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Set photos from Guy Ritchie’s Knights of the Round Table: King Arthur

17 April 2015 5:48 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With filming underway on Guy Ritchie’s medieval action adventure Knights of the Round Table: King Arthur, a batch of set photos have arrived online from the production in Conwy, Wales, and you can take a look at the images here courtesy of Coming Soon…

 

The bold new story introduces a streetwise young Arthur who runs the back alleys of Londonium with his gang, unaware of the life he was born for until he grasps hold of the sword Excalibur—and with it, his future. Instantly challenged by the power of Excalibur, Arthur is forced to make some hard choices. Throwing in with the Resistance and a mysterious young woman named Guinevere, he must learn to master the sword, face down his demons and unite the people to defeat the tyrant Vortigern, who stole his crown and murdered his parents, and become King.

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‘Spy’ to open Seattle film festival

15 April 2015 10:00 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

The latest collaboration between director Paul Feig and Melissa McCarthy will open the 41st Seattle International Film Festival (Siff) on May 14.

Spy stars McCarthy as a deskbound CIA analyst who gets thrust into the field when her partner falls off the grid and another top agent is compromised.

Rose Byrne, Jude Law, Jason Statham, Allison Janney, Bobby Cannavale, Morena Baccarin, Miranda Hart and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson round out the cast.

Feig, who directed McCarthy in Bridesmaids and The Heat, will take part in an onstage Q&A following the screening with Siff artistic director Carl Spence.

Spy will open via Fox on June 5.

The festival is set to run from May 14-June 7. »

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Paul Feig, Melissa McCarthy’s ‘Spy’ to Open Seattle International Film Festival

15 April 2015 9:05 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Paul Feig and Melissa McCarthy comedy “Spy” will open the 41st annual Seattle International Film Festival, organizers announced Wednesday. Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated actress McCarthy stars as Susan Cooper, an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst who is the unsung hero behind the Agency’s most dangerous missions. When her partner (Jude Law) falls off the grid and another top agent (Jason Statham) is compromised, she volunteers to go deep undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer and prevent a global disaster. See video: From ‘His Girl Friday’ to ‘The Heat': The Evolution of Female Comedies The ensemble cast »

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Seattle Film Festival to Open With ‘Spy’

15 April 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Spy,” written and directed by Paul Feig, will screen on the May 14 opening night of the Seattle Film Festival with the filmmaker scheduled to attend.

The comedy stars Melissa McCarthy, whose work in Feig’s film “Bridesmaids” earned her an Oscar nom in the supporting actress category.

In “Spy,” McCarthy plays a desk-bound CIA analyst who must go undercover after her partner (Jude Law) and another top agent (Jason Statham) are compromised. Feig will participate in a Q&A following the screening moderated by Siff artistic director Carl Spence.

Allison Janney, Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale, Morena Baccarin, Miranda Hart and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson round out the cast.

With more than 450 features, Seattle is the largest film festival in the U.S. and runs to June 7.

More on Feig can be found in this week’s cover story.

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‘Black Sea’ Blu-ray Review

14 April 2015 5:51 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Jude Law, Michael Smiley, David Threlfall, Scoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn, Tobias Menzies, Jodie Whittaker | Written by Dennis Kelly | Directed by Kevin Macdonald

Heist movies work best when there is a hint of danger involved, so why not put the characters in a scenario like being trapped in a submarine hunting for gold while trying to hide from the Russian Navy? That is the idea that Black Sea works with as well as adding a few more familiar themes to the mix.

When tipped off about a sunken WW2 U-Boat in the depths of the Black Sea still carrying its gold Robinson (Jude Law) brings together a collection of men both British and Russian to man an old submarine to go down and retrieve the gold. Funded by a shadowy backer the plans seem to be going well until tensions between the men lead to an explosion of violence which »

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2015 Summer Movies Heading To Your Local Cinemas

13 April 2015 2:37 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

The middle of Spring actually means a new selection of summer blockbusters to look forward to, and with a ton of big-budget films slated to come out within the next few months and beyond, the summer of 2015 looks like one to remember.

From the new Mad Max (which is already on our end-of -year top ten list event though we haven’t yet seen it) to Avengers, Poltergeists, male strippers, talking teddy bears, and a reboot of the Jurassic Park franchise, this summer’s trips to the theaters will be jam-packed with sequels and new tales. From May 1st right through to the end of August, some of the movies on our list could wind up on year-end “best of” lists or even receive some Oscar talk by December.

Grab your calendar, because Wamg has a rundown of this summer’s films we’re most excited about, so check them out below! »

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Black Sea Blu-ray Review

13 April 2015 4:45 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Director: Kevin Macdonald

Starring: Jude LawScoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn, David Threlfall, Michael Smiley, Grigory DobryginJodie Whittaker

Certificate: 15

Extras: A Dive into the Black Sea, Feature commentary with Kevin Macdonald

From the initial opening sequence and just hearing the words ‘Nazi gold’ and ‘submarine’, I figured we’d be settling down to a war-time underwater drama but Black Sea actually offers up an intense thriller with a sterling cast that’s set in the modern day and it’s refreshingly unique.

After submarine Captain Robinson (Jude Law) is given redundancy by the salvage company he’s worked for 11 years, he learns from a laid-off friend that an old Nazi U-boat is sat at the bottom of the Black Sea with rumoured gold sat inside it’s rusting body. He gathers a team of rag-tag men from across the world – that have a very specific skill set – and then they »

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Paul Feig to receive CinemaCon's Comedy Filmmaker of the Year award

11 April 2015 7:33 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Paul Feig will be awarded CinemaCon's Comedy Filmmaker of the Year later this month.

The Bridesmaids director will be honoured with the award on April 23 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Variety reports.

As well as an acting career, Feig is the creator of Freaks and Geeks and has directed several episodes of The Office, Nurse Jackie and Arrested Development.

The 52-year-old is also attached to direct the reboot of Ghostbusters featuring a female-led cast of Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones.

His next project is Spy, which stars the likes of Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham, Rose Byrne, Miranda Hart, Bobby Cannavale, Allison Janney and Jude Law.

In addition to writing the script, Feig is producing and directing the action comedy, which is slated for a June 5 release date.

Watch the trailer for Spy below: »

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Paul Feig Tapped for CinemaCon Comedy Honor

10 April 2015 5:59 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Spy” director Paul Feig has been selected to receive CinemaCon’s Comedy Filmmaker of the Year award on April 23 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

Feig previewed the Melissa McCarthy-Sandra Bullock comedy “The Heat” at CinemaCon in 2013, two years after the release of “Bridesmaids.”

Fox will release “Spy” on June 5. Feig directed from his own script and produced via his Feigco Entertainment banner. McCarthy plays an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst who goes into action when agents played by Jude Law and Jason Statham are in danger.

Feig was the creator of “Freaks and Geeks,” and he has directed multiple episodes of “Arrested Development,” “The Office,” “Nurse Jackie,” “Bored to Death,” “Weeds,” “30 Rock” and “Mad Men.” He’s directing a reboot of “Ghostbusters” with a female-led cast that will open in July 2016.

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New Fantastic Four, Spy, Entourage, Southpaw, and Man From Uncle Images Land Online

10 April 2015 10:30 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

USA Today just published a big batch of new images from this summer’s upcoming films. Below, you can check out a new Fantastic Four image plus more stills from Spy, Entourage, Southpaw, and The Man from U.N.C.L.E. below. Fantastic Four (August 7th) [caption id="attachment_441759" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Image via 20th Century Fox[/caption] The Fantastic Four, a contemporary re-imagining of Marvel’s original and longest-running superhero team, centers on four young outsiders who teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy. Spy (June 5th) [caption id="attachment_441767" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Image via 20th Century Fox[/caption] Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) is an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency’s most dangerous missions. But when her partner (Jude Law) falls off the grid »

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Looking ahead to the big blockbusters of summer 2016

9 April 2015 5:18 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Reboots, videogame adaptations, and a few long awaited sequels are all due for release next year

Now that Fast & Furious 7 has formally opened summer blockbuster season 2015 up, it's time for us to take our traditional look at the big movies gracing multiplexes this time next year.

2016 is set to be a pivotal summer, too. There are big movies in both the DC and Marvel cinematic universes. Warner Bros is looking to launch the first of six King Arthur movies, whilst Universal may get cracking with its classic monster cinematic universe. And - yep - we may even get the world's first great film based on a videogame.

Summer blockbuster season 2016 stretches from March through to August, and here's what treats are lined up. Please note, we've gone with Us release dates, for the purposes of this feature, as that's where most of the films will debut first.

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See Melissa McCarthy go undercover for the CIA in new Spy video

8 April 2015 1:21 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Melissa McCarthy goes undercover for the CIA in a new clip from the action comedy Spy.

McCarthy teams up with her Bridesmaids and future Ghostbusters director Paul Feig to play a CIA officer sent on her first field mission.

Susan Cooper (McCarthy) has to infiltrate the criminal organisation led by an arms dealer (Rose Byrne) when her CIA partner (Jude Law) goes missing.

Jason Statham and Allison Janney both appear in Spy as well as Susan's CIA handlers.

Feig and his cast – which includes Miranda Hart, Bobby Cannavale and Morena Baccarin – shot Spy on location in Budapest last year.

Spy opens on June 5 in the Us and the UK. »

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Mip 2015: High-End Dramas Replace Reality TV

8 April 2015 10:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

In the 1990s, after “Survivor,” “Pop Idol” and “Big Brother” galvanized Europe’s TV biz, the Next Big Thing was assumed to be a juggernaut reality format.

Now, for Europe, it’s the next high-end drama. All over Europe, as Cannes’ Mip TV market will underscore, pay TV operators (Canal Plus and Sky), broadcasters (Italy’s Mediaset, Spain’s Atresmedia), and some of its mightiest film-tv production companies (France’s Studiocanal, Germany’s Constantin) are either moving into English-language drama or amping up production.

Several market factors are at work. “There’s a highly competitive U.S. market for drama in premium and basic cable,” says Tim Westcott, analyst at Ihs Technology. “In international, premium pay TV operators are looking to invest in original series to protect their core business from Svod operators who are offering content more cheaply.”

The result: A near feeding frenzy for the production and acquisition of ambitious, »

- John Hopewell

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Melissa McCarthy and Rose Byrne featured in ‘Sad Clown’ clip from Spy

8 April 2015 8:36 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ahead of its release this June, a new clip has arrived online from director Paul Feig’s latest comedy Spy, which features his Bridesmaids stars Melissa McCarthy and Rose Byrne. Take a look…

Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) is an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency’s most dangerous missions. But when her partner (Jude Law) falls off the grid and another top agent (Jason Statham) is compromised, she volunteers to go deep undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent a global disaster.

Spy isset for release on June 5th, and stars Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham, Jude Law, Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale, Allison Janney, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and Miranda Hart.

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Gattaca: looking back at Andrew Niccol’s Sf masterpiece

8 April 2015 7:48 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

With Good Kill in UK cinemas this week, Ryan looks back at writer-director Andrew Niccol’s classic sci-fi debut, 1997's Gattaca...

It’s all there in that swooning opening music: Gattaca isn’t just another sleek film about the future. The feature debut of New Zealand-born director Andrew Niccol, the smart, elegant, intensely moving Gattaca may just be his finest film to date.

The film introduces us to Vincent Freeman (Ethan Hawke), who’s in the process of a carrying out a painstaking daily ritual: shaving every stray hair from his body, exfoliating his skin and burning the material left behind - it’s as though Vincent’s treating himself as a crime scene.

Vincent lives in a future where genetic profiling has divided society into Valids - those whose DNA has been fettled to perfection by scientists before birth - and In-valids - those conceived naturally, with all potential genetic flaws it involves. »

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Melissa McCarthy And Rose Byrne Are Frenemies In New Spy Clip

7 April 2015 2:18 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Out of the starry line-up of blockbusters scrambling for the title of ‘best summer movie’ there’s a strong chance that Paul Feig’s espionage comedy Spy probably won’t try to compete. But with audiences currently undergoing a marketing blitz over multi-million dollar franchises like Furious 7, Avengers: Age Of Ultron and Mad Max: Fury Road, is there space for a smaller, less-bombastic chucklefest? If this new clip from Spy is truly indicative of the film as a whole, we’d have to say: absolutely, hands down.

Starring Feig regular Melissa McCarthy as CIA desk lackey Susan Cooper, the film follows her journey from competent-yet-underused dogsbody to a fledgling secret agent after her partner (Jude Law) goes missing. Part of her adventures involve a rendezvous with Rose Byrne’s arms dealer Rayna Boyanov, who can be spotted in this clip chatting to McCarthy’s agent.

The video, located above, »

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First 'Spy' Clip Reunites Melissa McCarthy & Rose Byrne

7 April 2015 8:29 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

After earning rave reviews at SXSW, we have our first clip from the new action comedy Spy. The movie re-teams director Paul Feig with his Bridesmaids and The Heat breakout star Melissa McCarthy. This scene also includes Bridesmaids star Rose Byrne as a Russian villain named Raina who kindly insults McCarthy's super slick secret agent.

From 20th Century Fox, the R rated Spy follows Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy), an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency's most dangerous missions. When her partner (Jude Law) falls off the grid and another top agent (Jason Statham) is compromised, she volunteers to go deep undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent a global disaster. Part of her mission finds Cooper infiltrating the security ranks of a Russian Kingpin's daughter, which we get to see here.

This first clip for Spy comes courtesy of MTV. »

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Spy Clip: Rose Byrne Introduces Melissa McCarthy to Her Doppelganger

7 April 2015 7:59 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

I thought I had grown tired of Melissa McCarthy's shtick, but Spy proved to be quite the surprise. (Click here to read my full review from SXSW.) Rather than deliver a dimwitted, bumbling main character who makes a complete turnaround in the third act, Susan Cooper is a smart, capable and very likable lead from start to finish. However, a big part of the reason Spy is a notch above all the rest is the supporting cast. Rose Byrne steps in as Rayna Boyanov, an arms dealer trying to sell a nuke to Bobby Cannavale's character. She's part traditional spy movie villain and part Helen from Bridesmaids, making her a menacing antagonist with some mean girl sass. You can catch Rayna having a warped heart-to-heart with Susan in the new Spy clip below. The film opens on June 5th and also stars Jason Statham, Jude Law, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, »

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Emilia Clarke Is In "Vogue"

7 April 2015 7:42 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek new images of "Game Of Thrones" actress Emilia Clarke aka 'Daenerys Targaryen', dressed in Christian Dior, for the May 2015 issue of British "Vogue" fashion magazine, photographed by Paolo Roversi :

"...as the season five premiere of HBO's 'Game Of Thrones' is on the horizon, Clarke drssed like her character in the hit show as 'Daenerys Targaryen' aka 'Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea' for the publication..."

Clarke was nominated for a 2013 Emmy for 'Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series' in "Game Of Thrones"...

...played Jude Law’s daughter in "Dom Hemingway" (2013), starred as 'Holly Golightly' on Broadway in "Breakfast At Tiffany’s", and will soon be seen as 'Sarah Connor' in "Terminator Genisys".

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With ‘eXistenZ’, David Cronenberg Out-Matrixed ‘The Matrix’

5 April 2015 10:09 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

In 1999, The Wachowski siblings released a film that is now one of the biggest pop culture phenomenons of today in The Matrix. It followed Neo, a young man who finds out that his world is nothing but a virtual reality constructed by machines, while the reality is that the world is a desolate wasteland with humanity’s remains hiding underground, and that he is the chosen one to overthrow the machines. In 1999, iconic and influential filmmaker David Cronenberg released a similar film titled eXistenZ, which followed virtual reality gamemaker Allegra Geller (Jennifer Jason Leigh) as she and a young marketing trainee Ted Pikul (Jude Law) play her new virtual reality game to determine if it is damaged after being hunted by assassins. Both films dealt with the same central question: What if your world was simply a virtual reality and you didn’t know it?

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