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We have spent months (im)patiently waiting for 20th Century Fox to finally reveal the first look at the new rebooted version of The Fantastic Four, and while the film’s debut trailer is on its way, today we may have a sneak peek at what to expect costume-wise:
Richard Linklater’s 12-year-spanning Boyhood has been collecting numerous accolades as we have meandered through the lengthy Oscar race. But as we talked about in a recent episode of our Awards Blend, the game changes now that we are in Phase Two of the Oscar marathon.
This summer’s Terminator Genisys is looking to take everything we know about franchise’s longtime lore and tell it “hasta la vista, baby.” However, no event may be more surreal than a heavy-duty super-fight sequence that is slated to occur between Arnold Schwarzenegger’s T-800 Terminator… and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s T-800 Terminator!
According to these reports, though, Universal is now prepared to pay Charlize Theron as much as Chris Hemsworth, which signifies progress. However, as Melissa Silverstein, founder and editor of Women and Hollywood, said in the report, “Until we see some movement in these numbers, I don’t think we have accomplished what we need to accomplish.”
Another week of very uninspiring major releases. This has been a dull winter. Nothing on this docket suggests we are pulling out of the cinematic doldrums with time travel, lofts and Kevin Costner hitting the screen.
It appears Disney has found its Beauty. Emma Watson has officially been cast in the role of Belle in Bill Condon's upcoming live-action "interpretation" of Beauty and the Beast.
When the third solo film for Marvel’s juiced, justice-seeking, integrity-oozing Avenger, hits next year, our hero might cross another of his signature comic book nemeses off the list. With the addition of Daniel Bruhl, speculation began running rampant as to the identity of his character. Well, it looks like Bruhl will be donning the purple mantle of none other this iconic Cap villain.
It's hard to imagine Avengers: Infinity War without Joss Whedon. It’d be a shame to see him drop out before seeing the fruits of his labor with the big battle against Thanos, but it seems like Avengers: Age of Ultron will be the last one he tackles.
Mortdecai, as horrific as it may be, isn't the end of Johnny Depp's career. However, there is one scene that marks the lowest low the well-regarded actor has ever hit.
American Sniper dominated the box office during its opening weekend and set a number of records in the process. In addition, its been nominated for a total of six Oscars, including for Bradley Cooper’s performance as the deadliest sniper in U.S. history Chris Kyle. However, it’s also sparked a number of controversies in the process, and another one has unfortunately popped up.
It seems more than fair to suggest that standing on Platform 9 3/4 and waiting to board the Hogwarts Express is a daydream shared by Harry Potter fans around the world. Warner Bros. Studio Tour London is giving fans a taste of that reality in the form of a massive expansion to the set tour.
The Sundance film festival is in full swing and with it comes an abundance of films looking for distribution. We’ve already heard great things from critics about James Franco and Zachary Quinto in I Am Michael, Jason Segel as David Foster Wallace in End of the Tour, and the spooky film The Witch. But the biggest news to come out of this festival this year so far centers on Me and Earl and the Dying Girl.
Jared Leto has confirmed that he will be playing the Clown Prince of Insanity in Suicide Squad, but plot details have informed us that, for now, The Joker will be locked away for the duration of the film and will be playing mind games on the villains in the Squad a la Hannibal Lecter.
Bryan Bertino’s 2008 home invasion thriller The Strangers was a successful debut for the director, and it seemed tailor-made for an immediate sequel. Though it hasn’t happened yet, despite several small starts, it looks like The Strangers 2 has found itself a new creative team.
The long-awaited next installment to Steven Spielberg's 1993 dino-epic Jurassic Park is almost here. Among its cast are Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and the always lovable Judy Greer, the lattermost who recently gave a bit more insight into her role in the film which may, as it turns out, be bigger than first let on.
When a lot of talented people decide to come together on a project, the first instinctual thought is: it must be good! Why would they all sign on if they didn't each see something in the film? Unfortunately, that idea doesn't always come to its logical conclusion, and there are many titles out there that are far from being the sum of their parts.
For the past few years, the Producers Guild Awards have had a tremendously strong influence on the Academy Awards. In fact, the last seven PGA winners have wound up going on to take home the Best Picture prize at the Oscars. As a result, it’s certainly notable that Alejandro G. Inarritu’s Birdman took home the award at this year’s ceremony – but it’s also interesting to note that the other two major winners weren’t even nominated by the Academy.
The folks at Warner Bros. have become extremely focused on developing their very own cinematic universe based on DC Comics properties - but while Justice League characters like Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and Flash have been the key focus, they're also not forgetting about the more monstrous side of the comic book world.
American Sniper held strong to the number one spot, dropping less than 30% and adding $64 million and just crossing the $200 million mark. While directing is nothing new for Clint Eastwood, this is his most successful effort to date by box office standards. Sniper has already surpassed his previous highest grosser, Gran Torino's $148 million.
Having a threesome is the classic male fantasy - but over the years pop culture has shown us the oh-so-many ways that it can wind up being a disaster. It seems that Eli Roth's new film Knock Knock is yet another example of one of these ways, but rather than being a drama about hurt feelings, it appears this one is a strange up horror show.
Last month, rumors flew that Dracula Untold star, Luke Evans may be dropping out of The Crow reboot. Well, the film has yet another setback, as Evan’s publicist has confirmed that the actor has parted ways with the reboot to pursue other projects.
When the first ever Guardians of the Galaxy trailer premiered last year and fans scrawled through it frame by frame looking for details, many learned an interesting factoid about Rocket Raccoon. Listed along with with Groot as a known associate was someone named Lylla, which some quick research would reveal to many as Rocket's soulmate.
Dennis Rodman doesn’t believe the U.S. government. That’s not such a surprising sentence, but in regards to the recent Sony hacking scandal, which was apparently caused by North Korea, Rodman thinks it’s completely bologna. And is unhappy with Seth Rogen and the film associated with it.
Toby Stephens may be more likely to don a pirate hat than to put on a full spandex body suit, due to his role as Captain Flint in Black Sails. But that didn't stop the actor from voicing his interest in suiting up as a Marvel superhero in a recent interview.
Avengers: Age of Ultron has probably prompted more remakes, mashups and spoofs than any other film in internet history. Now watch our superheroes in the style of Zack Snyder's Watchmen.