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The Rock Sparks A Prison Riot In All-New Fast 8 Set Video

23 July 2016 7:40 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Now firmly past the halfway point in production, Universal’s onslaught of set videos for Fast 8 is beginning to reach its crescendo.

Yes, the tire tracks are still fresh from yesterday’s Fast Friday snippet, where F. Gary Gray (Straight Outta Compton) and series stalwart Vin Diesel reflected on the filming process and action sequences hitherto. Nipping at the heels of that Bts video is a post from Dwayne Johnson, who looks set to stage the prison riot to end all prison riots.

A shot of Johnson’s Luke Hobbs behind bars was released a few weeks back, indicating that our big friendly giant could find himself in a spot of bother by the time the 2017 sequel checks in. One thing’s for sure: The Iceman cometh, and he don’t fuck around.

I know you guys can see it… I have so much damn Fun playin’ the character of Hobbs. »

- Michael Briers

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Fast 8 Cruises Past Halfway Point In Production As New Set Video Surfaces

22 July 2016 9:29 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Fast Friday is upon us, dear readers, and in keeping up tradition, Universal has rolled out the latest set video for its barnstorming action sequel, Fast 8.

Teasing vehicular mayhem and a family reunion, this week’s vignette marks a milestone for F. Gary Gray and his crew, as Fast 8 is now officially past the halfway point in production ahead of its arrival in April of next year. And what better way to celebrate than offer up a sizzle reel packed to the rafters with death-defying stunts and explosions?

Action set-pieces aside, it’s fair to say that the stars have aligned for Fast 8. Not only is Gray coming off the back of the overly successful Straight Outta Compton, but Universal’s Fast and Furious franchise reached all new heights with the launch of Furious 7 in 2015, comfortably landing the series among Hollywood’s billion-dollar blockbusters. But can »

- Michael Briers

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Latest Fast 8 set photo and video show Dwayne Johnson walking away from car wreck

20 July 2016 12:40 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Over the past 15 years, if the Fast & Furious franchise has taught viewers one thing, it’s that although their characters may not have superpowers, they operate and ward off death as if they were superheroes. For example, Vin Diesel’s Dominic Toretto has driven his car off a giant cliff, Paul Walker’s Brian O’Conner has jumped from a speeding train onto a speeding car and much more, only to walk away relatively unscathed each time.

Therefore, it should come as no surprise that the latest photo from the set of 2017’s Fast 8 features Dwayne Johnson’s Luke Hobbs confidently walking away from an overturned car, paying no mind to the wreckage behind him. The caption attached reads: “The Iceman cometh. And he don’t fucketh around. #OnSet #FastAndFurious8 #ZeroToleranceForBullshit #Iceman.” See the badass photo, which comes from Johnson’s Instagram, here…

Additionally, Fast 8 director F. Gary Gray »

- Justin Cook

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The Rock Survives a Pile-Up in Latest Fast 8 Sneak Peek

20 July 2016 10:34 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Every week, the cast and crew of Fast and Furious 8 have sent out Fast Fridays videos from set, offering a behind-the-scenes sneak peek at the footage they had shot over the past few days. This week, Dwayne Johnson and director F. Gary Gray didn't feel like waiting until Friday, with the actor and director posting a new photo and video from the set. The video features Dwayne Johnson sporting his orange prison jumpsuit, promising the best prison scene in the history of cinema. It's defintely something fans have never seen in a movie before.

The Instagram video has Dwayne Johnson teasing a "jail scene" he's about to shoot with director F. Gary Gray, that will supposedly be "the prison scene of all prison scenes". Unfortunately, he doesn't shed any further light on what happens, but perhaps Hobbs is about to make his big escape. Dwayne Johnson also shared a photo »

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Ladies of Lust: The Female Gaze in Tarzan and Ghostbusters

20 July 2016 10:04 AM, PDT | | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

Ladies of LustThe Female Gaze in Tarzan and Ghostbusters.

Commercials and trailers for Warner Bros. The Legend of Tarzan would leave you hard-pressed to find the story before you saw Alexander Skarsgard’s abs. Even the marketing material, with images of Skarsgard in the rain, begs for women to put the image on their cell phones with the tacit reminder that The Legend of Tarzan comes out in July. Yet Twitter and Facebook was littered with women saying how horrible the film looked but that they were planning to watch it anyway because of its shameless promotion of male skin.

The rampant thirst was enough for me to dub The Legend of Tarzan the Magic Mike of 2016 for tapping into women’s yearning for male skin in a cinematic world where women’s bodies are part and parcel of moviemaking today. Director David Yates must have had an awareness of the desert wasteland that is male nudity »

- Kristen Lopez

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Dwayne Johnson Brings The Cavalry In Latest Fast 8 Snap

20 July 2016 8:55 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson prepares to bring the cavalry (spoilers: he is the cavalry) in the latest snap for Universal’s action sequel, Fast 8.

Continuing to shine the spotlight on his enigmatic man mountain, Luke Hobbs, Johnson took to Instagram to share the all-new action shot of his hulking ally walking away from an overturned car largely unscathed.

Given that F. Gary Gray’s 2017 sequel stands as Johnson’s fourth appearance in the Fast and Furious franchise, the actor himself has spoke at length about his desire to shake up the formula, and a shot of Luke Hobbs behind bars recently flamed rumors that Dwayne Johnson’s towering hero could potentially go rogue.

Whatever the outcome, switching gears to Gray’s Instagram feed and the filmmaker’s latest post offers a behind-the-scenes peek at Dwayne Johnson preparing to film an action sequence. The Iceman cometh, indeed.

@therock is killing »

- Michael Briers

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Paul Feig and The Female Experience

19 July 2016 11:46 AM, PDT | | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

How the Filmmaker Honors Women by Capturing Our World Authentically.

In case you missed it during your trip to Mars: the new, very funny and in some ways, revolutionary Ghostbusters — co-written by Katie Dippold and Paul Feig — stars four exceptional women in lead roles. After much noisy whining and many buckets of tears shed by insecure manbabies, we finally know that the Paul Feig-directed remake is indeed very good, stands on its own as a fresh take on an existing universe and resides harmoniously alongside the original film that came 32 years before it. But that’s not all. We also know that the new Ghostbusters thankfully isn’t just a simplistic gender-swapped comedy that forces male-centric themes onto its story just for the sake of being gentle on the aforementioned manbaby crusaders and skeptics. It is instead unapologetically true to the female experience in portraying its lead characters (played by Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig »

- Tomris Laffly

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New Images From Mechanic: Resurrection

19 July 2016 4:52 AM, PDT | | See recent TheMovieBit news »

We’re just over a month from Jason Statham once again stepping into shoes of hitman Arthur Bishop, and a shedload of new images from Mechanic: Resurrection showing Statham doing what he does best, as well as putting the spotlight on co-stars Jessic Alba, Michelle Yeoh, Sam Hazeldine, and Tommy Lee Jones. Check them out below. Released: August 26th Synopsis: The Mechanic thought he’d escaped his former deadly life and disappeared. But now somebody’s found him, and kidnapped the woman he loves. Neither one of them will get out alive unless he completes a diabolical list of assassinations of the most dangerous men in the world. »

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Movie Review – Ghostbusters (2016)

18 July 2016 10:40 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ghostbusters, 2016.

Directed by Paul Feig.

Starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Neil Casey, Andy Garcia, Michael Kenneth Williams, Charles Dance and Chris Hemsworth.


Erin Gilbert, a disgraced physics teacher who grew up believing in ghosts, falls in with her estranged school friend Abby Yates and helps form the ‘Ghostbusters’, the only team able to prevent a spectral apocalypse befalling New York City…

Rarely has there been such an advance furore surrounding a movie as we’ve seen around the reboot of Ghostbusters. It was always going to be a contentious move. Two of the most beloved movies of the 1980’s (well, one at least!), synonymous blockbusters that help define that decade, which fans had long hoped may continue with a forever gestating third movie featuring original stars Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray, Ernie Hudson, Harold Ramis & Sigourney Weaver. Nobody quite expected Hollywood to push the reboot button, »

- Tony Black

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Fast 8 Set Video Parades The Supercars Of F. Gary Gray’s Action Sequel

15 July 2016 2:02 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Nothing says Friday quite like a behind-the-scenes video for F. Gary Gray’s action sequel, Fast 8.

In the latest episode of Universal’s long-running series, the Straight Outta Compton filmmaker introduces viewers to the movie’s vast archive of supercars, from bleeding-edge Bugattis to an armored assault vehicle. It’s enough to make any petrolhead go weak at the knees, and it’ll be fascinating to see the eye-watering action sequences that Gray and Co. have dreamt up using their reserve of high-tech automobiles.

From Cuba to Iceland to a grand finale in New York City, Fast 8 will retain the franchise’s knack for a globetrotting adventure, while the promise of a more gruff, back-to-basics role for Luke Hobbs ought to keep fans of Dwayne Johnson intrigued.

Speaking of upholding tradition, Johnson is part of an all-star cast that includes Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, »

- Michael Briers

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Latest Fast and Furious 8 Set Video Goes Inside the Toy Shop

15 July 2016 10:55 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

It's the end of another work week today, which means its also time for Fast Fridays, with the filmmakers offering fans a new glimpse at the Fast and Furious 8 set. Ever since production started, director F. Gary Gray and the cast have taken fans behind-the-scenes to reveal what they have shot throughout the week. Today we go inside an incredible set known as the "Toy Shop."

If this "Toy Shop" looks familiar, that's because vehicle coordinator Dennis McCarthy gave fans a tour of this set, which he dubbed "automotive Valhalla" in another video which showcased this incredibly expensive car collection. However, while that video only showed us many of the cars involved, we didn't get to see anything from the actual scene they were planning, but this new YouTube video features bits and pieces of the action, along with glimpses of stars such as Dwayne Johnson, Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, »

- MovieWeb

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Twenty new images from Jason Statham action sequel Mechanic: Resurrection

14 July 2016 4:20 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Lionsgate has released twenty new images for the upcoming action sequel Mechanic: Resurrection featuring Jason Statham, Jessica Alba, Tommy Lee Jones, Michelle Yeoh and Sam Hazeldine; check them out here…

See Also: Watch the trailer for Mechanic: Resurrection

Arthur Bishop thought he had put his murderous past behind him when his most formidable foe kidnaps the love of his life. Now he is forced to travel the globe to complete three impossible assassinations, and do what he does best, make them look like accidents.

Mechanic: Resurrection is set to open on August 26th, with Dennis Ganzel (The Wave) directing.


- Amie Cranswick

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20 brand new images land from ‘Mechanic: Resurrection’

13 July 2016 3:26 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Ahead of its release in a few weeks time, Lionsgate have released 20 new images from the upcoming Mechanic: Resurrection.

The film stars Jason Statham, Jessica Alba, Tommy Lee Jones, Michelle Yeoh and Sam Hazeldine, and will grace our cinema screens on the 26th August, 2016 – so about six weeks or so to go.

Here’s the plot.

The Mechanic thought he’d escaped his former deadly life and disappeared. But now somebody’s found him, and kidnapped the woman he loves. Neither one of them will get out alive unless he completes a diabolical list of assassinations of the most dangerous men in the world.

Check out the trailer for the film here, and that huge gallery of images below. More on Mechanic: Resurrection as it comes in.

The post 20 brand new images land from ‘Mechanic: Resurrection’ appeared first on The Hollywood News. »

- Paul Heath

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Check out these new images from Mechanic Resurrection starring Jason Statham, Jessica Alba & Tommy Lee Jones

13 July 2016 2:39 AM, PDT | | See recent HeyUGuys news »

While the whole world seems caught in confusion and chaos some things are so insistent on being, they provide a strange certainty essential to human nature. This is to say that as long as there are cinema screens to be lit up, and assembled patrons to sit in darkened commune together, there will always be […]

The post Check out these new images from Mechanic Resurrection starring Jason Statham, Jessica Alba & Tommy Lee Jones appeared first on HeyUGuys. »

- Jon Lyus

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Goes to Jail in New ‘Fast 8’ Image (Photo)

12 July 2016 8:21 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is headed for the slammer in “Fast 8.” Johnson released a set photo of his character, Luke Hobbs, decked out in an orange prison jump suit and shackles. Always quick with the hashtags, Johnson tagged the pic #OrangeAintTheNewBlack. Vin Diesel will return to star as Dominic Toretto along with Johnson, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Michelle Rodriguez and Jason Statham as the villainous Deckard Shaw. Also Read: Helen Mirren Boards 'Fast 8' Helen Mirren was the latest high-profile addition to the already popular franchise. Charlize Theron will play the villain in the film, while “Game of Thrones” actor Kristofer Hivju will. »

- Joe Otterson

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New 'Fast 8' Photo Shows Dwayne Johnson’s Hobbs Going To Jail

11 July 2016 1:08 PM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Dwayne "The Rock" revealed a new photo via his Instagram account showing off his Luke Hobbs character being sent to federal prison. For what? We don't know at the moment? But it wouldn't surprise me if he's gonna pull off what the late Paul Walker did in Fast & Furious 6 and get some info from inside prison.

Dwayne Johnson wrote on Instagram

The Iceman cometh. And don’t fucketh around”

The Iceman cometh. And don't fucketh around. #OnSet #FastAndFurious8 #HobbsTheIceman #OrangeAintTheNewBlack April 2017.

A photo posted by therock (@therock) on Jul 11, 2016 at 8:14am Pdt

The film is directed by F. Gary Gray (Straight Outta Compton) and stars Vin DieselCharlize TheronMichelle RodriguezJordana BrewsterTyrese Gibson, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Kristofer HivjuScott Eastwood, Lucas Black, Jason Statham, Kurt Russell and Helen Mirren.

Fast 8 is currently on track for an April 2017 release. Fast 9 will be released April 2019 followed by »

- Kellvin Chavez

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Posts Instagram Photo from ‘Fast 8’ Set Showing His Character in Prison

11 July 2016 12:11 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

The “Fast and Furious” franchise continues to move ahead without original star Paul Walker, who died before the release of last year’s “Furious Seven.” As such, former supporting characters are now moving to the fore — including, by the looks of it, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s Hobbs.

Read More: ‘Fast 8’: Helen Mirren to Co-Star in Latest ‘Fast and the Furious’ Sequel, Because of Course She Is

The actor posted an Instagram photo from the set of the film with the caption “The Iceman cometh. And don’t fucketh around” followed by several hashtags, including #OrangeAintTheNewBlack. Whether his character, a police officer, got in trouble for using a minigun at the end of the last film or is perhaps going undercover remains to be seen.

Read More: ‘Central Intelligence’ Review: Dwayne Johnson Wrestles Some Big Laughs From A Weak Buddy Comedy

The franchise’s increasingly vast ensemble also includes Vin Diesel, »

- Michael Nordine

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Dwayne Johnson Finds Himself Behind Bars In New Fast 8 Photo

11 July 2016 11:17 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Dwayne Johnson may have been locked and loaded in the most recent photo to surface for Fast 8, but a lot can transpire in the space of a fortnight, as evidenced by the actor’s ever-popular Instagram feed.

Continuing to champion the arrival of F. Gary Gray’s blockbuster sequel and, in particular, the changes that await one Luke Hobbs, Johnson shared a brand new image of his towering character shackled in handcuffs and behind bars. Could he possibly be paying a visit to Jason Statham’s returning Deckard Shaw? Or is The Rock in a spot of trouble himself?

Have a gander at the image below, and speculate with us in the comments section.

The Iceman cometh. And don’t fucketh around. #OnSet #FastAndFurious8 #HobbsTheIceman #OrangeAintTheNewBlack April 2017.

A photo posted by therock (@therock) on Jul 11, 2016 at 8:14am Pdt

Straight Outta Compton director F. Gary Gray takes point behind the lens of Fast 8, »

- Michael Briers

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Ciro Nieli & Brandon Auman

4 July 2016 12:51 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Matt Edwards Jul 7, 2016

We chat to the producer, director and story editor of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Nickelodeon cartoon series...

In 2016, there are three main running Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles continuities. There’s the film series, which I like, the comic book series, which I love, and the Nickelodeon cartoon series, which is my favourite.

I’ve written a lot of articles about the show because I think it’s excellent. I’d argue that it’s the best new take on the Turtles since the 1990 live-action film. It takes a lot of what I love about the Ninja Turtles and runs it through a filter of weird horror films and odd sci-fi. Then they add their own elements too, shaping it into this this sharp, funny lovely little oddball of a show.

It was my absolute pleasure to get executive producers Ciro Nieli and Brandon Auman on the »

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Atlanta Now Casting: ‘Fast 8’ and More Paid Gigs

4 July 2016 7:00 AM, PDT | | See recent Backstage news »

Universal Pictures and Christopher Gray Casting are now casting background talent based in Atlanta, Georgia for “Fast 8,” the newest installment in the “Fast and Furious” blockbuster franchise. Starring Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, and newcomers Charlize Theron and Helen Mirren, “Fast 8” is directed by F. Gary Gray and will be released in 2017. This shoot is looking for “experienced military and police” extras for a shoot this July in Atlanta. Apply to this paid gig now! For more information, see the full casting notice here, and don’t forget to browse the rest of our Atlanta audition listings! Looking for advice on what to do on the set of a feature film? Watch here: »

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