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Point Break Remake Begins Filming – Stars Édgar Ramírez, Ray Winstone & Delroy Lindo

26 June 2014 4:19 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Alcon Entertainment’s action-thriller Point Break, starring Édgar Ramírez, Luke Bracey, Ray Winstone, Teresa Palmer and Delroy Lindo, begins principal photography today, it was announced by Alcon principals Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson.

The production will film on four continents, including North America, Europe, South America and Asia, and features stunts performed by the world’s top extreme sports athletes, as opposed to stunt performers. Locations set for filming include Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, France, Mexico, Venezuela, French Polynesia, India and the United States. Alcon will release through its output deal with Warner Bros. Pictures.

Ericson Core (“Invincible”) is directing from Kurt Wimmer’s (“Salt,” “Law Abiding Citizen”) screenplay. Ramírez (“Zero Dark Thirty,” “Che: Part One”) stars as Bodhi and Bracey (“G.I. Joe: Retaliation,” upcoming “The Best of Me”) will portray Johnny Utah.

Point Break is inspired by the classic 1991 hit starring Patrick Swayze and Keanu Reeves.

In “Point Break, »

- Michelle McCue

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Edgar Ramirez Talks About Portraying Bodhi In The Upcoming Point Break Remake

23 June 2014 9:44 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Though I don’t think that anyone is terribly excited for Alcon’s upcoming Point Break remake, one promising aspect of it is actor Edgar Ramirez, who will be playing the role of Bodhi, which Patrick Swayze originated in the 1991 version. Recently, while discussing his role as a demon-hunting priest in the upcoming horror thriller Deliver Us From Evil, Ramirez talked a little about his goals in playing the character:

“Well, I’m working on it. It’s very difficult to anticipate what things are going to turn out to be. I’m very organic as an actor so I’m letting the character grow out of me. The only similarity that I can tell you so far is it’s that subversive spirit, that rebellious spirit, that anti-system spirit that is what really the whole story is about. The structure is similar but the story is different. But we »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Point Break remake: Delroy Lindo to play FBI instructor

21 June 2014 7:45 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Delroy Lindo will appear in the upcoming Point Break remake.

This new version of the classic movie casts Édgar Ramírez and Luke Bracey in the roles originally played by Patrick Swayze and Keanu Reeves.

Bracey portrays an FBI agent who goes undercover with a ruthless criminal gang in order to bring down their organisation from the inside.

Lindo will be playing Johnny Utah's FBI instructor, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The actor is best known for his roles as West Indian Archie in Malcolm X and Detective Castlebeck in Gone in 60 Seconds.

This new version of Point Break is being directed by Invincible's Ericson Core.

Gerard Butler had been attached to the project, but negotiations broke down in May.

Production will begin later this month in Germany, with Ray Winstone and Teresa Palmer in the supporting cast.

Watch a trailer for the original Point Break below: »

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9 movies that prove why nostalgia isn't always a good thing

18 June 2014 7:33 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Remember that thing you loved from your childhood? It's coming back. We're not talking specifics here, we're talking everything.

New movies or TV shows revolving around everything from Scooby Doo to Ninja Turtles, Danger Mouse and Bananaman are on the horizon - you could accuse producers of running out of new ideas, but how long before they run out of old ideas?

Nostalgia can give you a warm and fuzzy feeling, but sometimes it isn't always a good thing. Digital Spy suggests 9 instances when looking back to the past resulted in a questionable present:

The Saint (1997)

A movie adaptation of popular TV series The Saint had been mooted for some time. It finally limped into cinemas in 1997 with Val Kilmer as Simon Templar - he was no Roger Moore, but let's face it, who is?

The film, which is a relatively low-key (if somewhat eccentric) spy caper, suffered because it »

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9 movies that prove why nostalgia isn't always a good thing

18 June 2014 7:33 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Remember that thing you loved from your childhood? It's coming back. We're not talking specifics here, we're talking everything.

New movies or TV shows revolving around everything from Scooby Doo to Ninja Turtles, Danger Mouse and Bananaman are on the horizon - you could accuse producers of running out of new ideas, but how long before they run out of old ideas?

Nostalgia can give you a warm and fuzzy feeling, but sometimes it isn't always a good thing. Digital Spy suggests 9 instances when looking back to the past resulted in a questionable present:

The Saint (1997)

A movie adaptation of popular TV series The Saint had been mooted for some time. It finally limped into cinemas in 1997 with Val Kilmer as Simon Templar - he was no Roger Moore, but let's face it, who is?

The film, which is a relatively low-key (if somewhat eccentric) spy caper, suffered because it »

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Edgar Ramirez Talks 'Point Break' and 'Hands of Stone' | Exclusive

18 June 2014 7:25 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

While doing press for his upcoming drama Libertador (a.k.a. The Liberator), actor &#201dgar Ram&#237rez revealed new details about two upcoming projects, the Point Break remake, where he takes over the Bodhi role originated by Patrick Swayze, and Hands of Stone, where he stars as boxing legend Roberto Dur&#225n alongside Robert De Niro as trainer Ray Arcel.

The new version of Point Break is set in the world of extreme sports, and while he wouldn't divulge too many details about his version of Bodhi, &#201dgar Ram&#237rez revealed how much he loves Kathryn Bigelow's original Point Break, while revealing that production starts in three weeks.

"I'm very excited to be playing this character. I will start in three weeks, principal photography. It's been a teenage fantasy of mine to play Bodhi. It's one of my favorite movies and I'm a huge fan. I remember when I first met Kathryn Bigelow, »

- MovieWeb

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Park Circus to handle Icon titles

18 June 2014 4:38 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: Icon Film Distribution (Ifd) has signed a deal with UK sales and distribution company Park Circus to represent the Ifd library for UK theatrical release.

The Ifd library comprises more than 200 titles including Mel Gibson’s The Passion Of The Christ, Nicolas Winding Refn’s Drive, John Hillcoat’s The Road, John Carney’s Once, Emilio Estevez’s The Way, and Tom Ford’s A Single Man.

Park Circus specialises in putting classic films back on the big screen and represents more than 20,000 titles from major studios and independent rights owners. This summer, it will handle the international re-release of Some Like It Hot, The Lady From Shanghai, The Deer Hunter and To Catch A Thief.

Ifd, which re-launched last September backed by New Sparta, recently released animated feature Postman Pat: The Movie, which has generated nearly £3m ($5m) at the UK box office after three weeks on release.

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- michael.rosser@screendaily.com (Michael Rosser)

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Spielberg’s Next Two Directorial Outings Get Release Dates

16 June 2014 10:56 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Disney have just announced the release dates for Steven Spielberg’s next two motion pictures. Spielberg will produce the films through his very own Dreamworks but will be distributed by The House of Mouse. First we have an as yet untitled spy thriller starring Tom Hanks and written by the Coen Brothers. Based on a true story, it will see Hanks attempt to negotiate the release of a U-2 pilot shot down during the Cold War. It’s set for a 16th October 2015 release, which is the same day as Guillermo Del Toro’s upcoming horror Crimson Peak.

Next up is Spielberg’s fantasy family adventure The Bfg, based on Rolad Dahl’s classic book. That’s set for a summer release on 1st July 2016. Set in England, as a young girl and a big friendly giant join forces, it sees the duo trying to stop a group of children »

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Point Break Remake In Talks To Add Teresa Palmer As The Female Lead

16 June 2014 6:27 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

With actors like Edgar Ramirez and Ray Winstone on board, the upcoming remake of Point Break sits in a good place where male actors are concerned, but now they are ready to start playing on the other side of the gender line. Alcon Entertainment has officially announced that Australian actress Teresa Palmer is now in talks to play the female lead in the new action movie. Set to be directed by Ericson Core, the filmmaker behind the 2006 Mark Wahlberg football movie Invincible, Point Break will once again tell the story of a young FBI agent named Johnny Utah (set to be played by Luke Bracey) who goes undercover to infiltrate a gang of bank robbers who also happen to have a passion for extreme sports. Ramirez will be playing Bodhi, the leader of the criminals originally portrayed by Patrick Swayze and Winstone will reportedly be Pappas, Utah's handler brought to »

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Casting Net: Emilia Clarke to headline indie psychological thriller; Plus Jason Momoa, Anna Kendrick, more

16 June 2014 4:55 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

• Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke will play the lead in the psychological thriller Voice From the Stone, based on the Italian novel La Voce Della Pietra by Silvio RaffoEric D. Howell will make his feature directorial debut with the story adapted by Andrew Shaw set in 1950s Tuscany about a nurse (Clarke) who gets caught up in an evil force inside the castle where she is taking care of a young boy dealing with the trauma of his mother’s sudden death. Shooting is scheduled to begin in Italy in November. [The Hollywood Reporter]

• Clarke’s former Game of Thrones co-star »

- Jake Perlman

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Teresa Palmer Cast in ‘Point Break’ Remake

16 June 2014 1:00 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

The remake of Point Break may have been delayed slightly when Gerard Butler dropped out, but it is quickly gathering steam once more. And the cast, at least, is shaping up to be interesting. Édgar Ramírez, Luke Bracey and Ray Winstone have been announced in the past few weeks. Now Teresa Palmer (Warm Bodies) has signed […]

The post Teresa Palmer Cast in ‘Point Break’ Remake appeared first on /Film. »

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Teresa Palmer Joins "Point Break" Remake

16 June 2014 12:19 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Teresa Palmer ("Warm Bodies") is in negotiations to join the "Point Break" remake at Alcon Entertainment.

Luke Bracey plays FBI agent Johnny Utah, taking over the Keanu Reeves role from the original. Palmer is playing his love interest in the reboot, originally portrayed by Lori Petty.

In the film, Utah infiltrates a criminal enterprise set within the extreme sports world. Edgar Ramirez and Ray Winstone are also onboard as Bodhi and Utah's FBI partner respectively.

Filming gets underway later this month in Germany, Austria, Italy, Mexico, Venezuela, French Polynesia, and India.

Ericson Core ("Invincible") is directing from a screenplay by Kurt Wimmer ("Salt"). The film is targeting an August 7th 2015 release date.

Source: Deadline »

- Garth Franklin

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Teresa Palmer Joins 'Point Break' Reboot as Johnny Utah's Girlfriend

16 June 2014 11:38 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Teresa Palmer is in negotiations to join the cast of Alcon Entertainment's Point Break, which was given an August 7, 2015 release date last month.

Luke Bracey stars as FBI agent Johnny Utah, who infiltrates a criminal enterprise set within the extreme sports world. &#201dgar Ram&#237rez is portraying Bodhi, with Ray Winstone playing Utah's veteran FBI partner. Keanu Reeves, Patrick Swayze, Gary Busey and originally portrayed Utah, Bodhi, Utah's partner in the 1989 original Point Break, which was directed by Kathryn Bigelow. Teresa Palmer is playing Johnny Utah's love interest in the reboot, originally portrayed by Lori Petty.

Ericson Core (Invincible) is directing from a screenplay by Kurt Wimmer (Salt, Total Recall), with Alcon's Andrew A. Kosove and Broderick Johnson producing alongside John Baldecchi, Chris Taylor and Kurt Wimmer. No production schedule was given.

Teresa Palmer is gearing up to start shooting the crime thriller Triple Nine for director John Hillcoat. »

- MovieWeb

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Teresa Palmer Lands Female Lead in ‘Point Break’ Reboot (Exclusive)

16 June 2014 9:43 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Teresa Palmer is in negotiations to join the cast of Alcon’s “Point Break” reboot.

Pic stars Edgar Ramirez, Luke Bracey and Ray Winstone with with Ericson Core directing. The film has been scheduled for release on Aug. 7, 2015.

The movie will retain the original story of an FBI agent infiltrating a ring of criminals but will be set in the world of extreme sports. Palmer will play Bracey’s love interest.

Alcon’s Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove will produce along with John Baldecchi, Chris Taylor and Kurt Wimmer.

Palmer is about to start filming the John Hillcoat crime drama “Triple Nine.” She is repped by Wme and Management 360.

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- Justin Kroll

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World Cup ads: the good, the bad and the ridiculously over-the-top

13 June 2014 4:38 AM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

The big brands from Nike to McDonald's have created epic TV adverts to cash in on World Cup fever. But are they any good?

If you like commercials where lots of slightly dim-looking men pump their fists at glasses of crap lager, or adverts where Ray Winstone shouts numbers at you as if hes under the impression that you have done something wrong, then the World Cup is usually just like Christmas. But this time around, the big brands have scaled up in a massive way. They havent simply made adverts. Theyve made mini-movies. Here are four of the most ridiculously ostentatious World Cup ads from this years crop.

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- Stuart Heritage

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Emma Thompson & Ray Winstone Lead The Legend Of Barney Thompson; Gabourey Sidibe & Ian McShane Join Grimsby; Adam DeVine Joins The Intern

11 June 2014 5:42 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Here's a look at today's latest casting news: Emma Thompson and Ray Winstone will topline Robert Carlyle's feature directorial debut, The Legend of Barney Thompson. Gabourey SidibeIan McShaneDavid Harewood, and Johnny Vegas join Sacha Baron Cohen in Louis Leterrier's spy spoof, Grimsby. Adam DeVine joins Anne Hathaway and Robert De Niro in Nancy Meyers' comedy, The Intern. Hit the jump for more on each picture. First up from THR is news that Thompson and Winstone will lead The Legend of Barney Thompson, with Carlyle playing the title character, a "Glaswegian barber who stumbles into serial murder.  The Canada-uk co-production is currently shooting in and around Glasgow, Scotland, and also stars Brian Pettifer, Tom Courtney, Martin Compston, James Cosmo, Ashley Jensen, Kevin Guthrie and Stephen McCole. THR also reports that McShane, Sidibe, Harewood, and Vegas have joined Grimsby.  While their roles remain undisclosed, the story centers »

- Dave Trumbore

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Thompson And Winstone Join Barney Thomson

10 June 2014 5:01 PM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Robert Carlyle is currently making his directing debut with the British-Canadian co-production The Legend Of Barney Thomson, and with shooting just underway, the final bits of the cast have fallen into place. Emma Thompson and Ray Winstone have both just joined the roster that includes Brian Pettifer, Tom Courtney, James Cosmo, Ashley Jensen, Martin Compston, Kevin Guthrie and Stephen McCole.Carlyle himself is playing the title character, a socially awkward Glaswegian barber living a dull life with his wife and mother until he crosses the path of a deranged serial killer. The film is based on The Long Midnight Of Barney Thomson, the first in a series of blackly comic crime novels about the "barbershop death junky" by Douglas Lindsay. Emma Thompson (in old lady make-up by X-Men and Harry Potter alumnus Mark Coulier) is Barney's mum, while Winstone is a copper chasing down the murderer...There are seven Barney Thomson books in total, »

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First Image from the Set of The Legend of Barney Thomson

10 June 2014 3:02 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Actor Robert Carlyle is making his directorial debut on the new horror comedy The Legend of Barney Thomson (formerly The Long Midnight of Barney Thomson), and we have the first image from the set for you. Check it out!

Myriad Pictures announced Tuesday that principal photography has begun in the UK on the darkly humorous film which will star two-time Academy Award winner Emma Thompson (Saving Mr. Banks, Sense and Sensibility), Ray Winstone (Snow White and the Huntsman, The Departed, Hugo), and Carlyle, who will also play the title role.

The script is based on a widely popular series of novels by Douglas Lindsay and was adapted for the screen by BAFTA award-winner Colin McLaren (Donkeys) and Richard Cowan. Myriad Pictures is handling worldwide sales on the film.

In The Legend of Barney Thomson, Carlyle plays the title character, a downtrodden Glaswegian barber who inadvertently stumbles into serial murder, with both absurd and macabre consequences. »

- Steve Barton

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Barney Thomson starts Scotland shoot

10 June 2014 1:47 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Principal photography has begun in the UK on Robert Carlyle’s feature directorial debut The Legend of Barney Thomson (formerly The Long Midnight Of Barney Thomson). Myriad Pictures handles world sales.

Emma Thompson, Ray Winstone and Carlyle star in the tale adapted from Douglas Lindsay’s novels by Colin McLaren and Richard Cowan about a downtrodden Glaswegian barber who inadvertently stumbles into serial murder.

Brian Pettifer, Tom Courtney, Martin Compston, James Cosmo, Ashley Jensen, Kevin Guthrie and Stephen McCole have joined the cast.

The film is being financed by Westerkirk Capital, Creative Scotland and Telefilm Canada. Pacific Northwest Pictures will distribute the film in Canada, and Icon Film Distribution in the UK.

John G Lenic and Kaleena Kiff of Trinity Works Entertainment produce with Brian Coffey of Sigma Films, Holly Brydson and Cowan.

Myriad chief Kirk D’Amico and Doug Apatow are executive producers.

Keiynan Lonsdale has joined the cast of The Divergent Series: Insurgent and will »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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U.K.’s Icon Film Distribution Acquires Four Films

4 June 2014 5:59 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

London — Icon Film Distribution has acquired the rights to four titles for U.K. distribution.

The first title is “A Most Violent Year,” the thriller from writer/director J.C. Chandor (“All Is Lost,” “Margin Call”). It stars Oscar Isaac (“Inside Llewyn Davis”), who is set to star in “Star Wars Episode VII,” and Jessica Chastain (“Miss Julie,” “Zero Dark Thirty”), who is soon to star in Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar.”

Currently in post-production, the film is produced by Before The Doors’ Neal Dodson and Washington Square FilmsAnna Gerb, along with Chandor. It is co-financed by Participant Media and Image Nation Abu Dhabi, and is being sold internationally by Glen Basner’s FilmNation Entertainment.

Set in New York City during the winter of 1981, the most violent year in the city’s history, the film follows the lives of an immigrant (Oscar Isaac) and his family trying to expand their business »

- Leo Barraclough

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