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'The BFG': Steven Spielberg Casts Bill Hader as a Giant Bill Hader has signed on to join the growing cast of director Steven Spielberg's The BFG. The actor will play one of the giants in this adaptation of Roald Dahl's beloved 1982 novel, joining a cast that includes Mark Rylance and Ruby Barnhill. Production will take place in Vancouver, but it isn't known when shooting is scheduled to start.The story centers on a young girl (Ruby Barnhill) who meets a Big Friendly Giant (Mark Rylance) and is taken inside their world, known as Giant Country.


Film Review: 'Get Hard'

Latino Review - Fri, 2015-03-27 16:37

Film Review: 'Get Hard' Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart team up in the new comedy "Get Hard". Both are great comedic talents, so one would expect a film featuring them would be a laugh riot. Unfortunately, "Get Hard" is far from it.In the movie, Ferrell play James King, a wealthy hedge fund manager who lives a life of luxury with his fiancee, played by "Community" star Alison Brie. King is a well meaning guy, but kind of clueless and walled off from reality in his giant mansion.

Hannibal Writer Turns To Friday The 13th Nick Antosca to script the next Jason VoorheesThere's been an eerie silence at Crystal Lake since the 2009 Platinum Dunes Friday The 13th, which was followed only by legal tangles and creative problems. Since then there's been talk of a new TV series, but the 13th film in the franchise is now moving forward again too. David Bruckner, as previously reported, is directing, and the film now has a new screenwriter in Hannibal's Nick Antosca.Last we heard, Damian Shannon and Mark Swift (Freddy Vs.

Review: GET HARD, Two Men, Two Races, One Joke Less a movie than a set-up for a haggard series of intended comedy blackouts, the new film Get Hard relies far too heavily on the well-established screen personas of Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart to be successful on its own meager merits. Ferrell, working without the net of an established property for the first time since 2012's The Internship, retreats into the safe haven of a dim, dense, lovable mug, a wealthy financial expert named James King who is pleasantly oblivious to everyone other than himself.

Jack Huston Confirmed As The New Crow That's so DravenLast month, Jack Huston was revealed to be in talks to play The Crow's Eric Draven, but nothing official was announced. Now, however, the ink has dried on the contracts, the hands have been shaken and Huston can start digging into how he’ll play the tragic hero of The Crow for director Corin Hardy. Hardy was hired as the latest man to call the shots back in December, and it appears that the film is finally back on track after a tortuous spell in development limbo, with a shoot pencilled in for this spring.

Chuck Palahniuk's Lullaby Headed For Screens Beware the culling songAdapting Chuck Palahniuk’s work for the screen has always been a tricky proposition, though some have managed it to varying degrees of success and tough box office results, as with David Fincher’s Fight Club or Clark Gregg’s Choke.

The Story Behind Insurgent‘s New Ending Lionsgate If you read “Insurgent” in printed form before seeing The Divergent Series: Insurgent this weekend, you’ll find there’s a moment of hey wait, what? in the very last scene. Between the novel and the movie, the endings don’t match up. This is, of course, nothing new. There isn’t a piece of film-based media that’s a perfect 1:1 representation of the book it was adapted from (unless you count Reading Rainbow).

Box Office: Top 10 Most Successful Helena Bonham Carter Movies The two times Oscar nominated English character actress can be seen right now in theaters playing Cinderella‘s Fairy Godmother. These are the top 10 highest grossing films starring Helena Bonham Carter. Today we’ll be looking at worldwide numbers, unadjusted for inflation. As long as it’s not a cameo or a very small part (Terminator: Salvation, […] Read Box Office: Top 10 Most Successful Helena Bonham Carter Movies on Filmonic.

‘The Martian’ First Look Shows Matt Damon on Set of Ridley Scott’s Sci-Fi Adventure (Photo) Matt Damon stands against what will pass for a desolate Mars landscape in the first photo from the set of Ridley Scott‘s adaptation of “The Martian.” The novel’s author, Andy Weir, posted the photo to his Facebook on Friday to illustrate that Damon’s assistant, a Seattle Seahawks fan, now has to wear New England Patriots paraphernalia for a year after his team lost the Super Bowl. But more interesting than the lost bet is the first glimpse of the set of the film based on Weir’s bestselling book, about an astronaut who’s presumed dead and left behind on

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