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'Bioshock' Video Game Adaptation May Be Back in Development
7 hours ago
Last March, Bioshock video game creator Ken Levine revealed that the movie adaptation of the popular game was dead, due to the box office failure of Watchmen. However, the adaptation may be back on track, with a report from Kotaku revealing that Sony Pictures has registered several web domains, including Bioshock-Movie.com, Bioshock-Movie.net and Bio-Shock.net which could hint that the movie is back on track.
The project was indefinitely delayed back in 2011, when Gore Verbinski was attached to direct, just weeks before production was scheduled to begin after the budget ballooned to over $160 million. Universal Pictures controlled the property at that time, bringing in Juan Carlos Fresnadillo to replace Gore Verbinski before he bowed out as well. Now it seems that Sony Pictures has been brought on, but there is no confirmation of the movie actually happening, aside from the web domain registrations.
The video game is a »
Is a 'Southland' Movie Coming?
7 hours ago
One year ago, the TNT police drama series Southland aired its Season 5 finale, which ended with a big cliffhanger when fan favorite John Cooper (Michael Cudlitz) was shot. One month later, TNT cancelled the series, leaving several questions unanswered, including the fate of John Cooper, whether or not Ben Sherman (Ben McKenzie) can be forgiven, and if Lydia (Regina King) has found true happiness. Entertainment Weekly caught up with the Southland cast and crew to see if the prospect of a movie will happen, to give fans the proper ending they deserve.
Shawn Hatosy (Sammy Bryant) revealed that there was talk of a movie as the final season was wrapping up, thanks to the buzz that Veronica Mars was getting because of its successful Kickstarter campaign.
"There were some ramblings and rumblings about it when we were finishing up, because I think Veronica Mars made such a big deal on Kickstarter. »
Watch the First 6 Minutes of the 'Easter Sunday' Horror Movie
8 hours ago
As a special Easter treat, Northgate Pictures is egg-cited to present the first six minutes of Jeremy Todd Morehead's Easter Sunday. The slasher throwback stars Robert Z'Dar (Maniac Cop) and Ari Lehman (Friday The 13th). The story centers on a group of teenagers who accidentally conjure the spirit of a vicious serial killer, who was executited 24 years ago on Easter Sunday. Take a look at the opening scenes and a new poster from this upcoming thriller, which debuts August 9.
It's been 24 years since the deranged serial killer Douglas Fisher was executed by police on Easter night. This year, a group of hard-partying teenagers not only raise some hell, but literally raise the dead! The teens accidentally conjure the spirit of Douglas Fisher... Aka the bunny masked killer! These teens have until midnight on Easter to stop the evil bunny slasher, or he will tear their town - and everyone in it - to pieces. »
Watch Darwyn Cooke's New 'Batman Beyond' Animated Short!
8 hours ago
To help celebrate Batman's 75th Anniversary this year, Warner Bros. commissioned Darwyn Cooke to create a new Batman short set within the world of the animated series Batman Beyond, which the studio debuted at WonderCon yesterday. The full short can now be watched online, featuring the return of Batman Beyond voice actors Kevin Conroy and Will Friedle as Batman/Bruce Wayne and Terry McGinnis. The short will also air Wednesday, April 23 after an episode of Teen Titans. It isn't known if this short is being used to gauge fan response to see if Batman Beyond can come back, after its original run lasted between 1999 and 2001.
#Toonami fans- yes we are showing Beware The Batman, and yes we will »
Box Office Beat Down: 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Is #1 for The Third Week with $26.6 Million
9 hours ago
Weekend Box Office:
Rio 2 $22.5 million
Heaven Is for Real $21.5 million
Transcendence $11.1 million
A Haunted House 2 $9.1 million
Draft Day $5.9 million
Divergent $5.7 million
Oculus $5.2 million
Noah $5 million
God's Not Dead $4.8 millionCaptain America: The Winter Soldier97%MovieWeb: 10 reviews89%Rotten Tomatoes: 22 reviews2Rio 284%MovieWeb: 2 reviews47%Rotten Tomatoes: 39 reviews3Heaven Is for Real67%MovieWeb: 1 reviews53%Rotten Tomatoes: 9 reviews4Transcendence78%MovieWeb: 1 reviews20%Rotten Tomatoes: 30 reviews5A Haunted House 288%MovieWeb: 1 reviews7%Rotten Tomatoes: 28 reviews6Draft Day60%MovieWeb: 3 reviews62%Rotten Tomatoes: 19 reviews7Divergent81%MovieWeb: 6 reviews39%Rotten Tomatoes: 2 reviews8Oculus75%MovieWeb: 2 reviews71%Rotten Tomatoes: 44 reviews9Noah77%MovieWeb: 4 reviews75%Rotten Tomatoes: 4 reviews10God's Not Dead100%MovieWeb: 2 reviews20%Rotten Tomatoes: 8 reviews »
Watch the 'Star Wars Rebels' WonderCon 2014 Clip Featuring Captain Hera
9 hours ago
This special Star Wars Rebels preview clip, which premiered at WonderCon 2014, features an introduction from voice actress Vanessa Marshall and an exciting sequence from the upcoming animated series, set to debut on Disney Xd later this year. Watch as Hera, captain of the Ghost, pilots her starship during a battle with two Tie fighters. Chopper delivers a message from Kanan, currently engaging the TIEs in the top turret. The Jedi is apparently displeased with Hera's maneuvering. In response, she takes matters into her own hands...
Full 'Godzilla' Muto Monster Revealed!
19 April 2014 5:52 PM, PDT
That loud roar you heard this afternoon wasn't Godzilla. It was the crowd reacting to the WonderCon footage that was shown during a rather sleepy Warner Bros. panel at the convention center in Anaheim. But before we get to that, a brand new TV spot debuted on NBC as well, which is not yet available online. Someone did, however, manage to snap a photo of the Muto monster as it will be seen in the film. Check out this full-body shot as we impatiently await this latest footage.
As for Godzilla's appearance at WonderCon, it literally brought the house down. While no stars were on hand, director Gareth Edwards saved the day by introducing what is referred to as the 'Tsunami' clip.
This sneak peek opened with Aaron Taylor-Johnson comforting a scared child on a subway car that has lost power. The awesome, in-your-face scene slowly builds, as a »
Bryan Singer Drops Out of All Press for 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'
19 April 2014 8:40 AM, PDT
In light of recent allegations in a widely publicized sexual abuse case against the director, Bryan Singer has dropped out of all press for X-Men: Days of Future Past. He also pulled out of a scheduled appearance at this weekend's WonderCon in Anaheim, where he was excited to promote the latest film in the long-standing Fox franchise.
Bryan Singer was accused this week of using drugs and alcohol to force a teenage boy to have sex with him in a case that stretches back to 1999. The director denies any wrongdoing, as his lawyer Martin Singer (no relation) claims the case is 'completely fabricated'.
Accuser Michael Egan claims the abuse took place in Hawaii during August and October of 1999. Bryan Singer himself claims to have an alibi, saying he was in Toronto at that time working on the first X-Men movie. He will soon file credit card bills and various other »
Patrick Stewart Teases His Return as Professor X in 'X-Men: Apocalypse'
19 April 2014 8:24 AM, PDT
We already know that X-Men: Apocalypse will focus primarily on the X-Men: First Class cast of characters, but that doesn't mean some of the old guard can't show up. Its likely that Hugh Jackman will return as Wolverine, even if its just a cameo. Now, 73-year-old Patrick Stewart is throwing his hat in the ring as well, teasing that he may be back as Professor X (aka Charles Xavier).
"I don't see why not. That is one of the blessings about fantasy and science fiction. You're never really dead. I would love to come back and do some more."
While James McAvoy is expected to do all the heavy lifting as Charles Xavier in X-Men: Apocalypse, don't be so sure that Patrick Stewart has been regulated to cameo status for the remainder of this franchise. While nothing official has been announced yet, could it be possible that the original trilogy »
'Make Your Move' Dance Featurette and 5 Clips
19 April 2014 7:46 AM, PDT
The music is pumping, the dance floor is moving and Donny (Derek Hough) stops when he sees Aya (BoA) performing with her hip-hop Cobu crew on stage at Static, the hottest underground club in New York. They come from two different worlds, but they speak the same language - dance. Against all odds, they come together and show the world what they've got in Make Your Move. Cj Entertainment has released a behind-the-scenes featurette and five clips from Make Your Move, which opened in theaters this weekend.
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Fox Has No Plans for an 'X-Men' / 'Fantastic Four' Crossover
18 April 2014 6:22 PM, PDT
When 20th Century Fox announced in 2012 that Mark Millar had signed to consult on and develop their Marvel properties such as The Fantastic Four reboot and their X-Men franchise, many hoped that would lead to a shared universe involving these characters crossing over. A "well-placed source" for Schmoes Know reveals that the studio has no plans of merging The Fantastic Four and X-Men characters.
The unidentified source claims that the studio really wants director Josh Trank's The Fantastic Four reboot, which stars Michael B. Jordan as Johnny Storm/The Human Torch, Miles Teller as Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic, Kate Mara as Sue Storm/The Invisible Girl and Jamie Bell as Ben Grimm/The Thing, to stand on its own, without any help from the X-Men mutants.
The hope is that The Fantastic Four will do well enough to warrant multiple sequels. Of course, if the movie and its follow-ups do well, »
Hollywood Sex Abuse Documentary May Include 'X-Men' Director
18 April 2014 5:57 PM, PDT
Earlier this week, The Wrap reported that a federal lawsuit has been filed that accuses X-Men: Days of Future Past director Bryan Singer of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old boy named Michael Egan in 1999. Today, it has been confirmed that Michael Egan is also working with filmmaker Amy Berg (West of Memphis, Deliver Us From Evil) on a new documentary about sexual abuse in Hollywood.
Amy Berg confirmed that she has been working on the project for the past two years, through her Disarming Films production company, but she wouldn't comment any further. The Daily Mail reports that the filmmaker seemed surprised that Michael Egan went public with the lawsuit against Bryan Singer, although it isn't known if Michael Egan has been interviewed on camera, or what his involvement in the documentary may be.
Here's what an unidentified source close to Michael Egan had to say in a statement.
"Just this week, »
'Everest' Movie Crew Survives Deadly Avalanche
18 April 2014 5:32 PM, PDT
Earlier today, an avalanche struck on Mount Everest, killing 13 people. The Universal Pictures thriller Everest is also shooting near the site, but Deadline reports that the production suffered no fatalities or injuries due to the natural disater.
Principal photography is still under way on director Baltasar Kormákur's thriller, with the main unit currently shooting at Pinewood Studios in London. The second unit is still filming on Mount Everest itself, as they were preparing to go up and shoot at Base 2. At the time of the avalanche, the crew was at the foot of the summit, some 1,000 feet below, when a wall of ice fell off and crashed into Base 2. Most of the fatalities are said to be climbers and the experienced sherpas who guide them to the top of the mountain. Several of the sherpas who were consulting on Everest rushed to the scene to help. The production will »
2 'Whitewash' Trailers Starring Thomas Haden Church
18 April 2014 4:52 PM, PDT
A downtrodden man's life gets upended after a horrible accident in two trailers for the indie thriller Whitewash. Thomas Haden Church stars as Bruce, a snowplow operator who accidentally kills a man after a night of drinking. After he hides the body deep in the woods, Bruce begins to collapse as he learns the truth about who this innocent victim really is. In addition, we also have the new poster for Emanuel Hoss-Desmarais' feature directorial debut, debuting on VOD platforms May 2.
In the harsh, wintry woods of rural Quebec, Bruce (Academy Award-nominee Thomas Haden Church), a down-on-his-luck snowplow operator, accidentally kills a man during a drunken night joyride. Stricken with panic, he hides the body and takes to the deep wilderness in hopes of outrunning both the authorities and his own conscience. But as both begin to close in, Bruce falls apart mentally and morally and mysteries unravel to »
Will a 'Spider-Man' / 'Avengers' Crossover Ever Happen?
18 April 2014 3:12 PM, PDT
Earlier this week, we reported that a scene from 20th Century Fox's X-Men: Days of Future Past will be attached as an end credits scene in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which got many fans excited for possible Marvel crossovers between Sony, 20th Century Fox and even Marvel Studios. It was later revealed that director Marc Webb is still under contract at 20th Century Fox, and the studio would only let him make the sequel if Sony promoted X-Men: Days of Future Past for free.
When asked about the possibility of Sony joining forces with Marvel Studios and 20th Century Fox, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 producer Avi Arad revealed that a cross-over will only happen when the studios have run out of other ideas, although that likely won't happen anytime soon.
"I think I'm probably a little bit of the militant here. I think it will take a moment in which we've run out of ideas. »
Zack Snyder Talks Marvel Vs. DC and the Reality of Superman
18 April 2014 2:53 PM, PDT
Earlier this month, a massive superhero showdown was set when Marvel Studios announced that Captain America 3 will open against Warner Bros.' highly-anticipated sequel Batman Vs. Superman on May 6, 2016. While a lot can happen in two years, neither Marvel nor Warner Bros. are budging from this date. During a recent interview with Forbes, Batman Vs. Superman director Zack Snyder dismissed any notion of a heated rivalry or feud between Marvel Studios and Warner Bros., revealing that he is a fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
"Look, I'm a fan of the Marvel movies... and the thing that's awesome is, we make a different movie. We have a different product than them, although they both exist in sort of the superhero world, which is great. I think that those are the opportunities. That's what you get at the movies, you get a chance to go to all these different worlds. And »
'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' Cast Interview Featurette
18 April 2014 1:03 PM, PDT
With The Amazing Spider-Man 2 already arriving in international markets, a new 10-minute interview special has been released from Film 4, featuring stars Andrew Garfield (Spider-Man), Emma Stone (Gwen Stacy), Jamie Foxx (Max Dillon/Electro) and Dane DeHaan (Harry Osborn/Green Goblin) and director Marc Webb. Watch as the cast and director explore the plot and these complex characters, while we get glimpses at behind-the-scenes footage from this superhero sequel, arriving in domestic theaters May 2.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 comes to theaters May 2nd, 2014 and stars Martin Sheen, Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield, Dane DeHaan, Stan Lee, Sarah Gadon, Felicity Jones, Jamie Foxx. The film is directed by Marc Webb. »
Samuel L. Jackson Joins Quentin Tarantino's 'The Hateful Eight' Live Reading
18 April 2014 12:46 PM, PDT
Ever since Film Independent announced earlier this month that they are hosting a live staged reading of Quentin Tarantino's screenplay The Hateful Eight, fans have been wondering which actors will be showing up to read for the filmmaker. Today, Film Independent revealed on their Twitter feed that Samuel L. Jackson will be a part of the festivities.
The path of the righteous man is to Tarantino's #TheHatefulEight. One of Quentin's and ours fave @SamuelLJackson will be there, will you?
— Film Independent (@filmindependent) April 18, 2014
While the tweet doesn't exactly say he will be a part of the cast, Deadline confirms that he has a role in the reading, although it isn't clear what character he will be playing.
Quentin Tarantino had planned on directing this new script next winter, but he shelved the project indefinitely after the screenplay was leaked in January. Later that month, the filmmaker filed a lawsuit »
'Batman: Assault on Arkham' Trailer
18 April 2014 11:42 AM, PDT
While DC Comics fans wait for the May 6 release of Son of Batman, we have the first trailer for the next DC Universe Animated Original Movie, Batman: Assault on Arkham, which features the Suicide Squad. This new adventure is set in the same universe as the successful Arkham Asylum video games, featuring Batman (voiced by Kevin Conroy) trying to stop a dirty bomb from detonating in Gotham, while the Suicide Squad takes on a mission in Arkham. The voice cast also includes Tara Strong as Harley Quinn, Nolan North as The Penguin, Grey DeLisle as Catwoman, Tony Todd as Killer Croc, Neal McDonough as Deadshot, Cch Pounder as Amanda Waller and Jb Blanc as Bane, along with Hynden Walch and Matthew Gray Gubler. Warner Bros. has not released an official synopsis yet, but you can check out the first footage from Batman: Assault on Arkham, which is slated to debut sometime this fall. »
'How to Train Your Dragon 2' Clip: A Game of Black Sheep
18 April 2014 11:38 AM, PDT
A second clip from How to Train Your Dragon 2 reveals a Quidditch-like game played on the backs of dragons, which requires players to dunk sheep into a tiny target while in flight. Watch as Astrid (America Ferrera) snatches the covet black sheep (worth extra points) from a bickering Tuffnut (T.J. Miller) and Ruffnut (Kristen Wiig) to win the game, along with eight new photos from this DreamWorks Animation adventure.
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