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'Avengers 2' Toy Photos Offer a Better Look at Hulkbuster
11 hours ago
Last week, Hot Toys debuted a first look at their Iron Man figure from Avengers: Age of Ultron, showing Tony Stark in his Mark Xliii Armor. The figure is incredibly detailed, with the photos giving us a pretty great idea of what the Mark 43 suit will look like on the big screen. Now, Hot Toys has debuted more from their Avengers 2 lineup, offering a sneak peek at Hawkeye, Captain America, Black Widow and Thor in their new costumes. We also get a more detailed look at Hulkbuster and Thanos.
Hot Toys debuted the new lineup of figure at the Toy Soul 2014 Expo this weekend. And as you can see in the tweets below, these toys bring a great idea of what we can expect to see from these main characters in 2015. We also get a look at the Hulk, who pretty much looks exactly like he did in Marvel's The Avengers. »
North Korea Offers to Help U.S. Find Sony Hackers
11 hours ago
The Sony Hack Attack continues to make headlines throughout the weekend. Shortly after the FBI confirmed they had proof North Korea was behind the devastating infiltration of Sony Pictures internal database infrastructure, which lead to the mass leaking of emails and documents from inside the studio, and eventually culminated in the cancelation of the Christmas Day release of their comedy The Interview, North Korea still claimed they had nothing to do with the cyber-attack. Today, North Korean officials have proposed that both countries form a joint investigation to find the real culprit behind the Sony Hack.
Both CNN and the Associated Press have reported that North Korea is warning of serious consequences if Washington DC fails to agree to a joint probe that will prove that Pyongyang is innocent, and not responsible for the leaking of documents and the terrorist attack threats made against theaters set to show The Interview. »
'Flash': Mark Hamill Talks About His Return as Trickster
12 hours ago
Mark Hamill is experience what some may refer to as a comeback. And 2015 promises to be a big year for the actor. Not only will he reprise his iconic role next December as Jedi Master Luke Skywalker, he'll also appear in the Valentine weekend release Kingsman: The Secret Service, which is already receiving stellar reviews from advanced screenings. But it's the return of an unexpected character that will serve as the cherry on top. Mark Hamill never thought he'd be playing The Trickster a second time, a character he originated on The Flash TV series that ran on CBS in 1990. But The CW reboot has asked him to suit up again. And now, he's talking with IGN about the experience.
The CW is actually having a lot of fun with the original Flash cast. John Wesley Shipp, who played the 90s Barry Allen, is back as Barry's dad in the new Flash. »
'Agent Carter' Premiere Photos with Hayley Atwell
18 hours ago
Marvel and ABC have an early Christmas present for fans, releasing over 20 new images from the series premiere of Marvel's Agent Carter. These photos offer a sneak peek at Peggy's (Hayley Atwell) first two missions, with the two-hour series premiere set for Tuesday, January 6 at 8:00 p.m. Et on ABC. You can also follow @AgentCarterTV on Twitter, like Marvel's Agent Carter on Facebook, and keep your eyes peeled to Marvel.com for all the latest!
In the episode "Now is Not the End", Peggy is contacted by old acquaintance Howard Stark (Dominic Cooper, Marvel's Captain America: The First Avenger) when he is framed for unleashing his deadliest weapons and can trust no one else. To help Peggy clear Stark's name, he insists his butler, Edwin Jarvis, be at her beck and call--whether she likes it or not. But the risk is great: If caught, Agent Carter could be targeted »
'Spider-Man' Reboot Details Reveal Marvel and Sony's Plan
18 hours ago
While the Sony hack appears to be over for the time being, more information is still coming forward that was leaked from various emails and documents from deep within the studio. By this point, everyone knows that Marvel was working hard to make a deal with Sony to bring Spider-Man into Captain America: Civil War. That deal never happened, but more details on exactly what was to take place have emerged, and they shed some light on the proposed The Amazing Spider-Man reboot that would have seen Marvel and Sony working close together. It is believed that Sony is still ready to reboot the franchise without Andrew Garfield in the lead.
Some of this new information both confirms and contradicts what we've heard in the recent past. It is speculated by Cbm that some of the past information was made up by foreign bloggers looking to cash in on the »
'Uncharted' Still Wants Mark Wahlberg as Nathan Drake?
19 hours ago
While Uncharted is one of those movies we've heard about for years, it seems like Sony is finally getting serious about bringing this video game to the big screen. The studio has set a June 2016 release date, and the adaptation even has a writer and director attached. But it doesn't yet have a leading man. That may be changing soon, as it is rumored that Mark Wahlberg is still being eyed as Nathan 'Nate' Drake.
It's been four years since Mark Wahlberg first confirmed that he was playing Nathan Drake in an Uncharted movie. At the time, he was set to reunite with his I Heart Huckabees and The Fighter director David O. Russell, who was both writing and set to helm this action adventure movie, said to be in the same vein as Indiana Jones. But David O. Russell dropped out in 2011. Mark Wahlberg left the project soon there after. »
'American Sniper' Clips Featuring Bradley Cooper
20 hours ago
Warner Bros. has released four clips from the Clint Eastwood directed American Sniper. Bradley Cooper stars in this military drama which recounts the true story of America's deadliest sharpshooter. These first scenes show Chris Kyle acclimating himself to life on the battlefield, and how he had to readjust in his return home.
U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle is sent to Iraq with only one mission: to protect his brothers-in-arms. His pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and, as stories of his courageous exploits spread, he earns the nickname "Legend." However, his reputation is also growing behind enemy lines, putting a price on his head and making him a prime target of insurgents. He is also facing a different kind of battle on the home front: striving to be a good husband and father from halfway around the world.
Despite the danger, as well as the toll on his family at home, »
'Hotel Transylvania 2' Video Spreads Holiday Cheer
19 December 2014 6:29 PM, PST
We've already seen a number different holiday greetings from Marvel Studios, Star Wars and even The Babadook over the past few days. Sony Pictures Animation is getting in the spirit as well with their own holiday video featuring the characters from their upcoming sequel, Hotel Transylvania 2. The video features Dracula (Adam Sandler), his daughter Mavis (Selena Gomez) and Jonathan (Andy Samberg) decorating their Christmas tree, in a very unorthodox fashion.
Last week, we showed you the first photo featuring Dracula's father Vlad, voiced by Mel Brooks. The rest of the voice cast includes Frank (Kevin James), Wayne Werewolf (Steve Buscemi), Invisible Man (David Spade) and Eunice (Fran Drescher) and Murray the Mummy (Keegan Michael Key). The story follows a family gathering that brings Dracula's father Vlad to town for the first time in several years, which creates havoc for a number of the hotel's regular guests.
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Bill Murray Will Sing in Disney's 'Jungle Book'
19 December 2014 6:19 PM, PST
Director Jon Favreau is currently in the midst of production on his live-action/CGI animated The Jungle Book, with the filmmaker recently sending out photos from the set through his various social media pages. He also took a break in his busy schedule to chat with Entertainment Weekly for their 2015 preview issue, where he clarified earlier reports that this adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's novel is not a musical, like the original 1967 animated adaptation. However, he did reveal that Bill Murray will be singing one of the most memorable songs from the Disney classic, "The Bare Necessities'. Here's what the filmmaker had to say below.
"Oh, yeah. How do you not do that? Although it's not a musical, we wanted to work in the more memorable moments from the '67 film."
It isn't known what other "memorable moments" Jon Favreau will include from the original animated movie in his adaptation, »
'Batman v Superman': Amy Adams Praises Gal Gadot
19 December 2014 6:12 PM, PST
There has been a lot of talk recently about the lack of women superheroes in comic book movies. While Marvel is looking to rectify that with their female-led Captain Marvel, Warner Bros. and DC will actually beat them to the punch with a standalone Wonder Woman movie. But first, the character will be introduced in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. And it sounds like this Man of Steel sequel is paving the way for a more girl-friendly genre environment. Star Amy Adams, who reprises her role as Lois Lane, recently spoke with MTV, and revealed how nice it was to have another woman on set in Gal Gadot.
The actress also revealed that this feels more like a Superman sequel to her than a set up for Justice League Part 1. Though, she did have fun interacting with some of the other characters that will eventually make up that superhero ensemble. »
'Into the Woods' Preview Goes Behind the Fairytale
19 December 2014 5:39 PM, PST
With the Christmas Day release less than a week away, Walt Disney Pictures has released two clips and two featurettes for Into the Woods. Cinderella (Anna Kendrick) pushes away Prince Charming (Chris Pine) after he "strays" in the first clip, while Jack (Daniel Huttlestone) is forced to sell his beloved cow, at the behest of his mother (Tracey Ullman) in the second clip. The featurettes include interviews with cast members such as Emily Blunt, Meryl Streep, Chris Pine, Anna Kendrick, James Corden, composer Stephen Sondheim and director Rob Marshall, along with brand new footage and insight into this Broadway musical adaptation.
Into the Woods is a modern twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters' wishes and quests. This humorous and heartfelt musical follows the classic tales of Cinderella (Anna Kendrick), Little Red Riding Hood »
Adam Driver Talks 'Star Wars 7'; New R2D2 Image Debuts
19 December 2014 5:35 PM, PST
Is Adam Driver playing Kylo Ren in Star Wars: The Force Awakens? While we don't see the actor's face in the teaser trailer, we do meet this lone Sith wondering through a snowy landscape. It's possible that the actor is playing the main bad guy, whose journey is said to mirror Luke Skywalker's. But we won't likely know the truth until closer to the release date. In a new interview with Entertainment Weekly, the actor did discuss the grounding of characters in this new sequel. And he compares it to what we saw in 1977's Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope.
"I always think back to the original movies and to those quieter moments where Luke is out in A New Hope, and there are the two suns setting. It is the equivalent, basically, of a farm boy dying to get out of his small town and do something bigger. »
Second 'Kingsman: Secret Service' International Trailer
19 December 2014 5:09 PM, PST
Early press screenings are calling Kingsman: The Secret Service one of 2015's funnest movies. And the recent trailers don't deviate from that. 20th Century Fox has released a new international trailer. And it shows off just how fun the movie can be.
Based upon the acclaimed comic book and directed by Matthew Vaughn, Kingsman: The Secret Service tells the story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.
Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Firth, Mark Hamill, Michael Caine, Mark Strong and newcomer Taron Egerton, Kingsman promises to be a nice alternative to the romantic dramas other studios have planned for this coming Valentine's weekend. Will you be able to convince your loved one to see it? Let's hope so:
Kingsman: The Secret Service comes to theaters February 13th, »
Peter Jackson Doesn't Want to Direct a Marvel Movie
19 December 2014 4:50 PM, PST
While doing press for the defining chapter in his Middle-Earth saga The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies, director Peter Jackson made a startling revelation. He's never read a comic book. Ever. In his life. This may be hard to believe, but it's true. He revealed this shocking bit of personal trivia when asked if he'd ever want to direct a Marvel movie. His answer was 'No'.
Speaking with Movie Fone, Peter Jackson revealed that he is a little tried of the superhero genre, and isn't interested in following in those cinematic footsteps. He will leave the big budget blockbusters to someone else for the time being:
"I don't really like the Hollywood blockbuster bandwagon that exists right now. The industry and the advent of all the technology, has kind of lost its way. It's become very franchise driven and superhero driven."
He goes onto make the claim that »
'The Babadook' Steals Christmas in Animated Holiday Video
19 December 2014 4:49 PM, PST
With less than one week left until Christmas Day, everyone seems to be in the holiday spirit, even an evil presence like The Babadook. To celebrate in true Babadook fashion, IFC Films has released a special animated video, dubbed "How The Babadook Stole Christmas," which may not be appropriate for younger viewers. However, if you're in need of some twisted yuletide fun, then this video should be right up your alley, especially since this thriller from first-time filmmaker Jennifer Kent is one of the most frightening movies you may see all year.
Six years after the violent death of her husband, Amelia (Essie Davis) is at a loss. She struggles to discipline her 'out of control' 6 year-old, Samuel (Noah Wiseman), a son she finds impossible to love. Samuel's dreams are plagued by a monster he believes is coming to kill them both. When a disturbing storybook called The Babadook turns up at their house, »
'Ex Machina' Featurette with Oscar Isaac
19 December 2014 4:23 PM, PST
Writer-director Alex Garland breaks down the complex story of his new sci-fi thriller Ex Machina in a featurette that includes new footage and interviews with stars Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson and Alicia Vikander. The film landed distribution with A24 Films back in October, with the first trailer debuting shortly after that announcement was made. Alex Garland makes his directorial debut on Ex Machina, after writing hit movies such as 28 Days Later, Sunshine and Dredd 3D.
Ex Machina is an intense psychological thriller in which Caleb (Domhnall Gleeson), a 24 year old coder at the world's largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a retreat belonging to the company's reclusive CEO, Nathan (Oscar Isaac). But when Caleb arrives he finds that he will have to participate in a fascinating experiment with the world's first true artificial intelligence, housed in the body of a beautiful robot woman, Ava (Alicia Vikander). Truths, »
'Taken 3' Music Video Featuring Liam Neeson
19 December 2014 4:20 PM, PST
On the heels of the launch of the unique Taken 3 LinkedIn competition where Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) will record an endorsement video for one winning fan's profile page, 20th Century Fox has worked with LinkedIn to create a new profile page for Bryan Mills! This is only the second time that LinkedIn has permitted a fictional character to have a profile page for promotional purposes; the first was Santa Claus.
20th Century Fox has also just released a kick-ass New video featuring Liam Neeson as Bryan Mills in 'Stop Taking My Sh*t'. People really need to learn not to take stuff from Bryan Mills! Featuring new footage shot with Bryan Mills specifically for this unique rock and roll clip, it will soon become obvious that you never, ever want to take anything from the man, especially after you see his special set of skills in action.
First 'Ted 2' Photo Shows Mark Wahlberg Ready to Scuba
19 December 2014 4:18 PM, PST
Mark Wahlberg and his best friend, a living teddy bear, are ready to hit the high seas in the first photo from the upcoming sequel Ted 2. The image was released as part of Entertainment Weekly's 2015 preview, though it only hints at some of the highjinks these two are bound to get themselves into. The duo return to the big screen this summer.
Seth MacFarlane returns to write and direct Ted 2. He also returns to voice the popular bear. While not much is known about the plot, it is known that Amanda Seyfried will be taking over the female lead from Mila Kunis. Though, Mila Kunis will still be present in some capacity as John Bennett's former lover.
Idris Elba Wanted as the Next James Bond?
19 December 2014 3:51 PM, PST
After Sony Pictures canceled the release of their comedy The Interview, the hacker group G.O.P. seemed to indicate that the copious leaks of Sony emails and documents would stop, if they never release the movie. However, since there were so many leaks from the studio, more news has surfaced, with The Daily Beast uncovering an email from Sony's Amy Pascal, where she states that Idris Elba should be the next actor to play James Bond. The January 4, 2014 email was between Amy Pascal and Elizabeth Cantillon, a former executive for Columbia Pictures, which distributes the 007 movies, although no further details were released.
Idris Elba himself revealed during a Reddit Ama that he would "absolutely" play James Bond, if he was ever offered the role, but this is the first we're hearing about Sony executives expressing their interest in the actor. The current 007, Daniel Craig, is currently under contract for »
Rare 'Star Wars' Behind-the-Scenes Video from 1977
19 December 2014 3:28 PM, PST
While everyone is waiting with bated breath for the next look at Star Wars: The Force Awakens, a rare behind-the-scenes video from the original 1977 Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope has surfaced online, and it shows a deleted scene coming to life on set. Though silent, this footage clearly features Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker working alongside director George Lucas, and we even get to see the infamous Biggs Darklighter.
The first half of the clip has George Lucas, then in his thirties, going over this much-talked about deleted scene with cinematographer Gilbert Taylor. The cut scene finds Luke Skywalker and Biggs Darklighter (played by Garrick Hagon) walking around the Tatooine settlement known as Anchorhead. Actress Koo Stark (The Rocky Horror Picture Show) is also seen in this footage.
Luke Skywalker often mentions his friend Biggs throughout Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, and we »
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