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Check Out Over 45 HD Screengrabs From The First Trailer For FANTASTIC FOUR FANTASTIC FOUR, a contemporary re-imagining of Marvel’s original and longest-running superhero team, centers on four young outsiders who teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy. Fantastic Four stars Miles Teller as Mr. Fantastic, Kate Mara as The Invisible Woman, Michael B.

Luke Evans The Latest Departure From 'The Crow' Reboot I've been following the unraveling of the Crow reboot for a few months now. After an interview came to light that gave fans hope for the film, with series creator James O'Barr explaining how he came to support the project and outlining how passionately director F. Javier Gutierrez and star Luke Evans rallied to get him onboard, things began falling apart. Just over a month later, Gutierrez left the project.

'The Crow' Reboot Officially Loses Luke Evans It wasn’t that long ago that we heard about the possibility of Luke Evans departing the long-gestating reboot of ‘The Crow,’ which seemed like odd timing, given that the project had just attracted a new (and Edgar Wright-approved!) director. But this weekend makes the news more official, as the ‘Dracula Untold’ star has decided to move on from the project, leaving the iconic role open once again. Continue reading…

Sundance Review: Sebastian Silva's 'Nasty Baby' Starring Kristen Wiig And Tunde Adebimpe Sebastian Silva is one of the most interesting and likable filmmakers working at the moment, creating movies that are loose and relaxed, but also risky, tapping into dark secrets and deep wells of the human experience. He’s also got a knack for working with comedic performers and allowing them to play in a new realm, against type. His films “Crystal Fairy and the Magical Cactus” and “Magic Magic” debuted at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, both starring Michael Cera, and Silva returns to the festival this year with “Nasty Baby,” starring himself, Kristen Wiig, and Tunde Adebimpe.

Doctor Strange: Academy Award-nominated Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) is in talks to join Marvel's Doctor Strange. It's not yet confirmed what role he would play. Benedict Cumberbatch is already set to star as the titular character; Scott Derrickson will direct the movie, which is scheduled for release on November 4, 2016. [THR/The Wrap]   Aquaman: Rumor has it that Warner Bros. has locked up Jason Momoa to appear as the watery superhero Aquaman in four upcoming...Read MoreRead Comments

After being in the works for about 20 years, Martin Scorsese finally has full funding to get his adaptation of Shusaku Endo's novel Silence off the ground. Production was originally supposed to begin this past fall, but it took a little long to get all the money together to make it happen. Now Deadline reports Fábrica de Cine and SharpSword Films have boarded the project as producers and are fully financing the film. The cast is also solidified with Liam Neeson, Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver and Tadanobu Asano (though Ken Watanabe was once involved, he's no longer in the film).

Scorsese Secures The Finance For Silence So shooting can start immediatelyIt seems a strange world where someone like Martin Scorsese can't secure the funding for absolutely anything he likes. The reality, of course, is that he has to scratch around like everyone else, but after 20 years, his historical drama Silence is finally happening.

Sundance: Get Ready To Dance In Clip From 'Z For Zachariah' With Chris Pine, Margot Robbie, And Chiwetel Ejiofor Since her impressive and breakout turn in “The Wolf Of Wall Street,” Margot Robbie has been missing from the big screen with three films set to hit this year, one of which is the Sundance-premiering “Z for Zachariah.” While we won’t have a review until after the screening this weekend, you can make do with a short clip from the post-apocalyptic film, via Hitfix. Running under a minute, the clip centers on an innocent moment between the three survivors of a disaster that wipes out most of the planet.

If you're a fan of the Divergent series, then I know you’ll be happy to see that your favorite characters are taking their daily neck exercises very seriously. I know how much a tweak or spasm can hurt, so it’s good to see these guys setting an example for everyone. Lionsgate has released 5 new animated character portraits from THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT, the second installment of... Read More...

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