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I absolutely love horror movies involving pissed off animals. Maybe it’s because we’re so used to loving them in general, that when a horror-ish film comes along that throws a big wrench into that, it makes for some fun entertainment. With that all being said, Saw V director David Hackl is returning behind the helm of the awesome looking Grizzly, which was written by J.R. Reher and Bunraku director Guy Moshe. After checking out the newly released trailer, I’ve gotta say, it looks pretty great, heavy on gore and boasting an impressive lineup of really good actors. Hackl and co. already had me with just saying it was a killer bear movie, but they had to throw The Mist‘s Thomas Jane, X-men‘s James Marsden, and Billy Bob Thornton into the mix, and well..badassery indeed folks. Thornton absolutely killed it as Lorne Malvo on season one of FX’s Fargo, »
- Jerry Smith
The broadcaster, which showed the drama's initial run earlier this year, has picked up the rights to the next set of episodes, according to Broadcast.
Season two has been confirmed as a prequel, and will follow a young Lou Solverson in 1979.
Taking place in Sioux Falls, as well as Luverne, Minnesota and Fargo, the show will include Solverson's 4-year-old daughter Molly and her mother.
The second season will consist of ten 60-minute episodes, due to start filming in 2015, with Channel 4 expected to air the drama later that year. »
From Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures comes the courtroom family drama "The Judge," starring Oscar® nominee Robert Downey Jr. ("Tropic Thunder," the "Sherlock Holmes" films, the "Iron Man" franchise) and Oscar® winner Robert Duvall ("Tender Mercies," "Crazy Heart"), scheduled for release this Fall. [Press Release] Toronto — The Toronto International Film Festival today announced that David Dobkin’s The Judge will open the 2014 Festival on Thursday, September 4. From Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures, the Big Kid Pictures/Team Downey production stars Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jeremy Strong, Dax Shepard and Billy Bob Thornton. Big city lawyer Hank Palmer (Downey Jr.) returns to his childhood home where his »
- Pietro Filipponi
While the 39th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival closes with A Little Chaos directed by Alan Rickman (Truly Madly Deeply) and starring Kate Winslet (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), the festivities will commence with the screening of The Judge which is helmed by David Dobkin (Wedding Crashers) and features the acting talents of Robert Downey Jr. (Wonder Boys), Robert Duvall (Days of Thunder), Vera Farmiga (Up in the Air), Vincent D’Onofrio (The Whole Wide World), Jeremy Strong (Zero Dark Thirty), Dax Shepard (Hit and Run) and Billy Bob Thornton (Primary Colors).
Big city lawyer Hank Palmer (Downey Jr.) returns to his childhood home where his estranged father (Duvall), the town’s judge, is suspected of murder. Hank sets out to discover the truth, and along the way reconnects with the family he walked away from years before.
“I brought my first film, Clay Pigeons, to Toronto, »
- Trevor Hogg
The Warner Bros. film, slated for release on Oct. 10, was one of the many high-profile entries from the festival lineup that was announced on Tuesday. When the first list of titles was announced without any film selected as the festival opener, there was speculation that a different film was being primed for that pole position. Perhaps the festival committee needed an extra few days to make sure the opening film was a worthy one, especially since Tiff announced that they only wanted to screen world premieres during the festival’s opening weekend this year.
- Jordan Adler
David Dobkin’s drama to open Tiff in September.
From Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures, the Big Kid Pictures/Team Downey production also stars Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga, Vincent D’Onofrio, Jeremy Strong, Dax Shepard and Billy Bob Thornton.
Downey Jr. plays big city lawyer Hank Palmer, who returns to his childhood home where his estranged father (Duvall), the town’s judge, is suspected of murder. Hank sets out to discover the truth, and along the way reconnects with the family he walked away from years before.
“The festival audiences are terrific, and I know I speak for everyone involved in the film when I say we are »
- email@example.com (Michael Rosser)
Billy Bob Thornton starring in a B-movie creature feature should be enough for anyone to be sold, but now we have a trailer for Grizzly (formally known as Endangered and Red Machine) from Saw V director, David Hackl. The film follows two estranged brothers (James Marsden and Thomas Jane) and their girlfriends as they are hunted by a savage grizzly bear. The film doesn’t seem like it will transcend any monster movie tropes, but it looks like it might be some really bloody fun. This film may seem very similar to the 1976 film also called Grizzly, but nowhere does anyone seem to calling this new film a remake. The 1976 film itself is widely considered one of many late 70s era Jaws knockoffs, so we’re now in a time of knockoffs of knockoffs. Seriously though, this does look like it could make for a good time at the movies. »
- Max Molinaro
It looks like a big year for Robert Downey, Jr., and not just in terms of profit.
The Toronto International Film festival announced today that David Dobkin’s The Judge, which stars the Iron Man actor, will open the festival on September 4. The film follows big-city lawyer Hank Palmer (Downey) as he returns to his childhood home, where his estranged father (Robert Duvall)—the town’s judge—is suspected of murder. Vera Farmiga, Vincent D’Onofrio, Jeremy Strong, Dax Shepard, and Billy Bob Thornton also star.
The festival also marks the premiere of Dobkin’s film, which will run in »
- Jackson McHenry
“The Judge,” with Robert Downey Jr. as a lawyer trying to clear his father (Robert Duvall) of a murder charge, will serve as the opening-night film at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival, Tiff organizers announced on Friday. The Warner Bros./Village Roadshow production will open the fest on Sept. 4, 15 years after its director, David Dobkin, brought his first film, “Clay Pigeons,” to the festival. The film also stars Vera Farmiga, Vincent D'Onofrio and Billy Bob Thornton. Also read: Film Festival Scramble: Telluride Loses Its Surprises as Toronto Gets Tough Tiff's opening-night film was conspicuously missing when the Toronto lineup of galas and. »
- Steve Pond
One of the higher-profile fall films has found an appropriate berth. David Dobkin’s father-son drama "The Judge" (Warner Bros.) will open the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival on Thursday, September 4. It stars Robert Downey, Jr. as a jaded city lawyer who returns home when his estranged father (Robert Duvall), the town’s judge, is suspected of murder. As the son tries to discover the truth about his father, along the way he reconnects with the family he left behind. Vera Farmiga, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jeremy Strong, Dax Shepard and Billy Bob Thornton also star in this mainstream dramatic heart-tugger. Is it Oscar material? Warner s is clearly testing the waters in Toronto. “David Dobkin has delivered a moving, textured story about family, duty and the way we remember our past," said Piers Handling, Director and CEO, Tiff. Dobkin brought his first film "Clay Pigeons" to the fest 15 years ago. Warners screened. »
- Anne Thompson
The Toronto Film Festival today revealed that David Dobkin’s The Judge will open the 2014 festival on Thursday, September 4. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga, Vincent D’Onofrio, Jeremy Strong, Dax Shepard and Billy Bob Thornton, the film had been announced as one of the fest’s Gala titles. Tiff describes the film this way: Big-city lawyer Hank Palmer (Downey Jr.) returns to his childhood home where his estranged father (Duvall), the town’s judge, is suspected of murder. Hank sets out to discover the truth, and along the way reconnects with the family he walked away from years before. Related: Hot Trailer: ‘The Judge’ “The stars […] »
I can't lie, I expected something more from the Toronto Film Festival when they didn't announce an opening night film with their lineup earlier this week. Now it turns out they announced the film, just not the fact it was going to serve as the opener, which easily leads us to believe they were hoping for something else but didn't get it. Announced just this morning, David Dobkin's The Judge starring Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall will serve as the fest's opening night film. In the film Downey plays big city lawyer Hank Palmer who returns to his childhood home where his estranged father, the town's judge (Duvall), is suspected of murder. He sets out to discover the truth and along the way reconnects with the family he walked away from years before. Vera Farmiga, Vincent D'Onofrio, Dax Shepard, Leighton Meester, Melissa Leo, Billy Bob Thornton, Balthazar Getty, »
- Brad Brevet
“The Judge” had been announced Tuesday as a world premiere at the festival’s unveiling of most of its lineup, then was elevated to the opening slot on Friday.
“The stars aligned and we are thrilled to announce that we will kick off the festival with The Judge,” said Piers Handling, the fest’s director and CEO. “David Dobkin has delivered a moving, textured story about family, duty and the way we remember our past. We couldn’t have asked for a better start to this year’s event.”
Downey portrays a big city lawyer who returns to his childhood home where his estranged »
- Dave McNary
David Dobkin's "The Judge" will open Tiff 2014, according to a release sent out by festival organizers on Friday. "The Judge" stars Robert Downey Jr. as Hank Palmer, a hot-shot lawyer forced to return to his childhood home after his father is accused of murder.
Robert Duvall plays Palmer's father, a judge who must put his resentment against his son aside if he ever wants to clear his name. Vera Farmiga, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jeremy Strong, Dax Shepard and Billy Bob Thornton also star.
"The stars aligned and we are thrilled to announce that we will kick off the Festival with The Judge," said Piers Handling, Director and CEO, Tiff. "David Dobkin has delivered a moving, textured story about family, duty and the way we remember our past. »
- Brian Trinh
20th Century Fox's home entertainment division has been really busy and have announced details and dates for a few things that fans of both TV and movies should be looking forward to. Come inside to get all the details on the special features (and when you can snag them) for Fargo and Days of Future Past!
X-Men Unite! The only way to save the future is to go into the past. Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment takes you back in time to stop the end of the world with X-men: Days Of Future Past on 3D Blu-ray™, Blu-ray™ and DVD on October 14 and Digital HD September 23rd. Featuring a massive collaboration of legendary actors and the return of director Bryan Singer, “the very best [film] of the franchise since the first X-Men” comes to life in amazing fashion that you’ll have to see to believe (Stephen Rebello, Playboy).
A heroic all-star cast including Hugh Jackman, »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Jordan Maison)
Own The Year’S Most Emmy® Nominated Miniseries Fargo Season 1 Available On
Blu-ray And DVD October 14, 2014
Fargo Season 1
An original adaptation of the Academy Award®-winning feature film, Fargo has been nominated for 18 Emmys, including Outstanding Miniseries, Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries or Movie for Executive Producer Noah Hawley, Outstanding Lead Actor nominations for Billy Bob Thornton and Martin Freeman, Outstanding … Continue reading →
Billy Bob Thornton pissed off the cast of "Cupcake Wars" when he ripped their show -- and reality TV in general -- for being a waste of airtime, but now that they're fighting back ... he's going soft.The actor said a mouthful about the cupcake show on his recently aired episode of "Oprah's Master Class" -- such as, "Seriously, it's not that G** damn dangerous to make a cupcake." But last night when we caught »
- TMZ Staff
“That line between TV and movies is practically gone, so I never thought, ‘I’m not sure if I want to get into a TV series or not.’ I’d already been thinking about it because TV is such a great place,” he says.
Just as comedy and drama are melting into each other and viewers make almost no distinction about where they watch, actors are approaching their roles in a medium-agnostic way, finding that some of the best parts aren’t on the bigscreen.
“Generally speaking, the best actors will follow the best writers,” says FX president John Landgraf, whose network aired “Fargo.” “Almost anywhere there is a writer of great note and great talent in any medium, »
- Christy Grosz
On the heels of FX's renewal announcement for Fargo, the show's creator, Noah Hawley, and executive producer Warren Littlefield appeared before reporters during the Summer TCA and spilled some details about the upcoming second season. The duo confirmed that the new season will feature a new crime story with (mostly) new characters and cited the movies Fargo (obviously), Miller's Crossing, and The Man Who Wasn't There as influences. They also gave an absurd amount of detail about whom we'll meet, plus where and when the season will take place. Here's everything we know about the next season, which Hawley referred to as "a 10-hour movie." It will be set in 1979 in Luverne, Mn; Sioux Falls, Sd; and, of course, Fargo, Nd. Hawley and Littlefield mentioned that it was no accident that there were a lot of references to Sioux Falls in the first season, and the second season will explore those areas. »
- Maggie Pehanick
Lauren Conrad is upset with Allure for calling her "basic" - Us Weekly Taylor Swift sends Selena Gomez a birthday shout-out - HuffPost Celebrity The royals don't want any gifts sent to Prince George - Lainey Gossip Billy Bob Thornton shares his thoughts on Cupcake Wars - Dlisted The government is playing Kim Kardashian's game too - Et Beyoncé and Jay Z's HBO special gets an air date - JustJared Dylan Penn shows off her bikini body - Hollywood Tuna There could be a Sons of Anarchy prequel on the way - Pink Is the New Blog Have you shopped on Blake Lively's Preserve site yet? - The Superficial Source: Getty / Gustavo Caballero »
- Brittney Stephens
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