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Best of the Week: New 'Star Wars' Toys, Our Summer Movie Recap and More

2 hours ago | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

The Important News Star Wars Updates: Benicio Del Toro pretty much confirmed he's the villain in Star Wars: Episode VIII. Three actresses were shortlisted for Star Wars: Episode VIII. Great new Star Wars: The Force Awakens toys were unveiled for Force Friday. Casting Net: Vincent Cassel will play a villain in Bourne 5. Steve Carell is replacing Bruce Willis in Woody Allen's next film. Nicholas Hoult will play J.D. Salinger in a biopic. Cate Blanchett will play Lucille Ball in a biopic. Franchise Fever: Daniel Craig might be done with James Bond after SpectreMichael Shannon clarified his Batman v Superman "flipper hands" comment. Straight Outta Compton could get...

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Wamg’s 2015 Fall Movie Preview

2 September 2015 6:04 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

As the days get darker and the cold winds of Autumn approach, it’s time to look ahead at the upcoming movies set to hit cinemas this Fall.

The huge slate includes the return of the Jedis, the rebirth of Frankenstein and a new age of Good Dinosaurs. These movies will take audiences to a Galaxy Far, Far Away, on a voyage to Mars and to the summit of the world’s highest mountain, Everest.

Here’s our list of the 2015 Fall movies that we can’t wait to see!

September

The Visit (Sept 11)

Writer/director/producer M. Night Shyamalan (The Sixth Sense, Signs, Unbreakable) and producer Jason Blum (Paranormal Activity, The Purge and Insidious series) welcome you to Universal PicturesThe Visit. Shyamalan returns to his roots with the terrifying story of a brother and sister who are sent to their grandparents’ remote Pennsylvania farm for a weeklong trip. »

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Celeb Sightings: Demi Lovato and Iggy Azalea Celebrate Their MTV Vma Performance

2 September 2015 10:06 AM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

--Iggy Azalea and Demi Lovato celebrated their MTV Vma performance at the Jeremy Scott and Adidas afterparty sponsored by Svedka at Union Station in L.A. --Kaley Cuoco and husband Ryan Sweeting enjoyed treats from Sugarfina and Sprinkles at The Beverly Hilton’s Diamond Anniversary bash in Beverly Hills. --Serena Williams got down to the grooves of DJ Michelle Pesce at an Audemars Piguet party in NYC. --Vampire Diaries’ Paul Wesley checked out a surprise performance by X Ambassadors to celebrate the new Jeep Renegade in Atlanta, Ga. --Bruce Willis and wife [...] »

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The 10 Best Aging Action Stars Ever, Ranked

1 September 2015 8:35 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Stars who made their names beating up bad guys three decades ago may be in their fifties and sixties now, but they're still big box office draws, at least to overseas audiences (where Hollywood makes most of its money anyway) and to older North American viewers (increasingly, a dependable group of moviegoers with disposable income).

So it's no wonder that recent releases are action thrillers starring hardcore heroes who look like your dad. Call them "dadcore" heroes. It's not just '80s stalwarts like Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Bruce Willis, either, but also thespians like Liam Neeson and Danny Glover, guys who can actually act.

Either way, their years give them a sense of experience and worldliness that makes up for their lessened speed and agility. Here's a countdown of the top 10 among these senior silver-screen tough guys.

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Steve Carell replaces Bruce Willis in Woody Allen's next movie

1 September 2015 8:02 AM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Carell, who worked with the veteran director on 2004’s Melinda and Melinda, joins cast following action star’s premature departure

Steve Carell has replaced Bruce Willis in Woody Allen’s upcoming untitled film, which is currently shooting in Los Angeles, following the Die Hard star’s unexplained departure, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Willis left the production in mysterious circumstances last week. Some reports have indicated there was a conflict with the actor’s forthcoming run in the Broadway version of the Oscar-winning psychological thriller Misery, while the Wrap’s reporter Jeff Sneider has suggested he was dropped from the cast.

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Sos This Week #21: What I Learned This Summer At The Movies

31 August 2015 6:22 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

In the latest episode, Brian and Zach discuss news stories from the week including a new Amy Schumer/Jennifer Lawrence team-up, the cast of the Richard Pryor biopic, and Steve Carell joining a famous director’s movie in place of Bruce Willis.

They are also joined by guests Christina Leo and Sarah Pearce Lord to discuss lessons they learned during the summer from movies like Trainwreck, Mad Max: Fury Road, and Mr. Holmes.

Top Stories

Amy Schumer and Jennifer Lawrence are co-writing a sister comedy, will both star Eddie Murphy, Oprah join Mike Epps in Lee DanielsRichard Pryor biopic Steve Carell replaces Bruce Willis in Woody Allen’s latest film It Follows director responds to Quentin Tarantino’s notes about the movie How Quentin Tarantino would fix It Follows Borderlands set to get a movie adaptation by Lionsgate Matt Damon says Bourne 5 will take place in a “post-Snowden” world »

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Steve Carell Drafted In To Replace Bruce Willis On Woody Allen’s Latest

31 August 2015 11:14 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Woody Allen has wasted no time in finding a replacement for Bruce Willis ahead of his new upcoming project, with Deadline reporting that the decorated filmmaker has drafted in Foxcatcher and Despicable Me alum Steve Carell to fill the vacant role.

News of Willis’ abrupt departure (firing?) came as a big shock late last week, considering that production on the Los Angeles/New York love story had barely begun in earnest. The official word is that scheduling conflicts had cropped up, specifically in relation to Willis walking the boards on Broadway, that forced him to pull out of the project at the eleventh hour. Still, the fact that the entire thing was filed away with relatively few details released suggests that there is more to this story than meets the eye.

Whatever the case, Carell’s swift casting ensures that production can continue on Woody Allen’s latest without any need for delay, »

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Steve Carell to replace Bruce Willis in Woody Allen’s new film

31 August 2015 8:24 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

After news broke last week about Bruce Willis’ departure from the cast of Woody Allen’s now-shooting new film, the production has moved quickly to secure the services of Steve Carell to replace Willis, Variety reports.

Carell joins a cast that includes American Ultra stars Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart, as well as Blake Lively (The Age of Adeline), Parker Posey (Irrational Man), Anna Camp (Pitch Perfect) and Corey Stoll (Ant-Man).

Willis had to depart the project due to scheduling conflicts with his appearance on Broadway in Stephen King’s Misery, although some reports suggest he was dismissed. No official announcement on the reason behind his exit has been made.

Allen’s new film is set to debut in 2016 and is currently untitled.

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Steve Carell Replaces Bruce Willis In Woody Allen’s Next Film

31 August 2015 7:44 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Last week when it was reported that Bruce Willis had exited Woody Allen's new film due to "scheduling," someone hit our comments section and teased that an "Oscar nominee" was going to replace the actor, which has happened indeed. Read More: The 10 Best-Shot Films Of Woody Allen Variety reports that Steve Carell (Best Actor nominee for "Foxcatcher") will step in for Bruce Willis in the movie. He joins an already pretty great ensemble featuring Blake Lively, Parker Posey, Kristen Stewart, Jesse Eisenberg, Jeannie Berlin, Corey Stoll, Anna Camp, Paul Schneider, and more, and as always, the title and plot remain under lock and key. But we do know the picture is a period piece based on set photos. It will be Carell's second time working with Allen, following a small role in "Melinda And Melinda," and it's likely a thrill for the actor who cut his teeth on comedy. »

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Wes Craven dead at 76 by Jennie Kermode - 2015-08-31 04:39:14

30 August 2015 8:39 PM, PDT | eyeforfilm.co.uk | See recent eyeforfilm.co.uk news »

Wes Craven, the director behind A Nightmare On Elm Street and The Hills Have Eyes, has died at the age of 76. The Ohio-born maverick, known for his devotion for his fans, had been suffering from bran cancer.

After making his name in 1972 with The Last House On The Left, Craven went on to direct, write, produce and star in numerous genre favourites, including Swamp Thing, The People Under The Stairs and the Scream series. Along the way, he discovered stars like Johnny Depp, Bruce Willis and Sharon Stone. Despite increasing illness, he remained active as a writer right up until the time of his death. As well as scripts, he wrote books, and he recently completed a graphic novel in collaboration with Steve Niles.

Describing him as "a brilliant, kind, gentle and very funny man," Robert Englund, who worked with him on numerous films as supernatural serial killer »

- Jennie Kermode

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Steve Carell Replacing Bruce Willis In Woody Allen's Latest

30 August 2015 12:32 PM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Eyebrows were raised last week when Bruce Willis unexpectedly dropped out of Woody Allen’s current project. But if you were wondering whether Sylvester Stallone or one of the other Expendables would take his place, dismiss such ideas from your noggin. Steve Carell is the man stepping into the part. As is traditional with Allen, we don’t know much of anything as to what the film will actually be about, or what Carell will be doing in it, but we do know he’ll be sharing the screen with the likes of Corey Stoll, Parker PoseyKristen StewartJesse Eisenberg, Blake Lively, Ken Stott, Anna Camp, Jeannie Berlin, Stephen Kunken, Sari Lennick and Paul Schneider, and that they’re doing their thing in Los Angeles right now, before heading to New York.Carell isn’t exactly a newcomer to Allen’s work – he was part of the ensemble for »

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Steve Carell Joins Woody Allen's Next

29 August 2015 8:06 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Steve Carell will reportedly replace Bruce Willis on the currently shooting next project of filmmaker Woody Allen.

Willis was forced to leave the production the other week due to a commitment on Broadway, though the departure caused confusion as the actor did appear on set before leaving the production.

Carell joins a cast that includes Blake Lively, Parker Posey, Kristen Stewart, Jesse Eisenberg, Jeannie Berlin, Corey Stoll, Ken Stott, Anna Camp, Stephen Kunken, Sari Lennick and Paul Schneider.

Plot details are under wraps and the film is currently untitled and without distribution.

Source: Variety »

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Steve Carell set to take over Bruce Willis role in new Woody Allen film

29 August 2015 6:46 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Steve Carell is gearing up to reunite with his Melinda and Melinda director Woody Allen in the filmmaker's new movie.

The Foxcatcher actor will replace Bruce Willis in the film after Willis "was forced to leave" production, reports Variety.

The untitled project, which is written and directed by Allen, already features an all-star cast, including Kristen Stewart, Blake Lively, Jesse Eisenberg, Parker Posey, Anna Camp and Paul Schneider among many others.

Willis exited the project earlier this month due to his Broadway commitment to Misery but not before he had been spotted filming on set.

Allen's last movie Irrational Man was released in July and starred Joaquin Phoenix, Parker Posey and Emma Stone.

Meanwhile, Carell's latest project saw him revisit his evil villain character Gru from the animated franchise Despicable Me in the wildly successful spin-off film Minions.

The Oscar-nominated actor's next films will see him reunite with two of his Crazy, »

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Woody Allen Already Replaced Bruce Willis With ...

28 August 2015 6:25 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

So, Bruce Willis left the latest Woody Allen movie, and though initial reports say it was due to a scheduling conflict, the latest reports are that the Die Hard star got canned. But don't worry if you're super psyched for the neurotic auteur's next film and worried it might be delayed, because they already replaced Willis, and they landed a an A-lister to boot. According to a report from Deadline, the as-yet-untitled film has cast The Office and The 40-Year-Old Virgin star Steve Carell to take over for Bruce Willis. There's definitely a different style moving from one of these actors to the other. This will be Carell's second time teaming up with Allen, as he was also part of the director's 2004 romantic comedy-drama Melinda and Melinda. Though there is little in the way of details on this latest Woody Allen joint.he.s »

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Woody Allen Comedy Boots Bruce Willis, Brings in Steve Carell

28 August 2015 5:26 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Earlier this week, reports surfaced that Bruce Willis had parted ways with the 2016 Untitled Woody Allen Comedy, just days after he was spotted shooting scenes on the set in Los Angeles. Today we have word from Deadline that Steve Carell has signed on to replace him. The casting keeps the production on schedule, with filming also set to take place in New York after the L.A. shoot wraps.

We reported in March that Bruce Willis, Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg were the first three cast members to sign on for this untitled comedy movie. Bruce Willis reportedly dropped out due to scheduling conflicts with his Broadway stage play adaptation of Misery. However, there have been persisting rumors that claim the actor was actually fired by Woody Allen, because he didn't think he was right for the role.

The cast also includes Jeannie Berlin, Blake Lively, Parker Posey, Corey Stoll, »

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Steve Carell steps in to replace Bruce Willis in Woody Allen's latest film

28 August 2015 4:37 PM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

It was just four days ago when Deadline revealed that Bruce Willis had exited the cast of Woody Allen's latest film. Willis was one of the first actors to be cast but unfortunately he was set to star in a Broadway adaptation of Stephen King's "Misery" and couldn't make the scheduling work. As the film is already in production,... Read More »

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Steve Carrel Is Replacing Bruce Willis in Woody Allen’s New Movie

28 August 2015 3:15 PM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Bruce Willis recently departed Woody Allen's new film, currently in production, purportedly because of his commitment to his role in the Broadway adaptation of Stephen King's Misery. (This remains a pretty unconvincing explanation.) Regardless, Variety reports that Allen has found a replacement for Willis in the form of Steve Carrel, who is nothing at all like Willis, who is nothing at all like Woody Allen. Though details regarding Allen's untitled film are scarce, we can now safely assume that it won't be an action movie, or Carrel will be the hairiest action star since Chuck Norris.  »

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Steve Carell Takes Bruce Willis Role in Woody Allen’s Latest

28 August 2015 3:00 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

We still don’t know exactly what happened on Woody Allen‘s latest film that led to the departure of Bruce Willis, but in the end the show will go on. Despite having shot some of his scenes, Willis is off the film, and his role will now be played by Steve Carell.  Deadline reports on the […]

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Steve Carell to Replace Bruce Willis in Woody Allen’s Next Film

28 August 2015 2:38 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Following the report Bruce Willis was forced to leave the production of Woody Allen’s next pic, Allen has moved quickly to find his replacement as sources tell Variety that Steve Carell will replace Willis in the pic.

Carell joins Blake Lively, Parker Posey, Kristen Stewart, Jesse Eisenberg, Jeannie Berlin, Corey Stoll, Ken Stott, Anna Camp, Stephen Kunken, Sari Lennick and Paul Schneider in the cast, with Allen writing and directing.

The film is currently untitled and without distribution. As has been the case with several of Allen’s past films, Sony Classics is the front-runner to land the pic.

As always, plot details are under wraps, and the shoot is currently under way. Though an early report said Willis was forced to leave because of his commitment to “Misery” on Broadway, there remains some confusion surrounding his exit since the actor did appear on set before leaving the production. »

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It Sounds Like Bruce Willis Was Fired By Woody Allen

28 August 2015 2:07 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Bruce Willis has indeed left the cast of Woody Allen’s upcoming film, but not for the reasons that we initially thought. While early reports indicated that Willis departed from the project as a result of scheduling conflicts with his participation in an adaptation of Stephen King’s Misery on Broadway, it has now come to light that director Woody Allen may have in fact fired the Die Hard star.  According to Hitfix, this news comes based off a Twitter excange between The Wrap’s Jeff Sneider and Tom O'Leary, which indicates Willis experienced immense difficulty delivering his lines. This trouble impeded production and caused excess stress on cast and crew members.   @TheInSneider Yep. Fired. A friend is on the film. Bruce couldn't remember a line. Cue cards were no help. Cast were losing their minds. — Tom O'Leary (@TomOLeary4) »

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