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Ali Larter will be back for Resident Evil: The Final Chapter with Milla Jovovich and Wentworth Miller

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Ali Larter is on board for a sixth and final instalment in the Resident Evil movie series.

According to Deadline, the Heroes actress will reprise her role as Claire Redfield, with the story picking up from the events of 2012's Resident Evil: Retribution.

She will appear alongside Milla Jovovich who has played Alice since the first movie released in 2002 and her on-screen brother Chris Redfield, portrayed by Wentworth Miller.

The trio are set to begin shooting Resident Evil: The Final Chapter in South Africa from September, as they take on the villainous Red Queen.

Jovovich's husband Paul Ws Anderson is also back in the director seat using his own movie script.

The Resident Evil franchise has been one of the most successful game-to-movie adaptations ever, grossing more than $915 million worldwide. »

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Where are the cast of Coyote Ugly now? Here's what happened to Piper Perabo, LeAnn Rimes and the coyotes

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15 years ago today, the doors of the Coyote Ugly saloon swung open, turning a low-key Jerry Bruckheimer-produced coming of age film into a beloved cult hit.

But what happened to coyotes Piper Perabo, Tyra Banks and the rest of the movie's cast? To mark the movie's birthday we find out what they've all been doing in the 15 years since Coyote Ugly.

Piper Perabo

Since playing aspiring singer Violet Sanford in Coyote Ugly, Piper Perabo's career has veered from the sublime (2005's The Prestige) to the ridiculous (2008's Beverly Hills Chihuahua).

The film roles have kept on coming, but recently she's been best known as the lead in TV series Covert Affairs, which ran for five seasons on the USA Network between 2010 and 2014.

Adam Garcia

A star of the West End stage, Adam Garcia hot-footed from Saturday Night Fever to Coyote Ugly as Violet's love interest Kevin.

Garcia later »

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Dark Knight Rises cinema shooting: James Eagan Holmes faces potential death penalty in final sentencing phase

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James Eagan Holmes faces the possibility of the death penalty for carrying out the Dark Knight Rises cinema shooting in 2012.

A Colorado jury agreed to consider capital punishment today (August 3) as Holmes's murder trial moves into its final penalty phase.

In July, Holmes was convicted of 24 counts of first-degree murder, 140 counts of attempted first-degree murder, and one count of possessing explosives.

His legal team and family had argued that he was not guilty by reason of insanity prior to the verdict being rendered on July 16.

Holmes killed 12 and injured 70 others when he opened fire at a late-night screening of The Dark Knight Rises on July 20, 2012.

If sentenced to the death penalty, Holmes's execution will make him the first person put to death in the state of Colorado since the 1997 lethal injection of convicted murderer and rapist Gary Lee Davis. »

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A Dungeons & Dragons movie reboot is officially moving forward as rights issues are settled

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The long-delayed Dungeons & Dragons movie reboot is finally moving ahead now that rights issues have been resolved.

An announcement of a new film based on the role-playing game coincides with Sweetpea Entertainment and Hasbro resolving their dispute over sequel rights.

Warner Bros executive Greg Silverman said today (August 3): "We are so excited about bringing the world of Dungeons & Dragons to life on the big screen.

"This is far and away the most well-known brand in fantasy, which is the genre that drives the most passionate film followings.

"D&D has endless creative possibilities, giving our filmmakers immense opportunities to delight and thrill both fans and moviegoers new to the property."

A screenplay for the movie reboot has been penned by David Leslie Johnson, the writer behind Wrath of the Titans and Red Riding Hood.

New Line Cinema previously brought Dungeons & Dragons to the big screen for an action-adventure epic starring Marlon Wayans, »

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A giant inflatable Minion caused some Despicable traffic chaos in Dublin

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It's not every day you see a giant inflatable Minion causing a traffic jam during rush hour.

However, motorists in the Santry area of Dublin today (August 3) were brought to a standstill when a 40ft Minion inflatable broke free of its restraints and blew into the road.

A giant inflatable Minion flew loose and caused traffic havoc in Santry this afternoon: http://t.co/IjQ5TDdJpC pic.twitter.com/MQbp2xH6zl

— TheJournal.ie (@thejournal_ie) August 3, 2015

The giant Minion was part of a nearby children's funfair when it made its bid for freedom.

Witness Erin Van Londen told The Journal: "I'm not sure how it got loose but I just saw it coming loose and flying across the road as we were driving."

She said it had been very windy in the area, and called the Gardaí, who let the air out of the giant inflatable.

"They deflated it »

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A movie based on the candy dispenser Pez is actually happening

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We've already seen a movie based around Lego, while sometime soon we'll be sitting down to watch a Play-Doh film - and now Hollywood is turning to the popular candy dispenser Pez as inspiration for a big budget project.

The candy company confirmed today (August 3) that it is teaming up with Celeste & Jesse Forever production company Envision Media Arts to base a film around its products.

Brother in Laws scribe Cameron Fay has already been hired to bring the themed candy dispensers to the big screen.

Ema producer Lee Nelson said today: "Pez candy is beloved by children and adults alike. With Cameron Fay we've created a world unique to Pez and a story that will touch the hearts of many."

Pez originated in Austria in 1927, and over the years has partnered with the likes of Hello Kitty, Star Wars and DC Comics to create popular candy lines.

No word »

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Jurassic World 2 story teased: Weaponised dinosaurs, off-island action and open source tech

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The Jurassic World sequel won't be arriving in cinemas until 2018, but we're already starting to get drip-fed a few morsels of information about what it might entail.

Director Colin Trevorrow, who'll be returning to write the follow-up with Derek Connolly, offered up a few story hints about what we can expect.

Remember Vincent D'Onofrio's character Hoskins talking about sending dinosaurs into war zones? It sounds a lot like Blue and her raptor crew might end up getting weaponised off-island.

Trevorrow told Wired of his thoughts on Jurassic World 2: "[It will not be] just a bunch of dinosaurs chasing people on an island. That'll get old real fast."

"I feel like the idea that this isn't always going to be limited to theme parks, and there are applications for this science that reach far beyond entertainment. And when you look back at nuclear power and how that started, the first instinct was to »

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Robert De Niro hands out dating and life advice in a new trailer for The Intern

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A new trailer for The Intern shows Robert De Niro's retired senior handing out life and dating advice.

The Warner Bros comedy follows Ben (De Niro), who finds himself taking on an internship with a fashion website company owned by Jules (Anne Hathaway).

It doesn't take long before Ben becomes an important part of the office, with worker Adam DeVine especially relying on the wisdom of his new friend.

Hathaway's Jules also finds herself depending on her new intern, as she struggles with pressure at work.

Other cast members in the Nancy Meyers film include Rene Russo, Nat Wolff, Linda Lavin and Andrew Rannells.

The Intern will be released in the Us on September 25 and in the UK on October 2.

Watch another trailer below: »

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The long-awaited Deadpool trailer is coming: 'Get ready to blow out your collective sphincters'

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The long-awaited Deadpool trailer will finally make its public debut next week.

A violent, expletive-filled teaser for the X-Men spinoff was shown at a Comic-Con panel earlier this month, but has yet to be officially released.

That will all change on Tuesday (August 4) when star Ryan Reynolds drops by Conan O'Brien's late-night series. A teaser message (viewable above) from the Marvel antihero promises fans an experience that will "blow out [their] collective sphincters".

A description for Tuesday's Conan episode reads: "Ryan Reynolds debuts the new redband trailer for Deadpool. We're filling up his dressing room with chimichangas in anticipation."

Deadpool is an action-comedy based around deadly assassin Wade Wilson, who was first seen on the big screen in X-Men Origins: Wolverine.

Director Tim Miller's movie also introduces beloved Marvel characters like Weasel (Tj Miller), Angel Dust (Gina Carano) and Negasonic Teenage Warhead (Brianna Hildebrand) into the X-Men film universe. »

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Mark Hamill is certainly a joker when it comes to signing autographs for fans

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There's no doubt that Mark Hamill has given out plenty of autographs during his career, but it seems the Star Wars actor certainly has a sense of humour when it comes to signing his name.

Imgur user Raggedrabbit recently shared a set of autographed Star Wars cards online - all signed by Luke Skywalker himself - but Hamill had left more than a standard squiggle.

The 63-year-old actor had written a joke or sarcastic comment on each card, referencing everything from Star Wars to Grease.

Hamill will reprise his role of Luke Skywalker in the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens, alongside old co-stars Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher.

The trio will be joined by new cast members including Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson, Adam Driver, Gwendoline Christie and Daisy Ridley.

Hamill also recently reprised his role of The Trickster in The Flash, and will voice The Joker again for Batman: The Killing Joke. »

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Rank all 6 Star Wars movies from worst to best: Do you agree with Simon Pegg?

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With Star Wars: The Force Awakens fast approaching, now seems like as good a time as any to look back on George Lucas's six adventures from a galaxy far, far away.

Everything we know about Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Simon Pegg's Star Wars cameo revealed

Simon Pegg, certified geek and Force Awakens bit-parter, has had his say, ranking all six Star Wars movies from worst to best in 60 seconds. But do you agree with his verdict?

Rank the Star Wars movies by toggling on the arrows below, then join the discussion in the comments section.


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Olivia Munn is kicking ass in her training to play Psylocke for X-Men: Apocalypse

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Olivia Munn is dedicating herself to training for her X-Men debut, and you wouldn't want to get on the wrong side of her after seeing her latest training video.

The actress showed off her fighting skills in her latest Instagram post on Sunday (August 2), giving fans another sneak peek at what they can expect from Psylocke in next year's movie.

Freestyle #latergram @karine_lmx

A video posted by Olivia Munn (@oliviamunn) on Aug 1, 2015 at 11:15am Pdt

Munn will be joined in Apocalypse by fellow newcomers Kodi Smit-McPhee (Nightcrawler), Ben Hardy (Angel), Tye Sheridan (Cyclops), Lana Condor (Jubilee) and Sophie Turner (Jean Grey).

They are also joined in the cast by James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence and Nicholas Hoult, returning to their roles in the series, with Oscar Isaac arriving as the villain Apocalypse.

Munn has admitted that she finds Psylocke "a little scary", but added that she is »

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The cast of Fantastic Four haven't even seen their own movie yet

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The cast of Fantastic Four have been busy promoting their new movie, but it turns out they haven't even seen it yet.

It's only a matter of days before the reboot hits cinemas on both sides of the Atlantic, but Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Jamie Bell and Michael B Jordan are still in the dark about the finished product.

Mara told BBC Newsbeat: "I'm going to try to see it opening night with a real audience."

Critics have not been given the chance to see the film ahead of its release, which is often seen as a sign that bad reviews are to be expected.

Asked if he wants to prove the critics wrong, Teller said: "We haven't seen the film either. Rarely are films of this size critically well-received.

"This is not a movie we're going to go on (review website) Rotten Tomatoes and it's going to be at »

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Benedict Cumberbatch's Doctor Strange: Everything you need to know, from release date to spoilers

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Though The Avengers: Age of Ultron felt much more like the closing of a chapter, it was the release of Ant-Man last month that officially concluded Marvel Studios' Phase Two.

We've all heard plenty about Captain America: Civil War, which will kick off Phase Three, but what of the movie that will follow in its sizable footsteps?

Below, Digital Spy rounds up everything we know so far about Doctor Strange.

When's it out?

Doctor Strange is scheduled for release on October 28, 2016 in the UK, and a week later in the Us on November 4. Principal photography is due to start in November in London.

The release date has already been pushed back from the formerly announced July slot, presumably to accommodate the star's notoriously packed schedule.

What's it about?

Guardians of the Galaxy was widely billed as Marvel's "anti-superhero movie", and Marvel Studios certainly have form with roguish anti-heroes given »

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Paramount exec backs a sixth Mission: Impossible movie: 'Ethan Hunt deserves another film'

2 August 2015 6:08 PM, PDT

Tom Cruise may have already let the news slip, but now Paramount has spoken publicly about the possibility of another Mission: Impossible movie.

Paramount vice chairman Rob Moore has supported Cruise's announcement that work has begun on a sixth instalment in the franchise.

6 jaw-dropping Tom Cruise stunts from the Mission: Impossible movies

"We're very happy to be developing this movie with Tom," Moore told Variety. "There's no question that Ethan Hunt deserves another film."

The news of another film in the franchise follows an opening weekend that saw Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation easily take down competition from the likes of Vacation and Ant-Man in the Us box office by taking $56 million.

If filming does begin next year as Cruise told The Daily Show it would, the sixth Mission: Impossible movie could be the fastest sequel to come out of the series yet, after the first five films had at least four years between them. »

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