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Akira: Justin Lin Possibly Being Courted to Direct Hollywood doesn’t have a good track record when it comes to adapting anime/manga properties for the big screen, as evidenced by the underwhelming box office returns (and at best lukewarm, at worst hostile, critical reactions) for such live-action films as Dragonball: Evolution and Speed Racer, as well as the animated Astro Boy – all three of which hit theaters in the late 2000s, as it were.

Ron Howard on why he skipped over The Lost Symbol in favor of Inferno Ron Howard's adaptations of Dan Brown's hugely popular series of novels centering around Harvard symbology expert Robert Langdon haven't exactly kept to the same order as the books. The first film (THE DA VINCI CODE) was based on the second book while the second film (ANGELS & DEMONS) was based on the first. Dan Brown's fourth novel in the series is the... Read More...

Watch the New 'Inferno' Trailer, Plus: 5 Burning Questions with Director Ron Howard Director Ron Howard and star Tom Hanks reunite yet again on the big screen this October 28 in Inferno, their third adaptation of a Dan Brown-penned nail-biter, following 2006's The Da Vinci Code and 2009's Angels & Demons. Hanks is back as symbologist Robert Langdon, this time tasked with saving the world from a man-made plague created in the hopes of solving the planet's overpopulation crisis.  With Langdon battling a case of amnesia, he'll need the assistance of a...Read MoreRead Comments

James Wan’s Malignant Man Movie Lands San Andreas Director James Wan, creator and director of the hugely successful Saw franchise, released Malignant Man – a four-issue comic book series – in 2011. The science-fiction thriller revolves around Alan Gates, a cancer patient with a terminal diagnosis, who helplessly resigns to his fate – until he discovers that his tumorous growth is not in fact cancer, but rather a mysterious alien parasite responsible for supplying him supernatural powers.

Kate Winslet in talks to join Idris Elba in The Mountain Between Us Kate Winslet and Idris Elba seem to be the type of actors who people will watch in just about anything, and we may get the chance to see the pair share the screen in an upcoming adaptation of Charles Martin's "The Mountain Between Us". THR reports that Kate Winslet is currently in negotiations to join Idris Elba in the romantic survival drama which will fall... Read More...

Bad Robot's 'God Particle' Adds Chris O'Dowd, Zhang Ziyi and More The cast of God Particle is shaping up to be a great one, and if nothing else, the upcoming sci-fi thriller from Bad Robot and J.J. Abrams will have no shortage of talent. The latest additions to the stellar interstellar lineup include Chris O’Dowd, Zhang Ziyi, Aksel Hennie (who recently starred in another space-centric film — The Martian) and John Ortiz. Let’s just hope God Particle can live up to its ensemble. Continue reading…

Bad Robot's 'God Particle' Adds Chris O'Dowd, Zhang Ziyi and More The cast of God Particle is shaping up to be a great one, and if nothing else, the upcoming sci-fi thriller from Bad Robot and J.J. Abrams will have no shortage of talent. The latest additions to the stellar interstellar lineup include Chris O’Dowd, Zhang Ziyi, Aksel Hennie (who recently starred in another space-centric film — The Martian) and John Ortiz. Let’s just hope God Particle can live up to its ensemble. Continue reading…

Dylan O’Brien is in talks to play CIA counter-terrorism operative Mitch Rapp in American Assassin, EW has confirmed. O’Brien would join Michael Keaton in CBS Films and Lionsgate’s adaptation of Vince Flynn’s bestselling novel series, playing Rapp, a young recruit reeling from the death of...

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