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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.

'Pacific Rim 2' Films in 2015, 'Pacific Rim 3' Plans Already Being Discussed

11:29 AM 10/17/2014 by Jeff Giles
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It's going to be quite awhile before we really get an honest look at the upcoming Pacific Rim sequel -- that April 2017 release date seems awfully distant on the horizon at this point -- but if there's one person who has any idea of what we can expect, it's director/co-writer Guillermo del Toro, who recently sat down with Collider for a discussion that included a few tantalizing details.

Christopher Nolan will present his “Interstellar” star Matthew McConaughey with the American Cinematheque Award on Tuesday at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills. Anne Hathaway and Kate Hudson will also be among the stars honoring the actor, who was a unanimous choice for the award. As previously announced, tributes will come from Jennifer Garner, Cole Hauser, Reese Witherspoon, Lili Fini Zanuck, Jessica Chastain, and host Jimmy Kimmel.

Guardians, Apes' Big Box Office $$$ Two of the year's biggest movies, Guardians of the Galaxy and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, have exceeded the $700 million mark at the global box office. Guardians of the Galaxy, starring Chris Pratt, has collected a total of $705.1 million dollars worldwide since its release in August. The film, based on the comics of the same name, recently became Marvel's third highest-grossing movie at the domestic box office, trailing only behind The Avengers and Iron Man 3.

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