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Watch Adrien Brody In New Clip From Backtrack

30 March 2015 10:05 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Adrien Brody stars in the spine-tingling supernatural thriller Backtrack. The movie will have its World Premiere in the Midnight Section at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival on Saturday, April 18.

In the film, trouble psychotherapist Peter Bowers (Adrien Brody) is suffering from nightmares and eerie visions. When he uncovers a horrifying secret that all of his patients share, he is put on a course that takes him back to the small hometown he fled years ago. There he confronts his demons and unravels a mystery 20 years in the making.

Check out the new clip.

Starring Adrien Brody, Sam Neill, Robin McLeavy, Jenni Baird, & Bruce SpenceBacktrack is written & directed by Michael Petroni.

Petroni is an AFI alumnus. After winning AFI Screenplay of the Year for Till Human Voices Wake Us, he made it into a feature starring Guy Pearce and Helena Bonham Carter. Fox 2000 is currently producing Petroni’s script Afterlife with Kevin Lima directing. »

- Michelle McCue

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TV Review: ‘The Dovekeepers’

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

Designed to play as a moving adaptation of Alice Hoffman’s bestseller, “The Dovekeepers” is more of a wounded duck. Similar in tone to Lifetime’s “The Red Tent” by entering into such a story from a female perspective, the entire first half of this two-part miniseries essentially feels like an extended preamble to night two, which closes on a sobering note but proves dramatically flaccid until then. Producers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey have made a splashy migration into scripted epics with “The Bible” and NBC’s sequel “A.D.,” but anyone who can endure this with their wits is a true survivor.

Granted, it’s been a generation since the 1981 miniseries “Masada,” but assuming it’s available somewhere, going back and watching that splendid pairing of Peter O’Toole and Peter Strauss is an infinitely preferable prospect.

As is, “Dovekeepers” should be most notable to fans of “NCIS »

- Brian Lowry

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Matt Berry reveals details of Toast of London series three

26 March 2015 11:01 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Matt Berry has spoken about the upcoming third series of his sitcom Toast of London.

The actor revealed that the series will see protagonist Steven Toast meet Bob Monkhouse and 'create trouble at the Globe Theatre'.

"I've got a couple of ideas - he's going to meet Bob Monkhouse, that's one I can tell you," he told the Radio Times.

"Apart from that, there's more of the same. He creates some trouble at the Globe Theatre - the art department will build a model of it, and then we can do with it what we want. Properly smash it up!"

When asked if he's ever run out of crazy situations for Toast to get involved in, he said: "Every actor's got some horror stories - it's quite a big world of anguish and upset.

"There's a lot more stories of horrible things that happen in this profession than nice things, »

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Matt Berry reveals details of Toast of London series 4

26 March 2015 11:01 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Marry Berry has spoken about the upcoming third series of his sitcom Toast of London.

The actor revealed that the series will see protagonist Steven Toast meet Bob Monkhouse and 'create trouble at the Globe Theatre'.

"I've got a couple of ideas - he's going to meet Bob Monkhouse, that's one I can tell you," he told the Radio Times.

"Apart from that, there's more of the same. He creates some trouble at the Globe Theatre - the art department will build a model of it, and then we can do with it what we want. Properly smash it up!"

When asked if he's ever run out of crazy situations for Toast to get involved in, he said: "Every actor's got some horror stories - it's quite a big world of anguish and upset.

"There's a lot more stories of horrible things that happen in this profession than nice things, »

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Tribeca Exclusive: Adrien Brody Gets Freaked In Clip From Spooky 'Backtrack'

26 March 2015 10:12 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Landing between SXSW and the Cannes Film Festival, it would be easy to overlook the Tribeca Film Festival, but that would be a mistake. The festival has developed a reputation for being the place where hidden gems are discovered, and where movies that weren't on the radar before, suddenly fly into view. One that could gain some attention is the supernatural "Backtrack," and today we have an exclusive clip from the film. Written and directed by Michael Petroni ("Till Human Voices Wake Us"), and starring Adrien Brody and Sam Neill, the story follows psychologist Peter Bower, whose life is thrown into turmoil when he discovers that the patients he has been seeing are ghosts, which leads to uncovering a terrifying secret from his past. In this exclusive clip, Peter witnesses first hand the fear that grips his clients and is appropriately spooked by what he sees. "Backtrack" will have its »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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See Pictures expands

23 March 2015 7:25 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Jamie Hilton.s See Pictures and its low-budget financing, production and distribution arm Ticket to Ride are set to expand after adding two key executives and an internal promotion.

Writer-director Ben C. Lucas (Wasted on the Young) has joined See Pictures as creative director to drive development and acquisitions.

Producer Michael Pontin, who was a co-producer on Josh Lawson.s The Little Death and associate producer on Michael Petroni.s Backtrack, has been promoted to head of Ticket to Ride.

All-media producer Ester Harding has joined the team to work with Hilton across all areas of the business.

Lucas, who had been doing some consulting work for Hilton, is also attached to direct for See Pictures the sci-fi thriller Otherlife, an adaptation of Kelly Eskridge.s novel Solitaire, which follows a woman who seems destined for greatness in a massive corporate entity that controls the world but quickly becomes a pariah and a murderer. »

- Don Groves

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'Pretty Woman': 25 Things You Didn't Know About the Julia Roberts Classic

23 March 2015 4:45 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

No one expected much from "Pretty Woman" when they were making it. It was a modestly-budgeted romantic comedy whose stars were Richard Gere (then in the depths of a career slump) and Eric Roberts's kid sister. But when the movie was released, 25 years ago this week (on March 23, 1990), the project was transformed from overlooked stepsister to box office royalty. Mirroring her on-screen Cinderella makeover, Julia Roberts went from little-known ingenue to queen of Hollywood. Plus, the film saved Gere's career and (along with 1989's "When Harry Met Sally") revived the romantic comedy genre in Hollywood.

A quarter-century later, "Pretty Woman" remains a fan favorite, one you've seen a million times on cable. Even so, there's much you may not know about the movie -- the difficulties in casting (Gere and Roberts weren't anyone's first, second, or third choices), crises on the set, what was left out of the final film, »

- Gary Susman

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'Pretty Woman' Turns 25! Go Behind the Scenes with 21-Year-Old Julia Roberts

22 March 2015 10:04 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Pretty Woman turns 25!

Can you believe it? It's been 25 years since the Gary Marshall romantic comedy first swept us off our feet. This year marks the silver anniversary of the movie that catapulted Julia Roberts into superstardom when it first premiered in 1990. The whole world fell for Roberts' irresistible smile and Et got to see it first on the set a year earlier.

At just 21 years old, Roberts was cast as Vivian Ward, a hooker with a heart of gold who is romanced by Edward Lewis, a millionaire tycoon played by Richard Gere. "He's really supportive, giving actor," she told Et in 1989. "It's so nice to be there with someone who, I feel like when I feel good about my work he'll support that."

Watch: 'Steel Magnolias' 25 Years Later: Flashback to the 1989 Premiere

The original title of the film was $3,000, referring to the price for a night with Julia's character. For her part »

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B.D. Wong's 'Dr. Henry Wu' Returns In New Jurassic World Still

19 March 2015 4:01 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

This June, Jurassic World is set to welcome a whole new generation of people to the famous Isla Nublar. The film features a whole new cast featuring Chris Pratt (Guardians of the Galaxy), Bryce Dallas Howard (Spider-Man 3), Vincent D'Onofrio (Daredevil), Jake Johnson (Let's Be Cops), Irrfan Khan (Life Of Pi), Nick Robinson (The Kings Of Summer), Ty Simpkins (Iron Man 3), Omar Sy (X-Men: Days Of Future Past), Brian Tee (The Wolverine), and Judy Greer (Ant-Man) in key roles led by director Colin Trevorrow (Safety Not Guaranteed).  When it was announced the film would be set in the original universe created by Steven Spielberg & Michael Crichton in 1993, many fans were hoping to see a few Jurassic Park alums show up in the upcoming sequel, but unfortunately, unless they show up in surprise cameos, Jurassic Park stars Sam Neill, Laura Dern, and Jeff Goldblum aren't expected to be back. However, »

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Video: NCIS Alum Cote de Pablo Leads a Tour of the Dovekeepers Set

6 March 2015 10:31 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

If you’ve been missing the loveliness that is Cote de Pablo, this should fill the bill: an exclusive video tour of CBS’ Dovekeepers miniseries set in Malta, led by the NCIS alum herself.

RelatedCote de Pablo Opens Up About NCIS Exit (‘No Second Thoughts’) and Ziva’s Possible Return

After being forced out of their homes in Jerusalem by the Romans in 70 C.E., 900 Jews were ensconced in a fortress at Masada, a mountain in the Judean desert. Based on Alice Hoffman’s bestselling historical novel and airing Tuesday, March 31 and Wednesday, April 1 on CBS, The Dovekeepers presents »

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Director of 'Jurassic World' Reveals Omar Sy's Role in the Film + Whether His Character Dies

6 March 2015 9:42 AM, PST | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Omar Sy joins Chris PrattIrrfan KhanBryce Dallas HowardVincent D'OnofrioJake Johnson and others in the 4th installment of Steven Spielberg's Dinosaur-Park Saga titled "Jurassic World," set for release on June 12, 2015 stateside and in the U.K. Colin Trevorrow is directing the latest in the franchise, which will no longer see Jeff GoldblumSam Neill and Laura Dern in the leads of Ian Malcolm, Alan Grand and Ellie Sattler, respectively. It's an entirely new cast; only B.D. Wong (reprising his role as chief geneticist Dr Henry Wu), who was in the very first film, appears in this one as »

- Tambay A. Obenson

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Backtrack to premiere at Tribeca

5 March 2015 2:45 PM, PST | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Michael Petroni.s supernatural thriller Backtrack will have its world premiere at Tribeca Film Festival.

Shot in Australia, Backtrack follows the troubled psychotherapist Peter Bowers (Adrien Brody) who is suffering from nightmares and visions. When he discovers all his patients are ghost of people who died in an accident 20 years ago, his life is thrown into turmoil..

The film also stars Sam Neill and Bruce Spence, and is produced by Jamie Hilton, Antonia Barnard and Michael Petroni..

It is Petroni's first Australian film in over ten years, with credits including The Book Thief, The Rite and The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader..

His last Australian film was the drama Till Human Voices Wake Us, starring Guy Pearce and Helena Bonham Carter, in 2002..

Backtrack will screen as one of the 40 films in the festival.s Spotlight category, and is one of 24 to have its world premiere..

The »

- Emily Blatchford

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Chris Pratt Wrangles Some Raptors In New Jurassic World Stills

26 February 2015 10:44 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

There are a few elements to Jurassic World that have given some of us pause, and one of them has to do with Velociraptors (the others include why anyone would try re-opening a park like this again, and the very concept of hybrid dinos). The nasty villains of the first Jurassic Park, the Raptors appear to be decidedly more friendly – or at least understandable – in this new version, with Chris Pratt’s character Owen Grady cozying up to them in a way that Sam Neill and Laura Dern would never have dreamed. Will this new approach pay off, or will the Raptors prove once more that they are the meanest and smartest bastards in the dinosaur kingdom?

I mention Raptors now because they figure into the latest batch of images to come at us from the direction of Isla Nublar. Empire Magazine (via Comic Book Movie) have released some images from Jurassic World, »

- Lauren Humphries-Brooks

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Gillian Anderson webchat – as it happened

9 February 2015 6:21 AM, PST | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

From the impact of ‘The Scully Effect’ on young women, her dreams of doing a comedy with Jason Bateman, to why Paolo Nutini is a ‘living genius’, the actor was here to answer your questions. Read all her answers here

Gillian Anderson on therapy, rebellion and ‘being weird’

2.31pm GMT

Thank you everybody for joining me this afternoon - thanks for all the questions, and for making me think, and have a great day!

2.21pm GMT

The conversation is in process. And the result ultimately is up to Fox.

2.20pm GMT

shanghaisputnik asks:

I saw Streetcar at the Young Vic in July and later how they chose to present it live-to-tape when shown in cinemas via Nt Live, so I feel now I’ve seen three unique iterations of this production. I assumed the decision to go with a wide static frame and the long takes to compliment and keep »

- Guardian Staff

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House of Hancock rises, Shark Tank struggles

8 February 2015 2:59 PM, PST | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

The premiere of Nine Network.s House of Hancock drew 2.02 million viewers nationally on Sunday night, a strong result but trailing Seven.s My Kitchen Rules which pulled in 2.38 million.

Network Ten launched Shark Tank, which struggled against Mkr and 60 Minutes.

In the costly battle of the interviews with the Lindt Café siege survivors, 60 Minutes came out on top with 1.95 million, ahead of Seven News: Inside the Siege, which had 1.62 million.

Produced by Michael Cordell, Claudia Karvan and Paul Bennett for Cordell Jigsaw Zapruder, the two-part House of Hancock stars Mandy McElhinney as Gina Rinehart, Sam Neill as Lang Hancock and Peta Sergeant as Rose Lacson. It tells the true story of the Hancock dynasty and the bizarre love triangle that emerged between Lang (Neill), his daughter Gina (McElhinney) and his Filipina housekeeper Rose (Sergeant).

Based on a Sony Pictures TV format and produced by Shine Australia, Shark Tank hooked »

- Don Groves

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Hughes, Le Bon, Chaplin, Ward Topline Mateo Gil’s ‘Project Lazarus’ (Exclusive)

23 January 2015 8:16 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Mateo Gil, co-writer of Alejandro Amenabar’s Oscar-winning “The Sea Inside” and director of Sam Shepard starrer “Blackthorn,” will go into production Monday on his third feature, “Project Lazarus,” a U.S.-set sci-fi love story starring Tom Hughes (“About Time”), Charlotte le Bon (“The Walk,” “Yves Saint Laurent”), Oona Chaplin (“Games of Thrones”) and Barry Ward (“Jimmy’s Hall”).

Dreamcatchers will handle world sales, with its head, Marina Fuentes, introducing “Project Lazarus” to buyers at next month’s Berlin European Film Market.

Also penned by Gil, also a co-scribe on Amenabar’s “Open Your Eyes” and “Agora,” “Project Lazarus” is produced by Ibon Cormenzana for Barcelona’s Arcadia Motion Pictures, which backed Claudia Llosa’s Berlin Competition player “Aloft,” with Jennifer Connelly, Cillian Murphy and Melanie Laurent, a Sony Pictures Classics pick-up for North and Latin America. A co-producer on “Blackthorn” and Isabelle Coixet’s 2015 Berlin opener “Nobody Wants the Night, »

- John Hopewell

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This British TV Show Is The Best Thing You're Not Watching

20 January 2015 3:15 PM, PST | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Allow me to introduce you to best TV show you've never heard of. About to finish its second season on British TV screens, Peaky Blinders has found its Us home on Netflix, and trust me when I say you need to add this Popsugar UK favorite to your watch list. On paper, Peaky Blinders shouldn't work, even in its home country. A story about working class gangs in Birmingham (not the one in Alabama) in the early 1900s doesn't seem like something with mass appeal. But by writing a killer script and pulling together a cast of internationally renowned talent (including Cillian Murphy, Sam Neill, and Helen McCrory), writer Stephen Knight has created something very cool indeed. Peaky Blinders is everything the BBC does best when it comes to drama. It's smart, witty, gritty, and beautiful. Based on true stories of a gang who stitched razor blades into the peaks »

- Gemma-Cartwright

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‘The Dovekeepers': First Look at Cote de Pablo in CBS Miniseries

12 January 2015 11:18 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The Dovekeepers” cast and executive producer Roma Downey presented a first look at the upcoming CBS miniseries at Monday’s Television Critcs Assn. in Pasadena.

The four-hour limited series event from Downey and Mark Burnett, based on Alice Hoffman’s book of the same name, stars “NCIS’s” Cote de PabloRachel Brosnahan, Kathryn Prescott, Diego Boneta and Sam Neill.

Downey said after the huge success of her “Bible” miniseries on History (which drew  more than 100 million views), she knew viewers would be “hungry” for “Dovekeepers,” which she decided to produce because she is such a big fan of the novel.

“At its heart, ‘Dovekeepers’ is a love story…there is tragedy, of course, but at its heartbeat, there is beauty and hope,” Downey said on the TCA panel, adding that the dark story of Masada, which was filmed in Malta, is “profoundly moving.”

The net is hoping that de Pablo’s “noisy” fanbase, »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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'Predestination' directors on Ethan Hawke and their gender-bending time travel trip

9 January 2015 3:50 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Ethan Hawke had a pretty great experience at SXSW this year. It marked the hometown premiere of Richard Linklater's "Boyhood," and he was also there with a new film from Michael and Peter Spierig. He starred in their last film, "Daybreakers," back in 2009, and having him onboard for "Predestination" was what allowed them to get it made. The Spierigs fascinate me. Their first film, "Undead," was stylish and lovely, but I thought it was also dramatically inert, miscast in a critical role. Hollywood's been flirting with them since the moment they made that film, and "Daybreakers" looked like a big step forward, with recognizable movie stars like Hawke, Willem Dafoe, and Sam Neill. It didn't connect, though, and now five years later, they're back with a much smaller film, although no less ambitious than anything they've done so far. When I sat down with them at SXSW, there was »

- Drew McWeeny

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And the Most Anticipated Foreign Film of 2015 is…Andrzej Zulawski’s Cosmos

9 January 2015 1:00 PM, PST | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

Cosmos

Director: Andrzej Zulawski // Writer: Andrzej Zulawski

2015 marks the ending of a fifteen year hiatus from filmmaking for Polish auteur Andrzej Zulawski, whose last film was 2000’s La Fidelite, which starred the director’s then wife French actress Sophie Marceau. Known for capturing some of the most memorably gonzo performances ever committed to film, Zulawski’s most celebrated title is 1981’s Possession, which starred Isabelle Adjani (who nabbed Best Actress at Cannes for her unforgettable performance) and Sam Neill. Infamous for its inclusion on the dreaded “Video Nasties” list of the 1980s, the title slowly nurtured a cult audience and is still, by far, the most easily accessible title of Zulawski’s impressive filmography. Plagued by Polish censors, the critical success following his first two features, 1971′s The Third Part of the Night and 1972’s The Devil saw Zulawaski migrate to France for the magnificent The Most Important Thing is »

- Nicholas Bell

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