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Lori Petty: new Point Break "dumbest thing I've ever heard"

14 June 2015 9:51 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Point Break star Lori Petty is not a fan of the incoming remake. Er, that would be an understatement...

There's not a huge groundswell of support in place so far for the remake of Point Break that's being released into cinemas this December. The unveiling of the first trailer for the film didn't really help in that regard either.

Now? One of the cast of the original film, Lori Petty, has added her voice to those of the dissenters. Petty played Tyler in the original movie, and she said to The Hollywood Reporter of the remake that "I think it's the dumbest thing I've ever heard".

"Really? Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves, Kathyrn Bigelow - what are you gonna do? What are you thinking? Stupid!".

Luke Bracey and Edgar Ramirez headline the new movie, for director Ericson Core. Petty, for one, hasn't even watched the trailer for it. "It's the most »

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Veep's Timothy Simons Heads For Gold

14 June 2015 11:37 AM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Although he’s primarily known for comedy on TV screens as the endlessly annoying political wonk Jonah Ryan on Veep, actor Timothy Simons has been enjoying a run of dramatic work in cinemas. That is set to continue with him joining the cast of Stephen Gaghan’s Gold, which stars Matthew McConaughey.The film, which has a script from Patrick Massett and John Zinman, tells the story of the 1993 Bre-x Corporation mining scandal. The plot follows a rough-around-the-edges prospector Kenny Wells (McConaughey) who stumbles upon one of the largest gold mines in the world in the Indonesian jungle. Which, you may not be surprised to learn given the word “scandal” before, turned out to be bogus. Simons is aboard to play a Wall Street banker who must leave his cushy corporate surroundings and travel to the jungles of Borneo to assess the company run by Wells and his geologist partner, »

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Point Break star Lori Petty slams reboot: "That's some stupid sh*t right there"

14 June 2015 10:10 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Point Break star Lori Petty has slammed the film's reboot, saying, "That's some stupid sh*t right there".

The actress, who played Tyler in the 1991 original, told The Hollywood Reporter that she wasn't impressed with the thriller's remake.

"I think it's the dumbest thing I've ever heard," she said. "Really? Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves, Kathryn Bigelow - what are you gonna do? What are you thinking? Stupid!"

Petty continued: "Somebody tweeted this really cute picture of me [from the film], and it said, 'What's this pig board piece of sh*t?' which is what I say to Keanu, but it was about the new movie. I'm like, 'Seconded'.

"I got a phone call from my manager: 'Why did you diss the new Point Break?' Because that's bullsh*t! That's some stupid sh*t right there!"

Petty also said that she still hasn't watched the trailer for the reboot, saying: "No, I can't do it. »

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‘London Has Fallen’ Grabs 2016 Release Date That ‘Point Break’ Should Have Taken (Analysis)

12 June 2015 3:35 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Hollywood doesn’t seem very afraid of Alcon’s “Point Break” remake, which will be distributed by Warner Bros. later this year. In the past two weeks, Quentin Tarantino‘s “The Hateful Eight” and the Will Ferrell-Mark Wahlberg comedy “Daddy’s Home” have joined the already-crowded Christmas Day frame currently occupied by “Point Break,” a movie rumored to cost $100 million-plus that doesn’t boast a single major movie star, no offense to the wildly talented Edgar Ramirez. Christmastime always offers a pile-up of new releases because so many people go to the movies over the holidays, and each »

- Jeff Sneider

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Trailer: Point Break

11 June 2015 8:04 AM, PDT | Pure Movies | See recent Pure Movies news »

Inspired by the 1991 film 'Point Break'

A young FBI agent, Johnny Utah (Luke Bracey), infiltrates a team of thrill-seeking elite athletes – led by the charismatic Bodhi (Edgar Ramirez).  The athletes are suspected of carrying out a spate of crimes in extremely unusual ways.

Deep undercover, and with his life in imminent danger, Utah strives to prove they are the architects of this string of inconceivable crimes.

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Roberto Clemente Biopic in the Works at Legendary

3 June 2015 5:33 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Legendary Pictures is developing a movie based on the life of the late Roberto Clemente, the first Latino inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Legendary has acquired life rights from Clemente’s family and movie rights to David Maraniss’ biography “Clemente: The Passion and Grace of Baseball’s Last Hero.”

Legendary made the deal two years after releasing Jackie Robinson biopic “42,” which turned in a solid performance at the box office with nearly $100 million in domestic grosses.

Ben Silverman and Jay Weisleder are producing through their Fuego Films banner along with Legendary. Giselle Fernandez and Sandra Condito are the executive producers.

The Puerto Rican was universally respected as a passionate player and humanitarian. He played 18 seasons for the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1955 through 1972, was an All-Star for 12 seasons and got his 3,000th hit in his final at bat. He died in an aviation accident on Dec. 31, 1972, while attempting to deliver »

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Josh Harto Finds ‘Gold'; Raul Castillo Joins ‘Special Correspondents’ – Film Briefs

3 June 2015 4:46 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Josh Harto has landed a role in Gold, the Stephen Gaghan-directed film starring Matthew McConaughey and Edgar Ramirez. McConaughey plays a businessman who is given an opportunity to buy into a buried river of gold in Indonesia but eventually learns that the deal is not what it seems. Harto will play Lloyd Stanton, the businessman’s bank account manager who has to tolerate him Wells his vulgar lifestyle while he does business with the bank. Harto, whose credits include The… »

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'Point Break' Remake Highlights a Problem with Today's Blockbuster Films & No, It's Not the Story

29 May 2015 12:08 PM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

The problem with the new Point Break remake has nothing to do with your inability to grow-up. It's doing nothing to your childhood unless you still identify with a man and his mullet. Kathryn Bigelow's 1991 original is still a great film for those of us that saw it when it was released and the fact it was remade into The Fast and The Furious ten years later and is now being remade just shy of 25 years after its original release simply means they're looking to bring a similar story to a new kind of audience, and I'm actually interested in the story they are aiming to tell. As was evident in the trailer and described in the film's plot synopsis, the gang of criminal rogues led by a man named Bodhi (Edgar Ramirez) are killing whoever may be in their way toward "liberating" the world's riches, sending the global economy into a tailspin. »

- Brad Brevet

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Point Break reimagined in new featurette

29 May 2015 9:14 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Following on from the first trailer earlier this week, a new featurette has arrived online for the Point Break remake, which explores this reimagining of the 1991 cult classic. Check it out below…

A young FBI agent, Johnny Utah (Luke Bracey), infiltrates a cunning team of thrill-seeking elite athletes – led by the charismatic Bodhi (Edgar Ramirez). The athletes are suspected of carrying out a spate of crimes in extremely unusual ways.

Deep undercover, and with his life in imminent danger, Utah strives to prove they are the architects of this string of inconceivable crimes.

The film is replete with the most daring athleticism ever seen in a motion picture. These action adventure feats are performed by elite athletes representing the world’s best in class in big-wave surfing, wingsuit flying, sheer-face snowboarding, free rock climbing, and high-speed motorcycling.

Point Break is set for release on Christmas Day in the States and »

- Gary Collinson

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Point Break Gets A New Behind-The-Scenes Featurette

29 May 2015 7:45 AM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

A young FBI agent infiltrates an extraordinary team of extreme sports athletes he suspects of masterminding a string of unprecedented, sophisticated corporate heists. “Point Break” is inspired by the classic 1991 hit. The remake stars Édgar Ramírez, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer, and Ray Winstone. “Point Break” hits theaters everywhere on December 25.

The post Point Break Gets A New Behind-The-Scenes Featurette appeared first on Shockya.com. »

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Trailer Park: At Crimson Peak with The Intern & a Pound of Flesh

29 May 2015 2:25 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Welcome to the latest installment of Trailer Park, our (semi) regular look at the latest trailers to hit the interwebs. This weeks line-up features a bevy of the latest movie trailers including some of the most anticipated Summer blockbusters and more, including: Crimson Peak, The Intern, Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, Pixels, The Gallows, Point Break, Pound of Flesh, and Minions.

Crimson Peak

In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds…and remembers.

The Intern

In “The Intern,” De Niro stars as Ben Whittaker, a 70-year-old widower who has discovered that retirement isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, »

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Point Break Gets Reimagined in New Featurette Celebrating The Extreme Stunts

28 May 2015 6:41 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Now that we finally got a look at the Point Break remake with the first trailer, it's time to go behind the scenes of the extreme stunts, including big wave surfing and wing suit gliding, and how they're re-imagining Katherine Bigelow's beloved 1991 film. Warner Bros. has released a new featurette for the remake spotlighting the film's radical approach to stuntwork and the impressive team they assembled to pull it off. Much like the trailer, I think everything shown here looks absolutely awesome, it just doesn't look a damn thing like Point Break. The tone is so serious, the color palette so desaturated - it's hard to see any of the original film's DNA here. However, it really does look like a fine action film, and the stunts they're showing off in this featurette seem pretty incredible, I just think it might have been better serviced with a different title that »

- Haleigh Foutch

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New Featurette Highlight’s The Incredible Stunt Work Of Point Break

28 May 2015 4:54 PM, PDT | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

The first trailer for Ericson Core’s Point Break remake may have left fans of the original action classic feeling cold, but there is no denying that it does promise some stunning set pieces, with all the gravity defying stunt work being done in front of the camera. A new featurette has come online which puts the spotlight on the team of professional athletes, all professionals in their fields ranging from surfing to wing suits, who have come together to make these set pieces happen. Released: 25th December (U.S.)/ 8th January 2016 (Irl/U.K.)Synopsis: In Alcon Entertainment’s fast-paced, high-adrenaline action thriller “Point Break,” a young FBI agent, Johnny Utah (Luke Bracey), infiltrates a cunning team of thrill seeking elite athletes, led by the charismatic Bodhi (Edgar Ramirez). The athletes are suspected of carrying out a string of staggering crimes that kill innocent people and send the world’s economy into a tailspin. »

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Featurette: Stunts Of The New "Point Break"

28 May 2015 3:47 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Following on from the trailer release earlier this week, Warner Bros. Pictures has now unveiled a new featurette for the upcoming remake of "Point Break" which focuses on the film's big strengths - the stunts. The clip is all about the real-life athletes and experts that are involved in the film and combines it with actors Luke Bracey and Edgar Ramirez along with director Ericsson Core.

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Exclusive Point Break Featurette

28 May 2015 12:06 PM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

The film itself features extreme sport enthusiasts who use their daredevil skills to plan and execute complicated, dangerous heists. So naturally, the new Point Break needed input from some experts in the field. Have a look at how the various athletes contributed to the film’s big set pieces.Taking its cue from the original, this new action-thriller finds Luke Bracey taking over the Johnny Utah role once occupied by Keanu Reeves, while Edgar Ramirez slips on the wetsuit as Bodhi, formerly played by Patrick Swayze. Once more, Utah is an FBI agent in way over his head, working undercover the thrill-seekers who also like to pull off staggering crimes.According to director Ericson Core, the people involved with making sure Bodhi and co look good while staying safe were all risking ther lives for the stunts. The experts include big wave rider Laird Hamilton (who consulted on the 1991 version, »

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The laws of gravity are broken in first trailer for the rebooted ‘Point Break’

28 May 2015 12:04 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Reboots, reboots, and more reboots.

The latest one is a remake of the 1991 classic Point Break with the new version keeping the same name. Instead of Patrick Swayze and Keanu Reeves, we have Edgar Ramirez and Luke Bracey; and instead of director Kathryn Bigelow, there is Ericson Core.

If this film wasn’t a remake of a film, it may have a chance, but judging from the first trailer, it looks like it wants to be something different and modern so badly. The action is hokey and it looks like a poor knock-off of Fast & Furious or a Dwayne Johnson movie, and it doesn’t help that either of the lead isn’t that big of a name.

In this version, a young FBI agent, Johnny Utah (Luke Bracey), infiltrates a cunning team of thrill-seeking elite athletes – led by the charismatic Bodhi (Edgar Ramirez).

Point Break also stars Teresa Palmer, »

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Footage From "Point Break"

27 May 2015 9:37 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek the first trailer revealing footage from Alcon Entertainment's "Point Break",  inspired by director Kathryn Bigelow's 1991 feature:

...with stunts performed by the world's top 'extreme sports' athletes:

Ericson Core ("Invincible") directs from a screenplay by Kurt Wimmer ("Salt"), with Edgar Ramírez ("Zero Dark Thirty") starring as 'Bodhi'.

"...in 'Point Break', a young FBI agent infiltrates an extraordinary team of extreme sports athletes he suspects of masterminding a string of unprecedented, sophisticated corporate heists. Deep undercover, and with his life in danger, he strives to prove they are the architects of the mind-boggling crimes that are devastating the world's financial markets..."

Extreme sports will include surfing 70-foot waves, snowboarding, wingsuit flying, free rock climbing and high-speed motorcycle stunts.

Renowned extreme athletes performing stunts in the film include surfers Makua Rothman, Billy Kemper, Brian Keaulana and Ahanu Tson-dru; snowboarders Lucas DeBari, Ralph Backstrom, Mitch Toelderer, Mike Basich and »

- Michael Stevens

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'Point Break' Remake Trailer Throws a Ton Of Money Out Of A Plane

27 May 2015 1:30 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

As much as people complain about an endless chain of remakes, there are some stories that are so good they deserve to be retold in new ways. For example, there's Romeo and Juliet, about two star-crossed lovers from different families who get caught up in a history they wish they could escape. Or there's Point Break, about a bank robber and the cop who is brought in to take him down, only to learn that they are two sides of the same coin. Point Break has basically already been remade in the form of The Fast And The Furious, and we can all agree that worked out pretty great in the long run, but now it's officially getting a redo thanks to Equilibrium writer Kurt Wimmer and Invincible director Ericson Core. This new version stars Edgar Ramirez as the criminal Bodhi...

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'Point Break' got a reboot, and the trailer didn't wear a helmet

27 May 2015 11:08 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

"Point Break" is no longer just about eco-terrorism and surfing. It's about eco-terrorism and surfing, motocross, base jumping, snowboarding, skydiving and all other manner of "extreme sports." The Ericson Core-helmed new reboot of the 25-year-old film -- which was originally directed by Kathryn Bigelow -- stars your new boyfriends Luke Bracey and Edgar Ramirez as Johnny Utah and Bodhi, respectively. "These aren't normal people sir," Bracey's character reports in this new 2-minute-plus trailer, the first look at the film. That's beautiful, Johnny. The action-crime flick will be out Christmas Day, Dec. 25. The 1991 original starred Keanu Reeves and Patrick Swayze. »

- Katie Hasty

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'Point Break' Remake Trailer

27 May 2015 10:06 AM, PDT | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

Bank-robbing extreme athletes are back on the big screen in the "Point Break" remake trailer!

The 1991 Kathryn Bigelow-directed movie starring Keanu Reeves and Patrick Swayze gets a fresh update with Luke Bracey and Edgar Ramirez

Heaps of money falling from the sky, skydiving, snowboarding, motocross, surfing (naturally!) and a few billion dollars of gold are just some of the things going on in this (possibly epic?) trailer.

Photos: Hot Shirtless Stars

"Point Break," directed by Ericson Core, opens on December 25.

-- Jesse Spero

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- access.hollywood@nbcuni.com (Access Hollywood)

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