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Charlize Theron, Seth Rogen Comedy ‘Flarsky’ Sells to Lionsgate

20 March 2017 3:55 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Lionsgate has picked up worldwide rights to Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen’s comedy “Flarsky” with “50/50” director Jonathan Levine helming.

Lionsgate handled distribution on two previous Levine films — “50/50,” which starred Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and “Warm Bodies.”

Rogen will play an unemployed journalist, battered by his own misfortune and self-destructive ways, who endeavors to pursue Theron’s character — his childhood crush and babysitter, who now happens to be one of the most powerful and unattainable women on earth. The script is written by veteran comedy scribe Dan Sterling. Production is expected to begin in August.

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Rogen’s Point Grey Pictures, Theron’s Denver and Delilah Films, and Good Universe are the production companies.

Producers are Point Grey principals Rogen, Evan Goldberg, and James Weaver, alongside Denver and Delilah’s Theron, Beth Kono, and A.J. Dix. Sterling will also executive produce »

- Dave McNary

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The 24 Most Important Vampire TV Shows Ever, Ranked

10 March 2017 7:30 AM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Today is the 20th anniversary of the “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” premiere, and the day that “The Vampire Diaries” airs its series finale — a day sure to go down in broadcast history as Vampire TV Day.

But those two shows are far from the only ones to depict bloodsuckers (to use a pejorative term) on screen, and IndieWire has dusted off the TV crypt to unearth a ranker of our favorite fangs.

Yes, we know there’s a lot at stake here.

Read More: 20 Years After ‘Buffy,’ Have Vampire TV Shows Met Their True Death?

Some rules for this list: At least one of the series regulars has to be a vampire. Also, no kids shows (sorry, “My Babysitter’s A Vampire”), no animation (sorry, “Count Duckula”), no foreign language shows (sorry, South Korea — wow, you guys like vampires) and no miniseries or anthology series (which is why “American Horror Story: Hotel »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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The 24 Most Important Vampire TV Shows Ever, Ranked

10 March 2017 7:30 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Today is the 20th anniversary of the “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” premiere, and the day that “The Vampire Diaries” airs its series finale — a day sure to go down in broadcast history as Vampire TV Day.

But those two shows are far from the only ones to depict bloodsuckers (to use a pejorative term) on screen, and IndieWire has dusted off the TV crypt to unearth a ranker of our favorite fangs.

Yes, we know there’s a lot at stake here.

Read More: 20 Years After ‘Buffy,’ Have Vampire TV Shows Met Their True Death?

Some rules for this list: At least one of the series regulars has to be a vampire. Also, no kids shows (sorry, “My Babysitter’s A Vampire”), no animation (sorry, “Count Duckula”), no foreign language shows (sorry, South Korea — wow, you guys like vampires) and no miniseries or anthology series (which is why “American Horror Story: Hotel »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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Now You Can See What Zac Efron Looks Like as Nightwing

27 February 2017 3:00 AM, PST | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

This whole Nightwing movie thing has really taken on a life of its own huh?  Let’s go through the sequence of events.  First we have a poll that was conducted on who fans thinks should play Nightwing in whatever feature film eventually gets made.  Fans went with Joseph Gordon-Levitt as their number one overall pick.  While I think he’d be great in the role, I wrote why I didn’t think he should even entertain it. Then just hours later you had Jared Padalecki saying that he always wanted to play Nightwing.  This prompted to draw up a nice piece of

Now You Can See What Zac Efron Looks Like as Nightwing »

- Nat Berman

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Oscars 2017: Hollywood reacts to Warren Beatty best picture gaffe

26 February 2017 11:44 PM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

The excruciating mix-up overshadowed the rest of the show.

Hollywood stars have reacted to the shock finale of the 89th Oscars, where La La Land was accidently announced as best picture winner by Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway, instead of the the actual winner, Moonlight.

Read more:

Oscars 2017: Full list of winners

Oscars best picture gaffe sends Academy into tailspin

Host Jimmy Kimmel made a valiant effort to smooth things over when he was closing the show, saying: “We hate to see people disappointed but the good news is we got to hear some extra speeches.”

Moonlight director Barry Jenkins said two winners cards caused the confusion:

“I will say, I saw two cards, and so things just happen. I wanted to see the card, to see the card, and Warren refused to show the card to anybody before he showed it to me. And so he did. He came upstairs and he walked over to »

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Jared Padalecki Wants to Play Nightwing and New Fan Art Emerges

26 February 2017 2:00 AM, PST | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

Now that a Nightwing feature film is being talked about to no end, there’s all kinds of speculation out there as to who might play the hero.  Yesterday we found out that in a recent fan poll, people wanted Joseph Gordon-Levitt to play the part.  I argued against it and still agree with my stance.  While I’m sure he’d nail the role, he just doesn’t need it for his career right now.   However, a new name has emerged today:  Jared Padalecki. When asked straight up by a fan on Twitter whether Padalecki would like to play the character, he responded

Jared Padalecki Wants to Play Nightwing and New Fan Art Emerges »

- Nat Berman

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Jared Padalecki Says He’s Always Wanted To Play Nightwing, New Fan Art Emerges

25 February 2017 8:00 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

It’s been an exciting week for Batfans, as Warner Bros. dropped several bombshells that sent the internet into a frenzy. As if confirming that Matt Reeves and Ben Affleck were both locked in for The Batman wasn’t enough, they also revealed that a Nightwing movie is now in development. Understandably, fans were ecstatic at the news and already, casting wish lists are popping up left, right and center.

Not only that, but several actors have begun to express interest in the role as well, and though the studio hasn’t given us any sort of indication as to who they may have their eye on, one person they might want to look at is Jared Padalecki. For a while now, fans have been calling for him to suit up as the hero and it seems that the Supernatural star is definitely interested in playing the part.

Reaching out to him on Twitter, »

- Matt Joseph

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Dear Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Don’t Play Nightwing

24 February 2017 8:00 PM, PST | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

Of all the actors out there, one guy who I respect more than most is Joseph Gordon-Levitt.  Not only do I think he’s an incredible talent but I feel like he’s made the right role decisions in his career.  I mean we’re talking way back to when he was in A River Runs Through It as a kid.  Then his role on 30 Rock from the Sun which seems like an eternity ago.  He earned his wings on teeny bopper flicks like 10 Things I Hate about You but once we all saw him in 500 Days of Summer he

Dear Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Don’t Play Nightwing »

- Nat Berman

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Nightwing: 5 Actors Who Could Take On The Role Of Dick Grayson

24 February 2017 3:20 PM, PST | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

Yesterday, we learned that there will be a live action Nightwing film that will be directed by Chris McKay! So who is Chris McKay and why is this huge news? Outside of Robot Chicken, Morel Orel (funny if you remember the '80ish Sunday morning Christian show), and -- wait -- that is about it, right? So what has he done? Oh yeah. The Lego Batman Movie. He was able to combine all of the "negative & dark" elements of Batman and make him into a character that you originally love to hate, but finally are totally on-board with. Many are saying that The Lego Batman is the best Batman ever featured on the big screen, including Matt Damon and Ben Affleck.

At this point with all the back and forth of Affleck and the possibility of The Batman movie, I do not care what I hear, until I see a trailer. »

- Drew Carlton

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Breaking: Live-Action Nightwing To Be Directed By Lego Batman's Chris Mckay

23 February 2017 3:13 PM, PST | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

Dan Didio is turning over in his grave, or at least he would be if he was passed on to the eternal life where comic book gods go. If you do not know, he made a damn good effort to kill Nightwing quite awhile ago, and he was a huge part of DC Comics, and is the co-producer of DC Comics now. Well, whether he likes it or not, it sounds like we'll be seeing more Nightwing.

We have just learned that the Lego Batman director Chris McKay will be helming a live action Nightwing movie.

I think we all have a bit of a Ben Affleck, Batman, headache right now, so my endorphins are flowing with this news. But What has McKay done with Robin/Nightwing so far?

In Lego Batman, Robin (Dick Grayson, Nightwing) was voiced by Michael Cera, and while McKay's Batman & Robin may have been one »

- Drew Carlton

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2017 Independent Spirit Awards Presenters: Viggo Mortensen, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson and More (Exclusive)

23 February 2017 2:00 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

We learned early last month that Nick Kroll and John Mulaney are co-hosting the Independent Spirit Awards, and now IndieWire can exclusively announce the presenters at this Saturday’s ceremony. Nine actors will be lending their talents to the proceedings: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Orlando Bloom, Viggo Mortensen, Kerry Washington, Miles Teller, Samuel L. Jackson, Freida Pinto, Fred Armisen and Amanda Peet.

Read More: Independent Spirit Awards: Nick Kroll and John Mulaney Love Spending Every Waking Hour Together in New Promos

In addition, Gary Clark Jr. is serving as the one-man house band for the ceremony, the Spirit Awards’ 32nd. The awards will be broadcast live on IFC at 5 p.m. Est this Saturday. Full list of nominees below.

Read More: 2017 Independent Spirit Awards: Nick Kroll and John Mulaney to Co-Host Ceremony

Best Feature:

American Honey

Chronic

Jackie

Manchester by the Sea

Moonlight

Best Director:

Andrea Arnold, “American Honey

Barry Jenkins, “Moonlight

Pablo Larraín, »

- Michael Nordine

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Shailene Woodley to get lost at sea in Adrift

7 February 2017 5:00 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Stx Films has snapped up the rights to the sea survival tale Adrift, which will see Baltasar Kormakur (Everest) directing Shailene Woodley (Divergent) in what is being described as “Gravity on the high seas.”

The film will tell the true story of Tami Oldham, a woman who sets off on a sailing trip with her fiance when their boat is struck by the biggest hurricane in the history of the Pacific Ocean. With her fiance badly injured and their boat in ruins, Tami faces a race against the clock to save herself and the only man she’s ever loved.

“I am very exited to work with the team of Stx given the great experiences I have had with David Kosse and Adam Fogelson,” said Kormakur. “While other studios were aggressive in pursuing this story, Stx’s passion and commitment to sharing Tami’s story convinced me there was no better partner. »

- Gary Collinson

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Watch Amy Schumer, Goldie Hawn Battle Kidnappers in 'Snatched' Trailer

7 February 2017 7:47 AM, PST | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

A balmy mother-daughter trip to Ecuador is derailed by a kidnapping in the latest trailer for Snatched, a comedy featuring Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn. The movie marks Hawn's return to the big screen after a 15-year absence.

The trailer initially suggests a peaceful movie full of wisecracks and emotional breakthroughs, as Schumer and Hawn work out their differences poolside over strong, cold drinks. Hawn smothers Schumer in sunscreen, and the two argue about the dangers of boozing with handsome strangers.

The nature of their bonding takes a sudden, violent »

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Snatched Trailer #2 Takes Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn Hostage

7 February 2017 7:42 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

If you didn't have plans this Mother's Day weekend, you do now! As 20th Century Fox is rolling out the comedy Snatched on May 12th. Following a hilarious red band trailer debut late last year, the studio has dropped a second trailer, and it promises to be one comedy that will bring mothers and daughters closer together.

Today, 20th Century Fox has released a brand new trailer for Snatched starring Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn. You can check it out below! After her boyfriend dumps her on the eve of their exotic vacation, impetuous dreamer Emily Middleton (Amy Schumer) persuades her ultra-cautious mother, Linda (Goldie Hawn) to travel with her to paradise. Polar opposites, Emily and Linda realize that working through their differences as mother and daughter, in unpredictable, hilarious fashion, is the only way to escape the wildly outrageous jungle adventure they have fallen into.

This is the first-ever »

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Ryan Reynolds Gets Showered With Kisses From Drag Queens at Harvard University

4 February 2017 11:46 AM, PST | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Ryan Reynolds really knows how to have a good time. On Friday, the Deadpool actor made his way to Harvard University, where he was crowned Hasty Pudding's man of the year. In addition to receiving his Pudding Pot, Ryan appeared to have a blast, participating in funny sketches that found him getting kissed by drag queens. During Ryan's acceptance speech, the father of two said his proudest moment was seeing his older daughter, James, interact with her little sister, Ines. "Just seeing my older daughter be so infatuated with our younger daughter, who's 4 months old . . . Seeing her kiss her and hug her and hold her, it kinda crushed me but would put anyone else to sleep." Hasty Pudding is the third oldest theater organization in the world and performs plays, musicals, and drag shows. The annual award honors performers who have made impressive contributions in the entertainment industry and also includes a roast. »

- Monica Sisavat

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Ryan Reynolds Talks Family and Flops as He Receives Hasty Pudding Man of the Year Award

3 February 2017 7:30 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

He may portray Deadpool superhero Wade Wilson, but Ryan Reynolds is really just a family man.

The actor, who was honored with the Hasty Pudding Theatricals 2017 Man of the Year award at Harvard University on Friday, says his proudest moment as a parent is seeing his older daughter James, 2, interacting with her little sister.

“Just seeing my older daughter be so infatuated with our younger daughter, who’s 4 months old,” said Reynolds, who is married to actress Blake Lively. “Seeing her kiss her and hug her and hold her, it kinda crushed me. But would put anyone else to sleep. »

- Megan Johnson

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1-Hour Actors Roundtable Talk With Jeff Bridges, Dev Patel, Mahershala Ali, Andrew Garfield & More

1 February 2017 1:21 PM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

If it’s possible to love Jeff Bridges (“Hell or High Water”) even more, then The Hollywood Reporter’s actors roundtable makes a strong case for it. This year’s roundtable featured the veteran actor along with Dev Patel (“Lion”), Andrew Garfield (“Hacksaw Ridge”, “Silence”), Casey Affleck (“Manchester by the Sea”), Mahershala Ali (“Moonlight,” “Hidden Figures”) and Joseph Gordon-Levitt (“Snowden”).

Continue reading 1-Hour Actors Roundtable Talk With Jeff Bridges, Dev Patel, Mahershala Ali, Andrew Garfield & More at The Playlist. »

- Christian Gallichio

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Watch Andrew Garfield, Jeff Bridges, Casey Affleck & More in One-Hour Actor’s Roundtable

24 January 2017 8:13 PM, PST | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

Writing about the Hollywood Reporter‘s recent roundtable assembly of the year’s most-celebrated cinematographers, I said something that, posting this now, I regret just a bit slightly: “What’s preferable to actors talking about how much the awards-ready role meant to them, how much it changed them as a person, and how great the person they’ve been forced to compete against really is? Everything under the sun.”

Regret when this year’s selection are an interesting bunch who, yes, can talk among each other in a way that isn’t so self-serving and nauseating. The assembly — Jeff Bridges (Hell or High Water), Casey Affleck (Manchester By the Sea), Andrew Garfield (Silence / Hacksaw Ridge), Dev Patel (Lion), Mahershala Ali (Moonlight), and Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Snowden) — might be the sole thing that make this worth watching, but the assembly really is the thing.

Watch below:

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- Nick Newman

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The best musical numbers in 21st century films

19 January 2017 11:51 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Catherine Pearson Jan 23, 2017

From School Of Rock and Enchanted through to Hail Caesar and Moana, we look at the unmissable musical numbers from modern movies...

The world has gone gaga for La La Land and it’s not difficult to see why. We love a good musical number. Sometimes there’s nothing more uplifting than a catchy tune with some fun choreography and other times music is the best, if only, way to depict a character's despair, fear or hope. Music taps into something very primal in us all and can often extract laughter and tears easier than two hours’ worth of dialogue.

Numerous classic musicals have graced the big screen since cinema began, but the 21st century alone has seen some fantastic songs in film. Some considered ‘musical films’ and others ‘films with music’, here are my top picks for this century’s best on-screen musical sequences.

School Of Rock »

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Watch THR's Actor Roundtable on SundanceTV With Casey Affleck, Jeff Bridges, Andrew Garfield and More

18 January 2017 12:57 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Check out the second episode of The Hollywood Reporter's acclaimed roundtable series this Sunday on SundanceTV with the Actor Roundtable at 10 a.m. Et/7 a.m. Pt on channel 557 on DirecTV and on 126 on Dish nationwide, and at 10 a.m. Et/Pt on cable (channel 625 on TWC in L.A., 94 in NYC).

One of THR's younger-skewing actor gatherings stars Jeff Bridges, 67 (Hell or High Water), Casey Affleck, 41 (Manchester by the Sea), Mahershala Ali, 42 (Moonlight), Andrew Garfield, 33 (Hacksaw Ridge, Silence), Joseph Gordon-Levitt, 35 »

- THR Staff

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