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HBO has unveiled the first photo from its all-star TV series remake/reimagining of Michael Crichton's classic 1973 sci-fi feature "Westworld" in the latest issue of EW (via Film Divider). The original is set in an amusement park where visitors can live out their wildest fantasies with the help of androids, but things go awry when the creations malfunction.
Series creator Jonathan Nolan tell the magazine: "It's a place where you can be whoever you want, and there are no consequences - no rules, no limitations. What happens in Westworld, stays in Westworld. What we can tell you is that we intend to make the most ambitious, subversive, f---ed up television series. The things that keep you up at night, any of those things that trouble you, that is exactly what the show is about."
The photo features actress Ingrid Bolso Berdal who stars in the sci-fi western alongside Anthony Hopkins, »
- Garth Franklin
Thanks to Entertainment Weekly (via Dread Central), we’ve got our first look at HBO’s upcoming Westworld TV series, with the latest issue of the magazine offering up an image featuring Ingrid Bolso Berdal (Hercules)…
Based upon the 1977 film of the same name, Westworld is produced by J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot, with Jonathan Nolan (Person of Interest) co-writing and directing the pilot. Also featuring in the cast of the series are James Marsden (X-Men), Eddie Rouse (American Gangster), Demetrius Grosse (Justified), Kyle Bornheimer (Bachelorette), Currie Graham (Murder in the First), Lena Georgas (Ray Donovan), Steven Ogg (Grand Theft Auto V), Timothy Lee DePriest (With the Angels), Anthony Hopkins (Thor: The Dark World), Evan Rachel Wood (True Blood), Jeffrey Wright (The Hunger Game: Mockingjay), Rodrigo Santoro (300: Rise of an Empire), Shannon Woodward (Raising Hope), Angela Sarafyan (The Immigrant), and Simon Quarterman (The Devil Inside).
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- Gary Collinson
If there is one artist who has created an almost cultlike fascination around every dimension of his life, it would be Jean-Michel Basquiat. Most of us have seen how his meteoric rise as an artist was turned into a film by Julian Schnabel, starring Jeffrey Wright as Basquiat and David Bowie as Andy Warhol. But we rarely get a more intimate glimpse into his more private domestic life. In Jennifer Clement’s book Widow Basquiat, she takes the personal narrative of her friend Suzanne Mallouk — who was a longtime lover of Basquiat’s — and weaves it into a slender and poetic novella. Mallouk moved to New York City from Ontario, Canada, on Valentine’s Day of 1980. She paired up with Basquiat shortly thereafter. And as Basquiat became the New York art scene’s enfant terrible, Suzanne served as his muse, mother, and lover, struggling to sustain the both of them. »
- Jennifer Clement
Earlier today we brought you the news that Rebel Wilson (Pitch Perfect 2) had met with Paul Feig for the Ghostbusters reboot. And now we bring word that Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1) has also met with the director about a role.
Speaking with MTV (via Cbm) Lawrence said, “I actually met with the director. I had dinner with him. Yeah I sure did… I will never cross the streams.”
Lawrence and Wilson are the only confirmed names for having met with Feig, but it is assumed that Kristen Wiig (Bridesmaids), Melissa McCarthy (St. Vincent), Emma Stone (The Amazing Spider-Man 2) and Linda Cardellini (Scooby Doo) are on the shortlist. Well, at least that was original Ghostbuster Bill Murray had on his wish list.
- Luke Owen
Nominations for the 46th NAACP Image Awards have been revealed and "Belle," "Beyond the Lights," "Dear White People," "Get On Up," and "Selma" are duking it out for the Outstanding Motion Picture Award.
Winners will be announced on Friday, February 6, 2015 in a two-hour televised event on TV One.
The NAACP Image Awards celebrates the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film and also honors individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors.
Here's the complete list of nominees for the 46th NAACP Image Awards:
Outstanding Comedy Series
. "black-ish" (ABC)
. "House of Lies" (Showtime)
. "Orange is the New Black" (Netflix)
. "Real Husbands of Hollywood" (Bet)
Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series
. Anthony Anderson - "'black-ish" (ABC)
. Kevin Hart »
Nominations for the 46th annual NAACP Image Awards were announced today across categories in film, television, music and the literary world. In the film arena, top nominees were Amma Asante's "Belle," Gina Prince-Bythewood's "Beyond the Lights," Justin Simien's "Dear White People," Tate Taylor's "Get On Up" and Ava DuVernay's "Selma." Check out the full list of nominees below. Winners will be announced on Feb. 6. And remember to keep track of the season via The Circuit! Film Outstanding Motion Picture "Belle" (Fox Searchlight Pictures/ DJ Films) "Beyond The Lights" (Relativity Media) "Dear White People" (Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions) "Get On Up" (Universal Pictures) "Selma" (Paramount Pictures) Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture Amma Asante, "Belle" (Fox Searchlight Pictures/ DJ Films) Antoine Fuqua, "The Equalizer" (Columbia Pictures) Ava DuVernay, "Selma" (Paramount Pictures) John Ridley, "Jimi: All Is By My Side" (XLrator Media) Gina Prince-Bythewood, "Beyond The Lights »
- Kristopher Tapley
Paramount’s Selma, Universal’s Get On Up and Lionsgate’s Dear White People are among the Outstanding Motion Picture nominees for the NAACP’s Image Awards, which will be bestowed live on TVOne on February 6. On the TV side, Shonda Rhimes’ ABC trifecta of Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How To Get Away With Murder are all up for best drama. Here is the full list:
Outstanding Motion Picture
“Dear White People” (Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions)
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
- The Deadline Team
With a half-dozen nods apiece, ABC’s Scandal and black-ish, Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black and the Lifetime TV-movie The Trip to Bountiful lead the TV nominees for the 46th NAACP Image Awards, which will be held Feb. 6, 2015 and broadcast on TV One.
ABC meanwhile led all networks, with a total of 26 nominations.
The NAACP Image Awards celebrate the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film. Here are some of this year’s major TV categories; the complete list is here. (Coming later this week: SAG Award and Golden Globe nominations. »
The Image Awards will be handed out Feb. 6 in a ceremony telecast live by TV One.
“Get On Up” star Chadwick Boseman, “Selma’s” David Oyelowo, Nate Parker of “Beyond the Lights,” Gugu Mbatha-Raw of “Belle” and Tessa Thompson of “Dear White People” are among the actors who were cited.
Boseman, Oyelowo and Mbatha-Raw are all portraying real-life people.
In the TV heat, ABC freshman “Black-ish” and “How to Get Away with Murder,” Netflix’s “Orange Is the New Black,” Bet’s “The Game” and “Being Mary Jane” were among the top nominees. ABC did well, earning three of the five drama-series nominations. Also notable was Lifetime’s scoring seven of the 10 nominations in the two lead acting categories for telefilm/miniseries/dramatic special.
(Pictured: “Dear White People »
- Variety Staff
“Get On Up” star Chadwick Boseman, “Selma’s” David Oyelowo, Nate Parker of “Beyond the Lights,” Gugu Mbatha-Raw of “Belle” and Tessa Thompson of “Dear White People” also earned top acting noms. The Image Awards will be handed out Feb. 6 in a ceremony telecast live by TV One.
(Pictured: “Dear White People”)
Here is a full list of Image Award nominees:
Outstanding Motion Picture “Belle” (Fox Searchlight Pictures/ DJ Films) “Beyond The Lights” (Relativity Media) “Dear White People” (Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions) “Get On Up” (Universal Pictures) “Selma” (Paramount Pictures »
- Variety Staff
The nominees for the 46th annual NAACP Image Awards were announced Tuesday, lauding the year's best films and television shows -- among other artforms -- featuring people of color.
"Selma" led the pack with eight nominations, including nods for best picture, best actor (David Oyelowo), three supporting actor nods (André Holland, Common, and Wendell Pierce), and two supporting actress nods (Carmen Ejogo and Oprah Winfrey). Director Ava DuVernay was also nominated for her work behind the camera.
A partial list of nominees in television and movies is below. For the full list -- including nominees in the music and literature categories -- click here.
The NAACP Image Awards, presented by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, »
- Katie Roberts
This list is in alphabetical order.
Only Lovers Left Alive (voted by Rick)
Only Lovers Left Alive, the latest film from cult indie director Jim Jarmusch, stars Tom Hiddleston and Tilda Swinton as Adam and Eve, two century old vampires. Adam is an underground musician with a dedicated cult following. In his past time, he drives through the city in his classic Jaguar, collects music memorabilia, photographs, books, vintage musical instruments and old vinyls. He lives in an isolated home in the ruins of Detroit Michigan where he reunites with his enigmatic lover Eve. There, he enlists the help of one of his most dedicated fans (Anton Yelchin) to help collect the analog equipment he needs, and his doctor (Jeffrey Wright) to provide him with a steady supply of his favourite drink, type O-negative. Immortality is weighing on him and thoughts of suicide slowly take over. Not much happens, and not much needs to. »
Every second counted in 2011’s Source Code, Duncan Jones’ sci-fi thriller that starred Jake Gyllenhaal as a soldier stuck in a taxing time loop, continually receiving eight minutes to find and stop a bomber from destroying a commuter train and potentially a big part of Chicago. Fans of the film may pleased to hear that a sequel is in the works with Outlander director Anna Foerster set to take the reigns.
According to Variety, The Mark Gordon Company and Vendome Pictures—the production companies behind the first film—are moving forward on a sequel to Source Code, currently referred to as Source Code 2, with the original movie’s scribe, Ben Ripley, returning to pen the project and Anna Foerster (Starz’s Outlander, Criminal Minds) attached to direct. In addition to her experience behind the camera on TV shows, Foerster has worked in the visual effects department on films such as Independence Day and Pitch Black. »
- Derek Anderson
Director Duncan Jones (Warcraft) made a name for himself with a sci-fi movie called "Moon." He followed that up with another sci-fi film, called "Source Code," that starred Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga and Jeffrey Wright. "Source Code" cost $30 million to make and earned $147 million worldwide. And now comes word that a sequel is in the works with "Source Code" writer Ben Ripley returning to write the script. The new movie will be directed by Anna Foerster, whose credits include the Starz cable series "Outlander." She's also a long-time collaborator of director Roland Emmerich, having worked as a director of photography on his "White House Down," "Anonymous," "10,000 BC," "The Day After Tomorrow and "Independence Day." "Source Code" was set on a Chicago commuter train in which Gyllenhaal's character experienced the last eight minutes of another person's life to save the passengers from a terrorist attack. No actor is currently attached to the sequel. »
A sequel to 2011's Source Code is in the works.
According to Variety, Anna Foerster is set to direct the second instalment of the science fiction thriller, which originally starred Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga and Jeffrey Wright.
The Mark Gordon Company is returning to produce with Vendome Pictures' Philippe Rousselet. Michele Wolkoff and Drew Simon will oversee the project, alongside Vendome Pictures' Guy Stodel and Fabrice Gianfermi.
Ben Ripley is also returning to handle the script.
The first film told the story of a man (Gyllenhaal) who experienced the last eight minutes of a Chicago train commuter's life to find out who was behind a series of terrorist attacks.
Watch a clip of Source Code below: »
The Mark Gordon Company and Vendome Pictures are teaming up once again for Source Code 2, a follow-up to director Duncan Jones' 2011 sci-fi thriller Source Code. It isn't clear if Duncan Jones or star Jake Gyllenhaal will be involved, but, at this point, the project doesn't have a distributor or any cast members attached. Anna Foerster has signed on to direct, from a script by original Source Code writer Ben Ripley.
No story details have been released at this point. Jake Gyllenhaal starred in Source Code as Colter Stevens, a soldier who wakes up in someone else's body. He realizes he's part of an experiment where he only has 8 minutes to find and dismantle a bomb on a commuter train. Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga, Jeffrey Wright and Russell Peters co-starred in the thriller, which earned $54 million at the domestic box office and $147 million worldwide, from an estimated $30 million production budget. »
Variety reports that a sequel to the 2011 sci-fi sleeper success, Source Code, has been given the greenlight with Outlander helmer Anna Foerster attached to direct. Source Code 2 – its current imaginative title – will be once again produced by The Mark Gordon Company and Vendome, the two outfits responsible for the first outing. Original screenwriter Ben Ripley is also returning to the franchise to pen the new script for this latest offering.
The original flick, directed by Duncan Jones, cast Jake Gyllenhaal as an ex-Military man implanted into another person’s body for the final eight minutes of their existence. Working to stop a bomb from destroying a main train station in Chicago, Gyllenhaal is repeatedly sent back to the beginning of the eight minutes to figure out how to prevent the catastrophe. Michelle Monaghan, Jeffrey Wright and Vera Farmiga all co-starred in the flick, which raked in an impressive $147 million worldwide. »
- Gem Seddon
The first film's scribe Ben Ripley is back to pen the next instalment of the series. Jake Gyllenhaal, Vera Farming, Michelle Monaghan and Jeffrey Wright starred in the first, but no actor is yet attached to the sequel.
The 2011 film dealt with a man who finds himself reliving the final eight minutes of the life of another man onboard a passenger train that exploded. As he keeps repeating the eight minutes, he tries different approaches to determine what caused the explosion and ultimately hopes to stop a larger-scale terrorist attack.
Source: Variety »
- Garth Franklin
The Mark Gordon Company and Vendome Pictures are returning to produce, with Vendome again financing the project. “Source Code” screenwriter Ben Ripley is back to write the script for the new installment.
The original “Source Code,” which starred Jake Gyllenhaal and directed by Duncan Jones, was a respectable performer at the box office in 2011, earning $54 million domestically and $147 million worldwide on an estimated $30 million budget for Summit. No distributor or actor is currently attached to “Source Code 2.”
Gordon will produce alongside Vendome’s Philippe Rousselet. Michele Wolkoff and Drew Simon will oversee the project for the Mark Gordon Company, with Guy Stodel and Fabrice Gianfermi overseeing for Vendome.
Foerster first collaborated with Gordon when she served as the second unit director on the Gordon-produced films “10,000 B.C.” and “The Day After Tomorrow. »
- Dave McNary
Chalk this one up under “sequels we’re not sure we saw coming”. Someone has decided to make a follow-up to Source Code, even though the story wrapped up quite neatly in Duncan Jones’s 2011 film. He’s not back for the new one (he’s a little busy polishing his giant Warcraft tentpole), so Anna Foerster is stepping in to take the reins.Nothing has been revealed about the new movie's plot. Presumably, it will spin a new tale following the project that saw Jake Gyllenhaal’s character experiencing the last eight minutes of someone else’s life during a terrorist attack on a train to try to stop the bombing.The original film’s writer, Ben Ripley, will once again be on script duty for this one, but no casting has been announced, so we don’t know if any of the original actors around Gyllenhaal – Vera Farmiga, »
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