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The Download: "No Jokes" at WB?

4:08 PM 8/31/2014 by Binh Ngo
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Supposedly, the failure of Green Lantern at the box office has made Warner Bros. wary about including levity in its superhero movies. We talk about that and more on this week's Download.

'X-Men: First Class' Writers Penning Looney Tunes Movie

7:17 PM 8/27/2014 by Binh Ngo
Looney Tunes
X-Men: First Class screenwriters Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz are penning the untitled live-action/CGI Looney Tunes movie over at Warner Bros., THR has learned. The duo are also writing the Power Rangers movie for Lionsgate. Steve Carell is attached to star and his Crazy Stupid Love directors Glenn Ficarra and John Requa are in early talks to helm.


Warner Bros. Sued Over 'Gilligan's Island' Movie

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Check out the new extended TV spot for Christopher Nolan's Interstellar Another summer movie season is wrapping up and while we feel it could have gone a little better, there's still some huge films set to be released before the year's end. The Hunger Games finale is right around the corner (the first part, anyway), Ridley Scott's EXODUS looks to deliver the epic, and Peter Jackson will finally be closing his overlong Hobbit trilogy as well. Not to get lost... Read More...

Matthew McConaughey to star in The Stand? Warner Brothers’ adaptation of Stephen King has reportedly settled upon Matthew McConaughey as its star name of choice, with the studio keen to recruit him for either one of two major roles. According to Deadline, the studio has McConaughey in mind for the role of the villainous Randall Flagg in the post-apocalyptic saga, a man who sets about forming his own civilisation in the wreckage of a plague-decimated America.

Watch: 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' Footage Without Visual Effects Well, nine years later, the audience who enjoyed Sin City in 2005 just doesn't seem to be very interested in the sequel Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, because the film bombed at the box office this past weekend. Personally, I didn't find the film to be terrible, but just more of the same coming far too late. But there are still some cool visuals to be seen (especially Eva Green), and having a movie with pretty much all the environments created in post-production is pretty impressive.

The Download: Ice Bucket Challenge, Weaver Passed on 'The ExpandaBelles,' and Yates Directing 'Fantastic Beasts'

8:19 PM 8/24/2014 by Binh Ngo
Sin City
The Ice Bucket Challenge comes to The Download! Sadly, none of us took the challenge. We talk about that and more on this week's edition.

McConaughey Up for Villain Role in The Stand Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey is reportedly up to play the villainous Randall Flagg in Warner Bros.' long-gestating feature film adaptation of Stephen King's The Stand. Deadline claims McConaughey has to choose between playing Flagg, "the personification of evil," in director Josh Boone's movie or starring in the mining scandal drama Gold. Michael Mann was previously attached to direct Gold, but now Stephen Gaghan is at the helm. Continue reading…

Matthew McConaughey Wanted for ‘The Stand’ Villain Role of Randall Flagg After spending the early part of this century mostly consigned to forgettable romantic comedies, Matthew McConaughey is in the middle of a true career renaissance. He already won an Oscar this year for his work in the emotional drama Dallas Buyers Club, and seems like the odds-on favorite to take home an Emmy on Monday for his terrific work as Rust Cohle on HBO’s early-2014 phenomenon, True Detective. Unsurprisingly, McConaughey currently finds himself with no shortage of offers on the table, and his dance card seems to be rapidly becoming full.

David Yates Directing 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'

11:12 AM 8/22/2014 by Binh Ngo
David Yates
David Yates is going back to the Harry Potter universe and will direct the first installment of spinoff series Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, according to Variety. Yates directed the last four Harry Potter movies. Written by J. K. Rowling, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is companion book to the main series which talks about the various fantastic creatures found in the Harry Potter universe.
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