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Sdcc 2016 : The Lego Batman Movie Comic-Con Trailer

16 hours ago | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Today, in Hall H, The Lego Batman Movie showed fans an all new trailer. Check it out below!

In the irreverent spirit of fun that made “The Lego® Movie” a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of that ensemble – Lego Batman – stars in his own big-screen adventure: “The Lego® Batman  Movie.”  But there are big changes brewing in Gotham, and if he wants to save the city from The Joker’s hostile takeover, Batman may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up.

The Lego® Batman Movie

February 10, 2017

Director: Chris McKay

Producer: Dan Lin, Roy Lee, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller

Executive Producer: Chris McKay, Ryan Harris

Cast: Will ArnettZach GalifianakisMichael CeraRosario Dawson and Ralph Fiennes

#LEGOBatmanMovie

Official Site: legobatman.com 

Facebook: facebook.com/LegoBatmanMovie/

Twitter (@LEGOBatmanMovie): twitter.com/legobatmanmovie 

Instagram (@legobatmanmovie): instagram.com »

- Melissa Howland

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Watch The New Blair Witch Trailer; Plus Latest Poster

23 July 2016 11:52 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

In theaters September 16 is the upcoming Blair Witch. Lionsgate originally promoted it as The Woods when in reality it is a sequel to Blair Witch.

The film is helmed by director Adam Wingard (You’Re Next, The Guest, V/H/S, V/H/S/2), who has assembled an accomplished behind-the-scenes team that includes screenwriter and longtime collaborator Simon Barrett (You’Re Next, The Guest, V/H/S, V/H/S/2); producers Roy Lee (The Ring, The Strangers, The Grudge), Steven Schneider (Paranormal Activity, Insidious), Keith Calder, p.g.a. (You’Re Next, The Guest, Anomalisa), and Jess Calder, p.g.a. (You’Re Next, The Guest, The Devil’S Candy), ; and executive producers Jenny Hinkey, Daniel Myrick (director/writer, The Blair Witch Project), Eduardo Sanchez (director/writer, The Blair Witch Project) and Gregg Hale (producer, The Blair Witch Project).

For several years, Lionsgate had been searching for the right concept to reboot Blair Witch, »

- Michelle McCue

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Sdcc: Universal bringing Neil Gaiman’s InterWorld to the small screen, along with three comic book adaptations

21 July 2016 3:46 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Universal Cable Productions has announced that it is developing a small screen adaptation of Neil Gaiman and Michael Reeves’ Ya fantasy sci-fi book InterWorld, which is being overseen by Hamilton producer Jeffrey Seller. Here’s the official description, via THR:

“Everyone in the Interworld is a version of Joey, some only a little different, while others are different genders, different ages and even different species. What makes them all special is that they have the ability to “walk,” or travel from dimension to dimension. This also makes them a target for the Hex and the Binary factions, who yearn to conquer more dimensions by using these “walkers” as fuel.”

In addition, Universal also announced three comic book adaptations: Boom! Studios’ The Woods, which has Michael Armbruster (Beautiful Boy) attached to write.; Top Cow’s Bushido, which is being executive produced by Roy Lee (The Departed), John Powers Middleton (Bates Motel »

- Amie Cranswick

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Neil Gaiman’s ‘Interworld’ To Be Adapted For TV By ‘Hamilton’ Producers

20 July 2016 12:52 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Another day, another Ya novel adaptation. This time it’s Neil Gaiman and Michael Reeves’ fantasy/sci-fi series, “Interworld,” that will be getting the small screen treatment. Universal Cable Productions announced on Wednesday that they will be putting the series into development with “Hamilton” producers, Jeffrey Seller and Flody Suarez, overseeing the production.

Read More:‘American Gods’ Casts Orlando Jones In Key Role

Interworld” follows the adventures of a teenage Joey Harker, who, together with a group of other Joeys from different Earths, try and stop the two forces from taking over all the Earths in different universes. Gaiman, Reeves, Seller and Suarez will be executive producing the series.

Here’s the official description: Everyone in the Interworld is a version of Joey, some only a little different, while others are different genders, different ages and even different species. What makes them all special is that they have the ability to “walk, »

- Liz Calvario

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Neil Gaiman’s ‘Interworld’ To Be Adapted For TV By ‘Hamilton’ Producers

20 July 2016 12:52 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Another day, another Ya novel adaptation. This time it’s Neil Gaiman and Michael Reeves’ fantasy/sci-fi series, “Interworld,” that will be getting the small screen treatment. Universal Cable Productions announced on Wednesday that they will be putting the series into development with “Hamilton” producers, Jeffrey Seller and Flody Suarez, overseeing the production.

Read More:‘American Gods’ Casts Orlando Jones In Key Role

Interworld” follows the adventures of a teenage Joey Harker, who, together with a group of other Joeys from different Earths, try and stop the two forces from taking over all the Earths in different universes. Gaiman, Reeves, Seller and Suarez will be executive producing the series.

Here’s the official description: Everyone in the Interworld is a version of Joey, some only a little different, while others are different genders, different ages and even different species. What makes them all special is that they have the ability to “walk, »

- Liz Calvario

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Neil Gaiman’s ‘Interworld’ in Development with ‘Hamilton’ Producer Attached as Universal Cable Productions Leans Into Genre

20 July 2016 9:30 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

After the success of USA’s “Mr. Robot” and Syfy’s “The Magicians,” Universal Cable Productions is leaning hard into genre development.

Most notably, Ucp will adapt Neil Gaiman and Michael Reeves’ Ya fantasy/sci-fi novel “Interworld,” in which teen boy Joey Harker can travel through different dimensions. The twist is that every dimension contains a different version of Joey—some are older or younger, some are a different gender, and some are a different species. Gaiman and Reeves will be executive producers, joined by “Hamilton” producer Jeffrey Seller and Flody Suarez.

Ucp has also attached a producer to develop Dark Horse comic “The Umbrella Academy.” Jeremy Slater (“Fantastic Four,” Fox’s upcoming “The Exorcist” series) will adapt Gerard Way’s series about a dysfunctional superhero family with powers that are a little stranger than just “super speed”—one has the ability to remake reality with a simple lie.

Other comics-based projects in the works at Ucp: »

- Oriana Schwindt

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Comic-Con 2016: Warner Bros. Pictures’ Hall H Presentation to Include Suicide Squad and Kong: Skull Island

12 July 2016 3:31 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Conan O’Brien will take Comic-Con’s Hall H stage on Saturday, July 23rd to host Warner Bros. Pictures’ anticipated presentation, teasing Suicide Squad, Kong: Skull Island, Wonder Woman, and more:

Press Release: (July 11, 2016 – Burbank, CA) – Warner Bros. Pictures will once again commandeer the convention when the Studio’s biggest stars, DC’s best Super Heroes and “worst” Super-Villains, fantastic beasts great and small and more head to this year’s Comic-Con International: San Diego.

On Saturday, July 23, beginning at 11:30 a.m., Warner Bros. will showcase several of its most-anticipated upcoming feature releases in its Hall H presentation, headed up by master of ceremonies Conan O’Brien:

• “Wonder Woman” stars Gal Gadot, Chris Pine and Connie Nielsen and director Patty Jenkins.

• “Suicide Squad” stars Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Scott Eastwood, Cara Delevingne, Adam Beach and Karen Fukuhara, »

- Derek Anderson

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Wonder Woman and Suicide Squad Are Coming to Comic-Con 2016

12 July 2016 11:50 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Warner Bros. Pictures will once again commandeer the convention when the Studio's biggest stars, DC's best Super Heroes and "worst" Super-Villains, fantastic beasts great and small and more head to this year's Comic-Con International: San Diego. On Saturday, July 23, beginning at 11:30 a.m., Warner Bros. will showcase several of its most-anticipated upcoming feature releases in its Hall H presentation, headed up by master of ceremonies Conan O'Brien. Leading the way for this all-star panel will be Suicide Squad stars Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Scott Eastwood, Cara Delevingne, Adam Beach and Karen Fukuhara, along with writer/director David Ayer.

The panel will also feature Wonder Woman stars Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen and director Patty Jenkins. Director Chris McKay and star Will Arnett will also be present to promote The Lego Batman Movie, along with Charlie Hunnam, »

- MovieWeb

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First It Set Photos Bring Stephen King's Derry, Maine to Life

11 July 2016 10:23 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Late last month, we reported that production had finally began on New Line Cinema's adaptation of Stephen King's beloved novel It, which will be split into a two-part movie. The first movie will follow a group of kids known as the Losers Club, who band togethr to fight off a an evil clown known as Pennywise. The second movie brings back the same characters as adults, as It emerges once again and the Losers Club must defeat him once and for all. With production continuing this week, we have new photos that show how a town in Ontario, Canada is being transformed into Derry, Maine from the iconic novel.

Northumberland News reveals that production is set to start in Port Hope, Ontario Canada today, with filming slated to last in the town until Monday, July 18. Naturally, the town underwent a number of cosmetic changes to transform itself into Derry, »

- MovieWeb

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The Lego Movie Sequel hires Bojack Horseman creator for script rewrite

8 July 2016 2:40 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Creatively speaking, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller have done most of the heavy lifting in the Lego cinematic universe, from directing and writing the film that jumpstarted the whole franchise, The Lego Movie, to signing on to produce every future Lego-related spinoff and sequel. According to a new report from Variety, however, the duo will be leaving their script for The Lego Movie Sequel in the hands of Bojack Horseman creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg, as he has been enlisted to rewrite the original draft.

Due to Lord and Miller being so busy with other projects, including 2018’s Han Solo Star Wars Anthology movie, which they are helming, Warner Bros. decided that it would be best to get a “fresh take” on their Lego script. Bob-Waksberg, while not the hire anybody was expecting, is responsible for Bojack Horseman, a show that many have hailed as one of the funniest and most inventive »

- Justin Cook

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"BoJack Horseman" Creator Pens "Lego Movie 2"

7 July 2016 7:02 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Warner Bros. Pictures has hired "BoJack Horseman" creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg to rewrite the script for the upcoming "The Lego Movie Sequel" which is slated to hit February 2019.

Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, who directed the first film, penned the original draft with Waksberg now set to deliver a fresh take - his first film feature.

Rob Schrab is directing while Lord, Miller, Dan Lin and Roy Lee will produce. "The Lego Movie Sequel" will be the fourth Lego film in release, with both "The Lego Batman Movie" and "The Lego Ninjago Movie" set for release next year.

Source: Variety »

- Garth Franklin

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‘Lego Movie Sequel’ Getting Rewrite From ‘BoJack Horseman’ Creator (Exclusive)

7 July 2016 3:05 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The changes keep on coming for “The Lego Movie Sequel.”

After moving the animated movie to Feb. 8, 2019, Warner Bros. has also hired Raphael Bob-Waksberg to rewrite the script.

Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, who directed the first film, penned the original draft. With the duo currently prepping for the “Star Wars” Han Solo spinoff, the studio opted to get a fresh take on the script.

Rob Schrab is directing with Lord and Miller producing along with returning producers Dan Lin and Roy Lee.

The Lego Movie Sequel” is the fourth film in the Warner Bros. franchise, which has two other spinoffs on the horizon: “The Lego Batman Movie” is set for Feb. 10, 2017, and “The Lego Ninjago Movie” is scheduled for Sept. 22, 2017.

The Lego Movie” grossed more than $469 million worldwide.

The project is Bob-Waksberg’s first film gig, following TV work on shows like “Adult Hospital” and “Save Me.” He created »

- Justin Kroll

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Filming Begins on Adam Wingard’s Live-Action Death Note Movie, Premiering on Netflix in 2017

30 June 2016 4:07 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

The notebook with grave consequences is back, as filming is officially underway on Adam Wingard's Death Note movie.

Based on Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata's popular manga (which was previously adapted as an anime series and several live-action movies), the new Death Note film stars Nat Wolff as the main character who discovers that if he writes someone's name in his newfound notebook while imagining what they look like, they will die. This otherworldly power allows Wolff's character to play God, and it's up to the mysterious "L" (Keith Stanfield) to put a stop to the bodies hitting the floor.

Death Note is scheduled to premiere on Netflix in 2017. Below, we have the official press release with full details, including Wingard's (The WoodsYou're Next) thoughts on the project:

Press Release (TheFutonCritic.com): Beverly Hills, CA (June 30, 2016) - Netflix announced that principal photography begins Thursday on the »

- Derek Anderson

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Production Officially Underway On Adam Wingard’s R-Rated Death Note Movie

30 June 2016 11:42 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

The cameras, they are a-rolling on the set of Death Note, Adam Wingard’s R-rated adaptation of the Japanese manga series.

Created by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata, Death Note is something of a cult phenomenon in the Land of the Rising Sun, spanning live-action features, TV series and even a musical. It’s now bound for a western release under the watchful eye of Wingard (The Guest), and Netflix confirmed today that principal photography is now underway.

Plans are in place to shoot across the States and Canada, with Nat Wolff (The Fault In Our Stars, Paper Towns) taking point as Light Yagami, an unassuming high school student who stumbles upon the titular, mysterious book. As Yagami-san soon realizes, anyone whose name appears in the Death Note will find that their days are numbered, and it’s up to our hero to track down the true, God-like owner of the cursed notebook. »

- Michael Briers

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Netflix's "Death Note" Begins Production

30 June 2016 9:01 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Netflix has announced that principal photography has begun on "The Guest" and "You're Next" director Adam Wingard's original feature "Death Note".

Nat Wolff, Margaret Qualley, Keith Stanfield, Paul Nakauchi and Shea Whigham star in the film based on the famous Japanese manga written by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata. The story follows a high school student who comes across a supernatural notebook, one in which if the owner inscribes someone's name into it while picturing their face, that person will die.

Intoxicated with his new abilities, the young man begins to kill those he deems unworthy of life. Filming will take place in Canada and the United States with Roy Lee, Dan Lin, Jason Hoffs and Masi Oka set to produce the film which will premiere globally on the streaming service in 2017.

Source: Netflix »

- Garth Franklin

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Death Note Movie Begins Shooting for Netflix

30 June 2016 8:14 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Netflix announced that principal photography begins Thursday on the original feature film Death Note from director Adam Wingard (The Guest, You're Next). Death Note will shoot in Canada and the U.S. and stars Nat Wolff (Paper Towns, The Fault in Our Stars) as Light Turner; Margaret Qualley (The Nice Guys, The Leftovers) as Mia Sutton; Keith Stanfield (Straight Outta Compton, Dope, Short Term 12) as "L"; Paul Nakauchi (Alpha and Omega) as Watari; and Shea Whigham (Agent Carter, Boardwalk Empire) as James Turner. The film will be produced by Roy Lee (The Ring, The Departed), Dan Lin (The Lego Movie, Sherlock Holmes), Jason Hoffs (Edge of Tomorrow), and Masi Oka (Heroes Reborn, Hawaii-Five-0).

Based on the famous Japanese manga written by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata, Death Note follows a high school student who comes across a supernatural notebook, realizing it holds within it a great power; if the »

- MovieWeb

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Adam Wingard's 'Death Note' For Netflix Starts Filming

30 June 2016 8:12 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Netflix announced that principal photography begins Thursday on the original feature film Death Note from director Adam Wingard (The Guest, You’re Next). Death Note will shoot in Canada and the U.S. and stars Nat Wolff (Paper Towns, The Fault in Our Stars) as Light Turner; Margaret Qualley (The Nice Guys, The Leftovers) as Mia Sutton; Keith Stanfield (Straight Outta Compton, Dope, Short Term 12) as “L”; Paul Nakauchi (Alpha and Omega) as Watari; and Shea Whigham (Agent Carter, Boardwalk Empire) as James Turner. The film will be produced by Roy Lee (The Ring, The Departed), Dan Lin (The Lego Movie, Sherlock Holmes), Jason Hoffs (Edge of Tomorrow), and Masi Oka (Heroes Reborn, Hawaii-Five-0).

Based on the famous Japanese manga written by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata, Death Note follows a high school student who comes across a supernatural notebook, realizing it holds within it a great power; if »

- Kellvin Chavez

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How the Academy Pushed the Diversity Needle with 683 Member Invites

29 June 2016 2:54 PM, PDT | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

“Introducing the Academy class of 2016,” reads the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences website announcement of its invited new members Wednesday. And while joining that august organization is a singular honor, many say they were surprised to learn of their inclusion — mainly because they hadn’t applied for membership. Traditionally, that’s a laborious process that can take years before you get recommended by peers, vetted by your branch, and finally invited. Every year it’s a shock that someone like, say Tina Fey, IFC’s Arianna Bocco, last year’s Oscar-winner Margaret Sixel (“Mad Max: Fury Road”), or Oscar marketer Lisa Taback, wasn’t already a member.

Read More: Oscars So White: 8 Ways to Solve the Academy’s Diversity Problem 

At the heart of the Academy’s complex diversity issue is how much the Oscars reflect the way that the Academy likes to view itself. Believe me, they were horrified when, »

- Anne Thompson

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How the Academy Pushed the Diversity Needle with 683 Member Invites

29 June 2016 2:54 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

“Introducing the Academy class of 2016,” reads the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences website announcement of its invited new members Wednesday. And while joining that august organization is a singular honor, many say they were surprised to learn of their inclusion — mainly because they hadn’t applied for membership. Traditionally, that’s a laborious process that can take years before you get recommended by peers, vetted by your branch, and finally invited. Every year it’s a shock that someone like, say Tina Fey, IFC’s Arianna Bocco, last year’s Oscar-winner Margaret Sixel (“Mad Max: Fury Road”), or Oscar marketer Lisa Taback, wasn’t already a member.

Read More: Oscars So White: 8 Ways to Solve the Academy’s Diversity Problem 

At the heart of the Academy’s complex diversity issue is how much the Oscars reflect the way that the Academy likes to view itself. Believe me, they were horrified when, »

- Anne Thompson

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Ansel Elgort to Star in 'Dungeons & Dragons'

28 June 2016 6:09 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Actor Ansel Elgort is currently in negotiations to headline Warner Bros. Pictures' fantasy-epic, "Dungeons & Dragons. 

The film project is based on the widely popular role-playing game, "Dungeons & Dragons", which was introduced in 1974 and has become a worldwide phenomenon. "Dungeons & Dragons" will be directed by Rob Letterman ("Goosebumps") with a script by David Leslie Johnson ("The Conjuring 2"). 

Elgort's filmography includes the "Carrie" reboot, the "Divergent" films, and the widely popular "The Fault In Our Stars." His upcoming films include Edgar Wright's "Baby Driver" and"Billionaire Boys Club."

The film will be produced by Hasbro CEO Brian Goldner, Stephen Davis, Courtney Soloman and Allan Zeman of Sweetpea Entertainment and Roy Lee.

Source: Deadline »

- J.B. Casas

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