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Exclusive Interview with filmmaker Robert Rodriguez

21 June 2016 11:24 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Robert Rodriguez interview

Movie director Robert Rodriguez is one of our favourites. His resume includes DesperadoSin City, The FacultySpy Kids, From Dusk Till Dawn, Planet Terror and Machete, and eclectic range of genre films that all hit the right spot.

Rodriguez is somewhat of a maverick film director. He’s not one to play by the expected rules of the movie world, be that in what he puts on the screen or how he interacts with his peers. During his career he has left both the screen writers and directors guild in favour of blazing his own path. His latest venture has been to create his own television network ‘El Rey’ which caters to a Latin American audience.

He used the platform to bring back a project from his past From Dusk Till Dawn; the film starred George Clooney and Quentin Tarantino as brothers and criminal Seth and Richard Gecko. »

- Kat Hughes

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Alexa PenaVega Is Pregnant: Actress and Husband Carlos Expecting Their First Child Together

16 June 2016 12:16 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

And then there were three!  Alexa and Carlos PenaVega are expecting their first child together. The Big Time Rush member confirmed the news with a photo of the two posing with a pregnancy test. "Breaking news! It's #ClearblueConfirmed a lil PenaVega is on the way! #ItsHappening #HolyWow #ClearbluePartner," Carlos tweeted.  The Spy Kids star posted a different photo, but also with a pregnancy test. "I cannot believe I finally get to say this... We're Pregnant!!! It's #ClearblueConfirmed that a little blessing is joining the PenaVega family!!!" the actress captioned the post. "We can't wait!!! #ItsHappening #HolyWow #LosForDaddyOfTheYear »

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Netflix Plans "Skylanders," "Spy Kids" Series

16 June 2016 10:07 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Netflix has given a two-season order for "Skylanders Academy," the first project from video game giant Activision Blizzard's in-house production outfit Activision Blizzard Studios.

The series itself was first announced as being in the works with the creation of the studio late last year. The show, based on the multi-billion dollar toy brand, charts a team of heroes as they train the next wave of Skylanders Academy cadets.

Justin Long, Ashley Tisdale, Jonathan Banks and Norm MacDonald play regulars while the likes of Susan Sarandon, Parker Posey, Catherine O'Hara, Bobcat Goldthwait and Chris Diamantopoulos will lend their voices to the series.

"Futurama" writer Eric Rogers serves as showrunner with Sander Schwartz, Stacey Sher and Nick van Dyk executive producing. The first episodes will debut on the streaming service in the Fall.

The confirmation comes as Netflix unveiled a new slate of kids' properties set to debut shortly including adaptations of the kids book series "Llama Llama," the graphic novels "Hilda," the Dreamworks animated feature "Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron," and the live-action "Spy Kids" film franchise.

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- Garth Franklin

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Where Are They Now: Catching Up with 'Spy Kids' Daryl Sabara

14 June 2016 3:31 PM, PDT | CineMovie | See recent CineMovie news »

 

June 14 marks Daryl Sabara's 24th birthday, and recently CineMovie talked to the actor who got his start at an early age with Robert Rodriguez's Spy Kids franchise. CineMovie caught up with Sabara at May's Hola Mexico Film Festival where came out to support Nicolas Lopez' U.S. premiere of Sin Filtro

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25 years ago today: ‘Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves’ opened in theaters

14 June 2016 6:00 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

25 years ago today, audiences first saw Kevin Costner’s turn as Robin Hood on the big screen. It was on June 14, 1991 that Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves opened in theaters. Facing off against Costner’s heroic outlaw was Alan Rickman's Sheriff of Nottingham, just three years after he made his first movie appearance in a role that would become a new classic villain, Hans Gruber in Die Hard. Rickman and Morgan Freeman got critical approval for their performances. Costner and Christian Slater, not so much. Both were nominated for Golden Raspberry Awards for Robin Hood, for Worst Actor and Worst Supporting Actor, respectively. Costner “won” his award, while Slater “lost” to Dan Ackroyd in Nothing but Trouble. Also part of Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves’ legacy: “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You.” Believe it or not, the theme ballad that Bryan Adams bleated out for this movie earned him an Oscar nomination. But Raspberries or no Raspberries, Oscars or no Oscars, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves found its audience. It was the second-highest grossing movie of 1991, beaten only by Terminator 2: Judgement Day. And it was viewed countless times on VHS for years after that. Other notable June 14 happenings in pop culture history: • 1940: Jimmy Stewart film The Mortal Storm opened in theaters. • 1958: The indoor Alice in Wonderland ride opened next to the Mad Tea Party teacups ride in Disneyland. It was also the day the Columbia Sailing Ship first took passengers around Tom Sawyer Island. • 1959: The Matterhorn Bobsleds, Submarine Voyage, and the Monorail opened at Disneyland. Over 2,000 celebrities, members of the press, and dignitaries attended, including Vice President Richard Nixon. • 1965: Paul McCartney recorded the song “Yesterday” at what is now known as Abbey Road Studios in London. McCartney recorded it without the rest of the group, just with a string quartet, his vocals, and an acoustic guitar, making it essentially the first solo performance by the band. He recorded the song in two takes. • 1969: John Lennon and Yoko Ono pre-recorded an interview with David Frost that would air on July 10 that year. Lennon said in the interview, “We're trying to sell peace, like a product, you know, and sell it like people sell soap or soft drinks.” • 1970: Eric Clapton’s new band, Derek and the Dominos, gave their first live performance, at London’s Lyceum Theatre. • 1972: Simon & Garfunkel reunited to perform “Bridge Over Troubled Water” at a fundraising concert for presidential candidate George McGovern at New York’s Madison Square Garden. • 1980: The Pretenders fired bassist Pete Farndon, whose drug use had led to an increasingly strained relationship with his bandmates.  • 1980: Billy Joel began six weeks atop the Billboard album chart with Glass Houses. • 1985: Family Feud, which had debuted in 1976, aired its final episode on ABC until CBS re-launched the game show in 1988. • 1989: The game Tetris was released for Game Boy in Japan. A North American release followed in July. • 1990: CBS, which had been the national broadcaster for the NBA since 1973, televised an NBA game for the final time. It was Game 5 of the NBA Finals between the Detroit Pistons and Portland Trail Blazers. • 1996: Jim Carrey movie The Cable Guy opened in U.S. and Canadian theaters. • 2002: The Bourne Identity and the Sarah Michelle Gellar Scooby-Doo movie opened in theaters. • 2003: Helen Mirren had the order of Dame bestowed upon her when Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II published the list of those she’d chosen to promote to the Order of the British Empire. Three years later, Mirren portrayed Elizabeth II on film in The Queen. Sting and 007 actor Roger Moore were also conferred with the title of “Sir” on this day. • 2011: Andy Grammer released his self-titled debut studio album. Birthdays: Juno writer Diablo Cody (turns 38 today), singer Boy George (55), Reign actor Torrance Coombs (33), Pretty Little Liars actress Lucy Hale (27), actor-motivational speaker J.R. Martinez (33), Glee actor Kevin McHale (28), Falling Skies actor Will Patton (62), Austin Powers director Jay Roach (59), Spy Kids actor Daryl Sabara (24), Blindspot actor Sullivan Stapleton (39) »

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Robert Rodriguez gives us an exclusive update on ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ & ‘Johnny Quest’

4 June 2016 2:15 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Director Robert Rodriguez gives us an exclusive update on both Alita: Battle Angel and Johnny Quest. 

Robert Rodriguez has to be one of the best directors currently working. He burst onto the scene with the fantastic El Mariachi, which premiered at Sundance and he has since gone onto direct a wide range of classics – DesperadoFrom Dusk Till DawnSpy KidsSin City, The Faculty and Machete. He’s also hard at work in the television realm, and is currently working on the third season of the From Dusk Till Dawn series, a spin-off from his own 1996 film.

Once he wraps work on the new season Rodriguez has a couple of high profile movies on his slate, namely Johnny Quest and  Alita: Battle Angel. We were fortunate enough to have a catch up with Robert and here’s what he had to say about the projects.

I start shooting Battle Angel really soon, »

- Kat Hughes

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Alexa PenaVega talks wedding do’s and don’ts, Carlos and Hallmark’s Ms. Matched

3 June 2016 12:37 PM, PDT | ChannelGuideMag | See recent ChannelGuideMag news »

She’s getting married again, and this time it’s not to Carlos Pena Jr.!?! Ok, don’t worry team, it’s just for her new movie. The adorable Alexa PenaVega tells us all about her latest wedding, or should we say weddings, as she discusses her role in Hallmark Channel’s original film Ms. Matched, her recent wedding to Pena Jr. and much more. PenaVega is best known for her role as Carmen Cortez from the Spy Kids movie series, as well as being a 2015 contestant on Dancing With the Stars. In Ms. Matched, PenaVega plays the sassy Libby Boland, a planner of … Continue reading →

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- Grace McCormick

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‘Maze Runner’ Star Rosa Salazar to Topline James Cameron’s ‘Alita: Battle Angel’

27 May 2016 2:54 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

“Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials” star Rosa Salazar has landed the lead in James Cameron’s adaptation of “Battle Angel Alita.”

Salazar will portray a 26th century cyborg who’s rescued from a scrapyard and put back together. Her character Alita, who only remembers her training in a deadly martial art, becomes a hunter-warrior who tracks down vicious criminals.

Robert Rodriguez is directing the film. His credits include “El Mariachi,” “Desperado,” “Once Upon a Time in Mexico,” “From Dusk Till Dawn,” “Sin City” and the “Spy Kids” films.

Cameron and Landau, who will produce for Fox under their Lightstorm Entertainment banner, are also currently in pre-production on four “Avatar” sequels.

Alita: Battle Angel” is expected to have a budget between $175 million and $200 million. Salazar is the first cast member to be annouced.

In addition to “The Scorch Trials,” Salazar starred opposite Shailene Woodley in “Insurgent” and will appear in Dax Shepard’s “Chips. »

- Dave McNary

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Teen Lust Review: All Hail This Satanic Sex Party

26 May 2016 8:40 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Teen Lust is definitely a dubious title. It's not one you want to order on the company dime while on a business trip. Nor do you want it read back to you while Visa runs a credit fraud check. And it's probably not a title you want your spouse spotting during that end of the month bill pay. Perhaps that's why we haven't heard too much about it yet. People are afraid. The movie may be hampered by it's gleefully inappropriate nomenclature. But that saucy title barely scratches at the surface of what hides behind it.

Yes, lovers of 80s sex comedies are in for a real treat. And the movie certainly trumps the idea that Hollywood has run out of original ideas. We, as true movie fans, just have to dig a litter deeper. If Teen Lust had of been released in 1986, or even in 1996, untouched, we'd be celebrating its anniversary as a classic. »

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Mechanic 2: Resurrection First Look at Jason Statham and Jessica Alba

23 April 2016 11:27 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

You can firmly place this one in the stack of 'sequels we didn't know we were getting this year'. Yes, Jason Statham is returning as Arthur Bishop in Mechanic: Resurrection. It is a follow-up to the 2011 remake The Mechanic. Today, Summit Entertainment has released a first look photo at the sequel's leading man and his new lady, played by Jessica Alba. And it promises to be one cool treat in the very hot dog days of summer.

In Resurrection, Arthur Bishop (Jason Statham) returns as the Mechanic when someone from his past forces him back into the business. Bishop has to complete an impossible list of assassinations of the most dangerous men in the world, or he faces being executed himself. The movie was shot on location in Bangkok, Thailand. And it is directed by Dennis Gansel, best known for the recent thriller The Wave.

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Lennart Bjorck, International Distribution Exec, Dies at 91

12 April 2016 11:10 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Lennart Bjorck, who worked for Paramount Pictures and Columbia Pictures and formed his own company, Bjorck Film Corp., representing international distributors, died March 28 in Morro Bay, Calif. He was 91.

After decades working in international film distribution for various companies, Bjorck moved to Los Angeles in 1975, where he formed his own company, Bjorck Film Corp., a pioneering film company representing international distributors. He created the bridge that was needed culturally and the timing was right as the indie business was in its nascent form. He and his son and partner, Lars Bjorck, became an important part of the business in Los Angeles.

In 2001 Bjorck Film Corp. was purchased by company president Penny Karlin and VP Kelly Green, who formed Karlin-Green Media. Bjorck stayed on for a time as a consultant. At that point the company had recently been involved in projects including Michelle Pfeiffer-Sean Penn starrer “I Am Sam, »

- Carmel Dagan

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'Spy Kids' Cast: Where Are They Now?

29 March 2016 7:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Want to make a millennial feel old? Tell 'em it's been 15 years since the release of "Spy Kids" (on March 30, 2001).

Robert Rodriguez's kiddie action/sci-fi film about a family of secret agents, whose two pre-teen children must rescue their parents, was a huge smash, the launching pad of a franchise that included three sequels, and a touchstone of children's entertainment back when.

Now that the kids from the movie are old enough to be spy parents, you may wonder what became of the actors who played Carmen and Juni and their allies and enemies. Thanks to Moviefone, that information is no longer classified. »

- Gary Susman

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Regression Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD, and VOD Release Date & Cover Art

23 March 2016 8:11 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Alejandro Amenábar’s Regression follows Angela (Emma Watson), who blames her father for an offense he can’t remember. Detective Kenner (Ethan Hawke) is assigned to the case while psychologist Dr. Raines must help the father recollect his memories. Regression will roll out on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD, and On Demand on May 10th.

Press Release: Beverly Hills, CA – (March 22, 2016) – Award-winning filmmaker Alejandro Amenábar’s (The Others, The Sea Inside) latest psychological thriller Regression arrives May 10th on Blu-ray™ and DVD from Anchor Bay Entertainment and Dimension Films, and Digital HD and On Demand from Starz Digital. Regression features an ensemble cast led by Academy Award® nominee Ethan Hawke (Boyhood, Training Day, The Purge), and Emma Watson (Harry Potter, Perks of Being a Wallflower). Hailed as a “carefully-crafted tale of collective psychosis” by the Hollywood Reporter, Regression also stars David Thewlis (Harry PotterAnomalisa), Dale Dickey (“True Blood”) and Devon Bostick »

- Tamika Jones

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Alexa PenaVega Opens Up About Her Past Battle With Bulimia While Defending Her Gluten-Free Diet

16 March 2016 4:25 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Alexa PenaVega wants to make it clear: She is more than proud of her healthy body and lifestyle today. While enjoying a vacation aboard Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Sea cruise ship, the actress found herself saying no to some delicious foods. "When you want the chips but you can't have them :( #GlutenFreeProblems," she shared on Instagram. "#NeedCornChips! (these are not corn chips... If they were they would be gone.)." Almost two hours after the picture was posted, some followers began to criticize Alexa for following a gluten-free diet. As a result, the Nashville and Spy Kids star went back on social media to explain her latest diet. "Wow. I am actually shocked at »

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Fan-Made Thundercats Trailer Is Still the Best Ever

17 February 2016 9:33 AM, PST | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

It’s been nearly a decade since this Thundercats trailer went viral on Youtube.  I’ve seen plenty of fan trailers in the past and post this one, and they’re normally just clips of other somewhat related movies sloppily slapped together over the top of Clint Mansell’s “Requiem for a Dream” theme. This Thundercats trailer? Well, that’s another story.  And I still don’t think it’s ever been matched. We’ve got Brad Pitt, Vin Diesel, Hugh Jackman, chick from Farscape, kids from Spy Kids, CGI Garfield, the eye of Sauron and a special guest appearance by the aliens from Galaxy Quest. And it’s

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- Paul Tassi

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Exclusive Video: Robert Englund on El Rey’s “Rip Your Heart Out” Marathon, His Favorite Freddy and More

12 February 2016 9:55 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

For those of you looking for an alternative viewing option this Valentine’s Day weekend, the El Rey Network has got you covered with their badass “Rip Your Heart Out” Marathon featuring the first five Nightmare on Elm Street films as well as episodes from the late 1980s series, Freddy’s Nightmares.

As someone who has fond memories of growing up watching the short-lived Krueger-themed series, I was ecstatic to get a chance to sit down and chat with the iconic Robert Englund about his involvement with El Rey’s marathon, which begins on Saturday, February 13th at 6:00am Et/Pt and runs until Monday, February 15th at 2:00am Et/Pt. During the interview, Englund discussed his excitement over Robert Rodriguez’s network bringing Freddy’s Nightmares back to the airwaves as well as some of his experiences he had while the series was in production.

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Gina Rodriguez Praises Mexican-American Director Robert Rodriguez for Hiring Latino Artists and 'Preparing' Them for Hollywood

8 February 2016 4:35 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Gina Rodriguez posted the third installment of her "Movement Mondays" project today, this time recognizing Mexican-American director and producer, Robert Rodriguez. After highlighting some of Robert's impressive accomplishments on screen - including Spy Kids and From Dusk Till Dawn and owning his own network, El Rey - Rodriguez, 31, praised the director for paving the way for Latino artists and working to provide aspiring Latinos with opportunity within the film industry. "He is an advocate of hiring Latino artists both in front of and behind the cameras and by doing so Robert is preparing many Latinos for the Hollywood Industry," she wrote. »

- Jodi Guglielmi, @JodiGug3

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Gina Rodriguez Praises Mexican-American Director Robert Rodriguez for Hiring Latino Artists and 'Preparing' Them for Hollywood

8 February 2016 4:35 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Gina Rodriguez posted the third installment of her "Movement Mondays" project today, this time recognizing Mexican-American director and producer, Robert Rodriguez. After highlighting some of Robert's impressive accomplishments on screen - including Spy Kids and From Dusk Till Dawn and owning his own network, El Rey - Rodriguez, 31, praised the director for paving the way for Latino artists and working to provide aspiring Latinos with opportunity within the film industry. "He is an advocate of hiring Latino artists both in front of and behind the cameras and by doing so Robert is preparing many Latinos for the Hollywood Industry," she wrote. »

- Jodi Guglielmi, @JodiGug3

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Harald Zwart to direct Keanu Reeves in action film Rally Car

4 February 2016 12:20 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Karate Kid director Harald Zwart has signed on to direct the upcoming action film Rally Car from Chinese production companies Fundamental Films and Company Films.

The project has been written by Jeremy Lott (Spy Kids) and will star Keanu Reeves (John Wick) as “a hot shot former champion Nascar driver who doesn’t want to believe his glory days are behind him. When his professional and personal life begin to spiral out of control, he’s forced to take part in a high stakes international rally race across the face of China, with a young Chinese girl as his co-driver, in order to prove he’s still the accomplished racer he thinks he is.”

This marks Reeves’ second collaboration with Fundamental and Company, with the actor also set to star in the sci-fi thriller Replicas from director Tanya Wexler (Hysteria), where he plays a scientist obsessed with bringing back his »

- Gary Collinson

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‘The Karate Kid’ director set to helm Keanu Reeves’ ‘Rally Car’

3 February 2016 10:45 PM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Deadline are reporting that Harald Zwart, who most recently took on The Karate Kid remake, is all set to direct Keanu Reeves in the upcoming U.S.-China collaboration Rally Car.

The story, according to the website, ‘centers on a hot-shot former champion Nascar driver (Reeves) who doesn’t want to believe his glory days are behind him. When his professional and personal life begin to spiral out of control, he’s forced to take part in a high-stakes international rally race across the face of China, with a young Chinese girl as his co-driver, in order to prove he’s still the badass racer he thinks he is.’

The company behind the movie, Fundamental Films, are taking the project to the European Film Market in Berlin next week. The market runs alongside the Berlin Film Festival (Berlinale), which kicks off on February 11th.

Reeves wil co-produce the film.

Here’s the official release, »

- Paul Heath

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