Hugh Jackman has joined the cast of The Weinstein Company’s upcoming drama LION where he will co-star alongside Nicole Kidman and Dev Patel. The trio will lead the big screen adaptation of the true story chronicled in the Vanity Fair article, A Home at the End of Google Earth. The piece tells the story of a five-year-old boy lost in Calcutta who’s adopted by an Australian couple. It isn’t until he graduates college that he decides it’s time to trace his roots and he opts to use Google Earth to do it.
First Images From TERMINATOR: GENISYS
Paramount Pictures has released the first images from their upcoming sci-fi action-sequel TERMINATOR: GENISYS, the fifth installment in the blockbuster franchise. Directed by Alan Taylor (THOR: THE DARK WORLD) who worked from a script by Patrick Lussier (DRIVE ANGRY, MY BLOODY VALENTINE 3D) and Laeta
Marvel Announces Several New Release Dates
On the heels of the recently announced BLACK PANTHER film, Marvel Studios has staked out several new releases dates for a number of their upcoming superhero properties including DOCTOR STRANGE, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 2, THOR: RAGNAROK, CAPTAIN MARVEL, THE AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR – PART 1&2 and INHUMANS.
David Goyer To Develop KRYPTON TV Series
David Goyer, who penned the script for Warner Bros. Pictures’ MAN OF STEEL will produce a small screen prequel of sorts titled KRYPTON. The series will of course be set on the planet Krypton, featuring the House Of El and following the exploits of the planet before Superman was sent to Earth. Comics such as [...]
Weekend Box Office Report: Oct. 24-26
Audiences said YES to the low-budget horror flick OUIJA (2,858 theaters) as the film easily took first place to the tune of $20M. Based on the classic Hasbro board game, the $20M movie, produced by Michael Bay and Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Productions received a C CinemaScore from moviegoers which is in line with most genre [...]
Jesse Eisenberg Eyes David Ayer’s SUICIDE SQUAD
With Ryan Gosling, Tom Hardy, Margot Robbie and Will Smith in talks for roles in Warner Bros. Pictures’ upcoming supervillain flick SUICIDE SQUAD, Jesse Eisenberg has entered negotiations to reprise his BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE role as Lex Luthor in the film.
Screen Gems (Sony) has released the first official image from their much-delayed adaptation of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES, based on Seth Grahame-Smith’s worldwide best-seller. Directed by Burr Steers (17 AGAIN, CHARLIE ST. CLOUD) who’s currently working from a script he co-wrote
DC Entertainment already has four television series on the air with The CW’s ARROW and THE FLASH, FOX’s GOTHAM and NBC’s CONSTANTINE enjoying success so far this season. As for next season, CBS’ is currently developing a series based on another superhero, or superheroine rather with SUPERGIRL. Greg Berlanti (“ARROW,” “THE FLASH”) will be teaming up with producer Ali Adlerto (“CHUCK,” “NO ORDINARY FAMILY”) to write and executive produce the hour-long live-action project.
Kelly Reilly, Michael Irby, Abigail Spencer and Leven Rambin are all circling roles in the upcoming second season of HBO’s hit drama TRUE DETECTIVE where they will co-star alongside Colin Farrell, Vince Vaughn, Taylor Kitsch and recent addition Rachel McAdams. Justin Lin (FAST & FURIOUS 6) is set to direct the first two episodes. In the second season, three police officers and a career criminal must navigate a web of conspiracy in the aftermath of a murder.
Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies have released a new poster for their upcoming animated/live-action sequel THE SPONGEBOB MOVIE: SPONGE OUT OF WATER. Directed by Paul Tibbitt and Mike Mitchell who worked from a script by Jonathan Aibel and Glenn Berger, the film features the voice and live-action talents of Antonio Banderas, Tom Kenny, Clancy Brown, Rodger Bumpass, Bill Fagerbakke, Carolyn Lawrence and Douglas Lawrence. THE SPONGEBOB MOVIE: SPONGE OUT OF WATER hits theaters in both 2D and 3D on February 13, 2015.
Paramount, Legendary and Warner Bros. Pictures have released the first clip from their upcoming sci-fi epic INTERSTELLAR. Co-written (alongside Jonathan Nolan) and directed by Christopher Nolan, the film also stars Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Bill Irwin, John Lithgow, Casey Affleck