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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 […]

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Last Surviving Munchkin from Wizard of Oz Dies

Jerry Maren, the last surviving Munchkin from the classic movie “The Wizard of Oz,” has died at age 98. According to TMZ, Maren died last week at a San Diego nursing care center; a funeral was held over the weekend at Forest Lawn in Hollywood. Maren was an 18-year-old when he was cast in the […]

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Joker Movie Starring Jared Leto in Development

While there will never be a Joker as good as Heath Ledger’s, Warner Bros. is in early development on a Joker standalone movie in the Suicide Squad universe starring Jared Leto, who is also executive producing. Yes, Jared Leto’s incarnation of Batman villain The Joker is getting his own movie. No writer or director are […]

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An All New Addams Family Arrives in 2019

The Addams Family (2019) is a stop-motion animated version of Charles Addams’ series of cartoons about a peculiar, ghoulish family. In 1991, Paramount Pictures released the big screen movie The Addams Family, starring Angelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christina Ricci, Christopher Lloyd and Dan Hedaya. That film took in $113 million at the U.S. box office. The sequel, […]

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Legally Blonde 3 Is In The Works

Almost 20 years after the original, Legally Blonde 3 Is In The Works. Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon (Walk The Line) is reprising her role as the precocious, idealistic Elle Woods in Legally Blonde 3 for MGM, and they’ve brought back most of the creative team from the first film. MGM is closing a screenwriting deal […]

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Mortal Engines First Look

The first images from the movie Mortal Engines have been released by Universal Pictures. Peter Jackson, the Oscar-winning mastermind behind The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, produced and wrote the screenplay for the upcoming adaptation (in theaters December 14, 2018) of Philip Reeve’s 2001 young-adult dystopian novel. Set a few thousand years into […]

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Sony Pulls The Plug on The Crow Remake

The remake of The Crow is back in the cage. Star Jason Momoa said in an Instagram post Thursday, May 31, 2018 that the project has fallen apart, and shared a photo of himself with filmmaker Corin Hardy, who was to direct. “I’ve waited 8 years to play this dream role. I love you @corinhardy […]

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Sesame Street Sues Happytime Murders Distributor

The tagline of the upcoming movie The Happytime Murders is “No Sesame. All Street.” And Sesame Street isn’t happy. The makers of Sesame Street are suing the distributor of the Melissa McCarthy movie, saying it’s abusing the famed puppets’ sterling reputation to advertise the film. A judge this Friday scheduled a hearing next week to consider a request for […]

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Harvey Weinstein set to turn himself in on sex crime charges in New York

Harvey Weinstein set to turn himself in on sex crime charges in New York. Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday to face sex assault charges in connection with an attack on a student actress, Wild About Movies has learned. The fallen Hollywood mogul is expected to be charged with preying on Lucia […]

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Liam Neeson to Star in New Men In Black

Liam Neeson is joining Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson in Sony’s Men in Black spinoff. F. Gary Gray is directing. You’ll remember Gray as the director of Straight Outta Compton and The Fate of the Furious. Sony has scheduled a May 17, 2019, release. The original movie followed Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones, who […]

Paramount Reboots Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Again

The heroes in a half shell are coming back for more pizza, again. Paramount is developing a new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie and has hired Andrew Dodge, the writer behind the Jason Bateman R-Rated comedy Bad Words, to pen the script. Michael Bay, Andrew Form and Brad Fuller will produce the feature via their Platinum Dunes banner. […]

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Jake Gyllenhaal to Play Villain Mysterio in Spiderman Homecoming 2

Jake Gyllenhaal to Play Villain Mysterio in Spiderman Homecoming 2. Oscar nominee Jake Gyllenhaal (Brokeback Mountain) is ready to bring a little mystery to the Spider-Man universe. The actor will be playing the classic Marvel villain Mysterio in the sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming. Spider-Man creators Stan Lee and Steve Ditko introduced Mysterio in the comics in 1964. […]