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In Real World, 'Compton' Not (Anytime Soon) to Break Record as Highest-Grossing Domestic Hit Directed by Black Filmmaker

10 hours ago | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

'Straight Outta Compton' poster. Weekend box office: 'Straight Outta Compton' to beat weak competitors, but still far from being top blockbuster directed by black filmmaker If you thought last weekend was bad at the U.S. and Canada box office, you should see what's in store for this weekend, Aug. 28-30, '15. For starters, only one movie, F. Gary Gray's sleeper hit Straight Outta Compton, is expected to earn more than $10 million. The rest – and that includes Zac Efron, Owen Wilson, Pierce Brosnan, and the Power of (Christian) Prayer – will perform quite powerlessly indeed. In case Straight Outta Compton reaches the box office gurus' estimated $15 million, it will get close to the $140 million mark. Bear in mind there's no guarantee that will happen; despite basically no competition, the drop-off rate of Gray's hip hopping film was steeper than expected last weekend. Now, some have reported that the N.W.A. biopic »

- Zac Gille

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Everything we know about Star Wars: The Force Awakens, including trailers, cast, release date and spoilers

19 hours ago | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Jj Abrams hotly-anticipated continuation of the classic space saga, is fast approaching. We're mere months away from heading back to a galaxy far, far away, but there's still plenty of information floating in the ether about this sequel. Here's everything you need to know...

John Boyega is a Jedi and Kylo Ren Isn't a Sith

A video posted by Digital Spy (@digitalspy) on Aug 28, 2015 at 2:55am Pdt

A special Instagram teaser gave us a look at John Boyega's Fin wielding a blue lightsaber, allegedly the one that once belonged to Luke Skywalker. Who trained him? We don't know (possibly Luke), but what is known is that he's facing down Kylo Ren in a forest.

Those who thought that Kylo was a Sith Lord will be surprised to learn that he's in fact a "Knight of Ren". According to Jj Abrams, he works »

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Zachary Quinto talks Star Trek Beyond, says Spock will be paired up with Bones

27 August 2015 11:35 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With production in full swing on Paramount’s Star Trek Beyond, MTV caught up with star Zachary Quinto to ask his thoughts on new director Justin Lin (Fast & Furious 6), who has taken over from J.J. Abrams to helm the third instalment in the relaunched feature film series.

“Invariably there’s going to be a different vibe when you remove someone as gregarious and outgoing and talented as J.J.,” states Quinto. “But Justin has come in with this really interesting and confident energy that’s a little bit more reserved and a little bit quieter, but also very powerful and really sure-handed. He knows exactly what he wants this movie to look like and that’s really exciting.”

See Also: The cast and crew of Star Trek Beyond pay tribute to Leonard Nimoy

Meanwhile, speaking to The Telegraph, Quinto revealed that Spock won’t share many scenes with Chris Pine’s Kirk in Beyond, »

- Gary Collinson

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New footage in Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser

27 August 2015 11:08 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The official Star Wars Instagram has released some new footage from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Whilst there are only two new shots in the short clip, the footage is certainly enough to get fans excited and gives us a look at Finn (John Boyega) with a lightsaber as he prepares to do battle with Kylo Ren (Adam Driver), as well as a shot of Rey (Daisy Ridley) and Bb-8.

See Also: Star Wars: The Force Awakens box office estimates suggest a $615 million global opening weekend

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set for release on December 18th and sees J.J. Abrams directing returning stars Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Anthony Daniels (C-3Po), Kenny Baker (R2-D2) and Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca), in addition to Adam Driver (Girls), Oscar Isaac (A Most Violent Year), Andy Serkis (Avengers: Age of Ultron), Domhnall Gleeson »

- Thomas Roach

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens box office estimates suggest a $615 million global opening weekend

27 August 2015 9:57 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

We all know Star Wars: The Force Awakens is going to be big – the only question is, ‘how big’?

Well, according to predictions from Deadline, the first chapter of Disney’s Star Wars sequel trilogy could pull in a $615 million worldwide opening weekend, which would shatter the previous record set earlier this year by Jurassic World on $524.4 million.

See Also: Star Wars: The Force Awakens behind-the-scenes images and Bb-8 Empire cover

Analysts are suggesting a $300 million domestic opening (again, another Jurassic World record) plus a further $315 million internationally, which would almost certainly propel the J.J. Abrams-directed film to the fastest $1 billion of all time, held by – yep, you guessed it – Jurassic World, which achieved the feat in just 13 days.

The Force Awakens is set to dominate multiplexes in December and early January, playing on around 50% of screens, as well as having its run of IMAX theaters exclusively for a month. »

- Gary Collinson

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens behind-the-scenes images and Bb-8 Empire cover

27 August 2015 8:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

We’ve already seen Empire’s two Star Wars: The Force Awakens-themed covers [see here], and now the magazine has released the subscriber cover to the latest issue, which features the new droid Bb-8. And that’s not all, as we’ve also got a couple of behind-the-scenes images from the hotly-anticipated film featuring John Boyega’s Finn (click on either for larger versions)…

See Also: J.J. Abrams talks Kylo Ren, Supreme Leader Snoke and the First Order from Star Wars: The Force Awakens

 

See Also: The Empire Strikes Back gets Star Wars: The Force Awakens-style trailer

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set for release on December 18th and sees J.J. Abrams directing returning stars Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Anthony Daniels (C-3Po), Kenny Baker (R2-D2) and Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca), in addition to Adam Driver (Girls), Oscar Isaac (A Most Violent Year »

- Gary Collinson

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The top 25 secret agents in film

27 August 2015 6:43 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Ahead of American Ultra's arrival in UK cinemas, here's our pick of the 25 finest, sneakiest secret agents in film...

Operatives. Spies. Moles. Infiltrators. Secret agents go by many names. In fact, Britain's national security agency doesn't even call them agents - they're covert human intelligence sources, or simply “officers".

Whatever we choose to call them, secret agents lead necessarily furtive and obscure lives - so obscure that most of what we know about them is defined by what we've seen and read in books and movies.

During the Cold War, the image of the secret agent as a well-groomed sophisticate in a suit proliferated all over the world, and even in the high-tech landscape of the 21st century, that image still stands - just look at such movies as Kingsman: The Secret Service, The Man From U.N.C.L.E. and, of course, the Bond franchise. But secret agents can come in many other guises, »

- simonbrew

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Frightfest 2015: ‘Night of the Living Deb’ Review

26 August 2015 1:16 PM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Maria Thayer, Michael Cassidy, Ray Wise, Chris Marquette, Julie BristerSyd Wilder, Brian Sacca, Grant Garry, Ned Donovan | Written by Kyle Rankin, Andy Selsor | Directed by Kyle Rankin

There are some films that, upon viewing, you just can’t help but fall in love with (and Night of the Living Deb is not the only film at this years Frightfest to hit me in my horror-loving heart). Back in 2009, at my very first Frightfest as a reviewer – covering the festival for Bloody Disgusting – there was one such film… Infestation. A parody of nature run amok movies like The Swarm, Phase IV and Them!, Infestation was a near-perfect comedic take on the killer-insect genre (even though those original creature-features are funny enough as they are) with stellar performances from Chris Marquette and Ray Wise. Well that was 6 years ago. a long six years. Since then director Kyle Rankin has been »

- Phil Wheat

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The Empire Strikes Back gets Star Wars: The Force Awakens-style trailer

26 August 2015 11:42 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

We are around four months away from the return of Star Wars with Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and anticipation is almost at fever pitch. In the spirit of joining in the excitement, Dan Flesher has made a very special trailer for the occasion, with The Empire Strikes Back (the best Star Wars film!) getting a new trailer in the style of The Force Awakens and the results are pretty impressive. Take a look…

See Also: New image of Kylo Ren from Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set for release on December 18th and sees J.J. Abrams directing returning stars Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Anthony Daniels (C-3Po), Kenny Baker (R2-D2) and Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca), in addition to Adam Driver (Girls), Oscar Isaac (A Most Violent Year), Andy Serkis (Avengers: Age of Ultron »

- Scott J. Davis

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens will dominate IMAX screens for an entire month

26 August 2015 10:34 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

If you’re planning on catching Star Wars: The Force Awakens in IMAX, it seems you’ll have an entire month to do so, with The Hollywood Reporter revealing that IMAX has reserved all of its North American screens and the majority of screens around the rest of the world exclusively for the first instalment of Disney’s Sequel Trilogy.

The deal will mark the first time that IMAX has devoted all of its screens to a single film since Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy, and will mean that the likes of In the Heart of the Sea and The Revenant will miss out on IMAX screenings.

See Also: Star Wars: The Force Awakens toys to be unveiled with live global event on Force Friday

See Also: J.J. Abrams talks Kylo Ren, Supreme Leader Snoke and the First Order from Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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- Gary Collinson

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens toys to be unveiled with live global event on Force Friday

26 August 2015 3:20 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Lucasfilm has announced that it will officially unveil its Star Wars: The Force Awakens toy products on September 3rd with a global live unboxing event that will take place over 18 hours across 15 cities in 12 countries leading up to the midnight opening on Force Friday.

See Also: Check out Hasbro’s full Star Wars Force Friday catalogue

Star Wars toys have always played an important role in how our fans interact with the Saga,” said Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy. “They’ve inspired multiple generations to relive the experience of the movies and to create new adventures all their own. These spectacular Star Wars: The Force Awakens products will continue that tradition.”

See Also: J.J. Abrams talks Kylo Ren, Supreme Leader Snoke and the First Order from Star Wars: The Force Awakens

“Over the course of 18 hours, some of Maker Studios’ biggest stars will each be unboxing a new »

- Gary Collinson

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Watch 'Star Trek Beyond' Cast's Salute to Leonard Nimoy, Win a Walk-On Role

26 August 2015 3:20 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

He lived long and he prospered, and Leonard Nimoy is being honored by the cast of the upcoming movie "Star Trek Beyond."

Zachary Quinto, the "new" Spock, narrated a new Omaze video for the last week of the cast's charity campaign, with the winner landing a role as an extra in "Beyond." The lucky fan will be randomly chosen from the pool of donors, and funds will be split among nine organizations chosen by cast members, including St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.

Leonard Nimoy was "passionate about" St. Jude's, Zachary noted in the tribute video, which honors the late star and asks for donations in his name:

Through his legendary portrayal of Spock, he influenced countless scientists and artists, myself and the rest of the cast included. It was an honor and a privilege to know him and to call him a friend. Leonard's love for the human spirit showed in everything he did. »

- Gina Carbone

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Star Trek Beyond cast pay a moving tribute to Leonard Nimoy from the bridge of the Enterprise

26 August 2015 3:08 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The cast of Star Trek Beyond have paid a moving tribute to the late Leonard Nimoy through a new video for the Omaze charity.

Filmed on the bridge of the USS Enterprise, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Idris Elba and stars of the blockbuster offer up a Vulcan salute to their co-star, who played Spock across TV and film over the course of five decades.

Star Trek's Leonard Nimoy 1931-2015: Acting icon's life in pictures

Quinto, who played a younger version of Nimoy's iconic character, led the video tribute by calling him "an actor, a champion of the arts, and a true inspiration to so many".

"Through his legendary portrayal of Spock, he influenced countless scientists and artists - myself and the rest of the cast included," Quinto said.

Omaze is a campaign supporting nine charities chose by the stars of Star Trek Beyond. St Jude Children's »

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'Star Trek 3' Video Pays Tribute to Leonard Nimoy

25 August 2015 2:50 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Last month, fans got an early look at Star Trek Beyond through a series of videos for the sequel's Omaze campaign. This initiative highlights nine worthy charities, each hand-picked by cast members, while giving a few lucky fans a chance to win a trip to the set. Since this is the final week of the campaign, star Zachary Quinto put out one last video, which pays tribute to the late Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy.

Fans who contribute to the campaign this week will be donating to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, an organization that is leading the way in advancing cures for childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. This charity was nominated by Susan Nimoy in honor of her husband Leonard Nimoy. The campaign ends on Monday, September 1, and fans who want to win a trip to the set must donate $10 or more.

One grand prize winner will make »

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The cast and crew of Star Trek Beyond pay tribute to Leonard Nimoy

25 August 2015 1:45 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A new Omaze video has arrived online for the Star Trek Beyond fundraising campaign, which sees the cast and crew of the 2016 threequel paying tribute to the legendary Leonard Nimoy, who passed away earlier this year.

Star Trek Beyond is set for release on July 8th 2016, with Justin Lin (Fast & Furious 6) directing a cast that includes returning stars Chris Pine as James Kirk, Zachary Quinto as Spock, Simon Pegg as Scotty, Zoë Saldana as Uhura, Karl Urban as Bones, John Cho as Sulu and Anton Yelchin as Chekov and new additions Idris Elba (Luther), Sofia Boutella (Kingsman: The Secret Service), Joe Taslim (The Raid) and Lydia Wilson (About Time).

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- Gary Collinson

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J.J. Abrams talks Kylo Ren, Supreme Leader Snoke and the First Order from Star Wars: The Force Awakens

25 August 2015 12:24 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Yesterday Empire Magazine unleashed a brand new image of Adam Driver’s Kylo Ren, the new villain from December’s hugely anticipated blockbuster Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and now we have some comments from director J.J. Abrams, who briefly details Kylo Ren’s allegiance to Supreme Leader Snoke (Andy Serkis) and the inspiration for the First Order.

See Also: Check out Hasbro’s full Star Wars Force Friday catalogue

“Kylo Ren is not a Sith,” states Abrams. “He works under Supreme Leader Snoke, who is a powerful figure on the Dark Side of the Force. [The First Order] all came out of conversations about what would have happened if the Nazis all went to Argentina but then started working together again? What could be born of that? Could The First Order exist as a group that actually admired The Empire? Could the work of The Empire be seen as unfulfilled? And could Vader be a martyr? »

- Gary Collinson

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Cold Feet: Where are the cast of ITV's hit series now?

25 August 2015 11:42 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Is ITV really going to bring back Cold Feet?

That's the rumour, with the broadcaster apparently looking to plug the Downton-shaped hole in its schedule with a revival of the popular comedy-drama.

If it's true, they'll have a job bringing the cast back together - some have gone on to be huge telly and film stars, while others have stepped out of the spotlight entirely...

James Nesbitt

Nesbitt's carefree lothario Adam Williams met his match in Helen Baxendale's Rachel - the couple overcame infidelity and infertility but were denied lasting happiness when Rachel was killed in a traffic accident.

Since Cold Feet wrapped, Nesbitt has become one of British television's most in-demand leading men.

He fronted BBC One's gritty cop series Murphy's Law from 2003-07, led Steven Moffat's supernatural thriller Jekyll - also in 2007 - and played the title character in ITV's short-lived medical drama Monroe (2011-12).

Of late, »

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The top 10 blockbusters of summer 2015

25 August 2015 9:25 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

From Minions to Mad Max, and Ant-Man to Inside Out - our look at the finest ten blockbusters of summer 2015...

Summer blockbuster season finally draws to a close, with us mortal Brits gettings Hitman: Agent 47 this weekend. Then we're into September, and before you know it, those pesky Oscar prediction articles will have begun infecting the internet. So let's send off what's been a fairly decent summer season, with a countdown of our favourite films. Of course, feel free to tell us how wrong we are in the comments....

The Least Best

We don't really want to spend too many words digging over the corpses of films that have already been readily kicked to death, so we'll just nominate one film for the most disappointing of the summer.

With the proviso that we haven't seen Entourage, it'd have to be Terminator: Genisys. We appreciate many would opt for Fantastic Four here, »

- simonbrew

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Bill Bailey interview: The Jungle Book, Doctor Who, Star Trek

25 August 2015 7:55 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

We met the actor and comedian Bill Bailey (the same person), to talk about his role as Baloo in a new Jungle Book audio production…

Bill Bailey has had a soft spot in geek hearts since time immemorial (aka the 1990s), with roles in Spaced, Black Books and Doctor Who complimenting his uncountable appearances on Never Mind The Buzzcocks and other assorted panel shows. Of course, the man can put on a hell of a show by himself, as well.

Now, Bill Bailey has signed up for the role of Baloo in Audible’s new audio production of The Jungle Book: The Mowgli Stories. We met up with Bill Bailey at Audible’s recording studios to discuss The Jungle Book, the chances of him cameo-ing in Star Trek Beyond, and a whole lot more besides…

So, what made you want to get involved with The Jungle Book?

Well! Well, »

- simonbrew

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New image of Kylo Ren from Star Wars: The Force Awakens

24 August 2015 11:58 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Empire has treated Star Wars fans to a brand new look at Star Wars: The Force Awakens villain Kylo Ren, played by Adam Driver

See Also: 12 new images from Star Wars: The Force Awakens

See Also: Empire unveils Star Wars: The Force Awakens covers

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set for release on December 18th and sees J.J. Abrams directing returning stars Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Anthony Daniels (C-3Po), Kenny Baker (R2-D2) and Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca), in addition to Adam Driver (Girls), Oscar Isaac (A Most Violent Year), Andy Serkis (Avengers: Age of Ultron), Domhnall Gleeson (Ex Machina), John Boyega (Attack the Block), Daisy Ridley (Silent Witness), Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones), Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave), Ken Leung (Lost), Miltos Yerolemou (Game of Thrones), Max von Sydow (The Exorcist), Jessica Henwick (Spirit Warriors), Christina Chong »

- Scott J. Davis

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