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Jared Leto’s Joker Officially Revealed in Suicide Squad Image

24 April 2015 9:52 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

To celebrate the Clown Prince of Crime's 75th birthday, director David Ayer gave those looking forward to Suicide Squad a fitting present: the first full, official look at Jared Leto as The Joker.

Ayer revealed the eye-popping photo on Twitter, showing a shirtless Joker wearing one purple glove (pressed against his green hair) with eyes wide and chrome-toothed mouth open wide in what looks to be a crazed laugh. His chest and arms are covered in tattoos, and his forehead is marked with one telling word: "Damaged."

Time will tell if Leto's performance can come anywhere near the intensely immersive depths of Heath Ledger's mesmerizing turn as the character in 2008's The Dark Knight, but the new take on the Harlequin of Hate is certainly memorable.

Shooting on Suicide Squad is currently underway with Ayer in the director’s chair and Charles Roven and Richard Suckle producing. Warner Bros. »

- Derek Anderson

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Ben Affleck's Batsuit Unveiled In New Photo From Batman V. Superman: Dawn Of Justice

20 April 2015 8:00 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Official: Enhanced: “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”is written by Chris Terrio, from a screenplay by David S. Goyer. Charles Roven and Deborah Snyder are producing, with Benjamin Melniker, Michael E. Uslan, Wesley Coller, David S. Goyer and Geoff Johns serving as executive producers. Principal photography will take place on location at Michigan Motion Picture Studios and on location in and around Detroit, Michigan; Illinois; Africa; and the South Pacific. Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice will feature: Director: Zack Snyder Henry Cavill as Clark Kent/Superman Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman Amy Adams as Lois Lane Gal Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry/Aquaman Ray Fisher as Victor Stone/Cyborg Diane Lane as Martha Kent Laurence Fishburne as Perry White Jeremy Irons as Alfred Pennyworth Tao Okamoto as Mercy Graves Harry Lennix as General Swanwick Christina Wren »

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‘Furious 7′ Director James Wan Honored at Paradigm Bash

18 April 2015 12:16 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The top tier of studio execs — plus Vin Diesel– showed up in force Thursday night to fete “Furious 7″ director James Wan on the eve of the blockbuster becoming the fastest film to top $1 billion in worldwide box office.

Paradigm Chairman and CEO Sam Gores hosted the bash at his home in Beverly Hills. Attendees included Warner Bros. topper Kevin Tsujihara, New Line’s Toby Emmerich, Lionsgate’s Rob Friedman and Sony Pictures’ Doug Belgrad; Neal Moritz, who’s produced all seven “Fast and Furious” films; and heavyweight producers Charles Roven, Mark Burg, Dan Lin, Mark Canton, Peter Safran, Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey.

Wan spoke briefly, singling out his longtime agent by saying, “Scott Henderson is the man.”

Prior to “Furious 7,” Wan co-created the “Saw” and “Insidious” franchises along with directing the surprise hit “The Conjuring.” Next up –he’s producing “Insidious 3″ and  returning  to direct “The Conjuring »

- Dave McNary

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WB Debuts First Official Trailer for Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice

17 April 2015 | The Daily BLAM! | See recent The Daily BLAM! news »

Filming recently wrapped on Warner Bros. Pictures’ highly anticipated action adventure superhero film from director Zack Snyder that will bring Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman together for the first time on the big screen. Starring Henry Cavill in the role of Clark Kent/Superman, with Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne and Diane Lane returning from Man Of Steel, and introducing Ben Affleck as BruceWayne/Batman, Gal Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman, Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, Jeremy Irons as Alfred, as well as Holly Hunter, Callan Mulvey, and Tao Okamoto, Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice is scheduled for theatrical release on on March 25th, 2016. Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice is written by Chris Terrio, from a screenplay by David S. Goyer. Charles Roven and Deborah Snyder are »

- Pietro Filipponi

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"Wonder Woman" Solo Movie

16 April 2015 10:43 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

A new female director has been chosen by Warners to helm a solo "Wonder Woman" feature starring Gal Gadot as 'Diana Prince', following her cameo introduction in "Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice":

Patty Jenkins ("Monster") will direct the "Wonder Woman" solo feature from a screenplay by Jason Fuchs ("Pan") with director Zack Snyder introducing Gal Gadot as 'Wonder Woman' in "Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice", then producing Jenkins spin-off feature with Charles Roven and Deborah Snyder.

The original 'Wonder Woman' was created by William Moulton Marston, (aka 'Charles Moulton') who saw the educational potential of comic books and in 1941 was hired as a consultant for "National Periodicals/All-Winner Comics" (DC Comics). 

He created his female superhero, in a field dominated by male characters, inspired by his mistress Olive Byrne, who lived with him and his wife in a 'polygamous, »

- Michael Stevens

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Zhang Yimou’s ‘Great Wall’ Now Shooting For Legendary East

15 April 2015 3:59 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Production has begun on “The Great Wall,” Chinese director Zhang Yimou’s first English-language film. The movie is also the first for Legendary East, the ambitious Chinese offshoot of Hollywood super-producer Legendary Entertainment.

The film stars Matt Damon, Pedro Pascal and Willem Dafoe alongside Chinese stars including Andy Lau, Zhang Hanyu and Eddie Peng. Production started March 30 and will run till July.

Legendary describes the story as “an elite force making a last stand for humanity on the world’s most iconic structure.” Locations include the China Film Group Studios at Huairou, near Beijing, and the coastal city of Qingdao.

A topnotch crew includes cinematographer Stuart Dryburgh (“The Piano,” “Once Were Warriors,” “Boardwalk Empire,”); costume designer Mayes Rubeo (“Avatar,” “Apocalypto”); production designer John Myhre (“Chicago,” “Memoirs of a Geisha,” “Nine”); VFX supervisor Phil Brennan (“Snow White and the Huntsman,” “The Wolverine”); and film editor Craig Wood (“Pirates of the Caribbean, »

- Patrick Frater

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First Look Photo At The All-Star Roster From Suicide Squad

8 April 2015 8:31 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Director David Ayer released the first Suicide Squad cast photo via his Twitter page.

Cast read through today! #SuicideSquad pic.twitter.com/yajjcB5aEb

David Ayer (@DavidAyerMovies) April 9, 2015

Photo: David Ayer, Joel Kinnaman, Will Smith, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Killer Croc), Jay Hernandez, Jai Courtney, Viola Davis, Adam Beach, Jim Parrack, Ike Berinholtz, Karen Fukuhara, Margot Robbie, and Cara Delevigne, minus Scott Eastwood and Jared Leto.

Warner Bros. Pictures’ new action adventure brings DC Comics’ super villain team to the big screen in Suicide Squad. The film will star two-time Oscar nominee Will Smith as Deadshot; Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn; Oscar winner Jared Leto as the Joker; Joel Kinnaman as Rick Flagg; Jai Courtney as Boomerang; and Cara Delevingne as Enchantress.

Ayer is also writing the script for Suicide Squad, which is being produced by Charles Roven (upcoming “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”) and Richard Suckle (“American Hustle”). Zack Snyder, »

- Michelle McCue

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‘Suicide Squad': First Cast Photo Revealed

8 April 2015 5:55 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Director David Ayer tweeted the first cast photo of “Suicide Squad” on Wednesday.

The star-studded group, which includes Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Viola Davis, Joel Kinnaman and Jai Courtney, sat down for a table reading before the film starts shooting next week.

Jared Leto, who plays the Joker in the highly anticipated movie, was not part of the pre-production rehearsal as he is currently on tour with his band 30 Seconds to Mars.

Based on the DC comicbook, “Suicide Squad” centers on the team of supervillains who are given a chance at redemption by the government. The catch: Their mission will probably kill them all.

Smith plays Deadshot in the movie while Robbie will portray Harley Quinn. Davis, star of “How to Get Away with Murder,” co-stars as the lawful Amanda Waller.

Also featured in the movie are Cara Delevingne (Enchantress) and Kinnaman (Boomerang), in addition to Jim Parrack, Adam Beach, »

- Variety Staff

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First Look: Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor in Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice

26 March 2015 | The Daily BLAM! | See recent The Daily BLAM! news »

Filming recently wrapped on Warner Bros. Pictures’ highly anticipated action adventure superhero film from director Zack Snyder that will bring Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman together for the first time on the big screen. Starring Henry Cavill in the role of Clark Kent/Superman, with Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne and Diane Lane returning from Man Of Steel, and introducing Ben Affleck as BruceWayne/Batman, Gal Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman, Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, Jeremy Irons as Alfred, as well as Holly Hunter, Callan Mulvey, and Tao Okamoto, Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice is scheduled for theatrical release on on March 25th, 2016. Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice is written by Chris Terrio, from a screenplay by David S. Goyer. Charles Roven and Deborah Snyder are »

- Pietro Filipponi

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Round-Up: Tom Savini, Steve Johnson & Sergio Stivaletti Announced for Ill Willed FX Workshops’ International Classes, Plants vs. Zombies Comic Book, Syfy Renews 12 Monkeys

12 March 2015 4:41 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Jason Voorhees, the living dead of George A. Romero's Dawn of the Dead, the librarian phantom from Ghostbusters, the reanimated dead of Cemetery Man—these memorable horror movie characters and many more came to life onscreen due in large part to the talented hands and crafty eyes of FX legends Tom Savini, Steve Johnson, and Sergio Stivaletti.

Tate Steinsiek, an FX artist who also has an impressive résumé, teaches Ill Willed FX Workshops around the world, and on his international tour this summer, he's bringing in the aforementioned talented trio to offer their priceless advice in select sessions, with Savini joining the Amsterdam series, Johnson coming in for the Dublin series, and Stivaletti set for the Rome series. Also included in our latest round-up are details for Dark Horse's Plants vs. Zombies: Bully for You #1, the first issue in a new comic miniseries debuting in June, as well as »

- Derek Anderson

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'12 Monkeys' Renewed for Season 2 on Syfy

12 March 2015 12:31 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Syfy announced today that the widely praised adventure thriller 12 Monkeys has been greenlit for a second season, expected to air in 2016. With Natalie Chaidez prepping her next Syfy series (Ucp and Valhalla Productions' Hunters), Terry Matalas and Travis Fickett (Nikita), co-executive producers and writers of the pilot, will be stepping up to serve as Ep/Showrunners. Atlas Entertainment's Richard Suckle (Suicide Squad, American Hustle, The International) and Charles Roven (Suicide Squad, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, American Hustle) will continue to executive produce with Atlas' Jake Kurily producing. Roven served as producer on the original 12 Monkeys film.

Currently in its first season, 12 Monkeys has reached 15 million viewers to date, and is experiencing record L3 lifts for the network (average L3 lift is 104%). The renewal also comes as the series continues to gain momentum, with its most recent episode (Friday, March 6) seeing an increase of 6% over the prior four weeks, »

- MovieWeb

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Syfy Renews ’12 Monkeys’ For Season 2

12 March 2015 11:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

“12 Monkeys” is coming back for Season 2. Syfy announced the renewal Thursday.

The new season will feature new exec producers/showrunners, current co-exec producers Terry Matalas and Travis Fickett, who will be stepping in for Natalie Chaidez, as she preps for her upcoming Syfy series “Hunters.” Matalas and Fickett also penned the “12 Monkeys” pilot.

The time travel thriller from Universal Cable Productions and Atlas Entertainment, who produced the original film, stars Aaron Stanford (pictured), Amanda Schull and Kirk Acevedo.

Richard Suckle and Charles Roven of Atlas will continue to serve as exec producers, and Jake Kurily, as a producer.

“We are absolutely committed to ’12 Monkeys,’ and have been incredibly impressed by the outstanding critical and audience praise the series has earned,” said Dave Howe, Syfy president. “The talent both on and off-screen have delivered a series that has us all on the edge of our seats, providing exactly the smart, exciting storytelling Syfy is known for. »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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Syfy's '12 Monkeys' Renewed for Season 2 With New Showrunners

12 March 2015 11:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Syfy is bringing back 12 Monkeys — but there's a catch. The network has handed out a second-season renewal for the drama based on the movie of the same name, but series showrunner Natalie Chaidez will step down. The prolific producer will segue from the breakout series to showrun Syfy's upcoming Gale Anne Hurd drama Hunters, which she wrote. 12 Monkeys executive producers Terry Matalas and Travis Fickett (Nikita) — who created the Syfy show — will take over as showrunners on the series. Fellow exec producers Richard Suckle and Charles Roven (the latter of whom produced the original

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"Wonder Woman" Solo Movie

12 March 2015 9:22 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Development continues on a solo "Wonder Woman" feature starring Gal Gadot as 'Diana Prince', following her cameo introduction in "Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice":

Michelle MacLaren will direct the "Wonder Woman" solo feature from a screenplay by Jason Fuchs ("Pan") with director Zack Snyder introducing Gal Gadot as 'Wonder Woman' in "Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice", then producing MacLaren's spin-off feature with Charles Roven and Deborah Snyder.

The original 'Wonder Woman' was created by William Moulton Marston, (aka 'Charles Moulton') who saw the educational potential of comic books and in 1941 was hired as a consultant for "National Periodicals/All-Winner Comics" (DC Comics). 

He created his female superhero, in a field dominated by male characters, inspired by his mistress Olive Byrne, who lived with him and his wife in a 'polygamous, polyamorous' relationship.

Having 2 children with both women, Marston said »

- Michael Stevens

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Full Cast For "The Great Wall" Revealed

12 March 2015 8:18 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Legendary Pictures has revealed the full supporting cast for Zhang Yimou's upcoming fantasy epic "The Great Wall," the largest film ever shot completely in China.

The film's confirmed leads are Matt Damon, Pedro Pascal and Willem Dafoe whilst Chinese stars for the film include Andy Lau ("Infernal Affairs"), Tian Jing ("New Police Story"), Hanyu Zhang ("Taking Tiger Mountain"), Eddie Peng ("Fleet of Time"), Lu Han ("Miss Granny"), Gengxin Lin ("Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon"), Zheng Kai ("Fleet of Time"), Chen Xuedong ("Tiny Times 3"), Xuan Huang ("The Golden Era"), pop star Wang Junkai in his film debut, and newcomers Yu Xintian and Liu Qiong.

Set in the 15th Century, the story follows soldiers who go out in search of gunpowder and come across the construction of The Great Wall of China. They learn that the Chinese are not only building the Wall to keep out invading Mongolian forces, »

- Garth Franklin

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'The Great Wall' Announces Full Cast Led by Matt Damon

11 March 2015 6:14 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Legendary Pictures revealed the supporting cast for their upcoming epic The Great Wall, which will be the largest film ever shot completely in China. Matt Damon, Pedro Pascal and Willem Dafoe have been confirmed to star, with the production bringing on Chinese stars Andy Lau (Infernal Affairs, House of Flying Daggers), Tian Jing (New Police Story, Special ID), Hanyu Zhang (Taking Tiger Mountain, The Assembly), Eddie Peng (Fleet of Time, Rise of the Legend), Lu Han (Miss Granny), Gengxin Lin (Taking Tiger Mountain, Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon), Zheng Kai (Fleet of Time, The Running Man), Chen Xuedong (Tiny Times 3), Xuan Huang (The Golden Era, Blind Massage), and pop star Wang Junkai in his feature film debut.

Director Yimou Zhang has also cast newcomers Yu Xintian and Liu Qiong in supporting roles. The plot is set in the 15th Century, following soldiers who go out in search of gunpowder, »

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Zhang Yimou's 'The Great Wall' adds Andy Lau

11 March 2015 5:22 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Infernal Affairs actor among final additions of cast on Us-China co-production, set to go into production at the end of the month.

Andy Lau has joined the cast of Legendary Entertainment’s The Great Wall, directed by Zhang Yimou (Hero, House of Flying Daggers).

The Infernal Affairs actor is among the final additions to the Us-China co-production, alongside Eddie Peng, Jian Tian, Zhang Hanyu and Lu Han.

Matt Damon, Pedro Pascal and Willem Defoe are among the previously announced cast members.

The Great Wall is set to go into production at the end of the month and centres on an elite force making a last stand on the eponymous structure.

Universal has set a Nov 23, 2016 release. Le Vision and China Film Co. Ltd will distribute in China during the 2016 holiday period.

Producers are Thomas Tull, Charles Roven, Jon Jashni and Peter Loehr, with Er Yong, Alex Hedlund and Eric Hedayat co-producing.

Executive producers »

- ian.sandwell@screendaily.com (Ian Sandwell)

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Andy Lau scales 'The Great Wall'

11 March 2015 5:22 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Infernal Affairs actor among final additions of cast on Us-China co-production, set to go into production at the end of the month.

Andy Lau has joined the cast of Legendary Entertainment’s The Great Wall.

The Infernal Affairs actor is among the final additions to the Us-China co-production, alongside Eddie Peng, Jian Tian, Zhang Hanyu and Lu Han. Matt Damon, Pedro Pascal and Willem Defoe are among the previously announced cast members.

It is set to go into production at the end of the month.

Directed by Zhang Yimou, the film centres on an elite force making a last stand on the eponymous structure.

Universal has set a Nov 23, 2016 release, while Le Vision and China Film Co. Ltd will distribute in China during the 2016 holiday period.

The Great Wall is produced by Thomas Tull, Charles Roven, Jon Jashni and Peter Loehr, with Er Yong, Alex Hedlund and Eric Hedayat co-producing. Jillian Share, [link »

- ian.sandwell@screendaily.com (Ian Sandwell)

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‘Bea Catcher Chronicles’ Books Adapted As Series By ABC Family & Atlas

20 February 2015 1:58 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

ABC Family is developing Sketchy, a drama series based on Olivia Samms’ young-adult novels The Bea Catcher Chronicles. Samms will write the TV adaptation for Charles Roven's Atlas Entertainment. A crime procedural with a supernatural twist, Sketchy follows Bea Washington, an edgy, rebellious 18-year-old with a “skill” in which she can draw the truth out of people — literally. Shocked by what she sketches while observing the latest victim of a series of assaults on young… »

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'Space Invaders' Movie Brings on '12 Rounds' Writer

13 February 2015 3:54 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Just seven months after Warner Bros. picked up the long-gestating video game adaptation Space Invaders, the studio has brought on screenwriter Daniel Kunka (12 Rounds) to write the screenplay. No story details have been released, but Daniel Kunka seems like a prime candidate to craft a story based on a video game with no narrative. The writer landed on The Black List last year with his screenplay entitled Yellowstone Falls, a 52-page, dialogue-free script that follows a mother wolf who must defend her cubs against mutated humans, in the aftermath of an apocalyptic event.

Tory Tunnell (Trumbo) and Joby Harold (Edge of Tomorrow) will produce through their Weed Road Pictures company, with Akiva Goldsman (Winter's Tale) slated to executive produce. The original video game centered on one lone gunman trying to stave off a massive alien invasion, although the archaic game did not include any back story as to why the »

- MovieWeb

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