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First image of Ed Skrein in The Transporter reboot

16 September 2014 7:15 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The first image from The Transporter reboot The Transporter Legacy has arrived online, giving us a look at Ed Skrein (Game of Thrones), who takes over from Jason Statham in the lead role…

In the criminal underworld of France, Frank Martin is known as The Transporter; the best driver and mercenary money can buy. Frank will deliver anything for a price. He abides by 3 simple rules: no names, no questions and no renegotiations.that is until he meets a mysterious and lethal femme fatale Anna (Loan Chabanol), leader of a group of deadly assailants. Stopping at nothing to take down a group of ruthless Russian human traffickers, Anna knows Frank is the best man for the job and holds his father (Ray StevensonThor, Divergent) for ransom to ensure his cooperation. Now Frank and his father are forced to team up with Anna to bring these villains to justice. The Transporter Legacy is a relentless, »

- Gary Collinson

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Cool trailer for BBC's Peaky Blinders starring Cillian Murphy and Tom Hardy

15 September 2014 7:59 AM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

With only six more original episodes left in Boardwalk Empire, where are we going to find our fix for historical crime drama? With no new series on the horizon from any American networks, we may need to turn towards the BBC. Luckily, there is a show that fits the bill. I bring you Peaky Blinders. Created by Steven Knight, the writer and director of the Tom Hardy movie Locke and the Jason Statham film Hummingbird (aka Redemption), Peaky Blinders is basically the British version of »

- Alex Maidy

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Photo: Ed Skrein Is The New "Transporter"

15 September 2014 6:10 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

The first photo has arrived of former "Game of Thrones" actor Ed Skrein starring as the new Frank Martin in Camille Delamarre's "The Transporter Legacy".

IGN premiered the pic of Skrein, who takes over the role previously played by Jason Statham in the previous three "The Transporter" films and Chris Vance in the EuropaCorp TV series.

In this take, Frank still has his usual three rules and will deliver anything for a price. He soon draws the attention of the lethal Anna (Loan Chabanol), a woman who takes Frank's father (Ray Stevenson) hostage to ensure Frank will help her take down a group of ruthless Russian human traffickers she has been pursuing.

This new version of the "Transporter" is scheduled to park itself in cinemas on March 6th 2015.

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- Garth Franklin

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First Look at Transporter Reboot, Plot Synopsis Revealed

14 September 2014 4:23 AM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Thanks to IGN, we now have the first photo of Ed Skrein ("Game of Thrones") in the upcoming "The Transporter" reboot, which is called "The Transporter Legacy," taking over the lead role, previously played by Jason Statham. Plot: In the criminal underworld of France, Frank Martin (Skrein) is known as The Transporter; the best driver and mercenary money can buy. Frank will deliver anything for a price. He abides by 3 simple rules: no names, no questions and no renegotiations. That is until he meets a mysterious and lethal femme fatale Anna (Loan Chabanol), leader of a group of deadly assailants. Stopping at nothing to take down a group of ruthless Russian human traffickers, Anna knows Frank is the best man for the job and holds his father (Ray Stevenson) for ransom to ensure his cooperation. Now Frank and his father are forced to team up with Anna to bring these villains to justice. »

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First Trailer For ‘John Wick’ Starring Keanu Reeves

12 September 2014 10:43 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

The first trailer for John Wick, a new film starring Keanu Reeves, has hit the web. The film follows Reeves’ title character, an ex-hit man forced out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him. Chad Stahelski directs the film, which also stars Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen, Adrianne Palicki, Dean Winters, Bridget Moynahan, Ian McShane, John Leguizmo and Willem Dafoe.

The role seems like perfect movie fodder for Liam Neeson, or a Jason Statham type, but an interesting choice for Reeves, but we’re excited all the same.

Watch the first trailer below. This one has a Us release date penciled in for the 24th of October, though a UK release is yet to be scheduled.

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- Paul Heath

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Ed Skrein Replaces Jason Statham in First Image From The Transporter Reboot

12 September 2014 5:33 PM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

We all complain about reboots and remakes, but when Hollywood decides that now is the time to reboot The Transporter franchise, you can’t help but bring out the clichéd “They’re running out of new ideas!” argument.

Jason Statham won’t be back, and replacing him is sorta-lookalike Ed Skrein, an actor you may remember (albeit with a bit more hair) as playing Daario Naharis in season three of Game of Thrones. The cast is rounded out by Ray Stevenson, Radivoje Bukvic, Gabriella Wright, Anatole Taubman and Tatiana Pajkovic.

Bill Collage and Adam Cooper (Accepted and the upcoming Assassin’s Creed movie) penned the screenplay and Camille Delamarre directs. The Transporter Legacy is set to be released on March 6th, 2015.

The first few movies were met with a mixed/mostly negative response from critics, but this reboot could potentially be an improvement on the previous instalments. If nothing else, »

- Josh Wilding

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Keanu Reeves Takes Revenge For His Dog In John Wick Trailer

12 September 2014 9:08 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

A few things that I have learned from action movies in recent years: don’t take Liam Neeson’s daughter, don’t pick on Jason Statham’s kids, and, apparently, don’t kill Keanu Reeves’ dog. That last discovery comes to us courtesy of the trailer for John Wick, an action movie coming out at the end of October that has received next to no publicity until right now.

John Wick stars Reeves as the titular character, a retired hitman who is pursued by an old friend contracted by a crime boss to kill him. This apparently involves killing off Wick’s dog, the last gift his wife gave to him. Predictably, Wick is not pleased about the loss of the puppy (it’s a cute dog) and sets out to take everyone down with as many guns and one-liners as possible.

Watching the trailer for this film is perplexing. »

- Lauren Humphries-Brooks

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16 hidden treats found waiting for you in movie credits

11 September 2014 1:17 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Some films keep entertaining us even as the final credits roll. Here are some hidden treats at the end of 16 movies...

We've talked in the past about the current trend for stings at the end of movie credits - we once put together a list of 50 of our favourites. But that's not what this article is about. Instead, inspired by a quite wonderful scene midway through the credits of The Boxtrolls, we've been hunting around for extra goodies that you may have missed in other films. Some of these are just lines of text, others are far more substantial. But also, none of them are new or extended scenes - at least in the strictest sense.

There are inevitable spoilers for one or two things ahead, but we've tried to keep the headers as spoiler-free as possible so you can skip to the next entry if you want to. Let's start with The Boxtrolls, »

- ryanlambie

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Ben Schnetzer and Faye Marsay interview: Pride

10 September 2014 8:31 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Two of the stars of Pride chat to us about the film, Imelda Staunton, and asking Andrew Scott for a wee...

There's a big cast at work in Matthew Warchus' Pride, which finally makes its way into cinemas at the end of this week. Two of the younger stars of the film are Ben Schnetzer and Faye Marsay. Both are terrific in the movie, and both were full of beans when we sat down with them for a chat about it, on the eve of the film's premiere.

After chatting, for reasons we don't recall, about the town of Bury ("I know where I'm going this weekend", grinned New Yorker Schnetzer. "Bury's world famous market!"), we settled down for a natter about the film itself...

Let's start with the predictable question, then. Can you talk about how it came to you both?

FM: I auditioned for it in July of last year. »

- ryanlambie

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Travis Knight interview: Laika, Boxtrolls, Gilliam, future

10 September 2014 8:07 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

The man who runs Laika, Travis Knight, chats to us about his plans, hating sequels, more Laika movies, Terry Gilliam and The Boxtrolls.

Travis Knight is an unusual man. He has two jobs at stop motion animation studio Laika. Firstly, he runs the company. But secondly, he's part of the animation crew, taking direction from a film's directors.

With The Boxtrolls heading to cinemas this week, he sat down to chat to us about plans for more Laika movies, his hatred of sequels, and a possible Terry Gilliam project....

I have an ongoing belief that it's important to talk to children about 'real' things, and that there are few better Trojan horses via which to do that than film. When you look at a project that's appropriate for your company, is there a resonance that you're looking for, and is that way Laika's films to date have been steeped in pre-established literature? »

- ryanlambie

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China Box Office: 'The Expendables 3' Flexes Its Muscles to Top Charts

9 September 2014 4:55 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Sylvester Stallone’sThe Expendables 3 topped the Chinese box-office charts in what was a slow week in the world’s second-biggest film market, taking $33.68 million in its first week. Lionsgate and Millennium's aging action-hero movie suffered from piracy and franchise fatigue in North America, but in China it has been widely marketed and got 231,836 screenings and 6.29 million admissions in its first week, according to data from Entgroup. The movie is backed by Chinese group Le Vision Pictures, and Jason Statham visited China to promote the film, giving it a high profile. The movie

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- Clifford Coonan

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Jennifer Lopez Beds 'The Boy Next Door' in Steamy Trailer (Video)

9 September 2014 2:30 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Jennifer Lopez is still sexy at 45 to make any boy hot for teach.

The sexy singer returns to the big screen in "The Boy Next Door," and the first trailer shows that Lopez still has "it." She plays a high school teacher and divorced mom who becomes involved with an underage student who moves in next door (Ryan Guzman, "Step Up").

After a steamy night together, Lopez comes to her senses, but Noah becomes obsessed with her - joining her class, befriending her son, and plastering her classroom with pictures of their encounter.

"I'm never letting you go," he says ominously.

Lopez's film career has been sputtering in recent years. Last year's Jason Statham vehicle, "Parker," bombed, as did her last starring vehicle, 2010's "The Back-Up Plan." So, can she return to her more critically-acclaimed, hit days with "The Boy Next Door." We'll see when the thriller hits theaters Jan. »

- Kelly Woo

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Jennifer Lopez Beds the 'The Boy Next Door' in Steamy Trailer

9 September 2014 2:30 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Jennifer Lopez is still sexy at 45 to make any boy hot for teach.

The sexy singer returns to the big screen in "The Boy Next Door," and the first trailer shows that Lopez still has "it." She plays a high school teacher and divorced mom who becomes involved with an underage student who moves in next door (Ryan Guzman, "Step Up").

After a steamy night together, Lopez comes to her senses, but Noah becomes obsessed with her - joining her class, befriending her son, and plastering her classroom with pictures of their encounter.

"I'm never letting you go," he says ominously.

Lopez's film career has been sputtering in recent years. Last year's Jason Statham vehicle, "Parker," bombed, as did her last starring vehicle, 2010's "The Back-Up Plan." So, can she return to her more critically-acclaimed, hit days with "The Boy Next Door." We'll see when the thriller hits theaters Jan. »

- Kelly Woo

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La Roux's on the blower and James Franco goes bald plus the rest of today's breaking pop culture news

8 September 2014 9:26 AM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Baldly going where no other liveblog has gone before, its Guide Daily

Bringing you all todays red hot pop gossip in real-time, so you dont need to tarnish your browsing history with any other tawdry aggregators

Stay tuned for La Rouxs new vid, Mary Js London love-in, superheroes vs bullying and the latest on James Francos ongoing super-meta life-as-art projectTweet your topical witticisms to @guideguardian

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courtesy of the UKs beariest dance duo, The 2 Bears. Except that the furry suits have come off and Londons best arty-party drag collective, Sink The Pink, are in, showing you how to lip-synch in style as they cavort around the Bethnal Green Working Mens Club in fishnets and pom pom beards. Stuff the hug: whos up for a Monday rave?

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Few can lay claim to making one of the worst films in living history but that hasnt stopped J-Lo, oh no. »

- Sam Richards and Kate Hutchinson

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Baltimore Comic Con 2014: Interview with Marguerite Bennett

7 September 2014 6:00 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

At Baltimore Comic Con, I got the opportunity to chat with up and coming comics writer Marguerite Bennett about her projects past, present, and future for companies including Marvel, DC, and Boom! We also discussed her mentor Scott Snyder (Batman, The Wake), Batman: The Animated Series, and her time at the University of Mary Washington, which happens to be the college I am currently attending.

SoS: What was the first comic you ever read? How old were you? What was the context?

Marguerite Bennett: This isn’t exactly a comic, but Batman: The Animated Series was my big hook into the Bat-universe. after that, my friend Travis Covey would show me single issues from things like X-Men and Spawn. They were always completely out of the arc they were a part of so I’d be six years old going through these pages with no concept of what was going on. »

- Logan Dalton

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Matt Nable Cast As Ra’s Al Ghul In ‘Arrow’

7 September 2014 1:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

It has been known for quite some time now that the main antagonist of Arrow‘s third season would be none other than Ra’s Al Ghul (previously played by Liam Neeson in Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy). However, the big question on every fans lips has been in regards to which actor will fill the incredibly large shoes left by Neeson, and craft their own unique interpretation of the character for the small screen.

Now, that question has finally been answered and Stephen Amell has revealed on his official Twitter which actor will take on the role of Ra’s Al Ghul. Despite the fact that Neeson recently stated his desire to reprise the role, Arrow producers clearly want to leave their own mark on the character and have therefore cast a relatively fresh face in the part. Former footballer Matt Nable is the man tasked with filling »

- Ben Read

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Andrew Scott interview: Pride, Sherlock, Statham

2 September 2014 7:43 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Andrew Scott chats to us about Pride, Moriarty, choosing his roles, and his clear love of Jason Statham movies...

Andrew Scott's career is a varied one. Whilst his portrayal of Moriarty in the TV show Sherlock is his highest profile role, he's consistently picked an interesting variety of roles, working across theatre and screen.

His most recent is in the incoming Pride, a brilliant new comedy that finally gets to cinemas later this month. And in advance of that, he spared us some time for a chat about the film, his career, and the mighty Jason Statham....

This is the second time this year - after The Stag - I've seen you in a comedy where you have to take on some of the serious, heavy lifting work, while others get the comedy lines.

[Laughs, nods].

Was Gethin always your role here, then? Or did you read the script and go 'that's the part I want'? »

- simonbrew

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One Of These 3 Actors Could Be The Escape From New York Remake's Snake Plissken

31 August 2014 3:36 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

It was more than seven years ago that we first learned Hollywood was planning a remake of John Carpenter's classic action film Escape From New York, and while we've heard regular updates over the years, the reality is that the project has never been able to budge out of development hell. Instead, the proposed movie has been kept alive by the occasional tidbit or casting rumor that reminds us all that executives are still working hard to get the thing off the ground. We've heard various names like Gerard Butler, Jeremy Renner, Jason Statham, Tom Hardy and more suggested for the lead role of Snake Plissken, but nothing has ever actually solidified. One could imagine any of those stars still being considered for Escape From New York, but now the rumor mill has generated three new names now seen as contenders. This story comes to us from the folks »

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Charlie Hunnam, Jon Bernthal and Dan Stevens linked to Snake Plissken in team-based remake of Escape from New York

31 August 2014 7:40 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything about producer Joel Silver’s planned remake of Escape from New York. Back in March of 2013 when the movie was first announced, Tom Hardy (The Dark Knight Rises) and Jason Statham (The Expendables) were linked to the role of Snake Plissken, portrayed of course by Kurt Russell in John Carpenter’s 1981 cult classic and its subsequent sequel. Now Starlog is reporting that Charlie Hunnam (Pacific Rim), Jon Bernthal (The Walking Dead) and Dan Stevens (The Guest) top the shortlist for the role, with Hunnam said to be the number one choice, and an offer expected to be made “any day now.”

Update – We spoke to Dan Stevens about the rumour, which you can read here.

Furthermore, the report goes on to stage that the remake will adopt more of a team-based approach, with Plissken leading a team that consists of “Mina, »

- Gary Collinson

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‘Escape from New York’ Remake Actor Shortlist Includes Charlie Hunnam?

30 August 2014 9:34 AM, PDT | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

A remake of John Carpenter’s 1981 cult classic sci-fi action film, Escape from New York, has been in the works for many years. However, the film has been stuck in early development with different directors signing on to helm the movie, then backing out, while many actors were rumored to revive the role of Snake Plissken (originally portrayed by Kurt Russell), including Timothy Olyphant (Justified), Jeremy Renner (The Avengers: Age of Ultron), Jason Statham (The Expendables 3), and Tom Hardy (Mad Max: Fury Road). Additionally, reports on the premise of the film have varied from a straight remake to a prequel that would reboot the series.Click to continue reading ‘Escape from New York’ Remake Actor Shortlist Includes Charlie Hunnam?

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- Molly Freeman

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