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Chris Hemsworth's Daughter India Makes a Surprise Visit on The Huntsman Set, And It's Too Cute for Words!

22 May 2015 1:33 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Brace yourselves, you guys, because you're about to have all the feels. Elsa Pataky just posted yet another too-cute-for-words photo of her hunky hubby, Chris Hemsworth, playing with their daughter India, and it's a doozy. The little one is seen sitting on her dad's lap in a stunning English countryside while the actor chats her up in full costume. "Visiting Papa on set!! #happydays #londongreen #thehuntsman #papaehija #lovethem," the proud mama wrote as a caption to the family pic. Hemsworth is currently filming the highly anticipated prequel to Snow White and the Huntsman, alongside Charlize Theron, Emily Blunt, Jessica Chastain and Sam Claflin. Before the »

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Here's the Harry Potter and Game of Thrones Crossover You Always Wanted

22 May 2015 11:26 AM, PDT | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Neville Longbottom is starring in a movie with Daenerys Targaryen and Finnick Odair! This week, Harry Potter's Matthew Lewis took to Instagram to share a cute picture with Game of Thrones's Emilia Clarke, as the two stars are filming the movie adaptation of Me Before You by Jojo Moyes. Emilia isn't the only Game of Thrones actor in the movie, either; Charles Dance, aka Tywin Lannister, is also in the film. As if those crossovers aren't exciting enough, Sam Claflin from The Hunger Games also stars in the film opposite Clarke, with the pair playing the main characters, William and Louisa. Lewis's role hasn't been confirmed, but he and Claflin already look to be getting along, as they posed for a picture in matching shirts, calling out the fact that they also share the same birthday. Too cute, right? Keep reading for more pictures of the cast hanging out together, »

- Laura-Marie-Meyers

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Screen, BFI London Film Festival team for Stars of Tomorrow

17 May 2015 10:00 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Screen International is to join with the BFI London Film Festival to launch its celebrated Stars of Tomorrow for the first time. 

This year’s selected actors, directors, writers and producers will be unveiled by Screen and the Lff at a high-profile industry event during the festival, which this year runs October 7-18.

The move is part of an ongoing collaboration between Screen and the Lff and provides an exciting platform for celebrating the best and brightest new UK and Irish talent during one of the busiest times in the British film calendar.

This year marks the 12th anniversary for Screen’s highly-respected showcase of the UK and Ireland’s hottest talent, which boasts an impressive track record in identifying future stars.

Previous Stars of Tomorrow include:

James McAvoy, Benedict Cumberbatch, Emily Blunt and director Andrea Arnold, all selected for the first-ever edition in 2004;

Dominic Cooper, Robert Pattinson, Eddie Redmayne, Sophie Okonedo and screenwriter »

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News Bits: Ultron, Wars, Expendables, Me

15 May 2015 7:45 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Disney and Marvel's "Avengers: Age of Ultron" is set to cross the $1 billion box office mark today, on its twenty-fourth day of global release. This is the third Marvel Studios film to pass that mark following the first 'Avengers' and "Iron Man 3". [Source: Variety]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Appearing on the red carpet in the UK for his romantic comedy "Man Up" actor Simon Pegg was asked by The Sun about the possibility of him having shot a cameo in his friend J.J. Abrams' "Star Wars: The Force Awakens". His response sounds like a joke, but has already got people talking: "I wasn't a stormtrooper. Daniel Craig, he was a stormtrooper... I shouldn't have said that."

Pegg then a few hours later clarified the comment: ""Why is everyone leaping on this? It was a rumour last summer, wasn't it? I read it in the paper. »

- Garth Franklin

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Emilia Clarke-Sam Claflin Drama ‘Me Before You’ Set for June 2016

14 May 2015 12:49 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Warner Bros. and MGM have set a June 3, 2016 release date for the drama “Me Before You,” starring “Game of Thrones” actress Emilia Clarke and “Hunger Games” actor Sam Claflin.

Thea Sharrock is directing from a script by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber, based on the Jojo Moyes novel about a woman in a small town who forms an unlikely bond with a recently paralyzed man.

Clarke will next be seen in “Terminator: Genisys” playing Sarah Connor. Claflin stars in “Mockingjay Part Part 2.”

Me Before You” is the second title slated for release on that date, joining Paramount’s “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2.”

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- Dave McNary

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part Two Gets A New Banner Poster

14 May 2015 7:12 AM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) confronts President Snow (Donald Sutherland) in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends – including Gale (Liam Hemsworth), Finnick (Sam Claflin) and Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) – Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 as they risk their lives to liberate the citizens of Panem, and stage an assassination attempt on President Snow who has become increasingly obsessed with destroying her. The mortal traps, enemies, and moral choices that await Katniss will challenge her more than any arena she faced in The Hunger Games as she realizes the stakes  [ Read More ]

The post The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part Two Gets A New Banner Poster appeared first on Shockya.com. »

- Rudie Obias

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Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One casts Diego Luna in lead role

13 May 2015 10:31 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Elysium's Diego Luna joins Felicity Jones in one of Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One's main roles..

Given that shooting is looming, director Gareth Edwards must be in the final stages of putting his cast together for 2016's Star Wars film, Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One. Edwards already has Riz Ahmed, Sam Claflin, Felicity Jones and Ben Mendelsohn on board the new movie, which is said to be a heist picture set around the plans for the original Death Star.

Now we learn that another of the film's lead roles has been cast.

The part has gone to Diego Luna, best known for movies such as Elysium and the excellent Y Tu Mama Tambien. The exact role that Luna has been cast in, as you might expect, remains unknown. Variety does report, however, that Rogue One is expected to have a big ensemble cast, "similar to The Dirty Dozen »

- simonbrew

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Katniss & Prim Star In The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 Cannes Film Festival Print

13 May 2015 7:06 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Here’s a look at The Sister Portrait, featuring Katniss and Primrose Everdeen, a commemorative Hunger Games franchise print debuting at the 2015 Festival de Cannes.

The blockbuster Hunger Games franchise has taken audiences by storm around the world, grossing more than $2.2 billion at the global box office. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 now brings the franchise to its powerful final chapter in which Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) realizes the stakes are no longer just for survival – they are for the future.

With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow (Donald Sutherland) in the final showdown.

Teamed with a group of her closest friends – including Gale (Liam Hemsworth), Finnick (Sam Claflin) and Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) – Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 as they risk their lives to liberate the citizens of Panem, and stage an assassination attempt on »

- Michelle McCue

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Fortitude International boards ‘State Like Sleep’

13 May 2015 1:41 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Rebecca Hall, Michael Shannon and Ben Foster will star in the mystery that Fortitude International is selling in Cannes.

Meredith Danluck will direct from her screenplay and Eddie Vaisman produces the drama, scheduled to start shooting in July.

State Like Sleep follows a woman who grapples with the consequences of her celebrity husband’s double life after he commits suicide.

ICM Partners represents Danluck, packaged the film and will represent Us rights.

Fortitude co-founder Nadine De Barros is introducing the project to buyers, supported by vice-president of international Katie Irwin and director of international sales and marketing Samantha Peel.

Fortitude’s Cannes slate includes Henry-Alex Rubin’s upcoming football biopic Robin Friday to star Sam Claflin; The Runner with Nicolas Cage that gets its market premiere screening here; Barton & Charlie, to be directed by and star Rupert Friend opposite Emily Blunt; and This Man, This Woman from Isabel Coixet starring Penelope Cruz and Diane Kruger. »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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'Star Wars: Rogue One' Gets Ben Mendelsohn as the Villain

13 May 2015 12:23 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Those who witnessed Danny Rayburn's exquisite manipulation of his family in Netflix's new drama series Bloodline know what a sympathetic, fascinating and utterly complex villain Ben Mendelsohn is capable of bringing to the table. So it's very exciting that he has been announced as the main bad guy in the first Star Wars spinoff Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One. No details have been announced regarding the character he will play. But it is known that he will be after a group of Rebel fighters intent on stealing plans to the first Death Star, with a story that leads right into Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope.

Disney and Lucasfilm have no comment on the news of Ben Mendelsohn's casting as the villain at this time. While the actor also wouldn't comment on the role in recent interviews, he did open up a little bit more about the »

- MovieWeb

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'Star Wars: Rogue One' Casts Diego Luna as a Rebel Fighter

13 May 2015 11:38 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One has added yet another cast member with Diego Luna signing on for the highly-anticipated spinoff. Actor Ben Mendelsohn, who has long been rumored to to star, has now been confirmed to play the primary villain. They join a cast that already includes Felicity Jones, Riz Ahmed and Sam Claflin.

The story revolves around a group of rebel fighters who embark on a mission to steal plans for the original Death Star. The story will take place between the events of Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, but closer chronologically to the latter film. Felicity Jones, Riz Ahmed and are all said to be playing rebel fighters, but it isn't known who Sam Claflin is playing quite yet.

Production is scheduled to begin this summer at Pinewood Studios in London, under the direction of Gareth Edwards. »

- MovieWeb

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Diego Luna joins Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One

13 May 2015 11:23 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Gareth Edwards’ upcoming Star Wars spin-off Rogue One has found itself a new cast member, with Variety reporting that Diego Luna (Elysium) has joined the film in a lead role, although details of his character are being kept under wraps.

Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One will tell the story of a group of rebels out to steal the plans to the Death Star, with Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything) set to play a rebel soldier. Luna and Riz Ahmed (Nightcrawler) are both thought to be playing rebels, while Ben Mendelsohn (The Dark Knight Rises) will star as the main villain. Sam Claflin (The Hunger Games) has also been linked to the film, although his casting is yet to be confirmed.

See Also: Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One plot details and teaser revealed

Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One is set for release on December 16th, 2016.

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- Gary Collinson

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Elysium's Diego Luna is newest cast member to join Felicity Jones in Star Wars: Rogue One

13 May 2015 11:06 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The cast of Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One continues to grow as Elysium star Diego Luna signs on.

Director Gareth Edwards's spinoff of the upcoming Star Wars trilogy will follow a band of rebels attempting to hijack the Empire's Death Star.

Boba Fett is again rumoured to be the focus of a second Star Wars spinoff movie

Lucasfilm declined to offer any comment on a Variety report claiming that Luna will have a lead role as a rebel fighter opposite Academy Award nominee Felicity Jones and Riz Ahmed.

Luna's breakout success came in the Oscar-nominated Mexican drama Y tu mamá también, and he has since starred in Elysium, Milk and Cesar Chávez.

The news outlet is also reporting that Rogue One will be set between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope in the franchise's continuity.

Ben Mendelsohn is expected to play the main villain in the first of several planned Anthology movies, »

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Katniss Wants Peace But Prepares For War In New Poster For The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

13 May 2015 11:02 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

With the Cannes film festival getting underway today, a bevy of festival hopefuls will line the Croisette as the each compete in their respective categories. And though the annual event isn’t known for attracting blockbuster attention – Mad Max: Fury Road‘s inclusion notwithstanding – Lionsgate has unveiled a commemorative print poster for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, which sees series heroine Katness Everdeen and her sister Prim pose for a shot that wouldn’t look out of place on American Horror Story.

Revealed via Twitter earlier today, here’s the eerie print in full.

The Sister Portrait, a commemorative Hunger Games franchise print with Katniss & Prim, available only at #Cannes2015! pic.twitter.com/M85TMTk3tX

— Mockingjay – Part 2 (@TheHungerGames) May 13, 2015

While we’re still a ways away from the conclusive chapter in the studio’s lucrative series, Mockingjay – Part 2 will no doubt be a monumental event come November, closing »

- Michael Briers

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Star Wars: Rogue One Adds Diego Luna as Rebel Fighter and Ben Mendelsohn as Main Villain

13 May 2015 10:18 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

It looks like director Gareth Edwards just scored another "rebel fighter" for Star Wars: Rogue One. According to Variety, Edwards cast Diego Luna in a lead role opposite Felicity JonesRiz Ahmed and Ben Mendelsohn. As we learned during Star Wars Celebration, the Star Wars: Rogue One narrative takes place between Episode III and Episode IV, and will focus on a band of resistance fighters who come together to steal the Death Star plans. Disney and Lucasfilm have yet to confirm anything other than Jones' casting, but according to Variety's sources, Luna and Ahmed are on board to play resistance fighters and Mendelsohn will step in as the film's primary villain. Apparently Rogue One will feature a "large ensemble similar to The Dirty Dozen and Saving Private Ryan." Per usual we don't want to get too carried away until Disney and Lucasfilm make the official announcement, but Jones, »

- Perri Nemiroff

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Diego Luna Joins Star Wars: Rogue One

13 May 2015 10:17 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Diego Luna, the acclaimed actor-turned-director who starred in Milk and helmed Cesar Chavez, has joined the cast of Star Wars: Rogue One, Variety reports.

The spinoff, which already stars Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything), Riz Ahmed (Nightcrawler) and Ben Mendelsohn (Bloodline), will be an ensemble piece about the heist of Death Star blueprints by a group of rebel fighters. It’s set between Episode III and Episode IV, but closer to A New Hope. Jones and Ahmed are set as members of the rebel squad deployed to retrieve the plans, while Mendelsohn will be the villain of the piece. Luna is reportedly also playing a rebel.

Luna is a prolific actor best known for ElysiumThe Terminal and Y Tu Mama Tambien. He most recently shot Blood Father, starring alongside Mel Gibson, and is preparing to play a key role in Jason Momoa starrer The Bad Batch. The »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Lionsgate takes Their Finest Hour And A Half for UK

13 May 2015 10:11 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Directed by Lone Scherfig and starring Gemma Arterton, the romantic wartime comedy will shoot this summer.

Lionsgate UK has taken UK distribution rights to Lone Scherfig’s Their Finest Hour And A Half.

Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin and Bill Nighy head up the cast of the romantic comedy about a young woman screenwriter during the Blitz in London, which is set to start shooting late summer. It is an adaptation of Lissa Evans’s 2009 Orange Prize for Fiction nominated novel.

Hanway are handling worldwide sales in Cannes.

BBC Films has developed and will co-finance the project, which is being produced by Stephen Woolley for Number 9 Films and Amanda Posey for Wildgaze Films.

Zygi Kamasa, Lionsgate UK CEO, who will executive produce together with BBC FilmsChristine Langan, said: “A project such as this with a visionary director, established producing team and impressive British cast cements the fact that British cinema is thriving and we’re thrilled »

- sarah.cooper@screendaily.com (Sarah Cooper)

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Cannes: Lionsgate Takes U.K. Rights to Lone Scherfig’s ‘Their Finest Hour and a Half’

13 May 2015 5:07 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Cannes — Lionsgate has taken U.K. rights to “Their Finest Hour and a Half,” which Lone Scherfig (“The Riot Club,” “An Education”) will direct. The pic will star Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin and Bill Nighy.

The romantic comedy, which is set in the early 1940s, combines the quick-fire repartee of a screwball battle of the sexes infused with the reality of filmmaking under threat of invasion and London in the Blitz. It’s a witty and warm-hearted portrayal of a young woman screenwriter finding her way in matters of life, death and the heart.

BBC Films has developed and will co-finance the film, which is being produced by Number 9 Films and Wildgaze Films, led by Stephen Woolley (“Carol”) and Amanda Posey (“Brooklyn,” “An Education”). It has been adapted for the screen by Gaby Chiappe from Lissa Evans’s novel. Zygi Kamasa of Lionsgate U.K. and Christine Langan and »

- Leo Barraclough

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Lionsgate Acquires UK Rights On ‘Their Finest Hour And A Half’ From Hanway Films – Cannes

13 May 2015 4:39 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: Lionsgate has moved quickly to snap up UK rights to Lone Scherfig’s Their Finest Hour And A HalfGemma Arterton (Quantum Of Solace), Sam Claflin (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay) and Bill Nighy (The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) star in a screwball comedy battle of the sexes that follows the misadventures of a British movie crew trying to make a patriotic film to boost morale during the Blitz. BBC Films developed and co-finances the film, which is being… »

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New poster for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 featuring the Everdeen sisters

12 May 2015 1:37 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With a first trailer set to land on May 22nd, Lionsgate has released a brand new ‘Sister Portrait’ poster for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, which sees Jennifer Lawrence’s Katniss joined by Willow Shields’ Prim…

See Also: Poster and teaser for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow (Donald Sutherland) in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends – including Gale (Liam Hemsworth), Finnick (Sam Claflin), and Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) – Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 as they risk their lives to stage an assassination attempt on President Snow who has become increasingly obsessed with destroying her. The mortal traps, enemies, and moral choices that await Katniss will challenge her more than any arena she faced in The Hunger Games.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part »

- Gary Collinson

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