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Simon Pegg is Smokin' on Animated Poster for 'Kill Me Three Times'

29 August 2014 11:50 AM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

We've already gotten one look at Simon Pegg as an assassin in the forthcoming comedic thriller Kill Me Three Times, and now the film is poised to premiere at Tiff 2014. And to hype up the unveiling of the film at the festival, a special animated poster has been released for the film that also stars Sullivan Stapleton, Alice Braga, Teresa Palmer, Bryan Brown, Callan Mulvey and Luke Hemsworth. This is one is just for Tiff because you'll notice that the smoking matchbook (the only animated part of the poster) says Tiff on it, which is actually pretty cool. Apparently the film is a "must-see" according to Tiff programmer Jane Schoettle. We'll see if that's true soon enough when we hit the Canadian festival. Look! Here's the animated poster for Kriv Stenders' Kill Me Three Times: Kill Me Three Times is directed by Kriv Stenders (Australia's hit Red Dog »

- Ethan Anderton

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Poster For Simon Pegg's Kill Me Three Times

29 August 2014 12:10 AM, PDT | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

Premiering next month at the Toronto International Film Festival, the Simon Pegg starring comic thriller Kill Me Three Times has debuted a pretty sweet looking animated poster. Pegg plays Charlie Wolfe, an assassin who comes to a sun baled surfing town for a job, only to find his target has more than himself after her. From that, he thrust into three tales of murder, blackmail, and revenge. Also starring Sullivan Stapleton, Teresa Palmer, Callan Mulvey, Bryan Brown, and Luke Hemsworth (yes, a third Hemsworth brother), the movie has no distribution at the moment, and is hoping to find support after it's premiere. »

- noreply@blogger.com (Tom White)

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'Kill Me Three Times' Motion Poster Featuring Simon Pegg

28 August 2014 10:07 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Ahead of its September 6 world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, Simon Pegg released a unique motion poster for the thriller Kill Me Three Times on his Twitter page earlier this week. Take a look at the animated action, which features co-stars Alice Braga, Teresa Palmer, Sullivan Stapleton, Callan Mulvey and Luke Hemsworth, then read on for more details...

Ooh ooh check it out! Coming to a Toronto Film Festival near you. http://t.co/bjTDaLNhYa

Simon Pegg (@simonpegg) August 24, 2014

Simon Pegg plays the mercurial assassin, Charlie Wofle, who discovers he isn't the only person trying to kill the siren of a sun drenched surfing town (Alice Braga). Charlie quickly finds himself at the center of three tales of murder, mayhem, blackmail and revenge.

With an original screenplay by James McFarland, the film also stars Sullivan Stapleton (as a gambling addict that attempts to pay off his debts through »

- MovieWeb

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Smoking New Poster for Simon Pegg’s Kill Me Three Times

28 August 2014 9:15 AM, PDT | Beyond Hollywood | See recent Beyond Hollywood news »

Please to take a look at the new animated poster (well, a small part of it is animated, anyway) for Kris Stenders’ hitman black comedy “Kill Me Three Times,” making its premiere at Toronto International Film Festival later this year. Also, check out a pic of Pegg from the movie. Nice porn ‘stache, brah. Kill Me Three Times is a darkly comedic thriller from rising star director Kriv Stenders (Red Dog). Simon Pegg plays the mercurial assassin, Charlie Wofle, who discovers he isn’t the only person trying to kill the siren of a sun drenched surfing town (Alice Braga). Charlie quickly finds himself at the center of three tales of murder, mayhem, blackmail and revenge. With an original screenplay by James McFarland, the film also stars Sullivan Stapleton (as a gambling addict that attempts to pay off his debts through a risky life insurance scam), Teresa Palmer (as a »

- Nix

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Check Out Simon Pegg In This Animated Poster For Kill Me Three Times

28 August 2014 8:32 AM, PDT | Twitch | See recent Twitch news »

Kriv Stenders' thriller Kill Me Three Times, starring funny man Simon Pegg, is all set to have its World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday, September 6, 2014. We have a new animated poster to share with you. Simon Pegg plays the mercurial assassin, Charlie Wofle, who discovers he isn't the only person trying to kill the siren of a sun drenched surfing town (Alice Braga). Charlie quickly finds himself at the center of three tales of murder, mayhem, blackmail and revenge. With an original screenplay by James McFarland, the film also stars Sullivan Stapleton (as a gambling addict that attempts to pay off his debts through a risky life insurance scam), Teresa Palmer (as a small town Lady Macbeth), Callan Mulvey (as a wealthy beach...

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First Poster For Kill Me Three Times

28 August 2014 6:30 AM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

We’ve seen Simon Pegg kill a lot of people on screen – but those were largely zombies or villains. For comic thriller Kill Me Three Times, he’ll play a more morally dubious type. The first poster for the film has arrived, complete with a smoking gun. Sorry, smoking matchbook. Pegg plays Charlie Wolfe, a mercurial assassin hired to take out a beautiful woman (Alice Braga) in a sun-baked surfing town. But he soon discovers that he’s not the only person trying to kill her and he’s quickly entangled in three strange tales of murder, blackmail and revenge. There’s Sullivan Stapleton as a gambling addict who is looking to score a hefty pay-out to settle his debts through a risky life insurance scam, Teresa Palmer as a Lady Macbeth type scheming her way through a small town, Callan Mulvey as a jealous beach club owner, Luke Hemsworth »

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New Look at Strike Back’s Final Season

15 August 2014 8:44 PM, PDT | BuzzFocus.com | See recent BuzzFocus.com news »

Strike Back may be delayed until 2015, but Cinemax is giving fans a little tease on the upcoming season. In this behind-the-scenes look at the final season of Strike Back, we see Stonebridge (Philip Winchester) and Scott (Sullivan Stapleton) take on Thailand. Needless to say, there’s lots of bullets and bodies in this video as well as some of that patented Strike Back humor we’ve come to love over the past few seasons.

Although this August will be Strike Back-less, we’ll be rewatching the past few seasons to wet our palette for 2015. »

- Bags Hooper

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'Strike Back' Season 4 Sneak Peek!

15 August 2014 9:26 AM, PDT | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

"Strike Back" is heading back to Cinemax in 2015, but on Friday, the network released a sneak peek at some behind the scenes footage from Season 4.

In the 47-second tease, there's plenty of Sgt. Stonebridge (Philip Winchester) and Damien Scott (Sullivan Stapleton) taking on a lot of action.

"Good morning 'Strike Back' viewers. Here we are in paradise, trying to save the world once again," Philip says in the new teaser clip.

Photos: Hot Stuff! The Sexy Stars Of Strike Back

Filmed in Thailand, the fourth and final season was originally expected to air in ...

Copyright 2014 by NBC Universal, Inc. All rights reserved.

This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. »

- access.hollywood@nbcuni.com (AccessHollywood.com Editorial Staff)

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Toronto Film Festival Adds Sandler’s ‘Cobbler,’ Wiig’s ‘Welcome to Me,’ Schwarzenegger’s ‘Maggie’ and More

12 August 2014 7:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The Toronto International Film Festival added more than 100 features to its 2014 slate today, with pics starring Dustin Hoffman, Kristen Wiig, Benicio del Toro, Diane Keaton, John Travolta, Keira Knightley, Adam Sandler, Jennifer Connelly and Arnold Schwarzenegger among the two-dozen titles joining the Gala and Special Presentations programs.

Contemporary World Cinema adds 51 (22 world preems), City to City shines the spotlight on Seoul with eight pics (two world preems), and Wavelengths delivers 46 titles, including 13 features.

Gala world preems “Boychoir,” which marks the return of Quebec helmer Francois Girard (“Silk”) to the big screen and stars Hoffman as the tough conductor of a world-class music school, as well as Italian multi-hyphenate Andrea Di Stefano’s feature bow “Escobar: Paradise Lost,” starring del Toro as the notorious Colombian drug lord.

Philip Martin’s “The Forger,” starring Travolta and Christopher Plummer in a tale of an artistically gifted petty thief who must aid his ailing father in one last job, »

- Jennie Punter

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A Dame To Shill For

29 July 2014 8:24 AM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

Ja from Mnpp here. My boyfriend likes to tease me that he loved Eva Green first, and he did - he loved her the first time she showed up on some red carpet wearing long glamorous sleeves in a sea of bared skin. It's not that you can exactly call Eva Green demure - the first time any of us saw her she was taking a bath with her on-screen brother while pawing at Michael Pitt's genitalia after all, and earlier this year she toplessly mounted Sullivan Stapleton while swinging around a sword for god's sake. Not to mention the bizarre throwback moral brouhaha that's currently been greeting every piece of art-work associated with her Sin City: A Dame To Kill For character - hide the children, there are breasts!

So no, demure's not really the word for her. But dive as she does, time and again, into these depths of gorgeous depravity, »

- JA

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17 July 2014 5:50 PM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

Complex imagining TV prequels to movies. Hilarious. The description of "Kramer Loves Kramer" is priceless.

New Republic "I don't f***ing care if you like it." an excellent piece on gender politics in the now with framing guest appearance by Amy Poehler

In Contention David Fincher's Gone Girl will open Nyff this year. Yay!

Av Club "I Killed At the Movies" interesting article from Ignatiy Vishnevetsky on film criticism for the camera

 

The Dissolve an excellent review of Sex Tape which I have no plans to see and therefore can read interesting reviews freely

Daily Mail Sullivan Stapleton gets an Animal Kingdom tattoo

Variety Ben Whishaw will be the new voice of Paddington

Cinematically Insane on possible corporate mergers and what that might mean for classic film fans. Uh oh.

Pajiba Ewan McGregor rumored for True Detective Season 2? (at this rate with the male cast the female role is »

- NATHANIEL R

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300: Rise Of An Empire Blu-ray Review

15 July 2014 7:10 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

As the supplements suggest, 300: Rise of an Empire is not a straight sequel to Frank Miller and Zack Snyder’s 300, as it can also be described as a prequel, sidequel, and probably some other words that have been invented to describe modern spin-off films that don’t pick up after the last film ended.  Rise of an Empire is meant to be like a glove to the first film, as it surrounds the original narrative with new material.  The results are a film that doesn’t totally work on its own terms, but does offer a delicious scene-stealing performance from Eva Green.  My 300: Rise of an Empire Blu-ray review follows after the jump.  Told in parallel (somewhat) while the Spartans battle elsewhere, the film shows how the Persian leader Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro) became the golden god he was, and that it was because new character Themistocles (Sullivan Stapleton) killed his father, »

- Andre Dellamorte

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TV on Tap: “Strike Back” Delayed, FX Infected by a Vampire “Strain” and “Constantine” Seeks New Female Lead

11 July 2014 4:41 AM, PDT | The Backlot | See recent The Backlot news »

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Nominations for the Emmys were announced yesterday and that means it was time for Orphan Black fans to cry, “Why do we make jokes about the Golden Globes’ credibility when they at least had the good sense to notice Tatiana Maslany?” (Among many, many other snubs). The Hollywood Reporter‘s Tim Goodman argues that the Emmys should expand to include more nominees in each category to “reflect the magnitude of the industry.”

TVLine reports that while there’s no hope for the original How I Met Your Dad pilot, a series is still being developed and could see a new pilot being made with the original cast, a new cast or a mix.

What do you think?

First look: Yaya DaCosta as Whitney Houston in Lifetime’s biopic. She re-created Whitney’s 1987 album cover. pic.twitter.com/8JfrzUkyij

Chris Witherspoon (@WitherspoonC) July 10, 2014

Noah Hawley, who turned Fargo into a mini-series, »

- Lyle Masaki

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Strike Back's final season to air in 2015, says Cinemax

10 July 2014 5:40 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Strike Back's final season will premiere in 2015, it has been announced.

The action-adventure series was delayed in February when actor Sullivan Stapleton suffered a serious off-set injury in Thailand.

Strike Back is a co-production from Cinemax in the Us, Sky in the UK and Left Bank Pictures.

It has been adapted from a novel of the same name by former Sas soldier Chris Ryan.

The series centres on the Section 20 division of the British Defence Intelligence service, which carries out dangerous missions around the globe.

Strike Back originally premiered in May 2010. »

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Cinemax Sets Strike Back's Delayed Final Run for 2015, Renews The Knick

10 July 2014 3:24 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Cinemax is officially slotting Strike Back‘s delayed fourth and final season for sometime in 2015, the cabler disclosed on Thursday at the Television Critics Assoc. summer press tour.

Typically the high-octane action-drama fires off its new episodes in August, but production on Season 4 was paused for six months when series star Sullivan Stapleton, who plays Sgt. Damien Scott, sustained a serious, injury off-set in February.

Stapleton needed the time to recuperate and return to the peak physical condition needed for the action- and stunt-heavy drama.

“Production … will be on hiatus to allow him time to recover,” the cabler said at the time in a statement. »

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Covert Affairs, Sherlock, Strike Back: Tube Talk Q&A

10 July 2014 5:09 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

In between dabbing our hay fever-stricken eyes, the Tube Talk Q&A team have been working hard to get you the latest scoop on UK television's summer programming - this week, there's a few rays of sunshine and one big dark cloud looming on the horizon.

Any news on when UKTV are going to show season 5 of Covert Affairs on Really?

Here comes that dark cloud - the Tube Talk Q&A can exclusively reveal that Covert Affairs has been dropped by Really. A representative for the channel informed us that they don't "have any plans to show the new series... in the near future".

Ouch. Season five premiered on the USA network Stateside last month and fans were expecting a September launch in the UK as per previous years, but no such luck.

Piper Perabo's spy drama has a dedicated but small following in the UK, so we »

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Selena Gomez And A Slew Of A-List Stars To Attend Italy’s Ischia Global Fest

8 July 2014 8:37 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Rome – Selena Gomez, Jessica Chastain, Freida Pinto, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Omar Sy, Sullivan Stapleton, Leo Howard, and Lena Headey are among expected attendees at Italy’s Ischia Global Film and Music Festival, the informal event on the Italo isle in the bay of Naples which prides itself on its relaxed atmosphere.

Gomez (pictured) is coming to present the European preem of William H. Macy’s directorial debut, “Rudderless,” this year’s Sundance closer about a grieving father, played by Billy Crudup, who finds salvation from the discovery of his deceased son’s demo tapes and lyrics. The 21-year-old actress and pop singer will also be feted with one of two Ischia Kids Global Icons awards, the other one going to Leo Howard, the 16-year-old star of Disney Xd’s “Kickin’ it.”

“We are increasingly becoming a fest for hot rising young stars,” says Ischia topper Pascal Vicedomini, who also tops sister event Capri Hollywood. »

- Nick Vivarelli

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300: Rise Of An Empire Blu-Ray Review

2 July 2014 10:44 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

When I first heard that there was going to be another 300, my gut reaction was, “But they all died!” Dear viewer, don’t worry one second about that. After all, Warner Bros. wouldn’t have cobbled together 300: Rise of an Empire if the studio hadn’t been able to come up with a worthwhile reason to revisit those war-loving, glory-seizing Spartans and their magnificent six-pack abs… right? In all honesty, 300: Rise of an Empire was an inevitability after 300 left such a noticable imprint on the cinematic landscape, grossing over $450 million and producing the immortal “This is Sparta!” meme while also racking up some accolades and undoubtedly influencing filmmakers. Luckily, Noam Murro’s 300: Rise of an Empire isn’t just a worthy follow-up to the CGI-heavy bloodbath that was 300 – it actually surpasses its predecessor in one major regard.

What am I talking about? Let me introduce you to Persian military commander Artemisia, »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Win 300: Rise of an Empire on Blu-ray and DVD Combo

28 June 2014 6:30 PM, PDT | TheHDRoom | See recent TheHDRoom news »

Sullivan Stapleton and Eva Green square off on the battlefield and other more intimate settings in 300: Rise of an Empire, the graphic sequel to director Zack Snyder's hit, 300. Warner Bros. recently released 300: Rise of an Empire on separate Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD combo packs, and we're going to be hooking up a handful of readers in this 300: Rise of an Empire.

Three lucky readers will each take home a copy of the Blu-ray and DVD combo pack version of 300: Rise of an Empire. To enter for a chance to win one of the copies, simply fill out and submit the short entry form found below. The odds of winning can be increased each and every day you stop back to enter again for as many days as the contest is open. You must be a resident of the U.S. or Canada to enter. »

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This Week In Home Entertainment: 300: Rise Of An Empire, Winter's Tale And Masters Of Sex

24 June 2014 8:05 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

300: Rise of an Empire Blu-ray It.s been more than seven years since 300 graced movie screens across the country. Its sequel, 300: Rise of an Empire, looks as fabulous on Blu-ray as its big screen counterpart. Unfortunately, its story is a little less inspired. 300: Rise of an Empire.s is neither a prequel nor a sequel to round one. Instead, events take place on a long-winded timeline spanning many years and featuring many of the same characters from the earlier film. This story follows the rise of Persian leader Xerxes, focusing on a fight led by General Themistocles (Sullivan Stapleton) on the Greek side and a Greek-turned-Persian female general named Artemisia (Eva Green, who naturally gets nude for the umpteenth time in this film). The confusing timeline relation to the first film is not its only drawback. 300: Rise of an Empire features some strange pacing and outlandish dialogue. »

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