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Mel Gibson Pities Shia Labeouf, Comments on His Downfall: "I Think He's Suffering in Some Way"

9 July 2014 8:39 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

If anyone in Hollywood can sympathize with Shia Labeouf, it's Mel Gibson. The Mad Max actor notoriously unleashed a flurry of anti-Semitic remarks during a 2006 DUI arrest, rendering him persona non grata in Hollywood. Four years later, secret recordings between the movie star and Oksana Grigorieva leaked online. The tapes' release had a damning effect on Gibson's career. Gibson, who last appeared in 2013's Machete Kills, discusses the downsides of fame in a wide-ranging interview with IndieWire. "You're a target. And you have to be really adept at tap dancing and dodging the bullets. And sometimes you get hit. Sometimes mortally," the actor, 58, admits. "It's pretty »

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Warner Bros. Bringing Mad Max and The Hobbit to Comic-Con 2014

9 July 2014 6:00 AM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

The last couple of years Warner Bros. has put on incredibly entertaining Comic-Con panel events for their films. The studio has announced that this year they will be bringing The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Mad Max: Fury Road, and Jupiter Ascending to the massive geek convention. The studio announced that the panel will take place on Saturday, July 26th.

You may have noticed that Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is not a part of the lineup, which is crazy to me! The only thing I can think is that the studio will surprise fans with Zack Snyder, who will show us some footage. I'll be shocked if they don't show anything — this is the crowd that's going to want to see it!

Director Peter Jackson will be there to talk about the third and final installment in The Hobbit franchise. Director George Miller will also be »

- Joey Paur

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Jackson, Wachowskis set for Comic-Con

8 July 2014 12:29 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Warner Bros has announced its Comic-Con showcase for The Hobbit finale, Mad Max reboot and the Wachowskis’ delayed sci-fi Jupiter Ascending.

Peter Jackson is scheduled to promote The Hobbit: The Battle Of Five Armies at what is sure to be a sell-out session for the studio in the hanger-sized Hall H at the San Diego Convention Center on July 26. The fantasy finale arrives in theatres later this year on December 17.

Thirty-five years after he introduced Mel Gibson to the world in Mad Max, George Miller returns to the apocalyptic milieu and will present a first-look of Mad Max: Fury Road starring Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron. It is set to open on May 15, 2015.

Andy and Lana Wachowski will talk up Jupiter Ascending starring Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis and Sean Bean. The film is set to open on February 6, 2015, after the studio pushed back from the original July 18, 2014 slot.

Warner Bros partners with Village Roadshow on Mad Max: Fury Road and Jupiter Ascending »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Warner Bros. reveals full San Diego Comic-Con schedule

8 July 2014 12:22 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With the San Diego Comic-Con International fast approaching, Warner Bros. has revealed its full schedule for the con, which includes movies such as The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Mad Max: Fury Road, Jupiter Ascending, Into the Storm and Godzilla, as well as a range of TV shows including The Big Bang Theory, Supernatural, The Vampire Diaries, Arrow, Gotham, Constantine and The Flash. Oddly, there’s no mention of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, so if those rumours about a teaser trailer and a big DC Cinematic Universe announcement are true, WB must be trying its best to keep it a surprise. Check out the full press release here…

Warner Bros. Entertainment will plant its flag at Comic-Con International: San Diego this year with a huge presence, with each individual division touting its upcoming offerings, including Film, Television, Interactive and Home Entertainment, as well as a variety of product from DC Entertainment, »

- Gary Collinson

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WB is Bringing The Hobbit, Mad Max, and Jupiter Ascending to Sdcc 2014

8 July 2014 10:55 AM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

We are only a few weeks away from the geeky awesomeness that is San Diego Comic-Con, and studios are lining up to show off their upcoming slate of projects.  Today, Warner Bros. announced details on what they plan on bringing to the show, including the DC Comics based TV shows, Batman anniversary celebration, and first looks at the final Hobbit film and Mad Max Fury Road. 

If you're planning your Sdcc weekend around what could be announced, then these schedules will come in very handy for you.  WB has now announced their schedule of events and broken down what they expect to show at this year's event.  From the sounds of it we'll be getting our first teasers for The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies and, thankfully, Mad Max: Fury Road

While some are wondering at the absence of any mention of Batman v. Superman, I wouldn't get too upset just yet. »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Jordan Maison)

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Comic-Con: Warner Bros. Bringing 'Mad Max,' 'The Hobbit' to Hall H

8 July 2014 10:29 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Warner Bros. has revealed some of its plans for Hall H at Comic-Con this year. The studio announced Tuesday that its Saturday, July 26 panel will include The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Mad Max: Fury Road and Jupiter Ascending.     Director Peter Jackson will take the stage to speak about the final installment in The Hobbit franchise, from New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures. Additionally, director-writer George Miller also will be present to show off the first footage from Mad Max, which stars Tom Hardy and

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- Rebecca Ford

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Warner Bros. Taking ‘The Hobbit,’ ‘Mad Max,’ ‘Jupiter Ascending’ to Comic-Con

8 July 2014 10:28 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Warner Bros. will present the films “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” “Mad Max: Fury Road” and “Jupiter Ascending” during its studio presentation inside the San Diego Convention Center’s massive Hall H at Comic-Con later this month.

Missing from its lineup was “Batman v. Superman,” a curious omission considering director Zack Snyder announced the film at last year’s event and typically promotes his projects at the show.

Peter Jackson is set to take the stage to promote the final installment of the “The Hobbit” trilogy, while George Miller will present “Mad Max.” Warner Bros. has yet to say who will attend for “Jupiter Ascending.”

“Jupter Ascending” had originally been set to bow July 18 but was pushed to February 2015. Comic-Con will enable WB to generate more buzz for the sci-fier.

The day before the start of Comic-Con, Warner Bros. will screen tornado thriller “Into the Storm,” on »

- Marc Graser

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Why Doesn't Mel Gibson Turn His Fortunes Around, Ben Affleck-Style, by Directing? He Explains at Karlovy Vary (Exclusive Video)

8 July 2014 10:26 AM, PDT | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

Mel Gibson came to Karlovy Vary to accept the festival's life achievement award. He welcomed some 3000 cheering fans at an outdoor screening of "Mad Max," the film that made him a star, and gave a Master Class to another packed theater. Clearly, they still love him in the Czech Republic, even if he is still getting the cold shoulder from much of Hollywood. We sat down for a twenty minute talk on the flipcam. He's funny, humble, candid and honest about what the downside of being a movie star can be. Clearly, Gibson could borrow a page from Ben Affleck, who redeemed the bomb "Gigli" and tabloid overexposure with Jennifer Lopez by building a career as a respected director--and eventual Oscar-winner. Clearly Gibson could build more good will --after a series of hideous PR setbacks, not improved by Gary Oldman's Playboy interview defense of him --by reminding people what a good director he is, »

- Anne Thompson

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Exclusive Interview With Frank Grillo On The Purge: Anarchy

8 July 2014 9:18 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

While not every actor has the good fortune of rising to stardom while nearing his 50s, that’s what makes Frank Grillo’s rocketing Hollywood stock so intriguing – in a good way. This workhorse of a man has been around since 1993, yet it wasn’t until recently that Grillo’s name became more commonplace around big-budget mainstream blockbusters. While most of you probably know him as Brock Rumlow in this year’s insanely successful Marvel endeavor, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, he’s already making himself known in another growing franchise by leading The Purge: Anarchy. It appears that comic book films are treating our star right – but will the horror genre be as friendly?

Sitting down with Frank in Coney Island one gloomy Friday afternoon, I got to pick the actor’s brain on all things righteous and badass. Branching out from typical questions about starring in a horror sequel, »

- Matt Donato

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Mel Gibson no longer financing own movies: 'I'm out of that business'

6 July 2014 2:04 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Mel Gibson has revealed that he will no longer finance his own movies.

Throughout his career, Gibson has directed and produced 2006's Apocalypto and 2004's controversial religious epic The Passion of the Christ.

When asked what he would like to do next after those two films, Gibson told The Hollywood Reporter: "Its tricky, those films you refer to, nobody would have financed them, they more or less worked, but I would never have got anyone else to finance them.

"I'm out of that business of financing my own films because they see you coming and take you for a ride. I'm not a fool. It's difficult for the things I deem worthy to direct, where you can get a really good compelling story out of - nobody else has much faith in it and never did."

The Expendables 3 star also shared details about his and director Jean-François Richet's upcoming movie Blood Father. »

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Mel Gibson on a return to directing

6 July 2014 1:16 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

After picking up the top honour at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Mel Gibson talked to Screen about a return to directing, a possible move into television and reuniting with Lethal Weapon director Richard Donner.

Mel Gibson has been back in front of the camera for upcoming action sequel The Expendables 3 and Jean-Francois Richet’s Blood Father, which recently wrapped in New Mexico.

But after accepting the Crystal Globe for artistic contribution to world cinema at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival, the director of Braveheart, The Passion of the Christ and Apocalypto is hungry to get back behind the camera.

“I do, of course,” said Gibson, when asked by Screen if he would want to direct again. “It’s difficult because you have to spend a couple of years of your life doing it.

“Whatever it is you’re going to do, you have to make sure it’s going to mean something because it’s too »

- michael.rosser@screendaily.com (Michael Rosser)

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Mel Gibson on a return to directing; 'freedom' of TV

6 July 2014 1:16 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

After picking up the top honour at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Mel Gibson talked to Screen about a return to directing, a possible move into television and reuniting with Lethal Weapon director Richard Donner.

Mel Gibson has been back in front of the camera for upcoming action sequel The Expendables 3 and Jean-Francois Richet’s Blood Father, which recently wrapped in New Mexico.

But after accepting the Crystal Globe for artistic contribution to world cinema at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival, the director of Braveheart, The Passion of the Christ and Apocalypto is hungry to get back behind the camera.

“I do, of course,” said Gibson, when asked by Screen if he would want to direct again. “It’s difficult because you have to spend a couple of years of your life doing it.

“Whatever it is you’re going to do, you have to make sure it’s going to mean something because it’s too »

- michael.rosser@screendaily.com (Michael Rosser)

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Mel Gibson on Hollywood, Independent Filmmaking, Sharks, Vikings and Gary Oldman

5 July 2014 5:52 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic — Mel Gibson is at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival, where he received the Crystal Globe for outstanding artistic contribution to world cinema. He also went on stage before an open-air screening of “Mad Max,” attended by more than 3,000 screaming fans. (Watch his cell-phone video clip from the night, above). Variety spoke to him there about Hollywood, independent filmmaking, sharks, Vikings… and Gary Oldman.

Do you find it more challenging nowadays in the public eye with everyone having a camera or something that can record?

Of course. It’s not like it used to be. You have to presume that everything you say and do is recorded, and I do.

What piece of advice would you give young filmmakers and actors starting out in Karlovy Vary that would allow them to have not just a long career, but also a satisfying one?

A lot of people used to try… »

- Leo Barraclough

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‘Mad Max: Fury Road' To Appear At Comic-Con; Teaser Trailer Coming In Near Future

27 June 2014 2:27 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

It's been a long, winding, dusty and difficult road for “Mad Max: Fury Road,” Warner Bros.' new version of the “Mad Max” trilogy which loses Mel Gibson as the star and instead adds Tom Hardy in the lead role of Max Rockatansky. Director George Miller told us way back in 2011 that the narrative falls somewhere between a remake and a redo, but still retains some of the chronology of the original. “It’s a rebooted Mad Max, but it’s a new interpretation,” he said. Conceived as a new trilogy and franchise, the oft-delayed movie finally has a summer release 2015 date, three years after it started shooting. And while question marks have surrounded it for years, some first look images from Entertainment Weekly have impressed the blogosphere with some very bad-ass visuals of Hardy and co-lead Charlize Theron. Further details from the film have been revealed in the magazine. »

- Edward Davis

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[Media] - "Mad Max: Fury Road" EW Reveals Seven Images !

26 June 2014 1:55 PM, PDT | www.ohmygore.com/ | See recent OhMyGore news »

Entertainment Weekly has debuted the cover for their latest issue with George Miller's "Mad Max: Fury Road" ! and seven new stills ! Tom Hardy takes on the role of damaged road warrior Max Rockatansky (played by Mel Gibson in the original three films) while Charlize Theron stars as a commander named Imperator Furiosa. Also starring Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Nathan Jones, Zoe Kravitz, Riley Keough, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and many more, the film is directed by Miller, who has directed every "Mad Max" film, from a screenplay by himself, Brendan McCarthy and Nico Lathouris. I wanted to tell a linear story–a chase that starts as the movie begins and continues for 110 minutes, series creator George Miller told the magazine about the upcoming film. In this crucible of very »

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Mad Max: Fury Road: First Look at Charlize Theron, Tom Hardy in Reboot

26 June 2014 8:11 AM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

The first look at Mad Max: Fury Road is featured on the latest cover of Entertainment Weekly, with Charlize Theron and Tom Hardy revved up (and dirtied up!) ready for action. The reboot comes 35 years after director George Miller's 1979 film Mad Max, which starred Mel Gibson in one of his first movie roles. The franchise continued with Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior in 1981 and Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome in 1985. (Fun fact: the mid-'80s flick featured powerhouse Tina Turner in a rare acting role; [...] »

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First Batch of Mad Max: Fury Road Stills Show Tom Hardy, Nicholas Hoult & Charlize Theron in Action

26 June 2014 | The Daily BLAM! | See recent The Daily BLAM! news »

Writer/director George Miller's upcoming film is the first installment in a new trilogy rebooting the mythology of his popular Mad Max franchise that starred Mel Gibson. Mad Max: Fury Road stars Tom Hardy in the title role of Max Rockatansky, alongside Oscar-winner Charlize Theron as Imperator Furiosa. In the film, Max is caught up with a group of people fleeing across the Wasteland in a War Rig driven by Furiosa. The story tells of the Road War that follows. »

- Pietro Filipponi

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New Images From "Mad Max: Fury Road"

26 June 2014 5:21 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek new images from director George Miller's "Mad Max: Fury Road", starring Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron:

"'...'Mad Max: Fury Road' is the fourth film of George Miller‘s 'Road Warrior'/'Mad Max' franchise co-written and directed by Miller.

"The post-apocalyptic action film is set in the furthest reaches of our planet...

"...in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life.

"Within this world of fire and blood exist two rebels on the run who just might be able to restore order…

"There’s 'Max' (Tom Hardy), a man of action and a man of few words...

"...who seeks peace of mind following the loss of his wife and child in the aftermath of the chaos.

"And 'Furiosa (Charlize Theron), a woman of action and a woman who believes her path to survival may be achieved. »

- Michael Stevens

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First Look at Tom Hardy & Charlize Theron in ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

26 June 2014 2:30 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

In what seems like forever Mad Max: Fury Road will be gracing cinema screens next summer. In preparation for the summer 2015 release the first images reveal a first good look at the post-apocalyptic adventure reboot.

The images reveal Tom Hardy in the title lead, along with Charlize Theron sporting a shaven head and bionic arm. The Mad Max reboot has taken its time, but patient fans have been rewarded with some exciting images, revealing a closer look at the cast and some snapshots of what look like promising action scenes. Mel Gibson assumed the title role to the Mad Max adventure franchise back in 1979. George Miller who directed the original and the sequel resumes the role again, he had this to say:

“I wanted to tell a linear story–a chase that starts as the movie begins and continues for 110 minutes.”

Check out the images below via EW:

The film stars Nicholas Hoult, »

- Ciham Messouki

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Our First Look At Hardy And Theron In Mad Max:fury Road

25 June 2014 8:45 PM, PDT | Twitch | See recent Twitch news »

EW got the big scoop today with fresh images from George Miller's Mad Max: Fury Road. Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron adorn the cover of their upcoming The Apoclaypse Issue. Then inside there are more images of the two plus Nicolas Hoult and some radical looking vehicles! It all looks very faithful and complementary of Miller's universe. He has not strayed from the path. I am loving Theron's prosthetic arm on the cover there. Crazy and brilliant. Mad Max: Fury Road is the fourth film of George Miller's Road Warrior/Mad Max franchise co-written and directed by Miller. The post-apocalyptic action film is set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and most everyone is crazed fighting for...

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