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The Biggest Onstage Celebrity Falls and Mishaps That Will Make You Want to Laugh and Cry

15 hours ago | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

DJ Khaled recently took a tumble on stage during Beyoncé's Formation tour, but he's definitely not alone when it comes to performance mishaps. Justin Bieber's latest tour was full of accidental falls, and everyone from Madonna to Selena Gomez have had very public slips. It just goes to show that live performances or award shows (we're looking at you, Jennifer Lawrence) can sometimes take a dangerous turn due to fans, faulty pieces of equipment, or simply some slippery soles. And it isn't just the stars themselves who can get hurt - sometimes audience members and spectators get injured in the process. Read through to see the biggest onstage fumbles! »

- Maria Mercedes Lara

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Viola Davis to star in Steve McQueen’s new film Widows

28 September 2016 1:20 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Viola Davis has signed on to appear in Widows, the next project from director Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave), which has been scripted by Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn and is based upon the British TV series created by Lynda La Plante.

Widows follows four women who team up to complete a robbery after their husbands are killed on the job. According to Variety, Jennifer Lawrence was also approached for one of the female leads, but had to pass due to scheduling conflicts.

The film is being produced by Iain Canning and Emile Sherman of See-Saw Films, who won an Oscar for The King’s Speech, and also teamed with McQueen on his 2011 film Shame. Film4 is co-financing the project along with New Regency.

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- Gary Collinson

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Thought Bubble (Valiant edition): Sony Swaps Harbinger and Bloodshot.

27 September 2016 12:43 PM, PDT | Boomtron | See recent Boomtron news »

So word has dropped that Sony may be fast tracking Valiant into our lives after a couple years ago having to prematurely announce a possible slate due to the Sony hacks. The Wrap indicates that Harbinger has shifted places with Bloodshot, the long thought to be launch title for a Valiant shared cinematic universe, and now Bloodshot will follow Harbinger, though the story will be based on the Bloodshot run that began in 2012.

Umberto is a scoop maestro, and has had misses that comes with the job, but this one actually makes sense even though the article indicates Sony has not made a comment. The piece seems scripted very pro-valiant which to me may indicate that Umberto likes Valiant (which I think is the case from listening to him on other shows) and that this information was given to him from someone within Valiant because a lot of the fluff »

- Jay Tomio

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Viola Davis Set to Steal the Show in Steve McQueen’s Heist Thriller ‘Widows’

27 September 2016 11:04 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Variety is reporting that Viola Davis is set to star in “Widows,” a heist thriller from “12 Years a Slave” director Steve McQueen and “Gone Girl” author/screenwriter Gillian Flynn. The Oscar nominee will star as one of four widows who attempt to complete the heist that their husbands died trying to pull off.

Read More: Watch: Steve McQueen’s Romantic Burberry Ad Shot In 70mm

Since directing the Best Picture–winning “12 Years a Slave,” McQueen has been at work on “Codes of Conduct,” an HBO miniseries. According to the Variety report, Jennifer Lawrence was in talks to co-star in “Widows” but had to drop out due to a scheduling conflict. Davis, who currently stars on ABC’s “How to Get Away with Murder,” has received Academy Award nominations for “The Help” and “Doubt” and was most recently seen in “Suicide Squad.” Her next film is director/co-star Denzel Washington’s adaptation of “Fences, »

- Michael Nordine

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Viola Davis to Lead Steve McQueen’s Heist Thriller ‘Widows’

27 September 2016 10:10 AM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

If you’ve emotionally recovered from Viola Davis‘ appearance in this morning’s debut trailer for Fences, we now have some major news for you. Following up his Oscar-winning 12 Years a Slave, Steve McQueen has been developing an adaptation of the crime drama Widows, based on the British television series. After we brought word that shooting would kick off this fall, the first casting has arriving.

Variety reports that Davis is the first actress to board the film, which comes from a script by McQueen and Gone Girl‘s Gillian Flynn. The story centers on four widows who come together to finish a robbery after their crooked husbands are killed on the job. The other three leads call for one black woman, one white woman, and one Latina woman, but they have yet to be cast. However, Jennifer Lawrence was “approached” to take a part, but she had to pass due to scheduling conflicts. »

- Leonard Pearce

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Viola Davis to Star in Steve McQueen Heist Thriller ‘Widows’ (Exclusive)

27 September 2016 10:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Viola Davis will star in Steve McQueen’s upcoming heist thriller “Widows” for New Regency.

Gone Girl” screenwriter and novelist Gillian Flynn is on board to pen the script with McQueen.

Based on the 2002 British miniseries about a caper gone wrong, the story follows four armed robbers who get killed in a failed heist attempt, leaving their widows to finish the job.

The film will be produced by McQueen, and Iain Canning and Emile Sherman of See-Saw Films, who teamed with McQueen on “Shame” and also produced the best picture Oscar winner “The Kings Speech.” Film 4 is co-financing with New Regency.

The movie marks McQueen’s first feature since winning the best picture Academy Award for “12 Years a Slave.” McQueen has since been working on the HBO limited series “Codes of Conduct,” also penned by Flynn.

HBO recently shelved “Codes of Conduct,” allowing McQueen to focus all his energy on “Widows. »

- Justin Kroll

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Hollywood’s most ageist casting decisions – from witches to ‘impossible’ mums

27 September 2016 9:05 AM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

A new California law allows actors to remove their age from the Internet Movie Database to stop discrimination. Will it be enough to stop ludicrous roles such as these?

How to combat the age-old problem of ageism in Hollywood? More female directors? Less of a gender pay gap? A special taskforce led by Meryl Streep, Helen Mirren and Jennifer Lawrence to persuade the industry that there is more to womanhood after 40 than being a grandmother or a witch?

It appears the answer is a landmark law, effective from next year in California only, that permits actors to request the removal of their age from professional entertainment sites such as IMDb. Which, you might say, compounds rather than solves the problem by encouraging actors to hide their age if they want more work. But never mind.

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- Chitra Ramaswamy

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Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt’s ‘Passengers’ Dominates Social Media Conversations

26 September 2016 1:31 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Passengers,” Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt’s sci-fi romance, dominated social media buzz about movies last week, following its trailer launch, with more than 43,000 new conversation, according to media-measurement firm ComScore.

The “Passengers” teaser debuted on Sept. 20, laying out the story’s premise — Lawrence and Pratt play the only two people awake on a 5,000-passenger spaceship, where the rest of the population is in suspended animation.

Passengers,” a co-production from Sony and Village Roadshow, will hit North American theaters on Dec. 21.

Jumanji” scored the the second-highest number of new conversations last week with more than 20,000, as Sony released set images and videos and announced several cast additions between Sep. 20 and Sept. 23. Star Kevin Hart also posted a first-look photo from the set.

Cast additions included Ser’Darius Blain, Madison IsemanRhys DarbyMorgan Turner, and Alex Wolff. ComScore noted that Karen Gillan’s outfit — “child-sized clothes,” as she called them »

- Dave McNary

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New Passengers Photos Show Chris Pratt And Jennifer Lawrence Exploring The Empty Ship

26 September 2016 10:06 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Last week saw the release of the trailer for the Jennifer Lawrence/Chris Pratt science fiction film, Passengers. This was especially notable because it marked our first look at the film produced from the Jon Spaihts script that had landed on the Black List -- a list of some of the best unproduced scripts in Hollywood -- back in 2007. There it wallowed for a good eight years before Jennifer Lawrence and Christ Pratt both signed on to star in the film last year.

In addition, this was a production that had its share of rumored issues -- with some sources saying the film caused a lot of headaches, and that a documentary surrounding its making would be better than the movie itself. Whether or not these rumors end up being true will have to wait until the film's release, but until then, I'm hooked by the premise and talents of the leads. »

- Joseph Medina

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Martin Scorsese’s ‘Silence’ Lands Oscar-Season Release Date

26 September 2016 9:25 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Silence,” Martin Scorsese’s passion project about Jesuit priests in feudal Japan, has snagged an awards-season release date, signaling that Paramount Pictures believes it has an Oscar contender on its hands.

The religious epic will debut in limited release on Dec. 23, before expanding in January. There are no wide releases scheduled to debut on that date, but “A Monster Calls,” a fantasy adventure, will bow in limited release on that date.  Moreover, it is a crowded time of year as studios are fielding a number of prestige films and commercial projects, all trying to take advantage of the holidays. The animated musical “Sing,” video game adaptation “Assassin’s Creed,” and “Passengers,” a sci-fi romance with Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt, hit theaters two days before “Silence” debuts.

Silence” boasts a cast that includes Andrew Garfield, Liam Neeson, and Adam Driver, as well as a screenplay by Jay Cocks, Scorsese’s »

- Brent Lang

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Passengers Stills Have Chris Pratt And Jennifer Lawrence Explore The Bowels Of Starship Avalon

26 September 2016 7:20 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

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Stop your grinning and drop your linen! Sony Pictures has premiered two new stills for Morten Tyldum’s marquee sci-fi pic Passengers

Complimenting the unveiling of last week’s debut trailer, these images find lead stars Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence exploring the bowels of the Starship Avalon, a space vessel bound for a far-flung planet known as Homestead II. It’s on this journey that Pratt and Lawrence, along with the other 5,000 odd passengers on board, are placed under cryogenic sleep in true science fiction fashion, but a technical malfunction jolts them awake only 30 years into a 120-year journey.

Scrambling for a way to fix their problem, Jim Preston (Pratt) and Aurora Dunn (Lawrence) are left with little choice but to science the shit out of the situation, confronting some truly unsettling questions as they go. For instance, are they able to engineer some workaround to ensure their safe passage? »

- Michael Briers

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Chris Pratt & Jennifer Lawrence Explore Their Ship In Two New Stills From Passengers

25 September 2016 5:21 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

December 21st is shaping up to be one of the most crowded movie days of the years - a fact you'll undoubtedly be hearing time and time again as winter swiftly approaches - and Morten Tyldum's sci-fi romance Passengers may just be the biggest release on the docket. The film stars Chris Pratt (Jurassic World) as Jim Preston, a man who was awoken ninety years ahead of schedule, & Academy Award-winner Jennifer Lawrence (X-Men: Apocalypse) as Aurora, a woman with the same fate, although there may be a twist or two tied to her awakening. Check out two new stills below:   On a routine journey through space to a new home, two passengers, sleeping in suspended animation, are awakened 90 years too early when their ship malfunctions. As Jim (Chris Pratt) and Aurora (Jennifer Lawrence) face living the rest of their lives on board, with every luxury they could ever ask for, »

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Chris Pratt & Jennifer Lawrence Explore Their Ship In Two New Stills From Passengers

25 September 2016 5:21 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

December 21st is shaping up to be one of the most crowded movie days of the years - a fact you'll undoubtedly be hearing time and time again as winter swiftly approaches - and Morten Tyldum's sci-fi romance Passengers may just be the biggest release on the docket. The film stars Chris Pratt (Jurassic World) as Jim Preston, a man who was awoken ninety years ahead of schedule, & Academy Award-winner Jennifer Lawrence (X-Men: Apocalypse) as Aurora, a woman with the same fate, although there may be a twist or two tied to her awakening. Check out two new stills below:   On a routine journey through space to a new home, two passengers, sleeping in suspended animation, are awakened 90 years too early when their ship malfunctions. As Jim (Chris Pratt) and Aurora (Jennifer Lawrence) face living the rest of their lives on board, with every luxury they could ever ask for, »

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Denzel Washington, Tom Hanks Make a Case for Star Power

25 September 2016 12:03 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Antoine Fuqua knew what it would take to get him to remake “The Magnificent Seven,” John Sturges’ 1960 classic about a band of gunslingers. The film, which was itself a remake of Akira Kurosawa’s 1954 movie “The Seven Samurai,” is an oft-told story about a band of mercenaries who save a town. Its genetic code can be found in everything from “Star Wars” to “The Three Amigos.” But Fuqua knew how to give the familiar yarn a fresh spin.

In an interview with NPR, Fuqua said he turned to studio executives and told them, “Personally, what would make this an event for me to really want to make this movie is to see Denzel Washington on a horse in all black as a cowboy.'”

Of course, getting Denzel to ride into town takes a big check and often a taste of the backend. But in an era of diminishing star power, »

- Brent Lang

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The Week in Movies – Avengers: Infinity War plot revealed? Jumanji & Transformers controversy, Star Wars films post-2021 and more…

25 September 2016 3:17 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The Week in Movies discusses the last seven days in cinema, including the plot to Avengers: Infinity War possibly being revealed, the controversy surrounding Jumanji and Transformers this week, plans for the Star Wars movie-verse post-2021 and more…

The Week in Movies is an excerpt from the weekly Flickering Myth Super Newsletter. Subscribe here to get it delivered to your inbox every Sunday.

Latest Thanos Update! He’s still sitting down.

Just two weeks after the film’s first set photo – directors Anthony and Joe Russo rehearsing with a purple-suited Josh Brolin – the plot for Avengers: Infinity War might have already been leaked.

Don’t give me that look…

If Latino Review are to be believed (a lot of their scoops amount to nothing), the story details described will probably come out in the film’s first trailer. Or maybe even before in a plot synopsis, so I’m not »

- Oli Davis

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The Magnificent Seven movie review: a dusty, dry husk of a movie

24 September 2016 7:29 AM, PDT | www.flickfilosopher.com | See recent FlickFilosopher news »

MaryAnn’s quick take…

Humorless, rote, clichéd, and entirely unsurprising. Antoine Fuqua attempts to recapture old Hollywood magic — and fails — rather than create his own. I’m “biast” (pro): nothing

I’m “biast” (con): really tired of the remake craze

(what is this about? see my critic’s minifesto)

Here’s an idea: Take the “original” 1960 version of The Magnificent Seven, about a buncha white guys coming to the aid of poor Mexican villagers, and remake it exactly the same for 2016, and all of a sudden it has a whole anti-anti-immigrant thing going on, an atmosphere that scoffs at the border-based bigotry that is so popular these days.

Here’s an idea: Take inspiration from the actual original Magnificent Seven — 1954’s Seven Samurai — and do a remake set in the not-so-old West of 1940s Japanese internment camps, in which patriotic Japanese-Americans fight back against being treated like traitors and criminals, »

- MaryAnn Johanson

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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Passengers

23 September 2016 8:59 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

With less than 90 days until Passengers arrives in theatres, Sony has managed to keep their sci-fi thriller mostly under wraps and a mystery to the general public. The cast and and trailer have piqued our interest though and with the release date quickly approaching, they now have our full attention.

In a time where rival studios traditionally do every thing in their power to avoid Star Wars or Marvel films on the calendar, it’s a good sign that Sony has enough confidence to slide their upcoming sci-fi flick into theaters just five days after Rogue One debuts and has us feeling hopeful that it’ll be one of the better movies of 2016.

And so, as anticipation for Passengers starts to build, we wanted to share with you 5 things that you probably didn’t know about the flick. You can check them out in the video above, or by reading below, »

- Mark Cassidy

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Passengers Gets A New Movie Trailer

23 September 2016 8:03 AM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

The spaceship, Starship Avalon, on its 120-year voyage to a distant colony planet known as “Homestead II” and transporting 5,259 people has a malfunction in two of its sleep chambers. As a result, two hibernation pods open prematurely and the two people that awoke are stranded on the spaceship, still 90 years from their destination. Aurora Dunn (Jennifer Lawrence) is a writer from New York who is interested in cosmic travel. Jim Preston (Chris Pratt) is a mechanical engineer from Denver who wants to leave Earth and bought the ticket for the journey. The two soon discover that the malfunction that caused them to be awoken prematurely is not the  [ Read More ]

The post Passengers Gets A New Movie Trailer appeared first on Shockya.com. »

- Rudie Obias

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New Passengers, Allied and Fist Fight trailers make our weekly roundup

23 September 2016 7:57 AM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

New Passengers, Allied and Fist Fight trailers make our weekly roundupNew Passengers, Allied and Fist Fight trailers make our weekly roundupScott Goodyer9/23/2016 9:57:00 Am 1. Passengers

Passengers is easily one of the most highly anticipated films of the year, seeing as it stars arguably the most popular male and female in Hollywood right now, Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence.

The film, directed by The Imitation Game's Morten Tyldum, is about two passengers in a spacecraft who are accidentally awakened from their sleep chamber 90 years too early. Obviously some romance surfaces, and we couldn't imagine a cuter movie couple.

Finally the first trailer has arrived, and the film looks as epic as it sounds. Watch the trailer below and catch Passengers when it hits Cineplex theatres on December 21st, 2016.

2. Allied

Brad Pitt falls for Marion Cotillard in Robert Zemeckis' Allied, but she may not be who she seems.

The »

- Scott Goodyer

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Everything You Want to Know About Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt's Romance

21 September 2016 4:15 PM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Could there be a movie more poised to sweep us off our feet than this December's Passengers? We'd be excited about this movie on star power alone - it's Jennifer Lawrence paired with Chris Pratt - but there's so much more that's making this one of the most anticipated releases of the year. It's a futuristic, space-set drama that pairs the charismatic duo as humans stranded on a spacecraft who eventually fall in love. The first trailer just came out, so if you're eager for more info, here's what we know so far. The Plot Lawrence plays Aurora and Pratt plays Jim, two passengers who have been sleeping in suspended animation on a spacecraft bound for a colony 120 years away. They wake up 90 years early, and as they navigate their lives on the ship, they start to fall in love. When they find out their ship is in danger, though, »

- Shannon Vestal Robson

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