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The Time Steven Spielberg Wrote a Fan Letter to Dwayne Johnson

1 hour ago | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Chris Pratt may be one of the fan favorites to take over the role of Indiana Jones, if such a re-casting ever happens. But is he Steven Spielberg's first choice? Or might the director of all four existing installments of the Indy franchise prefer someone larger, more athletic, more charismatic? Dwayne Johnson does not have a lot in common with the original Jones, played by Harrison Ford, but why should a reboot be anything like its predecessor? Johnson can cook up something new, and Spielberg already seems to have a taste for what the former pro wrestler has to offer.  We know Spielberg is an admirer of Johnson's because Johnson posted a photo of himself to Instagram a couple months ago reading a fan letter from the filmmaker. Here's what it said, as revealed...

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- Christopher Campbell

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Nerd Alert: Drunk Terminator and Game of Thrones Extended Finale

10 hours ago | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Welcome to today's edition of Nerd Alert, where we have all the off-beat, nerdy news for you in one convenient spot. What do we have in store for you on this terrific Tuesday? Learn new, little-known facts about Superman in a handy infographic, check out all of the Inside Out Pixar Easter Eggs and watch an alternate version of the brutal Game of Thrones finale. We also have a very 'drunk' look at the Terminator Genisys trailer. So, sit back, relax, and check out all that today's Nerd Alert has to offer.

Terminator Genisys Drunk Robots Trailer

On last night's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, a "never before seen" trailer debuted for Terminator Genisys, which adds a new wrinkle to the franchise: What if these Terminators were drunk? Jimmy Kimmel explains that these machines are "more human than ever before," cutting together actual footage from the movie, with scenes of »

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Read the Fan Letter Steven Spielberg Sent Dwayne Johnson

11 hours ago | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Is there a movie star more universally beloved right now than Dwayne Johnson? The guy is so powerfully charismatic, he’s been dubbed “franchise Viagra.” He can rock the hell out of a Taylor Swift anthem and make a gritty Bambi reboot seem like a good idea. He’s such a likable figure, in fact, that even Steven […]

The post Read the Fan Letter Steven Spielberg Sent Dwayne Johnson appeared first on /Film. »

- Angie Han

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Warner Bros. moves Sandman to New Line Cinema, Guillermo del Toro no longer attached to Justice League Dark adaptation

29 June 2015 1:51 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Warner Bros. has shuffled some of its DC properties, moving its upcoming adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman and future Vertigo titles to sister company New Line Cinema in order to focus its attention of the likes of Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and the rest of the Justice League.

However, it seems that the Shazam movie – which has Dwayne Johnson attached to star as Black Adam – will remain at New Line, while Warner Bros. will retain the Justice League Dark adaptation Dark Universe, although it will do so without Guillermo del Toro, who has reportedly left the project after several years of development.

Moving forward, it seems that Warner Bros. will be responsible for those characters who could fit in their interconnected ‘DC movie universe’, with New Line handling the more creator-driven, boundary-pushing Vertigo content under Toby Emmerich and Richard Brener.

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Ballers season 1, episode 2 recap – Raise up

29 June 2015 7:04 AM, PDT | ChannelGuideMag | See recent ChannelGuideMag news »

In the second quarter or episode of “Ballers” the clock is ticking for Spencer Strasmore (Dwayne Johnson), the richest looking poor man ever, to get a lucrative client and friend to sign on the dotted line. The retired football player turned financial advisor to pro athletes worked hard this episode to secure Dallas’ Vernon Littelfield (Donovan W. Carter). Aside from a potential client, Vernon is a friend and the classic case of a star player who wants to take care of everyone and their mom once they get a little cash in green in their pocket. The end result, as … Continue reading →

The post Ballers season 1, episode 2 recap – Raise up appeared first on Channel Guide Magazine. »

- Scott Fishman

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Warner Bros. Pictures Crosses the Billion Dollar Mark at the Domestic Box Office

28 June 2015 7:21 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Breaking an industry record, Warner Bros. Pictures announced on Friday that it expected to exceed $1 billion at the domestic box office, becoming the only studio ever to reach that benchmark 15 years in a row. It is also the fastest the Studio has ever climbed to the billion dollar sum. The announcement was made by Dan Fellman, President of Domestic Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures.

The Studio surpasses the billion dollar mark on the strength of a range of films, beginning with the carryover of two blockbuster 2014 releases: Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper (with Village Roadshow Pictures) and Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies (with New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures). Warner Bros. has more recently scored major hits with Brad Peyton’s San Andreas (with New Line Cinema), starring Dwayne Johnson and Carla Gugino; George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road (with Village Roadshow Pictures), starring »

- Michelle McCue

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Jason Statham returning for Fast & Furious 8

27 June 2015 6:39 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Given the box office success of Fast & Furious 7 (which is now the third biggest film of all time), it’s no surprise that Universal is racing full speed ahead with its plans for an eighth instalment in the blockbuster action series. Both Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson are confirmed as returning for Fast & Furious 8, and now Jason Statham has revealed that he’ll also be back as bad guy Deckard Shaw.

“We’re already talking about doing another one, Part 8,” Statham tells Access Hollywood. “I’m a newcomer! I just got invited to the party in this last one so it’s nice to know I’m gonna be doing another… They’ve always got something good up their sleeve, and I don’t want to be the one who spoils the plot lines but there is some great stuff I already know about.”

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Best of the Week: Tom Holland is Spider-Man, the Pros and Cons of a New Hulk Movie and More

26 June 2015 11:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

The Important News Casting: Tom Holland is officially the new Spider-Man. Jason Statham will return for Furious 8Julia Stiles will return for Bourne 5. And Alicia Vikander is confirmed for Bourne 5. Beyonce is rumored to be joining The Avengers. Chris Pine is rumored to be joining the Justice LeagueDwayne Johnson will battle monsters in Rampage. Arnold Schwarzenegger will star in the drama 478. Channing Tatums is no longer doing a Ghostbusters movie. New Directors/New Gigs: Jon Watts will deliver the next Spider-Man movie. James Mangold will make an Ingrid Bergman biopic. Ava DuVernay is rumored to be directing Black Panther. Ben Affleck is rumored to be directing a...

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The Recap: Spider-Man, Destiny, and Ben Affleck Directing Batman?

26 June 2015 10:59 AM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

It's Friday so it's time for The Recap. It's all superheroes and video games this week with big news from Marvel and Dc cinematics. Tony Hawk Pro Skater gets just a bit closer to coming back and Destiny and Dying Light have a little tit for tat. But Matt has you covered or the weeks best news from Cinelinx.

 

New Spider-Man Announced

Dwayne Johnson wants to Rampage

Ben Affleck may Direct Batman

Destiny and Red Bull Dying Light and water

Tony Hawk and Pro Skater

Ben AffleckBATMANTOM HOLLADSpiderManRAMPAGE (Movie)Dwayne JohnsonDestinyTONY Hawk Pro Skater 5 »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Jason The X)

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Week in Review: Movie theater screens ‘Insidious’ over ‘Inside Out’, kids leave terrified

26 June 2015 8:59 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

For those who have seen Inside Out, it’s a scary movie: the fear of moving away, of being unable to feel anything at all, of having your childhood memories that most defined you erased in the existential dilemma of growing up. Heavy stuff.

But it’s not quite a horror movie, and some now very unhappy kids got just that when they attended a screening of the film, only to find out that the theater had accidentally screened the horror movie Insidious: Chapter 3. Oh what’s the difference? The first five letters are the same!

The event occurred in Middletown, Ohio as reported by the city’s Journal-News, in which the writer quotes an angry parent who said she got her money back but already had her children scarred by the mistake. “Moore said images of children being tied up and murdered appeared on the screen, and the »

- Brian Welk

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Watch: First Episodes Of HBO's 'Ballers' And 'The Brink' In Full

25 June 2015 12:25 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

With "True Detective" dominating audience eyeballs and media coverage this week, you may have forgotten that HBO debuted two other shows on Sunday night: "Ballers" and "The Brink." But now's your chance to catch up with them again for the first time. HBO has dropped the first full episodes for each show on Facebook. "Ballers" stars Dwayne Johnson and Rob Corddry and is basically "Entourage" in the world of sports. I didn't particularly care for it, but the glossy sheen makes it somewhat engaging, but not necessarily filling. As for "The Brink," Tim Robbins and Jack Black lead this one set in the world of geopolitics, following the personalities trying to stop Wwiii. Give them a look at "The Brink" below and "Ballers" right here, and let us know what you think in the comments section. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Watch: First Episodes Of HBO's 'Ballers' And 'The Brink' In Full

25 June 2015 12:25 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

With "True Detective" dominating audience eyeballs and media coverage this week, you may have forgotten that HBO debuted two other shows on Sunday night: "Ballers" and "The Brink." But now's your chance to catch up with them again for the first time. HBO has dropped the first full episodes for each show on Facebook. "Ballers" stars Dwayne Johnson and Rob Corddry and is basically "Entourage" in the world of sports. I didn't particularly care for it, but the glossy sheen makes it somewhat engaging, but not necessarily filling. As for "The Brink," Tim Robbins and Jack Black lead this one set in the world of geopolitics, following the personalities trying to stop Wwiii. Give them a look at "The Brink" below and "Ballers" right here, and let us know what you think in the comments section. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Jason Statham Will Return For Fast & Furious 8

25 June 2015 6:25 AM, PDT | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

With Fast & Furious 7 having taken its place as the fourth highest grossing movie of all time, all eyes are on the continuing adventures of Vin Diesel and his high speed loving ‘family’ (sadly minus Paul Walker). While Diesel and the rest of the crew, including Dwayne Johnson, are a given, the rest of the returning cast is a bit harder to pin down (especially when you consider the last movie brought back Lucas Black, however brief, from Tokyo Drift). But now we have one less character to wonder about, with Jason Statham telling Access Hollywood that his villainous Deckard Shaw will indeed be returning for another round, which is teased to be taking place in New York City, saying, “We’re already talking about doing another one, Part 8. I’m a newcomer, I just got invited to the party in this last one, so it’s nice to know »

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‘Furious 8′: Jason Statham Confirmed to Return

25 June 2015 6:00 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Dom Toretto’s “family” will surely be back for Furious 8, but it looks like one of his foes will as well. Furious 7 villain Jason Statham has confirmed he’ll be back for the next installment of the high-octane franchise, along with Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson. Get the Furious 8 Jason Statham casting announcement after the […]

The post ‘Furious 8′: Jason Statham Confirmed to Return appeared first on /Film. »

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Dwayne Johnson to Star in Rampage Video Game Movie

25 June 2015 5:24 AM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Dwayne Johnson has signed on to star in a live-action "Rampage" film, which is based on the 1980s Midway Arcade Game and has a script by Ryan Engle (Non-Stop). Story details are being kept a secret, but the game involves three giant monsters - a gorilla, a lizard and a wolf - that wreak havoc on major cities and landmarks across North America. The plan is to begin filming during the summer of 2016, after Johnson completes production on "Fast and Furious 8." »

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Jason Statham Will Return in 'Fast and Furious 8'

24 June 2015 9:40 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Back in April, just a few weeks after Furious 7 was released in theaters, Universal Pictures set an April 14, 2017 release date for the sequel Fast & Furious 8. We already know that Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson will be back as Dom and Hobbs, but no other characters have been confirmed, until now. While speaking to Access Hollywood recently, Furious 7 star Jason Statham confirmed he'll be back as Deckard Shaw.

"We're already talking about doing another one, Part 8. I'm a newcomer, I just got invited to the party in this last one, so it's nice to know I'm going to be doing another."

Jason Statham first appeared at the end of 2013's Fast & Furious 6, where it was revealed that he killed Sung Kang's character Han, setting him up as the main villain in Furious 7. Along with Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham, it is believed that »

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Furious 7 Extended Edition Exclusive to Blu-ray, Plus September Blu-ray and DVD Release Date

24 June 2015 6:54 PM, PDT | TheHDRoom | See recent TheHDRoom news »

Universal Studios Home Entertainment has announced the Furious 7 Blu-ray and DVD release date is set for September 15, 2015. Additionally, a new Furious 7 extended cut will debut with the Blu-ray home video release alongside the inclusive theatrical edition.

Furious 7 stars Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle RodriguezJordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Elsa Pataky, Lucas Black and Jason Statham in star Paul Walker's final appearance in the franchise following his untimely accidental death. An eighth film in the franchise is already in development.

For its high definition debut, Universal is presented Furious 7 on Blu-ray and Digital HD in 7.1 DTS-hd Master Audio and 1080p video. Half of the bonus features are exclusive to Blu-ray as outlined below.

Bonus Features Exclusive To Blu-ray:

Deleted Scenes

The Cars of Furious: The car coordinator and his team join the cast and filmmakers for a closer look at the film’s spectacular cars. »

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Furious 8: Jason Statham Confirms He’ll Be Back for the Sequel

24 June 2015 4:21 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

The Fast and Furious franchise is bigger than ever seven films into its series, with Furious 7 now standing at #4 on the all-time box office chart with a global gross of $1.5 billion. Universal Pictures was always going to make Fast and Furious 8, and indeed the film is already slated for release on April 14, 2017 and Vin Diesel has been teasing a location shift to New York City for this eighth installment. But what’s up in the air at this point is which characters will be involved. Dwayne Johnson is returning and the central “family” will likely remain intact—though sadly without Paul Walker—but what of the villains? Jason Statham made his first appearance at the end of Fast & Furious 6 to tease his larger role in Furious 7 as the brother of Luke Evans’ FF6 villain. He and Vin Diesel/Dwayne Johnson went toe-to-toe over the course of this year’s film, »

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Wamg Rides Shotgun With Dom And Team At Universal Studios’ Fast & Furious Supercharged

24 June 2015 3:37 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Contributed by Melissa Thompson and Gary Salem

Wamg was among members of the media and invited guests to witness the Grand Opening of Fast and Furious Supercharged, the latest movie-themed attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood. The presentation treated everyone to an extensive display of cars from the movies, a dance performance, speeches by top Universal execs and L.A.’s mayor, all topped off by an exciting assortment of live car stunts including a 90-foot jump through a billboard that caught us by surprise.

After the presentation concluded, we were lucky enough to go on a test-ride of the adrenalin-pumping, high-speed adventure with Dom, Hobbs and the rest of the Fast and Furious gang. Coming at the end of the famous Back-lot Tram Tour, Supercharged literally puts you smack dab in the middle of a high-flying, breakneck speed chase. The technology is pretty cool, in that with the giant 360-degree screen and 3D glasses, »

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TVLine Items: Chris Rock's Empire Role Revealed, Silverman on Sex and More

24 June 2015 1:32 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

When veteran comedian Chris Rock appears on Empire, he’ll find himself in very unfunny circumstances.

The Fox drama on Tuesday tweeted photos from the Season 2 set, including snapshots of Rock’s guest appearance as a prison inmate. The comic will reportedly play a man from Lucious’ past, whom he encounters while incarcerated on murder charges.

VideosEmmy Screening Room: Empire Star Taraji P. Henson Stops the Wedding

Scroll down to see Empire‘s behind-the-scenes photos, which show Rock chatting with co-creator Lee Daniels and star Terrence Howard.

Other Season 2 guest stars include musicians Alicia Keys and Lenny Kravitz.

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