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Jumanji 2, Equalizer 2, Flatliners and More Get New Release Dates

3 November 2016 1:52 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Earlier today, Sony Pictures moved their highly-anticipated Stephen King adaptation The Dark Tower from its February 17, 2017 release date, to an undetermined date next summer. Now we have word that the adaptation will be released on July 28, 2017, which caused Sony to make several other release date changes. Jumanji 2, which was originally slated to open on July 28, 2017, will now move to December 22, 2017, where it will face Pitch Perfect 3, The Six Billion Dollar Man, The Story of Ferdiand and an untitled comedy from Warner Bros.

Deadline reports that the studio has also moved director Edgar Wright's comedy Baby Driver from March 17, 2017 to August 11, 2017, the same frame that the studio opened their R-rated comedy Sausage Party this year. Baby Driver will now face CHiPs, The Coldest City and Emoji Movie: Express Yourself in its new date. If it would have stayed in place on March 17, 2017, it would have faced Disney's Beauty and the Beast and The Belko Experiment. »

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Real Life Celebrity Vampires

31 October 2016 12:20 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

‘Tis the season to be scary. For years humankind have wondered whether anything supernatural lurks in the shadows, and vampires have always been a favourite. They get to cheat death, and stay young and beautiful forever. Okay, they have to drink some blood every now and again, sleep in a coffin, and can’t go out in the sun, but immortality would be fun. At least for a while.

It’s taken some time, but we think we have proof that vampires exist, and it turns out that they’ve been right under our noses all this time. They’ve flaunted themselves in front of us for years and years. Have you ever noticed how some film stars just never seem to age? There’s a distinct chance that some of our favourite celebrities might actually be vampires. We’ve stumbled across several potential vampire candidates from the world of »

- Kat Hughes

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Oscar Horrors: Flatliners (1990) Sound Editing

25 October 2016 5:00 PM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

Boo! It's "Oscar Horrors". Each evening we'll look back on a horror-connected nomination until Halloween. Here's Sean Donovan on an atypical player...

I miss Joel Schumacher. Aside from two episodes of House of Cards in 2013, the man who brought bat-nipples, bat-codpiece, and lots of bat-ass to the original Batman film franchise has been largely distant from our screens today. Say what you will about Schumacher’s ability to craft fine cinematic art; his movies are fun. And for me, Batman & Robin and the gorgeously camp vampiric coming-of-age tale The Lost Boys more than earn him a spot in Hollywood’s gay hall of fame (do we have one of those?). Is there a more gloriously queer gesture than taking the Batman franchise, one of the sacred cows of straight male comic book fandom, and lathering it in trashy homoerotic leather daddy gear? 

Flatliners, Schumacher’s 1990 near-horror falls inbetween The Lost Boys and his Batman era. »

- Sean Donovan

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Mipcom: “Television is where it’s at,” says Kiefer Sutherland

18 October 2016 3:36 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Canadian actor talks Designated Survivor, rise of TV and how he nearly turned down 24

Television is the “most exciting medium” for actors in an era when Us studios have cut the number of films they make to focus on fewer big budget franchises, actor Kiefer Sutherland told delegates in Mipcom keynote on Monday.

Sutherland, who spent 20 years on the big screen in films such as Stand By Me and cult classic The Lost Boys in the 1980s to Flatliners and A Few Good Men in the 1990s, segued over to television in 2001 in the role of Jack Bauer in 24.

When asked why so many cinema actors were migrating to TV, he replied television was simply the “most exciting medium” in terms of the stories it was telling.

“When I started working, there were five studios and all five studios were making 50 to 60 movies a year. Now there are barely three studios and they’re making 15 movies a year »

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Kiefer Sutherland Praises Former Flame Julia Roberts For Ending Their Engagement

27 September 2016 12:27 PM, PDT | 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

27 September 2016 6:00 AM, PDT | 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 »

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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 | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online 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 »

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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. »

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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. »

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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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