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8 Reasons 'Suicide Squad's' Joker is actively offending me

24 April 2015 7:19 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

We’ve been waiting so long for the reveal of Jared Leto as the Joker. The excitement has been building with each new tease to social media. And now it’s here. ”Suicide Squad” director David Ayer released Jared Leto’s full Joker look tonight. On a Friday at 8pm Est with no leaks prompting such a decision. It’s almost as if they knew this wasn’t going to go over well. Brace yourselves. The Suicide Squad wishes you a Happy Anniversary Mr. J! #Joker75 #SuicideSquad @WarnerBrosEnt @DCComics — David Ayer (@DavidAyerMovies) April 25, 2015 What even am I looking at right now? I don’t know where to begin. It’s like a Magic Eye poster, only where the longer you look, the more things you find wrong. #1: The Joker looks like a Juggalo. This is not a good look. The Joker should never »

- Donna Dickens

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Time Machine: Nolan and Producer-Wife Following 'Inception' 'Snub'

24 April 2015 6:45 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Christopher Nolan and wife Emma Thomas on the Oscars' Red Carpet Christopher Nolan and wife Emma Thomas at the Academy Awards A very blasé-looking Christopher Nolan, shortlisted as one of the producers of Best Picture Oscar nominee Inception and as the writer of the film's original screenplay, arrives with his wife and fellow Inception producer Emma Thomas at the 2011 Academy Awards held on Feb. 27 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. Of course, Christopher Nolan also directed Inception, but he was not included in the Academy's Best Director shortlist. Instead, nominated were: David Fincher for The Social Network. Darren Aronofsky for Black Swan. Joel and Ethan Coen for True Grit. David O. Russell for The Fighter. Tom Hooper, the eventual winner, for The King's Speech. In case the incredibly successful British filmmaker was disappointed, angered, or downright outraged at being bypassed one more time by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts »

- D. Zhea

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James Franco’s ‘Adderall Diaries’ Acquired by A24 for U.S. Distribution

24 April 2015 4:35 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

A24 has acquired U.S. rights to James Franco’s “The Adderall Diaries” following its premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival.

The seven-figure deal is part of A24’s alliance with DirecTV, under which the satcaster will be able to show the film prior to its theatrical release.

Based on the 2009 Stephen Elliott memoir of the same name, the film also stars Ed Harris, Amber Heard, Cynthia Nixon and Christian Slater. Franco plays Elliott, who begins following the story of a man standing trial for the murder of his wife and decides to write a book about it. He also becomes romantically involved with a reporter covering the trial.

Pamela Romanowsky directed. The film is co-produced by Rabbit Bandini Productions’ Franco and Vince Jolivette, and Windowseat Films producers Jim Reach and Joseph McKelheer.

Wme Global and CAA handled the sale.

The acquisition was first reported by


- Dave McNary

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A24 Acquires ‘The Adderall Diaries’ In 2nd Tribeca Deal Of Day For Distrib

24 April 2015 3:41 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: A24 is closing a low seven-figure deal for U.S. rights to The Adderall Diaries, the Pamela Romanowsky-directed film that premiered at Tribeca and stars James Franco as a troubled and drug-addicted writer who becomes fascinated by a big murder trial and decides to create a book focusing on the explosive case of a man suspected of killing his ex-wife. The deal is being brokered by Wme Global and CAA. A24 earlier today wrapped up another A24 deal on the William… »

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Time Machine: Veterans Wallach and Coppola - Godfather 3 in Common - Are Special Oscar Honorees

24 April 2015 12:28 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Eli Wallach and Anne Jackson on the Oscars' Red Carpet Eli Wallach and Anne Jackson at the Academy Awards Eli Wallach and wife Anne Jackson are seen above arriving at the 2011 Academy Awards ceremony, held on Sunday, Feb. 27, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. The 95-year-old Wallach had received an Honorary Oscar at the Governors Awards in November 2010. See also: "Doris Day Inexplicably Snubbed by Academy," "Maureen O'Hara Honorary Oscar," "Honorary Oscars: Mary Pickford, Greta Garbo Among Rare Women Recipients," and "Hayao Miyazaki Getting Honorary Oscar." Delayed film debut The Actors Studio-trained Eli Wallach was to have made his film debut in Fred Zinnemann's Academy Award-winning 1953 blockbuster From Here to Eternity. Ultimately, however, Frank Sinatra – then a has-been following a string of box office duds – was cast for a pittance, getting beaten to a pulp by a pre-stardom Ernest Borgnine. For his bloodied efforts, Sinatra went on »

- D. Zhea

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Brooklyn Sudano Joins Hulu’s ’11/22/63′

24 April 2015 8:23 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Brooklyn Sudano has joined the cast of 11/22/63, Hulu's adaptation of Stephen King's 2011 best seller that stars James Franco. The story centers on Jake Epping (Franco), an unassuming divorced English teacher who stumbles upon a time portal and goes on a quest to prevent the assassination of President Kennedy. But his mission is threatened by Lee Harvey Oswald, his falling in love and the past itself — which doesn't want to be changed. Sudano, repped by Apa and Greenlight… »

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Daredevil's Vincent D'Onofrio backs Nat Wolff to be the new Spider-Man

23 April 2015 7:24 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Daredevil's Vincent D'Onofrio wants Nat Wolff to be cast as the new Spider-Man.

D'Onofrio stars alongside the youngster in the new James Franco-directed film In Dubious Battle, and thinks he is the ideal candidate to play Peter Parker.

Wolff is reportedly one of five actors circling the role after Marvel announced that the character will be introduced to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

D'Onofrio tweeted: "Nat Wolff should be Spidey. Marvel knows best though they are batting 1000. I think Nat is perfect."

The 55-year-old can currently be seen as Wilson Fisk, aka The Kingpin, in Netflix's Daredevil series.

Nat Wolff @natandalex should be Spidey . Marvel knows best though they are batting 1000 . I think Nat is perfect .

Vincent D'Onofrio (@vincentdonofrio) April 23, 2015

Spider-Man is expected to make his Marvel Cinematic Universe debut as part of the Captain America: Civil War ensemble.

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New trailer for The Little Prince

23 April 2015 4:20 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

An international trailer has been released for director Mark Osborne’s The Little Prince, an animated adaption of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s classic children’s novel. Check it out below after the official synopsis…

Rediscover one of the most beloved stories of all time. From Mark Osborne, Academy Award® nominated director of Kung Fu Panda, comes the first-ever animated feature film adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s iconic masterpiece, The Little Prince. At the heart of it all is The Little Girl (Mackenzie Foy), who’s being prepared by her mother (Rachel McAdams) for the very grown-up world in which they live – only to be interrupted by her eccentric, kind-hearted neighbor, The Aviator (Jeff Bridges). The Aviator introduces his new friend to an extraordinary world where anything is possible. A world that he himself was initiated into long ago by The Little Prince (newcomer Riley Osborne). It’s here that »

- Gary Collinson

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The Little Prince (2015) Movie Trailer 2: Pilot Crashes & Finds Boy in Desert

22 April 2015 6:17 PM, PDT | Film-Book | See recent Film-Book news »

  The Little Prince Trailer 2. Mark Osborne‘s The Little Prince (2015) movie trailer 2 stars Rachel McAdams, James Franco, Mackenzie Foy, Paul Rudd, and Marion Cotillard. The Little Prince‘s plot synopsis: based on the novel by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, “At the heart of it all is The Little [...]

Continue reading: The Little Prince (2015) Movie Trailer 2: Pilot Crashes & Finds Boy in Desert »

- Rollo Tomasi

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Watch The Delightful New Trailer For The Little Prince

22 April 2015 10:17 AM, PDT | | See recent TheMovieBit news »

Coming form King Fu Panda director Mark Osborne, 3D animation/stop motion mix The Little Prince offers a modern twist on the classic children's book by Antoine Saint-Exupery, telling the tale of a pilot who crashes in the Sahara desert, and meets a young Prince who has travelled from his home on a distant asteroid on a journey to meet people from other planets and hear their stories. Boasting an amazing voice cast, including Jeff Bridges, Mackenzie Foy, Ricky Gervais, Marion Cotillard, Paul Rudd, Benico del Toro, and James Franco, this looks absolutely beautiful, with the promise of an incredibly emotional story at its core. I will admit to feeling a bit teary eyed as the trailer reached its joyous crescendo. This will definitely be one to delight adults and kids alike. There is no Irish or American release date as of yet, but it is expected to come our »

- (Tom White)

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New ‘Little Prince’ trailer previews a wonderfully imaginative addition to Cannes

21 April 2015 4:38 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Need a little animation fix between your Cannes films? It seems like this could be the answer.

The new, international trailer for The Little Prince was released on Monday and it offers a preview at one of the year’s more imaginative animated films. The movie is set to premiere out of competition at the Cannes Film Festival.

Featuring the voice talents of Rachel McAdams, Paul Rudd, James Franco, Marion Cotillard, Jeff Bridges, Benicio Del Toro, Paul Giamatti, Ricky Gervais, and Mackenzie Foy, The Little Prince follows the story of a pilot crashes in the desert and meets a little boy from a distant planet. The story was first published in 1943 by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.

The latest trailer dives more into the story than the first one and seems to illustrate the imagination that is going into this adaptation. It seems to be blending both digital CGI with some other animation styles such as stop-motion, »

- Zach Dennis

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Watch International English-Language Trailer For The Little Prince

21 April 2015 2:56 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

One of the most well-loved children’s stories of all-time is bound for the big screen. The latest adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s novella The Little Prince hails from King Fu Panda helmer Mark Osborne, who takes a few liberties with the popular source material for his vision. But to be frank, with trailers this captivating and visually adventurous, it’s unlikely anyone will have cause for complaint.

The Little Prince tells the story of an Aviator whose plane crashes in the desert, which is where he meets the titular prince from an asteroid-sized planet whose day trip to Earth is part of his exploration of the galaxy. One of those aforementioned changes tying together the movie is a wraparound story that’s made apparent in this new preview. Featuring a young girl and her next-door neighbor, it’s a slight adjustment that shouldn’t sully the gloriousness of the stop-motion animation on display. »

- Gem Seddon

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Tribeca: "The Adderall Diaries" and "Hungry Hearts"

21 April 2015 12:20 PM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

Tribeca Festival coverage. Here's Joe Reid, who you know and love from the podcast...

The Adderall Diaries

We sometimes joke around about James Franco's insane output over the last five years -- he's been in Well Over 30 movies since 127 Hours, with a whopping 21 of them playing film festivals. That's an average of five films a year playing in some festival or another.

For a lesser-known actor, this kind of heavy indie output might be a better idea. Throw yourself into as many projects as possible, increasing your odds that one of them will hit. Franco's already established, though. He's had his hits. What starring in so many festival indies does for him it's the opposite: it ups his odds that he'll end up in at least a few total stinkers, every year. It's gotten to the point where Franco's presence in an indie feels like the promise of disappointment. »

- Joe Reid

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Watch Little Prince trailer: James Franco lends voice to timeless classic

21 April 2015 10:16 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Marion Cotillard, James Franco and Rachel McAdams bring the classic children's story The Little Prince to a new generation.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's 1943 novel tells the story of child prodigy Little Girl (Mackenzie Foy) and her mysterious neighbour The Aviator (Jeff Bridges) on a mystical adventure.

The all-star voice cast for The Little Prince also includes Paul Rudd, Ricky Gervais, Benicio del Toro, Paul Giamatti and Albert Brooks.

The Little Prince comes from Kung Fu Panda director Mark Osborne.

Osborne's animated adventure will have its world premiere at the 68th Cannes Film Festival out of competition next month.

Paramount Pictures will release The Little Prince later this year. »

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The New 'The Little Prince' Trailer Is Emotional & Gorgeous

21 April 2015 9:15 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

A new international trailer for "The Little Prince" takes viewers on a fantastical voyage, offering breathtaking visuals and evoking lots of heartstring tugging along the way.

The flick is the first feature-length, animated adaptation of the classic French novella, "Le Petit Prince," by Antoine de Saint-Exupery, and boasts a stellar voice cast that includes Jeff Bridges, Rachel McAdams, James Franco, Marion Cotillard, and Benicio Del Toro.

The full synopsis, per Variety:

The multilayered animated tale centers around a little girl (Mackenzie Foy) who lives with her mother (McAdams) and gets initiated by her eccentric yet kind-hearted neighbor, the Aviator (Bridges), into a magical world where anything is possible - a world that the Aviator himself was initiated into long ago by the Little Prince (played by newcomer Riley Osborne).

That "multilayered" descriptor also applies to the film's animation itself, which is a mix of different media, including computer animation and intricate, »

- Katie Roberts

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Felicity Jones Talks True Story and Joining the Star Wars Franchise

21 April 2015 8:20 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

Jonah Hill leads True Story as Michael Finkel, a disgraced New York Times reporter who can’t score a new job after he’s caught massaging story details. Soon after heading home to his wife Jill (Felicity Jones) in Montana, Mike gets word that accused killer Christian Longo (James Franco) is using his identity. Rather than steer clear of the supposed murderer, Mike suspects that writing a book about Christian could help him get his career back on track. Jill knows something isn’t quite right, but even she becomes intoxicated by Christian and his story. With the film now playing in theaters, I recently got the opportunity to sit down with Jones to discuss how she approached bringing this true story to screen. We talked about her meetings with the real Jill, her experience working with Hill, Franco and director Rupert Goold and how the set itself reflects Jill »

- Perri Nemiroff

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True Story Review

21 April 2015 6:48 AM, PDT | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

Ripped from the headlines, it is not as good as “Capote,” but close enough.Debut feature director Rupert Goold pulled one out of the hat with this amazingly entertaining dual of wits, and lies, between two men who are world class in the art of deception. At the heart of the film is the weakness of the human soul when it comes to sorting out right from wrong and success from failure. As the semi-honest reporter Michael Finkel (Jonah Hill) matches wits with sociopath Christian Longo (James Franco) the audience is at wits end to decide who is the bearer of […] »

- Ron Wilkinson

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Watch: Trailer for Animated Cannes Entry 'The Little Prince'

20 April 2015 2:48 PM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Set as of Thursday to make its premiere at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival Out of Competition, a new international trailer for Mark Osbourne's (Kung Fu Panda) film adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupery beloved children's book The Little Prince has arrived. While this isn't the first teaser for the film, it is the first time English-speaking audiences can see the American voice cast. And boy, did they go all out with this voice cast, with Jeff Bridges, Mackenzie Foy, Marion Cotillard, James Franco, Albert Brooks, Paul Rudd, Ricky Gervais, Bud Cort, Rachel McAdams, Benicio Del Toro and Paul Giamatti lending their pipes to the animated picture. While it's hard to shake off The Lorax vibes created by a newly created child protagonist and her new old friend, there does seem to be more love and charm here than that film, not to mention how beautiful the animation is during the actual Little Prince moments. »

- Will Ashton

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The Little Prince Trailer: Hear James Franco, Rachel McAdams, and Jeff Bridges

20 April 2015 11:24 AM, PDT | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

The Little Prince, by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, is practically required reading for every child, and now there's an English version of the movie trailer. A pilot's plane crashes in the desert, where he encounters a small, strange boy. The movie revolves around a young girl and her neighbor, an older man who is presumably the pilot. Mackenzie Foy, James Franco, Benicio Del Toro, Jeff Bridges, Rachel McAdams, and Ricky Gervais are all voicing the Us version, which will premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. »

- Maggie-Pehanick

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Watch: New Trailer and Clip Arrive When 'Men Go To Battle' For the Civil War Film

20 April 2015 10:43 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Read More: 5 Observations About the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival Lineup War is coming, and so is a new look at the Civil War-era film "Men Go To Battle." A new trailer and clip for the Zachary Treitz directorial debut feature have arrived. Watch the trailer above. The clip is below.  "Men Go To Battle" follows brothers Henry, played by Tim Morton, and Frances, played by David Maloney, who have spent just too much time with each other on their struggling Kentucky farm. When Frances humiliates Henry in front of the daughter of a prestigious family, Henry joins the Union army. Separated for the first time in a long time, the brothers must face the coming challenges of the war alone.  "Men Go To Battle" premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in the World Narrative Feature Competition.  Read More: New Films Starring James Franco, Richard Gere and Dakota Fanning to Premiere at »

- Travis Clark

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