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New poster for Brian Wilson biopic Love and Mercy

26 April 2015 1:45 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A poster has arrived online for the Brian Wilson biopic Love and Mercy and we have it for you right here…

See Also: Watch the trailer for Love and Mercy

Love & Mercy presents an unconventional portrait of Brian Wilson, the mercurial singer, songwriter and leader of The Beach Boys. Set against the era-defining catalog of Wilson’s music, the film intimately examines the personal voyage and ultimate salvation of the icon whose success came at extraordinary personal cost.

Directed by Bill Pohlad, Love and Mercy stars Paul Dano, John Cusack, Elizabeth Banks and Paul Giamatti. Set for release June 5th in the States, no UK release date is still to be confirmed.


- Scott J. Davis

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Time Machine: Burton and Bonham Carter Sporting Matching Hairdos on the Oscars' Red Carpet

24 April 2015 7:44 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Tim Burton and Helena Bonham Carter at the Academy Awards Tim Burton and Helena Bonham Carter on the Oscars' Red Carpet Tim Burton and Helena Bonham Carter sported matching hairdos upon their arrival at the 2011 Academy Awards ceremony held on Feb. 27 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. Tim Burton's global blockbuster Alice in Wonderland, in which Helena Bonham Carter is one of the featured players (as the Red Queen), won Oscars for Best Costume Design and Best Art Direction. Bonham Carter was a Best Supporting Actress nominee for Tom Hooper's The King's Speech (as another queen, Elizabeth). Helena Bonham Carter: Career boosted by Oscar nomination Helena Bonham Carter's film career began in earnest in James Ivory's 1986 Best Picture Oscar nominee A Room with a View, in which she romanced Julian Sands. She kept on working without creating too much of a stir – e.g., Lady Jane, »

- D. Zhea

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New 'Love & Mercy' Poster is Set for '60s

24 April 2015 1:40 PM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

I prefer movie posters that are not just pictures of the actors. A poster never makes me want to see a movie, but a well designed poster may make me want to purchase a print of it. I like a bit of artistic ambition in them. The new poster for the Brian Wilson biopic Love & Mercy decides to embrace the 1960s to make a poster that certainly pops. I probably won't buy a print, but at least somebody put some effort into the poster, which you can check out below. The poster does make it seem like the whole movie takes place in the '60s, which it doesn't. Paul Dano and John Cusack split the duties of playing the Beach Boys legend in two different areas of his life. I saw the film at SXSW this year, and greatly enjoyed it. So, more importantly than admiring the poster, go »

- Mike Shutt

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New Projects: ‘Robin Hood’, ‘Battle of the Sexes’, and ‘Russ and Roger Go Beyond’

23 April 2015 7:57 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

There must be something fashionable to the idea right now of stealing from the rich and giving to the poor. Hollywood now has four Robin Hood movies in production, more than anyone really needs, perhaps even the poor. Tuesday Deadline reported that Warner Bros. had “quietly” put a new Robin Hood movie into production, this one being developed by the script writer for the upcoming Aquaman movie Will Beall. Deadline counts three others for it to storm the castle with: a family friendly swashbuckler from Disney called Nottingham & Hood, a Batman Begins style origin story aptly titled Robin Hood: Origins, and one from Sony that’s described as “Fast & Furious meets Mission: Impossible style reinvention of the tale.” With those four incredibly original ideas, anyone think this is the rich stealing from the poor?

Robin Hood isn’t the only Hollywood property currently with competing projects. A few weeks back, »

- Brian Welk

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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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Emma Stone and Steve Carell to star in Battle of the Sexes

22 April 2015 2:53 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Deadline has reported that Fox Searchlight has set a start date on Battle of the Sexes, based on the gender-battle tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs.

Little Miss Sunshine directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris will helm the project, while Emma Stone (Birdman) and Steve Carell (Foxcatcher) are set to play King and Riggs respectively. Simon Beaufoy, Oscar winning screenwriter of Slumdog Millionaire has written the script, which is being co-produced by Danny Boyle (127 Hours).

The race to get the film out first will be crucial, as two other rival projects are set to go into production this year as well: Elizabeth Banks and Paul Giamatti are playing King and Riggs in a HBO and Playtone production, while Will Ferrell is still circling Match Maker, which is being co-produced by his own Gary Sanchez Productions.

The story of King and Riggs became a zeitgeist event back in 1973, when the 29-year old No. »

- Scott J. Davis

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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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Emma Stone, Steve Carell Engage In Battle Of The Sexes

21 April 2015 11:46 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Crazy, Stupid, Love, Match? Emma Stone and Steve Carell are attached to star in Fox Searchlight’s Battle of the Sexes, which will portray the famed match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. Stone will play King, the No. 2 ranked female tennis player in 1973 when she, at 29, was challenged by and bested 55-year-old Wimbledon great Riggs (Carell), who came out of retirement for the match.

Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, the team behind Little Miss Sunshine, will direct from a long-gestating script by Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire). The scribe has been working with King on the screenplay (Riggs passed away in 1995), which is expected to be comedic but still address important political issues. Danny Boyle will produce.

This is one of three competing projects about the match between King and Riggs, though it’s currently predicted to be the first in front of cameras. HBO is working on an »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Emma Stone and Steve Carell Are Also Going to Play Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs

21 April 2015 11:33 AM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

1970s tennis is soon going to have a Capote situation of its very own: According to Deadline, Emma Stone and Steve Carell have signed on to play Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs in a Battle of the Sexes biopic for Fox Searchlight. That's not to be confused with HBO's own movie about King and Riggs, which will star Elizabeth Banks and Paul Giamatti, or the upcoming comedy Match Maker, which will star Will Ferrell and a woman to be named later. How do you want your Bobby Riggs, America — affably off-kilter, sweatily grotesque, or shirtlessly silly? »

- Nate Jones

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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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Stone, Carell Set For "Battle of the Sexes"

21 April 2015 10:01 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Emma Stone and Steve Carell are set to star as tennis superstars Billie Jean King and Robert 'Bobby' Riggs in "Battle of the Sexes" for Fox Searchlight.

The story is said to focus on King's famous 'Battle of the Sexes' against 55-year-old retired former Wimbledon champion Riggs in 1973. Riggs claimed female tennis was inferior and challenged the then world No. 2 player King to a match.

She declined, but women's tennis top player Margaret Court accepted. Riggs beat her 6-2 6-1 thanks to his tricky use of drop shots and lobs, he then went on to taunt all female tennis players.

This prompted King to accept a lucrative financial offer to play Riggs in a nationally televised match that the promoters dubbed the "Battle of the Sexes" with a 90 million worldwide audience tuning in.

Having learned from Court's loss, King was prepared for Riggs' game and easily beat him 6–4 6–3 6–3. Some have »

- Garth Franklin

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Comedy Central Renews Inside Amy Schumer For Fourth Season

21 April 2015 8:15 AM, PDT | | See recent AreYouScreening news »

Taking a hint from other cable networks, notably HBO, Comedy Central has renewed Inside Amy Schumer for a fourth season before the third season even begins.

With little more to go on than a lot of buzz surrounding the music video, critical acclaim, and, I suppose, having seen where the third season goes, the show is set to return.

It’s big news for a show like this, and a serious vote of confidence. It also opens a lot of doors for the show’s direction, with a lot of room to play now.

Be sure to tune in tonight, and catch some previews with our look at Inside Amy Schumer Season Three here.

Catch all the info below.


Fresh off hosting the MTV Movie Awards, gracing the cover ofEntertainment Weekly, receiving a Peabody® Award for “Inside Amy Schumer,” and being named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People, »

- Marc Eastman

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'Inside Amy Schumer' Renewed for Season 4

21 April 2015 8:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Good news, "Inside Amy Schumer" fans: The show just got picked up for a fourth season, ahead of its season three premiere.

Schumer made the announcement herself during an appearance on "The Late Show with David Letterman" on Monday night, where she told the host she just got word about the pickup before heading out onstage. Letterman congratulated the comedienne, and the duo chatted about the highs and lows of working on series television, where Schumer quipped that the annual effort doesn't get any easier, but "I find I'm getting easier."

In a statement released Tuesday, Comedy Central praised the show and Schumer.

"We love being 'Inside Amy Schumer' and are thrilled our audience agrees," said Kent Alterman, president of content development and original programming at the network.

"I'm so happy to keep the 'Inside Amy Schumer' family together," Schumer added in her own statement. "Excited »

- Katie Roberts

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Emma Stone and Steve Carell face off in Battle of the Sexes film

21 April 2015 7:22 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Emma Stone and Steve Carell will star in Battle of the Sexes.

The pair will play Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs in Searchlight's film about their $100,000 tennis showdown, Deadline reports.

Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris will direct from a script penned by Simon Beaufoy. Danny Boyle's Decibel Films and Christian Colson's Cloud Eight are on board to produce.

The heavily-hyped tennis match between women's champion King and retired Wimbledon winner Riggs caused a media sensation in 1973.

Battle of the Sexes - which reunites Crazy, Stupid, Love stars Stone and Carell - will be released in 2016.

Meanwhile, Elizabeth Banks and Paul Giamatti will star in an HBO film about the infamous tennis match.

A separate feature film version of the game, starring Will Ferrell as Riggs, is also being adapted from an Espn magazine article titled 'The Match Maker: Bobby Riggs, The Mafia and the Battle of the Sexes'. »

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Cathy Schulman Joins Stx Entertainment as Top Production Executive

20 April 2015 6:38 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Cathy Schulman has joined Stx Entertainment as a top production executive, TheWrap has learned. The former president of Mandalay Pictures began her new role Monday and will report to Stx Motion Picture Group President and Chief Content Officer Oren Aviv. Schulman won an Academy Award for Best Picture and the Independent Spirit Award for Best First Film for 2004’s “Crash,” which she produced. She also produced “The Illusionist,” written and directed by Neil Burger, starring Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti and Jessica Biel. Also Read: Stx Entertainment Chief Robert Simonds on Why He's Spending $750 Million Making Movies This Year: 'We Believe »

- Debbie Emery

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'Battle of the Sexes' Reunites Steve Carell & Emma Stone

20 April 2015 5:19 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Fox Searchlight Pictures has just entered the race to make a movie about Bobby Riggs and Billie Jean King's infamous 1973 tennis match, with Steve Carell and Emma Stone signing on to play the tennis pros in Battle of the Sexes. There are currently two other projects about this match in development, Chernin Entertainment's Match Maker, starring Will Ferrell as Riggs and an untitled project from Playtone that has Paul Giamatti and Elizabeth Banks set to star. Fox Searchlight is aiming to release Battle of the Sexes in 2016, with Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (Little Miss Sunshine) directing from a script by Simon Beaufoy (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire).

The 1973 match between the 55-year-old Bobby Riggs, a former Wimbledon champ, and 29-year-old Billie Jean King, then the #2 ranked female tennis player in the world, became a nationwide sensation, drawing in the highest TV ratings since the Moon landing in »

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Steve Carell and Emma Stone Set for Battle Of The Sexes

20 April 2015 3:11 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Steve Carell and Emma Stone are set to star as rival tennis champs in Fox Searchlight's film adaptation of the so-called Battle of the Sexes, the 1973 tennis match between the 29 year-old Billie Jean King, ranked No. 2 in the world at the time, and Bobby Riggs, the 55 year-old Wimbledon champion, who came out of retirement for the match. The match between King and Riggs became a huge national event, earning the highest TV ratings since the Moon Landing. Little Miss Sunshine helmers Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris will direct the script from 127 Hours and Slumdog Millionaire scribe Simon Beaufoy. [caption id="attachment_376765" align="alignright" width="360"] Image via 20th Century Fox[/caption] Beaufoy has been quietly working on the script over the last several years with cooperation from King - Riggs died in 1995. Per Deadline, the film will be "a comedy with dramatic and political overtones" in the vein of Little Miss Sunshine. The film is set to »

- Haleigh Foutch

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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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Steve Carell & Emma Stone Reteam For 'Battle Of The Sexes,' Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris To Direct

20 April 2015 1:54 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Hollywood loves nothing more than pitting two projects against each other, and the latest is the true story about an oddball sports rivalry that captivated the nation. Earlier this year it was reported that Elizabeth Banks and Paul Giamatti would topline HBO's movie based on the 1973 Battles Of The Sexes tennis match between the 29 year-old, number two-ranked Billie Jean King, and the retired loud-mouthed champ Bobby Riggs. Now, a much starrier version is moving forward fast. Fox Searchlight has rounded up "Crazy Stupid Love" co-stars Steve Carell and Emma Stone for "Battle Of The Sexes." This is the project that Danny Boyle once flirted with, and he's still on board to produce, with "Little Miss Sunshine" duo Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris now directing the script from "Slumdog Millionaire" and "127 Hours" scribe Simon Beaufoy. In short, this one has a ton of talent in front of and behind »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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