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Amazon Developing Ida Tarbell-John D. Rockefeller Movie

15 August 2016 6:24 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Amazon Studios is developing a movie about pioneering investigative journalist Ida Tarbell and her battle against industrial magnate John D. Rockefeller.

Amazon has acquired movie rights to Mark McDevitt’s “Ida Tarbell,” which was named to the 2015 Black List, and set it up with Tom Drumm of Think Tank Management & Production. Think Tank manager Kate Hart brought the Tarbell script into the company and will be an associate producer on the project.

Ida Tarbell” is the first feature sale for McDevitt, an Irish writer who moved to New York in 1994. The script focuses on Tarbell’s magazine series “The History of the Standard Oil Company,” which explained meticulously how Rockefeller had monopolized the country’s oil business, backed up by thousands of pages of documents and interviews with the corporation’s executives and competitors, government regulators and academic experts.

Her pioneering expose on Standard Oil began in the November 1902 issue »

- Dave McNary

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"Kingsman: The Golden Circle"- Leaked Set Footage

13 August 2016 9:20 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Take a look @ leaked set footage from "Kingsman: The Golden Circle", the sequel to "Kingsman: The Secret Service", starring Taron Egerton, Julianne Moore, Halle Berry, Mark Strong, Pedro Pascal, Channing Tatum, Jeff Bridges and Colin Firth as 'Harry Hart', opening June 2017:

"...'Eggsy', 'Merlin' and 'Roxy' head to the Us to join forces with the 'Statesman'...

"...their American counterpart, after the 'Kingsman HQ' is destroyed by the notorious evil mastermind called 'Poppy'..."

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Kingsman: The Golden Circle"...

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- Michael Stevens

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Mark Strong Stars in Warhammer Game Eisenhorn: Xenos; Available Now!

11 August 2016 7:30 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Mark Strong (the Kingsman franchise, “Low Winter Sun”) must really have a thing for Warhammer. Not only did he voice Captain Titus in 2011’s downright brilliant Space Marine, but he’s been drawn back into the grim darkness of the far… Continue Reading →

The post Mark Strong Stars in Warhammer Game Eisenhorn: Xenos; Available Now! appeared first on Dread Central. »

- David Gelmini

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Rebel Wilson To Star In Female-Led Remake of ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’

4 August 2016 11:24 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Gender swapping in remakes is becoming the new norm in Hollywood these day. With the all-female “Ghostbusters” and an “Ocean’s Eleven” starring Sandra Bullock on the way, MGM is adding a female-led “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” to the list.

Fresh off her “Absolutely Fabulous” cameo, Rebel Wilson has just committed to star in the remake of the 1988 comedy starring Steven Martin and Michael Caine. Per Variety, the updated version will bring con artistry to the 21st century and feature two female scam artists, one low rent and the other high class, who compete to swindle a naive tech prodigy out of his fortune.

The script is being written by Jac Schaeffer. Roger Birnbaum and Wilson are set to produce. No director is attached at the moment.

Read More: It’s Official: ‘Pitch Perfect 3’ Gets Release Date; Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson Join Cast

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” was a remake of the 1964 film “Bedtime Story, »

- Liz Calvario

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Is The Book Always Better Than The Movie? — Critics Survey

1 August 2016 8:43 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Every week, the CriticWire Survey asks a select handful of film and TV critics two questions and publishes the results on Monday morning. (The answer to the second, “What is the best film in theaters right now?” can be found at the end of this post.)

This week’s question: This past weekend saw the release of “Indignation,” which has been rather faithfully adapted from the Philip Roth novel of the same name. In the hopes of shining some light on what makes for a great adaptation, is there a film that you believe is better than the book from which it was adapted?

Christopher Campbell (@thefilmcynic) Nonfics/Film School Rejects

This is a difficult question as I admit I haven’t read a lot of the books of movies I love (unless we count my childhood interest in novelizations), so I can’t think of any favorite films I »

- David Ehrlich

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#SquadGoals: Our five favourite superhero squad members

21 July 2016 7:38 AM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

#SquadGoals: Our five favourite superhero squad members#SquadGoals: Our five favourite superhero squad membersAdriana Floridia7/21/2016 9:38:00 Am

Today marks the first day of San Diego Comic-Con, the biggest comic book convention there is, and the best place to live out your wildest fan fantasies.

The convention is a dream for comic book nerds, and really for anyone who enjoys popular culture. It's cool to be a nerd these days, so we're embracing our inner geek and getting ready for all of the news that is bound to come out of #Sdcc. 

In the spirit of Comic-Con, and with this year's next biggest comic book adaptation hitting the big screens in August, Suicide Squad, we've made an epic playlist at the Cineplex Store to get you hyped up on all things comic books and superheroes. Since Suicide Squad features the ultimate team of super villains, we've narrowed down our own »

- Adriana Floridia

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‘Don’t Think Twice’ Star Keegan-Michael Key On How To Tackle Comedy In This Divisive Political Climate – Q&A

20 July 2016 11:20 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

For nearly two decades, Keegan-Michael Key has been tirelessly chiseling out a successful path in comedy. Name a standout sitcom from “Reno 911” to “How I Met Your Mother,” “Parks and Recreation” to “It’s Always Philadelphia,” “Modern Family,” “The Muppets” or “Ricky and Morty,” and Key has popped by to add his hilarious flare. The path began back in 2004 when he was cast on “MADtv,” and eventually led to he and castmate Jordan Peele spawning their own sketch show, the critically heralded and sharply satirical “Key and Peele.”

Through all of the above, Key has shown himself to be one of the boldest and most entertaining comedy performers working today. But in his new film, “Don’t Think Twice,” the funny man smoothly slides into drama. Which turns out to be an important next step for the challenge Key’s looking to take on next.

Read More: ‘Don’t Think Twice »

- Kristy Puchko

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Gun Lobby Movie Miss Sloane Set For Awards Season

15 July 2016 4:04 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

It usually takes Hollywood two years or more to turn out theatrical movies about real events and issues, but the subject of gun legislation in the U.S has been rumbling on for so long, it’s surprising a film like Miss Sloane hasn’t arrived sooner. It will surely benefit from the currently heightened profile of the gun law debate, however, and this sharp social relevance may well have influenced the decision to set its release date for the midst of awards season this year.

Directed by Academy Award nominee John Madden (Shakespeare In Love), Miss Sloane is the debut screenplay of newcomer Jonathan Perera. It stars Jessica Chastain – who has an Oscar nomination of her own – as the titular Elizabeth Sloane, who works as a lobbyist in Washington D.C. As she seeks to follow her ambitions, she takes on the influential national gun lobby and tries to »

- Sarah Myles

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John Madden’ Miss Sloane Starring Jessica Chastain To Be Released December 9, 2016

14 July 2016 9:25 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

EuropaCorp and FilmNation announced today that Miss Sloane will be released on December 9. The film is directed by Oscar-nominated John Madden (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Shakespeare In Love) and is based on the original screenplay by Jonathan Perera.

Oscar-nominated actress Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty, Interstellar) stars in the title role of Elizabeth Sloane. The film is produced by FilmNation’s Ben Browning and Archery PicturesKris Thykier along with EuropaCorp’s Ariel Zeitoun, FilmNation’s Patrick Chu and Aaron Ryder serves as the executive producers.

Also starring in the film are Mark Strong (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Beyond The Lights, Belle), Michael Stuhlbarg (A Serious Man), Alison Pill (The Newsroom), Jake Lacy (Carol), Oscar-nominated actor Sam Waterston (The Killing Fields, Law & Order), and Oscar-nominated John Lithgow (Interstellar, Dexter).

Miss Sloane is the story a ruthless lobbyist (Jessica Chastain) who is notorious for her unparalleled talent and »

- Michelle McCue

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Jessica Chastain as Miss Sloane: A Story in Gifs

14 July 2016 6:43 AM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

Jessica Chastain's upcoming movies have been shuffled around. The Zookeeper’s Wife - a WW2 drama directed by Niki Caro - will be released next March while Miss Sloane is coming this December. In the John Madden (Shakespeare in Love, The Debt) directed movie, Chastain is Elizabeth Sloane, a DC lobbyist battling for gun control legislation. It's a timely topic that we hope is handled with the care it deserves. The supporting cast includes Mark Strong, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Alison Pill, Michael Stuhlbarg, Jake Lacy, Sam Waterston and John Lithgow.

Good cast Jessica, are you excited? (A Gif story after the jump) »

- Murtada Elfadl

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Us Briefs: 'Blade Runner' cast additions

13 July 2016 10:43 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Plus: Miss Sloane gets Us awards season release date; Freestyle Digital Media acquires Autumn Lights; and more

David Dastmalchian and Hiam Abbass are to join the previously announced cast on Alcon Entertainment’s Untitled Blade Runner sequel.

Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Robin Wright, Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Carla Juri, Mackenzie Davis, Barkhad Abdi and Dave Bautista star in the sci-fi that Denis Villeneuve directs.

The Blade Runner sequel will open on October 6, 2017, via Warner Bros in North America. Sony handles international distribution.

EuropaCorp and FilmNation announced that Miss Sloane will open in the Us on December 9, positioning it for a potential awards run. John Madden directed Jessica Chastain and Mark Strong in the political lobbyist drama. EuropaCorp handles worldwide distribution.Freestyle Digital Media, the recently acquired digital film distribution division of Entertainment Studios, has acquired North American rights to Angad Aulakh’s feature Autumn Lights, which the producers say is the first Us-Icelandic co-production to be shot »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Jessica Chastain’s ‘Miss Sloane’ Set for December Release

13 July 2016 7:45 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

EuropaCorp and FilmNation have given Jessica Chastain’s thriller “Miss Sloane” an awards-season release of Dec. 9.

The film is directed by John Madden from a Jonathan Perera script. Chastain stars in the title role as a ruthless lobbyist notorious for her unparalleled talent and her desire to win at all costs, even when it puts her own career at risk.

The film is produced by FilmNation’s Ben Browning and Archery PicturesKris Thykier. EuropaCorp’s Ariel Zeitoun, FilmNation’s Patrick Chu and Aaron Ryder serve as the executive producers.

Also starring are Mark Strong, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Stuhlbarg, Alison Pill, Jake Lacy, Sam Waterston and John Lithgow.

Chastain has been nominated for Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress for “The Help” and Best Actress for “Zero Dark Thirty.”

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- Dave McNary

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Jessica Chastain Thriller ‘Miss Sloane’ To Debut During Awards Season

13 July 2016 6:08 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Europacorp and FilmNation’s John Madden thriller Miss Sloane will hit the marquee on December 9. Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain stars as Elizabeth Sloane, a ruthless lobbyist who is notorious for her unparalleled talent and her desire to win at all costs, even when it puts her own career at risk. The pic pulls back the curtain on how Capitol Hill games are played and won as Sloane faces off against the most influential powers in D.C. Mark StrongGugu Mbatha-Raw, Alison… »

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Pedro Pascal confirms Colin Firth’s return for Kingsman: The Golden Circle

12 July 2016 11:30 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Back in April a poster for Kingsman: The Golden Circle teased the return of Colin Firth, and now Pedro Pascal (Game of Thrones) has shared a photo from the set of the spy sequel which confirms that Firth will be reprising the role of Harry Hart. Quite how he’s back from the dead remains a mystery…

Kingsman: The Golden Circle will reunite director Matthew Vaughn with stars Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Sophie Cookson and Edward Holcroft, while new additions to the cast include Channing Tatum (Foxcatcher), Halle Berry (Extant) and Pedro Pascal (Game of Thrones), Jeff Bridges (The Little Prince), Vinnie Jones (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels) and Elton John. The sequel is set for release on June 16th, 2017.

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- Gary Collinson

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Kingsman 2: new set photo confirms returning actor

12 July 2016 10:15 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Kayti Burt Simon Brew Jul 13, 2016

Spoiler ahoy: don't click here if you don't want to know who's coming back for Kingsman 2...

This piece contains a spoiler for Kingsman: The Secret Service and potentially one for Kingsman: The Golden Circle.

Right then. Potential spoilers lie ahead, so scroll past Daphne The Spoiler Squirrel (not Tm) at your peril...

Still here? Right then. Here's the story.

For it looks as though Pedro Pascal just confirmed Colin Firth's return for Kingsman: The Golden Circle. Pascal, best known for his turn as Oberyn Martell on Game Of Thrones, is starring in the comic book adaptation sequel from Matthew Vaughn, and just shared this Instagram pic from the set...

Hide behind Harry. #SafePlace #Kingsman2 #TheGoldenCircle

A photo posted by Pedro Pascal (@pascalispunk) on Jul 10, 2016 at 5:59am Pdt

The photo, depicting Firth in his costume as Kingsman agent Harry Hart (believed to be »

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Colin Firth pictured on the ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ set

12 July 2016 1:51 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

We all thought that Colin Firth met his maker in the very first Kingsman movie, but it looks like we presumed wrong. The British Oscar-winner has just been snapped on the set of the sequel, which is now shooting under the watchful eye of Matthew Vaughn.

We previous saw a teaser poster featuring the words “Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated,” prompting speculation that a return for Firth was on the cards.

Now we may have the proof from co-star Pedro Pascale’s Instagram – or could it be a twin brother? Who knows? Take a look.

Hide behind Harry. #SafePlace #Kingsman2 #TheGoldenCircle

A photo posted by Pedro Pascal (@pascalispunk) on Jul 10, 2016 at 5:59am Pdt

Taron Egerton returns as Eggsy for Kingsman: The Golden Circle, along with Mark Strong, Halle Berry, Pedro Pascal, Channing Tatum, Julianne Moore, Sir Elton John, Jeff Bridges and Vinnie Jones.

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- Paul Heath

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Colin Firth Returns In "Kingsman 2" Set Pics

12 July 2016 12:43 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Despite his apparent death in the first film, the casting of Colin Firth in the upcoming sequel "Kingsman: The Golden Circle" made it quite clear that his Harry Hart character would be back in the Matthew Vaughn-helmed follow-up to the spy action-comedy.

20th Century Fox obviously have little issue with it as a potential spoiler. Previously they released a teaser poster confirming Firth's return and now some set photos have gone up on social media from fellow cast members Taron Egerton and Pedro Pascal. The new photos show off a returning Firth in the film which is has been shooting ahead of a 2017 release. Halle Berry, Mark Strong, Jeff Bridges, Julianne Moore, Channing Tatum and Elton John also star.

Hide behind Harry. #SafePlace #Kingsman2 #TheGoldenCircle

A photo posted by Pedro Pascal (@pascalispunk) on Jul 10, 2016 at 5:59am Pdt

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- Garth Franklin

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Colin Firth Returns as Harry Hart in New Kingsman 2 Set Photo

11 July 2016 3:55 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Shortly after 20th Century Fox released their surprise blockbuster Kingsman: The Secret Service, talk of a sequel started to surface. Director Matthew Vaughn teased last spring that he had some ideas for the sequel, even hinting that Colin Firth's character Harry Hart may return in Kingsman: The Golden Circle, despite being seemingly killed off at the end of the first movie. Back in April, a new poster teased the return of Harry Hart, but we haven't gotten a glimpse at the actor since production began. Thankfully, Pedro Pascal has offered our first look at Colin Firth from the set.

Over the weekend, Pedro Pascal shared a photo on Instagram, which features the actor hiding behind Colin Firth, with the caption "Hide behind Harry." Unfortunately, the photo doesn't come with any details about how this Kingsman agent was brought back to life, but the poster from this spring featured the »

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Colin Firth Will Indeed Return For Kingsman: The Golden Circle

11 July 2016 1:58 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Reports of his death have been greatly exaggerated and, sure enough, Colin Firth will be back as Harry Hart for Kingsman: The Golden Circle.

Word of Firth’s return first surfaced a few months back, when Taron Egerton posted a teasing photo that included Hart’s signature spectacles. Flying in the face of expectation – the way in which The Secret Service ended led fans to believe that Hart was firmly en route to meeting his maker – director Matthew Vaughn has opted to welcome back the charismatic Firth for another whirl, and an Instagram post from Game of Thrones star Pedro Pascal all but confirms Hart’s role in the action sequel.

 

Hide behind Harry. #SafePlace #Kingsman2 #TheGoldenCircle

A photo posted by Pedro Pascal (@pascalispunk) on Jul 10, 2016 at 5:59am Pdt

While it would have be nice if Colin Firth’s appearance remained a secret until The Golden Circle landed in theaters, »

- Michael Briers

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Win Sacha Baron Cohen’s ‘Grimsby’ On Blu-ray

7 July 2016 3:09 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

To celebrate the release of the supremely funny Grimsby, which arrived on DVD and Blu-ray on Monday, we have three copies of the film to give away.

Nobby (Sacha Baron Cohen), a sweet but dimwitted English football hooligan, has everything a man from the poor fishing town of Grimsby could want, including nine children and the most attractive girlfriend in Northern England (Rebel Wilson). There’s only one thing missing: his little brother, Sebastian (Mark Strong), who Nobby has spent 28 years searching for after they were separated as kids. Nobby sets off to reunite with Sebastian, unaware that not only is his brother MI6’s deadliest assassin, but he’s just uncovered plans for an imminent global terrorist attack. On the run and wrongfully accused, Sebastian realizes that if he is going to save the world, he will need the help of its biggest idiot.

To be in with a »

- Paul Heath

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