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"Avengers: Age Of Ultron" - 'Black Widow' and 'Captain America'

2 hours ago | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Take another look @ set images and footage from the "Avengers" sequel, "Avengers: Age Of Ultron", during location filming in the Sangam-dong district of Seoul, South Korea, that includes Chris Evans as 'Captain America' and a stunt-double as the leather-clad, red-haired Russian super-spy 'Black Widow':

The new film is produced by Marvel Studios, to be distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, as the eleventh installment in the 'Marvel Cinematic Universe' (McU).

The film is scripted and directed by Joss Whedon and features an ensemble cast that also includes Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner, Samuel L. Jackson, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen and James Spader.

Second unit filming began February 2014 in South Africa with principal photography starting in March at Shepperton Studios in Surrey, England. Additional footage was filmed in Italy.

Note that the stylized 'A' of the "Avengers" logo is now emblazoned on the left »

- Michael Stevens

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Jailed Scott Weiland Impersonator Fools Police For a Whole Month

19 hours ago | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

The former Stone Temple Pilots singer took to Facebook to assure fans and prove to the world that he wasn't in jail on drug charges.

Sometimes, you simply don't know what to believe!

TMZ reported recently that former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland had spent the last few weeks in jail after being charged with possession of methamphetamine. According to the article, the Beverly Hills Police picked him up for shoplifting, and then found the drugs.

This, however, was news to Weiland, who took to his Facebook page to tell the world that he was not, in any way, currently incarcerated. In the video, Weiland is in a recording studio with members of his band The Wildabout.

Pics: Busted! Hollywood's Most Memorable Mugshots

"I just got done reading something interesting: a nice piece of fiction from TMZ saying that I was in jail and had been for four months," Weiland said. In »

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Shane Black To Helm 'The Destroyer' For Sony Pictures

21 August 2014 3:41 PM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today Shane Black will direct the film adaptation of the popular adventure book series The Destroyer by Warren Murphy. Penning the screenplay are Jim Uhls (Fight Club) and James Mullaney; Mullaney co-authored and became the sole writer of The Destroyer until the series’ end in 2008. Charles Roven, Steven Chasman, and Andy Horwitz will produce. Michael De Luca and Lauren Abrahams will oversee for Sony Pictures Entertainment.

The Destroyer is based on the series of paperback novels in which Newark cop Remo Williams is framed, sentenced to death, then resurrected following a botched execution.  The reason?  To serve as enforcement arm for Cure, a top-secret, extra-Constitutional arm of the U.S. government.  Along with a seemingly ageless – and often hilarious – Asian assassin known only as Chiun, Williams sets out to "clean up" and take out those who oppose America’s interests.  The surprisingly-heartfelt stories combine edgy old-school »

- Kellvin Chavez

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'The Destroyer' Gets 'Iron Man 3' Director Shane Black

21 August 2014 3:09 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Almost 30 years after Fred Ward starred as the title character in Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins, Sony Pictures is bringing this New Jersey cop back to life with a new adaptation of The Destroyer, which will be directed by Shane Black. Take a look at Sony's official press release below, then read on for more details.

Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today Shane Black will direct the film adaptation of the popular adventure book series The Destroyer by Warren Murphy. Penning the screenplay are Jim Uhls (Fight Club) and James Mullaney. Mullaney co-authored and became the sole writer of The Destroyer until the series' end in 2008. Charles Roven, Steve Chasman, and Andy Horwitz will produce. Michael De Luca and Lauren Abrahams will oversee for Sony Pictures Entertainment.

The Destroyer is based on the series of paperback novels in which Newark cop Remo Williams is framed, sentenced to death, then resurrected following a botched execution. »

- MovieWeb

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12 Crazy Comic Book Movie Rumours That Thankfully Never Happened

21 August 2014 1:36 PM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

Comic book movies are some of the hottest properties in Hollywood right now. The Marvel Cinematic Universe, the Amazing Spider-Man franchise, Fox’s X-Men (and soon to be Fantastic Four) continuity, Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy and the new DC Cinematic Universe all include films that have grossed hundreds of millions – and even billions in some cases – of dollars in recent years.

As a result, comic book movies have become a genre with a good reputation. Huge, top class and award winning actors, including the likes of Robert Downey, Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Andrew Garfield, Chris Cooper, Sir Ian McKellen, Sir Patrick Stewart, Jamie Bell, Christian Bale, Gary Oldman, Ben Affleck and Amy Adams, have signed on for roles in them – something that would have been unheard of as recently as twenty or so years ago.

However, the genre could have looked so different and could have taken such a »

- Kev Stewart

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Will more TV episodes be shown as event cinema?

21 August 2014 12:21 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

With the Doctor Who series 8 opener coming to cinemas tomorrow night, Mark asks whether more TV could be screened as cinematic events...

If you're a Doctor Who fan lucky enough to see 50th anniversary episode The Day Of The Doctor in a cinema last November, you probably saw it the way it was meant to be seen. With a giant “Woo” moment coming approximately every ten minutes, it has the air of a story that is too big for your living room. It may still have been a feature-length episode, but it's one that was meant to be watched surrounded by other fans.

That one worked out pretty well for BBC Worldwide - the special screenings took £6m globally in its opening weekend. That's not bad considering it only showed on Saturday evening and Sunday morning in most cinemas. Having proven a viable strategy, the BBC are doing the same »

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Joaquin Phoenix Finds His Inner Hippie In New Image From Inherent Vice

21 August 2014 12:14 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

No matter how the final product turns out, one thing is for certain: Paul Thomas Anderson’s adaptation of Inherent Vice will be one for the ages. It is the first adaptation of a Thomas Pynchon novel to come to the big screen, an accolade hardly diminished by the fact that Inherent Vice is the author’s most accessible and linear book to date. What’s more, the film is done by one of two contemporary directors best suited to produce a faithful and interesting version of Pynchon’s brilliantly meandering pastiche of detective fiction.

Inherent Vice features Joaquin Phoenix in the lead role of “Doc” Sportello, a pot-head private detective who investigates the disappearance of an ex-girlfriend in the midst of 1971 Los Angeles. In the process of investigating her disappearance, Sportello runs into any number of underworld characters, including badass police officer Bigfoot Bjornsen (Josh Brolin), and a lawyer named Sauncho Smilax, »

- Lauren Humphries-Brooks

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The 10 Best Improvised Scenes in Film

21 August 2014 12:00 PM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Even though scripts play an incredibly important part of the movie making process, sometimes a little improvisation is just what a movie scene needs to take it from good to great. CineFix has put together a fantastic video that highlights the 10 greatest improvised scenes in film history. I think they did a great job putting this together, and I can't think of anything that I would add to it. Check it out! I've included the list of films mentioned in the video below.

Bridesmaids (2011)

A lot of this movie was the talented comedic actresses in the cast going off book, but Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone’s “Air Marshall” exchange takes the cake.

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Marlon Brando’s performance as Col Kurtz was largely made up on the spot. And while we don’t endorse actors not learning their lines, we can’t fault what came of it in this instance… »

- Joey Paur

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Sony Pictures Taps ‘Iron Man 3′ Helmer Shane Black To Direct ‘The Destroyer’

21 August 2014 10:54 AM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Exclusive: Sony Pictures has set Iron Man 3 helmer Shane Black to direct The Destroyer, Fight Club scribe Jim Uhls’ scripted adaptation of the adventure book series by Warren Murphy that will give framed New Jersey cop Remo Williams another shot at a movie franchise. Uhls wrote the script with James Mullaney, who co-authored books in the series and became the sole writer of The Destroyer series until it ended in 2008. The film will be produced by Charles Roven, Steven Chasman, and Andy Horwitz. Michael De Luca and Lauren Abrahams will oversee for Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Williams was a Newark cop until he was framed, sentenced to death, then resurrected following a botched execution. He is given a second lease on life serving in the enforcement arm of the clandestine U.S. government agency Cure. Williams teams with the Asian assassin Chiun and together they clean up and eliminate those who oppose America’s interests. »

- Mike Fleming Jr

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'Bill Murray Day' Planned for Toronto International Film Festival

21 August 2014 7:12 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

The Toronto International Film Festival will celebrate Bill Murray Day on September 5th, commemorating the actor's career with public screenings of three of his biggest movies — Stripes, Groundhog Day and Ghostbusters — and ending with the world premiere of his latest effort, St. Vincent, Deadline reports. Murray has also agreed to participate in an audience Q&A following St. Vincent to discuss both the film and his career.

Tickets for the three Murray classics go on sale at 8 a.m. on September 5th at the Tiff Bell Lightbox box office; the »

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Bill Murray Day, Celebrity Guests & Conversations with David Thorpe, Julie Taymor, Antoine Fuqua, Jon Stewart, Robert Duvall, Denzel Washington, Reese Witherspoon, Richard Gere and Juliette Binoche at Tiff 2014

20 August 2014 7:44 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Al Pacino (Heat) will be starting off the 2014 edition of the Toronto International Film Festival at Charity Gala on September 3rd with an intimate on-stage conversation; however, the Oscar-winner will not be alone as other celebrities will be descending upon the city.  A much loved comedian will be honoured two days later as Bill Murray Day will see the screenings of Ghostbusters (1984), Stripes (1981) and Groundhog Day (1993) plus the World Premiere of his latest cinematic performance in St. Vincent Theodore Melfi where he portrays a boozing and gambling curmudgeon who establishes an unusual friendship with a newly transplanted 12 year old boy in Brooklyn.

Outside of Pacino and Murray, the festivities will include in-depth conversations with filmmakers David Thorpe, Julie Taymor, Antoine Fuqua and Jon Stewart; actors Robert Duvall, Denzel Washington, Reese Witherspoon, Richard Gere and Juliette Binoche; and journalists Maziar Bahari and Dan Savage.  “The Mavericks programme offers Festivalgoers an exclusive »

- Trevor Hogg

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"Avengers: Age Of Ultron" - 'Thor' Revealed

20 August 2014 4:15 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Take another look @ images of actor Chris Hemsworth as Marvel Comics' character 'Thor' in action, leaping and swinging his hammer on the set of "Avengers: Age Of Ultron":

"Avengers: Age Of Ultron" is based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the 'Avengers', produced by Marvel Studios and to be distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

It is intended to be the sequel to 2012's Marvel's "The Avengers" and the eleventh installment in the 'Marvel Cinematic Universe' (McU).

The new film is scripted and directed by Joss Whedon and features an ensemble cast that along with Hemsworth, includes Robert Downey, Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Samuel L. Jackson, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, and James Spader.

"Avengers: Age Of Ultron" is primarily shot at Shepperton Studios in Surrey, England, with additional footage filmed in Italy, South Korea and various locations around England.

"...'Age »

- Michael Stevens

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"Avengers: Age Of Ultron" - More Set Images

20 August 2014 3:16 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Take another look @ images and footage, from the set of Marvel's "Avengers" sequel, "Avengers: Age Of Ultron" @ the University of East Anglia campus in Norwich, UK, featuring 'Captain America' (Chris Evans), 'Iron Man' (Robert Downey Jr) and 'Thor' (Chris Hemsworth):

"Avengers: Age of Ultron" is based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the 'Avengers', produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

It is intended to be the sequel to 2012's Marvel's "The Avengers" and the eleventh installment in the 'Marvel Cinematic Universe'.

Scripted and directed by Joss Whedon, the film features an ensemble cast including Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Samuel L. Jackson, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen and James Spader:

"...'Age Of Ultron' reportedly opens after the 'Baron Von Strucker' post credit scene in 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'. »

- Michael Stevens

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Jackie Chan ‘Ashamed,’ ‘Heartbroken’ Over Son's Arrest on Drug Charges

20 August 2014 11:38 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Jackie Chan is “heartbroken” over his son's marijuana arrest in China last week. The Associated Press reported that the star of the “Rush Hour” franchise — and an anti-drug ambassador for China — took to his microblog Wednesday to apologize to the public for son Jaycee Chan's actions. “Regarding this issue with my son Jaycee, I feel very angry and very shocked,” he wrote. “As a public figure, I'm very ashamed. As a father, I'm heartbroken. Jaycee and I together express our deep apology to society and the public.” Also read: Robert Downey Jr.'s Son, Indio, Arrested for Cocaine Possession Jaycee, »

- Greg Gilman

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Preview: Schedule of the Biggest Film Festivals This Fall

20 August 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Aug. 21-Sept. 1

Montreal World Festival

Celebrating its 38th year with a distinctly Gallic flavor, Mwff will open with “We Love You, You Bastard,” from French director — and longtime festival supporter — Claude Lelouch. Montreal closes with a tribute to another French legend, the late Alain Resnais and his last film, “Life of Riley.” But it’s not all France all the time. The fest is dedicated to the late Latin American literary icon, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and will be developing the new European Films Screening section, along with greater co-production ties with a large Chinese delegation of key industry players.

ffm-montreal.org

Aug. 29-Sept. 1

Telluride Film Festival

Telluride has always been an intimate, casual, carefully curated festival that doesn’t announce its sked until the day before it begins. The festival’s reputation — it has hosted several Oscar winners and nominees over the years — means that cinema lovers don’t mind going in blind. »

- Iain Blair

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Open Road to re-release Chef

19 August 2014 12:51 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Updated: The Jon Favreau crowd-pleaser will return to theatres on August 29 in a likely Golden Globes play after the initial early-summer run grossed $29.3m. Meanwhile, Open Road has pushed Nightcrawler back by two weeks.

Favreau plays a high-class chef who goes back to his roots and opens a food truck. The film premiered at SXSW and opened first on May 9 and garnered generally excellent reviews.

The cast includes Robert Downey Jr, Dustin Hoffman, Scarlett Johansson, John Leguizamo, Sofia Vergara, Bobby Cannavale and Oliver Platt.

Open Road Films has pushed back imminent Toronto world premiere Nightcrawler starring Jake Gyllenhaal to an October 31 nationwide release. Columbia Pictures opens Fury and Universal launches Dracula Untold on October 17.Adopt Films will release Minneapolis-based Bats N Belfrey Productions’ African-American horror Matthew 18 theatrically on November 14. The feature directorial debut of Roy Belfrey stars Faizon Love, Luenell and newcomers Jennifer Jayleen Martinez and Don Benjamin. »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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'Chef' Returning to Theaters

19 August 2014 11:58 AM, PDT | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

Indie sensation "Chef," from writer/director/producer/star Jon Favreau, is returning to theaters nationwide on August 29 from Open Road Films. Since hitting theaters in May 2014, the food-truck comedy has racked up nearly $30 million at the box office, with a lot of audience and critics' love. Celebrity chefs Mario Batali, Anthony Bourdain and Tom Colicchio have, according to Open Road, come out in support of the film, which opened SXSW earlier in the Spring and snapped up the Audience Award at the 2014 Newport Beach Film Festival. "Chef" features an all-star cast including Sofia Vergara, Scarlett Johansson, John Leguizamo, Bobby Cannavale, Dustin Hoffman, Oliver Platt, Amy Sedaris, Robert Downey Jr. and young actor Emjay Anthony. Members of the following film industry guilds and organizations will be able to use their official guild cards for free entrance to see Chef when it returns to theaters nationwide beginning August 29, 2014:  AMPAS, Ace, Adg, »

- Ryan Lattanzio

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First Look at Paul Rudd in Ant-man

19 August 2014 10:11 AM, PDT | Destroy the Brain | See recent Destroy the Brain news »

Yesterday marked the first day of principal photography for Ant-Man. If I’m to be honest, I’m still a bit bummed that Edgar Wright and Joe Cornish have left the project. I think their take on the Marvel Universe could have been one akin to James Gunn’s approach to Guardians of the Galaxy. Alas, we are still getting an Ant-Man film and the casting is pretty great. We also have a look at Paul Rudd as Scott Lang Aka Ant-Man.

From the Press Release

San Francisco, California (August, 18, 2014) – Marvel Studios began principal photography today in San Francisco, California, on its newest Super Hero franchise Marvel’s Ant-Man. The film brings one of Marvel comics’ original founding members of The Avengers into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The production also shoots on location in Atlanta, Georgia, which serves as the base for the film’s production.

Set for release in »

- Andy Triefenbach

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From Rdj to Cumberbatch, the stars are headed to Tiff 2014

19 August 2014 8:20 AM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Film fanatics and star gazers, your time is now. Well...almost now. More precisely, your time Will be September 4 - 14. That's when the A-list glitterati, with their films in tow, descend on downtown Hogtown as they flock to the Toronto International Film Festival.

As has become the norm, the list of Tiff-bound talent is both long and impressive. From movie stars to rock royalty, there'll be no shortage of bold-faced names to look out for. On the movie side of things, some big stars set to attend this year include Robert Downey Jr., Ryan Reynolds, Kate Winslet, Morgan Freeman, Denzel Washington, Benedict Cumberbatch, Steve Carell, Jane Fonda, Tina Fey, Robert Pattinson and Bill Murray.

As if those weren't enough names to keep you busy, let's not forget the masses of talented filmmakers making Toronto their temporary home during the festival. Among the big-named directors set to make an appearance are David Cronenberg, »

- Emma Badame

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Chris Hemsworth, Jimmy Kimmel, Vanessa Hudgens and Niall Horan Take Als Ice Bucket Challenge

19 August 2014 5:56 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

The nominations are never-ending! Thanks to his Avengers: Age of Ultron co-star Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth accepted the Als Ice Bucket Challenge, which raises awareness for Lou Gehrig's disease. "I didn't do it within 24 hours, so I'll donate some money as well, and everyone should get involved," he said Monday. After ice water was dumped over his head, the Australian actor said, "That's rather cold. It's a little bit refreshing actually." Hemsworth nominated fellow co-stars Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo. Jimmy Kimmel, meanwhile, took time out of his "very important" fly fishing trip to accept the challenge from "former friend" Kerry »

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