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Watch: First Trailer For 'The Purge: Election Year' Starring Frank Grillo

21 hours ago | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Trying to predict what will turn into a horror franchise is a fool's errand, and no one could've guessed that three years ago, Universal's $3-million cheapie "The Purge" would've turned into a nearly $90-million worldwide hit. A year later, "The Purge: Anarchy" did even better, with $111 million globally. And now, the studio is hoping audiences are up for a third with "The Purge: Election Year." Read More: Review: 'The Purge' Starring Ethan Hawke & Lena Headey That's quite the title for the movie, which finds Frank Grillo back in action in a story that finds a United States Senator campaigning to end The Purge once and for all. As you might guess, there are some folks who aren't too happy about that. Here's the official synopsis:  Expanding the universe introduced in the hit franchise that electrified the culture and earned $200 million at the worldwide box office, Universal PicturesThe Purge »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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'Kung Fu Panda 3' Repeats Box Office Win with $21 Million

7 February 2016 11:09 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The hit animated sequel Kung Fu Panda 3 ended the first month of 2016 on a high note at the box office, taking in $48 million in its opening weekend. In the first frame of February, this adventure will face three new movies, Universal's Hail, Caesar!, Sony's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and Lionsgate's The Choice. As expected, none of these new releases could beat Kung Fu Panda 3, which won for a second weekend in a row with an estimated $21 million.

The animated sequel Kung Fu Panda 3 currently has a solid 80% "Fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and it opened in 3,955 theaters, which will still make it the widest release in theaters this weekend, by a long-shot. Kung Fu Panda 3 marks the return of one of the most successful animated franchises in the world, with its biggest comedy adventure yet. When Po's (Jack Black) long-lost panda father (Bryan Cranston) suddenly reappears, »

- MovieWeb

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Movie Review – Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016)

6 February 2016 4:10 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, 2016.

Written and Directed by Burr Steers.

Starring Lily James, Sam Riley, Jack Huston, Bella Heathcote, Douglas Booth, Matt Smith, Ellie Bamber, Millie Brady, Suki Waterhouse, Sally Phillips, Charles Dance, and Lena Headey.

Synopsis:

Jane Austen’s classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England is faced with a new challenge — an army of undead zombies.

Slow motion takes over as the Bennet sisters begin unsheathing various types of blades hidden underneath their elaborate Victorian-era appropriate garments (in what is a rather titillating shot), but most crucially, seems to promise that the ludicrous movie titled Pride and Prejudice and Zombies will live up to the level of absurd, stupid entertainment promised. That one quick scene offers essentially everything one could want coming into something so ridiculous; beautiful women dressed to kill that know their way around daggers and swords, »

- Robert Kojder

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Movie Review

5 February 2016 9:15 AM, PST | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Title: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Director: Burr Steers Starring: Lily James, Sam Riley, Bella Heathcote, Ellie Bamber, Millie Brady, Suki Waterhouse, Douglas Booth, Sally Philips, Charles Dance, Jack Huston, Matt Smith, Lena  Headey. ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’ is a fresh twist on Jane Austen’s classic novel, based on the best-seller by Seth Grahame-Smith. A mysterious plague has fallen upon the 19th century England. The land is overrun with the undead altering the genteel Victorian social mores, and turning the bucolic English countryside into a war zone. Director Burr Steers instills irony in a film that quotes the original novel by the book…with a touch of wacky spook. The  [ Read More ]

The post Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Movie Review appeared first on Shockya.com. »

- Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi

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People Review: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is Gory, Silly and Surprisingly Faithful to Jane Austen

5 February 2016 6:35 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a young woman facing the undead horde must be in want of a knife. Or rather, she does in this version of Jane Austen. Welcome to Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, where ladies are valued more for their ability to take a head shot at 20 paces than for their skills on the pianoforte. Based on Seth Grahame-Smith's spirited take on Austen's masterpiece, Pride imagines the undead overrunning London, desperately trying to get at the juicy brains of the country gentry. Our latest Mr. Darcy (Sam Riley) isn't merely of the idle rich, »

- Alynda Wheat, @AlyndaWheat

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People Review: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is Gory, Silly and Surprisingly Faithful to Jane Austen

5 February 2016 6:35 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a young woman facing the undead horde must be in want of a knife. Or rather, she does in this version of Jane Austen. Welcome to Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, where ladies are valued more for their ability to take a head shot at 20 paces than for their skills on the pianoforte. Based on Seth Grahame-Smith's spirited take on Austen's masterpiece, Pride imagines the undead overrunning London, desperately trying to get at the juicy brains of the country gentry. Our latest Mr. Darcy (Sam Riley) isn't merely of the idle rich, »

- Alynda Wheat, @AlyndaWheat

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Original 'Game of Thrones' Pilot Was a Disaster Says Show Creators

4 February 2016 1:36 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Game of Thrones is arguably the biggest TV show with an incredibly massive fanbase that is currently eagerly awaiting Season 6, which is set to debut Sunday, April 24. While we wait for any footage to arrive from the new season, some intriguing details have been revealed from series creators/showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. The writers/producers recently appeared on the ScriptNotes podcast, where they teased the now-legendary original pilot, which fans never saw, and may have brought the TV series to an end before it even started.

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss originally enlisted Thomas McCarthy (Spotlight) to direct the pilot, although that version of the first episode was never seen by the fans. Before the showrunners eventually hired Timothy Van Patten to direct the pilot that everyone saw, they showed the original episode to a group of their writer friends, one of which was ScriptNotes co-host Craig Mazin, »

- MovieWeb

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Lily James battles zombies and social class issues in 3 clips from Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

3 February 2016 7:00 AM, PST | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

While we’re used to the very proper nature of films set in the world of Jane Austen’s literary canon, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is about to spin those conventions on their head.

Lily James, who last starred in the remarkable live-action adaptation of Cinderella, plays Elizabeth Bennett, a fierce woman who is not just facing relationship troubles, but also a zombie apocalypse. She’s about to change the face of the prim and dainty 19th Century woman, with the help of co-stars Lena Headey and Suki Waterhouse.

In three new clips from the film, we can already feel the prowess of Elizabeth Bennett. She is fierce, bold and speaks her mind. She also makes for an unlikely hero to battle the undead, but that’s what makes her the perfect role model. Featuring women who can ward off zombies while wearing a corset, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies »

- Adriana Floridia

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Review: 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' is an agreeably silly mash-up

3 February 2016 12:40 AM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

First and foremost, I can't believe this movie actually finally exists. In development since 1921 or thereabouts, this is one of those films that has had roughly 300 different directors attached since it was first announced. At one point, this was going to be a David O. Russell film with Natalie Portman starring, and I'm still not sure what that would have looked like. The thing is, when Seth Grahame-Smith first published his mash-up novel, built onto the skeleton of Jane Austen's classic, I'm going to bet he never imagined how long it would take for this to become a movie, or even that it would be one someday. It felt like a sort of English major goofing around, only to somehow see it become this publishing smash. And all credit to Grahame-Smith, who has made a lovely career out of bending and breaking icons, for actually seeing this through. What »

- Drew McWeeny

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Film Review: ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’

2 February 2016 12:04 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Tolerable, but not handsome enough to tempt substantial audiences, “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” is in fact a moderately entertaining film, not deficient in old-fashioned costume drama when it pleases, nor in the power of being clever where it chooses, but awkward and unsatisfying. It comes with a very encouraging pedigree, based on Seth Grahame-Smith’s high-concept bestseller; it has the fortune of well-qualified cast members, all in the habit of investing their roles with more than they ought, and taking cues from other films of rank; and its producers ought therefore in every respect to have been entitled to think well of their box office prospects, and meanly of others. However, in Hollywood, the power of doing anything with quickness is always much prized by the possessor of the rights to a hot property, and often without any attention to the imperfection of the performance. But the public’s good opinion, »

- Andrew Barker

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Can 'Kung Fu Panda 3' Beat Zombies, Clooney and Sparks at the Box Office?

2 February 2016 9:28 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Last weekend, the hit animated sequel Kung Fu Panda 3 ended the first month of 2016 on a high note at the box office, taking in $48 million in its opening weekend. In the first frame of February, this adventure will face three new movies, Universal's Hail, Caesar!, Sony's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and Lionsgate's The Choice. If the projections at BoxOffice.com are correct, none of these will likely beat Kung Fu Panda 3, which should win this weekend with an estimated $22.6 million.

The animated sequel Kung Fu Panda 3 currently has a solid 80% "Fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and it opened in 3,955 theaters, which will still make it the widest release in theaters this weekend, by a long-shot. Kung Fu Panda 3 marks the return of one of the most successful animated franchises in the world, with its biggest comedy adventure yet. When Po's (Jack Black) long-lost panda father (Bryan Cranston) suddenly reappears, »

- MovieWeb

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New poster for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

2 February 2016 3:00 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ahead of its U.S. release this Friday, a new poster has arrived online for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Burr Steer’s upcoming adaption of Seth Grahame-Smith’s bestselling novel. Check it out here…

See Also: Bloody Good new trailer and TV spot for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies is a fresh twist on Jane Austen’s widely celebrated novel. A mysterious plague has fallen upon 19th century England, the land is overrun with the undead and feisty heroine Elizabeth Bennet is a master of martial arts and weaponry. Casting aside personal and social prejudices, Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy must unite on the blood-soaked battlefield to rid the country of the zombie menace and discover their true love for one another.

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is set for release on February 5th in the States and on February 11th in the UK and »

- Amie Cranswick

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HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 40 Pairs of Passes to ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’

1 February 2016 8:04 AM, PST | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – In the latest HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 40 pairs of advance-screening movie passes up for grabs to the new film “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” starring Lily James based on the novel by Jane Austen!

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies,” which opens on Feb. 5, 2016 and is rated “PG-13,” also stars Sam Riley, Lena Headey, Jack Huston, Bella Heathcote, Douglas Booth, Matt Smith and Charles Dance from writer and director Burr Steers.

To win your free passes to “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, just get interactive with our social media widget below. That’s it! This screening is on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016 at 7 p.m. in downtown Chicago. The more social actions you complete, the more points you score and the higher yours odds of winning! Completing these social actions only increases your odds of winning; this doesn’t intensify your competition!

Note: You can enter »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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Dancing sailors and the return of Blue Steel: 10 films you must see this February

1 February 2016 8:00 AM, PST | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

February may be the shortest month of the year, but it isn’t short of good films to check out—particularly comedies that will get you through Valentine’s Day if you’re single—or date movies that you should see with your significant other if you’re not.

In case we didn’t already know how, Rebel Wilson is going to teach both us and her co-star Dakota Johnson How to be Single. Meanwhile, The Coen Brothers are back with their first film in three years, a satire on the Hollywood system that looks like it will fall in line with their classics, Hail, Caesar!

If you’re in for a scare, there’s the festival darling The Witch which will definitely keep you up at night. However, it definitely looks like February is a month filled with laughs, especially with Ben Stiller and Owen Wilsonreprising their roles for Zoolander 2. »

- Adriana Floridia and Rachel West

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Gothic New Poster For Pride And Prejudice And Zombies Teases A Bloody Apocalypse

29 January 2016 8:02 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Jane Austin’s Bennet Sisters buck societal tradition and prepare for a bloody apocalypse in today’s gothic new poster for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, giving Burr Steers’ imminent genre hybrid one final moment in the sun before its arrival late next week.

Coming by way of Sony Pictures and Resident Evil experts Screen Gems, Steers’ adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith’s novel thrusts Lily James in the famous role of Elizabeth Bennet. Presenting a decidedly different take on growing up on the British aristocracy, the director has teased that the class disparities and longstanding relationship with the Darcys still filters in to Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.

Flanked by her sisters Jane, Mary, Kitty and Lydia, Elizabeth assembles the troops in order to defend the lush rolling hills of Pemberley, but the serene English countryside has been stained with the crimson blood of fallen allies, who raise from the »

- Michael Briers

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New Poster Hits for Pride And Prejudice And Zombies

28 January 2016 3:10 PM, PST | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

A new poster has landed online for Pride And Prejudice And Zombies based on Seth Grahame-Smith’s hit parody novel of the Jane Austen classic. The film stars Lily JamesSam RileyJack HustonBella HeathcoteDouglas BoothMatt SmithCharles Dance, and Lena Headey.

Have a look at the new poster below.

A zombie outbreak has fallen upon the land in Jane Austen’s classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England. Feisty heroine Elizabeth Bennet (Lily James) is a master of martial arts and weaponry and the handsome Mr. Darcy (Sam Reilly) is a fierce zombie killer, yet the epitome of upper class prejudice. As the zombie outbreak intensifies, they must swallow their pride and join forces on the blood-soaked battlefield.

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies is set to hit theaters on February 5, 2016.

Click on the poster for a larger view. »

- Kellvin Chavez

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Watch 'Game of Thrones' Queen Cersei Read 'Bachelor' Insults

27 January 2016 9:23 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Earlier this month, HBO finally announced that the highly-anticipated Season 6 of Game of Thrones will debut on Sunday, April 24, as the countdown continues towards this debut. The season premiere is a tad bit later than the last few seasons, which have either debuted in late March or early April, making the wait for this season even more excruciating. Thankfully, we have an amusing new video from Jimmy Kimmel Live! to help pass the time until the Season 6 premiere, featuring none other than Cersei Lannister herself, Lena Headey.

The actress appeared on the late-night talk show to promote her new movie Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, which hits theaters on February 5. Since Jimmy Kimmel Live! is an ABC show, he is often seen either promoting or making fun of the network's hit reality series The Bachelor, which kicked off its 19th season earlier this month. During Lena Headey's appearance earlier this week, »

- MovieWeb

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Watch: Lena Headey is the Queen of 'Bachelor' Insults on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

27 January 2016 8:08 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Read More: Watch: 'Game of Thrones' Season 6 Teasers Hint at Upcoming Battles  We all know Lena Headey as the wonderfully poisonous Cersei Lannister on "Game of Thrones." But on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," she uses this venom while reading insults from "The Bachelor," a performance that is deserving of a rose. Headey has a busy year coming up, with "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" debuting on Feb. 5, and the new "Games of Thrones" season premiering in April. Watch the hilarious clip above.  Read More: Watch: Elizabeth Bennet Gets Gory and Gruesome in 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' Trailer »

- Kristen Santer

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Cersei Lannister Reading Insults From 'The Bachelor' Is Perfect

27 January 2016 6:38 AM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

"Game of Thrones" Queen Cersei Lannister would actually be a perfect contestant on "The Bachelor." She's drunk. She's mean. She's jealous. And she has a secret boyfriend back home (who happens to be her brother).

"The Bachelor" is like the War of the Roses with no real winners, except maybe viewers who watch to feel better about themselves. Jimmy Kimmel has to promote the show, 'cause it's on ABC, but he likes to poke fun of it whenever possible. Lena Headey was recently on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," and since she plays Cersei Lannister -- who is basically a walking Mean Tweet -- Jimmy put her to use to read real insults from this season of "The Bachelor" in the voice of Queen C.

Here's the result:

Again, those are real quotes. And she Nailed them. If only the video went on for two hours, like "The Bachelor."

Want more stuff like this? »

- Gina Carbone

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Lena Headey Cersei'd up 'The Bachelor' on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

26 January 2016 8:36 AM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Lena Headey has never watched "The Bachelor," but that doesn't mean she can't read a few lines from it like a pro.  Jimmy Kimmel had the woman behind Cersei Lannister on his show last night, and took the opportunity to get her to indulge in one of his favorite things on "Game of Thrones": Cersei drinking wine out of a goblet and insulting people. With a little bit of mood lighting and some intense eyebrow-cocking, Headey fell right back into character, and recited various insults from "The Bachelor" with the skill and grace lacking from the source material.   »

- Sara Morrison

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