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Weaponized Dinosaurs And More Teased In This Unofficial Jurassic World 2 Logline

20 February 2017 1:52 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

James Cromwell, Ted Levine and Bd Wong have all climbed aboard Jurassic World 2 just in time, as according to a new report, filming on Juan Antonio Bayona’s creature feature is due to commence on February 27th.

That tidbit was buried in a filing from My Entertainment World (via Screen Rant), noting that Bayona’s upcoming sequel will lens in Hawaii, London and Brecon Beacons, Wales throughout the course of 2017. All three countries have surfaced as potential locations in the past, which lends credence to Mew’s unofficial synopsis. Included below, the alleged logline points to a scenario in which the government and InGen are in cahoots, leading to the creation of weaponized dinosaurs that have been engineered solely for “battle purposes.”

Couple this with the return of Bd Wong’s nefarious geneticist Dr. Henry Wu, who was last seen fleeing Isla Nublar with a stash of dino embryos, and »

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Bd Wong’s Shady Geneticist Will Be Back For Jurassic World 2

20 February 2017 7:52 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Ahead of its launch next June, production on Universal’s Jurassic World 2 is officially underway in London, and it appears those early rumors linking Bd Wong with Juan Antonio Bayona’s monstrous sequel were right all along.

Taking to Instagram over the course of the weekend, Wong all but confirmed that he’ll reprise the role of shady geneticist Dr. Henry Wu, who was last seen fleeing Isla Nublar by helicopter with a raft of dinosaur embryos. Towards the end of Colin Trevorrow’s franchise revival, we learned that Wu actually held an alliance with Vic Hoskins (Vincent D’Onofrio) that involved licensing InGen’s research to the military. And we all know how much Hoskins wanted to assimilate the Velociraptors onto the battlefield.

Can we expect to see Wong’s pioneering research stretch beyond the parameters of Costa Rica come 2018? It would certainly appear so. Besides, such a plot »

- Michael Briers

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Movie News: Sam Raimi May Direct Bermuda Triangle Movie; Watch Monstrous 'Kong: Skull Island' Clip

17 February 2017 12:00 PM, PST | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Bermuda Triangle: Sam Raimi (above) is in talks to direct a movie about the Bermuda Triangle. The most recent script was written by the team of Doug Miro and Carlo Bernard, whose previous credits include The Sorcerer's Apprentice and Prince of Persia: Sands of Time. Two other projects are also in development about the region, known for the mysterious disappearance of planes and ships. [Heat Vision]   Jurassic World 2: Veteran character actor James Cromwell (Still Mine, above) has joined the cast of Jurassic World 2. Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard are reprising their roles, but no other character details have been released so far. The sequel begins filming later this month, aiming for theatrical release on June 22, 2018, under the direction of J.A. Bayona...

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News Briefs: Sam Raimi May Direct Bermuda Triangle Movie

16 February 2017 9:32 PM, PST | Fandango | See recent Fandango news »

Bermuda Triangle: Sam Raimi (above) is in talks to direct a movie about the Bermuda Triangle. The most recent script was written by the team of Doug Miro and Carlo Bernard, whose previous credits include The Sorcerer's Apprentice and Prince of Persia: Sands of Time. Two other projects are also in development about the region, known for the mysterious disappearance of planes and ships. [Heat Vision]   Jurassic World 2: Veteran character actor James Cromwell (Still Mine,...

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Jurassic World 2 Brings in James Cromwell

16 February 2017 5:16 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

With production beginning soon in London on Universal's highly-anticipated Jurassic World 2, the cast continues to be filled out. Oscar nominated actor and Emmy winner James Cromwell has signed on for an unspecified role in this action-packed sequel. Much like all of the other new cast members, no details have been given for the character James Cromwell is playing, but he'll join Jurassic World stars Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and Bd Wong, who return as Owen Grady, Claire Dearing and Dr. Henry Wu, respectively.

Earlier this week, producer Frank Marshall revealed a photo from his new office, hinting that production has begun on this sequel. While pre-production is likely still happening, The Hollywood Reporter reveals that principal photography won't actually start until later this month, although a specific date wasn't given quite yet. It remains to be seen how many more roles need to be filled out before filming actually begins. »

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That'll do; James Cromwell joins the cast of Jurassic World 2

16 February 2017 4:48 PM, PST | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

The presence of James Cromwell is always a very welcome one, and over his long career the actor has certainly built himself a very impressive filmography with appearances in L.A. Confidential, Star Trek: First Contact, Six Feet Under, The Green Mile, Boardwalk Empire, and, of course, Babe. Cromwell's latest project will see him stand toe to claw with some of our world's largest and... Read More »

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James Cromwell Joins Universal’s ‘Jurassic World’ Sequel

16 February 2017 3:02 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

James Cromwell, currently starring in HBO’s “The Young Pope,” has been cast in Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment’s “Jurassic World” sequel.

The studio is keeping details about Cromwell’s character information under wraps. “Jurassic World” generated $1.67 billion worldwide in 2015 — the fourth-best grosser of all time, trailing only “Avatar,” “Titanic” and “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”

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Cromwell joins Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard, who are reprising their roles, along with Toby Jones and Justice Smith. Shooting begins next month with “A Monster Calls” director J.A. Bayona helming.

Universal has already set a June 22, 2018, release date for the untitled project, where it has no competition. “Jurassic World” director Colin Trevorrow wrote the script with Derek Connolly.

Producers are Frank Marshall, Pat Crowley, and Belen Atienza. Steven Spielberg and Trevorrow are exec producing. VP Sara Scott »

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James Cromwell joins Jurassic World sequel

16 February 2017 1:51 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

According to The Hollywood Reporter, veteran actor James Cromwell has joined the cast of the Jurassic World sequel. There are currently no details on the role he will play.

Cromwell is known for work on television shows like Halt and Catch Fire, Boardwalk Empire and American Horror Story and for films such as Babe, L.A. Confidential and The Green Mile.

The Jurassic World sequel is being directed by J.A. Bayona (A Monster Calls), based on a script by Derek Connolly and Colin Trevorrow (Star Wars: Episode IX, Jurassic World).  Chris Pratt (Guardians of the Galaxy, Passengers) and Bryce Dallas Howard (Spiderman 3, The Help) reprise their roles as Owen and Claire while new additions include Toby Jones (Captain America: The First Avenger), Rafe Spall (Black Mirror), Justice Smith (The Get Down), Ted Levine (Silence of the Lambs) and Daniella Pineda (The Detour).

The movie is expected to start filming this »

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James Cromwell Joins ‘Jurassic World 2,’ Here’s Our Guess At His Role

16 February 2017 1:00 PM, PST | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

The Jurassic World sequel’s character actor casting game continues to be on point. About a week after Ted Levine joined the cast of J.A. Bayona‘s untitled follow-up to Colin Trevorrow’s 2015 franchise reboot, the great James Cromwell has joined the cast. Hit the jump to learn about the Jurassic World 2 James Cromwell casting. The Hollywood […]

The post James Cromwell Joins ‘Jurassic World 2,’ Here’s Our Guess At His Role appeared first on /Film. »

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Hollywood Veteran James Cromwell In For Jurassic World 2

16 February 2017 12:07 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

James Cromwell, best known for his roles in The Artist and FX’s American Horror Story, has closed a deal to join Jurassic World 2 – and not a moment too soon.

After all, it was only yesterday when we brought you the news that Universal’s monstrous sequel was gearing up to enter production in earnest, after series veteran Frank Marshall Tweeted out a brief status update from his HQ in London. The English capital will prove to be one of three major filming locations for Jurassic World 2, given Universal has also earmarked Wales and Hawaii, which is becoming an increasingly popular destination for Aaa Hollywood productions.

In light of today’s last-minute coup, Cromwell, whose role is total mystery at the time of writing, now joins franchise mascots Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard – sans high heels – Rafe Spall, Sherlock‘s Toby Jones, Daniella Pineda and The Get Down breakout Justice Smith. »

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Universal's Jurassic World Sequel Adds Former Spider-man 3 Actor James Cromwell

16 February 2017 12:00 PM, PST | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

The Hollywood Reporter has learned that James Cromwell has joined the cast of Universal Pictures' upcoming Jurassic World sequel - a move that will reunite him with his former on-screen daughter Bryce Dallas Howard, who played the Gwen Stacy to his Captain Stacy in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man 3. Details about his Jurassic role and/or about the film's plot weren't provided. Cromwell is now the latest actor to join this ever-growing cast, following Toby Jones (Captain America: The First Avenger), Rafe Spall (Life of Pi), Justice Smith (The Get Down), Daniella Pineda (The Originals), and Ted Levine (Monk). They'll all join returning stars Chris Pratt (Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2), Bryce Dallas Howard (Black Mirror), and B.D. Wong (Gotham) for the next adventure in the land of the prehistoric.  J.A. Bayona is helming (A Monster Calls, The Impossible) the highly anticipated project with a script from original Jurassic World scribes, »

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James Cromwell Joins 'Jurassic World' Sequel (Exclusive)

16 February 2017 11:38 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Veteran actor James Cromwell has teamed up with the cast of Universal's Jurassic World sequel.

The actor now joins returning actors Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard in the production, which also has Toby Jones and Get Down star Justice Smith, among others, on its call sheet.

J.A. Bayona, who helmed the recent fantasy A Monster Calls, will be behind the camera when the movie begins shooting later this month. Universal has set June 22, 2018, as the release date.

Colin Trevorrow, who directed Jurassic World, wrote the script with Derek Connolly. Details are being kept buried deep underground, and »

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‘The Young Pope’ Review: Finale Upends Expectations By Delivering What Everyone’s Been Waiting To See

13 February 2017 7:00 PM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

[Editor’s Note: The following review contains spoilers for the first season of “The Young Pope.”]

Lenny showed his face to his people, and it may have killed him.

When “The Young Pope” premiered, we may have expected Lenny to die — an assassination seemed imminent, given his controversial positions — but it never seemed likely he would bend to peer pressure and give the people what they want: him. Lenny. The pope, in the flesh, unmasked and preaching…happiness?

Paolo Sorrentino’s first five episodes were filled with contradictions: Lenny was a young pope with old attitudes, and his elderly peers had far more progressive minds. Though he knew he was a handsome man (and called attention to it frequently), Lenny refused to let anyone take his photograph. From the astounding contradiction that Lenny was a pope who might not believe in God, to the simple sound of his first name — calling the Pope “Lenny” has a formal discrepancy to it, like saying “Hey Barry” to the »

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‘The Young Pope’ Review: Finale Upends Expectations By Delivering What Everyone’s Been Waiting To See

13 February 2017 7:00 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

[Editor’s Note: The following review contains spoilers for the first season of “The Young Pope.”]

Lenny showed his face to his people, and it may have killed him.

When “The Young Pope” premiered, we may have expected Lenny to die — an assassination seemed imminent, given his controversial positions — but it never seemed likely he would bend to peer pressure and give the people what they want: him. Lenny. The pope, in the flesh, unmasked and preaching…happiness?

Paolo Sorrentino’s first five episodes were filled with contradictions: Lenny was a young pope with old attitudes, and his elderly peers had far more progressive minds. Though he knew he was a handsome man (and called attention to it frequently), Lenny refused to let anyone take his photograph. From the astounding contradiction that Lenny was a pope who might not believe in God, to the simple sound of his first name — calling the Pope “Lenny” has a formal discrepancy to it, like saying “Hey Barry” to the »

- Ben Travers

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‘Marshall’: First-Look Photo Revealed and Release Date Set for Chadwick Boseman Biopic

31 January 2017 1:56 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Open Road Films has released the first-look photo for its upcoming Thurgood Marshall biopic, “Marshall.” The studio has also set the nationwide release date for October 13.

Directed by Oscar nominee Reginald Hudlin, the film stars Chadwick Boseman as legendary attorney and Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall and Josh Gad as lawyer Sam Friedman. Kate Hudson, Dan Stevens, James Cromwell, Sterling K. Brown and Keesha Sharp complete the cast.

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The film covers Marshall’s early years as a young lawyer tasked with defending a black chauffeur in a highly publicized sexual assault case. Paired with young Jewish lawyer Friedman in a segregationist court, he’s forced to fight prejudice as he and Friedman work their case — which helped set the stage for the future Civil Rights Movement.

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Chadwick Boseman’s Thurgood Marshall Biopic Scheduled for October Release

31 January 2017 10:42 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Open Road has set an Oct. 13 release date for “Marshall,” starring Chadwick Boseman as Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall and Josh Gad as lawyer Sam Friedman.

Kate Hudson, Dan Stevens, James Cromwell, Sterling K. Brown and Keesha Sharp are also starring. Reginald Hudlin is directing and Paula Wagner is producing through her Chestnut Ridge Productions banner along with Jonathan Sanger and Hudlin.

Financiers are Star Light Media Inc., Hero Film Ltd. and Sky Legend along with Hunter Ryan and David Ryan. Executive producers are Peter Luo and Belton Lee.

Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions has all international distribution rights for “Marshall,” which began principal photography in Buffalo, N.Y., in May. The production is utilizing New York State’s film production program.

Marshall” is based on the young Marshall defending a black chauffeur in 1941 against his wealthy socialite employer in a sexual assault and attempted murder trial that quickly became tabloid fodder. »

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Open Road Sets Supreme Court Justice Thriller 'Marshall' for October Release

31 January 2017 10:35 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Open Road Films is appointing its Supreme Court Justice film Marshall into theaters in October. 

Chadwick Boseman stars in the drama as groundbreaking attorney and justice Thurgood Marshall. Josh Gad, Kate Hudson, Dan Stevens, James Cromwell, Sterling K. Brown and Keesha Sharp are also featured in the cast.

The film is set for nationwide release on Oct. 13, opposite Lionsgate's Liam Neeson actioner The Commuter, Paramount's Friday the 13th remake and Universal's Michael Fassbender film The Snowman.

Marshall centers on attorney's courtroom roots, when a nearly bankrupt NAACP sends him to conservative Connecticut to defend a black chauffeur against his wealthy »

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Open Road Sets Release Date for Supreme Court Biopic ‘Marshall’

31 January 2017 10:20 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Open Road’s Thurgood Marshall biopic, “Marshall,” will hit theaters on Oct. 13 in a wide release. Chadwick Boseman stars as the first African-American Supreme Court Justice. The film also features Josh Gad as lawyer Sam Friedman, Kate Hudson, Dan Stevens, James Cromwell, Keesha Sharp and “This Is Us” star Sterling K. Brown. Reginald Hudlin is directing the film, with Paula Wagner producing through her Chestnut Ridge Productions banner along with Jonathan Sanger and Hudlin. The film covers Thurgood Marshall’s early years as a young lawyer tasked with defending a black chauffeur in a highly publicized sexual assault case. He »

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James Cromwell Says Trump Needs to Quit (Video)

31 January 2017 5:00 AM, PST | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

[[tmz:video id="0_uhillfm8"]] James Cromwell is done giving Donald Trump a chance ... less than 2 weeks after the inauguration the actor thinks our only salvation is if Trump throws in the towel. We got Cromwell on Brighton Way in Bev Hills Monday, and he could not be stronger. He's involved in the protests, but he thinks it's already played out and the endgame must be Donald Trump leaving the White House. Read more »

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The Young Pope: Season One Ratings

18 January 2017 3:19 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Will there be a second season for The Young Pope TV show on HBO? The lavish political drama series is a co-production of HBO, Canal+, and Sky Atlantic so it's unclear how much of an impact that HBO's involvement has on the future of the series. We do know that a second season is already in development so a season two renewal may already be a done deal. Could The Young Pope be cancelled? Stay tuned.A historical drama, The Young Pope TV series tells the controversial story of Pius Xiii (Jude Law), born Lenny Belardo, and his early days as Pope. The youngest and first American pope in history, his ascension was orchestrated by the Vatican Secretary of State (Silvio Orlando). Lenny shuns him and looks to Don Tommaso (Marcello Romolo) to share details on the motives of those in his inner circle. Lenny’s mentor (James Cromwell) »

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