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Principal Photography Begins On The 5th Wave Starring Chloe Grace Moretz

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

Principal photography has commenced on the highly anticipated motion picture The 5th Wave, Columbia Pictures’ adaptation of the bestselling young adult novel. The action-adventure film is directed by J Blakeson, with a screenplay by Susannah Grant, based on the book by Rick Yancey. The producers are Tobey Maguire, Graham King, Lynn Harris, and Matthew Plouffe. Denis O’Sullivan and Richard Middleton are the executive producers.

Slated for domestic release on January 29, 2016, The 5th Wave stars Chloe Grace Moretz as Cassie, Nick Robinson as Ben Parishaka “Zombie,” Ron Livingston as Dad/Oliver, Maggie Siff as Mom/Lisa, Alex Roe as Evan Walker, Maika Monroe as Ringer, Zackary Arthur as Sam, and Liev Schreiber as Vosch.

In The 5th Wave, set in the present day, four waves of increasingly deadly attacks have left most of Earth decimated.  Against a backdrop of fear and distrust, 16-year-old Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother. »

- Michelle McCue

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The 5th Wave begins shoot

13 hours ago | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Ya adaptation stars Chloë Grace Moretz.

Principal photography has commenced on Columbia Pictures’ Ya adaptation The 5th Wave starring Chloë Grace Moretz, set to open in the Us on January 29, 2016.

J Blakeson directs from a screenplay by Susannah Grant, based on the book by Rick Yancey

The story centres on teenager Cassie Sullivan (Moretz) who attempts to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population.

The 5th Wave also stars Nick Robinson, Ron Livingston, Maggie Siff, Alex Roe, Maika Monroe, Zackary Arthur and Liev Schreiber.

Tobey Maguire produces alongside Graham King, Lynn Harris and Matthew Plouffe, while Denis O’Sullivan and Richard Middleton are the executive producers.

Hannah Minghella and Andrea Giannetti oversee the project for the studio.  »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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'The 5th Wave' Begins Production with Chloe Moretz

17 hours ago | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Principal photography has commenced on the highly anticipated motion picture The 5th Wave, Columbia Pictures' adaptation of the bestselling young adult novel. The action-adventure film is directed by J Blakeson, with a screenplay by Susannah Grant, based on the book by Rick Yancey. The producers are Tobey Maguire, Graham King, Lynn Harris, and Matthew Plouffe. Denis O'Sullivan and Richard Middleton are the executive producers.

Slated for domestic release on January 29, 2016, The 5th Wave stars Chloe Moretz as Cassie, Nick Robinson as Ben Parish aka "Zombie," Ron Livingston as Dad/Oliver, Maggie Siff as Mom/Lisa, Alex Roe as Evan Walker, Maika Monroe as Ringer, Zackary Arthur as Sam, and Liev Schreiber as Vosch.

In The 5th Wave, set in the present day, four waves of increasingly deadly attacks have left most of Earth decimated. Against a backdrop of fear and distrust, 16-year-old Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother. »

- MovieWeb

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The 31 Best Comedies on Netflix Right Now

23 October 2014 4:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Who doesn't love to laugh? Whether your taste runs to R-rated raunch, classic yuks or witty British humor, you'll find something hilarious to stream on Netflix.

Right now, there are movies starring Robin Williams, Walter Matthau, Jack Black, Goldie Hawn and a nice selection of films showcasing the comedy chops of Joan Cusack. (Availability subject to change, so get streaming now!)

1. "The Addams Family" (1991) PG-13

Everyone's favorite macabre family is wonderfully portrayed by Anjelica Huston as Morticia, Raul Julia as Gomez, Christopher Lloyd as Uncle Fester and Christina Ricci as Wednesday. Spooky fun, just in time for Halloween.

2. "The Bad News Bears" (1976) PG

Walter Matthau is a grumpy hoot as a reluctant little league coach, Tatum O'Neal is great as the tomboy pitcher and the Bears (including a young Jackie Earle Haley) are perfectly, awfully bad.

3. "Bernie" (2011) PG-13

Jack Black stars in the real-life story of a mortician who ends »

- Sharon Knolle

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Casting Net: Natalie Dormer signs on for 'The Forest,' Patrick Stewart joins 'Green Room;' more

21 October 2014 7:45 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

Natalie Dormer is set to star in Lava Bear Films and Phantom Four's The Forest, Entertainment Weekly has confirmed. Jason Zada is directing from a script rewritten by Sarah Cornwell and Nick Antosca that was based on an original idea by David S. Goyer. Set in the Aokigahara forest at the base of Mt. Fuji, the supernatural thriller tells the story of a young American woman who goes in pursuit of her missing twin sister. When she wanders off the path, she is met by the undead. Lava Bear is producing along with Goyer under his Phantom Four banner. »

- C. Molly Smith

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Casting: Dormer, Levy, Rollins, Siff, Slater

21 October 2014 3:21 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

The Forest

Natalie Dormer ("Game of Thrones") has joined Jason Zada's supernatural thriller "The Forest" for Lava Bear Films and Phantom Four. The film has already set a January 8th 2016 release.

Dormer plays a woman who goes in search of her twin sister in Japan’s haunted Aokigahara forest at the foot of Mt Fuji. Sarah Cornwell and Nick Antosca penned the script based on an idea by David S. Goyer. [Source: Screen]

Schitt's Creek

Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara are set to star in "Schitt's Creek," a scripted comedy series for cable network Tvgn in early 2015.

Levy plays a former video store magnate who loses his fortune, forcing his family to move to the small town that he once bought as a joke for his son. O'Hara plays his actress wife. [Source: Variety]

He Never Died

Henry Rollins is attached to star in a miniseries spinoff of Jason Krawczyk's recently completed »

- Garth Franklin

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James Wan Returns for ‘Conjuring’ Sequel

21 October 2014 12:54 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

New Line has tapped James Wan to direct its “The Conjuring” sequel a day after announcing it is moving the project to 2016.

New Line has also signed a first-look deal with the director, which is the fourth such pact for the Warner Bros. label (The others were with Benderspink, Beau Flynn and John Rickard).

New Line scored a massive surprise hit last year with Wan directing the first supernatural thriller, which amassed about $320 million in worldwide box office on a $20 million budget. Set in Rhode Island in 1971, that story was based on the work of real-life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren (portrayed by Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga). Ron Livingston and Lili Taylor played the father and mother of the five Perron girls who were terrorized inside the haunted house.

Wan also produced “Annabelle,” a spin-off from “The Conjuring,” and directed the launch titles in the “Saw” and “Insidious” franchises. »

- Dave McNary

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Bean Joins The Martian, Dormer Enters The Forest, Livingston Faces The 5th Wave, and David and Knapp Fight The Nice Guys

21 October 2014 10:08 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

We have some casting news for you today.  First up, Sean Bean has signed on to Ridley Scott's The Martian.  Scripted by Drew Goddard (The Cabin in the Woods) based on an e-book by Andy Weir, Matt Damon stars as an astronaut who gets stranded on Mars and must figure out how to survive long enough for Nasa to rescue him.  According to THR, Bean will play a Nasa flight director.  It seems like a safe job, but I'm sure Bean's character will find some way to die.  He'll probably choke on a donut or something.  The film also stars Jessica Chastain, Jeff Daniels, Kate Mara, Michael Pena and Kristen WiigThe Martian opens November 25, 2015.  Bean currently stars on the TNT series Legends and will next be seen in Jupiter Ascending and Pixels. Hit the jump for casting news regarding Natalie Dormer (Game of Thrones), Ron Livingston (Office Space »

- Matt Goldberg

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'The Conjuring 2' Pushed Back to 2016

21 October 2014 7:25 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

After The Conjuring grossed over $300 million worldwide on a $20 million dollar budget, a sequel was inevitable.

New Line Cinema originally planned to release The Conjuring 2 in October of 2015, but has now announced that it will be pushed back. The studio has chosen to put an unnamed horror film in theatres on October, 23 2015, so your Halloween horror thirst won't go completely unquenched next year.

New Line didn't give a reason for the delay, but I'm guessing not yet having a director for the film probably plays into it a bit.

James Wan directed the first Conjuring, but has decided to put horror films aside for Oscar bait pictures like Fast & Furious 7.

The first film is "set in Rhode Island in 1971, the story is based on the work of real-life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren — portrayed by Wilson and Farmiga. Ron Livingston and Lili Taylor played the father and mother of »

- Philip Sticco

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‘The Conjuring’ Sequel Pushed Back to 2016

20 October 2014 6:02 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

New Line has moved back its “Conjuring” sequel to 2016 and replaced it with an untitled horror film for a pre-Halloween release on Oct. 23, 2015.

The Warner Bros. division had announced in February that it had dated “The Conjuring 2″ for the 2015 opening with Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga returning to star. The sequel does not have a director yet and hasn’t been set for a specific release date in 2006.

New Line scored a massive surprise hit last year with James Wan’s supernatural thriller “The Conjuring,” which amassed about $320 million in worldwide box office on a $20 million budget.

New Line topper Toby Emmerich told Variety last year that “Conjuring 2” would tap a similar vein as the first film, which largely avoided conventional horror film ploy while exploring demonic possession.

Set in Rhode Island in 1971, the story is based on the work of real-life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren — portrayed by Wilson and Farmiga. »

- Dave McNary

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Ron Livingston Will Face Aliens In Young Adult Adaptation The 5th Wave

20 October 2014 3:16 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Ya or not Ya? That is the question most likely posed when hopeful authors submit their finished manuscripts to agents and publishers. Young adult is fast becoming the go-to genre for entire media franchises to be built upon. Gone are the days when an adaptation might go into development after the novel has sat on the New York Times Bestseller list for weeks. It’s now customary for books to get optioned before they’re even published, and that’s especially the case with young adult novels.

While there’s simply insufficient space to list all of the Ya trilogies that’ve been on the big screen or are heading to it, it’s safe to say that we’re in the thick of a trend. Keeping in line with said trend, Sony’s upcoming adaptation, The 5th Wave continues to surge forward, as today the film has landed its »

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Ron Livingston Joins 'The 5th Wave' (Exclusive)

20 October 2014 1:30 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Ron Livingston has joined Sony's Ya adaptation The 5th Wave. The film, based on the best-selling novel by Rick Yancey, follows the people of Earth who have endured four waves of increasingly deadly attacks from aliens. Cassie (Chloe Grace Moretz), one of a few survivors, is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother. As she prepares for the inevitable and lethal 5th wave, Cassie meets a young man who may become her final hope. Livingston will play Moretz's character's father, Oliver. He's an important part of Cassie's life, and tries his best to protect her during

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Ron Livingston Encounters The Fifth Wave

20 October 2014 12:18 PM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Shooting has been underway for about a month on alien invasion saga The Fifth Wave, which finds Chloë Grace Moretz trying to survive in the face of devastating extra terrestrial attacks. Ron Livingston is the latest cast member to sign on to the young adult adaptation.Moretz is starring as Cassie Sullivan, a young woman who survives the four waves of deadly extra-terrestrial attacks against the Earth’s population that have left our planet a darkened, doomed place where its new conquerors roam in near-human form, picking off survivors.Cassie, who still hopes to rescue her younger brother, prefers to travel alone, figuring she’ll be safer that way. But then she meets Evan Walker (Alex Roe), a mysterious young man who could be her big hope.Livingston is set to play Moretz’ father, Oliver, an important part of her life, and the one who tries to protect her from the various alien attacks. »

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Entertainment Geekly Mailbag: A serious attempt to explain movies about White Dude Problems

13 October 2014 12:04 PM, PDT | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

1999 will always be one of my favorite years for movies. This is partially because there were a lot of great movies released that year, but mainly because in 1999 I was in high school, and as we all know, the world was more important and less terrible when we were in high school. Last week, I took a look at which movies from 1999 had aged well, and asked which had aged poorly. The response was overwhelming, insofar as it's overwhelming that anyone likes American Beauty. However, one reader email in particular struck me as a launchpad for an important conversation. Here »

- Darren Franich

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‘Olympus Has Fallen’ Sequel Lands Jackie Earle Haley As First New Cast Member (Exclusive)

10 October 2014 12:45 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Oscar-nominated actor Jackie Earle Haley (“Little Children,” “Watchmen”) has closed a deal to join “London Has Fallen,” the sequel to last year's sleeper hit “Olympus Has Fallen” that's being mounted by Focus Features and Millennium Films, TheWrap has learned. Babak Najafi (“Easy Money II”) is directing the movie, which will reunite original stars Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, Melissa Leo, Angela Bassett and Radha Mitchell. Also read: JFK Drama ‘Parkland’ Adds Jackie Earle Haley, Colin Hanks, Ron Livingston to Complete Ensemble Butler returns as a U.S. Secret Service agent tasked with stopping a terrorist threat — this time overseas. »

- Jeff Sneider

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Casting Net: Jeff Daniels in talks for Ridley Scott's 'The Martian'

6 October 2014 5:28 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

• Another big name has been launched into consideration for Ridley Scott’s sci-fi film The Martian. Emmy winner Jeff Daniels is the latest actor in talks to join Matt Damon in the movie about a stranded astronaut struggling to survive. Daniels would play the Nasa director dealing with the crisis back on Earth. Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig and Kate Mara may also star in the film written by Drew Goddard (World War Z) and adapted from the self-published book of the same name by Andy Weir. [THR] • Aubrey Plaza, Molly Shannon, Fred Armisen, Ron Livingston, and Clea DuVall have signed on for Fresno, »

- Jake Perlman

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Aubrey Plaza, Molly Shannon and Ron Livingston Join Judy Greer in ‘Fresno’

3 October 2014 3:41 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Aubrey Plaza, Molly Shannon, Fred Armisen, Ron Livingston and Clea Duvall have joined the cast of Jamie Babbit’s raucous comedy “Fresno.”

Judy Greer and Natasha Lyonne are set to star.

Story follows two co-dependent sisters who work as hotel maids in Fresno.

Fresno” is financed by Gamechanger Films in association with Leeden Media, Lakeview Productions, and Talu Productions. Mynette Louie, Julie Parker Benello, Dan Cogan, Geralyn Dreyfous and Wendy Ettinger serve as executive producers.

UTA is repping the rights.

Plaza is repped by CAA and Courtney Kivowitz of Shiff Co., Shannon is repped by Steven Levy and UTA, Armisen is repped by Wme and Brillstein Entertainment, Livingston is repped by UTA, Jb Roberts of Thruline, and Hanson, Jacobson, Teller and Duvall is repped by Steven Levy and Gersh.

Babbit and Dornetto are repped by UTA.

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- Justin Kroll

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Terence Winter and the ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Team on the Mob Men’s Last Call

23 September 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

When it debuted, “Boardwalk Empire” looked like the answer to HBO’s prayers.

Another mob series with a glittering pedigree, including Martin Scorsese, who practically defined post-“The Godfather” crime movies; and “The Sopranos” alums Terence Winter and Steve Buscemi. A barrel full of Emmy nominations and a Golden Globe award quickly followed.

Yet despite early awards heat and critical accolades, the pay-tv paean to Atlantic City didn’t fully cash in. What HBO programming president Michael Lombardo dubbed “one of the most superb ensemble casts of any television show I can think of” nabbed eight Emmys its freshman year (one short of “The West Wing’s” record), but lost best drama to “Mad Men,” produced by Winter’s former “Sopranos” colleague Matthew Weiner.

“Boardwalk” has remained a critical favorite. Yet with the crush of prestigious new programs in the ensuing years, the show slipped off the best-series ballot the past two seasons. »

- Brian Lowry

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Disney Finds Its Pete For ‘Pete’s Dragon’ Remake (Exclusive)

19 September 2014 9:50 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Oakes Fegley and Oona Laurence are set to star in Disney’s remake of “Pete’s Dragon.”

David Lowery is set to direct from a script he wrote with Toby Halbrooks.

The story is a reinvention of the 1977 film that revolves around Pete and his best friend Elliot, who happens to be dragon. The first pic was a musical, but sources say this will be a straight narrative.

The pic will be live-action with CGI used to bring the dragon to life.

Jim Whitaker is producing.

See Also: ‘Star Wars’ Provides Disney with a ‘Huge Opportunity’

Laurence will be a newly created character named Natalie, another of Pete’s friends. She received a Tony for her work in Broadway’s “Matilda.”

This news only adds to the good month Fegley is having. He can currently be seen as young Eli Thompson on the final season of HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire »

- Justin Kroll

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Michelle Monaghan Talks Fort Bliss, Working With Director Claudia Myers, the Experience of True Detective, Adam Sandler’s Pixels, and More

19 September 2014 8:26 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

In the indie drama Fort Bliss, U.S. Army medic and single mother Maggie Swann (Michelle Monaghan) struggles to find her place in her five-year-old son’s life, after returning home from an extended tour of duty in Afghanistan.  When news of another deployment threatens the tentative bond she’s formed with her son, she’s forced to find a way to reconcile her duties as a mother with her obligations as a soldier.  Written, directed and produced by Claudia Myers, the film also stars Ron Livingston, Manolo Cardona, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Pablo Schreiber and Dash Mihok. During this exclusive phone interview with Collider, actress Michelle Monaghan talked about how she got involved with Fort Bliss, why she found the story so compelling, how intense the experience was, and how putting on the uniform really affected the way she carried herself.  She also talked about her experience on True Detective, »

- Christina Radish

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