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Matt Damon's Mark Watney is presumed dead and stranded on Mars in new photos from Ridley Scott's sci-fi drama 'The Martian'.

McAdams Confirms That She's Been Approached For Marvel's 'Doctor Strange' Rachel McAdams, who's my dream casting for Lois Lane and has been for about 10 years, has confirmed recent chatter that she's been approached to enter the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Our buddy El Mayimbe first reported it as a hot rumor over on his site a few weeks ago, and now the actress has gone ahead and told the L.A.

2015 Toronto International Film Festival to Include New Films From Charlie Kaufman, Michael Moore and Ridley Scott Every noteworthy film festival has a specific personality, honed over the years as the programmers learn all about their audience. The personality for the Toronto International Film Festival seems to be “come watch every single movie you want to see from every single filmmaker you have any interest in” because year after year, the fest can’t help but amaze with its line-up. The 2015 slate is no different, featuring the latest films from Ridley Scott, Jean-Marc Vallee, Roland Emmerich, Stephen Frears, Tom McCarthy, Cary Fukunaga, and more. Continue reading…

Tilda Swinton Reveals She May Play Her 'Doctor Strange' Character as a Man You don’t hire Tilda Swinton if you’re hoping for a performance that’s even remotely ordinary. Tilda Swinton’s gotta’ Tilda Swinton, even when she’s appearing in something as carefully controlled as a Marvel Studios movie. So you probably won’t bat an eye when you learn that the Oscar-winning actress may end up playing Doctor Strange’s the Ancient One as a man. Continue reading…

Rachel McAdams Confirms 'Doctor Strange' Casting Talks A few weeks ago, we heard that Rachel McAdams was in talks with Marvel for a leading role in Doctor Strange opposite Benedict Cumberbatch. Since then, all’s been quiet on the Sorcerer Supreme front, with no official confirmation or other casting news. But today brings a small update, in the form of an interview with McAdams, who confirms that she is in talks with Marvel, though it’s still a bit early. Continue reading…

Rebel Wilson says America needs new gun laws after 'Trainwreck' shooting Rebel Wilson has reacted to the Thursday shooting at a screening of Trainwreck at a movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana, by urging the U.S. to look to her native Australia when it comes to gun control laws. “I don’t like getting political but America you really have to follow Australia’s...

Earlier this month, rumors had surfaced that Rachel McAdams had been offered the female lead part in Doctor Strange, which is currently gearing up to start production in London this November. Although her potential role in the Marvel adaptation was unspecified, the actress finally addressed the rumor during two separate interviews while promoting the acclaimed Southpaw boxing drama. When Den of Geek asked McAdams about Doctor Strange, she replied, "I don’t have much to say about it right now. There’s not really anything to comment on.

Amy Schumer Reacts to Louisiana Movie Theater Shooting: ‘My Heart Is Broken’ “Trainwreck” star Amy Schumer has spoken out following the deadly shooting during a screening of the film in Lafayette, Louisiana, on Thursday night. “My heart is broken and all my thoughts and prayers are with everyone in Louisiana,” she tweeted. My heart is broken and all my thoughts and prayers are with everyone in Louisiana. — Amy Schumer (@amyschumer) July 24, 2015 At least three people were killed, including the gunman.

Anne Hathaway responds to Amy Schumer’s Trainwreck joke Anne Hathaway may be a punchline in Amy Schumer’s Trainwreck, but the Oscar winner was nothing but gracious about it — and even offered her own Oscar predictions for this year. Hathaway posted a picture of her Trainwreck ticket stub on Instagram with the caption: “Dear @AmySchumer...

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