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Casting Net: 'Broad City' star Hannibal Buress takes role in 'Daddy's Home'

18 November 2014 7:28 PM, PST | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

Hannibal Buress is joining Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg in Daddy's Home. Sean Ander and John Morris are directing the film, which tells the story of a radio executive (Ferrell) who wants to be the best stepdad he can to his wife's two children. But, his plans are disrupted when the children's biological father shows up. Buress will play a sarcastic handyman who believes the stepdad to be racist, the result of some ploying on the part of Wahlberg's character. Linda Cardellini also stars as Ferrell's wife. The film began shooting on Monday in New Orleans. [THR] • Clive Owen, Jaeden Lieberher, »

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Gerard Butler’s ‘Geostorm’ Casts ‘World War Z’ Actress

18 November 2014 10:42 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Sterling Jerins has joined Gerard Butler in the cast of Warner Bros. and Skydance’s “Geostorm.” Jerins is set to play Hannah Lawson, daughter to Butler’s Jake.

Geostorm” will follow two brothers who set out to simultaneously save the earth from a killer satellite-driven storm and save the president from an assassination attempt.

Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish and Ed Harris will also star.

Dean Devlin will direct. Devlin will also serve as producer, along with David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Rachel Olschan and Marc Roskin.

Jerins appears next in “The Coup” alongside Pierce Brosnan. She is known for her past roles in “World War Z” and “And So It Goes.”

Jerins is repped by ICM Partners, Jeff, Gill, Principal Entertainment La and attorney Dave Feldman.

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- Marianne Zumberge

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'Limitless' TV Show Heads to CBS with Producer Bradley Cooper

31 October 2014 4:53 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

CBS has handed out a pilot production commitment for a new TV show based on the 2011 Relativity Media film Limitless, with Bradley Cooper and Relativity CEO Ryan Kavanaugh executive producing.

Bradley Cooper starred in the feature film Limitless as a struggling writer who takes a mysterious drug that allows him to utilize 100% of his brain's capabilities. He uses his new abilities to become a financial wizard, although it puts him in a very dangerous world. The TV show will pick up after the movie, telling the story of a man who uses this drug to become a force for good in this world.

Elementary executive producer Craig Sweeny is writing the pilot script, with Limitless feature director Neil Burger set to direct the pilot and executive produce. Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman and Heather Kadin of K/O Paper Products are also executive producing alongside Bradley Cooper and Todd Phillips through »

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Meet the Contenders: Rosamund Pike "Gone Girl"

4 October 2014 3:40 PM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

Each weekend a profile on a just-opened Oscar contender. Here's abstew on this weekend's breakthrough leading lady. Mild tonal spoilers follow

Rosamund Pike as "Amazing Amy" in Gone Girl

Best Actress

 

Born: January 27, 1979 in London, England

The Role: Based on the best-selling novel from Gillian Flynn, Pike plays the beautiful, ideal "cool girl", Amy Dunne. After she and her husband Nick (Ben Affleck) find themselves unemployed and strapped for cash, they move back to Nick's hometown of North Carthage, Missouri. But the marriage isn't the idealic relationship it once was and on the morning of their 5th wedding anniversary, Amy goes missing - with Nick as the prime suspect. To say more would ruin the film, but let's just say that Amy looms large over the rest of the story...

Reese Witherspoon bought the rights to the book, hoping to cast herself as Amy. But when David Fincher came on board to direct, »

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Ed-209 & Alternate Robocop Concept Art

30 September 2014 6:15 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

In RoboCop, the year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Their drones are winning American wars around the globe and now they want to bring this technology to the home front. Alex Murphy (Kinnaman) is a loving husband, father and good cop doing his best to stem the tide of crime and corruption in Detroit. After he is critically injured in the line of duty, OmniCorp utilizes their remarkable science of robotics to save Alex's life. He returns to the streets of his beloved city with amazing new abilities, but with issues a regular man has never had to face before. RoboCop will be directed by Jose Padilha and star Joel Kinnaman (The Killing) in the lead role of Alex Murphy/Robocop. The film also stars: Gary Oldman, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Kenneth Williams, Jennifer Ehle, Jay Baruchel and Abbie Cornish. »

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Casting: Traue, Banderas, Winnick, Wesley

28 September 2014 11:19 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Criminal

Antje Traue ("Man of Steel") is the latest to join Ariel Vroman's thriller "Criminal" at Millennium Films, playing a terrorist henchwoman. Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman and Tommy Lee Jones also star.

Douglas Cook and David Weisberg's script follows a dangerous prison inmate (Costner) implanted with the memories and skills of a dead CIA operative in hopes of stopping a diabolical plot. [Source: Heat Vision]

Altamira

Antonio Banderas is set to star in Hugh Hudson's English-language period drama "Altamira" which begins shooting in Cantabria, Spain this week. Olivia Hetreed ("Girl With a Pearl Earring") penned the script.

The story is set in 1879 and charts the story of an amateur archaeologist (Banderas) and his daughter who discover early cave art. At first celebrated, the family is thrown into crisis following a backlash against them led by the Catholic Church, scientists and other powerful forces. [Source: Screen]

Geostorm

Katheryn Winnick has joined the cast of »

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Casting Net: Guy Pearce, Dominic West join 'Genius;' more

26 September 2014 3:32 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

• Guy Pearce and Dominic West have signed on for Genius, joining Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, and Laura Linney. Michael Grandage is directing the film, marking his feature debut. John Logan adapted A. Scott Berg’s book for the screen. Pearce will play F. Scott Fitzgerald, while West will portray Ernest Hemingway. The film will relay the true, complicated relationship between novelist Thomas Wolfe (Law) and his editor,  Max Perkins (Firth). Kidman will play Aline Bernstein, with Linney as Louise Perkins. Genius comes as the third collaboration between Grandage, producing partner James Bierman, and John Logan. Filming kicks off »

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'Vikings' Star Katheryn Winnick Joins 'Geostorm'

26 September 2014 12:46 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Vikings star Katheryn Winnick has joined the growing cast of Warner Bros.' environmental disaster thriller Geostorm.

The plot follows Jake (Gerard Butler), a satellite engineer who learns that all of the world's weather satellites are malfunctioning. He is sent into space to fix the satellites and stop a man-made storm from destroying the Earth, while his estranged brother (Jim Sturgess) discovers a plot to assassinate the President of the United States (Andy Garcia).

Katheryn Winnick is playing Jake's ex-wife Olivia and mother to their daughter, Hannah. Ed Harris is also starring as the Secretary of State, while Abbie Cornish plays a Secret Service agent who is also dating Jake's brother.

Dean Devlin (Independence Day) is directing from a screenplay he co-wrote with Kieran Mulroney and Michele Mulroney (Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows). Shooting is scheduled to begin next month in New Orleans.

Katheryn Winnick is best known for »

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Katheryn Winnick Boards WB’s ‘Geostorm’

26 September 2014 10:39 AM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Exclusive: Katheryn Winnick has joined the cast of Geostorm, the 2016 environmental disaster pic from Warner Bros. Gerard Butler stars as a man sent into space to prevent climate-controlling satellites from creating a cataclysmic storm capable of destroying the planet. Winnick will play Olivia, ex-wife to Jake (Butler) and mother of Hannah. Jim Sturgess, Andy Garcia, Ed Harris, and Abbie Cornish are also starring in the Dean Devlin-helmed picture which Devlin, Skydance Productions, and Electric Entertainment are producing. Devlin has scripting credit with Michele Mulroney and Kieran Mulroney and is gearing up to begin filming next month in New Orleans. Winnick’s recent films include Love And Other Drugs and A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III. She’ll reprise her role as the warrioress Lagertha on History’s Vikings and is repped by CAA. Geostorm is set to open on March 26, 2016.

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Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish, Ed Harris and Andy Garcia in Negotiations to Join Geostorm

18 August 2014 10:19 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

It’s been quite a while since Gerard Butler took the lead role in Dean Devlin’s Geostorm, but now it looks as though he could finally get some co-stars.  It’s being reported that Jim SturgessAbbie CornishEd Harris and Andy Garcia are all in negotiations for roles in the Warner Bros./Skydance film. Devlin’s responsible for penning Universal Solider, Stargate and Independence Day, and also has a bunch of producing credits to his name too, but Geostorm will mark his feature directorial debut.  Hit the jump for more on the upcoming sci-fi adventure.  Geostorm is set for a March 25, 2016 release. According to THR, Butler is locked to lead as a satellite designer who’s got no choice, but to team up with his estranged brother to fix a malfunctioning climate-control satellite so that the world isn’t ravaged by an epic man-made storm.  On top of that, »

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Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish, Ed Harris And Andy Garcia In Talks For Geostorm

18 August 2014 6:12 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

The absolutely bonkers-sounding Geostorm may be about to transform from a Gerard Butler sci-fi actioner into a star-studded sci-fi blockbuster. Jim Sturgess (Cloud Atlas), Abbie Cornish (Limitless), Ed Harris (A Beautiful Mind) and Andy Garcia (The Godfather Part III) are reportedly all in talks for major roles in the pic, which aims to blend elements of a political thriller and an effects-heavy disaster epic.

Butler stars as a gruff but likable satellite designer who, after the world’s climate-controlling satellites malfunction, is forced to team up with his estranged brother (Sturgess) to save the world from a man-made storm of epic proportions. However, as the designer heads into space, his brother discovers a nefarious plot to assassinate the president and plunge the world into even deeper chaos.

If they come aboard, Cornish will play a Secret Service agent, the girlfriend of Butler’s protagonist. Harris will play the secretary of »

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Ed Harris, Andy Garcia, Jim Sturgess And Abbie Cornish Joining The Bonkers-Sounding Geostorm

17 August 2014 8:43 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Are you ready for Geostorm? Hell, not even We're ready for Geostorm, because we can't yet convey in text the echo effect the title has when it escapes our mouths. Geostorm, the wildest, wackiest, most delightful space saga you've ever heard, is headed to theaters. And now they've added a pretty crackerjack collection of names to the cast. The Hollywood Reporter reveals that Warner Bros. are in talks with Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish, Ed Harris and Andy Garcia to get wrapped up in the Geostorm. The thriller, directed by Dean Devlin of Independence Day fame (as a producer), is already set to star Gerard Butler as a space satellite designer, with Sturgess set to play his estranged brother. Sturgess has a wife, Cornish, who is employed on the Secret Service protecting a President played by Andy Garcia (Hispanic President, woohoo!). Harris will be the Secretary of State. And how do »

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Casting Net: Ed Harris, Jim Sturgess, and more in talks for 'Geostorm'

15 August 2014 5:48 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

• Ed Harris, Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish, and Andy Garcia are currently in negotiations to join the sci-fi adventure film GeostormGerard Butler has already been tapped to star as a stubborn satellite designer who must work with his estranged brother to save the world after climate-controlling satellites malfunction. (There’s also a plot to assassinate the president for good measure.) Sturgess is in talks to play Butler’s brother with Cornish as Sturgess’ girlfriend, a Secret Service agent. Harris and Garcia would play the secretary of state and president, respectively. Dean Devlin, who co-wrote the script to Independence Day, will »

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Sturgess, Cornish Caught In A "Geostorm"

15 August 2014 5:10 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish, Ed Harris and Andy Garcia are in negotiations to join Gerard Butler in Dean Devlin's sci-fi adventure "Geostorm" for Warner Bros. Pictures and Skydance.

Butler plays a charming, yet stubborn satellite designer who, when the world's climate-controlling satellites malfunction has to work together with his estranged brother (Sturgess) to save the world from a giant man-made storm.

As the designer heads into space, the brother discovers a plot to assassinate the president (Andy Garcia). Cornish will play Stugess' Secret Service agent girlfriend. Harris will play the Secretary of State.

Devlin, Kieran Mulroney and Michelle Mulroney penned the script and filming aims to begin in October in New Orleans.

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Abbie Cornish and Jim Sturgess Circle 'Geostorm'

15 August 2014 2:00 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish, Ed Harris and Andy Garcia are in negotiations to join Gerard Butler in the sci-fi adventure Geostorm for Warner Bros. and Skydance.

Gerard Butler stars as a satellite engineer who learns that the world's climate-control satellites are malfunctioning, forcing him to team up with his estranged brother (Jim Sturgess) to stop a man-made storm from destroying the Earth. While the engineer travels into space to fix the satellites, his brother discovers a plot to assassinate the President of the United States (Andy Garcia). Abbie Cornish will play a Secret Service agent who is also the brother's girlfriend, while Ed Harris is portraying the Secretary of State.

Dean Devlin is directing Geostorm from a script he originally wrote, which is now being worked on by Kieran Mulroney and Michele Mulroney (Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows). Skydance's David Ellison and Dana Goldberg are producing alongside Dean Devlin »

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Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish in Talks to Join Gerard Butler in 'Geostorm' (Exclusive)

15 August 2014 11:06 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish, Ed Harris and Andy Garcia are in negotiations to join Gerard Butler in Geostorm, the sci-fi adventure feature to be directed by Dean Devlin. Warner Bros. and Skydance are behind the movie, which is eyeing an October shoot in New Orleans. The story centers on a stubborn but charming satellite designer (Butler) who, when the world's climate-controlling satellites malfunction, has to work together with his estranged brother (Sturgess) to save the world from a man-made storm of epic proportions. As the designer heads into space, the brother discovers a plot to assassinate the

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Why Did They Save Robocop's Right Hand? Find Out In This Deleted Scene

11 June 2014 3:44 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

In RoboCop, the year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Their drones are winning American wars around the globe and now they want to bring this technology to the home front. Alex Murphy (Kinnaman) is a loving husband, father and good cop doing his best to stem the tide of crime and corruption in Detroit. After he is critically injured in the line of duty, OmniCorp utilizes their remarkable science of robotics to save Alex's life. He returns to the streets of his beloved city with amazing new abilities, but with issues a regular man has never had to face before. RoboCop will be directed by Jose Padilha and star Joel Kinnaman (The Killing) in the lead role of Alex Murphy/Robocop. The film also stars: Gary Oldman, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Kenneth Williams, Jennifer Ehle, Jay Baruchel and Abbie Cornish. The remake »

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Robocop Blu-Ray Review

9 June 2014 2:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Director: José Padilha

Starring: Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Samuel L. Jackson, Abbie Cornish, Jackie Earle Haley, Michael K. Williams, Jay Baruchel, Jennifer Ehle, Marianne Jean-Baptiste

Running Time: 121 minutes

Certificate: 12A

Special Features: Deleted Scenes, Omnicorp Corporate Product Videos, Featurettes: The Illusion of Free Will, To Serve & Protect, The Robocop Suit. 

First of all, it’s easy to negate remakes or reboots and wax lyrical about their purpose or the advantages of having a new angle but what it always comes down to, beyond anything, is the story and how it tries to tell and achieve it – regardless of originals.

In Robocop (2014), we’ve jumped out of the gritty, violent late 80s and delved into the paranoia of nearly 30 years later, where the world is a lot more aware but evidently just as concerned over things beyond their control. While Jose’s Robocop tries to tell a story »

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RoboCop Shows Some Balls in Detroit - Throws First Pitch

4 June 2014 11:19 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

RoboCop officially took over the city of Detroit yesterday as the crime fighter hit the streets to meet and take pictures with fans in celebration of #ROBOCOPDay and the Blu-ray and DVD release of the film.

RoboCop visited iconic landmarks including The Monument to Joe Louis, The Spirit of Detroit, 8 Mile, and Comerica Park. Additionally RoboCop visited top radio stations at Clear Channel, CBS Radio, and Greater Media Detroit and even did the weather on Wjbk-tv, the local Fox affiliate.

The day concluded as he threw the ceremonial first pitch at the beginning of the game between the Detroit Tigers and Toronto Blue Jays, with the first 10,000 fans receiving a commemorative RoboCop poster and some lucky fans taking home a copy of the new Blu-ray. RoboCop took photos with players, invaded the press box, and kept the peace with passionate fans.

About RoboCop

Directed by José Padilha, RoboCop stars Joel Kinnaman, »

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New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' and '300: Rise of an Empire' at Home Before Disc

3 June 2014 3:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Our resident VOD expert tells you what's new to rent and own this week on the various streaming services such as cable Movies On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, and, of course, Netflix. Cable Movies On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pretheatrical exclusives for rent, priced from $3-$10, in 24- or 48-hour periods Lone Survivor (action; Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch; rated R) RoboCop (action remake; Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Abbie Cornish, Michael Keaton; rated PG-13) The Pretty One (comedy; Zoe Kazan, Jake Johnson; rated R) A Long Way Down (comedy; Pierce Brosnan, Toni Collette; pretheatrical release premieres 6/5, rated R) Ping Pong Summer (comedy; Susan Sarandon, Joseph McCaughtry, Lea Thompson, Amy Sedaris; premieres 6/6 on Mod and in theaters...

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