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'Justice League' Eyes a Screenwriter

4:59 PM 7/25/2014 by Jeff Giles
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Warner Bros. and Zack Snyder must really love what they've seen in Chris Terrio's script for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, because he's reportedly in talks to report for duty again with the studio's upcoming mega-superhero movie, Justice League.

Robert Downey Jr. Drama ‘The Judge’ to Open Toronto Film Festival “The Judge,” with Robert Downey Jr. as a lawyer trying to clear his father (Robert Duvall) of a murder charge, will serve as the opening-night film at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival, TIFF organizers announced on Friday. The Warner Bros./Village Roadshow production will open the fest on Sept.

Ben Affleck stars in new Batman image A new image has arrived online from Batman v. Superman, giving us a new look at Ben Affleck in character as the caped crusader. Released to coincide with the character’s 75th anniversary, the new image shows Affleck looking rather grim in his cowl and cape, in a distinctly atmospheric pose. The close-up shot also gives us a chance to examine the new cowl in more detail, with its skin-tight, furrowed brow and distinctively short ear-protrusions. Hopefully this will just be the start of the weekend’s Batman v.

Comic-Con 2014: Interstellar panel reaction The surprise film in Paramount's Hall H panel at Comic-Con 2014 was Christopher Nolan's Interstellar.   A unexpected addition at the end of a showcase that included Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Project Almanac and a crowd-wowing Dwayne Johnson, the audience went suitably nuts for Matthew McConaughey, making his first Comic-Con appearance, and exuding that huge movie star charisma that was felt across the 6,600 capacity.

Warner Bros. Plans 7 Arabian Nights Movies

12:09 PM 7/24/2014 by Binh Ngo
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Warner Bros. has acquired a 90 page treatment from David Weil, which outlines a plan to adapt the stories in One Thousand and One Nights, aka Arabian Nights, into seven interconnected movies. According to Deadline, the stories will be interpreted "with modern tropes and themes" and, of course, the movies will be effects-heavy. 3 Arts is producing, with Chantal Nong and Julia Spiro overseeing for WB.

Jim Lee Promises That Zack Snyder Will "Blow Everyone Away" With BATMAN V SUPERMAN Variety recently caught up with Justice League and Superman Unchained artist Jim Lee to get his thoughts on the 75th Anniversary of the Caped Crusader, quizzing him on the upcoming Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. They started off by seeing if he has any advice for director Zack Snyder, to which he replied: "Zack is a comic book fan and draws inspiration from the comics. He doesn’t need to be given advice. He’s a talented filmmaker. He’s a super stylized visualist. He’ll do stuff no one has ever done with the caped crusader and blow everyone away.

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First Mad Max: Fury Road Poster San Diego Comic-Con is nearly upon us. For those that can’t wait to get a look at Mad Max: Fury Road, we’ve got a brand new poster for the film. Beneath the caption “WHAT A LOVELY DAY” we can see Max (Tom Hardy) standing next to his trusty V8 Interceptor as a scary-looking traffic jam heads his way. This is exactly why I don’t drive to work. The poster debuted on Fury Road's Twitter account along with an invitation to see "an exclusive look" at the film this Saturday at 10 a.m. in SDCC's Hall H. Continue reading…

When you're a teenager, everything feels like it's life or death, that each decision has an irrevocable ripple effect that will you experience forever. But in "If I Stay," the very decision to stay alive (or not) hangs in the balance, and it's a choice that Chloë Moretz will have to make. Based on the novel by Gayle Forman, with a screenplay by Shauna Cross and directed by R.J. Cutler ("The September Issue"), this one follows Mia, who winds up in a coma following a terrible car crash.

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How Rupert Murdoch-Owned Time Warner Would Impact Hollywood: Creatives Speak Out

feedproxy.google.com – Leslie Moonves, Jerry Levin and more weigh in as Murdoch's courtship of Time Warner spreads fear and an unsettling skepticism through the creative community: "Whenever Mr. Murdoch is involved in something this substantial, I go to Mass." 2 days 19 hours ago via donnieyen

New Writer to Adapt Live-Action 'Akira' Remake

12:44 PM 7/22/2014 by Binh Ngo
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A new writer has come on board to pen Warner Bros.' live-action take on Akira, the 1988 animation about a youth's emerging, but dangerous, psychic powers and his friend's desperate attempt to save him. According to Deadline, Dante Harper is now working on the script for Jaume Collet-Serra to direct. Harper worked on Tom Cruise's Edge of Tomorrow, but did not receive credit for it, and he also wrote The Last Witch Hunter for Lionsgate.
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