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Casting – Force Awakens to Game of Thrones for Max von Sydow, Supergirl Jenna Dewan-Tatum Knows her Lane

7 hours ago | Boomtron | See recent Boomtron news »

Jenna Dewan-Tatum adds her good looks to CBS’ Supergirl, joining the Lane family as Lucy, the sister of Lois Lane, in a recurring roll.

THR reports that Lucy has similar qualities to her big sis, being both brash, beautiful, and  armed with a sense of humor. She also has a connection with Jimmy Olsen. Look out for Jenna to debut in the third episode of the first season, which kicks off on CBS on October 26th with the enviable lead-in from the mega-popular (and perhaps audience sharing) Big Bang Theory.

Lucy Lane has roots from the ’50s, debuting in Jimmy Olsen’s comic and having some super adventures of her own.

Jimmy, forget Supergirl, Lucy Lane is what it’s about.

HBO continues to drop Game of Thrones season 6 news. After the big news of adding Ian McShane to the cast and promising at least 8 seasons of Thrones to fans, »

- Jay Tomio

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Game of Thrones Gets a New Three-Eyed Raven

7 hours ago | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Bran and the Three-Eyed Raven are set to make their triumphant return to season six of Game of Thrones after a season-long absence, but the mysterious figure will look different this time around: Variety reports that Max von Sydow, of Exorcist fame, will find time to play Bran's tutor after wrapping Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens. When Bran briefly encountered the Three-Eyed Raven at the end of season four, he was played by actor Struan Rodger. The character is said to be playing a "major role" in the upcoming season. Still no word on whether Jon Snow will show up. »

- Lauren Leibowitz

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Max Von Sydow Joins 'Thrones'

8 hours ago | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

Max von Sydow is taking on an intriguing role in "Game of Thrones" Season 6.

Max, an alum of "The Exorcist," "Flash Gordon" and "Minority Report," and a star of the upcoming "Star Wars Episode VII -- The Force Awakens," will play the Three-Eyed Raven, Access Hollywood has confirmed.

Brandon Stark (Isaac Hempstead-Wright), Meera Reed (Ellie Kendrick) and Hodor (Kristian Nairn) met the character at the end of Season 4, the last time the trio was seen. At the time, the character, who appeared in the roots under a tree, was played by Struan Rodger.

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Is This How the 'Star Wars' Movies Will Include Characters from 'Star Wars Rebels'?

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This December marks the return of Star Wars to the big screen with Star Wars: The Force Awakens. It is Disney's intention to then start releasing one live-action Star Wars movie per year, with standalone Anthology films arriving in the years between chapters in a new trilogy that picks up 30 years after Return of the Jedi. But with one successful Star Wars TV show (Star Wars Rebels) already up and running, what are the chances characters from that show will eventually show up in one of these movies? Well, we may have our answer. The first standalone movie is Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One, and what we know so far is that it will take place right before the first Star Wars, telling the story of how the rebels got their hands on the Death Star plans. Those plans, of course...

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- Erik Davis

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'Game of Thrones' Season 6 Gets Max Von Sydow as Three-Eyed Raven

9 hours ago | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Just days after veteran actor Ian McShane joined the cast of Game of Thrones for Season 6, the hit HBO series has added another highly-respected veteran actor. Entertainment Weekly reports that Max von Sydow has signed on to play the Three-Eyed Raven in Game of Thrones this season. Both Ian McShane and Max von Sydow are not expected to have major roles, but each character is described as "crucial." No details were given for Ian McShane's character.

At the end of Season 4, the Three-Eyed Raven finally appeared before Bran Stark (Isaac Hempstead-Wright), after he reached the Weirwood Tree. The Raven was played by a different actor in the Season 4 finale, but now we'll see Max von Sydow as this mystical tutor to Bran. Last season, Bran and his travelling companion Hodor (Kristian Nairn) did not appear at all, since their story was already caught up to the George R.R. Martin books. »

- MovieWeb

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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Actor to Play ‘Game of Thrones’ Three-Eyed Raven

10 hours ago | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Star Wars: The Force Awakens co-star Max von Sydow, a legendary actor with an incredible body of work to his name, is joining the cast of HBO’s Game of Thrones season 6, taking over the role of the Three-Eyed Raven. The 86-year-old Swedish actor has two Oscar-nominations and has appeared in films such as Minority Report, […]

The post ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Actor to Play ‘Game of Thrones’ Three-Eyed Raven appeared first on /Film. »

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Max von Sydow Joins The Cast Of Game Of Thrones Season 6

10 hours ago | | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Max von Sydow is one of Hollywood's most experienced and talented veteran actors, boasting a fantastic career that includes The Exorcist, Minority Report, Shutter Island and even the highly anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Now it appears the two-time Academy Award nominated actor has turned his attention to the small screen. EW have revealed that von Sydow has joined the cast of HBO's incredibly popular fantasy series, Game Of Thrones. He will reportedly portray the 'Three-Eyed Raven' - the ancient mentor of Bran Stark. Fans may remember that we've already briefly seen the Three-Eyed Raven - played by Struan Rodger at the end of Season 4. However, it's clear that the show's producers have clearly recast with the view to securing a bigger name for this pivotal role. Von Sydow's involvement is yet another huge scoop for the HBO show, and comes hot on the heels of the arrival of former Deadwood star, »

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Game of Thrones: Bran's Mystical Guide Recast With Max von Sydow

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A familiar Game of Thrones character will swoop in with a new face in Season 6.

Legendary film actor (and Tudors vet) Max von Sydow (Minority Report, Star Wars: The Force Awakens) is set to take over the role of Three-Eyed Raven, reports.

RelatedGame of Thrones Casts Ian McShane in Season 6 Mystery Role

Bran’s mystical tutor was last seen in HBO hit’s Season 4 finale portrayed by Struan Rodger.

Just like recent cast addition Ian McShane, von Sydow will play a small but crucial role in the upcoming season.

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‘Game of Thrones’ Casts Max von Sydow as Three-Eyed Raven for Season 6

11 hours ago | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The Three-Eyed Raven is getting a makeover in season six of “Game of Thrones” — Variety has confirmed that Max von Sydow will take over the role, which was originated by Struan Rodger in the season four finale of the HBO drama.

The enigmatic character is responsible for teaching Bran Stark (Isaac Hempstead Wright) about his supernatural gifts, including his ability to transfer himself into the body of other creatures through the process of “warging.” Although Bran and his allies were absent throughout season five, they are confirmed to be making a return in the new season, which has commenced filming in Europe.

While von Sydow is not expected to have much screen time in season six, he will reportedly play a major role in the events of the new season. The same has been said of fellow new cast member Ian McShane, who is playing an undisclosed role.

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- Laura Prudom

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Max von Sydow Cast in ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6

11 hours ago | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Actor Max von Sydow has been cast in the upcoming sixth season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones.” Sydow will play the Three-Eyed Raven, the wizard-like character who appeared to Bran Stark in the final episode of Season 4 and was played by actor Struan Rodger. Sydow is best known for roles in “The Seventh Seal,” “The Exorcist” and “Flash Gordon,” and will appear in the upcoming “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Also Read: 'Game of Thrones' Casts 'Deadwood's' Ian McShane for Season 6 Sydow’s addition to the cast comes two days after “Deadwood” star Ian McShane was recruited for a mystery role. »

- Daniel Holloway

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'Twin Peaks' Giant Carel Struycken wants in on the Showtime revival: 'I think I belong there'

11 hours ago | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Netherlands-born actor Carel (pronounced "Carl") Struycken is known for his roles in a number of different franchises, from Lurch in the "Addams Family" movies to the nearly-mute "Mr. Homm" in "Star Trek: The Next Generation." But to "Twin Peaks" fans he will always be "the Giant," an enigmatic Black Lodge denizen who serves up cryptic, coded messages to Agent Dale Cooper (Kyle MacLachlan) during his investigation of Laura Palmer's murder. Though the character appeared only briefly during the run of the show's second season, his presence and influence loomed large (literally and figuratively), and for fans he continues to represent a fascinating piece of David Lynch and Mark Frost's mysterious, offbeat puzzle. With the much-ballyhooed "Twin Peaks" revival series set to premiere on Showtime sometime in 2016 (2017?), we hopped on the phone with Struycken to talk about working on the original series ("It felt very much like a dream"), his working relationship with David Lynch, »

- Chris Eggertsen

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New details on 70mm IMAX screenings of Star Wars: The Force Awakens

12 hours ago | | See recent JoBlo news »

New details have emerged surrounding the IMAX roll-out of Star Wars: The Force Awakens and they are especially exciting for those of us nearby a true IMAX screen. Making Star Wars got the inside scoop on the specifications for the screenings of Star Wars: The Force Awakens when it debuts this Christmas on the premium IMAX format. But, the caveat is that only certain types of IMAX screens will show the... Read More »

- Alex Maidy

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens IMAX details revealed

13 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

We already know that director J.J. Abrams shot footage for December’s hugely-anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens using an IMAX camera, and now the folks at Making Star Wars have some details about the film’s use of the format.

According to the site, the IMAX footage will likely feature the escape from Jakku, and the site has posted a few comparison sceenshots of the sequence from the trailer, showing the standard widescreen presentation alongside 70mm IMAX…

See Also: First look at Ken Leung’s character in Star Wars: The Force Awakens

The site goes on to report that “theaters that house a “true” eight story tall IMAX screen will present the film in actual 70Mm film reel; presenting the 70Mm shot scenes in its full screen glory. There will be two 70Mm prints running through the IMAX projector to have the film play in IMAX 3D »

- Gary Collinson

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Oscar Isaac Takes A Stand In Stylish Trailer For HBO Miniseries Show Me A Hero

13 hours ago | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

After turning heads with his eye-catching performance in J.C. Chandor’s A Most Violent Year, Star Wars: The Force Awakens star Oscar Isaac is returning to the genre of period dramas for David Simon’s anticipated six-part miniseries, Show Me a Hero.

Lifted from the pages of Lisa Belkin’s acclaimed 1999 novel of the same name, Isaac assumes the role of real-life mayor Nick Wasicsko, who has to shoulder the burden of implementing legally mandated low income housing against a fierce backlash from the more affluent members of society. Offering up a rich tapestry of characters, the miniseries will showcase the city’s palpable class disparity from both sides of the equation, giving Isaac ample room to flex his acting muscles as he continues to establish a reputation as one of the industry’s bankable character actors.

With Crash director Paul Haggis behind the lens and The Wire‘s David Simon overseeing the adaptation, »

- Michael Briers

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Extra Details About 'The Force Awakens' 70mm IMAX 3D Release

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A few new details have surfaced regarding the plans for the upcoming IMAX release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens coming up this December. By now, it's been pretty much confirmed that there is one main sequence shot with IMAX cameras in The Force Awakens. The movie will be getting a 70mm IMAX 3D release, and film blog Making Star Wars has posted some info on the initial plans for the IMAX 3D version. As one would hope, there will definitely be special IMAX 70mm film showings at the few remaining "real" IMAX theaters, but they will be in 3D with dual projectors, so this will still be pushed as 3D. Rest assured, "it's what IMAX was founded on, showcasing the best and most immersive 3D ever." Let's hope for the best. The blog post also mentions a few other details - mainly that: "theaters that house a 'true' »

- Alex Billington

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Get Ready For The Pez Movie

14 hours ago | | See recent TheMovieBit news »

The Lego Movie really does have a lot to answer for. Hot on the heels of news of an Emoji movie, Deadline are reporting that Pez is the latest thing you’d think would never get a movie to get a movie, with the world famous candy dispensers becoming the focus of an animated feature. The Three Stooges and Brother in Law’s Cameron Fay will be penning the script, so it does have the potential to be a comedy, possibly of the 21 Jump Street meta variety, but really only time will tell. The sheer number of licenses, from Disney (with Marvel and Star wars being put underneath that umbrella) to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to The Simpsons, does suggest it could go down The Lego Movie route, but that is ignoring the main question here: why is it happening in the first place? Lego at least had a solid fanbase, »

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Cool Videos: Simon Pegg ranks the Star Wars films in under 1 minute

14 hours ago | | See recent JoBlo news »

You may have noticed that Simon Pegg is currently kicking some box-office ass with Tom Curise in Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation, but anyone could tell you that the man is a die-hard Science-Fiction nerd. He's currently writing and starring in Star Trek Beyond, and also played a bit part in the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Suffice it to say that Pegg is at the epicenter of Sci-Fi awesomeness right... Read More »

- Sean Wist

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A Pez Movie is Being Pieced Together

15 hours ago | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Let's just cut to the chase: there's a recently-announced feature-length animated movie in the works based on the Austrian candy Pez and their mechanical pocket dispensers typically holding 12 pieces of candy. Much like the upcoming Emoji movie, it's easy to get cynical about such a revelation, and for good reason. There's no character, story or clear-sighted motivation to come from this other than market recognition and capitalistic tie-ins. That much is obvious. So let's see where exactly Envision Media Arts hopes to take this. According to a press release, it's going to simply center on "a world unique to Pez" and on "a story that will touch the hearts of many" including "children and adults alike" who find the dispensable candy "beloved." I take this all to mean producers Lee Nelson and David Buelow and screenwriter Cameron Fay (the upcoming Three Stooges sequel) are in the preliminary stages of this project (i. »

- Will Ashton

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Rumor: Details On Felicity Jones & Scoot McNairy's Roles In 'Star Wars: Rogue One' And 'Batman v. Superman' Surface

15 hours ago | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

If you need a bit of rumor mill whispering to get your week started off right, a couple of fresh ones concerning "Star Wars: Rogue One" and "Batman V. Superman: Dawn Of Justice" are here you for to ruminate on. As usual, potential spoilers ahead, so read on at your own discretion. On last week's Meet The Movie Press podcast, Heroic Hollywood's El Mayimbe revealed that he's heard that Felicity Jones will be playing Boba Fett's daughter in "Star Wars: Rogue One." Timeline wise, it doesn't quite make sense, since the movie takes place approximately twenty years after "Star Wars: Episode III — Revenge Of The Sith" (when Boba was just a kid himself) but hey, a few script tweaks could smooth that all out. I hope that this rumor isn't true, because that sounds like a terrible idea. Read More: What's The State Of The Superhero Movie After Comic-Con? »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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A movie based on the candy dispenser Pez is actually happening

16 hours ago | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

We've already seen a movie based around Lego, while sometime soon we'll be sitting down to watch a Play-Doh film - and now Hollywood is turning to the popular candy dispenser Pez as inspiration for a big budget project.

The candy company confirmed today (August 3) that it is teaming up with Celeste & Jesse Forever production company Envision Media Arts to base a film around its products.

Brother in Laws scribe Cameron Fay has already been hired to bring the themed candy dispensers to the big screen.

Ema producer Lee Nelson said today: "Pez candy is beloved by children and adults alike. With Cameron Fay we've created a world unique to Pez and a story that will touch the hearts of many."

Pez originated in Austria in 1927, and over the years has partnered with the likes of Hello Kitty, Star Wars and DC Comics to create popular candy lines.

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