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New Hobbit 3,The Battle Of The Five Armies Movie Delivered Great Action,Drama & More

8 hours ago | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

New Line Cinema (Warner Bros. Pictures) released their new action/fantasy flick, "The Hobbit 3: The Battle Of The Five Armies," into theaters this weekend. I just watched it, and thought it was very entertaining, especially the back half of it when the huge war took place as it really offered some major action fight scenes. The movie stars: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Benedict Cumberbatch, Stephen Fry, Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt, Orlando Bloom, John Bell, Manu Bennett, Jed Brophy, Adam Brown, John Callen, Billy Connolly, Ryan Gage, Mark Hadlow, Peter Hambleton, Stephen Hunter, William Kircher, Lawrence Makoare, Sylvester McCoy, Graham McTavish, Dean O'Gorman, Mikael Persbrandt and Aidan Turner. In the new flick, the wicked Smaug dragon showed up to obliterate Laketown with lots of fire breathing action. Everyone was scrambling for their lives until »

- Andre Braddox

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'The Hobbit' Star Reveals Surprise Praise He Got From Scorsese and Shaq

15 hours ago | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Manu Bennett has the terrifying villain thing down to a science. With The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies, he's unleashing his final performance as the Orc king Azog, and is also set to reprise his role as Deathstroke on CW's Arrow. Add to that a role in the hotly anticipated fantasy adaption Shannara, and you'll likely be watching more of Bennett in 2015. Bennett, who is known for playing Crixus on Starz's Spartacus, says he's often surprised by the people who have seen his work. "I was walking through San Diego Comic Con and Shaquille O'Neal was doing a photo shoot," he

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- Aaron Couch

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First 'Ted 2' Photo Shows Mark Wahlberg Ready to Scuba

19 December 2014 4:18 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Mark Wahlberg and his best friend, a living teddy bear, are ready to hit the high seas in the first photo from the upcoming sequel Ted 2. The image was released as part of Entertainment Weekly's 2015 preview, though it only hints at some of the highjinks these two are bound to get themselves into. The duo return to the big screen this summer.

Seth MacFarlane returns to write and direct Ted 2. He also returns to voice the popular bear. While not much is known about the plot, it is known that Amanda Seyfried will be taking over the female lead from Mila Kunis. Though, Mila Kunis will still be present in some capacity as John Bennett's former lover.

Morgan Freeman is new to the cast, which will bring back Jessica Barth as Tami-Lynn. Patrick Warburton is also returning as the gay co-worker and friend of John's named Guy. »

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Ted and Mark Wahlberg go scuba-diving in first image from Ted 2

19 December 2014 2:30 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The first image from Seth MacFarlane’s upcoming comedy sequel Ted 2 has arrived online, which shows Ted (MacFarlane) and John Bennett (Mark Wahlberg) about to go scuba-diving – although quite why Ted has a shovel is anyone’s guess…

Ted 2 is set for release on April 3rd 2015, with a cast that also includes the returning Sam Jones (Flash Gordon) alongside A Million Ways to Die in the West stars Amanda Seyfried and Liam Neeson, Morgan Freeman (Now You See Me), Patrick Warburton (Family Guy), Dennis Haysbert (Sin City: A Dame to Kill For), Michael Dorn (Star Trek: The Next Generation) and David Hasselhoff (Baywatch).

The post Ted and Mark Wahlberg go scuba-diving in first image from Ted 2 appeared first on Flickering Myth. »

- Gary Collinson

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New The Hobbit 3,The Battle Of The Five Armies Movie Received Mixed Reviews From Major Critics

19 December 2014 1:15 PM, PST | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

New Line Cinema (Warner Bros. Pictures) released their new action/fantasy film, "The Hobbit 3: The Battle Of The Five Armies" into theaters this past Wednesday, December 17th and all the top, major critics have turned in their reviews. It appears that they were pretty mixed, giving it an overall 59 score out of a possible 100 across 45 reviews at the Metacritic.com site. The film stars: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Benedict Cumberbatch, Stephen Fry, Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt, Orlando Bloom, John Bell, Manu Bennett, Jed Brophy, Adam Brown, John Callen, Billy Connolly, Ryan Gage, Mark Hadlow, Peter Hambleton, Stephen Hunter, William Kircher, Lawrence Makoare, Sylvester McCoy, Graham McTavish, Dean O'Gorman, Mikael Persbrandt, and Aidan Turner. We've added blurbs from a couple of the critics, below. Brice Ingram at the Chicago Sun-Times, gave it a very good 88 score, »

- Chris

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Don’t expect to see Peter Jackson ever directing a superhero movie

19 December 2014 12:35 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Now that he’s finished up with J.R.R. Tokien’s Middle-earth following the release of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Peter Jackson is starting to turn his attention to future projects, but it seems we should rule out the possibility of him ever directing a superhero movie as the filmmaker has stated that he’s got no interest in the genre, and has never so much as read a comic book.

“I don’t really like the Hollywood blockbuster bandwagon that exists right now,” said Jackson in a chat with MovieFone. “The industry and the advent of all the technology, has kind of lost its way. It’s become very franchise driven and superhero driven. I’ve never read a comic book in my life so I’m immediately at a disadvantage and I have no interest in that. So now it’s time for us to step back. »

- Gary Collinson

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Arrow: Manu Bennett Teases Deathstroke’s Return

19 December 2014 10:10 AM, PST | Film-Book | See recent Film-Book news »

  Manu Bennett Shares a Pic of His Return on Arrow as Deathstroke. We haven’t seen the last of Deathstroke on The CW’s Arrow after the show revealed that Manu Bennett will reprise his role later this season. The actor went on social media recently to give fans a quick [...]

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- Mufsin Mahbub

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Casting: Winslet, Wu, Carrey, Bennett, McMahon

19 December 2014 7:57 AM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Jobs

Kate Winslet is in negotiations for the female lead in Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs biopic at Universal Pictures. If she signs on, she'll join a cast that includes Michael Fassbender as the late Apple co-founder, along with Seth Rogen, Michael Stuhlbarg and potentially Jeff Daniels. [Source: Variety]

Badlands

Hong Kong film star Daniel Wu has scored the lead role in AMC's upcoming martial arts series "Badlands," a six-episode straight to series adaptation of the classic Chinese tale "Journey to the West".

Wu plays a ruthless warrior who takes a young boy on a dangerous journey together to find enlightenment. Emily Beecham, Sarah Bolger and Oliver Stark also star in the show which is aiming for a late 2015 or early 2016 release. [Source: Variety]

Deep Cover

Jim Carrey is reportedly set to star in a new comedy called "Deep Cover" which Carrey, Michael Aguilar, Riza Aziz and Joey McFarland will produce. Plot details are unknown, »

- Garth Franklin

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Manu Bennett Teases Deathstroke's Return On Arrow

19 December 2014 6:09 AM, PST | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Time to make a comeback kids - Slade pic.twitter.com/9PXUA2aTYG — Manu (@manubennett) December 19, 2014 Manu Bennett's Deathstroke will return in Arrow Season 3 episode 14 - "The Return", written by Marc Guggenheim & Erik Oleson and directed by Dermott Downs. Just exactly how Deathstroke escapes his prison cell on Lian Yu remains a mystery. It will also be interesting to see how a mirakuru-free Slade Wilson interacts with Oliver (Stephen Amell). Will the hatred over Shado (Celina Jade) remain or will Slade realize that Oliver was simply in a no-win situation? And what of Deathstroke's prison mate Captain Boomerang (Nick Tarabay)? »

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TVLine Items: Girls Parents Cast, Sarah Silverman's HBO Pilot and More

18 December 2014 10:56 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Prepare to meet the people who gave life to Girls‘ Shoshanna.

Ana Gasteyer (Suburgatory) and Anthony Edwards (ER) will guest-star on the HBO series as the mother and father of Zosia Mamet’s character, Variety reports.

Girls returns for Season 4 on Jan. 11.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* Comedienne Sarah Silverman will star in a half-hour comedy pilot for HBO, our sister site Deadline reports. Written by Secret Diary of a Call Girl creator Lucy Prebble, the untitled project is a comic look at a pathologically honest woman having a mid-life crisis.

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Arrow's Manu Bennett Joins MTV's Shannara Series

17 December 2014 8:11 PM, PST | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

According to THR, Manu Bennett (Arrow, The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies) has booked a series regular role on MTV's Shannara TV series. The 45 year-old Kiwi actor will play a character named Allanon, who will serve as a mentor of sorts to the hero of the tale, Wil Ohmsford (Austin Butler). The site describe Allanon as "a wise, perceptive and serious man, who knows something incredibly important has begun when the wise tree Ellcrys starts to die." Poppy Drayton (Downton Abbey, When Calls The Heart) will play Amberle, an Elf princess.  Jon Favreau and Smallville duo Al Gough and Miles Millar will produce the show, which is based on the 20-strong series of novels (there has been one graphic novel also - The Dark Wraith Of Shannara - published back in 2008) in Terry Brooks' Shannara saga. The story is set after the destruction of our civilization in »

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'Arrow' Alum Manu Bennett to Co-Star in MTV's 'Shannara' (Exclusive)

17 December 2014 11:30 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Manu Bennett is going from The Hobbit to another beloved fantasy property. The actor has booked a series regular role on MTV's Shannara, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Shannara takes place in a world set thousands of years after the destruction of civilization as we know it. The 10-episode adaptation of Terry Brooks' book series follows the Shannara family, who are able to tap into ancient magic and whose adventures help reshape the world's future. Season one is based on The Elfstones of Shannara, the second title in Brooks' series Bennett will play Allanon, a druid who is the

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- Aaron Couch

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The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies – The Review

16 December 2014 10:39 PM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

And so another holiday tradition comes to a close. Thirteen years ago (naw, can’t be!), Peter Jackson delivered the first of a Christmas-time trilogy with the inaugural entry of the Jrr Tolkien trilogy, The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring. Two years later he closed it out with The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King, and after reaping a bounty of gold a few months later at Oscar time, he bid adieu to Middle Earth. But after a couple of features, the siren call of the wizards and elves drew him back for, not a sequel, but a prequel. The film rights to this earlier Tolkien work was finally untangled from a legal web , one tougher than those weaved by fearsome giant spiders. After the intended director moved on, Jackson was back on board, creating three new films from the singular novel. 2012 saw »

- Jim Batts

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New Hobbit 3,Battle Of The Five Armies IMAX Featurette Movie Clip Released

16 December 2014 2:09 PM, PST | OnTheFlix | See recent OnTheFlix news »

New Line Cinema recently dropped this new IMAX featurette/movie clip (below) for their upcoming "The Hobbit 3: The Battle of the Five Armies" action/adventure/fantasy flick, and it features a ton of new, cool scenes from the movie, along with short interview clips with some of the castmembers. They talk about how they'll miss working with each other as the series comes to an end. They also talk about the beautiful IMAX experience and more. Check it out,below. The movie stars: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Benedict Cumberbatch, Stephen Fry, Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt, Orlando Bloom, John Bell, Manu Bennett, Jed Brophy, Adam Brown, John Callen, Billy Connolly, Ryan Gage, Mark Hadlow, Peter Hambleton, Stephen Hunter, William Kircher, Lawrence Makoare, Sylvester McCoy, Graham McTavish, Dean O'Gorman, Mikael Persbrandt, and Aidan Turner. In the new flick, »

- Eric

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Honest Trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

16 December 2014 12:21 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

As we embark on our final trip to Middle-earth with The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, the folks at Screen Junkies have turned their attention to its predecessor, releasing an Honest Trailer for last year’s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug; check it out here…

See Also: Read our review of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies here

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is out now in the UK and opens in the States on Friday, with a cast that includes Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt, with Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Orlando Bloom, John Bell, Manu Bennett, Jed Brophy, Adam Brown, John Callen, Billy Connolly, Stephen Fry, Ryan Gage, Mark Hadlow, Peter Hambleton, Stephen Hunter, William Kircher, Sylvester McCoy, Graham McTavish, Dean O’Gorman, Mikael Persbrandt and Aidan Turner. »

- Gary Collinson

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Leaving Middle-earth IMAX featurette for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

16 December 2014 8:56 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Warner Bros. has released a new featurette for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, which sees the cast and crew sharing their memories of Middle-earth; check it out below…

See Also: Read our review of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies here

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly force into the world. Enraged, Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town.

Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it as Bilbo’s frantic attempts to make him see reason drive the Hobbit towards a desperate and dangerous choice. But there are even greater dangers ahead. Unseen by any but the Wizard Gandalf, »

- Gary Collinson

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SNL teams up with Martin Freeman for The Office and The Hobbit mash-up

14 December 2014 1:15 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

After the recent UK release of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies and the upcoming U.S. release scheduled for next Friday, SNL have put together a sketch which sees cult classic The Office meeting the much loved fantasy world of Middle-earth.

The sketch aired as Martin Freeman (The Hobbit, Fargo, The Office and Sherlock) hosted the regular Saturday night show. It features Freeman reprising the orginal role of Tim Canterbury mixed with Bilbo Baggins, along with a variety of other Middle-earth characters reliving some of the best Office moments.  The sketch features appearences from Tolkien favourites like Gandalf, Gollem and Legolas amongst others.

See Also: Read our review of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies here

You can watch the reimagined mash-up in the player below…

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is out now in the UK and opens on Friday in the States, »

- Alfie Nobes

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Gotham 1.9 Blog: Harvey Dent Review [Contains Spoilers]

14 December 2014 2:44 AM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Director: Karen Gaviola

Writer: Ken Woodruff

Cast: Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue, David Mazouz, Robin Lord Taylor, Sean Pertwee, Jada Pinkett Smith, Erin RichardsCamren Bicondova, Zabryna Guevara, Makenzie Leigh, John Doman and Nicholas D’Agosto.

Synopsis: Trying to close the Wayne murder case, a young Harvey Dent encourages Gordon to team up with Mayor James. Meanwhile, Penguin makes contact with Mooney’s secret weapon, Liza.

Verdict:

After last weeks Gotham decided to slow things down in terms of the shows (seemingly) central storyline revolving around the rise of the Penguin, episode 9 mixes up the format slightly with the introduction of a brand new character to proceedings.

Harvey Dent will no doubt be a name most commonly associated with Aaron Eckhart’s acclaimed portrayal of the character in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight. However, this weeks Gotham attempted to re-introduce the future Bat-nemesis to audiences in the form of a »

- Ben Read

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'The Hobbit 3' Trailer Revisits the Entire Trilogy

11 December 2014 1:39 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Relive some of your favorite moments from The Hobbit trilogy with a final trailer for the franchise finale The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies, arriving in theaters just six days from today. Ian Holm, who plays the older version of Bilbo Baggins in both The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings trilogies, bookends this trip down Middle Earth memory lane, as he prepares to tell Frodo the full truth about his journeys. While there is footage from this final adventure, the trailer also serves as a brief refresher course, offering some of the more important moments from the first two films.

If that final trailer wasn't enough, IMAX has also released an 'Epic in IMAX' featurette for The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies. It features Academy Award-winning director, Peter Jackson and actors Luke Evans, Lee Pace and Evangeline Lilly as they discuss the experience of watching »

- MovieWeb

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Final trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

11 December 2014 12:26 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Thought you’d seen the last trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies before its UK release tomorrow? Well think again…

On the eve of our final trip to Middle-earth under director Peter Jackson, a final trailer for the defining chapter of the director’s Hobbit trilogy has arrived online, and you can check it out right here after the official synopsis…

See Also: Read our review of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies here

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly force into the world. Enraged, Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town.

Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices »

- Gary Collinson

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