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Star Wars: Episode VII Recruits Miltos Yerolemou

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With one Westeros resident already in the cast – Gwendoline Christie – it would appear J.J. Abrams and his Star Wars: Episode VII casting team is not finished recruiting Game Of Thrones actors. Miltos Yerolemou has, according to the BBC, scored a small role in the new film.Though production on the latest Star Wars has been underway for months (pausing recently to figure out schedules after Harrison Ford’s leg was broken on set), Abrams and co. have still been bringing actors aboard to supplement the cast, which already includes Ford, Christie, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker, Anthony Daniels, Max Von Sydow, Domhnall Gleeson, Andy Serkis, Adam Driver, Lupita Nyong'o, Oscar Isaac, Christina Chong, Crystal Clarke and Pip Anderson.Details on Yerolemou’s role have yet to be revealed, to almost no-one’s surprise. But while you might remember him best as Syrio Forel, who taught Maisie Williams »


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24 Movie Talks Surface Again

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The idea of a 24 film has been on and off again more times than Jack Bauer’s said “damnit!” And that’s a lot of times. But while the chatter died down once recent miniseries Live Another Day surfaced, there is refreshed talk, in the wake of Bauer’s return to duty, about the big screen version.According to TV Line, there are new discussions going on inside Imagine Entertainment, based off a brand new pitch, which is being kept strictly secret. Apparently it’s only been talked up within the Imagine halls, where boss Brian Grazer appears particularly happy with the idea, and has yet to even cross a desk at 20th Century Fox, which would produce and distribute any film.And let’s not forget that we’ve been here before multiple times, with Kiefer Sutherland and co. either fanning or dousing rumours that a movie is imminent »


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Magic Mike Xxl Starts Shooting

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Though this past weekend was a holiday in the Us, the team behind Magic Mike Xxl, the sequel to the 2012 stripper hit, quietly kicked off shooting in the skies above Myrtle Beach, as documented by the movie’s cinematographer, one Peter Andrews. It's On! pic.twitter.com/zczZdpqzdt— Bitchuation (@Bitchuation) August 31, 2014 Yes, that’s just one of the cinematic alter egos of Steven Soderbergh, who is stepping back to let long time collaborator Gregory Jacobs wield the megaphone for this one, but is staying actively involved through shooting and editing the final product.With Channing Tatum once again starring and co-writing with Reid Carolin, the new Mike film reportedly finds the strippers on a road trip to different clubs, which leads to even more mad experiences with audiences. “You've seen Magic Mike – now multiply that,” Tatum told GQ earlier this year. “Mob mentality. It's just exponentially crazier. I thought it was absolutely insane. »


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New Ghost In The Shell 25th Anniversary Poster

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Japanese anime Ghost In The Shell is an Empire-acclaimed world cinema great, with the manga on which it's based celebrating its 25th anniversary. To mark the occasion, the film has an upcoming re-release. It has a new poster to mark the occasion. Click below for a closer look. What’s so good about this film? Easy. It’s a feast of blistering visuals that wears its cyberpunk spirit on its sleeve and helped set up big Hollywood sci-fis ahead. Filmmakers from James Cameron to Steven Spielberg have acknowledged the influence of Mamoru Oshii’s animation, while Lana and Andrew Wachowski have pointed to it as a key Matrix touchstone.With shades of Philip K. Dick, the story sets a cyborg gumshoe on the trail of shadowy hacker The Puppet Master. But is she human or is she dancer just a machine? Those philosophical questions will obviously be familiar to Blade Runner »


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Michael Bay Drives To Cosmic Motors

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Whether or not Michael Bay ends up directing Transformers 5, high-concept sci-fi vehicles are clearly still a part of his future. He's currently in the process of setting up Cosmic Motors at Warner Bros., a film based on Daniel Simon's book of lavish concept art. Kyle Ward, who wrote Machete Kills and the new Hitman movie Agent 47, has been tasked with creating the screenplay.Ward will also need to come up with a narrative on which to hang it, since Cosmic Motors in book form is more about concept than story. Simon has worked as a car designer for Lamborghini and Bugatti, as well as on projects like Tron: Uprising, Captain America: The First Avenger and Oblivion. His book imagines "spaceships, pods, race cars, giant trains, warships and balloons from various planets of the Galaxion system... from concept to completion" via sketches and 3D modelling.There's already a »


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Lars Von Trier Plans The House That Jack Built

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It has been 20 years since controversial Danish filmmaker Lars von Trier first haunted television with the spooky supernatural fantasy series The Kingdom, which ran between 1994 and 1997. Now, according to production company TrustNordisk, he has a new idea in the works called The House The Jack Built.Originally announced by producer Louise Vesh at a Nymphomaniac screening/press conference at the Venice Film Festival (where the writer/director was briefly present, but only via computer screen), the series is being kept a secret for now, but will, according to Vesh, be quite something to see. “I’m happy to announce that the next Lars von Trier project will be a TV series in the English language,” Vesh told the press. “He has a really, really good idea which I cannot tell more about right now. He wants a huge cast and from what I heard I’m sure that it will »


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