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First Look At PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES Jane Austin's most famous literary family have been given a bit of a new twist in director Burr Steers upcoming adaptation of Pride And Prejudice And Zombies...in that they're now undead-killing martial artists. But Lily James, who plays Elizabeth, doesn't really think that's too much of a stretch. Wait....what? “Even in the original story, Elizabeth’s a fighter and beyond her contemporaries in her ambitions and her ideas of women,” she tells Entertainment Weekly. “She’s a badass warrior.

Gal Gadot In Talks For Ben-Hur UPDATE: She's no longer in talksUPDATE: Looks like her Wonder Woman gig has proved too conflicting for Ben-Hur. Scheduling issues means she's dropped out of talks for the Biblical epic. Though her Justice League duties – including the long-awaited solo Wonder Woman film that has just been confirmed – will keep her busy in the coming years, Gal Gadot isn’t just relying on superhero work to push her career along.

'The Crow' Creator Discusses His Change of Heart About The Remake It's been 25 years since James O'Barr's The Crow graphic novel debuted. The book would go on to sell over a million copies. It would also spawn a cult hit film adaptation which is now celebrating it's 20th anniversary. The original film starred Brandon Lee in what would be his final performance, as he died during an unfortunate accident while filming the movie. After that film, Hollywood churned out a few more sequels- but that's where O'Barr checked out. He loathed the sequels and wanted no association with them.

‘Marco Polo’ Trailer: Netflix Goes Epic Netflix has a string of solid hits under its belt already, and now it’s going bigger than ever with its latest series Marco Polo. And we do mean big. The 10-episode first season reportedly cost $90 million to make, and looks it. The vistas are stunning, the design details are intricate, and the sex and violence appear to be copious. Italian actor Lorenzo Richelmy plays the famed explorer, who travels down the Silk Road from Italy to China in the 13th century. He finds himself in the court of Kublai Khan (Benedict Wong), where adventure and intrigue await.

First Look at Simon Pegg in 'Absolutely Anything' Simon Pegg is seen having dinner with a dog, admiring a sausage and chatting with Kate Beckinsale in the first four photos for Absolutely Anything, the latest from Monty Python filmmaker Terry Jones.The story centers on Simon Pegg's Neil Clarke, who, as Terry Jones explains in an interview with Empire, is given the ability to do anything he wants by a group of aliens, although his decision-making skills leave something to be desired."It's about a man called Neil, a teacher in a sink secondary school, who gets given magic powers by aliens.

Benedict Cumberbatch Is DOCTOR STRANGE. What Say You? So, the news is short and sweet: According to Deadline, Benedict Cumberbatch has emerged victorious from the Doctor Strange sweepstakes and will take the title role in the Scott Derrickson directed film for Marvel Studios. Having never picked up one of the comics in my life I have absolutely zero opinion on this but am curious what those of you who know the character think. So have it. And if I were to pick up the books is there a particularly good place to start?... [Read the whole post on twitchfilm.com...]

THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT 3D Poster Campaign is Underway; Movie Will Be Released in 3D With less than a month to go until the film’s November 21st debut, it’s all about The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 right now, but Lionsgate is making a little room for Insurgent, too.  The studio just released a brand new motion poster for the Divergent sequel and announced plans to release a new one every hour until we’ve got eight. Hit the jump to check out the first Insurgent poster featuring Ansel Elgort’s Caleb who’s ditched his Erudite garb for some more action-appropriate attire.

Mark Rylance to Lead Steven Spielberg’s THE BFG Filmmaker Steven Spielberg is currently in production on his latest directorial feature, an untitled Cold War thriller starring Tom Hanks, but he’s concurrently prepping his next directorial effort, The BFG.  Spielberg committed to shooting the Cold War thriller and The BFG back-to-back, and he is scheduled to begin filming the Roald Dahl adaptation in early 2015.  As such, Spielberg is starting to put together his cast for the family adventure, and the first addition has been announced: Mark Rylance.  Variety reports that the Tony Award-winning English actor will be filling the titular role o

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The Crow Reboot Shoot Set

IGN Movies - Fri, 2014-10-24 17:55

The Crow Reboot Shoot Set It can't rain all the time. After being caught in development hell for a number of years, The Crow reboot is set to start shooting next Spring. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter at the Abu Dhabi FIlm Festival, producer Edward R. Pressman dropped the news regarding the remake of the 1994 horror/action film. Pressman, who also worked on the original film, is returning to produce the remake, which is being helmed by F.

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