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Super Troopers 2 Just Raised A Crazy Amount Of Money, Is Officially Happening

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Back when the 2001 cult-classic crime-comedy announced it would officially take on a sequel, the excitement among fans was pretty much unanimous. There was always a flirtation with the idea of a sequel, but never a guarantee. That was until 8 months ago when Super Troopers director and co-star Jay Chandrasekhar confirmed that Super Troopers 2 was looking very likely, and the team would participate in a Kickstarter campaign. After seeing the success of the Veronica Mars crowdfunding campaign, the team probably had high hopes. And as it turns out, the campaign (which wrapped up yesterday) absolutely dominated.  The Broken Lizard comedy troupe decided to go for Indiegogo as their crowdfunding platform and for the past 30 days, has been raking in some serious dough. Their initial goal was for $2 million, and they reached it in a matter of 26 hours. They have raised $4,425,495 for production funds, and there.s currently a post-campaign perk, »

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Ryan Reynolds Is A Bloodied Mess In Deadpool Set Photo

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Just another day at the office for Ryan Reynolds.well, sort of. The Deadpool actor shared a photo from set in what appears to be proof that the R-rated movie will indeed live up to its rating as it nears the halfway point in filming. Take a look. Officially halfway through production on #deadpool and I feel fine. The other guys? notsomuch. pic.twitter.com/5APbHV3VKn . Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) April 25, 2015 In the photo posted to Ryan Reynolds. Twitter account, the actor seems to be enjoying filming Deadpool, as he is all smiles and making light after perhaps filming a fight scene.  We hope! The Woman in Gold actor is pictured dripping with fake blood.or is it?.down his neck onto his questionable fashion choice, a white tank. Though the photo is cutoff at the chest, you can still see that he is quite toned as indicated by the »

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Christian Bale Suffers Serious Knee Injury, Postpones The Deep Blue Good-By

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Filming for The Deep Blue Good-by has been postponed by a year, at the very least! The Dark Knight Rises actor recently suffered a knee injury that is so serious that Fox has decided to delay filming on his next project The Deep Blue Good-by. According to Deadline, Christian Bale was at home when he suffered the severe injury to his knee that consisted of torn knee ligaments. No further details regarding the nature of the incident that caused the injury have been released as of yet. However, what we do know is that the timing of the injury has undoubtedly caused the actor and the movie studio to make a few adjustments as a result, namely regarding the filming schedule for The Deep Blue Good-by. The Deep Blue Good-by, which is the first of 21 novels in the Travis McGee series by author John D. MacDonald, is a lot more »

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The Wolverine Sequel May Have Found Its Writer

24 April 2015 8:49 PM, PDT

Every studio with a superhero on their roster is doing all they can to capitalize on the massive popularity of the genre and they.re all looking expand their brands. 20th Century Fox is no different, and their Wolverine is one of the most beloved cinematic superheroes out there. The upcoming Wolverine 3 is expected to be star Hugh Jackman.s last appearance as the clawed mutant, and that project may have found a new writer with some experience in the game. According to The Wrap, the studio has tapped Michael Green to pen the script for the hairy mutant.s next big screen adventure. This marks Green.s return to the realm of comic book adaptations, and while he has previously worked on the likes of Smallville and Heroes, his most known work is probably the ill-fated 2011 stab at Green Lantern. That met with rather brutal reactions from many fans, »

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Why Avengers 2 Needed Quicksilver And Scarlet Witch

24 April 2015 7:01 PM, PDT

Brother and sister duo Pietro and Wanda Maximoff, a.k.a Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch, are two of the most notable characters being introduced in Avengers: Age of Ultron, arguably preceded only by the titular villain himself. Beyond their long history with the team in the comics, director Joss Whedon felt it was necessary that these two be present in the story. Despite finding out that the X-Men film series was using Quicksilver soon after Avengers: Age of Ultron planned to use him, Whedon told Rolling Stone that their version of the siblings not only gives Ultron someone to talk to (since his drones aren.t good for conversation), but also add something special to the story, calling their relationship "sweet and different and strange." In Whedon.s words: We need them because their powers are different, their looks are different, and their opinion is different. They will be young, »

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Jared Leto's Joker Look Is Full-Blown Insanity, Check It Out

24 April 2015 5:54 PM, PDT

We’ve seen hints and teases of what Jared Leto’s Joker looks like in the upcoming Suicide Squad, but director David Ayers just hit Twitter with our first full view of the Clown Prince of Crime, and it’s not like anything you expected. Even for the Joker, it’s totally nuts. Check it out for yourself.   The Suicide Squad wishes you a Happy Anniversary Mr. J! #Joker75 #SuicideSquad @WarnerBrosEnt @DCComics pic.twitter.com/LZXz0x947Q — David Ayer (@DavidAyerMovies) April 25, 2015 Much like when we saw the first picture of Heath Ledger as Joker in The Dark Knight, Leto’s gives us a radically different version of the iconic villain. While he retains his trademark green hair and red lips, his pale skin looks more fleshed-toned compared to the chalk white hue from the comics. The purple glove adds more familiar color, »

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A Big Hero 6 Sequel? Stan Lee Seems To Think It's Already Happening

24 April 2015 2:20 PM, PDT

Great news for Big Hero 6 fans.and who isn.t.they characters will be back for another animated adventure. We can thank Stan Lee for the tip, as the comic book legend recently spilled the beans on that a sequel is in the works in an interview while talking up all things Marvel. Talking to the Toronto Sun, Lee had quite a bit to say Marvel's upcoming slate of movies. He said: After Ant-Man, we.re going to start playing around with Doctor Strange, the Black Panther, the Inhumans, and then we have to come back for Guardians of the Galaxy 2, Big Hero 6, the Avengers, Captain America. Stan Lee, who was on hand to help Gillette introduce "concept" razors based on Avengers characters at the World Shave Headquarters in South Boston, revealed that Marvel will be quite busy making movies for the foreseeable future. That.s 2028 to be exact, »

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Universal Is Delaying A Ton Of Its Anticipated Titles For Some Reason

24 April 2015 2:11 PM, PDT

While Warner Bros. and Marvel Studios continue expanding their shared cinematic worlds, Universal is pushing back theirs. Following the release date announcements for Fast and Furious 8 and the two Fifty Shades of Grey sequels, the studio has rescheduled the start of its monster movie-verse by nine months and pushed back a few other titles.  According to The Hollywood Reporter, Universal has changed the release date for its reboot of The Mummy from June 24, 2016 to March 24, 2017. This is supposed to further the shared universe of monster films, which reportedly includes Luke EvansDracula Untold. However, this move is out of the ordinary for the studio, considering its desire to focus on developing these properties. This move also means that another untitled monster movie project, originally scheduled for April 21, 2017, will now open on March 30, 2018.  This news comes shortly after similar announcements for Universal and Legendary’s Pacific Rim 2 »

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What All Batman And Superman Fights Boil Down To, According To Henry Cavill

24 April 2015 1:19 PM, PDT

In a fight between Batman and Superman, who would emerge the victor? The comic books, animated series and animated movies have attempted to answer this question in various ways, with both characters winning in various circumstances. When asked his opinion on who would win, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice star Henry Cavill said that it really just depends on Superman.s mood.  In fact, all fights between the Caped Crusader and the Man of Steel boil down to "what frame of mind Superman's in," Cavill told JoBlo while out promoting The Man From U.N.C.L.E. at CinemaCon in Las Vegas. While Cavill wouldn.t go on to further clarify what he meant by this, it might be fair to say that Superman.s biggest enemy is himself.  As an indestructible being by human standards with kryptonite as his only physical weakness, Kal-El is at usually at »

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Why Many German Theaters Are Refusing To Show Avengers: Age Of Ultron

24 April 2015 1:00 PM, PDT

U.S. moviegoers still have to wait until next Friday to see Avengers: Age of Ultron, but the latest Marvel entry has already opened in nearly 30 international markets. While most of these countries are showing the film without a hitch, Germany is encountering some trouble. 686 screens in 193 small towns, most of which are populated by less than 50,000 citizens, will not have the film screened, meaning that if you live in one of these towns, you.ll have to travel to a major city just to see Earth.s Mightiest Heroes battle the titular villain and his forces. According to Deutsche Welle, the reason these theaters have opted not to show Avengers: Age of Ultron is due to Disney raising its rental fees from 47.7 to 53 percent of ticket sales. In addition, not only has Disney cut financial contributions to advertising, but advances for 3D glasses are also gone. These protests are »

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Julianne Moore's Blunt Opinion Of VOD Distribution Is Spot On

24 April 2015 12:42 PM, PDT

To paraphrase a famous song, could Video-on-Demand kill the Indie Movie Star? According to comments from Julianne Moore, she seems to think this will quickly become the case. A longtime proponent of independent films, Moore believes that the increasing presence of smaller films released exclusively for VOD is eliminating a critical component of the moviegoing experience. Speaking yesterday in front of an industry crowd for a panel at CinemaCon in Las Vegas, Julianne Moore, joined by the co-president of Sony Pictures Classics, Tom Bernard, addressed what she sees as insidious implications regarding the growing practice of smaller films bypassing theaters to be distributed by VOD. Essentially taking the influence away from exhibitors, she also believes it substantially mitigates the moviegoing experience intended by actors and filmmakers. Moore laments: We're always so disappointed when you hear the words 'day-and-date.' I think, 'Oh, really?' We work very hard as creators »

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Godzilla Ending: What Happened After The Battle, And What's Next

24 April 2015 12:10 PM, PDT

Gareth Edwards. name currently is associated with Star Wars, and once he delivers on his standalone spinoff movie -- Rogue One -- in 2016, it.s likely his moniker will be linked to that galaxy far, far away for the immediate future. But before he climbed aboard an X-Wing fighter and jetted off to George Lucas. universe, Edwards dabbled in monster movies . specifically the indie hit Monsters (in 2010) and the mega-smash Godzilla reboot in 2014. It was his large-scale but character-driven work on the summer-movie extravaganza that likely earned him a gig on Team Star Wars. But his ending to Godzilla ensured that he.d be back with the King of Monsters. some day. Now that Godzilla is making its way to HBO, we want to break down what happened at the end of the movie, and discuss what the events might mean for the future of this healthy-again franchise. Let.s »

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Godzilla Ending Explained: What Happened After The Battle, And What It Means

24 April 2015 12:10 PM, PDT

Gareth Edwards. name currently is associated with Star Wars, and once he delivers on his standalone spinoff movie -- Rogue One -- in 2016, it.s likely his moniker will be linked to that galaxy far, far away for the immediate future. But before he climbed aboard an X-Wing fighter and jetted off to George Lucas. universe, Edwards dabbled in monster movies . specifically the indie hit Monsters (in 2010) and the mega-smash Godzilla reboot in 2014. It was his large-scale but character-driven work on the summer-movie extravaganza that likely earned him a gig on Team Star Wars. But his ending to Godzilla ensured that he.d be back with the King of Monsters. some day. Now that Godzilla is making its way to HBO, we wanted to break down what happened at the end of the movie, and what the events might mean for the future of this healthy-again franchise. Let.s look »

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Heads Up, Marvel, Charlie Cox Really Wants A Daredevil Movie

24 April 2015 11:18 AM, PDT

Marvel.s newest series Daredevil premiered on Netflix on April 10, and since then has earned critical acclaim from both fans and regular viewers. Earlier this week, less than two weeks after debuting, the show was renewed for a Season 2 premiering in 2016, which will continue the adventures of Matt Murdock fighting crime in Hell.s Kitchen. For series star Charlie Cox, however, he.s eager to follow in the footsteps of the character.s last live-action iteration and take the Man Without Fear to the big screen. Although Daredevil has a big future ahead of him on the small screen, which includes teaming up with his fellow Marvel Netflix heroes in the Defenders miniseries, Cox told IGN that starring in a standalone movie is appealing to him. In his words: Yeah that would be awesome . I.d love to do that. I love doing the TV show and I love that »

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Watch What Man Of Steel Would Have Looked Like Without The Bleak Coloring

24 April 2015 9:05 AM, PDT

Of all of the various criticisms leveled at Zack Snyder.s Superman reboot Man of Steel, "too dark" is the one that resonates the loudest and the longest. And it.s not just the grim tone of the origin story. We.re talking hues and saturations, as the following video points out. Here.s Man of Steel, only in color: "You.re looking at what might have been," the team at VideoLab states as they introduce a color-corrected version of Zack Snyder.s Man of Steel. The narrator talks about Snyder.s decision to go with a "bleak" color grading for the admittedly action-packed visuals in the film, noting that they likely were inspired by Christopher Nolan.s freakishly successful Dark Knight movies. So they wondered what Henry Cavill.s Kal-El would look like with some of the natural colors and hues. They show what they say is footage with »

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Is Ant-Man A Comedy? Paul Rudd Tries To Explain

24 April 2015 9:01 AM, PDT

As the connected cinematic universe of Marvel Studios gets set to unveil its latest crown jewel with Avengers: Age of Ultron next week, the film that will immediately follow in the continuity, Ant-Man is still in the odd position of having to explain its place in the grander scheme. This is a fact not lost on Paul Rudd, as he attempts to illustrate where the film falls, genre-wise. Sitting down with MTV News, Paul Rudd, who plays the titular size-shifting superhero of Ant-Man, would discuss the quandary of the film.s genre identity. While clearly showcasing some serious action/sci-fi elements, it.s also apparent that the film.s creative forces are actually notable talent in the world of comedy. Addressing the film.s comedic elements, Rudd states, It.s not an out-and-out comedy. I think that it.s a tough one to peg. There.s a lot of stuff »

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Tom Cruise May Return To Comedy With Bob The Musical

24 April 2015 8:57 AM, PDT

Tom Cruise clings to his action-stardom with the same ferocity with which he holds onto Scientology, but he might be returning to comedy for a brief stint. Disney has reportedly been eyeing Cruise to star in one of their upcoming musical comedies, Bob the Musical, for quite some time, and now it looks like it.s closer to happening.  According to The Wrap, Cruise hasn't officially signed on for Bob the Musical, but he's circling the lead role, that of a regular guy who suffers a blow to the head. Now he can hear the inner songs of everyone.s heart, which, to his dismay, transforms his life into a musical. As the trade notes, the film has been in development since 2004.  While The Artist director Michel Hazanavicius is being courted to helm the picture, The Lego Movie co-directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller, as well as Adam Shankman of »

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Daniel Radcliffe And James McAvoy Look Brooding And Pensive In First Frankenstein Pic

24 April 2015 8:54 AM, PDT

Meet Victor Frankenstein and Igor. The young medical student turned monster creator and his trusted assistant look every bit the part in the first images released before the movie Victor Frankenstein hits theaters this October. Take a look! In the images, obtained by Empire, we get our first glance at the costume design and a sneak peek into the tone of the upcoming horror film Victor Frankenstein. In the first image, and of particular note, we see Victor Frankenstein.played by James McAvoy.with a pensive look on his face. Perhaps this shot was taken from a rather intense scene, as the actor looks deep in thought, obviously being careful not to lose the momentum of the intended emotion. The X-Men: Days of Future Past actor is known for his ability to convey deep emotions and in this film, based on the first images, he is doing just that. The »

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Chris Pratt Barely Outruns An Angry Dino In Latest Jurassic World Clip

24 April 2015 8:16 AM, PDT

The cat is out of the bag. Or, in this case, the Indominus Rex is out of the cage. The latest clip from Jurassic World features Chris Pratt barely escaping with his life as the park’s new hybrid dinosaur/killing machine chases after him. Pratt may have survived for the time being, but it looks like there’s a much bigger problem on their hands now.  Run! An asset is out of containment in this new clip from #JurassicWorld! https://t.co/5mK9qzC520 — #JurassicWorld (@JurassicPark) April 23, 2015   Universal released this new footage on social media, and it features Bryce Dallas HowardJake Johnson, Lauren Lapkus and Irrfan Khan as they try and close the containment’s gate before Indominus Rex can get out, even at the expense of Pratt’s life. They failed, obviously, or the movie would be much shorter... »

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Seann William Scott's 5 Favorite Movies Probably Aren't Ones You Would Guess

24 April 2015 7:11 AM, PDT

Seann Williams Scott (aka Stifler from American Pie, aka Doug Glatt from Goon) is a cinephile. You might not’ve guessed that, considering his acting choices haven’t been, shall we say, high caliber. Nonetheless, he loves movies, so picking his top five choices is as difficult as picking your favorite food — depending on his mood, the order and selection changes. Recently, he revealed his favorite films with this stipulation, but even then, they seemed a bit out-of-the-ordinary for the Stifmeister.  During a Reddit Ama on Wednesday, Scott was asked to name his top five favorite films. At the time, he said these were at the top of his head at the time of the question: 1. The Inheritance, directed by Per Fly 2. Talk to Her, directed by Pedro Almodóvar 3. Betty Blue, directed by Jean-Jacques Beineix 4. Open Hearts, Susanne Bier 5. Chopper, Andrew Dominik  Who »

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