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The Week in Movies – Alien: Covenant behind the scenes images and casting news! Ghostbusters theme! Transformers 5 images! Indy 5! The Rock in Wolf Man and more!

9 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The Week in Star WarsLuke Owen takes over The Week in Movies this week, with news from Alien: Covenant, Ghostbusters, Transformers: The Last Knight, The Wolf-Man, Sharknado 4 and more…

The Week in Movies is (usually) an excerpt from the weekly Flickering Myth Super Newsletter. Subscribe here to get it delivered to your inbox every Sunday.

…We’ll kick things off this week with the news that Prometheus star Noomi Rapace is set to return to the Alien universe as a part of Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant. According to Deadline, the actress is currently on the set of the film in Australia, where she will shoot “weeks worth of scenes.” The size of her role is unknown at the time, but you can check out a new behind the scenes image featuring co-star Danny McBride here…

…Speaking of aliens, and it was assumed that former Lucasfilm owner George Lucas »

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HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 40 Pairs of Passes to ‘The Purge: Election Year’ With Frank Grillo

25 June 2016 12:57 PM, PDT | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – In the latest HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 40 pairs of advance-screening movie passes up for grabs to the new horror film “The Purge: Election Year” starring Frank Grillo and Elizabeth Mitchell!

The Purge: Election Year,” which opens on July 1, 2016 and is rated “R,” also stars Mykelti Williamson, Edwin Hodge, Betty Gabriel and Jj Soria from writer and director James DeMonaco and producers Jason Blum and Michael Bay. Note: You must be 17+ to win and attend this “R”-rated screening.

To win your free passes to “The Purge: Election Year” courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, just get interactive with our social media widget below. That’s it! This screening is on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 7 p.m. in downtown Chicago. The more social actions you complete, the more points you score and the higher yours odds of winning! Completing these social actions only increases your odds of winning; this doesn’t intensify your competition! »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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Movie News: See a New 'Transformers: Last Knight' Robot; Watch First Trailer for Ewan McGregor's 'American Pastoral'

24 June 2016 12:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Transformers: The Last Knight: Director Michael Bay revealed the first look at two costars in Transformers: The Last Knight. Bay is pictured with actress Isabela Moner and a new character, a robot known as Squeeks. Mark Wahlberg, Josh Duhamel, Jerrod Carmichael and Anthony Hopkins star in the movie, set for release on June 23, 2017. [Twitter]   Three Christs: Julianna Margulies, who recently concluded a long run as star of TV's The Good Wife, is in final negotiations to star opposite Richard Gere in Three Christs. Based on a book by Milton Rokeach, the movie will follow a psychiatrist (Gere) in 1959 who uses new methods to treat three patients who all claim to be Jesus Christ. Margulies would play the psychiatrist's wife. The cast includes Walton Goggins, Peter...

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22 Deserving Oscar Contenders From the First Half of 2016

24 June 2016 11:08 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Year after year film releases from January through June get the short end of the stick during the Oscar season, when latter-year entries — many of them fresh off exposure-boosting festival circuits — drown everything out.

There are exceptions, of course, but mostly, without the help of critical kudos and other precursor awards that deign to have long memories, quality work is frequently left in the also-ran pile. In an effort to keep the spotlight trained on deserving contenders, here is a long list of players we’d like to see remembered by the Academy later this year.

[Note: This list only includes films theatrically released to the public through the year’s midway point. Not all festival entries are eligible.]

Best Picture: “Weiner

Rather than save it for the documentary feature category, why not just call one of the year’s best movies exactly what it is? This Sundance hit is somehow the perfect movie for now: Flawed heroes, media obsession with titillation yielding obfuscation of substance — it’s brilliantly in tune with the zeitgeist. »

- Kristopher Tapley and Jenelle Riley

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Mike Flanagan’s Ouija: Origin Of Evil Trailer Looks Way Better than Its Predecessor

24 June 2016 6:32 AM, PDT | Destroy the Brain | See recent Destroy the Brain news »

Let’s face it, Ouija was pretty much worthless. It was forgettable and a wasted opportunity. The end product was definitely the result of too many hands in the pot. However, Universal knows that acquiring the license of using the “Ouija” name is definitely something that should be capitalized upon. It also doesn’t hurt that the first film did well at the box office, probably based off the name. Luckily for horror fans, they got a great director in Mike Flanagan to take a crack at the franchise and judging from the trailer, this should have been the original film.

Ouija: Origin of Evil arrives in theaters October 21st from Universal Pictures. Henry Thomas (Betrayal), Annalise Basso (Oculus), Elizabeth Reaser (“True Detective”), Lulu Wilson (Deliver Us from Evil), Parker Mack (MTV’s “Faking It”), Sam Anderson, Kate Siegel (Demon Legacy), and Doug Jones (Hellboy, “Fear Itself”) star.

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- Andy Triefenbach

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News Briefs: First Look at New 'Transformers: Last Knight' Robot

23 June 2016 10:14 PM, PDT | Fandango | See recent Fandango news »

Transformers: The Last Knight: Director Michael Bay revealed the first look at two costars in Transformers: The Last Knight. Bay is pictured with actress Isabela Moner and a new character, a robot known as Squeeks. Mark Wahlberg, Josh Duhamel, Jerrod Carmichael and Anthony Hopkins star in the movie, set for release on June 23, 2017. [Twitter]   Three Christs: Julianna Margulies, who recently concluded a long run as star of TV's The Good Wife, is in final negotiations to...

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Michael Bay shares Transformers: The Last Knight image featuring new character Squeeks

23 June 2016 4:41 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Michael Bay has taken to Instagram to share a new set photo from Transformers: The Last Knight, which sees the director joined by young female lead Isabel Moner, along with a new Transformer character called Squeeks, who we assume is an Autobot.

The character of Squeeks was mentioned in last week’s rumours, which would seemingly confirm the original report concerning the plot for the fifth instalment of the blockbuster series. If you want to know more, read our report here.

Transformers: The Last Knight reunites Michael Bay with Transformers: Age of Extinction star Mark Wahlberg, while Josh Duhamel is also reprising his role as Lieutenant Colonel William Lennox from the first three movies and Peter Cullen will once again voice Autobot leader Optimus Prime. New additions to the cast include Isabela Moner (100 Things to Do Before High School), Jerrod Carmichael (Bad Neighbours), Laura Haddock (Guardians of the Galaxy) and »

- Gary Collinson

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Watch: ‘Ouija: Origin of Evil’ Trailer Heads to the ’60s for Dark Scares

23 June 2016 2:07 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Evil, unsurprisingly, dominates in the trailer for Universal’s “Ouija: Origin of Evil” with a small girl named Doris — played with malevolent intensity by Lulu Wilson — being overtaken by a merciless force.

“Do you know what it feels like to be strangled to death?” she asks at one point.

The movie, a prequel to the 2014 hit “Ouija,” is set in 1965 Los Angeles as a widowed mother (played by Elizabeth Reaser) and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their at-home séance scam business. The strains of Herman’s Hermits’ relentlessly upbeat 1964 hit “Something Good” provide a strong counterpoint to the growing evil-doings in the trailer.

Henry Thomas, best remembered as Elliot from “E.T. — The Extraterrestrial,” plays a concerned priest from Doris’ school. “I believe she is channeling powers we do not understand,” he says with urgency.

Universal has given “Ouija: Origin of Evil” an Oct. 21 release date. »

- Dave McNary

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How the film industry blew it with 3D

23 June 2016 1:22 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

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3D was supposed to be the next big thing for cinema. It accounts for just 20% of ticket sales. What went wrong?

In early 2010, James Cameron's Avatar became the USA's 24th most successful cinema release of all time, and it still holds that position today.

I'm measuring that success by the actual number of tickets sold, but perhaps you prefer the way the Hollywood hype machine processes these things. Their version of how this works, in which records can be broken over and over again for a continual stream of back-slaps and headlines, makes Avatar into The Biggest Film of All Time. Don't adjust for inflation but just sum up the numbers on the tickets, and it's true, Avatar is certainly the highest grossing film to ever see the inside of a cinema.

Either way, whether it's top of the pops or holding on strong at number »

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Ouija: Origin of Evil Trailer Goes Back to the Beginning

23 June 2016 11:28 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Back in the fall of 2014, producers Jason Blum and Michael Bay turned a board game into a low-budget sleeper hit with Ouija, which earned $103.5 million worldwide from just a $5 million budget. While the original thriller was set in present day, the upcoming follow-up Ouija: Origin of Evil takes us back 50 years, as you can see in the first trailer and poster. Inviting audiences again into the lore of the spirit board, Ouija: Origin of Evil tells a terrifying new tale as the follow-up to 2014's horror blockbuster that opened at number one.

It was never just a game. In 1965 Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their s&#233ance scam business and unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home. When the youngest daughter is overtaken by the merciless spirit, this small family confronts unthinkable fears to save her and send »

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Meet Autobot Vespa Squeeks in Latest Transformers 5 Photos

23 June 2016 10:23 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Ever since production started on Transformers: The Last Knight late last month, we've already learned that a few of our favorite Autobots and Decepticons such as Megatron and Bumblebee will be back for this sequel. Today, director Michael Bay took a break from the production to introduce a brand new robot character, Squeeks. The director is seen in the first of two new photos alongside Squeeks and his new co-star Isabela Moner.

We're pretty sure Squeeks is an Autobot, with the director debuting two new photos on his official website MichaelBay.com. Squeeks is a 1960s/1970s Vespa scooter, and since we see what appears to be a junkyard in the back of this photo, it's possible that Isabela Moner's mystery character discovers Squeeks in this automotive graveyard. This image comes just a few days after the Decepticon cop car Barricade was unveiled.

The Last Knight centers on Optimus Prime, »

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First Trailer: "Ouija: Origin of Evil"

23 June 2016 10:06 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Universal Pictures has released the official trailer for "Ouija: Origin of Evil," the upcoming sequel to the 2014 horror sleeper hit for Universal Pictures and Platinum Dunes.

Set in 1965 Los Angeles, the new film follows a widowed mother and her two daughters who add a new stunt to bolster their seance scam business. In the process they unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home. When the youngest is overtaken by the merciless spirit, this family confronts unthinkable fears to save her.

Elizabeth Reaser, Annalise Basso, Henry Thomas, Lulu Wilson, Lin Shaye and Doug Jones star in the film, while Mike Flanagan directs from a screenplay he wrote with his "Oculus" and "Before I Wake" collaborator Jeff Howard.

Michael Bay, Jason Blum, Brad Fuller, Andrew Form, Brian Goldner and Stephen Davis produce. The film opens October 21st.

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Michael Bay Introduces Brand New Autobot Appearing In Transformers: The Last Knight

23 June 2016 10:00 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Meet Squeeks, an all-new and crucially non-cg Autobot that will be wheeling its way into Transformers: The Last Knight in little over a year’s time.

Posing alongside franchise newcomer Isabela Moner, the rusty moped bears some resemblance to Wall-e what with its bug-eyed appearance, and at the very least, we’re hoping that Bay is ramping up the cute factor with Squeeks as opposed to the racist abominations Paramount called Skids and Mudflap.

Following up on shots of robots in disguise – including Barricade and a new-look Bumblebee – Michael Bay has now turned the attention to a brand new Autobot that will make its debut in The Last Knight. No mention of how instrumental Squeeks will prove to be in the final cut, nor if it’ll muscle its way into an action scene or two, but for now, you can feast your eyes on the director’s latest status report, »

- Michael Briers

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Watch The New Trailer for 'Ouija: Origin Of Evil'

23 June 2016 9:34 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Universal Pictures has released the trailer for their upcoming supernatural thriller Ouija: Origin Of Evil, starring Henry Thomas, Elizabeth Reaser, Doug Jones, Parker Mack, Sam Anderson, Kate Siegel, Annalise Basso, and Lulu Wilson.

It was never just a game. Inviting audiences again into the lore of the spirit board, Ouija: Origin Of Evil tells a terrifying new tale as the follow-up to 2014’s sleeper hit that opened at number one.  

In 1965 Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their séance scam business and unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home.  When the youngest daughter is overtaken by the merciless spirit, this small family confronts unthinkable fears to save her and send her possessor back to the other side.

Ouija: Origin Of Evil is produced by Platinum Dunes partners Michael Bay, Brad Fuller and Andrew Form (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, »

- Kellvin Chavez

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First Scary Trailer For Ouija: Origin Of Evil Arrives

23 June 2016 9:26 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Check out the first trailer for the supernatural thriller Ouija: Origin Of Evil featuring Henry Thomas, Elizabeth Reaser, Doug Jones, Parker Mack, Sam Anderson, Kate Siegel, Annalise Basso and Lulu Wilson.

It was never just a game. Inviting audiences again into the lore of the spirit board, Ouija: Origin Of Evil tells a terrifying new tale as the follow-up to 2014’s sleeper hit that opened at number one.

This brand new preview is a fright-fest and a half.

In 1965 Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their séance scam business and unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home.  When the youngest daughter is overtaken by the merciless spirit, this small family confronts unthinkable fears to save her and send her possessor back to the other side.

Ouija: Origin Of Evil is produced by Platinum Dunes partners Michael Bay, Brad Fuller »

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Watch The First Trailer For Michael Bay-Produced 1960s-Set Horror Prequel ‘Ouija: Origin Of Evil’

23 June 2016 9:20 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

It might be a particularly dumb piece of material to base a movie on — the Hasbro-trademarked board with which you ‘contact the dead’ — and it might have been a very bad movie, but 2014’s horror pic ‘Ouija” was undeniably a hit, taking $100 million worldwide on a budget of just $5 million. So […]

The post Watch The First Trailer For Michael Bay-Produced 1960s-Set Horror Prequel ‘Ouija: Origin Of Evil’ appeared first on The Playlist. »

- Oliver Lyttelton

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Squeeks, Duhamel Revealed In "Transformers 5"

23 June 2016 8:08 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Filmmaker Michael Bay has used his social media channels today to reveal a first look at both young human co-star Isabella Moner and the new robot character Squeeks in the currently filming "Transformers: The Last Knight".

Bay, Moner and Squeeks appear in the first photo, while there's also a short set video featuring the return of Josh Duhamel in the role of Lieutenant Colonel Lennox. The project is currently filming in the U.S., previously in Phoenix and now in Detroit, ahead of a June 2017 release.

My talented young co-star of Transformers, @isabelamoner and introducing a new character, Squeeks! #Transformers pic.twitter.com/MlIts6zPMa

Michael Bay (@michaelbay) June 23, 2016

To quote @joshduhamel, "#transformers 5, baby!"

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‘Transformers': Michael Bay Introduces a New Robot in Disguise Named Squeeks (Photo)

23 June 2016 7:43 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Transformers” director Michael Bay has introduced Squeeks, an adorable new character for the film series. “My talented young co-star of ‘Transformers,’ Isabela Moner, and introducing a new character, Squeeks,” he wrote on Twitter on Wednesday. The photo shows Bay sitting with the actress and a little autobot, which looks like it was made from parts of a rusty Vespa. Also Read: Anthony Hopkins Officially Joins 'Transformers: The Last Knight' “Transformers: The Last Knight,” the fifth film in the franchise, also stars Mark Wahlberg, Laura Haddock, Anthony Hopkins and Josh Duhamel. Plot details have remained under wraps, but in May, »

- Beatrice Verhoeven

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First look at new Autobot from Michael Bay's Transformers: The Last Knight

23 June 2016 6:23 AM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Yesterday director Michael Bay shared a new image from Transformers: The Last Knight on his various social media account, featuring himself with actress Isabela Moner and Squeeks, a new Autobot that'll be introduced in the fifth entry of the film series. The director also posted a second photo of the character. Squeeks, meet everyone. Everyone, this is Squeeks: The name of the bot... Read More »

- Jesse Giroux

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Michael Bay Reveals New Robot for 'Transformers: The Last Knight'

23 June 2016 5:24 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Director Michael Bay has released a photo of a new autobot from Paramount Pictures' "Transformers: The Last Knight" starring Mark Wahlberg. The picture shows Bay with actress Isabela Moner along with the new robot named Squeeks.

My talented young co-star of Transformers, Isabela Moner. And and introducing a new character, Squeeks..#transformers #markwahlberg #isabelamoner

A photo posted by Michael Bay (@michaelbay) on Jun 22, 2016 at 1:47pm Pdt

The fifth "Transformers" film is rumored to involve a connection between the medieval ages and the Transformers, who were supposedly the ones responsible for giving magic to King Arthur's wizard, Merlin. Another rumor suggest the planet transformer, Unicron, is the main villain for the new film which will see the return of Megatron, who was resurrected in "Transformers: Age Of Extinction."

"Transformers: The Last Knight" is directed by Michael Bay and stars Mark Wahlberg, Isabela Moner, Laura Haddock, Josh Duhamel, Jerrod Carmichael, »

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