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Showtime has put in development The Life And Times Of Teddy Roosevelt as a limited series. David McKenna (S.W.A.T., Blow) is writing the script, and Electus and Authentic Entertainment is producing. The project centers on the 26th President of the United States, who served two terms from 1901-09. Taking office at age 42 after the assassination of President McKinley, Roosevelt remains the country’s youngest Potus. His progressive agenda included trust-busting, conservation… »
While it may not be on par with the first season, HBO's True Detective is definitely helping Colin Farrell move back up to the top tier of Hollywood talent. The actor who was once appearing in major projects like S.W.A.T., Minority Report, and Terence Malick's The New World has been only in supporting roles since then. But, now he is about to join the massive world of Harry Potter... Read More »
- Alex Maidy
Very cool news! More comic book movies from Hot publisher Valiant! I personally collect & read both Bloodshot & Ninjak which I highly recommend you do! The full press release below!
.Valiant Entertainment and Sony Pictures today announced a deal to bring two of Valiant’s award-winning comic book superhero franchises—Bloodshot and Harbinger—to the big screen over the course of five feature films that will culminate in the shared universe crossover film, Harbinger Wars.
Bloodshot, arriving in theaters in 2017, will kick off the five-picture plan leading to Harbinger Wars and will be directed by David Leitch & Chad Stahelski (John Wick) from a script by Jeff Wadlow (Kick Ass 2) and Eric Heisserer (Story of Your Life). Neal H. Moritz and Toby Jaffe from Original Film (The Fast and the Furious franchise) and Dinesh Shamdasani from Valiant Entertainment will produce the film. Matthew Vaughn and Jason Kothari will serve as executive producers. »
- El Mayimbe
20th Century Fox and Josh Trank have not been shy about showing us the new superhero costumes from the upcoming Fantastic Four reboot. Gone is the bright blue spandex adorned with a giant 4. In its place is a black tactical suit that looks like it would be worn by a member of S.W.A.T. or someone about to do some very dangerous stunts on a BMX bike. Total Film has released 4 more images from the summer adventure, giving us a better look at Michael B. Jordan as Johnny Storm, Miles Teller as Reed Richards and Kate Mara as Sue Storm.
This new Fantastic Four is said to be inspired by Marvel's Unlimited Fantastic Four comic books, the Amblin films of the 80s and David Cronenberg's 'body horror' masterpieces such as The Fly and Scanners, which should prove to be an interesting mix. The story follows four young outsiders who teleport »
London — “Texas Rising,” which will air on History in the U.S., is set for TV conference MipTV in Cannes as its World Premiere TV Screening.
The first episode will be screened in Cannes’ Palais des Festivals on April 13, and key cast and the creators will walk the red carpet for MipTV’s opening party.
- Leo Barraclough
Exclusive: French actor Olivier Martinez has signed on as a client with Paradigm. The Paris-born thesp who has a César Award under his belt (for 1993’s Un, deux, trois, soleil) most recently appeared last season on ABC’s Revenge as French billionaire media mogul Pascal LeMarchal. He’ll next be seen in History Channel’s upcoming May 25 miniseries Texas Rising playing Antonio López de Santa Anna, the 19th century Mexican general known as the Napoleon of the West, in a cast that includes Bill Paxton, Ray Liotta, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Brendan Fraser, and Chad Michael Murray.
Martinez’s big screen credits include Unfaithful with Diane Lane and Richard Gere, Before Night Falls opposite Javier Bardem, S.W.A.T. with Samuel L. Jackson, D.J. Caruso’s Taking Lives, and Dark Tide with Halle Berry.
- Jen Yamato
6 items from 2015
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