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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.
“Alita: Battle Angel” is expected to have a budget between $175 million and $200 million. Salazar is the first cast member to be annouced.
- Dave McNary
Antonio Banderas (Once Upon a Time in Mexico, The Expendables 3) and Golden Globe winner Jonathan Rhys Meyers (Mission: Impossible III, “The Tudors”) will star opposite one another in the psychological thriller Black Butterfly, directed by Brian Goodman (What Doesn’t Kill You). “In this taut psychological thriller, Paul (Banderas), a down on his luck screenwriter, picks up a drifter (Rhys Meyers) […] »
Once Upon a Time in Mexico: Greenaway’s Homage an Inspired Provocation
Erotically charged and artfully crafted, Eisenstein in Guanajuato is the first of two titles devoted to portions of Soviet filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein’s life, and proves Peter Greenaway has lost none of his edge. At the age of 72, British auteur filmmaker maintains his ability to amaze. Ever the provocative experimentalist, he belongs to a rare class of director, one who manages to delight and confound, challenge and dismay even into his later period of film making. There’s a perverse thrill to be had watching the daringness on display in this examination of a Russian legend that bluntly examines his sexual orientation in a way that would never be produced from his native country.
Based out of Netherlands and often focusing on depictions recreating the universe in which iconic works of art originated, Greenaway’s later films »
- Nicholas Bell
Actor Danny Trejo took to his personal Twitter account to upload a picture of DC Comics notorious bounty hunter, Lobo, teasing fans that he is possibly lobbying for the role. Trejo tweeted the following:
"First rule of hunting, Super Dupe. Make the target come to you. @DCComics."
Attached was a picture from the waste down of Lobo from a comic book holding a gun in one hand and a severed head in the other.
First rule of hunting, Super Dupe. Make the target come to you. @DCComics pic.twitter.com/CNyN2xEQkz
— Danny Trejo (@officialDannyT) January 19, 2016
Trejo is an ex-convict turned actor who has a lengthy career appearing in both television and film. Trejo also has a long-standing relationship with director Robert Rodriguez and has been featured in a number of his films which include "From Dusk Till Dawn", "Spy Kids", "Once Upon a Time in Mexico", "Machete", and "Machete Kills. »
- J.B. Casas
4 items from 2016
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