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Magic, monsters, gods and madness reign throughout the palaces and pyramids of the Nile River Valley in this action-adventure inspired by the classic mythology of Egypt. With the survival of mankind hanging in the balance, an unexpected hero takes a thrilling journey to save the world and rescue his true love. Set (Gerard Butler), the merciless god of darkness, has usurped Egypt’s throne, plunging the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict.

The 'Gods of Egypt' Posters Are Baffling, Fabulous, Culturally Insensitive After separate uproars were raised following studio decisions to cast a well-bronzed Jake Gyllenhaal as Middle Eastern in Prince of Persia: the Sands of Time and a comparably well-bronzed Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, and Aaron Paul as Egyptians in Exodus: Gods and Kings, one might imagine that Hollywood executives would get the picture and stop passing white performers off as other races... Continue reading…

Dave Bautista Is The Kurgan In Highlander Reboot 'Hello, pretty...'Now here’s a thing. Dave Bautista – Drax in Guardians Of The Galaxy and Mr. Hinx in Spectre – is filling a Kurgan-shaped hole in the fast-developing Highlander reboot. According to the reliable Latino Review, Bautista will be destroying more stuff in the role filled by Clancy Brown in the 1986 fantasy movie.The Kurgan is, of course, the arch-nemesis of Connor MacLeod, a barbarian with an iffy temperament and a nasty habit of decapitating news reporters.

Tom Cruise being sought for Sean Connery's role in the Highlander reboot While a HIGHLANDER remake has been in development for some time, there hasn't been much word on the street since Ryan Reynolds left the project early last year. Well, it's about that time and the latest casting buzz is that Tom Cruise is being approached for the role Sean Connery made so popular in the original. I'm sure there are literally dozens of options for Cruise once... Read More...

Neil Burger Finds All The Old Knives Directing the spy thrillerDespite scoring a solid hit with the first Divergent film and launching the franchise, director Neil Burger opted not to return for the sequel, citing the tight schedule. Since then, he’s been mulling over his follow-up choices and is now attached to spy thriller All The Old Knives.Olen Steinhauer’s book has yet to hit shelves either virtual or digital, but has already been snapped up by Chockstone Pictures, which hired the author to write the adaptation.

‘Underworld 5′ Story & Character Details; Theo James to Star The Underworld franchise has seen its ups and downs since Len Wiseman and Kevin Grevioux debuted the first film over 10 years ago in 2003. The initial success of Underworld prompted a sequel, a prequel, and a soft reboot that further explored the mythos of Underworld’s vampire/lycan (werewolf) conflict.

History’s Houdini Gets Full Trailer The History Channel’s upcoming four-hour miniseries Houdini has gotten a full trailer. The show will run September 1st and 2nd and stars Oscar winner Adrien Brody as the legendary escape-artist Harry Houdini. Kristen Connelly co-stars at Houdini’s wife Bess. Click here to view the embedded video. History’s Houdini Gets Full Trailer


Summit Knocks 'Twilight' Money Lawsuit Out of U.S. Court (Exclusive) – The film company, using a Winston Churchill quote, successfully convinces the judge that if the dispute is going to be tried, it should be in England. 1 year 16 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Jason Blum Talks Insidious/Sinister Director Shakeups, More Purges

9:54 PM 7/14/2014 by Fred Topel
Jason Blum
While Jason Blum has a virtual monopoly on the most successful horror movies, some of his staple directors are moving on. After directing The Fast and the Furious 7, James Wan left the Insidious franchise in the hands of screenwriter Leigh Whannell. Blum still expects he can convince Wan to make another horror movie for him, joking that it could be as soon as Insidious 4.

Ken Jeong to Star in 'International Incident'

8:12 PM 6/18/2014 by Binh Ngo
Ken Jeong
If you ever think that Ken Jeong deserves his own movie, then there's good news. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jeong is set to star in a Summit Entertainment comedy called International Incident. Steve Carell is in talks to produce. To be scripted by David Javerbaum from his own pitch, International Incident is said to revolve around five United Nations delegates who set out on a road trip to find one of the five's long lost love.
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