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David Oyelowo Joining Lupita Nyong'o for 'Americanah' Adaptation Over the summer, we learned that 12 Years a Slave star Lupita Nyong'o would reateam with Brad Pitt's Plan B production banner for an adaptation of the 2013 National Book Critics Circle Award winning book Americanah, written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. The Oscar-winning actress will star in and produce the film along with 2 Productions and Potboiler Productions, and now she's just gained a co-star who has had a hell of a year on the big screen in 2014.

This week: Michael Bay does Turtles, Woody Allen's misguided Moonlight, and a sensational second season of The Americans. ► Existing purely for nostalgia, the new TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES is exactly what you think a Michael Bay-produced TMNT movie would be: Cold, over-the-top, sterile to the point even kids might get bored. A CGI pillowcase... Read More...

Box Office Prediction: ‘The Hobbit 3′ vs. ‘Night at the Museum 3′ Welcome to the Screen Rant Box Office Prediction. Every week we put together an informal list of box office picks for the upcoming weekend – to offer readers a rough estimate of how new releases (and returning holdovers) will perform in theaters. For a recap of last week’s box office totals, read our box office wrap-up from Exodus: Gods and Kings‘ opening weekend – and scroll to the bottom of this post to see how our previous picks measured up. Full disclosure: Box office predictions are not an exact science. We acknowledge that our picks may not always be correct.

‘Star Trek 3′ Director Shortlist Includes Duncan Jones, Justin Lin & More [Updated] Paramount is searching for a top choice to direct the next Star Trek movie, with the intention of getting the film in theaters in time for the sci-fi property’s 50th anniversary in 2016.

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The Golden Globe Awards Nominees

Filmonic - Fri, 2014-12-12 09:08

The Golden Globe Awards Nominees It’s that time of the year once again and below we have the full list of nominees for the 72nd Golden Globe Awards, lead by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s Birdman with 7. Birdman gathered the most nominations this year, Best Motion Picture Comedy or Musical, Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical (Michael Keaton), Best Actress […] Read The Golden Globe Awards Nominees on Filmonic.

Playboy Ranks Every Episode of Star Trek Resistance is futile! Playboy has created a massive list that ranks all 695 (by their count) episodes of the various Star Trek television series. Spanning 30 seasons, the compilation includes all episodes from The Original Series through Enterprise.

'Star Trek: The Next Generation' Actor To Direct The 3rd Film? File this one under "Long Shot," but there's currently a groundswell movement to get Jonathan Frakes into the director's chair for Star Trek 3. Frakes is mostly known for his role on the TV series Star Trek: The Next Generation, where he played Commander William Riker.How far has this little movement gone? Well, Frakes revealed to Komo News Radio that he has contacted J.J. Abrams himself, while his agent has gone to Paramount to try and make a deal. Oh, and there's also a hashtag (of course): #BringInRiker"I'm all over it.

Roberto Orci says he won't direct but still "very involved" with Star Trek 3 Last week it was rumored Roberto Orci won't be helming STAR TREK 3, and in a post on TrekMovie.com's message board (which he's done in the past), Orci confirmed he will not be directing the film, saying he "will be very involved" and he and Paramount are looking for “the right director." It was also rumored the reason why Roberto Orci... Read More...

The African-American Film Critics Association have weighed in with their votes for the top films and performances of the year. See all their choices now.http://www.hitfix.com/blogs/in-contention

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