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What will Marvel hatch next for Spider-Man?

2 hours ago | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

With Cabin in the Woods’ Drew Goddard directing the first post-Garfield Spider-Man film, it’s time to hack our way through the web of blogosphere rumours regarding the superhero’s future

The internet has been abuzz this week with rumours about the fresh direction being taken by Sony and new partner Marvel on future Spider-Man films. It’s always difficult to know how far to trust “news” coming out of the blogosphere, in this case fanboy site Latino Review (which famously predicted not so long ago that Christian Bale would return as Batman). But with Us trades having confirmed the blog’s scoop that Cabin in the Woods’ Drew Goddard is in line to write and direct the first solo Spidey film of the post-Andrew Garfield era, it’s worth looking at some of the site’s other predictions.

Related: Could Spider-Man’s return leave Marvel tangled in Sony’s web? »

- Ben Child

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“Exodus: Gods And Kings” Available Today On Digital HD

3 March 2015 12:43 PM, PST | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

From Ridley Scott, the acclaimed director of Gladiator, comes the epic adventure Exodus: Gods And Kings, the story of one man’s daring courage to take on the might of an empire. Using state of the art visual effects and engrossing 3D immersion, Exodus: Gods And Kings brings new life to the story of the defiant leader Moses as he rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey to escape Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues. Exodus: Gods And Kings boasts an incredible cast including Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Sigourney Weaver, Aaron Paul and Ben Kingsley. For more information on this release and to learn more about Digital HD, please click Here. »

- HollywoodNews.com

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The 9 Best Con Artist Movies to Watch After 'Focus'

1 March 2015 8:15 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

In Focus, Will Smith's first film since 2013, the superstar plays Nicky, a long-time conman who is planning his last big score, but ends up reuniting with a con woman who he trained years before.

The film, which performed mildly at the box office in its debut this weekend, joins the ranks of Hollywood's long love affair with the art of the con.

Video: Will Smith Is A Shirtless Con Man in Focus

In celebration of this newest entry in the grifter genre, here are nine of the best conman movies ever made.

(Note: This list doesn't include movies about heists that happen to involve conmen -- i.e. Ocean's Eleven or The Heist -- just films that celebrate the age of tradition of swindling.)

9. Matchstick Men (2003): Nicholas Cage and Sam Rockwell play con artists who are planning one of the biggest scams of their careers. Things get complicated when Cage's teenage daughter shows up and »

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Celebrity Showdown: Will Smith vs. Kevin Costner

1 March 2015 6:30 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

After disappearing from the screen for a few years, Will Smith and Kevin Costner have both been enjoying career resurgences recently. This year alone, Costner has already starred in two releases – Black or White and McFarland, USA – and Focus hit the big screen this weekend, marking Smith's return to movies for the first time since the disastrous release of his2013 sci-fi bomb After Earth.

News: Celebrity Showdown: Bradley Cooper vs. Colin Firth

So, with both stars in the middle of making powerful comebacks, and with films in theaters at the same time, what better way to see who the real star is than by pitting their careers against each other's in a brand-new installment of Et's Celebrity Showdown?!

Looking at seven unique criteria that weigh box-office earnings, critics' reviews and awards season gold, Celebrity Showdown examines the anatomy of both stars' careers to show who's really the best.

News: Celebrity Showdown - Director Edition: Clint Eastwood vs. Michael Mann »

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Low-Budget 'Lazarus' D.O.A. at Domestic Box Office; 'Sniper' to Become Top 2014 Release

1 March 2015 4:10 AM, PST | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

'The Lazarus Effect' box office: Olivia Wilde and Mark Duplass horror movie arrives comatose (photo: Olivia Wilde in 'The Lazarus Effect') (See previous post: "'Focus': Will Smith Has One of Worst Opening Weekends of His Career.") Despite recent news that human head transplants are a mere two years away, the Mark Duplass-Olivia Wilde horror movie The Lazarus Effect – about bringing the dead back to life (as if world overpopulation weren't already a problem) – grossed $10.6 million from 2,666 U.S. and Canada venues on opening weekend, Feb. 27-March 1, 2015, according to studio estimates found at Box Office Mojo. The Relativity Studios-distributed low-budget horror flick had earned an estimated $3.8 million on opening-day Friday, including $350,000 from Thursday night screenings. Last week, box-office prognosticators had been expecting an opening between $12-$14 million. That was adjusted downward to $10 million or whereabouts after the film's disappointing Friday debut. Some, in fact, »

- Zac Gille

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Rosamund Pike joins Christian Bale in The Deep Blue Good-By?

28 February 2015 9:19 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Rosamund Pike is set to star in The Deep Blue Good-By alongside Christian Bale.

The Oscar-nominated Gone Girl actress is joining the cast in the adaptation of John D. MacDonald's Travis McGee books.

According to Empire, Bale will play McGee, a detective from Florida and "salvage consultant".

The Deep Blue Good-By is the first of 21 books about McGee so 20th Century Fox has plenty of potential for future sequels.

James Mangold will direct from a script written by Dennis Lehane and Scott Frank.

Pike will soon be featured as the voice of Lady Penelope in the new TV version of Thunderbirds. »

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Movie News: 'Blade Runner 2' Confirms Harrison Ford and Director; See New 'Spectre' Images and Video

27 February 2015 12:00 PM, PST | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Blade Runner 2: Harrison Ford will star in the sequel to 1982's Blade Runner. Ford will reprise his role as replicant hunter Rick Deckard; the story will take place several decades after the events in the original movie. Veteran Canadian filmmaker Denis Villeneuve (Enemy, Prisoners) is in talks to direct, with production set to begin in the summer of 2016. [Heat Vision]   Jurassic World: New photos from Jurassic World reveal star Chris Pratt, director Colin Trevorrow, and … velociraptors. The movie will stomp into theaters on June 12. [Empire Magazine via ComicBookMovie.com]   The Deep Blue Good-by: Academy Award-nominated Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl) is in talks to star opposite Christian Bale in The Deep Blue Good-by. Adapted from a novel by...

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- Peter Martin

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Week in Review: Spend the night at the Godzilla Hotel in Japan

27 February 2015 10:36 AM, PST | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Anyone who has ever watched the Godzilla films knows that he isn’t a monster at all. More of a protector really. So this hotel room opening in Tokyo, really is quite soothing to know you have someone looking over you. Not scary at all, honestly.

For just $334 a night on weekdays, you can have Godzilla’s hand looming over you as you sleep and a statue of the kaiju peacefully guarding your doorway. You can even get a room that looks directly out at a Godzilla head mounted on the roof of the hotel.

Ah the Japanese; so like us.

We all know Michael Keaton should’ve won an Oscar last Sunday. In fact, he probably thought so too. Take a look at this Vine, in which it kind of looks like he’s putting a piece of paper, maybe an acceptance speech back into his jacket pocket right »

- Brian Welk

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Rosamund Pike set for The Deep Blue Good-By opposite Christian Bale

27 February 2015 7:25 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Having enjoyed critical acclaim and an Oscar nomination for her work in the superb Gone Girl, Rosamund Pike has wasted no time in choosing her next project.

Variety is reporting that the British actress is set to join Oscar winner Christian Bale (The Fighter, The Dark Knight Trilogy) in The Deep Blue Good-By, an adaptation of a Travis McGee novel to be directed by James Mangold, who worked with Bale in his 3:10 To Yuma remake in 2007.

Travis McGee is a detective in John D. MacDonald’s popular mystery series, and The Deep Blue Good-by was first published in 1964. The official synopsis of the story is:

Travis McGee is a self-described beach bum who won his houseboat in a card game. He.s also a knight-errant who.s wary of credit cards, retirement benefits, political parties, mortgages, and television. He only works when his cash runs out, and his rule »

- Scott J. Davis

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Casting: Jack Huston Flying Toward 'The Crow,' Blake Lively & Jason Clarke Join Marc Forster's ‘All I See Is You’ And More

27 February 2015 7:01 AM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

The long developing "The Crow" reboot that no one really wants may have found a new lead after Luke Evans decided he had better things to do. "Boardwalk Empire" star Jack Huston is in early talks to play the goth title role. Corin Hardy ("The Woods") is slated to direct if/when this thing actually gets moving. [Deadline] Nick Nolte is bringing his growl to the Epix series "Graves," a half hour comedy in which he'll play a former President of the United States "who has an epiphany, realizing that some of his policies have brought damage to the country. He embarks on a quest to right the wrongs while his wife is pursuing a career in politics." I dunno, sounds more like a fantasy to me. [Deadline] Rosamund Pike is joining Christian Bale in "The Deep Blue Good-by." James Mangold will direct the flick about "a self-described salvage consultant who recovers »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Casting: Jack Huston Flying Toward 'The Crow,' Blake Lively & Jason Clarke Join Marc Forster's ‘All I See Is You’ And More

27 February 2015 7:01 AM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

The long developing "The Crow" reboot that no one really wants may have found a new lead after Luke Evans decided he had better things to do. "Boardwalk Empire" star Jack Huston is in early talks to play the goth title role. Corin Hardy ("The Woods") is slated to direct if/when this thing actually gets moving. [Deadline] Nick Nolte is bringing his growl to the Epix series "Graves," a half hour comedy in which he'll play a former President of the United States "who has an epiphany, realizing that some of his policies have brought damage to the country. He embarks on a quest to right the wrongs while his wife is pursuing a career in politics." I dunno, sounds more like a fantasy to me. [Deadline] Rosamund Pike is joining Christian Bale in "The Deep Blue Good-by." James Mangold will direct the flick about "a self-described salvage consultant who recovers »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Tanner Beard Talks Working With Malick and his roles on and off the screen

27 February 2015 5:53 AM, PST | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

I got the chance to chat with the multi-talented Tanner Beard about his time as Executive Producer on the latest Terrence Malick film Knight of Cups. Malick brings his spiritual effervescence to the vapid decadence of Hollywood, and the results look to be distastefully incandescent. Tanner Beard provides Malick what he needs to deliver on that vision. But he also acts, writes, and directs. Outside of Knight Of Cups he’s got a Western, an animated feature, a Christmas Comedy, and a couple documentaries on the back burner. But he’s thankful to stay so busy in an industry he loves, and it was a pleasure to discuss the details of his career. Check it out!

Q. People tend to demonize producers as these constant obstacles on the director and crew. But how does that differ or stand in the independent market? 

A. Well... Taking Knight Of Cups out of the equation. »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Aaron Hunt)

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Casting: Pike, Lively, Kurylenko, Stanfield

26 February 2015 10:04 PM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

The Deep Blue Good-by

Rosamund Pike is in talks to play the female lead opposite Christian Bale in James Mangold's film adaptation of John D. MacDonald's 1964 pulp novel "The Deep Blue Good-by" at 20th Century Fox. Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Davisson-Killoran are producing.

Bale plays Travis McGee a self-described “salvage consultant” who recovers others’ property for a fee and along the way gets into trouble fighting bad guys and wooing women. Dennis Lehane penned the script, with Scott Frank working on the most recent draft. [Source: Variety]

All I See Is You

Blake Lively and Jason Clarke have scored the lead roles in Marc Forster's indie psychologial thriller "All I See Is You" for Sc International Pictures. Forster, Michael Selby, Craig Baumgarten, Michael Selby and Jillian Kugler will produce.

The story follows and blind woman and her husband who, upon restoration of her sight, begin to discover previously unseen and disturbing details about themselves, »

- Garth Franklin

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Rosamund Pike Joins The Deep Blue Good-By

26 February 2015 4:17 PM, PST | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

With The Deep Blue Good-By landing the services of Christian Bale to star and James Mangold to direct, 20th Century Fox’s adaptation of John D. MacDonald’s Travis McGee books is coming together at last. The next part of puzzle is finding a female lead, and it looks like Rosamund Pike will fill that role.Bale is playing charismatic rogue McGee, a Floridian sleuth and “salvage consultant” who is always getting into deeper water than he intends with dangerous women and very bad men. The Deep Blue Good-By represents the first of the McGee books, and with 21 tomes in MacDonald’s series so far, Fox will be hoping this one has legs so it can make more. After a somewhat torturous development process, Mangold is set in the director’s chair, working from a script that has seen input from Dennis Lehane and Scott Frank. Pike, last seen as »

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Film Review: ‘Dragon Blade’

26 February 2015 4:14 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

A sumptuously realized war epic about Romans getting embroiled in Chinese military and architectural shenanigans on the Silk Road, “Dragon Blade” plays as recklessly with classical history as “300” did, but is far less butch and bloody, treating East-West friction with as much ambassadorial goodwill as an Unesco fund-raising ball. Toplined by Jackie Chan, with John Cusack and Adrien Brody chipping in substantial screen time, the $65 million megahit flexes China’s Brobdingnagian filmmaking muscle and sees Hong Kong helmer-scribe Daniel Lee stepping up from a uneven portfolio to execute a colossal entertainment with solid technique and terrific storytelling smarts. Already slated for a U.S. release, the pic grossed $54.8 million domestically in four days, making it champion of the Chinese New Year blockbuster coliseum. International play may be less impressive, but the film will still be profitable on ancillary.

Touted as the first Chinese film to feature Romans as its main topic, »

- Maggie Lee

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Rosamund Pike Joining Christian Bale for 'The Deep Blue Good-by'

26 February 2015 12:47 PM, PST | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

Even though an Oscar wasn't handed to Rosamund Pike last weekend, the star of Gone Girl was at least nominated for her stirring performance. And now she's finally lining up her next project as Variety reports Pike will be taking the female lead in the gestating adaptation of The Deep Blue Good-by, based on John D. MacDonald's novel of the same name. Christian Bale is already slated to star in the film as Travis McGee, a self-described “salvage consultant” who recovers others’ property for a fee and along the way gets into trouble fighting bad guys and wooing women. He's a recurring character in a series of 21 books. Read on! This particular story introduces us to the man who's a knight errant and wary of credit cards, retirement benefits, political parties, mortgages, and television. He only works when his cash runs out and his rule is simple: he'll help »

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Rosamund Pike Joins Christian Bale In The Deep Blue Good-By

26 February 2015 12:24 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

For Rosamund Pike, it seems that not bagging the Best Actress Oscar at this year’s Academy Awards hasn’t hurt her future prospects. Variety reports that she’s now entered talks to star opposite Christian Bale in The Deep Blue Good-By. The adaptation is currently set up over at Fox with Chernin Entertainment and Appian Way set to produce.

The Wolverine director James Mangold will be at the helm, for what’s being touted as the start of a potential new franchise. The Deep Blue Good-By will adapt the first of John D. MacDonald’s Travis McGee series of novels. Each successive book traces the story of McGee (represented onscreen by Bale), a self-described “salvage consultant” who recovers others’ property for a fee and along the way gets into trouble fighting bad guys and wooing women.

For an in-depth look at the novel, check out the synopsis below (via »

- Gem Seddon

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Rosamund Pike Joins Christian Bale in ‘The Deep Blue Good-by’

26 February 2015 12:00 PM, PST | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Rosamund Pike may have lost the Oscar to Julianne Moore this year, but she’s still reaping the benefits of her star-making turn in Gone Girl. Her latest new project is James Mangold‘s The Deep Blue Good-by, which teams her with Christian Bale. More on the Rosamund Pike Deep Blue Good-by casting after the jump.  The […]

The post Rosamund Pike Joins Christian Bale in ‘The Deep Blue Good-by’ appeared first on /Film. »

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Rosamund Pike Dives into 'The Deep Blue Good-by' with Christian Bale

26 February 2015 11:43 AM, PST | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

Oscar-nominated "Gone Girl" star Rosamund Pike is in talks to headline Fox's "The Deep Blue Good-by" opposite Christian Bale. Directed by James Mangold ("3:10 to Yuma," "Walk the Line," "The Wolverine"), this is based on John D. MacDonald's 1964 novel, the first in a series of 21 books that follow "savage consultant" Travis McGee (Bale), a bachelor who recovers other people's property for money and gets mixed up with women and criminals along the way. (Variety reports here.) The script is penned by cult crime writer Dennis Lehane ("Gone Baby Gone," "Shutter Island"), with Scott Frank chiseling away at a recent draft. No details yet on who exactly Pike will play, but she will be the female lead here. Pike will shoot "The Deep Blue Good-by" before heading into the plane crash survival drama "The Mountain Between Us" (also co-penned by Scott Frank) opposite Charlie Hunnam. She also has a »

- Ryan Lattanzio

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‘Gone Girl’ Star Rosamund Pike Joins Christian Bale in ‘The Deep Blue Good-by’

26 February 2015 10:53 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Rosamund Pike has landed the female lead role and will join Christian Bale in James Mangold‘s adaptation of “The Deep Blue Good-by,” TheWrap has learned. In the Fox film, Bale is playing Travis McGee, the protagonist of a 21-book series written by John D. MacDonald. A self-described “salvage consultant” who lives on a houseboat, McGee has a knack for attracting both trouble and women. Also Read: TheWrap’s 25 Most Anticipated Movies of 2015: From ‘Fifty Shades’ to ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Spectre’ Peter Chernin will produce with »

- Linda Ge

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