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Final Three Penny Dreadful Character Posters Unveiled!

9 April 2014 3:18 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

On tap right now is your first look at a trio of new "Penny Dreadful" character posters including Victor Frankenstein - a Romantic poet-turned-surgeon fascinated with the mysteries of life and death, Sir Malcolm - a hardened African explorer determined to right the wrongs of his past, and Sembene - Sir Malcolm's sentry and confidant.

"Penny Dreadful" is set to premiere on Showtime on Sunday, May 11th, at 10Pm Et/Pt.

Timothy Dalton (Sir Malcolm), Reeve Carney (Dorian Gray), Josh Hartnett (Ethan Chandler), Harry Treadaway (Dr. Frankenstein), Rory Kinnear (The Creature), Billie Piper (Brona Croft), and Eva Green (Vanessa Ives) star. Danny Sapani portrays Sembene.

"Penny Dreadful" is created, written, and executive produced by three-time Oscar nominee John Logan (Hugo, The Aviator, Gladiator) and executive produced by Oscar winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall) and Neal Street's Pippa Harris (Revolutionary Road, "Call the Midwife"). Juan Antonio Bayona (The Orphanage, The Impossible »

- Steve Barton

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The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty Blu-Ray Combo Pack Giveaway

8 April 2014 11:10 AM, PDT | AreYouScreening.com | See recent AreYouScreening news »

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is just about to hit in stores, and I’ve got a copy of the Blu-Ray Combo Pack for you. The Ben Stiller vehicle didn’t have quite as much impact on theaters as I expected, but I’m hoping it gets a new lease on life with the home release.

That might be a little surprising (catch our podcast review, and my Answers.com review) considering that I haven’t exactly championed the film whole-heartedly, but I wasn’t exactly opposed to it either. It’s a fun ride, that had a few rough spots, and didn’t exactly play out the way I’d have liked. In the end, I think it’s a lot better than most are probably giving it credit for, and it has a few scenes that really shouldn’t be missed.

Also, to help celebrate the film, »

- Marc Eastman

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Alternate cut of the final trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2

7 April 2014 3:09 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

After releasing the “final trailer” for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 last month, Sony has since dropped an international trailer for the upcoming superhero sequel, and now we’ve got an alternate cut of said “final trailer”, which I guess makes this the “final, final trailer.” At least, until the next one arrives. Anyway, check it out below via Cbm after the official synopsis…

We’ve always known that Spider-Man’s most important battle has been within himself: the struggle between the ordinary obligations of Peter Parker and the extraordinary responsibilities of Spider-Man. But in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Peter Parker finds that a greater conflict lies ahead.

It’s great to be Spider-Man. For Peter Parker, there’s no feeling quite like swinging between skyscrapers, embracing being the hero, and spending time with Gwen. But being Spider-Man comes at a price: only Spider-Man can protect his fellow New Yorkers from »

- Gary Collinson

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New Featurette on Showtime's Penny Dreadful

5 April 2014 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

Showtime has released this new featurette on "Penny Dreadful," starring Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Reeve Carney, Rory Kinnear, Billie Piper, Danny Sapani and Harry Treadaway. The show will premiere on May 11. In "Penny Dreadful," some of literature's most famously terrifying characters . including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray and iconic figures from the novel Dracula . have become embroiled in Victorian London. The series is a frightening psychosexual thriller created, written and executive produced by three-time Oscar nominee John Logan ( Hugo , The Aviator , Gladiator ) and executive produced by Logan's Desert Wolf Productions, along with Oscar winner Sam Mendes ( American Beauty , Skyfall ) and Pippa Harris ( Revolutionary Road ), both »

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IMAX poster for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and new Daily Bugle viral article teasing The Vulture

5 April 2014 4:42 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With less than two weeks to go before its UK release, Sony has dropped a new IMAX poster for the upcoming superhero sequel The Amazing Spider-Man 2, as well as another Daily Bugle viral article which teases the introduction of The Vulture; check them out here....

OOsCorp Loses Military Contract, by Ken Ellis

In an unexpected setback, Oscorp Industries failed to secure a contract for the development of a flying suit with the United States military.  Sources say  the international conglomerate had been so confident of landing the contract they had already hired a congratulatory skywriting message over New York City that read: “Oscorp soars to success!”

Government sources hinted that the contract intended for military aerial reconnaissance and infiltration landed with a Los Angeles-based conglomerate with offices in Manhattan. Oscorp spokesman, Donald Menken, had no comment.

The losing bid repudiates two decades worth of research in electromagnetic anti-gravity conducted by Oscorp robotics division engineer, »

- Gary Collinson

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Lots Of Creepy New Footage In Penny Dreadful Featurette

5 April 2014 4:28 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

In Penny Dreadful, some of literature's most famously terrifying characters -- including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray and iconic figures from the novel Dracula, all brilliantly reimagined in a whole new light -- have become embroiled in Victorian London. The series stars Josh Hartnett (Black Hawk Down), Eva Green (Casino Royale) Timothy Dalton (The Living Daylights and License to Kill), Reeve Carney (Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark), Rory Kinnear (Skyfall), Harry Treadaway (The Lone Ranger), Billie Piper (Doctor Who, Secret Diary of a Call Girl) and Danny Sapani (The Bill). The series is a frightening psychosexual thriller created, written and executive produced by three-time Oscar® nominee John Logan (Hugo, The Aviator, Gladiator) and executive produced by Logan's Desert Wolf Productions, along with Oscar winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall) and Pippa Harris (Revolutionary Road, Call The Midwife), both of Neal Street. Of the eight episodes, the first two will be directed »

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Was 1999 the best ever year for movies? The Matrix, Fight Club, more

5 April 2014 1:30 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The Wachowskis' ground-breaking blockbuster The Matrix celebrated its 15th anniversary recently, and for this landmark we couldn't help but cast our mind back to the year of its release 1999.

Call it pre-Millennium anxiety or the finality of a clock ticking over from 99 to 00, but there was something in Hollywood's creative waters that year. American Beauty took home the Best Picture Academy Award the following year, but beyond that there were a slew of incredible films that hit theatres in 1999.

And not just in one particular genre: we saw great works in the blockbuster arena (the aforementioned Matrix), horror (The Sixth Sense), comedy (American Pie) and animation (Toy Story 2). This was a time when great directors - David Fincher, Alexander Payne, Paul Thomas Anderson, Spike Jonze, David O Russell - were all hitting their stride and producing incredible work.

Was 1999 the best ever year for movies? Digital Spy takes a »

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Extended TV spot for The Amazing Spider-Man 2

5 April 2014 12:45 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

We couldn't end the week without more footage from The Amazing Spider-Man 2, could we? Of course not, and here it is, courtesy of a brand new extended TV spot for the upcoming superhero sequel, which you can check out after the official synopsis...

We’ve always known that Spider-Man’s most important battle has been within himself: the struggle between the ordinary obligations of Peter Parker and the extraordinary responsibilities of Spider-Man. But in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Peter Parker finds that a greater conflict lies ahead.

It’s great to be Spider-Man. For Peter Parker, there’s no feeling quite like swinging between skyscrapers, embracing being the hero, and spending time with Gwen. But being Spider-Man comes at a price: only Spider-Man can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. With the emergence of Electro, Peter must confront a foe far more powerful than he. »

- Gary Collinson

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Get Another Behind-the-Scenes Look at Penny Dreadful

4 April 2014 1:05 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

In case you're still on the fence about Showtime's "Penny Dreadful," the network has released another behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming new series to help tempt you to tune in next month.

"Penny Dreadful" is set to premiere on Showtime on Sunday, May 11th, at 10Pm Et/Pt.

Timothy Dalton, Reeve Carney, Josh Hartnett, Harry Treadaway, Rory Kinnear, Billie Piper, and Eva Green star.

"Penny Dreadful" is created, written, and executive produced by three-time Oscar nominee John Logan (Hugo, The Aviator, Gladiator) and executive produced by Oscar winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall) and Neal Street's Pippa Harris (Revolutionary Road, "Call the Midwife"). Juan Antonio Bayona (The Orphanage, The Impossible) directs the first two episodes.

Related Story: Penny Dreadful - Introducing Dorian Gray and Brona Croft

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Some of literature's most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from the novel Dracula, are lurking in the darkest corners of Victorian London. »

- Debi Moore

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Final Penny Dreadful Character Posters Introduce 'Sir Malcom Murray' & 'Sembene'

4 April 2014 11:55 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

In Penny Dreadful, some of literature's most famously terrifying characters -- including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray and iconic figures from the novel Dracula, all brilliantly reimagined in a whole new light -- have become embroiled in Victorian London. The series stars Josh Hartnett (Black Hawk Down), Eva Green (Casino Royale) Timothy Dalton (The Living Daylights and License to Kill), Reeve Carney (Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark), Rory Kinnear (Skyfall), Harry Treadaway (The Lone Ranger), Billie Piper (Doctor Who, Secret Diary of a Call Girl) and Danny Sapani (The Bill). The series is a frightening psychosexual thriller created, written and executive produced by three-time Oscar® nominee John Logan (Hugo, The Aviator, Gladiator) and executive produced by Logan's Desert Wolf Productions, along with Oscar winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall) and Pippa Harris (Revolutionary Road, Call The Midwife), both of Neal Street. Of the eight episodes, the first two will be directed »

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'Secrets of Electro' explored in latest Amazing Spider-Man 2 featurette

3 April 2014 1:10 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With Captain America: The Winter Soldier kicking off the 2014 superhero season, Sony's marketing department has been working overtime to remind us that another costumed crime-fighter will be swinging onto screens as Andrew Garfield's wall-crawler returns for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and thanks to MTV we've got a new featurette which explores the secrets of the new villain Electro, played by Jamie Foxx (Django Unchained); check it out after the official synopsis...

We’ve always known that Spider-Man’s most important battle has been within himself: the struggle between the ordinary obligations of Peter Parker and the extraordinary responsibilities of Spider-Man. But in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Peter Parker finds that a greater conflict lies ahead.

It’s great to be Spider-Man. For Peter Parker, there’s no feeling quite like swinging between skyscrapers, embracing being the hero, and spending time with Gwen. But being Spider-Man comes at a price: »

- Gary Collinson

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Putin eyes Crimean film scene

3 April 2014 1:26 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Ahead of this week’s Nika Awards ceremony in Moscow, Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin heard the plans by Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky to re-launch the film festival in Crimea’s Yalta and the festival for children’s cinema in the small resort town of Gurzuf.

Speaking to the Ria-Novosti agency after his meeting with Putin, Medinsky said he believed that both festivals could take place again this year and suggested that these events - as well as an international jazz festival in Koktebel - could help attract guests from all over Russia - and later on, from all over the world.

The meeting between Putin and Medinsky also centred on the proposal to reactivate the Yalta Film Studios on the peninsula as a centre for national production. In Soviet times, these studios had hosted such productions as Andrey Tarkovsky’s Solaris, Amphibian Man, Prisoner Of The Caucasus and Kidnapping, Caucasian Style.

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- screen.berlin@googlemail.com (Martin Blaney)

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New clip and international trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2

2 April 2014 1:52 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

We may have had the "final" trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 [see here], but apparently that doesn't include international trailers as a new one has now arrived online which you can check out below after the official synopsis, complete with dodgy foreign dub...

We’ve always known that Spider-Man’s most important battle has been within himself: the struggle between the ordinary obligations of Peter Parker and the extraordinary responsibilities of Spider-Man. But in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Peter Parker finds that a greater conflict lies ahead.

It’s great to be Spider-Man. For Peter Parker, there’s no feeling quite like swinging between skyscrapers, embracing being the hero, and spending time with Gwen. But being Spider-Man comes at a price: only Spider-Man can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. With the emergence of Electro, Peter must confront a foe far more powerful than he. »

- Gary Collinson

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Late Elliott Smith Gets Doc Treatment in 'Heaven Adores You' Trailer

2 April 2014 1:06 PM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

While you may not know Elliott Smith by name, his music has likely snuck into your ears by way of soundtracks for films like Good Will Hunting, American Beauty and The Royal Tenenbaums. But sadly, the musician died just over 10 years ago after struggling with addiction, and his death made a huge impact on his friends, family and collaborators, mostly because of the dark circumstances surrounding his death. Now a documentary wants to explore more that Smith's death, and actually dive into the man's life and what made him a treasure in the music world and to everyone that he met and worked with. Heaven Adores You premieres at the San Francisco International Film Festival in May, and there's a trailer below. Here's the trailer for Heaven Adores You from the film's initial Kickstarter (via The Playlist): And for fans of Elliott Smith's music, the documentary will feature never-before-heard music, »

- Ethan Anderton

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Shailene Woodley unsure whether she wants to return as Mary Jane Watson for The Amazing Spider-Man 3

1 April 2014 11:07 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Having been controversially cut from The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Shailene Woodley looks set to turn down any possible return to the Spidey franchise as Mary Jane Watson due to her commitments to the Divergent franchise.

When asked of the likelihood of her return for The Amazing Spider-Man 3 by Total Film, she responded, “I have no idea and I don’t know that I’d even want to do two franchises at this point, having been through this.”  

Divergent made over $50 million in its first weekend in the Us and with the sequel already green-lit for a March 20th, 2015 release date, it looks as if leaving the Spidey franchise won’t be affecting her too much.

Woodley will next be seen in Fault in Our Stars, an adaptation of John Green’s popular novel, while The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is set for release on April 18th in the UK and »

- Gary Collinson

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New Penny Dreadful Poster Reveals 'Dr. Victor Frankenstein'

1 April 2014 5:25 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

In Penny Dreadful, some of literature's most famously terrifying characters -- including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray and iconic figures from the novel Dracula, all brilliantly reimagined in a whole new light -- have become embroiled in Victorian London. The series stars Josh Hartnett (Black Hawk Down), Eva Green (Casino Royale) Timothy Dalton (The Living Daylights and License to Kill), Reeve Carney (Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark), Rory Kinnear (Skyfall), Harry Treadaway (The Lone Ranger), Billie Piper (Doctor Who, Secret Diary of a Call Girl) and Danny Sapani (The Bill). The series is a frightening psychosexual thriller created, written and executive produced by three-time Oscar® nominee John Logan (Hugo, The Aviator, Gladiator) and executive produced by Logan's Desert Wolf Productions, along with Oscar winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall) and Pippa Harris (Revolutionary Road, Call The Midwife), both of Neal Street. Of the eight episodes, the first two will be directed »

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Penny Dreadful - Introducing Dorian Gray and Brona Croft

1 April 2014 4:16 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Meet two characters who seek pleasure within life's darkness: Dorian Gray and Brona Croft. You can tell from their recently unveiled "Penny Dreadful" posters that both have a taste for the erotic... and don't mind having some blood on their hands.

Reeve Carney portrays Gray while Ms. Croft is played by Billie Piper.

"Penny Dreadful" is set to premiere on Showtime on Sunday, May 11th, at 10Pm Et/Pt.

"Penny Dreadful" is created, written, and executive produced by three-time Oscar nominee John Logan (Hugo, The Aviator, Gladiator) and executive produced by Oscar winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall) and Neal Street's Pippa Harris (Revolutionary Road, "Call the Midwife"). Juan Antonio Bayona (The Orphanage, The Impossible) directs the first two episodes.

Timothy Dalton, Reeve Carney, Josh Hartnett, Harry Treadaway, Rory Kinnear, Billie Piper, and Eva Green star.

Synopsis

Some of literature's most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from the novel Dracula, »

- Uncle Creepy

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New Penny Dreadful Production Blog Looks at Prostitution and Sex in the Victorian Age

1 April 2014 10:51 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

We have a few more weeks to wait until "Penny Dreadful" debuts on Showtime, and a new production blog has arrived to help fill the time! Author/historian Matthew Sweet takes Reeve Carney (Dorian Gray) on a tour of London to learn about the role of prostitution and sex in the Victorian age.

"Penny Dreadful" is set to premiere on Showtime on Sunday, May 11th, at 10Pm Et/Pt.

Timothy Dalton, Reeve Carney, Josh Hartnett, Harry Treadaway, Rory Kinnear, Billie Piper, and Eva Green star.

"Penny Dreadful" is created, written, and executive produced by three-time Oscar nominee John Logan (Hugo, The Aviator, Gladiator) and executive produced by Oscar winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall) and Neal Street's Pippa Harris (Revolutionary Road, "Call the Midwife"). Juan Antonio Bayona (The Orphanage, The Impossible) directs the first two episodes.

Synopsis

Some of literature's most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from the novel Dracula, »

- Debi Moore

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Will Ben Stiller Bring Blue Steel to 'I Am Chippendales'?

1 April 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

The male bump-and-grind is getting a new twist with Alan Ball's "I Am Chippendales," and it's possible that Ben Stiller will join the fun. Actually, the Ladies of Tampa should probably hold on to their dollar bills for now, as this biopic sounds like it's even darker than "Magic Mike." (Yeah, we'll say it. "Magic Mike" is kinda depressing!)

According to Variety, Ben Stiller is in talks to play Nicholas De Noia, a TV producer and choreographer for the original "Chippendales" who was found shot in his office in 1987. And that's just the tip of the iceberg in this crazy tale, which encompasses murder, murder-for-hire, dubious financial doings, and much more. It will be based on Rodney Sheldon's book about the franchise's beginnings, and its founders Paul Snider and Somen Banerjee. Ball, who is the mastermind behind "True Blood," "Six Feet Under," and "American Beauty," knows from sex, »

- Jenni Miller

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Ben Stiller In Talks For ‘I Am Chippendales’

1 April 2014 5:21 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Ben Stiller is currently in talks about taking a starring role in Alan Ball’s I Am Chippendales.

The film focuses on the story of how the famous male exotic dancers started after Paul Snider and Somen “Steve” Banerjee expanded the Chippendales nightclub. It’s a story which has potential for both the glitzy highs of bouffant hair and the seedy lows – Banerjee was found hanging dead in his cell after being jailed for attempted arson, racketeering and murder for hire. This true life scandal has already been explored in made for TV movie The Chippendales Murders, with Lost actor Naveen Andrews playing Banerjee.

If everything works out for Stiller, he’ll play choreographer Nick de Noia, who helped the troupe go supernova – and later fell victim to Banerjee. Alan Ball is writing the script which is based on Rodney Sheldon’s book. Ball’s script writing credentials include American Beauty and True Blood. »

- Claire Joanne Huxham

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