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"Breaking Bad" Binge: The One Who Knocks

7 hours ago | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek some of the best scenes from the Emmy Award-winning drug-crime TV series "Breaking Bad", as AMC continues to air every episode in their "Breaking Bad Binge", every Sunday:

Created by Vince Gilligan, "Breaking Bad", follows 'Walter White' (Bryan Cranston), a struggling high school chemistry teacher who is diagnosed with a terminal illness. 

He turns to a life of crime, producing and selling methamphetamine, in order to secure his family's financial future before he dies...

...teaming with his former student, 'Jesse Pinkman' (Aaron Paul). 

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Breaking Bad" ...

'Gus Fring' Action Figure

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- Michael Stevens

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Casting rumors that never came true -- and would have changed everything

13 September 2014 7:00 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

In some parallel universe somewhere, Harrison Ford isn't a big screen legend, Bryan Cranston is still known as the dad from "Malcolm in the Middle," Emily Browning is a household name, and Batman used to date Buffy. Casting for movies and TV shows can be a tricky business, but when the right performer is picked to play the right role, magic can occur. It's interesting to note however just how many of those magic combinations almost never existed, with many iconic roles nearly going to other stars (or potential stars) We've dug up eleven of the juiciest TV and film casting rumors from the recent years that never came true.  See which stars almost played Batman, James Bond, Bella Swan, Neo, and more below: »

- Donna Dickens, Daniel Fienberg, Katie Hasty, Alan Sepinwall, Louis Virtel

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Godzilla And M.U.T.O. Classified Files Released

11 September 2014 4:45 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

    Godzilla is a 2014 American science fiction monster film directed by Gareth Edwards. It is a reboot of the Godzilla film franchise and retells the origins of Godzilla in contemporary times as a "terrifying force of nature". The film is set in the present day, fifteen years after the unearthing of two chrysalises in a mine in the Philippines. From the pods come two giant radiation-eating creatures, known as "MUTOs", which cause great damage in Japan, Hawaii and the western United States. Their awakening also stirs a much larger, destructive, ancient alpha predator known as "Godzilla", whose existence has been kept secret by the U.S. government since 1954. It stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ken Watanabe, Elizabeth Olsen, Juliette Binoche, Sally Hawkins, David Strathairn, and Bryan Cranston. The screenplay is credited to Max Borenstein but includes contributions from David Callaham, David S. Goyer, Drew Pearce, and Frank Darabont. »

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Wait, You’re Saying the Gareth Edwards Godzilla Wasn’t Perfect?

11 September 2014 10:29 AM, PDT | Beyond Hollywood | See recent Beyond Hollywood news »

Gareth Edwards’ “Godzilla” reboot made a bazillion dollars (or something like that), so it’s gotta be pretty good, right? Apparently while it is admittedly pretty good, it’s not perfect, and the folks at Honest Trailers have a couple of bones (or is that MUTOs?) to pick with the Big G. Let’s see what those crazy kids have to say, shall we? (Obviously it goes without saying, right? Massive Spoilers here if you haven’t seen the movie yet.) I get the whole Bryan Cranston thing. And the whole “Wait, when is Godzilla showing up” thing. I don’t really count footage of his fins swimming around the ocean as an appearance, by the way. Plus, the MUTOs were kind of lame. Couldn’t Godzilla have fought cooler looking monsters? The whole Godzilla history was also really, well, stupid. Dude just shows up to fight after half a century? »

- Nix

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Watch the Honest Trailer for Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla

10 September 2014 11:10 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

While grossing over $520million at the worldwide box office, the prevailing opinion of Gareth EdwardsGodzilla remake was decidedly mixed. Some enjoyed the revamped version of the legendary monster, with it’s massive action and awesome CGI, while others were underwhelmed by both the lack of Godzilla screen time, and by some of the human characters including Aaron Taylor-Johnson’s decidedly underwhelming leading man over, say, more Bryan Cranston.

Now, in traditional fashion, the guys and girls over at Screen Junkies have given the summer blockbuster has been given the Honest Trailer treatment, which as always is hilarious and truthful. Seriously, 11 minutes of Godzilla? Even we didn’t think it was that low. You can enjoy the video for yourself below, and be sure leave your comments about this year’s reboot…

Godzilla is released on Blu-ray and DVD on October 27th in the UK.

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- Scott Davis

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Honest Trailers concedes 'Godzilla' 2014 is 'The good one' but that isn't saying much

10 September 2014 8:27 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

"Godzilla" was one of the most anticipated movies of 2014. And I will stand by my assessment that it was a fantastic monster movie…wrapped in a terrible human movie. The guys over at Screen Junkies apparently had a lot of the same qualms I did. Would this Bryan Cranston bait-and-switch action movie have done as well if it'd had this honest trailer? The world will never know. [Via Screen Junkies] »

- Donna Dickens

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Honest Trailer for Godzilla

9 September 2014 2:00 PM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Even though Godzilla was hardly in the movie, and Bryan Cranston wasn't in it as long as we hoped, I still thought Godzilla was a great movie that provided fun entertainment. I like how director Gareth Edwards handled the story. Screen Junkies has delivered an Honest Trailer for the film that does a funny job of tearing it apart though! Even if you liked the movie you can't really argue with the points they make. Enjoy!

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- Joey Paur

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Win Legendary’s Godzilla on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Combo

9 September 2014 12:00 PM, PDT | TheHDRoom | See recent TheHDRoom news »

2014 saw the return of Godzilla, the King of Monsters, to the big screen in director Gareth Edwards' atmospheric reboot starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olson, Bryan Cranston and Ken WatanabeGodzilla is now available to own on Digital HD and will be making his Blu-ray and DVD landfall on Tuesday, September 16.

To support the home video release of Godzilla, we have teamed up with Warner Bros. Home Entertainment to offer three lucky readers the Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD combo pack. For a chance to win this cool prize, please fill out and submit the short entry form below. The odds of winning can be increased each and every day you stop back to enter again.

You must be a resident of the U.S. or Canada to participate.

An epic rebirth to Toho's iconic Godzilla, this spectacular adventure pits the world's most famous monster against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity's scientific arrogance, »

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Gareth Edwards' Godzilla Gets An Honest Trailer

9 September 2014 10:12 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

In Summer 2014, the world’s most revered monster is reborn as Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures unleash the epic action adventure “Godzilla.” From visionary new director Gareth Edwards (“Monsters”) comes a powerful story of human courage and reconciliation in the face of titanic forces of nature, when the awe-inspiring Godzilla rises to restore balance as humanity stands defenseless. Godzilla featured: Aaron Taylor-Johnson as Ford Brody Ken Watanabe as Dr. Ishiro Serizawa Bryan Cranston as Joe Brody Elizabeth Olsen as Elle Brody Juliette Binoche as Sandra Brody Sally Hawkins as Dr. Vivienne Graham David Strathairn as Rear Admiral William Stenz, Usn Carson Bolde as Sam Brody Richard T. Jones as Captain Russell Hampton Victor Rasuk as Sergeant Tre Morales Godzilla hits Blu-ray/DVD September 16 Follow @KingPatel7 »

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Jason Reitman's 'American Beauty' Live Read Coming to Film Independent at Lacma

8 September 2014 4:14 PM, PDT | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

How do actors create characters? Director Jason Reitman probes the question each year with his Film Independent at Lacma Live Read series. He will kick off the Fall season with a staging of "American Beauty." The iconic Oscar-winning screenplay from writer Alan Ball will be performed on Thursday, October 16, with a yet-to-be-announced set of actors.  It's a hot ticket, and likely to sell out immediately. Film Independent staged a reading of "American Beauty" back at 2012's Tiff, with Bryan Cranston in the role of Lester Burnham (originally Kevin Spacey), Christina Hendricks as his pent-up wife Carolyn (Annette Bening), Mae Whitman as willful daughter Jane (Thora Birch) and Adam Driver as creepy-sensitive neighbor Ricky Fitts (Wes Bentley). Who will it be this year? Check out new poster art Little Rock-based artist Matt Owen, below. Jason Reitman's "Men, Women and Children" just played Tiff and opens limited on October 17. Meanwhile, »

- Ryan Lattanzio

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Toronto: ‘Finding Neverland’s Jeremy Jordan Races For Fest Premiere

7 September 2014 2:42 PM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Jeremy Jordan is legging it from Boston, where he played the lead role today in the  American Repertory Theatre matinee of Harvey Weinstein’s new musical Finding Neverland, to Toronto. He’s racing to be with co-star Anna Kendrick for the premiere of the Richard Lagravanese-directed The Last 5 Years, the film that The Weinstein Company just acquired to be distributed by RADiUS. Jordan plays Jm Barrie in the stage musical–Bryan Cranston was spotted in the audience today–which has broken Art box office records as it hones for Broadway. Weinstein was in Boston and is also traveling back to Toronto for the screening.

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- Mike Fleming Jr

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Casting: Bloom, Coogan, Ck, Dreymon, Weaving

7 September 2014 2:21 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Unlocked

Orlando Bloom, Michael Douglas and Noomi Rapace are set to star in the upcoming Michael Apted-directed thriller "Unlocked" for Bloom. Peter O’Brien wrote the screenplay and shooting begins November 3rd.

The story follows a CIA interrogator (Rapace) who races to thwart a biological warfare attack on London after she unwittingly gives information to terrorists.

Boswell For The Defence

Steve Coogan has scored the title role of James Boswell in Gregor Jordan's upcoming film adaptation of Patrick Edgeworth's West End play "Boswell For The Defence". Filming begins next year in Europe.

Coogan will play the Scottish lawyer who takes on the case of a female convict sentenced to death in the period legal drama which Current Entertainment will produce.

Trumbo

Comedian and actor Louis C.K. has joined the cast of Jay Roach's Dalton Trumbo biopic "Trumbo". Bryan Cranston, Helen Mirren, John Goodman, Diane Lane and Elle Fanning also star. »

- Garth Franklin

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Louis C.K joins Helen Mirren, Bryan Cranston and John Goodman in Trumbo

6 September 2014 5:50 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Louis C.K has reportedly been cast in the upcoming Dalton Trumbo biopic.

The American Hustle actor joins Helen Mirren, John Goodman and Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston in the film about the American screenwriter and novelist, reports Screen Daily.

Trumbo's titular character was arrested for refusing to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee during the Red Scare.

Despite being blacklisted from Hollywood, Trumbo would go on to win two Oscars under different pseudonyms.

Louis C.K. will play fellow screenwriter Arlen Hird, who was also blacklisted and would fall on hard times.

Jay Roach will direct the movie, while John McNamara has penned the script. »

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Louis C.K. joins Trumbo

6 September 2014 2:00 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: Comedian latest addition to anticipated drama as John Goodman signs.

Comedian and actor Louis C.K. has joined the cast of Dalton Trumbo biopic Trumbo.

C.K. will play screenwriter Arlen Hird, who like Trumbo, fell on hard times after being blacklisted, but refused to compromise on his principles.

As previously reported by Screen, Diane Lane and Elle Fanning have signed on to join Bryan Cranston and Helen Mirren in the buzzed-about script being sold by eOne.

John Goodman has also completed his deal to play no-nonsense film producer Frank King in the drama, which shoots later this month.

Breaking Bad star Cranston, director Jay Roach and producers Michael London and Shivani Rawat will be among the entourage wining and dining potential buyers in Toronto tonight.

Recently launched Bleecker Street will distribute in the Us. »

- andreas.wiseman@screendaily.com (Andreas Wiseman)

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Giveaway: Win 'Breaking Bad' the Complete Series on Google Play

5 September 2014 5:02 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Last month, AMC's critically-acclaimed series Breaking Bad cemented its phenomenal five-season run with a second straight win for Best Drama Series at The Emmy Awards. Google Play predicted the win backed with data that showed the series' final season was The most popular television drama with Google Play viewers!

So, if you're not quite ready to say goodbye to Walt (Bryan Cranston) and Jesse (Aaron Paul) just yet, we have a contest lined up where fans can stream the entire series on Google Play!

One lucky grand prize winner will receive a Breaking Bad series pass on Google Play to stream all 67 episodes, with first prize winners taking home a pass for The Final Season. These prizes will be gone before you know it, so take a look at how you can win below.

Grand Prize Winner Receives:

A series pass to stream every gritty and amazing episode of Breaking Bad from start to finish. »

- MovieWeb

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TV News: Shield, Sam, Boys, Magicians, Wife

4 September 2014 1:10 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Marvel's Agents of Shield

The first photo is out of British actor Nick Blood as Agent Lance Hunter in the upcoming second season of ABC's "Marvel's Agents of Shield". Describing the character, executive producer Maurissa Tancharoen says: "Now that S.H.I.E.L.D. has fallen, Coulson has to look outside of the organization for help, and make uneasy alliances with people like Lance Hunter. Hunter is a mercenary, in it for the money, not the cause. Whether his allegiance is to anyone but himself is still in question." [Source: Et Online]

Son of Sam

Blumhouse Prods. will develop a six-hour mini-series about serial killer 'Son of Sam' for Fox TV Studios ("The Killing"). Steven Katz ("The Knick," "From the Earth to the Moon") penned the script which juxtaposes David Richard Berkowitz’s six killings with the actual police investigation in the mid 1970's in New York City. [Source: Deadline]

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- Garth Franklin

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How Amblin TV’s Success Led Spielberg to His New DreamWorks CEO

4 September 2014 10:35 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Steven Spielberg’s Amblin TV is the little engine that could, a tiny operation that has almost as many shows on the air as it has full-time employees.

Amblin’s success at TNT in particular led Spielberg to recruit Michael Wright, who just left his post as head of programming for TNT, TBS and TCM, to replace Stacey Snider as DreamWorks’ CEO.

See Also: Michael Wright Named CEO of DreamWorks

Wright is an unconventional choice, given his lack of film experience, but Spielberg’s bet on the TV vet is a sign of how much Wright impressed the DreamWorks mogul in working with him over the years on various DreamWorks TV/Amblin TV projects. Wright’s championing of DreamWorks TV’s 2005 epic Western miniseries “Into the West” was a bonding moment for the exec with Spielberg and his TV team.

Despite his background, however, Wright’s focus at DreamWorks will »

- Cynthia Littleton

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Vscore: Emmys Boost Winners’ Social Media Power

3 September 2014 2:26 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The social media buzz triggered by the recent Emmy Awards  provided a noticeable bump to the Vscore rankings of some of TV’s biggest winners for the night.

Vscore is Variety’s method of analyzing the star power for individual celebrities. Over 17,000 currently working actors are assigned a score from 0-100 using a weighted combination of multiple factors, including box office and television ratings performance, award nominations and wins, social media mentions (positive, negative or neutral), and upcoming film or television projects.

The Emmys in particular caused significant gains in Vscores for some stars, including an 11-point jump between Aug. 20 and Aug. 27 (the Emmys were on Aug. 25) for “Modern Family’s” Ty Burrell (Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy) from 77 to 88.

There were 10-point boosts for both “Breaking Bad’s” Anna Gunn (60 to 70 after winning Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama) and “The Good Wife’s” Julianna Margulies (71 to 81 after »

- Kevin Noonan

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George Clooney Is Directing a Movie About Phone Hacking

3 September 2014 1:45 PM, PDT | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

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- Maggie-Pehanick

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Toronto Film Fest Market Faces Challenges With Platform Changes, Global Politics

3 September 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Sellers at this week’s Toronto Film Festival hope to ride the wave of Cannes and Sundance, which saw a healthy number of deals close earlier in the year. But by no means does that suggest that the movie business is in full recovery.

“The market is bigger than ever,” says Sony Pictures Classics co-president Michael Barker. “But I think the huge sales are fewer and farther between than they used to be. Films used to go for more money in the DVD heyday. What we’re all doing is finding ways to make up for the loss.”

The shakeup in home entertainment is a challenge facing film backers, but the tectonic political shifts roiling the world are also wreaking havoc on an industry that relies on foreign distribution sales. Relations between the U.S. and Russia are chilly, due to the annexation of Crimea, which has left film buyers »

- Ramin Setoodeh and Brent Lang

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