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By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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New ‘Mad Max’ film stalled by legal battle between filmmakers and Warner Bros

Mad Max writer and director George Miller, is locked in a bitter court battle with Warner Bros that threatens plans to make two more movies in the popular action series. The Sydney Morning Herald notes that “Three More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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Failures of the Metoo and TimesUp movements: Time is up Hollywood, what are you going to do?

In the wake of President Trump’s inauguration was the 2017 March for Women, which became far more political than focused on women’s health or women’s issues. Then in 2017, the Harvey Weinstein More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, April 29th, 2017
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2018 Release dates confirmed for ‘X-Men Dark Phoenix’ ‘Deadpool 2’ and ‘New Mutants’

Fox may not have the franchise that Marvel Studios has created, but plenty of comic book fans and moviegoers will be thrilled to learn that 2018 will be a big year for the studio, setting dates for Deadpool 2, New More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, November 12th, 2015
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Nat Geo’s ‘Breakthrough’ dives into cyborg tech and the secrets of the brain

National Geographic’s new 6-part mini-series Breakthrough started off with The Future of Fighting Pandemics before focusing on less frightening topics: More Than Human and Decoding the Brain in episode More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, March 16th, 2015
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Jon Foo, Justin Hires set to lead ‘Rush Hour’ TV series

A TV version of the Rush Hour film has found leads in Jon Foo and Justin Hires, playing the characters made famous by Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker. The 1998 Rush Hour movie helped make Hong Kong film star and martial More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 23rd, 2014
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New trailers: ‘Hercules’ ‘Step Up All In’ ‘Dolphin Tale 2’ and ‘Get On Up’

Check out some of the latest trailer for some big upcoming films: Get On Up, a James Brown biopic starring Chadwick Boseman; Harry Connick, Jr., Morgan Freeman, and Ashley Judd return for Dolphin Tale 2; the fifth More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 2nd, 2014
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Bradley Cooper, Orlando Bloom, Halle Berry top winners at Huading Film Awards, photos

PRESS RELEASE: China’s #1 film awards show took place in Hollywood for the first time with leading talent accepting accolades based on the votes of 80 million fans. Orlando Bloom, Bradley Cooper, Halle Berry, More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, April 18th, 2014
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Jerry Bruckheimer confirms new ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ films coming

Jerry Bruckheimer is one of the many entertainment industry heavyweights offered some insight into his upcoming movies, including the fifth Pirates of the Caribbean film and the new Beverly Hills Cop movie he’s More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, March 24th, 2014
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Dwayne Johnson stars in two new ‘Hercules’ photos, says he ‘was the first superhero’

The first official images have arrived from Brett Ratner’s Hercules, starring a bearded Dwayne Johnson as the titular character from Greek mythology. Revealed in a new Mar. 23 article by USA TODAY, the new film More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, December 6th, 2013
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New ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ moves ahead with Eddie Murphy to return, director Brett Ratner on board

The first fallout from the Jerry Bruckheimer deal with Paramount was the announcement that the Beverly Hills Cop franchise will get another film. Deadline reports that “Eddie Murphy closed his deal to reprise More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, August 22nd, 2013
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‘The 39 Clues’ movie may move ahead with Universal, director Shawn Levy likely out

The feature film adaptation of the adventure novel series The 39 Clues has never really gotton production going.  The Scholastic book series was initially picked up by DreamWorks as a potential directorial project More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, April 9th, 2013
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‘Man of Steel’ star Antje Traue joins cast of ‘Hercules The Thracian Wars’ with Dwayne Johnson

Rush Hour Director Brett Ratner has announced that actress Antje Traue has joined the cast of Hercules: The Thracian Wars. Starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as the title character, the film is based More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, February 21st, 2013
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Norway star Aksel Hennie joins Dwayne Johnson for ‘Hercules’ film

Aksel Hennie, the Norway actor who many sources is a name to be watched, landed his first big studio role, joining Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in “Hercules.” Aksel Hennie in Headhunters Hennie will play a More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, January 28th, 2013
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Jeremy Renner back on top at box office with ‘Hansel & Gretel’

Jeremy Renner lands at the top of this weekend’s box office with his new film “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters.” The “Bourne Legacy” star won big during the summer with the “Bourne” More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, January 17th, 2013
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Dwayne Johnson coming as ‘Hercules’ in 2014, directed by Brett Ratner

MGM and Paramount Pictures announced Wednesday that the Brett Ratner directed “Hercules” film, starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, will come to theaters in 2014. The official date is set More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, August 11th, 2011
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Eddie Murphy to voice ‘Hong Kong Phooey’ in live-action film

Eddie Murphy will voice to the animated lead character in Alcon Entertainment’s live action/animated big screen adaptation of the of the 1970s Hanna-Barbera animated TV series Hong Kong Phooey. Deadline reports More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, May 8th, 2003
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Comic Book News: Bendis ‘Daredevil’ ‘Ultimate Spider-Man’ Jeph Loeb and Jim Lee

THE SLUSH PILE (Back issues that I’m reading – blessed is the trade paperback) ASTRO CITY (the series 1-3, some later stuff): Kurt Busiek’s complex universe of superheroes defending a large metropolitan More...


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