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Wamg’s 2015 Fall Movie Preview

2 September 2015 6:04 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

As the days get darker and the cold winds of Autumn approach, it’s time to look ahead at the upcoming movies set to hit cinemas this Fall.

The huge slate includes the return of the Jedis, the rebirth of Frankenstein and a new age of Good Dinosaurs. These movies will take audiences to a Galaxy Far, Far Away, on a voyage to Mars and to the summit of the world’s highest mountain, Everest.

Here’s our list of the 2015 Fall movies that we can’t wait to see!

September

The Visit (Sept 11)

Writer/director/producer M. Night Shyamalan (The Sixth Sense, Signs, Unbreakable) and producer Jason Blum (Paranormal Activity, The Purge and Insidious series) welcome you to Universal PicturesThe Visit. Shyamalan returns to his roots with the terrifying story of a brother and sister who are sent to their grandparents’ remote Pennsylvania farm for a weeklong trip. »

- Movie Geeks

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BFI London Film Festival 2015 Line-Up announced with Gala screenings of Steve Jobs, High-Rise, Trumbo, Black Mass, Carol & Suffragette

1 September 2015 9:50 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

The 59Th BFI London Film Festival Announces Full 2015 Programme

You can peruse the programme at your leisure here.

The programme for the 59th BFI London Film Festival in partnership launched today, with Festival Director Clare Stewart presenting this year’s rich and diverse selection of films and events. BFI London Film Festival is Britain’s leading film event and one of the world’s oldest film festivals. It introduces the finest new British and international films to an expanding London and UK-wide audience. The Festival provides an essential platform for films seeking global success; and promotes the careers of British and international filmmakers through its industry and awards programmes. With this year’s industry programme stronger than ever, offering international filmmakers and leaders a programme of insightful events covering every area of the film industry‎ Lff positions London as the world’s leading creative city.

The Festival will screen a »

- John

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Jasper Jones cast revealed at CinefestOZ

27 August 2015 8:21 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Porchlight Films and Bunya Productions have revealed the cast for feature film Jasper Jones, which is set to start filming in Western Australia on October 26.

The cast will include Levi Miller (Terra Nova, upcoming Pan, Blue Dog), Angourie Rice (These Final Hours, upcoming The Nice Guys) and Aaron McGrath (Glitch)..

The film is an adaption of the award winning coming of age mystery novel by Craig Silvey..

Principal photography is set to commence in October in the south west of Western Australia.

Jasper Jones will be directed by Rachel Perkins (Bran Nue Dae, Radiance, One Night the Moon).

Miller will play bookish 14-year-old, Charlie Bucktin, who over one eventful summer in 1965 navigates small-town racism, hypocrisy and the trials of teenage love.

McGrath has been cast as the titular character, Jasper Jones, while will play the intelligent and mysterious Eliza Wishart, who is also the object of Charlie.s affections.

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- Inside Film Correspondent

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Jasper Jones cast revealed at CinéfestOZ

27 August 2015 8:21 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Porchlight Films and Bunya Productions have revealed the cast for feature film Jasper Jones, which is set to start filming in Western Australia on October 26.

The cast will include Levi Miller (Terra Nova, upcoming Pan, Blue Dog), Angourie Rice (These Final Hours, upcoming The Nice Guys) and Aaron McGrath (Glitch)..

The film is an adaption of the award winning coming of age mystery novel by Craig Silvey..

Principal photography is set to commence in October in the south west of Western Australia.

Jasper Jones will be directed by Rachel Perkins (Bran Nue Dae, Radiance, One Night the Moon).

Miller will play bookish 14-year-old, Charlie Bucktin, who over one eventful summer in 1965 navigates small-town racism, hypocrisy and the trials of teenage love.

McGrath has been cast as the titular character, Jasper Jones, while will play the intelligent and mysterious Eliza Wishart, who is also the object of Charlie.s affections.

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- Inside Film Correspondent

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New Pan Character Banners

27 August 2015 9:41 AM, PDT | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

While it may have been delayed by a couple of months, excitement is still high for Joe Wright’s Pan,a and we have some new character banners which give us a mother look at the director’s visually sumptuous vision of the Peter Pan story. Released: 9th October (U.S.)/ 16th October (Irl/U.K.) Synopsis: The story of an orphan who is spirited away to the magical Neverland. There, he finds both fun and dangers, and ultimately discovers his destiny -- to become the hero who will be forever known as Peter Pan. »

- noreply@blogger.com (Tom White)

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Several Sequels Sputter at Stronger Summer Box Office

25 August 2015 10:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Jurassic World” towered over the competition this summer, racking up an astounding $1.6 billion worldwide and guaranteeing that mankind will continue to muck around with dinosaur DNA for many more installments to come.

But, not every franchise was so lucky. Max Rockatansky, an Austrian-accented cyborg, and a superpowered quartet saw their ambitions to relaunch a once-profitable film series derailed, as reboots like “Mad Max: Fury Road,” “Terminator Genisys” and “Fantastic Four” sputtered out or failed to live up to hype and expectations.

They join the pile of sequel rejects like “Ted 2” and “Magic Mike Xxl,” offering up a stark reminder that there are no sure bets in Hollywood. It’s difficult to unearth the next tentpole series in a market saturated with cinematic juggernauts such as “Despicable Me” spinoffs and “Avengers” adventures.

“The competition is fierce,” said Jeff Bock, a box office analyst at Exhibitor Relations. “It’s a battle week in and week out. »

- Brent Lang

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Hitman: Agent 47 | Review

21 August 2015 7:10 AM, PDT | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

Hanna and Her Sisters: The Art of the Persistently Insipid Video Game Reboot

A tip of the hat to 20th Century Fox as they valiantly try to re-launch their failed video-game based franchise with a new chapter of risible artifice, Hitman: Agent 47, which follows the 2007 film Hitman. Recapitulated for a ‘new generation,’ or so it constantly confirms for us, perhaps it would have been beneficial to hire someone other than returning screenwriter Skip Woods for the treatment (who went on to pen franchise material like X-Men Origins: Wolverine, The A-Team, and A Good Day to Die Hard). Staunchly uninterested in providing even one moment of logical comprehension or stage anything resembling an original concept, this derivative slog of action sequences and B-movie tropes tiredly goes through the motions of narrative filmmaking but never quite reveals what the point seems to be.

Jumping immediately into a curdled stew of conventional Cold War espionage, »

- Nicholas Bell

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Hugh Jackman and Jim Carrey impersonate each other, finally, and it's brilliant

21 August 2015 4:08 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Hugh Jackman impersonating The Mask, Jim Carrey impersonating The Wolverine: It's finally happened.

Presumably the product of some less-than-hectic schedules and a few too many coffees, the two Hollywood A-listers have recreated each other's most famous roles.

#JimCarrey mate trying my best to do justice! Clearly, I should stay in my own lane.

A video posted by Hugh Jackman (@thehughjackman) on Aug 17, 2015 at 8:12pm Pdt

It started off with Jackman doing his best "Smokin'" as part of a Dubsmash game he was playing.

Here, in case you were wondering, is what the real article looks like:

Both big deals on both Twitter and Instagram, it's no surprise that Carrey saw Jackman's attempt - but what was a surprise was his impeccable response:

Nice move @RealHughJackman Now watch me make a meal out of your biggest role. ;^> pic.twitter.com/GUfHB2RR4L

Jim Carrey (@JimCarrey) August 20, 2015

Again, for reference, »

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Hugh Jackman could play a 3,000-year-old superhero in The Odyssey

21 August 2015 3:05 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Known for his role as superhero icon Wolverine, Hugh Jackman is now eyeing a legendary adventurer of a very different kind.

The actor is in early talks to play the lead role in Lionsgate's film based on the ancient Greek saga of The Odyssey, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Hunger Games: Mockingjay director Francis Lawrence is attached to tackle Homer's epic.

Set after the end of the Trojan War, The Odyssey concerns Odysseus's eventful and monster-filled ten-year voyage home and the dangerous welcome he finds when he gets there.

That was about as close as you got to superheroics in 800 BC.

Jackman is set to make his last appearance as Logan in Fox's Wolverine 3 in 2017. We'll see him next as Captain Hook in Joe Wright's Pan - watch a trailer below: »

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The Odyssey film: Hugh Jackman to lead retelling of Homer’s classic

20 August 2015 11:07 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Hugh Jackman may start in The Odyssey film, which is currently in development at Lionsgate The Odyssey film is in development at Lionsgate, and it is being reported that Hugh Jackman is the man they want to lead the cast.

Hugh Jackman is in talks to star in a film retelling of Homer’s classic poem The Odyssey. The film is being developed over at Lionsgate, and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay director Francis Lawrence is to helm the movie for the studio.

TheWrap broke the news, but added that a source told them; “this is a conversation at this point. Very early stages and nothing is confirmed.”

If you’re unfamiliar with The Odyssey, read the following synopsis from Penguin Books.

The epic tale of Odysseus and his ten-year journey home after the Trojan war forms one of the earliest and greatest works of Western literature. Confronted by natural »

- Paul Heath

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Hugh Jackman Considering The Odyssey

20 August 2015 4:42 PM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

The last time Hollywood took on Odysseus, we got Troy. But Lionsgate is planning a film based on a different part of the character’s life, with Francis Lawrence developing a take on Homer’s epic poem The Odyssey. And now they want Hugh Jackman to star.At this point, it’s very early days for the discussions – The Wrap reports that the Wolverine star has just started considering the idea, but has had several conversations with Lawrence and the producers about taking on the lead. If he does agree to star, he’ll be playing Odysseus in the aftermath of the Trojan War, on a 10-year quest to return home, during which time his wife Penelope and son Telemachus must deal with those who assume he’s long dead and are in particular vying for Penelope’s attention as potential new husbands. Once he has a cast in place, »

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U.N.C.L.E.: Will International Moviegoers Save WB's Domestic Box Office Flop?

19 August 2015 3:54 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

'The Man from U.N.C.L.E.' 2015: Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer. 'The Man from U.N.C.L.E.' movie is a domestic box office bomb: Will it be saved by international filmgoers? Directed by Sherlock Holmes' Guy Ritchie and toplining Man of Steel star Henry Cavill and The Lone Ranger costar Armie Hammer, the Warner Bros. release The Man from U.N.C.L.E. has been a domestic box office disaster, performing about 25 percent below – already quite modest – expectations. (See also: “'The Man from U.N.C.L.E.' Movie: Bigger Box Office Flop Than Expected.”) This past weekend, the $80 million-budget The Man from U.N.C.L.E. collected a meager $13.42 million from 3,638 North American theaters, averaging $3,689 per site. After five days out, the big-screen reboot of the popular 1960s television series starring Robert Vaughn and David McCallum has taken in a mere $16.77 million. For comparison's sake: »

- Zac Gille

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Anne Hathaway Heads To TV For 'The Ambassador's Wife'

18 August 2015 1:08 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

I'll skip the boilerplate opening about the changing landscape of TV because none of this is a surprise anymore. But yes, another A-list star is venturing to the small screen because if you don't want to act in front of a green screen for weeks on end, that's where you gotta go. Read More: Joe Wright Gets In 'The Lifeboat' With Anne Hathaway THR reports that Anne Hathaway will star in the limited TV series, "The Ambassador's Wife." Based on the book by Jennifer Steil, the movie will center on the kidnapping of an American woman in the Middle East, and while Hathaway is on board to produce as well, it's in the early stages, with no director or writer attached just yet. Here's the official synopsis:  When bohemian artist Miranda falls in love with Finn, the British ambassador to an Arab country, she finds herself thrust into »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Anne Hathaway Heads To TV For 'The Ambassador's Wife'

18 August 2015 1:08 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

I'll skip the boilerplate opening about the changing landscape of TV because none of this is a surprise anymore. But yes, another A-list star is venturing to the small screen because if you don't want to act in front of a green screen for weeks on end, that's where you gotta go. Read More: Joe Wright Gets In 'The Lifeboat' With Anne Hathaway THR reports that Anne Hathaway will star in the limited TV series, "The Ambassador's Wife." Based on the book by Jennifer Steil, the movie will center on the kidnapping of an American woman in the Middle East, and while Hathaway is on board to produce as well, it's in the early stages, with no director or writer attached just yet. Here's the official synopsis:  When bohemian artist Miranda falls in love with Finn, the British ambassador to an Arab country, she finds herself thrust into »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Pan’s Levi Miller Joins Supergirl As Carter Grant

17 August 2015 7:50 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Young Levi Miller looks poised to make a name for himself on the big screen as Peter Pan in Joe Wright’s telling of the origins of the “boy who wouldn’t grow up,” but he’s also booked a TV role as Cat Grant’s (Calista Flockhart) son, Carter, on CBS’ Supergirl.

DC Comics fans may recall that the son of Cat Grant and her ex-husband Joe Morgan was named Adam, and he became mixed up in one of Toy Man’s schemes which ultimately cost him his life. Though that may still transpire on the show (Jeremy Jordan is playing Winslow “Winn” Schott Aka the Toyman, after all), TV Line does point out that the character of Carter Grant is “independent of Adam Morgan.”

For now, it sounds like Miller will have a fairly small part to play. He’ll debut in episode 4 as a “sensitive and shy” boy, »

- Mark Cassidy

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Check Out These New Character Posters For Joe Wright’s Pan

15 August 2015 7:29 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

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Warner Bros. has released 4 new posters for their upcoming adventure film, Pan, spotlighting the main characters from the movie. There’s Hugh Jackman (X-Men: Days Of Future Past) as the villainous pirate Blackbeard, Rooney Mara (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo) as Tiger Lilly, Levi Miller as “the boy who wouldn’t grow up” himself, and Garret Hedlund (Tron Legacy) as James Hook – which is an appropriate name for a guy who will eventually lose a hand and have it replaced with… a hook.

Director Joe Wright (Hanna, Pride And Prejudice, Atonement) has promised fans a very different Peter Pan story, and from what we know thanks to the plot summary below, it definitely seems to be a fresh take on the early days of these characters.

Peter (Levi Miller) is a mischievous 12-year-old boy with an irrepressible rebellious streak, but in the bleak London orphanage »

- Mark Cassidy

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Warner Bros. Releases Four New Character Posters For Hugh Jackman's Pan

14 August 2015 9:06 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

  Peter (Levi Miller) is a mischievous 12-year-old boy with an irrepressible rebellious streak, but in the bleak London orphanage where he has lived his whole life those qualities do not exactly fly. Then one incredible night, Peter is whisked away from the orphanage and spirited off to a fantastical world of pirates, warriors and fairies called Neverland. There, he finds amazing adventures and fights life-or-death battles while trying to uncover the secret of his mother, who left him at the orphanage so long ago, and his rightful place in this magical land. Teamed with the warrior Tiger Lily (Rooney Mara) and a new friend named James Hook (Garrett Hedlund), Peter must defeat the ruthless pirate Blackbeard (Hugh Jackman) to save Neverland and discover his true destiny—to become the hero who will forever be known as Peter Pan. Pan features: Director: Joe Wright Levi Miller as Peter Pan Hugh Jackman »

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Best of the Week: Michael Cimino and Bernard Rose Spurn Hollywood, Auteur TV and More

14 August 2015 11:55 AM, PDT | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

6 Reasons Why Michael Cimino Will Never Work in Hollywood Again Arthouse Audit: "Diary of a Teenage Girl" Gets Modest Response Bernard Rose on Directing: Your Life Will Be Sucked into an Awful Black Hole "The Diary of a Teenage Girl" Doesn't Judge Its Characters How Jon Watts Went From "Cop Car" to "Spider-Man" How Star Climber Jimmy Chin Shot Stunning Mountain Doc 'Meru' Joe Wright Retrofits "Pan" for the Potter Generation Lynch, Fincher, "True Detective" and the Unknowable Future of Auteur TV "The Man From U.N.C.L.E." Is a Sly, Spy Caper Starring Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer The Necessary History of David Simon's "Show Me a Hero" Screen Talk From Locarno (Podcast) Secrets to 5 Key Sets on "Masters of Sex" "Spectre" Video: Meet Bond's New Women Watch: Greta Gerwig on Writing and Directing "Mistress America" (Exclusive Video Interview) What Did the New York Film »

- Ryan Lattanzio

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More Images From "Pan"

13 August 2015 5:01 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek more new images from director Joe Wright's upcoming live-action feature "Pan", starring Hugh Jackman, Rooney Mara, Amanda Seyfried and Cara Delevingne as a 'mermaid':

"...'Peter' is a 'WWII' orphan when he's abducted by the clownish henchman of 'Blackbeard', from his bed at the 'Lambeth Home for Boys'. 

"He's then spirited away to 'Neverland' by a magical flying ship to work in the 'Neverland' mines..."

"Then Peter is rescued by young 'James Hook' (Garrett Hedlund) who helps Peter escape..."

"...'Mermazing! So excited for you to see the 'Pan' trailer!," said Cara Delevingne about her fishy role. "It's gonna' be a wonderful movie'..."

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Pan"...

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- Michael Stevens

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New character posters from Pan feature Hugh Jackman, Rooney Mara, Garrett Hedlund and Levi Miller

13 August 2015 2:56 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The four main stars of the upcoming Peter Pan origin story Pan are front and center on new character posters for the film. The posters (via Fandango) show Levi Miller as Peter Pan, Rooney Mara as Tiger Lily, Garrett Hedlund as Hook and Hugh Jackman as Blackbeard. See them all below…

Pan would already be in theaters if it had stuck to its original July release date, but Warner Bros. decided to push back the film to later in the year to escape a cluttered summer movie season.

Peter (Levi Miller) is a mischievous 12-year-old boy with an irrepressible rebellious streak, but in the bleak London orphanage where he has lived his whole life those qualities do not exactly fly. Then one incredible night, Peter is whisked away from the orphanage and spirited off to a fantastical world of pirates, warriors and fairies called Neverland. There, he finds amazing adventures »

- Justin Cook

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