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Malin Akerman could be our villain for Dwayne Johnson's Rampage Giant apes, crocodiles and werewolves, oh my! I don't know that anyone else here at JoBlo is as excited about Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's RAMPAGE as I am, but dammit, I'll be there opening night for this sucker! In fact, just last week, I fired up my Playstation and tore my way through Rampage: World Tour. My friend and I played for several hours, leveling every... Read More...

Rampage Will Be ‘Emotional & Scary'; Includes Original Game’s Monsters Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson continues to work hard and expand his portfolio to encompass all manner of movies and TV shows – having most recently added the animated Disney musical Moana to his resume.

Disney Casts Keira Knightley as Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker Until last month, news surrounding Disney’s upcoming live-action retelling of the classic The Nutcracker ballet, fully titled The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, was rather slim beyond its initial announcement during this year’s D23 Expo in Anaheim.

Morgan Freeman Joins the Cast of Disney's Live-Action 'The Nutcracker' Earlier this week, we learned that Disney had officially cast Interstellar actress Mackenzie Foy as Clara in their upcoming live-action adaptation of The Nutcracker. You can now add another name to that cast: according to The Hollywood Reporter, Morgan Freeman is in talks to join the movie as the mysterious and whimsical Drosselmeyer. Fingers crossed that this means we will get a Morgan Freeman dance number in the new movie. Continue reading…

Disney’s Nutcracker and the Mouse King Casts Morgan Freeman Disney is hoping to capitalize on the long-enduring popularity of E.T.A. Hoffman’s children’s story, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King. Generations have been enthralled by countless versions of the ballet adaptation, scored famously by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, as well as Disney’s own animated take on that composer’s work.

DNC: Chelsea Clinton references 'A Wrinkle in Time,' 'Police Academy' If her speech at the Democratic National Convention Thursday night is any indication, Chelsea Clinton’s time growing up in the White House allowed for plenty of pop culture exposure. The author, philanthropist, and former First Daughter referenced Madeleine L’Engle’s classic fantasy novel A...

Dwayne Johnson Confirms Rampage Writers & Summer Start Date Perhaps secure in the knowledge that, eventually, they might actually run out of comic book characters, Hollywood is in a big hurry to turn video games into movies. But while big-budget features based on (comparatively) recent game creations like Assassins Creed, Splinter Cell, Halo, or Uncharted are all in some form of development across various studios, few have seemed eager to reach into the more varied backlog of classic properties from the medium’s arcade Golden Age.

The Final Girls Trailer: Horror-Comedy Gone Meta The Final Girls is the upcoming horror-comedy film from director Todd Strauss-Schulson (A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas). The unique concept focuses on Max (Taissa Farmiga of American Horror Story) whose mother was a scream queen back in the ’80s and who died before her daughter could really know her. In The Final Girls, Max’s mother’s most famous film is known as the “grandaddy of all campsite slasher films.” In the aftermath of a fire while watching the film, Max and friends find themselves pulled into the world of the movie.

The Final Girls Trailer: Horror-Comedy Gone Meta The Final Girls is the upcoming horror-comedy film from director Todd Strauss-Schulson (A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas). The unique concept focuses on Max (Taissa Farmiga of American Horror Story) whose mother was a scream queen back in the ’80s and who died before her daughter could really know her. In The Final Girls, Max’s mother’s most famous film is known as the “grandaddy of all campsite slasher films.” In the aftermath of a fire while watching the film, Max and friends find themselves pulled into the world of the movie.

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