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Quentin Tarantino: Sure, put Antonio Banderas and Jamie Foxx together in a movie

16 hours ago | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

(Cbr) To celebrate Dynamite's tenth anniversary, publisher Nick Barrucci and Senior Editor Joseph Rybrandt brought Quentin Tarantino to Comic-Con International in San Diego to discuss the upcoming "Django/Zorro" crossover, along with co-writers Reginald Hudlin and Matt Wagner.   Alan Kistler was on hand to moderate, though with these panelists the dialogue sailed on its own. With the panelists taking the stage one by one, Tarantino took to the stage with tremendous applause.   "We're very fortunate that we're able to do the first sequel of a Tarantino film as a comic first," Barrucci said. "We've put out a lot of great comics from a lot of great creators," Barrucci said of Dynamite's ten years, "and we couldn't do it without you readers."   Kistler began by asking who approached who about the project.   "The person to thank is Nick Barrrucci," Hudlin said. "As Django was about to come out, Nick called me and said, »

- Shaun Manning, Comic Book Resources

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Quiz: Biographies, biopics and based on a true story

21 hours ago | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

James Brown is the latest figure to have his life story turned into a biopic in this week’s Get On Up, starring Chadwick Boseman (42) and the late singer. 

Biopics are an actor’s gateway to an Oscar nomination and those that play characters based on real people are often counted as the frontrunner in the awards race.  Biographical reenactments are often counted as the highest form of acting talent with great scrutiny to not only the look of the real-life character but also sound and mannerisms of said person.  Just look at previous winner Daniel Day-Lewis.  Much was made about his uncanny resemblance to Honest Abe in Lincoln, and there was just as much debate over his choice to play Lincoln with a somewhat high-pitched voice.

Since 2000, over 35 performances in biopics have been nominated across the four acting categories at the Academy Awards.   Winning roles have included famous people »

- Rachel West

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Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Django Unchained’ To Get A Comic Book Sequel

21 hours ago | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Tarantino and Western film fans are in for a real treat, as Django Unchained will be getting a sequel in the form of a comic book series. To top it off,  it will be a crossover with the masked outlaw, Zorro!

Dynamite Entertainment, who publish comics such as The Bionic Woman and Buck Rogers, will be celebrating its 10th anniversary this year by releasing the first non-film sequel to Django Unchained. Django will be teamed up with Dynamite’s long running character Zorro who is the secret identity of Don Diego de la Vega. Tarantino fans will notice that Zorro’s last name is shared with the Vega brothers, Vincent (Pulp Fiction) and Mr. Blonde (Reservoir Dogs), which could mean in the director’s ‘Realer Than Real World’ universe, Zorro is a distant relative of the brothers!

Important figures from Dynamite Entertainment and Tarantino himself gathered at Comic-Con in San »

- Louise Tooth

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Comic-Con: Quentin Tarantino Confirms 'Hateful Eight' Is Moving Forward

27 July 2014 4:14 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Last week, we reported that filmmaker Quentin Tarantino was heading to Comic-Con 2014 to present his Dynamite comic book series that combines characters from his hit 2012 Western Django Unchained with the iconic Zorro character. During the panel, the filmmaker confirmed that he is moving forward with his new Western The Hateful Eight.

Deadline reported just before the panel began that the filmmaker is eyeing an early 2015 start date, which lines up with a report from earlier this month where Kurt Russell revealed shooting will begin early next year. The director wouldn't divulge any more details about the project at the Comic-Con panel.

As you may know, The Hateful Eight almost never made it off the ground after the script was first completed. We reported in January that the first draft of his script was leaked, which lead to the lawsuit he filed against Gawker Media. After initially talking about shelving the project indefinitely, »

- MovieWeb

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Taye Diggs Wants To Play Marvel’s Luke Cage

25 July 2014 1:31 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Fans have been wanting to see Luke Cage a.k.a. Power Man make his way to the Marvel cinematic universe for quite some time now, and will finally get their wish when the Marvel Netflix shows start arriving in 2015. Daredevil is first, followed by Jessica Jones and Iron Fist, but Luke Cage is getting his own series as well, and will be part of the TV team-up event The Defenders. 

We’ve heard several actors express their interest in playing Cage, from Idris Elba, Isaiah Mustafa, Dwayne Johnson, Terry Crews, and Mars Crain. Now, another has tossed his hat into the ring: The Best Man and Chicago alum Taye Diggs.

Diggs recently appeared on the Conan O’Brien Show, and said that he would like to play Cage if given the opportunity:

“Luke Cage. You ever heard of that? I’ve always liked that.  Just you know, growing up a poor black boy, »

- James Garcia

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‘Sinister Six’ Gets 2016 Release But ‘Amazing Spider-Man 3′ Delayed

24 July 2014 4:22 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

There was a time when Sony’s Spider-man franchise was the most bankable comic book property in Hollywood. However, that (unfortunately) seems like a very long time ago now, with films like The Avengers and Captain America: The Winter Soldier sweeping up the box office a regular basis.

It appeared as if Marvel Studios had all-but-eliminated their competition until this years X-men: Days Of Future Past became a huge critical and financial success. The Amazing Spider-man 2 however, failed to impress audiences or critics and ended up as the lowest grossing entry in the franchise. Many blamed the poor reception of the latest web-spinning adventure on Sony’s effort to establish a cinematic universe (by using multiple antagonists once again), which resulted in an overly bloated script with little room for character development. With interest in the series clearly waning with each successive instalment, Sony clearly need to re-think their »

- Ben Read

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'Amazing Spider-Man 3' Will Not Be a Reboot

23 July 2014 7:10 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Earlier today, Sony Pictures did what many were expecting them to do for months, shift The Amazing Spider-Man 3 into an undetermined 2018 release date slot, while moving The Sinister Six into 2016. Many wondered if this move suggested the studio was planning to scrap The Amazing Spider-Man 3 altogether, and reboot the franchise once again. However, at story from The Hollywood Reporter claims that, while the studio does want to "freshen" the brand, a reboot is not in play, with Marc Webb returning to complete his trilogy with The Amazing Spider-Man 3.

"Privately, Sony admits it is seeking to freshen the brand but has no major overhaul plans, with Webb expected to return to complete the trilogy (as Sam Raimi did with the first three films)."

Marc Webb was confirmed to direct the third installment of this rebooted franchise in February, although this is believed to be his last Spider-Man movie. »

- MovieWeb

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Sinister Six Release Date Set, The Amazing Spider-Man 3 Release Moved to 2018

23 July 2014 12:11 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

We’ve seen superheroes band together as a powerhouse group in Marvel’s The Avengers and now Sony is forming their own Marvel-based team of comic book characters, but with a villainous slant. Sinister Six, a movie featuring a host of antagonists from The Amazing Spider-Man universe, has been slated for a 2016 release, and Sony has also pushed back the premiere of The Amazing Spider-Man 3 by two years.

THR reports that Sinister Six is now officially set for a November 11th, 2016 release. With The Amazing Spider-Man spinoff securing a calendar spot, Sony swapped the release date of The Amazing Spider-Man 3 from June 10th, 2016 to a date in 2018, likely in June. The delay of the third Amazing Spider-Man film will in turn postpone the original May 4th, 2018 debut date for The Amazing Spider-Man 4, but the new official release date for that entry has yet to be announced.

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- Derek Anderson

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Sony Pushes Back ‘Spider-Man 3′ to 2018, Dates ‘Sinister Six’ for 2016

23 July 2014 9:48 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Looking to broaden its Spider-Man franchise, Sony has dated spin-off “Sinister Six” for Nov. 11, 2016 as the next tentpole in its key property — while moving back “The Amazing Spider-Man 3″ two years to 2018.

Sony did not set a specific 2018 date for “The Amazing Spider-Man 3.” It had originally dated “The Amazing Spider-Man 4″ for May 4, 2018, but that’s no longer the plan.

After modest box office results for “The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” the studio thinks “Sinister Six” will expand the Spider-Man universe by bringing in villains, making Sony a stronger competitor against the likes of Disney/Marvel’s “Avengers” and WB’s Justice League superheroes in the coming years.

The studio has also slated “Uncharted” for June 10, 2016 — which had previously been the release schedule previously held by “The Amazing Spider-Man 3.”

Sony made the announcements Wednesday on the opening day of Comic-Con. The studio first revealed the “Sinister Six” and “Venom” spinoff projects in December, »

- Dave McNary

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Sinister Six Set For November 2016, The Amazing Spider-Man 3 Bumped Back

23 July 2014 9:41 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Looks like slightly underwhleming box office returns for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 weren’t enough to kill Sony’s plans to build an expansive superhero universe. The studio has dated The Sinister Six, a movie that features an all-star lineup of Spider-Man villains, for release on November 11th, 2016. As part of the new release date, The Amazing Spider-Man 3 has been bumped from its June 10th, 2016 slot by two years to May 4th, 2018.

Drew Goddard apparently delivered a take on the Sinister Six project that greatly excited execs at Sony. The Cabin in the Woods helmer is set to write and direct the spinoff, which currently has “a rough script.” Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group’s Doug Belgrad said:

“With Sinister Six in the hands of writer-director Drew Goddard, we feel extremely confident placing the film on a prime date in 2016.”

It’s still unknown which villains will feature into »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Celeb Sightings! See Where Your Favorite Stars Hung Out This Week

23 July 2014 9:03 AM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

--Nicky Hilton fueling up a with post-workout smoothie using Bella Housewares Rocket Extract Pro at SoulCycle in Water Mill, N.Y.   --Olivia Wilde, Jason Sudeikis and Carole Radziwill cheering on Bruno Mars at his concert at Madison Square Garden in NYC.   --Jamie Foxx sipping a Bai5 antioxidant drink while playing in a kickball game with Chris Brown and Quincy Combs in L.A.     --Nina Agdal cooling off with a Keurig iced beverage at the Wildfox Pool Party during Miami's Swim Week.   --Simon Cowell enjoying dinner with girlfriend Lauren Silverman and a group of [...] »

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5 Movies Due For a Remake

21 July 2014 10:45 AM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

What keeps any story or idea relevant is continuous adaptation. The blanket statement that “remakes suck” discounts a lot of great remakes and ignores the fact that mankind has been retelling and remixing stories forever. A good example of reinvention is Batman, who will see his 4th cinematic incarnation and is popular worldwide and across all ages. Buck Rogers on the other hand hasn’t had a new movie since 1939 and grows more irrelevant with each passing year.

All five movies that I think are due for a remake are 15 years or older. Four of these are adaptations from other media. For each movie I break down their faults or misfortunes, the opportunity in the source material or potential in a remake, how a remake makes fiscal sense, its current and past remake status, and finally a bit of fanboy wishful thinking.

Wild Wild West (1999) Why It's Due for a »

- Free Reyes

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Kendall Jenner Hangs With Kim Kardashian's Ex-Friend Paris Hilton at Charity Event: Pictures

21 July 2014 4:04 AM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

Uh oh! Kendall Jenner may have pulled a major faux pas over the weekend, getting friendly with Paris Hilton, famously the former friend of her half sister Kim Kardashian.  The two were photographed palling around on Saturday, July 19 at the Kick’N It For Charity Celebrity Kick Ball Game in Glendale, Calif. Other stars in attendance included Kylie Jenner, Chris Brown, Christina Milian, Kanye West’s ex Amber Rose, The Game, and Jamie Foxx.  Kendall, 18, went for a sporty look in leggings, a baseball jersey, and a snapback [...] »

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Quentin Tarantino Heads to Comic-Con 2014 for 'Django Unchained' Sequel Comic

18 July 2014 10:57 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Any fan of Quentin Tarantino knows that he hasn't made a sequel to any of his movies yet, and that doesn't appear to change in the near future. However, he is continuing the story from 2012's Django Unchained in comic book form, with a sequel/mashup from Dynamite Entertainment that will be presented at Comic-Con 2014. Take a look at the panel details below, which will take place on Sunday, July 27

Dynamite 10th Anniversary Panel Featuring Quentin Tarantino as He Comes to Dynamite! The Sequel to Django Unchained-Django Meets Zorro

Join Dynamite publisher Nick Barrucci, Dynamite senior editor Joseph Rybandt and moderator Alan Kistler as they present a special 10th Anniversary Celebration featuring the upcoming Django/Zorro crossover creative team of Reginald Hudlin (editor, Django/Zorro), Matt Wagner (writer, Django/Zorro) and of course the very special guest Quentin Tarantino as they help to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Dynamite Comics! »

- MovieWeb

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The 2014 Teen Choice Awards Reveals Their Very Long List Of Nominees

18 July 2014 1:00 AM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Check out who got nominated for a 2014 Teen Choice Award.

The 2014 Teen Choice Awards nominees were announced today, with a massively long list of contenders in a number of theme categories including movies, television, music, fashion, and sports.

22 Jump Street, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and The Vampire Diaries were honored with scores of nominations for various award categories.

You can see the full list of nominees from all 65 categories below, and see who wins when the Teen Choice Awards air Sunday, August 10 on Fox.

Movies

Choice Movie: Action

Divergent

Edge of Tomorrow

Godzilla

Maleficent

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

Choice Movie Actor: Action

Jamie Campbell Bower, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

Tom Cruise, Edge of Tomorrow

Theo James, Divergent

Kellan Lutz, The Legend of Hercules

Mark Wahlberg, Lone Survivor

Choice Movie Actress: Action

Emily Blunt, Edge of Tomorrow

Lily Collins, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

Elle Fanning, Maleficent

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'In Living Color': The Stars Who Almost Made The Cut

17 July 2014 2:04 PM, PDT | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

"In Living Color" was a launching ground for some of Hollywood's biggest names, including Jamie Foxx, Jim Carrey and even a young Jennifer Lopez, but who did show creator Keenen Ivory Wayans pass on?

"I missed out on Martin Lawrence, Chris Rock and John Leguizamo," Keenen told Billy Bush and Kit Hoover on Thursday Access Hollywood Live, when asked if ever passed on anyone who hit it big.

"And not that they weren't good. It was just at that particular time, they were not on the same level as the people that I had already cast," the actor/comedian, ...

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- access.hollywood@nbcuni.com (AccessHollywood.com Editorial Staff)

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"Amazing Spider-Man 2" Original Ending Talk

16 July 2014 9:05 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Reaction to Sony's "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" was quite varied, with the ending in particular a big point of contention amongst not just fans of the comic but the film series as well.

This week, Bad Ass Digest received an early draft of Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman's script for the film and has revealed a number of surprising changes made to the final product - most notably an alternate ending.

Major Spoilers Ahead

The final film features a video of Gwen Stacy's commencement speech serving as the motivation for Peter Parker to get out of his post-Stacy death funk and become Spider-Man again after months away from the job. In the Orci and Kurtzman draft, the motivator is a surprise twist:

"The same thing happens here! But instead of finding a tape of Gwen's super on-the-nose graduation speech, Peter is approached by... his dad! Yes, Richard Parker shows »

- Garth Franklin

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So you've been fired from 'SNL': Here's what to do next

15 July 2014 8:42 AM, PDT | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

Brooks Wheelan, we hardly knew ye… and now we may never get the chance to. The blue-eyed comedian revealed Monday night that he won’t be returning for a second year at Saturday Night Live this fall—and that the decision wasn’t his to make. In a fairly delightful tweet, Wheelan said that he’d been let go. (His exact words: “Fired from New York, it’s Saturday Night!” Which is funny enough to make me wish things hadn’t ended this way.)

Clearly, getting canned from television’s most august comedy institution must be a bit of a bummer. »

- Hillary Busis

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Original 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Ending Had a Surprise Twist

14 July 2014 6:35 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

When The Amazing Spider-Man 2 kicked off the summer movie season back in May, it was derided by fans and critics alike, despite making over $200 million at the domestic box office and just over $700 million worldwide. Last week, we reported that screenwriter Roberto Orci has pulled out of The Amazing Spider-Man 3, and that Sony isn't quite sure how to move this franchise forward at this time.

Badass Digest received an early draft of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 script by Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, which reveal a number of changes made from this draft to the final product, including a rather surprising alternate ending. Of course, if you haven't seen The Amazing Spider-Man 2 yet, there will be spoilers below, so read on at your own risk.

In the movie, Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) retires as a superhero, following the death of Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone), only to come »

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Spidey's Costume & Oscorp Concept Art - The Amazing Spider-man 2

13 July 2014 6:46 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

We’ve always known that Spider-Man’s most important battle has been within himself: the struggle between the ordinary obligations of Peter Parker and the extraordinary responsibilities of Spider-Man. But in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Peter Parker finds that a greater conflict lies ahead. It’s great to be Spider-Man (Andrew Garfield). For Peter Parker, there’s no feeling quite like swinging between skyscrapers, embracing being the hero, and spending time with Gwen (Emma Stone). But being Spider-Man comes at a price: only Spider-Man can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. With the emergence of Electro (Jamie Foxx), Peter must confront a foe far more powerful than he. And as his old friend, Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan), returns, Peter comes to realize that all of his enemies have one thing in common: OsCorp... The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will be directed by Marc »

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