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Ben Affleck on ‘Gone Girl’ Filming, ‘Batman v. Superman’ Pressure – While there was much ado about Ben Affleck’s casting as the Caped Crusader in “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice,” not nearly as many people took issue with the star playing the somewhat smarmy male lead in David Fincher’s adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s novel “Gone Girl.” To promote the latter film, which opens Friday, Affleck participated in... 4 hours 38 min ago via donnieyen

David Fincher Met With Lucasfilm For ‘Star Wars Episode 7′ From what we’ve heard, J.J. Abrams was always the director Kathleen Kennedy wanted to direct Star Wars Episode VII. Abrams had the ability and the insane Star Wars fandom to please executives and fans alike. However, don’t forget, he initially turned it down. History gets murky after that, with an incredible list of A-list directors who were rumored to, and reported to, have been contacted. Brad Bird, Matthew Vaughn, Jon Favreau, Guillermo del Toro and many others were mentioned in tandem with the film. Then, of course, J.J.


Help Fling Angry Birds to Reveal a Movie Surprise! – We're not quite sure where it's heading, but something big is about to be revealed regarding the upcoming Angry Birds feature film. Rovio Entertainment and Columbia Pictures have just launched a new site, and it promises that some kind of reveal will be made, apparently tied to the July 1, 2016 release! 1 day 10 hours ago via theothersenhman

David Fincher Reveals That He Met With Disney About Directing STAR WARS EPISODE VII – J.J. Abrams is currently hard at work on bringing Star Wars Episode VII to the big screen, but had things played out a little differentely, he would be prepping for Star Trek 3 right now as David Fincher shot the highly anticipated follow-up to Return of the Jedi! In a recent interview with Total Film, the Gone Girl helmer revealed that he spoke to the studio about the movie, but it sounds as if he didn't feel sure about the project due to Disney's involvement. 1 day 17 hours ago via brucelee

Kevin Hart and Josh Gad team for laughs in new 'Wedding Ringer' trailer Kevin Hart and Josh Gad star in the latest trailer for "the Wedding Ringer," which features a lot of footage not seen in the initial preview.

John Slattery and Liam Neeson Also Part of Seth MacFarlane's 'Ted 2' Briefly: With production on Seth MacFarlane's comedy sequel Ted 2 shooting in Boston right now, some small casting tidbits and other details have been trickling online. Morgan Freeman has already been revealed to have a pivotal role as a civil rights lawyer helping Ted with some legal troubles, and Mark Wahlberg revealed his Flash Gordon motorcycle. And now we have word from MacFarlane himself that his A Million Ways to Die in the West star Liam Neeson will have a small role in the film, and EW has learned that "Mad Men" star John Slattery is also involved somehow, likely in cameo roles.

Exclusive Cool Video: Top 10 Favorite Star Wars Characters Ah, STAR WARS. Where would movie fans be without George Lucas' iconic and incredibly impactful film series? Changing the landscape of how movies were made and looked by harkening back to the olden days of pulp serials and adventures, STAR WARS will forever be regarded as one of (if not the most) powerful film series of all time. Everyone has their favorite STAR WARS movie, scene, moment, and character. But, which... Read More...

Liam Neeson Will Appear In Ted 2 John Slattery is also joining the comedy sequelLiam Neeson clearly enjoyed working with Seth MacFarlane on A Million Ways To Die In The West, even if the box office figures suggest that few moviegoers shared that enthusiasm. The Taken tough guy is appearing in MacFarlane’s latest, comedy sequel Ted 2, as announced in a tweet from the writer/director himself.Neeson is not alone in joining the film. Hitfix has learned that Mad Men’s John Slattery is aboard in an equally unspecified capacity.


Could Star Wars: Episode VII be returning to the planet Hoth? – Here we go, clinging to every possible STAR WARS: EPISODE VII scrap and rumor to help us get a clear picture of where J.J. Abrams is taking us next Christmas. While many rumors are started by fans and other Internet trolls, this one has a little more credibility since it comes from James Bond himself, Sir Roger Moore. 6 days 12 hours ago via donnieyen
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