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Michael Rooker Reports To The Belko Experiment

23 hours ago | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

It’s hardly the most surprising piece of casting news given their long professional association, so we’re more shocked it took this long for James Gunn to announce. But announce it he has: Michael Rooker will be part of the cast for horror thriller The Belko Experiment. Rooker, who has worked with Gunn on the likes of Guardians Of The Galaxy, Slither and Super, is set to play Bud Melks, the head of maintenance for the Belko building in the film, who is concerned when mysterious forces make his colleagues start killing each other lest they die themselves.Wolf Creek’s Greg McLean will be directing Gunn’s script for the film, which already features John Gallagher Jr., Tony Goldwyn, Melonie Diaz and John C. McGinley in its cast. The cameras are set to start rolling in Bogota, Colombia, next month. Rooker will next be seen in a drama called Bolden! »

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Thanos VFX breakdown for Guardians of the Galaxy

24 May 2015 6:40 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

We’ll soon be seeing a lot more of Thanos in the Marvel Cinematic Universe when the Mad Titan takes centre stage for Avengers: Infinity War, but in the meantime we’ve had to make do with his post-credits scenes in The Avengers and Avengers: Age of Ultron, as well as a brief appearance in Guardians of the Galaxy.

While we await his next appearance (Thor: Ragnarok?), the folks at Luma Pictures have posted a featurette which delves into the VFX work that went into bringing Thanos to life for Guardians of the Galaxy, and you can check it out here (via ComicBook)…

Loic Zimmermann our concept designer took the most prevalent features of Josh Brolin that we thought would stand out the most and put them into who the character is underneath,” Luma Pictures VFX supervisor Vincent Cirelli tells FX Guide. “He began blending those elements. We’ve taken Josh’s eyes, »

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Casting: Paul, Rooker, Wareing, Minette, Benoist

23 May 2015 7:03 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Central Intelligence

Aaron Paul is in negotiations to join Kevin Hart, Dwayne Johnson, Amy Ryan and Danielle Nicolet in Rawson Marshall Thurber's action comedy "Central Intelligence" at New Line. Filming is underway in Boston.

Hart plays a boring accountant who was previously the cool guy in high school. He reconnects with an acquaintance (Johnson), a formerly bullied nerd who turns out to be a rogue spy. Paul will play Johnson's CIA partner who seemingly sacrifices himself for Johnson. [Source: THR]

The Belko Experiment

Michael Rooker ("Guardians of the Galaxy") has joined the cast of the horror film "The Belko Experiment". Rooker will play Bud Melks, the head of maintenance in the Belko building.

Greg McLean helms and James Gunn produces the film which deals with an American company after it’s mysteriously sealed off in South America. It's currently targeting a May 5th 2017 release. [Source: Variety]

Independence Day 2

Garrett Wareing ("Boychoir") has joined »

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Michael Rooker reuniting with James Gunn on The Belko Experiment

23 May 2015 1:57 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Well this won’t come as a surprise, but James Gunn has announced that he’s reuniting with Michael Rooker for his newest project, horror-thriller The Belko Experiment.

“Rooker plays Bud Melks, the head of maintenance in the Belko building. He’s not a racist thug like Merle in The Walking Dead, and he doesn’t have a flying arrow like Yondu in Guardians of the Galaxy – in fact, he’s a pretty nice guy – so he’s ill-equipped to deal with the mysterious forces who start making all of the employees in Belko start killing each other unless they want to be killed themselves,” states Gunn on Facebook.

The Belko Experiment has been scripted by Gunn and will be directed by Greg McLean (Wolf Creek), with Rooker joining a cast that so far includes John Gallagher Jr. (The Newsroom), John C. McGinley (Scrubs), Tony Goldwyn (Scandal) and Melonie Diaz »

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James Gunn Reteams With Guardians Of The Galaxy Star For New Horror Movie

22 May 2015 6:08 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Before he takes a return voyage to the deepest reaches of space, James Gunn is taking a side trip to his old stomping grounds of horror for The Belko Experiment. But don.t worry about him getting lonely, as he.s bringing along Guardians of the Galaxy star, frequent collaborator, and buddy Michael Rooker along for the ride. Gunn is a big fan of social media, and posted a photo of himself and Rooker on his Facebook page announcing this latest team up. His message read: We've done three movies, two reality shows, a video game and a web series together, been on a bromantic trip to Paris with just the two of us, and spent many nights as the last two maniacs at a party, so did you ever think there was any possibility that my pal Michael Rooker would not be cast in our horror/action/thriller The »

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Michael Rooker joins The Belko Experiment

22 May 2015 1:59 PM, PDT | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

All this week, Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn has been posting to Facebook casting announcements for his upcoming action horror thriller The Belko Experiment. Gunn writes and produces the feature, which is set to be directed by Wolf Creek‘s Greg McLean. The latest announcements include longtime Gunn collaborator and Walking Dead actor Michael Rooker and Scrubs and Office Space‘s John…

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‘Walking Dead’ Star Michael Rooker Joins James Gunn’s ‘Belko Experiment’

22 May 2015 11:49 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The Walking Dead” star Michael Rooker will reteam with James Gunn on a new horror film, “The Belko Experiment.”

Rooker played Yondu Udonta in Gunn’s “Guardians of the Galaxy,” Gunn noted in the announcement Friday on his Facebook page. He has also revealed castings this week of “Scrubs” alum John C. McGinley, “Fruitvale Station’s” Melonie Diaz, “The Newsroom” star John Gallagher Jr. and “Scandal” president Tony Goldwyn.

“We’ve done three movies, two reality shows, a video game and a Web series together, been on a bromantic trip to Paris with just the two of us, and spent many nights as the last two maniacs at a party, so did you ever think there was any possibility that my pal Michael Rooker would not be cast in our horror/action/thriller ‘The Belko Experiment,’ especially when it’s been comprised of such overwhelming talent? Of course not.”

Rooker will play Bud Melks, »

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Oscar-Nominated Film Series: Stone (Thrillingly) Assassinates Truth While Investigating Kennedy Assassination

14 May 2015 6:22 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

'JFK' movie with Kevin Costner as Jim Garrison 'JFK' assassination movie: Gripping political drama gives added meaning to 'Rewriting History' If it's an Oliver Stone film, it must be bombastic, sentimental, clunky, and controversial. With the exception of "clunky," JFK is all of the above. It is also riveting, earnest, dishonest, moving, irritating, paranoid, and, more frequently than one might expect, outright brilliant. In sum, Oliver Stone's 1991 political thriller about a determined district attorney's investigation of the assassination of U.S. president John F. Kennedy is a slick piece of propaganda that mostly works both dramatically and cinematically. If only some of the facts hadn't gotten trampled on the way to film illustriousness. With the exception of John Williams' overemphatic score – Oliver Stone films need anything but overemphasis – JFK's technical and artistic details are put in place to extraordinary effect. Joe Hutshing and Pietro Scalia's editing »

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Wamg Interview: Actor Michael Rooker – Guardians Of The Galaxy, Walking Dead

13 May 2015 7:39 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Pop culture comes to life in St. Louis next month! It’s the Wizard World Comic Con May 22nd through the 24th at America’s Center downtown (701 Convention Plaza – St. Louis, Mo 63101). As usual, Wizard World has an impressive line-up of celebrity guests including Elvira, Christian Kane, and George Romero, but the star I’m most excited to meet is actor Michael Rooker.

Michael Rooker was born in Jasper, Alabama in 1955. He has eight brothers and sisters. His parents divorced when he was 13 years old, and he moved with his mother and siblings to Chicago, Illinois, where he studied at the Goodman School of Drama. Rooker made his feature film debut by playing the title character in the gritty 1985 horror classic Henry Portrait Of A Serial Killer. He followed this with significant big-screen roles in Tombstone, Days Of Thunder, Cliffhanger, JFK, Mississippi Burning, Sea Of Love, The Dark Half, Mallrats, »

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The Walking Dead: Updated List of Cast Appearances

12 May 2015 9:45 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

*Updated 5/12 with new events and guests* There are dozens of horror and comic events every year, and that gives fans plenty of opportunities to meet Robert Kirkman or one of the many cast members from The Walking Dead. Although it's a bit early for some of the bigger conventions to announce their full guest lists, we put together an initial list of stops so you can start making your travel plans.

New to the The Walking Dead convention circuit in 2015 are Tyler James Williams, Alexandra Breckenridge, and Seth Gilliam, along with some of the other new cast members we've seen in Season 5. If you're looking to catch most of The Walking Dead cast together at once, your best chance will be at the San Diego Comic-Con in July and the New York Comic Con in October. Those looking to meet Norman Reedus will have plenty of opportunities, as he is »

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Kevin Smith reveals his Mallrats sequel will be called MallBrats

12 May 2015 4:40 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Kevin Smith has announced the title of his Mallrats sequel.

Confusingly, the follow-up to the 1995 comedy will be called MallBrats, as announced by the cult filmmaker on social media.

20 years in the making. 113 pages fulla old friends & new jokes. This is for you, Jim. Wish you were here. #MallBrats pic.twitter.com/O6HfIWbRY6

— KevinSmith (@ThatKevinSmith) May 11, 2015

Smith posted a photograph of the completed script, as well as one of himself with Mallrats (and Dazed and Confused) producer Jim Jacks, who died in January 2014.

Jason Lee, Shannen Doherty, Jeremy London, Joey Lauren Adams, Michael Rooker and Ethan Suplee will all return for the sequel.

Comics legend and professional cameo artist Stan Lee has confirmed that he will be back in a bigger role for the sequel.

Details of MallBrats remain light, although the film will apparently deal with the destruction of the mall. »

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Kevin Smith Reveals Official Title of Mallrats 2

11 May 2015 3:04 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Ardent followers of the View Askewniverse were given a tasty tit bit from geek god Kevin Smith today, when the writer / director / all-round bad-ass took to twitter to reveal the official name of the upcoming Mallrats sequel – Mallbrats

20 years in the making. 113 pages fulla old friends & new jokes. This is for you, Jim. Wish you were here. #MallBrats pic.twitter.com/O6HfIWbRY6

— KevinSmith (@ThatKevinSmith) May 11, 2015

The tweet makes a touching reference to Jim Jacks, a producer on the original film that was lobbying for a sequel right up until his untimely death last year, and showcases the front cover of a script that most movie fans would chop off their right hands to get hold of. Smith has already teased the return of original cast members Jason Lee, Michael Rooker, Shannon Doherty, and of course, himself, as well as six new characters that, for now, appear to be staying strictly under wraps. »

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'Mallrats 2' Gets Titled 'MallBrats', Script Is Finished

11 May 2015 11:33 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Kevin Smith is making good on his promise to deliver Mallrats 2 as his next film, announcing today that the first draft of the screenplay is finished and that the official title of the movie is MallBrats. While the writer/director didn't offer any new plot details, the title surely hints that the original characters will be bringing some of their children into the mix this time around. The filmmaker also used this moment to remember original Mallrats producer Jim Jacks. He says:

"20 years in the making. 113 pages fulla old friends & new jokes. This is for you, Jim. Wish you were here. #MallBrats"

Jim Jacks had always wanted to make a sequel to the original Mallrats. Saldy, he passed away a little over a year ago. His untimely death helped motivate and push to see the film become a reality. At this time, the sequel does not have a release date. »

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Kevin Smith reveals Mallrats 2 is titled MallBrats

11 May 2015 11:05 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Having pushed Clerks III back (again) to focus on the sequel to another of his early efforts, Kevin Smith has now taken to Twitter to reveal that Mallrats 2 is going by the title of MallBrats…

See Also: Kevin Smith says he’ll shoot Mallrats 2 before Clerks 3, still unsure if Ben Affleck will star

Smith plans to shoot MallBrats later this year for an expected release in 2016, and has so far confirmed that Jason Lee, Jeremy London, Jason Mewes, Shannen Doherty, Ethan Suplee, Joey Lauren Adams, Renee Humphrey, , Claire Forlani, Michael Rooker, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Brian O’HalloranBryan Johnson, Walt Flanagan, Scott Mosier and Stan Lee will all be back.

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Wizard World Minneapolis Q&A with Michael Rooker and Jason Mewes

8 May 2015 2:05 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

At Wizard World Minneapolis 2015, I had the chance to speak with Michael Rooker, who chatted briefly about The Walking Dead and Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer. I also caught up with Jason Mewes, who talked about Todd & The Book of Pure Evil.

Michael Rooker Q&A:

Have you been keeping up with The Walking Dead this season? If Merle were still alive, how would he fit into life at Alexandria?

Michael Rooker: I have, I watch my buddies whenever possible every week. First off, I’d have guards at the supply depot. I was surprised that the supply depot hadn’t been raided as of yet by anyone, really. Secondly, I would put the support beams on the inside of the fencing around the complex [laughs]. And then I’d just hang out, have a beer, or make my own home brew, and enjoy life.

Was it intimidating to »

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Michael Rooker Asked James Gunn to Put Jason Mewes in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2′

5 May 2015 6:00 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

There’s plenty to enjoy in the surprising Marvel Studios hit Guardians of the Galaxy. Most of the praise for the flick goes to director James Gunn and the primary cast of characters who play the titular ragtag team of misfits. But there’s one actor who deserves some more recognition, and that’s Michael Rooker, who plays the […]

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Watch Michael Rooker's Hilarious Attempt To Get Jason Mewes In Guardians Of The Galaxy 2

3 May 2015 4:04 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Guardians of the Galaxy star Michael Rooker actually has a history with Jason "Jay" Mewes that goes back a few years, the two having had the chance to work together on Kevin Smith's 1995 cult hit Mallrats. As such, it does make some sense that the former would want the latter to show up in Guardians of the Galaxy 2... but you should watch the funny response that response gets from writer/director James Gunn when made while on stage at a comic book convention: This weekend, both Michael Rooker and Jason Mewes were guests at the Wizard World Minneapolis comic convention in Minnesota, and while it's not included in the video, it's pretty easy to assume that this moment was spurred on by Rooker being asked by a fan or moderator about potentially carving out a role for Jason Mewes in Guardians of the Galaxy 2. This prompted the »

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Watch Stan Lee give a cameo acting masterclass to Tara Reid and Lou Ferrigno

30 April 2015 4:29 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Stan Lee is the world's greatest cameo actor, and now he's passing on his wisdom to the next generation.

The actor filmed a tongue-in-cheek masterclass with stars like Tara Reid, Michael Rooker, Lou Ferrigno and Jason Mewes, telling them how to make the most of the briefest of on-screen appearances.

"I didn't get to be the world's greatest cameo actor overnight," he says. "It took years of hard work."

The video was released to coincide with the release of Avengers: Age of Ultron, following Lee's many fleeting guest appearances in Marvel films.

Over the years, Lee has popped up in Hulk, Iron Man, Thor and The Avengers.

He has also made appearances in multiple Spider-Man movies, and made an animated cameo in Disney and Marvel's Big Hero 6.

Watch a supercut of Stan Lee's Marvel cameos below: »

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Stan Lee Takes Tara Reid, Michael Rooker, Kevin Smith And More To "Stan Lee Cameo School"

29 April 2015 5:20 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Discover the hidden talents of comic book legend Stan "The Man" Lee as he teaches a very unique acting class in the video below; would you go to the "Stan Lee Cameo School"? Directed by Kevin Smith and starring Tara Reid, Michael Rooker, Lou Ferrigno, Jason Mewes, and an Audi S8, it’s time for the world to appreciate the subtle art of cameo acting courtesy of the man who has mastered it in countless Marvel movie appearances. What's your favourite Stan Lee cameo? Sound off below! »

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Today in Movie Culture: Jack Nicholson Reacts to Jared Leto's Joker, Plus: An Honest 'Hulk' Trailer and More

28 April 2015 11:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Watch Jack Nicholson react to the first look at Jared Leto's Joker from Suicide Squad (via Geek Tyrant):   Speaking of Jared Leto's Joker, here's a guy already doing the look in today's cosplay spotlight (via Kotaku):   Learn the Stan Lee method of cameo acting from the Man himself in this Audi ad directed by Kevin Smith and costarring Michael Rooker, Lou Ferrigno, Jason Mewes and Tara Reid:   Just in time for Avengers: Age of Ultron, the latest Honest Trailer smashes Ang Lee's Hulk:   Pippin Barr has created an old school Atari-style video game based on Stanley Kubrick's The Shining. See a screencap below, and play it here (via...

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