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The Rock Scares the Sh*t Out of Kevin Hart on the Set of Jumanji, and We Can't Stop Laughing

18 October 2016 4:45 PM, PDT | | See recent Popsugar news »

A video posted by therock (@therock) on Oct 18, 2016 at 3:07pm Pdt If you're filming a movie with Dwayne Johnson, you're in for a hell of a time - just ask Kevin Hart. On Tuesday, The Rock shared a video on Instagram from the set of Jumanji showing him congratulating Kevin on his new movie, Kevin Hart: What Now?, by driving up on him and "scaring the sh*t out of him." "Got em! Funniest part of this is @kevinhart4real' producing partner @hgoodspeed covers his mouth after he sh*t himself a little. »

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Doug Liman developing Jumper TV sequel for YouTube Red

18 October 2016 5:25 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The Wrap is reporting that Doug Liman is returning to the world of Jumper for a 60-minute pilot for YouTube Red, which will be based upon Impulse, the third novel in Steven Gould’s book series. Liman will direct the pilot, as well as executive producing, with Jeffrey Lieber (Lost) penning the script.

Impulse follows “a rebellious 16-year-old girl, who has always felt different from her peers and has longed to escape from her seemingly quaint small town. When a local drug dealer attempts to assault her, she discovers her extraordinary ability to teleport. This newfound power confirms her conviction that she really is different from everybody else, but it now makes her the focus of those who want to control her.”

Jumper was released in 2008, and featured a cast that included Hayden Christensen, Jamie Bell, Rachel Bilson, Max Thieriot, AnnaSophia Robb, Diane Lane, Michael Rooker, and Samuel L. Jackson. »

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Mipcom: YouTube teams with Doug Liman on original sci-fi series 'Impulse'

18 October 2016 3:38 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Series among trio of new original shows announced by YouTube at Mipcom Keynote.

YouTube is joining forces with Doug Liman on new original sci-fi show Impulse, a sequel to his 2008 feature film Jumper about a young man whose teleportation skills make him a target for extremists.

The new series is drawn from the third book in the Jumper series by sci-fi writer Steven Gould and follows a young girl - the original protagonist’s daughter - as she discovers her ability to teleport away from danger.

YouTube has commissioned the drama alongside Universal Cable Productions (Ucp) in a first collaboration together.

Liman and his long-time producer Dave Bartis are attached to the project alongside Lost writer and creator Jeff Lieber, who is adapting the novel.

Impulse was among a trio of new original series announced by YouTube’s global head of original content Susanne Daniels at a Mipcom keynote session on Monday (Oct 17).

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YouTube Red Orders ‘Jumper’ TV Series, Plus Shows from Dwayne Johnson and Dan Harmon

17 October 2016 4:00 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

YouTube’s subscription service, YouTube Red ($9.99 a month), has news shows on the way from Dwayne Johnson (Ballers), Dan Harmon (Rick & Morty), and Doug Liman (Edge of Tomorrow). Johnson is bringing the time travel show Lifeline to Youtube Red; Harmon is collaborating with Dan Avidan and Arin Hanson of Game Grumps on a new comedy series; and Liman is stepping back into the […]

The post YouTube Red Orders ‘Jumper’ TV Series, Plus Shows from Dwayne Johnson and Dan Harmon appeared first on /Film. »

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Meet Dwayne Johnson's Maui in New Moana Clip

17 October 2016 2:30 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The upcoming animated adventure Moana will introduce fans to Disney's new princess, the title character voiced by Auli'i Cravalho. As we get closer to the November 23 release, the studio has released a clip and TV spot showing that Moana isn't your typical Disney heroine. This latest scene features title character standing her ground after first meeting the legendary Maui, voiced by Dwayne Johnson.

This sneak peek, which arrives courtesy of Walt Disney Animation Studios YouTube, features Moana trying to introduce herself to Dwayne Johnson's Maui, although he keeps interrupting, correcting her with his full title. Maui mistakenly thinks that Moana just wants an autograph, which he signs using Hei Hei the Rooster (Alan Tudyk), while making a humorous social media joke. Maui finds out soon thereafter that Moana is not to be trifled with.

Three thousand years ago, the greatest sailors in the world voyaged across the vast South Pacific, »

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New Moana clip shows more of Dwayne Johnson's character, Maui

17 October 2016 1:43 PM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

New Moana clip shows more of Dwayne Johnson's character, MauiNew Moana clip shows more of Dwayne Johnson's character, MauiScott Goodyer10/17/2016 3:43:00 Pm

Disney Animation Studios released a new Moana clip today showing off more of Dwayne Johnson's character!

Directed by Ron Clements and John Musker (The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, The Princess & the Frog), the adventure comedy is about a teenager named Moana who sets sail on an epic adventure to a fabled island along with her hero, the legendary demi-god Maui.

Watch the clip below and check out the visually beautiful Moana on the big screen when it hits Cineplex theatres November 23rd:

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‘Moana’ Clip: Dwayne Johnson’s Demigod Makes His Grand Introduction In New Footage

17 October 2016 11:03 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

The new Disney animated musical film “Moana” has many things going for it: It features music co-written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the man behind the smash hit musical “Hamilton”; it’s directed by Ron Clements and John Musker, the co-directors of such acclaimed Disney musicals like “The Little Mermaid,” “Aladdin,” and most recently, “The Princess and the Frog”; and it also co-stars Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as a larger-than-life demigod. Watch a new clip from the film below, which features The Rock’s Maui making his grand introduction to young tribal princess Moana (Auli’i Cravalho) on a mission to save her family.

Read More: ‘Moana’: How Disney Animation Vets Created a Badass Polynesian Princess

Set on a mystic island in Polynesia, the film follows Moana, the 16-year-old daughter of Chief Tui and a born navigator, who learns of a terrible monster that threatens her family and her home. She »

- Vikram Murthi

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Moana & Maui have issues to work out in new Moana clip

17 October 2016 10:57 AM, PDT | | See recent JoBlo news »

In about one month we will get to sail the seas with the team of Moana (Auli'i Cravalho) and Maui (Dwayne Johnson) in Disney’s Moana. Until then we have to stay on land like a bunch of fools and be patient, which I have no patience for. However, Disney was nice enough to give us our first full clip from the movie, which sort of eases my…uneasiness. The clip is of a conflict of... Read More »

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The Rock, Doug Liman, Dan Harmon Land YouTube Red Orders

17 October 2016 10:07 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

YouTube Red has ordered a time-travel show from Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, an eSports sitcom from Dan Harmon, and a teleportation pilot from Doug Liman. “We’re excited to be the ones finally bringing video game content to YouTube,” said Harmon. “Steven Gould’s sequel novel to Jumper, Impulse, fully realizes the dynamic potential of this amazing franchise and I’m excited to have the large canvas of YouTube to bring it to life,” said Liman. Also Read: 17 Stars Who Never Seem to Age: From Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson to Angela Bassett (Photos) Johnson got to make his own announcement on social media for his. »

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Moana meets Maui in new clip from Disney’s Moana

17 October 2016 9:30 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Walt Disney Pictures has released a clip from the upcoming animated adventure Moana, which sees Moana (Auli’i Cravalho) meeting demi-god Maui (Dwayne Johnson); watch it below…

Three thousand years ago, the greatest sailors in the world voyaged across the vast South Pacific, discovering the many islands of Oceania. But then, for a millennium, their voyages stopped – and no one today knows why. From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes “Moana,” a sweeping, CG-animated adventure about a spirited teenager who sails out on a daring mission to prove herself a master wayfinder and fulfill her ancestors’ unfinished quest. During her journey, Moana (voice of Auli’i Cravalho) meets the once-mighty demi-god Maui (voice of Dwayne Johnson), and together, they traverse the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous fiery creatures and impossible odds.

Moana is set for release on November 23rd in the States and December 2nd in the UK, »

- Amie Cranswick

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Dwayne Johnson’s Maui Introduced In This New Film Clip From Moana

17 October 2016 7:48 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Dwayne Johnson took to twitter and debuted a new film clip from Walt Disney's Moana, which features the introduction of his character Maui.

Check out the film clip below and let us know what you think.

Moana is 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 ancient quest of her ancestors and discovers the one thing she’s always sought: her own identity.

Moana is directed by the renowned filmmaking team of Ron Clements and John Musker (“The Little Mermaid,” “Aladdin,” “The Princess & the Frog »

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‘Moana’ Clip: Dwayne Johnson Is a Hero to All

17 October 2016 7:37 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Disney’s Moana is inspired by many things, like the rich mythology of ancient Oceania and the irresistible charisma of Dwayne Johnson. The first Moana clip leans on both, as Maui (Johnson) meets Moana (Auli’i Cravalho) for the first time and teaches her how to make a proper introduction. Turns out the guy is very particular about his titles. […]

The post ‘Moana’ Clip: Dwayne Johnson Is a Hero to All appeared first on /Film. »

- Angie Han

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Newswire: The Expendables co-writer is tackling The Wolf Man remake

17 October 2016 6:01 AM, PDT | | See recent The AV Club news »

Universal Pictures’ monsters universe will kick off in 2017 with an all-new The Mummy movie starring Tom Cruise and Russell Crowe, after which Dracula, Frankenstein, the Wolf Man and more will get their chances to frighten new generations of moviegoers. The latest lycanthrope outing has gained plenty of traction in the last year, with rumors swirling about the possibility of Dwayne Johnson in the hairy lead role. The project is currently sans director, but according to The Hollywood Reporter, it has picked up a new screenwriter. The Expendables co-writer Dave Callaham has been tapped to rework Aaron Guzikowski’s script.

In addition to sharing screenplay credits with Sylvester Stallone, the Doom scribe is also writing Zombieland 2 and a new Mortal Kombat movie. Callaham also wrote the pilot for the Jean-Claude Van Damme vehicle, Jean-Claude Van Johnson, which Amazon just ordered to series. So maybe the newest iteration of the ...


- Danette Chavez

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Win Central Intelligence on Blu-ray

17 October 2016 12:00 AM, PDT | | See recent HeyUGuys news »

To mark the release of Central Intelligence on 31st October, we’ve been given 3 copies to give away on Blu-ray. Central Intelligence follows Calvin Joyner (Kevin Hart), an extremely popular student and star athlete who saves his helpless, obese classmate Bob (Dwayne Johnson) from a truly humiliating experience. Twenty years later, the one-time bullied geek […]

The post Win Central Intelligence on Blu-ray appeared first on HeyUGuys. »

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Big Trouble In Little China remake: John Carpenter not consulted

16 October 2016 10:15 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Simon Brew Oct 17, 2016

Dwayne Johnson is set to star in the Big Trouble In Little China remake - but nobody's spoken to John Carpenter yet...

Ah, this is a shame. Notwithstanding the fact that many of us could happily live without a new take on the iconic and just-right-as-it-is-thank-you John Carpenter movie Big Trouble In Little China, one is happening anyway. It’s one of the many projects on the slate of Dwayne Johnson, who is presently working away on the new Jumanji film.

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Johnson has said previously that he wants Carpenter to have some involvement in the new Big Trouble In Little China film, and to honour the original. »

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Did the Big Trouble in Little China Remake Forget About John Carpenter?

15 October 2016 3:50 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The upcoming Big Trouble in Little China remake has been seen as a dubious thing from jump street, and the fact that Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson is taking over the Kurt Russell role is considered bizarre at best. Johnson doesn't exactly fit the Jack Burton archetype. But The Rock went on the defensive early, claiming that he wants original director John Carpenter to be involved in the project. Now, it looks like that may have just been lip-service to the fans.

As it turns out, John Carpenter has yet to be contacted at all about the upcoming reboot. He has no idea what is being planned, and he hasn't been asked to participate at all. He doesn't sound overly upset about that notion. He's not too mad that 20th Century Fox is attempting a remake of the seminal 80s cult classic. Speaking with Screen Rant, the iconic director behind the »

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The Expendables screenwriter to pen The Wolf Man

15 October 2016 2:50 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

As Universal Pictures gears up to launch its Classic Monsters universe with next year’s The Mummy, THR is reporting that the studio has brought on board a new screenwriter for its remake of The Wolf Man.

According to the site, Dave Callaham (The Expendables) has signed on to rewrite the original draft from Aaron Guzikowski (Prisoners). As yet, there’s no word on who is set to direct the project, but Alex Kurtzman (The Mummy) and Chris Morgan (Fast & Furious) are producing, while Dwayne Johnson is reportedly wanted for the lead role.

See Also: Universal Monsters: The Next Big Cinematic Franchise?

The Universal Monsters shared universe will launch in June 2017 with the release of The Mummy, while the studio also plans to release new movies based on the likes of Frankenstein, The Invisible Man, Bride of Frankenstein and Creature from the Black Lagoon. »

- Gary Collinson

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Lol: Kevin Hart Gives The Rock "a Major Mooseknuckle in the Spine" on the Jumanji Set

15 October 2016 11:00 AM, PDT | | See recent Popsugar news »

In a scene for #Jumanji where I have to carry @kevinhart4real on my back while running thru the jungle, we are - unfortunately - harnessed together for hours while the entire crew looks up and enjoys our pain. In the movie this scene will be crazy funny. In real life this is bullshit, but we commit to the comedy. »

- Brittney Stephens

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Wolf Man reboot lands The Expendables' writer

14 October 2016 7:17 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Tony Sokol Oct 17, 2016

Universal hired a new writer to help bring The Wolf Man back to the screen...

It wasn’t the Wolf Man’s fault he walked so thorny, it was the screenwriter’s. Universal is rebooting its horror classics for a new generation. For the remake of the 1941 film The Wolf Man, which starred Lon Chaney Jr., they are handing over the wolfbane to Dave Callaham, who wrote the screenplays for The Expendables, Doom, Tell-Tale and the upcoming Zombieland 2

Callaham will be re-writing the first draft which was written by Aaron Guzikowski, who in turn wrote the screenplays for Prisoners and Friday The 13th. Callaham’s Jean-Claude Van Johnson was recently picked up to series by Amazon.

Universal hasn’t given away much as far as plot for The Wolf Man remake, but we know it’s about the stout-hearted Larry Talbot, heir to the Talbot family fortune and castle. »

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Kevin Hart and Jimmy Fallon's Haunted House Adventure Is Just as Terrifying as It Is Comical

14 October 2016 6:51 AM, PDT | | See recent Popsugar news »

The last time Jimmy Fallon and Kevin Hart got together, the actor confronted his fear of roller coasters, but their latest adventure left both of them screaming. During a special segment on The Tonight Show on Thursday, the two paid a visit to NYC's "scariest haunted house," Blood Manor, and the results were scary good. Thankfully, every single moment of terror was caught on tape as they made their way through the attraction wearing GoPro cameras. Even though the Jumanji star initially tried to play it off like it was nothing, by the end, his fear certainly got the best of him as he let out a blood-curdling scream. Related:Kevin Hart's Hilarious Impersonation of Dwayne Johnson Will Leave You in TearsIf You Haven't Laughed Today, You Will After Reading Kevin Hart's Tweets »

- Kelsie Gibson

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