter in the Rocky story".

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN: Haley Bennett Takes Lead Female Role Deadline reported yesterday that Haley Bennett has landed the lead female role and reunite with The Equalizer's Antoine Fuqua and his go at The Magnificent Seven. She joins Denzel Washinton and Chris Pratt.In the pic, a town is taken over by a ruthless gold mining baron and his thugs. She plays the widow of a man who was murdered, and hires a bounty hunter to get rid of the baron and his thugs, and gives the bounty hunter enough money to pay six gunmen to help him in the cause.If you have not heard of Bennett you will be hearing about her a lot soon.

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN: Haley Bennett Takes Lead Female Role Deadline reported yesterday that Haley Bennett has landed the lead female role and reunite with The Equalizer's Antoine Fuqua and his go at The Magnificent Seven. She joins Denzel Washinton and Chris Pratt.In the pic, a town is taken over by a ruthless gold mining baron and his thugs. She plays the widow of a man who was murdered, and hires a bounty hunter to get rid of the baron and his thugs, and gives the bounty hunter enough money to pay six gunmen to help him in the cause.If you have not heard of Bennett you will be hearing about her a lot soon.

'Poltergeist' remake trailer raises the question: Was it worth the trouble? The first trailer for the "Poltergeist" remake has dropped, and it looks...pretty much like the same movie as Tobe Hooper's 1982 original, actually. So what was the point of remaking it at all?http://www.hitfix.com

They’re Back: The First Trailer for the Poltergeist Remake is Better and More Familiar Than Expected It’s here! The full trailer for the Poltergeist remake, and it sure does look almost like a note for note rehash of the original 1982 horror blockbuster. It also doesn’t look nearly as bad or, perhaps more importantly, as toned down and family friendly as we all expected.

First Images From the Poltergeist Reboot They're heeeeeere. Again.You just can’t keep a good – well, evil – group of otherworldly spirits down. Not content with invading our world back in the 1982 original (and two sequels), the telly-obsessed terrors of Poltergeist are back in a new, rebooted version of the original tale from producer Sam Raimi and director Gil Kenan. USA Today has landed the first images from the new movie.

'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…

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