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As you likely know by now, Hollywood is taking another crack at Dracula. Yes, pop culture's most famous vampire is about to make his gazillionth appearance on-screen in Dracula Untold. This time, the man taking on the storied role of Dracula is Luke Evans. His name will now sit on a list that includes the likes of Bela Lugosi, Christopher Lee, Gary Oldman, Gerard Butler, and many, many more who have played the fanged mad man.
This iteration of the vampire extraordinaire will seemingly position him as a sort of anti-hero. Here's an all-new clip, showing the character's descent into darkness:
Here is the extended TV spot for the film.
Dracula Untold is directed Gary Shore, who is making his feature directorial debut. It will make its way into cinemas on October 10. The cast also includes Dominic Cooper (Captain America), Sarah Gadon (The Amazing Spider-Man 2), Charlie Cox (Daredevil), and »
- Mario-Francisco Robles
To say an actor is the best part of a film is usually meant as praise for the strength of their performance, not direct commentary on the quality of that film. To say that Sullivan Stapleton is the best part of a movie is, as of now, a statement that’s cause for concern. The Australian beefcake is likely best known to North American audiences for his role as the sentient marble statue that took over for Gerard Butler in the recent, dismal 300 sequel, where pitting him against a deliriously engaged Eva Green shone a spotlight on Stapleton’s charisma vacuum. You could blame the script and direction just as well, but handsome musclemen looking to climb out of the action movie heap often prove themselves worthy by doing more with less.
Saying Stapleton is the best part of Cut Snake would be a slam, were it not for the »
- Sam Woolf
Out of the Past: Ayres’ Neo-noir is a Pulpy Brood
With a little luck, Australian director Tony Ayres’ latest film, Cut Snake will evolve beyond the festival circuit, unlike his accomplished 2007 drama The Home Song Stories with Joan Chen, which still remains unavailable in the Us. A period piece neo-noir, Ayres and screenwriter Blake Ayshford take a familiar premise down a surprisingly knotty path that makes for an intriguing and apprehensively sweaty yarn.
It is Sydney, 1974, and Pommie (Sullivan Stapleton) has just been released from prison. He seems to be looking for someone, showing up on an old woman’s doorstep, looking for an old friend named Sparra (Alex Russell). His friend doesn’t live there anymore, but an underlying uneasiness about Pommie’s insistence convinces us he’s going to find out where he went. Sure enough, he’s next seen staking out Sparra’s new home right outside of Melbourne, »
- Nicholas Bell
It was revealed today that Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is officially playing Black Adam in the new Shazam film that DC and Warner Bros are prepping for release in the near future. After months of speculation and countless teases that had us speculating in one direction, Johnson sent it all crashing down with one click of the "send" button on his Twitter feed. (Seriously, man? You couldn't have tweeted this news at Comic Con?) Bombshell aside, this means it's time for us to go back to the drawing board and evaluate some new candidates for the position of the man with the strength of the gods! Submitted for your approval are five actors who could make an awesome Shazam to face off against Johnson's Black Adam. Gerard Butler Gerard Butler really hasn't gotten himself into the comic book game just yet. That is, if you discount his "graphic novel" adaptation »
Following today's news that Warner Bros. has given a June 17, 2016 release date to The Nice Guys, DreamWorks Animation has moved How to Train Your Dragon 3 from that date to June 9, 2017, while confirming voice cast members Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera and Cate Blanchett. The animated comedy sequel currently has its new release date all to itself, for the moment. Take a look at DreamWorks Animation's official announcement below, which includes the news that this year's How to Train Your Dragon 2 has crossed the $600 million milestone at the global box office.
DreamWorks Animation's How to Train Your Dragon 2 continues to breathe fire into the global box office as it officially crossed the $600,000,000 mark on Labor Day. A record-breaking opening in China coupled with phenomenal success in territories around the world have catapulted Dragon 2 to become the highest grossing animated film of the year and one of the top »
It's no secret that stars aren't always on their best behaviour at all times. After all, when the whole world worships you, it can pretty easily go straight to your head. It can make you believe that the same rules of etiquette (and even the law) don't apply to you. You're above it.
We've all heard whispers of Mariah's demands for white furniture, Beyonce's insistence on brand-new toilet seats and Britney's strict orders for Cheetos and cheeseburgers. But diva behavior isn't limited to divas. A handful of actors have infamously worn out their welcome on the Toronto Film Festival's red carpet with their diva antics and entitled behaviour. And hey, we're Canadian; that kind of attitude doesn't really fly at the film festival renowned for bringing stars and regular folks together to bask in a mutual love of cinema.
While most stars are nothing but gracious at Tiff, there are a few whose ridiculous demands, »
- Moviefone Staff
Charlie Hunnam is about to be seen in the final season of "Sons of Anarchy" on FX and after that it will likely be a long stream of movies and the schedule is starting to fill up. He was recently named the title star of Guy Ritchie's Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur, he will almost certainly be back for Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim sequel and now he's rumored to be the top contender to play Snake Plissken in the remake of John Carpenter's Escape from New York alongside a couple others still in the mix. Hunnam as well as Dan Stevens ("Downton Abbey", The Guest) and Jon Bernthal (Fury, "The Walking Dead") are reported to be the top three choices for the lead role, looking to pick up after Kurt Russell as Plissken, a convicted bank robber in a crime-riddled New York City-turned-maximum security prison, coerced »
- Brad Brevet
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 »
It seems just one badass isn’t enough to break into a futuristic city-turned-prison. Producer Joel Silver is looking to put a team together to rescue the President for the long-gestating remake of Escape From New York. John Carpenter’s original saw one-eyed mercenary Snake Plissken drafted involuntarily by authorities to prise the leader of the free world from the clutches of maniacs who were holding him hostage after his plane crashed in Manhattan. Set in the dizzying futurescape of 1997, the movie showcased Kurt Russell as Snake, doing his best Clint Eastwood impression.
Reportedly inspired by the success of Avengers Assemble and other comic book blockbusters with ensemble casts, Silver will take the focus off a lone antihero and form a posse. This will feature beefed-up versions of characters Cabbie and Brain, alongside fresh creations Mina (a journalist) and Gareth (a security guard). Yes that’s right. There’s going »
- Steve Palace
Soaring past the $500 million mark at the global box office, DreamWorks Animation's How to Train Your Dragon 2 is not only one of the best reviewed films of the year, but also 2014's highest grossing animated film to-date and one of the top ten grossing films of the year in any genre.
The thrilling second chapter of the epic How to Train Your Dragon trilogy returns to the fantastical world of the heroic Viking Hiccup and his faithful dragon Toothless. The inseparable duo must protect the peace and save the future of men and dragons from the power-hungry Drago when Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment releases DreamWorks Animation's critically acclaimed How to Train Your Dragon 2 on Digital HD October 21 and on Blu-ray and DVD November 11.
How to Train Your Dragon 2, the next chapter to the Academy Award nominated film released in 2010, is "sensational...an instant animated classic, »
One of the best animated films in the Summer is coming home to blu-ray this November, 20th Century Fox has just revealed. If you loved How to Train Your Dragon 2 (which it seems just about everyone did), and have been anxiously awaiting your chance to see it again, now you know when to makr your calendars. Come inside to find out when you can own this movie and what special features will be included!
Soaring past the $500 million mark at the global box office, DreamWorks Animation’s How To Train Your Dragon 2 is not only one of the best reviewed films of the year, but also 2014’s highest grossing animated film to-date and one of the top ten grossing films of the year in any genre.
The thrilling second chapter of the epic How To Train Your Dragon trilogy returns to the fantastical world of the heroic Viking »
- email@example.com (Jordan Maison)
Chelsea Handler said goodbye to E! on Tuesday night with a star-studded hourlong sendoff that drew the show’s largest audience in a couple of years.
According to Nielsen estimates, “Chelsea Lately” averaged 1.003 million viewers, including 498,000 adults 18-49 — more than 60% higher than the show’s averages for its final full week (598,000 overall, including about 300,000 in the demo).
The latenight show, whose ratings have tailed off in recent years, hadn’t drawn this many viewers since the spring of 2012. And it’s the show’s largest young-adult tune-in in more than a year.
Jennifer Aniston, Sandra Bullock, Miley Cyrus Gwen Stefani and Gerard Butler were among the many celebrities for the final “Chelsea Lately.” Handler announced in June that she would be leaving the E! show after seven years to create a latenight program for Netflix.
- Rick Kissell
The final episode of "Chelsea Lately" on E! served mainly as a reminder that, no, Ms. Handler isn't actually going away. The "My Horizontal Life" author will be headed to Netflix for her next talk show venture, but she still splurged on a fantastic sendoff special that culminated in a tremendous "We are the World" type mega-song with tons and tons of guest-stars. Look around in that crowd. Our eyes detect Sandra Bullock, Kathy Griffin, Gerard Butler, Diablo Cody, Melissa McCarthy, Miley Cyrus, Joel McHale, and Tim Allen. And then a hundred or so others. But who ruled this star-studded goodbye? We picked the top five contributors. 5. Tim Gunn Even though the "Project Runway" guru spoke-sang his contribution, it was still tuneful and adorable. He's like a gay Yul Brynner up there. 4. Marlee Matlin Marlee Matlin was S-e-l-l-i-n-g that Asl translation at the right-hand corner of the screen. Pure ebullience from start to finish. »
- Louis Virtel
Chelsea Handler's final night on E! was nothing short of fantastic. From her shower scene with Ellen DeGeneres, to the star-studded performance at the end of her show, there were countless surprises! Some of her guests included Sandra Bullock, Jennifer Aniston, Justin Theroux, Miley Cyrus, Gwen Stefani, Vanessa Hugdens, Fergie, Avril Lavigne, Gerard Butler, Selena Gomez and so many more! Can you imagine what it would have been like to be in that room? You may not have been there, but we rounded up all the celebrity Twitter and Instagram pics from the big night, to give you all of the behind the scenes scoop. Check out the photos below to see who Miley won't leave alone, the best selfie »
Several A-list stars turned out for the final 'Chelsea Lately' show on E! Sandra Bullock, Jennifer Aniston and Miley Cyrus were among the big time celebrities that joined Chelsea Handler on the final episode of 'Chelsea Lately' last night (Aug. 26, 2014). The 39-year-old funnywoman - who quit the E! talk show earlier this year after seven years - was clearly overwhelmed by the support of her celebrity pals as they banded together to sing farewell to her on her final broadcast. Chelsea and her A-list guests serenaded the crowd, chanting: ''Goodbye to E!, it's time to move on. She wants to sing, she wants to dance and get her groove on.'' Other stars who joined the tribute included Ellen DeGeneres, Selena Gomez, Gwen Stefani, Fergie, Vanessa Hudgens, Justin Theroux, Gerard Butler, Melissa McCarthy and Kelly Osbourne. As the show went off the air for the final time, »
“Is it because I’m a lesbian?” DeGeneres asks a completely naked Handler, who then acts like she had no idea DeGeneres is gay. “I thought you were married to Ryan Seacrest,” Handler replies before claiming she herself is a lesbian. “I live with a lesbian, actually, a confirmed lesbian. We have two dogs.” The argument continues until Handler insists she’s totally cool with being in a »
- Ariana Bacle
After seven years on E!, last night was the final episode of Chelsea Lately. It was less a bittersweet affair than a celebration, as Chelsea Handler hasn't been shy about how much she wanted to leave the network. The big climax was an especially star-studded sing-along to a parody of "We Are the World." Sandra Bullock, Jennifer Aniston, Miley Cyrus, Gwen Stefani, 50 Cent, Vanessa Hugdens, Fergie, Avril Lavigne, Gerard Butler, Kate Beckinsale, Tim Gunn, Justin Theroux, Melissa McCarthy, Allison Janney, Joel McHale, and like a zillion other people were there. Now if she can only have all these people show up to every episode of her Netflix show, we predict it will be a raging success. »
- Jesse David Fox
Chelsea Handler's Chelsea Lately ended its seven-year run Tuesday night, and the host was duly impressed. "I've made great friends, a lot of enemies, and I have personally lost and gained 3,500 pounds." The guest-star-jammed finale included cameos from a galaxy of stars, like Ellen DeGeneres, who demanded to know why she was never invited to be on the show - see below. Other guests for the evening included Sandra Bullock, Jennifer Aniston and Handler's ex 50 Cent. Miley Cyrus was on hand to perform as well, though the evening's biggest musical moment was saved for last. Dozens of stars, including Gwen Stefani, »
- Alex Heigl, @alex_heigl
If you're like us and value your sleep, you probably nodded off into your Ambien dreamland before the party started on post-prime time TV. Don't worry; we've got you covered. Here's the best of what happened last night on late night.
Tuesday night was Chelsea Handler's star-studded farewell for her E! show, "Chelsea Lately." There were tons of A-list superstars on hand -- including Miley Cyrus, Jennifer Aniston, Sandra Bullock, 50 Cent, Fergie, Tim Gunn, Avril Lavigne, Alanis Morissette, Gwen Stefani, Gerard Butler, a dog, and more. The first video below shows Chelsea's A-list intervention, with friends Jennifer, Sandra, and Mary McCormack. In the second video, Chelsea has a hilarious naked shower fight with Ellen DeGeneres, who is mad because she's never been on Chelsea's show. Is it because she's a lesbian? In the third video, Gwen leads a sing-a-long throwing shade at E! (and the Kardashians, and Justin Bieber »
- Gina Carbone
The finale of Chelsea Lately was star-studded, hilarious and memorable. For the final hurrah, Chelsea Handler's celebrity friends including (deep breath) Ellen DeGeneres, Sandra Bullock, Jennifer Aniston, Mary McCormack, Miley Cyrus, Gwen Stefani, Vanessa Hugdens, Fergie, Avril Lavigne, Gerard Butler, Kate Beckinsale, Tim Gunn, Justin Theroux, Selena Gomez, Kelly Osbourne, Trace Adkins, Leah Remini, LeAnn Rimes, Kathy Griffin, Marlee Matlin, Melissa McCarthy, Ben Falcone, Allison Janney, Joel McHale, Kate Flannery, Anna Faris, Kevin Nealon and many more (exhale) joined her on-stage to sing farewell! Chelsea clearly felt that the only way to say goodbye to seven years of late night, »
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