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Mark Hamill Warns of Major Spoilers in Vintage Last Jedi Comic
16 September 2017 2:34 PM, PDT
Did a Star Wars fan unwittingly unlock the secrets to this December's The Last Jedi? Probably not. But that hasn't stopped star Mark Hamill from begging fans not to read a vintage Marvel comic book that debuted on newsstands over thirty years ago. The question, though, is he joking?
Mark Hamill is well known for using his social media outlets to taunt, tease and troll various different friends, foes and fans over the past few years. And he's known for pulling some wild jokes. But he recently posted a message on his Hamill Himself Twitter, and he does it was such a straight face, many believe he might be hinting at some truth. He says this.
"I'm begging you! For your own good, do not read this spoiler-laden comic book before Friday, December 15th, 2017. You'll thank me later #Wait4VIII"
The comic book in question is part of the initial »
Audiences Hate Jennifer Lawrence's New Movie Mother!
16 September 2017 1:42 PM, PDT
Moviegoers are having very negative reactions to Jennifer Lawrence's latest movie, Mother!, according to CinemaScore, which currently has the movie at an F rating. The Darren Aronofsky directed movie has been getting trashed by audiences, but praised by critics, leading to a huge divide between audience and critic with the polarized reviews. Could it be that moviegoers are beginning a backlash against Jennifer Lawrence?
Jennifer Lawrence is an acclaimed, Academy Award winning actress who was once the highest paid actress in the world two years ago. The 27-year old actress can pretty much do whatever she wants, but it's beginning to look like her fans do not want to see her in horror movies. 2012's House at the End of the Street was panned by critics and is seen as a commercial failure when compared to Lawrence's other work, which still earned a lot of money and was in »
Which Limb Will Rey Lose in The Last Jedi?
16 September 2017 1:13 PM, PDT
Many fans are very worried that Star Wars 8 will follow in the same footsteps as The Force Awakens, and be a complete rehash, but this time of The Empire Strikes Back instead of A New Hope. Director Rian Johnson has flat out denied that his movie will be similar to the second installment of the original trilogy, but there have been a number of similarities that are already starting to surface ahead of the movie's December premiere. However, author of a new book that predicts the outcomes of Star Wars movies may have just revealed the biggest similarity to The Empire Strikes Back yet by claiming that Rey will lose a limb in The Last Jedi just like Luke Skywalker and Anakin Skywalker before her.
The Daily Mail U.K. recently sat down with author Tomas Pueyo, who wrote The Star Wars Rings: The Hidden Structure Behind the Story. Pueyo »
Harry Dean Stanton Remembered as Hollywood Mourns Cult Favorite
16 September 2017 12:41 PM, PDT
Harry Dean Stanton passed away yesterday at the age of 91 and Hollywood has taken to social media to pay tribute to the screen legend who starred in Alien, Twin Peaks and everything in between. According to TMZ, the actor passed away peacefully at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. Stanton's career spanned more than 6 decades in numerous television and movie projects and he was also a Navy veteran of World War II.
Harry Dean Stanton was born in Irvine, Kentucky and raised with a musical background while attending Lafayette High School and the University of Kentucky in Lexington. Stanton sings, plays guitar, and plays the harmonica. After performing theater in college, Stanton said that he had to choose between being an actor and a musician while also mentioning that he could have been a writer as well after studying journalism. He was convinced to get into acting and the rest is history. »
Han Solo Movie Sets Course for 2 Iconic Star Wars Planets?
16 September 2017 12:21 PM, PDT
It's been heavily rumored that the Han Solo spin-off will give us our first look at two planets that have been talked about, but never seen on the big screen. Star Wars will continue its tradition of adding new locations with the Han Solo movie, finally bringing the additions of Corellia and Kessel. Fans have wondered about these 2 planets and whether they will show up in the movie as soon as it was officially announced that we were going to get a young Han Solo spin-off. Now it appears that we might finally get to see them on the big screen.
The new Making Star Wars Podcast reports that Corellia and Kessel will both be locations featured in the Han Solo movie, as well as news on what the Millennium Falcon looks like during this period. Corellia is Han Solo's home planet and Kessel is obviously famous for the Kessel »
The Batman Begins Shooting Summer 2018?
16 September 2017 12:02 PM, PDT
A new rumor suggests that Matt Reeves' Batman movie could start production as soon as next summer. Warner Bros. has been throwing a lot of new projects around and some have started to get lost in the shuffle, as actors attached to projects seem to be as in the dark as the general public when it comes to what's going on behind the scenes at the studio. One of the projects that seems to be in limbo for Warner Bros. and the Dceu is the often-talked about The Batman project, which has seen a slew of changes over the last year.
According to The Wrap's Umberto Gonzalez, the production of The Batman could start as early as next summer. This is the first positive news to be revealed about the movie in some time and it comes from a Q&A session from Umberto Gonzalez's Periscope account. Although the news is positive, »
Gremlins 3 Found Footage Pitch Sounds Like a Blast
16 September 2017 11:47 AM, PDT
For years now, we've been hearing word of a possible reboot of the Gremlins franchise, but Warner Bros. just can't seem to crack that particular nut. Or they just don't feel properly motivated to make the movie happen because plenty of filmmakers have pitched their ideas for Gremlins 3. One such filmmaker is Max Landis (Chronicle), (American Ultra) who actually has an awesome idea for a found footage version of Gremlins.
The prolific and outspoken screenwriter appeared last year on the Talkhouse podcast. Per Bloody Disgusting, somehow, Max Landis' pitch went largely unnoticed but it is really worth a look for those who want to see Gremlins 3 happen. The best part? He's actually pitching the idea to Gremlins director Joe Dante. The basic premise is that a kid gets a pair of Mogwai for Christmas one year. One nice and the other not quite as nice. As is usually the case with Mogwai, »
Darren Aronofsky Wanted Joaquin Phoenix as Batman in Year One
16 September 2017 11:27 AM, PDT
The history of Batman on screen is an interesting one, with many various iterations of the character having appeared in various versions of the franchise. However, perhaps just as compelling as what we have seen in Batman movies is what we never got to see. For example, Darren Aronofsky (Requiem for a Dream, Black Swan) had a pitch for a Batman: Year One movie at one point. And who did he want to play the Caped Crusader? Joaquin Phoenix.
Much has been made of Darren Aronofsky's Batman: Year One movie that never was over the years, but this is the first we've heard of the director wanting to cast Joaquin Phoenix in the lead role. Aronofsky made the reveal while speaking to Yahoo Movies in order to promote his new movie, Mother! Here's what he had to say about it.
"It's funny, I think we were just sort of »
It Has Set a New Box Office Record Every Day Since Release
16 September 2017 11:15 AM, PDT
From the very beginning, it appeared as though It was poised to be a big success and one of the biggest horror movies of 2017. The Stephen King adaptation has lived up to that and then some. The movie has simply obliterated expectations this week, as evidenced by the fact that it has broken a record at the box office every single day since its release.
As reported by The Wrap, New Line Cinema's It started breaking records during Thursday night previews last week and has kept the streak going as the horror flick is headed into its second weekend. The record-breaking commenced when It brought in $13.5 million in Thursday night previews, which bested the previous record held by Deadpool for an R-rated movie. That was just the beginning though, as the records continued to get more impressive as the week rolled on.
Prior to It, the previous record for »
Jon Hamm Is Boba Fett in New Star Wars Audio Book
16 September 2017 10:54 AM, PDT
Boba Fett is about to make his return to a galaxy far, far away in very handsome fashion. Mad Men and Baby Driver star Jon Hamm has been tapped to voice the legendary bounty hunter in a brand new Star Wars story. Hamm is lending his talents for the audiobook version of Star Wars: A Certain Point of View, which includes 40 short stories from the Star Wars universe.
The news was revealed by StarWars.com ahead of the release of Star Wars: A Certain Point of View, which is set to arrive on October 3. An all-star cast was assembled for the audiobook, but easily the most notable is the reveal that Jon Hamm is voicing Boba Fett in a short titled Added Muscle, which was written from Fett's perspective by Paul Dini of Batman: The Animated Series fame. One of the book's producers, Alan Blank, had this to »
Michael B. Jordan and Josh Brolin Wanted for Sam Raimi's A Prophet Remake
16 September 2017 10:35 AM, PDT
Sony Pictures' A Prophet remake may finally be moving forward, despite practically no activity on the project since director Sam Raimi came aboard back in January 2016. Today we have word that the studio is still hoping to start production sometime this year, and a new report claims the director has reached out to Michael B. Jordan to play the lead role of Marcos Colon, with Josh Brolin being eyed to portray Cesar. Those roles were portrayed by Tahar Rahim and Niels Arestrup in the original film from Jacques Audiard, although the Marcos Colon role was named Malik El Djebena.
That Hashtag Show broke the news today, revealing that director Sam Raimi is hoping to start production by the end of this year, so even if Michael B. Jordan or Josh Brolin don't fill those roles, we certainly may hear more about casting soon. This project has been in the works for quite some time, »
Jigsaw Army Is on the March in Latest Saw 8 Posters
16 September 2017 10:01 AM, PDT
With just a month and a half left until Saw 8, which is also being called Jigsaw, Lionsgate has released a new series of posters revealing some of the members of Jigsaw's army. For fans on social media, you can now tweet with the hashtag #JigsawSavedMe to unlock a new Jigsaw mask emoji on Twitter. While it remains to be seen if any more footage will be released between now and Halloween, this is certainly shaping up to be one of this fall's most anticipated horror movies.
The posters feature a number of unidentified characters, both male and female, who seemingly swear their allegiance to the iconic Jigsaw. Each character has their face painted as the now-iconic Jigsaw doll Billy, with the posters featuring brief taglines such as, "He Is Everything, "He Is Everyone" and "He Is Everywhere," alluding to the legacy that the late John Kramer (Tobin Bell) left behind, »
Harry Dean Stanton, Alien and Twin Peaks Star, Dies at 91
16 September 2017 9:48 AM, PDT
Harry Dean Stanton, who has almost 200 acting credits to his name, with films like Alien and TV shows like Twin Peaks, passed away at the age of 91 yesterday. It hasn't been announced if there will be a public memorial service or if the remembrance will be a private affair.
Variety reports that the actor passed away from natural causes earlier today in Los Angeles. One of the actor's final films, Lucky, where he plays an atheist who comes to terms with his own mortality, will be released via Magnolia Pictures on September 29. He also has another film in post-production entitled Frank and Ava, where he stars alongside Eric Roberts and Lukas Haas. No release date has been handed out at this time.
12 Actors Who Were Almost Batman
15 September 2017 4:00 PM, PDT
Batman has dominated movie screens since at least 1989. An there have been some major players vying for the role ever since. Ben Affleck put it best: "Batman is the Greatest Part in the World." In the summer of 2017, the actor and Oscar winning screenwriter and director shrugged off rumors he was set to exit the Dceu, as work continued on Zack Snyder's Justice League. But what if someone else was coming in to take over the role. Who would it be?
Battfleck turned out to be the best received part of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, which reintroduced the Caped Crusader to movie going audiences, following the critical and box-office success of Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy. There have been numerous big screen versions of Gotham City's vigilante since he made his debut in Detective Comics and even more false starts and abandoned projects. Today, we're looking »
The Saw Comes Home in New Leatherface Poster
15 September 2017 1:45 PM, PDT
With less than a week left before Leatherface will be available for DirecTV subscribers, and a month before the theatrical release, Lionsgate has debuted a new poster, which gives us our first look at the character who will eventually become the sadistic killer known as Leatherface. This one-sheet comes just a month after a particularly gruesome Leatherface trailer, which adds to the mystery of just who Leatherface really is. The poster doesn't reveal any obvious details, but shows the title character walking towards the Sawyer home, with a bloody chainsaw in hand.
One of the most intriguing aspects of this Leatherface prequel surfaced last May, when a new Leatherface photo revealed Jessica Madsen's character, one of the four teenagers who escaped from a mental hospital and kidnapped a nurse. Since one of these characters will ultimately be revealed as the true Leatherface, there is technically a chance that this »
Claire Foy Is Lisbeth Salander in Girl in the Spider's Web
15 September 2017 1:21 PM, PDT
The coveted role of Lisbeth Salander has been set. Sony Pictures Entertainment has confirmed that the studio has tapped Claire Foy to portray the heroine in The Girl in the Spider's Web. The new installment of Sony Pictures' Millennium franchise, based on the worldwide literary phenomenon originated by Stieg Larsson and continued by David Lagercrantz, will commence production in January in Berlin and Stockholm, and the film will be released on October 19, 2018.
Today's confirmation culminates what has been one of this year's most eagerly anticipated casting announcements. After much speculation about who would be chosen to lead the franchise's next chapter, Foy is now preparing to take it on. The film will team Foy and director Fede Alvarez, who recently took the thriller Don't Breathe to over $150 million worldwide and revived the Evil Dead franchise. Alvarez has been hailed as an inventive and stylish new filmmaker. The Girl in the Spider's Web »
Jeepers Creepers 3 Trailer #2 Has the Creeper Back on the Hunt
15 September 2017 1:15 PM, PDT
Screen Media Films has released a new trailer for Jeepers Creepers 3, which will get a one-night-only theatrical release from Fathom Events in theaters nationwide September 26. This trailer is a full minute longer than the first trailer that dropped two weeks ago, giving fans a better look at the iconic Creeper (Jonathan Breck), and those in the small town who band together to put an end to the Creeper's reign of terror once and for all. While we still have a few weeks left until this special event, there has already been plenty of controversy swirling around the movie.
Even before production began, we reported last March that the Jeepers Creepers 3 production was being forced to move, just before the production was supposed to begin in Canada. The production shift was forced by The Canadian Performers Union, which stopped a casting call from going out for the film, once the union »
Jamie Lee Curtis Returns as Laurie Strode in New Halloween Movie
15 September 2017 1:07 PM, PDT
She's back! The upcoming Halloween reboot is really picking up some steam and now Blumhouse Productions has released some new, exciting, official details on the movie. The studio has confirmed that Jamie Lee Curtis, who starred in John Carpenter's original horror classic and several of the sequels, will reprise her role as Laurie Strode in the new Halloween movie.
Blumhouse is producing the new Halloween reboot, which will also have John Carpenter returning to executive produce and possibly score the movie. David Gordon Green (Pineapple Express) is set to direct and co-write the movie with his longtime collaborator Danny McBride (Alien: Covenant). Blumhouse's update also confirmed that the movie's release date, which will ensure the new Halloween arrives just in time for the holiday next year.
Kingsman Director Confirms Man of Steel 2 Talks
15 September 2017 12:58 PM, PDT
The DC Extended Universe seems to be in much better shape following the massive success of Wonder Woman. So, does that mean we're finally going to see Man of Steel 2 happen? We know that Warner Bros. has been working on a standalone Superman movie for a while, but official information has been pretty scarce. We had heard rumors that Kingsman and X-Men: First Class director Matthew Vaughn was in the running for the gig. Now, the director himself has confirmed that he very well may be the man to tackle Man of Steel 2.
Matthew Vaughn is currently promoting Kingsman: The Golden Circle, which is set to arrive in theaters next week. Speaking with Hey U Guys, the director was asked about what he is planning to do now that Kingsman 2 is done and he revealed that he has met with Warner Bros. about possibly helming the Man of Steel sequel. »
Giant Insects Attack Coachella in Insane Dead Ant Trailer
15 September 2017 12:08 PM, PDT
The trailer for Dead Ant is here and it looks like a classic monster movie mixed with Spinal Tap. The movie is a comic reimagining of the sci-fi classic of Them!. The B-movie vibe is laid on extra thick in the new trailer that features Sean Astin tripping out on Peyote and Tom Arnold pulling out a gun to shoot a giant ant after explaining that he carries the gun because he's in the music business. If that doesn't make you want to watch the movie, who knows what will. The impressive cast looks like they had a blast making Dead Ant and the soundtrack is stuffed with fake 80s metal adding to the fun.
The story starts when the "one-hit-wonder" glam-metal band "Sonic Grave" embark on a trip to Coachella in hopes of a comeback, but end up in No-Chella since their manager couldn't book them for the official »
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