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HBO’s Lgbt History: True Detective (2014-)

6 hours ago | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

It's the penultimate episode as Manuel has worked his way through all the Lgbt-themed HBO productions. 

Last week we looked at Nightingale starring David Oyelowo, a film you should definitely seek out if you want further proof that Oyelowo is one of the best actors working right now. This week, the latest Lgbt character to be introduced into the HBO canon: Officer Paul Woodrugh from True Detective’s second season, played by Taylor Kitsch who everyone I know knows from Friday Night Lights and thus keeps trying to convince me is a promising newcomer. I've only ever encountered him in John Carter and The Normal Heart (discussed previously) and neither have really convinced me that this very attractive young man is really all that. Needless to say, I was ready to see what he'd been given to do here.

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“I was just tryin' to be a good man. »

- Manuel Betancourt

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Watch the trailer for animated superhero adventure Bling

23 April 2016 1:58 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With two weeks to go before its release, a trailer has arrived online for the upcoming animated superhero adventure Bling which features the voice talents of Taylor Kitsch, Jennette McCurdy, James Wood, Carla Gugino, Tom Green, Jon Heder and Jason Mewes. Check it out below after the official synopsis…

Bling follows the tale of lowly theme park mechanic Sam whose plan to marry the girl of his dreams is thwarted by a super villain. It is up to him and his team of superhero robots to save the city. Can this accident-prone amusement park mechanic get back his ring, stop the villain, and win the girl before it’s too late?

Bling is set for release on May 6th.

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- Amie Cranswick

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Linky Dreadful

9 April 2016 3:00 PM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

The Guardian talks to Jessica Chastain and she is fired up about gender in Hollywood - as a cool non-competitive 'everyone wins' take on Best Actressing awards that's pretty cool to hear.

Kenneth in the (212) a protest of the Cats musical revival. Lol

Tracking Board Judy Greer is moving behind the camera! She'll direct A Happening of Monumental Proportions. The cast is now coming together

Girish Shambu on recent excellent micro-budget indie cinema

Variety Star Melissa McCarthy and her Husband/Director Ben Falcone already have their next movie lined up: Life of the Party

Gothamist Netflix is upping the prices for its longtime subscribers. Okay, cool Netflix. I guess this means you're going to add good movies to streaming again? Hello? Hello? [dial tone]

Mnpp which is hotter, annual Taylor Kitsch fetish-wear edition

W Magazine for some reason Disney thought a fashion collaboration with Kenzo was smart marketing for The Jungle Book »

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24 Ridiculously Sexy Taylor Kitsch Pictures That Might Make You Blush

8 April 2016 5:30 AM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Sure, there are plenty of reasons why Tim Riggins has your heart, but actor Taylor Kitsch is just as sexy off screen, too. The Canadian star first won over fans as tough, hunky football hero Riggins on Friday Night Lights, and over the past few years, he's been on the big screen thanks to movies like John Carter, Battleship, and Savages. To celebrate the Taylor Kitsch's 35th birthday, take a look back at some of his sexiest snaps from over the years. Brace yourself - there are some really, really good ones. »

- Laura Marie Meyers

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13 Times You Wanted to Run Your Hands Through Tim Riggins's Hair

7 April 2016 11:00 AM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

There are so many reasons Tim Riggins will always have your heart, and - let's be real -- his hair is definitely one of them. Who could resist the luscious locks of number 33? Sexy star Taylor Kitsch played the swoon-worthy Friday Night Lights character, who won over fans with his good looks and his bad-boy personality. To celebrate Kitsch's birthday, relive all the times you totally wished you could run your hands through Riggins's hair. »

- Laura Marie Meyers

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Sofia Coppola Rumoured For A New Take On The Beguiled

30 March 2016 4:29 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

When it comes to potential Hollywood film projects, there are unsubstantiated rumours, and then there are rumours that increasingly look to be likelihoods. The Beguiled is becoming one such likelihood, as Indiewire report that the rumours surrounding the potential project are being supported by comments from people such as Kirsten Dunst. It seems that Academy Award winner Sofia Coppola could well be lining up a fresh version of The Beguiled, with Nicole Kidman, Dunst and Elle Fanning set to star.

First and foremost, The Beguiled is a 1966 novel by Thomas Cullinan, which was previously adapted for cinema in 1971, starring Clint Eastwood, Geraldine Page, Elizabeth Hartman and Jo Ann Harris. That version was directed by Don Siegel (Dirty Harry), and written by Albert Maltz, Irene Kamp and Claude Traverse. If it actually comes together, this new version by Sofia Coppola is expected to present a new adaptation of the source novel, »

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'X-Men' Spinoff 'Gambit' Delayed Due to Script Rewrites

29 March 2016 1:16 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Back in February, 20th Century Fox pushed Gambit out of its October 7, 2016 release date, although the studio didn't issue a specific new date for the superhero movie. Production was scheduled to begin this spring, but today, The Hollywood Reporter reveals that shooting has been pushed back again. The report reveals that shooting will now begin sometime in late 2016, since the script is currently being rewritten.

Reid Carolin, the longtime writing and producing partner of Channing Tatum, has taken over the writing duties on this superhero spinoff. Joshua Zetumer (RoboCop) wrote the original script, but since very little is known about the story thus far, it isn't known how Reid Carolin will change the story. With the production being delayed once again, director Doug Liman, will move on to make another project, The Wall, for Amazon Studios.

The screenplay for The Wall, by Dwain Worrell, was Amazon Studios' first script purchase, »

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Taylor Kitsch to write, direct and star in Pieces

26 March 2016 11:00 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Taylor Kitsch is set to make his directorial debut with the drama Pieces, which is based on his own screenplay and will also see him taking on the lead role.

Deadline reports that Pieces revolves around three best friends from Detroit who change the course of their lives by intercepting a drug run.

Kitsch is producing the film with Peter Berg, who directed him in Lone Survivor, alongside Randall Emmett and George Furla of Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films, which will finance the project.

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Movie News: Taylor Kitsch to Star in and Direct 'Pieces'; Watch a Great New 'Nice Guys' Trailer

23 March 2016 12:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Pieces: Taylor Kitsch (Lone Survivor, above) will star in and direct Pieces, described as a drama "about three best friends from Detroit who change the course of their lives by intercepting a drug run." Kitsch wrote the original screenplay and will make his directorial debut. Peter Berg, who worked with Kitsch on the Friday Night Lights TV series and also the big-budget Battleship, as well as Lone Survivor, will serve as one of the producers. [Deadline]   An Unnamed State: Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Concussion) will reteam with director Gina Prince-Bythewood to make An Unnamed State, based on a novel by Roxane Gay. Prince-Bythewood and Gay will write the script together; the story follows a privileged Haitian-American woman who is kidnapped and held for ransom. The...

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News Briefs: Taylor Kitsch to Star in and Direct 'Pieces'

22 March 2016 11:32 PM, PDT | Fandango | See recent Fandango news »

Pieces: Taylor Kitsch (Lone Survivor, above) will star in and direct Pieces, described as a drama "about three best friends from Detroit who change the course of their lives by intercepting a drug run." Kitsch wrote the original screenplay and will make his directorial debut. Peter Berg, who worked with Kitsch on the Friday Night Lights TV series and also the big-budget Battleship, as well as Lone Survivor, will serve as one of the producers. [Deadline]   An Unnamed...

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Taylor Kitsch to Star in, Direct Crime Drama ‘Pieces’

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

Taylor Kitsch will produce, direct, write and star in the indie crime drama “Pieces,” based on his short film of the same name.

Besides Kitsch, producers are Peter Berg through his Film44 company; Randall Emmett and George Furla of Emmett Furla Oasis Films; Tim Sullivan and Tony Callie.

Kitsch premiered the short film at the 2014 Palm Springs International ShortFest. He played a man facing a massive gambling debt, forcing his best friend (played by Josh Pence) to navigate through the underworld in order to save him. The feature will follow three best friends in Detroit whose lives are forever changed when they intercept a drug run.

Berg directed the movie “Friday Night Lights” and then developed the NBC series of the same name, on which Kitsch starred as Tim Riggins for the five-season run. Berg and Kitsch also collaborated on the movies “Battleship” and “Lone Survivor,” on which Emmett was a producer. »

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"Pieces," "Annabelle 2," "Star" Get Directors

22 March 2016 3:07 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Actor Taylor Kitsch has penned and will make his feature directorial debut on the drama "Pieces" at Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films and Film44. Kitsch, Peter Berg, Randall Emmett and George Furla will produce.

Kitsch will play the lead role in the story of about three best friends from Detroit who change the course of their lives by intercepting a drug run. Shooting takes place this summer in Texas.

In other director news, Miguel Arteta ("The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" films) will direct "Sorta Like a Rock Star" for Fox Searchlight. Ol Parker is penning the script for this adaptation of "Silver Linings Playbook" author Matthew Quick's novel.

The story follows a high school senior who secretly lives in the back of a school bus after being booted out of the house by her mother's boyfriend - the same bus her mother uses to drive kids to school. With unyielding optimism, »

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Taylor Kitsch Making Directorial Debut With ‘Pieces’

22 March 2016 2:06 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Taylor Kitsch‘s career in front of the camera has an uneven one. He shot to fame playing dreamy Tim Riggins in Friday Night Lights, but his performance as Gambit in X-Men Origins: Wolverine was met with shrugs and his would-be franchise-starter John Carter was a big, expensive flop. True Detective sounded like a good next step on paper, but Kitsch had the […]

The post Taylor Kitsch Making Directorial Debut With ‘Pieces’ appeared first on /Film. »

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‘Lone Survivor’s Taylor Kitsch To Star In And Direct His Thriller Script ‘Pieces’

22 March 2016 12:52 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: Taylor Kitsch will make his feature directorial debut and will star in Pieces, a drama that he also wrote. This puts Kitsch back together with Lone Survivor cohorts Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films’ Randall Emmett and George Furla, and Peter Berg and his Film44. E/F/O will finance the film, and Emmett and Furla will produce with Berg and Kitsch. Kitsch will play the lead role in the story of about three best friends from Detroit who change the course of their lives by… »

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Jason Mewes talks ‘Bling’ and ‘Mallrats 2’

4 March 2016 8:03 AM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

When was the last time you saw a movie about jewellery and robots? The answer to that unusual question is something Google Play are banking on for Bling, the first animated film to be distributed via the platform. Best of all it’s free!

Concerning the calamity that ensues when a hopeful man’s engagement surprise is mistakenly acquired by a supervillain, it features attention-grabbing elements such as positronic primate Kit, voiced by Jay and Silent Bob star Jason Mewes.

Putting on our best suit, and with our best inquiries boxed up and ready to be sprung, we took Mr Mewes to the nearest restaurant in the hope he’d accept our proposal. Along the way we couldn’t help but talk about his most famous role and working with friend and quietest Bob in history Kevin Smith for the past couple of decades…

What was your reaction when you were told about the concept? »

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Marvelous DA7E: Money Talks -The X-Future and Return of Big Hero 6!

2 March 2016 1:52 PM, PST | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Deadpool continues to rack up the dollars, so Deadpool continues to silently change the landscape of 20th Century Fox as Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice enters the final marketing push in the foreground.

First, we were supposed to get two more X-Movies this year, at least according to the previous release schedule we were working off. X-Men: Apocalypse will still drop at the end of May (as Captain America: Civil War wears off from earlier in the month), but October 7, 2016 is no longer the release date for Gambit, starring Channing Tatum. It appears that movie has been pulled from the schedule entirely.

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The interesting additions were an untitled Fox/X-Men movie a year later on October 6th, 2017 and a second untitled Fox/X-Men movie for January 12th, 2018. The things we can plug in those release dates that we »

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Jason Mewes interview: Bling, Clerks III, MallBrats, superheroes

2 March 2016 4:25 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

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We spoke to actor and frequent Kevin Smith collaborator Jason Mewes about his new movies Bling, Yoga Hosers, MallBrats and Clerks III

Clerks is one of the movies that made me love movies, and so it was with more pre-interview nerves than usual that I waited on hold to connect with Jay actor Jason Mewes via a crackly international phone-line.

We were due to talk about the animated movie Bling - in which Mewes voices a robot monkey called Kit, who shirks his responsibilities as a theme park employee to help the main character (voiced by Taylor Kitsch) take down a super villain and propose to his girlfriend – but the memory of all the nights I’ve spent chuckling away to Jay and Silent Bob’s antics had put some serious fear into me.

I needn’t have worried, because Mewes proved to be a lovely chap to chat with, »

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X-Men sequels and spin-offs: UK release date calendar

19 February 2016 4:08 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

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Now that you’ve (probably) seen Deadpool, here’s the next batch of X-Men movies to look forward to, and when to expect them…

The X-Men franchise is in rude health at the moment. X-Men: Days Of Future Past earned strong reviews and over $700 million in ticket sales, and right now Deadpool is trampling all sorts of box office records and proving that there’s plenty of room for R-Rated family-unfriendly fare within the house that Bryan Singer, Lauren Shuler Donner and Simon Kinberg built.

Going forward, the series is showing no signs of slowing down. There are sequels, new properties and spin-offs on the way, including more Deadpool, more Wolverine and even a solo Gambit outing. Here’s when to expect them all in the UK… 

19th May 2016: X-Men: Apocalypse

Franchise-creating director Bryan Singer has helmed X-Men: Apocalypse, will pick up with the First Class-era crew (James McAvoy, »

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Momentum scores multi-territory 'Bling' deal

14 February 2016 9:00 PM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: Taylor Kitsch-voiced animation heads to Us, UK, Australia, more.

Celsius Entertainment has licensed animation Bling to Momentum Pictures for English-speaking territories including North America, UK, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.   

The family action-adventure featues the voices of Taylor Kitsch, Carla Gugino, Jennette McCurdy, James Woods, Tom Green and Jason Kravitz.

It charts the story of Sam (Kitsch), a lowly robot mechanic who must use all his talents to save his city and his true love Sue (McCurdy) from the crazed machinations of evil genius Oscar (Kravitz) and robot henchman Victor (Woods). 

The deal was concluded by Jessica Labi,VP of acquisitions at Momentum Pictures and Celsius’ Thierry Wase-Bailey

Additional deals to have closed include Scandinavia (Scanbox Entertainment), Israel (Filmhouse), Turkey (Filmdom Media), Middle East (Shooting Stars) and Greece (Odeon).

The completed feature is produced by Korean animation studio Digiart (Shark Bait) in association with Korean VFX Digital Idea. Directors are [link »

- andreas.wiseman@screendaily.com (Andreas Wiseman)

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Natalie Portman, Nicholas Hoult and Thandie Newton join The Death and Life of John F. Donovan

12 February 2016 1:15 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Deadline has revealed that Natalie Portman, Nicholas Hoult and Thandie Newton have signed on to appear in The Death and Life of John F. Donovan, the upcoming English language debut of writer-director Xavier Dolan.

The Death and Life of John F. Donovan follows “the tribulations of John F. Donovan, an American TV star in his late 20s, and his correspondence with Rupert Turner, a young actor-to-be living with his mother in England. Their lives take dramatic turns when the existence of their pen pal relationship is publicly exposed, eliciting the most ill-founded assumptions and sending Donovan in a vertical downfall. A decade later, the young actor recollects his relationship with his past idol over the course of an interview.”

Dolan, whose credits include I Killed My Mother and Mommy, has been assembling an impressive cast for the film, with the trio joining Kit Harington, Jessica Chastain, Susan Sarandon, Kathy Bates, »

- Gary Collinson

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