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Matt Damon Reveals Bourne Sequel Plot Details

29 August 2015 3:35 PM, PDT

While promoting "The Martian," Matt Damon has been answering questions about the upcoming "Bourne" sequel, which is set to start filming next week. The actor explained that he and director Paul Greengrass had always considered "Bourne" movies about the Bush presidency. When President Obama took over, they waited until something changed to return. Because of Edward Snowden and the Nsa scandal, they felt it was the right time for another movie. "Without giving too much of it away, it's Bourne through an austerity-riddled Europe and in a post-Snowden world," Damon said of the plot. "It seems like enough has changed. There are all these kinds of arguments about spying and civil liberties and the nature of democracy. We're starting in Greece, the beginning of democracy. And the movie ends in Las Vegas, the most grotesque incarnation of... [laughs]" The new "Bourne" film is set to hit theaters on July 29th, 2016. »

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First Look at Michael Fassbender in Assassin's Creed Video Game Movie

29 August 2015 3:35 PM, PDT

Thanks to Yahoo! Movies, we now have our first look at Michael Fassbender as Callum Lynch in the upcoming "Assassin's Creed" movie, based on the popular video game franchise. Check it out below. In the movie, Lynch discovers he is a descendant of the secret Assassins society through unlocked genetic memories that allow him to relive the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th Century Spain. After gaining incredible knowledge and skills he's poised to take on the oppressive Knights Templar in the present day. Even though Fassbender's character was specifically created for the film, he will exist in the same world as the existing games. "Assassin's Creed" will co-star Marion Cotillard (The Dark Knight Rises) Michael Kenneth Williams (12 Years a Slave) and Ariane Labed (Before Midnight). Filming will begin on Monday and will take place in Malta, London and Spain. The movie is set to hit theaters on December 21st, »

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Captain America: Civil War Concept Art Shows Two Avengers Teams

29 August 2015 3:34 PM, PDT

Jeremy Renner updated his Twitter account with several pieces of concept art from the upcoming "Captain America 3: Civil War," showing the two teams of Avengers that will face off against each other. Check out the concept art below. On Captain America's team are Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan), Falcon (Anthony Mackie), Hawkeye (Renner), Ant-Man (Paul Rudd), and Sharon Carter (Emily Van Camp). On Iron Man's team are Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), War Machine (Don Cheadle), Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman) and Vision (Paul Bettany). No word on how Spider-Man (Tom Holland) fits into all of this. "Captain America: Civil War" is set to hit theaters on May 6th, 2016. Photos: (click to enlarge) »

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New Trailer for Jack Black's Goosebumps

29 August 2015 3:34 PM, PDT

Columbia Pictures has unveiled a new international trailer for its upcoming "Goosebumps" movie, which is based on the popular books and stars Jack Black, Odeya Rush and Dylan Minnette. Check it out below. Plot: Upset about moving from a big city to a small town, teenager Zach Cooper (Minnette) finds a silver lining when he meets the beautiful girl, Hannah (Rush), living right next door. But every silver lining has a cloud, and Zach's comes when he learns that Hannah has a mysterious dad who is revealed to be Rl Stine (Black), the author of the bestselling "Goosebumps" series. It turns out that there is a reason why Stine is so strange. He is a prisoner of his own imagination – the monsters that his books made famous are real, and Stine protects his readers by keeping them locked up in their books. When Zach unintentionally unleashes the monsters from »

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Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer Working on New Comedy

26 August 2015 11:15 PM, PDT

While promoting "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2," Jennifer Lawrence told NY Times that she's currently writing a comedic screenplay with Amy Schumer (Trainwreck) and the women plan to co-star in it. "We play sisters. We're almost done writing. It just flowed out of us. We've got about 100 pages right now," she said. "Amy and I were creatively made for each other. We have different flavors. It's been the most fun experience of my life. We start the day off on the phone, laughing. And then we send each other pages. And we crack up. I'm flying out tomorrow to see her in Chicago. We'll write a little bit with her sister, Kim, who worked with Amy when she was writing 'Trainwreck.'" The two only met a couple of months ago. "I emailed her after I saw 'Trainwreck' and said, 'I don't know where to get started. »

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Christopher Meloni Joins Holding Patterns

26 August 2015 11:14 PM, PDT

It was recently announced that Freddie Highmore ("Bates Motel"), Odeya Rush (Goosebumps) and Haley Joel Osment (The Sixth Sense) signed on to star in the upcoming "Holding Patterns" comedy/drama. And now, Christopher Meloni (Man of Steel, "Law and Order") and Marg Helgenberger ("CSI") have joined the cast. The film follows a young man (Highmore) still living at home with his mother and stepfather who sets his sight on a girl (Rush) who works at his local coffee shop. The problem — she has a serious boyfriend. As the two become closer, the line between friendship and romance becomes blurred and they're forced to examine where their lives are going. The new movie is directed by Jake Goldberger (Don McKay, Life of a King) and produced by Alex A. Ginzburg (Hardcore) and Jim Young (The Words). It co-stars Jake Abel (The Host), Rita Volk ("Faking It") and Taylor John Smith (Wolves »

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Trailer for Love the Coopers Comedy, with John Goodman, Ed Helms and Olivia Wilde

26 August 2015 11:14 PM, PDT

CBS Films has unveiled the trailer for its upcoming "Love the Coopers" comedy, starring John Goodman, Diane Keaton, Ed Helms, Olivia Wilde, Anthony Mackie, Amanda Seyfried, Marisa Tomei, and Alan Arkin. Check it out below. Plot: The film follows the Cooper family as four generations of extended family come together for their annual Christmas Eve celebration. As the evening unfolds, a series of unexpected visitors and unlikely events turn to night upside down, leading them all toward a surprising rediscovery of family bonds and the spirit of the holiday. The new movie is directed by Jessie Nelson (I Am Sam) and is set to hit theaters on November 13th. Trailer: »

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James Franco is a Tech Billionaire in Why Him Comedy

25 August 2015 9:49 PM, PDT

20th Century Fox has announced that Bryan Cranston and James Franco will star in the "Why Him" comedy, which will be directed by John Hamburg (I Love You Man) from a script co-written by Ian Helfer (The Oranges). The film takes place over the holidays as a Midwestern dad (Cranston) travels with his family to visit his daughter at college, and soon finds himself in a bitter rivalry for her affections with her new, brash tech billionaire boyfriend (Franco). Production is set to begin in Los Angeles in February. »

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Trailer for Nicholas Hoult's Kill Your Friends Crime Thriller

25 August 2015 9:49 PM, PDT

Today we have an international trailer for the upcoming "Kill Your Friends" crime thriller, starring Nicholas Hoult, Ed Skrein, and James Corden. Check it out below. Plot: The story focuses on a music executive (Hoult) at the height of the Britpop era who will stop at nothing to further his career. The film is based on a best-selling novel by John Nivens. The new movie is directed by Owen Harris ("Black Mirror") and will hit UK theaters on November 6th. A Us release date has yet to be set. Trailer: »

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