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Details On Characters In Marvel's "Agent Carter"

17 July 2014 6:32 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

A leaked casting breakdown has revealed apparent details about the new supporting characters in Marvel's upcoming"Agent Carter" series on ABC.

At present Hayley Atwell as Peggy Carter and Dominic Cooper as Howard Stark are the only known returning actors for the eight episode, mid-season premiere series.

Film Divider posted the description and claims the key new roles include:

Deputy Director Roger Hooley: A hardworking, principled older man and Peggy’s boss. As you might expect, he’s bothered by ongoing problems in his personal life as well as the challenges of his day job.

Agent Jack Thompson: 30-something. Handsome and damn well knows it. The polar opposite of Dooley, he doesn’t take kindly to women in the workplace, nor how little recognition he gets. Worse, he wants Dooley’s job and is desperate to prove himself.

Edward Hutchins: A highly professional agent with an unusual problem; duplicity. »

- Garth Franklin

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Showrunners talk Agent Carter TV series, rumoured supporting cast surfaces

17 July 2014 12:05 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ahead of the Marvel Television Presents panel at the San Diego Comic-Con next weekend, SuperHeroHype caught up with Tara Butters and Michele Fazekas, showrunners of the upcoming Agent Carter TV show, and managed to get a few words about ABC’s latest venture into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

“The nice thing about Agent Carter being set in the ‘40s is it predates a lot of the Marvel universe. As you know, the guys who wrote Captain America 1, 2 and are now writing 3, wrote the pilot. So they know that universe very well. So I don’t feel like we’re hamstrung by anything. I think there’s a lot of room to play and a lot of room to be creative with the story,” said Fazekas, with Butters adding that: “It allows us, the movies were such a wonderful set up for the series. There is definitely something to draw on »

- Gary Collinson

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'True Lies' (1994) - Best Movies #5

15 July 2014 9:34 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

There's no doubt the collaboration of James Cameron and Arnold Schwarzenegger's on The Terminator and Terminator 2: Judgment Day are the duo's most popular films, but when it comes to True Lies it's the one film from Cameron where he really let loose with the humor and yet still maintained the level of action we've come to expect from him. The film is absurd in most every way and in the midst of telling a story about Harry Tasker (Schwarzenegger), a spy attempting to track down nuclear weapons sold to a terrorist organization, Cameron decides to deviate from that plot for a solid hour as the film's lead character suspects his wife, Helen (Jamie Lee Curtis), of infidelity. With the help of his partner (Tom Arnold) and all the government resources at his disposal, he spies on his unsuspecting wife in a movie that seems to have been pitched »

- Brad Brevet

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What I Watched, What You Watched #253

13 July 2014 8:00 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Well, last week's "What I Watched" column suffered a setback when the site was getting hammered with traffic from people reading my article about getting rid of MPAA ratings, I don't think we'll have a similar issue this weekend so hopefully the conversation will return to its typical, lively nature. As for me, a bit of a slower week with me watching Dazed and Confused for my latest Best Movies article, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes my review here and last night I watched True Lies as well as the first 30 minutes or so of The Raid 2, which I'll be reviewing later this week, but I will already say is a vast improvement over the first film. Other than that, I didn't watch much. I did go to the horse races on Friday night and the Mariners game the night before that as it has been nice »

- Brad Brevet

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Halloween Complete Collection Blu-ray Set Will Feature New Jamie Lee Curtis Commentary Track

30 June 2014 12:57 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Perhaps the most eagerly anticipated home video release of this year is Scream Factory/Anchor Bay's Halloween: The Complete Collection Blu-ray set, which contains every single film in the franchise and is jam-packed with bonus content both new and old.

Today comes word that the set will come equipped with a newly-recorded commentary track with Jamie Lee Curtis and Halloween H20 director Steve Miner. Included with the exciting press release was a picture of Curtis and Miner recording the track, a reunion that's sure to bring a smile to your face.

Check it out below, and read on for all the information you need to know about the September 23rd release!

Keep your eyes peeled for an announcement outlining all the great newly produced interviews, featurettes, behind-the-scenes footage, and more that will be included in the 15-disc Deluxe Edition.

Halloween Box Set Release Details

Last year the horror classic »

- John Squires

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Jamie Lee Curtis, Steve Miner Record New Commentary for Anchor Bay/Scream Factory’s Halloween: The Complete Collection!!

30 June 2014 12:04 PM, PDT | iconsoffright.com | See recent Icons of Fright news »

Anchor Bay/Scream Factory’s announcement of their joint mega-release of Halloween: The Complete Collection Bluray boxset single-handedly broke the internet when news hit, specs and goodies concerning the Bluray set, hitting shelves September 23rd, are slowly starting to come in. Today we were sent a photo that confirms that not only will there be a brand new commentary for 1998‘s Halloween: H20, but that it will feature none other than the film’s star (and scream queen of the original) Jamie Lee Curtis and director Steve Miner!

Moderated by Sean Clark, the commentary is sure to give H20‘s fans some interesting new facts and tidbits.

“For the legions of Halloween fans, the Deluxe Edition boasts 15 discs and contains all the Halloween feature films – HalloweenHalloween IIHalloween III: Season of the WitchHalloween 4: The Return of Michael MyersHalloween 5: The Revenge of Michael MyersHalloween: The Curse of Michael Myers, »

- Jerry Smith

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Jamie Lee Curtis and Steve Miner Record New Commentary Track for Halloween H20

30 June 2014 10:37 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Fans are anxiously awaiting the September release of the Halloween Complete Collection Blu-ray set, which will contain all new bonus features. While the full list of special features have not yet been revealed and are still being finalized, it has been announced that Jamie Lee Curtis and Steve Miner got together for a brand new Halloween H20 commentary track:

“Work continues on the Halloween Complete Collection Blu-ray set. Bonus features continue to be added on a daily basis, and an announcement is forthcoming outlining all the great newly produced interviews, featurettes, behind-the-scenes footage and more that will be included in the 15-disc Deluxe Edition.

So, as we near our nation’s birthday, please enjoy the attached behind-the-scenes photo of the actress who helped launched the historic franchise — Jamie Lee Curtis, as she sat down with Halloween H20 director Steve Miner (r) and moderator Sean Clark (c) for a new commentary »

- Jonathan James

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Malek Akkad Talks New Halloween Film

29 June 2014 4:21 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

So the big question everyone has been wondering since the announcement of the next Halloween film was whether or not it would continue on in the universe set up by Rob Zombie. Recently Collider caught up with Malek Akkad at the Saturn Awards, who shed some light on the subject.

“I can’t talk about it too much right now," says Akkad. "It will definitely keep elements and bring in new elements. But I really want to bring it back to kind of like, the classic – because the last one got a little dark – I want to bring it back to the classic Friday night horror film that people will really like.”

When asked about the ill-fated Halloween 3D, which was announced a couple of years back...

"Todd Farmer and Patrick Lussier did a script. The next day after the last one came out, we were back in production for Halloween 3D. »

- Steve Barton

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The Dusty VHS Corner: Bloody Bloodfists Part 2

29 June 2014 5:40 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Tom Jolliffe delves into The Dusty VHS Corner for the second part of his Bloodfist marathon (read part 1 here)…

In many a film franchise there comes a point where the steam train is running out of steam. Generally the closer you get to hitting double figures, the closer you get to creative oblivion. Some film series might manage to re-ignite and hit new highs, such as the fifth and sixth Fast & Furious films, which were the best of the whole bunch upon finally realising that it didn’t pay to take them too seriously.

Still, the general rule of thumb is that there’s normally a gradual decline, be it Nightmares on Elm Street, Treks in the stars, or the jump the shark brilliance of putting Jason Vorhees in space.

The Bloodfist saga was no different. A first three with not particularly much to pick between them. Then the fourth »

- Gary Collinson

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Witness The Kevival: Costner Returns In ’3 Days To Kill’

26 June 2014 2:59 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

You’ve heard of the ‘McConaissance’. Well now another movie star considered past his best makes a high profile return to the big screen, as Kevin Costner toplines kinetic thriller 3 Days To Kill.

Though associated with a sequence of megabuck flops, Costner has been one of Hollywood’s true risk takers. It paid off in Oscars for Dances With Wolves (1990), where he did everything except sing the theme tune. Roles in hits such as The Bodyguard (1992) followed. But after Clint Eastwood’s A Perfect World (1993) came Waterworld. Throwing money at a sea-based knock-off of Mad Max was never going to set the box office alight, more give it a drenching. The Postman (1997) actually had Costner singing the theme tune and that failure appeared to round off his career as a big leading man. Yet the movies never forgot about Kev and in recent years he’s been rediscovered, with prestigious »

- Steve Palace

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The JoBlo Sunday Night Movie Chat: True Lies

20 June 2014 5:53 AM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

We have been experiencing some small technical problems with the chatroom. You can still access it easily by clicking the picture below and typing in the comment bar this command. /join #moviefancentral With no big release coming out this week, I thought it would be a great time to revisit one of my all time favorite action movies. It also happens to be celebrating it's twentieth anniversary, so that's all the better! I'm talking about the Arnold Schwarzenegger classic, True Lies! »

- James Orrell

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Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Glorious Cinematic Legacy of Tossing Reality Out the Window

19 June 2014 10:30 AM, PDT | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

James Cameron has fled the human world to spend a decade with his impossibly perfect space kittens. Arnold Schwarzenegger pretends he’s still thirty years old and in Mr. Universe shape, and that “pushing seventy” is nothing more than the body count of his latest film. Jamie Lee Curtis fell off the face of the Earth and reappears only to describe the pleasing effects of yogurt on her aching bowels. But twenty years ago today, these three visionaries came together for something truly special. That something was True Lies. Cameron’s 1994 Schwarzenegger action flick/rom-com/political thriller might not be as fondly remembered as The Terminator, nor as gleefully forgotten as Jingle All the Way, but it’s an important part of the Arnold Schwarzenegger canon. And it’s got at least one moment that will stand the test of time — the film’s thrilling conclusion, in which Schwarzenegger’s Harry Tasker keeps his daughter from falling »

- Adam Bellotto

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Cheng to head Lucasfilm Singapore

15 June 2014 10:22 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Teresa Cheng has been appointed to the post of general manager of Lucasfilm Singapore, reporting directly to Lynwen Brennan, president and general manager of Industrial Light & Magic (Ilm).

Cheng previously served as a senior production executive for the joint venture between DreamWorks Animation and Shanghai-based Oriental DreamWorks.

She has also held senior positions at Warner Bros, Rhythm & Hues and Digital Domain. Her feature film credits include Shrek Forever After, Madagascar, Batman & Robin and True Lies

Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy said: “Teresa is the rare executive with a solid background of production experience, business development acumen and a rich knowledge of global markets. She brings an energy and passion to her work that I know will benefit the studio and the relationships we’ve built while continuing to forge new relationships in the region.”

Founded in 2004, Lucasfilm Singapore has worked on 28 films. It provided nearly half of the animation work for Gore Verbinski’s Rango and recently worked »

- lizshackleton@gmail.com (Liz Shackleton)

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'Halloween: The Complete Collection' Blu-ray Art and Full Details

13 June 2014 1:17 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Happy Friday the 13th! In celebration of this infamous and terror-inducing date (and with all due respect to that other masked fellow associated with today), Anchor Bay Entertainment and Scream Factory proudly unveil the official art for the September 23rd release of the Halloween The Complete Collection Blu-ray. Please see artwork below of the 15-disc Deluxe Edition and the 10-disc set. Stay tuned for more details, including updates on the bonus features and photos taken from behind the scenes!

For the legions of Halloween fans, the Deluxe Edition boasts 15 discs and contains all the Halloween feature films - Halloween, Halloween II, Halloween III: Season of the Witch, Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers, Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers, Halloween: H20, Halloween: Resurrection, Rob Zombie's Halloween and Halloween II. The set includes the never before released producers cut of Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers »

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Artwork Premiere - Scream Factory and Anchor Bay's Halloween The Complete Collection Blu-ray Box Set

13 June 2014 11:42 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Get ready to feast your eyes and glut your soul on the sexiest thing to hit the Halloween franchise since P.J. Soles bared her breasts and beckoned to a ghost-sheet-wearing Shape. See anything you like? Indeed!

From the Press Release

Last year the horror classic Halloween celebrated 35 years of terror for those willing to partake in its vision of unrelenting horror. But that was only the beginning of the celebration.

What producers Moustapha Akkad, Debra Hill, and Irwin Yablans; writer/director John Carpenter; and stars Jamie Lee Curtis and Donald Pleasence started in 1978 has transformed into one of the most durable, iconic – and copiously studied -- horror film franchises ever created. Before Jason, before Freddy, and before Jigsaw, there was… Michael. Over the years audiences have lived and relived the terrors of Michael Myers through ten feature films as well as various re-edits and alternate versions; yet, to date, the »

- Steve Barton

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Halloween The Complete Collection Blu-ray Box Set Artwork Revealed

13 June 2014 11:08 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Scream Factory and Anchor Bay recently announced that they’ve teamed up for Halloween The Complete Collection Blu-ray box set. The 15-disc collection that includes all of the Halloween movies together for the first time, including the rare producer’s cut of Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers, and we now have a look at the new artwork created for the set:

“Beverly Hills, CA – Last year, the horror classic Halloween celebrated 35 years of terror for those willing to partake in its vision of unrelenting horror. But that was only the beginning of the celebration. What producers Moustapha Akkad, Debra Hill and Irwin Yablans, writer/director John Carpenter and stars Jamie Lee Curtis & Donald Pleasence started in 1978 has transformed into one of the most durable, iconic – and copiously studied — horror film franchises ever created. Before Jason, before Freddy, and before Jigsaw, there was…Michael.  Over the years, audiences have lived »

- Jonathan James

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Global Showbiz Briefs: Teresa Cheng Joins Lucasfilm Singapore; ‘Sherlock’s Stubbs In BBC Artist Hunt; Dusk! TV Dawns; More

13 June 2014 12:43 AM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Lucasfilm has appointed Teresa Cheng as General Manager for Lucasfilm Singapore. She joins the company from DreamWorks Animation where she was senior production executive for the joint venture between Dwa and Oriental DreamWorks. Cheng has also held senior positions at Warner Bros, Rhytym & Hues and Digital Domain. Feature credits include Shrek Forever After, Madagascar, Batman & Robin and True Lies. In January, George Lucas unveiled Lucasfilm’s new digital production headquarters in the Southeast Asian city-state, replete with the Sandcrawler building that sits on a 22,500 square meter campus. Industrial Light & Magic Singapore is currently working on Transformers: Age […] »

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The Art of Being Shady and Shifty: The Top 10 Movie Weasels

10 June 2014 5:08 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

There is something about getting a kick out of the sleazy celluloid cretins that feels rather intriguing. Whether these movie weasels are unctuous lawyers, abusive spouses or borderline bullies the concept of being a big screen weasel brings to mind some of the most colorful cast of conniving cohorts of misbehaving ever assembled. Okay…maybe that is a stretch as there are countless of other worthy weasels deserving of making a top ten list–probably even better known or notorious than the selection being presented currently.

Nevertheless, let’s check out the weasel-like wonders that movie audiences have learned to love or despise depending on the frame of mind in celebrating these shifty oddballs.

Note: The selections of The Art of Being Shady and Shifty: The Top 10 Movie Weasels featured below are presented in no particular preference or order:

1.) Igor from Young Frankenstein (1974)

Now how can anyone omit one of »

- Frank Ochieng

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Anne Thompson Asks if Hollywood Has Forgotten How to Make Money

20 May 2014 9:00 PM, PDT | Village Voice | See recent Village Voice news »

Let's rewind 20 years, to the summer of 1994. O.J. Simpson has been arrested for murder, the World Cup is in America and being ignored, and the biggest hits at the multiplex are Forrest Gump, The Lion King, True Lies, and Speed. Notice anything odd about those movies? There's not a sequel or superhero among them. In fact, in '94, only two sequels were even released. This summer, we have 14.

"The idea before was that tentpoles were supposed to be four poles that held up a slate, and the slate was extremely diverse," says Anne Thompson, Hollywood analyst and author of The $11 Billion Year, a detailed month-by-month breakdown of the modern movie machine in 2012, the record-setting year of the title. "If you went back 20 years ago, you'd see a »

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Scream Factory/Anchor Bay Partner Up to Announce Halloween: The Complete Collection, Includes Long-Awaited “Producer’s Cut” of Halloween 6!

19 May 2014 3:48 PM, PDT | iconsoffright.com | See recent Icons of Fright news »

Ok, so Halloween fans, get ready to change your pants. While a complete boxset of the franchise seemed virtually impossible, due to a handful of issues including distribution rights, and the longtime fan-bootlegged “Producer’s Cut” of Halloween: The Curse Of Michael Myers seemed like it would never be released, the time is finally coming. The always on top of their game Scream Factory, is teaming up 50/50 with Anchor Bay Entertainment to release Halloween: The Complete Collection September 23rd, in two very awesome editions.

Personally, it’s not everyday that something as huge for a franchise happens, so this is definitely one to look out for. The rumor of the boxset sparked a lot of fans talking, and now that it’s officially been confirmed, what do you guys/gals think? Will you be getting this one? For the official press release, keep reading!!

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- Jerry Smith

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