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Michael Fassbender’s ‘Steve Jobs’ Biopic Reveals Cast List, Plot Will Focus on Three Iconic Moments Universal Pictures announced Wednesday that filming has begun on the delayed Steve Jobs biopic starring Michael Fassbender and directed by Danny Boyle. To mark the occasion, the studio also revealed the official title of the film: “Steve Jobs.” They also released the official logline: Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, the film takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter. Also Read: The Top 40 Best and Worst Actors Playing Musicians Before ‘Get

Sacha Baron Cohen Spy Comedy 'Grimsby' Moves to 2016 Paramount Pictures has pushed its spy comedy Grimsby from its originally-slated July 31, 2015 release date to February 26, 2016. The spy comedy starring Sacha Baron Cohen was set to go up against Warner Bros. Point Break remake, Focus Features' Selfless and The Weinstein Company's Southpaw on July 31, 2015. Now it will face Paramount's Ben-Hur remake next winter.Grimsby centers on a British secret agent (Mark Strong) who is forced to go into hiding in his hometown with his dim-witted soccer hooligan brother (Sacha Baron Cohen).

North Korea said if “The Interview” is submitted to the Berlin International Film Festival it would be “instigating terror.” On Wednesday, Pyongyang’s foreign ministry said the comedic film depicting Seth Rogen and James Franco‘s attempt to assassinate Kim Jong-un is not in line with the purpose of the Berlinale festival. Also Read: Netflix Sets Streaming Date for Seth Rogen-James Franco Comedy ‘The Interview’ North Korea’s capital city also warned the movie’s release in Berlin would promote “freedom of terrorism and violence” rather

New International CHAPPIE Trailer Features Lots Of New Footage After being kidnapped by two criminals during birth, Chappie becomes the adopted son in a strange and dysfunctional family. Chappie is preternaturally gifted, one of a kind, a prodigy. He also happens to be a robot. Chappie stars Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Ninja and Yo-Landi Vi$$er, Jose Pablo Cantillo, with Sigourney Weaver and Hugh Jackman. The script was written by Neill Blomkamp & Terri Tatchell.

New Chappie Trailer Boots Online Neill Blomkamp's robo-prodigy is under threatWe saw the first trailer for District 9/Elysium director Neill Blomkamp’s latest, Chappie, a couple of months ago. Now here comes the latest promo to fill in even more of the plot blanks.Chappie sees Dev Patel create a thinking, feeling robot off the back of his work on mindless robot drones for the police. But not everyone is delighted by the seemingly sweet machine: Hugh Jackman’s Vincent and Sigourney Weaver as his boss are worried that this could mean the end of humanity.

New Chappie Trailer Has A More Intense Feel Sony Pictures has released a new trailer for their upcoming film Chappie about a police robot who becomes sentient. The film is directed by Neil Blomkamp (District 9 and Elysium) and stars Sharlto Copley (Powers), Dev Patel (Newsroom), Sigourney Weaver (Aliens) and Hugh Jackman (X-Men). An earlier trailer for the film seemed to focus more on the discovering of a new life while this trailer feels much more action-thriller orientated. Chappie hits theaters March 6th. Click here to view the embedded video. New Chappie Trailer Has A More Intense Feel

The newest trailer for Neill Blomkamp's Chappie brings the big guns I know there's a lot of you who are still salivating over that ALIEN concept art that Neill Blomkamp (ELYSIUM, DISTRICT 9) sent our way, so much so that it's easy to forget that the man has a movie coming out in March! I'm of course referring to Chappie, the tale of robot who pulls a Johnny 5 and is gifted with artificial intelligence. The bulk of you really dug the first trailer... Read More...

‘The Interview’ Has Grossed $31 Million on VOD, Will Get Wide UK and Ireland Release Update: Sony will release The Interview in the UK and Ireland on February 6. We don’t have info on or even an indication of further international dates at this time. While it’s a far cry from the $100m that some had expected The Interview to make in a theatrical release, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg‘s comedy has pulled in over $30m on VOD after being available online since December 24.

‘Kick-Ass 2′ Director Jeff Wadlow Finished Writing ‘Masters of the Universe’ “Kick-Ass 2″ director-writer Jeff Wadlow finished rewriting the script for “Masters of the Universe,” an adaptation of the classic ’80s cartoon and popular line of action figures. ‘The filmmaker, who previously wrote and directed “Cry_Wolf,” took the script over in April. According to Sony producer DeVon Franklin, he finished the draft at some point over the holidays. “@JeffWadlow is working [24-7],” Franklin tweeted on Dec. 24. “We’ll have a draft into the studio for the holidays.

North Korea Blasts US Over Sony Hacking Sanctions North Korea on Sunday slammed the United States for slapping economic sanctions on it in the wake of the cyberattack on Sony Pictures. A spokesman for North Korea’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday denied any role in the breach and accused the United States of “groundlessly” stirring up hostility. The sanctions show America’s “inveterate repugnancy and hostility toward the DPRK,” the official added, referring to the country’s official name, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. The harsh words were the latest chapter in the twisting saga of &#

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