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Terminally Ill Star Wars Fan Gets an Early Rogue One Screening

6 hours ago | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Last year, several weeks before the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, director J.J. Abrams and LucasFilm arranged for a terminally ill fan, Daniel Fleetwood, to see the film before anyone else, just days before he passed away. Earlier this year, while promoting the home video release, J.J. Abrams revealed that there were approximately two dozen other screenings like this for fans who would not have been able to see the movie when it came out, and now we have word that LucasFilm is continuing this wonderful tradition. Over the weekend, the studio screened their highly-anticipated spin off Rogue One: A Star Wars Story for a lifelong fan named Neil Hanvey, who sadly passed away at the age of 36, two days after the screening.

Amy Duncan, an employee of St. Michael's Hospice in the U.K. started the online campaign in April, after Neil was admitted to the hospice »

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DC Announces All-Day Live Stream Event, Is Major Movie News Coming?

23 August 2016 1:40 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

DC Entertainment is about to do a serious bit of fan service because they are giving us a full day of live entertainment in the very near future. In honor of getting a million subscribers on their YouTube channel, the company is planning an eight-hour live stream event on Sept. 2. The stream will include interviews with comic book creators and more, but few specific details have yet to be announced. They likely want to keep some surprises in store.

The event was announced by DC shortly after they crossed a million subscribers on their YouTube channel according to The Hollywood Reporter. On a daily basis, the channel offers subscribers updates on what is going on in the world of DC Comics, video games, animation, TV shows and more. The director of DC Entertainment's digital marketing, Paul Malmont, seemed quite proud of what they have been able to accomplish in the last few years. »

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Has spoiler culture spoiled pop culture completely at this point?

22 August 2016 1:55 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

There is a constant push and pull in this business about what to report and when, and I think more often than not, media outlets fail both their audiences and the filmmakers they’re covering. A perfect example happened at the end of the week when it was reported that Zendaya will be playing Mary Jane Watson in Spider-Man: Homecoming. Now, casting news in general isn’t really a spoiler unless you’re the sort of fan who doesn’t even want to know which characters are in the movie you’re about to watch. I’m not sure why you’d be reading movie news if you’re that much of a spoiler purist, but let’s assume that particular Venn diagram of people exists. In the case of this Spider-Man news, though, it isn’t just a piece of casting news. If Zendaya is indeed playing Mary Jane, »

- Drew McWeeny

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'Westworld': Season 1 pictures show a brave new (old) world

22 August 2016 1:54 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Westworld is shaping up to be HBO’s next big thing. With a cast featuring Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris and Evan Rachel Wood (not to mention J.J. Abrams producing), the show about a futuristic theme park called Westworld that places customers in the Old West, is off to a great start. And when you factor in the source material comes from the late Michael Crichton, the man behind Jurassic Park and The Andromeda Strain, it certainly seems to merit a look when it comes out on HBO on October 2. HBO has offered up some promo photos of the show. Rather than just post them as is, we figured we’d have a little fun and caption them. While we don’t know what these people might be thinking when they’re lost in the Old West, this is our best guesstimate.   Honey, I told you to bring the Hostetter's Stomach Bitters. »

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Jonathan Nolan Inks New Deal With Warner Bros Television

22 August 2016 12:44 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Exclusive: Person Of Interest creator and Westworld co-creator Jonathan Nolan has signed a new overall deal with Warner Bros Television, the studio behind the two series. I hear the new pact with Nolan and his Kilter Films is among the richest for a drama writer-producer. It solidifies Nolan’s spot among the top showrunners working in television. At Wbtv, Kilter Films frequently collaborates with J.J. AbramsBad Robot, which has co-produced both Poi and… »

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Report: ‘Mission Impossible’ Sequel Delayed While Tom Cruise And Studio Haggle Over Salary

21 August 2016 11:29 AM, PDT | ET Canada | See recent ET Canada news »

The next “Mission Impossible” sequel has reportedly hit a roadblock due to a monetary disagreement between the studio and Tom Cruise, who allegedly don’t see eye to eye on his salary. Filming on the latest entry in the franchise was scheduled to begin early next year, with “Rogue Nation” writer-director and producer Jj Abrams both on board. […] »

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‘Westworld’ Images: Where You Can Be Whoever You Want

21 August 2016 10:00 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

After a delay and some production issues, Jonathan Nolan, J.J. Abrams, and Lisa Joy‘s reimagining of Michael Crichton‘s 1973 film Westworld is finally coming to HBO. The show was originally scheduled to arrive in 2015, but Nolan and all involved were allotted more time to get the show back on track. The latest trailer for the series — which is […]

The post ‘Westworld’ Images: Where You Can Be Whoever You Want appeared first on /Film. »

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Meet The Characters Of HBO’s Westworld With These New Images

20 August 2016 11:54 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

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Though it hit a couple of snags along the way, HBO’s upcoming remake of Westworld is now on course for an October 2nd premiere, and we couldn’t be more excited for it. Set to bring Michael Crichton’s sci-fi tale to a new audience, the show focuses on a western theme park where human-like androids begin to exhibit eerie artificial intelligence outside of their intended parameters.

With star Evan Rachel Wood promising that we have no idea what’s coming and the latest trailer managing to intrigue us with its creepy and dark tone, we’re certainly eager for the fall to roll around. And now, to whet our appetite a bit more, HBO has rolled out several new images from the show, which can be see in the gallery above.

The photos give us a good look at cast members Anthony Hopkins, Rodrigo Santoro, »

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Star Wars: Rogue One Beastie Boys Remix Trailer Is Awesome

20 August 2016 2:04 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Are you ready to get pumped for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story? Editor Matthew Longua has cobbled together a new Rogue One trailer that is entirely set to the Beastie Boys classic Sabotage. Sure, the song has been used to great effect in the new Star Trek movies, but this is pretty cool in its own right.

This new trailer actually takes all the footage released thus far, setting it to the rock rap tune. It even culls some cool behind-the-scenes footage from the Star Wars Celebration sizzle reel, incorporating it in a new way that makes this movie look like a lot of fun. Maybe Star Wars and the Beastie Boys shouldn't mix so well. But it certainly does.

What's perhaps quite funny about this new version of the Rogue One trailer is that Paramount actually released an official Star Trek Beyond trailer set to the same tune. »

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Geek-Friendly Finds: Fan Sets Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Footage To The Beastie Boys

20 August 2016 10:56 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Star Trek Beyond certainly got a decent amount of hate when it released its first trailer around eight months ago. It was a movie that had undergone quite a shake-up early on in its development. J.J. Abrams left the director's chair to go on to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, leaving a void that took some time to fill. Roberto Orci was the man who many thought would be his successor, but soon enough, he was quickly ushered off the project altogether, and instead, Fast & Furious director Justin Lin was brought on board to helm the threequel.

None of the news really seemed to inspire confidence for Trek fans who were holding out hope that the series may have a return to form -- to a slower-paced, more meditative style that the original series was better known for. Instead, when the first trailer came out, they were treated to a »

- Joseph Medina

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Westworld: Season One Photos Released by HBO

19 August 2016 6:03 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Go west, young man. Above and below, check out these photos from the 10-episode first season of the Westworld TV show on HBO. Created for television by executive producers and writers Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, the series was inspired by the 1973 feature film written and directed by Michael Crichton. J.J. Abrams, Jerry Weintraub, and Bryan Burk are executive producing. Nolan also directs. Westworld season one premieres on HBO, Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 9:00pm Et/Pt.HBO says Westworld is,"...a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin, exploring a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged."  The cast includes: Anthony Hopkins, Jeffrey Wright, Thandie Newton, James Marsden, Evan Rachel Wood, Ed Harris, Jimmi Simpson, »

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Have Some Major Roles In Spider-Man: Homecoming Been Revealed?

19 August 2016 4:38 PM, PDT | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

With movie hitting our screen next Summer, details of Spider-Man: Homecoming have been understandably kept tightly under wraps. Up until now that is. Two major casting rumours have recently dropped, and of course the Internet is becoming unhinged with all the speculation. First up, courtesy of The Wrap, comes word of the casting of Mary Jane Watson, Peter Parker’s one true love, previously played by Kirsten Dunst. The article claims that Disney Channel star Zendaya, whose involvement in the movie was announced way back in March, has been cast in the role of M.J.. She was previously announced as a character named Michelle, but The Wrap says this was a red herring to lead up to a reveal of her true identity at the end of the movie, pretty much in the same way Paramount and Jj Abrams wanted to do with Khan in Star Trek Into Darkness. »

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‘Westworld’: New Images Reveal More Secrets Behind HBO’s Sci-Fi Dystopian Western

19 August 2016 3:12 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

If you could be completely immersed in a fantasy, one in which you could do whatever you wanted, would you discover things about yourself that you didn’t want to know? That is the question that Jonathan Nolan poses with his new series, co-created with Lisa Joy, “Westworld.”

Coming this October to HBO, the sci-fi drama, inspired by the 1973 Michael Crichton motion picture of the same name, is a one-hour series that investigates the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin, exploring a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged.

In anticipation of its debut, the cable network released a slew of images which feature its star-studded cast: Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright and many more.

These 20 new pictures give audiences a sneak peek at what to expect in the first season. »

- Liz Calvario

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‘Westworld’: New Images Reveal More Secrets Behind HBO’s Sci-Fi Dystopian Western

19 August 2016 3:12 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

If you could be completely immersed in a fantasy, one in which you could do whatever you wanted, would you discover things about yourself that you didn’t want to know? That is the question that Jonathan Nolan poses with his new series, co-created with Lisa Joy, “Westworld.”

Coming this October to HBO, the sci-fi drama, inspired by the 1973 Michael Crichton motion picture of the same name, is a one-hour series that investigates the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin, exploring a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged.

In anticipation of its debut, the cable network released a slew of images which feature its star-studded cast: Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright and many more.

These 20 new pictures give audiences a sneak peek at what to expect in the first season. »

- Liz Calvario

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New Photos from HBO’s Westworld Series

19 August 2016 2:55 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

More characters from the sprawling story of HBO’s Westworld series are featured in new photos from the series ahead of its October 2nd premiere.

Press Release: The one-hour drama series Westworld kicks off its ten-episode season Sunday, Oct. 2 at 9:00 p.m. (Et/Pt), exclusively on HBO. Created for television by Jonathan Nolan (“Interstellar,” “The Dark Knight,” “Person of Interest”) and Lisa Joy (“Pushing Daisies,” “Burn Notice”), both of whom are executive producing and writing, with Nolan also directing, the series was inspired by the 1973 motion picture “Westworld,” written and directed by Michael Crichton.

Westworld is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin, exploring a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged.

Co-creator Nolan explains, “Building on the incredibly evocative concept of the original film, we wanted to pose the question: If you could »

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A Boat Load Of Photos From HBO's Westworld Are Here!

19 August 2016 1:11 PM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Lrm has been provided with a batch of photos for the the upcoming HBO drama series Westworld. The TV series stars Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, Tessa Thompson, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Jimmi Simpson, Rodrigo Santoro, Shannon Woodward, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Ben Barnes, Simon Quarterman, Angela Sarafyan, Luke Hemsworth And Clifton Collins, Jr.

Westworld is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin, exploring a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged.

Created for television by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, both of whom are executive producing and writing, with Nolan also directing, the series was inspired by the 1973 motion picture “Westworld,” written and directed by Michael Crichton. Executive producers J.J. Abrams, Jerry Weintraub, Bryan Burk.

The one-hour drama series kicks off its ten-episode season Sunday, Oct. 2 at 9:00 p. »

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Westworld: HBO Drops 20 New Images

19 August 2016 11:43 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

It’s our most extensive look at Westworld yet.

HBO on Friday released 20 new images from its upcoming J.J. Abrams-Jonathan Nolan sci-fi epic, with almost ever major cast member — including Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Thandie Newton, Ed Harris and Jeffrey Wright — represented in the photos. The series, loosely based on Michael Crichton’s 1973 movie of the same name, is a dystopian western set amid the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin.

VideosWestworld Trailer: Get a New Look at HBO’s Sci-Fi Epic From J.J. Abrams

The cast also includes Jimmi Simpson »

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9 Villains Superman Could Fight in Man of Steel 2

19 August 2016 8:09 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

With DC Comics slowly finding its mojo in a battle against Marvel to be crowned box office champ, Warner Bros. appears to firing up its superhero machine on all cylinders. With anticipation for Wonder Woman and Justice League at a near fever pitch, the studio is doing everything they can to create a cohesive world that moviegoers will care about. Also factor in the stand-alone Batman film that Ben Affleck is putting together (and his role in Justice League) and it sure seems like he is the glue holding all of this together.

And this is as it should be. However, Superman is still a very big deal, and with Man of Steel 2 now in the development stage, lets not let Henry Cavill and Co. get lost in the shuffle. As Warner Bros. finds their way within this cinematic universe, it would be hard not to imagine a sequel that »

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Hot Toys Star Wars: The Force Awakens 1/6th scale Finn (First Order Stormtrooper Version) collectible figure

19 August 2016 12:53 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Hot Toys has unveiled a batch of promotional images for its 1/6th scale Finn (First Order Stormtrooper version) collectible figure from Star Wars: The Force Awakens; take a look here…

Originally trained since birth to serve the First Order as a Stormtrooper, Fn-2187 was deeply affected by the death of his squad mate and the innocent villagers during the attack of Tuanul on the desert planet Jakku. The skirmish has awakened his conscience and drove him down a different path, one that proved both heroic and dangerous and picking up a new name – Finn.

The highly-accurate collectible figure is specially crafted based on the image of John Boyega in the film featuring a newly painted head sculpt, a sleek First Order Stormtrooper armor with weather effects and helmet with the iconic blood mark, blaster rifle and blaster pistol, and a hexagonal figure stand with the First Order’s emblem.

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Is J.J. Abrams Directing Superman Sequel Man of Steel 2?

17 August 2016 6:21 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Warner Bros. is currently trying to keep things together with their DC Extended Universe, after both Suicide Squad and Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice were trashed by critics. One of the largest problems facing the Dceu has been the treatment of Superman. That being the case, Warner Bros. has made Man of Steel 2 a priority, and they will need to find a director to take it on. A new rumor suggests that the studio may be eyeing Star Wars: The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams.

This needs to be taken with a serious grain of salt, but the DC Cinematic Reddit page recently posted a leak from 4chan, which claims that Abrams is on the shortlist to direct Man of Steel 2, along with Doug Liman and perhaps most suprisingly, Edgar Wright. The latter two choices seem much less likely, as Liman is quite busy, and Wright walked away from Ant-Man last year, »

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