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DVD Review – Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016)

27 June 2016 5:15 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, 2016.

Directed by Burr Steers.

Starring Lily James, Sam Riley, Jack Huston, Sally Phillips, Bella Heathcote, Millie Brady, Douglas Booth, Charles Dance, Lena Headey and Matt Smith.

Synopsis:

In 19th century England five sisters try to cope with the social pressures of the day, all the while fighting off hordes of marauding zombies.

Despite being based on a book – or two books, if you count Jane Austen’s original Pride & Prejudice – it is no doubt the inexplicable success of TV period drama Downton Abbey that will lend a hand to this film finding an audience outside of the zombie fanboys. Yes, inevitably when something becomes popular it will then be cross-pollenated with a genre from the opposite end of the spectrum and… Ta Da! You now have a film based around two popular genres, in this case zombies and costume drama, so how could it fail? »

- Amie Cranswick

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Cmg adds 'Loving Vincent' sales in Cannes

15 June 2016 8:40 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: Edward Noeltner’s Cinema Management Group has reported robust sales on the Croisette led by its hotly anticipated ‘painted animation’ starring Saoirse Ronan.

After closing a slew of deals on Loving Vincent in the run-up to Cannes, the upcoming film continues to entice buyers and the public alike, with Noeltner claiming that more than 110million people have watched the teaser.

Rights have gone in Japan (Parco), Scandinavia (Non-Stop), Italy (Adler), Colombia (CineColombia), and Israel (Shoval). Noeltner is in talks with interested parties for Us rights.

Loving Vincent chronicles the final days in the life of Vincent van Gogh and »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Exclusive Pride + Prejudice + Zombies Deleted Scene – “Pemberley Cutdown”

31 May 2016 6:08 PM, PDT | iconsoffright.com | See recent Icons of Fright news »

Pride +Prejudice+Zombies hit Bluray/DVD/Digital HD and 4K today, and thanks to the gang over at Sony, we’ve got an exclusive deleted scene from the Jane Austen/Zombie hybrid film. Along with the clip, we were also sent a little bit of makeup and blood, so naturally my daughter wanted to see what she could pull off on me. Check out the clip below and be sure to check this one out, it’s a fun flick!

Based on the best-selling novel by Seth Grahame-Smith and Jane Austen, the Bennett sisters and Mr. Darcy must unite to fight a zombie outbreak that has taken over 19th century England.

Lily James (Cinderella) leads an ensemble cast featuring Sam Riley (Maleficent), Jack Huston (The Longest Ride), Bella Heathcote (Dark Shadows), Douglas Booth (Jupiter Ascending), Matt Smith (“Dr. Who”), Charles Dance (“Game of Thrones”).

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- Jerry Smith

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Sturridge, Martin, Flanagan enter '3 Way Junction'

19 May 2016 2:40 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: Production underway in Africa on drama from Searching For Sugar Man executive.

Production is underway on commercials director Juergen Bollmeyer’s debut feature 3 Way Junction, starring Tom Sturridge (The Hollow Crown, Far From The Madding Crowd), Stacy Martin (Nymphomaniac Vol. 1 & 2) and Tommy Flanagan (Sons Of Anarchy).

The five-week shoot will include South Africa and Namibia.

Bollmeyer, who has directed adverts for Toyota, BMW and Coca-Cola, won a Cannes Silver Lion in 2014.

Inspired by real events, 3 Way Junction follows a London architect who travels to the grand dunes of the Namibian Desert to escape. But when he finds himself stranded alone, desperately waiting for a ride that never comes, he must embark on a bitter rite of passage.

Writers are Don Bohlinger (The Experiment, Elles) and arts and travel writer Jessica Hundley.

Maggie Monteith (Searching For Sugar Man) produces for Dignity Films alongside Michael Auret for Spier Films (The Salvation) and Oliver Stoltz. Chris Reed, Thembisa Cochrane »

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

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What's New on TV, Netflix Streaming, Digital, and DVD/Blu-ray This Week: May 9-15

9 May 2016 8:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

At a loss for what to watch this week? From new DVDs and Blu-rays, to what's new on Netflix and TV, we've got you covered.

New on DVD and Blu-ray

"Deadpool"

Not every movie -- not even every good movie -- is worth an immediate Blu-ray investment, but you're going to want to clear a sexy spot in your house for Ryan Reynolds's "Deadpool." The top R-rated movie around the world is out on DVD and Blu-ray May 10. We could list the Blu-ray features, but it's much more fun to get them from the Merc with a Mouth himself:

"Regression"

Emma Watson and Ethan Hawke star in this psychological horror film from writer/director

Alejandro Amenabar ("The Others"). The film releases on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD, and On Demand on May 10.

"Where to Invade Next"

Michael Moore's latest incendiary documentary/opinion piece, this time about the American military, »

- Gina Carbone

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‘Downton Abbey’ Actress Joanne Froggatt Joins Drama ‘One Last Thing’

29 April 2016 8:12 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Downton Abbey” star Joanne Froggatt has joined Wendell Pierce and Jurnee Smollett-Bell in the indie drama “One Last Thing,” Variety has learned exclusively.

Writer-director Tim Rouhana is making his directorial debut with the film. Alexa L. Fogel and Brendan Mason are producing the movie on behalf of Beech Hill Films, in association with Low Profile Films.

One Last Thing” tells the story of a lonely dentist in Florida whose days are filled by work and his solo daily golf game. When he’s confronted by a figure from the past who brings news that he has an adult daughter living in Brooklyn, he begins to journey outside of his comfort zone.

Froggatt received three Emmy nominations for her role as the maid Anna Bates in “Downton Abbey.” She won the Golden Globe for best supporting actress in television in 2014. “One Last Thing” is her first American movie role.

“This is »

- Dave McNary

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What's New on Netflix, TV, Digital, and DVD/Blu-ray This Week: April 18-24

18 April 2016 8:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

At a loss for what to watch this week? From new DVDs and Blu-rays, to what's new on Netflix and TV, we've got you covered.

New on DVD and Blu-ray

"The Revenant"

Leo's ready to come home with you this week. Leonardo DiCaprio had a bear of a time making this historical drama, but he won his first Oscar for it, and Alejandro Inarritu won his second in a row for directing. "The Revenant," which also picked up an Oscar for Cinematography, is finally out on DVD/Blu-ray on April 19. Blu-ray extras include "A World Unseen," a documentary of "The Revenant."

"The Lady in the Van"

Maggie Smith plays Miss Shepherd in this British dramedy based on the true story of an eccentric elderly woman who "temporarily" parks her van in Alan Bennett's driveway and proceeds to live there for 15 years. The critically acclaimed film, based on Bennett's memoir, »

- Gina Carbone

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Pride And Prejudice And Zombies 4K, Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital Release Details

29 March 2016 1:47 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Jane Austen’s classic novel about love and manners gets a macabre twist in Burr SteersPride and Prejudice and Zombies. If you missed the living dead action drama in theaters, don’t despair—Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will release the film on Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K Ultra HD on May 31st, following the film’s May 10th digital debut:

Press Release: Culver City, Calif. (Mar. 28, 2016) – Based on the best-selling novel by Seth Grahame-Smith and Jane Austen, Pride + Prejudice + Zombies debuts on digital May 10 and on Blu-ray™, DVD and next-generation 4K Ultra HD™ May 31 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. In this reimagining of the classic tale, the Bennett sisters and Mr. Darcy must unite to fight a zombie outbreak that has taken over 19th century England. Lily James (Cinderella) leads an ensemble cast featuring Sam Riley (Maleficent), Jack Huston (The Longest Ride), Bella Heathcote (Dark Shadows), Douglas Booth (Jupiter Ascending »

- Derek Anderson

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Cmg scores 'Loving Vincent' sales

20 March 2016 6:53 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Edward Noeltner’s sales title about the life and mysterious death of Vincent Van Gogh has proved a popular draw among buyers.

Loving Vincent is recounted through the Dutch post-Impressionist’s paintings and the characters that inhabit them. The cast includes Douglas Booth in the lead role and this year’s Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan.

Noelter’s team at Cinema Management Group have closed deals in France (TF1), Middle East (Front Row), Switzerland (Praesens), China (Bright East Films), Taiwan (Way Sent international), Hong Kong (Sundream), and Thailand (M Pictures).

Further deals closed in Portugal (Outsider), South Korea (First Run Pictures), Argentina (Impacto Cine), former Yugoslavia (2i Film), Czech/Slovak Republics (Bohemia Motion Pictures), Philippines (Solar Motion Pictures), Greece (Cine Trianon), and airlines (Captive Entertainment.)

Noeltner expects a Us deal to close in the next few weeks and said over the past few weeks a short teaser had been viewed more than 70million times. Silver Reel, run by »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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And Then There Were None Review

9 March 2016 3:05 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Both nights of the miniseries were provided prior to broadcast.

Even though it might not have been represented in direct name, for decades there have been countless spiritual successors and adaptations of Agatha Christie’s airtight whodunnit And Then There Were None. TV versions go so far back that the novel’s original British title seemed decent enough for the small screen. More modern interpretations – CBS’ slick summer slasher Harper’s Island – have kept its structure and enhanced the splatter.

There have been Family Guy episodes, crappy Ya updates, and now BBC One and Lifetime have joined forces for a co-production of the novel. There’s a lurid new sex-and-violence bent to pull the material into the modern world it’s airing in (and Lifetime’s lineup), but writer Sarah Phelps has largely stayed close to Christie’s biggest turns. It’s a mouse trap set-up that can’t help »

- Mitchel Broussard

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Lifetime Sets U.S. Date For Christie's "None"

3 March 2016 12:03 PM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Lifetime have announced a Sunday March 13th premiere date for the acclaimed and dark BBC mini-series adaptation of arguably the most influential and best-selling mystery novel of all time - Agatha Christie's "And Then There Were None".

Charles Dance, Sam Neill, Miranda Richardson, Aidan Turner, Toby Stephens, Noah Taylor, Maeve Dermody, Douglas Booth, Burn Gorman and Anna-Maxwell Martin star in the story of eight guests invited to a remote island manor at the behest of a mysterious Mr. U. N. Owen. All of them, and the two servants on the island, have a guilty secret and soon each gets knocked off one by one - the survivors turning on each other as their number dwindles.

Originally released as three one-hour episodes in the U.K., Lifetime is airing the work instead in two telemovie-length parts on that day and the next night (Monday March 14th). There's also a new trailer for the U. »

- Garth Franklin

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Tom Sturridge, Maisie Williams & More Join Haifaa Al-Mansour’s ‘A Storm In The Stars’

2 March 2016 7:41 AM, PST | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

A Storm In The Stars, the English-language helming debut of Wadjda‘s Haifaa Al-Mansour which began shooting late last month, has now been joined by Far From The Madding Crowd‘s Tom Sturridge, fresh off an Olivier Award nomination for the West End production of American Buffalo. Game Of ThronesMaisie Williams and Stephen Dillane, and Downton Abbey‘s Joanne Froggatt have also been confirmed by the production. Elle Fanning and Douglas Booth star with Bel Powley and Ben… »

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Sturridge, Williams Join "Storm In The Stars"

2 March 2016 4:54 AM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Tom Sturridge ("Far From The Madding Crowd"), Maisie Williams ("Game of Thrones"), Stephen Dillane ("The Tunnel") and Joanne Froggatt ("Downton Abbey") have joined the cast of "Wadjda" director Haifaa Al-Mansour's English-language helming debut "A Storm In The Stars".

Sturridge is playing the role of Lord Byron in the period romantic drama about the tumultuous love affair between dangerously charismatic poet Percy Shelley and the brilliant and beautiful 18-year-old Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin at Bryon's estate on Lake Geneva.

Elle Fanning, Douglas Booth, Bel Powley and Ben Hardy also star in the film. Williams play's Mary's friend, Dillane and Froggatt are playing Mary's father and stepmother.

Filming began a few weeks ago on location in Ireland before it heads to Luxembourg. Amy Baer, Ruth Coady and Alan Moloney will produce.

Source: Deadline »

- Garth Franklin

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A Storm in the Stars

18 February 2016 11:44 AM, PST | ScreenTerrier | See recent ScreenTerrier news »

17 year old Elle Fanning stars as Mary Godwin in A Storm in the Stars which follows the tumultuous relationship between Mary, who wrote the iconic gothic-horror novel Frankenstein when she was just 19, and the young poet Percy Shelley.

Mary is a rebellious and outspoken teenager. When she meets the poet Percy Shelley, there’s a spark of attraction between the two outsiders who feel trapped within polite society. Percy is contrary and selfish, talking of sexual freedom and progressive ideas that are beyond the boundaries of their age. For sheltered Mary, it’s love at first sight.

Douglas Booth (represented by Curtis Brown in the UK) stars as Shelley. Douglas can currently be seen in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, and previously starred opposite another young American starlet, Hailee Steinfield in Romeo and Juliet.

BAFTA Rising Star nominee Bel Powley (represented by Bwh) plays Claire Claremont, Mary’s stepsister who »

- noreply@blogger.com (ScreenTerrier)

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New Sparta readies Cold War thriller

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

Exclusive: Film will tell the story of the CIA’s attempts to recover a Soviet nuclear submarine, dubbed Project Azorian.

London’s New Sparta Films is lining up a feature about Project Azorian, the true story of a major CIA-led Cold War operation to recover a nuclear-armed Soviet submarine that sinks in mysterious circumstances in the Pacific Ocean.

Using ‘The Azorian Project’ as a working title, the company has book option rights to David H Sharp’s The CIA’s Greatest Covert Operation, which is being used as the basis to develop the ambitious project.

Reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes, depicted by Leonardo DiCaprio in Martin Scorsese’s The Aviator, was involved in the CIA’s daring attempt to recover the submarine and its technology from under the nose of the Soviets.

The mission is also remembered for coining the still oft-used phrase “we can neither confirm nor deny’, which the CIA utilised to keep a press at bay »

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Who’s expected at the Ee British Academy Film Awards 2016? Full list here!

11 February 2016 1:13 PM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

We definitely hit the movie awards season deep in the heart this weekend because the Ee British Academy Film Awards 2016 are here and it really shows us that, in London, we put on a classy show at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. In the past few years the respect for the BAFTAs has continued to grow and grow across the world because, frankly, we seem to pick the right winners. Is that Oscar fighting talk? I think so.

Once again hosted by the multi-rambling and intelligently talented Stephen Fry, the ceremony will be broadcast on BBC One and BBC One HD at 21.00 this Sunday 14 February. The Hollywood News, or call us Thn if you fancy it, will be there bringing you as much as we viably can so keep track over on our dedicated Twitter feed.

But I think you’re here for this attendees? So… Nominees confirmed »

- Dan Bullock

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Two red-band clips from ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’

11 February 2016 9:55 AM, PST | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is a fresh twist on Jane Austen’s widely celebrated novel. A mysterious plague has fallen upon 19th century England, the land is overrun with the undead and feisty heroine Elizabeth Bennet is a master of martial arts and weaponry. Casting aside personal and social prejudices, Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy must unite on the blood-soaked battlefield to rid the country of the zombie menace and discover their true love for one another.

Directed by Burr Steers and starring Lily James, Sam Riley, Jack Huston, Bella Heathcote, Douglas Booth, Suki Waterhouse, along with Matt Smith and Charles Dance, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is released by Lionsgate across the UK and Ireland today…

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Exclusive Interview: Jack Huston and Douglas Booth on Pride & Prejudice & Zombies

10 February 2016 2:00 AM, PST | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Having already caught up with lead female stars of Burr Steers Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, Lily James and Bella Heathcote – it was now time to speak to the leading men, as we had the pleasure of discussing this unique project with Jack Huston and Douglas Booth. The pair discuss their preparation for the

The post Exclusive Interview: Jack Huston and Douglas Booth on Pride & Prejudice & Zombies appeared first on HeyUGuys. »

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'Kung Fu Panda 3' Repeats Box Office Win with $21 Million

7 February 2016 11:09 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The hit animated sequel Kung Fu Panda 3 ended the first month of 2016 on a high note at the box office, taking in $48 million in its opening weekend. In the first frame of February, this adventure will face three new movies, Universal's Hail, Caesar!, Sony's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and Lionsgate's The Choice. As expected, none of these new releases could beat Kung Fu Panda 3, which won for a second weekend in a row with an estimated $21 million.

The animated sequel Kung Fu Panda 3 currently has a solid 80% "Fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and it opened in 3,955 theaters, which will still make it the widest release in theaters this weekend, by a long-shot. Kung Fu Panda 3 marks the return of one of the most successful animated franchises in the world, with its biggest comedy adventure yet. When Po's (Jack Black) long-lost panda father (Bryan Cranston) suddenly reappears, »

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Movie Review – Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016)

6 February 2016 4:10 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, 2016.

Written and Directed by Burr Steers.

Starring Lily James, Sam Riley, Jack Huston, Bella Heathcote, Douglas Booth, Matt Smith, Ellie Bamber, Millie Brady, Suki Waterhouse, Sally Phillips, Charles Dance, and Lena Headey.

Synopsis:

Jane Austen’s classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England is faced with a new challenge — an army of undead zombies.

Slow motion takes over as the Bennet sisters begin unsheathing various types of blades hidden underneath their elaborate Victorian-era appropriate garments (in what is a rather titillating shot), but most crucially, seems to promise that the ludicrous movie titled Pride and Prejudice and Zombies will live up to the level of absurd, stupid entertainment promised. That one quick scene offers essentially everything one could want coming into something so ridiculous; beautiful women dressed to kill that know their way around daggers and swords, »

- Robert Kojder

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