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Kiefer Sutherland Praises Former Flame Julia Roberts For Ending Their Engagement

1 hour ago | ET Canada | See recent ET Canada news »

More than 25 years later, Kiefer Sutherland is opening up about his relationship with Julia Roberts. The couple met on the set of 1990’s “Flatliners” and began dating shortly after Roberts ended her engagement to Dylan McDermott and Sutherland’s divorce to Camelia Kath was finalized.  After years of dating, Sutherland, then 24, and Roberts, 23, nearly made […] »

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Kiefer Sutherland: Julia Roberts 'Had the Courage' to End Our Engagement

7 hours ago | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Kiefer Sutherland and Julia Roberts met on the set of the 1990 sci-fi medical thriller Flatliners, fell in love and soon became the hottest couple in Hollywood. But before their summer 1991 wedding, Roberts called it off. And it's something Sutherland has grown to appreciate in hindsight. "I think she was being realistic for herself. I think that's much better," he tells Jess Cagle during The Jess Cagle Interview on the People/Entertainment Weekly Network. The star of ABC's Designated Survivor details that the outside pressure around their relationship was inexplicable and wearing. "We were young and we were both very much in love, »

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Directors Who Damaged Their Careers Part 5 – The One Who Made Batman & Robin

10 September 2016 7:05 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Graeme Robertson continues his series looking at directors who damaged their careers; next up is Michael Sarne (read the first part on Richard Kelly here, the second part on Michael Cimino here, the third part on George Lucas here, and the fourth part on Michael Sarne here)…

Joel Schumacher is a strange addition to this series, mainly because his career implosion occurred much slower than previous entries, and somehow managing to survive a colossal disaster of a film that would have ended most careers. Not only surviving, but also continuing to make films with significant backing, before almost completely finishing it off by making one stinker too many.

Schumacher originally made his name as a director in the 1980s; bringing us films featuring the then popular “brat pack” group of actors, directing successful movies  like St Elmo’s Fire (1984), The Lost Boys (1987).

Schumacher continuing his winning streak into the 1990s »

- Graeme Robertson

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Kevin Bacon Wants to Play Freddy in Nightmare on Elm Street Remake

16 August 2016 5:31 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

We're at a crucial moment in horror history, where all the great franchises of the 70s and 80s are being rebooted...Again! And soon, we will see new versions of Jason, Leatherface, Pinhead and Freddy. While most of these classic monsters wear a mask, or are for the most part silent, Freddy Krueger stands out as a perennial jokester who was toned down in the original 2010 reboot, with Jackie Earle Haley taking on a much darker persona than the one portrayed by originator Robert Englund. While big name stars aren't particularly needed to bring the other slashers back to life on the big screen, Freddy definitely has the most wining personality. And it makes sense that in rebooting the franchise a second time, New Line would need a really great, perhaps even iconic, actor. Maybe someone with marquee value. So why not Kevin Bacon?

Yes. Kevin Bacon. The man is no stranger to genre movies, »

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Newswire: That Flatliners remake is actually a sequel, will still star Kiefer Sutherland

1 August 2016 1:12 PM, PDT | avclub.com | See recent The AV Club news »

It’s been about five years since Sony announced its plans to remake Joel Schumacher’s psychological horror flick Flatliners, during which time you could be forgiven for thinking it was just another proffered remake that would ultimately collect dust on some producer’s shelf. But the project began to show new signs of life last fall, when Ellen Page was cast as one of the medical students whose experimentation with life and death isn’t an official part of the curriculum. Page was soon joined by Diego Luna, Nina Dobrev, and Kiersey Clemons in the proposed blatant disregard for institutional review boards.

The remake got a little more cachet when erstwhile flatliner Kiefer Sutherland boarded the film early last month. His role wasn’t disclosed at the time, probably to leave room for the possibility that he was a ghost all along. Don’t worry, we haven’t spoiled »

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Kiefer Sutherland Talks Returning To The Flatliners Franchise

1 August 2016 5:16 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Metro.co.uk recently interviewed actor Kiefer Sutherland about the recently announced Flatliners remake. Sutherland confirmed that the remake is in fact a sequel to the original film which starred himself, Julia Roberts, William Baldwin, and Oliver Platt.

The original film revolved around a group of medical students, led by Sutherland's character, Nelson Wright, who would experiment by stopping their heartbeat to prove there is life after death.

On the idea of returning for the sequel he said:

"I play a professor at the medical university. It is never stated but it will probably be very clearly understood that I’m the same character I was in the original Flatliners but that I have changed my name and I’ve done some things to move on from the experiments that we were doing in the original film."

Sutherland continued by saying: 

"I loved making the first film and when I »

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That ‘Flatliners’ Remake May Actually Be More of a Sequel

31 July 2016 12:00 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Just a few weeks ago, the developing Flatliners remake gained an interesting name with Kiefer Sutherland joining the cast. What’s interesting about the addition of Sutherland to the cast is that he starred in the original 1990 cult favorite thriller, and his involvement in the new take on the story opened up the possibility of […]

The post That ‘Flatliners’ Remake May Actually Be More of a Sequel appeared first on /Film. »

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Kiefer Sutherland reveals that the Flatliners remake is actually a sequel

31 July 2016 4:40 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Earlier this month it was revealed that Keifer Sutherland has signed on to appear in the upcoming Flatliners remake, where he’d be playing a “seasoned doctor”. Well, it turns out the movie isn’t a remake after all, but rather a sequel, as Sutherland has revealed to Metro that he’s actually reprising his role from the 1990 original.

“I play a professor at the medical university. It is never stated but it will probably be very clearly understood that I’m the same character I was in the original Flatliners but that I have changed my name and I’ve done some things to move on from the experiments that we were doing in the original film.”

The new Flatliners is being directed by Niels Arden Oplev (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) and will see Sutherland joined in the cast by Ellen Page (X-Men: Days of Future Past »

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New "Flatliners" Is A Sequel, Not A Remake

30 July 2016 11:02 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

We already know that at least one of the key cast members from the original 1990 hit thriller "Flatliners" is coming back for Sony Pictures' upcoming remake - Kiefer Sutherland.

Today Sutherland has confirmed a suspected theory - that the film is not a remake but rather a sequel with him playing the same character of Nelson Wright. Speaking with Metro, he explained how the movie isn't so quick to reveal itself as taking place in the same universe as the original:

"I play a professor at the medical university. It is never stated but it will probably be very clearly understood that I'm the same character I was in the original Flatliners but that I have changed my name and I've done some things to move on from the experiments that we were doing in the original film... I loved making the first film and when I was asked if »

- Garth Franklin

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Flatliners Remake Is a Sequel Says Kiefer Sutherland

30 July 2016 10:25 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

It's true. Kiefer Sutherland has confirmed what many suspected the moment he signed on for Sony's upcoming Flatliners 'remake'. It will actually be a sequel to his original 1990 hit thriller. And he is playing the same character, though that is never specifically stated in the story itself. Instead, it is heavily implied.

Kiefer Sutherland says he will be back to play former medical student Nelson Wright a second time in what will essentially be a Flatliners reboot that turns this cult favorite into a franchise for a new audience. Speaking with Metro, he explained how the movie isn't so quick to reveal itself as taking place in the same universe as the original. But before things get really bad, original audiences will get the gist quite quickly that Nelson is back, tampering with the undead in ways he perhaps shouldn't be.

"I play a professor at the medical university. It »

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Got ‘Em! Flatliners Remake Is Actually A Sequel

30 July 2016 7:39 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

File this one under “news nobody saw coming… because no one was exactly looking.” There’s been buzz since 2011 about a remake of the sci-fi cult hit Flatliners, but things became more solidified in recent months as a cast popped up around the project, including original star Kiefer Sutherland.

His involvement seemed to indicate that the remake might carry on from the events of the first pic – which would in fact make it a sequel (or at the very least a requel, if you hate yourself enough to engage in that level of Hollywood jargon) – but it wasn’t until earlier this week that Flatliners was unveiled as a full-on sequel.

During an interview with Metro, Sutherland couldn’t help but spoil his real role in the follow-up, saying:

“I play a professor at the medical university. It is never stated but it will probably be very clearly understood that »

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Surprise: The 'Flatliners' remake isn't a remake, it's a sequel

29 July 2016 3:32 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

As I suspected, Sony's upcoming Flatliners remake isn't a remake at all but rather a sequel, in which returning original cast member Kiefer Sutherland will indeed reprise his role as Nelson Wright. I'm a genius! Sutherland confirmed the nature of the project in a recent interview with Metro: “I play a professor at the medical university. It is never stated but it will probably be very clearly understood that I’m the same character I was in the original Flatliners but that I have changed my name and I’ve done some things to move on from the experiments that we were doing in the original film."  Interestingly, this is the second so-called remake of a beloved '90s genre film to have been revealed as a sorta-sequel in recent months. Earlier this year, The Craft producer Douglas Wick revealed to HitFix exclusively that the new version of the 1996 cult »

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Flatliners Remake Actually a Sequel; Kiefer Sutherland Reprising Original Role

29 July 2016 12:56 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

When it was announced that Kiefer Sutherland had joined the cast of the upcoming Flatliners remake, it didn’t seem like much of a stretch to assume that the film was actually going to be something of a sequel to the… Continue Reading →

The post Flatliners Remake Actually a Sequel; Kiefer Sutherland Reprising Original Role appeared first on Dread Central. »

- John Squires

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‘Beaches’ Remake: Idina Menzel To Take On Bette Midler’s Role In Lifetime Movie

28 July 2016 12:49 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Garry Marshall’s 1988 classic “Beaches” is getting a small screen remake, courtesy of Lifetime, with Idina Menzel signing on to take over Bette Midler’s role of Cc, an aspiring singer who develops a lasting friendship with Hillary, a rich debutante that goes on to become a successful lawyer.

The Tony winner will also record new versions of the iconic songs “Wind Beneath My Wings” and “The Glory of Love,” as well as additional ones for the remake. At this time the role of Hillary, portrayed by Barbara Hershey in the original, has yet to be cast.

Read More: Kiefer Sutherland Joins Niels Arden Oplev’s ‘Flatliners’ Remake Alongside Ellen Page

In the original movie, Cc and Hillary connect at the boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and in the new version they will meet at the Venice boardwalk in Los Angeles. Production is set to begin August 15 in Vancouver. »

- Liz Calvario

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‘Beaches’ Remake: Idina Menzel To Take On Bette Midler’s Role In Lifetime Movie

28 July 2016 12:49 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Garry Marshall’s 1988 classic “Beaches” is getting a small screen remake, courtesy of Lifetime, with Idina Menzel signing on to take over Bette Midler’s role of Cc, an aspiring singer who develops a lasting friendship with Hillary, a rich debutante that goes on to become a successful lawyer.

The Tony winner will also record new versions of the iconic songs “Wind Beneath My Wings” and “The Glory of Love,” as well as additional ones for the remake. At this time the role of Hillary, portrayed by Barbara Hershey in the original, has yet to be cast.

Read More: Kiefer Sutherland Joins Niels Arden Oplev’s ‘Flatliners’ Remake Alongside Ellen Page

In the original movie, Cc and Hillary connect at the boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and in the new version they will meet at the Venice boardwalk in Los Angeles. Production is set to begin August 15 in Vancouver. »

- Liz Calvario

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Casting News: Linney, Foy, Gillan, Mirchoff

27 July 2016 8:04 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Ozark

Laura Linney is returning to television with the actress tapped to star opposite Jason Bateman in the Netflix drama series "Ozark". Bill Dubuque ("The Judge") is onboard as writer-executive producer alongside Bateman who will also direct and "Hell on Wheels" producer Chris Mundy who will serve as showrunner.

Set in the world of drug-money laundering, the pair play a financial planner couple who must suddenly relocate from Chicago to a summer resort community in the Ozarks. The series will premiere worldwide on Netflix in 2017. [Source: The Live Feed]

Disney's The Nutcracker

Mackenzie Foy ("Interstellar," "The Twilgiht Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2") has scored the role of Clara in its latest retelling of "The Nutcracker and the Four Realms" at Walt Disney Pictures. Foy joins Misty Copeland who was recently announced as the lead ballerina in the film's sole dance number.

Based on the 1816 story by E.T.A. Hoffmann which subsequently became the 1892 Tchaikovsky ballet, Foy's »

- Garth Franklin

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Flash Movie Gets Neighbors 2 Star Kiersey Clemons as Iris West

25 July 2016 1:12 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Candice Patton has been killing it as Iris West on The CW's The Flash TV show for the past two years. But as she prepares for the Flashpoint universe in Season 3, DC Films and Warner Bros. is preparing to introduce a completely different Iris West to the DC multiverse, with another actress taking on that role. While the studio was looking at a number of different leading ladies for this character, one very exciting up and comer has come aboard.

Kiersey Clemons will play Iris West, Barry Allen's love interest, in the big screen adaptation of the popular DC Comics superhero The Flash. The actress has officially signed on, and will star opposite Ezra Miller, who was revealed for the first time in his full Flash costume in the new Justice League trailer that debuted over the weekend at Comic-Con. Variety announced earlier in the month that Clemons was the »

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Flatliners set pics picture Nina Dobrev and Diego Luna

19 July 2016 6:57 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Flatliners set pics: Remake of the 1990 movie about medical students who take themselves to the brink of death appear online

The Flatliners set pics show Diego Luna and Nina Dobrev shooting.

It has only just started shooting, but there are already some Flatliners set pics hitting the net. Based on the 1990 movie of the same name which starred Kiefer Sutherland and Julia Roberts, Flatliners revolves around a group of medical students who begin to explore the realm of near death experiences, hoping for insights.

The original was directed by Joel Schumacher, though the in-production remake is being helmed by Niels Arden Oplev, the filmmaker responsible for the original version of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo starring Noomi Rapace.

Ben Ripley, who wrote Source Code, is penning the screenplay for the redo.

Here’s the plot synopsis for the original.

A group of young medical students, lead by Sutherland’s character, »

- Paul Heath

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New Dates: Founder, Flatliners, War, Turtle

13 July 2016 11:05 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

The Founder

Aiming for more of a potential awards-qualifying run following strong test screening reaction, The Weinstein Company is pushing its Oscar hopeful "The Founder" by four months. Originally slated to go wide August 5th opposite "Suicide Squad," it will now open in a limited release on December 16th followed by a wide release January 20th 2017. Michael Keaton stars in the film as McDonalds franchise founder Ray Kroc and will likely get a big push for a nomination.

Flatliners

Sony Pictures has announced an August 18th 2017 release date for its upcoming "Flatliners" remake. The project, which is currently filming under the helm of Niels Arden Opl, stars Ellen Page, Diego Luna, Nina Dobrev, James Norton, Kiersey Clemens, Kiefer Sutherland and the just joined supermodel Charlotte McKinney.

War with Grandpa

The Robert De Niro-led coming of age family comedy "War with Grandpa" has settled on a release date of April »

- Garth Franklin

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Supermodel Charlotte McKinney Supercharges ‘Flatliners’

13 July 2016 10:56 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: Supermodel Charlotte McKinney, probably best known for last year’s Carl’s Jr. Super Bowl spot that went viral and broke viewing records across the Internet, has been cast in Flatliners. McKinney joins Ellen Page, Diego Luna, Nina Dobrev, James Norton, Kiersey Clemens and Kiefer Sutherland in the Sony reboot written by Ben Ripley (Source Code). She will play a nurse in a funny sex scene involving her and a medical student (Norton). Flatliners, directed by Niels… »

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