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Movies In Theaters Now and Coming Soon

Movies In Theaters Now and Coming Soon include Christopher Robin, Mamma Mia 2, Blindspotting, Mission Impossible Fallout and The Incredibles 2. Check out our list of all Movies In Theaters Now and Coming Soon to theaters in North America. In addition, we bring you the complete list of all and all 2015 Movies, and 2016 Movies and […]


Disney Fires Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Director Over Vile Tweets

Disney Fires Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Director Over Vile Tweets. The move comes after conservative personalities resurfaced old tweets Thursday in which the filmmaker joked about controversial topics such as pedophelia and rape. Gunn has been an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump. “The offensive attitudes and statements discovered on James’ Twitter feed […]

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New Cats Film Lines Up A Star Studded Cast, Including Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, James Corden and Ian McKellen are set to star in the big screen adaptation of Cats, to be directed by Tom Hooper and telling the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles and the night they make what is known as “the Jellicle choice” and decide which cat will […]

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Cher Steals Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again

If you’re a fan of either The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel or its sequel, and/or the original Mamma Mia, chances are you will be enthralled with Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again, which was written and directed by Ol Parker (writer and director of both Marigold Hotel films). This film even includes in its plot a […]

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Lin Manuel Miranda to Direct Tick Tick Boom

Hamilton playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda is set to make his directorial debut with Tick, Tick…Boom! for Imagine Entertainment. Miranda will helm the film adaptation of the autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, the late playwright behind Rent. Miranda, who starred in a 2014 stage production of Tick, Tick…Boom!, will also produce, alongside Brian Grazer, Ron Howard and […]


Zombieland 2 Is Finally Getting Made With Woody Harrelson

It may have taken almost 10 years but Zombieland is ready to open its doors again. After fits and starts, Sony Pictures has reunited the cast of its 2009 surprise hit — including Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg and Abigail Breslin — for Zombieland 2. Ruben Fleischer, who directed the original and who is […]

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Scarlett Johansson Drops Out of Trans Movie Amid Backlash

In a controversial move, Scarlett Johansson has caved in to the demands of the out of touch trans community and dropped out of Rub & Tug, the movie that would have seen her play a transgender man. Felicity Huffman earned a Best Actress Oscar nomination for playing one not too long ago in the brilliant […]

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RoboCop Returns Coming to Theaters in 2019

District 9 director Neill Blomkamp has signed on to direct a new installment of the RoboCop series for MGM entitled RoboCop Returns, WildAboutMovies has learned. The project is a long-dormant sequel that had been planned by the original 1987 film’s screenwriters Ed Neumeier and Michael Miner, but was cancelled when director Paul Verhoeven declined to […]

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David Bowie’s Son to Direct Rogue Trooper Movie

David Bowie’s son, filmmaker Duncan Jones on Sunday teased a new Rogue Trooper movie via his Twitter account. The director behind films including Moon, Source Code, Warcraft and Mute posted a teaser video in which he ponders what the subject of his next film should be in a rhyming-poem format. “One for them or one […]

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Billy Dee Williams Reprising His Role as Lando in Star Wars IX

Billy Dee Williams is returning to a galaxy far, far away. The actor, who famously played the galactic gambler Lando Calrissian, will reprise the role for Star Wars: Episode IX, the next Star Wars installment from Lucasfilm. Williams is returning to the Star Wars film franchise for the first time since 1983’s Return of the […]

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Lost Stanley Kubrick Screenplay Found After 60 Years

His first world war classic, Paths of Glory, is one of cinema’s most powerful anti-war movies, widely acclaimed as a masterpiece, as was his Roman epic, Spartacus, both of which starred Kirk Douglas. Now a “lost” screenplay by director Stanley Kubrick has been discovered – and it is so close to completion that it will […]

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Boundaries Interviews by Tim Nasson and Dylan Tracy

By Tim Nasson and Dylan Tracy Beverly Hills – In the movie Boundaries, Laura (Vera Farmiga) is a single mother living in Seattle, who has a constant need to put others and animals before her. When her estranged, criminally-minded father Jack (Oscar winner Christopher Plummer, The Sound of Music, Beginners, All the Money in the World) is kicked out […]

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Kelly Clarkson To Lead Voice Cast Of Uglydolls Movie

Kelly Clarkson has signed on to star in UglyDolls, an animated feature film based on the plush doll franchise. STX Entertainment snagged rights to the brand and is also prepping an animated TV series which will stream exclusively on Hulu. Clarkson, with more than 25 million albums sold since winning the first American Idol, has […]

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Spiderman Co-creator Dead at 90

Steve Ditko, who co-created Spider-Man and Doctor Strange with Stan Lee, has died at age 90. No cause of death was announced. Ditko was found dead in his apartment on June 29 and it is believed he died about two days earlier. In 1961, Ditko and Lee created Spider-Man. Lee, the editor-in-chief at Marvel Comics, […]

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Idris Elba to Play Villain in Dwayne Johnson Fast And Furious Spinoff

Idris Elba to Play Villain in Dwayne Johnson Fast And Furious Spinoff, Hobbs and Shaw. Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham will star in the feature, playing their Fast characters Luke Hobbs, the Diplomatic Security Service agent, and Deckard Shaw, one of the franchise’s primary bad guys. The Crown actressVanessa Kirby will also star. The Fast […]

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Child’s Play Remake Arriving In 2019

MGM is remaking Child’s Play, the 1988 horror movie revolving around a toy doll possessed by the soul of a serial killer, with It producers David Katzenberg and Seth Grahame-Smith. MGM is fast-tracking the project, which has Lars Klevberg, the Norwegian filmmaker behind the horror movie Polaroid (which has never been released since it is […]

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Miles Teller to play Goose’s Son in the Top Gun Sequel

Miles Teller has been tapped to play the son of Goose and Maverick’s new protege in Paramount’s Top Gun: Maverick, the sequel to the 1986 Cruise classic. Cruise tested with Teller, Glen Powell and Nicholas Hoult for the role, ultimately choosing Teller. Oblivion director Joe Kosinski is directing the new Top Gun. Jerry Bruckheimer, who […]

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Jared Leto to Play Morbius in Spiderman Spinoff

Yes, Jared Leto has already played The Joker in the DC Comics movie Suicide Squad (and will reprise his role in Suicide Squad 2 and a standalone Joker movie for Warner Bros.). But now the Oscar nominated actor is moving over to Marvel to play the villain Morbius in a big screen Spiderman spin-off for Sony […]

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The Boogeyman Movie Based on Stephen King Short Story Coming Soon

20th Century Fox is developing a horror movie based on Stephen King’s short story The Boogeyman with A Quiet Place screenwriters Scott Beck and Bryan Woods. The Boogeyman, first published in 1973, takes place in a psychiatrist’s office where a man describes the murders of his three young children — with all three dying after […]

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2019 Palm Springs Film Festival

The 30th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will be held Thursday, January 3 through Monday, January 14, 2019. Highlights for the 2019 Palm Springs Film Festival include: On Thursday, January 3, the annual Film Awards Gala will kick off the festival at the Palm Springs Convention Center. The list of honorees is sure to […]

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Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom Review by Dylan Tracy

By Dylan Tracy Sure to be the biggest theatrical release this summer, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom delivers dinosaurs, explosions, and the beginning of a new age of Jurassic. With throwbacks to the original 1993 Jurassic Park (the original Jurassic Park Jeep Wrangler, Dr. John Hammond’s amber cane, and the return of Ian Malcom (Jeff Goldblum)) and touching on […]

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Robert Zemeckis to Direct The Witches Remake

Robert Zemeckis, the Oscar winning director of Forrest Gump, and whose Welcome To Marwen arrives in theaters this Thanksgiving, is taking over for Guillermo del Toro to direct an adaptation of Roald Dahl’s The Witches for Warner Bros. The book, which was previously adapted by the studio in 1990 with Anjelica Huston starring, follows a […]

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Ewan McGregor cast as the lead in The Shining sequel Doctor Sleep

Ewan McGregor better start practicing his best “redrum.” The actor has been cast as adult Danny Torrance in Doctor Sleep, Wild About Movies has learned. The movie is adapted from Stephen King’s sequel to 1980’s The Shining, which Stanley Kubrick adapted into one of horror’s most iconic movies. Danny Lloyd famously played the role of […]

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Paul Hogan Returns as Crocodile Dundee

Paul Hogan Returns as Crocodile Dundee. Paul Hogan, star of the hit Crocodile Dundee franchise, which began in 1986 with the worldwide box office smash Crocodile Dundee, is heading back to the big screen in the feature comedy entitled The Very Excellent Mr Dundee! The film isn’t a sequel to Paramount’s iconic franchise but instead […]