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In a scenario not dissimilar to 1999's Paperback Hero, starring Hugh Jackman and Claudia Karvan, Spin Out is about Billy (played by Xavier Samuel) and Lucy (Morgan Griffin), two friends who have grown up together in a small country town..
The pair form one of the town's most formidable Ute driving teams, but when Billy takes one risky car stunt too far, Lucy declares she is moving to the city - sending Billy into a spin..
Amid the mayhem of the town.s annual "Bachelors and Spinsters" party, Billy only has one night to wake up to his true feelings for his best friend - or lose her forever..
Samuel and Griffin (who have just started shooting another film together, Sa thriller Bad Blood »
- Staff Writer
Universal Studios is trying to bring a lot of star power to its planned Shared Monster-verse. The latest rumor is that Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson will sign with Universal to play the Wolf Man in multiple films. Will the Rock’s star power help make the Universal Monsters Shared Continuity a success?
Universal Studios is a little late getting on-board the shared Universe train (which is ironic since they actually created the first shared Universe in 1943 when Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man came out) and they’re trying to stack the deck with big stars to help their shared monster-verse have the same success that Disney is having with Marvel films. So far, they’ve nailed down Tom Cruise for a Mummy remake (due out June 2017) and Johnny Depp for a new Invisible Man film (due April 2018). Russell Crowe is appearing as Dr. Jekyll in The Mummy which will probably lead to a Dr. »
- email@example.com (Rob Young)
X-Men: Apocalypse may have been out for over a month in most markets, but Japan has to wait until August for the latest chapter in 20th Century Fox’s mutant superhero series.
A new trailer for the Japanese release has arrived online today, and while you may be tempted to skip if if you’ve already seen the movie, this one features a guest appearance from Ryan Reynolds’ Deadpool, who pops up for a ‘post-credit’ sequence where the Merc with a Mouth highlights five things you may have missed. Take a look here…
See Also: Unused X-Men: Apocalypse concept art for Cyclops, Mystique and En Sabah Nur
- Gary Collinson
From major opportunities with comic book companies, voiceover opportunities, and a web series, to theater and a student film, Backstage has an array of projects seeking actors just like you! Check out six from this week below. “Wolverine 3”Hugh Jackman is back as one of the world’s most famous science experiments. Twentieth Century Fox, Marvel Entertainment, and Central Casting Louisiana are seeking Hispanic actors to play background roles as theater-goers for this June 29 overnight shoot. “La Cage Aux Folles”All roles are up for grabs in this Claremont, California–based production of the Harvey Fierstein musical. Auditions, by both appointment and open casting, are July 11. A rehearsal stipend and per-performance rate will be determined. “Apartment Abroad”The lead role of Benjamin is being cast for this student film shooting out of Los Angeles about a new couple trying to transition into adulthood by moving into an apartment together. Open »
Some new artwork has surfaced online for this year’s X-Men: Apocalypse, showing unused costume designs for Tye Sheridan’s Cyclops and Jennifer Lawrence’s Mystique by Joshua James Shaw, as well as Jerad Marantz’s concept design’s for Oscar Isaac’s Apocalypse. Check them out here and let us know your thoughts on the designs in the comments below…
Following the critically acclaimed global smash hit X-Men: Days of Future Past, director Bryan Singer returns with X-men: Apocalypse. Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshipped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel’s X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is disillusioned with the world as he finds it and recruits a team of powerful mutants, including a disheartened Magneto (Michael Fassbender), to cleanse mankind and create a new world order, »
- Gary Collinson
It looks like Hugh Jackman’s Logan is going to cross paths with some unsavory characters in Wolverine 3, with a casting call being put out on Facebook looking for extras in the New Orleans area to play drug dealers, prostitutes, cartel gang members and homeless people.
Drug Dealers: Men over the age of 18, any ethnicity, who appear to be in their 20s-50s
Prostitutes: Women over the age of 18, any ethnicity, who appear to be in their 20s-30s
Homeless: Men & Women over the age of 18, any ethnicity, who appear to be in their 30s-60s
Cartel Gang Members: Hispanic-looking men over the age of 18 who appear to be in their 20s-40s
If you think you fit the bill an wouldn’t mind seeing yourself as an extra in Hugh Jackman’s X-Men swansong, head on over to Facebook for more details.
See Also: Wolverine 3 set photos feature Hugh Jackman’s Logan, »
- Gary Collinson
[[tmz:video id="0_c9n9nav1"]] Quinton "Rampage" Jackson says he missed out on kicking ass with Hugh Jackman to kick ass in the cage ... passing up a role in "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" 'cause he had a fight. We got Rampage out in L.A. -- gearing up for his fight at Bellator: Dynamite 2 on Friday -- and asked the 'A-Team' star what he thought of fellow fighter Holly Holm turning down a huge movie role to focus on her upcoming Ufc fight. »
- TMZ Staff
Get cast as an extra in a Twentieth Century Fox film or as a lead in short film that has a storyline where “Rocky” meets “Superbad.” Backstage has the auditions you’re looking for, so check them out below! “Wolverine 3”Hugh Jackman is back as one of the world’s most famous science experiments, and actors are needed to support! Twentieth Century Fox, Marvel Entertainment, and Central Casting Louisiana are seeking Hispanic actors to play background roles as theater-goers for this June 29 overnight shoot. These are paid roles being cast out of New Orleans, so get your headshots ready! “Bully”“Think ‘Rocky’ meets ‘Superbad,’ ” reads the description for this feature film about an overweight kid who decides to learn how to stick up for himself after being bullied at school and a chance encounter with a famous boxer inspires him to do so. Actors are being sought to play lead »
Happy Father's Day 2016! Celebs such as Pretty Little Liars' Shay Mitchell, Jane the Virgin's Gina Rodriguez, Hugh Jackman and Kaley Cuoco took to social media Sunday to pay tribute to their dads with sweet photos. Glee alum and Scream Queens star Lea Michele was among those who opted to share a throwback childhood pic, which shows her looking absolutely adorable as a little girl. "Happy Father's Day to the best dad in the whole world," she wrote on Instagram. "I'm the luckiest girl in the world because you are my dad." In addition, many celebrity parents, such as took the opportunity to post photo tributes to »
In this edition of The Week in Spandex, we look at Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Doctor Strange, Thor: Ragnarok, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Ultimate Spider-Man vs. The Sinister 6, X-Men: Apocalypse, Wolverine 3, Gambit, Deadpool, Suicide Squad, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Arrow, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Supergirl, Gotham, Batman: The Killing Joke, Rising Stars and more…
We’re starting things off the in the Marvel Cinematic Universe this week, seeing as director James Gunn and star Chris Pratt have announced that principal photography has now wrapped on next year’s hotly-anticipated superhero space opera Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Gunn made the announcement in a Facebook video, during which he also confirmed that he and the cast will be heading to San Diego next month for Comic-Con: “We, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, are coming to San Diego Comic-Con this year,” states Gunn. »
- Gary Collinson
• Universal Studios Wicked, the movie has a release date. More on this tomorrow
• Playbill Tony Kushner writing an adaptation of West Side Story for a remake by Steven Spielberg! Since that's my favorite movie of all time I feel very weird about this. Strangely the article stays that Kushner is "currently adapting the screenplay of August Wilson's Pulitzer-winning drama Fences" which would be really bad news for the movie since it's already done filming ;)
• My New Plaid Pants ...reacts to the news with a shout out to Pt Barnum look-alike Jim Broadbent
• THR The British Independent Film Awards, which helped Ex Machina along last awards season, and are adding award categories this year will try a new system to coincide with what voters have seen and where there are conflicts of interest. »
- NATHANIEL R
Having spoiled Hugh Jackman’s cameo in the final trailer for X-Men: Apocalypse, we now have a behind-the-scenes look at the Weapon X scene from the mutant superhero sequel courtesy of director Bryan Singer, who has shared a brief video featuring the Wolverine in action.
See Also: X-Men: Apocalypse featurette details the creation of the Quicksilver scene
A little behind the scenes. The hardest working and kindest actor in all of Hollywood, #HughJackman #Wolverine #XMen #XMenApocalypse
A video posted by Bryan Singer (@bryanjaysinger) on Jun 13, 2016 at 11:58pm Pdt
Following the critically acclaimed global smash hit X-Men: Days of Future Past, director Bryan Singer returns with X-men: Apocalypse. Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshipped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel’s X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is »
- Gary Collinson
Ever since production got under way on Wolverine 3 last month, we've seen a number of set photos, including a batch from last weekend with star Hugh Jackman and a young actress many believe is the mutant clone X-23. In the background of those photos, we could see a limousine that has been riddled with numerous bullet holes, which appeared to be parked outside of a hotel. Today we have even more images from the set, which give us a closer look at this limo, and reveal that Logan himself was behind the wheel, presumably trying to escape from a massive gunfight.
These photos from Just Jared were taken yesterday afternoon in New Orleans, which also give us a closer look at Hugh Jackman himself, who appears to be unscathed from the shootout. Unfortunately, these photos don't feature the unidentified young girl we saw in the previous photos, and it remains to be seen if she will eventually be confirmed as X-23. Hopefully we'll get to see more of this mystery character as production continues.
It has already been confirmed that Wolverine 3 will be R-rated, but the studio has yet to confirm an official title. Just a few days ago, a report surfaced that claimed 20th Century Fox had registered two variations of the title, Wolverine: Weapon X and just Weapon X. The studio has not confirmed what the title will be quite yet, but hopefully we'll find out more as production continues.
The Weapon X title would make sense, especially considering how it may tie in to last month's X-Men: Apocalypse. That movie featured a brief appearance from Hugh Jackman's Wolverine at the Weapon X facility at Alkali Lake, where he was unleashed and started taking out numerous soldiers. There is also a post credit scene from that movie that could very well tie into Wolverine 3, if the latest rumors are to be believed.
The post credit scene featured an unidentified man stepping over the bodies of all the men Wolverine took out at Alkali Lake. While we never see his face, this character takes a vial of blood labeled Wolverine, which many suspect will be used to create the mutant X-23. While we wait for more details on Wolverine 3, take a look at the latest set photos below, and stay tuned as more details come in.
New!!! More Wolverine 3 Set Photos pic.twitter.com/01vF0eeXpm
— SuperheroMovieScoop (@HeroMovies4life) June 16, 2016
Hugh Jackman's Old Man Logan Is Still On The Run In Latest Wolverine: Weapon X Set Photos pic.twitter.com/Cb20C7oRmI
— Drunk Superman™ (@DrunkSuperman_) June 16, 2016 »
- Becky Fuller
Hollywood heartthrob Zac Efron has spent the last few years bearing witness to a Sorority Rising in Neighbors 2, along with hitching a ride cross-country opposite Robert De Niro’s unruly and Dirty Grandpa.
According to Variety, though, the so-hot-right-now star is on the verge of joining The Greatest Showman on Earth, the P.T. Barnum musical biopic that already boasts Hugh Jackman’s name on the casting docket. Truth be told, the Aussie has been linked with the movie since it was first hatched at Fox back in 2009,
Jenny Bicks of Sex and the City fame will pen the screenplay with Michael Gracey in line to direct. Chernin Entertainment, meanwhile, will produce Greatest Showman alongside Laurence Mark and Jackman himself.
Chronicling the creation of three-ring act Barnum & Bailey Circus, Greatest Showman will herald a return to the musical genre for Jackman, who last flexed his singing chops on Les Misérables and, to a lesser extent, Warner Bros. flop Pan. Of course, the X-Men stalwart has racked up a string of Broadway appearances, while Zac Efron will be drawing inspiration from his formative years headlining Disney’s High School Musical.
No word yet on Fox’s production timeline for The Greatest Showman on Earth, but we’ll keep you posted as more information comes to light. Look for Zac Efron to assume matrimonial duties in next month’s Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates. Beyond that, there’s also a role in Paramount’s star-studded Baywatch movie, which will look to cause R-rated chaos in 2017. »
- Michael Briers
Throughout the early 2000s, Zac Efron jumped around with small roles in TV shows and made-for-tv movies. But he caught his big break on The Disney Channel as one of the stars of High School Musical. The TV movies sparked two sequels, one of which actually ended up in theaters, and gave Efron the firm […]
- Ethan Anderton
New photos from the set of Wolverine 3 show a heavily-bearded Logan (Hugh Jackman) driving a bullet-riddled limousine. »
- Sean K. Cureton
Jackman will play the showman with a specialty in hoaxing a gullible public as he creates the three-ring Barnum & Bailey Circus that made him famous. Laurence Mark and Jackman will produce
Source: Variety »
- Garth Franklin
Just Jared has posted photographs from the set of 20th Century Fox’s “The Wolverine 3” starring Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart. The set photos in question show a bearded Hugh Jackman as Logan/Wolverine emerging from a Chrysler Limousine which has been blasted with bullet holes. Jackman is seen driving the car seemingly trying to escape from someone or something. Last week, set photos revealed Jackman and Patrick Stewart acting out scenes with an unknown actress in her pre-teens. The girl is believed to be the female clone of Wolverine with the codename “X-23.”
Nerdist revealed from a source to the production that the main villains will be a gang of cybernetic-enhanced mercenaries known as the Reavers. In the comics, the Reavers were under the command of X-Men villain, Donald Pierce, who programmed the cyborgs to hunt down and eliminate all mutants. Rumors suggest British actor Richard E. Grant is playing Pierce as his role has been kept under wraps.
“The Wolverine 3,” which is rumored to be titled "Wolverine: Weapon X" is directed by James Mangold and stars Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Boyd Holbrook, Richard E. Grant, Stephen Merchant, Elise Neal, and Eriq La Salle. The film comes out on March 2, 2017.
Source: Just Jared »
- J.B. Casas
Variety is reporting that actor Zac Efron is in negotiations to star alongside Hugh Jackman in 20th Century Fox's "The Greatest Showman On Earth." Director Michael Gracey is signed on to direct the contemporary musical from a script by screenwriter Jenny Bicks. Chernin Entertainment is producing with Laurence Mark and Hugh Jackman.
The premise for Jackman's character says he will play "the showman with a specialty in hoaxing a gullible public as he creates the three-ring Barnum & Bailey Circus that made him famous. Barnum had gained fame as a 19th Century impressario with tours of Tom Thumb and the singer Jenny Lind; he began calling it the “Greatest Show on Earth” near the end of his career."
Source: Variety »
- J.B. Casas
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