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Asa Butterfield and Britt Robertson will lead cross-planetary romance film

2 August 2015 7:51 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Asa Butterfield and Britt Robertson are taking on the lead roles in an untitled science-fiction romance.

Based on a short story by Richard Lewis, Stewart Schill and Allan Loeb, the project will also star Gary Oldman and Carla Gugino, reports Deadline.

Set at a time when planetary colonisation has begun, the film will follow the first child born on Mars (Butterfield) as he begins an online romance with a girl in the Us (Robertson).

He plans to escape the secret colony he lives in to travel to Earth and meet her, but Earth's gravity turns out to threaten his life.

The lovers have no choice but to locate the billionaire who funded Martian colonisation to gather information about the boy's dead mother and the circumstances surrounding his birth.

Peter Chelsom (Hector and the Search for Happiness) will direct a script written by Loeb, while Loeb will also executive produce alongside Steven Pearl and Doug Urbanski. »

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Gary Oldman joins Stx sci-fi romance

31 July 2015 1:22 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Asa Butterfield, Carla Gugino and Britt Robertson have also joined the untitled intergalactic love story that Peter Chelsom will direct.

The film will centre on the first human born on an experimental colony on Mars who strikes up an online romance with an earth-bound girl and embarks on a quest to meet her and discover the truth about his creation.

Production is scheduled for autumn with Richard Lewis serving as producer and Allan Loeb, Steven Pearl and Doug Urbanski on board as executive producers.

The screenplay is by Loeb with revisions by Chelsom and Tinker Lindsay from a story by Lewis, Stewart Schill and Loeb.

Stx Entertainment chairman of the motion picture group Adam Fogelson and president and chief content office Oren Aviv made the announcement on Friday.

The untitled project will join the sale slate of recently arrived president of international sales, John Friedberg.


- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Gary Oldman, Britt Robertson, Carla Gugino Join Stx’s Sci-Fi Love Story

31 July 2015 12:14 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Gary Oldman, Carla Gugino and Britt Robertson have joined Asa Butterfield in Stx Entertainment’s untitled intergalactic love story.

Peter Chelsom will direct the pic. Allan Loeb penned the script, which is based on a short story he wrote with Richard Lewis and Stewart Schill. Lewis will also produce the film.

Butterfield’s character is the first human born on Mars. He’s raised in an experimental colony on the red planet after his astronaut mother dies during childbirth. Gardner begins an online romance with a girl living in Colorado (Robertson) 16 years later, and decides to travel across the universe, even with Earth’s gravity threatening his very existence, to find her.

Butterfield can be seen next in Fox’s “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” while Oldman last starred in “Child 44″ opposite Tom Hardy. Carla Gugino most recently appeared on the Fox drama “Wayward Pines” and the »

- Justin Kroll

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Asa Butterfield, Britt Robertson Colonize Untitled Sci-Fi Romance For Stx

31 July 2015 12:01 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Set phasers to amor. Asa Butterfield Britt Robertson have been cast in a new, currently untitled science fiction romance from Stx Entertainment. They’re joined by Gary Oldman and Carla Gugino. Set in an era of planetary colonization in the solar system, the film will follow the first child born on Mars who begins an online romance with a girl living in Colorado. Living in a secret, experimental colony, he begins a plan to find his way to Earth in order to meet her. But… »

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Another Relativity Project Gets Rescued

31 July 2015 12:01 PM, PDT | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

An intergalactic love story originally set up at now-bankrupt Relativity under the title "Out of This World" has now migrated to Stx Entertainment, a fast-growing, deep-pocketed film and TV studio launched last year by Robert Simonds. Relativity, which has had a hell of a week, had not fully greenlit the project when Stx began bidding in mid-July. But the film had a script from Allan Loeb and a director, Peter Chelsom ("Hector and the Search for Happiness"), who's staying onboard. Based on a story written by Richard Lewis, Stewart Schill and Loeb, the film is now untitled and is set to star Gary Oldman, Asa Butterfield, Carla Gugino and Britt Robertson. Here's the synopsis: Read More: Troubled Western "Jane Got a Gun" Rescued as Relativity Files for Bankruptcy In this modern love story about two galaxy-crossed teens from different worlds, Gardner Elliot, the first human born on Mars, is secretly »

- Ryan Lattanzio

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Gary Oldman, Carla Gugino, Britt Robertson Join Untitled Stx Project

31 July 2015 11:51 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Stx unveiled the cast of the upcoming Peter Chelson-directed untitled intergalactic space romance on Friday, with Gary Oldman, Carla Gugino and Britt Robertson joining the previously announced Asa Butterfield. The movie follows Gardner Elliot, the first human born at a secret experimental colony on Mars, who begins an online romance with a girl living in Colorado and hatches a plan to travel across the universe to meet her. Once united, the two teens seek to uncover information about Gardner’s mother and the mysterious circumstances surrounding how Gardner came into existence. “This is a unique, well-crafted personal story set against an expansive landscape, »

- Reid Nakamura

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Oldman, Gugino To Go Intergalactic

31 July 2015 10:41 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Gary Oldman ("Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy"), Carla Gugino ("San Andreas") and Britt Robertson ("Tomorrowland") are set to join Asa Butterfield in the untitled intergalactic love story project originally titled "Out of This World" and setup at Relativity. It is now moving forward at Stx Entertainment.

The story is set during a mission to colonize Mars led by a billionaire entrepreneur. A female astronaut is found to be pregnant and dies during childbirth, so her son is raised in secrecy on Mars.

Sixteen years later, the teen (Butterfield) begins an online romance with a Colorado girl (Robertson). He hatches a plan to meet the girl and find the enigmatic billionaire in hopes of uncovering information about his mother and birth.

Peter Chelsom is directing and Richard Lewis is producing.

Source: Heat Vision »

- Garth Franklin

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Watch: Asa Butterfield in New Us Trailer for 'A Brilliant Young Mind'

29 July 2015 1:53 PM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

"When somebody loves you, it means they see something in you that they think is worth something, that's value to you." Samuel Goldwyn has debuted an official Us trailer for the film A Brilliant Young Mind, formerly known as X+Y as it played on the festival circuit for the last year (premiered at Tiff 2014). In the film, Asa Butterfield stars a math prodigy with autism in a coming-of-age story where he takes a trip to Seoul for a tournament as part of the United Kingdom Math Squad. The cast includes Rafe Spall as his teacher, Sally Hawkins as his mother, plus Eddie Marsan and Jo Yang. I'm still looking forward to this. Here's the Us trailer for Morgan Matthews' A Brilliant Young Mind, in high def on Apple (+ YouTube): A socially awkward teenage math prodigy (Asa Butterfield) finds new confidence and new friendships when he lands a »

- Alex Billington

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Watch: Calculate The Drama In New Trailer For 'A Brilliant Young Mind' With Asa Butterfield And Sally Hawkins

29 July 2015 9:47 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Premiering at last year's Toronto International Film Festival, it has taken awhile for the mathematics/coming-of-age dramedy "A Brilliant Young Mind" (formerly titled "X+Y") to land stateside in a proper release. But now the little movie is coming to win your heart and a new trailer is here to reintroduce you to the picture. Asa Butterfield and Sally Hawkins star in the movie about a borderline autistic young man who finds his way through the world with a particularly adept skill in mathematics. From first love to a trip to Taiwan, he's going to do a lot of growing up. Here's the official synopsis: A young math genius sees logic thwarted by one truly baffling equation: love. Teenage math prodigy Nathan struggles when it comes to building relationships with other people, not least with his mother, Julie. In a world difficult to comprehend, he finds comfort in numbers. And »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Tyrese Really Wants to be a Green Lantern

25 July 2015 11:10 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Tyrese Gibson sure does like talking about Green Lantern. It's a definite change of pace from Marvel Studios who really dislike when their actors talk about roles before officially signing. Hell, online chatter said Asa Butterfield was the front-runner for Spider-Man until he went on social media and starting talking about it. However, this isn't Marvel, and Tyrese is openly campaigning for the role of John Stewart in Green Lantern Corps. Speaking to Collider, he had this to say about the role: "I've already had a couple of meetings at Warner Bros., so we'll see what happens. I do believe that there needs to be more black superheroes out there, but that's not even my motivation. I think I would be the best Green Lantern and based on my fans and supporters that spent around $6 billion in box office receipts, I feel like there's a fanbase of fans out there »

- Charles Dean

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Marvel's 'Spider-Man' Shows Up on 'Suicide Squad' Set

24 July 2015 4:30 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Wait, isn't that the newly anointed Peter Parker hanging out with Rick Flagg, Jr.? Yes, and it seems the DC Comics and Marvel Cinematic Universe war is in full effect, as evidenced in a new photo from the set of Suicide Squad, which loads Tom Holland up with weapons. The photo arrives courtesy of Joel Kinnaman's personal Instagram page, who celebrated in fashion as one of his comic book rivals appeared on set. There is no mention as to why or how the young Spider-Man actor wound up partying with DC's baddest villains.

DC has been quite a bit more vocal about igniting a war between their rival studio Marvel. Aquaman star Jason Momoa was the first to throw down the gauntlet at a fan event last year, when he scrawled 'F*ck Marvel' on a poster he was autographing when asked about the studio's winning streak. Then, just a few weekends ago, »

- MovieWeb

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Tim Burton's logo for Miss Peregrine looks all Tim Burton-y

24 July 2015 9:26 AM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Based on the book of the same name, Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children follows teenager Jacob Portman (Asa Butterfield) as he tracks down clues that take him to a mysterious island, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine's School for Peculiar Children. As Jacob explores the abandoned bedrooms and hallways, he discovers that its former occupants were far more than peculiar; they... Read More »

- Sean Wist

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Tim Burton Unveils 'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children' Logo

24 July 2015 8:36 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Tim Burton is embracing social media in the promotion of his latest fantasy adventure. He jumped on his personal Facebook page last night to share the first official look at his upcoming adaptation Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. While we don't get to see any of the characters yet, we do get to see the home mentioned in the title. And we get some bird symbolism. It looks like nothing but blue skies for these strange kids who are about to get a very unexpected visitor.

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children is based upon the best-selling novel by Ransom Riggs. We won't get to see the movie until March 4, 2016, so a trailer may still be miles away. The movie has quite an ensemble of fan-favorite talent, lead by Asa Butterfield, who lost out on the role of Spider-Man just in the last few months. At least he has »

- MovieWeb

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Logo for Tim Burton’s Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children

24 July 2015 8:19 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Director Tim Burton has taken to Facebook to reveal the official logo for his new film Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children…

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is an unforgettable, thrilling and haunting tale centers on 16-year-old Jacob (portrayed by Asa Butterfield), who follows clues that take him to a mysterious island, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. As Jacob explores the abandoned bedrooms and hallways, he discovers that its former occupants were far more than peculiar; they possessed incredible powers. And they may still be alive.

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is set for release on March 4th 2016, with a cast that includes Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Ella Purnell, Chris O’Dowd, Allison Janney, Terence Stamp, Kim Dickens, Rupert Everett, Judi Dench and Samuel L. Jackson.


- Gary Collinson

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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children: Tim Burton Reveals Logo

24 July 2015 5:57 AM, PDT | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

Director Tim Burton took to Facebook to share the official title treatment for his upcoming film, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, based upon the best-selling novel by Ransom Riggs. The film, which 20th Century Fox is set to release in theaters on March 4, 2016, stars Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Ella Purnell, Chris O’Dowd, Allison Janney, Terence Stamp, Kim Dickens,…

The post Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children: Tim Burton Reveals Logo appeared first on Shock Till You Drop. »

- Samuel Zimmerman

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Did Marvel's new Spider-Man just commit career 'Suicide Squad'?

22 July 2015 12:00 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

When David Ayer was onstage at Comic-Con, he seemed to be one of the few filmmakers to directly address the DC/Marvel rivalry. If anything, he seemed determined to instigate even more of it. "Let's get some serious East Coast/West Coast shit going," he joked as he brought out his cast. Well, it looks like some shots were fired overnight. Tom Holland has, by all accounts I've heard so far, stepped right into his role as Peter Parker aka Spider-Man with aplomb. I have no doubt the kid's going to work well onscreen. The process by which he won the role was not an easy one, and he was up against some other talented young guys who could easily have gotten the role. Asa Butterfield was heavily tipped to be the one to beat, and rumor has it that it wasn't just the screen test that made Marvel pass on Butterfield. »

- Drew McWeeny

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DVD Review: 'X+Y'

13 July 2015 4:03 AM, PDT | CineVue | See recent CineVue news »

★★★☆☆ The evolution of The Big Bang Theory's Sheldon has acclimatised modern audiences to notion of tittering at the eccentricities of people on the autistic spectrum. Generalities blind audiences to the fact that people on that spectrum are very much distinct individuals with likes, dislikes and talents, just as with the rest of us. Morgan Matthews' X+Y (2014) cannot be accused of ridiculing its subject, Nathan, who is considerately portrayed by Asa Butterfield. He is a maths whizz but not merely a cold, obsessed machine. Nathan is diagnosed at a young age and his father (Martin McCann), being a relaxed soul, finds it easier than his mum (Sally Hawkins) to cajole and coax a smile out of his seemingly distant son.


- CineVue UK

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Watch Harrison Ford Enter The Star Wars Comic-Con Panel To Thunderous Applause

10 July 2015 8:05 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

The Star Wars: The Force Awakens Comic-Con 2015 panel featured one shocking surprise after another. Fans went into Hall H knowing very little about what to expect and then Bam! In walked the cast and crew of the film. But while seeing the new principal stars John Boyega, Daisy Ridley and Oscar Isaac emerge into the spotlight was incredibly cool, nothing compared to the reaction felt throughout the hall when Harrison Ford popped up. Watch the crowd.s reaction in the video below.  Ford, who reprises his role of Han Solo in The Force Awakens, was the last cast member to emerge on stage. When his name was dropped, the crowd exploded into applause as they rose to welcome back their old friend. The last time Ford was at Comic-Con, he was promoting Ender.s Game with Asa Butterfield, and he was his sassy self. But this time, it was »

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Exclusive Poster for Ethan Hawke Drama 'Ten Thousand Saints' Goes Punk

8 July 2015 9:23 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Read More: Watch: 'Ten Thousand Saints' Trailer Revives the New York City Punk Scene After premiering at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulicini's "Ten Thousand Saints" has a new poster just in time to prepare audiences for its upcoming theatrical release next month. "Ten Thousand Saints" is the story of three teenagers: New York newcomer Jude, straight-edge musician Johnny and wealthy, yet troubled Eliza, who stray from their parents and create their own surrogate family. Set in 1988, the film shows the influences the 1980's punk scene has upon them and the problems it creates for each of them. The film includes the cultural changes in New York City during that tumultuous time, including the onset of the AIDS epidemic and the creeping influence of gentrification.  The film stars Ethan Hawke, Asa Butterfield, Emily Mortimer, Julianne Nicholson, Hailee Steinfeld and Emile Hirsch. It is based upon the Eleanor. »

- Kaeli Van Cott

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Watch: 'Ten Thousand Saints' Trailer Revives the New York City Punk Scene

1 July 2015 12:47 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Read More: Ethan Hawke on How Indies are Gourmet and Blockbusters are a Barbecue Hoping to bring back the atmosphere of New York circa the late 1980s, "Ten Thousand Saints" depicts troubled teens trying to find themselves amidst the punk period. The film is adapted from Eleanor Henderson's novel and is written and directed by Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini ("American Splendor," "Cinema Verite"). Ethan Hawke, Asa Butterfield, Emile Hirsch, Hailee Steinfeld and Emily Mortimer star. The official synopsis reads: "'Ten Thousand Saints' is a coming-of-age story about three teenagers in late 1980's New York City — Jude (Butterfield), new to the city from Vermont, "straight-edge" musician Johnny (Hirsch), and troubled, rich uptown girl Eliza (Steinfeld) -- who break away from their messed up parents (Hawke and Mortimer) to form their own surrogate family." The film will be released in theaters and On Demand August »

- Ethan Sapienza

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