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The Rock Sparks A Prison Riot In All-New Fast 8 Set Video

23 July 2016 7:40 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Now firmly past the halfway point in production, Universal’s onslaught of set videos for Fast 8 is beginning to reach its crescendo.

Yes, the tire tracks are still fresh from yesterday’s Fast Friday snippet, where F. Gary Gray (Straight Outta Compton) and series stalwart Vin Diesel reflected on the filming process and action sequences hitherto. Nipping at the heels of that Bts video is a post from Dwayne Johnson, who looks set to stage the prison riot to end all prison riots.

A shot of Johnson’s Luke Hobbs behind bars was released a few weeks back, indicating that our big friendly giant could find himself in a spot of bother by the time the 2017 sequel checks in. One thing’s for sure: The Iceman cometh, and he don’t fuck around.

I know you guys can see it… I have so much damn Fun playin’ the character of Hobbs. »

- Michael Briers

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Dwayne Johnson is ready to kick all sorts of ass in new Fast 8 set-video

22 July 2016 5:16 PM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

We all know that Dwayne Johnson has a seemingly superhuman amount of energy considering he's got just about every second of his life for the next ten years devoted to a variety of projects, all of which he's incredibly excited about, but does he have what it takes to make it through a prison full of angry convicts and guards? I'm betting yes. Production on F. Gary... Read More »

- Kevin Fraser

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‘Ballers’ Stars Dish on Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s Sugar Addiction (Exclusive Video)

22 July 2016 3:57 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson may seem perfect to the outside world, but “Ballers” stars Omar Benson Miller and Troy Garity revealed to TheWrap’s Stuart Brazell that the actor has his own personal vices. “He walks on set and he’s like, ‘You guys gotta keep me away from the donuts,'” Garity said. “Listen, he’s human,” Miller added. “What do you want from Dwayne?” Also Read: Dwayne Johnson Fights for Money and Respect in First 'Ballers' Season 2 Trailer (Video) “Metabolism,” Garity quipped in response. HBO’s “Ballers” dives into the world of professional football and stars »

- J. Clara Chan

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F. Gary Gray and Vin Diesel give Fast & Furious 8 update as production hits halfway point

22 July 2016 2:59 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The latest official set video for Fast 8 has arrived online, which sees director F. Gary Gray and franchise star Vin Diesel giving us an update on the film as production reaches the half way mark; check it out here…

See Also: Latest Fast 8 set photo and video show Dwayne Johnson walking away from car wreck

F. Gary Gray (Straight Outta Compton) is directing Fast & Furious 8, with Vin Diesel joined in the cast by Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Eva Mendes, Lucas Black, Nathalie Emmanuel, Kurt Russell, Kristofer Hivju, Scott Eastwood, Helen Mirren and Charlize Theron. It is set for release on April 14th 2017, followed by Fast & Furious 9 on April 19th 2019 and Fast & Furious 10 on April 2nd 2021.

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- Gary Collinson

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"Fast 8" Filming Hits Halfway, Mirren Photo

22 July 2016 12:32 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

As filming continues on the upcoming eighth "Fast and Furious" film, two new videos are out from the set to announced the halfway mark of filming. The first clip boasts lots of car crash and chase action, the second has Dwayne Johnson winding up extras in his prison scenes in the film.

In addition two further stills from the production have arrived, one showcasing Johnson's Hobbs being the bad ass that he is. The other is a shot of Helen Mirren and Vin Diesel between takes on set.

Directed by "Straight Outta Compton" helmer F. Gary Gray, "Fast 8" is the first in a proposed new trilogy of films and hits cinemas on April 14th 2017.

I know you guys can see it... I have so much damn Fun playin' the character of Hobbs. A man who lives by a code of ethics, but who will also rip your throat out »

- Garth Franklin

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Fast 8 Cruises Past Halfway Point In Production As New Set Video Surfaces

22 July 2016 9:29 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Fast Friday is upon us, dear readers, and in keeping up tradition, Universal has rolled out the latest set video for its barnstorming action sequel, Fast 8.

Teasing vehicular mayhem and a family reunion, this week’s vignette marks a milestone for F. Gary Gray and his crew, as Fast 8 is now officially past the halfway point in production ahead of its arrival in April of next year. And what better way to celebrate than offer up a sizzle reel packed to the rafters with death-defying stunts and explosions?

Action set-pieces aside, it’s fair to say that the stars have aligned for Fast 8. Not only is Gray coming off the back of the overly successful Straight Outta Compton, but Universal’s Fast and Furious franchise reached all new heights with the launch of Furious 7 in 2015, comfortably landing the series among Hollywood’s billion-dollar blockbusters. But can »

- Michael Briers

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Disney’s ‘Moana’ Heroine Doesn’t Have a Love Interest

22 July 2016 7:25 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

One of Disney’s most anticipated movies is breaking with tradition by featuring a heroine who doesn’t have a love interest. “Moana,” the animated feature film about a 16-year-old girl in the South Pacific 2,000 years ago, is an inspiring story that won’t rely on a romance sub-plot to captivate audiences.

Read More: Walt Disney Records Cues Up Massive ‘Pete’s Dragon’ Soundtrack – Exclusive

Here’s the official synopsis: From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes “Moana,” a sweeping, CG-animated feature film about an adventurous teenager who sails out on a daring mission to save her people. During her journey, Moana (voice of Auli’i Cravalho) meets the once-mighty demigod Maui (voice of Dwayne Johnson), who guides her in her quest to become a master wayfinder. Together, they sail across the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous monsters and impossible odds, and along the way, Moana fulfills the »

- Graham Winfrey

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Dwayne Johnson Will Produce New USA Series ‘Muscle Beach’

22 July 2016 5:00 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Dwayne Johnson‘s busy schedule has made room for USA. The actor — who’s already attached to the Jumanji remake, Doc Savage, and Rampage — is producing a new television drama, Muscle Beach. The show is set in the 1980s and takes place at Venice Beach’s famous workout spot. Johnson says the story follows “lost souls” that “struggle to reinvent themselves by […]

The post Dwayne Johnson Will Produce New USA Series ‘Muscle Beach’ appeared first on /Film. »

- Jack Giroux

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Five Things to Know About Buzzy New Actor Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

21 July 2016 1:35 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

From Oakland, California, to Yale to Hollywood, so goes the journey of Yahya Abdul-Mateen II. Thanks to upcoming roles in the highly-anticipated new Netflix series The Get Down and on the big screen in next year's Baywatch movie, the up-and-coming actor, who's also fresh out of Yale's School of Drama, is primed for the big time - even if it all still seems surreal. "I woke up two months ago and said "Whoa, whoa whoa! I'm an actor, how?" Abdul-Mateen II tells People in this week's issue. "A few months ago I was still in school and no one knew »

- Janine Rubenstein, @JanineRube

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Five Things to Know About Buzzy New Actor Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

21 July 2016 1:35 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

From Oakland, California, to Yale to Hollywood, so goes the journey of Yahya Abdul-Mateen II. Thanks to upcoming roles in the highly-anticipated new Netflix series The Get Down and on the big screen in next year's Baywatch movie, the up-and-coming actor, who's also fresh out of Yale's School of Drama, is primed for the big time - even if it all still seems surreal. "I woke up two months ago and said "Whoa, whoa whoa! I'm an actor, how?" Abdul-Mateen II tells People in this week's issue. "A few months ago I was still in school and no one knew »

- Janine Rubenstein, @JanineRube

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Muscle Beach: Dwayne Johnson Developing 1980s Drama for USA Network

21 July 2016 1:01 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Dwayne Johnson Aka "The Rock," is developing a 1980s Venice Beach gym-set Muscle Beach TV show for USA Network. This summer is suddenly bulging with Beefcake nostalgia. We recently reported Arnold Schwarzenegger is producing the Pump TV series, inspired by his early body building career in 1970s Venice Beach. Muscle Beach features "a colorful tribe of lost souls." They "struggle to reinvent themselves by bench-pressing their way to a bigger, better American dream, no matter what the cost."Johnson, Dany Garcia's Seven Bucks Productions, and Beau Flynn's FlynnPictureCo. sold the Muscle Beach script to Universal Cable Productions. The Muscle Beach TV series will be developed as an original hour-long drama for USA Network. Muscle Beach reunites writers Jeremiah Friedman and Nick Palmer with the team that sold »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Margot Robbie To Headline And Produce New Thriller Bad Monkeys

21 July 2016 7:27 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Dwayne Johnson. Alicia Vikander. Margot Robbie. It’s a trio that are among the most sought-after actors in Hollywood right now, and lately we’ve seen them all upping their stock by nabbing producing credits on a handful of projects. Today, The Hollywood Reporter brings word of an interesting new vehicle for the latter.

It’s called Bad Monkeys, a thriller novel penned by Matt Ruff that has now found a home at Universal Pictures, with Robbie’s own LuckyChap Entertainment banner attached as well.

Taking point as Jane Charlotte, the so-hot-right-now actress will play a woman wrongfully accused and arrested for murder. In her defence, Charlotte claims that she’s part of a clandestine organization built to ward off evil from the shadows called Department for the Final Disposition of Irredeemable Persons (Aka Bad Monkeys), and the remainder of the novel asks whether Jane Charlotte is lying through her teeth, »

- Michael Briers

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Dwayne Johnson producing bodybuilding drama Muscle Beach

21 July 2016 7:05 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

It looks like the recently announced Pump from Arnold Schwarzenegger is set to have some competition when it comes to the period bodybuilding drama stakes, as Deadline is reporting that Dwayne Johnson is producing the scripted drama series Muscle Beach for USA Network.

The logline for Muscle Beach reads: “A colorful tribe of lost souls struggles to reinvent themselves by bench-pressing their way to a bigger, better American dream, no matter what the cost. As the series explores the body-obsessed fitness movement that took the nation by storm during the supersized Reagan ’80s, the excess of the era and the many temptations of Los Angeles will expose the dark side of chasing dreams.”

Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia and Seven Bucks Productions are the only people on the planet to collaborate with on this groundbreaking and never-before-seen show,” Flynn said. “Venice Beach in the 80s is iconic and like no era »

- Gary Collinson

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Dwayne Johnson’s Seven Bucks Productions Sells Muscle Beach Scripted Project to USA Network

21 July 2016 6:30 AM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

No rest at all for Dwayne Johnson; the man is a machine, seemingly taking no rest between projects, both on the big and small screens, including the web. Johnson and Dany Garcia’s Seven Bucks Productions and Beau Flynn’s FlynnPictureCo. have… Continue Reading → »

- Tambay Obenson

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Review: ‘Mr. Robot’ 2.1 k3rnel_pan1c.ksd — How Do You Solve a Problem Like Mr. Robot?

20 July 2016 8:26 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

In Elliot’s Head, Two’s A Crowd

Last season, Elliot tried to keep his tenuous grip on sanity with morphine. But since the downers don’t work anymore, he tries ingesting egregious amounts of Adderall. This leads to a brilliant sequence dramatizing Elliot’s six-day speed binge of amped-up faux-happiness and clarity, complete with computer alert sounds echoing his footsteps, compression artifacts blurring his reality, and culminating in the human equivalent of the kernel panic that gives the episode its title.

The Adderall finally wears off while Elliot sits in his church group and, as he goes off on a rant against the idea of God, it becomes clear that the voice we are hearing is Mr. Robot’s. Rami Malek changes his entire vocal pattern and cadence to mimic Christian Slater’s bombastic style. Elliot’s days of hiding out and staying offline seem to be numbered.

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- Jay Bushman

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Review: ‘Mr. Robot’ 2.1 k3rnel_pan1c.ksd — How Do You Solve a Problem Like Mr. Robot?

20 July 2016 8:26 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

In Elliot’s Head, Two’s A Crowd

Last season, Elliot tried to keep his tenuous grip on sanity with morphine. But since the downers don’t work anymore, he tries ingesting egregious amounts of Adderall. This leads to a brilliant sequence dramatizing Elliot’s six-day speed binge of amped-up faux-happiness and clarity, complete with computer alert sounds echoing his footsteps, compression artifacts blurring his reality, and culminating in the human equivalent of the kernel panic that gives the episode its title.

The Adderall finally wears off while Elliot sits in his church group and, as he goes off on a rant against the idea of God, it becomes clear that the voice we are hearing is Mr. Robot’s. Rami Malek changes his entire vocal pattern and cadence to mimic Christian Slater’s bombastic style. Elliot’s days of hiding out and staying offline seem to be numbered.

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- Jay Bushman

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Dwayne Johnson promises the "prison scene of all prison scenes" in Fast 8

20 July 2016 7:30 PM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

In between his quest to dominate just about every aspect of the media, Dwayne Johnson will be appearing in a little film by the name of Fast 8. Johnson will be reprising his role of Dss Agent Luke Hobbs in the Fast & Furious sequel and, as we saw last week, ol' Hobbs will find himself in a mess of trouble when he winds up in prison at some point in the film. Dwayne Johnson and... Read More »

- Kevin Fraser

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International Moana Trailer Reveals the Origins of a Disney Princess

20 July 2016 5:33 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Fans will be introduced to a new Disney princess when Moana hits theaters on November 23. We've already seen the first trailer for this animated adventure, and today we have a new Japanese trailer that travels back to Moana's childhood, showing how this princess was born. Hopefully we'll see even more footage soon, revealing how Moana's bond with the sea was formed.

Back in In April, Dwayne Johnson revealed that he will be singing in Moana, as part of his role portraying the demigod Maui. Unfortunately, this trailer doesn't feature any of the tunes sung by The Rock, but hopefully the next batch of footage will show Dwayne Johnson belting out some tunes. This video, which surfaced on the Disney Japan Facebook sets the stage for a new Disney princess to be crowned. Auli'i Cravalho will make her feature debut as Moana, who was discovered through her singing. An Oahu, »

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The Rock is developing Muscle Beach bodybuilding series for USA Network

20 July 2016 2:54 PM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

As if The Rock wasn't already keeping busy enough, he's got another project to add to his overflowing plate. This time Dwayne Johnson will be executive producing the scripted bodybuilding series Muscle Beach that is currently in development for the USA Network. Set in an 80s bodybuilding gym in Venice Beach, the show "follows a colorful tribe of lost souls... Read More »

- Billy Donnelly

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Sequel Bits: ‘Fast 8,’ ‘Star Trek Beyond,’ ‘Frozen 2,’ ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ ‘Trainspotting 2,’ ‘The Expendabelles’

20 July 2016 2:30 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

In this edition of Sequel Bits: Dwayne Johnson promises an epic prison action scene in Fast 8. Kristen Bell offers a quick update on Frozen 2. A deluge of new Star Trek Beyond clips and featurettes. Transformers: The Last Knight is filming a big highway action scene. A certain billionaire CEO will show up in Star […]

The post Sequel Bits: ‘Fast 8,’ ‘Star Trek Beyond,’ ‘Frozen 2,’ ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ ‘Trainspotting 2,’ ‘The Expendabelles’ appeared first on /Film. »

- Jacob Hall

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