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News Briefs: Robert Downey Jr. Touted for HBO Drama

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 23:21

Perry Mason: Robert Downey Jr. (Captain America: Civil War) is in talks to star in a drama series for HBO. Nic Pizzolatto (True Detective) is attached to write the project; reportedly, it's based on the Perry Mason TV show, which followed a lawyer played by Raymond Burr. It's an idea that Downey Jr. was previously developing as a feature film. [Variety]   White Girl Problems: Lauren Palmigiano (above) will direct the comedy White Girl Problems. Palmigiano formerly...

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DIY Trolls Pencil Toppers Make Homework More Fun

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 09:00

Ah, Trolls. Those so-ugly-they're-cute characters first popularized in the '50s are making a comeback. And this fall, they star in their own movie, Trolls, opening November 4. Just in time for the first day of school, here's a fun craft inspired by the movie's main characters, Princess Poppy (voiced by Anna Kendrick) and Branch (voiced by Justin Timberlake).   Start by cutting out ½” x 4” sections of craft fur in black and hot pink. If...

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Brighten Up the School Day with a Little Help from Dory

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 09:00

  Here's one way to brighten up kids' school supplies this fall. This pencil case inspired by Finding Dory is not only supercute, it's also super easy to make. It's a fun project to do together and also a great reminder for the first day of school. Even if it's a little overwhelming "Just keep swimming."   You’ll Need: A blue pencil case Paint pens in Dory colors   Step 1: Make sure your pencil case surface is...

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Watch: Brad Pitt Plays a Spy in the First 'Allied' Teaser Trailer

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 06:43

Mel Gibson's Hacksaw Ridge isn't the only World War II-set film that's arriving in theaters this November -- Back to the Future and Forrest Gump director Robert Zemeckis has one too... and it's got Brad Pitt in it. The first teaser trailer for Allied has arrived online, revealing what looks more like a spy thriller than a war picture as it tracks the story of a spy assassin (Pitt) who falls for a French spy (Marion Cotillard) while on an assignment to take out a German...

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The 'Men in Black' and '21 Jump Street' Crossover May Not Happen

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 06:37

Often, movies are announced and take a very long time to actually be produced. Some never even get made at all. But while we want to be patient, we also like the occasional update, so here's the latest on two eagerly awaited titles:  MIB 23  The good news about this crossover between the Men in Black series and the 21 Jump Street franchise is that nothing is official on its status yet. The bad news is that Jump Street star Jonah Hill says, "I...

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Kenny Baker, AKA R2-D2, Has Died

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 06:33

Kenny Baker, who sprang to fame as R2-D2 in the Star Wars movies without ever showing his face, has died at the age of 81. According to The Guardian, the actor passed away after a long illness. Baker began his show business career as a nightclub entertainer in his native England. When he was cast in as the robotic character Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, his nightclub partner Jack Purvis was cast as a Jawa. Baker endured very challenging filming conditions to see his character...

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Is 'Pete's Dragon' OK for Your Kids?

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 00:32

From the movie trailers, I assumed Pete’s Dragon would be a tough sell for my kids – it didn’t look animated enough for my 5 year old, I thought my 15 year old would think she’s too cool for some “little kid” movie and my college grad – forget about it. I was shocked when all three expressed interest in seeing it (my oldest wanted to compare it to the original, having rented it several times at Blockbuster back in the day). I’m thrilled we all...

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News Briefs: First Look at Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt in 'Passengers'

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 20:09

Passengers: Our first look at Passengers features Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt all dressed up with nowhere to go. They portray passengers on a luxury spaceship who wake up from suspended animation 90 years too early. They fall in love and then must deal with an unexpected crisis. The movie will arrive in theaters on December 21. [EW.com]   Deadpool 2: The sequel to Deadpool does not yet have a release date or even a production start date, but casting rumors have been...

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12 School Lunch Ideas Inspired by Family Movies

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 14:20

It’s time once again to send the kids back to school, and one key question on the minds of many parents is: Will they actually eat their school lunches? To help boost the odds, check out these 12 super-cute totable mini-meals iinspired by some of our fave family films. If some of these recipes seem too time-consuming, try adding just one little element to you child’s lunch. You may be amazed at the results. 1. This Zootopia-inspired meal from Lunchbox Dad has it all --...

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Another Familiar Character May Join Han Solo Movie; Donald Glover Already Touted

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 05:43

Now that the new trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has raised our expectations even higher for the first live-action Star Wars spin-off movie, it's time to turn our attention to the next one. It doesn't have a title yet, but we know it will revolve around young Han Solo, a rogue of another sort. We first met Han in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, along with his loyal friend and copilot Chewbacca. Han was established as a charming, likable fellow who nonetheless followed...

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News Briefs: 'Bad Boys 3' Gets New Title, Release Date

Thu, 08/11/2016 - 22:11

Bad Boys 3: Will Smith and Martin Lawrence will star in the third installment of the Bad Boys franchise, which has just been officially titled Bad Boys for Life. The movie's release date has also been delayed once again, this time from June 2, 2017 to January 2, 2018. Last year we heard that Joe Carnahan (The Grey) was rewriting the script and will direct, which he has confirmed via social media. [THR] ‘Bad Boys 3’ Pushed To 2018 Gets New Title ‘Bad Boys For...

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Watch: New 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' Trailer Teases Darth Vader

Thu, 08/11/2016 - 19:10

A new trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story premiered last month at Star Wars Celebration Europe, but the only people who actually saw it were those who made the trek to London since the event's webstream cut out before broadcasting it to the world. But that was a different version than what debuted during the Olympics, and while both ended on a shot of Darth Vader, this new one chose to show a close-up of the back of his helmet versus his shadow, as seen at Celebration. And based on...

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EXCLUSIVE CLIP: ‘Bad Moms’

Thu, 08/11/2016 - 09:00

Motherhood can sometimes be an utterly thankless job, so when three underappreciated, overworked moms hit their limit on PTA peer pressure, spoiled children, insensitive bosses and everything in between, they decide to screw it and go on strike. But what happens when good moms buck their conventional duties for a little freedom and fun? Find out in this hilarious Fandango exclusive clip from Bad Moms, which finds Amy (Mila Kunis), Carla (Kathryn Hahn) and Kiki (Kristen Bell) cutting...

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Anne Hathaway, Rihanna and More Added to 'Ocean's Eight,' Plus: How It Connects to 'Ocean's Eleven'

Thu, 08/11/2016 - 06:56

We love it when a good cast comes together, especially when that cast is full of fantastic actresses and multiple Oscar winners. You may have heard about Ocean's Eight, a spin-off of the Ocean's movies, including Ocean's Eleven, Ocean's Twelve and Ocean's Thirteen, that revolves around an all-female cast.That cast features Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett as its two leads (similar to the way George Clooney and Brad Pitt headed the other Ocean's movies), and now we've...

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'Aquaman' Villain Identified, While Star Jason Momoa Circles 'The Crow' Reboot

Thu, 08/11/2016 - 06:04

The king of Atlantis will face off against a familiar foe in Aquaman, to be directed by James Wan. After making an extremely brief appearance in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Jason Momoa will portray Aquaman in next year's Justice League before swimming to a lead role in his own spin-off adventure. It's not official yet, but The Wrap reports that Black Manta (below) will be the villain in Aquaman. The character first appeared in DC Comics in 1967 and has battled Aquaman ever...

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News Briefs: Brad Pitt, David Fincher Considering 'World War Z' Sequel

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 22:03

World War Z 2: Actor-producer Brad Pitt wants David Fincher to direct a sequel to World War Z (above). The duo previously teamed on Se7en, Fight Club and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (below). Reportedly, Fincher is now officially in talks to helm the zombie project, which aims to start production early next year. [Variety]   Scarface: Antoine Fuqua (The Equalizer, above; The Magnificent Seven) is in talks to direct a new version of Scarface. The original tale,...

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This Is the Moment That Saved 'Sausage Party,' According to Seth Rogen

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 12:03

Typically a movie starring insanely funny people like Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Nick Kroll, Danny McBride, and Craig Robinson wouldn't need to be saved. Moviegoers would see those names, realize the combination of all those people will certainly produce something funny (and perhaps even magical), and they'd happily head out to the theater to check it out. Not the case with Sausage Party, which is inherently risky because it's the rare R-rated animated comedy. We haven't seen...

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Seth Rogen Teases Potential 'Sausage Party' Sequel, Says He Wants to Make More Animated Movies

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 11:20

Is the world truly ready for Sausage Party? We'll find out this weekend when the R-rated animated movie set in a supermarket hits theaters with a ferocious appetite, hoping to feed off your laughter and the awkward attraction that comes with watching food try to get it on with other food.  Currently tracking in the second spot at the weekend box office right behind Suicide Squad, Sausage Party has definitely caught the attention of moviegoers everywhere with its terrific voice...

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Superhero Buzz: Patrick Stewart on 'Wolverine 3,' Miles Teller on 'Fantastic Four 2' and More

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 05:57

Patrick Stewart began his screen acting career in 1964 but he didn't break out big in the U.S. until 1987, when he first appeared as Captain Jean-Luc Picard on TV's Star Trek: The Next Generation. That was followed by starring roles in four Star Trek movies. Meanwhile, Stewart moved into the superhero universe with his role as Charles Xavier, also known as Professor X. He's played the character in six X-Men movies so far and is clearly a fan favorite. In a new interview about the...

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'Suicide Squad' Deleted Scenes and Easter Eggs Flesh Out Characters and the DC Universe

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 05:43

Whether or not you like Suicide Squad, if you did see it then chances are you're interested in the characters and the greater, continuing DC extended universe. Therefore, you will want to know what was cut from the movie and what Easter eggs offer clues to the future of the franchise, particularly with regard to Batman (Ben Affleck), the Joker (Jared Leto), Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) and the Justice League -- including the briefly appearing Flash (Ezra Miller). Well, the below details...

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