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Paul Turner (Lowe) is a savvy strategist sharply maneuvering politicians out of scandal and into public office. With the help of a bright young assistant (Chung) and his team, Turner spins every news cycle on behalf of his clients, which include a philandering Kentucky governor (Eric McCormack, TV’s Will & Grace) and a blackmailed California senator and an idealistic doctor turned gubernatorial candidate (Carrie-Anne Moss, Memento, The Matrix series). When the ugly side of Turner’s work begins to haunt him, he learns that even in the bloodiest of battles, sometimes you have to fight clean.
Directed and co-written by televisiondocumentary veteran Bob Guttentag, Knife Fight also stars »
Uh oh – it looks like David Fincher’s 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea remake is dead in the water for now according to Disney. The film’s production, which was supposed to start shooting in Sydney, Australia next month after a very hefty offer from the Government down under, has been pushed all the way back to 2014 – much to the dismay of an extremely eager Australia.
With Captain David Fincher (The Social Network/Fight Club) reuniting with his first-mate scribe Andrew Kevin Walker (Se7en) to take a crack at Disney’s epic underwater adventure, it’s a shame that casting troubles are to blame for the delay in production. Although there’s been talk hinting Channing Tatum could take the lead as Ned Land, there was also a rumor Fincher wanted Brad Pitt for the exact same role. While Tatum still hasn’t openly declined playing Land, the latter has, and »
- Matt Donato
The saga of director David Fincher’s delayed remake of 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea is a long and painful one. There have been many incarnations of Jules Verne’s classic 1870 novel, both on film and television, but it’s the 1954 Disney production – the only science-fiction film produced by Walt Disney himself – which to date remains the most beloved and definitive version of the story.
Girl With The Dragon Tattoo director Fincher has been chasing this project for a long time. It was finally set to go into production a few months ago with Fincher’s Se7en screenwriter Andrew Kevin Walker to rewriting a script by Side Effects scribe Scott Z. Burns. Now the project has reportedly been put on hold once again, with production due to begin in early 2014.
The delay was reported by the Sydney ...
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- Anthony Vieira
Warning: Spoilers Running Free.
Generally speaking, bad guys are bad guys because they want to do bad things and get away with them, so if you see one get caught in the middle of a movie it usually means they've got an ace up their sleeve. Lately we've been seeing this trend of the bad guy getting caught on purpose (capture, interrogation, threat, destruction, escape) in big tentpole blockbusters, and either every copy of Final Draft has a glitch that automatically pastes that into a script … or folks are getting lazy.
Seeing as how it's used once again in "Star Trek Into Darkness," let's cite five recent examples of this cliché in the hopes that we can declare a moratorium on it ... at least until it counts as nostalgia.
Culprit #1: 'The Dark Knight' (2008)
Mastermind: The Joker (Heath Ledger)
The Plan: Get caught while attempting to kill District »
- Max Evry
Securing perhaps the biggest costume job going at the moment, Michael Kaplan has officially been chosen as costume designer for Star Wars Episode VII. It was on his IMDb page for a short while (later removed), but now the appointment has been corroborated by the man himself. “I am very excited to be working on Star Wars” Kaplan confirms to Clothes on Film “I’m so looking forward to collaborating, once again, with Jj.”
Kaplan is now director J.J. Abrams’ regular costume designer having worked with him on Mission Impossible – Ghost Protocol, Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness. Evidently after two terms with Abrams on Star Trek, Kaplan has the sci-fi chops necessary to tackle arguably a denser franchise with even greater fan expectation. Get it right and he could have an Oscar to put alongside his BAFTA statuette and Costume Designers Guild awards, get it wrong and there will be nowhere to hide, »
- Chris Laverty
Michael Kaplan’s career is one film after another of “wow, he did that?” cinema: Blade Runner, Flashdance, Seven, Fight Club, Burlesque, plus dozens more. Kaplan’s connection to Star Trek began as costume designer on J.J. Abrams’ reboot in 2009, and now he is back for the sequel. Despite admitting he was no expert in the world of Star Trek before signing on, his work on both movies has been praised; particularly the Enterprise crew uniforms (that reoccurring Starfleet pattern is a classy touch).
Costume sketch of Spock’s volcano suit. The finished suit worn by Zachary Quinto was constructed from copper.
Michael Kaplan on heritage:
When I was designing the first film I was always looking for a tone that felt correct in re-establishing Star Trek »
- Chris Laverty
No, not like that, you filthy perverts; but oh, how we love the way that your minds work. We're talking about the latest Stephen King adaptation that's been announced just in time for Cannes. Read on for some new details regarding Cell.
From the Press Release
On the eve of the Cannes Film Market, Benaroya Pictures and Miscellaneous Entertainment’s newly formed international sales company, International Film Trust (Ift), has added a new title to their Cannes slate - the Stephen King adaptation Cell, starring John Cusack - it was announced today by Ift President Ariel Veneziano.
- Uncle Creepy
Benaroya Pictures and International Film Trust have acquired the rights to the remaining international territories for Cell, the forthcoming film based on the bestselling Stephen King novel. The film is set to be directed by Tod Williams (Paranormal Activity 2). Read on for the full press release.
(Cannes, France) – May 15, 2013 – On the eve of the Cannes Film Market, Benaroya Pictures and Miscellaneous Entertainment’s newly formed international sales company, International Film Trust (Ift), has added a new title to their Cannes slate: the Stephen King adaptation, Cell starring John Cusack, it was announced today by Ift President Ariel Veneziano.
- Andy Greene
It looks like former California Governor and Terminator, Arnold Schwarzenegger is in talks to co-star in a reboot of the 1984 series The Toxic Avenger. His would be the supporting mentor role according to a press release, but the role truly sounds perfect for him.
Here’s an excerpt from the press release over at Deadline.
Los Angeles, CA (May, 2013) –Action superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger (Terminator series, Total Recall) is in negotiations to star in writer/director Steve Pink’s (Hot Tub Time Machine 1 & 2) big budget action comedy The Toxic Avenger produced by Akiva Goldsman (Constantine, I Am Legend, Mr And Mrs Smith), Richard Saperstein (Hancock, 1408, SE7EN), Charlie Corwin (Half Nelson, The Squid And The Whale), Stephen Kessler and Michael Benaroya (Lawless, Margin Call). Lloyd Kaufman and Michael Herz will executive produce. The announcement was made today by International Film Trust’s (Ift) President Ariel Veneziano who will handle all international rights »
- Jess Orso
Vulture's TV critic, Matt Zoller Seitz, will be watching and evaluating the early clips and concepts of each of the new shows unveiled at this year's upfronts. Here are his thoughts on Fox's shows — you can watch trailers for the dramas here and the comedies here. Almost Human The gist: In a dystopian future, a burned-out hotshot cop named Kennex (Karl Urban, looking and sounding kinda like Brad Pitt in Se7en) is paired with a “synthetic” partner named Dorian (Michael Ealy). Although the buddy cop premise screams Alien Nation, promo materials evoke a combination of dark sci-fi pictures: Robocop and Minority Report especially. And the fact that the robot is super-chill and the human impetuous suggests a Kirk-Spock dynamic. “I can’t say that I was born,” Dorian tells Kennex, “but I was made to feel, as much as you.”Gut reaction: Sci-fi geeks will be all over this in »
- Matt Zoller Seitz
Arnold Schwarzenegger (Terminator series, Total Recall) is in negotiations to star in writer/director Steve Pink’s (Hot Tub Time Machine 1 & 2) big budget action comedy The Toxic Avenger produced by Akiva Goldsman (Constantine, I Am Legend, Mr And Mrs Smith), Richard Saperstein (Hancock, 1408, SE7EN), Charlie Corwin (Half Nelson, The Squid And The Whale), Stephen Kessler and Michael Benaroya (Lawless, Margin Call). Lloyd Kaufman and Michael Herz will executive produce. The announcement was made today by International Film Trust’s President Ariel Veneziano who will handle all international rights to the film alongside Ift’s Head of Sales Christian de Gallegos.
Set to be introduced to buyers at Cannes 2013, The Toxic Avenger is currently in pre-production and scheduled to start principal photography this fall.
- Michelle McCue
Here’s some casting news most people didn’t see coming. A big budget remake of The Toxic Avenger has been in the works for quite some time, but it just got a big boost with the announcement that Arnold Schwarzenegger is in talks to join the cast:
Los Angeles, CA (May, 2013) –Action superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger (Terminator series, Total Recall) is in negotiations to star in writer/director Steve Pink’s (Hot Tub Time Machine 1 & 2) big budget action comedy The Toxic Avenger produced by Akiva Goldsman (Constantine, I Am Legend, Mr And Mrs Smith), Richard Saperstein (Hancock, 1408, SE7EN), Charlie Corwin (Half Nelson, The Squid And The Whale), Stephen Kessler and Michael Benaroya (Lawless, Margin Call). Lloyd Kaufman and Michael Herz will executive produce. The announcement was made today by International Film Trust’s (Ift) President Ariel Veneziano who will handle all international rights to the film alongside Ift’s Head of Sales Christian de Gallegos. »
- Jonathan James
Well now. Can't say we saw this one coming. Some pretty strange news is coming out of Hollyweird today as Arnold Schwarzenegger, yes, Arnold Schwarzenegger, is in talks to star in Troma's remake of The Toxic Avenger.
From the Press Release
Action superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger (Terminator series, Total Recall) is in negotiations to star in writer/director Steve Pink’s (Hot Tub Time Machine 1 & 2) big budget action comedy The Toxic Avenger produced by Akiva Goldsman (Constantine, I Am Legend, Mr And Mrs Smith), Richard Saperstein (Hancock, 1408, SE7EN), Charlie Corwin (Half Nelson, The Squid And The Whale), Stephen Kessler, and Michael Benaroya (Lawless, Margin Call). Lloyd Kaufman and Michael Herz will executive produce. The announcement was made today by International Film Trust’s (Ift) President Ariel Veneziano, who will handle all international rights to the film alongside Ift’s Head of Sales Christian de Gallegos.
Set to be introduced to buyers »
- Uncle Creepy
They can be a help or a hindrance, but they're always at their best when shouty and officious. Here's some of the best examples of movie police chiefs
This week's Clip joint is my art director and designer Mark Evans. Follow him on Twitter here, and take a look at the 'zine he recently put together on the subject of police chiefs.
This is based on my love of the officious, aggressive and over-the-top police chief in movies. The one-liners, the put-downs and their very immoderate nature have always endeared me to this hilarious and iconic film character.
We start with the perfect, cliché-ridden sequel that precisely encapsulates this type of character, Inspector Todd from Beverly Hills Cop 2.
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Another sequel, another brilliant cliché-ridden cop movie – but this time Joe Pantoliano (Joey Pants to his friends) introduces »
Classical music is, in an extremely simply attempt to decribe a genre of music, exactly what it says on the tin. Music that has stood the test of time and (especially in today’s age of instant and worldwide community, communication and critique) transcended audiences to be recognised as some of the finest that man has produced. Works that hundreds of years later are still heard and enjoyed by millions of people shows the power and passion that can come from likes of Mozart and Bach.
To me, a fascinating experience that we get to enjoy is when one of our still relatively young art forms, the moving image, meets the timeless classical works in new and unexpected ways. What comes from this is a surprisingly high recognition of classical music without actually engaging with the medium directly. There are some works that we have almost literally all heard before »
- James Story
The star of the Iron Man movies, health guru and red-carpet provocateur, provokes wildly differing reactions. Who is she really, this American in London?
Last week, the entertainment website Vulture posted a handy six-step guide on how not to hate Gwyneth Paltrow.
Paltrow, the 40-year-old, peachy-skinned actress who, in recent years, has attracted more column inches for munching quinoa than for actually appearing in films, is gracing the big screen again in Iron Man 3, reprising her role as the hero's love interest, Pepper Potts. Reviews suggest her performance – in what is admittedly a limited part – is extremely good. Hence the Vulture guide.
"It is normal to dislike Gwyneth Paltrow these days, it's a consensus viewpoint, basically," the writers state. "In the interest of a positive Iron Man 3 experience, Vulture has devised a six-point plan to help you put aside your Gwyneth Paltrow distaste for the length [130 minutes] of the film. »
- Elizabeth Day
She was recently named the World's Most Beautiful Woman by People magazine and stars in the just-released Iron Man 3. You already know she's married to Coldplay frontman Chris Martin and are probably aware of her lifestyle publication and website goop. Here are five fun tidbits you might not know about Gwyneth Paltrow.
1. Born Gwyneth Kate Paltrow on September 27, 1972 in Los Angeles -- her mom is actress Blythe Danner and her dad the late Bruce Paltrow, the famous TV producer of the award-winning '80s drama St. Elsewhere.
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4. Was just 26 when she won her Academy Award for Best Actress in Shakespeare in Love.
5. Singer-producer Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds -- with whom Gwyneth sang Just My »
Kevin Spacey is known for frequently playing villainous roles ("Swimming With Sharks," "Seven," "House of Cards") and is equally known for being excellent at it. It should come as no surprise then that when the actor decides to take on a new role, that of the photobomber, he makes for the scariest and best photobomber of them all.
Spacey, 53, attended the Vanity Fair-Bloomberg post-White House Correspondents' Dinner party last weekend and was unintentionally caught in the background as Conan O'Brien and Matthew Perry smiled for the cameras. Or was he ... ? Seems like the multiple Oscar-winner caught the flash at just the right moment, and acted accordingly.
Touché, Mr. Spacey.
Spacey was also an integral part of the main event as he appeared in a parody video of "House of Cards" as his character, Rep. Frank Underwood, which kicked off the correspondents' dinner.
Apparently, photobombing has since become somewhat of »
- The Huffington Post
Chicago – John C. McGinley will probably always be known for the classic TV character Dr. Perry Cox on the long-running “Scrubs.” But through his character actor career, he has taken on a variety of roles, including the portrayal of Red Barber, the play-by-play man for the Brooklyn Dodgers in the recent film “42.”
McGinley plays an integral part in that Jackie Robinson story, as Red Barber was the man announcing the history as it happened in 1947, the year that Robinson broke the color line in baseball. McGinley took meticulous care in recreating “The Ol’ Redhead” (as Barber was nicknamed), inflecting the character with a perfect imitation of the announcer’s unique style, which was both nostalgic and in the present context of the Robinson story.
Photo credit: Warner Bros.
John C. McGinley has proved time and again that he is much more than Dr. »
- email@example.com (Adam Fendelman)
"It’s the biggest story to rock the life of the man behind the suit, and this April, the blockbuster creative team of Kieron Gillen and Dale Eaglesham uncover one of the secrets surrounding Tony’s past in Iron Man #10! But who are the “Stark Seven” and what do they have to do with Iron Man?" Iron Man #10 Kieron Gillen (W) • Dale Eaglesham (A) • Many years ago, Howard and Maria Stark had a baby. There’s something you don’t know. • Learn the truth about Las Vegas and Area 51 as the two great myths of Nevada collide. • Meanwhile, in a distant galaxy, Tony Stark screams! • The story that will shake Iron Man to his very core starts here!!! 32 Pgs./Rated T+ ...$3.99 »
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