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James Cameron Offered Advice about T-800 in 'Terminator: Genisys' James Cameron had some important advice for the upcoming “Terminator: Genisys.”With the sixty-seven-year-old Arnold Schwarzenegger set to reprise his role, Cameron offered some advice to producer David Ellison on how to utilize the veteran actor in the story.He told Deadline the following:“Outer covering (of the Terminator) was actually not synthetic, that it was organic and therefore could age. You could theoretically have a Terminator that was sent back in time, missed his target, and ended up just kind of living on in society.

Sean Bean Joins Matt Damon in Ridley Scott’s ‘The Martian’ As Ridley Scott‘s The Martian approaches the start of shooting, yet another high-profile name has entered its orbit. Sean Bean is reportedly set to star in the space survival drama, which centers on an astronaut played by Matt Damon. Hit the jump for more on the Sean Bean The Martian casting. Scripted by Drew Goddard and based on the book by Andy Weir, The Martian centers on astronaut Mark Watney (Damon) who is accidentally left stranded on Mars by his crew. He struggles to survive as NASA sends a rescue mission to go find him.

The shocking opening to Guardians of the Galaxy 2 that you'll never see Despite BIG HERO 6 being released on November 7, Marvel movie news has died down for a bit (well, until that AGE OF ULTRON trailer hits . . . ). However, pre-production is underway for GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 2 with the film already being written. At Variety‘s Entertainment & Technology Summit, writer/director James Gunn teased the audience with a few tidbits of information regarding the... Read More...

New GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Pic Features Some Aliens You Might Have Missed #gotgpicoftheday I felt for these background actors with masks shooting on the hottest days of the year in London. pic.twitter.com/zzrT9jyk2A — James Gunn (@JamesGunn) October 20, 2014 From Marvel, the studio that brought you the global blockbuster franchises of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Avengers, comes a new team—the Guardians of the Galaxy.

Adam McKay talks rewriting Ant-Man script with Paul Rudd Adam McKay was hired to rewrite the script for ANT-MAN right around the same time director Peyton Reed joined the project, and in an interview with Collider, McKay talked a little about the changes he made to Edgar Wright and Joe Cornish's original script for the Marvel movie. First, Adam McKay says star Paul Rudd contacted him after Edgar Wright exited ANT-MAN, and explains why he decided not to direct... Read More...

Jason Momoa finally opens up about being Aquaman This past weekend saw the Walker Stalker Con in Atlanta, Georgia. Aside from all things walking and stalking, Jason Momoa decided to grace the Con with his presence. His portrayal of Khal Drogo in HBO's Game of Thrones made the man a fan-favorite but Momoa has been pretty tight-lipped regarding his latest DC endeavor, even if it was obvious he was playing Aquaman. Now that the cat's out... Read More...

AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON to Mark Marvel’s Highest VFX Shot Count According to Marvel’s VP of Visual Effects and Post-Production, Victoria Alonso, Captain America: The Winter Solider had 2,500 VFX shots and Guardians of the Galaxy came in with 2,750.  You know how many Avengers: Age of Ultron may have?  More than 3,000, making it Marvel’s largest VFX count to date.  In order to make that happen, the studio will likely have to team up with seven to 12 VFX vendors in five to seven different countries. Hit the jump for more on the Age of Ultron post-production process and Alonso’s thoughts on the new bill to increase tax incentives for filming in California.

Paul Rudd Helped Adam McKay Rewrite ‘Ant-Man’ When Edgar Wright left Marvel’s Ant-Man, the amount of speculation and discussion was crazy. Eventually, Peyton Reed was hired as the director after a rewrite by none other than Adam McKay. McKay, a big comic book fan, is best known for crazy comedies like Anchorman and Step Brothers, so him coming on to the film was a pretty big leap. How did that happen? Well, now we have a few more details. Once Wright left, the film’s star – Paul Rudd – called McKay and asked him to do a rewrite. He agreed and Rudd himself helped him with the writing.

'Ant-Man' Set Photos Show T.I. Outside Hank Pym's Lab Just a few days after the first set photos featuring Michael Douglas arrived from the Ant-Man set, we have another look at the actor in character as Hank Pym. We also have a new look at Atlanta rapper T.I., who is seen wearing a Pym maintenance uniform, possibly in disguise as he sends out a call to parties unknown.Last month, actress Evangeline Lilly shared a photo from the set where she is pictured with both T.I.

Scarlett Johansson Reportedly Wanted for 'Ghost in the Shell'

11:41 AM 10/17/2014 by Jeff Giles
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Marvel clearly isn't in any rush to make a Black Widow movie, and although Scarlett Johansson is presumably on the hook for appearances in any number of the studio's assorted projects, her lack of a franchise to shoulder on her own leaves her free to star in all kinds of interesting stuff in her downtime -- like, say, Under the Skin or Her.
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