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The possibility of a Superman/Batman movie was seriously considered back in August 2001 when screenwriter Andrew Kevin Walker (Se7en) penned a script entitled "Batman vs. Superman", which even reached the point of attaching director Wolfgang Petersen (Das Boot) before fizzling out. But bringing DC Comics' two biggest heroes together (a team-up referred to as "World's Finest") is always an enticing possibility, and with Man of Steel set to take flight in a few weeks, the DC Movie Universe could be a fresh start. While Justice League is seen as the ultimate achievement of bringing DC Comics' biggest heroes together, there's no reason to rule out a film only featuring Batman and Superman. New Superman Henry Cavill is certainly intrigued by the idea. Hit the jump for what he had to say regarding a Superman/Batman movie. Speaking to SFX, Cavill said bringing the two heroes together is an »
- Matt Goldberg
Los Angeles, CA (May 10th, 2013) – Following their successful collaboration on 2 Guns and Lone Survivor, Foresight Unlimited, Envision Entertainment and Emmett/Furla Films are joining forces to produce the surreal thriller Hotel 33, starring Oscar®-winning actor Nicolas Cage (Leaving Las Vegas), it was announced today by Foresight CEO Mark Damon and Emmett/Furla’s Randall Emmett.
Foresight Unlimited will handle international sales for Hotel 33, which will be produced by Randall Emmett and George Furla, and executive produced by Envision Entertainment’s Remington Chase, Stepan Martirosyan and Vitaly Grigoriants, and Foresight’s Mark Damon. Malek Akkad is also an executive producer on the film.
Newcomer Kellie Madison wrote the script and will direct Hotel 33 which will start production in September 2013.
The film is based on the presumed event surrounding »
- Andy Greene
Foresight Unlimited (Foresight) has come aboard to produce, finance, and handle worldwide sales on the epic biopic Spinning Gold written by Timothy Scott Bogart. Emmy® and Grammy Award®-winning Renaissance man Justin Timberlake (The Social Network, Inside Llewyn Davis) will take on the lead role of the famous 1970s record icon Neil Bogart.
Bogart, a legendary music business entrepreneur, is credited with discovering, launching and nurturing the careers of a generation of music superstars during the 60’s and 70’s including Curtis Mayfield, Bill Withers, Gladys Knight, Kiss, Parliament, Donna Summer and The Village People among many others. Featuring some of the most iconic music of the era, Spinning Gold tells the rags-to-riches story of a poor kid from Brooklyn who went on to become the man who defined the pop music culture of his time. Neil Bogart died prematurely in 1982 at age 39.
Foresight’s CEO Mark Damon will produce the film alongside Timberlake, »
- Michelle McCue
To celebrate the release of Company Of Heroes on Blu-ray and DVD with UltraViolet on March 25th we have teamed up with Sega and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment to release three copies of the action-filled World War II adventure on blu-ray.
Based on the popular Sega video game of the same name, Company Of Heroes the movie tells the pulse-pounding tale of an unlikely brotherhood of soldiers during the Battle of the Bulge, making a daring raid into the heart of Nazi Germany to stop Hitler from developing an atomic super weapon. Tom Sizemore (Black Hawk Down, Saving Private Ryan), Chad Collins (Lake Placid 2, Sniper Reloaded), Vinnie Jones (The Tomb, Snatch), Neal McDonough (Captain America: The First Avenger, “Band of Brothers”), and Jürgen Prochnow (The Da Vinci Code, Das Boot) lead an all-star cast in the first full-length film based on the popular gaming series, which continues later this »
- Simon Gallagher
The highest rated strategy game of all-time is now this year’s action-filled World War II adventure as Company Of Heroes the movie charges onto Blu-ray and DVD with UltraViolet March 25th from Sega and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and we’ve got Three to give to you lucky folk on DVD!
Based on the popular Sega video game of the same name, Company Of Heroes the movie tells the pulse-pounding tale of an unlikely brotherhood of soldiers during the Battle of the Bulge, making a daring raid into the heart of Nazi Germany to stop Hitler from developing an atomic super weapon. Tom Sizemore (Saving Private Ryan), Chad Collins (Sniper Reloaded), Vinnie Jones (Snatch), Neal McDonough (Band of Brothers), and Jürgen Prochnow (Das Boot) lead an all-star cast in the first full-length film based on the popular gaming series, which continues later this year with the eagerly anticipated release of the award-winning second installment, »
- Dan Bullock
The latest computer game to be turned into a movie is the best selling game from ‘Company of Heroes’. It’s a real-time strategy game in which you have to navigate your soldiers tanks across maps in order to defeat your enemies coming in at your front the opposite direction.
The new movie has a very Band of Brothers feel to it and actually has one character from that series playing the same role in the movie. Company of Heroes is released on DVD today and stars Tom Sizemore (Black Hawk Down, Saving Private Ryan), Chad Collins (Lake Placid 2, Sniper Reloaded), Vinnie Jones (The Tomb, Snatch), Neal McDonough (Captain America: The First Avenger, “Band of Brothers”), and Jürgen Prochnow (The Da Vinci Code, Das Boot).
During the last major German offensive of World War II, a company of American soldiers is lost behind enemy lines during the Battle of the Bulge »
- David Sztypuljak
Continuing our daily January countdown, here is the 10th out of 30 in our list of the 300 Greatest Films Ever Made. These are numbers 210-201.
208) Raise The Red Lantern (1991) Zhang Yimou China/ Hong Kong
203) Jules & Jim (1961) Francois Truffaut France
Numbers 200-191 coming next.
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7 items from 2013
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