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Morgan Freeman Will Dispense Deep-Voiced Chariot Wisdom in ‘Ben-Hur’ Alcon Entertainment Somewhere, someone owes Morgan Freeman $20. Because someone was foolish enough to bet Hollywood’s sagest actor that he couldn’t land roles in both the Ben-Hur remake and the pot-smoking teddy bear sex comedy in the span of 36 hours. And Freeman has proved this poor fool wrong. At least, that’s what I assume has happened. Here’s the news, which brings us the first official cast member for the latest adaptation of Lew Wallace’s classic Christian novel: Deadline announced that Freeman has come aboard Timur Bekmambetov‘s remake-stravaganza.

Serena with Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence finally gets a trailer After over a year since we got a glimpse at a still from SERENA, we finally have a trailer for the drama directed by Susanne Bier that reunited Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence after SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK. Playing a very different couple than in that movie, SERENA centers on the tumultuous marriage of George and Serena Pemberton. The Depression-era drama definitely looks ambitious. Even though they appeared... Read More...


Richard Linklater Lines up Cast for Baseball Movie ‘That’s What I’m Talking About’ – In Dazed & Confused the sport on the minds of the main characters was football. (Well, it was drinking and sex, and then football) In the “spiritual sequel” to the 1993 film, That’s What I’m Talking About, the guys will play baseball. Richard Linklater has cast a fond eye towards America’s Pastime before, when he remade The Bad News Bears.

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Serena Trailer Starring Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper After making Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustle together, the dynamic acting duo of Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper are back together for this year's logging industry drama Serena. The first trailer has arrived, which tracks George and Serena Pemberton's quest to build a timber empire in the 1920s. Watch as Serena proves herself to be better than any man as she takes over operations at the lumber mill, hunts deadly snakes, and even saves a man lost in the wilderness.


Robert Downey Jr. May Join Michael Fassbender's Assassin's Creed – Robert Downey Jr. isn’t opposed to franchises. The massive movie star isn’t opposed to role-playing in epic period thrillers. But does Robert Downey Jr. need another big role in what’s shaping up to be a franchise-launching tentpole based on a hugely successful and popular video game series? Take this bit of news with a grain of salt, but it is being reported that Robert Downey Jr. 2 days 15 hours ago via donnieyen

Mark Ruffalo Says NOW YOU SEE ME 2 Begins Filming in November – It’s been well over a year since Now You See Me accumulated more than $350 million at the worldwide box office, but things are finally coming together for the sequel. Lionsgate just gave Now You See Me 2 a June 10, 2016 release date, and while talking to Mark Ruffalo at the Toronto International Film Festival, he confirmed that "everyone's in." The original centered on Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Isla Fisher and Dave Franco's The Four Horsemen, but considering how that film wrapped up, Ruffalo's role is bound to take an interesting turn in the sequel. 2 days 20 hours ago via donnieyen

Paul Greengrass May Direct Hill & DiCaprio's Olympic Bombing Drama – Back towards the beginning of the year, we learned that The Wolf of Wall Street stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill would team up again for The Ballad of Richard Jewell, a story based on a Vanity Fair article about the security guard who discovered an explosive laden backpack at the 1996 Olympics compound in Atlanta and cleared bystanders, only to be turned on when he was labeled a potential suspect three days after being called a hero. 3 days 14 hours ago via theothersenhman

Fifth Rambo Movie Reportedly Titled 'Rambo: Last Blood'

5:41 PM 9/10/2014 by Binh Ngo
According to Comingsoon, the fifth and quite possibly final Rambo movie will be titled Rambo: Last Blood. Sylvester Stallone will return to play Vietnam vet John Rambo and will direct from a script he wrote.

Alex Kurtzman Teases VENOM; "You Can Do Things That You Can't With SPIDER-MAN" – Despite the fact that Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci's screenplay for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 was not well received by a lot of critics and fans, the former is still attached to helm Venom (which has been rumoured to be called Venom/Carnage) for Sony Pictures. There's currently no firm word on any sort of release date, leading many to believe that the spin-off - which has been rumoured for a number of years - will never happen. 4 days 12 hours ago via jackiechan

Sylvester Stallone Will Direct, Star In Rambo: Last Blood – Never say "die" when it comes to Sylvester Stallone and his signature film franchises. The dreadful Rocky V led to a more definitive conclusion, Rocky Balboa. The Expendables series appears like it could extend indefinitely (despite diminishing returns at the box office). And now Stallone seems ready to reprise his John Rambo character, even though that hero got a proper sendoff in 2008’s Rambo ComingSoon now reports that Sylvester Stallone will direct and star in Rambo: 4 days 12 hours ago via theothersenhman
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