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News Briefs: Kristen Stewart in War Drama?; Jason Bateman in Disturbing 'The Gift' Trailer

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 22:14

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk: Kristen Stewart (above in Still Alice) is in negotiations to star in Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, a drama to be directed by Ang Lee. Joe Alwyn will star, with Steve Martin and Garrett Hedlund set for supporting roles. The movie revolves around a U.S. soldier and his team who return home in 2005 for a celebratory tour before returning to warfare in Iraq. Stewart would play the titular character's older sister. [The Wrap]   Mike...

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Movie Fact Quiz: Which Factoids About Famous Movies Are True, Which Ones Are False?

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 08:36

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Vin Diesel Reveals the First Details About 'Fast & Furious 8'

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 07:17

Furious 7 doesn't hit theaters till this weekend, but already star Vin Diesel has begun dishing details about its inevitable sequel. But don't worry, there aren't really any spoilers here for either Furious 7 or whatever The Fast and the Furious 8 ends up being called, just a tantalizing appetizer. The current movie is anchored around Diesel's character and the core team he's been punching physics in the face with for the last few movies, but it does introduce us to a...

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'Suicide Squad' Casting: Killer Croc Will Chomp His Way Into the DC Movie Universe

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 06:49

Next year's Suicide Squad is filling up its roster so that it's literally overflowing with a who's who of DC supervillains. The latest is Killer Croc, an iconic Batman baddie, to be played by Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, whom we last saw as Kurse in Marvel Studios' Thor: The Dark World (pictured above).  Someone's switching teams from Marvel to DC... Akinnuoye-Agbaje will join a stacked roster that also recently added Raymond Olubowale (Resident Evil)...

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The Best April Fools' Gags: 'Mad Max' Power Wheels, Google Maps 'Pac-Man' and More

Wed, 04/01/2015 - 06:16

Happy April Fools' Day everyone! While we cautiously spend the next day tiptoeing across the Internet for fear of being roped into some crazy story that isn't actually true, it's important to set aside some time to enjoy the fake stories done right. Yes, you may roll your eyes at all the dorky pranks on display, but amidst them all there's a ton of creativity and good spirits. So lighten up, have some fun and check out some of our favorite entertainment-related 2015 April...

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News Briefs: Clint Eastwood Touted to Direct DiCaprio and Hill; Watch Melissa McCarthy in Funny 'Spy' Trailer

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 21:35

Richard Jewell: Clint Eastwood may direct Jonah Hill and Leonardo DiCaprio in the story of Richard Jewell, who was falsely accused of the 1996 Atlanta Olympics bombing. Hill would star as the security guard, while DiCaprio is now only touted as "possible" to costar as Jewell's lawyer; the two actors previously worked together on The Wolf of Wall Street. Billy Ray (Captain Phillips) wrote the screenplay. [Deadline]   Apostle Paul: Hugh Jackman may be hanging up his...

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Exclusive Poster Debut: 'Poltergeist'

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 09:00

It’s baaaack! A frightening new vision of the horror classic Poltergeist is set to possess movie screens this summer, but until then check out Fandango’s exclusive debut of the haunting poster. The supernatural thriller starring Sam Rockwell and Rosemarie DeWitt takes over theaters on May 22.   Click image to enlarge  

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Poll: 'Poltergeist' - What Are you Most Afraid Of?

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 08:30

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News Briefs: 'Jurassic World' Director Commits to Mysterious 'Book of Henry'; Kristen Wiig Leads First 'Masterminds' Trailer

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 22:03

Book of Henry: Director Colin Trevorrow (Jurassic World) will next take on Book of Henry. All that is known about the project is that Gregg Hurwitz, a best-selling crime novelist, has written an orginal screenplay, which Trevorrow says has stuck with him for years since he first read it. Production is scheduled to get under way in September, which fits in nicely before Trevorrow's other project, Intelligent Life, shoots next year. [Deadline]   Vacation: Comedy sequel...

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Exclusive Art: 'Fast and Furious': By the Numbers

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 16:13

Buckle up, hang on and check out this graphic that gives you a “by the numbers” look at one of the most successful franchises in movie history. Furious 7 races into theaters April 3.  

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10 Easter Eggs You May Have Missed in Your Favorite Movies

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 12:56

You’ve watched your favorite films countless times, sure, but do you know all of their secrets? Many filmmakers slip subtle jokes and references, affectionately known as "easter eggs," into their work. Some of these have become common knowledge and others have remained well-kept secrets. Here are 10 that all movie fans should know.   Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) “Those aren’t the droids you’re looking for” -- because they’re in...

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'Furious 7': Which Member of the Crew Are You?

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 12:05

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Fanboy Fix: 'TRON 3,' 'X-Men: Apocalypse' and Adam West's New 'Batman' Movie

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 11:26

Need a break? Want to get your nerd on? Here's today's Fanboy Fix...   TRON 3 Gets a Title Fans of TRON and TRON: Legacy will be stoked to learn that Disney is making a sequel to Legacy, which is set to film this fall. According to Production Weekly, the sequel will be titled TRON: Ascension, and Joseph Kosinski will once again direct. Currently there's no word on whether Garrett Hedlund and Olivia Wilde will return, but look for some news to leak out of...

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Watch the New York Yankees Recreate a Scene From 'The Sandlot'

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 10:29

If we told young Scotty Smalls that Brett Gardner played him in a re-creation of a scene from The Sandlot, he probably wouldn't know who the guy is. And not just because he's a character from half a century ago. "Smalls" didn't even know who Babe Ruth was, and if the movie took place today, he surely wouldn't know any of the current roster of the New York Yankees. Of course, in the movie, that little ignorant kid grows up to be a very knowlegeable sportscaster...

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Infographic: 'Furious 7' Character Guide

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 10:13

Dom (Vin Diesel) and his crew are back and ready to ride. Since it’s been a while since they last hit the streets, be sure to check out this Character Guide to get the latest on your ‘Furious 7’ favorites and some new additions to the high-powered franchise. Furious 7 hits theaters April 3.  

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Hot Wheels: Family-Friendly Alternatives to 'Furious 7'

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 09:35

Furious 7 (PG-13) and all of its muscle-car mania rolls into theaters nationwide April 3. Dominic Toretto and his crew are back with yet another street-illegal revenge flick, complete with fast cars, things that go boom, and, of course, four-wheel skydiving. Because, why not? For kids who love cars, the movie may look appealing, but for parents, the PG-13 rating makes this a no-go for littles with a need for speed. So instead, check out these more family-friendly cinematic rides. Zoom Zoom....

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Meet the 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Newbies: Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 09:00

When the Avengers return to the big screen on May 1 in Avengers: Age of Ultron, they'll be joined by a couple of newbies -- Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen) and Quicksilver (Aaron Taylor-Johnson), siblings (and Eastern European travelers) who posess the sort of powers we haven't yet seen in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But who are they and how will they fit in with Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Hawkeye, Black Widow, Hulk and the rest of the team? Fandango had the chance to...

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Exclusive Art: Muscle Cars in the Movies

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 08:01

Dom (Vin Diesel), Brian (Paul Walker), Letty (Michelle Rodriguez) and the rest of the Fast & Furious crew are back at it which means more action, more stunts and, of course, more cars. So, to get you ready for Furious 7, artist Chris Hebert created this high-octane poster featuring some of the best known muscle cars to ever lay rubber on the silver screen. Furious 7 speeds into theaters April 3.  

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News Briefs: Hugh Jackman's Final 'Wolverine' Movie; More 'Transformers' Sequels and Spinoffs Are Coming

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 22:02

Wolverine: Hugh Jackman has hinted before that he's ready to say goodbye to playing the X-Men character Wolverine, and now he's given his clearest signal yet. In a social media post over the weekend, he featured a photo with the caption, 'WOLVERINE...ONE LAST TIME. HJ," apparently referring to the third stand-alone Wolverine movie, set for release on March 3, 2017 [Instagram]. No word yet if he will cameo as Logan in Bryan Singer's X-Men: Apocalypse.  ...

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Watch: James Bond Is Back In the First 'Spectre' Teaser Trailer

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 12:40

He's back... and he's sporting a turtleneck. Following 007's most successful big-screen adventure yet in Skyfall, Daniel Craig will return as super-spy James Bond in SPECTRE, due in theaters on November 6.  The first teaser trailer for the film -- which finds Bond hot on the trail of a sinister organization with ties to his past -- has arrived online, and it comes packed with a super suspenseful taste of what we've come to expect from a 007 adventure: cool cars,...

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