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Adam Sandler's Pixels Action Comedy Unveils Pac-Man and Donkey Kong Posters

17 December 2014 1:20 AM, PST | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Sony Pictures just unveiled four posters for its upcoming "Pixels" action comedy, starring Adam Sandler, Peter Dinklage, Michelle Monaghan, Josh Gad and Kevin James. Check everything out below. In the movie, aliens attack earth after they get a look at some old video games and misinterpret them as a declaration of war. Desperate to defend his country, the President (James) turns to his childhood friends for help. Sandler plays the President's friend, who's a former arcade champion. Dinklage is Sandler's former video game rival. Gad is a conspiracy theory-obsessed genius, and Monaghan is Sandler's love interest who is also a military weapons expert. "Pixels" is directed by Chris Columbus (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone) and is set to hit theaters on July 24th, 2015. Posters: (click to enlarge) »

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Pac-Man & More Video Game Characters Invade on 'Pixels' Posters

16 December 2014 7:57 AM, PST | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

The first trailer for Adam Sandler's video game adventure comedy Pixels is coming with The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies this week, but before we get a good look at the summer movie coming next year, three teaser posters have arrived showing some familiar video game icons attacking around the world. Pac-Man, Space Invaders and Centipede can be seen attacking San Francisco, Paris and London respectively, and it looks like the aesthetic of the video game invaders from Patrick Jean's original short film has been kept mostly the same, though the giant 8-bit characters do look slightly more polished. Look now! Here's the three teaser posters for Chris Columbus' Pixels from Yahoo, HeyUGuys & Imp Awards: Another poster popped up featuring Donkey Kong attacking Japan: Get your first look at Adam Sandler and the rest of the cast of Pixels right here. Pixels is directed by Chris Columbus (Home Alone, »

- Ethan Anderton

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Pac-Man, Space Invaders and more are unleashed in these posters for Pixels

16 December 2014 3:10 AM, PST | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

If Wreck-it Ralph and The Lego Movie are any indication, audiences dig films that make them feel like a kid again, especially when childhood favorite games are utilized. Chris Columbus (Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone, Home Alone) aims to take advantage of that wave of nostalgia with his latest picture, Pixels. The story will revolve around aliens that misinterpret video-feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war. In retaliation, they attack the Earth using the games »

- Sean Wist

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Hogwarts in the Snow returns to London for Harry Potter fans

6 November 2014 5:00 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Warner Bros Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter has announced the return of its Hogwarts in the Snow makeover.

From Friday, November 14, 2014 to Sunday, February 1, 2015, the Great Hall will be decorated for Christmas using original props from the Christmas feast in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.

Tickets must be pre-booked and are available via the Studio Tour website.

The Hogwarts castle model will be covered in a snowy blanket and special vapour and coloured lights have been created by the special effects department for the first time at the studio tour to make "fire" in the Great Hall and common room fireplaces.

The hand-knitted jumpers given to Ron and Harry by Molly Weasley will be on display alongside other costumes and Christmas presents.

Warner Bros Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter opened in March 2012, having been announced the previous August.

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Everything Wrong With V For Vendetta Is Inexplicably 18 Minutes Long

4 November 2014 10:34 AM, PST | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

In an alternate future where Germany won World War II and Great Britain is now a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as "V" conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When "V" rescues a young woman from the secret police, he finds in her an ally and a protégé with whom he can continue his fight to free the people of Britain. Starring Academy Award-nominees and Golden Globe-winners Natalie Portman ("Closer," "Star Wars" episodes 1-3) and John Hurt ("Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," "Hellboy"), Academy Award and Golden Globe-nominee Stephen Rea ("Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles," "The Crying Game") and Hugo Weaving ("The Matrix" and the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy). Written and produced by the Wachowski brothers, creators of "The Matrix" trilogy. »

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Emma Watson Dedicates Award to Her Dead Hamster: Watch

3 November 2014 12:00 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

It was a big night both for Harry Potter star Emma Watson and for Millie, a hamster who died back in 2000. On Thursday, Watson received the Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year at a ceremony presented by BAFTA Los Angeles. And while she has come far since she first took the role of Hermione Granger, Watson's acceptance speech recalled her earliest acting days. Describing the British film industry as a surrogate family, Watson explained that Millie, her on-set pet, passed away during the filming of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. Set decorators responded by building a tiny, »

- Drew Mackie, @drewgmackie

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Emma Watson dedicates Britannia Award to dead hamster

2 November 2014 10:11 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Emma Watson delivered an odd but touching tribute to a hamster that died on the Harry Potter set while accepting her Britannia Award.

The actress - who played Hermione Granger in the eight-part movie series - dedicated her British Artist of the Year award to Millie, an on-set hamster who had a heart attack during shooting for Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.

The 24-year-old explained how the set decorators built a small, mahogany coffin with a velvet lining and an engraved silver plaque for Millie.

"What I'm trying to say is that you're all very special to me and that your vote of confidence means a lot," Watson said to the audience, which consisted of stars including Robert Downey Jr and Dame Judi Dench, who both won awards.

"I take it as such a great honour that you're giving me this award tonight. Thank you very, very much and rest in peace Millie, »

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Daniel Radcliffe Facts: 17 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About the 'Horns' Star

31 October 2014 5:45 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Ever since becoming a wizard at the age of 12, Daniel Radcliffe has been an international star.

Seemingly tailor-made for the role of Harry Potter, the young actor went from complete unknown to superstar overnight -- and he'd barely hit puberty. Since his days in the blockbuster franchise, Radcliffe has starred on Broadway and in indie movies, earning critical acclaim and shedding his child star image along the way. This fall, the (still) young actor stars in the devilish "Horns."

From "The Simpsons" to his connection to Charles Dickens, here are 17 things you probably don't know about Daniel Radcliffe.

1. Daniel Jacob Radcliffe was born July 23, 1989 in West London, England to Marcia Gresham Jacobson and Alan George Radcliffe.

2. His mother is a casting agent born in South Africa and raised in Essex, England. His father is a literary agent from County Down, Northern Ireland.

3. Both of Radcliffe's parents acted as children.

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- Jonny Black

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Find Out When the Harry Potter Spinoff Trilogy Will Be in Theaters

15 October 2014 1:27 PM, PDT | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

We last heard that J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter spinoff, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, would be a trilogy and had gotten a director, and now we know when the movies will be released, thanks to Warner Bros.' announcement this week. The title refers to a book in the Harry Potter universe (which was published in the real world in 2001), and in the movies, we'll get the story of Newt Scamander, the book's fictional author, and his life in New York 70 years before Potter's time. Though Rowling said that Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is neither a prequel nor a sequel to Harry Potter's story, she confirmed that the new series is an "extension of the wizarding world" - and that "the laws and customs of the hidden magical society will be familiar to anyone who has read the Harry Potter books or seen the films. »

- Shannon-Vestal

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Why is Hollywood building so many cinematic universes?

10 October 2014 4:19 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

From Marvel to Star Wars and Universal's monsters, Hollywood's become obsessed with universe building. Mark takes a closer look...

It feels weird to open with a spoiler warning for a medical drama from the 1980s, but if you're particularly sensitive to plot details from St. Elsewhere, you might wish to skip to the first sub-heading.

The infamous season finale placed all of the characters and events that had preceded it in the imagination of one of the doctors' autistic sons, Tommy Westphall, who dreamt it all up while staring into a snow globe that contained a replica of the hospital where it all took place. The funny thing is, St. Elsewhere had crossed over with other American TV shows, including Homicide: Life On The Street and Cheers, meaning they also potentially took place in Tommy's imagination.

Extrapolating on an argument advanced by the late, great comics and television writer Dwayne McDuffie, »

- ryanlambie

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Geeky antiques from the past 35 years

10 September 2014 7:50 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

From action figures and games to books and comics, we take a look at a few geeky antiques from the past decades...

In August, eBay revealed that a near-mint copy of Action Comics issue one - famously, the first time Superman made an appearance in print - had sold for an eye-watering $3.2m. One of only 50 copies said to still exist, the comic’s sale price is reportedly the highest yet - it far outstrips the $2.16m another copy sold for in 2011.

Now, it’s extremely unlikely that any of us are going to find our own copy of Action Comics issue one in our loft or in a box in the back of the cupboard, but given that most geeks usually collect one kind of object or another - whether it be comics, games, toys, posters or other treasured items - there’s still a possibility that one or »

- ryanlambie

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To Date, Academy Has Had Only 3 Female Presidents; Today, Stronger Female Presence in Board of Governors

4 September 2014 3:12 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Women presidents at the Academy: Cheryl Boone Isaacs is only the third one (photo: Angelina Jolie, Cheryl Boone Isaacs, Brad Pitt) (See previous post: "Honorary Award Non-Winners: Too Late for Gloria Swanson, Rita Hayworth, Marlene Dietrich.") Wrapping up this four-part "Honorary Oscars Bypass Women" article, let it be noted that in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 85-year history there have been only two women presidents: two-time Oscar-winning actress Bette Davis (for two months in 1941, before the Dangerous and Jezebel star was forced to resign) and screenwriter Fay Kanin (1979-1983), whose best-known screen credit is the 1958 Doris Day-Clark Gable comedy Teacher's Pet. Additionally, following some top-level restructuring in April 2011, the Academy created the positions of Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, with the CEO post currently held by a woman, former Film Independent executive director and sometime actress Dawn Hudson. The COO post is held »

- Andre Soares

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'Harry Potter' Director David Yates May Work His Magic on 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'

21 August 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

"Harry Potter" spinoff "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" may be adding a familiar face to the director's chair.

Variety reports that David Yates, who helmed several "Potter" films, including the two-part "Deathly Hallows," is in serious negotiations to direct "Beasts." So far it seems he's just in contention for the first film in the planned trilogy, based on the titular fictional textbook used by Harry and his friends in the "Potter" books and movies.

According to Variety, there is no production schedule in place just yet for "Beasts," and Yates is currently tied up with filming another flick, "Tarzan," until November. But the trade notes that his existing relationship with studio Warner Bros. -- following his direction of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix," "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1," and "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - »

- Katie Roberts

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DWTS Pro Derek Hough Is Coming to Nashville

14 August 2014 12:00 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Derek Hough is going country! People has learned that the Dancing with the Stars pro will join ABC's Nashville this season for a multi-episode arc. Hough will play Noah West, a 20-something movie star who will cross paths with the Nashville characters when he's tapped for a leading role in the biopic of a famous country singer. ABC says the role requires Hough to play a "beguiling and disarming" guy. Not so much of a stretch for the 29-year-old hoofer, eh? His episodes are expected to air in October. Earlier this week, ABC announced that Hough will return to the »

- By Lynette Rice, @lynetterice

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DWTS Pro Derek Hough Is Coming to Nashville

14 August 2014 12:00 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Derek Hough is going country! People has learned that the Dancing with the Stars pro will join ABC's Nashville this season for a multi-episode arc. Hough will play Noah West, a 20-something movie star who will cross paths with the Nashville characters when he's tapped for a leading role in the biopic of a famous country singer. ABC says the role requires Hough to play a "beguiling and disarming" guy. Not so much of a stretch for the 29-year-old hoofer, eh? His episodes are expected to air in October. Earlier this week, ABC announced that Hough will return to the »

- By Lynette Rice, @lynetterice

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Emma Watson Is Real-Life Magic, and Here's Why

8 August 2014 1:30 AM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

It's been more than a decade since we first laid eyes on Emma Watson in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Since then, though, she's become so much more than just Hermione Granger. We've watched her grow into a beautiful woman who is bursting with talent, glowing with laughter, and who is totally an Ivy League graduate. She might have ejected herself from the wizarding world, but there's only one word that perfectly captures Emma: magic. Keep scrolling to explore all the majestic facets of Emma's personality! Source: Getty / Mike Pont »

- Ryan-Roschke

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Warner Bros. Conjures Up Harry Potter Global Franchise Development Team

30 July 2014 3:02 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

London — Warner Bros. Entertainment has conjured up the Harry Potter Global Franchise Development team, based in both London and Burbank, to “develop and execute a high-level strategic vision for the Harry Potter brand and its ancillary businesses,” Warner Bros. said Wednesday.

The move follows last year’s announcement that the studio had formed an expanded creative partnership with J.K. Rowling. It is a response to the continuing expansion of the Harry Potter franchise.

This includes, among other projects: a new film series in “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”; the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London — The Making of Harry Potter; the recent opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Japan; the expansion of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Florida; a suite of Harry Potter digital services, and products including J.K. Rowling’s own initiative, “Pottermore”; and a future Harry Potter stage play, »

- Leo Barraclough

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Comic-Con 2014: Goosebumps footage reaction

24 July 2014 6:02 PM, PDT | TotalFilm | See recent TotalFilm news »

Sony had a quieter presence at this year's Comic-Con (last year they had Spider-Man and RoboCop stopping by) with a showcase for Pixels and Goosebumps.   It was the latter that dominated the panel. Pixels, which is currently in the middle of shooting in Toronto, had a video message from director Chris Columbus (Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone) promising a new level of ‘ground-breaking’ special effects, to bring 8-bit, pixelated classic arcade characters into the real-world, including Pac-Man, Galaga, Space Invaders and more... ...

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- Matt Maytum

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Happy 25th Birthday, Daniel Radcliffe—Check Out the Harry Potter Star's Evolution Through the Years!

23 July 2014 8:00 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Celebrations are in order—Daniel Radcliffe turns the big 2-5 today! The Harry Potter star has grown up quite a bit since he first picked up his wizard wand in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone back in 2001. The sexy Brit is no longer that cute young boy with round glasses. He's now a handsome leading man with an impressive body of work. The hottie is currently busy with a couple movie roles in Frankenstein and Trainwreck, which are both due out in 2015. The multitalented actor has also already performed on Broadway in a couple productions. Remember him shirtless on stage in 2007's Equus? Yes, of course you do! Take a look back at the star's evolution over the years »

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First Look at Adam Sandler and Peter Dinklage in Pixels Action Comedy

18 July 2014 4:30 PM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Today we have the first photo of Adam Sandler, Peter Dinklage, Michelle Monaghan and Josh Gad in the upcoming "Pixels" action comedy, which is based on a short film that went viral on YouTube after director Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead) started spreading word about it. Check out the photo below. In the movie, alien attack earth after they get a look at some old video games and misinterpret them as a declaration of war. Desperate to defend his country, the President (Kevin James) turns to his childhood friends for help. Sandler plays the President's friend, who's a former arcade champion. Dinklage is Sandler's former video game rival. Gad is a conspiracy theory-obsessed genius, and Monaghan is Sandler's love interest who is also a military weapons expert. "Pixels" is directed by Chris Columbus (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone) and is set to hit theaters on May 15th, 2015. Photo: »

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